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Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Sarah’s Pick: Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Della is only 10 years old when her and her older sister, Suki, get placed in a new foster home with a stranger. They are on the run from their mom’s boyfriend because he is a very bad man who has done some bad things. This is a story … Read more

The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

Sarah’s Pick: The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson Matthew has lived everyday for the past two years behind the windows of his bedroom. He has suffered from severe OCD and is afraid to go outside ever since the death of his baby brother. When a neighbor boy goes missing and Matthew is the only one to notice, … Read more

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

Samantha’s Pick: The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall The Penderwicks is a wonderful story full of adventure. It is about four sisters on vacation when they meet a boy who changes their lives forever. You will feel as if you are in the story with them! I was so glad it is a series, because I never wanted … Read more

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda

Marie’s Pick: Fireborne by Rosaria Munda

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda As children, Annie and Lee’s worlds were turned upside down when a brutal revolution overthrew the dragonriders. Now they’re getting the chance of a lifetime to become leader of the new dragonriding fleet. There’s just one big secret – Lee is the last surviving son of the previous ruler, and some … Read more

You Should See Me In a Crown by Leah Johnson

Marie’s Pick: You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson In Liz’s midwestern town prom is everything, but it’s not for her. When financial aid for her dream school falls through, winning the scholarship that prom queen gets may be her only chance. Too bad that she falls for the competition. Things are about to … Read more

Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson

Addisen’s Pick: Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson

Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson The Wingfeather Saga is a great tale about 12 year old Janner. Janner and his siblings must escape the Fangs of Dang who seek the Jewels of Anniera. But what are the Jewels of Anniera? Go on an epic adventure with Janner escaping fangs and discovering legends.

Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Lorelei’s Pick: Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson Enchanted is an incredible singer who also happens to be the main suspect in the famous and handsome singer Korey Fields’s murder. The two meet when Enchanted auditions in a talent show and Korey offers to take her under his wing, promising to help her create her own music and … Read more

The Line Tender by Kate Allen

Rain’s Pick: Line Tender by Kate Allen

Line Tender by Kate Allen The Line Tender is an admirable novel that tells the story of Lucy, a young girl who’s mother studied sharks before her death. After her mother passes, Lucy picks up her work where she left off to find out some interesting facts about white sharks and seals in the bay … Read more

Lore by Alexandra Bracken

Hannah’s Pick: Lore by Alexandra Bracken

Lore by Alexandra Bracken The Agon happens every seven years – a punishment for the rebellion of nine Greek gods. The gods are hunted by the descendants of ancient Greek hero bloodlines who are eager to kill a god and take their power and immortality. After her family’s murder, Lore Perseus fled, hoping never to set … Read more

Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger

Anonymous Pick: Keeper Of The Lost Cities, Shannon Messenger

Anonymous PickKeeper Of The Lost Cities, Shannon Messenger Sophie Foster, a misfit girl with no friends and a family that does not understand her, feels like she doesn’t belong. She constantly hears voices in her head and is always dealing with serious migraines. One day, she meets a boy who shows her where she really … Read more

Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech

Israel’s Pick: Ruby Holler

Israel’s Pick:Ruby Holler Dallas and Florida, the trouble twins, are sent to multiple families to be adopted only to be sent back because of their behavior. But things take a twist when an old couple, Sairy and Tiller, take them in to their cottage named Ruby Holler. Join these characters as they face challenges and … Read more

Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan

Israel’s Pick: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan

Israel’s PickRanger’s Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan Poor orphan Will wants desperately to be a soldier for Redmont fief. But when he is not accepted, the mysterious ranger Halt agrees to train him in the ranger ways. I love watching Will grow up as a friend and a hero with the help … Read more

If these wings could fly by Kyrie McCauley

Sydney’s Pick: If These Wings Could Fly by Kyrie McCauley

Sydney’s PickIf These Wings Could Fly by Kyrie McCauley  Leighton Barnes’s senior year isn’t as simple as one would imagine. She’s not only applying for colleges, but also figuring out how to protect her sisters and family from their abusive father once (or even if) she’s gone and navigating a relationship with Liam, the boy … Read more

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Paige’s Pick: Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Paige’s PickInkheart by Cornelia Funke Where words read aloud come to life, Maggie and her father must save the world from Capricorns forces. I love this book because it is an amazing book with fun characters.

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Spencer’s Pick: Dear Ally, How Do You Write a Book? by Ally Carter

Spencer’s PickDear Ally, How Do You Write a Book? by Ally Carter A super helpful guide to writing a book that gives tips and tricks every step of the way. From plotting, to world building, to characters, and even publishing. Featuring authors like Holly Black! 

One of us is lying by Karen McManus

Emma’s Pick: One Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus

Emma’s PickOne Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus An intriguing mystery that will keep you guessing. Who did it, Bronwyn, Addy, Nate, Cooper, or Simon? Think you can figure it out?

Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee

Kyle’s Pick: Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee

Kyle’s PickEvery Falling Star by Sungju Lee A really great story about a boy in poverty and how he escapes the socialist North Korea! I really liked this book. 

The War Outside by Monica Hesse

Sarah’s Pick: The War Outside by Monica Hesse

Sarah’s PickThe War Outside by Monica Hesse Haruko, a Japanese girl, and Margot, a German girl, are thrown into the same internment camp during WWII. They become friends, maybe even more than friends…But then lies and betrayal strike the camp and their lives are torn apart. A really great historical fiction novel!

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Sarah’s Pick: Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Sarah’s PickGoodbye Days by Jeff Zentner Carver’s three best friends tragically die in a car accident. And it is all Carver’s fault, he was texting the driver when they crashed. This is a super powerful story about loss, guilt, and forgiveness! 

Sadie by Courtney Summers

Sarah’s Pick: Sadie by Courtney Sommers

Sarah’s PickSadie by Courtney Sommers Sadie’s little sister Maddie has been murdered and Sadie thinks she knows who did it. Sadie runs away in search of the killer while a local podcaster covers the murder and her disappearance in his new show called “The Girls”. This book is so good and intense! 

Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Sarah’s Pick: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Sarah’s Pick Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Seraphina lives in a world where humans and dragons coexist together. But, you are either a dragon or a human. Seraphina has a secret, she is both! And when she starts to fall in love with the human prince, things get complicated. This is a wonderful fantasy!