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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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Teeth Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Rough language, sexual violence mar odd maritime fable.
By Hannah Moskowitz
(2013)
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Storm Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen Ark stowaway tale rife with sexual tension, ape sex.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2014)
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One Dark Throne: Three Dark Crowns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexier, bloodier sequel full of unexpected twists.
By Kendare Blake
(2017)
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Rebel Heart: Dust Lands, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature warrior-girl sequel stays exciting.
By Moira Young
(2012)
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Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing tale of NYC teen guitarist turned werewolf.
By Emily Pohl-Weary
(2013)
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The Madman's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extra horror, romance in "Island of Dr. Moreau" update.
By Megan Shepherd
(2013)
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Half Wild: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature, gory, riveting story of warring witches.
By Sally Green
(2015)
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Half Lost: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gory and too-quick ending for riveting witch series.
By Sally Green
(2016)
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Three Dark Crowns, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling but very dark tale of murderous triplet queens.
By Kendare Blake
(2016)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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Two Dark Reigns: Three Dark Crowns, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Characters lack drive in third volume of triplet queen tale.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horror stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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Siege and Storm: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Shadow and Bone sequel steps up love triangle.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2013)
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There Will Be Lies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
By Nick Lake
(2015)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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The Battlemage: Summoner, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
High-action demon battles thrill in trilogy finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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The Two Towers Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
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