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    Deep Blue – Jennifer Donnelly

    “Deep in the black mountains, deep in the Romanian night, deep beneath the cold, dark waters of the ancient Olt, the river witches sang.  Daughter of Merrow, leave your sleep, The ways of childhood no more to keep,  The dream will die, a nightmare rise,  Sleep no more, child, open your eyes.” Serafina is due to become the queen of the underwater kingdom in which she lives. However scared she is of this nothing prepares her for the day of her declaration when there is an attack on her city. Her kingdom is under siege and she has to flee. She finds herself running from people all around her, people…

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    Through Dead Eyes – Chris Priestley

    “The plane dipped out of dazzling sunshine into a grey mass of cloud. Beads of rainwater scurried diagonally down the glass, trembling as they did so. The wing tip was obscured and revealed and obscured once again in rapid succession as the plane descended through the formless murk of cloud, until a darkened landscape was laid out beneath them.”  Arriving in a dark, damp Amsterdam, Alex isn’t convinced this trip will be any fun. His dad will be spending most of the time working and he’ll be bored. That is until he finds out Angelien, his dad’s editor’s daughter, has offered to keep him company. On their first day in…

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    Burning Bright – Sophie McKenzie

    “Emmi banged on the door of my changing cubicle.  ‘River,’ she yelled. ‘Come on.’ I gritted my teeth and opened the door. Emmi stood in front of me, her hands on her hips. Tall, dark and impatient, the string of her dark blue designer bikini were looped in artfully casual bows over her slim hips and tanned shoulder. Grace hovered beside her – all fragile and blonde – in a pretty, pink one-piece.” Its four months since River and Flynn got together, and its been amazing for River. However Flynn’s temper is not getting any better and when River finds out he has been getting into fights and people are…

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    Dare To you – Katie McGarry

    “I’m not interested in second place. Never have been. Never will be. It’s not the style of anyone who wants to play in the Majors. And because of my personal philosophy, this moment sucks. My best friend is seconds from scoring a phone number from the chick working the Taco Bell counter, placing him in the lead.” When Ryan asks Beth for her number in the line at Taco Bell, she blows him off…making him look like a fool in front of his friends and making him lose the dare he and his mate had. The two leave Taco Bell believing they will not see one another again. However when…