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Young adult book where a teenager finds magic in a library

I don't see any indications of having been forced into the internship by anything other than boredom, but Polly Shulman's The Grimm Legacy hits your points: Elizabeth has a new job at an unusual ...
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Young adult book where a teenager finds magic in a library

This sounds a lot like So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane (this was part of a series, "The Young Wizards" totaling five books). The main deal is that all spells have a cost, sometimes ...
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Fantasy book about a girl with magical powers who steals things from the rich and gives them to her pawn shop owner friend

Pretty sure this is Cold Burn of Magic (2015) by Jennifer Estep. It's the first book in the Black Blade trilogy. From Goodreads: There Be Monsters Here. . . It's not as great as you'd think, living ...
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Is the 'Magic Ex Libris' book series by Jim C. Hines suitable for children?

No. Although the book series doesn't contain explicit descriptions of sex, it does contain a great deal of sexualised content. I've only glanced through looking for the naughty bits, so please bear ...
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Book featuring humanity being updated and a boy leaving tapes because he can no longer be seen

Human.4 by Mike A. Lancaster: Kyle Straker volunteered to be hypnotized at the annual community talent show, expecting the same old lame amateur acts. But when he wakes up, his world will never be ...
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Children's book about a girl in a wheelchair who time travels into the past, where she's from

Ghost Hotel by Larry Weinberg Description from Anna, an adopted child, has always wondered who her real parents are. When Anna and her family check into a strange old hotel, Anna meets ...
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YA book series where the protagonist moves into a house once owned by Nikola Tesla, accidentally sells bizarre inventions in yard sale

The Accelerati Trilogy by Neal Shusterman...? Book 1: Tesla's Attic (2014) Book 2: Edison's Alley (2015) Book 3: Hawking's Hallway (2016) Here's the Goodreads synopsis for the first book: After ...

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