The Gallagher Girls Series by Ally Carter. Cammie Morgan can speak 14 different languages, hack CIA computer codes and kill a man seven different ways. She and her friends are students at the elite Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women, where martial arts and chemical warfare are on the curriculum, and the real mission is training spies.
Madeline. My sisters and I grew up reading these books and watching the films. I intend to introduce my little girl to them soon. I think she'll love them...she and Madeline have red hair and a great sense of adventurousness and independence in common! :)
(For Aija). It's called Young Adult Books To Read This Summer Instead Of Reading 'Harry Potter' AGAIN," and while I don't see anything wrong with reading Harry Potter AGAIN, I also see a lot of things on this list that I've either liked or wanted to read.
What boys really want / Pete Hautman. The crumbling friendship between writer Lita and entrepreneurial Adam is compromised by unexpected jealousies over each other's romantic entanglements, stolen blog posts and a premature offer to sell a new self-help book.