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The ABCs of Kissing Boys    DB/RC 69011
4 hours 47 minutes
by Tina Ferraro
read by Mare Trevathan
Eleventh-grade student Parker Stanhope will do anything to make the varsity soccer team. She comes up with a crazy plan involving a kissing booth, Luke—the former prom king—and kissing lessons from Tristan, the freshman neighbor. But Parker gets more than she bargained for. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Academy 7     DB 70187
6 hours 48 minutes
by Anne Osterlund
read by Patrick Downer
Orphan teen Aerin Renning competes against privileged Dane Madousin at Academy 7, the most prestigious school in the universe. She and he confront dark secrets that threaten their status in the school and their newly formed friendship. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2009.
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Air Apparent: Xanth    DB/RC 67089
13 hours 4 minutes
by Piers Anthony
read by John Polk
When the Good Magician's son Hugo disappears and a dead body is discovered in his place, Hugo's blind wife Wira attempts to find him. Accompanying her is young Debra, who's trying to free herself from a curse, and storm spirits Happy and Fray. For senior high and older readers. 2007.
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Airhead     DB/RC 67792
7 hours 33 minutes
by Meg Cabot
read by Mary Kane
Sixteen-year-old Emerson "Em" Watts, an advanced-placement student who likes video games and disdains fashion, receives a "whole-body transplant" after an accident. Em is dismayed to find her mind in the body of teen supermodel Nikki Howard—a fact that she has to hide. For senior high readers. 2008.
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All We Know of Heaven     DB/RC 67235
7 hours 5 minutes
by Jacquelyn Mitchard
read by Mary Kane
Two families are devastated when their sixteen-year-old daughters are involved in a car accident and one dies. Maureen and Bridget—similar-looking best friends—are, at first, misidentified at the hospital. Later, while Bridget's family realizes its loss, Maureen's rejoices in a miracle. But Maureen has brain damage. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Almost Alice     DB/RC 67093
6 hours 1 minute
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
read by Kerry Dukin
As her junior year winds down, Alice's ex-boyfriend Patrick surprises her with an invitation to the prom. Meanwhile there is an unexpected turn of events with Alice's school newspaper job, and one of her close friends makes a shocking discovery. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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And Then Everything Unraveled     DB 70160
5 hours 18 minutes
by Jennifer Sturman
read by Annie Wauters
When the ship that Delia's mother is aboard disappears in Antarctica, Delia goes to live with her two aunts in Manhattan. Refusing to believe her mom is dead, Delia searches for clues and discovers that her mother was the victim of a conspiracy. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Becoming Billie Holiday     DB/RC 69069
1 hour 37 minutes
by Carole Boston Weatherford
read by Mare Trevathan
Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday (1915–1959) reflects on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse. In "I Can't Face the Music" Billie overcomes stage fright. In "Trav'lin' Light," her songs are her home. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. Coretta Scott King Honor Book. 2008.
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Being Nikki: An Airhead Novel     DB/RC 69171
7 hours 18 minutes
by Meg Cabot
read by Mary Kane
Em Watts, whose brain has been implanted in supermodel Nikki Howard's body, juggles her new life. Chaos ensues when Nikki's mother goes missing, secrets from Nikki's past emerge, and boyfriend Christopher Maloney plans to destroy Stark Enterprises. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Believing the Dream: Return to Red River, Book 2     DB/RC 67115
12 hours 22 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Mitzi Friedlander
1890s. Thorliff Bjorklund, an aspiring journalist at college in Minnesota, confronts his failing relationship to his childhood sweetheart, Anji, whom he left behind in North Dakota. Meanwhile, Thorliff's friend Elizabeth Rogers inadvertently causes heartbreak in pursuit of her medical career. For senior high and older readers. 2002.
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Betrayed: House of Night, Book 2     DB/RC 68304
9 hours 20 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
As Zoey accepts her transformation into a vampire and the powers that come with it, teenagers from her former high school are murdered. When evidence in the case implicates Zoey's new school, the House of Night, she investigates—and discovers betrayal. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Black Rabbit Summer     DB/RC 68539
12 hours 26 minutes
by Kevin Brooks
read by Alec Volz
Five friends reunite for one last summer fling at a carnival before leaving for Paris, college, or work. When one teen goes missing along with a local celebrity girl, all the friends become suspects in the disappearances. Violence and some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Blessing in Disguise: Red River of the North, Book 6     DB/RC 68814
9 hours 59 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Catherine Byers
1880s. Broken-hearted Augusta Bjorklund leaves Norway to start a new life in America. She intends to go to Blessing, North Dakota, to stay with relatives but boards the wrong train and meets handsome rancher Kane Moyer, who mistakes her for his mail-order bride. For senior high and older readers. 1999.
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Blood Promise: A Vampire Academy Novel     DB 69888
15 hours 41 minutes
by Richelle Mead
read by Julie-Ann Elliott
Rose drops out of St. Vladimir's Academy to fulfill a promise of vengeance she once made to her lover Dimitri. But when she finds Dimitri in Russia, Rose hesitates and endangers herself. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2009.
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Blue Moon: The Immortals     DB/RC 69630
9 hours 30 minutes
by Alyson Noël
read by Margaret Strom
While Ever, from Evermore (DB 68641, RC 68641), learns more about her immortal abilities and manipulates time, Damen's magic and life are fading. Ever travels to Summerland and discovers she can either change the past and save her deceased family or prevent Damen's death. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Bog Child     DB/RC 68471
7 hours 10 minutes
by Siobhan Dowd
read by Alexander Strain
1981. Fergus, a Sinn Fein courier, crosses into Ireland from Northern Ireland at the height of the Troubles. His imprisoned brother's hunger strike and Fergus's dreams about a girl whose body he discovered in a peat bog distract him from his studies. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Braless in Wonderland     DB/RC 67903
7 hours 9 minutes
by Debbie Reed Fischer
read by Kerry Dukin
Smart, feminist Miami high school student Allee Rosen is shocked when a modeling agency hires her for commercials. Allee, who has always looked down on fashion-obsessed "trendy wendies," soon learns that modeling is hard work—and that she shouldn't be so quick to judge others. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Breaking Dawn     DB/RC 67238
21 hours 27 minutes
by Stephenie Meyer
read by Anne Hancock
Eighteen-year-old Bella Swan marries vampire Edward Cullen after she graduates from high school and must decide whether to become immortal. But her pregnancy threatens both her life and peace between her werewolf friend Jacob and the vampire Volturi coven. Sequel to Eclipse (DB 65812, RC 65812). For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Carbon Diaries 2015    DB/RC 69607
8 hours 59 minutes
by Saci Lloyd
read by Corrie James
2015. After the Great Storm, England desperately tries to reduce carbon emissions by sixty percent. Sixteen-year-old Laura documents her family's hardships in her diary as they slowly fall apart under the new restrictions. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Carpe Diem     RC 66739
8 hours 22 minutes
by Autumn Cornwell
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Sixteen-year-old Vassar Spore's overly planned life is disrupted when she joins her bohemian grandmother for a summer of travel in Southeast Asia. Vassar has many new experiences—from escaping the police to receiving her first kiss—as she learns to "live in the moment." For junior and senior high readers. 2007.

