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Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat

Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat 271 pages Goodreads Summary: Set in IIT, in the early ’90s, Five Point Someone portrays the lives of the protagonist Hari and his two friends Ryan and Alok. It explores the darker side of IIT, … Continue reading

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Mara by Brian Wood

Mara by Brian Wood (2012-2013) Series: Mara #1-#6 32 pages Goodreads Summary: Young Mara Prince is at the top of the world, a global celebrity in a culture that prizes physical achievement above all else. After she manifests supernatural abilities on … Continue reading

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Velvet by Ed Brubaker

Velvet by Ed Brubaker (2013, 2014) 32 pages Series: Velvet (#1-3) Goodreads Summary: When the world’s best secret agent is killed, Velvet Templeton, the Personal Assistant to the Director of the Agency, is drawn off her desk and back into the … Continue reading

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Dying to Be Me by Anita Moorjani

Dying to Be Me by Anita Moorjani (2012) 191 pages Goodreads Summary: In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body—overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system—began shutting down. As her organs … Continue reading

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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch (2006) Series: Gentleman Bastard #1 499 pages Goodreads Summary: In this stunning debut, author Scott Lynch delivers the wonderfully thrilling tale of an audacious criminal and his band of confidence tricksters. Set … Continue reading

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Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd (2013) 160 pages Goodreads Summary: Kids love to express themselves, and are designers by nature whether making posters for school, deciding what to hang in their rooms, or creating personalized … Continue reading

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Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz

Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz (2011) 272 pages Series: The Beauchamp Family #1 Goodreads Summary: The three Beauchamp women–Joanna and her daughters Freya and Ingrid–live in North Hampton, out on the tip of Long Island. Their … Continue reading

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Allegiant by Veronica Roth (2013) 526 pages Series: Divergent #3 Goodreads Summary: The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered—fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to … Continue reading

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The Machine by James Smythe

The Machine by James Smythe (2013) 328 pages Goodreads Summary: Haunting memories defined him. The machine took them away. She vowed to rebuild him. From the author of The Testimony comes a Frankenstein for the twenty-first century. Beth lives alone … Continue reading

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Odds On by Michael Crichton

Odds On by Michael Crichton (writing as John Lange) (1966) 215 pages Goodreads Summary: To rob the finest resort in fascist Spain, three Americans need to blend in among the Mediterranean elite. And to do so, they will each need a … Continue reading

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