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A Need So Beautiful
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Balzer + Bray
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0062008250
  • Reader Reviews : 31
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • We all want to be remembered. Charlotte's destiny is to be forgotten. Charlotte's best friend thinks Charlotte might be psychic. Her boyfriend thinks she's cheating on him. But Charlotte knows what's really wrong: She is one of the Forgotten, a kind of angel on earth who feels the Need—a powerful, uncontrollable draw to help someone, usually a stranger. But Charlotte never wanted this responsibility, and as the Need grows stronger, it begins to take a dangerous toll on her. And who she is—her very existence—is in jeopardy of disappearing completely. Charlotte will be forced to choose: should she embrace her fate as a Forgotten, a fate that promises to rip her from the lives of those she loves forever? Or is she willing to fight against her destiny—no matter how dark the consequences?

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    A Want So Wicked
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN : 9780062114648
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In the sequel to Suzanne Young’s A Need So Beautiful, seventeen-year-old Elise wakes up in a desert park with no idea who she is. After that episode, her life takes a bizarre turn. She’s experiencing unexpected flashes of insight into people’s lives—people she’s never met before. Strangers frighten her with warnings about the approaching Shadows. And although Elise has never had a boyfriend, she suddenly finds herself torn between two handsome but very different young men: Abe, the charming bad boy whose effect on her both seduces and frightens her, and the mysterious Harlin, who’s new to town but with whom Elise feels an urgent, elemental connection—almost as if they are soul mates. Readers of the Sweet Evil trilogy will love A Want So Wicked, a wildly romantic thriller that explores the nature of good and evil.

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    A Want So Wicked
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0062008277
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A follow-up to A Need So Beautiful finds 17-year-old Elise awakening with no memory of her identity before experiencing flashes of intuition about other people's lives and falling for two very different young men: a seductive troublemaker and a newcomer who seems compellingly familiar. 50,000 first printing.

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    A Desire So Deadly
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN : 9780062272409
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In this 50-page digital original novella, Suzanne Young extends the dazzling world of A Need So Beautiful and A Want So Wicked. Eighteen-year-old Claire Becks leads a charmed life surrounded by her loving family, great friends, and sexy boyfriend, Ezra. Claire is known for her great advice—and for how easily she puts others at ease. And although she feels occasional bouts of sadness she can't quite place, she is otherwise happy. Then one day a mysterious stranger walks into her family's bakery. Claire immediately senses something about Harlin—something tortured and dark. Even after he leaves, she can't stop thinking about him, inexplicably feeling like there is unfinished business between them. When Lucy, the new girl in town, starts to draw Claire into her world of darkness, Harlin realizes who Claire really is. But Claire will have to realize it too if she hopes to escape the fate of the Shadows. Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.

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    The Naughty List
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN : 9781101196601
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • As if being a purrfect cheerleader isn?t enough responsibility! Tessa Crimson?s the sweet and spunky leader of the SOS (Society of Smitten Kittens), a cheer squad?turned?spy society dedicated to bringing dastardly boyfriends to justice, one cheater at a time. Boyfriend-busting wouldn?t be so bad . . . except that so far, every suspect on the Naughty List has been proven 100% guilty! When Tessa?s own boyfriend shows up on the List, she turns her sleuthing skills on him. Is Aiden just as naughty as all the rest, or will Tessa?s sneaky ways end in catastrophe? The Naughty List. Is your boyfriend on it?

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    Just Like Fate
  • Author : Cat Patrick,Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Electric Monkey
  • Pages : 293
  • ISBN : 1405268077
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Young adult fiction
  • Romantic drama with a twist, perfect for fans of Lauren Oliver, Dawn O’Porter, Jay Asher and Maureen Johnson. Caroline is at a crossroads. Her whole family is on her back, and her grandmother, the only person who really understands her, is sick, maybe dying. All she wants to do is escape. So when her best friend suggests a night out to forget her troubles, Caroline must choose: stay by her grandmother's side, or go to the party and live her life . . . and maybe meet the boy of her dreams. This decision will split Caroline’s fate into two separate paths – and she’s about to live them both. But there can only be one happy ending . . . Readers of Cat Patrick and Suzanne Young's previous books - Forgotten, Revived, The Originals, A Need so Beautiful and The Program - will love this new collaboration.

