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  • TEEN

    THE INEXPLICABLE LOGIC OF MY LIFE

    MARCH 7, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE INEXPLICABLE LOGIC OF MY LIFE

by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

The author of Printz Honor–winning Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (2012) offers another stellar,... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    PIECING ME TOGETHER

    FEB. 14, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

PIECING ME TOGETHER

by Renée Watson

A timely, nuanced, and unforgettable story about the power of art, community, and friendship. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DREAMLAND BURNING

    FEB. 21, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DREAMLAND BURNING

by Jennifer Latham

An unflinching, superbly written story about family, friendship, and integrity, set during one of America’s deadliest race... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    WE ARE OKAY

    FEB. 14, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WE ARE OKAY

by Nina LaCour

An elegantly crafted paean to the cleansing power of truth. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE MURDERER'S APE

    JAN. 24, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MURDERER'S APE

by Jakob Wegelius ; illustrated by Jakob Wegelius ; translated by Peter Graves

Short attention spans need not apply, but committed, careful readers will be richly rewarded. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    YVAIN

    MARCH 14, 2017

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

YVAIN

by M.T. Anderson ; illustrated by Andrea Offermann

A compulsively readable and eminently enjoyable retelling that breathes new life into an old classic. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    MAID OF THE KING'S COURT

    MARCH 14, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

MAID OF THE KING'S COURT

by Lucy Worsley

Exhilarating, romantic, and illuminating; has the potential to turn casual readers into Tudor history buffs. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    MWD

    FEB. 14, 2017

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

MWD

by Brian David Johnson & Jan Egelson ; illustrated by Laila Milevski & Karl Stevens

A nuanced and skillfully composed snapshot of one woman’s postwar struggle to live Full review >

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  • TEEN

    MY SISTER ROSA

    NOV. 15, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

MY SISTER ROSA

by Justine Larbalestier

This dark thriller is the 1956 film The Bad Seed meets 2016; readers will be simultaneously terrified when Rosa’s present... Full review >

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