The Brutal Art by Jesse Kellerman

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In a New York slum, a tenant has mysteriously disappeared – leaving behind a huge collection of sick but brilliant paintings.

For art dealer Ethan Muller, this is the discovery of a lifetime. He displays the pictures in his gallery and watches as they rocket up in value.

But suddenly the police want to talk to him. It seems that the missing artist had a deadly past. Sucked into an investigation four decades cold, Ethan will uncover a secret legacy of shame and death, one that will touch horrifyingly close to home – and leave him fearing for his own life.

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The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

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Pat Peoples knows that life doesn’t always go according to plan, but he’s determined to get his back on track. After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, Pat is staying with his parents and trying to live according to his new philosophy: get fit, be nice and always look for the silver lining. Most importantly, Pat is determined to reconciled with his wife Nikki.

Pat’s parents just want to protect him so he can get back on his feet, but when Pat befriends the mysterious Tiffany, the secrets they’ve been keeping from him threaten to come out…

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Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

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Is love a great enough power against evil?

Three angels are sent down to bring good to the world: Gabriel the warrior; Ivy the healer; and Bethany, a teenage girl who is the least experienced of the trio. But she is the most human, and when she is romantically drawn to a mortal boy, the angels fear she will not be strong enough to save anyone – especially herself…

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Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

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In Ethan Wate’s hometown there lies the darkest of secrets…

There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood down from her head… green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes.

There is a curse. On the sixteenth moon, of the sixteenth year, the book will take what it’s been promised. And no one can stop it.

In the end, there is a grave.

Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep, powerful love. But Lena is cursed and, on her sixteenth birthday, her fate will be decided. Ethan never even saw it coming.

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Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey

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Violet Willoughby doesn’t believe in ghosts… but they believe in her.

Violet has spent years taking part in her mother’s elaborately faked séances, putting the rich and powerful in touch with the dead, and their success has brought them a life of luxury they could only have dreamed of and Violet the prospect of a society marriage.

The last thing Violet expected was the start seeing and hearing the dead for real. But now she is haunted day and night by the ghost of a drowned girl who won’t let her rest until her murderer is uncovered. Violet must use her talents to unravel the mystery surrounding the girl’s death – and quickly before the killer strikes again…

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The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

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What’s wrong with me?

What kind of girl wants to kiss every boy at a funeral, wants to maul a guy in a tree after making out with her (dead) sister’s boyfriend the previous night?

Speaking of which, what kind of girl makes out with her sister’s boyfriend at all?

Lennie Walker – Sisterless, lasagna maker, Heathcliff – obsessed and hopelessly in love…

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Expecting to Fly by Cathy Hopkins

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It’s decision time for India Jane.

How can she choose her A-level subjects when she doesn’t know what she wants to do with her life? And is she right to get serious with Joe when there are so many other boys out there?

Sometimes India Jane feels as is everything is possible and she can’t wait to make all her dreams come true. And sometimes she feels she isn’t ready for all these momentous decisions which will affect the rest of her life…

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

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MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOUR

WINNING WILL MAKE YOU FAMOUS.

LOSING MEANS CERTAIN DEATH.

In a dark vision of the near future, twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live TV show called the Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed.

When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her sister’s place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.

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Jinx by Meg Cabot

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Does Jinx have back luck – or special powers?

A WITCH’S powers?

Where Jinx goes, trouble follows. Which is why her parents have shipped her off to New York to stay with relatives – until the trouble she’s caused back home dies down. But her presence seems to spell instant disaster for her perfect cousin, Tory. And what was she thinking, getting involved with hot guy Zack? Jinx is starting to wonder if she’s more than unlucky… could she be CURSED?

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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Charlie is a freshman. And while he’s not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory; the world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can’t stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor.

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