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Here are titles of books with short descriptions to help inspire your leisure reading, Marksmen!
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WANT A GREAT READ? TRY THESE BOOKS!

The Enemy
ISBN: 978142313755

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The Enemy
ISBN: 9781423131755
ZOMBIE INFESTED LONDON! NEED WE SAY MORE? DO YOU LIKE FUTURISTIC THRILLERS? ARE YOU READY TO COPE WITH TEENS TRYING TO SURVIVE AS A HORRIBLE DISEASE SWEEPS ACROSS ENGLAND? IF YOU LIKE ACTION AND INTENSITY, READ THIS BOOK!

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Revolver
ISBN: 9781596435926
"EVEN THE DEAD TELL STORIES." WANT TO READ A STORY ABOUT A TEEN ISOLATED IN THE ARCTIC WITH HIS FATHER'S FROZEN CORPSE AS A STRANGER COMES TO THE CABIN DEMANDING HIS SHARE OF STOLEN GOLD? WITH A REVOLVER AS HIS ONLY PROTECTION, SIG ATTEMPTS TO WORK HIS WAY OUT OF A TERRIBLE SITUATION.

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Ship Breaker
ISBN: 9780316056212
INTERESTED IN THE CONTROVERSY CONCERNING GLOBAL WARNING? WANT TO READ ABOUT A FUTURISTIC WORLD WHERE A 17-YEAR OLD MUST SCAVENGE FOR COPPER AND TREASURES TO SLL IN ORDER TO SURVIVE? READ THIS AWARD WINNER!

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Jepp, Who Defied the Stars - Katherine Marsh
ISBN: 9781423135005
Publication Date: 2012-10-09
FATE. IS IT WRITTEN IN THE STARS FROM THE MOMENT WE ARE BORN? OR IS IT A BENDABLE THING THAT WE CAN SHAPE WITH OUR OWN HANDS? THIS HIGHLY UNUSUAL STORY ABOUT A HIGHLY UNUSUAL HERO WILL ALSO FEEL LIKE YOUR OWN STORY. FEW OF US ARE IMPRISONED DWARFS, BUT ALL OF US WANT TO GUIDE OUR OWN LIVES. HISTORICAL 16TH C. FICTION. DELIGHTFUL CHARACTERS, UNIQUE SETTING, LOVELY PROSE.

 

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Malice - Chris Wooding
ISBN: 9780545160445
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
WANT TO FOLLOW SETH AND KADY INTO A COMIC BOOK WORLD RULED BY THE SINISTER, TALL JAKE? BE CAREFUL!
ONCE YOU GO INTO THE COMIC BOOK, CAN YOU EVER COME OUT? READ THIS BOOK TO FIND OUT IF YOU CAN!

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Leviathan - Scott Westerfeld; Keith Thompson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416971740
Publication Date: 2010-08-10
WANT TO FOLLOW TWO TEENS WHO ARE SUPPOSED TO BE ENEMIES (A GIRL DISGUISED AS A BRITISH AIRMAN, AND A PRINCE ON THE RUN)? WANT TO SEE THEM CROSS PATHS AND FIND THEMSELVES SAILING ON THE AIRSHIP LEVIATHAN? IMMERSE YOURSELF IN AN ALTERNATE WORLD AS YOU READ THIS BOOK!

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The Maze Runner - James Dashner
ISBN: 9780385907026
Publication Date: 2009-10-06
DID YOU LIKE HUNGER GAMES? WANT TO FIND OUT WHAT A GROUP OF TEEN BOYS WHO DO NOT REMEMBER THEIR PAST DO WHEN THEY ARE LOCKED TOGETHER IN A MAZE WITH NIGHMARISH CREATURES? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A COMATOSE GIRL ARRIVES ON THE SCENE? WILL THE TEENS ESCAPE? IS THERE HOPE? READ THIS TO FIND OUT!

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Pluto - Naoki Urasawa (Illustrator); Osamu Tezuka; Takashi Nagasaki (Text by); Jared Cook (Translator); Frederick L. Schodt (Translator)
ISBN: 1421519186
Publication Date: 2009-02-17
DO YOU ENJOY MANGA? DO YOU LIKE SCIENCE FICTION? DOES THE IDEA OF SOLVING SEVERAL ROBOT MURDERS APPEAL TO YOU? READ THIS TOP TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL!

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The Ruins of Gorlan; The Ranger's Apprentice Book One
ISBN: 9780399244544
WANT TO BATTLE FANTASTICAL BEASTS AND EVIL WARLORDS TRYING TO TAKE OVER A KINGDOM? FOLLOW THE ADVENTURES OF A SHY BOY WHO BECOMES A HERO IF YOU READ THIS NOVEL!

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I Am Number Four - Pittacus Lore; Neil Kaplan (Read by)
ISBN: 0061969559
Publication Date: 2010-08-03
Like Science Fiction? Like the idea of nine teens from the planet Lorien coming to Earth to train and develop their powers in order to take back their planet from the destructive Morgadorians? Want a quick read that is exciting and easy to follow? Read this one!

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Gone
ISBN: 9780061448782
WHAT IF EVERYONE OVER 15 DISAPPEARED FROM TOWN? WHAT IF YOU WERE THE ONLY TEEN LEFT BEHIND? WHAT IF YOU HAD TO BATTLE SUPERNATURAL ELEMENTS? WHAT WOULD YOU DO? READ THIS BOOK FOR SUGGESTIONS!

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