Gateway Nominees 2015-16

All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill
Em is locked in a bare, cold cell with no comforts. Finn is in the cell next door. The Doctor is keeping them there until they tell him what he wants to know. Trouble is, what he wants to know hasn't happened yet. Then Em finds a note in her cell which changes everything. It's from her future self and contains some simple but very clear instructions. Em must travel back in time to avert a tragedy that's about to unfold. Worse, she has to pursue and kill the boy she loves to change the future.
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All the Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry

All the Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry
Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by those who were once her friends and family. Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost in her own home, silently pouring out her thoughts to the boy who's owned her heart as long as she can remember--her childhood friend, Lucas. When Roswell Station is attacked, long-buried secrets come to light.
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Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor: Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough... Park: He knows she'll love a song before he plays it for her. He laughs at her jokes before she ever gets to the punch line. There's a place on his chest, just below his throat, that makes her want to keep promises...
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Escape from Eden by Elisa Nader

Escape from Eden by Elisa Nader
Since the age of ten, Mia has lived under the iron fist of the fundamentalist preacher who lured her mother away to join his followers. In Edenton, everyone follows the Reverend's strict but arbitrary rules--even the mandate of whom they can marry. Now 16, Mia dreams of slipping away from the armed guards who keep the faithful in, and the curious out. When the rebellious and sexy Gabriel, a new boy, arrives with his family, Mia sees a chance to escape.
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In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
In 1918, the world seems on the verge of apocalypse. Americans roam the streets in gauze masks to ward off Spanish influenza, and the government ships young men to the front lines of a brutal war. Mary Shelley Black watches as desperate mourners flock to seances and spirit photographers for comfort, but she herself has never believed in ghosts. During her bleakest moment she's forced to rethink her entire way of looking at life and death, for her first love returns in spirit form.
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Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
It's 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street.
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Proxy by Alex London

Proxy by Alex London
Knox was born into one of the City's wealthiest families. A Patron, he has everything a boy could possibly want--and a Proxy to take all his punishments. When Knox breaks a vase, Syd is beaten. When Knox plays a practical joke, Syd is forced to haul rocks. And when Knox crashes a car, killing one of his friends, Syd is branded and sentenced to death. Syd is a Proxy. His life is not his own. Then again, neither is Knox's. Knox and Syd have more in common than either would guess.
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Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his will. Nobody fights the Epics... nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. And David wants in.
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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. It's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them: beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see, who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets beguiling and mysterious Evan Walker.
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The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. It's not a skill that she's ever taken seriously. That is, until the FBI come knocking: they've begun a classified program that uses exceptional teenagers to crack infamous cold cases, and they need Cassie. Cassie doesn't realize there's more at risk than a few unsolved homicides--especially when she's sent to live with a group of teens with gifts as unusual as her own.
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The Program by Suzanne Young

The Program by Suzanne Young
Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane's parents already lost one child; she knows they'll do anything to keep her alive--but everyone who's been through The Program returns as a blank slate. Because their depression is gone--and so are their memories.
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The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston

The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston
She's been 6 different people in 6 different places: Madeline in Ohio, Isabelle in Missouri, Olivia in Kentucky. Now that she's been transplanted to rural Louisiana, she has decided this identity will be her last. Witness Protection has taken nearly everything from her. For now, they've given her a new name, Megan Rose Jones, and a horrible hair color. For the past 8 months, Meg has begged her father to answer one question: What on earth did he do or see that landed them in this god-awful mess?
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Winger by Andrew Smith

Winger by Andrew Smith
Ryan Dean West is a junior at a boarding school for rich kids in the Pacific Northwest. He's living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest bully on the rugby team. And he's madly in love with his best friend Annie, who thinks of him as a little boy. With the help of his sense of humor, rugby buddies, and his penchant for doodling comics, Ryan Dean manages to survive life's complications and even find some happiness along the way.
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