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In Her Skin by Kim Savage

Published 17 April 2018

Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old con artist Jo Chastain takes on her biggest heist yet impersonating a missing girl. Life on the streets of Boston these past few years hasn t been easy, and she hopes to cash in on a little safety, some security. She finds her opportunity with the Lovecrafts, a wealthy family tied to the unsolved disappearance of Vivienne Weir, who vanished when she was nine.

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The Soul Keepers (The Soul Keepers) by Devon Taylor

Published 28 August 2018

Young Adult

Rhett always thought that death was the end of everything. But after he dies, he discovers it's only the beginning. He awakens in the afterlife and is immediately recruited to join the crew of the Harbinger, a colossal seafaring vessel tasked with ferrying the souls of the dead. To where exactly, no one knows. But they must get them there, and they have to protect them from vicious soul-eating monsters that will stop at nothing to take the ship and all of its occupants. Rhett and his new frien...

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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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Boys Like You by Juliana Stone

Published 1 January 2014

Young Adult

When Monroe Blackwell, who is spending the summer at her grandmother's Louisiana bed-and-breakfast, meets Nathan Everets, who has a court-appointed job there, they share, and begin to recover from, their respective feelings of loss and guilt. When Monroe spends the summer with her grandmother and meets Nathan, they begin to recover from their respective feelings of loss and guilt. The plot contains profanity and explicit sexual situations, and alcohol and drug use.

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Tiny by Mairead Case

Published 15 December 2020

Young Adult

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Freefall Summer by Tracy Barrett

Published 3 April 2018

Young Adult

Fans of Sarah Dessen and Gayle Forman's emotionally-charged novels will laugh and cry with Clancy Edwards as she learns about taking chances and letting go during one unforgettable summer at her family's skydiving drop zone. Sixteen-year-old Clancy Edwards has always been "the good girl." Ever since her beautiful, daring mother died in a skydiving accident, Clancy's father has watched her like a hawk. Between her dad's rules and her boyfriend's protectiveness, she's longing for an escape. The...

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99 Days (99 Days Series, #1) by Katie Cotugno

Published 21 April 2015

Young Adult

"Molly Barlow is facing one long, hot summer--99 days--with the boy whose heart she broke and the boy she broke it for: his brother"-- Molly Barlow is facing one long, hot summer with the boy whose heart she broke and the boy she broke it for--his brother. The plot contains pervasive profanity and sexual situations.

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Princess and the Castle by Caroline Binch

Published 4 August 2005


Genevieve lives with her mum and her brother Jack in a little stone harbour side house, but ever since the day that her daddy's fishing boat got lost at sea, she has stayed well away from the shore. Instead, she gazes across the harbour at the castle on the other side and dreams of being a princess. One day, a tall man arrives sailing a little boat with red sails. Genevieve's mum introduces him as Cedric, her new friend. At first, Genevieve is apprehensive but she sees the difference Cedric brin...

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The Survival Kit by Research Associate Donna Freitas

Published 11 October 2011

Young Adult

After her mother dies, sixteen-year-old Rose works through her grief by finding meaning in a survival kit that her mother left behind.

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Ashes to Ashes by Melissa Walker

Published 16 December 2013

Young Adult

A timeless and romantic ghost story that will haunt readers long after the last page is turned. When Callie's life is cut short by a tragic accident in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, her spirit travels to another dimension called the Prism. Here she meets a striking and mysterious ghost named Thatcher, who guides her as she learns how to bring peace to those she left behind. But Callie soon uncovers a dark secret about the spirit world: some of the souls in it are angry, and they d...

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Wherever It Is Summer by Tamara Bach

Published 7 July 2016

Young Adult

A touching story of unlikely friendship and the redemptive power of love. The last thing either Jana (13) or Louise (17) is looking for on this hot and boring summer is a friend of totally the wrong age. But then one day, they abandon their responsibilities and irritating families, and head off in a 'borrowed' car for a day by the lake. Their adventure is simple - beer, ice-cream, swimming, singing - but the friendship it forges between them turns out to be profound. When Jana experiences loss,...

