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Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy
What if you’d been living your life as if you were dying—only to find out that you had your whole future ahead of you?
sixteen-year-old Alice is diagnosed with leukemia, her prognosis is
grim. To maximize the time she does have, she vows to spend her final
months righting wrongs—however she sees fit. She convinces her friend
Harvey, whom she knows has always had feelings for her, to help her with
a crazy bucket list that’s as much about revenge (humiliating her
ex-boyfriend and getting back at her arch nemesis) as it is about hope
(doing something unexpectedly kind for a stranger and reliving some
childhood memories). But just when Alice’s scores are settled, she goes
Now Alice is forced to face the consequences of
all that she’s said and done, as well as her true feelings for Harvey.
But has she done irreparable damage to the people around her, and to the
one person who matters most?
Published by Balzer + Bray
Release Date: March 18, 2014
Ahh, I'm so excited to read this!
From the Library:
These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
It's a night like any
other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury
spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest
planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be
Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the
universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a young war hero who learned long
ago that girls like Lilac are more trouble than they’re worth. But with
only each other to rely on, Lilac and Tarver must work together, making a
tortuous journey across the eerie, deserted terrain to seek help.
against all odds, Lilac and Tarver find a strange blessing in the
tragedy that has thrown them into each other’s arms. Without the hope of
a future together in their own world, they begin to wonder—would they
be better off staying here forever?
Everything changes when they
uncover the truth behind the chilling whispers that haunt their every
step. Lilac and Tarver may find a way off this planet. But they won’t be
the same people who landed on it.
Published by Disney Hyperion
Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher
Zoe has an
unconventional pen pal-Mr. Stuart Harris, a Texas Death Row inmate and
convicted murderer. But then again, Zoe has an unconventional story to
tell. A story about how she fell for two boys, betrayed one of them, and
killed the other.
Hidden away in her backyard shed in the
middle of the night with a jam sandwich in one hand and a pen in the
other, Zoe gives a voice to her heart and her fears after months of
silence. Mr. Harris may never respond to Zoe's letters, but at least
somebody will know her story-somebody who knows what it's like to kill a
person you love. Only through her unusual confession can Zoe hope to
atone for her mistakes that have torn lives apart, and work to put her
own life back together again.
Rising literary star Annabel
Pitcher pens a captivating second novel, rich with her distinctive
balance between humor and heart. Annabel explores the themes of first
love, guilt, and grief, introducing a character with a witty voice and
true emotional resonance.
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Spellcaster by Claudia Gray
When Nadia’s family
moves to Captive’s Sound, she instantly realizes there’s more to it than
meets the eye. Descended from witches, Nadia senses a dark and powerful
magic at work in her new town. Mateo has lived in Captive’s Sound his
entire life, trying to dodge the local legend that his family is cursed -
and that curse will cause him to believe he’s seeing the future … until
it drives him mad. When the strange dreams Mateo has been having of
rescuing a beautiful girl—Nadia—from a car accident come true, he knows
Despite the forces pulling them apart, Nadia and
Mateo must work together to break the chains of his family’s terrible
curse, and to prevent a disaster that threatens the lives of everyone
around them. Shimmering with magic and mystery, New York Times
bestselling author Claudia Gray’s new novel is sure to draw fans of the
Hex Hall and Caster Chronicles series, and fans of the hit CW TV show
The Secret Circle.
Published by HarperTeen