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And the Trees Crept In

Dawn Kurtagich · Little
Pages: 341
Format: Print book

When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt's home, it's immediately clear that the "blood manor" is cursed. The creaking of the house and the stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets too--the questions that Silla can't ignore: Who is the beautiful...
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As I Descended

Robin Talley · HarperTeen
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

From the acclaimed author of Lies We Tell Ourselves, Robin Talley, comes a Shakespeare-inspired story of revenge and redemption, where fair is foul, and foul is fair.Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school's ultimate power couple - but one thing stands between them and their perfect...
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The Boy Who Killed Grant Parker: A Novel

Kat Spears · Griffin
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Luke Grayson's life might as well be over when he's sent to live with his Baptist pastor father in rural Tennessee after getting kicked out of his DC private school. His soulless stepmother is none too pleased to have him, and Luke's bad boy status has done him no favors with his new principal...
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Bright Smoke, Cold Fire

Rosamund Hodge · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 437
Format: Print book

Sabriel meets Romeo and Juliet in this stunning and atmospheric novel from the author of Cruel Beauty and Crimson Bound.When the mysterious fog of the Ruining crept over the world, the living died and the dead rose. Only the walled city of Viyara was left untouched.The heirs of the city's...
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Brightwood

Tania Unsworth · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Daisy Fitzjohn knows there are two worlds: the outside world and the world of Brightwood Hall, her home--and the only place she's ever been. Daisy and her mother have everything they need within its magnificent, half-ruined walls. They may not have a computer or phone, but Daisy has all the friends...
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The Cat King of Havana

Tom Crosshill · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick and Junot Díaz.When Rick Gutiérrez - known as "That Cat Guy"...
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Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 546
Format: Print book

Crooked Kingdom: the highly anticipated sequel to Leigh Bardugo's thrilling #1 New York Times-bestselling Six of Crows.Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting...
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Dark army, the.

Joseph Delaney · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The second book in a new trilogy from Joseph Delaney, the author of the internationally best-selling Last Apprentice series. Tom Ward is now spook of the county, and with his apprentice, Jenny, he continues the fight against boggarts, witches, and terrifying new creatures of the dark. Together...
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Diplomatic Immunity

Brodi Ashton · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Anna and the French Kiss meets The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks in a romantic and hilarious new novel from Brodi Ashton, the author of the Everneath trilogy. Raucous parties, privileged attitudes, underage drinking, and diplomatic immunity . . . it's all part of student...
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Michael Vey 6

Richard Paul Evans · Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Michael and his friends try to recruit Hatch's Electric Youth to their side as the thrilling action continues in this electrifying sixth installment of the New York Times bestselling series!
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Falling Over Sideways

Jordan Sonnenblick · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

It's not easy being Claire. (Really.) Claire's life is a joke . . . but she's not laughing. While her friends seem to be leaping forward, she's dancing in the same place. The mean girls at school are living up to their mean name, and there's a boy, Ryder, who's just as bad, if not worse....
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The Female of the Species

Mindy Mcginnis · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Edgar Award-winning author Mindy McGinnis delivers a dark and riveting contemporary YA novel that blends the unflinching honesty of Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak with the relentless pacing and alternating perspectives of Gone Girl. A stunning, unforgettable page-turner.Alex Craft knows...
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The Fever Code

James Dashner · Delacorte Press
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

All your questions are answered in the fifth book in James Dashner's #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series. The story that fans all over the world have been waiting for - the story of how Thomas and WICKED built the Maze - is finally here. You do not want to miss it. Once...
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The Forgetting

Sharon Cameron · Scholastic Press
Pages: 403
Format: Print book

What isn't written, isn't remembered. Even your crimes. Nadia lives in the city of Canaan, where life is safe and structured, hemmed in by white stone walls and no memory of what came before. But every twelve years the city descends into the bloody chaos of the Forgetting, a day of no remorse,...
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Frost Like Night

Sara Raasch · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 488
Format: Print book

Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this shocking and action-packed fantasy - the highly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Snow Like Ashes series.Angra is alive, his Decay is spreading - and no one is safe.Meira will do anything to save her world. With Angra trying...
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The Giant

Lex Thomas · Carolrhoda Lab
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

In this fourth book in the Quarantine series, Gonzalo, now released from the high school quarantine, travels across a ravaged America looking for his beloved girlfriend Sasha.
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Girl on a Plane

Miriam Moss · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

Bahrain, 1970. After a summer spent with her family, fifteen-year-old Anna is flying back to boarding school in England when her plane is hijacked by Palestinian terrorists and taken to the Jordanian desert. Demands are issued. If they are not met, the terrorists will blow...
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Going Geek

Charlotte Huang · Delacorte Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A girl forced out of her comfort zone finds that being true to herself is the best way to live her life, in this second novel from the author of For the Record.It...
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The Graces

Laure Eve · Amulet Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

When a glamorous family of teenage witches brings a mysterious new girl into their fold, they unwittingly nurture a powerful black magic that could destroy them all. This paranormal YA fantasy features intrigue, spells, and a devastating twist. In The Graces, the first rule of witchcraft...
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Gutless

Carl Deuker · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

With good speed and good hands, wide receiver Brock Ripley should be a natural for the varsity team, but he shies away from physical contact. He also avoids provoking the star quarterback, Hunter Gates, well known for his bullying tactics. Hunter struggles on the field, causing him to act even...
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Interference

Kay Honeyman · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

As a Congressman's daughter in Washington, D.C., Kate Hamilton is good at getting what she wants -- what some people might call "interfering." But when her family moves to West Texas so her dad can run in a special election, Kate encounters some difficulties that test all her political...
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Into White

Randi Pink · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

LaToya Williams lives in Montgomery, Alabama, and attends a mostly white high school. It seems as if her only friend is her older brother, Alex. Toya doesn't know where she fits in, but after a run-in with another student, she wonders if life would be different if she were . . . different....
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It looks like this

Rafi Mittlefehldt · Candlewick Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In spare, understated prose heightened by a keen lyricism, a debut author will take your breath away.A new state, a new city, a new high school. Mike's father has already found a new evangelical church for the family to attend, even if Mike and his plainspoken little sister, Toby, don't...
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Kids of Appetite

David Arnold · Viking
Pages: 335
Format: Print book

"A gorgeous, insightful, big-hearted joy of a book." - Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything The critically acclaimed author of Mosquitoland brings us another batch of unforgettable characters in this New York Times bestselling tragicomedy...
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Labyrinth Lost

Zoraida Córdova · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

"Enchanting and complex. Every page is filled with magic." -- Danielle Paige, New York Times best-selling author of Dorothy Must DieNothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates...
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Last true love story

Brendan Kiely · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Format: Print book

"Hendrix and Corrina bust Hendrix's grandfather out of assisted living, and leave LA for New York in pursuit of freedom, truth, and love"--
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Like a river glorious.

Rae Carson · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

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The Lost and the Found

Cat Clarke · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 355
Format: Print book

Fans of Lucy Christopher's Stolen, Caroline B. Cooney's The Face on the Milk Carton, and Natasha Preston's The Cellar will be captivated by this twisty psychological thriller about an abducted girl who finally returns home to her family - but is she really who she claims to be? THE LOST...
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Lucy and Linh

Alice Pung · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Gilmore Girls meets Fresh Off the Boat in this witty novel about navigating life in private school while remaining true to yourself. Lucy is a bit of a pushover, but she's ambitious and smart, and she has just received the opportunity of a lifetime: a scholarship to a prestigious school,...
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The Memory of Things: A Novel

Gae Polisner · Griffin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle Donohue watches the first twin tower come down from the window of Stuyvesant High School. Moments later, terrified and fleeing home to safety across the Brooklyn Bridge, he stumbles across a girl perched in the shadows, covered...
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The Odds of Lightning

