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Best Teen Love Stories of 2014

  • TEEN

    BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE

    OCT. 21, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE

by Maggie Stiefvater

Expect this truly one-of-a-kind series to come to a thundering close. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE FAMILY ROMANOV

    JULY 8, 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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  • TEEN

    EXQUISITE CAPTIVE

    OCT. 7, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

EXQUISITE CAPTIVE

by Heather Demetrios

Readers will wish they had a jinni to grant them the next book in the series. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DEATH SWORN

    MARCH 4, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DEATH SWORN

by Leah Cypess

A thoughtful exploration of identity and responsibility wrapped in a twisty, suspenseful mystery and set in a gorgeously... Full review >

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