Catching Fire: Hunger Games, Book 2     DB 69689
9 hours 32 minutes
by Suzanne Collins
read by Erin Jones
Victorious district twelve tributes Katniss and Peeta, from the Hunger Games (DB 68384, RC 68384), have secured lives of safety and plenty for themselves and their families. But because they won by defying the rules, they have unwittingly incited a rebellion. Some violence. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2009.
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Chalice     DB/RC 68458
7 hours 7 minutes
by Robin McKinley
read by Annie Wauters
Young beekeeper Mirasol assumes the ceremonial role of Chalice of the Willowlands when her predecessor unexpectedly dies. Mirasol undertakes the daunting task of binding the governing circle to the new master, an elemental priest of fire, to save her wounded land. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Child of a Dead God: The Noble Dead, Book 6     DB/RC 67127
16 hours 32 minutes
by Barb Hendee and J.C. Hendee
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Dhampir Magiere and half-blood elf Leesil seek a mysterious orb artifact of unknown purpose that they understand must not fall into the hands of Magiere's half-brother Welstiel. They head for an ice castle along with sage Wynn, dog Chap, and two elves. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Chosen: House of Night, Book 3     DB 68634
7 hours 57 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
Fledgling vampire Zoey Redbird's best friend Stevie Rae is "undead" and becoming a monster—and Zoey knows that her own mentor is behind the deed. When two professors are murdered, Zoey suspects humans are guilty. She also finds herself in a love triangle. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Chosen One     DB/RC 69315
4 hours 31 minutes
by Carol Lynch Williams
read by Annie Wauters
Thirteen-year-old Kyra loves her father, three mothers, twenty siblings, and two "sins"—Joshua, a boy in the Chosen Ones compound, and the forbidden bookmobile. But when she is given to her decrepit uncle as his seventh wife and threatened, Kyra plans a daring escape. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2009.
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The Circle of Blood: A Forensic Mystery     DB/RC 67939
4 hours 56 minutes
by Alane Ferguson
read by Kristin Allison
Seventeen-year-old Cameryn Mahoney assists her coroner father with the investigation of the murder of a young hitchhiker running away from a polygamist cult. Cameryn hides the fact that her newly returned mother had picked up the girl. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2008.
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City of Ashes: The Mortal Instruments, Book 2     DB/RC 67544
11 hours 41 minutes
by Cassandra Clare
read by Kristin Allison
Clary and the Shadowhunters, from City of Bones (DB 67159, RC 67159), are wary of Jace, Clary's newfound brother, who is tempted by his father Valentine to join him in evil. When Downworlder children—werewolves, vampires, and faeries—are murdered, suspicion falls on Jace. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2008.
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City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1     DB/RC 67159
12 hours 57 minutes
by Cassandra Clare
read by Kristin Allison
Fifteen-year-old Clary witnesses Jace, Alec, and Isabelle attacking a punk rocker in a Manhattan nightclub. She discovers that the three teens are Shadowhunters, warriors who kill demons. After her mother disappears, Shadowhunters take Clary in, and she learns her family history. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2007.
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City of Glass: The Mortal Instruments, Book 3     DB/RC 68866
14 hours 40 minutes
by Cassandra Clare
read by Kristin Allison
Searching for a counterspell to save her mother, Shadowhunter Clary, from City of Ashes (DB 67544, RC 67544), sneaks into the City of Glass against Jace's protests. Both Clary and Jace end up in a battle and struggle with their feelings for each other. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Clay     DB/RC 64387
6 hours 21 minutes
by David Almond
read by Dan Bloom
Felling, England. Altar boy Davie befriends an odd, new boy Stephen, who was expelled from seminary school. Stephen recruits Davie to create a huge clay figure, which Stephen brings to life to confront the town bully. Some violence and some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2005.
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Climbing the Stairs     DB/RC 67638
6 hours 42 minutes
by Padma Venkatraman
read by Yolande Bavan
India, 1941. When fifteen-year-old Vidya, her eighteen-year-old brother Kitta, her mother, and her brain-injured father move into the grandfather's traditional household, Vidya's life changes abruptly. Vidya finds refuge in the second-floor library and meets Raman, who wants to marry her. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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The Coffin Club: Vampire Kisses, Book 5     DB/RC 69463
3 hours 53 minutes
by Ellen Schreiber
read by Kristin Allison
Visiting her aunt in Hipsterville, goth girl Raven searches for her sultry vampire boyfriend Alexander. She discovers her favorite nightspot, the Coffin Club, has changed and is inhabited by vampires who are feuding over the club's future. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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A Complicated Kindness     DB/RC 65625
7 hours 54 minutes
by Miriam Toews
read by Nicola Daval
Sixteen-year-old Mennonite Nomi Nickel and her bewildered and withdrawn father live in East Village, a small Canadian town that becomes a tourist heritage attraction every summer. Nomi rebels in the rigid religious atmosphere after her mother and older sister abandon the family. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2004.
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Confessions of a Serial Kisser     DB/RC 67899
6 hours 10 minutes
by Wendelin Van Draanen
read by Jill Fox
After reading her mother's secret collection of romance novels during her parents' difficult separation, high school junior Evangeline has a make-over and begins a quest for the perfect kiss. When her reputation begins to suffer, Evangeline reassesses her life. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Crashed     DB/RC 69975
10 hours 49 minutes
by Robin Wasserman
read by Kate Reinders
Living with other "mechs" since her parents transplanted her brain into a mechanical body, Lia becomes a pawn in a religious leader's movement to outlaw the technology and eradicate machines such as Lia. Sequel to Skinned (DB 69972, RC 69972). Strong language and some violence. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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Crazy in Love     DB/RC 68536
5 hours 21 minutes
by Dandi Daley Mackall
read by Erin Jones
Seventeen-year-old high school senior Mary Jane "M.J." Ettermeyer becomes popular when she begins dating the class "hottie," Jackson House. Although M.J. is a good daughter to her parents and friend to her mentally challenged older sister, a part of her wants to be bad. For senior high readers. 2007.
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A Curse Dark as Gold     DB/RC 68880
11 hours 4 minutes
by Elizabeth C. Bunce
read by Gabriella Cavallero
After her father dies, Charlotte Miller struggles to pay a heavy mortgage to keep the family's woolen mill running. A man capable of spinning straw into gold offers assistance, but his price is steep. For junior and senior high readers. William C. Morris Debut Award. 2008.
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Daughter of the Flames     DB/RC 69263
7 hours 35 minutes
by Zoë Marriott
read by Erin Jones
After the Sedorne attack the Ruan palace, scarred fifteen-year-old Zira teaches other orphans self-defense. Unaware of her royal lineage, Zira unfolds the secrets of her past and discovers her romantic feelings for Sorin—a man who should be her enemy. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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The Dead and the Gone     DB/RC 68838
9 hours 15 minutes
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
read by Aimee Jolson
After a meteor hits the moon causing a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his younger sisters alone in the chaos of New York City. Companion to Life as We Knew It (RC 65047). For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Defining Dulcie     DB/RC 65943
3 hours 2 minutes
by Paul Acampora
read by Mimi Bederman
After her father, a school janitor, dies, sixteen-year-old Dulcie and her mother relocate to California. Homesick, Dulcie steals the family's 1968 Chevy pickup and drives back to Connecticut to live with her grandfather Frank. For senior high readers. 2006.
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The Devil's Paintbox     DB 69194
11 hours 12 minutes
by Victoria McKernan
read by Patrick Downer
In 1865 a wagon-train driver takes on two starving orphans, fifteen-year-old Aiden and his thirteen-year-old sister Maddy, as indentured servants for the two-thousand-mile journey from Kansas to Seattle. Among the perils is smallpox—the devil's paint. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Dingo     DB/RC 67602
4 hours 58 minutes
by Charles De Lint
read by Mark Ashby
High school student Miguel and his longtime enemy Johnny fall in love with Lainey and Em, twin sisters from Australia. The twins shape-shift into dingoes to avoid a cursed ancestor who reaches out to Miguel and Johnny through dreams. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks     DB/RC 68055
6 hours 37 minutes
by E. Lockhart
read by Mary Kane
A sophomore at a prestigious prep school, Frances Rose (Frankie) starts dating senior Matthew. When Matthew refuses to discuss his all-male secret society, the Loyal Order of the Basset Hounds, Frankie infiltrates the group via the Internet and orchestrates some spectacular on-campus pranks. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover: Gallagher Girls, Book 3     DB/RC 69412
7 hours 26 minutes
by Ally Carter
read by Renee Raudman
Cammie Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, where Macey's father becomes nominated for vice president of United States. The teens discover a kidnapping plot that follows them back to school at the Gallagher Academy for spies. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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Dope Sick     DB/RC 68716
3 hours 10 minutes
by Walter Dean Myers
read by Alec Volz
Seventeen-year-old Lil J, a suspect in the shooting of an undercover cop, hides in an abandoned crack house. He encounters Kelly, a man who is watching clips of Lil J's life on television. Kelly urges Lil J to examine choices he's made. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Dragon Mage     DB/RC 67334
8 hours 0 minutes
by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe
read by Erin Jones
Fifteen-year-old Shilo finds among her late father's effects a dragon puzzle that, once completed, transports her to ancient Babylon. There Shilo must fulfill her destiny as a dragon's servant and savior of her world—but first she must retrieve stolen dragon eggs. For senior high and older readers. 2007.
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Dream Racer     DB/RC 69021
2 hours 36 minutes
by Jacqueline Guest
read by Kristin Allison
Zoë Kendall and her boyfriend Adam, from Racing Fear (DB 61515, RC 61515), thrive on racing and secretly plan to attend an automobile-engineering program together. When Zoë's mother plans a different life for her, Zoë self-reflects and learns to be true to herself. A high-interest, low-vocabulary book. For senior high readers. 2006.
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A Dream to Follow: Return to Red River, Book 1     DB/RC 67095
10 hours 13 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Mitzi Friedlander
North Dakota, 1893. In this continuation of the Red River saga, seventeen-year-old aspiring journalist Thorliff Bjorklund applies to college. But once accepted Thorliff faces a dilemma—follow his dreams or stay and help his family on the farm. He turns to God for help. For senior high and older readers. 2001.
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Dreamhunter: Dreamhunter Duet, Book 1     DB/RC 66693
10 hours 29 minutes
by Elizabeth Knox
read by Mary Kane
1906. Fifteen-year-old Laura Hame and her cousin Rose come from a family of dreamhunters—people who enter the place of dreams and relay them to others. After Laura's father disappears, Laura searches the magical world for him, experiences nightmares, and encounters a monster. For junior and senior high readers. 2005.
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Dreamquake: Dreamhunter Duet, Book 2    DB/RC 66894
12 hours 24 minutes
by Elizabeth Knox
read by Mary Kane
1906. Teen Laura Hame, from Dreamhunter (DB 66693, RC 66693), unleashes a nightmare on the elite attendees of a dream function. With the help of her cousin Rose and suitor Sandy, Laura exposes a government plot to control the place of dreams. For junior and senior high readers. Printz Honor Book. 2007.
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Eclipse     DB/RC 65812
17 hours 27 minutes
by Stephenie Meyer
read by Anne Hancock
After befriending werewolf Jacob in New Moon (DB 64367, RC 64367), Bella must choose between him and her former vampire boyfriend Edward, from Twilight (DB 62066, RC 62066). Meanwhile vicious killings occur in nearby Seattle as a female vampire seeks revenge— putting Bella in danger and stirring old enmities. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn     DB/RC 68595
13 hours 33 minutes
by Alison Goodman
read by Erin Jones
Deceptively recorded as a "Moon" eunuch by his master, disabled sixteen-year-old Eon painfully trains to become the coveted apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons. But Eon's plan depends upon perfecting intricate sword sequences and keeping a deadly secret—she is a girl. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Epic     DB/RC 66443
8 hours 43 minutes
by Conor Kostick
read by Kristin Allison
Erik and his friends live in dual worlds: in an agrarian society and in a high-tech fantasy computer game called Epic, which has real-life repercussions. With his family facing reallocation, Erik must win the game to save them and thereby change both realities. For junior and senior high readers. 2004.
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The Everafter     DB/RC 70086
5 hours 7 minutes
by Amy Huntley
read by Tavia Gilbert
After her death, seventeen-year-old Maddy finds a way to revisit moments in her life by using objects that she lost while she was alive. Maddy tries to figure out the emotions, events, and meaning of her existence. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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Evermore: The Immortals, Book 1     DB/RC 68641
9 hours 37 minutes
by Alyson Noël
read by Margaret Strom
After surviving a car accident that killed her family, sixteen-year-old Ever Bloom sees auras, hears peoples' thoughts, and visits with her dead sister. Ever also wonders why Damen, the hot new guy at school, has taken a special interest in her. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Evernight: Evernight, Book 1     DB/RC 69017
8 hours 9 minutes
by Claudia Gray
read by Mare Trevathan
Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a newcomer to Evernight Academy, struggles to fit in until she meets Lucas, who warns her not to trust anyone at the school—not even him. As their relationship intensifies, a dark secret threatens to break them apart. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Fade: Wake Trilogy, Book 2     DB/RC 69638
5 hours 1 minute
by Lisa McMann
read by Mary Kane
In this sequel to Wake (DB 69614, RC 69614), dream catcher Janie helps the police investigate a sexual predator at her school. But the strain of the case places Janie's health and her secret relationship with Cabel at risk. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Fire     DB/RC 70243
10 hours 58 minutes
by Kristin Cashore
read by Kristin Allison
Fire, the last remaining human monster, has exceptional beauty and the ability to read and control minds. Although she is afraid of being corrupted, Fire must learn to use her power to save the king. Companion to Graceling (DB 67938, RC 67938). For senior high readers. 2009.
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Firehorse     DB/RC 67459
7 hours 43 minutes
by Diane Lee Wilson
read by Kristin Allison
Boston, 1872. Fifteen-year-old Rachel, who longs to be a veterinarian instead of a proper lady, rescues a severely burnt mare from a fire station. A serial arsonist threatens the city while distemper kills thousands of horses—leaving firemen stranded when a giant blaze occurs. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.
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Flygirl     DB/RC 69493
8 hours 39 minutes
by Sherri L. Smith
read by Margaret Strom
Ida Mae Jones dreams about flying. After World War II begins, the Army initiates a new program—Women Airforce Service Pilots. Light-skinned, Ida Mae signs up for the mission, but realizes she must keep her African American heritage a secret in order to fly. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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The Forest of Hands and Teeth     DB 69192
8 hours 15 minutes
by Carrie Ryan
read by Mary Kane
Mary seeks knowledge of the world beyond the village's protective fences and the surrounding forest containing the "Unconsecrated"—an aggressive, formerly dead, flesh-eating people. When outsider Gabrielle enters the village, Mary wonders about the Sisterhood's secrets and plans for escape. Some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2009.
