The Rest of Us Just Live Here

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ISBN: 9780062403162
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Published: Harper Teen - October 6th, 2015

While the indie kids battle mythical enemies yet again, Mikey and his friends are just trying to navigate their final semester of high school and make it through unscathed. Patrick Ness has done it again with this quirky, clever, heartfelt story that proves you don't have to be "the chosen one" to be extraordinary.



The Weight of Feathers

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ISBN: 9781250058652
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Published: Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - September 15th, 2015

Night Circus meets Hatfields and McCoys, draped in the most gorgeous prose you'll read all year. For years, the Palomas, a family of performing mermaids, and the Corbeaus, performing tree climbers, have been locked in a bitter rivalry. When disaster strikes their town, Corbeau boy Cluck and Lace Paloma’s lives collide, and both families will never be the same. A stunningly romantic debut novel about family, identity, and standing up for those you love. 



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ISBN: 9780545668347
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - April 28th, 2015

Henry and Flora, two young people in Depression-era Seattle, become unknowing players in a centuries-long game between Love and Death. Will their love win out, or will this game end the way all the others have throughout history? A heart-breaking examination of what it means to love and what it means to live, and how the two become intertwined. Nontraditional and innovative and sensory and evocative.




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ISBN: 9780345497529
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Published: Del Rey Books - April 27th, 2010

One of the greatest minds in fantastical worldbuilding presents his most striking world concept to date: two hostile cities occupying a single point on the map, simultaneously visible and invisible to each other, divided as much by mental conditioning as by their strange conjoined geography. Is this science fiction, or more real a world than we care to admit?




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ISBN: 9780804179034
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 19th, 2015

Every ten years, the Dragon descends from his keep to take a new girl from the village. This is the price they pay for protection against the evil Wood. Agnieszka knows that she will never be picked she's not pretty or brave enough. But then the Dragon comes. You think you know where this story goes. You don't. UPROOTED takes everything gorgeous about classic fantasy and gives it an utterly fresh twist. Read if you loved McKinley's BEAUTY.



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ISBN: 9781419706196
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Published: Amulet Books - October 1st, 2012

What’s a young Orthodox Jewish girl to do when all she really wants from life is to slay dragons? She’s not short on adversaries—petty bullies, disagreeable talking pigs, and even a crafty troll stand in the way of her retrieving the dragon-slaying sword she’s got her hear set on. But before she can master any of that, she’s got to survive knitting lessons with her delightfully argumentative stepmother…



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ISBN: 9780385389587
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - March 10th, 2015

Much like the main character, Twig, this magical realism story is sweet and short. Twig has a big secret, and it's not just the secret ingredient in her mom's Pink Apple pie. The town of Sidwell is also plagued by a mysterious monster. A great middle grade, summer read!



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