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Teen SRC 2017 – The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

When Ruby woke up on her 10th birthday she realized that she had the power to control people’s minds. The government locked her away with all the other kids that have strange abilities. 6 years later, Ruby escapes and joins a group of kids that are searching for East River, a safe haven where Ruby can finally learn to control her ability. But things aren’t always what they seem and soon Ruby will have to make a choice: her friends or her ability.

Teen SRC 2017 – Legend by Marie Lu

June Iparis is the Republic’s prodigy. She’s only 15 years old and attending the Republic’s top university. When she graduates she will get to serve her country by joining the military. Nothing can derail her from her bright future.

Except Day. Day is the Republic’s worst criminal and he grew up in the slums of the Republic. When Day kills June’s older brother she must track him down to avenge her brother.

Teen SRC 2017 – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Image result for The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue          If you like comedy or historical fiction then this is the book for you. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is about a young gentleman, his sister and best friend’s Grand Tour of Europe.

Monty can’t wait to start his grand tour. Its a year full of gambling and partying away from his father and spending time with his crush, (and best friend) Percy. That is until his father hires a babysitter for Monty and his companions.

Teen SRC 2017 – Scythe by Neal Shusterman

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This book is set in the future where humans have solved all problems including death. Now scythes “glean” human lives to keep the population under control. Citra and Rowan were both chosen to be apprenticed to the Honorable Scythe Faraday and learn the art of  “gleaning.” Neither Citra or Rowan want to be a Scythe but the consequence for refusing is huge.

Teen SRC 2017 – Jackaby by William Ritter

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Jackaby is a mystery novel set in 1892, New England. Abagail arrives in New Fiddleham, New England in search of a job. Luckily she meets Mr. R. F. Jackaby who is in need of a new assistant. Jackaby is a detective specializing in unexplained phenomena. And when people start dying after hearing mysterious wailing Jackaby and Abagail must find the creature responsible.