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Hard Luck

• <b>Author:</b> Jeff Kinney<p>Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the …

Legacy, Book 1: Forgotten Son

• <b>Author:</b> Warren Murphy & Gerald Welch<p>For over five thousand years, there have always been three binding rules for all Masters of Sinanju:<p>1) Payment is always in gold. No checks.<br>2) There is only one Master and one pupil.<br>3) No woman will ever be trained in Sinanju.<p>Sunny Joe Roam will throw the last …

City of Fallen Angels

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>Trust is dangerous, and to love is to destroy. Plunge into the fourth installment in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>).<p>The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, …

An Endless Summer (The Summer Series) (Volume 2)

• <b>Author:</b> C.J. Duggan<p>After a rebellious summer night that almost claimed her life, Amy Henderson – the Onslow publican’s only daughter – is sent away to suffer a fate far worse than any other punishment:<p>Boarding School.<p>Three years on, a now nineteen-year-old Amy returns to Onslow for the summer. What …

Fairest

• <b>Author:</b> Chanda Hahn<p>Mirror, Mirror, on the wall,<br>Who is the Fairest of them all?<br>In the sequel to UnEnchanted, Mina Grime discovers that all is not fair when it comes to the Fae and their tales, especially when they don’t all play by the rules. Barely surviving the Story’s first fairy tale quest, Mina …

Disney Classic Stories: Frozen

• <b>Author:</b> Disney Book Group<p>Read along with Disney! Disney's Frozen is the story of sisters Elsa and Anna, princesses who are driven apart when Elsa develops uncontrollable icy powers. When Elsa decides to hide in the mountains for everyone's safety, she accidentally leaves the entire kingdom covered …

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Curious George

• <b>Author:</b> H. A. Rey<p>Today is George’s lucky day—St. Patrick’s Day is here! George loves a celebration, and St. Patrick’s Day means plenty o’ music, dancing, and feasting fun! He dresses up in his festive finest, looks for leprechauns, and learns some Irish dance steps. But can George make it to the …

Heroes of Olympus: The Son of Neptune

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight. Somehow Percy managed to make it to the camp for half-bloods, despite the fact …

Frozen Read-Along Storybook

• <b>Author:</b> Disney Book Group<p>When the kingdom she loves is trapped in an eternal winter, it is up to Anna and the daring mountain man Kristoff to set out on an adventure filled with danger, magical creatures and a hilarious snowman in order to find her sister, the Snow Queen. Based on the Disney film, …

Evermore, an Arotas novella

• <b>Author:</b> Amy Miles<p>*NEWLY UPDATED VERSION. IF PREVIOUSLY DOWNLOADED PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU OPT IN FOR UPDATES ON YOUR STORED BOOKS*<p>Discover the final book, EVERMORE, from the best-selling clean young adult paranormal and urban fantasy AROTAS series that everyone is talking about…<p>The series with over …

The Hobbit

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>Now a major motion picture<p>A great modern classic and the prelude to <i>THE LORD OF THE RINGS</i> Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and …

Children's Book Review: The Castle Behind Thorns by Merrie Haskell. HarperCollins/Tegen, $16.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-06-200819-0

The Castle Behind Thorns<p>Merrie Haskell. HarperCollins/Tegen, $16.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-06-200819-0<p>More By and About This Author<p>While trapped in a …

Sofia Coppola To Helm ‘The Little Mermaid’

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Sofia Coppola is negotiating to direct <i>The Little Mermaid</i>, a live-action version of the classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale for …

City of Heavenly Fire

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>Shadowhunters and demons square off for the final showdown in the spellbinding, seductive conclusion to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Mortal Instruments series—now with a gorgeous new cover, a map, a new foreword, and exclusive bonus content! <i>City of Heavenly Fire</i> is a …

The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Three)

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they …

Children's Book Review: If I Had a Raptor by George O’Connor. Candlewick, $15.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-7636-6012-3

If I Had a Raptor<p>George O’Connor. Candlewick, $15.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-7636-6012-3<p>More By and About This Author<p>’Twas ever thus: a baby critter seems …

March is National Women's History Month, and the Teen Board is celebrating through a series of blog posts! Every Thursday this month, a different Teen Board member is writing a post that somehow relates to women and literature, so make sure you keep an eye out each week! The third one is by Ashley L., where she talks about the rise of the female heroine in YA books (and the movies they inspire).

March is National Women's History Month, and the Teen Board is celebrating through a series of blog posts! Every Thursday this month, a different …

The Boys of Summer (The Summer Series) (Volume 1)

• <b>Author:</b> C.J. Duggan<p>Quiet seventeen-year-old Tess doesn’t relish the thought of a summertime job. She wants nothing more than to forget the past haunts of high school and have fun with her best friends before the dreaded Year Twelve begins.<p>To Tess, summer is when everything happens: riding bikes …

City of Lost Souls

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>What price is too high to pay, even for love? Plunge into fifth installment the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>).<p>The <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Mortal Instruments continues—and so do the thrills and danger …

A Rule of Queens (Book #13 in the Sorcerer's Ring)

• <b>Author:</b> Morgan Rice<p>“THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for …

Secret North

• <b>Author:</b> GJ Walker-Smith<p>Ryan Décarie could literally charm the pants off anyone. It was his biggest talent and his biggest downfall.<br>When he crosses paths with Bente Denison five long years after breaking her heart, sparks fly.<br>Trying to convince her that he’s finally ready for something more serious …

Kingdom Keepers II: Disney at Dawn

• <b>Author:</b> Ridley Pearson<p>It's supposed to be a happy day at the Magic Kingdom—the return of the teenaged holographic hosts. But things go very wrong when a sudden lightning storm disrupts the celebration, and Amanda's mysterious sister, Jez, disappears. The only clue is the sighting of a wild monkey …

What are your favourite books in translation?

Here’s a sad fact we bet you didn’t know: less than 3% of all books sold in the UK are translated fiction. In other words, most of the books we buy in the UK are written in English, by British or American writers. So what, you might think? Skellig author David Almond explains why we should care: …

Spirit Animals: Book 3: Blood Ties

• <b>Author:</b> Garth Nix & Sean Williams<p>The adventure continues in this third book in the New York Times bestselling series. Erdas is a land of balance. A rare link, the spirit animal bond, bridges the human and animal worlds. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan each have this gift-and the grave …

Four: The Initiate

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>Complete your Divergent library with the Four stories!<p>Fans of the Divergent series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be delighted by "Four: The Initiate," the second of four stories, each between fifty and seventy-five pages long, set in the world of …

Classic Childhood Books That Grow With You

Remember the books your parents/teachers/babysitters read to you when you were a kid? When it came to my parents, they chose the books they had loved as children themselves. When my mother read these to me, she would often end up crying at the end. Just imagine my six-year-old confusion: <i>Why were</i> …

The Indigo Spell

• <b>Author:</b> Richelle Mead<p><b>Prepare to be Tested.</b> <b><br>The story that kicked off Richelle Mead’s international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series is NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE.</b> <b><br>Read it Before it Hits Theaters February 14th, 2014!</b><p><i>Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and</i> …