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Ali Cross
by James Patterson

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

November 25, 2019

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<b>James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex</b><b>'s son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his</b><b> best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery?</b><b><br /></b>Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, former detective and FBI agent Alex Cross. While solving some of the nation's most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing. Can Ali have the same strength and resolve?<br />When Ali's best friend Gabe is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him. At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhood---and even his own house. With his father on trial for a crime he didn't commit, it's up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend. But being a kid sleuth isn't easy---especially when your father warns you not to get involved!---and Ali soon learns that clues aren't always what they seem. Will his detective work lead to a break in Gabe's case or cause even more trouble for the Cross family?
Titan's Curse, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3)
by Rick Riordan

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

May 02, 2009

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When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess?
The Secret of Sanctuary (Samantha Wolf Mysteries Book 11)
by Tara Ellis

Language

English

Pages

181

Publication Date

May 15, 2019

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The mountains of Sanctuary are hiding a secret...<br /><br />A camping trip takes an unexpected turn when Sam and her friends encounter some strange things in the woods. An archeological dig near the campground starts off as intriguing, but it's soon apparent to Sam that things aren't what they seem.<br /><br />With a local legend to unravel, Sam, Ally, and the rest of the gang delve into a mystery that reaches far into the past. Solving it will take more than simply revealing the truth. It'll require a tenacity that only Sam can wield and the help of her friends to see it through to the end.<br />
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia Book 2...
by C.S. Lewis

Language

English

Pages

109

Publication Date

October 29, 2008

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<p><strong>Narnia . . . a land frozen in eternal winter . . . a country waiting to be set free</strong></p><p><em>The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe</em> is the second book in C. S. Lewis's <em>The Chronicles of Narnia</em>, a series that has become part of the canon of classic literature, drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over fifty years.</p><p>Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice. </p><p>This ebook contains the complete text and art. Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color ebook device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, pick up <em>The Horse and His Boy</em>, the third book in <em>The Chronicles of Narnia</em>. </p>
Holes
by Louis Sachar

Language

English

Pages

241

Publication Date

June 01, 2011

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<p><b>Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1聽<i>New York Times聽</i>bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.</b><br /><br />Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys鈥?detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.<br /><br />It doesn鈥檛 take long for Stanley to realize there鈥檚 more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment鈥攁nd redemption.<br /><br /><b>Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from聽<i>Small Steps,</i>聽the follow-up to聽<i>Holes,</i>聽as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar鈥檚 new middle-grade novel,聽<i>Fuzzy Mud.<br /><br /></i>"A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --<i>The New York Times聽<br /><br /></i>WINNER OF THE聽<i>BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK</i>聽AWARD<br />A聽<i>NEW YORK TIMES</i>聽BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK<br />SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS聽</b></p>
Theodore Boone: The Accomplice
by John Grisham

Language

English

Pages

238

Publication Date

May 14, 2019

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<i><b>Theodore Boone is back on the case in an all-new adventure! </b>Bestselling author John Grisham delivers a page-turning legal thriller for a new generation of readers.</i><br /><br />Theo has been worried about his good friend Woody Lambert. Woody is struggling at school and making bad choices. But when Woody is arrested鈥攁n unwitting accomplice to armed robbery鈥擳heo <i>knows</i> he is innocent. Racing the clock while Woody sits in jail, Theo will do everything in his power to help his friend and save Woody from an unforgiving system where justice is not equal for all.<br /><br />Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and undisputed master of the modern legal thriller, Theodore Boone鈥檚 trials and triumphs will keep readers hooked until the very last page.
Legend (A Legend Novel, Book 1)
by Marie Lu

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 29, 2011

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<b>"<i>Legend </i>doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."<br /><br />From the聽<i>New York Times </i>bestselling author of The Young Elites<br /></b><br /><br /> What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.<br /><br /> From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.<br /><br /> Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.
Spy School British Invasion
by Stuart Gibbs

