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What happens to all your stuff when you're gone? Well, if you lived in Failin, Oregon, your belongings could end up being sold by Lewis, who works in the estate sale business. He's chafing under the oppression of life in this small town that shrinks more with every day. Then he meets Anne--who's feeling just as hemmed in as he is. Can they free themselves and each other from the weight of their parents' history and secrets? Find out in Bad Houses!
Harry Potter fans, this one's for you! If you're looking for a fantasy series featuring dueling magicians, creepy professors, and creative world-building, be sure to read Brandon Sanderson's The Rithmatist. Click here to find a copy at a library near you!
More than anything, Joel wants to be a Rithmatist. Rithmatists have the power to infuse life into two-dimensional figures known as Chalklings. Rithmatists are humanity's only defense against the Wild Chalklings. Having nearly overrun the territory of Nebrask, the Wild Chalkings now threaten all of the American Isles.
Are you still trying to get through your Christmas shopping list? Check out this book about making gorgeous gifts for those on your list! It's got step-by-step photos for making journals, books, baked goods, coasters, home decor, gift boxes, candles, food, and other gifts!
Stop what you're doing and go request this book now! You won't be sorry. Delilah Dark and the Turkish Lieutenant is a thrilling escapade through palaces, dungeons, airships, aqueducts, and tea shops. Delilah Dark kicks tukus and takes names as Selim tries to keep up in this fast-paced adventure, the first in the series by Tony Cliff.