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Sweet Black Waves

Kristina Perez - Imprint
Format: Hardcover

Two proud kingdoms stand on opposite shores, with only a bloody history between them. As best friend and lady-in-waiting to the princess, Branwen is guided by two principles: devotion to her homeland and hatred for the raiders who killed her parents. When she unknowingly saves the life...
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Hoot

Carl Hiaasen - Yearling
Format: Paperback

This Newbery Honor winner and #1 New York Times bestseller is a beloved modern classic. Hoot features a new kid and his new bully, alligators, some burrowing owls, a renegade eco-avenger, and several extremely poisonous snakes.Everybody loves Mother Paulas pancakes. Everybody, that is, except...
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The Year They Fell

David Kreizman - Imprint
Format: Hardcover

When a horrible tragedy unites five very different high school seniors, they discover the worst moment of your life can help determine who you really are in the powerful YA novel, The Year They Fell.Josie, Jack, Archie, Harrison, and Dayana were inseparable as preschoolers. But that...
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The Agency 4: Rivals in the City

Y.S. Lee - Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

In a tale steeped in action, romance, and the gaslit intrigue of Victorian London, Mary Quinns detective skills are pitted against a cunning and desperate opponent.Mary Quinn has a lot on her mind. James Easton, her longtime love interest, wants to marry her but despite her feelings, independent-minded...
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Tweet Cute

Emma Lord - Wednesday Books
Format: Hardcover

"A witty rom-com reinvention ... with deeply relatable insights on family pressure and growing up." - Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka, authors of Always Never Yours and If I'm Being Honest "An adorable debut that updates a classic romantic trope...
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Borderless

Jennifer De Leon - Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Format: Hardcover

Caught in the crosshairs of gang violence, a teen girl and her mother set off on a perilous journey from Guatemala City to the US border in this heart-wrenching young adult novel from the author of Don't Ask Me Where I'm From.. For seventeen-year-old Maya, trashion is her passion,...
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Skin of the Sea

Natasha Bowen - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A way to survive.A way to serve.A way to save.Simi prayed to the gods, once. Now she serves them as Mami Wata - a mermaid - collecting the souls of those who die at sea and blessing their journeys back home.But when a living boy is thrown overboard, Simi does the unthinkable - she saves...
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Don't Hate the Player

Alexis Nedd
Format: Hardcover

Sixteen-year-old Emilia, secretly a dedicated gamer, competes with her elite team in a major tournament at the same time she and her best friend are running for class president and vice president.
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Robin Hood - The Shadows of Sherwood Forest

Tilman Roehrig - Arctis
Format: Hardcover

When peasant John Little witnesses the Sheriff of Nottingham's men destroying his village for John's crime of poaching deer to feed his people, he flees into the tangle of Sherwood Forest with the only other survivor, his young foster daughter Marian. But dangers lurk there, too:...
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Dangerous Alliance: An Austentacious Romance

Jennieke Cohen - HarperTeen
Format: Hardcover

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Jane Austen in this witty, winking historical romance with a dash of mystery!Lady Victoria Aston has everything she could want: an older sister happily wed, the future of her family estate secure, and ample opportunity to while her time away...
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