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FRAGMENTS by Dan Wells
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Doesn't stand alone, but a fine and frightening post-apocalyptic thriller. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Finding the cure to a plague that killed 99 percent of humanity was only the beginning for Kira. Read full book review >

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RUINS by Dan Wells
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 11, 2014

"Science (fiction) at the end of the world done right. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
In the wake of one apocalypse, can humans and Partials, cloned supersoldiers, live together, or will the world end again? Read full book review >

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PARTIALS by Dan Wells
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"A dark, wild ride. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Teens battle human extinction in a post-apocalyptic thriller. Read full book review >

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I DON'T WANT TO KILL YOU by Dan Wells
Released: April 1, 2011

"Frighteningly good. (Horror/thriller. YA)"
After dispatching the Torture House Killer, actually a demon disguised as an FBI Agent, 16-year-old John Wayne Cleaver, who keeps his sociopathic tendencies in check with a strict list of rules, contacted another demon known only as "Nobody" to let her know she was next on his list. Read full book review >

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I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER by Dan Wells
Released: April 1, 2010

"Buy multiples where it won't be banned. (Thriller/horror. YA)"
Fifteen-year-old John Wayne Cleaver knows he's different, but not because he has but one friend (and doesn't much like him) and not because he regularly helps out in his mother's mortuary. Read full book review >

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MR. MONSTER by Dan Wells
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Not for the squeamish but utterly riveting for fans of genre mash-ups. (Horror. 15 & up)"
Three months ago, 16-year-old John Wayne Cleaver killed a demon masquerading as his neighbor, Mr. Crowley (I Am Not a Serial Killer, 2010). Read full book review >

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ONES AND ZEROES by Dan Wells
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A high-tech, futuristic Ocean's Eleven with teens. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Do you matter? Are you a one or a zero? Read full book review >

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BLUESCREEN by Dan Wells
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Fans of futuristic dystopias will be clamoring for more adventures in Mirador. (Science fiction/thriller. 14 & up)"
In 2050, when the Internet is connected directly to the brain, malware and viruses can be deadly. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE IN THE MAIL by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"For a sense of period, you could hardly do better than these evocative illustrations. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Andreasen (Tattered Sails, 2001, etc.) has chosen to frame this tale about a pre-Depression Kentucky family getting a new mail-order house as a scrapbook, with 11-year-old Emily's narrative running alongside arrays of drawings, advertisements, diagrams, antique-looking photos, small keepsakes, and other memorabilia, all rendered with photorealistic precision. Read full book review >

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DAN CHAON
by Stephanie Buschardt

When bestselling author Dan Chaon heard about a conspiracy at his sister’s university linking a string of drowning deaths to a serial killer, he scribbled it down in his notebook and let it simmer—for 10 years. “I kept trying to figure out a way to go back to it,” says Chaon. “And then eventually that image of [a] kid ...


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USE YOUR WORDS, SOPHIE! by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Absolutely enchanting—a must-have for the new-sibling shelf. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Sophie, the spirited mouse toddler, is back—navigating sisterhood with mischief and delight. Read full book review >