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Aerie

Maria Dahvana Headley · Harper
Pages: 307
Format: Print book

The stunning sequel to Maria Dahvana Headley's critically acclaimed Magonia tells the story of one girl who must make an impossible choice between two families, two homes - and two versions of herself.Aza Ray is back on earth. Her boyfriend, Jason, is overjoyed. Her family is healed. She's...
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Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee

Mary G Thompson · G.P. Putnam's
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A bittersweet homecoming holds dark secrets in this heart-wrenching story of loss, love, and survival for readers of Room When sixteen-year-old Amy returns home, she can't tell her family what's happened to her. She can't tell them where she's been since she and her best friend, her cousin...
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Ashes

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called "a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy."As the Revolutionary...
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Assassin's Creed: The Movie Novel

Ryder Windham · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The official movie novelization of the Assassin's Creed movie! When Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. Also starring Marion Cotillard...
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The Baby

Lisa Drakeford · Chicken House/Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

When Olivia opens the bathroom door, the last thing she expects to see is her best friend, Nicola, giving birth on the floor. And to say that Nicola is shocked is an understatement. She's not ready to be a mother, and she needs Olivia's help. But Olivia has her own problems--specifically...
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Be Good Be Real Be Crazy

Chelsey Philpot · HarperTeen
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Three teenagers. One road trip. Countless detours. From the author of Even in Paradise comes a story about love, friendship, and finding yourself that is perfect for fans of Paper Towns and Mosquitoland.When Mia first waltzed into Homer's small corner of Florida, she changed Homer's entire...
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Beast

Brie Spangler · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 330
Format: Print book

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA witty, wise, and heart-wrenching reimagining of Beauty and the Beast that will appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan. Tall, meaty, muscle-bound, and hairier than most throw rugs, Dylan doesn't...
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Bionic

Suzanne Weyn · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Mira has always almost had it all... until it all crashes and burns. She's hurt in a horrible car accident, and the only way the doctors can help is to try experimental prosthetics and chips that are implanted directly into her brain. It's a huge risk, but after months of testing and therapy,...
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The Black Key

Amy Ewing · Harpercollins
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Lone City trilogy, which began with The Jewel, a book BCCB said "will have fans of Oliver's Delirium, Cass's The Selection, and DeStefano's Wither breathless."For too long, Violet and the people of the outer circles of the Lone...
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Blood Red Snow White: A Novel

Marcus Sedgwick · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

There never was a story that was happy through and through.When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution about to erupt. Unwittingly, he finds himself at its center, tapped by the British...
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Bound by Blood and Sand

Becky Allen · Delacorte Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jae is a slave in a dying desert world. Once verdant with water from a magical Well, the land is drying up, and no one remembers the magic needed to keep the water flowing. If a new source isn't found soon, the people will perish. Jae doesn't mind, in a way. By law, she is bound by a curse...
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Boy Robot

Simon Curtis · Simon Pulse
Pages: 415
Format: Print book

Seventeen-year-old Isaak discovers the truth about his origin and the underground forces that must come together to fight against a secret government organization formed to eradicate those like him in this high-octane science fiction debut.There once was a boy who was made, not created....
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The Catalyst

Helena Coggan · Candlewick Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

In a thrilling debut by sixteen-year-old Helena Coggan, a girl with a terrible secret is tested to her limits as her fractured world teeters on the brink of war.Eighteen years ago, a dimensional break ripped open the sky, drawing humans into an ancient conflict. Otherworldly souls rained...
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Cloudwish

Fiona Wood · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Award-winning author Fiona Wood delivers a thought-provoking story of self-discovery and first love-one that will resonate with anyone who has ever realized that the things that make you different are the things that make you...you. For Vn Uoc, fantasies fall into two categories: nourishing...
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A Darkly Beating Heart

Lindsay Smith · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

A troubled girl confronts her personal demons in this time-travel thriller alternating between present day and 19th century Japan.No one knows how to handle Reiko. She is full of hatred; all she can think about is how to best hurt herself and those people closest to her. After a failed...
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The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume Two: Empire Decayed

Daniel Kraus · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 656
Format: Print book

A murdered teen is resurrected to walk the earth for more than a century in the second and final book in the sweeping epic that Entertainment Weekly called "utterly riveting."Zebulon Finch has faced more violence, lust, and heartbreak than any other seventeen-year-old in history....
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Every Hidden Thing

Kenneth Oppel · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The hunt for a dinosaur skeleton buried in the Badlands, bitter rivalries, and a forbidden romance come together in this beautifully written new novel that's Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones.Somewhere in the Badlands, embedded deep in centuries-buried rock and sand, lies the skeleton...
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Everyone We've Been

