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Aphrodite: Goddess of Love

George O'Connor · First Second
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

In volume six of Olympians, graphic novel author/artist George O'Connor turns the spotlight on Aphrodite, the goddess of love. Look for the same thoroughly researched and wonderfully accessible comics storytelling as O'Connor tackles the story of the Aphrodite from her dramatic...
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Ellen Goodlett · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Three Dark Crowns meets Pretty Little Liars in this sensational and striking new fantasy from debut author Ellen Goodlett.
Three girls. Three deadly secrets. Only one can wear the crown.

The king is dying, his heir has just been murdered, and rebellion brews...
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Deadly Design

Debra Dockter · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The emotional power of If I Stay meets the survival story of Maze Runner Genetically engineered identical twins Kyle and Connor McAdams were born two years apart. Their parents figured it was safer that way, to increase their odds of survival. Connor was born first, paving an impossibly...
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Better Off Friends

Elizabeth Eulberg · Scholastic
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY . . . for teens, from romantic comedy star Elizabeth Eulberg.

For Macallan and Levi, it was friends at first sight. Everyone says guys and girls can't be just friends, but these two are. They hang out after school, share tons of inside jokes, their families are super...
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Race and Policing

Duchess Harris · Essential Library
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Everyone's daily lives are affected by race and racism in America. Race and Policingexamines recent incidents of minorities being mistreated or dying in police custody, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what police departments...
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The Memory Trees

KALI WALLACE · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A darkly magical novel about a mysterious family legacy, the bonds of sisterhood, and the strange and powerful ways we are shaped by the places we call home, from the critically acclaimed author of Shallow Graves.

For the first eight years of her life, an unusual apple orchard...

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Voices from the March on Washington

J. Patrick Lewis · WordSong
Format: Hardcover

The powerful poems in this poignant collection weave together multiple voices to tell the story of the March on Washington, DC, in 1963. From the woman singing through a terrifying bus ride to DC, to the teenager who came partly because his father told him, "Don't you dare go to that...
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When Dimple Met Rishi

Sandhya Menon · Simon Pulse
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller

An NPR Best Book of 2017
A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of 2017
A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2017
A School Library Journal Best Young Adult Book of 2017
A Bustle Best YA Novel of 2017
A PopSugar...
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The Silent Songbird

Melanie Dickerson · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

FromNew York Timesbestselling author comesThe Silent Songbird Evangeline is gifted with a heavenly voice, but she is trapped in a sinister betrothal until she embarks on a daring escape and meets brave Westley le Wyse. Can he help her discover the freedom to sing again? Desperate to flee...
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Between Before and After

Maureen Doyle McQuerry · Blink
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"The carnage began with the roses. She hacked at their ruffled blooms until they dropped into monstrous drifts of red on the parched yellow lawn ... Only two things kept my mother grounded to us: my uncle Stephen and stories."Fourteen-year-old Molly worries about school, friends,...
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Bleach, Vol. 65

Tite Kubo · Viz Media
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts--he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow--a malevolent lost soul--Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find...
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MARISSA MEYER · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 556
Format: Hardcover


From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Marissa Meyer, comes a high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal.

Secret Identities.
Extraordinary Powers.
She wants vengeance. He wants justice.


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Into White

Randi Pink · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

LaToya Williams lives in Montgomery, Alabama, and attends a mostly white high school. It seems as if her only friend is her older brother, Alex. Toya doesn't know where she fits in, but after a run-in with another student, she wonders if life would be different if she were . . . different....

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These Ruthless Deeds

Tarun Shanker · Swoon Reads
Pages: 313
Format: Paperback

England, 1883. Still recovering from the loss of her beloved sister, Evelyn is determined to use her powers to save other gifted people from those who would harm them. But when her rescue of a young telekinetic girl goes terribly wrong, Evelyn finds herself indebted to a secret society...
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C. J. Redwine · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling final installment of C.J. Redwine's Defiance trilogy, a rich post-apocalyptic YA fantasy perfect for fans of Graceling and Tamora Pierce. Rachel has been kidnapped by enemy forces and is being taken to Rowansmark, while Logan is imprisoned in Lankenshire. Separated from...
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