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Beach Blanket Book Club 2012

Welcome to GL's biggest-ever Beach Blanket Book Club! We've got 44 fab books and we're giving them away every day in June. Plus, one book-lovin' babe will score big with the Beach Blanket Book Club grand prize! She'll be set for summer with an Anthropologie tote loaded with Harlequin Teen's collection of hot beach books.
For your chance to score all of these sizzling summer reads for FREE, download our June Giveaway Calendar RIGHT HERE and then check out the WIN IT! giveaway box every day in June.

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The Immortal Rules
by Julie Kagawa • Harlequin TEEN

In a future world, Allison Sekemoto despises the vampires who rule her broken city and treat humans as blood cattle. But when Allie herself is fatally attacked, she is given a choice to become one of the monsters. Now Allie must decide what and who is worth dying for—again.
The Goddess Test
by Aimée Carter • Harlequin TEEN

In a fresh take on the Persephone myth, Kate Winters is offered a deal by Henry—Hades, god of the Underworld. Pass seven tests and become his Queen, and her dying mother will live. There’s a catch, though—the last eleven girls didn’t survive the Goddess Test.
Goddess Interrupted
by Aimée Carter • Harlequin TEEN

Kate Winters hopes to rule the Underworld at Henry’s—aka Hades’—side. But before she can be crowned, the secretive Henry is abducted by the one being powerful enough to kill him—the King of the Titans. And it’s up to Kate to get him back.
Saving June
by Hannah Harrington • Harlequin TEEN

When Harper Scott’s sister, June, commits suicide and Harper’s divorcing parents decide to split the ashes, Harper steals June’s urn and embarks on a journey with her best friend and a mysterious and aggravating boy to take her sister to the one place she always wanted to go: California.
Tiger’s Curse
by Colleen Houck
Kelsey Hayes never thought she’d spend her summer working at a circus––or trying to break a 300-year-old curse. But a curious bond with a mysterious white tiger leads Kelsey far away to India, where she encounters dark forces and falls for a prince who leaves her completely breathless.
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Tiger’s Quest
by Colleen Houck
Back home in Oregon, Kelsey must push aside her feelings for Ren and be a typical teenager. Home isn’t safe though, and she must return to India––with Ren’s bad-boy brother Kishan—to save the prince she loves. And this time, evil awaits them!
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Tiger’s Voyage
by Colleen Houck
Kelsey is forced to decide between the two brothers. Together, they must challenge five sly and unpredictable dragons. Danger, magic and love bring Kelsey and her two tiger princes one step closer to breaking the curse.
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Tiger’s Destiny
by Colleen Houck
The fourth and final book in the Tiger’s Curse series takes Kelsey, Ren and Kishan on a final challenge to face their true destiny. Can they break the ancient curse?
Exclusive cover reveal on on June 13!
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by Gregg Olsen
One minute Katelyn is a depressed teen with a loser life. The next, she’s dead. Was it suicide…or murder? Hayley and Taylor use their “twin sense” to solve the mystery.
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by Josephine Angelini • HarperTeen

Helen Hamilton has always tried to hide being different. But it’s only getting harder with
the desolate desert nightmares and haunting hallucinations of women weeping tears of blood. And then there’s Lucas. As Helen unlocks the secrets of her ancestry, she realizes some myths are more than just legend.

by Josephine Angelini • HarperTeen

In this sequel to Starcrossed, Helen struggles with her new role…until the mysterious and attractive Orion comes to her rescue. Lucas soon becomes a distant memory as Helen and Orion fight the Underworld’s dangerous creatures while searching for a way to defeat the blood curse.

by Tara Hudson • HarperTeen

Drifting in the dark waters of a mysterious river, the only thing Amelia knows for sure is that she’s dead. With no recollection of her past life, she’s trapped alone in a nightmarish existence. All of this changes when she unexpectedly meets Joshua. Will he make her heart beat again?

by Tara Hudson • HarperTeen

In this sequel to Hereafter, Amelia is still caught somewhere between life and death, struggling to keep her relationship with Joshua alive. Just before losing all hope, she finds a solution…but it comes with a price. Amelia is soon faced with an impossible choice to make.
by Jennifer Bosworth
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

One month after a major earthquake has leveled Los Angeles, seventeen-year-old Mia Price discovers the lightning scars she hides reveal a staggering power. Jennifer Bosworth’s Struck is an electric debut with a heart-pounding plot, an unforgettable heroine and a love story where betrayal is the only option.