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    All in Pieces
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781481418836
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "A girl struggles to take care of her younger brother with special needs while confronting her own anger issues"--

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    The Program
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781442445802
  • Reader Reviews : 35
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When suicide becomes a worldwide epidemic, the only known cure is The Program, a treatment in which painful memories are erased, a fate worse than death to 17-year-old Sloane, who knows that The Program will steal memories of her dead brother and boyfriend.

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    How Beautiful We Were
  • Author : Imbolo Mbue
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780593132432
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A fearless young woman from a small African village starts a revolution against an American oil company in this sweeping, inspiring novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers. ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, People • ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, Marie Claire, Ms. magazine, BookPage, Kirkus Reviews “Mbue reaches for the moon and, by the novel’s end, has it firmly held in her hand.”—NPR We should have known the end was near. So begins Imbolo Mbue’s powerful second novel, How Beautiful We Were. Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, it tells of a people living in fear amid environmental degradation wrought by an American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic water. Promises of cleanup and financial reparations to the villagers are made—and ignored. The country’s government, led by a brazen dictator, exists to serve its own interests. Left with few choices, the people of Kosawa decide to fight back. Their struggle will last for decades and come at a steep price. Told from the perspective of a generation of children and the family of a girl named Thula who grows up to become a revolutionary, How Beautiful We Were is a masterful exploration of what happens when the reckless drive for profit, coupled with the ghost of colonialism, comes up against one community’s determination to hold on to its ancestral land and a young woman’s willingness to sacrifice everything for the sake of her people’s freedom.

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    Girls with Sharp Sticks
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781534426153
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • “Enough plot twists to give a reader whiplash.” —Cosmopolitan From New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Young comes the start of a thrilling, subversive new series about a girls-only boarding school with a terrifying secret and the friends who will stop at nothing to protect each other. Some of the prettiest flowers have the sharpest thorns. The Girls of Innovations Academy are beautiful and well-behaved—it says so on their report cards. Under the watchful gaze of their Guardian, they receive a well-rounded education that promises to make them better. Obedient girls, free from arrogance or defiance. Free from troublesome opinions or individual interests. But the girls’ carefully controlled existence may not be quite as it appears. As Mena and her friends uncover the dark secrets of what’s actually happening there—and who they really are—the girls of Innovations Academy will learn to fight back. Bringing the trademark plot twists and high-octane drama that made The Program a bestselling and award-winning series, Suzanne Young launches a new series that confronts some of today’s most pressing ethical questions.

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    Need Me
  • Author : Tessa Bailey
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 183
  • ISBN : 9780062369086
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Happened One Summer and Hook, Line, and Sinker comes a sexy and hilarious rom-com trilogy about three broke and beautiful roommates... When Honey Perribow traded in her cowboy boots for stilettos and left her small Kentucky town to attend Columbia University, she never expected to find a dirt-cheap apartment or two new best friends. No stranger to hard work, Honey’s sole focus is a medical degree... until she sees newly-minted Professor, Ben Dawson, and her concentration is hijacked. Honey is fascinated by her gorgeous, young English professor and vows to find a crack his tweed-wearing, glasses-clad exterior. While at an off campus party, an accident lands Ben in a dark, locked closet with a sexy-sounding southern belle...and their chemistry is explosive. But when he discovers that the girl in his arms is the same beautiful college student he can’t stop thinking about, he is stunned. Yet no matter how hard he tries, Ben can’t stay away from Honey. And when his attempts to fight their attraction nearly ruin the best thing that ever happened to him, Ben will do anything to prove how much he needs her.

