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Recommendations

Are you looking for something strange, dark, lovely, and gripping?

Wilder Girls by Rory Power follows a group of girls quarantined at their boarding school after a disease called "The Tox" infects them with strange mutations. 

When Hetty is assigned to the Boat Crew - going outside of school grounds to pick up the supplies dropped off for them - she discovers that life off their isolated island may be worse than they thought.  Then her friend relapses and disappears, and the girls must work together to find out what happened to her.

You can request Wilder Girls in print or ebook!

 

 

 

 

 

Are you looking for something funny and sweet with some romance?

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon is about a boy looking for love and a girl who isn't.

Dimple's mom and aunts are obsessed with arranging a marriage for her, but all Dimple wants to do is spend her summer at a cool coding camp.  Rishi is excited for the match his parents have made for him, and he can't wait to meet her.  He also doesn't realize her parents haven't told her about their arranged marriage, which leads to him getting an iced coffee thrown at him.

But Rishi is sweet, and Dimple decides she could at least date him...

You can request When Dimple Met Rishi in print or downloadable audiobook!

 

 

 


Are you looking for something magical yet realistic?

The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos takes place in a world where magic exists, but no one goes off to Hogwarts - they join a magic club at school.

Sam and his friends James and Delia have been the only members of their school's magic club, The Fascinators, for three years.  Then Denver shows up, and he's clearly interested in Sam, but Sam is hung up on James, who's been acting shady.  When James reveals that he disappeared a spell book from a fanatic group of magic users, they'll all have to work together to get the book back.

Click here to request The Fascinators!