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Toxic beauty - Caroline B. Cooney
Call Number: F COO
ISBN: 9781407111506
Publication Date: 2009
A new horror series for the Stephenie Meyer generation. Bethany is tired of feeling plain and ordinary. Tired of being ignored. If only she was beautiful then everyone would want to be her friend, everyone would take notice - even Ryan. When a mysterious man offers to make all of Bethany's wildest dreams come true, she jumps at the chance. But she has no idea the terrible price that she'll have to pay...

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Shiver - Maggie Stiefvater
Call Number: F STI
ISBN: 9781741697551
Publication Date: 2010
For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf-her wolf-is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: in winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl; and in summer, a few precious months of being human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again. Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It's her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human-or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

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The Maze Runner - James Dashner
Call Number: F DAS
ISBN: 9780385737951
Publication Date: 2010-08-24
If you ain't scared, you ain't human. When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He's surrounded by strangers--boys whose memories are also gone. Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade. Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It's the only way out--and no one's ever made it through alive. Everything is going to change. Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying. Remember. Survive. Run.

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The Scorch Trials - James Dashner
Call Number: F DAS
ISBN: 9781906427795
Publication Date: 2010
Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. No more puzzles. And no more running. Thomas was sure that escaping meant he would get his life back. But no one kknew what sort of life they were going back to ... Burned and baked, the earth is a wasteland, its people driven mad by an infection known as the Flare. Instead of freedom, Thomas must face another trial. He must cross the Scorch to once again save himself and his friends.

 

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Living Hell - Catherine Jinks  Icon
Call Number: F JIN - ebook
ISBN: 9781741762129
Publication Date: 2007
What happens when a single moment changes everything? For seventeen-year-old Cheney, life on earth exists only in history books. He and more than one thousand other people have known life only aboard the Plexus spacecraft: self-contained, systematic, and serene. But that was before the radiation wave.

Now Plexus has suddenly turned on them, becoming a terrifying and unrecognizable force. As the crew dwindles under attack, Cheney and his friends need to fight back before the ship that’s nurtured them for so long becomes responsible for their destruction

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Evernight - Claudia Gray  Icon
Call Number: F GRA
ISBN: 9780732289676
Publication Date: 2009
Bianca is starting school at Evernight Academy, a prestigious boarding school deep in the countryside, and from the first day, she can't wait to escape. Her parents, who are teachers there, are sure she'll be happy, but Bianca has a feeling there's something seriously wrong with the place. Something evil lurking in the shadowy woods at the edge of the school grounds ... As she settles in, Bianca's sense of unease grows. Her classmates are impossibly perfect, her teachers are slightly sinister, and the new boy, Lucas, continues to send out mixed signals. Is he attracted to her or not? Meanwhile, another classmate, Balthazar, is definitely interested ... and he's totally gorgeous! Things come to a horrifying climax on the night of the Autumn Ball, where Bianca makes a shocking discovery about herself and her feelings for Lucas that will affect their lives forever.

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Pretty monsters - Kelly Link
Call Number: F LIN
ISBN: 9781921656361
Publication Date: 2010
A lonely boy in bungalow 6 is taunted by the other kids on camp. Then he meets a monster in the snow, a monster with a sense of humour. He is the only one to talk to it, but only after it has eaten the rest of bungalow 6. Dorn misses his soccer match when his father kidnaps him to be held in quarantine under machine-gun guard in Costa Rica-while they wait for the aliens to return. Zilla, a gh ost , is not greedy. She does not bleed her clients dry; she milks them. After all, there is only so much blood a grown woman and a smallish girl have to spare. The world is full of things and nobody ever sees them! Nobody except for you and me. And you will see the things that nobody sees...inside Pretty Monsters the companion volume to The Wrong Grave, from the highly acclaimed sorceress of fantasy stories, Kelly Link.

