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#Murderfunding

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#Murderfunding - 2019

by Gretchen McNeil

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Becca auditions for a new, non-lethal reality show featuring Painiacs, hoping to prove that her deceased mother was not Alcatraz 2.0 executioner, Molly Mauler.

Genres: Humor • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

#Murdertrending

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#Murdertrending - 2019

by Gretchen McNeil

Summary: Falsely accused of murdering her stepsister, seventeen-year-old Dee fights to survive paid assassins on Alcatraz 2.0, the most popular prison on social media.

Genres: Humor • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

An affair of poisons

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An Affair Of Poisons - 2019

by Addie Thorley

Summary: After unwittingly helping her mother poison King Louis XIV, seventeen-year-old alchemist Mirabelle Monvoisin is forced to see her mother's Shadow Society in a horrifying new light: they're not heroes of the people, as they've always claimed to be, but murderers. Herself included. Mira tries to ease her guilt by brewing helpful curatives, but her hunger tonics and headache remedies cannot right past wrongs or save the dissenters her mother vows to purge. Royal bastard Josse de Bourbon is more...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Again, but better

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Again, But Better - 2019

by Christine Riccio

Summary: "Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents...sounds ideal -- but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance...what's that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change -- there's nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things up. Shane signs up for a semester abroad in London. She's going to right all her college mistakes: make friends, pursue boys, and find adventure! Easier...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Alex Rider, secret weapon

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Alex Rider, Secret Weapon - 2019

by Anthony Horowitz

Summary: "A short story collection that expands the universe of teen spy Alex Rider from author Anthony Horowitz"--

Genres: Action & Adventure • Short Stories • Young Adult Fiction

All for one

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All For One - 2019

by Melissa De la Cruz

Summary: "1785. New York, New York. As a young nation begins to take shape, Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler are on top of the world. They're the toast of the town, keeping New York City buzzing with tales of their lavish parties, of Eliza's legendary wit, and of Alex's brilliant legal mind. But new additions to Alex & Eliza's little family mean change is afoot in the Hamilton household. When they agree to take in an orphaned teenage girl along with Eliza's oldest brother, John Schuyler, Eliza...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

All of us with wings

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All Of Us With Wings - 2019

by Michelle Ruiz Keil

Summary: Xochi is on her own in San Francisco, running from a painful past. She accepts a position as governess to Pallas, a precocious twelve-year-old with a rockstar family that lives in one of the city's storybook Victorian mansions. On the night of the Vernal Equinox, as a concert afterparty rages in the house below, Xochi and Pallas perform a pagan ritual that unintentionally summons a pair of ancient creatures devoted to righting the wrongs of Xochi's adolescence. With the creatures determined to...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

All our broken pieces

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All Our Broken Pieces - 2019

by L D Crichton

Summary: If Lennon Davis flicks the bedroom light switch five times, maybe her new LA school won't suck. Ten more flicks and maybe her new stepfamily will accept her. Fifty more and then she can finally go to sleep.... Kyler Benton witnesses this pattern of lights from the safety of his tree house in the yard next door. There he fills his notebooks with lyrics that reveal the true scars of the boy behind the oversize hoodies and caustic humor. Lennon, the lonely girl next door his father has warned him...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

All the Right Stuff

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All The Right Stuff - 2012

by Walter Dean Myers

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers tackles the social contract from a teen; s perspective in his novel All the Right Stuff . In one of his most thought-provoking novels to date, Myers weaves together political philosophy, basketball, and making soup in Harlem, with the depth that defines his writing career. After his father is shot and killed, Paul Dupree finds a summer job at a Harlem soup kitchen. Elijah, the soup man, questions Paul about tough life choices, even though Paul...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

All Things New

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All Things New - 2016

by Lauren Miller

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Jessa Gray has always felt broken inside, but she; s gotten very good at hiding it. No one at school knows about the panic attacks, the therapy that didn; t help, the meds that haven; t worked. But when a severe accident leaves her with a brain injury and visible scars, Jessa can no longer pretend that she; s okay— now she looks as shattered as she feels. Fleeing from her old life in Los Angeles, Jessa moves to Colorado to live with her dad, but her anxiety only gets...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Always never yours

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Always Never Yours - 2018

by Emily Wibberley

Summary: Between rehearsals for the school play and managing her divided family, seventeen-year-old Megan meets aspiring playwright Owen Okita, who agrees to help her attract the attention of a cute stagehand in exchange for help writing his new script.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Amal unbound

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Amal Unbound - 2018

by Aisha Saeed

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior, she is forced to leave her heartbroken family behind and go work at their estate. Amal is distraught but has faced setbacks before. So she summons her courage and begins navigating the complex rules of life as a servant, with all its attendant jealousies and pecking-order woes. Most troubling, though,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Amazing Grace

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Amazing Grace - 2005

by Megan Shull

Summary: Tennis has a new "it" girl and her name is Grace Kincaid. The only problem is -- Grace has suddenly realized that being a teen sensation isn't all it's cracked up to be. With fame and fortune just a backswing away, all she really wants is to be ... NORMAL!

Genres: Sports • Young Adult Fiction

American royals

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American Royals - 2019

by Katharine McGee

Summary: When America won the Revolutionary War, its people offered General George Washington a crown. Two and a half centuries later, the House of Washington still sits on the throne. As Princess Beatrice gets closer to becoming America's first queen regnant, the duty she has embraced her entire life suddenly feels stifling. Princess Samantha doesn't care much about anything-- except the one boy who is distinctly off-limits to her. And Samantha's twin, Prince Jefferson, has two very different girls vying to capture his heart. --

Genres: Historical • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The assault

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The Assault - 2013

by Brian Falkner

Summary: In the year 2030, six teens who have been modified to look like the aliens who are battling for control of Earth go behind enemy lines and discover a shocking, secret alien project.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Aurora rising

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Aurora Rising - 2019

by Amie Kaufman

Summary: 2380. The graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch, from a sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates to an alien warrior with anger management issues. But Ty's biggest problem is Aurora Jie-Lin O'Malley, who he just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The babysitters coven

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The Babysitters Coven - 2019

by Kate Williams

Summary: Esme Pearl has a babysitters club. It's kinda lame, but Esme likes babysitting, and she's good at it. And she needs the money-- it seems like destruction follows her wherever she goes. Why is Cassandra Heaven willing to do anything, even take on a potty-training two-year-old, to join Esme's babysitters club? Turns out, Esme and Cassandra have a lot in common, and they're about to discover what being a babysitter really means: a heroic lineage of superpowers, magic rituals, and saving the innocent from seriously terrifying evil. And all before the parents get home. --

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The Black Coats

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The Black Coats - 2019

by Colleen Oakes

Summary: "Austin, Texas, high school junior and talented runner Thea Soloman is still grieving after the murder of her cousin and best friend, Natalie. When Thea is invited to join a secret group called the Black Coats, she finds new meaning. Thea and her teammates are trained to take vengeance on men who have wronged women and gotten away with it, with the promise of exacting revenge of their own. Thea becomes consumed by the Black Coats and also finds love with handsome fellow student Drew Porter. But...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Young Adult Fiction

Black Widow

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Black Widow - 2016

by Margaret Stohl

Summary: Natasha Romanov, called the Black Widow, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, rescues a young girl from Ivan, the man who once trained her as an assassin--and eight years later she is called upon to protect the teenager Ava has become from a threat from the past--and possibly from S.H.I.E.L.D itself.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The blood spell

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The Blood Spell - 2019

by C J Redwine

Summary: Blue de la Cour has her life planned: hide the magic in her blood and continue trying to turn metal into gold so she can help her city's homeless. But when her father is murdered and a cruel but powerful woman claims custody of Blue and her property, one wrong move could expose her--and doom her once and for all. The only one who can help? The boy she's loathed since childhood: Prince Kellan. Kellan Renard, crown prince of Balavata, is walking a thin line between political success and...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The boy next story

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The Boy Next Story - 2019

by Tiffany Schmidt

Summary: Welcome to Reginald R. Hero Prep! Aurora Campbell, fourteen, has been in love with Tobias May since their very first sandbox kiss. The problem is, he's in love with her older sister, Merrilee. And Merri is already dating one of his best friends. To fix her GPA, Rory needs to spend a week studying art with Toby in New York City over winter break. But when Ms. Gregoire assigns her to read Little Women for extra credit, Rory discovers maybe she isn't in love with the boy next door, but the boy next story. --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Brawler

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Brawler - 2019

by Neil O Connelly

Summary: High school champion wrestler Eddie MacIntyre does not mind his well-earned reputation as a loose cannon, but when he punches a referee he not only loses his chance at the state championships, he gets expelled from school--facing the strong possibility of joining his father in prison, he runs away and joins an illegal underground fighting ring, where he and a girl fighter named Khajee find themselves trapped in a violent world, run by bad men and gamblers.

Genres: Sports • Young Adult Fiction

Breaking dawn

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Breaking Dawn - 2008

by Stephenie Meyer

Summary: Although eighteen-year-old Bella joins the dark but seductive world of the immortals by marrying Edward the vampire, her connection to the powerful werewolf Jacob remains unsevered.

Genres: Horror • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Brief chronicle of another stupid heartbreak

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Brief Chronicle Of Another Stupid Heartbreak - 2019

by Adi Alsaid

Summary: "Dumped by her boyfriend the summer after senior year, teen love and relationship columnist Lu Charles has hit a wall with her writing. The words just won't come to her like they used to and if she doesn't find a topic for her column, she'll lose her gig at hip online magazine Misnomer, and the college scholarship that goes along with it. Her best friend, Pete, thinks she should write through her own pain, but when Lu overhears another couple planning a precollege breakup just like hers, she...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Bright burning stars

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Bright Burning Stars - 2019

by A K Small

Summary: Kate and Marine, best friends and longtime students at the intensely competitive Paris Opera Ballet School, must decide what price they are willing to pay to win the only available spot in the professional ballet company that operates the school.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Bright we burn

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Bright We Burn - 2018

by Kiersten White

Summary: To build the country she wants, Lada, the brutal ruler of Wallachia, must destroy everything that came before, including her relationships with brother Radu and former love Mehmed, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Genres: Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Broken throne

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Broken Throne - 2019

by Victoria Aveyard

Summary: "Collects never-before-seen maps, flags, bonus scenes along with five novellas, including "Queen Song," in which Queen Coriane keeps a secret diary that recounts her courtship, Cal's birth, and the challenges of royal life." --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Charlie Hernández & the league of shadows

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Charlie Hernández & The League Of Shadows - 2018

by Ryan Calejo

Summary: Steeped in Hispanic folklore since childhood, middle schooler Charlie Herna´ndez learns the stories are true when, shortly after his parents disappearance, he grows horns and feathers and finds himself at the heart of a battle to save the world.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Charlie Thorne and the last equation

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Charlie Thorne And The Last Equation - 2019

by Stuart Gibbs

Summary: The CIA forces twelve-year-old Charlotte "Charlie" Thorne, a rebellious genius, to use her code-breaking skills on an epic global chase to locate Einstein's last equation before dangerous agents discover it and unlock the solution to harnessing energy.--

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Charmcaster

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Charmcaster - 2018

by Sebastien De Castell

Summary: "Kellen's life as an outlaw spellsliger is about to get a lot worse. In Gitabria, a miraculous discovery draws spies from all over the continent willing to kill to get their hands on it. Swept up in the race for power, Kellen is forced to join the pursuit. But the invention holds a dark secret--one that could spark a war." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Color me in

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Color Me In - 2019

by Natasha Diaz

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Nevaeh Levitz is torn between two worlds, passing for white while living in Harlem, being called Jewish while attending her mother's Baptist church, and experiencing first love while watching her parents' marriage crumble.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Comics will break your heart

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Comics Will Break Your Heart - 2019

by Faith Erin Hicks

Summary: "Miriam's family should be rich. After all, her grandfather was the co-creator of smash-hit comics series The TomorrowMen. But he sold his rights to the series to his co-creator in the 1960s for practically nothing, and now that's what Miriam has: practically nothing. And practically nothing to look forward to either-how can she afford college when her family can barely keep a roof above their heads? As if she didn't have enough to worry about, Miriam's life gets much more complicated when a...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Conceal, don't feel

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Conceal, Don't Feel - 2019

by Jen Calonita

Summary: "What if Anna and Elsa never knew each other. As the future Queen of Arendelle, Princess Elsa's life is full of expectation and responsibility--not to mention, questions. What type of ruler will she be? When will she have to pick a suitor? And why has she always harbored the feeling that some critical piece of herself is missing? Following the unexpected death of her parents, Elsa is forced to answer those questions sooner than she'd hoped, becoming the sole ruler of her kingdom and growing...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Young Adult Fiction

Conspiracy 365. February

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Conspiracy 365. February - 2010

by Gabrielle Lord

Summary: Cal's old life ended as soon as the deadly 365-day countdown began. He's a hunted fugitive who'll do anything to survive. But is Cal desperate enough to befriend a traitor with killer connections? Or risk returning to the scene of his attempted murder? Should he meet with a mysterious informant, when it could be a setup? The clock is ticking. Any second could be his last.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Crime • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Conspiracy 365. January

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Conspiracy 365. January - 2009

by Gabrielle Lord

Summary: In the first of 12 fast-paced installments, the suspenseful story of a young man thrust into the fight of his life begins. He races against time and ruthless criminals in pursuit of the truth about the mysterious death of his father and the key to a history-changing secret.

