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The Forever Song

Julie Kagawa · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

VENGEANCE WILL BE HERS Allison Sekemoto once struggled with the question: human or monster? With the death of her love, Zeke, she has her answer. MONSTER Allie will embrace her cold vampire side to hunt down and end Sarren, the psychopathic vampire who murdered Zeke. But the trail is bloody...
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Wait for Me

Caroline Leech · HarperTeen
Pages: 361
Format: Hardcover

The perfect blend of sweet romance and historical flavor, Wait for Me, from debut author Caroline Leech, brings a fresh new voice to a much-loved genre.

It's 1945, and Lorna Anderson's life on her father's farm in Scotland consists of endless chores and rationing, knitting Red Cross...

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American Street

Ibi Zoboi · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical...

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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

Malala Yousafzai · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 230
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling memoir by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.

I Am Malala. This is my story.

Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They...
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Suzanne Collins

Nick Hunter · Raintree
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

What makes Suzanne Collins extraordinary? Read this book to find out. This title explores her childhood in Europe and the USA, including her fathers strong influence on her writing. We look at her road to professional accomplishments, including her time as a writer for television and her success...
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When you never said good-bye : an adoptee's search for her birth mother : a novel in poems and journals

Meg Kearney · Persea Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A student at NYU in Greenwich Village, Liz McLane is pursuing her dream of becoming a poet and, at the same time, determined to find her birth mother, no matter what the results may be. Through her journals, Liz records her struggle to navigate adoption bureaucracy and laws. In spare and poignant...
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Sawkill Girls

Claire Legrand · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"Reader, hang on for dear life. Sawkill Girls is a wild, gorgeous, and rich coming-of-age story about complicity, female camaraderie, and power." - Sarah Gailey, author of River of Teeth

"An eerie, atmospheric assertion of female strength." - Mindy McGinnis,...

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This Is What It Feels Like

Rebecca Barrow · HarperTeen
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

This tender story of friendship, music, and ferocious love asks: what will you fight for, if not yourself? You Don't Know Me But I Know You author Rebecca Barrow's next book is perfect for fans of Katie Cotugno and Emery Lord.

Who cares that the prize for the Sun City Originals...

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The Winner's Curse

Marie Rutkoski · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 355
Format: Hardcover

Winning what you want may cost you everything you love
They were never meant to be together. As a general's daughter, seventeen-year-old Kestrel enjoys an extravagant and privileged life. Arin has nothing but the clothes on his back. Then Kestrel makes an impulsive decision that binds...

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Dead boyfriend.

R L Stine · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

R.L. Stine's Fear Street series is back, and in The Dead Boyfriend, he tells the frightening tale of teenage love -- and how it can go terribly, murderously wrong.

Caitlin has never had a real boyfriend before. When she starts seeing Colin, she throws herself into the relationship...

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Stephanie Garber · Flatiron Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed New York Times bestseller! Welcome, welcome to Caraval -- Stephanie Garber's sweeping tale of the unbreakable bond between two sisters. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world...

Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved...

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American Girls: A Novel

Alison Umminger · Flatiron Books
Pages: 293
Format: Print book

A bittersweet, honest, and widely acclaimed YA coming-of-age novel that distills honest truths about American girldom

Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs...

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Swipe Right for Murder

Derek Milman · jimmy patterson
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An epic case of mistaken identity puts a teen looking for a hookup on the run from both the FBI and a murderous cult in this compulsively readable thriller.
Finding himself alone in a posh New York City hotel room for the night, Aidan does what any red-blooded seventeen-year-old would...
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Deborah Kent · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding - Revised Ed.

The third series of America the Beautiful is back in a revised edition. The books in this series are bursting with fascinating facts, updated statistics, and brand-new full-color photographs. America the Beautiful's dynamic design and editorial approach to the geography, history, people,...
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Just a Normal Tuesday

Kim Turrisi · Kids Can Press
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

What begins as just a normal Tuesday becomes a day that will shatter sixteen-year-old Kai's life forever. All it takes is a letter, tucked into a pile of their family's mail. It's from Kai's older sister, Jen, who lives nearby. And it begins, ?If you are reading this, I am already gone.?...
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