Beautiful Creatures

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By Beautiful Creatures ---Garcia, Kami

Ethan Wate, a high school sophomore, plans to escape his small Southern town as soon as he can. Life has been difficult since his mother died; his father, a writer, has withdrawn into his study. Then Lena Duchannes arrives, and this strange new girl is the very one who has been occupying his dreams. She and her kin are Casters, beings who have supernatural powers. Getting to know her exposes Ethan to time travel, mortal danger, and love. The teens can hardly bear to be apart, but Lena's 16th birthday, when she will be Claimed for dark or light, is only 6 months away. To save her, they fight supernatural powers and the prejudice of closed-minded people.



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By Funke, Cornelia

Meggie’s father has a wonderful ability: when he reads a book aloud, characters in the book literally come to life. But when Mo “reads” the evil villain Capricorn out of his book, Meggie’s mother disappears *into* the book! Now Capricorn and his henchmen are chasing after Meggie and her father to use his “silvertongue” to carry out their dastardly plans.

Sequels: Inkspell, Inkdeath



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By Fletcher, Charlie

When George breaks the head from a stone dragon outside the Natural History Museum, he awakes an ancient power. This power has been dormant for centuries but the results are instant and terrifying: A stone Pterodactyl unpeels from the wall and starts chasing George. He runs for his life but it seems that no one can see what he's running from. No one, except Edie, who is also trapped in this strange world. And this is just the beginning as the statues of London awake.


The Ruins of Gorlan

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By Flanagan, John

When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battle school, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.


The Summoning

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By Ewing, Lynne

By the author of the series THE DAUGHTERS OF THE MOON and SONS OF THE DARK.

Sudi never thought that one note could change her life; she just thought it would give her a chance at dating her longtime crush, Scott. But that note that fell out of her locker was not from Scott. Abdel was sent by the Hour Priest, a secret Egyptian society, to tell Sudi, along with Meri and Dalila, that they are all descendants of the Egyptian Pharaohs, and they have powers that only they can use to stop the Cult of Anubis. And before they know it, all three girls turn into unusual creatures: a bird, a cat, and a cobra. Their destiny has been set for them and if they still don't believe it, maybe the evil forces will help them figure it out.

Sequels: Divine One, Enchantress, The Haunting



The Black Tattoo

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By Enthoven, Sam

When his best friend, Charlie, is possessed by an ancient demon who takes over his body via a writhing black tattoo, fourteen-year-old Jack, accompanied by a girl with superhuman powers, battles all over London and even into Hell to save him.


So You Want to Be a Wizard

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By Duane, Diane

Thirteen-year-old Nita, tormented by a gang of bullies because she won't fight back, finds the help she needs in a library book on wizardry which guides her into another dimension.


The Ropemaker

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By Dickinson, Peter

When the magic that protects their Valley starts to fail, Tilja and her companions journey into the evil Empire to find the ancient magician Faheel, who originally cast those spells.



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By Cornish, D.M.

Having grown up in a home for foundlings with a girl's name, Rossamund sets out to report to his new job as a lamplighter, though he really wants to be a monster fighter. He has several adventures along the way, as he meets people and monsters who are more complicated that he previously thought. First in a new trilogy, set in a very detailed world with a glossary and maps.

Book 1 in the Monster Blood Tattoo series.


The Sight

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By Clement-Davies, David

In Transylvania during the Middle Ages, a pack of wolves sets out on a perilous journey to prevent their enemy from calling upon a legendary evil one that will give her the power to control all animals. 


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