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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!
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.
Anna had Paris, Lola had San Francisco, and Isla...Isla isn't sure. She's caught between New York and France, between love and fear, and she doesn't know what the right choice is. She's been in love with Joshua Wasserstein since day one, but he's never even glanced at her...or has he?
Stephanie Perkins has written another amazing, heartbreaking novel that deserves all the accolades it will certainly receive. Don't miss out--read it before it hits all the award lists!
Request it here so you can see what the fuss is all about.
Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association, YALSA for short, puts out several lists of the best young adult fiction for the year. One of those lists is the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens. 2014's list is full of awesomeness, from Gene Yang to Faith Erin Hicks and more! Check out some of the titles from the list below, and click on the titles to request them from the library.