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Mockingjay
by Suzanne Collins

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Published August 24, 2010 by Scholastic

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District 12 has been destroyed. Katniss Everdeen and her family have survived, along with Gale. Peeta has been captured by the Capitol, whereabouts unknown. The survivors are taken to District 13, which is not the myth they've all thought it was. There is a War coming, a Revolution to be fought.

When District 13's plans come to light, Katniss realizes she has been a pawn from the start. It seems everyone has had a hand in her fate. Now the rebels look to her to assume the Mockingjay persona, to be the visual symbol of their fight. Countless lives hang in the balance, awaiting her decision. Will Katniss become the Mockingjay, despite that it might cost her her very life?

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Starcrossed
by Josephine Angelini

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Published May 31, 2011 by HarperTeen

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Living in a small town like Nantucket has made it difficult for Helen Hamilton to blend into the background. She has known she's different her whole life, but it's getting harder to hide that fact from everyone else. Nightmares of walking through a desert leave her exhausted the next morning and visions of haunting women leave her wondering about her sanity. Then the Delos family moves to town, and things become even weirder. Little does Helen know that she and Lucas Delos are destined to play important roles in an ever- repeating tragedy.

Helen's history reveals some answers and a lot more questions as she is forced to re-examine things she thought only myth. The Fates have tied Helen and Lucas together but they are also pulling them apart...

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Blood by K.J. Wignall

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Published September 27, 2011 by EgmontUSA

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Will of Mercia has lived for seven hundred and fifty years. Attacked and turned when he was sixteen, he has seen the centuries come and go, bringing with them great change. He has lived apart from humanity, a lonely solitary existence. Until now...

Eloise is a runaway with a sharp tongue and beautiful eyes. Will knows she is somehow linked to his future, to his destiny. He also knows he can never be with her the way he wants, but that will not stop him from protecting her. You see, there is evil infiltrating the city and all events are leading to a great reckoning... one which Will and Eloise may not survive.

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White Cat by Holly Black

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Published February 8, 2011 by Margaret K. McElderry Books

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Being the only non worker in a family full of curse workers has left Cassel on the outside. When the touch of a hand means having your emotions, your memories, or your luck tampered with, you learn to be cautious. Oh, and curse work is illegal, which makes his whole family criminals including Cassel, who killed his best friend Lila.

Now he is trying his best to live a 'normal' life, as a 'regular' guy.  Reality intrudes when he begins sleepwalking during terrifying nightmare featuring a mysterious white cat. There are also his brothers, who are keeping secrets and behaving oddly. To get to the bottom of it, Cassel must unlock the memories from his past. But how do you out-con a con?

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