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Larry and the meaning of life by Tashjian, Janet.

Larry and the meaning of life

Josh Swensen (otherwise known as Larry) can't seem to get off the couch. His usual overactive imagination and save-the-world mindset have all but vanished, and his best friend Beth is seriously worried.When Beth coaxes Josh into taking a walk at Walden Pond, Josh meets Gus Muldarian, a spiritual guru who convinces him to join his study group as a way to find deeper meaning in life. Josh thinks Gus is a joke. Still, feeling desperate and seeing no way out of his rut, he agrees to try it. What beg

Oct 21, 2014
The gospel according to Larry by Tashjian, Janet, author.

The gospel according to Larry

Seventeen-year-old Josh, a loner-philosopher who wants to make a difference in the world, tries to maintain his secret identity as the author of a web site that is receiving national attention.

Oct 21, 2014
The fall by Griffin, Bethany, author.

The fall

A retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' in which Madeline and her twin brother, Roderick, suffer from the Usher family illness but she hears the House talking to her, filling her dreams, controlling her actions, and ensuring she never leaves the property.

Oct 21, 2014
The Expeditioners and the secret of King Triton's lair by Taylor, Sarah Stewart, author.

The Expeditioners and the secret of King Triton's lair

Kit, Zander, and M. K. West are settling into their new lives as students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences when Kit finds another mysterious map left for him by their father, the brilliant, famous--and presumed dead--explorer Alexander West. Why did Alexander leave the maps behind, and why are government agents so determined to seize them? What is really going on in a mysterious and unknown stretch of the Caribbean, famous for its violent storms and shipwrecks? And what is the huge co

Oct 21, 2014
The Devil's intern by Hosie, Donna.

The Devil's intern

"Seventeen-year-old Mitchell discovers a time-travel device that will allow him to escape his internship in Hell's accounting office and return to Earth, but his plans to alter the circumstances of his own death take an unexpected turn when his three closest friends in Hell insist on accompanying him back to the land of the living"--

Oct 21, 2014
Clariel - the lost Abhorsen by Nix, Garth.

Clariel - the lost Abhorsen

"The story of how Clariel became a Free Magic Sorcerer, set 600 years before the birth of Sabriel"--

Oct 21, 2014
Charles Dickens' a Christmas carol - includes "A Christmas Tree" and "The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton" by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Charles Dickens' a Christmas carol - includes "A Christmas Tree" and "The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton"

Presents Dickens' classic novella as well as two other Christmas-themed stories, accompanied by steampunk-inspired illustrations.

Oct 21, 2014
Lark rising by Waugh, Sandra, author.

Lark rising

Sixteen-year-old Lark sets out on a journey to help her village fight off monsters called Troths and learns she is the Guardian of Life, fated to recover a powerful amulet from the Breeders of Chaos.

Oct 21, 2014
Killer instinct - a Naturals novel by Barnes, Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn)

Killer instinct - a Naturals novel

"Cassie Hobbes and the other members of the Naturals program of the FBI work to solve a string of serial murders carried out by a copycat killer"--

Oct 21, 2014
Honeycomb by McCowan, Patricia, author.

Honeycomb

Oct 21, 2014
Ribblestrop by Mulligan, Andy.

Ribblestrop

At an unconventional English boarding school where the school motto is "Life is dangerous," students discover something sinister when they stumble into subterranean tunnels left over from World War II.

Oct 21, 2014
The Misshapes - the coming storm by Flynn, Alex, author.

The Misshapes - the coming storm

Although fifteen-year-old Sarah has the ability to control weather with her emotions, her powers are not special enough to receive admission to Hero Academy.

Oct 21, 2014
Lux - consequences. Books three and four, Opal and Origin by Armentrout, Jennifer L, author.

Lux - consequences. Books three and four, Opal and Origin

Collects two stories from the "Lux" series following Katy and Daemon's search for the truth about the secret organization that tortures and tests hybrids.

Oct 21, 2014
Love is the drug by Johnson, Alaya Dawn, 1982- author.

Love is the drug

Emily Bird is an African American high school senior in Washington D.C., member of a privileged medical family, on the verge of college and the edge of the drug culture, and not really sure which way she will go--then one day she wakes up in the hospital with no memory of what happened.

Oct 21, 2014
The wolf and me by Scrimger, Richard, 1957- author.

The wolf and me

Oct 21, 2014
Wild rover no more - being the last recorded account of the life & times of Jacky Faber by Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.), 1942-

Wild rover no more - being the last recorded account of the life & times of Jacky Faber

"In 1809, just when it looks like Jacky Faber and her beloved Jaimy will finally find their romance, Jacky is accused of treason and must flee Boston while her friends attempt to clear her name. Of course that means wild adventures for our fun-loving heroine, who manages to secure a job as a governess--and run away with the circus"--

Oct 21, 2014
The only thing to fear by Richmond, Caroline Tung, author.

The only thing to fear

It has been nearly seventy years since Hitler's armies won the war, and sixteen-year-old Zara St. James lives in the Shenandoah hills, part of the Eastern American Territories, under the rule of the Nazis--but a resistance movement is growing, and Zara, who dreams of freedom, may be the key to its success.

Oct 21, 2014
The halcyon bird by Beyer, Kat.

The halcyon bird

"Mia Della Torre is happy to be settled in Milan, learning her family's ancient trade of demon hunting, and able to put her fear of her own, personal demon aside--until she falls in love and realizes how much more than her own happiness is at stake"--

Oct 21, 2014
Complete nothing by Scott, Kieran, 1974-

Complete nothing

True, also known as Eros, the Goddess of Love, tries to bring together a second pair of soul mates in her quest to return to Olympus and be reunited with her own true love, Orion.

Oct 21, 2014
Perfectly good white boy by Mesrobian, Carrie.

Perfectly good white boy

After losing his virginity to an older girl who dumps him at the end of summer, Sean decides to join the Marines, but first he must get through his senior year of high school.

Oct 21, 2014