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If You Liked Warcross By Marie Lu...

Posted on August 21 2018

The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost Will West is careful to live life under the radar. At his parents' insistence, he's made sure to get mediocre grades and to stay in the middle of the pack on his cross-country…

If You Liked These Shallow Graves By Jennifer Donnelly...

Posted on August 21 2018

If you liked These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly, you might enjoy these mystery books, too. Shift - By Jennifer Bradbury Some friends fade away....Others disappear.Imagine you and your best friend…

If you liked Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys, you…

Posted on August 21 2018

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city. Parvana's father—a history teacher…

If you liked Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman, you…

Posted on August 21 2018

Crazy by Han Nolan Fifteen-year-old Jason has fallen upon bad times—his mother has died and his father has succumbed to mental illness. As he tries to hold his crazy father and their crumbling home…

If you liked The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz,…

Posted on August 21 2018

How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr Jill MacSweeny just wishes everything could go back to normal. But ever since her dad died, she's been isolating herself from her boyfriend, her best friends—everyone…

If You Liked Zeroes By Scott Westerfeld You Might…

Posted on August 21 2018

Maximum Ride - The Angel Experiment by James Patterson In James Patterson's blockbuster series, fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it's like to soar above the world. She…

If you liked Renegades by Marissa Meyer then you might…

Posted on August 21 2018

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he'll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist:Break into the notorious…

If You Liked Refugee By Alan Gratz, You might like...

Posted on August 21 2018

Shooting Kabul by N. H. Senzai In the summer of 2001, twelve year old Fadi’s parents make the difficult decision to illegally leave Afghanistan and move the family to the United States. When their…

Scott Westerfeld

Posted on August 21 2018

Scott was born in Texas on May 5, 1963. He lives in New York City and Sydney, Australia. He is married to author Justine Larbalestier. Scott has written 18 novels—five adult novels and 13 young adult…

Ruta Sepetys

Posted on August 21 2018

Ruta Sepetys (or Rūta Šepetys) is a Lithuanian-American writer of historical fiction. She was born on November 19, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan.  Before she wrote her first novel, she spent 20 years in…

Laurie Halse Anderson

Posted on August 21 2018

Laurie Halse Anderson is an American author. She was born October 23, 1961 in Potsdam, NY. She writes young adult novels and picture books. She received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American…

Brandon Sanderson

Posted on August 21 2018

Brandon Sanderson was born in December 1975. He loved reading as child but lost interest as a teenager until a teacher gave him Dragonsbane. He loved the book and searched for other similar epic fantasy…

Gordan Korman

Posted on August 21 2018

Gordon Korman was born in Montreal, Canada and grew up in the Toronto area. When he was in grade 7, one of his teachers gave the class the freedom to write whatever they wanted during the class period…

Mike Lupica

Posted on August 21 2018

Mike Lupica is one of the most prominent sports writers in America. He began his newspaper career covering the New York Knicks for the New York Post at age 23. For the past fifteen years, he has been…

Marie Lu

Posted on August 21 2018

Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy and The Young Elites trilogy. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game…

MARCH: Salt To The Sea By Ruta Sepetys

Posted on August 21 2018

World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian,…

APRIL: These Shallow Graves By Jennifer Donnelly

Posted on August 21 2018

Jo Montfort is beautiful and rich, and soon—like all the girls in her class—she'll graduate from finishing school and be married off to a wealthy bachelor. Which is the last thing she wants. Jo dreams…

Book Of The Month: Renegades By Marissa Meyer

Posted on August 21 2018

Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice.The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled…

Book Of The Month: Restart By Gordan Korman

Posted on August 21 2018

Chase's memory just went out the window.Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly…

Book Of The Month: Warcross By Marie Lu

Posted on August 21 2018

For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality…