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Until we meet again

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Until We Meet Again - 2007

by Anne E Schraff

Summary: Darcy Wills' plan for a wonderful summer are shattered when bad news threatens her relationship with her boyfriend Hakeem, a new person enters her life causing much confusion, and Darcy finds herself making choices that will change her world forever.

Genres: Family Life • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The bully

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The Bully - 2007

by Paul Langan

Summary: Darrell Mercer, a 9th grader at Bluford, is at the center of this story. Darrell and his mother move to the Bluford area in the middle of the school year. Physically smaller than his peers, Darrell quickly becomes a target for Tyray Hobbs, the freshman class bully.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Lost and found

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Lost And Found - 2007

by Anne E Schraff

Summary: "'Someone is stalking me!' ... Darcy Wills is in big trouble. And she does not know where to turn for help. First there was the mysterious stranger who started following her. Then there was the threatening note left on her desk at Bluford High School. And now her sister has disappeared. Forced into a desperate race against time, Darcy must take action to save her sister--and her fragile family--before it is too late." --

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

Slayer

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Slayer - 2019

by Kiersten White

Summary: "Set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the first book in this series will introduce our new slayer as she grapples with incredible power she is just beginning to understand." --

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

All the little lights

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All The Little Lights - 2018

by Jamie McGuire

Summary: "The first time Elliott Youngblood spots Catherine Calhoun, he's just a boy with a camera, and he's never seen a sadder and more beautiful sight. Both Elliott and Catherine feel like outcasts, yet they find an easy friendship with each other. But when Catherine needs him most, Elliott is forced to leave town. Elliott finally returns, but he and Catherine are now different people. He's a star high school athlete, and she spends all her free time working at her mother's mysterious...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Grenade

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Grenade - 2018

by Alan Gratz

Summary: On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle--and the choice he makes then will change his life forever.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Young Adult Fiction

Famous in a small town

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Famous In A Small Town - 2019

by Emma Mills

Summary: For Sophie, small-town life has never felt small. With her four best friends, she can weather any storm. But when Sophie's beloved Acadia High School marching band is selected to march in the upcoming Rose Parade, it's her job to get them all the way to LA. Her plan? To persuade country singer Megan Pleasant, their Midwestern town's only claim to fame, to come back to Acadia to headline a fundraising festival. The only problem is that Megan has very publicly sworn never to return. What ensues...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Leia, Princess of Alderaan

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Leia, Princess Of Alderaan - 2017

by Claudia Gray

Summary: The story of how Leia Organa comes to join the Rebellion. Sixteen-year-old Princess Leia has been taking rigorous survival courses, practicing politics, and spearheading relief missions to worlds under Imperial control so that she becomes formally named heir to the throne of Alderaan. When her parents begin acting strange, sixteen-year-old Princes Leia sets out to uncover their secrets, putting her in the path of the watchful Empire. She finds herself facing the choice of dedicating herself to...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The dreadful tale of Prosper Redding

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The Dreadful Tale Of Prosper Redding - 2017

by Alexandra Bracken

Summary: A modern New England boy must rid himself of the ancient demon inhabiting his body and break his family's curse.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Dear Rachel Maddow

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Dear Rachel Maddow - 2018

by Adrienne Kisner

Summary: Brynn Haper's life has one steadying force--Rachel Maddow. She watches her daily, and after writing to Rachel for a school project--and actually getting a response--Brynn starts drafting e-mails to Rachel but never sending them. Brynn tells Rachel about breaking up with her first serious girlfriend, about her brother Nick's death, about her passive mother and even worse stepfather, about how she's stuck in remedial courses at school and is considering dropping out. Then Brynn is confronted...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Gamer army

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Gamer Army - 2018

by Trent Reedy

Summary: Even though he is only twelve, Rogan Weber is an obsessed gamer, whose motto, ego sum maximus, declares his confidence in his own abilities, and whose parents are also deeply involved in ultra high tech (a little too deeply sometimes); naturally he is thrilled to receive an invitation to join a tech giant's virtual reality TV gaming contest--but as the games become more and more intense and dangerous, he and his fellow gamers realize that something sinister is behind this particular game.

