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Eren Donovan is a sixteen-year old girl who, after the death of her parents, moves to Spruce Knoll to live with her aunt. Here she discovers a secretive community of people with special powers and realizes that she too has channeling powers that have been hidden from her until now.
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The book consists of parable-like stories, quotations from the bible, discussion points, poems and some pencil sketches, and addresses a wide variety of issues, that can affect everyone but are often associated with young adults, such as depression, peer pressure, sex and loneliness.
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What’s Wrong with Me? is an overtly religious book which aims to provide girls with a better understanding of how to have a personal relationship with God.
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Jaden Beckett is a 17 year-old girl whose mom has died. She lives with her dad and older brother, Drew, in Madison, WI. She's 5'10, a Tae Kwon Do champion and trying her best to deal with her dad's detachment after his spouse's passing.
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Spunky sixteen-year old Grace Wells is the daughter of wildlife enforcement officer, Joe Wells, who disappeared in the woods three months earlier on a normal work day. The local authorities want to close the case, so Grace steps up her search.
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Jackie has made the unfortunate decision of following her high school boyfriend, Kennedy to the state school he chose, rather than follow her talents to the first rate music university programs she could have gotten into. Thinking that their love would last—or at least continue on campus, Jackie is blindsided when she is promptly dumped by Kennedy and left in a place that she isn’t sure she should even be.
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A disjointed tale of a love triangle in which all three participants have no realistic reasons for their actions.
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While there are elements of known works like I Am Number Four, such as the absent parents, the best friend assigned to watch over the main character, a strange and sudden development of paranormal powers, The Seven draws on a new premise involving a battle within all the of Earth’s personified elements in order to control the very powerful protagonist.
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The book follows the fortunes of the Cleveland Indians baseball team in their 1959 pennant race. It opens with eight-year old Andy rising at 5:30AM to retrieve the newspaper (and milk delivered to the door step) and read the “Cleveland Indians starting line up for the 1959 baseball season opener.”
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Alex Baj’s Young Adult Fantasy novel The Black Stone Prophecy is the first in a series centered around 12 year old Tom O’Malley and the magical realm of Nyi.
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Ryan Miller’s life is in upheaval following the death of his best friend Michael – a death Ryan believes he could have prevented if only he hadn’t turned his back on Michael to seek out Emily. Now, the only thing he can do to make things better is to take care of the secret Michael told him before he died.
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Hippie Boy: A Girl’s Story is a young girl’s coming of age story showing her struggles as she grows up with a religious fanatic mother, a step-father she can’t stand and the man she idealizes – her father.
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Alex is a typical college freshman with a crush on a guy. The only problem is that Seth has been her best friend since high school and, he’s gay.
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Samantha Rialto, a recently divorced, defensively snarky middle school music teacher, has taken up surveillance photography as a way to fill the gaps in her educator’s salary. That is until a particularly cold week in January when Sam finds herself entangled in a mystery involving dead people, copious amounts of cash and a nutty Tai Chi enthusiast.
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Josh Miller is a high school sophomore and tennis-pro wannabe. When his physics teacher presents the theory of alternate universes Josh wonders if it's possible that there’s another world in which he’s not such a nerd.
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In the beautifully illustrated Weaver of Song, Mary Helene Jackson tells the fascinating story of "Silent Night" composer's Franz Gruber's struggle.
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You've read about her in USA Today and The Huffington Post. Now you can read IR's review of Switched, by indie's reigning Queen Amanda Hocking
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Perfect for the 8-12 year old set, the book tells the story of Kandide, a spoiled nineteen year old fairy.
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From the Abuela's Window is a story of ordinary people doing what they can to help each other and in small ways undermine a brutal system—it is about staying human when faced with inhumanity all around.
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Alexander and the Moon is a storybook written in the throes of chemotherapy by pediatric cancer survivor Max Ritvo and is illustrated by undergraduates at Yale University, who received funding for the project from the prestigious Louis Sudler Art Grant.
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Perfect for the 8-12 year old set, the book tells the story of Kandide, whose perfect childhood is ruined when her wing is injured and she is segregated with the rest of the Imperfect fairies.
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A family of four with two homeschooled children who are being "roadschooled” by their parents, as they drive around the country in an RV.
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India “Indy” Savage is the owner of a used book store and coffee shop. She is unwittingly involved in a crime ring, when her best barista loses a bag of diamonds and bad guys begin shooting at him.
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An attempt to create a classic children's story that falls far short of the mark of a classic.