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Tangled By Mackler, Carolyn Book - 2010 YA MACK Available in some locations

Annotation:The lives of four very different teenagers become entangled in ways that none of them could have imagined after a short stay at a Caribbean resort.

Wish A Novel By Bullen, Alexandra Book - 2010 YA BUL Available in some locations

Annotation:After her vivacious twin sister dies, a shy teenaged girl moves with her parents to San Francisco, where she meets a magical seamstress who grants her one wish.

A Match Made in High School
A Match Made in High School By Walker, Kristin Paperback - 2009 YA WAL Available in some locations

Annotation:When the principal of her high school announces that every senior must participate in a year-long marriage education program, Fiona learns some unexpected lessons about people, friendship, crushes, and cheerleading.

Poseur A Novel By Maude, Rachel Paperback - 2008 YA MAU Available in some locations

Annotation:Four prep school girls clash when they try to form their own fashion label for a school assignment, but they ultimately discover that their differences make for surprisingly creative results.

My Fake Boyfriend Is Better Than Yours
My Fake Boyfriend Is Better Than Yours By Springer, Kristina Book - 2010 YA SPR Available in some locations

Annotation:When her best friend Sea returns from her summer vacation claiming to have a boyfriend, twelve-year-old Tori is sure she is lying and makes up her own boyfriend, who just so happens to do everything better than Sea's boyfriend.

Anna and the French Kiss
Anna and the French Kiss By Perkins, Stephanie Book - 2010 YA PER All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:When Anna's romance-novelist father sends her to an elite American boarding school in Paris for her senior year of high school, she reluctantly goes, and meets an amazing boy who becomes her best friend, in spite of the fact that they both want something more.

Heist Society
Heist Society By Carter, Ally Book - 2010 YA CAR Available in some locations

Annotation:A group of teenagers uses their combined talents to re-steal several priceless paintings and save fifteen-year-old Kat Bishop's father, himself an international art thief, from a vengeful collector.

Suite Scarlett
Suite Scarlett By Johnson, Maureen, 1973- Book - 2008 YA JOH Available in some locations

Annotation:Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Marvin is stuck in New York City for the summer working at her quirky family's historic hotel, but her out-of-work actor brother's attractive new friend and a seasonal guest who offers her an intriguing and challenging writing project improve her outlook.

The Boyfriend List
The Boyfriend List (15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver) By Lockhart, E. Book - 2006 YA LOC Available in some locations

Annotation:A Seattle fifteen-year-old explains some of the reasons for her recent panic attacks, including breaking up with her boyfriend, losing all her girlfriends, tensions between her performance-artist mother and her father, and more.

The Queen of Cool
The Queen of Cool By Castellucci, Cecil, 1969- Book - 2006 YA CAS Available in some locations

Annotation:Bored with her life, popular high school junior Libby signs up for an internship at the zoo and discovers that the "science nerds" she meets there may have a few things to teach her about friendship and life.

Audrey, Wait!
Audrey, Wait! By Benway, Robin Book - 2008 YA BEN Available in some locations

Annotation:While trying to score a date with her cute co-worker at the Scooper Dooper, sixteen-year-old Audrey gains unwanted fame and celebrity status when her ex-boyfriend, a rock musician, records a breakup song about her that soars to the top of the Billboard charts.

The Summer I Turned Pretty
The Summer I Turned Pretty By Han, Jenny Book - 2009 YA HAN All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different.

The DUFF Designated Ugly Fat Friend : A Novel By Keplinger, Kody Book - 2010 YA KEP All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper starts sleeping with Wesley Rush, a notorious womanizer who disgusts her, in order to distract her from her personal problems, and to her surprise, the two of them find they have a lot in common and are able to help each other find more productive ways to deal with their difficulties.

My Double Life
My Double Life By Rallison, Janette, 1966- Book - 2010 YA RAL All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:When eighteen-year-old Lexi of Morgantown, West Virginia, becomes the body double of a famous pop star, she discovers that the girl she is replacing is actually her half-sister, and that their father is a famous rock star.

L.A. Candy
L.A. Candy By Conrad, Lauren Book - 2009 YA CON Available in some locations

Annotation:When nineteen-year-old Jane Roberts is cast in a new reality show, she discovers that the fame and fortune of her new life come at a high price to herself and her friendships.

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour By Matson, Morgan Book - 2010 YA MAT Available in some locations

Annotation:After the death of her father, Amy, a high school student, and Roger, a college freshman, set out on a carefully planned road trip from California to Connecticut, but wind up taking many detours, forcing Amy to face her worst fears and come to terms with her grief and guilt.

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