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

The wicked king

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The Wicked King - 2019

by Holly Black

Summary: As seneschal to High King Cardan, Jude must fight to keep control of the Faerie throne while her younger brother, Oak, enjoys the childhood she never knew.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Broken lands

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Broken Lands - 2018

by Jonathan Maberry

Summary: Gabriella "Gutsy" Gomez teams up with Benny Imura and his gang as they seek to finish what Captain Joe Ledger started--to find a cure for the zombie infection.

Genres: Horror • Young Adult Fiction

Analee, in real life

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Analee, In Real Life - 2018

by Janelle Milanes

Summary: Anxious, awkward Analee Echevarria only feels confident playing her favorite online game, but with a potential real-world romance and her father's remarriage looming, she begins to rediscover herself.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Black enough

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Black Enough - 2019

Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

Genres: Short Stories • Young Adult Fiction

Marcus Vega doesn't speak Spanish

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Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish - 2018

by Pablo Cartaya

Summary: After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus's mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the island.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

The king of Attolia

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The King Of Attolia - 2017

by Megan Whalen Turner

Summary: Eugenides, still known as a Thief of Eddis, faces palace intrigue and assassins as he strives to prove himself both to the people of Attolia and to his new bride, their queen.

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

People's republic

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People's Republic - 2012

by Robert Muchamore

Summary: "People's republic is the first book in a brand-new series from Robert Muchamore. CHERUB's newest recruit is on his first job: befriending a spoilt rich kid whose grandma runs a billion-dollar criminal empire. But twelve-year-old Ryan's got no idea that this routine mission will turn into one of the biggest in CHERUB history. CHERUB is a secret organisation with one crucial advantage: even experienced criminals never suspect that kids are spying on them." --

Genres: Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Monster huntress

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Monster Huntress - 2018

by David Wiley

Summary: "Consecrated with her mother's blood and blessing. The world tells Ava she's just a little girl who should know her place, but Ava wants a sword not a crown. Ava and her father are following in her mother's footsteps, hunting monsters in the 13 Kingdoms, seeking revenge for her mother's untimely death. Little do they know that the monster responsible is building up a dangerous force. When The King requests the help of Ava's father in exchange for her becoming a princess, Ava is not pleased. Can...  read more »

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Go ask Alice

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Go Ask Alice - 1971

Summary: A fifteen-year-old drug user chronicles her daily struggle to escape the pull of the drug world.

Genres: Biographical • Young Adult Fiction

A matter of trust

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A Matter Of Trust - 2007

by Anne E Schraff

Summary: This book centers on Darcy's growing conflict with her old friend, Brisana Meeks. Amid jealousy and competition, Darcy fights for her relationship with Hakeem Randall and struggles with her fears over her own family's future.

Genres: Family Life • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Where the watermelons grow

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Where The Watermelons Grow - 2018

by Cindy Baldwin

Summary: Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

The books of Earthsea

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The Books Of Earthsea - 2018

by Ursula K Le Guin

Summary: "Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the timeless and beloved A Wizard of Earthsea --"...reads like the retelling of a tale first told centuries ago," (David Mitchell)--comes this complete omnibus edition of the entire Earthsea chronicles, including over fifty illustrations illuminating Le Guin's vision of her classic saga. Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea novels are some of the most acclaimed and awarded works in literature--they have received prestigious accolades such as the National Book Award,...  read more »

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

The Queen of Attolia

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The Queen Of Attolia - 2017

by Megan Whalen Turner

Summary: Forsaken by the gods and left to his own devices, Eugenides, Royal Thief of Eddis, summons all his wit and wiles in an attempt to conquer the rival Queen of Attolia.

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

I'm Ok

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I'm Ok - 2018

by Patti Kim

Summary: Ok Lee knows it's his responsibility to help pay the bills. With his father gone and his mother working three jobs and still barely making ends meet, there's really no other choice. If only he could win the cash prize at the school talent contest! But he can't sing or dance, and has no magic up his sleeves, so he tries the next best thing: a hair braiding business. It's too bad the girls at school can't pay him much, and he's being befriended against his will by Mickey McDonald, the unusual...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Monday's not coming

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Monday's Not Coming - 2018

by Tiffany D Jackson

Summary: Monday Charles is missing, and Claudia seems to be the one person who notices. They've always been inseparable, and when Monday doesn't show up for school for two weeks, Claudia knows that something is wrong. Monday's mother refuses to give Claudia a straight answer, and her sister April is even less help. How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she's gone?

