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The Passion of Dolssa
1. The Passion of Dolssa

Julie Gardner Berry · Viking
Pages: 478
Format: Print book

"I must write this account, and when I have finished, I will burn it. "Buried deep within the archives of a convent in medieval France is an untold story of love, loss, and wonder and the two girls at the heart of it all. Dolssa is an upper-crust city girl with a secret lover...
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The Reader
2. 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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The Lie Tree
3. The Lie Tree

Frances Hardinge · Amulet Books
Pages: 377
Format: Print book

Read this thought-provoking, critically acclaimed novel (6 starred reviews ) from Frances Hardinge, winner of the Costa Book of the Year, Costa Children's Book Award, and Horn Book-Boston Globe Award. Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy...
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The Female of the Species
4. 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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Burn Baby Burn
5. Burn Baby Burn

Meg Medina · Candlewick Press
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

While violence runs rampant throughout New York, a teenage girl faces danger within her own home in Meg Medina's riveting coming-of-age novel.Nora Lopez is seventeen during the infamous New York summer of 1977, when the city is besieged by arson, a massive blackout, and a serial killer...
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6. Ghost

Jason Reynolds · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature. Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award-winning author Jason...
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Salt to the Sea
7. Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys · Philomel Books
Pages: 391
Format: Print book

For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, international bestselling author Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating - yet unknown - tragedies.World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia,...
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8. Scythe

Neal Shusterman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 433
Format: Print book

Two teens must learn the "art of killing" in this Printz Honor-winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those...
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The Sun Is Also a Star
9. The Sun Is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon · Delacorte
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A 2016 National Book Award FinalistBe the first to read the dazzling new novel from Nicola Yoon, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, EverythingNatasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely...
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The Serpent King
10. 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." - "A brutally honest portrayal of teen life . . . [and]...
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