Genres: Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Conspiracy 365. March

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Conspiracy 365. March - 2012

by Gabrielle Lord

Summary: "Trapped with a train bearing down on him, Cal's chances of survival look grim. The cops and criminal gangs are unrelenting--they want him behind bars ... or dead. The stakes are getting higher, but all the slues to the Ormond Singularity just lead to more puzzles, and more danger. Thwarted at every turn, it seems Cal has no hope of finding the answers. Is there anyone he can trust? The clock is ticking. Any second could be his last." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Crime • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Contagion

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Contagion - 2018

by Erin Bowman

Summary: "After receiving a distress call from a drill team on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is sent into deep space to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. When they arrive, they find the planet littered with the remains of the project--including its members' dead bodies. As they try to piece together what could have possibly decimated an entire project, they discover that some things are best left buried--and some monsters are only too ready to awaken." --

Genres: Horror • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Cross fire

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Cross Fire - 2019

by Fonda Lee

Summary: When the peaceful alien government that has controlled Earth decides to withdraw, the population rejoices at the thought of being free, but other alien races have plans for the planet and freedom comes at a high price.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Crown of feathers

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Crown Of Feathers - 2019

by Nicki Pau Preto

Summary: In a world ruled by fierce warrior queens, a grand empire was built upon the backs of Phoenix Riders--legendary heroes who soared through the sky on wings of fire--until a war between two sisters ripped it all apart. Sixteen years later, Veronyka is a war orphan who dreams of becoming a Phoenix Rider from the stories of old. After a shocking betrayal from her controlling sister, Veronyka strikes out alone to find the Riders--even if that means disguising herself as a boy to join their ranks....  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The cursed sea

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The Cursed Sea - 2018

by Lauren DeStefano

Summary: Wilhelmina Heidle-- Wil-- must return home to northern Arrod to discover the origins of her curse: her touch can turn people into gemstone. Her unpredictable elder brother Baren is now king, leading a war against the Southern Isles. As Wil navigates the dangerous secrets within her family to find the truth, nothing goes as planned. With the Southern king out to ensure neither of his children survive to take the throne, Wil and Loom must make peace with their pasts if they hope to secure the future of their world. -- adapted from jacket

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Damsel

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Damsel - 2018

by Elana K Arnold

Summary: "The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: When the king dies, his son the prince must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way things have always been. When Ama wakes in the arms of Prince Emory, she knows none of this. She has no memory of what came before she was captured by the dragon or what horrors she faced in its lair. She knows only this handsome young man, the story he tells of her rescue, and her...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Young Adult Fiction

A danger to herself and others

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A Danger To Herself And Others - 2019

by Alyssa B Sheinmel

Summary: "Four walls. One window. No way to escape. Hannah knows there's been a mistake. She didn't need to be institutionalized. What happened to her roommate at her summer program was an accident. As soon as the doctors and judge figure out that she isn't a danger to herself or others, she can go home to start her senior year. In the meantime, she is going to use her persuasive skills to get the staff on her side. Then Lucy arrives. Lucy has her own baggage. And she may be the only person who can get...  read more »

Genres: Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Danielle

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Danielle - 2019

by Ray Kurzweil

Summary: This book tells the story of a precocious young girl who uses her intelligence and accelerating technology to solve humanity's grandest challenges. Now if only we can find more courageous visionaries like Danielle. Written as an alternative history, Danielle's journey as a driven young girl brings her face to face with many important figures from recent history and our modern world. Told through the eyes of Danielle's equally remarkable sister Claire, a girl adopted from Haiti after surviving...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Dare you to lie

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Dare You To Lie - 2018

by Amber Lynn Natusch

Summary: Kylene, seventeen, determined to prove her FBI agent father innocent of murder, finds unexpected allies after returning to the town where she was involved in a scandal two years before.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The day before

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The Day Before - 2019

by Micol Ostow

Summary: "Explores the lives of the teenagers of Riverdale before their sophomore year in high school, from Jughead and Archie's falling out and Betty's growing feelings for Archie to Veronica's life in New York City." --

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

The dead queens club

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The Dead Queens Club - 2019

by Hannah Capin

Summary: You'd think being the new girl in a tiny town would equal one very boring senior year. But if you're me--Annie Marck, alias Cleves--and you accidentally transform into teenage royalty by entering Lancaster High on the arm of the king himself? Life becomes the exact opposite of boring.Henry has it all: he's the jock, the genius and the brooding bad boy all in one. Which sort of explains why he's on his sixth girlfriend in two years. What it doesn't explain is why two of them--two of us--are...  read more »

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Dead voices

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Dead Voices - 2019

by Katherine Arden

Summary: "Trapped at a haunted ski resort, Ollie, Coco, and Brian must rely on their friendship and sharp minds if they want to escape." --

Genres: Horror • Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Dealing in dreams

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Dealing In Dreams - 2019

by Lilliam Rivera

Summary: "Sixteen year old Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City, but when she sets her sights on giving this life up for a prestigious home in Mega Towers, she must decide if she's willing to do the unspeakable to get what she wants." --

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Dear Haiti, love Alaine

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Dear Haiti, Love Alaine - 2019

by Maika Moulite

Summary: After an incident at school, seventeen year-old Alaine is spending spring break in a "volunteer immersion project", toiling away under the ever-watchful eyes of Tati Estelle and her eagle-eyed mother at a new nonprofit in Haiti. Although it is meant as punishment, Alaine is still able to flirt with Tati's distractingly cute intern, get some actual face time with her mom and experience her family's history in Haiti for the first time.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Deathcaster

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Deathcaster - 2019

by Cinda Williams Chima

Summary: "Warrior Alyssa ana|Raisa would do anything to protect her home, the Fells, and her legacy, the Gray Wolf line. But as a prisoner of Empress Celestine, Lyss is forced to turn her fearsome talents as an army commander against her beloved homeland. Refusal would swiftly lead to her death, and her death would end the Gray Wolf line. n Lyss|s absence, Fellsmarch Castle swarms with intrigue, deception, and a primordial threat. Destin Karn, a southern spymaster with a hidden agenda of his own, might...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The deceiver's heart

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The Deceiver's Heart - 2019

by Jennifer A Nielsen

Summary: "Now firmly on the side of the Coracks, sixteen-year-old Kestra Dallisor plans to use the magic Olden Blade to kill the evil Lord Endrick, but when she fails, Endrick turns her into one of his Ironheart soldiers, without any memory of her rebellion, and bound to obey him, his spy within the Coracks; the rebel Simon is desperate to return her to the Kestra he loves, but he is reluctant to use the magic that might heal (or destroy) her--and neither Simon or Kestra is sure who they can trust among the rebels, because the whole rebellion is endangered by its increasingly murky politics." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Defy me

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Defy Me - 2019

by Tahereh Mafi

Summary: Juliette Ferrars isn't who she thinks she is. Still reeling from the explosive events of the Continental Symposium and the secrets Warner has been keeping, Juliette has nowhere to turn and doesn't know whom she can trust. She's desperate for answers, but to get them, she'll have to face the nightmares that have been chasing her for a lifetime.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Descendant of the crane

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Descendant Of The Crane - 2019

by Joan He

Summary: When her father is murdered, Princess Hesina of Yan is thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina engages the aid of a soothsayer. It is a treasonous act, punishable by death, because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago. Using the information provided, Hesina turns to Akira, an investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high? --

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Destiny arrives

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Destiny Arrives - 2019

by Liza Palmer

Summary: After years of battling threats on Earth and across the universe, the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, protectors of the Sanctum Sanctorum, and forces of Wakanda must join together to fight Thanos. The Mad Titan has collected all six Infinity Stones, and Doctor Strange has foreseen there is only one possible timeline that results in good prevailing over evil. It all comes down to this last battle... as destiny arrives. -- adapted from jacket

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The devouring Gray

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The Devouring Gray - 2019

by Christine Lynn Herman

Summary: Justin Hawthorne's bloodline has protected Four Paths for generations from the Gray -- a lifeless dimension that imprisons a brutal monster -- but Justin has not inherited his family's powers. Violet Saunders's family moves to Four Paths after her sister's death; her mother belongs to one of the revered founding families of the town. Harper Carlisle lost her hand to an accident that left her stranded in the Gray for days, and has vowed revenge on the person who abandoned her: Justin Hawthorne....  read more »

Genres: Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Dig

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Dig - 2019

by A S King

Summary: Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Dig

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Dig - 2019

by A.s. King

Summary: Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Don't date Rosa Santos

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Don't Date Rosa Santos - 2019

by Nina Moreno

Summary: Rosa Santos, a Cuban American, works to save her Florida town, seeks admittance to study abroad in her homeland, and wonders if love can break her family's curse. Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a beloved healer and pillar of their community, and her mother, an artist who crashes in and out of her life...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The downstairs girl

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The Downstairs Girl - 2019

by Stacey Lee

Summary: 1890, Atlanta. Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night she moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie." When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills, but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender. A mysterious letter sets Jo off...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Young Adult Fiction

The Dream Bearer

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The Dream Bearer - 2009

by Walter Dean Myers

Summary: David Curry doesn; t know what to make of his father, Reuben, whose violent out bursts and chilling nightmares torment his family. His older brother, Tyrone, says Reuben is crazy. But lately, even Tyrone isn; t acting like himself. Then David meets the mysterious Mr. Moses, who tells him that dreams might be the only things we have that are real. And it is Mr. Moses; s gift of dreams that gives David a new way to see inside his father; s troubled heart.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The dysasters

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The Dysasters - 2019

by P C Cast

Summary: P.C. and Kristin Cast, the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of the House of Night phenomenon, return to the scene with The Dysasters--the first action-packed novel in a new paranormal fantasy series. Adoptive daughter of a gifted scientist, Foster Stewart doesn't live a "normal" life, (not that she'd want to). But controlling cloud formations and seeing airwaves aren't things most eighteen year olds can do. Small town star quarterback and quintessential dreamy boy next door, Tate...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

East

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East - 2005

by Edith Pattou

Summary: A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Echo north

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Echo North - 2018

by Joanna Ruth Meyer

Summary: "When her father disappears, Echo Alkaev believes he is lost forever. Six months later she finds him half-frozen in the winter forest, guarded by a talking wolf-- the same creature who attacked her as a child. The wolf presents Echo with an offer: come and live with him for a year. In his enchanted house beneath a mountain, Echo discovers centuries-old secrets, a magical library full of books-turned-mirrors, and a young man named Hal who is trapped inside of them. As the year ticks by, Echo...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The end of our story

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The End Of Our Story - 2017

by Meg Haston

Summary: "BEFORE: Bridge and Wil have been entangled in each other's lives for years. Under the white-hot Florida sun, they went from kids daring each other to swim past the breakers to teenagers stealing kisses between classes. But when Bridge betrayed Wil during their junior year, she shattered his heart and their relationship along with it. AFTER: When Wil's family suffers a violent loss, and Bridge rushes back to Wil's side. As they struggle to heal old wounds and start falling for each other all...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The everlasting rose

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The Everlasting Rose - 2019

by Dhonielle Clayton

Summary: Queen Sophia's Imperial forces will stop at nothing to keep the rebels from returning Princess Charlotte to the castle and her rightful place as queen. With the help of an underground resistance movement called The Iron Ladies-- a society that rejects beauty treatments entirely-- and the backing of alternative newspaper The Spider's Web, Camille uses her powers, her connections and her cunning to outwit her greatest nemesis, Sophia, and restore peace to Orle´ans. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Every moment after

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Every Moment After - 2019

by Joseph Moldover

Summary: Eleven years ago a shooting rocked the small town of East Ridge, New Jersey and left eighteen first graders dead. Newly graduated, Matt Simpson and Cole Hewitt are still navigating their guilt, especially the absence of their friend Andy. Cole is "the boy in the picture" but remembers nothing about the shooting; Matt was absent that day. Will Cole and Matt ever be able to truly leave the ghosts of East Ridge behind, and move into a future where they can truly begin living? --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The fall of Crazy House

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The Fall Of Crazy House - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: Eighteen-year-old twins Becca and Cassie, now trained, fearless fighters, hold the key to defeating the despotic United regime and freeing the people of the former United States, but at what cost?

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The fall of five

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The Fall Of Five - 2013

by Pittacus Lore

Summary: After facing off with the Mogadorian ruler and almost being annihilated, the Garde go into hiding. They must learn to master their Legacies and learn to work together as a team. When they receive a sign from Number Five -- a crop circle in the shape of a Loric symbol -- they know they are close to being reunited. But could it be a trap? Time is running out, and the only thing they know for certain is that they have to get to Five before it's too late.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Fame, fate, and the first kiss

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Fame, Fate, And The First Kiss - 2019

by Kasie West

Summary: Lacey Barnes always dreamed of being an actress, and get an opportunity to star in a movie during her senior year. But life in the spotlight isn't as picture perfect as Lacey imagined. She has trouble bonding with her costars, her father hires Donavan Lake to tutor her, somewhere along the way she loses her acting mojo. And it looks like someone on set is deliberately trying to sabotage her. It seems the only person she can count on is Donavan--even as he becomes another distraction in her life. --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Fan the fame

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Fan The Fame - 2019

by Anna Priemaza

Summary: Lainey's brother, aka YouTube superstar Codemeister, is funny and charming online, but behind closed doors Cody is a sexist jerk. SamTheBrave came to this year's con with one mission: meeting Codemeister-- and creating the big break he needs. ShadowWillow is already a successful streamer; when her fans start shipping her with Code, Shadow concocts a plan to turn the rumors to her advantage. When Lainey records one of Cody's hateful rants on video, she plans to spill the truth to her brother's fans-- even if that means putting Sam and Shadow in the crosshairs. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Fear of missing out

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Fear Of Missing Out - 2019

by Kate McGovern

Summary: Astrid's cancer has returned. It's an "astrocytoma," a tumor in her brain. She hears about a radical technology called cryopreservation that may allow her to have her body frozen until a future time when-- and if-- a cure is available. With her boyfriend, Mohit, and her best friend, Chloe, Astrid goes on a road trip in search of that possibility. To see if it's real. To see if it's worth it. For fear of missing out on everything. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The fever king

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The Fever King - 2019

by Victoria Lee

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noam, a technopath, is thrust into the magical elite of the nation of Carolinia, where he learns the science behind his magic, secretly planning to use it against the government to protect refugees fleeing magical outbreaks.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Field notes on love