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Two can keep a secret

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Two Can Keep A Secret - 2019

by Karen M McManus

Summary: While true-crime aficionado Ellery and her twin brother are staying with their grandmother in a Vermont community known for murder, a new friend goes missing and Ellery may be next.

Genres: Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

The fork, the witch, and the worm

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The Fork, The Witch, And The Worm - 2018

by Christopher Paolini

Summary: Three new stories of Eragon set a year after he left Alagae¨sia to find a home to train the newest generation of Dragon riders.

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

Summer bird blue

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Summer Bird Blue - 2018

by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Summary: Rumi Seto plans to spend her life writing music with her younger sister, Lea. When Lea dies in a car accident, her mother sends Rumi to live with her aunt in Hawaii while she deals with her own grief. Struggling with the loss of her sister, abandoned by her mother, and without music in her life, Rumi turns to the friendship of a teenage surfer named Kai, and an eighty-year-old named George Watanabe. And Rumi is determined to write the song she and Lea never had the chance to finish. -- adapted from jacket.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

King of scars

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King Of Scars - 2019

by Leigh Bardugo

Summary: When the dark magical force within him challenges his effort to forge new alliances and build a defense against a new threat, Nikolai Lantsov, the young king of Ravka, embarks on a journey to his country's most magical places to vanquish it.

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

Lady smoke

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Lady Smoke - 2019

by Laura Sebastian

Summary: "After fleeing Astrea and regaining her freedom, Theo searches for new allies to help her reclaim her throne, although that comes at a steep price. And with her enemies closer than she thinks, Theo's fight to win back Astrea may prove not only impossible, but deadly." --

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

Speak

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Speak - 2019

by Laurie Halse Anderson

Summary: "'Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say.' From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. As time passes, she becomes increasingly isolated and practically stops talking altogether. Only her art class offers any solace, and it is through...  read more »

Genre: 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

The lonely dead

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The Lonely Dead - 2019

by April Henry

Summary: When schizophrenic Adele, who possesses a paranormal gift, is implicated in an investigation that involves the murder of her ex-best friend Tori, Adele must work with Tori's ghost to find the killer.

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

Under the never sky

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Under The Never Sky - 2012

by Veronica Rossi

Summary: Aria has lived her whole life in the protected dome of Reverie. Her entire world confined to its spaces, she's never thought to dream of what lies beyond its doors. So when her mother goes missing, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland long enough to find her are slim. Then Aria meets an outsider named Perry. He's searching for someone too. He's also wild -- a savage -- but he might be her best hope at staying alive. If they can survive, they are each other's best hope for finding answers.

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

Lu

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Lu - 2018

by Jason Reynolds

Summary: "Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and not-so-literally--and Lu needs to figure out, fast, what winning the gold really means." --

Genres: Family Life • Sports • Young Adult Fiction

The girl with more than one heart

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The Girl With More Than One Heart - 2018

by Laura Geringer

Summary: Briana, devastated by the sudden death of her dad, imagines she has a new heart growing deep inside her belly that gives advice in her father's voice, providing her with the support she needs to navigate through her grief.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Bloodwitch

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Bloodwitch - 2019

by Susan Dennard

Summary: Aeduan joins forces with Iseult, a Threadwitch, and the magical girl, Owl, to stop a bloodthirsty horde of raiders from destroying a monastery that holds more than just faith, but to do so he must confront his own father--and his past.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Five feet apart

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Five Feet Apart - 2018

by Rachael Lippincott

Summary: Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella and Will both suffer from cystic fibrosis. Being together means they could pass an infection. Stella is waiting for a lung transplant; Will is on a clinical drug trial. The only way to stay alive is to stay apart. Staying six feet apart doesn't feel like safety, it feels like punishment. Would five feet apart really be so dangerous if it stops their hearts from breaking too? --

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Give me some truth

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Give Me Some Truth - 2018

by Eric L Gansworth

Summary: In 1980 life is hard on the Tuscarora Reservation in upstate New York, and most of the teenagers feel like they are going nowhere: Carson Mastick dreams of forming a rock band, and Maggi Bokoni longs to create her own conceptual artwork instead of the traditional beadwork that her family sells to tourists--but tensions are rising between the reservation and the surrounding communities, and somehow in the confusion of politics and growing up Carson and Maggi have to make a place for themselves.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Teardrop

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Teardrop - 2013

by Lauren Kate

Summary: Since Eureka's mother drowned, she wishes she were dead too, but after discovering that an ancient book is more than a story Eureka begins to believe that Ander is right about her being involved in strange things--and in grave danger.

