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  • And I darken

    by Kiersten White Year Published: 2016

    In this first book in a trilogy a girl child is born to Vlad Dracula, in Transylvania, in 1435--at first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies.

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  • Booked

    by Kwame Alexander Year Published: 2016

    Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

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  • Frost like night

    by Sara Raasch Year Published: 2016

    With Angra trying to break through Meira's mental defenses, she desperately needs to learn to control her own magic, while Mather tries to rally the Children of the Thaw, find Meir,and finally tell her how he feels, while coming up with a plan of attack to save his queen, and Ceridwen must take action to save her true love and her kingdom, even if it cost her what little life she has left.

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  • Heartless

    by Marissa Meyer Year Published: 2016

    In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.

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  • Kingdom of ashes

    by Rhiannon Thomas Year Published: 2016

    Determined to free her people from their tyrannical king, Aurora seeks the help of the devious Prince Finnegan in learning the secrets of her magic, even knowing that his help will come at a price. As they work to harness her powers, Aurora begins to unravel the mysteries surrounding the curse placed on her one hundred years earlier as a baby and to uncover the truth about her destiny.

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  • Scythe

    by Neal Shusterman Year Published: 2016

    In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't.

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  • The glass sentence; Series: Mapmakers ; book one

    by S.E. Grove Year Published:

    In 1891, in a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption--when all of the continents were flung into different time periods--thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo go in search of Sophia's uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston's foremost cartologer, who has been kidnapped.

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