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Best Teen & YA Mystery & Thriller of 2023

  • TEEN

    AND DON'T LOOK BACK

    OCT. 3, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

AND DON'T LOOK BACK

by Rebecca Barrow

A gripping thriller that doesn’t reveal its secrets until the very end. Full review >

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    WARRIOR GIRL UNEARTHED

    MAY 2, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WARRIOR GIRL UNEARTHED

by Angeline Boulley

A page-turning heist grounded in a nuanced exploration of critical issues of cultural integrity. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    GOOD AS GOLD

    JUNE 6, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

GOOD AS GOLD

by Candace Buford

A riveting examination of power and the importance of history. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    SOME SHALL BREAK

    JUNE 6, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

SOME SHALL BREAK

by Ellie Marney

A razor-sharp sequel exceeding the previous installment’s high expectations. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    INTO THE LIGHT

    MARCH 28, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

INTO THE LIGHT

by Mark Oshiro

An important and searing read on the value of family, agency, and belief. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    MY FLAWLESS LIFE

    FEB. 14, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

MY FLAWLESS LIFE

by Yvonne Woon

Thought-provoking high school drama with dark, serious undertones. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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