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The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

Published 3 January 2017

Young Adult

Hawthorn wasn't trying to insert herself into a missing person's investigation. Or maybe she was. But that's only because Lizzie Lovett's disappearance is the one fascinating mystery their sleepy town has ever had. Bad things don't happen to popular girls like Lizzie Lovett, and Hawthorn is convinced she'll turn up at any moment-which means the time for speculation is now.

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All Fall Down by Sally Nicholls

Published 1 March 2012


When Isabel's Yorkshire village is devastated by the Black Death, it seems that the world is ending in horror and fear. But for the survivors of the terrible plague, a new and freer society will rise from the destruction of the feudal system that enslaved her family. A powerful historical novel from one of today's most exciting young writers.

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Gifted but severely mentally disturbed, sixteen-year-old Grace moves back and forth between school and hospital, where she receives unexpected support from an antisocial delinquent named Luke.

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Who I Was with Her by Nita Tyndall

Published 15 September 2020

Young Adult

"A beautiful, poised, and thought-provoking debut about love, loss, coming out, and discovering living life on your own terms." -New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Glasgow There are two things that Corinne Parker knows to be true: that she is in love with Maggie Bailey, the captain of the rival high school's cross-country team and her secret girlfriend of a year, and that she isn't ready for anyone to know she's bisexual. But then Maggie dies, and Corinne quickly learns that the only t...

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The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott

Published 3 May 2016

Young Adult

For fans of Jenny Han and Morgan Matson, a witty, poignant novel about second chances, letting go, and the unbreakable bonds of friendship. Six months ago, Ashlyn Montiel died in a bike accident. Her best friend, Cloudy, is keeping it together, at least on the outside. Cloudy's insides are a different story: tangled, confused, heartbroken. Kyle is falling apart, and everyone can tell. Ashlyn was his girlfriend, and when she died, a part of him went with her. Maybe the only part he cares about...

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How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr

Published 1 January 2011

Young Adult

From the best-selling author, Sara Zarr, comes the remarkable story of what it means to be a family, and the many roads we can take to become one. Jill MacSweeney just wishes everything could go back to normal. But ever since her dad died, she's been isolating herself from her boyfriend, her best friends - everyone who wants to support her. And when her mom decides to adopt a baby, it feels like she's trying to replace a lost family member with a new one. Mandy Kalinowski understands what it's l...

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The Lies about Truth by Courtney C. Stevens

Published 19 October 2015

Young Adult

Sadie Kingston is living in the aftermath. A year after surviving a car accident that killed her friend Trent and left her body and face scarred, she can’t move forward. The only person who seems to understand her is Trent’s brother, Max. As Sadie begins to fall for Max, she’s unsure if she is truly healed enough to be with him. But Max looks at her scars and doesn’t shy away. And Max knows about the list she writes in the sand at the beach every night, the list of things that Sadie knows she m...

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The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk

Published 6 March 2018

Young Adult

Told from three diverse points of view, this story of life and love after loss is one Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, believes "will stay with you long after you put it down." We've lost everything...and found ourselves. Loss pulled Autumn, Shay, and Logan apart. Will music bring them back together? Autumn always knew exactly who she was: a talented artist and a loyal friend. Shay was defined by two things: her bond with her twin sister, Sasha, and her love of music. And Logan has...

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A Series of Small Maneuvers by Eliot Treichel

Published 1 November 2015

Young Adult

"Fifteen-year-old Emma's growing up and feels isolated from her friends and family. Things go from bad to unfathomably worse when Emma inadvertently causes an accident that kills her increasingly distant father on a spring break canoe trip meant to bring them closer together. Suddenly, Emma's efforts to reconcile with her father as a parent and a person have to happen without him, and she must confront her guilt and her grief to begin moving forward"--