Sarah Everett · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"Everyone We've Been is a dazzling love story with mystery and dizzying twists. Sarah Everett's puzzle of a debut will easily hook readers as they piece together this consuming tale of hope and heartbreak." -Adam Silvera, New York Times bestselling author of More Happy Than Not "Addictive,...
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Frost

M P Kozlowsky · Scholastic
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

16-year-old Frost understands why she's spent her entire life in an abandoned apartment building. The ruined streets below are hunting grounds for rogue robots and Eaters. She understands why she's never met a human besides her father. She even understands why he forbids her to look for medicine...
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Gemina

Amie Kaufman · New York
Pages: 672
Format: Print book

The highly anticipated sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller that critics are calling "out-of-this-world awesome." Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna's social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed....
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Girls Like Me

Lola StVil · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Fifteen-year-old Shay Summers is trying to cope with the death of her father, being overweight, and threats from a girl bully in school. When she falls in love with Blake, a mysterious boy online, insecure Shay doesn't want to tell him who she is. But with the help of her two best friends,...
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Glitter

Aprilynne Pike · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Aprilynne Pike comes a truly original new novel - Breaking Bad meets Marie Antoinette in a near-future world where the residents of Versailles live like it's the eighteenth century and an almost-queen turns to drug dealing to save her own life....
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Holding Up the Universe

Jennifer Niven · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerFrom the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone - and love someone - for who they truly are.Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed "America's Fattest...
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How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You

Tara Eglington · Griffin
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Sweet sixteen and never been kissed -- and that's the way Aurora Skye wants it to be. She's too busy finding guys for her two best friends, counseling her sensitive New Age dad (the NAD) , and dealing with the unexpected return of her long-absent mom. But always in the background there's...
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If I Fix You

Abigail Johnson · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Some things are easy to fix ... but are some meant to stay broken? When sixteen-year-old Jill Whitaker's mom walks out - with a sticky note as a goodbye - only Jill knows the real reason she's gone. But how can she tell her father? Jill can hardly believe the truth herself. Suddenly, the girl...
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I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Gretchen Mcneil · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From acclaimed author Gretchen McNeil comes her first realistic contemporary romance - perfect for fans of Kody Keplinger's The Duff and Morgan Matson's Since You've Been Gone.Beatrice Maria Estrella Giovannini has life all figured out. She's starting senior year at the top of her class,...
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The Immortal Throne

Bree Despain · Carolrhoda Lab
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

Daphne Raines knew it was risky to enter the underworld to save the love of her life, Haden, who had sacrificed his own honor as an Underlord for her sake. But she could never have predicted that she'd end up betrothed to Haden's conniving half-brother, Garrick, new King of the Underrealm...
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Iron Cast

Destiny Soria · Amulet Books
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

It's Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths - whose "afflicted" blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art - Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny Dervish recruited them into his circle. By night...
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It's Not Me, It's You

Stephanie Kate Strohm · Point
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Avery Dennis is a high school senior and one of the most popular girls in her class. But a majorly public breakup with the guy she's been dating causes some disastrous waves. It is right before prom and Avery no longer has the perfect date. She runs the prom committee, how could she not show...
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Kiss Cam

Kiara London · Swoon Reads
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In Kiss Cam, teen author Kiara London asks, what's a little harmless kissing between friends?Juniper, Jasper, and Lenny have been friends forever and co-own a vlog channel called WereVloggingHere. Their fans are huge "shippers" who believe that Juniper and Jasper are perfect for each...
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Last Seen Leaving

Caleb Roehrig · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Flynn's girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking question he can't answer, and her friends are telling stories that don't add up. All eyes are on Flynn -- as January's boyfriend, he must know something. But Flynn has a secret of his own. And as he struggles to uncover the truth...
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Life Uploaded: A Novel

Sierra Furtado · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

This heartwarming, coming-of-age tale from top YouTube lifestyle vlogger Sierra Furtado explores what it means to redefine happiness on your own terms, and to stay true to who you are even in the face of Internet insta-fame.All sixteen-year-old Harper Ambrose has ever wanted is to be recognized:...
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Lost Stars

Lisa Selin Davis · Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Before her older sister, Ginny, died, Carrie was a science nerd, obsessively tracking her beloved Vira comet. But now that Ginny is gone, sixteen-year-old Carrie finds herself within the orbit of Ginny's friends, a close-knit group of seniors who skip school, obsess over bands (not science)...
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The Lovely Reckless

Kami Garcia · Imprint
Pages: 374
Format: eBook

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Kami Garcia, a contemporary romance full of loss, love and redemption ... Seventeen year-old Frankie Devereux would do anything to forget the past. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend's death, she lives her life by one dangerous rule: nothing...
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Messenger

