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My heartbeat by Freymann-Weyr, Garret, 1965-

My heartbeat

As she tries to understand the closeness between her older brother and his best friend, fourteen-year-old Ellen finds her relationship with each of them changing.

Mar 30, 2015
Nina Won't Tell and Ben's in Love by Applegate, Katherine/ Grant, Michael

Nina Won't Tell and Ben's in Love

Mar 30, 2015
No parking at the end times by Bliss, Bryan, author.

No parking at the end times

Abigail's parents, believing the end of the world is near, sell their house, give the money to an end-of-times preacher, and drive from North Carolina to San Francisco where they remain homeless and destitute, as Abigail fights to keep her parents, her twin brother, and herself united against all odds.

Mar 27, 2015
Not otherwise specified by Moskowitz, Hannah.

Not otherwise specified

Auditioning for a New York City performing arts high school could help Etta escape from her Nebraska all-girl school, where she is not gay enough for her former friends, not sick enough for her eating disorders group, and not thin enough for ballet, but it may also mean real friendships.

Mar 29, 2015
Only Ever Yours by O'neill, Louise

Only Ever Yours

Mar 30, 2015
Out of the dragon's mouth by Zeiss, Joyce Burns, 1942-

Out of the dragon's mouth

After the fall of South Vietnam, fourteen-year-old Mai is forced to flee to a refugee camp on an island off the coast of Malaysia, where she must navigate numerous hardships while waiting to be sponsored for entry into America.

Mar 30, 2015
Painless by Harazin, S. A.


After eighteen years of dealing with CIPA, which allows him to feel no pain or temperature, David Hart sets out with new friend Luna to complete his "bucket list," starting with finding the parents who abandoned him.

Mar 30, 2015
Positively beautiful by Mills, Wendy, 1973-

Positively beautiful

Sixteen-year-old Erin's life is fairly normal until she learns that her mother has breast cancer and she, too, may carry a mutated gene, so amid high school dramas including betrayal by her best friend, she must consider preemptive surgery to guarantee she will not be stricken.

Mar 27, 2015
Prairie fire by Johnston, E. K.

Prairie fire

"Listen! For the song of Owen Thorskard has a second verse. Every dragon slayer owes the Oil Watch a period of service, and young Owen was no exception. What made him differnt was that he did not enlist alone. His two closest friends stood with him shoulder to shoulder. Steeled by success and hope, the three were confident in their plan. And though Siobhan McQuaid was the first bard in a generation, she managed to forge a role for herself and herald Owen as a new kind of dragon slayer for a new

Mar 30, 2015
Pretty Wanted by Ludwig, Elisa.

Pretty Wanted

A conclusion to the series that includes Pretty Sly finds Willa and fellow troublemaker Aidan racing to St. Louis to find answers about her true identity, which is tied to a decades-old murder case.

Mar 30, 2015
Quake by Carman, Patrick, author.


Teens Faith and Dylan finally go head-to-head with the mastermind behind their "pulses".

Mar 27, 2015
Razorhurst by Larbalestier, Justine, author.


In 1932, in Sydney's deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, where crime and razor-wielding men rule, two girls with contrasting lives who share the ability to see ghosts meet over a dead body and find themselves on the run from mob bosses.

Mar 30, 2015
Read between the lines by Knowles, Johanna, 1970- author.

Read between the lines

Thanks to a bully in gym class, unpopular Nate suffers a broken finger--the middle one, splinted to flip off the world. It won't be the last time a middle finger is raised on this day. Dreamer Claire envisions herself sitting in an artsy cafe´, filling a journal, but fate has other plans. One cheerleader dates a closeted basketball star; another questions just how, as a "big girl," she fits in. A group of boys scam drivers for beer money without remorse--or so it seems. Over the course of a sing

Mar 30, 2015
Revenge of the wannabes - a Clique novel by Harrison, Lisi.

Revenge of the wannabes - a Clique novel

Friendships are tested when Alicia, a seventh grader at Octavian Country Day School, decides to break away from the exclusive clique led by her best friend to start her own group.

Mar 30, 2015
Rivals in the city by Lee, Y. S. (Ying S.), 1974- author.

Rivals in the city

Hesitating to accept James' marriage proposal out of fear of losing her independence, Mary watches over a dying prisoner whose wife holds a grudge against James, at the same time a familiar Chinese prizefighter arrives in London.

Mar 30, 2015
Saturday, the twelfth of October by Mazer, Norma Fox, 1931-2009.

Saturday, the twelfth of October

After spending almost a year with cave people from an earlier time, a young girl is transported back to the present greatly changed, both by her experience and by the fact that no one believes her.

Mar 30, 2015
Seed by Heathfield, Lisa, author.


Pearl has grown up in a commune with several women and two men. She has no idea which ones are her real parents. When she gets her period for the first time it means she will be old enough to be chosen and bear a child with one of the two adult males. They worship Nature and depend on it to provide for them. When a new family arrives, Pearl grows close to the new boy, Ellis, who fills her with stories about the outside world and makes her question all she's been told.

Mar 30, 2015
Seven second delay by Easton, Tom (Children's fiction writer)

Seven second delay

In a future where few places are still habitable and people share their entire lives on the Web, Mila illegally enters the Isles, is captured and has a telephone implanted in her brain, and escapes but government agents are after her and her greatest asset is a seven second delay from the time she acts until they receive the signal.

Mar 30, 2015
Shadow scale by Hartman, Rachel, 1972-, author.

Shadow scale

"Seraphina, half-dragon and half-human, searches for others like her who can make the difference in the war between dragons and humans in the kingdom of Goredd"--

Mar 30, 2015
Silent alarm by Banash, Jennifer, author.

Silent alarm

Alys, a Plaineville, Wisconsin, junior who dreams of studying violin at Julliard, must deal with the aftermath of a tragic high school shooting in which her older brother, Luke, was the shooter.

Mar 30, 2015