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Forever Princess: The Princess Diaries, Book 10     DB/RC 68378
10 hours 7 minutes
by Meg Cabot
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Graduation is on the minds of Mia's classmates, yet she avoids telling the truth about her four-hundred-page senior project and college acceptance letters. Then her ex-boyfriend Michael returns from Japan and she begins to evade questions relating to prom and love. Some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2009.
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The Fortunes of Indigo Skye     DB/RC 67370
9 hours 36 minutes
by Deb Caletti
read by Colleen Delany
Seattle. The life of eighteen-year-old high school senior and part-time waitress Indigo Skye changes dramatically when a customer leaves her millions of dollars as a tip. Indigo's familial relationships and personal values are tested by her newfound wealth. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Frostbite: A Vampire Academy Novel, Book 2     DB/RC 69602
9 hours 44 minutes
by Richelle Mead
read by Julie-Ann Elliott
Rose protects her best friend and charge Lissa at a ski resort when immortal vampires attack. Rose's warrior-mother's return forces Rose to reflect on her feelings of abandonment and her responsibilities as a guardian. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Geek Magnet: A Novel in Five Acts     DB/RC 68373
7 hours 49 minutes
by Kieran Scott
read by Jill Fox
Junior KJ Miller suddenly becomes popular when she's appointed stage manager for the annual high school musical. KJ abandons her nerdy friends, attends parties, and dates an athlete. But a family emergency causes KJ to reevaluate her new social status. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd     DB 69853
11 hours 49 minutes
edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
read by Mark Delgado
Short story anthology celebrating geekdom. In Holly Black's and Cecil Castellucci's "Once You're a Jedi, You're a Jedi All the Way," a Klingon and a Jedi fight their taboo attraction at a science fiction convention. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2009.
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General Winston's Daughter     DB/RC 67308
8 hours 3 minutes
by Sharon Shinn
read by Jill Fox
Eighteen-year-old Averie Winston arrives in the land of Chiarrin to join her fiancé and her father, an Aeberelle general. Averie is accompanied by Lieutenant Ket Du'kai, her Xantish bodyguard. Averie falls in love with Ket and makes new friends even as a rebellion occurs. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Genesis     DB/RC 69332
3 hours 53 minutes
by Bernard Beckett
read by Becky Wright
2075. In the post-apocalyptic, plague-ridden island world of the Republic, fourteen-year-old Anaximander undergoes an oral exam for admittance to the elite Academy. But her interpretation of rebel hero Adam Forde and the "Last War" clashes with prevailing views. Strong language and some violence. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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Gentlemen     DB/RC 69866
5 hours 57 minutes
by Michael Northrop
read by Patrick Downer
Four friends respect one another when most teachers and students fear or ignore them. But when one teen goes missing, the clues point to their remedial English teacher. A high-interest, low-vocabulary book. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Getting the Girl: A Guide to Private Investigation, Surveillance, and Cookery     DB/RC 69076
6 hours 35 minutes
by Susan Juby
read by Erik Sandvold
High school girls at Harewood Technical have one big fear—becoming "defiled" or socially blacklisted forever. When amateur PI Sherman discovers that his dream girl Dini is about to be D-listed, he initiates an investigation of the instigators of the list. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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The Ghost's Child     DB/RC 69055
3 hours 50 minutes
by Sonya Hartnett
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Maddy, an elderly lady, finds a strange boy sitting in her lounge room waiting for her. After offering him tea, Maddy tells the boy about the lost love of her youth and the grand seafaring voyage she took to find her lover. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Gift of Gold     DB/RC 66740
6 hours 51 minutes
by Beverly Butler
read by Kristin Allison
College junior Cathy Wheeler, from Light a Single Candle (RC 22637), wants to study speech therapy, an aspiration the department chair considers unrealistic for a blind student. Meanwhile Cathy decides between two young men and hopes to regain some of her vision. For junior and senior high readers. 1972.
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The God of Animals     DB/RC 67017
11 hours 9 minutes
by Aryn Kyle
read by Mare Trevathan
Colorado. When her older sister elopes, sixth-grader Alice Winston helps care for her mother, who is bedridden by depression, and assists her father in running the family's struggling horse farm. Strong language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence. For senior high and older readers. Alex Award. 2007.
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Gone     DB/RC 67156
12 hours 27 minutes
by Michael Grant
read by Kristin Allison
In Perdido Beach, California, people fifteen years or older suddenly disappear. Televisions, Internet access, and phones vanish, too. Bullies take over, food runs out, animals mutate, and some kids develop supernatural powers. What will happen to Sam on his fifteenth birthday? Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Gorgeous     DB/RC 69949
5 hours 50 minutes
by Rachel Vail
read by Kristin Allison
Being the least pretty of the Avery sisters, Allison readily makes a deal with the devil: he makes her appear gorgeous in exchange for her cell phone. But Allison quickly realizes that beauty has its own problems. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Graceling     DB/RC 67938
10 hours 45 minutes
by Kristin Cashore
read by Kristin Allison
In a world where some people are born with an extreme and often-feared skill, Katsa struggles with hers—the "grace" of killing. When she first encounters Prince Po, whose grace is incompatible with hers, she doesn't foresee the bond that will form between them. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Great Receiver     DB/RC 68265
7 hours 33 minutes
by Elena Yates Eulo
read by Erik Sandvold
Sophomore honors student Joey Eastland messes up during football tryouts and becomes the team water boy. But when the coach gives him a second chance, Joey is determined to be the best wide-end receiver ever. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Guerrilla Season     DB/RC 64864
8 hours 29 minutes
by Pat Hughes
read by Jack Fox
Missouri, 1863. Fifteen-year-old buddies Matt and Jesse find their friendship and family loyalties tested by the Civil War. Jesse plans to join the guerrillas fighting the Union soldiers. Matt's mother wants to move back North, but Matt wants to keep his father's farm. For junior and senior high readers. 2003.
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Heroes of the Valley     DB/RC 69313
12 hours 3 minutes
by Jonathan Stroud
read by Gregory Gorton
Forbidden from attending the farm's Gathering festivities, Halli Sveinsson plays a trick on the ill-tempered Ragnar Hakonsson. But when Ragnar's retaliation turns deadly, Halli and his friend Aud embark on a quest for vengeance and glory. Violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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The Hidden World     DB/RC 66878
12 hours 29 minutes
by Paul Park
read by Jill Fox
Miranda, a Roumanian princess who can shape-shift into the White Tyger, faces the spirit-world enemies evil baroness Nicola Ceausescu unlocked before her death. Meanwhile, Miranda's love, army captain Peter, struggles to survive as he battles a Turkish offensive. Sequel to The White Tyger (DB 64407, RC 64407). For senior high readers. 2008.
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The House of Djinn     DB 67620
6 hours 41 minutes
by Suzanne Fisher Staples
read by John Horton
Dismayed fifteen-year-old Californian Jameel learns that he has been designated head of the family in Lahore, Pakistan—and that a marriage with his cousin Mumtaz has been arranged. A "djinni," or spirit, helps him decide between cultures. Sequel to Haveli (RC 42984). For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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How Not to Be Popular     DB/RC 68129
7 hours 28 minutes
by Jennifer Ziegler
read by Kristin Allison
Seventeen-year-old Sugar Magnolia "Maggie" Dempsey is tired of leaving friends behind every time her hippie parents decide to move. In Austin, Texas, Maggie's plan to be unpopular backfires when other students join her on the path to "supreme dorkdom" and Maggie discovers romance. For senior high readers. 2008.
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How to Build a House     DB/RC 68388
5 hours 45 minutes
by Dana Reinhardt
read by Jill Fox
Seventeen-year-old Harper's Los Angeles family has been torn apart by a divorce that separated Harper from her beloved stepmother and stepsisters. To resurrect other damaged families and temporarily escape her own, Harper spends the summer helping to rebuild a tornado-ravaged Tennessee community. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Hunger: A Gone Novel, Book 2     DB/RC 70244
13 hours 35 minutes
by Michael Grant
read by Kristin Allison
Without parents or food, conditions worsen for the young people in the Fallout Alley Youth Zone, or FAYZ. Normal and mutant kids fight among themselves as an evil creature with sinister plans emerges. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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The Hunger Games, Book 1     DB/RC 68384
9 hours 19 minutes
by Suzanne Collins
read by Erin Jones
In a future North America, Panem's rulers maintain control through a televised survival competition pitting teens from twelve districts in a fight to the death. Sixteen-year-olds Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are this year's girl and boy contestants from District Twelve. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Hunted: House of Night, Book 5     DB/RC 69098
10 hours 40 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
Fallen angel Kalona visits high priestess Zoey, from Untamed (DB 68667), in her dreams, insisting that Zoey is A-ya, his love. She, however, has other relationship worries and must sort through her feelings for Erik, Stark, and Heath. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.
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I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You: Gallagher Girls, Book 1     DB/RC 66621
6 hours 29 minutes
by Ally Carter
read by Erin Jones
Sophomore Cameron Morgan attends the Gallagher Academy—a girls' school for secret agents, where her mother is the headmistress. On a covert training mission in town, Cammie meets Josh, a cute and ordinary boy, and arranges to see him again. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.
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If I Stay     DB/RC 69818
5 hours 39 minutes
by Gayle Forman
read by Margaret Strom
Cellist and Juilliard hopeful Mia clings to life after a car accident kills her family. While observing herself during an out-of-body experience, Mia flashes through her past to determine whether to fight for survival or die. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Impossible     DB/RC 68401
9 hours 1 minute
by Nancy Werlin
read by Emily Durante
Pregnant seventeen-year-old Lucy Scarborough discovers that her family has been cursed by an evil elfin knight. To break it Lucy, with help from love-struck neighbor Zach, must perform three difficult tasks before her daughter is born. Some violence. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2008.
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In the Name of God     DB/RC 66034
6 hours 17 minutes
by Paula Jolin
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Damascus, Syria. Seventeen-year-old Nadia, a devout Muslim, is troubled by the poverty, greed, and political instability around her. When Syrian authorities arrest her cousin for speaking out, Nadia turns to radical Islam and enlists as a suicide bomber. For senior high and older readers. 2007.
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Intensely Alice     DB 69708
6 hours 2 minutes
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
read by Kerry Dukin
Alice and her friends volunteer at a soup kitchen the summer before their senior year, yet they yearn to do something wild. Meanwhile Alice plots to spend a night with Patrick in Chicago but wonders how far to take their relationship. Some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2009.
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The Invisible     DB/RC 66781
4 hours 23 minutes
by Mats Wahl
read by Gary Roan
Teen Hilmer Eriksson realizes that his fellow students at their rural Swedish high school can't see him. When detective Harald Fors arrives to investigate his disappearance, Hilmer tags along to watch—growing weaker and weaker. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. 2000.
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Jellicoe Road     DB/RC 68738
7 hours 16 minutes
by Melina Marchetta
read by Erin Jones
Australia. Abandoned by her mother, seventeen-year-old Taylor Markham leads her fellow boarders at Jellicoe School in an underground community that plays war games against two other groups—the cadets and the townies. For junior and senior high and older readers. Michael L. Printz Award. 2006.
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Jerk, California     DB/RC 68141
9 hours 59 minutes
by Jonathan Friesen
read by Erik Sandvold
Isolated at school and tormented by his stepdad, Minnesota high school senior Sam Carrier feels defined by his Tourette syndrome. But long-distance running, his deceased father's friend George, a girl named Naomi, and a road trip to Jerk, California, change his perspective. Some strong language. For senior high readers. Schneider Family Book Award. 2008.
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The Joys of Love     DB/RC 67472
6 hours 33 minutes
by Madeleine L'Engle
read by Gabriella Cavallero
After graduating from college in 1946, Elizabeth pursues her dream of acting and lands an apprenticeship in a summer theater company. She falls in love with an aspiring director, not realizing how much her friendship with a fellow apprentice means to her. For senior high and older readers. 1950.
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The Juvie Three     DB/RC 68442
5 hours 17 minutes
by Gordon Korman
read by Mark Delgado
Juvenile delinquents Gecko, Arjay, and Terence readily accept a second chance at life outside of incarceration and they move into an apartment with social worker Doug Healy. Scared when an injury causes Healy to have amnesia, the boys continue their rehabilitation alone. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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The Lab     DB/RC 69078
8 hours 33 minutes
by Jack Heath
read by Erik Sandvold
Sixteen-year-old superhuman Agent Six of Hearts outperforms older and bigger agents in the Deck, a team that fights corruption. His abilities are the result of an illegal experiment by the Lab—a fact he must keep secret. Then he meets Kyntak, of similar genetic origin. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.
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A Land to Call Home: Red River of the North, Book 3     DB/RC 68095
13 hours 2 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Catherine Byers
Dakota Territory, 1880s. Ingeborg and Haakan Bjorklund and their extended Norwegian family face hardships at their Red River Valley homestead. Fire erupts, an infant is born deaf, and another relative gets hurt in a train accident. But they persevere with faith and love. For senior high and older readers. 1997.
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Legacy     DB 70100
14 hours 24 minutes
by Cayla Kluver
read by Anna Chlumsky
Princess Alera of Hytanica resents being duty-bound to wed Steldor, the suitor chosen as successor to the throne. The more Alera becomes aware of palace intrigue and ancient feuds, the less sure she is of right and wrong. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. For junior and senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances     DB/RC 68582
7 hours 36 minutes
by John Green and others
read by Jill Fox
In three interconnected short stories set in a small southern town, six teens discover unexpected romance after a train is stranded by a blizzard. In "The Jubilee Express" Jubilee takes refuge in a Waffle House and meets local boy Stuart. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Liar     DB/RC 69966
9 hours 8 minutes
by Justine Larbalestier
read by Channie Waites
Compulsive liar Micah, who looks like a boy, becomes the main suspect in the murder of her friend Zach, a popular guy Micah was seeing outside of school. Micah tries to explain—but no one knows what is true. Strong language and some violence. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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Little Brother     DB/RC 67004
12 hours 42 minutes
by Cory Doctorow
read by Erik Sandvold
After a terrorist attack on San Francisco's Bay Bridge, the Department of Homeland Security detains high school senior Marcus and his friends without cause. When Marcus is released, he lashes out at the authorities by hacking into the city's universal electronic surveillance system. For senior high and older readers. 2008.

