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December 18, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Teen Titles, Adult Allure

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Teen Titles, Adult Allure

 

These are some of our favorite books, cataloged for teens, that have crossover appeal for adults.

 

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Midwinterblood

Midwinterblood
Sedgwick, Marcus

"Seven linked vignettes unfold on a Scandinavian island inhabited--throughout various time periods--by Vikings, vampires, ghosts, and a curiously powerful plant"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Out of the Easy

Out of the Easy
Sepetys, Ruta

Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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This Is What Happy Looks Like

This Is What Happy Looks Like
Smith, Jennifer E.

"Perfect strangers Graham Larkin and Ellie O'Neill meet online when Graham accidentally sends Ellie an e-mail about his pet pig, Wilbur. The two 17-year-olds strike up an e-mail relationship from opposite sides of the country and don't even know each other's first names. What's more, Ellie doesn't know Graham is a famous actor, and Graham doesn't know about the big secret in Ellie's family tree. When the relationship goes from online to in-person, they find out whether their relationship can be the real thing"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Daughter of Smoke & Bone
Taylor, Laini

Seventeen-year-old Karou, a lovely, enigmatic art student in a Prague boarding school, carries a sketchbook of hideous, frightening monsters - the chimaerae who form the only family she has ever known.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 25 copies

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Code Name Verity

Code Name Verity
Wein, Elizabeth

In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 30 copies

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Rose Under Fire

Rose Under Fire
Wein, Elizabeth

When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbru00fcck, the notorious women's concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 22 copies

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Under the Empyrean Sky

Under the Empyrean Sky
Wendig, Chuck

Angry with the oppressive dictates of the Empyrean government, Heartlander and Captain of the Big Sky Scavengers Cael McAvoy discovers a secret, illegal garden and Cael, together with his crew, decides to make his own luck ... a choice that will bring down the wrath of the Empyrean elite and change life in the Heartland forever.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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Where Things Come Back

Where Things Come Back
Whaley, John Corey

Seventeen-year-old Cullen's summer in Lily, Arkansas, is marked by his cousin's death by overdose, an alleged spotting of a woodpecker thought to be extinct, failed romances, and his younger brother's sudden disappearance.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Boxers

Boxers
Yang, Gene Luen

In China in 1898 bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough: harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers--commoners trained in kung fu who fight to free China from "foreign devils."


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 1 on 18 copies

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Saints

Saints
Yang, Gene Luen

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Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 26 copies

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