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  • Lexapros and cons
    Lexapros and cons
    Aaron Karo.
    Realizing that his OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) is out of control, seventeen-year-old Chuck Taylor, who wants to win his best friend back and impress a new girl at school, tries to break some hardcore habits, face his demons--and get messy.
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  • Unspoken
    Unspoken
    Sarah Rees Brennan.
    "Kami Glass is in love with someone she's never met--a boy she's talked to in her head since she was born. This has made her an outsider in the sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale, but she has learned ways to turn that to her advantage. Her life seems to be in order, until disturbing events begin to occur. There has been screaming in the woods and the manor overlooking the town has lit up for the first time in 10 years. The Lynburn family, who ruled the town a generation ago and who all left without warning, have returned. Now Kami can see that the town she has known and loved all her life is hiding a multitude of secrets--and a murderer. The key to it all just might be the boy in her head. The boy she thought was imaginary is real, and definitely and deliciously dangerous"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Suck it up and die
    Suck it up and die
    Brian Meehl.
    On the first anniversary of the historic day in which the vampires of America began going mainstream, the tension between vampire hero Morning's wish for a simple life and his mortal girlfriend Portia's obsession with documenting history escalates when a sinister vampire rises from the grave with a powerful thirst for revenge.
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  • Me and Earl and the dying girl : a novel
    Me and Earl and the dying girl : a novel
    Jesse Andrews.
    Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.
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  • Weird but true! Stupid criminals : 100 brainless baddies busted, plus wacky facts
    Weird but true! Stupid criminals : 100 brainless baddies busted, plus wacky facts
    illustrations by Tom Nick Cocotos.
    Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the runaway criminal who got stuck in a drainpipe? Based on the successful "Stupid Criminals Busted!" column in National Geographic Kids magazine, this book is the newest extension of the blockbuster National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise. This collection of chuckle-worthy stories about stupid criminals and the ridiculous ways they gave themselves away is illustrated with wacky collage art, and sprinkled with more than 150 weird-but-true facts about crime, including: funny laws; hilarious costumes criminals have worn while robbing banks; animal crimes and midemeanors; strange food crimes; great escapes; and more...
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  • Beauty queens
    Beauty queens
    Libba Bray.
    When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants, and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition.
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  • Hold me closer, necromancer
    Hold me closer, necromancer
    Lish McBride.
    Sam LaCroix, a Seattle fast-food worker and college dropout, discovers that he is a necromancer, part of a world of harbingers, werewolves, satyrs, and one particular necromancer who sees Sam as a threat to his lucrative business of raising the dead.
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  • Withering tights
    Withering tights
    Louise Rennison.
    Self-conscious about her knobby knees but confident in her acting ability, fourteen-year-old Tallulah spends the summer at a Yorkshire performing arts camp that, she is surprised to learn, is for girls only.
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  • Hex Hall
    Hex Hall
    Rachel Hawkins.
    When Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night spell gone horribly wrong, she is exiled to Hex Hall, an isolated reform school for wayward Prodigium, a.k.a. witches, faeries, and shapeshifters.
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  • How to ditch your fairy
    How to ditch your fairy
    Justine Larbalestier.
    In a world in which everyone has a personal fairy who tends to one aspect of daily life, fourteen-year-old Charlie decides she does not want hers--a parking fairy--and embarks on a series of misadventures designed to rid herself of the invisible sprite and replace it with a better one, like her friend Rochelle's shopping fairy.
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  • Carter finally gets it
    Carter finally gets it
    by Brent Crawford.
    Awkward freshman Will Carter endures many painful moments during his first year of high school before realizing that nothing good comes easily, focus is everything, and the payoff is usually incredible.
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  • The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks : a novel
    The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks : a novel
    by E. Lockhart.
    Sophomore Frankie starts dating senior Matthew Livingston, but when he refuses to talk about the all-male secret society that he and his friends belong to, Frankie infiltrates the society in order to enliven their mediocre pranks.
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  • Bad kitty
    Bad kitty
    Michele Jaffe.
    While vacationing with her family in Las Vegas, seventeen-year-old Jasmine stumbles upon a murder mystery that she attempts to solve with the help of her friends, recently arrived from California.
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  • Son of the mob
    Son of the mob
    Gordon Korman.
    Seventeen-year-old Vince's life is constantly complicated by the fact that he is the son of a powerful Mafia boss, a relationship that threatens to destroy his romance with the daughter of an FBI agent.
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