Lock and Key     DB/RC 66546
10 hours 32 minutes
by Sarah Dessen
read by Kristin Allison
Seventeen-year-old Ruby, abandoned by her alcoholic mother, moves in with her sister Cora, whom Ruby hasn't seen in ten years. Ruby struggles with learning to trust others and accepting help. Nate, the boy next door, assists Ruby but hides a secret of his own. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Long May She Reign     RC 66641
27 hours 27 minutes
by Ellen Emerson White
read by Kerry Dukin
After escaping from kidnappers in Long Live the Queen (RC 33610), Meg Powers, whose mother is the U.S. president, endures posttraumatic stress and painful physical therapy. Meg must then leave the security of the White House for her first year of college. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.

Lost     DB/RC 69678
6 hours 6 minutes
by Jacqueline Davies
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Sixteen-year-old Essie's life's joy is caring for her little sister Zelda. But things change when Essie begins working at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Essie befriends a secretive coworker and avoids old friends as a dark, painful memory threatens her reality. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Love Is Hell     DB/RC 68631
5 hours 8 minutes
by Melissa Marr and others
read by Mary Kane
Five romances involving the supernatural. In Scott Westerfeld's "Stupid Perfect World" two futuristic, utopia-believing teens encounter love while examining humanity's past. Includes Laurie Stolarz's "Sleeping with the Spirit," Justine Larbalestier's "Thinner Than Water," Gabrielle Zevin's "Fan Fictions," and Melissa Marr's "Love Struck." For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Love, Stargirl     DB/RC 65552
6 hours 48 minutes
by Jerry Spinelli
read by Erin Jones
Stargirl and her parents have moved away, but the homeschooled free spirit still misses her Arizona boyfriend Leo, who dumped her. She begins writing him "the world's longest letter," describing her new neighbors and her feelings. Sequel to Stargirl (RC 54207). For junior and senior high readers. 2007.
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Lucky: The Avery Sisters, Book 1     DB 67454
4 hours 51 minutes
by Rachel Vail
read by Kristin Allison
Phoebe and her clique of privileged girlfriends are planning an extravagant eighth-grade graduation party. Then her mother faces a financial scandal and her father decides to cancel the party. Phoebe suddenly doesn't feel so lucky. How can she tell her friends? For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Marked: House of Night, Book 1     DB/RC 68149
8 hours 59 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
Zoey is struggling in high school when she is marked by a Tracker to become a vampire. Zoey's Grandma Redbird enrolls her in another school, the House of Night, where Zoey learns new rules and uncovers a sinister plot. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Masquerade: Blue Bloods, Book 2     DB/RC 66680
7 hours 28 minutes
by Melissa De la Cruz
read by Colleen Delany
After learning of her vampire nature in Blue Bloods (DB 66487, RC 66487), Schuyler searches Italy for her grandfather, who holds the key to defeating the Blue Bloods' rivals—the Silver Bloods. Returning to Manhattan, Schuyler and friends defend themselves against the Silver Bloods and learn more powers. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Mexican Whiteboy    DB/RC 68126
7 hours 57 minutes
by Matt De la Peña
read by Erik Sandvold
Aspiring baseball pitcher Danny Lopez struggles with identity issues while living with his white mother and attending private school. Danny spends the summer with his father's Mexican family in the barrios of San Diego, where he befriends the local teens and learns about his roots. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Mislaid Magician; or, Ten Years After: Being the Private Correspondence between Two Prominent Families Regarding a Scandal Touching the Highest Levels of Government and the Security of the Realm     DB/RC 66316
8 hours 45 minutes
by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
read by Corrie James
England, 1828. Cecelia and her husband explore the disappearance of a magician, while cousin Kate and her wizard spouse babysit the children. Sequel to The Grand Tour (DB 59247, RC 59247). For junior and senior high readers. 2006.
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The Missing Girl     DB/RC 66933
4 hours 32 minutes
by Norma Fox Mazer
read by Mary Kane
A middle-aged man secretly stalks the Herbert family's five sisters, ages eleven to seventeen, as they go about their everyday activities in the small town of Mallory, New York. Then the stranger makes his move, luring Autumn, the youngest girl, into his house. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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More than a Dream: Return to Red River, Book 3     DB/RC 67125
12 hours 3 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Mitzi Friedlander
1890s. Thorliff Bjorklund, an aspiring journalist attending college in Minnesota, begins thinking of future doctor Elizabeth Rogers as more than a friend. But when tragedy strikes his family in North Dakota, Thorliff returns home to help. Meanwhile, Elizabeth works in a Chicago hospital. For senior high and older readers. 2003.
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Naomi's Song     DB 70134
5 hours 51 minutes
by Selma Kritzer Silverberg
read by Faith Potts
Elaborates on the biblical story of Naomi, who faces many trials with faith and perseverance. Naomi grows up and marries in twelfth-century-B.C. Judea, moves with her husband and sons to Moab, and returns home with only her daughter-in-law Ruth. For junior and senior high readers. 1959.
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Nation    DB/RC 67846
11 hours 35 minutes
by Terry Pratchett
read by Alec Volz
After a devastating tsunami, Mau, the sole survivor of his island village, joins forces with Daphne, a shipwrecked English girl. Their beach fire draws other refugees who band together to rebuild a community based on what they value most. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Necropolis: The Gatekeepers, Book 4     DB/RC 69648
12 hours 4 minutes
by Anthony Horowitz
read by Erik Sandvold
Fifteen-year-old Matt and three other gatekeepers travel to Hong Kong to pursue their destinies and to search for the final gatekeeper, Scarlett. Together they plot to stop the evil Nightrise Corporation from global dominance and destruction. Sequel to Nightrise (DB 65275, RC 65275). For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Need    DB/RC 69421
7 hours 33 minutes
by Carrie Jones
read by Julia Whelan
After her stepfather's death, high school junior Zara is sent to Maine to live with her grandmother. Nick—who may be a werewolf—rescues Zara from a car crash, and a pixie king who needs a mate stalks her. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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A New Day Rising: Red River of the North, Book 2     DB/RC 68069
11 hours 56 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Catherine Byers
Dakota Territory, 1884. Ingeborg Bjorklund struggles to run her Red River Valley farm after losing her husband, Roald. Roald's distant cousin Haakan arrives to help and brings a new chance at love. Roald's newly arrived younger brother from Norway also faces romantic dilemmas. For senior high and older readers. 1996.
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New Moon     DB/RC 64367
15 hours 18 minutes
by Stephenie Meyer
read by Anne Hancock
Following Twilight (DB 62066, RC 62066), vampire Edward Cullen and his family leave Bella and her town to prevent themselves from devouring humans. Brokenhearted Bella turns to adventure-seeking Jacob and motorcycles. Meanwhile, a pack of werewolves tries to protect Bella from a vindictive vampire. For senior high readers. 2006.
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Newes from the Dead     DB/RC 68848
9 hours 23 minutes
by Mary Hooper
read by Terry Donnelly
England, 1650. Twenty-two-year-old Anne Green's freshly executed body lies on the dissecting table when suddenly her eyelids move. As the immobile Anne reflects on the events that led to her conviction and hanging, others in the room debate whether she is alive. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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North of Beautiful     DB 69137
10 hours 57 minutes
by Justina Chen Headley
read by Mary Kane
High school senior Terra hides under her makeup, embarrassed about the large port-wine stain covering the side of her face. Terra anxiously awaits the moment she can escape her verbally abusive father, but her life changes when she meets cute Goth boy Jacob. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Nothing but Ghosts     DB 70462
4 hours 20 minutes
by Beth Kephart
read by Mary Kane
Sixteen-year-old Katie copes with her mother's death by working at Miss Martine's estate, where she stumbles upon a mystery. With the help of co-worker Danny and the glamorous town librarian Ms. McDermott, Katie searches for answers, finds companionship, and gradually overcomes her grief. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Offsides     DB/RC 65560
4 hours 24 minutes
by Erik E. Esckilsen
read by Andy Pyle
Tom Gray, a Mohawk and star soccer player, refuses to play for his new high school team, the Warriors, unless the mascot is changed from an Indian chieftain. Tom heads up a ragtag group of homeschoolers to take on the school team. For junior and senior high readers. 2004.
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On a Whim: Katie Weldon, Book 2     DB/RC 70214
7 hours 45 minutes
by Robin Jones Gunn
read by Kristin Allison
Katie is struggling to finish her senior year at college. She longs for a closer relationship with her boyfriend Rick and helps two students from Africa. Despite financial and personal problems, Katie receives unexpected gifts from God. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Once upon a Time in the North     DB 67621
2 hours 55 minutes
by Philip Pullman
read by Nick Sullivan
Texan Lee Scoresby, accompanied by his daemon Hester, lands his hot-air balloon on the arctic island of Novy Odense, where he becomes embroiled in local politics and first meets Iorek Byrnison, the armored bear. Companion to the His Dark Materials series. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Open Ice     DB/RC 67873
7 hours 20 minutes
by Pat Hughes
read by Andy Pyle
High school hockey player Nick Taglio is forced to give up the game after another serious concussion. Nick, whose entire identity is based on the sport, must reevaluate his life while coping with his brain injury. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2005.
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The Opposite of Music    DB/RC 66222
6 hours 43 minutes
by Janet Ruth Young
read by Erik Sandvold
When fifteen-year-old Billy's father is diagnosed with depression and doesn't respond to prescribed medications, Billy's family initiates its own kind of treatment. Billy sees the changes in family dynamics and notes his own withdrawal from friends and school as he assumes more responsibility at home. For senior high readers. 2007.
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The Other Side of the Island     DB/RC 68671
7 hours 58 minutes
by Allegra Goodman
read by Margaret Strom
Born in the eighth year of the Enclosure, ten-year-old Honor and her parents move to a highly regulated tropical island, where neither she nor her parents fit in. But defiance is not tolerated in the colony—and one morning her parents disappear. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Paper Towns     DB/RC 68404
8 hours 3 minutes
by John Green
read by Dan John Miller
During senior year, Margo, the girl next door, entices Quentin into a night of mischief—and she then disappears. Quentin and classmates Radar, Ben, and Lacey follow the clues Margo left while they worry about her state of mind. Strong language. For senior high readers. Edgar Award. Commercial audiobook. 2008.
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Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks     DB/RC 69872
7 hours 45 minutes
by Lauren Myracle
read by Mary Kane
After a summer at camp, granola-girl Carly feels constrained in her privileged life near Atlanta. While Carly was away, her younger sister Anna transformed into a hot and popular teen—causing sibling jealousy and unwanted conflict at their prep school. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Peculiar Treasures: Katie Weldon, Book 1     DB/RC 66722
7 hours 37 minutes
by Robin Jones Gunn
read by Kristin Allison
The summer before her senior year at Bible college, Katie Weldon catches the bouquet at her best friend Christy Miller's wedding. But Katie's new assignment as resident assistant at her dorm brings up new challenges in her relationship with almost-boyfriend Rick Doyle. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Peeled    DB/RC 67296
5 hours 22 minutes
by Joan Bauer
read by Kate Kiley
Eerie occurrences at a house in the apple-growing community of Banesville, New York, have the local newspaper printing sensational articles about ghostly activities. But high school reporter Hildy Biddle is determined to find out the truth—including possible connections between the paper and a theme-park developer. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Perfect Chemistry     DB/RC 69609
11 hours 6 minutes
by Simone Elkeles
read by Laura Giannarelli
Assigned as lab partners in senior chemistry, well-to-do Brittany Ellis and Latino Blood gang member Alex Fuentes clash in and out of class. As their heated exchanges lead to a forbidden attraction, their lives begin to change. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2009.
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The Perfect Distance     DB/RC 68676
7 hours 53 minutes
by Kim Ablon Whitney
read by Margaret Strom
Seventeen-year-old Mexican American Francie Martinez, the daughter of a barn manager at a horse-training facility, longs to become a professional rider even though her father urges her to go to college. Francie works as a groom and practices riding while dealing with prejudice. For junior and senior high readers. 2005.
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Perfect Fifths     DB/RC 69217
8 hours 4 minutes
by Megan McCafferty
read by Erin Jones
After breaking up with Marcus Flutie in Fourth Comings (DB 65563, RC 65563), Jessica Darling bumps into him at the airport while traveling to a friend's wedding in the Virgin Islands—and warm feelings resurface. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2009.
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La Petite Four     DB/RC 67774
5 hours 51 minutes
by Regina Scott
read by Corrie James
Napoleonic-era England. Lady Emily and her friends Priscilla, Daphne, and Ariadne have graduated from finishing school and are anticipating their coming-out ball in London. But Lady Emily's father informs her that she must immediately marry her childhood nemesis, Lord Robert. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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The Possibilities of Sainthood     DB/RC 68846
6 hours 49 minutes
by Donna Freitas
read by Elisabeth Rodgers
Fifteen-year-old Antonia Lucia Labella passionately desires two things—sainthood and her first kiss. After years of mailing letters to the Vatican about the first wish, Antonia uses her diary to secretly petition saints about her second wish—the kiss. Then miracles begin to happen. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Princess Mia: The Princess Diaries, Book 9     DB/RC 68358
6 hours 49 minutes
by Meg Cabot
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Mia's best friend Lilly is not speaking to her, neither is her ex-boyfriend Michael, and her parents are forcing her to see a therapist. But then Mia discovers a document from a seventeenth-century Genovian princess that could change the fate of Genovia forever. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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Project 17     DB/RC 68881
5 hours 23 minutes
by Laurie Faria Stolarz
read by Mare Trevathan
Danvers State Hospital. Six teens sneak into an abandoned mental institution to investigate rumors of haunting. As the teens move about the asylum's decaying rooms, armed with only flashlights and a camera, they unearth a resident's chilling past. Strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2007.
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Pure     DB 69536
9 hours 2 minutes
by Terra Elan McVoy
read by Jill Fox
Several years ago fifteen-year-old Tabitha and four of her friends promised to remain virgins until they marry. But when Tabitha meets Jake and kisses him and another friend confesses to having sex, secrets and doubts test the bonds among the five teenagers. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Reaching Out     DB/RC 68152
4 hours 36 minutes
by Francisco Jiménez
read by Michael Scherer
When Francisco becomes a freshman at the Santa Clara University in California in 1962, he enters an entirely different world from the Mexican migrant community his family still inhabits. Continuation of fictionalized autobiography in Breaking Through (RC 53946) and The Circuit (DB 46960, RC 46960). For junior and senior high readers. 2008.
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The Reapers' Song: Red River of the North, Book 4     DB/RC 68812
12 hours 2 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Catherine Byers
Dakota Territory, 1880s. When her husband Haakan falls ill, Ingeborg Bjorklund tries her hand at working the fields. Meanwhile, the family takes in Zeb MacCallister, a newcomer with a secret about his past. Zeb falls for Katy Bjorklund, which tests the family's faith. For senior high and older readers. 1998.
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Rebel Fay: The Noble Dead, Book 5     RC 67122
15 hours 28 minutes
by Barb Hendee and J.C. Hendee
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Half-elf Leesil, half-vampire Magiere, and companions Wynn and Chap enter the Elven Territories in winter to rescue Leesil's mother, trailed by vampires Welstiel and Chane. But the elves, led by Most Aged Father, hate vampires and humans alike and resist being disturbed. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Revelations: Blue Bloods, Book 3    DB/RC 69623
6 hours 10 minutes
by Melissa De la Cruz
read by Colleen Delany
Schuyler, from Masquerade (DB 66680, RC 66680), deals with her feelings for both Oliver and Jack. Meanwhile Bliss's reunion with Dylan is not what she hoped for. But soon their world unravels around them, and Schuyler and Bliss learn their destinies. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Rock and the River     DB/RC 69290
6 hours 26 minutes
by Kekla Magoon
read by Brian Conn