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    The Complication
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781481471374
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • How do you go back to a life you can’t remember? Find out in this final installment in the New York Times bestselling Program series from Suzanne Young. Every cure has a cost. Tatum Masterson learned this after years of being monitored by The Program. She witnessed it when her boyfriend, Wes, came back changed, erased. And now, even the newest “cure” has a heavy cost—one she and Wes paid. The Adjustment came into Tatum’s life just when she thought she needed it most, a promise for Wes to get back his forgotten memories. But when the procedure went wrong, a revelation shattered everything Tatum thought she knew. Now, with no one left to trust, Tatum must find out what really happened last summer. And with the help of the boyfriend she lost, Tatum will have to dig into the past and future of The Program and its handlers. And discover the true cost of a cure.

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    Anna and the French Kiss
  • Author : Stephanie Perkins
  • Publisher : Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781409579953
  • Reader Reviews : 2167
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Anna is less than thrilled to be shipped off to boarding school in Paris, leaving a fledgling romance behind – until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all...including a girlfriend. But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with a longed-for French kiss? "Magical...really captures the feeling of being in love" - Cassandra Clare, author of The Mortal Instruments series NPR's Year's Best Teen Reads, 2010. NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels, Number 53. Cybils Award Finalist for Young Adult Fiction, 2011. YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults. 2012 list YALSA's Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults: Forbidden Romance, 2012. TAYSHAS Reading List, 2012. Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers, Honor, 2012-13.

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    The Remedy
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781481437677
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Can one girl take on so many identities without losing her own? Find out in this riveting companion to The Program and the New York Times bestselling The Treatment. In a world before The Program… Quinlan McKee is a closer. Since the age of seven, Quinn has held the responsibility of providing closure to grieving families with a special skill—she can “become” anyone. Recommended by grief counselors, Quinn is hired by families to take on the short-term role of a deceased loved one between the ages of fifteen and twenty. She’s not an exact copy, of course, but she wears their clothes and changes her hair, studies them through pictures and videos, and soon, Quinn can act like them, smell like them, and be them for all intents and purposes. But to do her job successfully, she can’t get attached. Now seventeen, Quinn is deft at recreating herself, sometimes confusing her own past with those of the people she’s portrayed. When she’s given her longest assignment, playing the role of Catalina Barnes, Quinn begins to bond with the deceased girl’s boyfriend. But that’s only the beginning of the complications, especially when Quinn finds out the truth about Catalina’s death. And the epidemic it could start.

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    Girls with Razor Hearts
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon Pulse
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781534426160
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • It’s time to fight back in this second novel in a thrilling, subversive near future series from New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Young about a girls-only private high school that is far more than it appears to be. Make me a girl with a razor heart… It’s been weeks since Mena and the other girls of Innovations Academy escaped their elite boarding school. Although traumatized by the violence and experimentations that occurred there, Mena quickly discovers that the outside world can be just as unwelcoming and cruel. With no one else to turn to, the girls only have each other—and the revenge-fueled desire to shut down the corporation that imprisoned them. The girls enroll in Ridgeview Prep, a private school with suspect connections to Innovations, to identify the son of an investor and take down the corporation from the inside. But with pressure from Leandra, who revealed herself to be a double-agent, and Winston Weeks, an academy investor gone rogue, Mena wonders if she and her friends are simply trading one form of control for another. Not to mention the woman who is quite literally invading Mena’s thoughts—a woman with extreme ideas that both frighten and intrigue Mena. And as the girls fight for freedom from their past—and freedom for the girls still at Innovations—they must also face new questions about their existence…and what it means to be girls with razor hearts.

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    Girls with Rebel Souls
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781534426191
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Mena and the girls of Innovations Academy fight back against the men that hunt them and the woman who created them, but the discovery of a kill switch raises the stakes higher than they ever imagined.