Genres: Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Mortal engines

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Mortal Engines - 2018

by Philip Reeve

Summary: In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.

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

29 dates

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29 Dates - 2018

by Melissa De la Cruz

Summary: "Ji-su's traditional South Korean parents are concerned by what they see as her lack of attention to her schoolwork and her future. Working with Seoul's premiere matchmaker to find the right boyfriend is one step toward ensuring Ji-su's success, and going on the recommended dates is Ji-su's compromise to please her parents while finding space to figure out her own dreams. But when she flubs a test then skips out on a date to spend time with friends, her fed-up parents shock her by shipping her...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The thief

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The Thief - 2017

by Megan Whalen Turner

Summary: When Eugenides' bragging lands him in prison, Gen's only hope for freedom lies in joining a quest to steal a legendary object.

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

The hive queen

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The Hive Queen - 2019

by Tui Sutherland

Summary: Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings, speaking through their mouths and seeing through their eyes, Cricket has to hide, terrified of being discovered. Now she's hiding again, wanted for stealing the Book of Clearsight along with her...  read more »

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

Unconventional warfare

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Unconventional Warfare - 2018

by Chris Lynch

Summary: Danny Manion lands in the Studies and Observation Group, a volunteer task force that focuses on covert action and psychological warfare during the Vietnam War.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Young Adult Fiction

Payback

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Payback - 2007

by Paul Langan

Summary: Tyray Hobbs wants revenge. Weeks ago he was one of the most feared students in Bluford High. But then Darrell Mercer publicly humiliated him, and Tyray lost his reputation. To get it back, he must take down Darrell. But how? With a broken hand, a troubled family, and no friends in sight, Tyray's options are limited. And when the kids he once bullied start threatening him his world completely unravels. Desperate to settle the score and regain respect, Tyray see only ones solution to his problems a gun.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

The girl king

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The Girl King - 2018

by Mimi Yu

Summary: When their father names a male cousin as next ruler of the Empire of the First Flame, Lu must go on the run to reclaim her birthright, leaving her younger, timid sister, Min, to discover her own hidden power.

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

Courting darkness

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Courting Darkness - 2019

by Robin LaFevers

Summary: When Sybella discovers there is another trained assassin from St. Mortain's convent deep undercover in the French court, she must use every skill in her arsenal to navigate the deadly royal politics and find her sister-in-arms before her time--and that of the newly crowned queen--runs out.

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

Stronger, faster, and more beautiful

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Stronger, Faster, And More Beautiful - 2018

by Arwen Dayton

Summary: "Six interconnected stories that ask how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimens, and how hard that will push the definition of human." --

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Easy prey

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Easy Prey - 2018

by Catherine Lo

Summary: Told in three voices, Edgewood High School students Mouse, Drew, and Jenna not only had access to a teacher's racy photographs before they went viral, each had a motive for using them.

Genres: Crime • Mystery & Detective • Young Adult Fiction

Hearts unbroken

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Hearts Unbroken - 2018

by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Summary: When Louise Wolfe's boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. She'd rather spend her senior year with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, an ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper's staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school musical director's inclusive approach to casting The Wizard of Oz has been provoking backlash in...  read more »

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The gilded wolves

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The Gilded Wolves - 2019

by Roshani Chokshi

Summary: Set in a darkly glamorous world The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence and dangerous but thrilling adventure. Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Se´verin Montagnet-Alarie. But when the all-powerful society, the Order of Babel, seeks him out for help, Se´verin is...  read more »

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

My almost flawless Tokyo dream life

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My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life - 2018

by Rachel Cohn

Summary: On her sixteenth birthday, Elle Zoellner leaves the foster care system to live with the father she never knew in Tokyo, Japan.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Leviathan

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Leviathan - 2010

by Scott Westerfeld

Summary: In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically engineered beasts.

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

Station Zero

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Station Zero - 2018

by Philip Reeve

Summary: After receiving a mysterious coded message, Zen Starling abandons his life of luxury and, with the help of sentient trains, goes in search of android Nova, who plans to reawaken the Railmaker.

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

Someone to love me

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Someone To Love Me - 2007

by Anne E Schraff

Summary: Cindy's relationship with Bobby Wallace has the potential for trouble and danger.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Sweep

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Sweep - 2018

by Jonathan Auxier

Summary: In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem. --

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

Windwitch

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Windwitch - 2017

by Susan Dennard

Summary: After an explosion ruins his ship, Prince Merik tries to expose his sister's treachery while fighting for the weak on the streets of the royal capital. Meanwhile, Aeduan, a Bloodwitch, and Iseult, a Threadwitch, form an unlikely alliance and travel together looking for Safiya, who has been shipwrecked with the Empress of Marstok in a land of pirates and is living every moment balanced on a knife's edge, trying to keep the pirates from unleashing war upon the Witchlands. --

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Drum roll, please

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Drum Roll, Please - 2018

by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Summary: Find the confidence to rock out to your own beat in this big-hearted middle grade novel. Not to be missed by fans of Raina Telgemeier's Drama and Tim Federle's Better Nate Than Ever! Melly only joined the school band because her best friend, Olivia, begged her to. But to her surprise, quiet Melly loves playing the drums. It's the only time she doesn't feel like a mouse. Now she and Olivia are about to spend the next two weeks at Camp Rockaway, jamming under the stars in the Michigan woods. But...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

The disasters

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The Disasters - 2018

by M K England

Summary: Nax's one-way trip back to Earth is cut short after the school is hijacked by terrorists. Now he and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots. In order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist. --

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

All of this is true

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All Of This Is True - 2018

by Lygia Day Peñaflor

Summary: When Long Island teens Miri, Soleil, Penny, and Jonah befriend a bestselling YA novelist, they find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next novel, with devastating consequences. Told from different perspectives as interviews, journal entries, and book excerpts.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The disturbed girl's dictionary

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The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary - 2018

by NoNieqa Ramos

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Macy, officially labeled "disturbed" by her school, records her impressions of her rough neighborhood and home life as she tries to rescue her brother from Child Protective Services, win back her overachieving best friend after a fight, and figure out whether to tell her incarcerated father about her mother's cheating.

Genres: Family Life • Young Adult Fiction

Dumplin'

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Dumplin' - 2017

by Julie Murphy

Summary: Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed "Dumplin'" by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked... until Will takes a job at Harpy's, the local fast-food joint. There she meets Private School Bo, a hot former jock. Will isn't surprised to find herself attracted to Bo. But she is surprised when...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Monsters of men

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Monsters Of Men - 2014

by Patrick Ness

Summary: As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Secrets in the shadows

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Secrets In The Shadows - 2007

by Anne E Schraff

Summary: When Roylin Bailey falls in love with a new girl in his history class, he finds that his life starts to fall apart.

Genres: Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Evermore

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Evermore - 2019

by Sara Holland

Summary: Jules delves into the stories of her own past to clear herself of murder charges and uncover clues about the girl who is both her oldest friend and greatest enemy.

Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The vanishing stair

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The Vanishing Stair - 2019

by Maureen Johnson

Summary: Stevie Bell seemed to be on the cusp of the decades-old kidnapping and murder of Albert Ellingham's family. But a classmate's murder-- which Stevie solved-- convinced her parents to pull her out of Ellingham Academy. Then politician Edward King arrives at her house to offer a deal: he will bring Stevie back to Ellingham if she will play nice with his son, David, a fellow classmate. King is in the midst of a campaign and can't afford his son stirring up trouble. Stevie knows she can solve the...  read more »

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

A curse so dark and lonely

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A Curse So Dark And Lonely - 2019

by Brigid Kemmerer

Summary: Eighteen for the three hundred twenty-seventh time, Prince Rhen despairs of breaking the curse that turns him into a beast at the end of each day until feisty Harper enters his life.

