Books & Reading

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The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The son of a Pentecostal preacher faces his personal demons as he and his two outcast friends try to make it through their senior year of high school without letting their small-town culture destroy their creative spirits and sense of self.

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Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh

Teens Sully, Hunter, Dom, and Mandy team up in a race against unscrupulous billionaire CEO Alex Holliday to locate a collectible sphere, which may have a very steep price.

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The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters

A 16-year-old biracial girl in rural Oregon in the 1920s searches for the truth about her father’s death while avoiding trouble from the Ku Klux Klan in this YA historical novel inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

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Snow Job by Charles Benoit

Nick has created the perfect list of rules for remaking his life. But meeting Dawn, hanging out with teen thug Zod, and making illegal deliveries are nowhere on that list. Small steps lead to an avalanche of consequences as one boy attempts to take charge of his destiny.

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Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses.