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The Truth About Peacock Blue

Rosanne Hawke · Allen & Unwin
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Everything changes for Aster the night her brother dies. Suddenly she's the only hope of the family, and instead of an early marriage to a boy from her small village in Pakistan, her parents decide to send her to the government high school in her brother's place. Aster is excited about...
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Words on Bathroom Walls

Julia Walton · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Fans of More Happy Than Not, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and It's Kind of a Funny Story will cheer for Adam as he struggles with schizophrenia in this brilliantly honest and unexpectedly funny debut. Adam has just been diagnosed with schizophrenia. He sees and hears people who aren't...
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Paper Hearts

Ali Novak · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

"I'm sorry," he said, slowly untying the ribbon that held his mask in place. "It's just-I didn't want you to think of me any differently." Somehow I kept my mouth from falling open. I knew his face, but my mind couldn't accept that he was the person looking down at me. "My...
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Riot School

ROBERT RAYNER · Lorimer
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

In the middle of the night, five teens break into a small-town high school to protest the decision to close the school and move them to a big city school. Led by Bilan, whose experience with the Arab Spring fired a passion to peacefully fight against injustice, the Gang of Five occupy their...
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Tash Hearts Tolstoy

Katie Ormsbee · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

After a shout-out from one of the Internet's superstar vloggers, Natasha "Tash" Zelenka suddenly finds herself and her obscure, amateur web series, Unhappy Families, thrust in the limelight: She's gone viral.Her show is a modern adaption of Anna Karenina--written by Tash's literary...
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What I Lost

Alexandra Ballard · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

What sixteen-year-old Elizabeth has lost so far: forty pounds, four jean sizes, a boyfriend, and her peace of mind. As a result, she's finally a size zero. She's also the newest resident at Wallingfield, a treatment center for girls like her -- girls with eating disorders. Elizabeth is determined...
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Girl on the Verge

PINTIP DUNN · Kensington
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From the author of The Darkest Lie comes a compelling, provocative story for fans of I Was Here and Vanishing Girls, about a high school senior straddling two worlds, unsure how she fits in either - and the journey of self-discovery that leads her to surprising truths.In her small Kansas...
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Songs About a Girl

CHRIS RUSSELL · Flatiron Books
Pages: 362
Format: Paperback

Pure wish fulfillment for anyone who hasn't gotten over the One Direction breakupCharlie Bloom is happiest behind her camera, unseen and unnoticed. When former classmate Olly Samson gets in touch out of the blue, asking her to take backstage pictures of his new band, she takes him up on it. Charlie...
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Looking for Group

Rory Harrison · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Rory Harrison's beautiful novel about identity, home, and fresh starts recounts one boy's quest to discover a world where he can thrive, one adventure at a time.Dylan doesn't have a lot of experience with comfort. His room in the falling-down Village Estates can generously be categorized...
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How to Make a Wish

Ashley Herring Blake · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Grace, tough and wise, has nearly given up on wishes, thanks to a childhood spent with her unpredictable, larger-than-life mother. But this summer, Grace meets Eva, a girl who believes in dreams, despite her own difficult circumstances. One fateful evening, Eva climbs through a window...
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When Dimple Met Rishi

Sandhya Menon · Simon Pulse
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married.Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she's more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma's...
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The Upside of Unrequited

Becky Albertalli · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

"Heart-fluttering, honest, and hilarious. I can't stop hugging this book." - Stephanie Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss"I have such a crush on this book! Not only is this one a must read, but it's a must re-read." - Julie Murphy,...
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The Names They Gave Us

Emery Lord · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp on the lake and spending quality time with her parents. But when her mom's cancer reappears, Lucy falters-in her faith and in her ability to cope. When her boyfriend "pauses" their...
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That Thing We Call a Heart

Sheba Karim · HarperTeen
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This young adult novel by Sheba Karim, author of Skunk Girl, is a funny and affecting coming-of-age story for fans of Jenny Han, Megan McCafferty, and Sara Farizan.Shabnam Qureshi is facing a summer of loneliness and boredom until she meets Jamie, who scores her a job at his aunt's pie shack....
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Kill All Happies

Rachel Cohn · Hyperion
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Last Call at Happies! Tonight, 8 P.M. Senior Class Only! Please with the Shhhh .This is it. Graduation. And Vic Navarro is throwing the most epic party Rancho Soldado has ever seen. She's going to pull off the most memorable good-bye ever for her best friends, give Happies-the kitschy...
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Saint Death: A Novel

Marcus Sedgwick · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A propulsive, compelling, and unsparing novel set in the grimly violent world of the human and drug trade on the US-Mexican border.On the outskirts of Juarez, Arturo scrapes together a living working odd jobs and staying out of sight. But his friend Faustino is in trouble: he's stolen money...
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Houston

SAM MOUSSAVI · Epic Press
Pages: 214
Format: Hardcover

Darren Taylor is an all-state defensive end on one of the top teams in Houston. Only football promises to take him away from his gang-filled neighborhood in Houston's Third Ward. But during a preseason scrimmage, Darren tears up his right shoulder, taking him out for the season. The sudden...
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The Beautiful Lost

Luanne Rice · Point
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Here are three things to know about Maia:1. Ever since her mother left, Maia's struggled with depression -- which once got so bad, she had to go to an institution for a while. She doesn't want to go back.2. Maia's sure that if she finds her mother, if the two of them can talk about whale...
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Two Roads from Here

Teddy Steinkellner · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Five high school seniors. Two different roads. One life-changing decision. For fans of Tommy Wallach and Patrick Ness comes a thoughtful, funny novel that explores what happens to five teens when they choose the road ... and the road not taken.Should Brian play in Friday's football game,...
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Saints and Misfits

S K ALI · Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Saints and Misfits is an unforgettable debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life ... starring a Muslim teen.There are three kinds of people in my world: 1. Saints, those special people moving the world forward. Sometimes you glaze over them. Or, at least, I do. They're...
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