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Mary from SweepingMe sent me Minder by Kate Kaynak

Sixteen-year-old Maddie Dunn needs to learn how to use her special abilities before somebody else gets hurt. Ganzfield is a secret training facility full of people like her, but it’s not exactly a nurturing place.

Every social interaction carries the threat of mind-control.

A stray thought can burn a building to the ground.

And people’s nightmares don’t always stay in their own heads.

But it’s still better than New Jersey, especially once she meets the man of her dreams…

Laurie from Laurie Here – Contemporary Fiction and MORE sent me a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card to get something I want.

FOR REVIEW
The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith

Keep your enemies close. . . .
For the first time since moving to New Salem, Cassie Blake feels normal. She’s dating her soul mate Adam and making new friends in town. But between the secret coven of witches she belongs to and the incredible power she holds within her, Cassie is leading a far from ordinary life. When tragedy strikes the Circle, Cassie realizes being extraordinary can be a curse.
The Circle is being hunted by an unknown enemy—and anyone could be the next victim. As they struggle to protect themselves, alliances are formed and relationships are tested. No one knows who to trust or who to fear. Will Cassie be able to save the Circle . . . and herself? Or will her choices break it apart forever?

The Lonely Heart by Jacquelyn Webb

Melissa’s dull life is turned upside down when cynical Peter Darcy mistakes her for her frivolous flatmate, Sonia.

Sonia is Peter’s cousin and Melissa is immediately caught up in the sinister battle over their family business and is persuaded to maintain the deception to shield Sonia from a rift with her dying grandmother.

As Melissa becomes increasingly involved with the arrogant family, she is swept helplessly out of her depth, both in love and ruthless intrigue and is forced to play the masquerade through to the end to learn the truth about the difference between masquerade and reality.

Swim the River by Stephy Smith

Since Amelia ‘Falcon Woman’ Tucker was a small child, she heard the stories of how her mother was Rescued from the River by her father. Rising Wolf held her heart captive for years before he asked for her hand in marriage. Although the river had always called to her, she never knew how much she loved the stalwart Indian until she had to Swim the River to save him.

Eggs by Elizabeth Clarke

Two sisters. One summer. One secret.

Eleven-year-old Julianne Kobalsky and her nine-year-old sister Marylynne are sharing a summer like any other: looking for fairies in the garden, reading about the Russian Princess Anastasia, and holding impromptu tea parties. However, this year, nothing seems to be quite the same…

Can the sisters face their family’s secret and find a way to accept it?

Eggs is a novella written as a combination of prose vignettes, poems, invented (but factually accurate) encyclopedia articles, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and more. This novella, approximately 50 pages in length, can be read and enjoyed on different levels by children ages 8 and up and by adults.

The Vampire Diaries: Stephan’s Diaries #6 The Compelled

Control or be controlled . . .
Stefan and Damon thought they knew evil. But nothing compares to Samuel, the ruthless vampire hell-bent on avenging Katherine’s death by destroying the Salvatore brothers.
Reeling from Samuel’s latest attack, Stefan and Damon find help in the most unlikely of places—a secret coven of witches. Together they discover Samuel’s plan is more sinister than they ever could have imagined. Their only hope is to stop him before he secures the power to control humans and vampires alike. If they fail, not only Stefan and Damon but all of London will fall victim to Samuel’s spell.
Based on the popular CW TV show inspired by the bestselling novels, Stefan’s Diaries reveals the truth about what really happened between Stefan, Damon, and Katherine—and how the Vampire Diaries love triangle began.

The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters #2 Moonsong

Evil never dies. . . .
After escaping the horrors of the Dark Dimension, Elena and her friends can’t wait to attend Dalcrest College, the beautiful ivy-covered campus where Elena’s parents met. Life with Stefan is better than ever, and with her closest friends Bonnie, Meredith, and Matt by her side, Elena knows it will be their best year yet. Even Damon seems genuinely changed and is getting along with everyone.
But for Elena, moving away from Fell’s Church doesn’t mean she has left her dark past behind. When students start to disappear from campus, every new acquaintance is suddenly a potential enemy. Panic soon spreads and the friends struggle to protect each other.
Then Elena uncovers a long-hidden secret, one that shocks her to the core, and realizes tragedy may be unavoidable. Will Elena outrun her fate? And will it be Stefan or Damon who catches her if she falls?

Vampire Diaries: The Return #3 Midnight

With the help of charming and devious Damon, Elena rescued her vampire love, Stefan, from the depths of the Dark Dimension. But neither brother returned unscathed. Stefan is weak from his long imprisonment and needs more blood than Elena alone can give him, while a strange magic has turned Damon into a human. Savage and desperate, Damon will do anything to become a vampire again—even travel back to hell. But what will happen when he accidentally takes Bonnie with him?
Stefan and Elena hurry to rescue their innocent friend from the Dark Dimension, leaving Matt and Meredith to save their hometown from the dangerous spirits that have taken hold of Fell’s Church. One by one, children are succumbing to demonic designs. But Matt and Meredith soon discover that the source of the evil is darker—and closer—than they ever could have imagined. . . .

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