The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend by Kody Keplinger (2010)
YA Fiction | Contemporary
“Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn’t think she’s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She’s also way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush. In fact, Bianca hates him. And when he nicknames her “the Duff,” she throws her Coke in his face. Continue reading
White Cat (Curse Workers #1) by Holly Black (2010)
YA Fiction | Fantasy | Crime & Mystery
“Cassel comes from a shady, magical family of con artists and grifters. He doesn’t fit in at home or at school, so he’s used to feeling like an outsider. He’s also used to feeling guilty; he killed his best friend, Lila, years ago.
But when Cassel begins to have strange dreams about a white cat, and people around him are losing their memories, he starts to wonder what really happened to Lila. In his search for answers, he discovers a wicked plot for power that seems certain to succeed. But Cassel has other ideas and a plan to con the conmen.”
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Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (1963)
Fiction | Sci-Fi | ClassicBlurb:
“Told with deadpan humour and bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut’s cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon and, worse still, surviving it … Continue reading
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare (2010)
YA Fiction | Paranormal
“In a time when Shadowhunters are barely winning the fight against the forces of darkness, one battle will change the course of history forever. Welcome to the Infernal Devices trilogy, a stunning and dangerous prequel to the New York Timesbestselling Mortal Instruments series. Continue reading
Behemoth (Leviathan #2) by Scott Westerfeld (2010)
YA Fiction | Historical Fantasy | Steampunk
“The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers.
Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a commoner. Finally together aboard the airship Leviathan, they hope to bring the war to a halt. But when disaster strikes the Leviathan‘s peacekeeping mission, they find themselves alone and hunted in enemy territory. Continue reading
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies #1) by Pittacus Lore (2010)
YA Fiction | Paranormal: AliensBlurb:
“Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books–but we are real.
The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner #2) by James Dashner (2010)
YA Fiction | Sci-FiBlurb:
“Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end.
Thomas was sure that escape from the Maze would mean freedom for him and the Gladers. But WICKED isn’t done yet. Phase Two has just begun. The Scorch. Continue reading