Of Poseidon
by Anna Banks
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Galen, prince of the mermaid kingdom Syrena, is sent to land to find a girl he’s heard can communicate with fish. When Emma runs into him, both teens sense a connection. But it takes several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, for Galen to be convinced of Emma’s gifts. Now, if he can only convince Emma…

All These Things I’ve Done
by Gabrielle Zevin
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

In 2083, chocolate and coffee are illegal and New York City is rife with crime and poverty. And yet, Anya’s life is fairly routine…until her ex-boyfriend is poisoned by the chocolate her family manufactures, and the police think she’s to blame. This masterful novel combines impossible romance, a mafia family and the ties that forever bind us.

Ruby Red
by Kerstin Gier
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Gwyneth Shepherd’s sophisticated, beautiful cousin Charlotte has been prepared her entire life for traveling through time. But unexpectedly, Gwyneth finds herself in a different era instead! Now, she must brush up on her history for a journey through time to discover who, in the 18th century and in contemporary London, she can trust.

by Alyson Noël
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Don’t miss the bestselling book that started the Riley Bloom series. The author of the
Immortals series brings you an adventure featuring Ever’s sister, Riley, who crossed over to the afterlife and learned it’s not an eternity of leisure! Meet her dog Buttercup, and cute friend, Bodhi, who is hiding something you’ll definitely want to find out.

by Alyson Noël 
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

From the moment Riley arrived in the afterlife, eternity has only gotten more interesting.
She’s met a ghost named Rebecca, who is trapped in her own anger and is a danger to everyone around her. Can Riley help her? And will she risk everything to try?

by Alyson Noël
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

continues with Book Three where Riley is still working hard to save lost souls. Now that she’s learned how dreams are made, she wants to try to reach out to the one person on Earth who matters most...her sister, Ever. Will it work? And is it too dangerous to try?
by Alyson Noël
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Riley Bloom is always up for a challenge, but this time has she taken on too much? For her latest Soul Catch, she is sent to ancient Rome and given a dramatic, mystical makeover into the beautiful teen she’s always wanted to be. With all her dreams coming true, will she ever want to return to reality?
Flame of Surrender
by Rhiannon Paille • Coscom Entertainment
Kaliel and Krishani weren’t meant to fall in love, but they did. Krishani’s dreams lead him to a fate he’s terrified of—becoming the next Ferryman. Kaliel has a secret: She’s the Amethyst Flame, one of nine apocalyptic weapons. The Valtanyana will stop at nothing to get to her. How far would you go to save everything you ever loved?
On The Line
by Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper • CreateSpace
Two guys. One fishing tournament. And a $25,000 grand prize. With the family business at stake, 16-year-old Piper Wesley has one choice. Set out on her own, or share her secrets. If only she knew who to trust... Get hooked today with On The Line, available exclusively on Amazon!

The Magnolia League
by Katie Crouch • Poppy
Little, Brown and Company
Vintage-tee-and-jeans-wearing 16-year-old Alex Lee is an unlikely member of the Magnolia League, Savannah’s long-standing debutante society. Yet even she finds herself entangled in their seductive world. But as Alex starts to unearth the League’s secrets, she realizes that its youth, beauty and power come with a price.
by Cat Patrick • Poppy
Little, Brown and Company 
What if every day when you wake up, you had no recollection of the day before? That’s what life is like for 16-year-old London Lane. She leaves clues for herself about the past. But when she starts having disturbing “flashforwards,” she realizes that maybe some secrets are better left forgotten.
by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
 Little, Brown and Company • Poppy
When Molly Dix discovers her father is a world-famous movie star, she moves to L.A. and plunges into celebrity life. Just when she thinks she’s seen it all, she meets her half sister, who smothers her with “sisterly love.” But in this town, nothing is ever what it seems….

I’ll Be There
by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Little, Brown and Company • Poppy 
Sam wishes he could escape. Raised by an unstable father, Sam has had to be a rock for his younger brother, Riddle, who stopped speaking long ago. Then Sam meets Emily, a girl who believes in destiny, and together they’ll discover that fate has the power to change your life.
Pool Girls: Dive In!
by Cassie Waters • Simon Spotlight

Can Grace Davis make enough money to join the Riverside Swim Club, or will she be totally sunk? It’s the heat of the summer and the sparks are about to fly!

Saranormal: Ghost Town
by Phoebe Rivers • Simon Spotlight

All Sara wants is to be “normal,” but her paranormal abilities make that difficult. And, now that she’s moving across the country to an old New Jersey shore town filled with ghosts, things are getting worse. Because this time, she doesn’t just see the ghosts, she can hear them, too...
Dear Know-It-All:
Read All About It!

by Rachel Wise • Simon Spotlight

Samantha Martone just nailed the top assignment at Cherry Valley. For the next year, she’ll be the voice of the school’s anonymous advice column, “Dear Know-It-All.” It’s an important secret to keep, but does being “Know-It-All” mean you really have to know it all? Samantha is about to find out!
by Heather Burch • Zondervan

