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Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Series, Book 1) By: Anthony Horowitz Fourteen-year-old Alex Rider lives with his Uncle Ian, who has raised him since the death of his parents. His Uncle is an international banker and is often away on business. One evening the police come to his home to...

Boston Jane: An Adventure By: Jennifer L. Holm Jane Peck has been raised by her father, a doctor, in 1850’s Philadelphia. She has been allowed to run wild with the neighbor boys, spitting and throwing things and working with her father in his surgery, something that genteel young...

Lilac Girls By: Martha Hall Kelly Lilac Girls is an amazing book that will draw you in immediately. It focuses on three women, Caroline, Herta and Kasia, during WWII.  Caroline is a New York socialite with French ties who works for the French Consulate to provide care packages for French orphans....

What I Saw and How I Lied By: Judy Blundell Evie is excited when her stepfather, Joe, returns home from World War II.  It is 1947 and Evie and her beautiful mother, Bev, have been living with Joe’s mother while he was in the army. Now that he...

These Shallow Graves By: Jennifer Donnelly In 1890, Jo (Josephine) Montfort is a student at Miss Sparkwell’s School for Young Ladies. Like all wealthy young women, Jo is expected to finish school and marry a wealthy bachelor. Her family already has Bram Aldrich, a likeable, kind and...

Girl, Stolen By: April Henry Sixteen year old Cheyenne Wilder is very sick with pneumonia. She convinces her step-mother to let her stay in the car while she goes into the pharmacy to fill her prescription for antibiotics. Suddenly a young man jumps into the Escalade and drives...

Finding Audrey By: Sophie Kinsella Audrey is a fourteen year old  British teen who has suffered a traumatic experience that has left her with a severe social anxiety disorder. She dropped out of school, wears dark glasses and doesn't want to leave the house. Her family is supportive...

Monument 14 By: Emmy Laybourne Set in Monument, Colorado, Monument 14 is suspenseful story of survival. 14 kids are on their way to school when a giant hail storm suddenly starts. The hail causes the school bus to crash into a giant super store. While the bus driver...

Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery By: Peter Abrahams 13 year old Ingrid Levin Hill lives with her parents, brother and a goofy dog named Nigel in the small town of Echo Falls. She is a star soccer player, budding actress and a lover of...

Dead To Me By: Mary McCoy Los Angeles, 1948: “Don’t believe anything they say” were the last words that Alice’s older sister, Annie, said the day she disappeared.  Now four years later, 16 year old Alice is called to the hospital where she finds Annie, badly beaten and...