In Edwards’ sci-fi sequel to Earth Girl (2013), Jarra has a lot to prove. After being honored for her daring rescue of the crew of a crashed spacecraft, she finds herself in the spotlight. Jarra is one of the unlucky few born with an immune system that cannot survive on other planets and as a result, she's ridiculed as a "throwback" by the rest of the universe. But Jarra is on a mission to prove that Earth Girls are just as good as anyone else. Now the planet is under the threat of an alien invasion and Jarra must summon all her courage and knowledge to stave off the attack and save Earth.
Award winning author Whaley's (Where Things Come Back, 2011) second novel is the madcap story of 16-year-old Travis Coates who’s dying of cancer and accepts an offer from a cryogenic group to have his head surgically removed and frozen. Five years later, he "wakes up" attached to another body. Travis hasn't aged, he's still 16, but everyone around him has changed including his parents, his best friend and his girlfriend Cate, who is 21 and engaged. Now the old Travis and the new must find a way to coexist while figuring out changes in his relationships.
What I Thought Was True
From the author of My Life Next Door (2012) comes a new summertime romance. Seventeen-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl who has lived on the island of Seashell, Connecticut her entire life, waiting hand and foot on the rich clientele who come to the island every year for a picturesque summer. And she's tired of it. To make matters worse, Gwen’s biggest mistake ever, rich-kid Cass Somers has returned to do yard work on the island. It seems fate has thrown them together again and Gwen knows she should hate him after everything that happened, but the more their paths cross, the more sparks fly.
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