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Archer's Goon
4.07 avg. rating
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The trouble started when Howard Sykes came home from school and found the "goon" sitting in the kitchen. He said he'd been sent by Archer. But who was Archer? It had to do with the 2,000 words that Ho…
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A forgotten door on an abandoned railway platform is the entrance to a magical kingdom--an island where humans live happily with feys, mermaids, ogres, and other wonderful creatures. Carefully hidden …
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The Enchanted Castle
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Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
A great deal is happening in London and the country this season.

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The Pride of Chanur (Chanur, #1)
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Halloween Night, 1954. A young, film-obsessed scriptwriter has just been hired at one of the great studios. An anonymous investigation leads from the giant Maximus Films backlot to an eerie graveyard …
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Space Struck
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Consider this glowing debut from Paige Lewis a menagerie of near-extinction. Space Struck explores the wonders and cruelties occurring within the realms of nature, science, and religion, with the acui…
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The Queen of Attolia (The Queen's Thief, #2)

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The 13 Clocks
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Broken Glass Park
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· 916 Ratings
An engrossing and thoroughly contemporary novel on what it means to be young, alive, and conscious in these first decades of the new century.

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