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    So Many Boys
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781101442135
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • After her center-court split with Aiden, Tessa put the SOS behind her. After all, cheaters never prosper! Now she's busy working on her faux-relationship with Aiden and negotiating the unfamiliar waters of "technically single and pseudo-dating." Life can't get any more dismal for a one-guy kind of girl until an imposter hijacks the SOS, and it's up to Tessa to save her squad from slander. But with her best boy hot and cold, what's a kitten to do? Even worse, Tessa doesn't realize how much she's up against—because this copykitten is far more naughty than nice.

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    Still Life
  • Author : Sarah Winman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN : 9780593330777
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Good Morning America Book Club Pick A Veranda Magazine Book Club Pick A captivating, bighearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood, and the ghost of E. M. Forster, by the celebrated author of Tin Man. Tuscany, 1944: As Allied troops advance and bombs fall around deserted villages, a young English soldier, Ulysses Temper, finds himself in the wine cellar of a deserted villa. There, he has a chance encounter with Evelyn Skinner, a middle-aged art historian who has come to Italy to salvage paintings from the ruins and recall long-forgotten memories of her own youth. In each other, Ulysses and Evelyn find a kindred spirit amidst the rubble of war-torn Italy, and set off on a course of events that will shape Ulysses's life for the next four decades. As Ulysses returns home to London, reimmersing himself in his crew at The Stoat and Parot—a motley mix of pub crawlers and eccentrics—he carries his time in Italy with him. And when an unexpected inheritance brings him back to where it all began, Ulysses knows better than to tempt fate, and returns to the Tuscan hills. With beautiful prose, extraordinary tenderness, and bursts of humor and light, Still Life is a sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family, and a deeply drawn celebration of beauty and love in all its forms.

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  • Author : Shannon Messenger,Suzanne Young,Jodi Picoult,Samantha van Leer,Lauren Barnholdt,Jessi Kirby,Jenny Han,Cassandra Clare,Kresley Cole
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN : 9781481404273
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Get a taste of the books you can read for FREE on Pulseit.com, including: Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series, Kresley Cole’s Poison Princess, Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer’s Between the Lines, Jenny Han’s The Summer I Turned Pretty, and more!

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    The Epidemic
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781481444699
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Can one girl help others find closure by slipping into the identities of their loved ones? Find out in this riveting sequel to The Remedy and companion to the New York Times bestselling The Program and The Treatment. In a world before The Program… Quinlan McKee has spent her life acting as other people. She was a closer—a person hired to play the role of the recently deceased in order to give their families closure. Through this process, Quinn learned to read people and situations, even losing a bit of herself to do so. But she couldn’t have guessed how her last case would bring down her entire world. The only person Quinn trusts is Deacon, her best friend and the love of her life. Except Deacon’s been keeping secrets of his own, so Quinn must set out alone to find Arthur Pritchard, the doctor who’s been trying to control her life. The journey brings Quinn to Arthur’s daughter, Virginia, who tells Quinn the truth about Pritchard’s motives. The former closer will start to see that she is the first step in fighting an epidemic. But Quinlan doesn’t want to be a cure. And with all the lies surrounding her, she realizes she has no one left to rely on but herself—even if she doesn’t know who that is anymore.

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    The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible
  • Author : Charles Eisenstein
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN : 9781583947241
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • As seen on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday A beacon of hope in the face of our current world crises, this uplifting book demonstrates how embracing our interconnectedness is key to world transformation In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of what’s true: we are all connected, and our small, personal choices bear unsuspected transformational power. By fully embracing and practicing this principle of interconnectedness—called interbeing—we become more effective agents of change and have a stronger positive influence on the world. Throughout the book, Eisenstein relates real-life stories showing how small, individual acts of courage, kindness, and self-trust can change our culture’s guiding narrative of separation, which, he shows, has generated the present planetary crisis. He brings to conscious awareness a deep wisdom we all innately know: until we get ourselves in order, any action we take—no matter how good our intentions—will ultimately be wrong-headed and wrong-hearted. Above all, Eisenstein invites us to embrace a radically different understanding of cause and effect, sounding a clarion call to surrender our old worldview of separation, so that we can finally create the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible. With chapters covering separation, interbeing, despair, hope, pain, pleasure, consciousness, and many more, the book invites us to let the old Story of Separation fall away so that we can stand firmly in a Story of Interbeing.

