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All we have left by Mills, Wendy, 1973- author.

All we have left

In interweaving stories of sixteen-year-olds, modern-day Jesse tries to cope with the ramifications of her brother's death on 9/11, while in 2001, Alia, a Muslim, gets trapped in one of the Twin Towers and meets a boy who changes everything for her as flames rage around them. Now: Jesse is still coping with her brother's death on 9/11 and the way her dad filled their home with anger and grief. When one thoughtless decision turns her life upside down, she must face the past to make amends. Then:

Aug 29, 2016
#SurvivingHighSchool - do it for the Vine by Pons, Lele, 1996- author.

#SurvivingHighSchool - do it for the Vine

"'Ten million followers and I still sit alone at lunch.' Lele is a bulls-eye target at her new school in Miami until, overnight, her digital fame catapults the girl with cheerleader looks, a seriously silly personality, and a self-deprecating funny bone into the popular crowd. Now she{u2019}s facing a whole new set of challenges--the relentless drama, the ruthless cliques, the unexpected internet celebrity--all while trying to keep her grades up and make her parents proud."--Provided by publishe

Aug 29, 2016
Possession - [Book 2 of Diary of a Haunting] by Verano, M., author.

Possession - [Book 2 of Diary of a Haunting]

"The mixed-media diary of a girl whose strange illness, which doctors cannot seem to crack, may have its origins in something dark and ancient--an entity that takes pleasure in controlling her mind, and her body"--

Aug 29, 2016
Poppy by Hooper, Mary, 1948- author.

Poppy

In 1914-15 England, fifteen-year-old Poppy works as a parlormaid until she is transformed by forbidden love and a war that sends her to the front line as a nurse.

Aug 29, 2016
Last descendants by Kirby, Matthew J., 1976- author.

Last descendants

Nothing in Owen's life has been right since his father died in prison, accused of a crime Owen is certain he didn't commit. Monroe, the IT guy at school, might finally bring Owen the means to clear his father's name by letting him use an Animus-a device that lets users explore genetic memories buried within their own DNA. During a simulation, Owen comes uncovers the existence of a powerful relic long considered a legend-the Trident of Eden. Now two secret organizations will stop at nothing to ta

Aug 29, 2016
Just kill me by Selzer, Adam, author.

Just kill me

After taking a summer job with a Chicago ghost tour company, eighteen-year-old Megan is interrogated for murder, when the reports of "real" ghost sightings increase along with the number of missing tourists.

Aug 29, 2016
In-between days by Wakefield, Vikki, author.

In-between days

After dropping out of school and moving in with her free-spirited sister, seventeen-year-old Jacklin (Jack) maneuvers her way through a summer of family drama and first loves.

Aug 29, 2016
Girl in pieces by Glasgow, Kathleen, 1969- author.

Girl in pieces

As she struggles to recover and survive, seventeen-year-old homeless Charlotte "Charlie" Davis cuts herself to dull the pain of abandonment and abuse.

Aug 29, 2016
Lion Island - Cuba's warrior of words by Engle, Margarita, author.

Lion Island - Cuba's warrior of words

A biographical novel about Antonio Chuffat, a Chinese-African-Cuban messenger boy in 1870s Cuba who became a translator and documented the freedom struggle of indentured Chinese laborers in his country.

Aug 29, 2016
The monster on the road is me by Romney, J. P., author.

The monster on the road is me

"In Japan, a teenage boy with narcolepsy is able to steal the thoughts of supernatural beings in his sleep, and uses this ability to defeat a mountain demon that's causing a string of suicides at his school"--

Aug 29, 2016
Drowning is inevitable by Stanley, Shalanda, author.

Drowning is inevitable

After seventeen-year-old Olivia and her friend Jamie accidentally kill Jamie's abusive father, two other friends, Max and Maggie, join them in running away from St. Francisville, Louisiana, to hide out in New Orleans while they try to figure out what to do next.

Aug 29, 2016
The girl who drank the moon by Barnhill, Kelly Regan, author.

The girl who drank the moon

"An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster named Glerk and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, Fyrian. Xan rescues th

Aug 29, 2016
Invincible by Metcalf, Dawn, author.

Invincible

Joy has learned to live between two realities, but the world of the Twixt is in chaos, and when the Council wants someone to blame, her deepest secret becomes her greatest vulnerability as well as the key to saving them all.

Aug 29, 2016
Thornghost by Almhjell, Tone, author.

Thornghost

"When strange things start happening in the woods around Niklas's home, he and his lynx sidekick travel to another realm to save their world"--

Aug 29, 2016
Three good things by Peterson, Lois J., 1952- author.

Three good things

Leni has lived in so many different places in the last few years that she's not surprised when her mom wakes her in the middle of the night and tells her to pack up her things. The reason for this move? Her mom tells her they have won the lottery, and they have to go underground. Leni is still not surprised when they end up in a filthy motel. But when Leni makes a new friend and tries to explain their lifestyle, she begins to understand just how messed-up her life has become.

Aug 29, 2016
Mirage by Clark, Tracy, author.

Mirage

Seventeen-year-old Ryan Poitier Sharpe's greatest joy comes from skydiving. After a brush with death, the thrill-seeking teenager becomes withdrawn and antagonistic. As her relationships crumble, she must fight the person she has become -- or lose herself forever.

Aug 29, 2016
Still a work in progress by Knowles, Johanna, 1970- author.

Still a work in progress

In a return to middle-grade fiction, master of perspectives Jo Knowles depicts a younger sibling struggling to maintain his everyday life when his older sister is in crisis. Noah is just trying to make it through seventh grade. The girls are confusing, the homework is boring, and even his friends are starting to bug him. Not to mention that his older sister, Emma, has been acting pretty strange, even though Noah thought she'd been doing better ever since the Thing They Don't Talk About. The only

Aug 29, 2016
Arthur Quinn and the world serpent by Early, Alan.

Arthur Quinn and the world serpent

When he moves to Dublin, Arthur has premonitions about a great evil that threatens the world and soon finds himself up against the trickster Viking god Loki and the World Serpent.

Aug 29, 2016
The Graces by Eve, Laure, author.

The Graces

"A secretive loner discovers her own hidden powers when she's taken under the wings of three glamorous witches"--

Aug 29, 2016
Ghostly echoes by Ritter, William, 1984- author.

Ghostly echoes

"The highly anticipated third volume of the paranormal detective series perfect for "readers who enjoy Doctor Who, Supernatural, Grimm...and of course, Sherlock Holmes stories, and who are ready to say up into the wee hours." Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly landlord of 926 Augur Lane, has enlisted the services of her detective-agency tenants to solve a decade-old murder--her own. Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, dive into the cold case, starting with a search for Jenny's fian

Aug 29, 2016