Jocelyn Davies · Simon Pulse
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A bolt of lightning inspires an incredible journey in this charming, magical realism adventure that takes four teens on an all-night journey through the streets of New York City.Extraordinary things happen when we least expect them. Tiny, Lu, Will and Nathaniel used to be best friends....
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The Ones

Daniel Sweren-Becker · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

We are not all created equal.Seventeen-year-old Cody and her boyfriend, James, were two of the lucky ones randomly selected before birth to receive genetic engineering. Known as the Ones, this one percent of the population is healthy, beautiful, and talented ... and to some that's not fair....
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Overdrive

Dawn Ius · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Gone in Sixty Seconds meets Heist Society in this edgy novel about a crack team of teenage criminals on a mission to learn to trust, build a life, and steal a wish list of exotic cars.Jules Parish has screwed up. After three years of boosting cars, she got caught. She's too good to get caught,...
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Pasadena

Sherri L Smith · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"Beautiful clothes, bad habits, ugly secrets: Sherri L. Smith probes the vulnerable underbellies of a lot of toothy sharks in this page-turning California noir. Pasadena is stylish and still sad, chilling and still hopeful, open-hearted and still mysterious. Smith is an author with...
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Phantom limbs

Paula Garner · Candlewick Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

How do you move on from an irreplaceable loss? In a poignant debut, a sixteen-year-old boy must learn to swim against an undercurrent of grief - or be swept away by it.Otis and Meg were inseparable until her family abruptly moved away after the terrible accident that left Otis's little...
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The Possibility of Somewhere

Julia Day · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

Is finding one's true love worth committing the greatest sacrifice of all?Taken as a teen, prisoner 194 was stripped of his name and freewill, meticulously honed to be a ruthless machine. Even as he tries to fight his captors hold on him he knows that obedience is the only way to save his sister,...
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Radical

Emily Kokie · Candlewick Press
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Determined to survive the crisis she's sure is imminent, Bex is at a loss when her world collapses in the one way she hasn't planned for.Preppers. Survivalists. Bex prefers to think of herself as a realist who plans to survive, but regardless of labels, they're all sure of the same thing:...
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The Reader

Traci Chee · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 442
Format: Print book

Instant New York Times BestsellerA stunning debut set in a world where reading is unheard-of, perfect for fans of Inkheart and Shadow and BoneSefia knows what it means to survive. After her father is brutally murdered, she flees into the wilderness with her aunt Nin, who teaches her to hunt,...
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Ripple

Heather Smith Meloche · Putnam Pub Group
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

When their too-adult lives lead them down self-destructive paths, these broken teens find a way to heal in this YA novel perfect for fans of Ellen Hopkins With her impossible-to-please grandmother on her back about college and her disapproving step-dad watching her every move, Tessa would...
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A Shadow Bright and Burning

Jessica Cluess · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 407
Format: Hardcover

"Vivid characters, terrifying monsters, and world building as deep and dark as the ocean."--Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red Queen I am Henrietta Howel.The first female sorcerer in hundreds of years.The prophesied one.Or am I?Henrietta Howel can burst...
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Someone I Wanted to Be

Aurelia Wills · Candlewick Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

When an insecure teen starts impersonating someone else, her life spirals dangerously out of control in a realistic, relatable novel about finding yourself - and discovering your true friends.Leah Lobermier dreams of becoming a doctor, but it's hard to stay focused on getting good grades...
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Something in Between

Melissa de la Cruz · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Be the first to read the thought-provoking new novel from Melissa de la Cruz, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Isle of the Lost and Return to the Isle of the Lost. She had her whole life planned.She knew who she was and where she was going. Until the truth changed everything....
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Sometimes We Tell the Truth

Kim Zarins · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

In this contemporary retelling of The Canterbury Tales, a group of teens on a bus ride to Washington, DC, each tell a story - some fantastical, some realistic, some downright scandalous - in pursuit of the ultimate prize: a perfect score.Jeff boards the bus for the Civics class trip to Washington,...
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Stalking Jack the Ripper