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    The Treatment
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781442445857
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Can Sloane and James survive the lies and secrets surrounding them, or will The Program claim them in the end? Find out in this sequel to The Program, which Publishers Weekly called “chilling and suspenseful.” How do you stop an epidemic? Sloane and James are on the run after barely surviving the suicide epidemic and The Program. But they’re not out of danger. Huge pieces of their memories are still missing, and although Sloane and James have found their way back to each other, The Program isn’t ready to let them go. Escaping with a group of troubled rebels, Sloane and James will have to figure out who they can trust, and how to take down The Program. But for as far as they’ve come, there’s still a lot Sloane and James can’t remember. The key to unlocking their past lies with the Treatment—a pill that can bring back forgotten memories, but at a high cost. And there’s only one dose. Ultimately when the stakes are at their highest, can Sloane and James survive the many lies and secrets surrounding them, or will The Program claim them in the end?

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    The Program
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781442445819
  • Reader Reviews : 38
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When suicide becomes a worldwide epidemic, the only known cure is The Program, a treatment in which painful memories are erased, a fate worse than death to Sloane who knows that it will steal memories of her dead brother and boyfriend.

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    Hush, Hush
  • Author : Becca Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : 9781442465138
  • Reader Reviews : 3074
  • Genre : Fiction
  • High school sophomore Nora has always been very cautious in her relationships, but when Patch, who has a dark side she can sense, enrolls at her school, she is mysteriously and strongly drawn to him, despite warnings from her best friend, the school counselor, and her own instincts.

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    The Recovery
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : 9781481449007
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Realm hopes that with each past he helps to recover, he’ll be able to reclaim a small bit of his own in this spinoff story to Suzanne Young’s bestselling duology, The Program and The Treatment. Six months after the fall of The Program, ex-handler Michael Realm is struggling with his guilt. After all, he was instrumental in erasing the memories of several patients—including one he claimed to love. With a lifetime of regret stretched before him, Realm vows to set things right. Along with his friend (yes, friend) James Murphy, Realm will track down those he’s hurt in an attempt to give them back their lives—starting with Dallas Stone. He’s not looking for forgiveness or redemption; he’s not a hero. But helping others may be the only way to save himself.

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    Down a Dark Hall
  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780316134354
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A paranormal rollercoaster ride with goosebumps at every turn--now a motion picture starring Uma Thurman and Anna Sophia Robb! Kit Gordy sees Blackwood Hall towering over black iron gates, and she can't help thinking, This place is evil. The imposing mansion sends a shiver of fear through her. But Kit settles into a routine, trying to ignore the rumors that the highly exclusive boarding school is haunted. Then her classmates begin to show extraordinary and unknown talents. The strange dreams, the voices, the lost letters to family and friends, all become overshadowed by the magic around them. When Kit and her friends realize that Blackwood isn't what it claims to be, it might be too late.

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    Beautiful World, Where Are You
  • Author : Sally Rooney
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780374602611
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Beautiful World, Where Are You is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. Alice, Felix, Eileen, and Simon are still young—but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart. They have sex, they worry about sex, they worry about their friendships and the world they live in. Are they standing in the last lighted room before the darkness, bearing witness to something? Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?

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    The Third Eye
  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780316202930
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Karen closes her eyes, the visions come. Through time and space, she sees a place where stolen children sleep. And if Karen denies a young policeman's request for help, the children may never go home again. Lois Duncan presents a ticking clock mystery with thrills at every turn. This edition features updated text and an exclusive Q&A with author Lois Duncan!

