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I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
In this stand alone novel by Markus Zusak, Ed Kennedy is sent names on playing cards. They’re the names of people he must help. This story is beautifully written and the reader will quickly connect with the humanity of the characters.

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The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

The third book in the Bloodline series, Indigo Spell was an amazing installment. They myster of Marcus Finch deepens and things between Adrian and Sydney get even more complicated (as if that was even possible). To pile it all on, Sydney must now deal with a dangerous witch in town who has a special interest in her powers.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor and Park have nothing in common. She’s a redhead who isn’t the most confident of people and is content to fade into the background. He comes from a well of family and while he’s not popular, he’s not at the bottom of the rung. He’s learned to coast through the middle and he’s determined to stay there. Then Eleanor comes along and his life is forever changed. Will these ’80s teens be able to handle this unconventional romance or will it crumble in the face of challenges?

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The Harry Potter Series (all of the books) by J. K. Rowling

The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling is a well known and loved series. I loved every book. They make your imagination go crazy and have you falling in love with the characters every step of the way. If you haven’t read them yet, you must! It will be the best thing you’ve ever read.