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13 YA Books Both You & Your Teen Will Enjoy

  • TEEN

    ACE OF SHADES

    APRIL 10, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

ACE OF SHADES

by Amanda Foody

Readers will eagerly wish for a sequel that will allow them to revisit New Reynes. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    AFTER THE SHOT DROPS

    MARCH 6, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

AFTER THE SHOT DROPS

by Randy Ribay

A well-executed book featuring complex, diverse characters we rarely meet—a real winner for its heartbeat, compassion, and... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    PICTURE US IN THE LIGHT

    APRIL 10, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

PICTURE US IN THE LIGHT

by Kelly Loy Gilbert

Exquisite, heartbreaking, unforgettable—and, ultimately, uplifting. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    BLOOD WATER PAINT

    MARCH 6, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BLOOD WATER PAINT

by Joy McCullough

Nonetheless, an incandescent retelling both timeless and, alas, all too timely. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    LIZZIE

    APRIL 10, 2018

  • TEEN

    MUNMUN

    APRIL 3, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

MUNMUN

by Jesse Andrews

Brilliant, savage, hilarious, a riveting journey through a harsh world that mirrors our own. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER

    MARCH 20, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER

by Emily X.R. Pan

An evocative novel that captures the uncertain, unmoored feeling of existing between worlds—culturally, linguistically,... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE POET X

    MARCH 6, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE POET X

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Poignant and real, beautiful and intense, this story of a girl struggling to define herself is as powerful as Xiomara’s... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE SECRETS WE BURY

    MARCH 1, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SECRETS WE BURY

by Stacie Ramey

A sensitive, funny, and sometimes awkwardly romantic story of survival and self-awareness. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    AUTONOMOUS

    APRIL 3, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

AUTONOMOUS

by Andy Marino

A high-tech, twisted Breakfast Club for the social media age. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    SKY IN THE DEEP

    APRIL 24, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

SKY IN THE DEEP

by Adrienne Young

A rousing saga and moving coming-of-age tale, perfect for those who appreciate the wild and the wildlings, strong female... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE SUMMER OF BROKEN THINGS

    APRIL 10, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SUMMER OF BROKEN THINGS

by Margaret Peterson Haddix

The trip to Spain you wouldn’t wish on anyone, except in the form of this terrific book. Full review >

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