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    Stranger With My Face
  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780316175616
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Laurie Stratton finally has everything a sixteen-year-old could ever want. But just as her perfect summer comes to a close, things start to unravel when her boyfriend insists he saw her out with another guy-when Laurie was really home sick! More mysterious sightings convince Laurie someone very real is out there, watching her. . . . The truth reveals a long-lost sister who has spent the years growing bitter and dangerous. She has learned how to haunt Laurie, but the visits soon become perilous. She wants something from Laurie-her life!

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    Summer of Fear
  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780316175647
  • Reader Reviews : 16
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From the moment Rachel's family takes in her orphaned cousin Julia, strange things start to happen. Rachel grows suspicious but soon finds herself alienated from her own life. Julia seems to have enchanted everyone to turn against her, leaving Rachel on her own to try and prove that Julia is a witch. One thing about Julia is certain-she is not who she says she is, and Rachel's family is in grave danger.

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    Daughters of Eve
  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780316194532
  • Reader Reviews : 54
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The girls at Modesta High School feel like they're stuck in some anti-feminist time warp-they're faced with sexism at every turn, and they've had enough. Sponsored by their new art teacher, Ms. Stark, they band together to form the Daughters of Eve. It's more than a school club-it's a secret society, a sisterhood. At first, it seems like they are actually changing the way guys at school treat them. But Ms. Stark urges them to take more vindictive action, and it starts to feel more like revenge-brutal revenge. Blinded by their oath of loyalty, the Daughters of Eve become instruments of vengeance. Can one of them break the spell before real tragedy strikes?

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    Revived
  • Author : Cat Patrick
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780316202039
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • It started with a bus crash. Daisy Appleby was a little girl when it happened, and she barely remembers the accident or being brought back to life. At that moment, though, she became one of the first subjects in a covert government program that tests a drug called Revive. Now fifteen, Daisy has died and been Revived five times. Each death means a new name, a new city, a new identity. The only constant in Daisy's life is constant change. Then Daisy meets Matt and Audrey McKean, charismatic siblings who quickly become her first real friends. But if she's ever to have a normal life, Daisy must escape from an experiment that's much larger--and more sinister--than she ever imagined. From its striking first chapter to its emotionally charged ending, Cat Patrick's Revived is a riveting story about what happens when life and death collide.

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    Walking Disaster
  • Author : Jamie McGuire
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 429
  • ISBN : 9781476712994
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • How much is too much to love? Travis Maddox learned two things from his mother before she died: Love hard. Fight harder. Finally, the highly anticipated follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Beautiful Disaster. Can you love someone too much? Travis Maddox learned two things from his mother before she died: Love hard. Fight harder. In Walking Disaster, the life of Travis is full of fast women, underground gambling, and violence. But just when he thinks he is invincible, Abby Abernathy brings him to his knees. Every story has two sides. In Beautiful Disaster, Abby had her say. Now it’s time to see the story through Travis’s eyes.

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    The Adjustment
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN : 9781481471343
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • How do you go back to a life you can’t remember? Find out in this fifth book in the New York Times bestselling Program series. Tatum Masterson never went through The Program. She never had her memory stripped, never had to fight to remain herself. But when Weston, her longtime boyfriend and love of her life, was taken by handlers, she hoped he’d remember her somehow—that their love would be strong enough. It wasn’t. Like all returners, Weston came back a blank canvas. The years he and Tatum spent together were forgotten, as well as the week when he mysteriously disappeared before The Program came for him. Regardless of his memory loss, Tatum fights to get Weston to remember her. And just as they start to build a new love, they hear about the Adjustment—a new therapy that implants memories from a donor. Despite the risks, Tatum and Weston agree to go through the process. Tatum donates her memories from their time together. But the problem with memories is that they are all a matter of perspective. So although Weston can now remember dating Tatum, his emotions don’t match the experiences. And this discrepancy is slowly starting to unravel him, worse than anything The Program could have done. And as the truth of their life together becomes clear, Tatum will have to decide if she loves Weston enough to let him go, or to continue to live the lie they’d build together. Prepare for your Adjustment.

