Tag Archives: Wylie TX

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo

Check out The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo at the Smith Public Library today!

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi About: Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the … Continue reading

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Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely

Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely  About: Meet Pity Jones.  Actually, her name is Serendipity but everyone calls her Pity.  She lives in an America that has been torn apart by a Second Civil War and ravaged by some type of … Continue reading

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The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma About: A ghostly story of suspense told in two voices–one still living and one dead. Nova Ren Suma tells a supernatural tale of guilt and innocence, and what happens when one is … Continue reading

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Tool of War by Paolo Bacigalupi

 Tool of War by Paolo Bacigalupi About: If you have read Shipbreaker or Drowned Cities, then you have already met Tool and been introduced to his world – a world where the seas have risen and completely changed life as … Continue reading

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Thornhill by Pam Smy

Thornhill by Pam Smy About: Parallel, interwoven stories set in different times–one told through intimate diary entries and the other through bold, striking art–converge as a girl unravels the mystery of the abandoned building next door. Pam Smy’s Thornhill is a haunting … Continue reading

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Mapping the Bones – Jane Yolen

Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen What’s it about: It’s 1942 in Poland, and the world is coming to pieces. At least that’s how it seems to Chaim and Gittel, twins whose lives feel like a fairy tale torn apart, … Continue reading

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Nemesis – Brandon Reichs

Nemesis by Brandon Reichs  About: Brendan Reichs, co-author of the popular Virals series delivers a new dystopian sci-fi series for fans to sink their teeth into. Every other year Min, a street smart teenager living in a trailer park is brutally … Continue reading

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Truly Devious – Maureen Johnson

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson – YA F JOH (NEW) The setting is Ellingham Academy, a prestigious private school for gifted teens located in a remote section of Vermont. Our protagonist is one Stevie Bell, who has immersed herself in … Continue reading

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Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones – YA F JON (currently in NEW) What it’s about: As our story opens, sixteen-year-old Annis has just learned that her beloved father has mysteriously died while away on one of … Continue reading

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