Carol Lynch Williams · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From PEN Award-winning author Carol Lynch Williams comes an eerie and atmospheric coming-of-age tale about a girl who can talk to the dead - even if she would rather not.Evie Messenger knows that her family is different from other families. But it isn't until her fifteenth birthday that...
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Midnight Hour

C C Hunter · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 403
Format: Print book

"Shadow Falls has everything I could wish for in a series ... a thrilling tale of self-discovery, friendship and love." -- Bewitched BookwormAfter captivating millions across the globe, the Shadow Falls saga reaches its final -- and most unforgettable -- chapter yet! Prepare...
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The Midnight Star

Marie Lu · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

The thrilling finale to the New York Times bestselling Young Elites series from "hit factory" Marie LuThere was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen.Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She's turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved...
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Moon Chosen: Tales of a New World

P C Cast · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 597
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, P.C. Cast, brings us a new epic fantasy set in a world where humans, their animal allies, and the earth itself has been drastically changed. A world filled with beauty and danger and cruelty ... Mari is an Earth Walker,...
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My Unscripted Life

Lauren Morrill · Delacorte Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Smith and Huntley Fitzpatrick, you'll love this funny and sweet contemporary romance about a Southern girl ready for a ho-hum summer until she meets the boy of her dreams who happens to be an international pop star.Sometimes love stories go off script. Another...
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No Holding Back

Kate Evangelista · Swoon Reads
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A romantic European vacation is the perfect excuse to let go in No Holding Back, the highly anticipated sequel to No Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista. Everyone knows that Nathan is in love with his best friend, Preston ... Everyone except Preston. Nathan has always accepted that Preston...
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One Was Lost

Natalie D Richards · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

For fans of In a Dark, Dark Wood and Survive the Night comes a pulse-pounding, psychological thriller from the author of Six Months Later.Damaged, Deceptive, Dangerous, Darling. When a group of teens wake up in the woods, these words are inked onto their skin. Are they labels? A warning?...
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Our Chemical Hearts

Krystal Sutherland · G. P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 313
Format: Print book

John Green meets Rainbow Rowell in this irresistible story of first love, broken hearts, and the golden seams that put them back together again. Henry Page has never been in love. He fancies himself a hopeless romantic, but the slo-mo, heart palpitating, can't-eat-can't-sleep kind of love...
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Pushing Perfect

Michelle Falkoff · Harpercollins
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A girl's quest for perfection results in dangerous consequences in this smart, suspenseful YA novel by the author of Playlist for the Dead. Fans of We Were Liars and The Secret History will devour this layered, ensemble-cast novel, which will keep readers thinking - and guessing - until...
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The Rains: A Novel

Gregg Hurwitz · Tor Teen
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Rick Yancey's "The 5th Wave, " the first YA page-turner from "New York Times "bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz. In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. No one under the age of eighteen is safe. Chance...
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Black Widow Red Vengeance

Margaret Stohl · Marvel
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

BLACK WIDOW: RED VENGEANCE is the action-packed sequel tothe instant New York Times best-seller, BLACK WIDOW: FOREVER RED, penned by #1New York Times best-selling author Margaret Stohl. This time, Stohl takesreaders inside the minds of Marvel's most cunning and dangerous spies-BlackWidow...
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Replica

Lauren Oliver · Harper
Pages: 236
Format: Print book

Two girls, two stories, one epic novel - now a New York Times bestseller! From Lauren Oliver, New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall and the Delirium trilogy, comes an epic, masterful novel that explores issues of individuality, identity, and humanity. Replica is a "flip...
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Riding Chance

Christine Kendall · Scholastic Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Troy is a kid with a passion. And dreams. And wanting to do the right thing. But after taking a wrong turn, he's forced to endure something that's worse than any juvenile detention he can imagine-he's "sentenced" to the local city stables where he's made to take care of horses....
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Rose & Thorn

Sarah Prineas · HarperTeen
Pages: 405
Format: Hardcover

This beauty isn't sleeping! Discover the true story of Sleeping Beauty in Sarah Prineas's bold YA fairy-tale retelling filled with thrilling adventure and romance, perfect for fans of the Lunar Chronicles and the Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy.After the spell protecting her is destroyed,...
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The Row

J R Johansson · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 346
Format: Hardcover

A death sentence. A family torn apart. One girl's hunt for the truth.Seventeen-year-old Riley Beckett is no stranger to prison. Her father is a convicted serial killer on death row who has always maintained that he was falsely accused. Riley has never missed a single visit with her father....
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Rules of the Game

