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Order and Entropy by K. Quistorff

For centuries there has been a tenuous peace through the ruins of the Corinthian Empire. One bought with the blood of countless thousands, and floundering in the shadows of a cold war fueled by magic, faith, and dragons. The memory of mages may be long, but time brings complacency, and ambition is a wolf ever circling at the door. . . .

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Ho Springs by Pamela Redmond Satran

a little spa town near the gates of hell

Set in a fictionalized version of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Ho Springs is the story of a native daughter who returns home after 20 years in Paris to find her family in a shambles, their historic restaurant shuttered, the town itself in chaos. Ho Springs is told from several characters’ viewpoints, including a Parisian teenager and a meth ho, an Evangelical . . .

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Corvus by L. Lee Lowe

In an alternate present the minds of teen offenders are uploaded into computers for rehabilitation—a form of virtual wilderness therapy. Zach is a homo cognoscens, one of the new humans who can navigate the Fulgrid. Though still a high school student, he is indentured to the Fulgur Corporation as a counsellor. Laura is a homo sapiens. Their story is part . . .

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Breathless by V. J. Chambers

Who is Jason?

Jason races into Azazel’s life—sweaty, tortured, and hunted by covert forces. Even though her football-player boyfriend doesn’t like it, Azazel is drawn to Jason. He’s so complicated. He gets in fistfights, but always wins them—efficiently and thoroughly. He reads Plato and argues with their AP teacher. But he’s also quiet and serious, haunted by a past he won’t talk . . .

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Trembling by V. J. Chambers

book two of the Jason and Azazel Trilogy

In the sequel to Breathless, Lilith’s back, and she’s got her eye on Jason. Jason doesn’t think Azazel’s new best friend Jude is really gay. Someone put a bell, engraved with a picture of the sun rising over water, in Azazel’s purse. Azazel’s worried, but Jason thinks she’s paranoid. Jason and Azazel might be at the . . .

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Tortured by V. J. Chambers

book three of the Jason and Azazel trilogy

Since she arrived in Italy, Azazel hasn’t been able to stop having nightmares. Sometimes her boyfriend Jason is covered in blood, grinning at her like a demon. Sometimes there is a gun in her hand, and she’s shooting the people she loves the most. The only way to stop the dreams is to drown them in liquor. Azazel can . . .

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Snake-Boy Loves Sky Prince by Joey Manley

A Gay Superhero Teen Romance

When Snake-Boy, the defective clone of a supervillain, falls in love with Sky Prince, the son of the world’s greatest superhero, he has no idea what the consequences will be—for himself, for his beloved, or for the world! . . .

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Dark Circles by Annie Abbondante

All I ever really wanted were dark circles under my eyes.

All I ever really wanted were dark circles under my eyes. The thin, navy half-moons seemed so elusive and beautiful. I wanted the kind you get from being malnourished or not getting enough sleep. Models who spent nights with rock stars had them. Dancers who devoted themselves too much to their art had them. Pale girls with black hair and . . .

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BREATHLESS

romance meets suspense – an entertaining, quick read

By A. M. Harte, editor, author of Theatre of Horrors

Nov 13, 2009: This is what I would call a popcorn read – the kind of light-hearted, fun writing that quickly becomes a guilty pleasure.

Breathless follows the typical YA fantasy plot: small town unremarkable do-gooder girl meets mysterious, haunted boy, they fall in love, face death and danger along the way, and end up happy.

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A fast-paced romp

By Anistasya, member

Feb 14, 2011: I really enjoyed the intensity of this novel. It had me hooked from the first page right through to the conclusion. Although there were some places which could have done with a bit of tightening stylistically, I thought that overall, it was a good story and I was never quite sure where it was going – so it managed to surprise me =D Definitely worth checking out – and if you like it, there are at least three more books in the series.

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