Don't Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout

By Jennifer L. Armentrout

Samantha is a stranger in her personal existence. till the evening she disappeared along with her ally, Cassie, every body stated Sam had it all-popularity, wealth, and a dream boyfriend.

Sam has resurfaced, yet she has no recollection of who she was once or what occurred to her that evening. As she attempts to piece jointly her existence from earlier than, she realizes it's one she not desires any a part of. The previous Sam took "mean girl" to an entire new point, and it's transparent she and Cassie have been extra like most sensible enemies. Sam is beautiful convinced that wasting her stories is like successful the lottery. She's getting a moment probability at being a greater daughter, sister, and good friend, and she's falling difficult for Carson Ortiz, a boy who has continuously regarded out for her-even if the outdated Sam taken care of him like trash.

But Cassie continues to be lacking, and the evidence approximately what occurred to her that evening isn't simply buried deep within Sam's memory-someone else is aware, anyone who desires to be certain Sam remains quiet. All Sam desires is the reality, and if she will liberate her clouded stories of that fateful evening, she will eventually flow on. yet what if now not remembering is the one factor preserving Sam alive?

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The Elephant Mountains by Scott Ely

By Scott Ely

An unheard of sequence of hurricanes has swollen the Mississippi River to unheard-of degrees and is threatening to place New Orleans and many of the low-lying parts of the South below water. Fifteen-year-old Stephen is spending the summer time along with his father close to a small city north of Lake Pontchartrain while one other robust storm arrives and the levees at the Mississippi River thoroughly fail. within the anarchy and chaos that effects, Stephen's father is killed, and the boy is left to fend for himself. Stephen quickly encounters Angela, a school scholar whose mom and dad have additionally been killed. Navigating the labyrinth of flooded fields and cities in an airboat, the 2 set out looking for Stephen's mom and better flooring. Armed with either weapons and the talents his survivalist father has taught him, and time and again faced through those that will kill for nutrients, water and guns, Stephen struggles to take care of desire and his humanity within the face of violence and desperation.

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I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

By Dodie Smith

"I write this sitting within the kitchen sink..."

This is the diary of Cassandra Mortmain, which tells of her impressive kin and their crumbling citadel domestic. Cassandra's father used to be a well-known author, yet now he mostly reads detective novels whereas his relatives slide into genteel poverty. Her sister Rose is bored and lovely, and eager to marry riches. Their step-mother Topaz has behavior of striding in the course of the geographical region donning simply her wellington boots. yet all their lives could be quickly be reworked by means of the arriving of recent neighbours from the USA, and Cassandra unearths herself falling in love...

BACKSTORY: Get to grasp Dodie Smith, and be encouraged to maintain your individual diary!

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In the Middle of the Night by Robert Cormier

By Robert Cormier

8 years ahead of Denny Colbert was once born, his father was once concerned with a sad coincidence that killed 22 young children. Now Denny is sixteen, and all he wishes is to be like different young ones his age. yet he isn't allowed to respond to the phone or have a driver's license, and his relatives is continually relocating from city to town--all simply because humans can't omit what occurred lengthy ago.

When Denny defies his mom and dad one afternoon and solutions the phone, he reveals himself drawn right into a plot for revenge that may end up lethal.

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The Lord of Opium (House of the Scorpion, Book 2) by Nancy Farmer

By Nancy Farmer

Because the teenage ruler of his personal kingdom, Matt needs to take care of clones and cartels during this riveting sequel to the fashionable vintage residence of the Scorpion, winner of the nationwide e-book Award, a Newbery Honor, and a Printz Honor.

Matt has consistently been not anything yet a clone--grown from a strip of outdated El Patron's epidermis. Now, at age fourteen, he unearths himself without warning thrust into the location of ruling over his personal nation. The Land of Opium is the biggest territory of the Dope Confederacy, which levels at the map like an gut from the ruins of San Diego to the ruins of Matamoros. yet whereas Opium prospers, the remainder of the realm has been devastated through ecological disaster--and hidden in Opium is the cure.