Chicago, 1968. Sam respects the teachings of his peaceful civil-rights activist father. But when Sam and his girlfriend Maxie witness a friend's brutal beating by white police officers, Sam questions waiting versus action. Then his brother joins the Black Panther Party. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. Coretta Scott King Award. 2009.
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Saga     DB/RC 67246
8 hours 50 minutes
by Conor Kostick
read by Kristin Allison
An airboarding teen called Ghost lives on Saga, a world based on a computer game. The dark queen plans to enslave Saga and conquer New Earth, but Ghost and her friends collaborate to stop her. Sequel to Epic (DB 66443, RC 66443). Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.
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Saturday Night Dirt: A Motor Novel     DB/RC 67940
4 hours 17 minutes
by Will Weaver
read by Erik Sandvold
While preparing for a special Saturday night stock-car race in a small Minnesota town, seventeen-year-old driver Trace Bonham suspects his dad's crew chief Larry Rawlins of sabotaging his car. Meanwhile another teenager, Melody "Mel" Walters, daughter of the Headwaters Speedway owner, checks on track conditions. For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Secret Life of Prince Charming     DB/RC 69426
9 hours 51 minutes
by Deb Caletti
read by Jeannie Stith
After being dumped by her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Quinn Hunt and her sisters, hoping to change their luck, embark on a trip to return all the objects their father stole from his former wives and girlfriends. Strong language. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
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The Secret Story of Sonía Rodríguez     DB/RC 68482
6 hours 2 minutes
by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
read by Annie Wauters
American-born teenager Sonia struggles to finish high school while keeping house for her family of seven. Sonia resents her heritage, but a crisis and a trip to her grandmother's house in Mexico enable Sonia to pursue her dreams. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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See You down the Road     DB/RC 67849
4 hours 53 minutes
by Kim Ablon Whitney
read by Erin Jones
Sixteen-year-old Irish American Bridget Daugherty questions her family's nomadic and criminal lifestyle. Her parents pressure her to quit school, marry, and help them in their shady business enterprises, while Bridget yearns for a different life. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2004.
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Shadow Kiss: A Vampire Academy Novel, Book 3     DB 69622
13 hours 20 minutes
by Richelle Mead
read by Julie-Ann Elliott
Weeks from guardian graduation, Rose questions her sanity as the dark effects of being shadow-kissed haunt her. After a deadly attack threatens people close to her, Rose confronts her shocking new destiny. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Shadowed Summer     DB 69850
4 hours 49 minutes
by Saundra Mitchell
read by Annie Wauters
Louisiana. In summer's sweltering heat fourteen-year-old Iris and her friend Collette stave off boredom by attempting to conjure up the dead in a local graveyard. But when a missing boy's ghost whispers in Iris's ear, the girls try to solve his mysterious disappearance. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Side Effects     RC 65610
4 hours 7 minutes
by Amy Goldman Koss
read by Miriam Wagner
Sarcastic eighth-grader Izzy gets diagnosed with lymphoma and describes the whirlwind of hospital visits and unpleasant treatments that follow. Her constant doodling and her best friend help her handle reactions from family and classmates as she deals with side effects. Strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.
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Skinned     DB/RC 69972
8 hours 40 minutes
by Robin Wasserman
read by Kate Reinders
To save her from dying after a horrible accident, Lia's parents transplant her brain into a mechanical body. Lia is rejected at school and returns home to isolation as religious extremists hold protests over the new technology. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. Commercial audiobook. 2008.
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Sofi Mendoza's Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico     DB/RC 66079
11 hours 9 minutes
by Malín Alegría
read by Robin Miles
Southern Californian high school senior Sofi Mendoza and her friends sneak to Tijuana for the weekend. When Sofi is not allowed back into the United States, she stays with relatives in rural Baja without an indoor bathroom, a telephone, the Internet, or American television. For senior high readers. 2007.
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Song for a Shadow     DB/RC 69942
10 hours 10 minutes
by Bernie MacKinnon
read by Erik Sandvold
Eighteen-year-old Aaron escapes his mentally unstable mother and the fame of his rock-star father. After getting a job in a Fox Hill, Maine, grocery store, Aaron becomes friends with the owners and their son, Doug. He also finds love with their daughter, Gail. Strong language. For senior high readers. 1991.
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Stargazer: Evernight, Book 2     DB/RC 69454
8 hours 3 minutes
by Claudia Gray
read by Mare Trevathan
Lucas flees Evernight Academy after his identity as a Black Cross vampire hunter is revealed. Bianca, the daughter of vampire parents, risks everything to secretly see Lucas again, but they must come to terms with belonging to two different worlds. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2009.
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The Starry Rift: Tales of New Tomorrows; an Original Science Fiction Anthology     DB/RC 67743
17 hours 20 minutes
edited by Jonathan Strahan
read by Jim Zeiger
Sixteen short science fiction stories about the future. In "Ass-Hat Magic Spider" by Scott Westerfeld, a teen exercises and shaves his head so he can join an expedition to the planet Tau. Includes works by Cory Doctorow, Garth Nix, and Stephen Baxter. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Strange Angels     DB 70487
8 hours 25 minutes
by Lili St. Crow
read by Mary Kane
After Dru's mother dies, Dru's father drags her across the country teaching her to kill the monsters that no one in the normal world sees but her. When her father disappears during a mission, sixteen-year-old Dru hunts those responsible. Violence and strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2009.
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Streams of Babel     DB/RC 68045
10 hours 45 minutes
by Carol Plum-Ucci
read by Michael Scherer
A bioterrorist attack in New Jersey leaves teens Cora, Owen, Scott, and Rain desperately ill. Meanwhile, young computer hackers Tyler and Shahzad uncover a plot to infect America's water supply. The two assist the government in tracking the extremists. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Suite Scarlett     DB/RC 67726
9 hours 25 minutes
by Maureen Johnson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Martin helps to run her family's aging Manhattan hotel. When former starlet Mrs. Amberson arrives for the summer and works with Scarlett's brother to stage an amateur play, Scarlett falls in love with one of the actors. For senior high readers. 2008.
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The Summoning: Darkest Powers, Book 1     DB/RC 68930
7 hours 37 minutes
by Kelley Armstrong
read by Erin Jones
After a bad encounter with a disfigured ghost, fifteen-year-old Chloe becomes the newest resident of the Lyle House for troubled teens. When her odd housemates display various powers, Chloe tries to make sense of the house's mysterious goings-on and endangers the entire group. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Sunrise over Fallujah     DB/RC 67033
7 hours 17 minutes
by Walter Dean Myers
read by L.J. Ganser
Iraq, 2003. Robin "Birdy" Perry joins the army after high school and becomes involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Birdy writes about his experiences to his uncle Richie, a Vietnam War veteran, from Fallen Angels (DB 29775, RC 29775). Violence and strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2008.
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Sweethearts     DB/RC 67425
5 hours 17 minutes
by Sara Zarr
read by Mare Trevathan
Salt Lake City. Non-Mormons Jennifer and Cameron are each other's only friend in elementary school. Cameron moves away and "Jenna" is told that he died. But eight years later Cameron reappears, and their past interferes with Jenna's new life as a thin and popular senior. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Swim the Fly     DB/RC 69067
8 hours 36 minutes
by Don Calame
read by Erik Sandvold
Every summer, marginal swimmers Cooper, Sean, and Matt set themselves crazy goals; this year's objective is to see a naked girl. When out-of-shape Matt falls for Kelly, the new girl on the swim team, his first priority is learning to swim the butterfly. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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The Telling Pool     DB 69832
9 hours 54 minutes
by David Clement-Davies
read by Alexander Strain
In the reign of Richard the Lionheart, Welsh teen Rhodri Falcon accompanies his parents to a country fair, where a fortune-teller and a blind blacksmith take an interest in the amulet Rhodri wears about his neck—and in his destiny. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2005.
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Ten Things I Hate about Me     DB/RC 68318
7 hours 17 minutes
by Randa Abdel-Fattah
read by Corrie James
Lebanese Australian Jamilah, known in high school as Jamie, hides her heritage by dyeing her hair blonde and wearing blue contact lenses. At home, Jamie plays in an Arabic band and endures her father's strict Muslim rules. The conflict between cultures forces Jamie to make choices. For senior high readers. 2006.
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Tender Mercies: Red River of the North, Book 5    DB/RC 68813
10 hours 24 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Catherine Byers
Dakota Territory, 1880s. Mary Martha MacCallister from Missouri visits her brother Zeb in Blessing, where she volunteers at the school and befriends eligible pastor John Solberg. Just as everyone comes to love her, Mary Martha must leave to care for her ailing mother. For senior high and older readers. 1999.
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Thaw     DB/RC 68804
6 hours 45 minutes
by Monica M. Roe
read by Erik Sandvold
Paralyzed with Guillain-Barré syndrome, eighteen-year-old champion skier Dane Rafferty is sent from New York State to a rehabilitation center in Florida. Dane's arrogance gradually fades as he contends with his physical limitations. Meanwhile, Carissa visits her comatose father across the hall. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Thief of Lives: The Noble Dead, Book 2     DB/RC 66830
14 hours 57 minutes
by Barb Hendee and J.C. Hendee
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Half-vampire, half-human Magiere, from Dhampir (DB 57598, RC 57598), and her half-elf partner Leesil are running a tavern in Miiska when Magiere is blackmailed into investigating another killing. Vampires Chane, Toret, and Sapphire reside in the nearby city of Bela and prepare to battle Magiere. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2004.
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This Is My Funniest, Book 2: Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever     DB/RC 67177
14 hours 49 minutes
edited by Mike Resnick
read by Erik Sandvold
Thirty short science fiction stories. Includes "Aliens Ate My Pickup" by Mercedes Lackey, "Invasion of the Jack Benny Snatchers" by John Gregory Betancourt, and "The Santa Claus Planet" by Frank M. Robinson. Cmpanion to This Is My Funniest (DB 65600, RC 65600). Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2007.
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Throwing like a Girl     DB/RC 66845
6 hours 11 minutes
by Weezie Kerr Mackey
read by Erin Jones
Ella is dismayed to move from Chicago to Dallas during her sophomore year of high school, but she joins the softball team and makes friends. With understanding parents and a romantic interest in her lab partner Nate, Ella begins to feel at home. For junior and senior high readers. 2007.
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Tiger Moon     DB/RC 68734
10 hours 56 minutes
by Antonia Michaelis
read by Alec Volz
India, 1900s. The young bride of a cruel and selfish husband spins a tale to a kind servant boy about a thief, his companion white tiger, a famous jewel intended to rescue a kidnapped princess from a demon king, and an unlikely hero. For senior high readers. 2006.
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Trigger     DB/RC 66853
10 hours 5 minutes
by Susan Vaught
read by John Polk
Seventeen-year-old Jersey returns home from a brain-injury treatment center, where he spent a year recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. With no memory, Jersey tries to decipher the past and the events that led to his suicide attempt. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2006.
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Under a War-Torn Sky     DB/RC 68311
8 hours 13 minutes
by L.M. Elliott
read by Joe Peck
Europe, 1944. After his plane is shot down by Hitler's Luftwaffe, nineteen-year-old Lieutenant Henry Forester of Virginia begins trekking across occupied France. With help from members of the resistance, Henry tries to avoid capture and reach the safety of the American lines. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2001.
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Untamed: House of Night, Book 4     DB 68667
9 hours 54 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
After events in Chosen (DB 68634), teen vampire Zoey Redbird is ostracized at her new boarding school and abandoned by her former love interests. But Zoey knows that high priestess Neferet's war on humans is wrong and tries to stop her. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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An Untamed Land: Red River of the North, Book 1     DB/RC 67616
13 hours 46 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Catherine Byers
1880. Roald Bjorklund, his wife Ingeborg, and their five-year-old son Thorliff leave Norway in search of a better life in America. They journey to the Dakota Territory where they build a homestead in the Red River Valley with faith, love, and hard work. For senior high and older readers. Angel Award. 1996.
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Unwind     DB/RC 66918
10 hours 32 minutes
by Neal Shusterman
read by Erik Synnestvedt
In a future world, parents may "unwind," or disassemble, their offspring between the ages of thirteen and eighteen to harvest their body parts for others' use. Teens Connor, Risa, and Lev fight to uphold their beliefs and perhaps save their own lives. For junior and senior high readers. 2007.
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Vampire Academy: A Vampire Academy Novel, Book 1     DB/RC 68486
9 hours 38 minutes
by Richelle Mead
read by Julie-Ann Elliot
After two years in hiding, seniors Rose and Lissa are dragged back to St. Vladimir's Academy. Vampire princess Lissa must learn to control her magic, while Rose's impetuous behavior hinders her status as Lissa's guardian. Violence, descriptions of sex, and some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2007.
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The Van Alen Legacy: Blue Bloods     DB 69890
8 hours 45 minutes
by Melissa De la Cruz
read by Colleen Delany
Bliss's shocking destiny in Revelations (DB 69623, RC 69623) leads to complicated problems with the Silver Bloods. Meanwhile, Schuyler, who has chosen Oliver over Jack, is being pursued by the Venators and Mimi embarks on a mission to track down Jordan. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Wake: Wake Trilogy, Book 1     DB/RC 69614
3 hours 59 minutes
by Lisa McMann
read by Mary Kane
Whenever people fall asleep around her, seventeen-year-old Janie Hannagan is sucked into their dreams as an unwilling bystander. But after she slips into a violent dream alone in her car, Janie realizes she needs to control her paranormal ability. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Walk of the Spirits     DB/RC 68209
9 hours 11 minutes
by Richie Tankersley Cusick
read by Madelyn Buzzard
After losing everything in a Florida hurricane, Miranda and her mother move back to the mother's family home in St. Yvette, Louisiana. Miranda joins a school project involving the town's history and discovers that she, like her grandfather, can speak to spirits from the past. For senior high readers. 2008.
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Wings     DB/RC 69314
6 hours 47 minutes
by Aprilynne Pike
read by Mary Kane
Fifteen-year-old Laurel is going through some changes: moving to a new town, starting high school, and sprouting a beautiful flower on her back. Laurel's friend David discovers the bloom is composed of plant, not animal, cells. But what else Laurel learns is beyond her imagination. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Wintergirls     DB/RC 69104
6 hours 29 minutes
by Laurie Halse Anderson
read by Annie Wauters
Lia's estranged best friend Cassie is found alone in the Gateway Motel—dead, after calling Lia thirty-three times. While Lia feels guilty for not acting to prevent Cassie's death from bulimia, she continues to struggle with her own anorexia and self-mutilation. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.
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Wondrous Strange      DB 70194
7 hours 14 minutes
by Lesley Livingston
read by Mark Delgado
When seventeen-year-old Shakespearean actress Kelley Winslow meets Sonny Flannery, a Janus Guard of the Samhain Gate, she discovers the fairy otherworld. But this year when the gate opens on the night of Samhain, something horrible comes through to the human world. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.
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Yellow Flag     DB/RC 66770
4 hours 16 minutes
by Robert Lipsyte
read by Gary Roan
Seventeen-year-old Kyle comes from a family of NASCAR drivers. Kyle prefers playing the trumpet in a brass quintet, but when his racer brother Kris is injured, Kyle steps in. While helping his kin, Kyle becomes torn between racing and music—and two potential girlfriends. For junior and senior high readers. 2007.
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Adventures in the West: Stories for Young Readers    BR 17916
edited by Susanne George Bloomfield and Eric Melvin Reed
3 volumes
Twenty-six short western adventure stories originally published in two children's magazines, Youth's Companion and St. Nicholas, written between the 1890s and World War I. Includes "The Buffalo Hunt," "Our First Well in Nebraska," and "Sister Anne and the Cowboy," among others. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2007.

