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Sep.10.2012
Love—good and bad—forces three teens’ worlds to tilt in a riveting novel from New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins. Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their parents’ family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the lives of the...
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Jul.16.2012
Juno meets Under the Tuscan Sun It's senior year, and while Kenzie should be looking forward to prom and starting college in the fall, she discovers she's pregnant. Her determination to keep her baby is something her boyfriend and mother do not understand. So she is sent to Spain, where...
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Apr.06.2012
KURT loves the 1990s! Thanks to his parents who graduated Hazel Park High the exact same year he was born — 1994 — he’s a walking encyclopedia of ’90s nostalgia from “American Pie” to Zima. DAVE dreams of becoming the next Kurt Cobain. But first, he has to get himself out of “Hazeltucky” — and away...
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Sep.03.2010
A young girl becomes caught up in a bizarre love triangle. When four brother’s who are the most popular in Chattanooga, Tennessee. that help their parents run a rough bar. Encounter an unexpected customer one night it will change their lives forever. As they become romantically involved with...
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Aug.18.2008
On the eve of her senior year in high school, Angel Hansen, on the fast track for Yale, gets spectacularly drunk, winds up pregnant, and must then decide what to do.
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Jul.30.2008
To millions of kids, the books they read are more than entertainment—they are mirrors to hold up to their own lives. And the creators of those books are more than just writers—they are mentors, confidants, friends, sometimes the only ones who understand. There is often an unspoken, unseen bond...
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Jan.02.2008
Melodic and vibrant, this debut novel braids together three generations of an extended African-American family in which everyone is fiercely and uncompromisingly bound by love and loyalty. The story explores in particular the lives of the women in the family: Ernestine, the blind grandmother who...