Language

English

Pages

315

Publication Date

April 30, 2019

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<b>Superspy middle schooler Ben Ripley is finally going to take SPYDER down, once and for all, in this latest addition to the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling Spy School series.</b><br /><br />Stranded in Mexico after nearly capturing the leaders of SPYDER, thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley desperately needs to take a shower. But even more so, he and his spy school friends need to come up with a new plan to defeat their enemies, their only clue a key that opens鈥omething. <br /> <br />The Mission: Go rogue from the CIA, join up with the British MI6 to locate the leader of SPYDER, the enigmatic Mr. E, and bring down the evil organization once and for all.<br /> <br />Only it won鈥檛 be easy. They鈥檒l have to deal with rival evil splinter factions, devious double-crosses and learning to drive on the opposite side of the road. But they have no other choice: this is their last and final chance to crack the code on SPYDER.
We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart

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English

Pages

242

Publication Date

May 13, 2014

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<p><b>A <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br /><br /><b>One of James Patterson's "Favorite Thrillers for the Beach" (<i>New York Times</i>)<br /><br />"Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents</b>." 鈥?lt;i>Wall Street Journal<br /></i><br /><b>"A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten</b>." 鈥擯arade.com<br /><br /><b>"Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, <i>We Were Liars</i> is utterly unforgettable."</b> 鈥擩ohn Green, #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Fault in Our Stars<br /><br /></i><b>"You鈥檙e going to want to remember the title. <i>Liars</i> details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending</b>." 鈥擝reia Brissey, <i>Entertainment Weekly</i><br /><br />A beautiful and distinguished family.<br />A private island.<br />A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.<br />A group of four friends鈥攖he Liars鈥攚hose friendship turns destructive.<br />A revolution. An accident. A secret.<br />Lies upon lies.<br />True love.<br />The truth.<br />聽<br /><i>We Were Liars </i>is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.聽<br />Read it.<br />And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.<br /><br /><br /><b>"An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing</b>." 鈥?lt;i>New York Times Book Review</i><br /><br /></p><p>"<b>No one should be talking about the shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is...[Lockhart's] razor-sharp portrayal of a family for whom keeping up appearances is paramount and, ultimately, tragic</b>." 鈥?lt;i>The Chicago Tribune</i></p>
The Secret Billionaire (The Surway Fortune Book 1)
by Teymour Shahabi

Language

English

Pages

372

Publication Date

September 26, 2016

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<i>Best Young Adult Book, Reader Views, 2016-2017<br />Best Young Adult Book, Florida Book Festival, 2016<br />Best Young Adult Book, Great Midwest Book Festival, 2016<br />Best Young Adult Book, Northern California Book Festival, 2016<br />Gold Medal, Juvenile / Young Adult Fiction eBook, Independent Publisher Awards, 2017<br />Gold Medal, Juvenile / Young Adult Fiction, eLit Awards, 2017</i><br /><br /><b>March 24. Billionaire Lyndon Surway takes off in his private plane and never returns.</b><br /><br />His will leaves the entirety of his wealth鈥攐ne of the largest fortunes in history鈥攖o his 鈥渄ear friend Lucian Baker.鈥?Only there is no trace of anyone by that name. And the fortune itself is nowhere to be found.<br /><br />Andrew Day knows nothing of wealth and privilege, but he won a scholarship to study at the most exclusive school in the country, in the town where the mystery, decades later, remains unsolved. There he discovers friendship and danger with the aristocratic Cameron and the beautiful Olivia. But watchful eyes follow him everywhere... Until, one night, he comes across a secret that will change his life. As he begins to unravel what really happened to the Surway fortune, the question remains: who is Lucian Baker?<br /><br />Reader reviews:<br /><br />"When your heart is pounding and you can't turn the page fast enough you know you've discovered a book worth telling people about."<br /><br />"To be classified as genuinely great fiction"<br /><br />"Harry Potter-esque in how much of a page turner it was - I got my copy while traveling and I couldn't put it down (almost missed a flight!)... "<br /><br />"The highest praise one can give a book is they could not put it down. Well, I went on a vacation with my girlfriend and was actively considering skipping most of our plans because I literally could not put this book down"<br /><br />"Will appeal to mature readers who are hungry for well written fiction, and a younger audience that loved books such as the Harry Potters and is looking for an even more engaging plot line and cast of characters."<br /><br />"The Secret Billionaire is an amazing read that is not only incredibly well written (cannot believe it's a debut novel) but also has you on the edge of your seat during the entire time."

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