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zac and mia

Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts

The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn’t–couldn’t–be friends with her. In the hospital different rules apply, and what begins as a knock on the wall leads to a note–then a friendship neither of them sees coming.

Belzhar

Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

Jam Gallahue, fifteen, unable to cope with the loss of her boyfriend Reeve, is sent to a therapeutic boarding school in Vermont, where a journal-writing assignment for an exclusive, mysterious English class transports her to the magical realm of Belzhar,where she and Reeve can be together.

Idols

Idols by Margaret Stohl

In the near future, four teenagers discover that their emotions have been weaponized and that they have been genetically bred to end the alien occupation of Earth.

 

 

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Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire

Enduring a brutal life of poverty in the Russian countryside, young Elena Rudina is swept up by a passing noble family into an escapade involving mistaken identity, an imprisoned monk, an anonymous prince and the mythological Baba Yaga.