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Field Notes On Love - 2019

by Jennifer E Smith

Summary: Two teens, Hugo and Mae, are strangers until they share a cross-country train trip that teaches them about love, each other, and the futures they can build for themselves.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The final battle

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The Final Battle - 2019

by Erin Hunter

Summary: "The traitor behind the sabotage and divisions within the Wild Pack has been unmasked, and one final confrontation will decide whether the Pack survives." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Finale

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Finale - 2019

by Stephanie Garber

Summary: "With lives, empires, and hearts hanging in the balance, Tella must decide if she's going to trust Legend or a former enemy. After uncovering a secret that upends her life, Scarlett will need to do the impossible. And Legend has a choice to make that will forever change and define him." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Finch Merlin and the fount of youth

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Finch Merlin And The Fount Of Youth - 2019

by Bella Forrest

Summary: "It's been a year since Katherine tried to take over the world, and Finch Merlin is itching to do something other than odd jobs for Erebus, God of Darkness. Erebus promises he'll free Finch of his servitude after he completes one final task--finding the Fountain of Youth. Finch has no idea why Erebus wants eternal youth, since the guy is already an immortal being. All the secrecy makes Finch uneasy, but he has no choice but to obey. He knows he'll get by with a little help from his friends,...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Fireborne

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Fireborne - 2019

by Rosaria Munda

Summary: "Two dragonriders must go head-to-head for the top position in the Callipolan fleet, and protect the new regime from those who lost power." --

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Five dark fates

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Five Dark Fates - 2019

by Kendare Blake

Summary: While Arsinoe searches for a cure to Jules's legion curse, Mirabella abandons the rebel army for Katharine, but the dead queens urge caution in trusting her, and as allegiances switch, the fate of Fennbirn Island will be determined.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Forest of a thousand lanterns

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Forest Of A Thousand Lanterns - 2018

by Julie C Dao

Summary: Eighteen -year-old Xifeng is a beautiful peasant girl. The stars say she is destined to be Empress of Feng Lu, but only if she embraces the darkness within her. It's a choice Xifeng must make...and carefully. Down one path lies obscurity. The other leads to everlasting glory, bu not without great sacrifice. If Xifeng is to achieve greatness, she must spurn the young man who loves her and exploit the callous magic that runs through her veins. And while Xifeng considers her fate, one question, one choice, reigns above all others: Is the price of the throne too much to pay?

Genres: Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The forgotten book

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The Forgotten Book - 2018

by Mechthild Gläser

Summary: Emma is used to things going her way. Her father is headmaster of her prestigious boarding school, her friends take her advice as gospel, and she's convinced that a relationship with her long-time crush is on the horizon. As it turns out, Emma hasn't seen anything yet. When she finds an old book in an abandoned library, things really start going Emma's way: anything she writes in the book comes true. But the power of the book is not without consequences, and Emma soon realizes that she isn't...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Forward me back to you

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Forward Me Back To You - 2019

by Mitali Perkins

Summary: Told in separate voices, Kat and Robin leave Boston on a church mission to help combat human trafficking in India while Kat recovers from a sexual assault and Robin seeks his birth mother.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The fountains of silence

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The Fountains Of Silence - 2019

by Ruta Sepetys

Summary: At the Castellana Hilton in 1957 Madrid, eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson connects with Ana Moreno through photography and fate as Daniel discovers the incredibly dark side of the city under Generalissimo Franco's rule.

Genres: Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Four dead queens

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Four Dead Queens - 2019

by Astrid Scholte

Summary: Keralie is the best pickpocket in all of the kingdoms of Quadara, but when she steals a "comm disk" and realizes a royal murder plot is afoot, she must learn who to trust and fast.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Frost like night

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Frost Like Night - 2016

by Sara Raasch

Summary: "The final book in the Snow Like Ashes series, a high-fantasy adventure following Meira as she tries to defeat the evil king of Spring." --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Gaia; s Secret

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Gaia; S Secret - 2010

by Barbara Kloss

Summary: A young girl travels to a new world in search of her missing father, only to find that she; s being hunted by an evil sorcerer. Daria Jones didn; t expect she; d have to chase her missing father through a portal into another, magical world she never knew existed. In order to get to that world, she; s forced to rely on Alexander Anderson, her childhood friend who she hasn; t seen or heard from in three years. But the truth of who she really is could be the greatest enemy of all.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Game

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Game - 2014

by Barry Lyga

Summary: Several Months have passed since Jazz helped the Lobo's Nod police force catch the serial killer known as the Impressionist. Every day since then, Jazz has dealt with the guilt of knowing he was responsible for his father's escape from prison. Now Billy Dent is on the loose, ready to kill again. Jazz's reputation has spread far beyond the borders of his sleepy hometown, and when a determined New York City detective comes knocking on Jazz's door asking for help with a new case, Jazz can't say...  read more »

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Get out of town

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Get Out Of Town - 2019

by Micol Ostow

Summary: Betty, Veronica, and Jughead all know that Archie is being framed by Hiram Lodge, but the evidence is stacked against him. So the gang comes up with a last-ditch plan to prove Archie's innocence: they have to go back to the scene of the crime. They have to go back to Shadow Lake. Threats are around every corner deep in the woods at the Lodge family cabin. Will the kids find the evidence they need to clear Archie's name? And, more importantly, will they make it back to Riverdale alive? Told from...  read more »

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Ghosts of the shadow market

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Ghosts Of The Shadow Market - 2019

by Cassandra Clare

Summary: A collection of ten short stories, some of which were previously available online, that follow Jem Carstairs as he travels through the many Shadow Markets around the world, searching for a relic from his past.

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories • Young Adult Fiction

Girl gone viral

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Girl Gone Viral - 2019

by Arvin Ahmadi

Summary: "The inventive and hauntingly timely story of a seventeen-year-old coder's catapult to stardom, reminiscent of The Social Network with a Ready Player One twist. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She can build entire worlds from scratch -- shimmering lakes, Mars craters, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can't code her dad back into her life. When he disappeared after her tenth birthday, leaving only a cryptic note, Opal tried desperately to find him. And when he...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The girl the sea gave back

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The Girl The Sea Gave Back - 2019

by Adrienne Young

Summary: Tova lives amongst the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue, but when two neighboring clans bury their age-old blood feud and join together as one, her world is dangerously close to collapse.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Girls of July

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Girls Of July - 2019

by Alex Flinn

Summary: Told from separate perspectives, four girls, Britta, Meredith, Kate, and Spider, only two of whom had met before, spending an unforgettable July with Spider's aunt in the Adirondacks.

Genres: Sports • Young Adult Fiction

Girls with sharp sticks

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Girls With Sharp Sticks - 2019

by Suzanne Young

Summary: In the near future at a girls-only private high school isolated in the Colorado mountains, Mena and her classmates--under the watchful eyes of their Guardian, professors, and analyst--are trained to be beautiful and obedient for their sponsors and investors.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The glass spare

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The Glass Spare - 2017

by Lauren DeStefano

Summary: After discovering that she has the ability to turn people into gemstones, Wilhemina, the fourth daughter of the wealthiest nation's king, seeks redemption putting herself in the path of a cursed prince who has his own ideas about Wil's power.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials

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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials - 2001

by Philip Pullman

Summary: Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Happy messy scary love

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Happy Messy Scary Love - 2019

by Leah Konen

Summary: Olivia plans to spend her summer in the Catskills, binge-watching horror movies and chatting with her online friend Elm, but things get complicated when she sends Elm her best friend's picture and she runs into the last person she thought she would ever see in real life.

Genres: Humor • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and first ritual

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Harley Merlin And First Ritual - 2018

by Bella Forrest

Summary: "Now that Harley knows her enemy's grand plan--to become a godlike Child of Chaos and punish those deemed "unworthy"--she's got to figure out what the heck to do about it. Many of the missing magicals are still out there, and Katherine has vowed to kill everyone Harley cares about and make her watch. So that's fun. Just when it seems like things can't get much worse, one of the most precious monsters of the Bestiary escapes, and Harley is sure that Katherine has her dirty hands involved. But...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the broken spell

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Harley Merlin And The Broken Spell - 2019

by Bella Forrest

Summary: Harley is a ticking time bomb, ready to detonate with uncontrollable magic. The only solution? Find the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, make some risky deals, and balance the Light and Darkness within her - before she's torn apart, atom by atom. If only she didn't have a million other problems standing in her way. The new Director of the San Diego Coven isn't exactly friendly, and Katherine has already gained untold power. More than ever, Harley needs answers about the rituals Katherine plans to...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the challenge of chaos

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Harley Merlin And The Challenge Of Chaos - 2019

by Bella Forrest

Summary: "Time is running out. For the final ritual, Katherine will sacrifice twelve magicals with rare abilities. Harley has already lost so much, and she can't bear to sacrifice anything more. She will protect her friends at all costs--even if that means flying solo against the greatest evil the world has ever known. With her parents' Grimoire, Harley finally has a weapon capable of overpowering Katherine. If only she could figure out how to reveal the hidden pages within, to perform the spell...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the Cult of Eris

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Harley Merlin And The Cult Of Eris - 2019

by Bella Forrest

Summary: "Consume the Spirit of Thine Greatest Enemy, in the Land of Erebus, on All Hallows' Eve... Harley has a game plan to stop the third ritual: infiltrate the Cult of Eris and steal back her mother's soul. But her only way in is through her devious half-brother Finch--the same guy who was Katherine's most devoted bootlicker not too long ago. Joining a cult counts as sibling bonding time, right? Left with no choice but to break Finch out of prison, Harley must play the part of a loyal cultist....  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the detector fix

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Harley Merlin And The Detector Fix - 2019

by Bella Forrest

Summary: "On the run from the Coven she used to call home, Harley Merlin knows that Katherine's power and influence are spreading like a poison. And she has no doubt that Katherine will follow through with her promise to torture and kill her friends, one by one. Then Harley discovers that the key to her enemy's undoing might be hiding in a familiar place--her parents' Grimoire. With Finch, Wade, and Garrett by her side, Harley vows to steal Hester and Hiram's final gift. Liar. Rebel. Jailbreaker. Why...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the mortal pact

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Harley Merlin And The Mortal Pact - 2019

by Bella Forrest

Summary: "Without magic, Harley knows the odds of defeating Katherine are stacked against them. Yet a sliver of hope survives in the pages of her parents' Grimoire. The final, mind-boggling spell entails making a deal with a Child of Chaos. But what must be offered in return? Finch wants to be the one who ends Katherine. Mother Dearest brought him into the world, and he wants to take her out. He will give anything for that chance--even his life. Meanwhile, Katherine needs Harley's body, or her...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the mystery twins

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Harley Merlin And The Mystery Twins - 2018

by Bella Forrest

Summary: A dark past. A hidden power. A dangerous enemy. Harley Merlin has a lot of unanswered questions in her life. What drove her father to kill her mother? How can she know the true extent of her magical abilities? Has Wade Crowley always been this annoying? After the violent gargoyle incident that left many dead, Harley fears what other evil tricks her psychotic aunt has up her sleeve. When she discovers that magical foster kids like herself are in danger, she knows she must do whatever it takes to...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Harley Merlin and the stolen magicals

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Harley Merlin And The Stolen Magicals - 2018

by Bella Forrest

Summary: How does one become an all-powerful Child of Chaos? That's what Harley desperately needs to find out before her unhinged aunt raises the death toll. All she knows for sure is that magical kids are missing, and they somehow fit into Katherine Shipton's grand scheme. Now that Harley is an official member of the San Diego Coven, she feels more responsible than ever for its protection, and that of the magical world. But she's got a whole lot more on her plate than that. There's a traitor lurking...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

A Heart in a Body in the World

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A Heart In A Body In The World - 2018

by Deb Caletti

Summary: "This is one for the ages." —Gayle Forman, author of the #1 bestseller If I Stay "A book everyone should read right now." — The New York Times Book Review "A vital and heartbreaking story that brings together the #MeToo movement, the effects of gun violence, and the struggle of building oneself up again after crisis." — Elle "Equal parts heartbreaking and hopeful." — BookPage A Printz Honor Book Each step on Annabelle; s 2,700 mile cross-country run brings her closer to...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Hearts made for breaking

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Hearts Made For Breaking - 2019

by Jen Klein

Summary: Challenged by her best friends to break her serial dating patterns, eighteen-year-old Lark gets to know transfer student Ardy and learns about broken hearts and the power of real love.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Heavy Vinyl

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Heavy Vinyl - 2018

by Carly Usdin

Summary: Film and TV director Carly Usdin (Suicide Kale) teams up with breakout artist Nina Vakueva (Lilith; s Word) for a new series that; s music to our ears! New Jersey, 1998. Chris has just started the teen dream job: working at Vinyl Mayhem, the local record store. She; s prepared to deal with anything—misogynistic metalheads, grunge wannabes, even a crush on her wicked cute co-worker, Maggie. But when the staff; s favorite singer mysteriously vanishes the night before her band; s show in town,...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Young Adult Fiction

Hello girls

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Hello Girls - 2019

by Brittany Cavallaro

Summary: Best friends are forged by fire. For Winona Olsen and Lucille Pryce, that fire happened the night they met outside the police station, both deciding whether to turn their families in for abuse and mistreatment. They realize they can't wait until graduation to start their new lives. They need out. Now. All they need is three grand, fast. And really, a stolen convertible to take them from Michigan to Las Vegas can't hurt.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Heroine

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Heroine - 2019

by Mindy McGinnis

Summary: "When a car crash sidelines Mickey just before softball season, she has to find a way to hold on to her spot as the catcher for a team expected to make a historic tournament run. Behind the plate is the only place she's ever felt comfortable, and the painkillers she's been prescribed can help her get there. The pills do more than take away pain; they make her feel good. With a new circle of friends--fellow injured athletes, others with just time to kill--Mickey finds peaceful acceptance, and...  read more »

