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An Ember in the Ashes

Sabaa Tahir · Razorbill
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER "This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human - and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear." - The Washington Post "An Ember in the Ashes could launch Sabaa Tahir into JK Rowling territory...
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The Shadow Hour

Melissa Grey · Delacorte Press
Pages: 425
Format: Print book

The much-anticipated sequel to the book Danielle Page, author of Dorothy Must Die, says is "inventive, gorgeous, and epic--Grey dazzles." Everything in Echo's life changed in a blinding flash when she learned the startling truth: she is the firebird, the creature of light...
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Me Being Me Is Exactly as Insane as You Being You

Todd Hasak-Lowy · Simon Pulse
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A heartfelt, humorous story of a teen boy's impulsive road trip after the shock of his lifetime - told entirely in lists!Darren hasn't had an easy year. There was his parents' divorce, which just so happened to come at the same time his older brother Nate left for college and his longtime...
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Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes

Christine Mari Inzer · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

A book for comic lovers and Japanophiles of all ages, Diary of a Tokyo Teen presents a unique look at modern-day Japan through a young woman's eyes.

Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early years in Japan...
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The Silent Songbird

Melanie Dickerson · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author comes The 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?

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The Gatekeepers #4: Necropolis

Anthony Horowitz · Scholastic Press
Format: Kindle Edition

To stop the evil corporation Nightrise from unleashing its devastating power around the globe, fifteen-year-old Matt and three other Gatekeepers travel to Hong Kong to find Scarlet, the final Gatekeeper, whose fate is inextricably joined to their own.
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The Beast Is an Animal

Peternelle Van Arsdale · Margaret Mcelderry Bks
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A girl with a secret talent must save her village from the encroaching darkness in this haunting and deeply satisfying tale.

Alys was seven when the soul eaters came to her village.

These soul eaters, twin sisters who were abandoned by their father and slowly morphed into...
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Kiss Cam

Kiara London · Swoon Reads
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In Kiss Cam, teen author Kiara London asks, what's a little harmless kissing between friends?

Juniper, Jasper, and Lenny have been friends forever and co-own a vlog channel called WereVloggingHere. Their fans are huge "shippers" who believe that Juniper and Jasper...

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SuperMutant Magic Academy

Jillian Tamaki · Drawn and Quarterly
Format: Print book

Unrequited love, underage drinking, and teen angst rule at a high school for mutants and witchesThe New York Times and New Yorker illustrator Jillian Tamaki is best known for co-creating the award-winning young adult graphic novels Skim and This One Summer -- moody and atmospheric bestsellers....
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The Truth of Right Now

Kara Lee Corthron · Simon Pulse
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Two isolated teens struggle against their complicated lives to find a true connection in this heartwrenching debut novel about first love and the wreckage of growing up.

Lily is returning to her privileged Manhattan high school after a harrowing end to her sophomore year and it's...
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As White as Snow

Salla Simukka · Skyscape
Format: Print book

Book 2 in the Snow White trilogy.The heat of the summer sun bakes the streets of Prague, but Lumikki's heart is frozen solid.Looking to escape the notoriety caused by the part she played in taking down Polar Bear's crime ring, seventeen-year-old Lumikki Andersson escapes to Prague,...
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Labyrinth Lost

Zoraida Córdova · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

"Enchanting and complex. Every page is filled with magic." -- Danielle Paige, New York Times best-selling author of Dorothy Must Die

Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives.

Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and...

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Tom Leveen · Simon Pulse
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In an effort to put her family back together, a teen struggles to discover what happened to her mother who disappeared during a ghost hunt in this haunting new novel from the author of Party, Sick, and Shackled.

Five years ago, Abby Booth's mom, cohost of a ghost...
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Stealing Snow

Danielle Paige · Bloomsbury
Pages: 375
Format: Print book

From Danielle Paige, the New York Times bestselling author of Dorothy Must Die, comes a re-imagining of "The Snow Queen" fairy tale.

Seventeen-year-old Snow has spent the majority of her life within the walls of the Whittaker Institute, a high security...

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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Benjamin Alire Sa?enz

"Friendships, family, grief, joy, rage, faith, doubt, poetry, and love - this complex and sensitive book has room for every aspect of growing up!" - Margarita Engle, Newbery Honor-Winning author of The Surrender Tree Sal used to know his place with his adopti
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