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    Hotel for the Lost
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781481484398
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • From the New York Times bestselling author of The Program comes a haunting, romantic, and suspenseful story about one girl’s search for healing in a grand and mysterious hotel full of secrets. Stay tonight. Stay forever. When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother’s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way to live with their grandmother, dumped on the doorstep of a DNA-matched stranger because their father is drowning in his grief. Audrey and her family only plan to stay the night, but life in the Ruby can be intoxicating, extending their stay as it provides endless distractions—including handsome guest Elias Lange, who sends Audrey’s pulse racing. However, the hotel proves to be as strange as it is beautiful. Nightly fancy affairs in the ballroom are invitation only, and Audrey seems to be the one guest who doesn’t have an invite. Instead, she joins the hotel staff on the rooftop, catching whispers about the hotel’s dark past. The more Audrey learns about the new people she’s met, the more her curiosity grows. She’s torn in different directions—the pull of her past with its overwhelming loss, the promise of a future that holds little joy, and an in-between in a place that is so much more than it seems… And the 13th chapter will only add to the mystery behind the 13th floor of Hotel Ruby...and ultimately, what it means for Audrey. Welcome to the Ruby.

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    The Treatment
  • Author : Suzanne Young
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781442445840
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Working with rebels to bring down The Program, a suicide prevention treatment in which painful memories are erased, Sloane and James consider taking The Treatment to unlock their memories.

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    Don't Look Behind You
  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0316179825
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • April Corrigan's life is turned upside-down when she when she learns that her father has been working secretly undercover for the FBI. When his testimony convicts a notorious drug dealer, the whole family must relocate and enter the Federal Witness Security Program. April's entire way of life changes--not just her name. And when she attempts to communicate with her boyfriend, an agent is killed. With thrills, chills, and a high-speed cross-country chase, master suspense writer Lois Duncan will leave readers breathless!

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    Beautiful Bastard
  • Author : Christina Lauren
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781476730103
  • Reader Reviews : 48
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An ambitious intern. A perfectionist executive. And a whole lot of name calling. Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He’s exacting, blunt, inconsiderate—and completely irresistible. A Beautiful Bastard. Bennett has returned to Chicago from France to take a vital role in his family’s massive media business. He never expected that the assistant who’d been helping him from abroad was the gorgeous, innocently provocative—completely infuriating—creature he now has to see every day. Despite the rumors, he’s never been one for a workplace hookup. But Chloe’s so tempting he’s willing to bend the rules—or outright smash them—if it means he can have her. All over the office As their appetites for one another increase to a breaking point, Bennett and Chloe must decide exactly what they’re willing to lose in order to win each other. Originally only available online as The Office by tby789—and garnering over 2 million reads on fanfiction sites—Beautiful Bastard has been extensively updated for re-release.

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    On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
  • Author : Ocean Vuong
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780525562047
  • Reader Reviews : 49
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An instant New York Times Bestseller! Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Oprah.com, Huffington Post, The A.V. Club, Nylon, The Week, The Rumpus, The Millions, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and more. “A lyrical work of self-discovery that’s shockingly intimate and insistently universal…Not so much briefly gorgeous as permanently stunning.” —Ron Charles, The Washington Post Poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family’s history that began before he was born — a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam — and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity. Asking questions central to our American moment, immersed as we are in addiction, violence, and trauma, but undergirded by compassion and tenderness, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is as much about the power of telling one’s own story as it is about the obliterating silence of not being heard. With stunning urgency and grace, Ocean Vuong writes of people caught between disparate worlds, and asks how we heal and rescue one another without forsaking who we are. The question of how to survive, and how to make of it a kind of joy, powers the most important debut novel of many years. Named a Best Book of the Year by: GQ, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Library Journal, TIME, Esquire, The Washington Post, Apple, Good Housekeeping, The New Yorker, The New York Public Library, Elle.com, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, NPR, Lithub, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue.com, The San Francisco Chronicle, Mother Jones, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal Magazine and more!

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    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780316219303
  • Reader Reviews : 532
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.