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So says the League of Extraordinary Readers (the teen advisory board of St. Cloud) .


Anna and the French kiss Cover
Stephanie Perkins
When Anna's romance-novelist father sends her to an elite American boarding school in Paris for her senior year of high school, she reluctantly goes, and meets an amazing boy who becomes her best friend, in spite of the fact that they both want something more
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Nov 12, 2012
Beautiful creatures Cover
Kami Garcia
Margaret Stohl
In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday
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Nov 12, 2012
Blue bloods Cover
Melissa De la Cruz
Select teenagers from some of New York City's wealthiest and most socially prominent families learn a startling secret about their bloodlines
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Nov 10, 2012
Brave new world Cover
Aldous Huxley
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Nov 12, 2012
Charm & strange Cover
Stephanie Kuehn
A lonely teenager exiled to a remote Vermont boarding school in the wake of a family tragedy must either surrender his sanity to the wild wolves inside his mind or learn that surviving means more than not dying
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Jan 24, 2014
Cracked Cover
K. M. (Kathleen M.) Walton
When Bull Mastrick and Victor Konig wind up in the same psychiatric ward at age sixteen, each recalls and relates in group therapy the bullying relationship they have had since kindergarten, but also facts about themselves and their families that reveal they have much in common
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Jan 24, 2014
Divergent Cover
Veronica Roth
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all
YA FIC Rot
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Nov 12, 2012
Going bovine Cover
Libba Bray
Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen year-old who, after being diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob (aka mad cow) disease, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed video gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital in an attempt to find a cure
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Nov 12, 2012
How to love Cover
Gordon Livingston
Discusses personality types to avoid, virtues to look for and to inculcate in ourselves and ways to improve relationships
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Jan 24, 2014
Jane Eyre Cover
Charlotte Brontë
Margaret Smith
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Nov 12, 2012
Lola and the boy next door Cover
Stephanie Perkins
Budding costume designer Lola lives an extraordinary life in San Francisco with her two dads and beloved dog, dating a punk rocker, but when the Bell twins return to the house next door Lola recalls both the friendship-ending fight with Calliope, a figure skater, and the childhood crush she had on Cricket
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Nov 12, 2012
The Berlin Boxing Club Cover
Rob Sharenow
In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust
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Nov 12, 2012
The Big Crunch Cover
Pete Hautman
June is starting at her sixth school in four years when she meets Wes, who has just broken up with a girlfriend, and although they do not share an instant or intense connection, attraction turns to love and they wonder where it will lead
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Nov 10, 2012
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy Cover
Douglas Adams
Arthur Dent, a refugee from the late planet Earth and his pal from the planet Betelgeuse, Ford Prefect, thumb their way thru comic misadventures throughout the Universe
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Jan 24, 2014
The impossible knife of memory Cover
Laurie Halse Anderson
Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a "normal" life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives
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Jan 24, 2014
The story of us Cover
Deb Caletti
After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life, her beloved dog Jupiter, and her mother's reluctance to marry
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Nov 10, 2012
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Stephanie Perkins
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Gordon Livingston
152.41 Liv
Kami Garcia
Margaret Stohl
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Charlotte Brontë
Margaret Smith
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Melissa De la Cruz
YA FIC De l
Stephanie Perkins
YA FIC Per
Aldous Huxley
FIC Hux
Rob Sharenow
YA FIC Sha
Stephanie Kuehn
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Pete Hautman
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K. M. (Kathleen M.) Walton
FIC Wal
Douglas Adams
FIC Ada
Veronica Roth
YA FIC Rot
Laurie Halse Anderson
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Libba Bray
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Deb Caletti
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