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Honor among thieves

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Honor Among Thieves - 2019

by Rachel Caine

Summary: A savvy young criminal with antisocial behavior is recruited to attend the Honors space program and joins a team on a sentient spaceship destined for the far reaches of the galaxy only to discover dangerous secrets hidden among the stars.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Honor bound

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Honor Bound - 2019

by Rachel Caine

Summary: Savvy criminal turned skilled Leviathan pilot Zara Cole finds new friends and clashes with bitter enemies in the second book of this action-packed series from New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre that's perfect for fans of The 100 and The Fifth Wave. Zara Cole was a thief back on Earth, but she's been recently upgraded to intergalactic fugitive. On the run after a bloody battle in a covert war that she never expected to be fighting, Zara, her co-pilot Beatriz, and...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Hope and other punch lines

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Hope And Other Punch Lines - 2019

by Julie Buxbaum

Summary: "The tragic 9/11 event in NYC that changed the world, altered the life of Abbi Hope Goldstein as well as that of Noah Stern. They did not know each other back then, but they know each other now, and while Abbi is trying to move forward with her life, Noah still has unanswered questions that he believes Abbi can help answer." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Hot dog girl

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Hot Dog Girl - 2019

by Jennifer Dugan

Summary: Elouise (Lou) Parker just landed a job at Magic Castle Playland-- as a giant dancing hot dog. Her crush, the dreamy Diving Pirate Nick, already has a girlfriend, who is literally the Princess of the park. Her best friend Seeley, the carousel operator, isn't interested in Lou's attempts to set her up with the perfect girl, or in Lou's scheme to get close to Nick. And it turns out that Magic Castle Playland will be closing-- forever-- when summer ends. But Lou won't let these problems stand in the way of having the absolute best, most impossibly epic summer of her life. --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

House of salt and sorrows

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House Of Salt And Sorrows - 2019

by Erin A Craig

Summary: In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor with her sisters and their father and stepmother. Once there were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls' lives have been cut short. Each death was more tragic than the last -- the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge -- and there are whispers throughout the surrounding villages that the family is cursed by the gods. Disturbed by a series of ghostly...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Young Adult Fiction

How she died, how I lived

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How She Died, How I Lived - 2018

by Mary Crockett Hill

Summary: After narrowly escaping death, a teen struggles to come to terms with her guilt over the classmate who was raped and murdered instead.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

How to make friends with the dark

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How To Make Friends With The Dark - 2019

by Kathleen Glasgow

Summary: Tiger, sixteen, has been pushing away from her overprotective mother, but when her mother dies suddenly Tiger must learn to live when it feels she is surrounded by darkness.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

I, Claudia

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I, Claudia - 2018

by Mary Mccoy

Summary: A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into the tumultuous and high-profile world of the Senate and Honor Council. Suddenly, Claudia is wielding power over her fellow students that she never expected to have and isn; t sure she wants. Claudia vows to use her power to help the school. But there are forces aligned against her: shocking scandals,...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

I love you so mochi

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I Love You So Mochi - 2019

by Sarah Kuhn

Summary: Kimi Nakamura loves fashion, and designing clothes, jewelry, and accessories for her friends, but her mother, a professional graphic designer with a long list of clients, wants her to be a serious artist, and is furious when she discovers Kimi has dropped her fine arts class; so Kimi is relieved to be able to visit her normally estranged grandparents in Kyoto during spring break--but what begins as an escape becomes a way to learn about her mother and her Japanese heritage, and to figure out how to move forward with her own life.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

I wanna be where you are

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I Wanna Be Where You Are - 2019

by Kristina Forest

Summary: "When Chloe Pierce's mom forbids her to apply for a spot at the dance conservatory of her dreams, she devises a secret plan to drive two hundred miles to the nearest audition. But Chloe hits her first speed bump when her annoying neighbor Eli insists upon hitching a ride, threatening to tell Chloe's mom if she leaves him and his smelly dog, Geezer, behind. So now Chloe's chasing her ballet dreams down the east coast--two unwanted (but kinda cute) passengers in her car, butterflies in her...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

I'm not dying with you tonight

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I'm Not Dying With You Tonight - 2019

by Kimberly Jones

Summary: Over the course of one night, two girls with two very different backgrounds must rely on each other to get through the violent race riot that has enveloped their city. Lena has her killer style, her awesome boyfriend, and a plan. She knows she's going to make it big. Campbell, on the other hand, is just trying to keep her head down and get through the year at her new school. When both girls attend the Friday-night football game, what neither expects is for everything to descend into sudden mass...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

I, Q. (Book one, Independence Hall)

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I, Q. (Book One, Independence Hall) - 2008

by Roland Smith

Summary: "Step-siblings Q (Quest) and Angela are thrust into the work of the U.S. Secret Service and the Israeli Mossad when Angela realizes she's being followed, and Q learns the secret about Angela's real mother--a former Secret Service agent who was supposedly killed by a terrorist group. But who are the good guys and who are the bad guys." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

If I'm being honest

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If I'm Being Honest - 2019

by Emily Wibberley

Summary: Cameron Bright's reputation can be summed up in one word: b*tch. It's no surprise she's queen bee at her private L.A. high school--she's beautiful, talented, and notorious for her brutal honesty. But when she slips up in front of her crush, Andrew, any affection he may have had for her quickly fades. To win him over, Cameron resolves to tame herself, much like Shakespeare's infamous shrew, Katherine. If she makes amends with everyone she's ever wronged, Andrew will have to take notice. Thus,...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

If you're out there

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If You're Out There - 2019

by Katy Loutzenhiser

Summary: Zan is baffled when her best friend, Priya, stops answering her emails after moving to California, but new friend, Logan, presents the disturbing possibility that Priya cannot answer.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

I; m Not Dying with You Tonight

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I; M Not Dying With You Tonight - 2019

by Gilly Segal

Summary: "An absolute page turner, I; m Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact. "—Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give Over the course of one night, two girls with two very different backgrounds must rely on each other to get through the violent race riot that has enveloped their city. Lena has her killer style, her awesome boyfriend, and a plan. She knows she; s going to make it big. Campbell, on the other hand, is...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Imprison the sky

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Imprison The Sky - 2019

by A C Gaughen

Summary: Aspasia, an Elementae who controls air, was stolen from her family as a child. She captains her own trading vessel-- and risks it all every time she uses magic to free as many women, children, and Elementae from slavery as she can. Cyrus knows Aspasia is searching for her lost family-- and is now searching for them himself. With a war brewing, will Aspasia's power alone be enough to save her friends, family, and freedom? --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

In the key of Nira Ghani

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In The Key Of Nira Ghani - 2019

by Natasha Deen

Summary: "A Guyanese girl must find the balance between her parents' 'old world' expectations and traditions while pursuing her dream of being a great trumpeter in this contemporary, coming-of-age story. Nira Ghani has always dreamed of becoming a musician. Her Guyanese parents, however, have big plans for her to become a scientist or doctor. Nira's grandmother and her best friend, Emily, are the only people who seem to truly understand her desire to establish an identity outside of the one imposed on...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

In the neighborhood of true

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In The Neighborhood Of True - 2019

by Susan Kaplan Carlton

Summary: In the very white, very Christian world of Atlanta society in 1958, New York transplant Ruth decides not to tell her new high school friends and boyfriend that she is Jewish, but when a violent act rocks the city, Ruth must figure out where her loyalties lie.

Genres: Historical • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Ink, iron, and glass

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Ink, Iron, And Glass - 2019

by Gwendolyn Clare

Summary: Elsa's world was written into creation; her mother, a noted scriptologist, constantly alters and expands their reality. When her mother kidnapped, Elsa is forced to cross into the real world and use her own scriptology gifts to find her. In an alternative Victorian Italy, Elsa finds a secret society of young scientists with a gift for mechanics, alchemy, or scriptology-- and meets Leo, a mechanist with a smart mouth and tragic past. When an assassin arrives on their doorstep, the group unveils a deep political conspiracy seeking to unlock the most dangerous weapon ever created.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Internment

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Internment - 2019

by Samira Ahmed

Summary: "Rebellions are built on hope. It's been one year since the census landed seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her family on the registry. Five months since the attorney general argued that Korematsu v. United States established precedent for relocation of citizens during times of war. And one month since the president declared that "Muslims are a threat to America." And now, Layla and her parents are suddenly taken from their home and forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens....  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The interrogation of Ashala Wolf

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The Interrogation Of Ashala Wolf - 2016

by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Summary: "They're known as Firestarters. Boomers. Skychangers. The government calls them Illegals -- children with inexplicable abilities -- and detains them in menacing facilities so that society is kept out of harm way. Ashala Wolf and her Tribe of fellow Illegals have taken refuge in the Firstwood, a forest eerily conscious of its inhabitants, where they do their best to survive and where they are free to practice their abilities. But when Ashala is compelled to venture outside her territory, she is...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Invictus

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Invictus - 2018

by Ryan Graudin

Summary: Farway Gaius McCarthy is the son of a time traveler from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in ancient Rome. His very existence defies the laws of nature. All he's ever wanted was to explore history for himself, but after failing his entrance exam into the government program, Far will have to settle for a position on the black market: captaining a time-traveling crew to steal valuables from the past. During a routine heist on the sinking Titanic, Far meets a mysterious girl named Eliot who always...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Invisible-I-Am

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Invisible-I-Am - 2013

by Harriet Showman

Summary: An experimental, literary YA multimedia narrative centered on the experiences of 16-year-old Gregg Davis, who undergoes brutal bullying and sexual violence by her peers. Spanning the mediums of the printed page, online social media and the screen, this story offers a wrenching, empathetic look at the experience of bullying through a victim; s eyes, and then extends this theme of oppression, humiliation and violence to address issues of historical and systemic racism in the U.S. today. A picture...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

It Ain; t All for Nothin;

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It Ain; T All For Nothin; - 2009

by Walter Dean Myers

Summary: Life in Harlem isn; t easy, but Tippy and his grandmother are doing okay. Then Grandma Carrie gets sick, and Tippy goes to live with Lonnie, his father. Lonnie; s got his own thing going on, and he doesn; t have much room in his life for a son he barely knows -- unless, that is, Tippy is willing to walk the far side of the fine line between right and wrong. Grandma Carrie always said if he had Jesus in his heart there wasn; t anything to worry about, but sometimes it; s not that simple. When...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Jack of Hearts (and other parts)

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Jack Of Hearts (and Other Parts) - 2018

by L. C. Rosen

Summary: Pretty Little Liars meets Dan Savage in this modern, fresh, YA debut about an unapologetically queer teen working to uncover a blackmailer threatening him back into the closet. Jack has a lot of sex—and he; s not ashamed of it. While he; s sometimes ostracized, and gossip constantly rages about his sex life, Jack always believes that "it could be worse." But then, the worse unexpectedly strikes: When Jack starts writing a teen sex advice column for an online site, he begins to receive...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Journey; s Middle

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Journey; S Middle - 2011

by B. K. Parent

Summary: Adventure with a hint of magic. 2018 Minnesota Indie Author Project Winner

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Keep this to yourself

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Keep This To Yourself - 2019

by Tom Ryan

Summary: After high school graduation, Mac focuses on finding the serial killer who murdered his best friend the previous summer, while working through his own feelings for the deceased.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Kick

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Kick - 2011

by Walter Dean Myers

Summary: For the very first time in his decades-long career writing for teens, acclaimed and beloved author Walter Dean Myers writes with a teen, Ross Workman. Kevin Johnson is thirteen years old. And heading for juvie. He; s a good kid, a great friend, and a star striker for his Highland, New Jersey, soccer team. His team is competing for the State Cup, and he wants to prove he has more than just star-player potential. Kevin; s never been in any serious trouble . . . until the night he ends up in jail....  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Kingdom of the blazing phoenix

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Kingdom Of The Blazing Phoenix - 2018

by Julie C Dao

Summary: Princess Jade has grown up in exile, hidden away while her stepmother, the ruthless Xifeng, rules as Empress of Feng Lu. The empire is in distress, its people are sinking into poverty and despair. Even though Jade doesn't want the crown, she knows she is the only one who can dethrone the Empress and set the world right. Jade embarks on a quest to raise the Dragon Lords and defeat Xifeng and the Serpent God once and for all. But will the same darkness that took Xifeng take Jade, too?

Genres: Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Kings, queens, and in-betweens

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Kings, Queens, And In-betweens - 2019

by Tanya Boteju

Summary: Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother's unexpected departure. After a bewildering encounter at a local festival, Nima finds herself suddenly immersed in the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies propel Nima both painfully and hilariously closer to a self she never knew she could be--one that can...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The last 8

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The Last 8 - 2019

by Laura Pohl

Summary: After an alien attack devastates the Earth, pilot and future astronaut Clover Martinez bands with seven other teens in a struggle to survive.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Last things

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Last Things - 2019

by Jacqueline West

Summary: "Anders Thorson, front man of his metal band, Last Things, is unusually gifted for a teenager, but strange things in the Minnesota woods near his hometown are threatening him. Thea, the new girl in town, says she's there to protect him, but is that the whole truth?" --

Genres: Literary Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Let me hear a rhyme

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Let Me Hear A Rhyme - 2019

by Tiffany D Jackson

Summary: When a young black teen is murdered, his two best friends decide to keep his memory alive by promoting his music -- rhymes that could turn any hangout into a party -- with the help of his younger sister, Jasmine, who is out for justice. As the buzz builds, it forces Quadir, Jarrell, and Jasmine, to each confront the death in their own ways.

