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The Hill

by Karen Bass
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, survival stories, diversity & multicultural, horror

Seeking cell phone reception after a remote plane crash, city kid Jared and local Kyle scale a hill that Kyle’s Cree grandmother has forbidden him to climb. Coming down the next day, the boys find that the plane has disappeared, the forest has changed, and something is hunting them. A modern imagining of the Cree Wîhtiko legend.

Jared’s plane h …

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Black Chuck

by Regan McDonell
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: violence, boys & men

Psycho. Sick. Dangerous. Réal Dufresne's reputation precedes him. When the mangled body of his best friend, Shaun, turns up in a field just east of town, tough-as-hell Réal blames himself. But except for the nightmares, all Ré remembers is beating the living crap out of Shaun the night of his death.
Shaun's girlfriend, sixteen-year-old Evie Haw …

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Spell Crossed 3-Book Bundle

The Paper Sword / Second Kiss / Missing Piece

by Robert Priest
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: epic, wizards & witches

On the spell-crossed Phaer Isle, young Xemion and his friend Saheli just made one little mistake, but now they’re in a fight for their own lives and the future of all Phaer. Up against Thralls, Triplicants, dragons, rage-wraiths, will they find the key to victory in the Great Kone, the source of all magic? And what will it cost them?

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The …

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Missing Piece

Spell Crossed

by Robert Priest
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: epic, wizards & witches

Tharfen might be the only person who can save the Phaer Isle, but she is missing a very important part of herself.

In Book 3 of the Spell Crossed series, Tharfen, now eighteen, is still playing unwilling host to a shattered piece of her old friend turned enemy, Xemion. But no one seems to know where Xemion is, though rumours abound. As the Great Ko …

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The Grave Robber's Apprentice

read by Allan Stratton
also available: eBook Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: parents

Hans doesn't know who he is or where he came from. When he was a baby, he washed ashore in a wooden box and was adopted by the conniving grave robber, Knobbe the Bent. Now fate has thrown him together with Angela von Schwanenberg, a young countess fleeing for her life from the evil Archduke Arnulf and his dreaded Necromancer. Together, these friend …

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Second Kiss

Spell Crossed

by Robert Priest
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: wizards & witches, friendship

Two young friends are separated by a tragic crossed spell, and with war looming, will they be able to find each other again?

The rebels have amassed in the ancient Phaer city of Ulde. Amongst the throngs of seasoned warriors and new recruits, young Xemion is at a crossroads. He believes in the cause of his people, and his dream of being a swordfight …

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Spell Crossed 2-Book Bundle

The Paper Sword / Second Kiss

by Robert Priest
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: epic, wizards & witches

On the spell-crossed Phaer Isle, young Xemion and his friend Saheli just made one little mistake, but now they’re in a fight for their own lives and the future of all Phaer. Up against Thralls, Triplicants, dragons, rage-wraiths, will they find the key to victory in the Great Kone, the source of all magic? And what will it cost them?

Includes:

The …

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