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Adrenaline Crush

Laurie Boyle Crompton · Faber And Faber, 2016.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Seventeen-year-old Dyna comes from a long line of risk-takers and is an avid thrill-seeker in her own right, until she takes a terrible fall and shatters her leg. Her life used to be about bike racing and rock climbing; now it's about staying home, except for attending physical and group...
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The Awakening of Sunshine Girl

Paige Mckenzie · Weinstein Books, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Having passed her test in Book One, Sunshine's Luiseach powers are now fully awakened: for months now, Sunshine has felt spirits everywhere: heard voices, felt emotions - intense and sometimes overwhelming. She tries to ignore them, but it is impossible. Hoping to get her powers under control...
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Bleach, Vol. 66

Tite Kubo · Viz Media
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts--he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow--a malevolent lost soul--Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find...
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Character, Driven: A Novel

David Lubar · Tor Teen
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Character, Driven is a powerful and hilarious coming-of-age novel for young adults by acclaimed author David Lubar.

With only one year left of high school, seventeen-year-old Cliff Sparks is desperate to find a girlfriend and "come of age." But he's never had much...

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A Daring Sacrifice

Jody Hedlund · Zondervan
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In a reverse twist on the Robin Hood story, a young medieval maiden stands up for the rights of the mistreated, stealing from the rich to give to the poor. All the while, she fights against her cruel uncle who has taken over the land that is rightfully hers. Forced to live in the woods...

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Dark Energy

Robison Wells · Harper Teen
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

We are not alone. They are here. And there's no going back. Perfect for fans of The Fifth Wave and the I Am Number Four series, Dark Energy is a thrilling stand-alone science fiction adventure from Robison Wells, critically acclaimed author of Variant and Blackout.

Five days ago,...

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Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling

Tony Cliff · First Second
Pages: 263
Format: Print book

Globetrotting troublemaker Delilah Dirk and her loyal friend Selim are just minding their own business, peacefully raiding castles and traipsing across enemy lines, when they attract the unwanted attention of the English Army. Before they know it, Delilah and Selim have gotten themselves...

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A Drop of Night

Stefan Bachmann · Greenwillow Books, 2016.
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Modern-day teenagers meet a palace of terrors locked up since the French Revolution in this haunting, genre-bending thriller from Stefan Bachmann, the internationally bestselling author of The Peculiar and The Whatnot. A Drop of Night will thrill fans of Neal Shusterman...
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Exit, Pursued by a Bear

E K Johnston · Dutton Books
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

From #1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston, comes a brave and unforgettable story that will inspire readers to rethink how we treat survivors.

Hermione Winters is captain of her cheerleading team, and in tiny Palermo Heights, this doesn't mean what you think...
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The First Time She Drowned

Kerry Kletter · Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) , 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The beautiful struggle of a girl desperate for the one relationship that has caused her the most pain

Cassie O'Malley has spent the past two and a half years in a mental institution - dumped there by her mother, against her will. Now, at 18, Cassie emancipates...
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The Girl on the Run

Gregg Olsen · Polis Books
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

A riveting, edgy Young Adult thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen with a memorable protagonist who is a mix of Lisbeth Salander and Dexter Morgan.

A twisted murder, a tangle of lies . . . Now Rylee must run for her life. What if you discovered...
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The Girl Who Fell

S M Parker · Simon Pulse
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In this gripping debut novel, high school senior Zephyr Doyle is swept off her feet - and into an intense and volatile relationship - by the new boy in school.

His obsession.
Her fall.

Zephyr Doyle is focused. Focused on leading her team to the field hockey state championship...
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Zom-B Goddess

Darren Shan · Little
Pages: 194
Format: Print book

The final thrilling installment of Darren Shan's Zom-B series is sure to knock you dead!

B Smith has escaped from the murderous clown Mr. Dowling, only to find herself trapped by someone she had once thought of as an ally. As B learns more about the twisted history of the zombie...
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The Great American Whatever

Tim Federle · Simon & Schuster BFYR
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

"Teenaged Quinn, an aspiring screenwriter, copes with his sister's death while his best friend forces him back out into the world to face his reality"--
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The Great Hunt

Wendy Higgins · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Wendy Higgins, the author of the New York Times bestselling Sweet Evil series, reimagines a classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale with The Great Hunt, a dramatic, romance-filled fantasy with rugged hunters, romantic tension, and a princess willing to risk all to save her kingdom.

When...

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Guile

Constance Cooper · Clarion Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Yonie Watereye lives in the bayou. The water there is full of guile, a power that changes people and objects. Yonie, 16, makes a living investigating objects affected by guile, but in fact it's her talking cat, LaRue, who has the power to see guile. Yonie becomes aware that someone...
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Half Lost

Sally Green · Viking
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The magical, stunning conclusion to the internationally acclaimed Half Bad trilogy.