Kerri Maniscalco · jimmy patterson
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A #1 New York Times Bestseller! Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion...Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter,...
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Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 536
Format: Hardcover

A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy.The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around--and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream...
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The Swan Riders

Erin Bow · Margaret Mcelderry Bks
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Treacherous twists await Greta as the stakes get even higher in this stunning follow-up to the "masterful" (School Library Journal, starred review) novel, The Scorpion Rules.Greta Stuart has become AI. New transmitters have silvered her fingerprints. New receptors have transformed...
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Swarm

Scott Westerfeld · Simon Pulse
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

X-Men meets Heroes when New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld teams up with award-winning authors Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti in the second book of an explosive new trilogy about a group of teens with amazing abilities.They thought they'd already faced their toughest...
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Three Dark Crowns

Kendare Blake · HarperTeen
Pages: 398
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller * New York Public Library Best Books of 2016 * Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2016* Kirkus Best Books of the YearFans of acclaimed author Kendare Blake's Anna Dressed in Blood will devour her latest novel, a dark and inventive fantasy about three sisters...
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Top Prospect

Paul Volponi · Carolrhoda Books
Format: Print book

Travis, a pre-teen quarterback with big potential, gets the opportunity of a lifetime when the University of Florida football coach offers him a scholarship before he's even in high school. Can he handle his newfound celebrity status?
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Unspeakable

Caroline Pignat · Razorbill Canada
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Now in paperback, a heart-wrenching, beautifully written account of a forgotten maritime tragedy that rivals the Titanic disaster, for readers of Ruta Sepetys and Elizabeth Wein.On her first voyage as a stewardess aboard the Empress of Ireland, Ellie is drawn to the solitary fire stoker...
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Vassa in the night

Sarah Porter · Tor Teen
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

"A dark, thoroughly modern fairy tale crackling with wit and magical mayhem." -- Leigh Bardugo, New York Times bestselling author of Shadow and Bone "An enchantingly twisted modern fairy tale, perfect for those who prefer Grimm to Disney. Inventive, darkly magical, and beautifully...
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Watched

Marina Tamar Budhos · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Marina Budhos's extraordinary and timely novel examines what it's like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans know. Naeem is far from the "model teen." Moving fast in his immigrant neighborhood in Queens is the only way he can outrun...
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When They Fade

Jeyn Roberts · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 345
Format: Print book

In the tradition of The Lovely Bones, Neal Schusterman's Everlost, or Jessica Warman's Between, comes a haunting tale of two girls - one dead, one alive. TATUM is the only person at school who knew the truth about the affair her best friend, Claudette, has been having with Mr. Paracini,...
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Wired Man and Other Freaks of Nature

Sashi Kaufman · Carolrhoda Lab
Format: Print book

Ben wears hearing aids, but being inseparable from the super-popular Tyler allows him to think of himself as normal. But when Tyler blows Ben off their senior year, Ben needs to rethink who he isand who Tyler is.
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Wirewalker

Mary Lou Hall · Viking
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Sometimes heroes can be found in the most unlikely places. Fourteen-year-old Clarence Feather knows no world beyond desolate Mayfair Heights. Three years ago, his mother was killed before his eyes by a stray bullet. When his father becomes unable to keep the family afloat, Clarence is manipulated...
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Witch's Pyre

Josephine Angelini · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Lily Proctor has come a long way from the weak, sickly girl she used to be. She has gained power as a witch and a leader, found her way home, chosen to face battle again, and (after losing her first love and being betrayed by her new love) she has learned more about loss and grief...
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The Women in the Walls

Amy Lukavics · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Lucy Acosta's mother died when she was three. Growing up in a Victorian mansion in the middle of the woods with her cold, distant father, she explored the dark hallways of the estate with her cousin, Margaret. They're inseparable - a family. When her aunt Penelope, the only mother she's...
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