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Temple boys by Buxton, J. P. (Jamie P.), author.

Temple boys

Flea, the least significant member of a gang of teens who sleep next to the Temple walls in first-century Jerusalem, witnesses Christ's passion and resurrection, torn between Jude, who protects Flea and employes him to run errands, and a brutal Roman spy determined to uncover the truth about "the Magician."

Mar 27, 2015
The storyspinner by Wallace, Becky, author.

The storyspinner

The Keepers, a race of people with magical abilities, are seeking a supposedly-dead princess to place her on the throne and end political turmoil but girls who look like the princess are being murdered and Johanna Von Arlo, forced to work for Lord Rafael DeSilva after her father's suspicious death, is a dead-ringer.

Mar 27, 2015
Haunted by Carthage, Lynn, author.

Haunted

Moving from America to live in her stepfather's ancestral English mansion, sixteen-year-old Phoebe is unaware that she is a ghost who protectively watches over a younger sibling with the help of hunky fellow ghost Miles.

Mar 27, 2015
The haunting of sunshine girl. Book one by McKenzie, Paige, author.

The haunting of sunshine girl. Book one

Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. Though Sunshine is adopted, she and her mother have always been close, sharing a special bond filled with laughter and inside jokes. But from the moment they arrive, Sunshine feels her world darken with an eeriness she cannot place. And even if Kat doesn't recognize it, Sunshine knows that something about their new house is just ... creepy.

Mar 27, 2015
Hostage run by Klavan, Andrew.

Hostage run

"Rick Dial is faced with an impossible choice: save the life of his best friend Molly. or save the free world. Rick Dial's career as a superstar quarterback ended when a car accident left him unable to walk. But his uncanny gaming ability caught the attention of a secret government organization trying to stop a high tech terrorist attack on America. He's been to the fantastical cyber world called the MindWar Realm. and returned to Real Life victorious. But the stakes have just gone up. Another a

Mar 27, 2015
How to win at high school by Matthews, Owen, 1983-

How to win at high school

Partly for the sake of his brother Sam, who is paralyzed, Adam decides to go from high school loser to god by selling completed homework assignments, buying alcohol, and arranging for fake IDs, but before the end of junior year, he realizes his quest for popularity has gone way too far.

Mar 27, 2015
Don't stay up late - a Fear Street novel by Stine, R. L.

Don't stay up late - a Fear Street novel

Ever since a car accident killed her father and gave her a severe concussion, high school junior Lisa has been plagued by nightmares and hallucinations, but when she accepts a babysitting job in hopes it will banish the disturbing images, she faces new terror as she begins to question exactly who--or what--she is babysitting.

Mar 27, 2015
Dating down by Lyons, Stefanie.

Dating down

Seventeen-year-old aspiring artist Samantha Henderson, eager to learn about life and to get away from her father's political campaigns and her stepmother, refuses to give up on her new boyfriend, "X," even after he proves to be trouble, damaging her friendships and introducing her to drugs.

Mar 27, 2015
Cut me free by Johansson, J. R., 1978-

Cut me free

"A seventeen year old barely escapes her abusive parents and creates a new identity that is quickly compromised when her attempt to save a young girl attracts a deadly stalker"--

Mar 27, 2015
InterWorld by Gaiman, Neil.

InterWorld

At nearly fifteen years of age, Joey Harker learns that he is a Walker, able to travel between dimensions, and soon joins a team of different versions of himself, each from another dimension, to fight the evil forces striving to conquer all the worlds.

Mar 27, 2015
Under a painted sky by Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather), author.

Under a painted sky

"In 1845, Sammy, a Chinese American girl, and Annamae, an African American slave girl, disguise themselves as boys and travel on the Oregon Trail to California from Missouri"--

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 27, 2015
The winner's crime by Rutkoski, Marie, author.

The winner's crime

The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria's crown prince is the event of a lifetime, but to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making, so as she aches to tell the truth about her engagement, she becomes a skilled practitioner of deceit and as a spy passes information and gets close to uncovering a shocking secret.

Mar 27, 2015
Kin - a tale of beauty and madness by St. Crow, Lili.

Kin - a tale of beauty and madness

In this retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, Ruby deVarre, the granddaughter of the most revered clanmother in New Haven, is expected to settle down, but all Ruby wants to do is run free through the woods and be with Conrad, a handsome boy from a clan across the Waste, so when she starts mistrusting Conrad and the murders start she soon finds out Conrad's secrets run deeper than she imagined.

Mar 27, 2015
The Memory Key by Liu, Liana, author.

The Memory Key

"In the not-so-distant future, everyone is implanted with a memory key to stave off a virulent form of Alzeimer's. Lora Mint fears her memories of her deceased mother are fading, but when her Memory Key is damaged she has perfect recall--of everything-- which brings her mother's memory vividly back, but may also drive Lora mad"--

Mar 27, 2015
Labyrinth - the novelization ; based on the Jim Henson film by Smith, A. C. H. (Anthony Charles H.), 1935- author.

Labyrinth - the novelization ; based on the Jim Henson film

Return to the Kingdom of Whence in this sprawling prequel to Jim Henson's classic film Labyrinth. Finally back in print and for the first time in hardcover is the novelization of LABYRINTH written by A.C.H. Smith and personally overseen by Jim Henson. This is the first in a series of novels from the Jim Henson Archives. This beautiful hardcover features unpublished goblin illustrations by legendary illustrator and concept artist Brian Froud and an exclusive peek into Jim Henson's creative proces

Mar 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2015
Wish girl by Loftin, Nikki.

Wish girl

Twelve-year-old Peter has never felt at home with his noisy family, but begins to find the strength to live and to be himself when he discovers a special valley in the Texas Hill Country and meets Annie, a girl dying of cancer who knows and accepts him from the start.

Mar 27, 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