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About Audviral, Mistress of the Stacks

Teen Services Librarian for the Rita & Truett Smith Public Library of Wylie, Texas.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black About:  Want a creepy read for Halloween?  Look no further than Holly Black’s The Coldest Girl in Coldtown.  Meet Tana, who lives in a world where the monsters have crept out of … Continue reading

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The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone 

The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Rising high school senior Sadie is bracing herself for a long, lonely, and boring summer. Her best friend has left for college, she just broke up with her boyfriend, and she’s working … Continue reading

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Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow Girl in Pieces is a seriously heavy book. At the young age of 17, Charlotte “Charlie” Davis is dealing with self-harm, drugs, alcohol, sexual abuse, and homelessness- among other issues that teenage girls are … Continue reading

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I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

I Believe In a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo About: A disaster in romance, high school senior Desi Lee decides to tackle her flirting failures by watching Korean television dramas, where the hapless heroine always seems to end up … Continue reading

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The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis About- Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged … Continue reading

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The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein Julia begins her summer vacation by waking up in a hospital with no hair and a terrible headache. Initially anonymous, nurses quickly discover that she is Julia Beaufort-Stuart, 15-year-old granddaughter of the Earl of … Continue reading

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Women Heroes of the American Revolution: 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue by Susan Casey

Women Heroes of the American Revolution: 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue by Susan Casey Part of the Women in Action series this book gives readers a chance to learn about the amazing service and sacrifice of women … Continue reading

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