Genres: Historical • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Let's call it a doomsday

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Let's Call It A Doomsday - 2019

by Katie Henry

Summary: Ellis Kimball, sixteen, whose anxiety disorder causes her to prepare for the imminent end of the world, meets Hannah, who claims to know when it will happen.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Let's go swimming on doomsday

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Let's Go Swimming On Doomsday - 2019

by Natalie C Anderson

Summary: "When Abdi's family is kidnapped, he's forced to do the unthinkable: become a child soldier with the ruthless jihadi group Al Shabaab. In order to save the lives of those he loves, and earn their freedom, Abdi agrees to be embedded as a spy within the militia's ranks and to send dispatches on their plans to the Americans. The jihadists trust Abdi immediately because his older brother, Dahir, is already one of them, prot?g? to General Idris, aka the Butcher. If Abdi's duplicity is discovered, he...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Light as a feather

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Light As A Feather - 2018

by Zoe Aarsen

Summary: McKenna Brady thinks her junior year of high school is going to be the best ever when she's welcomed into the elite group of popular girls at Weeping Willow High School led by blonde, gorgeous Olivia Richmond. For the first time since McKenna's parents divorced, things are looking up. Everything changes the night of Olivia's Sweet Sixteen sleepover birthday party. Violet, the shy, mysterious new girl in town, suggests the girls play a scary game called Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board,...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

Little white lies

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Little White Lies - 2018

by Jennifer Barnes

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Sawyer accepts her estranged grandmother's bribe to live with her for a year, participate in the debutante season and ball, and possibly meet the father she has never known.

Genres: Family Life • Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Loki

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Loki - 2019

by Mackenzi Lee

Summary: When Loki and Amora cause the destruction of one of Asgard's most prized possessions, Amora is banished to Earth, where her powers will slowly and excruciatingly fade to nothing. She was the only person who ever looked at Loki's magic as a gift instead of a threat; without her, he slips further into anguish and the shadow of his universally adored brother, Thor. When Asgardian magic is detected in relation to a string of murders on Earth, Odin sends Loki to investigate. His journey in...  read more »

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Lost and found

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Lost And Found - 2019

by Orson Scott Card

Summary: Ezekiel Blast has a superpower, or a micropower, if you will. He can find lost things. The problem is most people think he steals them. When the police ask for help, though, he may have a chance to redeem himself.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Lost stars

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Lost Stars - 2019

by Erin Hunter

Summary: "In the midst of the coldest leaf-bare any warrior can remember, the Clans have lost their connection with their warrior ancestors, and only one ShadowClan apprentice can still hear their voices--or their warning about the new shadow rising within the warrior Clans." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Love from A to Z

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Love From A To Z - 2019

by S K Ali

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Muslims Adam and Zayneb meet in Doha, Qatar, during spring break and fall in love as both struggle to find a way to live their own truths.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The lovely and the lost

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The Lovely And The Lost - 2019

by Jennifer Barnes

Summary: When a little girl is lost in a 750,000-acre national park, a family of search-and-rescue professionals reunites and three generations of secrets are uncovered.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Lovely war

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Lovely War - 2019

by Julie Berry

Summary: "In the perilous days of World Wars I and II, the gods hold the fates -- and the hearts -- of four mortals in their hands. They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Making a Play

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Making A Play - 2019

by Abbi Glines

Summary: The fifth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Field Party series—a southern soap opera with football, cute boys, and pick-up trucks—from USA TODAY bestselling author Abbi Glines. Ryker Lee is finally enjoying his senior year—he has great friends, hangs out with hot girls, and is on track to get a football scholarship that will set him up for college. Despite this, a small part of him wonders if there; s more to life than parties and meaningless hookups—and if...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Making a play

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Making A Play - 2019

by Abbi Glines

Summary: In the small town of Lawton, Alabama, high school senior Ryker, a player on and off the football field, falls in love with a deaf girl who lives with her overprotective twin brother and bigoted father.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Maybe this time

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Maybe This Time - 2019

by Kasie West

Summary: Sophie Evans works for the local florist and party planner in her small southern town, so she attends all of the big "events," all the time sketching and dreaming of applying to design school; but this year there is a fly-in-the-ointment of her life--Andrew Hart, son of the fancy new chef in town, who is also at all the local events, keeps getting in her way, making her life more complicated.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Me I Meant to Be

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The Me I Meant To Be - 2018

by Sophie Jordan

Summary: G irl C ode: Never date a friend; s ex. Willa Evans has no intention of breaking the code. So what if she; s always secretly loved her next-door neighbor Zach? As her best friend; s boyfriend, he was always off-limits and it needs to stay that way, even though they just broke up. Even though every time she turns around he; s there, tempting her... No keeping secrets from your bestie . Flor Hidalgo has a lot on her plate: her breakup with Zach, her dad; s new dating life, and her struggling...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The merciful Crow

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The Merciful Crow - 2019

by Margaret Owen

Summary: Fie, a sixteen-year-old chieftain from a lowly cast of mercy-killers, must rely on her wits and bone magic to smuggle the crown prince of Sabor to safety.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Mirror, mirror

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Mirror, Mirror - 2019

by Jen Calonita

Summary: "What if the Evil Queen poisoned the prince? Following her beloved mother's death, the kingdom falls into the hands of Snow White's stepmother, commonly referred to as "the Evil Queen" by those she rules. Snow keeps her head down at the castle, hoping to make the best of her situation. But when new information about her parents resurfaces and a plot to kill her goes haywire, everything changes for Snow. With the help of a group of wary dwarfs, a kind prince she thought she'd never see again,...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Young Adult Fiction

The missing of Clairdelune

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The Missing Of Clairdelune - 2019

by Christelle Dabos

Summary: "When Ophelia is promoted to Vice-storyteller by Farouk, the ancestral Spirit of Pole, she finds herself unexpectedly thrust into the public spotlight. her gift--the ability to read the secret history of objects--is now known by all, and there can be no greater threat to the nefarious denizens of her icy adopted home than this. Beneath the golden rafters of Pole's capitol, she discovers that the only person she may be able to trust is Thorn, her enigmatic and emotionally distant fiance´. As...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Mist, metal, and ash

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Mist, Metal, And Ash - 2019

by Gwendolyn Clare

Summary: In an alternate 19th-century Italy, Elsa has an incredible gift: she can craft new worlds with precise lines of script written in books. But political extremists have stolen the most dangerous book ever scribed--one that can rewrite the Earth itself. Now Elsa must track down the friend who betrayed her and recover the book before its destructive power is unleashed. Can she handle the secrets she'll uncover along the way--including the ones hiding in her own heart?

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The music of what happens

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The Music Of What Happens - 2019

by Bill Konigsberg

Summary: It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in high school, with the food truck that belonged to Jordan's deceased father, and which may be the only thing standing between homelessness for Jordan and his mom; the boys are strongly attracted to each other, but as their romance develops it is threatened by the secrets they are hiding--and by the racism and homophobia of those around them.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

My hero academia

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My Hero Academia - 2019

by Kōhei Horikoshi

Summary: Midoriya, Ida, and the rest of Class A at U.A. High School attend a training camp in the woods, and although they are there to improve their superpowers, it is also an opportunity for them to have fun.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

My hero academia

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My Hero Academia - 2019

by Anri Yoshi

Summary: "The U.A. High School hero course teaches young hopefuls everything they need to become heroes. Between killer events like the sports festival and internships, there's even parents' day!" --

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

My ideal boyfriend is a croissant

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My Ideal Boyfriend Is A Croissant - 2019

by Laura Dockrill

Summary: Following a near-fatal asthma attack, sixteen-year-old BB, who is happy with being big, reluctantly agrees to keep a food diary, but finds it teaches her a lot about herself.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Naruto. Itachi's story. Midnight

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Naruto. Itachi's Story. Midnight - 2016

by Masashi Kishimoto

Summary: "Together with his sworn friend Shisui, Itachi takes on a mission to assassinate a spy in the village in order to join the Anbu. The rivalry between the Uchiha clan and the village grows ever more fierce, until finally death comes for his friend. Despairing at both his clan and the village, Itachi heads into the tragic night with his new eye and a fatal resolve. The hope and the dreams he spoke of to his brother... The gentle yet cruel truth awaits." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Naruto: Kakashi's Story

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Naruto: Kakashi's Story - 2015

by Akira Higashiyama

Summary: "Naruto's allies and enemies take center stage in these fast-paced adventures, which each volume focusing on a particular clanmate, ally, team...or villain. A year has passed since the Fourth Great Ninja War, and Kakashis appointment to Hokage looms. But first he heads to the Land of Waves for a dangerous mission rescuing hostages from a top-secret airship. There he confronts a ninja whose heart is frozen by tragedy. Having lost both his friend's eye and his greatest abilities, can Kakashi...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess' Stardust

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Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess' Stardust - 2019

by Neil Gaiman

Summary: Half a crusading epic, half based in Tolkien-esque mythology, Neil Gaiman's fantasy is now back in a brand-new edition! It is here in Wall that young Tristran Thorn loses his heart to the town beauty--a woman who is as cold and distant as the star she and Tristran see fall from the sky on a crisp October evening. To gain the hand of his beloved, Tristran rashly vows to fetch the fallen star and embarks upon a lover's quest that will carry him over the ancient wall and into a world beyond his wildest imagings.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Night music

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Night Music - 2019

by Jenn Marie Thorne

Summary: Ruby and Oscar are caught up in a romance despite very different backgrounds and her having given up on music, while he is the prote´ge´ of her father, a renowned composer.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Nightbooks

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Nightbooks - 2018

by J A White

Summary: Alex's original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he'll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He's loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don't have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he's desperate for a different ending--and a way out of this twisted place. This modern spin on the Scheherazade story is perfect for fans of Coraline and A Tale Dark and Grimm. With interwoven tips...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Young Adult Fiction

No place like here

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No Place Like Here - 2019

by Christina June

Summary: Coming home from boarding school, Ashlyn has big plans for the summer until her wealthy father is arrested for tax evasion, her mother enters a rehab facility for "exhaustion," and Ashlyn, not a fan of the outdoors, is sent to a rustic team-building retreat center in the middle of nowhere. Life at Sweetwater Overlook Retreat Center isn't exactly a vacation... but it may turn out to be the key to Ashlyn's future.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Now a major motion picture

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Now A Major Motion Picture - 2018

by Cori McCarthy

Summary: In Ireland with her brother during the filming of a movie based on her grandmother's wildly popular Elementia trilogy, Iris, seventeen, decides to shut down production and end the annoying craze.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Nowhere boy

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Nowhere Boy - 2018

by Katherine Marsh

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Ahmed, a Syrian refugee, and thirteen-year-old Max, an American boy, are bound by a secret that sets them on the adventure of a lifetime." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

On the Come Up

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On The Come Up - 2019

by Angie Thomas

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper, pours her anger and frustration into her first song, she finds herself at the center of a controversy.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Opposite of always

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Opposite Of Always - 2019

by Justin A Reynolds

Summary: Jack and Kate met, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks. Jack falls-- hard. But then Kate dies. Somehow Kate's death sends Jack back to the beginning, the moment they first meet, and Kate's there again. Healthy, happy, and charming as ever. Jack thinks he's losing his mind-- but takes the chance to prevent Kate's death. He learns actions are not without consequences when it turns deadly for someone else close to him. Now Jack has to figure out what he's willing to do to save the people he loves.-- adapted from jacket

Genres: Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The orphan's wish

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The Orphan's Wish - 2018

by Melanie Dickerson

Summary: Orphaned, Aladdin travels from the streets of his Arab homeland to Hagenheim, Germany. He meets Lady Kirstyn, whose father is the powerful Duke of Hagenheim. Despite the difference in their stations, Aladdin quickly becomes Kirstyn's favorite companion. Through his integrity, intelligence, and sheer tenacity, Aladdin earns a position serving as the duke's steward, but eventually decides to leave Hagenheim and seek his fortune. When Lady Kirstyn becomes a pawn in a terrible plot against her father, will Aladdin return in time to save her? --

Genres: Historical • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Our year of maybe

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Our Year Of Maybe - 2019

by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Summary: Aspiring choreographer Sophie Orenstein, eighteen, wonders if seventeen-year-old Peter Rosenthal-Porter, gifted pianist, best friend, and secret crush, will love her back after receiving her kidney.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Pan's labyrinth

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Pan's Labyrinth - 2019

by Guillermo del Toro

Summary: This spellbinding tale takes readers to a sinister, magical, and war-torn world filled with richly drawn characters like trickster fauns, murderous soldiers, child-eating monsters, courageous rebels, and a long-lost princess hoping to be reunited with her family.

Genres: Horror • Young Adult Fiction

The past and other things that should stay buried

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The Past And Other Things That Should Stay Buried - 2019

by Shaun David Hutchinson

Summary: A good friend will bury your body, a best friend will dig you back up. Dino doesn't mind spending time with the dead. His parents own a funeral home, and death is literally the family business. He's just not used to them talking back. Until Dino's ex-best friend July dies suddenly--and then comes back to life. Except not exactly. Somehow July is not quite alive, and not quite dead. As Dino and July attempt to figure out what's happening, they must also confront why and how their friendship...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Perception

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Perception - 2012

by Kim Harrington

Summary: Trying to decide between her old boyfriend, who betrayed her but wants her back, and the new boy with whom there are definite sparks, Cape Cod high school junior and psychic Clare is puzzled by a secret admirer even as she tries to solve the mystery of a classmate who has suddenly disappeared.

