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1 - The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo · HarperTeen
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A National Book Award Longlist title!Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth....
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2 - What If It's Us

BECKY ALBERTALLI · HarperTeen
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller! Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can't decide if the universe is pushing them together - or pulling...
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3 - The Cruel Prince

Holly Black · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

An instant bestseller!By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue. Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They...
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4 - A Heart in a Body in the World

Deb Caletti · Simon Pulse
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"This is one for the ages." - Gayle Forman, author of the #1 bestseller If I Stay "A book everyone should read right now." - The New York Times Book Review "A vital and heartbreaking story that brings together the #MeToo movement, the effects of gun violence,...
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5 - Dread Nation

Justina Ireland · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 451
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestseller * Six starred reviewsAt once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland's stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiar - a country on the brink, at the explosive crossroads where race, humanity, and survival meet.Jane...
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6 - Monday's Not Coming

Tiffany D Jackson · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

From the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly, Tiffany D. Jackson, comes a gripping new novel perfect for fans of E. Lockhart and Gillian Flynn about the mystery of one teenage girl's disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth.Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia...
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7 - Darius the Great Is Not Okay

ADIB KHORRAM · Dial Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA.Winner of the William C. Morris Debut Award"Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I'd live in this book forever...
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8 - Foolish Hearts

EMMA MILLS · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

When Claudia accidentally eavesdrops on the epic breakup of Paige and Iris, the it-couple at her school, she finds herself in hot water with prickly, difficult Iris. Thrown together against their will in the class production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, along with the goofiest, cutest...
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9 - Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe

Preston Norton · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Cliff Hubbard is a huge loser. Literally. His nickname at Happy Valley High School is Neanderthal because he's so enormous-6'6" and 250 pounds to be exact. He has nobody at school, and life in his trailer-park home has gone from bad to worse ever since his older brother's suicide....
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10 - Frankie: A Novel

Shivaun Plozza · Flatiron Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A genre-hopping, darkly funny novel about searching for the truth, finding yourself, and falling in love.Frankie Vega is angry. Just ask the guy whose nose she broke. Or the cop investigating the burglary she witnessed, or her cheating ex-boyfriend, or her aunt who's tired of giving...
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