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The Catastrophic History of You and Me Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dead teen loads up on pizza and angst in the afterlife.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2012)
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Shadow and Bone: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, exotic fantasy romance gets pretty violent.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2012)
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A Girl Named Digit Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun story of math whiz girl who fights crime, finds romance.
By Annabel Monaghan
(2012)
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Monument 14 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspenseful survival story will grip teen readers.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2012)
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Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
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Team Human Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
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The Golden Lily: Bloodlines, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging Bloodlines sequel explores romance, friendship.
By Richelle Mead
(2012)
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Don't Turn Around Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting, nonstop techno-thriller raises big issues.
By Michelle Gagnon
(2012)
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The Raven Boys Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative, twisty tale explores magic, friendship, money.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2012)
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Kiss & Make Up Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
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Breathe Book Poster Image
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age 13+
OK but melodramatic sci-fi adventure on airless Earth.
By Sarah Crossan
(2012)
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Not Exactly a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 13+
An obscene call sparks an offbeat, heartfelt teen romance.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(2012)
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The Name of the Star: Shades of London, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Macabre modern Ripper meets hip Brit boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2011)
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The Indigo Spell: Bloodlines, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Third Bloodlines adventure takes a romantic, magical turn.
By Richelle Mead
(2013)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Beautiful Chaos: Beautiful Creatures, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More black magic, less exciting action in third outing.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2011)
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Pulse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's positive turnaround mixes with iffy beauty message.
By Carolita Blythe
(2013)
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Invisibility Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Mix of brutality and tenderness makes fantasy seem real.
By Andrea Cremer, David Levithan
(2013)
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