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  • Pretty Bad Things

    Pretty Bad Things

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   C.J. Skuse
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   The Chicken House (2011, Jul 1st).
    Pages:   256

    "Wonder Twins" on the run--and running amok--in Vegas. Road Trip!Paisley and Beau are boldface names again. Last time, paparazzi called them the "Wonder Twins," two kids found alone but alive in the woods of exotic New Jersey. Three days after their mom's death -- and before their dad's criminal misdeeds.Flash-forward to now: Their so-called lives? Suck out loud: Hating on their cougarized, Botoxic grandma, they're totally clueless about the location of ex-con Daddy. Till they discover a stash of old letters. That's when they decide to jack the Pontiac and hit the road. Holding up donut shops in Sin City might seem extreme, but if they can just get their pretty bad faces back on TV -- or TMZ -- they might wrap up their whole gaga saga with an Oprah-worthy reunion already! . more

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  • Scarlet

    Scarlet

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   A.C. Gaughen
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Walker Childrens (2012, Feb 14th).
    Pages:   304

    Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance. Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes in. It’s only her fierce loyalty to Robin—whose quick smiles and sharp temper have the rare power to unsettle her—that keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for. more

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  • Gool: The Salt Trilogy, Volume Two

    Gool: The Salt Trilogy, Volume Two

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Maurice Gee
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Orca Book Publishers; Reprint edition (2010, Oct 1st).
    Pages:   240

    "The gool cannot be seen, not properly, but Xantee, Lo and their friends sense its evil presence. It lurks in the jungle in rock clefts, an enemy from outside nature. And now a fragment of gool grips Hari by the throat, draining the life from him. They can hold it back with the force of their minds, but for how long? Xantee, Lo and Duro set out on a perilous mission to find the Dog King Tarl, Hari's father, and the ruined city of Belong. Can he help them find the source of the gool? Will they find it in time? And do they have the strength to destroy the mother gool to rid the world of this life-sucking force?" more

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  • The Limping Man: The Salt Trilogy Book 3

    The Limping Man: The Salt Trilogy Book 3

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Maurice Gee
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Orca Book Publishers; Reprint edition (2011, Mar 1st).
    Pages:   208

    "In this compelling final volume of The Salt Trilogy, Hana narrowly escapes Blood Burrow after her mother chooses to swallow poison rather than die in the great witch-burning in People's Square. Deep in the forest she meets Ben, son of Lo, and Hawk, who becomes her silent protector and guide. But even in the forest there is no peace. When they learn of the advancing armies that will wipe out all those who have sought refuge in the wilderness, they realize they have no choice but to return to the city and confront the terrible power of the Limping Man head-on. The problem is they know that, unless they discover the secret to his power, none of them--alone or together--is strong enough to fight the evil the Limping Man embodies." more

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  • Glee: Summer Break: An Original Novel

    Glee: Summer Break: An Original Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sophia Lowell
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Poppy (2011, Jul 5th).
    Pages:   224

    Fans are clamoring for more showmance, more mash-ups, more Cheerios...more Glee! Now, Gleeks everywhere can spend more time with uber-ambitious Rachel Berry, outrageous Kurt Hummel, and dreamy Finn Hudson with these completely original stories about everyone's favorite glee club. more

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  • The Goblin War

    The Goblin War

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hilari Bell
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   HarperTeen (2011, Oct 11th).
    Pages:   320

    Tobin has finally crossed back from the Otherworld, where he was trapped in mortal peril for months—only to be captured by the dreaded, bloodthirsty barbarians the moment he enters his own Realm. Meanwhile, the pretty hedgewitch Makenna and her legion of goblins are still trying to find a way out of the Otherworld before it fatally drains their magic and life force. To escape, they will need help from the spirits that live there—but that aid will not come freely.Now the barbarians are out to take over the Realm, and only Makenna, Tobin, and his younger brother, Jeriah, know what is needed to stop them. They’ll need to work together—and with the goblins—to formulate a plan. The answer lies with the Otherworld spirits and also with the blood amulets that give infinite power to the barbarians. more

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  • Tilt

    Tilt

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Alan Cumyn
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Groundwood Books (2011, Jul 26th).
    Pages:   288

    Stan is an intense sixteen-year-old loner who desperately wants to make the junior varsity basketball team. And it seems that he may be about to do so, until he’s blindsided by the unexpected attentions of Janine Igwash. Suddenly Stan is no longer thinking about jump shots. Instead he is obsessed with Janine’s spiky hair, her milky white shoulders and the mysterious little tattoo at the base of her neck, not to mention the heat of her breath, her dark eyes, wide hips and . . . Sometimes Stan’s imagination runs so wild he wonders whether he might be going crazy. That would be par for the course given his home life. His mother is dating the feckless Gary, and his little sister, designated gifted but a holy terror, is acting out. more

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  • Seizure

    Seizure

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kathy Reichs
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Razorbill (2011, Oct 18th).
    Pages:   464

    The second novel in the Virals trilogy from #1 bestselling author and inspiration for the TV series Bones - Kathy Reichs! Ever since Tory Brennan and her friends rescued Cooper, a kidnapped wolf pup with a rare strain of canine parvovirus, they've turned from regular kids into a crime-solving pack! But now the very place that brought them together - the Loggerhead Island Research Institute - is out of funding and will have to shut down. That is, unless the Virals can figure out a way to save it! So when Tory learns of an old Charleston legend about a famous she-pirate, Anne Bonney, whose fortune was never found, she can't believe her luck - buried treasure is exactly what she needs to save the Institute on Loggerhead! Trouble is, she and her friends aren't the only ones looking for it. more

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  • Bloodrose

    Bloodrose

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Andrea Cremer
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Philomel (2012, Jan 24th).
    Pages:   416

    The third and final installment of the international bestselling Nightshade trilogy! Calla has always welcomed war. But now that the final battle is upon her, there's more at stake than fighting. There's saving Ren, even if it incurs Shay's wrath. There's keeping Ansel safe, even if he's been branded a traitor. There's proving herself as the pack's alpha, facing unnamable horrors, and ridding the world of the Keepers' magic once and for all. And then there's deciding what to do when the war ends. If Calla makes it out alive, that is. In this remarkable final installment of the Nightshade trilogy, international bestselling author Andrea Cremer crafts a dynamic novel with twists and turns that will keep you breathless until its final pages. more

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  • Devoted: An Elixir Novel

    Devoted: An Elixir Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hilary Duff
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers (2011, Oct 11th).
    Pages:   368

    Since Sage was kidnapped, Clea has no way of knowing if he is alive or dead. And even though she has only just discovered they were soulmates, she feels like a part of her is lost forever. What’s worse, she can’t even turn to her best friend Ben—because every time she looks at him, all she sees is his betrayal. But waiting for something to happen is not an option, so Clea is ready for action. Suffering through dreams of seeing Sage with another woman, she makes an uneasy alliance with Sage’s enemies and sets out to be reunited with Sage...in this life or the next. more

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