And that isn't all that awaits in the depths of Opium. Matt is haunted via the ever-present military of eejits, zombielike staff harnessed to the outdated El Patron's sinister procedure of drug growing--people stripped of the very characteristics that after made them human.

Matt desires to use his newfound strength to assist, to prevent the affliction, yet he can't even be able to smuggle his formative years love, Maria, around the border and into Opium. in its place, his each circulate hits a roadblock, a few from the enemies that encompass him--and a few from a voice inside of himself. For who's Matt particularly, however the the image of an evil, murderous dictator?

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Artemis Fowl and the Eternity Code (Artemis Fowl, Book 3) by Eoin Colfer

By Eoin Colfer

Thirteen-year-old legal mastermind Artemis poultry has developed a supercomputer from stolen fairy know-how. within the unsuitable fingers it may be deadly for people and fairies alike. yet little need to fret, Artemis has an excellent plan. He's unlikely to exploit the pc; he's simply going to teach it to a ruthless American businessman with Mafia connections. His bodyguard, Butler, can be with him. What might be able to get it wrong?

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Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes

By Shirley Hughes

In her first novel, liked writer Shirley Hughes offers an international warfare II event proving that during striking conditions, individuals are in a position to amazing things.

Italy, 1944: Florence is occupied by means of Nazi forces. The Italian resistance flow has now not given up desire, although — and neither have thirteen-year- outdated Paolo and his sister, Costanza. As their mom is confused into harboring escaping POWs, Paolo and Costanza each one discover a half to play in opposing the German forces. either are wanting to struggle the career, yet what can siblings — with just a bicycle to assist them — do opposed to an entire military? Middle-grade enthusiasts of heritage and event should be riveted by way of the motion and the vividly evoked stress of worldwide battle II.

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Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-Jones

By Tim Wynne-Jones

Boy, did Blink get off at the incorrect ground. All he sought after used to be to thieve a few breakfast for his empty stomach, yet as a substitute he stumbled upon a faux kidnapping and a cellular phone dropped by way of an "abducted" CEO, giving Blink a hyperlink to his ideal blonde daughter. Now Blink is at the run, yet it's okay so long as he's clever adequate to stick within the video game and hold Captain Panic locked in his carry. input a lady named warning. As in "Caution: Toxic." As in "Caution: Watch Your Step." She's additionally at the run, from a skeezy drug-dealer boyfriend and from a nightmare in her earlier that won't enable her move. whilst she spies Blink on the educate station, warning can see he's a simple mark. yet there's whatever approximately this naive, thin highway punk, whom she in basic terms desired to rob, that tugs at her middle, a middle she proposal deserved to not consider. Charged with suspense and intrigue, this taut novel trails deeply compelling characters as they forge a blackmail scheme that's foolhardy at top, disastrous at worst - besides a fated, soft partnership that might supply them every one a unprecedented likelihood for redemption.

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Swipe: A Virals Special from G.P. Putnam's Sons by Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs

By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs

Having Temperance Brennan for a great-aunt comes with a couple of perks—including an invitation to the recognized forensic anthropologist's e-book signing at Comic-Con. yet whereas Tory and the Virals are taking within the mythical conference in all its nerdy glory, a precious Terminator robotic is stolen from the crowded exhibition corridor. while the bot-napper threatens to break it until a hefty ransom is paid, Tory leaps on the likelihood to assist her aunt Tempe with the investigation.

Subtle clues lead the Virals into the entire weirdness that Comic-Con has to offer—strange costumes, ferocious mock battles, and fanboy geekdom past their wildest dreams—but the Terminator turns out to have vanished with out a hint, and the clock is ticking. Can the Virals establish the thief and find the lacking robotic prior to it's too late?

In this gripping eSpecial, Tory and the Virals turn out once more that no crime is unsolvable whilst the pack is at the prowl.

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