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Crank by Ellen Hopkins

Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter: gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina — she’s fearless.Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild, ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul — her life.

The Leanin’ Dog by K.A. Nuzum

Eleven-year-old Dessa Dean lives with her father, a hunter and trapper, in a remote wilderness area.  Dessa Dean is so traumatized by her mother’s death that she cannot leave their cabin.  It is nearly  Christmas, but Dessa Dean has nearly given up on ever being happy again.  Suddenly, a huge fudge-colored dog bounds into Dessa’s life.  Can Dessa Dean find happiness and contentment again?

Join us on Sunday, December 12th at 2:00 to discuss this wonderful book.  Refreshments will be served.

Looking For Alaska by John Green

Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet Francois Rabelais called the “Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young. Clever, funny, screwed-up, and dead sexy, Alaska will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps.

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