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Title
An Abundance of Katherines
Author
John Green
Review
An abundance of Katherine's is about a washed up child prodigy annagramming smarty pants named Colin whose type is girls named Katherine. His 19 failed Katherine relationships push him to go on the road trip of a lifetime in an effort to heal his broken heart with his Judge Judy loving best friend Hassan. Will Colin predict his Katherine relationships and help Dumpees everywhere? Will he finally get the girl? Read this amazing book to find out!  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Better Nate Than Ever
Author
Tim Federle
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This is an hysterical heartwarming warm story with insight and it shows kids to follow there dreams.  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Fracture
Author
Megan Miranda
Review
Once started, I couldn't put this trilling book down! Shocking secrets are discovered, many shocking betrayals occur, and alliances will be made in this amazing book... A MUST READ OF THE SUMMER!  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
And Then There Were None
Author
Agatha Christie
Review
10 completely different people are sent to an island for different reasons. They all have one thing in common, they have committed crimes that they never had to pay for. One by one theses 10 people on the island are killed. Nobody seems to be alive on the island when a confession in the form of a postscript reveals how the killings took place and who was responsible.  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Russian Roulette
Author
Anthony Horowitz
Review
After a deadly chemical accident, 14-year old Yassen Gregorovitch, the main character, is forced to leave his village in Russia. Since his parents could not come with him, Yassen was forced to go to Moscow alone where he met his parent’s friend, Misha Dementyev who tells on him to the police. After running away from prison, Yassen meets the rich businessman, Vladimir Sharkovsky. After finding out that Sharkovsky was the cause of the chemical accident, Yassen vows to kill him. After escaping Sharkovsky’s home, Yassen chooses to join the deadly terrorist organization called Scorpia. He was chosen because his record was completely destroyed in the chemical accident. This is vital because no top-secret spy organization can track him. He trains in their top-secret facility in the island of Malagosto. There he meets John Rider. They become friends and complete several missions together. After a while, Yassen is assigned a new mission that would be vital in changing the world of crime-fighting forever. What is the mission? Will he accept it? Will he succeed?  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
A Man for All Seasons
Author
Robert Bolt
Review
A man for all seasons is a beautifully written play taking place in a time I find to be particularly fascinating. This play conveys Sir Thomas More having to choose between his obligation to his King and friend Henry VIII and his obligation to his conscience and his self. His virtue and moral compass eventually leading to his ultimate demise.   Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Return of the King
Author
JRR Tolkein
Review
In this epic that completes the Lord of the Rings trilogy, everything comes together. Frodo and Sam confront Mount Doom, True Love will be forged, and the fate of all Middle Earth will be decided. When all is said and done who will come out the victor? Sauron? or, the least likely of all creatures, Frodo Baggins of the Shire? Find out all the answers and more!  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Jackie & Me
Author
Dan Gutman
Review
This book kept you reading till the end. The book was fun and exciting. And felt realistic. This book is easy to read for ages 7 to 12 and keeps you reading the next book they have many different people in each book.   Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams
Author
Shawn Johnson
Review
Have you ever wondered about what it must take to get to the Olympics? And have you ever thought about the pressure athletes must be under once they get there? Meet Shawn Machel Johnson. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. In Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams, tells the story of Shawn’s childhood, and takes you on the journey it took to get her to the Olympics, as well as what occurred there, and Shawn’s plans for the future.Join Shawn Machel Johnson as she takes you on the journey of the first twenty years of her life and through her experiences as a gymnast at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Read in wonder as Winning Balance offers a new perspective of what we all watch on our television screens every four years.  Find it in the catalog!
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Title
Independent Study
Author
Joelle Charbonneau
Review
Independent Study is the second novel in the highly acclaimed Testing trilogy. At this point, the main character, Malencia Vale, has completed all entrance exams to the University and must now take on the responsibilities as a student. However, she soon discovers that due to her past tests and actions, University officials believe she is a threat and continuously attempt to eliminate her. Additionally, she is caught in the cross-fire between the Testing administration and the national government, and the conflict threatens to erupt. Who will survive?

This novel is an excellent read for all teenagers. However, be aware that in order to understand the events of this book, you must read its predecessor by the same author. Happy reading!  Find it in the catalog!
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