Tag Archives: Friendship

If I Live (If I Run #3)

by Terri Blackstock

Conditional Recommendation: In this thrilling conclusion, fugitive Casey Cox must stay alive a little longer to expose the true criminals, but she’s running out of places to hide from both the police and the people who want her and those she loves dead.

Age: Young Adult
Series: If I Run, Book 3 of 3
Pages: 352
Published: 2018

Genre: Christian Thriller

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Edenbrooke

by Julianne Donaldson

 Unconditional Recommendation: A darling story of an innocent, whimsical 17-year-old girl who learns to embrace the love and acceptance she didn’t think would be hers.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 264
Published: 2012

Genre: Historical Romance

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Starsight (Skyward #2)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa is prepared to do whatever it takes to find the answers that will free and protect her people—even travel across the galaxy and engage in espionage.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 2 of 3
Pages: 461
Published: 2019

Genre: Sci Fi, Fantasy

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On the Fence

by Kasie West

Conditional Recommendation: Sixteen-year-old Charlotte “Charlie” is a sporty tomboy growing up in a household of boys when a new job and a possible romance pushes her out of her comfort zone and into new ways of being a young woman.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Old Town Shops, Book 2 of 2
Pages: 295
Published: 2014

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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The Last Hunt (Unicorn Chronicles #4)

by Bruce Coville

Conditional Recommendation: An epic and complex weaving of story lines to conclude the series, the fate of Luster, its creators and all its creatures.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Unicorn Chronicles, Book Four
Pages: 605
Published: 2010

Genre: Fantasy

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Dark Whispers (Unicorn Chronicles #3)

by Bruce Coville

Conditional Recommendation: Cara is sent on another mission in Luster: to collect a story from the centaurs while her father searches on earth for her mother.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Unicorn Chronicles, Book Three
Pages: 480
Published: 2008

Genre: Fantasy

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Hattie Big Sky

by Kirby Larson

Conditional Recommendation: 16-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels to Montana to try her hand at homesteading and prove up a claim of land so that she can have a place to call home.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Hattie, Book One
Pages: 283
Published: 2006
Genre: Historical Fiction

Awards: Newbery Medal (2007), Vermont Golden Dome Book Award (2008), Montana Book Award (2006), California Young Readers Medal for Middle School/Junior High (2009), Missouri Gateway Readers Award (2009)

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Into the Land of the Unicorns (Unicorn Chronicles #1)

by Bruce Coville

Unconditional Recommendation: Thrust into another world, young Cara must make friends with fantastical creatures in order to keep a magical amulet out of evil hands and fulfill her grandmother’s request.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Unicorn Chronicles, Book One
Pages: 176
Published: 1999

Genre: Fantasy

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Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms #1)

by Brandon Mull

Conditional Recommendation: Cole must learn how to survive in a fantastical world, try to save his captured friends, and help new friends set things right in a world gone wild.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Five Kingdoms, Book One
Pages: 368
Published: 2014

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure

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