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The Beasts of Upton Puddle by Simon West-Bulford
A menagerie of weird animal creatures on the good side, vicious dragons trying to take over the world and, in the middle of all of it, a twelve year old boy who has to conquer his own fears to save humankind.
Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
Taking the Beauty and the Beast story a step further, Nyx finds she can’t kill the sworn enemy of her people, who also happens to be her royal husband, because, guess what? She’s fallen in love with him.
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
Ezra Faulkner has played his part well – tennis jock, boyfriend to the prettiest girl, friends with the cool people. But when a car accident ends his athletic career, Ezra has to figure out who he is going to be. It sounds a little pat to say that there is also a girl involved but things will NOT turn out as you expected…
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
A senior year in Paris is not quite what Anna expected but the chance for romance changes her mind – or confuses her even more. Boy here? Boy at home? Boy who is already taken? Teen romance at the top of its game.
Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones
A Victorian London setting frames this story of an abandoned baby who becomes a carnival freak due to a body covered head to toe in hair. When Wild Boy is accused of a murder, he must use his detective skills, developed over a lifetime of abuse and observation, to redeem himself.
Mira in the Present Tense by Sita Brahmachari
Mira is having a hard time watching her grandmother die and an even harder time dealing with the changes that herald her own coming-of-age. All her secrets are kept in a diary where heartbreak, if not mended, can at least be endured.
HIVE by Mark Walden
Otto’s skills and intelligence have earned him an involuntary place at the Higher Institute of Villainous Education where he is being trained as the world’s next supervillain. But he doesn’t want to be trapped here for six years and so conceives the ultimate plan that no one before him has ever been able to accomplish – escape. First in a nine-book series.
Escape Velocity by Mark Walden
In this third book of the H.I.V.E series (we have all the books) Otto is still determined to escape but his plan is complicated by the kidnapping of Dr. Nero by hostile forces AND his own newfound abilities which seem to include the ability to interface with computers remotely!
Rogue by Mark Walden
In this fifth book of the H.I.V.E. series, Otto has gone rogue and there is a contract out on his life. His friends want to find him before the assassins do and, in the process, discover a secret facility hiding a deadly operative.
Deadlock by Mark Walden
Eight books along and Walden is still going strong with his H.I.V.E. world and characters. Otto is, again, on both ends of the hunt, this time hoping to track down the evil school where children are trained as deadly assassins.
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
Will is traveling on the Boundless, the greatest train ever built, and finds himself in possession of a key to valuable treasures which others want and are willing to kill for. Will joins a circus to escape his pursuers and meets Mr. Dorian, the ringmaster, and Maren, whose escape-artist abilities are likely to come in handy.
Dangerous Angels by Francesca Lia Block
A collection of the entire Weetzie Bat series including Weetzie Bat, Witch Baby,Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys, Missing Angel Juan, and Baby Be-Bop in which teens find love and adventure in a magically-real Los Angeles.
Sabriel by Garth Nix
First book in the Abhorsen trilogy finds Sabriel, a young necromancer, crossing into the Old Kingdom in search of her missing father and facing grisly beasts and formerly alive horrors who will not only make her journey life-threatening but will bring her face-to-face with her own destiny.
Lirael by Garth Nix
Lirael is nothing like the rest of the Clayrs and has none of their powers of future sight. But when their very lives are in jeopardy, she has no choice but to set out on an epic journey, even crossing the bleak boundary between life and death, to save her family and her people’s future.
Abhorsen by Garth Nix
In this tense conclusion to the Abhorsen trilogy, Lirael, now come into her power and accompanied by faithful companions, is once again charged with saving the kingdom before the unspeakable powers of The Destroyer are unleashed.
Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis
Nobody talks about Jonny, Danny’s older brother who was killed, and now his sister is pregnant. Danny’s mother needs help and the family gets it in the person of an English girl named Liz. Things will never be the same again.
Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross
Maude’s dreams of Paris are quickly disappointed and she is forced to take a job as a ‘beauty foil’ for the wealthy and spoiled Isabelle. Maude must keep her role as hired help a secret and, the more she learns, the more difficult the deception becomes.