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Vampire Academy (Series) - Richelle Mead
Call Number: F MEW
ISBN: 9781595141743
Publication Date: 2007
Prepare to be Tested. The story that kicked off the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series is NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE. Read it Before it Hits Theaters February 14th, 2014! St. Vladimir's Academy isn't just any boarding school-it's a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They've been on the run, but now they're being dragged back to St. Vladimir's-the very place where they're most in danger. . . . Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy's ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi-the world's fiercest and most dangerous vampires-make Lissa one of them forever. Watch a Video Is your school a Vampire Academy? Take the quiz and find out! Get the Spirit Bound Countdown widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) .

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Something Wicked this way comes - Ray Bradbury
Call Number: F BRA
Publication Date: 1992
It's the week before Hallowe'en, and Cooger and Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois. The siren song of the calliope entices all with promises of youth regained and dreams fulfilled . . . And as two boys trembling on the brink of manhood set out to explore the mysteries of the dark carnival's smoke, mazes and mirrors, they will also discover the true price of innermost wishes . . .

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Serafina and the black cloak - Robert Beatty
ISBN: 9781405283786
Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of the Biltmore estate. There’s plenty to explore in her grand home, although she must take care to never be seen. None of the rich folk upstairs know that Serafina exists; she and her pa, the estate’s maintenance man, have secretly lived in the basement for as long as Serafina can remember.

But when children at the estate start disappearing, only Serafina knows who the culprit is: a terrifying man in a black cloak who stalks Biltmore’s corridors at night. Following her own harrowing escape, Serafina risks everything by joining forces with Braeden Vanderbilt, the young nephew of the Biltmore’s owners. Braeden and Serafina must uncover the Man in the Black Cloak’s true identity . . . before all of the children vanish one by one.

 

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Dracula - Bram Stocker
Call Number: F STO
ISBN: 0439154111
Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.[1]

Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. The novel touches on themes such as the role of women in Victorian culture, sexual conventions, immigration, colonialism, and post-colonialism. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations.

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Pride and Prejudice and zombies - Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Call Number: F GRA
ISBN: 9781594743344
Publication Date: 2009
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains." So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies , an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem. As our story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton--and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she's soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy. What ensues is a delightful comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers--and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield. Can Elizabeth vanquish the spawn of Satan? And overcome the social prejudices of the class-conscious landed gentry? Complete with romance, heartbreak, swordfights, cannibalism, and thousands of rotting corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies transforms a masterpiece of world literature into something you'd actually want to read.

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Taken away - Celine Kiernan
Call Number: F KIE
ISBN: 9781742377520
Publication Date: 2011
I think the fire changed us - me and Dom. Though I didn't feel much different at first, I think something inside of us opened up, or woke up. I think, all at once, we began to understand how easily things are broken and taken and lost. It was like walking through a door: on one side was the warm, cosy sitting room of our childhood; on the other, a burnt-out shell of ash and char. I think that's how the goblin boy was able to see us. Though he'd been there for every summer of our childhood - mine and Dom's - we'd only been stupid boys until then. Stupid, happy, ignorant boys. And what in hell would he have had in common with two stupid boys? But after the fire we were different. We were maybe a little bit like him. And so he saw us, at last, and he thought he'd found a home...

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The Messengers - Edward Hogan  Icon  Icon
ISBN: 9781406344691
Publication Date: 2013
Fifteen-year-old Frances has been sent down to the coast for a little break. Her brother, Johnny, is out on bail after punching an off-duty policeman, and some shady characters have thrown a brick through the window of their flat. Frances's mum went off to stay with her boyfriend and Frances is sent to Helmstown, to live with her aunt, uncle and cousin Max.

Frances befriends Peter Kennedy, a somewhat tramp-like character who lives in a beach hut along the Helmstown seafront. As soon as they meet, Peter recognizes that Frances is a messenger, just like him.

As messengers, Frances and Peter experience black-outs. Afterwards, when they come round, they have the ability to draw, in minute detail, the scene of an accident. Peter lives with the burden of telling the people in his drawings about the circumstances of their death. He believes that if he doesn't, something bad will happen to his family. While Frances lives in dread of anything happening to her brother Johnny, she begins to think more positively: although she can't change the past, she can change the future, at least for a chosen few.

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