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

23 Minutes

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23 Minutes - 2016

by Vivian Vande Velde

Summary: By both society’s measure and her own, fifteen-year-old Zoe Mahar is pretty much a loser. Then one day she ducks into Spencerport Savings and Loan simply to get out of the rain—and witnesses a bank robbery gone horrifyingly wrong. The good news is that Zoe has a unique ability: she can play back time and repeat events. But it’s not an unlimited deal—she can only jump 23 minutes, and her first playback creates an even more disastrous outcome. Zoe has only 10 tries to get...  read more »

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

The Adjustment

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The Adjustment - 2017

by Suzanne Young

Summary: How do you go back to a life you can; t remember? Find out in this fifth book in the New York Times bestselling Program series. Tatum Masterson never went through The Program. She never had her memory stripped, never had to fight to remain herself. But when Weston, her longtime boyfriend and love of her life, was taken by handlers, she hoped he; d remember her somehow—that their love would be strong enough. It wasn; t. Like all returners, Weston came back a blank canvas. The years he and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Young Adult Fiction

AK

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AK - 2015

by Peter Dickinson

Summary: A former child soldier tries to learn the ways of peace in an African nation in this "rip-roaring adventure story" by a Carnegie Medal winner ( Publishers Weekly ). Paul remembers nothing from before the conflict. Twelve years old, he is no longer a child. He is a warrior—one of a handful of elite commandos who live only to fight the corrupt government of Nagala. He has no family but the boys who fight beside him, and he owns nothing but his AK-47 rifle. This is the only life he has ever...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Young Adult Fiction

Allied

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Allied - 2018

by Amy Tintera

Summary: In the final book in the New York Times bestselling Ruined series, the romance of The Selection and the epic stakes of Red Queen come together in a story of revenge, adventure, and unexpected love. Emelina Flores and her sister, Olivia, were determined to bring peace to the people of Ruina. But as the war for liberation raged on, what triumph and freedom meant to Em and Olivia slowly changed. As Olivia; s violence and thirst for vengeance became her only ambition, Em was left to pick up the...  read more »

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

Almost Adulting

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Almost Adulting - 2017

by Arden Rose

Summary: For fans of Grace Helbig and Alexa Chung comes a fresh, hilarious guide to growing up your way from social media influencer and lifestyle vlogger Arden Rose. In Almost Adulting— perfect for budding adults, failing adults, and eaters of microwave mug brownies —Arden tells you how to survive your future adulthood. Topics include: Making internet friends who are cool and not murderers Flirting with someone in a way to make them think you are cool and not a murderer Being in an actual...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Health & Fitness • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Fiction

Catwoman

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Catwoman - 2018

by Sarah J. Maas

Summary: Sizzling with action and suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author SARAH J. MAAS delivers a coming-of-age Selina Kyle who will steal readers; hearts in a new, highly anticipated YA blockbuster: CATWOMAN! When the Bat; s away, the Cat will play. It; s time to see how many lives this cat really has. Two years after escaping Gotham City; s slums, Selina Kyle returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman off on a vital mission, Gotham City...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Young Adult Fiction

Darius the Great Is Not Okay

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Darius The Great Is Not Okay - 2018

by Adib Khorram

Summary: Darius doesn; t think he; ll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA. "Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I; d live in this book forever if I could." —Becky Albertalli, award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He; s a Fractional Persian—half, his...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The Dark Game

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The Dark Game - 2012

by Paul B. Janeczko

Summary: "A wealth of information in an engaging package." — Kirkus Reviews Ever since George Washington used them to help topple the British, spies and their networks have helped and hurt America at key moments in history. In this fascinating collection, Paul B. Janeczko probes examples from clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage. Colorful personalities, daring missions, the feats of the loyal, and the damage of traitors are interspersed with a look at the technological...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • Young Adult Fiction

Dry

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Dry - 2018

by Neal Shusterman

Summary: When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman. The drought—or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while now. Everyone; s lives have become an endless list of don; ts: don; t water the lawn, don; t fill up your pool, don; t take long showers. Until the taps run...  read more »

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Evermore

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Evermore - 2009

by Alyson Nol

Summary: Don; t miss the first book in Alyson Noël; s #1 New York Times bestselling The Immortals series. Enter an enchanting new world where true love never dies. . . After a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever Bloom can see people; s auras, hear their thoughts, and know someone; s entire life story by touching them. Going out of her way to avoid human contact and suppress her abilities, she has been branded a freak at her new high school—but everything...  read more »

