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Good reads about teens from across the pond, including the contemporary scene, some spies, and a bit of olde England.
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Cover Art: Malice Wooding, Chris
Malice
Everyone's heard the rumors. Call on Tall Jake and he'll take you to Malice, a world that exists inside a horrifying comic book. A place most kids never leave. Seth and Kady think it's all a silly myth. But then their friend disappears. Book talk by Nina S. of Maple Grove Library. 377 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: A Brief History of Montmaray Cooper, Michelle
A Brief History of Montmaray
It's 1936. Sophie FitzOsborne, neice to the King of Montmaray, a tiny island off the coat of Spain, spends her days helping keep up the castle and writing in her journal. Life is relatively tranquil until the Nazis invade. This book has a bit of everything: romance, betrayal, espionage, and murder.
296 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Boy Vs. Girl Robert, Naima bint
Boy Vs. Girl
What's it like to be first-generation Brits? Pakistani twins Farhana and Faraz decide to fast during Ramadan and face all sorts of challenges from their family, their secular schools and their friends.
260 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Dark Mirror Putney, Mary Jo
Dark Mirror
Lady Victoria Mansfield has a secret so shameful that, if exposed, could strip her of her position and disgrace her family forever. Her blood is tainted...by magic. When an accident forces Tory to demonstrate her skill, she is exiled to Lackland Abbey where she will learn to suppress her awful talents.
312 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Dracula Stoker, Bram
Dracula
A young lawyer on an assignment finds himself imprisoned in a Transylvanian castle by his mysterious host. Back at home his fiancee and friends are menaced by a malevolent force which seems intent on imposing suffering and destruction. The original vampire and secret society book!
414 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Falling in Love with English Boys Jensen, Melissa
Falling in Love with English Boys
Stranded in London for the summer by a relationship gone bad, Catherine blogs her misery while reading the diary of a nineteenth-century girl whose life strangely parallels her own.
293 p. 2011
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  Cover Art: Girl Going On 17 Pants On Fire Limb, Sue
Girl Going On 17 Pants On Fire
A series of lies and unfortunate circumstances, including her break-up with Fred, her school detention, and her mother's new romance, mean Jess' 17th year is turing out to be a bit tumultuous.
233 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Hunchback Assignments Slade, Arthur G.
The Hunchback Assignments
In Victorian London, fourteen-year-old Modo, a shape-changing hunchback, becomes a secret agent for the Permanent Association, which strives to protect the world from the evil machinations of the Clockwork Guild.
278 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: London Eye Lebbon, Tim
London Eye
The Hunger Games meets the X-Men. Two years after London is bombed, the rumors of survivors send Jack, his sister, and their three friends into the city to find them. They find the survivors, but those survivors are developing strange, fantastic powers.
229 p. 2012
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  Cover Art: Malice Wooding, Chris
Malice
Everyone's heard the rumors. Call on Tall Jake and he'll take you to Malice, a world that exists inside a horrifying comic book. A place most kids never leave. Seth and Kady think it's all a silly myth. But then their friend disappears. Sequel: Havoc.
377 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Me the Missing and the Dead Valentine, Jenny
Me the Missing and the Dead
When a series of chance events leaves him in possession of an urn with ashes, Lucas Swain, becomes convinced that its occupant, Violet Park, is communicating with him, initiating a voyage of self-discovery that forces him to finally confront the events surrounding his father's sudden disappearance.
201 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: My Invisible Boyfriend Day, Susie
My Invisible Boyfriend
In a British alternative high school, 15-year-old Heidi stands out in many ways, but when she invents a boyfriend--complete with online profile--her friends turn to him for advice and she must decide how far she is willing to go to find acceptance.
275 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Name of the Star Johnson, Maureen
The Name of the Star
Louisiana teen Rory is spending a year at a London boarding school when she becomes the prime witness in a case involving a Jack the Ripper copycat. In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, full of suspense, humor, and romance, Rory learns the truth about the secret ghost police of London and discovers her own shocking abilities.
372 p. 2011
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  Cover Art: Pretty On the Outside: Young Loaded and Fabulous Kingsley, Kate
Pretty On the Outside: Young Loaded and Fabulous
Alice and Tally rule at St. Cecilia's, a boarding school for the wealthy and privileged. Enter Dylan, the NYC girl who had a summer fling with Alice’s best friend (and new crush) Tristan. Now their charmed lives spiral into broken hearts, and a vicious revenge plot. Gossip Girls from across the pond.
290, [12] p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Ruby in the Smoke Pullman, Philip
The Ruby in the Smoke
In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally Lockhart, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby.
230 p. 1987
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  Cover Art: Ruby Red Gier, Kerstin
Ruby Red
Sixteen-year-old Gwyneth discovers that she, rather than her well-prepared cousin, carries a time-travel gene, and soon she is journeying with Gideon, who shares the gift, through historical London trying to discover whom they can trust.
330 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Season MacLean, Sarah
The Season
Seventeen-year-old Lady Alexandra Stafford doesn't fit into the world of Regency London. Somehow between ball gown fittings, dances, and dinner parties, Alex and her friends manage to get entangled in her biggest scrape yet.
345 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: SilverFin: a James Bond Adventure Higson, Charles
SilverFin: a James Bond Adventure
This prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's just started boarding school in England and is about to become involved in his first adventure.
335 p. 2005
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  Cover Art: Slam Hornby, Nick
Slam
At the age of fifteen, Sam Jones's girlfriend gets pregnant and Sam's life of skateboarding and daydreaming about Tony Hawk changes drastically.
309 p. 2007
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  Cover Art: A Spy in the House Lee, Y. S.
A Spy in the House
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, 17-year-old orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called the Agency.
335 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight Smith, Jennifer E.
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
If she'd been four minutes earlier, Hadley would have made her flight to London for her father's wedding and never have met Oliver and contemplated the possibility of love at first sight. Now in London, she has to survive being a bridesmaid, contend with her feelings about her father's new life, and find Oliver before she returns home.
236 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
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