Category Archives: action packed

Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs

Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs About: Elena Martinez is a seventeen year old Hispanic with a photographic memory who has lived her life in the foster care system. With her impending birthday she needs to find a solution for her … Continue reading

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I’d Tell You I Love You but Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter

I’d Tell You I Love You but Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter About: Cammie Morgan is a student at the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women, a fairly typical all-girls school-that is, if every school taught … Continue reading

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All Fall Down by Ally Carter

All Fall Down by Ally Carter About: Grace, who can best be described as a daredevil, an Army brat, and a rebel. She is also the only granddaughter of perhaps the most powerful ambassador in the world, and Grace has spent … Continue reading

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H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education by Mark Walden

H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education by Mark Walden About: Otto Malpense may only be thirteen years old, but so far he has managed to run the orphanage where he lives, and he has come up with a plan clever … Continue reading

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The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer About: This tells the story of a boy who is harvested with DNA from a very powerful man called El Patron. The story revolves around his survival and how he wants to be … Continue reading

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Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow by Michael Buckley  About: Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha … Continue reading

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Sekret by Lindsay Smith

Sekret by Lindsay Smith  About: Yulia knows she must hide her thoughts and control her emotions to survive in Communist Russia. But if she sometimes manipulates the black market traders by reading their thoughts when she touches their skin, so what? … Continue reading

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