Genres: Horror • Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Playing by the Rules

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Playing By The Rules - 2014

by D; ann Burrow

Summary: Piney Bluff, Texas. The absolute last place seventeen-year-old Kennedy Thatcher wanted to spend the last few weeks of summer vacation. But when her father; s work means he has to disappear, she ends up living with her aunt in the middle of nowhere. Some secrets are good. Kennedy wants to go home, especially before she breaks Rule #1 - Never tell. Some secrets are bad. Kennedy has a gift, even though she calls it a curse. She; s a Finder. She can find anyone... any time... anywhere. But using...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The poison jungle

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The Poison Jungle - 2019

by Tui Sutherland

Summary: Sundew, and most of the other LeafWings are nursing a deep hatred for the HiveWings, who have ripped every tree from the surface of Pantala, except those in Poison Jungle where the surviving LeafWings have been hiding, waiting for a dragon clever and powerful enough to exact their revenge--and now they are searching for the jungle's oldest and darkest mystery, one that could destroy them all.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Pretty in Punxsutawney

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Pretty In Punxsutawney - 2019

by Laurie Boyle Crompton

Summary: "Stuck repeating her first day at a new school over and over, seventeen-year-old Andie is convinced that a miracle kiss will break the Sisyphean curse, but she instead discovers how a high school filled with cliques and misfits can find common ground despite their differences." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The princess and the fangirl

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The Princess And The Fangirl - 2019

by Ashley Poston

Summary: Return to the geek-tastic world of Starfield fandom with a tale of a superstar and a superfan who swap lives in this sweet and funny companion novel to GEEKERELLA. Movie star Jessica Stone can't go up onstage at another con and pretend to love Starfield anymore--except that she's contractually obligated. She never dreamed she'd be playing Princess Amara for life, but people love Princess Amara, and for better or worse, Princess Amara has Jessica Stone's face. But. it turns out, so does someone...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Princess in Pink

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Princess In Pink - 2009

by Meg Cabot

Summary: The fifth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot. In her heart of hearts, Mia has but one wish: an evening spent with Michael in a tux and a corsage on her wrist—in other words, the prom. Michael, however, does not seem to share the dream that is the prom. Worse still, a service workers; strike (with Grandmère and Lilly at the heart of it and on opposite sides) threatens the very existence of this year; s prom. Will the strike end in time? Can...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Prisoner B-3087

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Prisoner B-3087 - 2013

by Alan Gratz

Summary: Based on the life of Jack Gruener, this book relates his story of survival from the Nazi occupation of Krakow, when he was eleven, through a succession of concentration camps, to the final liberation of Dachau.

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Quarantine

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Quarantine - 2019

by Katie Cicatelli-Kuc

Summary: "Oliver wants a girlfriend, and there's a girl back home who might be interested in him. The problem is, he has to spend his spring break on a volunteer trip in the Dominican Republic. Flora, on the other hand, isn't really looking for a boyfriend. She just wants to end a miserable spring break visiting her dad and her new stepmom in the D.R. The solution to both their problems? Get back home to New York ASAP. Sadly, they won't be getting there anytime soon. Their hopes are dashed when Flora's...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Queenslayer

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Queenslayer - 2019

by Sebastien De Castell

Summary: "Kellen Argos is an outlaw spellslinger with a bad reputation, a long list of enemies, and zero luck. When he accidentally smears blood on the Daroman flag, he's dragged before the queen to be executed for his act of treason. Face-to-face with the young monarch, Kellen is offered a chance to save himself. If he can defeat the queen at a game of cards, he'll walk free... if not, his life is forfeit. But what begins as a game reveals a conspiracy against the queen's life. And now, Kellen is not only playing for his own freedom, but also for the future of an empire." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Quest for the Spark. Book 1

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Quest For The Spark. Book 1 - 2011

by Tom Sniegoski

Summary: Twelve-year-old Tom Elm, his raccoon friend Roderick, Percival, Abbey, and Barclay Bone, warrior priest Randolf, and forest woman Lorimar join in a quest to find the pieces of the Spark that can save Dreaming--and the Waking World--from a Darkness created by the Nacht.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Quest for the Spark. Book 2

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Quest For The Spark. Book 2 - 2012

by Tom Sniegoski

Summary: Twelve-year-old Tom and his cohorts continue their seemingly impossible quest to find the pieces of the Spark that will save Dreaming--and the Waking World--from the evil Nacht.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Quest for the Spark. Book 3

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Quest For The Spark. Book 3 - 2013

by Tom Sniegoski

Summary: As the evil Nacht spreads his darkness across the valley, Tom and his friends, the Bone family, desperately try to find the Spark that will heal the Dreaming and save the world.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Rage

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Rage - 2019

by Cora Carmack

Summary: Princess or adventurer. Duty or freedom. Her kingdom or the storm hunter she loves. If Aurora knows anything, it's that choices have consequences. The kingdom of Pavan is nearly unrecognizable as the home she left behind. A new family's flags fly atop the walls. Hundreds upon hundreds of remnants camp just outside the city begging for entrance and mercy, only to receive cruelty in return. And her mother, the great, powerful queen, is nowhere to be found. To set things right, Aurora joins a...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The raven's tale

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The Raven's Tale - 2019

by Cat Winters

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe's plans to escape his foster family, begin classes at the prestigious new university, and marry his beloved Elmira Royster go awry when a macabre Muse appears with a request.

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Rayne & Delilah's midnite matinee

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Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee - 2019

by Jeff Zentner

Summary: Every Friday night, best friends Delia and Josie become Rayne Ravenscroft and Delilah Darkwood, hosts of the campy creature feature show Midnite Matinee on the local cable station TV Six. But with the end of senior year quickly approaching, the girls face tough decisions about their futures. Josie has been dreading graduation, as she tries to decide whether to leave for a big university and chase her dream career in mainstream TV. And Lawson, one of the show's guest performers, a talented MMA...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The red scrolls of magic

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The Red Scrolls Of Magic - 2019

by Cassandra Clare

Summary: "Magnus Bane, a centuries old High Warlock, has taken possession of one of the great relics of the supernatural world, a powerful spell book of dark magic known as The Book of the White and there are many who want to claim it for themselves. After the Mortal War where the part-human and part-angel Shadowhunters teamed with the part human-demon Downworlders to fight against the incursion of an army of demons, Magnus and his new lover, the mortal Alec Lightwood celebrate their survival and...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Red skies falling

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Red Skies Falling - 2019

by Alex London

Summary: Kylee is ensconced in the Sky Castle, training with Mem Uku to master the Hollow Tongue and the Ghost Eagle. But political intrigue abounds and court drama seems to seep through the castle's stones like blood from a broken feather. Meanwhile, Brysen is still in the Six Villages, preparing for an attack by the Kartami. The Villages have become Uztar's first line of defense, and refugees are flooding in from the plains. But their arrival lays bare the villagers' darkest instincts. As Brysen...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The replacement

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The Replacement - 2010

by Brenna Yovanoff

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Mackie Doyle knows that he replaced a human child when he was just an infant, and when a friend's sister disappears he goes against his family's and town's deliberate denial of the problem to confront the beings that dwell under the town, tampering with human lives.

Genres: Horror • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The rest of the story

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The Rest Of The Story - 2019

by Sarah Dessen

Summary: Emma Saylor doesn't remember a lot about her mother, who died when Emma was twelve. But she does remember the stories her mom told her about the big lake that went on forever, with cold, clear water and mossy trees at the edges. Now it's just Emma and her dad, and life is good, if a little predictable ... until Emma is unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her mother's family that she hasn't seen since she was a little girl. When Emma arrives at North Lake, she realizes there are actually...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Return to zero

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Return To Zero - 2019

by Pittacus Lore

Summary: "When the United Nations takes drastic measures against the Human Garde to keep them in check, the students at the Academy must go on the offensive while those who have defected face off against a new and equally dangerous threat." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The revolution of Birdie Randolph

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The Revolution Of Birdie Randolph - 2019

by Brandy Colbert

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Dove "Birdie" Randolph's close bond with her parents is threatened by a family secret, and by hiding her relationship with Booker, who has been in juvenile detention.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Roam

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Roam - 2019

by C H Armstrong

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Abby Lunde and her family are living on the streets. They had a normal life back in Omaha but, thanks to her mother's awful mistake, they had to leave behind what little they had for a new start in Rochester. Abby tries to be an average teenager: fitting in at school, dreaming of a boyfriend, college, and a career in music. But Minnesota winters are unforgiving, and so are many teenagers. Her stepdad promises to put a roof over their heads, but times are tough for everyone...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The scorpio races

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The Scorpio Races - 2013

by Maggie Stiefvater

Summary: Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Sea witch rising

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Sea Witch Rising - 2019

by Sarah Henning

Summary: "Runa will not let her twin sister die. Alia traded her voice to the Sea Witch for a shot at happiness with a prince who doesn't love her. And his rejection will literally kill her--unless Runa intervenes. Under the sea, Evie craves her own freedom--but liberation from her role as Sea Witch will require an exchange she may not be willing to make. With their hearts' desires at odds, what will Runa and Evie be willing to sacrifice to save their worlds? Told from alternating perspectives, this...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Young Adult Fiction

The secret commonwealth

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The Secret Commonwealth - 2019

by Philip Pullman

Summary: Twenty-year-old college undergraduate Lyra is once again thrown together with Malcolm Polstead, now a professor, after Lyra and her daemon, Pantalaimon, receive secrets from a dying man about a daemon-haunted city and the origins of Dust.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literary Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Serious moonlight

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Serious Moonlight - 2019

by Jenn Bennett

Summary: "Mystery-book aficionado Birdie Lindberg has an overactive imagination. Homeschooled by strict grandparents, she's cultivated a fantasy life in which she plays the heroic detective and every stranger is a suspect. She works the graveyard shift at a historic Seattle hotel, where Daniel Aoki is the van driver. He also patronizes the waterfront Moonlight Diner where she waits for the early morning ferry after work. They stumble upon a real-life mystery: a famous reclusive writer might be secretly meeting someone at the hotel." --

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Serpent & dove

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Serpent & Dove - 2019

by Shelby Mahurin

Summary: Two years ago Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic. Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived by one principle: Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. Then a wicked stunt forces the two into holy matrimony. Lou is unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is. A choice must be made... and love makes fools of us all. --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Shadowblack

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Shadowblack - 2018

by Sebastien De Castell

Summary: Forced to live as an outlaw, sixteen-year-old Kellen is travelling with a gambler and a squirrel cat when he encounters a young woman whose secrets entangle them in a conspiracy of blackmail, magic, and murder.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Sherwood

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Sherwood - 2019

by Meagan Spooner

Summary: "Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn't know how she'll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, need a protector. And the dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff's right hand, wishes to step into Robin's shoes as Lord of Locksley and Marian's fiance´. Who is there to stop them? Marian never meant to tread in Robin's footsteps--never intended to stand as a beacon of hope to those awaiting his triumphant return. But with a sweep of his green cloak and the flash of her sword, Marian makes the choice to become her own hero: Robin Hood." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Shifting shadows

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Shifting Shadows - 2019

by Erin Hunter

Summary: With the false leader destroyed, the animals of Bravelands are searching for the true Great Parent, but a mysterious new menace is threatening their lives.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Shortcuts

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Shortcuts - 2019

by Amy Bearce

Summary: Parker Mills is a secret psychic empath who makes everyone around her happy until Mia comes to town with her cloud of depression that threatens to rain on Parker's happiness parade.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The silence between us

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The Silence Between Us - 2019

by Alison Gervais

Summary: Moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before senior year means Maya will be leaving Pratt School for the Deaf. She's been a student there for years; to attend Engelmann High, a hearing school, is a shock. When Beau Watson, Engelmann's student body president starts learning ASL to converse with her, Maya thinks he has a hidden agenda. But she can't deny it's nice to sign with someone. When Maya passes up a chance to receive a cochlear implant she sees it as being true to herself, but Beau doesn't understand why Maya wouldn't want to hear again. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Sky without stars

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Sky Without Stars - 2019

by Jessica Brody

Summary: When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. Five hundred years later, it's a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor starve in the streets; where a rebel group, long thought dead, is resurfacing. Chatine, a street-savvy thief, will do anything to escape the brutal Regime, including spy on Marcellus, the grandson of the most powerful man on the planet. An officer and the son of a renowned traitor, Marcellus is In...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Soar

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Soar - 2017

by Joan Bauer

Summary: Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach.

