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08/28/2009 - 3:39pm

Here are some other urban fiction books that I think you might like:

 

Indigo Summer by Monica McKayhan.

08/28/2009 - 3:40pm

Here are some other books that I think you may like:

 

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown.

World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss
research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a
murdered physicist. (This story was written before/takes place before
The Da Vinci Code).

 

Tamar : A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal by Mal Peet.

08/28/2009 - 3:41pm

What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones.

Meet Sophie. She sees herself as the too-tall "Mount Everest of teenage
girls," who, along with her friends, often suffers from "lackonookie
disease." She's dating smoky, sexy Dylan, covertly chatting online with
"cybersoul"-mate Chaz, and secretly nursing a crush on sweet, geeky
Murphy. If you like this one, it has a sequel called What My Girlfriend
Doesn't Know.

 

Icing on the Lake by Catherine Clark.

08/28/2009 - 3:47pm

You may enjoy these titles, if you liked the adventure, suspense
and real-life problems of a teen:

 

"Un Lun Dun" by China Mieville.

"[Un Lun Dun] is a city awaiting its hero, whose coming was prophesied
long ago, set down for all time in the pages of a talking book. When
twelve-year-old Zanna and her friend Deeba find a secret entrance
leading out of London and into this strange city, it seems that the
ancient prophecy is coming true at last. But then things begin to go
shockingly wrong."--catalog summary

08/28/2009 - 4:09pm

Here are some other books with
strong characters and family relationships/issues that I think you may
like.

 

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.

The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's
death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their
peers.

 

Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going.

08/28/2009 - 4:06pm

You may want to read some other books by Tamora Pierce, if
you haven't already. Here are some other suggestions:

 

The Edge of the Sword by Rebecca Tingle.

In ninth-century Britain, fifteen-year-old Aethelflaed, daughter of King
Alfred of West Saxony, finds she must assume new responsibilities much
sooner than expected when she is betrothed to Ethelred of Mercia in
order to strengthen a strategic alliance against the Danes.

 

Bella at Midnight by Diane Stanley.

08/28/2009 - 4:22pm

Here are some other
books with a mix of magic, fantasy, family, adventure, and/or mythology
that I think you may like:

 

Pirate Curse (Wave Walkers, book 1) by Kai Meyer.

In a place similar to the 1706 Caribbean, two fourteen-year-old
"polliwogs"--humans who can walk on water--rely on a mysterious figure
known as the Ghost Trader and a band of pirates to help them escape from
the evil that is chasing them.

 

The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh.

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Ted Dekker's Lost Books series

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08/28/2009 - 4:28pm

I hope you enjoy reading some of these books:

Doppelganger / Pete Hautman and Mary Logue.

Summary: High school newspaper reporter Roni finds an age-progressed
photograph on a missing children's website of a boy that looks just like
her sidekick Brian, throwing the pair into an investigation of Brian's
past and family heritage.

Good enough / Paula Yoo.

08/28/2009 - 4:30pm

Here are some other books that I think
you may like.

 

A Bad Boy Can be Good for a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone.

Josie, Nicolette, and Aviva all get mixed up with a senior boy who can
talk them into doing almost anything he wants. In a blur of high school
hormones and personal doubt, each girl struggles with how much to give
up and what ultimately to keep for herself.

 

What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones.

Sophie describes her relationships with a series of boys as she searches
for Mr. Right.

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