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The Acadian Secret

by Tammy Lowe
edition: eBook
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Nova Scotia has kept an incredible secret for centuries. In 1795, sixteen-year-old John Smith, convinced he’s found buried treasure, digs down into a mysterious pit on a small island.

In present day Nova Scotia, twelve-year-old Elisabeth London knows there’s no such thing as magic, but when she finds herself in 17th century Scotland, she no long …

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The Wild Ones

by Nafiza Azad
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: girls & women

“Utterly unique storytelling…a tale that refuses to flinch.” — Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights
From William C. Morris Finalist Nafiza Azad comes a thrilling, feminist fantasy about a group of teenage girls endowed with special powers who must band together to save the life of the boy whose magic saved …

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Echoes and Empires

by Morgan Rhodes
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Falling Kingdoms series comes the first book in a brand-new duology about forbidden magic and dangerous secrets, for readers of Victoria Aveyard and Margaret Rogerson.

Josslyn Drake knows only three things about magic: it’s rare, illegal, and always deadly.
 
So when she’s caught up in a robbery …

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Tess of the Road

by Rachel Hartman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: medieval

From award-winning Rachel Hartman, Tess of the Road is a tour de force and an exquisite feminist fantasy.

In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors and dragons get to be whomever they want. Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can't make a scene at your sister's wedding and break a relative's no …

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Magic Dark and Strange

by Kelly Powell
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: death & dying, mysteries & detective stories

The Bone Witch meets Sherlock Holmes in this thrilling historical fantasy about a girl with the ability to raise the dead who must delve into her city’s dangerous magical underworld to stop a series of murders.

Catherine Daly has an unusual talent. By day she works for a printer. But by night, she awakens the dead for a few precious moments with …

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What Happens Next?

Readers Decide Which Story Becomes A Book

by Marie-Hélène Lebeault
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: short stories

Paranormal, Steampunk, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi! Twelve young adult short stories compete for the coveted spot: A novel that will tell us What Happens Next! Readers decide which story becomes a book by filling out a special survey.

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The Dark Side of Tranquility

by Susana Aclan
edition: eBook
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Tranquility, a planet from a distant sun, is peaceful. The gobblers, Tranquility's bird-like natives, are reserved but friendly, allowing the religious group–The Followers of the Seer–to escape persecution on Earth. Clara, a seventeen-year-old Follower, lives a blissful life inside the Followers' complex. Her peaceful life suffers a sudden turn …

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Jolly Olde Teenage ALIEN

by Jane Greenhill
edition: eBook
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After two disastrous attempts to get back to Zorca-twenty-three, Oas realizes she must take matters into her own hands if they are to survive Earth. The victim of a negative tea leaf reading, the superstitious members of Peach Acid, the rock star friends she's travelling with, force her out onto the cold rainy streets of London, where she must fend …

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