What if following your heart meant losing your soul? Nikki Youngblood discovers she’s the central force of a madman’s plan, and turns to three half-angel boys for protection. With the Halflings, she’s completely safe—except her heart—and Mace’s soul. Falling for him could ensure his eternal ruin.
Interrupted: Life Beyond Words
by Rachel Coker • Zondervan

Can love really heal all things? In fifteen-year-old author Rachel Coker’s debut, Allie Everly’s life is changed forever by the death of her beloved mother and adoption by a woman in Maine. But when Sam Carroll arrives, Allie finds she must overcome her past in order to find forgiveness.
Summer of the Wolves
by Lisa Williams Kline • Zondervan

Stepsisters, yes. Friends? Maybe....Stephanie and Diana are having a hard time adjusting to life as new stepsisters. The girls “pretend” to like each other, but it’s pretty hard considering they are complete opposites.
Reckless Heart
by Amy Clipston • Zondervan

Lydia Bontrager seems to have the perfect Amish life until her youngest sister is diagnosed with cancer. With the added pressures at home, her community’s displeasure at Lydia befriending an English boy, and a splintering relationship with the only boy she’s ever loved, Lydia feels as if she’s losing everything she’s ever held true.
Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein • Hyperion
A plane crashes. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it has barely begun. How far will these two friends go to save each other? History comes alive in this inspiring tale.
“...will take wing and soar into your heart.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times best-selling author
Disguised for Love - The Strickland Sisters
by J.B. Lifflander • AsGold Media
The year is 1931. Esther, Priscilla and Anna Strickland are from a very rich family and they are all looking for husbands. The problem is how can they know if the men they meet are truly in love with them, or are only after their money? Priscilla has a scheme—they’ll use different last names and pretend not to be wealthy. But will it work?
*Use promo code "GL101" at checkout for $5 off your purchase of this book!
Summer Dance
by Lynn Swanson • CreateSpace
Can 13-year-old Sara survive the summer at Lakewood Dance Camp in the northern Michigan woods, or will it get the best of her? Follow Sara as she struggles through auditions, dealing with a tough Russian ballet teacher and being partnered up for the final dance performance with her arch nemesis, Robin. Book includes a glossary of dance and theater terms!
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Brave New Love: 15 Dystopian Tales of Desire
Edited by Paula Guran
Running Press Book Publishers • A Member of the Perseus Books Group
This stellar collection of YA dystopian tales explores survival of the fittest in terms of love, passion and humanity. Includes work from best-selling authors Jeanne DuPrau, William Sleator, Carrie Ryan and more.
Cornered: 14 Stories of Bullying and Defiance
Edited by Rhoda Belleza • Foreword by Chris Crutcher
Running Press Book Publishers • A Member of the Perseus Books Group
A stunning collection that illuminates the experience of bullies and the bullied–socially, emotionally, physically and psychologically. Including stories from well-known writers Kirsten Miller, Jennifer Brown and Elizabeth Miles, Cornered is both timely and authentic!

Steampunk: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Illustrated by Zdenko Basic and Manuel Sumberac
Running Press Book Publishers • A Member of the Perseus Books Group

You’ve never read Mary Shelley’s classic like this! In this new unabridged edition, Shelley’s haunting story is transformed with the addition of steampunk-inspired artwork.

The Downside of Being Charlie
by Jenny Torres Sanchez
Running Press Book Publishers • A Member of the Perseus Books Group

Edgy and humorous, The Downside of Being Charlie is the stunning debut novel from a truly gifted writer.
“Raw, heartfelt, searingly honest coming-of-age emotion in a character who feels almost as important to you as you feel to yourself. A must-read.”
—Catherine Ryan Hyde, author of Pay It Forward and Jumpstart the World

The Girl Who Discovered America
by Luis Fabio Miranda • CreateSpace
This is the story of Victoria Mendes, a Brazilian girl who joins a worldwide secret society. When her wealthy American father sends for Victoria, she travels to the United States filled with expectation. What she discovers there confuses and frightens her as she finds herself exposed to dangerous situations.
The Dirt
by Lori Culwell • Booktrope Editions
The beauty, the nerd, the tomboy and the missing sister. The wealthiest families have the darkest secrets, but then, nobody’s perfect! Good Choice Reading says “If you are looking for a great story with radically different siblings, ‘mean girl’ type antics and…a great guy, you MUST READ The Dirt.”
Fiji Random Volume One
by Justin Raimey • Black Streak Entertainment
Fiji Random is a hilariously charming story about Fiji Maide, a 16-year-old schoolgirl who would much rather play a good video game than concentrate on her studies. It’s a graphic novel about an unusual walk to school: A stroll complete with pirates, ghosts and scowling boys.

by GL | 2/1/2016
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