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What will you read this summer?
It's time to make a summer reading list!
Here are a few suggestions:
Masterminds by Gordon Korman
Tis is a fast paced adventure where Eli, the main character discovers that he cannot trust anyone, not even his own parents. Read about how he discovers the truth about Serenity, New Mexico, a town he thought was perfect and not thinks is the hideout of the world's greatest criminal minds.
Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan
This fantasy novel is told from the POV of both Thorn and Lilith. Thorn is a young runaway who is sold into slavery to Tyburn, the Executioner. They are headed to the dangerous kingdom of Gehenna. Thorn doesn't have much hope. Lilith Shadow is only 13 and is the leader of the Kingdom of Gehenna-- Something she definitely never wanted. She is hiding her magical ability because it is outlawed in Gehenna for women to practice magic. Chaos ensues when Thorn and Lily meet and team up.
Conspiracy of US by Maggie Hall
Looking for a good spy novel? What to be kept on the edge of your seat? What a bit of romance as well? Then pick up a copy of The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall. Follow 16-year-old Avery West as she seeks to uncover the truth in places like Paris and Istanbul. Find out why people want her dead. Whom should she choose, Stellen or Jack?
The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
Can't get enough of Rick Riordan? Then read his latest, The Trials of Apollo. This is book one of a new series. In this series, Apollo is kicked out of Olympus by Zeus as a punishment. He has to live as a 16-year-old mortal boy. The problem is one of his enemies knows where he is and he's in danger (being mortal and all). He heads to Camp Half-Blood and this adventure begins.
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper
This historical fiction novel by Draper deals with racial prejudice in the pre-Civil Rights South. Stella and her brother Jojo face issues with segregation, injustice, and the KKK. This story is loosely based on Draper's grandmother's journals.
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Looking for a classic? Check out The Hound of the Baskervilles and read about Sherlock Holmes' greatest adventure. Sherlock and Dr. Watson find themselves out of London and in the country solving the murder of Sir Charles Baskerville. It is believed that a giant hound, the curse on his family for generations, has exacted revenge yet again.