• TEENS

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

A sparkling debut novel, full of fairytale wisdom and mythic conundrums. Born with wings, Ava Lavender sets out to discover her true nature and her place in the world, encountering love and disappointment and myriad uncanny moments along her path.

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Love in the Time of Global Warming

After floodwaters snatch away her entire family from their Los Angeles home, 17-year-old Penelope must navigate an underwater fantasy world to retrieve them in this engaging tale of a teenage Odysseus.

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  • TEENS

The Stalker Chronicles

Cammie Bliss has been branded by her classmates as a stalker, a reputation that's hard to shake in a town so small the only movie theater closed a generation ago. But when Toby shows up in his dark-framed glasses, Cammie knows he's just her type. Don't be fooled by the shiny pink cover: Carley Moore's debut novel is filled with quirks, compulsions, and hilariously inappropriate behavior.

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  • TEENS

Going Bovine

A sixteen-year-old male finds himself diagnosed with a fatal illness. The prescription? Road trip! Think the humor of Fast Times at Ridgemont Highcombined with the surreal wonders of The Wizard of Oz. 13 and up. Read more...

July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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