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In the spring of 1987, the carnival comes to small-town Caudry, Louisianna. Then events take a dangerous turn. For Mara Beznik, the carnival is home. It's also a place of secrets, hidden powers and a buried past, making it hard to connect with outsiders.

 

Terry Whitebeach & Sarafino Enadio. Trouble Tomorrow

Trouble Tomorrow

 

 

 

 

Based on the incredible true story of courage, resilience and hope. Obulejo's family has already been torn apart by the civil war in Sudan when the rebels come again. It's night; Obulejo wakes in his boarding school to the sound of machine guns and people screaming. He does the only thing he can – he runs for his life, knowing that if the Rebels catch him, they will make him go to war.

 

Kinney, Jeff. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

 

 

The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his ‘creative side.' As if that's not scary enough, Halloween is just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle.

 

 

Rutkoski, Marie. The Winner's Kiss [Winners trilogy]

The Winner's Kiss

 

 

 

The empire is at war and a heartbroken Arin leads his people to battle. But he can't forget Kestrel – or how she's betrayed him. Kestral is a sly, ruthless killer, caring more for the glory of the empire than for the lives of innocent people – and certainly more than for him. At least, that's what he thinks…

 

 

Weatherly, L.A. Broken Sky [Book one of the Broken Trilogy]

Broken Sky

 

 

 

Welcome to a ‘perfect' world. Where war is illegal, where harmony rules. And where your date of birth marks your destiny. But nothing is perfect. And in a world this broken, who can Amity trust?

 

 

Shirvington, Jessica. Corruption [Disruption series]

Corruption

 

 

 

 

 

How do you live with yourself when you've deceived the one you love? How do you move on when the person you've been fighting to save betrays you? In the exhilarating conclusion to Disruption, Maggie must do whatever it takes to show the world the truth. And the price for her quest?

 

 

Goodkind, Terry. Pillars of Creation [Sword of truth 7]

Pillars of Creation

 

 

 

With winter descending and the paralysing dread of an  their homeland, Richard Rahl and his wife Kahlan must venture deep into a strange and desolate land. Their quest turns to terror when they find themselves the helpless prey of a tireless hunter.

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