The Alliance is losing. Their most critical weapon, seventeen-year-old witch Nathan Brynn, has killed fifty-two people, and yet he's no closer to ending the tyrannical, abusive rule of the Council...
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Harmony House

Nic Sheff · Harper Teen
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Carrie meets American Horror Story meets The Shining in this terrifying YA horror novel from the author of Tweak and Schizo.

Something's not right in Beach Haven.

Jen Noonan's father thinks a move to Harmony House is the key to salvation, but to everyone who has lived there...

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Holding Court

Kristen Held · Entangled Teen, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Sixteen-year-old Jules Verity knows exactly what's in store at her new job at castle-turned-dinner-theater Tudor Times. Some extra cash, wearing a fancy-pants dress, and plenty of time to secretly drool over the ever-so-tasty--and completely unavailable--Grayson Chandler. Except that it's...
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How Many Letters Are In Goodbye?

Yvonne Cassidy · Flux, 2016.
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

Seventeen-year-old Rhea Farrell carries the scars of a childhood accident in which she lost her arm. But she also carries scars that aren't so visible -- the loss of a mother she hardly remembers, the impact of her father's drinking, and her confusion and pain around accepting her sexuality.

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I Woke Up Dead at the Mall

Judy Sheehan · Delacorte Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

When Sarah wakes up dead at the Mall of America, she learns that not only was she murdered, her killer is still on the loose. I WOKE UP DEAD AT THE MALL is a terrifically fun & voicey YA novel that tackles some of life's - and the afterlife's - biggest questions.

When...
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In Real Life: A Novel

Jessica Love · Griffin, 2016.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Hannah Cho and Nick Cooper have been best friends since 8th grade. They talk for hours on the phone, regularly shower each other with presents, and know everything there is to know about one another.

There's just one problem: Hannah and Nick have never actually met.

Hannah...
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The Keeper of the Mist

Rachel Neumeier · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 391
Format: Print book

A lush new fantasy about finding the will to lead against all odds, perfect for fans of Shadow and Bone.

Keri has been struggling to run her family bakery since her mother passed away. Now the father she barely knew - the Lord of Nimmira - has died, and ancient...
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Kiss of the Rose Princess, Vol. 9

Aya Shouoto · Viz Media
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback

Anise Yamamoto has been told that if she ever removes the rose choker given to her by her father, a terrible punishment will befall her. Unfortunately she loses that choker when a bat-like being falls from the sky and hits her. Anise is granted four cards representing four knights whom...
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Lady Midnight

Cassandra Clare · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 668
Format: Print book

The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare's newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel.

It's been five years since the events of City...
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The Leaving Season

Cat Jordan · HarperTeen
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Middie Daniels calls it the leaving season: the time of year when everyone graduates high school, packs up their brand-new suitcases, and leaves home for the first time.

This year Middie's boyfriend, Nate, is the one leaving, heading to Central America for a year of volunteering...

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Map of Fates

Maggie Hall · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"A Da Vinci Code-style thriller for teens? Yes please." - TeenVogue.com

Two weeks.

That's how long it took for Avery West's ordinary life to change forever. In two weeks, she discovered she was heiress to a powerful secret society known as the Circle,...
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My Neighbor Seki, 7

Takuma Morishige · Vertical, Inc, 2016.
Pages: 166
Format: Print book

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Rebel of the Sands

Alwyn Hamilton · Viking
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

"You will cheer for Amani the whole way as she escapes the bonds of oppression and finds her own power, and you will mark your calendar for the sequel." - Rae Carson, bestselling author of the Fire & Thorns trilogy

Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mythical...
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Remnants: Season of Glory

Lisa Tawn Bergren · Blink
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In the third and final volume of the Remnants series - Seasons of Glory - the power of the Remnants and their people are growing, threatening Pacifica's careful plans for domination. Among the Trading Union, village after village, outpost after outpost, and city after city are drawn...

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Seraph of the End, Vol. 8: Vampire Reign

Takaya Kagami · VIZ Media
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

After trumpets of the apocalypse proclaim the fall of humanity, vampires arise from the shadows to rule the earth. Yuichiro wants just one thing - to get revenge by killing each and every vampire.

The attack on Nagoya begins! The Japanese Imperial Demon Army descends on the vampire...
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The Serpent King

Jeff Zentner · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

"Move over, John Green; Zentner is coming for you." - The New York Public Library

"Will fill the infinite space that was left in your chest after you finished The Perks of Being a Wallflower." - BookRiot.com

"A brutally...
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Seven Black Diamonds

Melissa Marr · Harper
Pages: 381
Format: Print book

Melissa Marr returns to faery in a dramatic story of the precarious space between two worlds - and the people who must thrive there. The combination of ethereal fae powers, tumultuous romance, and a bloodthirsty faery queen will have longtime fans and new readers alike at the edge of their...

