Fate by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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For the past two years, Bailey Morgan has lived a double life: high school student by day, ancient mystical being by night. As the third Fate, Bailey literally controls the fate of the world, but as Plain Old Bailey, her life is falling apart. She’s got a tattoo that was supposed to be temporary (but isn’t), friendships that were supposed to last forever (but might not), and no idea what her future holds after high school graduation.

Then Bailey meets the rest of the Sidhe, an ancient race defined by their power, beauty, and a sinister habit of getting what they want at any cost. Before Bailey knows it, she’s being drawn into an otherworldly web more complicated than anything she weaves as a mortal Fate.

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About Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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Jennifer Lynn Barnes is the author of the popular Raised by Wolves series. A former competitive cheerleader, teen model, and comic book geek, she wrote her first book at the age of nineteen. She just completed her PhD in developmental psychology at Yale University and has returned to her native Oklahoma to teach at the University of Oklahoma. You can visit her online at www.jenniferlynnbarnes.com or follow her on Twit­ter @jenlynnbarnes.
Published February 24, 2009 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 370 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Despite her mother’s nagging, high-school senior Bailey has no post-graduation plans: Picking a college isn’t her biggest concern, especially when the fate of the world rests on her shoulders.

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''I believed in civil rights and civil liberties, I favored racial integration, I thought responsibility for the international tensions of the cold war was equally distributed between the United States and the U.S.S.R.'' A surer guide to the soul of Victor Navasky is this book, which offers a...

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More than once in this lively memoir, Navasky reminds the reader that the magazine lost money in all but three years, but even so it was not the specter of bankruptcy that haunted Navasky most.

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Review (Barnes & Noble)

Consider, for a moment, Lewis and Clark as they stand in the early-morning dew of American history.

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Review (Barnes & Noble)

In 1962, a philosopher (and world-famous beekeeper) named Richard Taylor published a soon-to-be-notorious essay called "Fatalism" in The Philosophical Review.

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Youth Services Book Review

Bailey Morgan and her three best friends are now seniors in high school and Bailey is well-established in her role as the third Fate.

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Curled Up With a Good Kid's Book

Readers were first introduced to Bailey Morgan and her three friends Annabelle, Zo, and Delia in the novel Tattoo, where it was revealed that Bailey is a direct descendant of the Sidhe, or faeries, and their blood courses through her veins.

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Sci-Fi Bulletin

Additionally, The Path of Fate answers some long-standing questions from the 1840 storyline during Dark Shadows’ waning days – such as, how did the first Quentin Collins ever manage to construct a Stairway Through Time?

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