Genres: Sports • Young Adult Fiction

Soldier

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Soldier - 2016

by Julie Kagawa

Summary: From the limitless imagination of New York Times bestselling author Julie Kagawa comes the next thrilling novel in The Talon Saga. Forced to choose between becoming an assassin for the dragon organization Talon and being hunted forever as an outcast, Ember Hill now stands with Riley and his band of rogue dragons. She; s lost contact with her twin brother, Dante, a Talon devotee, as well as Garret, the former enemy soldier who challenged her beliefs about her human side. As Ember and Riley hide...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Some girls bind

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Some Girls Bind - 2019

by Rory James

Summary: "Genderqueer adolescent Jamie and their gay friend, Levi, come out to Jamie's brother Steve, who encourage both of them to seek acceptance from friends and family." --

Genres: Poetry • Young Adult Fiction

Some places more than others

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Some Places More Than Others - 2019

by Renee Watson

Summary: Amara visits her father's family in Harlem for her twelfth birthday, hoping to better understand her family and herself, but New York City is not what she expected. --

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Someday we will fly

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Someday We Will Fly - 2019

by Rachel DeWoskin

Summary: Lillia, fifteen, flees Warsaw with her father and baby sister in 1940 to try to make a new start in Shanghai, China, but the conflict grows more intense as America and Japan become involved. --

Genres: Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Somewhere only we know

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Somewhere Only We Know - 2019

by Maurene Goo

Summary: Told from two viewpoints, teens Lucky, a very famous K-pop star, and Jack, a part-time paparazzo who is trying to find himself, fall for each other against the odds through the course of one stolen day.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Song of the abyss

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Song Of The Abyss - 2019

by Makiia Lucier

Summary: When men start vanishing at sea without a trace, seventeen-year-old Reyna, a Master Explorer, must travel to a country shrouded in secrets to solve the mystery before it is too late.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Sophia, princess among beasts

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Sophia, Princess Among Beasts - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: A princess who has lost her mother and father finds herself in a terrifying world that urgently needs a queen. She is smart, beautiful, and accomplished, a beloved princess devoted to the people and to reading books. The kingdom is hers, until she is plunged into a nightmarish realm populated by the awful beasts she read about as a child. The beasts are real. And so is the great army marching on her castle. The people look to Sophia for protection. They will all perish unless she can unlock an ancient secret as profound as life and death itself.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Sorcery of thorns

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Sorcery Of Thorns - 2019

by Margaret Rogerson

Summary: "All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer's Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery -- magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. She hopes to become a warden, charged with protecting the kingdom from their power. Then an act of sabotage releases the library's most dangerous...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Soul of the sword

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Soul Of The Sword - 2019

by Julie Kagawa

Summary: One thousand years ago, a wish was made to the Harbinger of Change and a sword of rage and lightning was forged. Kamigoroshi. The Godslayer. It had one task: to seal away the powerful demon Hakaimono. Now he has broken free. Kitsune shapeshifter Yumeko has one task: to take her piece of the ancient and powerful scroll to the Steel Feather temple in order to prevent the summoning of the Harbinger of Change, the great Kami Dragon who will grant one wish to whomever holds the Scroll of a Thousand...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Soulbinder

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Soulbinder - 2018

by Sebastien De Castell

Summary: "A failed mage learns that just because he's not the chosen one it doesn't mean he can't be a hero in the fourth book of an exciting adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell. For Kellen, the only way to survive is to hide. His curse is growing stronger, bringing dark and violent visions, and the bounty hunters dogging his heels get closer every day. Desperate, he searches for a mysterious order of monks rumored to have a cure. But salvation comes with a high price." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Spellslinger

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Spellslinger - 2018

by Sebastien De Castell

Summary: Lacking magical talent but desperate to prove his worth as a mage before his sixteenth birthday, Kellen hones his other skills--guile and trickery--and allies with an Argosi wanderer who encourages Kellen to pursue a different path.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Spider-Man (2016): Miles Morales, Volume 1

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Spider-Man (2016): Miles Morales, Volume 1 - 2016

by Brian Michael Bendis

Summary: Collects Spider-Man (2016) #1-5. Miles Morales is hitting the big time! Not only is he joining the Marvel Universe, but he; s also a card-carrying Avenger, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Iron Man, Thor and Captain America! And he; ll soon be a media sensation in this All-New, All-Different New York! One thing; s the same, though: non-stop action! Like when Earth; s Mightiest heroes all fall, and Miles stands alone against a villain with the power to destroy the universe. Or when the Black...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Young Adult Fiction

Spider-Man (2016): Miles Morales, Volume 2

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Spider-Man (2016): Miles Morales, Volume 2 - 2017

by Brian Michael Bendis

Summary: Collects Spider-Man (2016) #6-11. Miles Morales has only been in the Marvel Universe a short time, and now he; s in the middle of a war! But as Marvel; s heroes are torn apart by CIVIL WAR II, which side will Miles choose? Or can he and his Avengers friends Nova and Ms. Marvel find their own way? Things really get complicated when the future-seeing Inhuman Ulysses has a vision that puts Miles at the top of the most-wanted list! What terrible prediction could change the way the world looks at...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Young Adult Fiction

Spin the dawn

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Spin The Dawn - 2019

by Elizabeth Lim

Summary: Disguising herself as a boy to compete for the position of imperial tailor, Maia must somehow complete the impossible task of sewing three magic gowns for the emperor's bride-to-be from the sun's laughter, the moon's tears, and the blood of stars.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Squad

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Squad - 2019

by Mariah MacCarthy

Summary: "High school cheerleader Jenna is slowly losing her best friend, Raejean, and the trust of her teammates after an incident at a party. Through miscommunication, misinterpretation, and retaliation the world as she knows it crumbles around her." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Stain

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Stain - 2019

by A G Howard

Summary: Lyra, the silent princess of daylight, must find a way to make noise and pass a series of tests to stop a pretender from stealing her betrothed prince and crown.

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Star Wars

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Star Wars - 1996

by Kevin J Anderson

Summary: "More than 20 years after the Rebel forces destroyed the terrible Death Star, Luke Skywalker has turned their abandoned base into a training center for Jedi hopefuls. So it is here, on the jungle moon of Yavin 4, that the irrepressible twin children of Han Solo and Princess Leia explore the power of their inherit talent: Jacen, who spends his free time collecting exotic creatures--and suspects he can speak to them using the Force; and Jaina, who takes after her father, dismantling any piece of...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Star Wars. Master & apprentice

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Star Wars. Master & Apprentice - 2019

by Claudia Gray

Summary: A Jedi must be a fearless warrior, a guardian of justice, and a scholar in the ways of the Force. But perhaps a Jedi's most essential duty is to pass on what they have learned. Master Yoda trained Dooku; Dooku trained Qui-Gon Jinn; and now Qui-Gon has a Padawan of his own. But while Qui-Gon has faced all manner of threats and danger as a Jedi, nothing has ever scared him like the thought of failing his apprentice... Obi-Wan Kenobi has deep respect for his Master, but struggles to understand...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Star Wars. Queen's shadow

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Star Wars. Queen's Shadow - 2019

by E K Johnston

Summary: "When Padme´ Naberrie, "Queen Amidala" of Naboo, steps down from her position, she is asked by the newly-elected queen to become Naboo's representative in the Galactic Senate. Padme´ is unsure about taking on the new role, but cannot turn down the request to serve her people. Together with her most loyal handmaidens, Padme´ must figure out how to navigate the treacherous waters of politics and forge a new identity beyond the queen's shadow." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The stars below

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The Stars Below - 2019

by David Baldacci

Summary: Vega Jane and her enemy, the sorcerer Necro, are on a collision course that will determine the future of their world. --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Start here

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Start Here - 2019

by Trish Doller

Summary: Willa and Taylor were supposed to spend the summer after high school sailing from Ohio to Key West with their best friend, Finley. But Finley died before graduation, leaving them with a twenty-five-foot sailboat, a list of clues leading them to destinations along the way, and a friendship that's hanging by a thread. Now, Willa and Taylor have two months and two thousand miles to discover how life works without Finley -- and to decide if their own friendship is worth saving. --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Starworld

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Starworld - 2019

by Audrey Coulthurst

Summary: In a novel in two voices, a popular teen and an artistic loner forge an unlikely bond -- and create an entire universe -- via texts. But how long before the real world invades Starworld? Sam Jones and Zoe Miller have one thing in common: they both want an escape from reality. Loner Sam flies under the radar at school and walks on eggshells at home to manage her mom's obsessive-compulsive disorder, wondering how she can ever leave to pursue her dream of studying aerospace engineering. Popular,...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Stepsister

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Stepsister - 2019

by Jennifer Donnelly

Summary: Isabelle is one of Cinderella's ugly stepsisters, who cut off their toes in an attempt to fit into the glass slipper; but there is more to her story than a maimed foot, for the Marquis de la Chance is about to offer her a choice and the opportunity to change her fate--there will be blood and danger, but also the possibility of redemption and triumph, and most of all the chance to find her true self.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Suggested reading

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Suggested Reading - 2019

by Dave Connis

Summary: When the principal at Lupton Academy posts a "prohibited media" hit list, Clara Evans is horrified. Titles like "Their eyes were watching God" and "The perks of being a wallflower" have been pulled from the library and aren't allowed on the school's premises. Students caught with the contraband will be punished. Clara starts an UnLib-- an underground library-- in her locker. When one of the books she loves most is connected to a tragedy she never saw coming, Clara is forced to face her role in it. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

SummerHill Secrets, Volume 1

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SummerHill Secrets, Volume 1 - 2007

by Beverly Lewis

Summary: Volumes one to five in New York Times bestselling authors; series for girls eleven to fourteen combines contemporary themes with the charm and simplicity of Amish life.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The sun is also a star

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The Sun Is Also A Star - 2019

by Nicola Yoon

Summary: "Two teens--Daniel, the son of Korean shopkeepers, and Natasha, whose family is here illegally from Jamaica--cross paths in New York City on an eventful day in their lives--Daniel is on his way to an interview with a Yale alum, Natasha is meeting with a lawyer to try and prevent her family's deportation to Jamaica--and fall in love." --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Superman

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Superman - 2019

by Matt de la Peña

Summary: "When the dawn breaks, a hero rises. Clark Kent has always been faster, stronger--better--than everyone around him. But it's not like he's earned his powers . . . yet. Lately it's difficult to hold back and keep his heroics in the shadows. When Clark follows the sound of a girl crying, he comes across Gloria Alvarez and learns that people are disappearing from the Mexican-American and undocumented worker community in Smallville. Teaming up with his best friend, Lana Lang, Clark discovers that before he can save the world, he must save Smallville." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Sword and Pen

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Sword And Pen - 2019

by Rachel Caine

Summary: The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But with the Archivist plotting his return to power, and the Library under siege from outside empires and kingdoms, its future is uncertain. Jess Brightwell and his friends must come together as never before, to forge a new future for the Great Library . . . or see everything it stood for crumble.

Genres: Historical • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Tell me how you really feel

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Tell Me How You Really Feel - 2019

by Aminah Mae Safi

Summary: "Aminah Mae Safi's Tell Me How You Really Feel is an ode to romantic comedies, following two girls on opposite sides of the social scale as they work together to make a movie and try very hard not to fall in love. The first time Sana Khan asked out a girl -- Rachel Recht -- it went so badly that she never did it again. Rachel is a film buff and aspiring director, and she's seen Carrie enough times to learn you can never trust cheerleaders (and beautiful people). Rachel was furious that Sana...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Ten thousand skies above you

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Ten Thousand Skies Above You - 2016

by Claudia Gray

Summary: As eighteen-year-old Marguerite struggles to get to the heart of the corrupt company that almost killed her father, she tries to save the boy she loves, whose soul is scattered in various dimensions.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Terminal

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Terminal - 2016

by Kathy Reichs

Summary: "Tory and her comrades must track a new pack of rogue Virals who have brought on the attention of a shadowy government organization intent on learning the secret to their powers." --

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

That's not what I heard

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That's Not What I Heard - 2019

by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Summary: "High-school seniors Kimberly Landis-Lilley and Teddy Lin have been together since kindergarten, but then someone starts a rumor that they have broken up, and suddenly the whole William Henry Harrison High School is taking sides, somebody is putting up posters supporting Kim and criticizing Teddy, there are incidents of artistic vandalism, people are talking about having separate proms, and even teachers and parents are getting involved--and nobody is more confused about the chaos then Kim and Teddy themselves." --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

That; s Not What Happened

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That; S Not What Happened - 2018

by Kody Keplinger

Summary: It; s been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre. Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah; s story—that she died proclaiming her faith. But it; s not true. I know because I was with her when she died. I didn; t say anything then, and people got hurt because of it. Now Sarah; s parents are publishing a book about her, so this might be my last chance to set the record straight . . . but I; m not...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

There's something about Sweetie

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There's Something About Sweetie - 2019

by Sandhya Menon

Summary: "The irresistible companion novel to the New York Times bestseller When Dimple Met Rishi, which follows Rishi's brother, Ashish, and a confident, self-proclaimed fat athlete named Sweetie as they both discover what love means to them. Ashish Patel didn't know love could be so... sucky. After being dumped by his ex-girlfriend, his mojo goes AWOL. Even worse, his parents are annoyingly, smugly confident they could find him a better match. So, in a moment of weakness, Ash challenges them to set...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

These witches don't burn

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These Witches Don't Burn - 2019

by Isabel Sterling

Summary: Hannah is an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret she has to keep to herself. She spends most of her time avoiding her ex-girlfriend (and fellow Elemental Witch) Veronica, hanging out with her best friend, and working at the Fly By Night Cauldron selling candles and crystals to tourists, goths, and local Wiccans. When a terrifying blood ritual interrupts the end-of-school-year bonfire, and...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The things she's seen

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The Things She's Seen - 2019

by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Summary: Nothing has been the same for Beth Teller since the day she died. Her dad was the only one able to see and hear her since the accident, but he is drowning in grief. But why is Isobel Catching able to see Beth, too? She was found wandering near the scene of a gruesome fire at a home for troubled youth that left an unidentifiable body behind. As Beth and her detective father work to unravel the mystery, they find a shocking and heartbreaking story lurking beneath the surface of a small Australian town. --

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

This book is not yet rated

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This Book Is Not Yet Rated - 2019

by Peter Bognanni

Summary: When developers swoop in and say the classic Green Street Cinema is going to be destroyed to make room for luxury condos, Ethan Ashby and a motley crew of cinema employees comes together to save the place they love. It's going to take a movie miracle for the Green Street to have a happy ending. And when Raina Allen, Ethan's oldest friend (and possible soul mate?), comes back to town after working in Hollywood, it seems that miracle may have been delivered. But life and love aren't always like in the movies. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

This is not a love scene

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This Is Not A Love Scene - 2019

by S C Megale

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Maeve, a future filmmaker who has muscular dystrophy, fears she will never find romance until a project for her Video II class introduces her to new possibilities.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Tinfoil crowns

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Tinfoil Crowns - 2019

by Erin Jones

Summary: Internet video star Fit wants to be famous-- at any cost. She shares her life with her fans through countless videos, always sporting some elaborate tinfoil accessory, and they love her for it. Fit wants to get out of her small casino town and the apartment she shares with her brother and grandpa. Her fans don't know that when Fit was three-years-old, her mother suffered from postpartum psychosis and tried to kill her. When her mother, River, is released from prison and moves in with the...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

A touch of gold

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A Touch Of Gold - 2018

by Annie Sullivan

Summary: "From author Annie Sullivan comes A Touch of Gold, the story of the daughter of King Midas. Ten years after she was turned to gold by her father's greed, Kora must face her own curse as she sets out to save her kingdom." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Trace evidence