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

Finding Arcadia

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Finding Arcadia - 2016

by Simon Chesterman

Summary: To understand the present, Arcadia Greentree must dig deep into her past. In Book 1, sixteen-year-old Arcadia discovered she was adopted and that her development had been shaped and monitored by her "parents" together with the headmaster of her school. The discovery resulted in a tragedy as her father was murdered and her mother put in a coma. In Book 2, Arcadia tries to locate the "professor" whom she believes to be ultimately responsible for her situation. A series of bomb threats lead her to Oxford University and a confrontation with her enemy—but all is not as it seems.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Fire

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Fire - 2014

by Natasha Hardy

Summary: In order to save the one she loves, she will have to start a war... Just when Alexandra was getting used to the fact that she is half-mermaid, her beloved Merrick is captured by ruthless Oceanid Neith. Neith will stop at nothing to crush Alex to his will and has only one condition of release: She must start a war against humans who are destroying the ocean so that he can become ruler of land and sea. If not, Neith promises to destroy the underwater world Alex has grown to love. Alex is torn....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Five Feet Apart

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Five Feet Apart - 2018

by Rachael Lippincott

Summary: Soon to be a major motion picture starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson in March 2019! In this moving story that; s perfect for fans of John Green; s The Fault in Our Stars , two teens fall in love with just one minor complication—they can; t get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives. Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella Grant likes to be in control—even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Flashtide

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Flashtide - 2017

by Jenny Moyer

Summary: Orion has survived the tunnels of Outpost Five, filled with mutant creatures and dangers around every bend. She has traversed the cordons, exposed to the radiation of the flash curtain and hunted by forces that want her stopped, dead or alive. Now, with Dram by her side, she has made it to the safety of the mountain provinces, where free Conjurors live and practice their craft of manipulating matter. But Orion; s story is far from over. With the effects of the flashfall spreading and the might...  read more »

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

Gilded Ashes

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Gilded Ashes - 2014

by Rosamund Hodge

Summary: Gilded Ashes is an atmospheric and darkly romantic reimagining of Cinderella set in the world of Cruel Beauty. Perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes and A Court of Thorns and Roses. Maia doesn; t see the point of love when it only brings people pain: Her dead mother haunts anyone who hurts Maia, and her stepsisters are desperate for their mother; s approval, even though she despises them. Meanwhile, Anax, heir to the Duke of Sardis, doesn; t believe in love either—not since he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories • Young Adult Fiction

I Have the Right To

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I Have The Right To - 2018

by Chessy Prout

Summary: "A bold, new voice." — People "A nuanced addition to the #MeToo conversation." — Vice A young survivor tells her searing, visceral story of sexual assault, justice, and healing in this gutwrenching memoir. The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. This is the true story of one of those girls. In 2014, Chessy Prout was a freshman at St. Paul; s School, a prestigious boarding...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Law • Nonfiction • Young Adult Fiction

The Lady; s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

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The Lady; S Guide To Petticoats And Piracy - 2018

by Mackenzi Lee

Summary: In this highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Gentleman; s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Felicity Montague must use all her womanly wits and wiles to achieve her dreams of becoming a doctor—even if she has to scheme her way across Europe to do it. A must-have for fans of Mackenzi Lee; s extraordinary and Stonewall Honor-winning novel. A year after an accidentally whirlwind grand tour with her brother Monty, Felicity Montague has returned to England with two goals in...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Language of Thorns

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The Language Of Thorns - 2017

by Leigh Bardugo

Summary: Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love. Enter the Grishaverse... Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid; s voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might...  read more »

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

The Last Namsara

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The Last Namsara - 2017

by Kristen Ciccarelli

Summary: Kristen Ciccarelli; s debut fantasy explores an intricately woven world of deception, inner darkness, and dragons that fantasy fans won; t be able to resist. In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be darkness—and so there was also the Iskari. The child of blood and moonlight. The destroyer. The death-bringer. These are the legends that Asha, daughter of the king of Firgaard,...  read more »

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

The Legacy Chronicles

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The Legacy Chronicles - 2018

by Pittacus Lore

Summary: The X-Files meets The X-Men in this digital original companion series that; s set in the world of Pittacus Lore; s #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series and coincides with Generation One. This is the third 100-page novella, continuing the exciting story of fan favorite characters Six and Sam. Following their dangerous battle in the mountains of Montana, the couple has now been ripped apart. Sam is imprisoned aboard a ship that; s miles off the coast of Mexico. His Legacies have...  read more »

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

The Manual to Middle School

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The Manual To Middle School - 2017

by Jonathan Catherman

Summary: Boys entering the middle school years will find fun, funny, and practical advice in this cleverly illustrated, "do this, not that" style survival guide.

