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by Jay Kristoff

In the wake of a climactic battle in the ruined city of Babel, two former best friends suddenly find themselves on opposite sides of the same quest. Eve is torn between the memories of the girl she was, and the synthetic she's discovered herself to be.





Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club
CJULYlady helen

by Alison Goodman

In April 1812, as she is preparing for her debut presentation to Queen Charlotte, Lady Helen Wrexhall finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy reaching to the very top of society, and learns the truth about her mother, who died ten years ago.   





CJULYlast of her nameLast of her name

by Jessica Khoury

Sixteen years ago, rebellion swept the galaxy known as the Belt of Jewels. Every member of the Leonov royal family was murdered--down to their youngest child, Princess Anya. Then a Union ship appears burning through the sky, bearing the leader of the Union, the Direktor Eminent himself, who declares that Stacia's sleepy village is a den of empire loyalists, and that Princess Anya Leonova is alive--and Stacia is the lost princess.




Teen Non-Fiction


Learning how to learn : how to succeed in school without spending all your time studying

by Barbara A. Oakley

A surprisingly simple way for students to master any subject, based on one of the world's most popular online courses... We all have the tools to learn what might not seem to come naturally to us at first--the secret is to understand how the brain works so we can unlock its power. This book explains: * Why sometimes letting your mind wander is an important part of the learning process * How to avoid 'rut think' in order to think outside the box * Why having a poor memory can be a good thing * The value of metaphors in developing understanding * A simple, yet powerful, way to stop procrastinating. Filled with illustrations, application questions, and exercises,                                        this book makes learning easy and fun"



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