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This book goes through the events of what seems to be six months or so in the life of a teenaged girl who has just moved across town. Sadie is normal enough. She's got a good set of friends, a life you might say. But even though its just an hour away the move is more influential than you might think at first. A new school means new friends. And new friends means a chance to be a whole new you. Or at least that's Sadie's philosophy. Her mistake, not thinking through the implications of having a new face ... That's a lie.

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All Our Pretty Songs features two best friends: beautiful, flighty Aurora and the loyal narrator who loves her more than anything. The girls are like sisters, inseparable and completely devoted to each other. When the narrator meets Jack, an enigmatic musician, she's afraid he'll leave her for Aurora. But what she doesn't realize is that Jack has introduced the fantastical into her and Aurora's world. Can she save Aurora and Jack from the mythical evil that threatens to overwhelm them?

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May should be having the summer of her life. She's living in Florence, Italy with family friends Gwen and Liam, helping Gwen research her latest travel book. But she only agreed to the extended vacation to escape her parents' upcoming divorce - and the decision of who she is going to live with. So when May meets a girl who looks just like her, but says she is from the 14th century, May decides time travel is the perfect escape. Her twin, Cristofana, is brash, selfish, a little scary, and it's obvious she wants something from May.

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What would you do if you awoke after sleeping for 62 years?  For Rose Fitzroy, she doesn’t know what to do.  Her loved ones are dead and the world has changed drastically.  It doesn’t help that an unknown entity wants to kill her.  Rose must find her place in this new world and figure out who she will love... no matter the consequences.

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Jarra is an 18 year old ape (meaning she can not live on other planets). On Earth are all the people who can not live elsewhere . When you turn 18 on Earth, you can go to college or live with a fixed income anyway. Jarra wants to go to an off world school. She does take history at Asgard university for her first year, but only because it is on Earth. Not reavealing her true identity is crucial. Will her friends ever learn the truth? Will her new boyfriend? Find out in this exciting novel by Janet Edwards.

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Princess Adela is not your average princess. 

When she goes to a garden party, even though she isn't invited, she explores the garden by herself and overhears voices (one of which is her aunt's and Lady Hortensia). She decides to see what they are talking about and discovers a horrifying secret. Her friend Garth is invited to the party, who suddenly "changes". Adela also befriends a talking magpie and they have quite an exciting adventure!

 

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  The book I read was Penny's War. This book is told from the veiw point of Grandma Penny. She tells her grandaughter  what it was like to be a war child. It starts out with Penny and her brother Peter's house, in London, being bombed during World War 2. Their mom sends them off to a tiny village away from the fighting so they will be safe. Soon they meet their foster parents and some weird things start happening. Peter and Penny begin to come to the conclusion that their foster parents are German spies.

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Allison Sekemoto spent the majority of her life as a human, refusing to become a vampire's blood donor in return for safety. She lived her life with only her crew for company, trying to avoid the vampires that hunted them. But now, Allison is not human any longer--she's become a vampire. And immortality is not as simple as she once thought it was. She has been torn apart from the boy she loves, and from her vampire mentor. Allison must follow the call of blood to save her mentor, Kanin, from a psychotic vampire called Sarren.

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Aluna and her people live under the waves in the City of Shifting Tides.  Their breathing necklaces start to fail so Aluna and her friend, Hoku, journey to the Above World so they can find a way to save their people.  They encounter other worlds like the Aviars, who have wings and live in a mountain, and the Equians, who are like centaurs.  They discover that other people are having trouble too.

This book falls into the dystopian sci-fi category.

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