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Dorothy Must Die
by Danielle Paige
When Kansas girl Amy Gumm gets swept up in a tornado and dropped off in Oz, the once cheerful place has changed. Dorothy has returned and transformed Oz, a now desolate place where good witches are the wicked ones, and the wicked might even be considered good. Amy is soon recruited by the Revolutionary Order of The Wicked, trained to fight, and carry out a special task: kill Dorothy to save Oz.A story with an imaginative twist on the classic tale takes readers into a fantastic adventure! This book features good character and plot development, and provides great entertainment for fans of Inkheart and the Lunar Chronicles.
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars is an amazing book about 16-year-old Hazel, a girl diagnosed with lung cancer who unwillingly attends a cancer support group each week. One day, she meets Augustus Waters, a charming, witty boy who recently had Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Together, the two make a journey on a roller coaster ride of emotions including love, sadness, and hope as they fulfill Hazel’s dream of meeting the author of her favourite book. Expect to laugh, cry and love through this masterpiece by John Green.
I Am the Messenger
by Mark Zusak
Ed Kennedy is a good-for-nothing underage cabdriver who has almost no hopes or dreams for the future. His life revolves around his unrequited love for his best friend Audrey, playing cards, and his stinky dog. However after stopping a bank robbery, Ed receives an odd gift in the mail that changes his entire life. Full of suspense, adventure and sheer brilliance, Zusak has created a masterpiece that will appeal to every reader!
by Autumn Cornwell
Determined to be valedictorian of her class in the Seattle Academy of Academic Excellence, Vassar Spore strives to outdo and overachieve in everything she does. It seems as though her entire life is planned perfectly ahead of her. However after receiving a mysterious phone call from her eccentric grandmother, Vassar decides to take adventure to Southeast Asia that changes her life forever. Based on author Autumn Cornwell’s personal story, this book is truly an unforgettable read.