Genres: Nonfiction • Young Adult Fiction

A Map of Days

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A Map Of Days - 2018

by Ransom Riggs

Summary: The instant bestseller! • New York Times bestseller • USA Today bestseller • Wall Street Journal bestseller " A Map of Days reveals Ransom Riggs at the peak of his powers , leaving loyal fans ravenous for more." – NY Journal of Books Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in....  read more »

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

Pride

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Pride - 2018

by Ibi Zoboi

Summary: Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Prince and the Dressmaker

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The Prince And The Dressmaker - 2018

by Jen Wang

Summary: Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride—or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia—the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian; s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances—one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Queen of Air and Darkness

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Queen Of Air And Darkness - 2018

by Cassandra Clare

Summary: All first editions will include ten black and white interior illustrations and a new short story! Dark secrets and forbidden love threaten the very survival of the Shadowhunters in Cassandra Clare; s Queen of Air and Darkness , the final novel in the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling The Dark Artifices trilogy. Queen of Air and Darkness is a Shadowhunters novel. What if damnation is the price of true love? Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred...  read more »

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

Queer, There, and Everywhere

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Queer, There, And Everywhere - 2017

by Sarah Prager

Summary: A New York Public Library Best Book of 2017 A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book for Teens 2017 This first-ever LGBTQ history book of its kind for young adults will appeal to fans of fun, empowering pop-culture books like Rad American Women A-Z and Notorious RBG . Three starred reviews! World history has been made by countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals—and you; ve never heard of many of them. Queer author and activist Sarah Prager delves deep...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Fiction

Sachiko

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Sachiko - 2016

by Caren Stelson

Summary: This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui; s survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945 and the heartbreaking and lifelong aftermath. Having conducted extensive interviews with Sachiko Yasui, Caren Stelson shares the true story of a young girl who survived the atomic bomb and chronicles her long journey to find peace. This special book offers readers a remarkable new perspective on the final moments of World War II and their aftermath.

Genres: Nonfiction • Young Adult Fiction

Shadow of the Fox

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Shadow Of The Fox - 2018

by Julie Kagawa

Summary: One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish—and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos. Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age is about to dawn. Raised by monks in the isolated Silent Winds temple, Yumeko has trained all her life to hide her yokai nature. Half kitsune, half human, her skill with illusion is matched only by her penchant for mischief. Until the...  read more »

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

Tarnished

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Tarnished - 2015

by Kate Jarvik Birch

Summary: Freedom comes at a cost... Ella was genetically engineered to be the perfect pet-graceful, demure...and kept . In a daring move, she escaped her captivity and took refuge in Canada. But while she can think and act as she pleases, the life of a liberated pet is just as confining as the Congressman; s gilded cage. Her escape triggered a backlash, and now no one; s safe, least of all the other pets. But she; s trapped, unable to get back to Penn-the boy she loves-or help the girls who need her....  read more »

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

The Vincent Boys

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The Vincent Boys - 2012

by Abbi Glines

Summary: Get seduced by a sizzling account of attraction and betrayal in this previously self-published phenomenon. There was something wicked about Beau that drew me to him. What was wrong with me? Why did I want to sin so badly? Ashton is getting tired of being good, of impressing her parents and playing ideal girlfriend to Sawyer Vincent. Sawyer is perfect, a regular Prince Charming, but when he leaves town for the summer, it; s his cousin Beau who catches Ashton; s eye. Beau is the sexiest guy she;...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

You Will Be Mine

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You Will Be Mine - 2018

by Natasha Preston

Summary: Love turns deadly in a new heart-pounding thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Cellar and The Cabin! ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE WATCH YOUR BACK I; M COMING FOR YOU Lylah and her friends can; t wait to spend a night out together. Partying is the perfect way to let loose from the stress of life and school, and Lylah hopes that hitting the dance floor with Chace, her best friend, will bring them closer together. She; s been crushing on him since they met. If only he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction
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