Captivate

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Jun 15, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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Zara and her friends knew they hadn't solved the pixie problem for good. Far from it. The king's needs grow deeper every day he's stuck in captivity, while his control over his people gets weaker. It's made him vulnerable. And now there's a new king in town.

A turf war is imminent, since the new pixie king, Astley, is moving in quickly. Nick nearly killed him in the woods on day one, but Zara came to his rescue. Astley swears that he and Zara are destined to be together, that he's one of the good guys. Nick isn't buying it, though Zara isn't as sure -- despite herself, she wants to trust the new king. But it's a lot more than her relationship with Nick that is at stake. It's her life -- and his.
 

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User Review  - ShouldIReadIt - LibraryThing

The excitement continues, as more pixie kings invade the town seeking to make Zara their Queen. Good pixies versus bad pixies, and whether or not to believe any pixie are thoughts that fill Zara's ... Read full review

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User Review  - LaPhenix - LibraryThing

Better than the first. The mythology is intriguing, the characters are strong, and the story engaging with thankfully far fewer phobia lists. (Note: The narrator for the audiobook was atrocious, throwing in random Boston accents, I couldn't even finish the first chapter.) Read full review

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Carrie Jones is an award-winning author who recently graduated from Vermont College's MFA program. In addition to penning Need, she is the author of the YA novels Girl, Hero; Love (and Other Uses for Duct Tape); and Tips on Having a Gay (Ex)-Boyfriend, which was nominated for a YALSA Quick Pick and won the Maine Literary Award as well as the Independent Book Publisher Award (the IPPY) . Her upcoming picture book Moe Berg, the Spy who Played Baseball (from David Godine) is being illustrated by Barry Moser. Carrie lives in Ellsworth, Maine.
www.carriejonesbooks.com
www.needpixies.com

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