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I Have Lost My Way

GAYLE FORMAN · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay.Around the time that Freya looses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from home to find the boy that he loves, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York...
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Carve the Mark: Book Two

VERONICA ROTH · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

The highly anticipated sequel to Carve the Mark from Veronica Roth, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, concludes the story of Akos and Cyra and the fulfillment of their fates.
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Love Songs & Other Lies: A Novel

Jessica Pennington · Tor Teen
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Love Songs & Other Lies is the debut romance from Jessica Pennington that Katie McGarry calls "fun [and] full of heart" with "a hero who stole my heart!" Sometimes the last note is just the beginning. That's the thing about the past ... Back-of-the-classroom anonymity...
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Life Inside My Mind: 31 Authors Share Their Personal Struggles

Jessica Burkhart · Simon Pulse
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Your favorite YA authors including Ellen Hopkins, Maureen Johnson, and more recount their own experiences with mental illness in this raw, real, and powerful collection of essays that explores everything from ADD to PTSD.Have you ever felt like you just couldn't get out of bed? Not the occasional...
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Dread nation

Justina Ireland · HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Audiobook on CD

"At 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 McKeene was born two days before...
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All Out of Pretty

INGRID PALMER · Creston Books
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

How do you know who to trust? Can you even trust yourself, your own instincts, and choices? Andrea, or "Bones" as her mom calls her, thinks of herself as smart, but intelligence only gets you so far and she finds herself nowhere near as smart or as tough as she thought. "All...
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Interlude: A Novel

Chantele Sedgwick · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

When Mia Cox finds out she can't donate her kidney to save her younger sister's life, she doesn't hesitate to jump on a plane to New York, convinced she can talk their estranged birth mother, Carmen, into donating hers instead. She doesn't know the city or how she'll find Carmen when she gets...
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Devils Unto Dust

EMMA BERQUIST · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you.The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy Wilcox - call her Willie - and her family. This tense, heart-pounding alternate history about a young...
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Rewind

CAROLYN O'DOHERTY · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this unique, fast-paced twist on the time-travel genre and the first book in a trilogy, sixteen-year-old Alex is a Spinner--one of a rare few who can rewind time to review past events. Alex's society uses Spinners to help solve crimes, but their powers come with a price: no Spinner ever...
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All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages

Saundra Mitchell · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across the queer spectrum have come together to create a collection of beautifully written diverse historical fiction for teens.From...
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To Kill a Kingdom

Alexandra Christo · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into the one thing they loathe...
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Stormcaster

Cinda Williams Chima · HarperCollins
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

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Ash Princess

Laura Sebastian · Delacorte Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen and Sabaa Tahir's An Ember in the Ashes, Ash Princess is an epic new fantasy about a throne cruelly stolen and a girl who must fight to take it back for her people.Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered...
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Isle of Blood and Stone

Makiia Lucier · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Isle of Blood and Stone, the first in a duology, is a sweeping historical fantasy full of intrigue and schemes, romance and friendship, and fearless explorers searching for the truth. Ulises asked, "How can I look at these maps, see this riddle, and do nothing? They are my brothers."Elias...
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In Her Skin: A Novel

Kim Savage · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A dark, suspenseful young adult novel about crime, identity, and two girls with everything to lose.Fifteen-year-old con artist Jo Chastain takes on her biggest fraud yet -- impersonating a missing girl. Life on the streets of Boston these past few years hasn't been easy, and she hopes to cash...
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White Rabbit

Caleb Roehrig · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Caleb Roehrig, author of Last Seen Leaving, delivers another spellbinding YA murder mystery in White Rabbit.Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian -- the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Just...
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