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The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg

Published 1 February 2019

Young Adult


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Entangled (Entangled, #1) by Amy Rose Capetta

Published 1 January 2013

Young Adult

Alone was the note Cade knew best. It was the root of all her chords. Seventeen-year-old Cade is a fierce survivor, solo in the universe with her cherry-red guitar. Or so she thought. Her world shakes apart when a hologram named Mr. Niven tells her she was created in a lab in the year 3112, then entangled at a subatomic level with a boy named Xan. Cade's quest to locate Xan joins her with an array of outlaws - her first friends - on a galaxy-spanning adventure. And once Cade discovers the wild j...


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Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Anne Peters

Published 1 January 2014

Adult

When Alix's charismatic girlfriend, Swanee, dies from sudden cardiac arrest, Alix is overcome with despair. As she searches Swanee's room for mementos of their relationship, she finds Swanee's cell phone, pinging with dozens of unread texts. Unsure what to do, Alix reads the text messages, all of which are sent from a mysterious contact "L.T." The most recent text reads: "Please tell me what I did. Please, Swan. Te quiero. I love you." Shocked and betrayed, Alix comes to learn that Swanee's bee...


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Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell, and Fiona Wood

Published 28 January 2021

Young Adult

Three authors. Three appealing and relatable characters. One smart YA novel about a trio of unlikely friends who team up to take down the school cyberbully. "Mean stuff spreads so fast. One click. Post. Send. Share. Online bullying = sometimes suicides, so all the private schools have strategies for dealing with it. At St Hilda's, it's Wellness classes. We greeted the idea with genuine enthusiasm. Why not? Everyone loves the chance to slack off." Popular Ady seems cool and confident at scho...


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If I Lie by Corrine Jackson

Published 28 August 2012

Young Adult

"Relationships and their dynamics play themselves out naturally and with satisfying complexity" (Kirkus Reviews) in this dramatic and powerful novel that explores the gray space between truth and perception. Cheater. Traitor. Slut. Quinn's done the unthinkable: she kissed a guy who is not Carey, her boyfriend. And she got caught. Shunned by everyone she knows, Quinn loses her friends, her reputation, and her identity. Because Carey's not just any guy-he's a Marine who's serving overseas, and...


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Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley

Published 31 January 2017

Young Adult

'Talley's newest is sure to satisfy.' - Kirkus Reviews Fifteen-year-old Aki Simon has a theory. And it's mostly about sex. No, it isn't that kind of theory. Aki already knows she's bisexual--even if, until now, it's mostly been in the hypothetical sense. Aki's theory is that she's only got one shot at living an interesting life--and that means she's got to stop sitting around and thinking so much. It's time for her to actually do so...


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Not My Problem by Ciara Smyth

Published 25 May 2021

Young Adult



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Beyond the Black Door by A.M. Strickland

Published 29 October 2019

Young Adult

Everyone has a soul. Some are beautiful gardens, others are frightening dungeons. Soulwalkers - like Kamai and her mother - can journey into other people's souls while they sleep. But no matter where Kamai visits, she sees the black door. It follows her into every soul, and her mother has told her to never, ever open it. When Kamai touches the door, it is warm and beating, like it has a pulse. When she puts her ear to it, she hears her own name whispered from the other side. And when tragedy s...


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Do-Gooder by j. leigh bailey

Published 25 July 2016

Young Adult


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First Girl by Julie Aitcheson

Published 3 April 2018

Young Adult


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Maxine Banks Is Getting Married by Lori Aurelia Williams

Published 28 September 2010

Young Adult

When seventeen-year-old Maxine's best friend gets married, Maxine suddenly decides that she and her boyfriend Brian should too, but things do not turn out the way she expected, and both she and Brian realize that they are not as grown up as they thought.


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In Carry On, Simon Snow and his friends realized that everything they thought they understood about the world might be wrong. And in Wayward Son, they wondered whether everything they understood about themselves might be wrong.In Any Way the Wind Blows, Simon and Baz and Penelope and Agatha have to decide how to move forward.For Simon, that means deciding whether he still wants to be part of the World of Mages -- and if he doesn't, what does that mean for his relationship with Baz? Meanwhile Baz...


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Book Smarts and Tender Hearts by Shelley M Pearson

Published 21 July 2018

Young Adult


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Fifteen-year-old Ellis recalls her favorite things as her mother's desire to turn off the machines that have kept Ellis's father alive for two years fill the last four days of her sophomore year with major changes in herself and her relationships.


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Fjord Blue by Nina Rossing

Published 10 March 2016

Young Adult


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A Kirkus Best Book of the Year! A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year! A Bustle.com Best Young Adult Book of the Year! Joanna meets the perfect girl for her and must decide whether to break a promise that could change everything for her and her family or lose out on love in this funny, moving, and charming romance. It's perfect for fans of Julie Murphy's Dumplin' and Becky Albertalli's Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. Joanna Gordon has been out and proud for years, but when her popu...


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The Sun Dragon by Annabelle Jay

Published 28 January 2016

Young Adult


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Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa

Published 8 September 2015

Young Adult

At Saint Francis Prep school in Mountain View, New Jersey, Mira, Jeremy, and Sebby come together as they struggle with romance, bullying, foster home and family problems, and mental health issues.


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The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew

Published 29 July 2015

Young Adult

In a gripping novel set in present-day England under a Nazi regime, a sheltered teen questions what it means to be “good” — and how far she’s willing to go to break the rules. Nazi England, 2014. Jessika Keller is a good girl — a champion ice skater, model student of the Bund Deutscher Mädel, and dutiful daughter of the Greater German Reich. Her best friend, Clementine, is not so submissive. Passionately different, Clem is outspoken, dangerous, and radical. And the regime has noticed. Jess cann...