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Five YA Books That Break All the Rules

  • TEEN

    DUMPLIN'

    SEPT. 15, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DUMPLIN'

by Julie Murphy

In the end, it’s more liberating than oppressive, with bits of humor and a jubilant pageant takeover by beauty rebels to... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

    NOV. 1, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

by Nicola Yoon

With appeal to cynics and romantics alike, this profound exploration of life and love tempers harsh realities with the... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE

    JUNE 20, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE

by Mackenzi Lee

Austen, Wilde, and Indiana Jones converge in this deliciously anachronistic bonbon. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE MARROW THIEVES

    SEPT. 1, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MARROW THIEVES

by Cherie Dimaline

A dystopian world that is all too real and that has much to say about our own. 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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