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Trace Evidence - 2016

by Kathy Reichs

Summary: "A collection of four short stories based on the Virals series that gives further glimpses of the Virals' world as they work with Tory's famous great aunt, Temperance Brennan, to solve more mysteries, take look at where it all started before they became Virals, and get to the bottom of an attempted sabotage at Kit and Whitney's wedding." --

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories • Young Adult Fiction

Training camp

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Training Camp - 2019

by Wesley King

Summary: "The game will never be the same. Magic doesn|t seem possible for the West Bottom Badgers. They|re the lowest-ranked basketball team in their league, and they live in the poorest neighborhood in Dren. Nobody expects them to succeed at anything. Plus, every kid on the team has secret struggles of his own. When a new coach named Professor Wizenard arrives on the first day of training camp, the Badgers can|t explain the magical-seeming things they see and hear. Every player experiences unique and...  read more »

Genres: Sports • Young Adult Fiction

The traitor prince

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The Traitor Prince - 2019

by C J Redwine

Summary: Javan Najafai, crown prince of Akram, has spent the last ten years at an elite boarding school, far away from his kingdom. On his return home he finds an impostor has taken his place, and no one believes Javan is the true prince. Thrown into prison, Javan is forced to fight his way out during the prison's twice-yearly tournament in the hope of gaining an audience with the king. His effort is assisted by the slave girl Sajda, who keeps a dangerous secret.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Two feet under

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Two Feet Under - 2018

by C C Hunter

Summary: Riley has accepted that her special gift is to help dead people with their unfinished business. But she never thought she'd be tasked with helping the spirit of a convicted criminal who died in prison. He may lead her on the scariest mission yet, but helping him could mean saving the life of a child. The convict's daughter needs a liver transplant and the one person who could still be a match is his brother...who also happens to be a gang leader. Hayden's not happy that Riley's discovered who...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Tyler Johnson Was Here

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Tyler Johnson Was Here - 2018

by Jay Coles

Summary: A young man searches for answers after the death of his brother at the hands of police in this striking debut novel, for readers of The Hate U Give . When Marvin Johnson; s twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid. The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it; s up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The tyrant's tomb

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The Tyrant's Tomb - 2019

by Rick Riordan

Summary: "In his penultimate adventure, a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter, where he must learn what it is to be a hero, or die trying." --

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Young Adult Fiction

The universal laws of Marco

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The Universal Laws Of Marco - 2019

by Carmen Rodrigues

Summary: In the summer before eighth grade, Marco Suarez kissed his best friend Sally Blake. This was his first spark. Whenever he's thought about that moment, he's traveled through a wormhole of sorts, reliving those brief seconds when his view of time distorted. At the end of that year she disappeared, and he never knew why. When Sally returns in their senior year, Marco is shaken. He has a girlfriend, Erika Richards. He's leaving at the end of the school year, on a full scholarship to college. He's...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Up for air

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Up For Air - 2019

by Laurie Morrison

Summary: Learning disabilities make school painful for Annabelle, thirteen, but a summer of swimming with the high school team is fantastic until a prank goes wrong, spoiling everything.

Genres: Sports • Young Adult Fiction

The Upside of unrequited

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The Upside Of Unrequited - 2018

by Becky Albertalli

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can't stomach the idea of rejection. So she's careful. Fat girls always have to be careful. Then a cute new girl enters Cassie's orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly's cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly's totally not dying of loneliness -- except for the part where she is. Luckily, Cassie's new girlfriend comes with a cute...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The vanishing game

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The Vanishing Game - 2014

by Kate Kae Myers

Summary: "The bond between twins is unmistakable. For Jocelyn and Jack, that bond was all they had. But now Jack is dead. Then Jocelyn receives a letter from Jason December--Jack's old code name. Only one other person knows about Jason December: Noah, Jocelyn's childhood crush. But he isn't the one contacting Jocelyn. The two of them return to Seale House, the frightening foster home where they all lived together. Seale House has more secrets than they could have imagined. Now it seems that Jack faked...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Vow of thieves

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Vow Of Thieves - 2019

by Mary Pearson

Summary: "Vow of Thieves is the thrilling sequel to Dance of Thieves, set in the same world as Mary E. Pearson's New York Times-bestselling Remnant Chronicles. Kazi and Jase have survived, stronger and more in love than ever. Their new life now lies before them - the Ballengers will be outlaws no longer, Tor's Watch will be a kingdom, and Kazi and Jase will meet all challenges side by side, together at last. But an ominous warning mars their journey back, and they soon find themselves captured in a...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Voyages in the underworld of Orpheus Black

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Voyages In The Underworld Of Orpheus Black - 2019

by Marcus Sedgwick

Summary: "Harry Black, a conscientious objector, artist, and firefighter battling the blazes of German bombing in London in 1944, wakes in the hospital to news that his soldier brother, Ellis, has been killed. In the delirium of his wounded state, Harry's mind begins to blur the distinctions between the reality of war-torn London, the fiction of his unpublished sci-fi novel, and the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Driven by visions of Ellis still alive and a sense of poetic inevitability, Harry sets off on a search for his brother that will lead him deep into the city's Underworld." --

Genres: Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Warrior of the wild

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Warrior Of The Wild - 2019

by Tricia Levenseller

Summary: An eighteen-year-old chieftain's daughter must find a way to kill her village's oppressive deity if she ever wants to return home in this Viking-inspired YA standalone fantasy from Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King. How do you kill a god? As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age trial is sabotaged and she fails the test, her father banishes her to the...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Watch us rise

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Watch Us Rise - 2019

by Renée Watson

Summary: Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. They post their work online--poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Jasmine's response to the racial microaggressions she experiences--and soon they go viral. But with such positive support, the club is also targeted by trolls. When things escalate in real life, the principal shuts the club...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

We rule the night

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We Rule The Night - 2019

by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Summary: Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. Caught using illegal magic, she fears being branded a traitor and imprisoned. On the front lines, Linne´ defied her father, a Union general, and disguised herself as a boy to join the army. Their only reprieve from punishment: using their magic in a special women's military flight unit and undertaking deadly missions under cover of darkness. Revna and Linne´ can hardly stand to be in the same cockpit. They need...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

We set the dark on fire

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We Set The Dark On Fire - 2019

by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Summary: At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their polarized society. Depending on her specialization, a graduate will one day run a husband's household or raise his children. Both paths promise a life of comfort and luxury, far from the frequent political uprisings of the lower class. Daniela Vargas is the school's top student, but her pedigree is a lie. She must keep the truth hidden or be sent back to the fringes of society. And school couldn't...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The weight of our sky

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The Weight Of Our Sky - 2019

by Hanna Alkaf

Summary: Melati Ahmad believes that she harbors a djinn inside her, one who threatens her with horrific images of her mother's death unless she adheres to an elaborate ritual of counting and tapping to keep him satisfied. On the evening of May 13th, 1969, racial tensions in her home city of Kuala Lumpur boil over. The Chinese and Malays are at war, and Mel and her mother become separated. With the city in flames and a curfew in effect, it will take the help of a Chinese boy named Vincent and all of the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Young Adult Fiction

What we buried

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What We Buried - 2019

by Kate A Boorman

Summary: Siblings Liv and Jory Brewer have grown up resenting each another. Liv--former pageant queen and reality TV star--was groomed for a life in the spotlight, while her older brother, Jory, born with a partial facial paralysis, was left in the shadows. The only thing they have in common is contempt for their parents. Now Liv is suing her mom and dad for emancipation, and Jory views the whole thing as yet another attention-getting spectacle. But on the day of the hearing, their parents mysteriously...  read more »

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

What you hide

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What You Hide - 2019

by Natalie D Richards

Summary: Spencer volunteers at the library. Well, it's community service, but he likes his work. Mallory is sixteen and homeless. She spends a lot of time keeping her head down, trying to stay anonymous. When mysterious symbols and terrifying warnings begin to appear at the library, management grows suspicious. Spencer and Mallory know a homeless teenager makes an easy target. If they can't find the real culprit soon, they could lose more than just their safe haven. --

Genres: Horror • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

When I was summer

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When I Was Summer - 2019

by J B Howard

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Nora Wakelin has always felt like an outsider in her own family. Her parents and older sister love her, but they don't understand anything about her: not her passion for music, not her all-encompassing crush on her bandmate Daniel (who is very much unavailable), not her recklessness and impulsiveness. Nora has always imagined that her biological mother might somehow provide the answer as to why she feels like such an outsider. Through internet stalking and leaps of logic,...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

When the sky fell on Splendor

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When The Sky Fell On Splendor - 2019

by Emily Henry

Summary: Splendor, Ohio. If you weren't a casualty of the explosion at the local steel mill, chances are a loved one was. Five years after the explosion, Franny still has to stand by and do nothing as her brother lies in a coma. She has found some solace in a group of friends whose experiences mirrored her own. The group calls themselves The Ordinary, and they spend their free time investigating local ghost stories and legends, filming their exploits for their small following of YouTube fans. Until one...  read more »

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Where the heart is

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Where The Heart Is - 2019

by Johanna Knowles

Summary: "For thirteen-year-old Rachel, summer is meant to be a time of long days of swimming at the lake and hanging out with her best friend, Micah. And this year she has a summer job, taking care of the animals at the small hobby farm across the road. The chickens and pig are challenging, but she loves looking after the gentle horses and goats, and especially the adorable baby steer. At home, though, things are complicated. Her parents seem more worries about money than usual; they've even started...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

White Rose

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White Rose - 2019

by Kip Wilson

Summary: Disillusioned by the propaganda of Nazi Germany, Sophie Scholl, her brother, and his fellow soldiers formed the White Rose. A non-violent resistance group, they write and distribute anonymous letters criticizing the Nazi regime and calling for action from their fellow German citizens. When Sophie and her brother are arrested for treason and interrogated for information about their collaborators, they know that speaking out against Hitler's regime is punishable by death. Is it too late to try to save their lives? --

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Poetry • Young Adult Fiction

Wicked saints

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Wicked Saints - 2019

by Emily A Duncan

Summary: Nadya, a girl who can speak to gods, must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. In a centuries-long war, their paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints. Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war. But a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light. --

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Young Adult Fiction

Wilder girls

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Wilder Girls - 2019

by Rory Power

Summary: It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don't dare wander outside the school's fence, where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Wintergirls

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Wintergirls - 2009

by Laurie Halse Anderson

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Witch Born

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Witch Born - 2011

by Amber Argyle

Summary: Brusenna thought it was finished. She defeated the Dark Witch, saving the Witches from imprisonment and death. She found love and a place to belong. But she was wrong. A new threat merges with the old as the Witches; dark history begins to catch up with them. Only Brusenna knows the extent of the danger and how to stop it, though doing so might cost her everything. Including her life.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Witch Fall

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Witch Fall - 2013

by Amber Argyle

Summary: Supreme in their dominion over seasons, storms, and sea, the witches have forgotten the unmatched destructiveness of mankind. And among the weapons men seek are the magical songs of the witches. Born of witches but raised among their enemies, Lilette searches for a way to heal the rift between mankind and the witches. But it may be too late to save either. For if there is one thing Lilette has come to know for certain, it; s that all things fall.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Witch Rising

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Witch Rising - 2012

by Amber Argyle

Summary: A ship burns, sinking into the dark sea. There is only one survivor—a child hunted for the power of her song. Hidden away on an isolated island, Lilette buries her power deep, convinced it caused the deaths of those she loves. But she can; t run from who she is. And when her secret is revealed, the only thing that can save her is her song. It; s time to rise up and become what she was always meant to be: the most powerful witch ever born.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Witch Song

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Witch Song - 2010

by Amber Argyle

Summary: Brusenna is the last. All the other witches have been captured, their songs stolen and twisted from harmony and growth into chaos and death. She alone must stand against an evil much older and darker than anything she could ever imagine—an evil every witch before her has failed to vanquish. In that, Brusenna must be the first.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

With the fire on high

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With The Fire On High - 2019

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Summary: Teen mother Emoni Santiago struggles with the challenges of finishing high school and her dream of working as a chef.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

With the Fire on High

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With The Fire On High - 2019

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Summary: Teen mother Emoni Santiago struggles with the challenges of finishing high school and her dream of working as a chef.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

XL

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XL - 2019

by Scott Brown

Summary: "Will has always been troubled by his short stature, but on his 16th birthday, he starts to grow--and grow, and grow." --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

You asked for perfect

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You Asked For Perfect - 2019

by Laura Silverman

Summary: Senior Ariel Stone is the perfect college applicant: first chair violin, dedicated community volunteer, and expected valedictorian. A failed Calculus quiz is not part of his plan. As his grade slips further, he enlists a classmate, Amir, as a tutor. Amir and Ariel have never gotten along, but spending time with Amir makes the world seem fuller and brighter. Except adding a new relationship to his long list of commitments may just push Ariel past his limit. --

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

You must not miss

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You Must Not Miss - 2019

by Katrina Leno

Summary: "One of Us Is Lying meets Carrie in this suspenseful story of friendship, family, and revenge. Magpie Lewis started writing in her yellow notebook the day her family self-destructed. That was the night Eryn, Magpie's sister, skipped town and left her to fend for herself. That was the night of Brandon Phipp's party. Now, Magpie is called a slut whenever she walks down the hallways of her high school, her former best friend won't speak to her, and she spends her lunch period with a group of...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

You owe me a murder

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You Owe Me A Murder - 2019

by Eileen Cook

Summary: On a school trip to London that includes her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, Kim meets risk-taker Nicki, who proposes a diabolical deal.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

You'd be mine

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You'd Be Mine - 2019

by Erin Hahn

Summary: A whip smart teen romance debut inspired by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash from a bright new voice. Annie Mathers is America's sweetheart and heir to a country music legacy full of all the things her Gran warned her about. Superstar Clay Coolidge is most definitely going to end up one of those things. But unfortunately for Clay, if he can't convince Annie to join his summer tour, his music label is going to drop him. That's what happens when your bad boy image turns into bad boy reality....  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction
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