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Sisters of Salt and Iron

Kady Cross · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Lark Noble is finally happy. She's trying to move on and put the events of the past behind her: the people who avoided her because she talked to the ghost of her dead twin sister, the parents who couldn't be around her anymore and even the attempt she made on her own life. She finally has friends...
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Skip Beat!, Vol. 36

Yoshiki Nakamura · Viz Media, 2016.
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!

Kyoko's time in Guam is coming to an end,...
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The Skylighter

Becky Wallace · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Johanna and Rafi are in a race against time to save their country before a power-mad Keeper destroys everything they hold dear in the "enthralling magical world" (Cinda Williams Chima, author of The Heir Chronicles) introduced in The Storyspinner.

As the last...
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Snow Job

Charles Benoit · Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Does who you are in high school brand you for life? Nick sure hopes not. It's senior year, and he has decided that his loser friends may be going nowhere fast, but he isn't. Instead, Nick has created the perfect list of rules for remaking his life. But meeting dark-eyed Dawn...
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The Steep and Thorny Way

Cat Winters · Amulet Books
Pages: 335
Format: Print book

A thrilling reimagining of Shakespeare s "Hamlet, " "The Steep and Thorny Way "tells the story of a murder most foul and the mighty power of love and acceptance in a state gone terribly rotten. 1920s Oregon is not a welcoming place for Hanalee Denney, the daughter of a white...
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Stone Field

Christy Lenzi · Roaring Brook Press, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A stunning debut novel that offers a new look at a classic love story about soul mates torn apart by the circumstances of their time.

Catrina Dickinson is haunted by her past and feels caged in by life in small town Missouri. When she discovers a strange man in Stone Field where...

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A Study in Charlotte

Brittany Cavallaro · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 321
Format: Print book

The first book in a witty, suspenseful new trilogy about a brilliant new crime-solving duo: the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. This clever page-turner will appeal to fans of Maureen Johnson and Ally Carter.

Jamie Watson has always been intrigued by Charlotte...

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This Is Where the World Ends

Amy Zhang · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

A heart-wrenching novel about best friends on a collision course with the real world from Amy Zhang, the critically acclaimed Indies Introduce and Indie Next author of Falling into Place.

Janie and Micah, Micah and Janie. That's how it's been ever since elementary school, when...

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Trust Me

Romily Bernard · Harper Teen
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Jay Asher called Find Me "a thriller that keeps picking up speed," while New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan hailed Romily Bernard as "an exceptional new voice in YA."

Trust Me is the thrilling conclusion to the Find...

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The Way I Used to Be

Amber Smith · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Speak, this extraordinary debut novel shares the unforgettable story of a young woman as she struggles to find strength in the aftermath of an assault.

Eden was always good at being good. Starting high school didn't change who she was. But the night her brother's...
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What you always wanted : an If only novel

Kristin Rae · Bloomsbury, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Maddie's dream guy has to live up to the grace and romance of classic Hollywood heartthrobs, especially the song-and-dance man Gene Kelly, so does Jesse Morales, her charming new neighbor and star pitcher of the high school baseball team, have a chance?
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Where You'll Find Me

Natasha Friend · Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

""Natasha Friend, I loved your book. I was hooked from the first page." -- Judy Blume

The first month of school, thirteen-year-old Anna Collette finds herself...
DUMPED by her best friend Dani, who suddenly wants to spend eighth grade "hanging out with different...

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Wink Poppy Midnight

April Genevieve Tucholke · Dial Books
Pages: 247
Format: Print book

The intrigue of The Raven Boys and the "supernatural or not" question of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer coalesce in this young adult mystery, where nothing is quite as it seems, no one is quite who you think, and everything can change on a dime.

Every...
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The Winner's Kiss

Marie Rutkoski · Farrar
Pages: 484
Format: Print book

War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn't forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire...

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World Trigger, Vol. 9

Daisuke Ashihara · Viz Media
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Destroy thy Neighbor! A gate to another dimension has burst open, and invincible monsters called Neighbors invade Earth. Osamu Mikumo may not be the best among the elite warriors who co-opt other-dimensional technology to fight back, but along with his Neighbor friend Yuma, he'll do whatever...
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Yellow Brick War

Danielle Paige · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this third book in the New York Times bestselling Dorothy Must Die series, new girl from Kansas Amy Gumm is caught between her home - and Oz.

My name is Amy Gumm. Tornadoes must have a thing about girls from Kansas, because - just like Dorothy - I got swept away on one too....

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You Were Here

Cori McCarthy · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Cori McCarthy delivers an emotionally taut page-turner from multiple points of view - combined with stunning illustrations.

Jaycee is about to accomplish what her older brother Jake couldn't: live past graduation.

Jaycee is dealing with her brother's death the only way she can - by re-creating...

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