And Then Everything Unraveled    BR 18699
by Jennifer Sturman
2 volumes
When the ship that Delia's mother is aboard disappears in Antarctica, Delia goes to live with her two aunts in Manhattan. Refusing to believe her mom is dead, Delia searches for clues and discovers that her mother was the victim of a conspiracy. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.

Betrayed: House of Night, Book 2     BR 18462
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
3 volumes
As Zoey accepts her transformation into a vampire and the powers that come with it, teenagers from her former high school are murdered. When evidence in the case implicates Zoey's new school, the House of Night, she investigates—and discovers betrayal. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.

Blessing in Disguise: Red River of the North, Book 6    BR 18179
by Lauraine Snelling
3 volumes
1880s. Broken-hearted Augusta Bjorklund leaves Norway to start a new life in America. She intends to go to Blessing, North Dakota, to stay with relatives but boards the wrong train and meets handsome rancher Kane Moyer, who mistakes her for his mail-order bride. For senior high and older readers. 1999.

The Book of Jude    BR 18396
by Kimberley Heuston
2 volumes
1989. Fifteen-year-old Jude and her Mormon family relocate to communist Czechoslovakia after Jude's mother wins a Fulbright fellowship to study art. But the move and the country's political turmoil overwhelm Jude until she is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and treated. For senior high readers. 2008.

The Boy Who Dared    BR 18376
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
1 volume
1942. Seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hübener is imprisoned for treason. While awaiting execution in his filthy prison cell, Helmuth looks back over his short life, recalling friendships, family, and his courageous endeavor to share the truth about Hitler and the war with other Germans. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

Catching Fire: Hunger Games, Book 2    BR 18554
by Suzanne Collins
3 volumes
Victorious district twelve tributes Katniss and Peeta, from the Hunger Games (Volume 1 Hunger Games, Volume 2 Hunger Games, Volume 3 Hunger Games), have secured lives of safety and plenty for themselves and their families. But because they won by defying the rules, they have unwittingly incited a rebellion. Some violence. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2009.

Child of Dandelions    BR 18294
by Shenaaz Nanji
2 volumes
East Africa, 1972. Sabine and her Indian family live in Uganda, where her best friend is black. When Idi Amin, the country's president, expels all Indians, Sabine saves her family from danger and tries to comprehend the meaning of evil. Violence. For senior high readers. 2008.

Chosen: House of Night, Book 3    BR 18481
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
2 volumes
Fledgling vampire Zoey Redbird's best friend Stevie Rae is "undead" and becoming a monster—and Zoey knows that her own mentor is behind the deed. When two professors are murdered, Zoey suspects humans are guilty. She also finds herself in a love triangle. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

A Conspiracy of Kings    BR 19165
by Megan Whalen Turner
2 volumes
Reluctant heir to the throne Sophos is kidnapped, becomes a slave, escapes, then finally accepts his destiny. He tries to save his country from being destroyed by rebellion and exploited by the conniving Mede empire. Companion to The King of Attolia (Volume 1 The King of Attolia, Volume 2 The King of Attolia, Volume 3 The King of Attolia). For junior and senior high readers. 2010.

The Dead and the Gone     BR 18229
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
2 volumes
After a meteor hits the moon causing a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his younger sisters alone in the chaos of New York City. Companion to Life as We Knew It (Volume 1 Life as We Knew It, Volume 2 Life as We Knew It, Volume 3 Life as We Knew It). For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

Deadline     BR 17545
by Chris Crutcher
2 volumes
Eighteen-year-old Ben Wolf hides his terminal illness from family and friends during his senior year of high school. Since he is now able to live without fearing consequences, Ben allows himself to fall in love, argue with a teacher, and play football. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.

The Demon's Lexicon    BR 18719
by Sarah Rees Brennan
3 volumes
Brothers Nick and Alan Ryves live on the run from magicians and demons. When classmates Mae and her brother Jamie arrive unannounced at the Ryves home requesting aid, Nick refuses. But then Alan endangers them, forcing Nick to act. For senior high and older readers. 2009.

The Disappeared    BR 18412
by Gloria Whelan
1 volume
Buenos Aires, Argentina; 1977. Teenaged Silvia and her older brother Eduardo correspond after Eduardo is arrested and jailed by the government. Silvia describes her parents' anguish and the dates she has with General López's son in an attempt to help Eduardo's cause. Violence. For senior high readers. 2008.

Dope Sick    BR 18314
by Walter Dean Myers
1 volume
Seventeen-year-old Lil J, a suspect in the shooting of an undercover cop, hides in an abandoned crack house. He encounters Kelly, a man who is watching clips of Lil J's life on television. Kelly urges Lil J to examine choices he's made. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.

