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Beach Blanket Book Club 2011

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 Lost Voices
by Sarah Porter
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

In this captivating and wildly original novel, the first of a trilogy, abused girls surrender their humanity in the darkest moments of their lives to
become mermaids.

Dead Is Not An Option
by Marlene Perez
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Psychic sleuth Daisy Giordano is preparing to say goodbye to high school. But with a vamps vs. shifters war raging in Nightshade, will Daisy and her friends survive graduation? Find out in the latest installment in the Dead Is series.

by Elise Allen
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What starts off as a fairy tale chance of being popular turns out to be a coming-of-age, dark comedy of errors. This fresh debut novel about the ladder of popularity is hilarious, heartbreaking and hopeful.

Always a Witch
by Carolyn MacCullough
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Urban fantasy, time travel and romance come together in this captivating sequel to Once a Witch, from a critically acclaimed young adult author.
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This World We Live In
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The struggle for survival continues in this heart-wrenching companion to
Life As We Knew It and The Dead & The Gone.

The Iron King
by Julie Kagawa
Harlequin TEEN
When her little brother is kidnapped, a teen is swept into the world of the fey and discovers she is the half daughter of the Summer faery king, a pawn in the war between the Courts and falling in love with a Winter prince who should be her deadly enemy.

The Iron Daughter
by Julie Kagawa
Harlequin TEEN
When half-faery Meghan Chase is abandoned by her prince and held prisoner by the Winter faery queen, she must rely on her wits to escape and confront a deadly threat to all of Faeryland: the Iron Fey.

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The Iron Queen
by Julie Kagawa
Harlequin TEEN
Half faery princess Meghan has been banished to the human world, along with her love, Winter faery prince Ash. But when a new Iron King rises to make war on all of Faery, they must return to save the world they both love…even if it means losing each other forever.

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by Veronica Roth
Katherine Tegen Books
In Beatrice’s world, society is divided into five factions, and every 16-year-old must make an enormous choice: to which faction will they devote their life? Beatrice’s bold choice surprises everyone...including herself. This remarkable debut is filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences and unexpected romance.
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A Need So Beautiful
by Suzanne Young
Balzer + Bray
We all want to be remembered. Charlotte’s destiny is to be forgotten. In this haunting story of love and sacrifice, Charlotte, a teenage girl compelled to help strangers, discovers that fulfilling her destiny comes at the cost of being forgotten by everyone she loves. Can she fight the Need?

Withering Tights
by Louise Rennison
Harper Teen
Hold on to your tights for the debut of a brand new series from Louise Rennison, best-selling author of The Confessions of Georgia Nicolson! Meet Tallulah Casey, as she embarks on a summer performing arts program at a boarding school in the faaaar north of England. Friendship, acting, snogging, tights-wearing and hilarity are bound to ensue!

Cupcake Diaries: Katie and the Cupcake Cure
by Coco Simon
Simon Spotlight
Katie is miserable when her best friend is invited to join the Popular Girls Club and she is left out. Luckily, Katie finds a new group of friends—Mia, Emma, and Alexis—and together they form the Cupcake Club. Sometimes, starting from scratch can be the icing on the cupcake.
You’re Invited to a Creepover: Truth or Dare…
by P.J. Night
Simon Spotlight
During a round of Truth or Dare, Abby Miller confesses her crush on Jake Chilson to her friends. Later that night, she gets a text message warning her to stay away from Jake…or else! Is it a jealous classmate or, as Abby begins to suspect, could it be a ghost?
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Girls Life: Head-to-Toe Guide to YOU
by Karen Bokram
Scholastic Inc.
From pimples to periods, bad breath to braces, eating right and everything
in between, this guide delivers the body basics to help every girl be their best!

 Tomorrow Girls #1: Behind the Gates
by Eva Gray
Scholastic, Inc.
Hurricanes, earthquakes and war are all 13-year-old Louisa, Maddie, Evelyn and Rosie have ever known. Sent away to a country boarding school, the girls are cut off from their families, their cell phones and the Internet. But it’s all for their own safety…or is it?

by Alyson Noël
Square Fish
Riley Bloom returns for another adventure! Since she crossed the bridge to the other side in Radiance, eternity has only gotten more interesting. Riley, her dog Buttercup and cute friend Bodhi are about to risk everything to save a ghost.
Find out how far they're willing to go in Shimmer, by the best-selling author of The Immortals.
A&L Do Summer
by Jan Blazanin
Egmont USA
City girl Laurel is still adjusting to a place where parties happen in barns, guys ride around in pickup trucks, and a killer senior prank involves getting pigs
into the principal’s office. Fortunately, she has her best friend Aspen to show her around. The real problem is that neither the country girl nor the city slicker
have boyfriends.

Girls Life: Ultimate Guide to Surviving
Middle School
by Karen Bokram
This book is jam-packed with everything you need to know about making your way through the middle years. Like what to expect on the first day, how to make new friends, have fun with clubs, and how to get great grades and still have a life!
CHEER! Confessions of a Wannabe Cheerleader
by Zoe Evans
Simon Spotlight
Madison Hays’ only dream in life (so far) is to become a Port Angeles School Titan cheerleader, like her mom was. But when her triple flip becomes a major FLOP during tryouts, she gets placed on the challenged B-Squad Grizzlies instead. Can Maddy still find a way to impress the Titans?

Girls Life: Guide to a Drama Free Life
by Karen Bokram

 GL’s Guide To A Drama Free Life is filled with advice for solving any sitch
that comes your way, like stressing about school, friends and grades, how to
deal with parents and sibs, what guys are really thinking, and staying happy
and being confident!


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by GL | 2/1/2016
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