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Best Teen Books of 2014 That Explore the Ties That Bind

  • TEEN

    THE ISLANDS AT THE END OF THE WORLD

    AUG. 5, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE ISLANDS AT THE END OF THE WORLD

by Austin Aslan

A suspenseful and engaging series opener made all the more distinctive through its careful realization of setting. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE FAMILY ROMANOV

    JULY 8, 2014

  • TEEN

    NEVER ENDING

    MARCH 11, 2014

  • TEEN

    GIRL DEFECTIVE

    SEPT. 2, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

GIRL DEFECTIVE

by Simmone Howell

Funny, observant, a relentless critic of the world’s (and her own) flaws, Sky is original, thoroughly authentic and great... Full review >

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