The Forest of Hands and Teeth    BR 18828
by Carrie Ryan
3 volumes
Mary seeks knowledge of the world beyond the village's protective fences, which contain the "Unconsecrated"—an aggressive, formerly dead, flesh-eating people—and the surrounding forest. When outsider Gabrielle enters the village, Mary wonders about the Sisterhood's secrets and plans for escape. Some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2009.

Fragile Eternity    BR 18618
by Melissa Marr
3 volumes
Summer Queen Aislinn and her mortal boyfriend Seth, from Wicked Lovely (Volume 1 Wicked Lovely, Volume 2 Wicked Lovely), struggle with their relationship since she's immortal—and the Summer King's partner. Seth must find a way to keep Aislinn for himself. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.

Funny How Things Change    BR 18716
by Melissa Wyatt
2 volumes
Lisa convinces her boyfriend Remy to escape from their mountain town in West Virginia and move away with her when she starts college. But when Remy meets Dana, an outsider painting a mural on the community water tower, Remy reevaluates his future and his home. For senior high readers. 2009.

Game     BR 18088
by Walter Dean Myers
1 volume
Harlem. African American high school senior Drew Lawson aims to go to college and play basketball for the NBA despite his mediocre grades. Rivalry begins when Drew's coach favors Tomas, a new white teammate from Prague. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

The Ghosts of Kerfol    BR 18347
by Deborah Noyes
1 volume
Five intertwined stories involving Kerfol, the fictional mansion of author Edith Wharton. Over the centuries its inhabitants are haunted by dead dogs, fractured relationships, and the taste of bitter revenge. For senior high readers. 2008.

Girl, Barely 15: Flirting for England    BR 17931
by Sue Limb
2 volumes
Fifteen-year-old Jess Jordan and her mother host one of the French exchange students coming to her English town. Unfortunately Edouard turns out to be immature and smelly. When he falls in love with Jess, she pretends that her friend Fred is her boyfriend. For senior high readers. 2008.

Goddess Boot Camp    BR 18715
by Tera Lynn Childs
2 volumes
Part goddess Phoebe Castro has only sixteen days to get her new powers under control before the gods require her to pass a test. Phoebe's stepfather Damian enrolls her in Goddess Boot Camp. Sequel to Oh. My. Gods. (Volume 1 Oh. My. Gods, Volume 2 Oh. My. Gods). Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

Headlock     BR 18438
by Joyce Sweeney
2 volumes
High school senior Kyle, a former gymnast, is training to become a professional wrestler when the grandmother who raised him falls ill. Kyle sacrifices his budding career to care for her until his estranged mother decides to help, freeing Kyle to follow his dream. For senior high readers. 2006.

Here Lies Arthur      BR 18373
by Philip Reeve
2 volumes
Southwest Britain, A.D. 500. The bard Myrddin brings the destitute girl-child Gwyna under his protection, transforming her into the Lady of the Lake, a boy warrior, and a spy as he schemes to promote Arthur into the great hero King Arthur. Some violence. For senior high readers. Carnegie Medal. 2007.

Hotlanta    BR 17922
by Denene Millner and Mitzi Miller
2 volumes
Beautiful African American twin sisters—Sydney, a high achiever, and Lauren, a party girl—live a privileged life in Atlanta with their mother and stepfather. But the girls must deal with family secrets and scandal when their biological father is released from prison. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

The House of Djinn    BR 18083
by Suzanne Fisher Staples
2 volumes
Dismayed fifteen-year-old Californian Jameel learns that he has been designated head of the family in Lahore, Pakistan—and that a marriage with his cousin Mumtaz has been arranged. A "djinni," or spirit, helps him decide between cultures. Sequel to Haveli (Volume 1 Haveli, Volume 2 Haveli). For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

How They Met and Other Stories    BR 17932
by David Levithan
2 volumes
Eighteen short stories about love in all its variations, written by the author when he was in high school. In "Andrew Chang" a Chinese teenager goes on a date arranged by her parents, but she doesn't realize she is going to a prom. For senior high readers. 2008.

How to Be Bad    BR 18253
by E. Lockhart and others
2 volumes
Florida teenage girls Mel, Jesse, and Vicks leave their summer jobs and head to Miami for the weekend to visit Vicks's boyfriend Brady at college. The three weather adventures including hurricanes and arguments about family problems but manage to remain friends. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

The Hunger Games, Book 1    BR 18488
by Suzanne Collins
3 volumes
In a future North America, Panem's rulers maintain control through a televised survival competition pitting teens from twelve districts in a fight to the death. Sixteen-year-olds Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are this year's girl and boy contestants from District Twelve. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden    BR 18074
by Joanne Greenberg
2 volumes
Sixteen-year-old Deborah has schizophrenia and retreats into a fantasy world of her own invention. Only after her parents reluctantly commit her to a mental hospital does she begin to face reality. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 1964.

If I Stay    BR 18565
by Gayle Forman
2 volumes
Cellist and Juilliard hopeful Mia clings to life after a car accident kills her family. While observing herself during an out-of-body experience, Mia flashes through her past to determine whether to fight for survival or die. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.

If Only You Knew: A Hotlanta Novel    BR 18061
by Denene Millner and Mitzi Miller
2 volumes
Atlanta. Twins Sydney and Lauren run into trouble when Sydney makes secret visits to their biological father in jail and Lauren falls in love with a boy from the wrong side of town. And their wealthy stepfather may be involved in murder. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

Indigo Summer: An Indigo Novel, Book 1    BR 17923
by Monica McKayhan
2 volumes
Indigo Summer begins freshman year at her Atlanta high school as one of the most popular girls in her class. But after being dumped by her football-star boyfriend Quincy Rawlins, Indigo comes to appreciate next-door neighbor Marcus Carter and learns something about true friendships. For senior high readers. 2007.

Ink Exchange    BR 18112
by Melissa Marr
2 volumes
Mortal teenager Leslie, Aislinn's friend from Wicked Lovely (Volume 1 Wicked Lovely, Volume 2 Wicked Lovely), endures an abusive home life. But when Leslie gets a tattoo, its image draws her into the Dark Court of evil faeries, where King Irial falls in love with her. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

Jaded: An Indigo Novel, Book 4    BR 18280
by Monica McKayhan
2 volumes
Fifteen-year-old Jade Morgan tries to reunite her divorced parents after they move into the same apartment complex in Atlanta. Her efforts fail when her father proposes to his girlfriend, Veronica. Jade's boyfriend Terrence suggests giving Veronica a chance, yet his own behavior is suspicious. For senior high readers. 2008.

Jerk, California    BR 18379
by Jonathan Friesen
2 volumes
Isolated at school and tormented by his stepdad, Minnesota high school senior Sam Carrier feels defined by his Tourette syndrome. But long-distance running, his deceased father's friend George, a girl named Naomi, and a road trip to Jerk, California, change his perspective. Some strong language. For senior high readers. Schneider Family Book Award. 2008.

Jinx    BR 17925
2 volumes
After her first spell goes awry, sixteen-year-old Jean "Jinx" Honeychurch, who has witchcraft in her bloodline, leaves Iowa to live with relatives in Manhattan. Jinx soon must stop her cousin Tory from practicing black magic that could harm a boy they both like. For junior and senior high readers. 2007.

The Joys of Love    BR 18238
by Madeleine L'Engle
2 volumes
After graduating from college in 1946, Elizabeth pursues her dream of acting and lands an apprenticeship in a summer theater company. She falls in love with an aspiring director, not realizing how much her friendship with a fellow apprentice means to her. For senior high and older readers. 1950.

Kendra     BR 18282
by Coe Booth
2 volumes
Fourteen-year-old Kendra, raised by her strict grandmother while her mother Renée attends college, expects to be reunited with her mom after Renée graduates. But Renée rejects her and Kendra turns to a boy for affection. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2008.

The Kingdom on the Waves: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 2; Taken from Accounts by His Own Hand and Other Sundry Sources—Collected by Mr. M.T. Anderson of Boston     BR 18222
by M .T. Anderson
3 volumes
Persuaded by the 1775 British offer of freedom to slaves, Octavian joins the Royal Ethiopian Regiment, engaging in naval raids on Virginia. Sequel to National Book Award winner The Pox Party (Volume 1 The Pox Party, Volume 2 The Pox Party). Violence. For senior high and older readers. 2008.

Larry and the Meaning of Life    BR 18372
by Janet Tashjian
2 volumes
After high school Josh "Larry" Swensen, from Vote for Larry (Volume 1 Vote for Larry, Volume 2 Vote for Larry), delays college and mopes around his stepfather's house. On a visit to nearby Walden Pond, Larry meets self-proclaimed guru Gus Muldarian, with whom he attempts to obtain enlightenment. For senior high readers. 2008.

Life as We Knew It    BR 18228
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
3 volumes
Sixteen-year-old Miranda keeps a journal describing her family's struggle to survive after an asteroid hits the moon and causes disastrous climate change on earth. She records her feelings about losing contact with friends and the outside world, locating food, and keeping hope alive. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.

Little Wing     BR 18341
by Joanne Horniman
1 volume
Australia. Emily, a young mother, struggles to find a way out of postpartum depression and leaves her baby, Mahalia. Along her emotional journey she meets Martin and his son, whose relationship reminds her of what she left behind. Companion to Mahalia (Volume 1 Mahalia, Volume 2 Mahalia). For junior and senior high readers. 2006.

Lost    BR 18535
by Jacqueline Davies
2 volumes
Sixteen-year-old Essie's life's joy is caring for her little sister Zelda. But things change when Essie begins working at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Essie befriends a secretive coworker and avoids old friends as a dark, painful memory threatens her reality. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2009.

Love and Peaches    BR 18856
by Jodi Lynn Anderson
2 volumes
After spending a year apart in The Secrets of Peaches (Volume 1 The Secrets of Peaches, Volume 2 The Secrets of Peaches), Birdie, Leeda, and Murphy are reunited in the Darlington Orchard in Bridgewater, Georgia. The three friends cope with new responsibilities, relationships, love, and the unavoidable changes that come with growing up. For senior high readers. 2008.

Marcelo in the Real World    BR 18579
by Francisco X. Stork
3 volumes
Seventeen-year-old Marcelo Sandoval, who has autism, gets a summer job working in the mail room of his father's law firm. Exposed to real-world situations, Marcelo has encounters with his boss Jasmine that bring romance and a myriad of emotions to the surface. For junior and senior high readers. Schneider Family Book Award. 2009.

Marked: House of Night, Book 1    BR 18461
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
3 volumes
Zoey is struggling in high school when she is marked by a Tracker to become a vampire. Zoey's Grandma Redbird enrolls her in another school, the House of Night, where Zoey learns new rules and uncovers a sinister plot. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.

Me, the Missing, and the Dead    BR 18115
by Jenny Valentine
1 volume
London teenager Lucas Swain becomes obsessed with an urn containing the ashes of Violet Park. He also is preoccupied with his journalist dad, who mysteriously disappeared years ago and who is somehow connected to Violet. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2007.

The Missing Girl     BR 18903
by Norma Fox Mazer
2 volumes
A middle-aged man secretly stalks the Herbert family's five sisters, ages eleven to seventeen, as they go about their everyday activities in the small town of Mallory, New York. Then the stranger makes his move, luring Autumn, the youngest girl, into his house. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

Mississippi Jack: Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and the Lily of the West; a Bloody Jack Adventure     BR 18066
by L.A. Meyer
4 volumes
1806. Jacky Faber heads west to escape British charges of piracy. She turns a Mississippi keelboat into a casino-showboat and heads for New Orleans, with her beloved Jaimy following in her wake. Sequel to In the Belly of the Bloodhound (Volume 1 Bloodhound, Volume 2 Bloodhound, Volume 3 Bloodhound, Volume 4 Bloodhound). For junior and senior high readers. 2007.

Mockingjay    BR 19134
by Suzanne Collins
3 volumes
District 13 chooses Katniss as the Mockingjay—the revolution's symbolic leader. But she doesn't know whom to trust after she is forced to help overthrow the oppressive Capitol. Sequel to Catching Fire (Volume 1 Catching Fire, Volume 2 Catching Fire, Volume 3 Catching Fire). Some violence. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2010.

