Can an obsession with technology, turn deadly? Well, these techy teens are about to find out. Federico and his friends have an insatiable desire to “capture” and “record” every memorable moment. However, not all memories are created equal, and these boys are about to discover this harsh reality. Against the advice of a town elder, these thrill-seeking “know-it-all” teenagers set out to film their usual pranks and upload them to Youtube...and they won’t get the last laugh. They stumble upon an incident that has the hashtag #danger, written all over it. Anxious to add to their video repertoire, they press record. Now they’ve become the ”victims” of a new crime thriller. There is no turning back. Federico and his friends must outsmart the bad guys, get “deleted” forever.
Las apariencias engañan
Levels 3/4 These teens have a lot of secrets, but their parents' secrets are far worse!
We have all heard the old adage “If you play with fire, you'll get burned.” Well, some teenagers like to test the flames. Camilo is one of them. He has been masquerading as a model boyfriend. However, his act can only last so long. His mask starts to crack, his foundation crumbles, and the fire he has played with begins to burn. However, his secret is only the tip of the iceberg. Once inside the halls of his home, we discover a far greater mystery that has haunted the town for years. As the truth comes closing in, the pressure mounts and Camilo must decide his path. This compelling story attests to the timeless truth that things are never what they seem, or "Las apariencias engañan."
El armario (Skeletons in the closet)
(Part 2 of "Las apariencias engañan". However, novel can be read as a stand-alone).
Liliana has bitten off more than she can chew and her secret life has spiraled out of control. Liliana, however, is far from being the sole keeper of bones: someone has a secret darker than hers. While at a “friend’s” house, Liliana stumbles upon perplexing discoveries...the kind for which people may kill. Time is running out and Liliana must make a decision. For every decision, there is a trail of consequences. Liliana will soon discover that everyone’s closet holds skeletons…but some bones are bigger than others!
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Andrés is throwing the party of the century! But, it is quickly upstaged by the weird, mysterious, and threatening events taking place in the forest surrounding his house. Dark clouds blanket the sky and an ominous atmosphere grips the town of Buena Vista. Secrets are peeled by back layer by layer, exposing sinister plots soaked in paranormal activity…and this is only the beginning. When a high school student is murdered and another disappears it’s no wonder the residents of Buena Vista are on edge!
No one feels the anguish more than Andrés and his friends. Confused, helpless, and torn apart by betrayal, will they be able to look past their rivalries in order to solve the unfolding mysteries? The answers to their questions may be found in the trail of clues left behind, clues that will only be discovered if they work together and look hard enough.
Las Sombras: Corre y No Mires Atrás is a page-turning, supernatural, thrill-seeking adventure that will entertain each reader and keep them begging for more!
El Último Viaje
Synopsis: As a design student, Valeria wants to play an intricate part of the vibrant, colorful, international fashion, and modeling industry in Medellín, Colombia. Her beauty is her passport, and her connections catapult to new heights. Adrenaline, ambition, and adventure drive her thirst for success. As glitz and glam steal her heart, her core values are challenged. Life takes some unexpected turns, and Valeria encounters detours that lead to different paths. Each path has its own set of risks. There comes a time where we each have to choose our own destiny. How will Valeria choose?
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"El armario " is on my list to buy for the fall!! Can't put down "Las apariencias engañan" as I pre-read all novels used in my SSR library.I think I may have students who would to FaceTime with you!
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