James Frey · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The explosive final novel in the Endgame trilogy. Two keys have been found. The strongest Players are left. One final key remains to win Endgame and save the world.For Sarah, Jago, Aisling, Maccabee, Shari, An, and Hilal, Endgame has reached its final phase. The third key, Sun Key, is all that...
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Saving Red

Sonya Sones · HarperTeen
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

Sonya Sones, award-winning author of What My Mother Doesn't Know, delivers a gripping, funny, and inspiring novel in verse about what happens when the person you set out to save ends up saving you.Right before winter break, fourteen-year-old Molly Rosenberg reluctantly volunteers to participate...
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Shutter

Laurie Faria Stolarz · Hyperion
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

THE FACTS * Julian Roman, age sixteen, is an escapee from the Fairmount County Juvenile Detention Facility.* His parents, Michael Roman and Jennifer Roman, are dead.* Julian is wanted for murder.THE QUESTIONS * Why is Julian Roman on the run?* Just how dangerous is he?* And who did kill...
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Still Life with Tornado

A S King · Dutton Books
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

A heartbreaking and mindbending story of a talented teenage artist's awakening to the brokenness of her family from critically acclaimed award-winner A.S. King.Sixteen-year-old Sarah can't draw. This is a problem, because as long as she can remember, she has "done the art." She thinks...
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The Stranger Game

Cylin Busby · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The Stranger Game is a dark, suspenseful, and twisty novel that is Gone Girl for teens. Perfect for fans of Lauren Oliver and E. Lockhart.When Nico Morris's older sister mysteriously disappears, her parents, family, and friends are devastated. But Nico can never admit what she herself feels:...
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Tattoo Atlas

Tim Floreen · Simon Pulse
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

A teenage sociopath is "fixed" after he gets an implant that's supposed to cure him in this thrilling coming of age tale from the author of Willful Machines.A year ago, Rem Braithwaite watched his classmate Franklin Kettle commit a horrific crime. Now, apart from the nightmares,...
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This Adventure Ends

Emma Mills · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

Sloane isn't expecting to fall in with a group of friends when she moves from New York to Florida -- especially not a group of friends so intense, so in love, so all-consuming. Yet that's exactly what happens. Sloane becomes closest to Vera, a social-media star who lights up any room,...
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Transcendent

Katelyn Detweiler · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A timely work of contemporary magical realism, about a a world plagued by violence, and the girl called upon to be a hero. When terrorists bomb Disney World, seventeen-year-old Iris Spero is as horrified as anyone else. Then a stranger shows up on her stoop in Brooklyn, revealing a secret...
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The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily

Rachel Cohn · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 215
Format: Print book

A 2016 Zoella Book Club Pick!New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan are back together with a life-affirming new holiday romance starring Dash and Lily of Dash & Lily's Book of Dares! Dash and Lily have had a tough year since readers watched the couple fall...
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Useless Bay

Mary Jane Beaufrand · Amulet Books
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

On Whidbey Island, the Gray quintuplets are the stuff of legend. Pixie and her brothers have always been bigger and blonder than their neighbors, as if they were birthed from the island itself. Together, they serve as an unofficial search-and-rescue team for the island, saving tourists...
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We Know It Was You

Maggie Thrash · Simon Pulse
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

Twin Peaks meets Pretty Little Liars in acclaimed author Maggie Thrash's new Strange Truth series.It's better to know the truth. At least sometimes. Halfway through Friday night's football game, beautiful cheerleader Brittany Montague - dressed as the giant Winship Wildcat mascot - hurls...
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The Weight of Zero

Karen Fortunati · Delacorte Press
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

Seventeen-year-old Catherine Pulaski knows Zero is coming for her. Zero, the devastating depression born of Catherine's bipolar disorder, almost triumphed once; that was her first suicide attempt. Being bipolar is forever. It never goes away. The med du jour might work right now, but Zero...
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What Light

Jay Asher · Razorbill
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! From Jay Asher, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why, comes a holiday romance that will break your heart, but soon have you believing in love again. . . . "A beautiful story of love and forgiveness." - Stephen Chbosky,...
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When the moon was ours.

Anna-Marie Mclemore · A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's LiteratureStonewall Book Award Honor"McLemore's second novel is such a lush surprising fable, you half expect birds to fly out of the pages ... McLemore uses the supernatural to remind us that the body's need to speak...
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Wrecked

Maria Padian · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Everyone has heard a different version of what happened that night at MacCallum College. Haley was already in bed when her roommate, Jenny, arrived home shell-shocked from the wild Conundrum House party. Richard heard his housemate Jordan brag about the cute freshman he hooked up with....
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