Nation    BR 18200
by Terry Pratchett
3 volumes
After a devastating tsunami, Mau, the sole survivor of his island village, joins forces with Daphne, a shipwrecked English girl. Their beach fire draws other refugees who band together to rebuild a community based on what they value most. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2008.

New Moon    BR 18147
by Stephenie Meyer
4 volumes
Following Twilight (Volume 1 Twilight, Volume 2 Twilight, Volume 3 Twilight, Volume 4 Twilight), vampire Edward Cullen and his family leave Bella and her town to prevent themselves from devouring humans. Brokenhearted Bella turns to adventure-seeking Jacob and motorcycles. Meanwhile, a pack of werewolves tries to protect Bella from a vindictive vampire. For senior high readers. 2006.

The Noah Confessions    BR 17634
by Barbara Hall
2 volumes
Los Angeles. Instead of the car she expected for her sixteenth birthday, Lynnie's father gives her a manuscript that her late mother wrote as a teenager. Lynnie discovers family secrets and begins to understand more about her parents and the challenges of growing up. For senior high readers. 2007.

November Blues    BR 18917
by Sharon M. Draper
2 volumes
Two months after her boyfriend Josh dies, sixteen-year-old November finds out that she is pregnant. She faces difficult options with support from her mother, girlfriends, and Josh's cousin Jericho. Sequel to The Battle of Jericho (Volume 1 The Battle of Jericho, Volume 2 The Battle of Jericho). For senior high readers. Coretta Scott King Honor Book. 2007.

Oh. My. Gods. Volume 1    BR 18714
by Tera Lynn Childs
2 volumes
Phoebe Castro's life turns upside down when her mother becomes engaged to a near stranger and moves herself and Phoebe to Serfopoula, Greece. After Phoebe learns her new school is an academy for descendants of Greek gods, she tries to fit in. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

Once upon a Time in the North    BR 17906
by Philip Pullman
1 volume
Texan Lee Scoresby, accompanied by his daemon Hester, lands his hot-air balloon on the arctic island of Novy Odense, where he becomes embroiled in local politics and first meets Iorek Byrnison, the armored bear. Companion to the His Dark Materials series. For junior and senior high readers. 2008.

The Pact: An Indigo Novel, Book 3    BR 18099
by Monica McKayhan
2 volumes
Indigo and her boyfriend Marcus break up for the summer. But when things spiral out of control for Indigo while she visits her cool cousin in Chicago, she needs Marcus. Meanwhile, Marcus's estranged mother fails him in Houston. Sequel to Trouble Follows (Volume 1 Trouble Follows, Volume 2 Trouble Follows). For senior high readers. 2008.

A Parcel of Patterns    BR 18124
by Jill Paton Walsh
1 volume
Eyam, England; 1665. Mall Percival recalls the way the plague came to her Derbyshire village—in a package of sewing patterns sent from London to the minister's wife. The villagers voluntarily isolate themselves to prevent the disease from spreading, but three-fourths of them die. For junior and senior high readers. 1983.

Peculiar Treasures: Katie Weldon, Book 1    BR 17879
by Robin Jones Gunn
2 volumes
The summer before her senior year at Bible college, Katie Weldon catches the bouquet at her best friend Christy Miller's wedding. But Katie's new assignment as resident assistant at her dorm brings up new challenges in her relationship with almost-boyfriend Rick Doyle. For senior high and older readers. 2008.

Perfect Chemistry    BR 18720
by Simone Elkeles
3 volumes
Assigned as lab partners in senior chemistry, well-to-do Brittany Ellis and Latino Blood gang member Alex Fuentes clash in and out of class. As their heated exchanges lead to a forbidden attraction, their lives begin to change. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2009.

The Reapers' Song: Red River of the North, Book 4    BR 18177
by Lauraine Snelling
3 volumes
Dakota Territory, 1880s. When her husband Haakan falls ill, Ingeborg Bjorklund tries her hand at working the fields. Meanwhile, the family takes in Zeb MacCallister, a newcomer with a secret about his past. Zeb falls for Katy Bjorklund, which tests the family's faith. For senior high and older readers. 1998.

Red Spikes    BR 18248
by Margo Lanagan
1 volume
Ten short fantasy tales by the Australian author of Black Juice (Volume 1 Black Juice, Volume 2 Black Juice). In "A Feather in the Breast of God," the spirit of Smoko, a pet budgie that was eaten by a cat, returns to aid a member of the family. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2007.

The Restless Dead: Ten Original Stories of the Supernatural    BR 18446
edited by Deborah Noyes
2 volumes
Horror stories by masters of dark fantasy. Vampires feed on the living in Annette Curtis Klause's "Kissing Dead Boys." Hunger for the flesh promises not renewal but defeat in Holly Black's "The Poison Eaters." Companion to Gothic! Ten Original Dark Tales (Volume 1 Gothic! Ten Original Dark Tales, Volume 2 Gothic! Ten Original Dark Tales). For junior and senior high readers. 2007.

The Rock and the River    BR 18709
by Kekla Magoon
2 volumes
Chicago, 1968. Sam respects the teachings of his peaceful civil-rights activist father. But when Sam and his girlfriend Maxie witness a friend's brutal beating by white police officers, Sam questions waiting versus action. And his brother joins the Black Panther Party. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. Coretta Scott King Award. 2009.

Rucker Park Setup    BR 18214
by Paul Volponi
1 volume
While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend J.R. was murdered, Mackey tries to decide whether to maintain his silence or tell J.R.'s father and the police what really happened. Some violence and some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2007.

Saturday Night Dirt: A Motor Novel    BR 18211
by Will Weaver
1 volume
While preparing for a special Saturday night stock-car race in a small Minnesota town, seventeen-year-old driver Trace Bonham suspects his dad's crew chief Larry Rawlins of sabotaging his car. Meanwhile another teenager, Melody "Mel" Walters, daughter of the Headwaters Speedway owner, checks on track conditions. For senior high readers. 2008.

Shift    BR 18344
by Jennifer Bradbury
2 volumes
Best friends Chris Collins and Win Coggans bicycle from West Virginia to Washington State after high school graduation. When Win disappears near the end of the ride, Chris returns home without him. Win's wealthy father soon has the FBI on the case. For senior high readers. 2008.

Shooting Star    BR 18724
by Fredrick McKissack Jr.
2 volumes
Talented Jomo Rodgers finishes his first year on the varsity football team and draws the attention of the press and college scouts. After recruiters comment about his small size, Jomo tries steroids, becomes addicted, and struggles to maintain control of his life. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2009.

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella    BR 18998
by Stephenie Meyer
1 volume
Seattle. Fifteen-year old Bree Tanner doesn't know whom to trust as Riley's army of newborn vampires attacks the Cullens and Bella. Bree struggles to learn the truth before time runs out. Companion to Eclipse (Volume 1 Eclipse, Volume 2 Eclipse, Volume 3 Eclipse, Volume 4 Eclipse). Some violence. For senior high readers. 2010.

Sweet Thang    BR 18215
by Allison Whittenberg
1 volume
Philadelphia, 1975. African American ninth-grader Charmaine Upshaw resents having her orphaned, six-year-old cousin living with her family. At school Charmaine does homework for Demetrius McGee, but he likes another girl. Gradually, Charmaine realizes what is really important in life. For junior and senior high readers. 2006.

Sweethearts    BR 18094
by Sara Zarr
2 volumes
Salt Lake City. Non-Mormons Jennifer and Cameron are each other's only friend in elementary school. Cameron moves away and "Jenna" is told that he died. But eight years later Cameron reappears, and their past interferes with Jenna's new life as a thin and popular senior. For senior high readers. 2008.

Tender Mercies: Red River of the North, Book 5    BR 18178
by Lauraine Snelling
3 volumes
Dakota Territory, 1880s. Mary Martha MacCallister from Missouri visits her brother Zeb in Blessing, where she volunteers at the school and befriends eligible pastor John Solberg. Just as everyone comes to love her, Mary Martha must leave to care for her ailing mother. For senior high and older readers. 1999.

This World We Live In    BR 19054
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
2 volumes
In the shadow of the asteroid's aftermath, teenager Miranda and her family struggle to survive. When Alex Morales—from The Dead and the Gone (Volume 1 The Dead and the Gone, Volume 2 The Dead and the Gone)—arrives at her house, Miranda harbors romantic feelings for him. But continuing disasters disrupt their relationship. For junior and senior high readers. 2010.

Tiger, Tiger    BR 18288
by Galaxy Craze
2 volumes
Lucy, from By the Shore (Volume 1 By the Shore, Volume 2 By the Shore), flees London with her children May and Eden to a California religious commune. Teenager May slowly adjusts to the ashram, but its lifestyle threatens fragile family bonds. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2008. Trouble    BR 18234
by Gary D. Schmidt
2 volumes
Fourteen-year-old Henry, wishing to honor his older brother Franklin's dying request, sets out to hike Maine's Mount Katahdin with his best friend and dog. But they encounter the Cambodian refugee accused of fatally injuring Franklin—and learn that all is not as it seems. For junior and senior high readers. 2008. Trouble Follows: An Indigo Novel, Book 2    BR 18098
by Monica McKayhan
2 volumes
Indigo is enjoying school and the dance team when her former best friend Jade moves back to Atlanta. But then Indigo's parents start having problems, her boyfriend Marcus is arrested, and Jade becomes overly involved with a history teacher. Sequel to Indigo Summer (Volume 1 Indigo Summer, Volume 2 Indigo Summer). For senior high readers. 2007.

Twilight    BR 18146
by Stephenie Meyer
4 volumes
After seventeen-year-old Bella moves in with her dad in Washington state she falls in love with high school senior Edward Cullen. Bella discovers that Edward and his adoptive clan are vampires. Though they feast on wildlife rather than humans, Bella is still in danger. For senior high readers. 2005.

Untamed: House of Night, Book 4    BR 18482
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
3 volumes
After events in Chosen (Volume 1 Chosen, Volume 2 Chosen), teen vampire Zoey Redbird is ostracized at her new boarding school and abandoned by her former love interests. But Zoey knows that high priestess Neferet's war on humans is wrong and tries to stop her. Strong language. For senior high readers. 2008.

Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie    BR 17808
by Holly Black
2 volumes
Seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, where she meets other kids who live underground. She also encounters troll Ravus, who distributes lifesaving potions to faeries. When Ravus is accused of murder, Val defends him. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high readers. 2005.

What I Saw and How I Lied    BR 18441
by Judy Blundell
2 volumes
1947. Teenage Evie, her mother Beverly, and Evie's stepfather Joe celebrate Joe's return from World War II by vacationing in Florida. Evie's attraction to ex-soldier Peter—who has a strange hold on Joe—leads her to discover a devastating web of lies. For senior high and older readers. National Book Award. 2008.

Whirlwind: The Caretaker Trilogy, Book 2    BR 18127
by David Klass
3 volumes
After saving Earth's oceans in Firestorm (Volume 1 Firestorm, Volume 2 Firestorm, Volume 3 Firestorm), Jack discovers that his girlfriend P.J. is missing and that her parents blame him for her disappearance. Jack and his psychic dog Gisco head to the Amazon rain forest to ask a wizard for help. Some violence. For senior high readers. 2008.

Witch and Wizard    BR 18902
by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet
2 volumes
Soldiers from the New Order government kidnap and imprison siblings Wisty and Whit Allgood, accusing them of the outlawed practice of witchcraft and wizardry. But Wisty and Whit discover their powers and fight to survive. For senior high readers. 2009.

World Leader Pretend    BR 17536
by James Bernard Frost
4 volumes
Four gamers—ex-Olympic skier Tres Rawlings, failed entrepreneur Xerxes Meticula, orphan Gek-Lin Troung, and technician Dietrich Björnson—compete in an online fantasy realm. When real-life tragedy strikes, they must choose to help one another or continue selfish pursuits. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2007.

Yellow Flag    BR 17917
by Robert Lipsyte
2 volumes
Seventeen-year-old Kyle comes from a family of NASCAR drivers. Kyle prefers playing the trumpet in a brass quintet, but when his racer brother Kris is injured, Kyle steps in. While helping his kin, Kyle becomes torn between racing and music—and two potential girlfriends. For junior and senior high readers. 2007.


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