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10 Ways to Relive Adolescence (Without the Angst or Acne)

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    THE MAGICIANS

    AUG. 10, 2009

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THE MAGICIANS

by Lev Grossman

Very dark and very scary, with no simple answers provided—fantasy for grown-ups, in other words, and very satisfying indeed. Full review >

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    PREP

    JAN. 18, 2005

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PREP

by Curtis Sittenfeld

Teenaged years served up without sugar: a class act. Full review >

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    THE STARBOARD SEA

    MARCH 1, 2012

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THE STARBOARD SEA

by Amber Dermont

Preppy murder mystery meets coming-of-age story—with lots of sailing. Full review >

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    SO FAR AWAY

    MAY 29, 2012

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SO FAR AWAY

by Meg Mitchell Moore

The final pages dangle a plethora of loose ends, but they’re unlikely to bother readers gripped by the novel’s strong... Full review >

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    THE YEAR OF THE GADFLY

    MAY 8, 2012

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THE YEAR OF THE GADFLY

by Jennifer Miller

A gripping thrill ride that’s also a thoughtful coming-of-age story. Full review >

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    THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE

    JUNE 10, 2008

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THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE

by David Wroblewski

An auspicious debut: a boon for dog lovers, and for fans of storytelling that eschews flash. Highly recommended. Full review >

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    CAT'S EYE

    FEB. 17, 1988

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CAT'S EYE

by Margaret Atwood

All the better Atwood trademarks are here—wry humor, unforgiving detailed observation, a tart prose style—and likely to... Full review >

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    KICK ME

    OCT. 1, 2002

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KICK ME

by Paul Feig

A zippy reminder of what we've all thankfully escaped. Full review >

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    LOST IN THE FOREST

    MAY 2, 2005

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LOST IN THE FOREST

by Sue Miller

Miller at her best: engrossing characters and a plot that turns unexpected corners. Full review >

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