Young Adult

Look Both Ways

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780553511864
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 14th, 2016

A hilarious and heartfelt look at how complicated attraction can be, about finding your passion in life, about changing your labels, and also Shakespeare musical mashups. Set against the backdrop of a zany summer repertory theater, Brooklyn's journey of self discovery is perfect for teens (and adults) with a passion for the arts. This is the kind of book I wish I had as a teenager!  

Mackenzie


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$11.99
ISBN: 9781481405959
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Published: Simon Pulse - March 3rd, 2015

Etta is tired of not fitting in - not gay enough for her lesbian friends, not sick enough to be officially anorexic, not tiny enough to be a competitive ballerina. But things change when she meets Bianca, a girl in her therapy group with a serious vocal gift and a Broadway dream. Etta's is a fierce and unapologetic voice, telling a story about passion, dedication, and staying true to yourself.

Rebecca


Show and Prove

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780375847073
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 14th, 2015

South Bronx, 1983. Smiles and Nike have big plans for their summer, but those plans start to change when new girl Sara becomes the head counselor at their camp. A story of hip-hop, urban life in the 80s, and friendships that change and endure.

Sarah


Rocks Fall Everyone Dies

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ISBN: 9780525428688
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Published: Kathy Dawson Books - June 7th, 2016

One of the most unique books I've read this year, Stars Hollow meets Twin Peaks in this magical novel about toxic masculinity, choice and consequence, a town in the shadow of a volatile cliff and the family that protects them by stealing emotions from the townspeople. The voice jumps off the page and the magic is transportive. Read this or we are no longer friends.

Mackenzie


Outrun the Moon

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780399175411
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2016

Mercy Wong is determined to break free of the poverty of San Francisco's Chinatown, but in 1906 her options are limited. Her best chance is an education at the prestigious St. Clare's School for Girls. Using ingenuity and just a little bribery, she gains admittance and faces off against her wealthy classmates - but when the great San Francisco earthquake strikes, it will take all of her wits to keep her friends safe and reunite with her family.

Rebecca


Star Wars Lost Stars

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By Claudia Gray, Phil Noto (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484724989
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - September 4th, 2015

A love story between a rebel and an Imperial officer, both of whom have their beliefs and loyalties tested time and time again. This book is chock full of complicated characters wrestling with moral ambiguity. A fascinating look at life for normal people living in the Star Wars universe.

Shana


Bucking the Sarge

Luther T. Farrell knows how to deal with the Sarge, Flint's leading slumlord, group home provider, and master manipulator -- who also happens to be his mother. When Luther crosses the Sarge one time too many, it's time to get out of Flint, along with his elderly roommate, Chester X, just as soon as he wraps up his winning science fair project.

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$6.99
ISBN: 9780440413318
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Published: Laurel Leaf Library - May 9th, 2006

Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend

There's no getting around it - Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend is a weird book. And before you ask, it's both exactly what it sounds like and nothing like you'd expect. I frequently found myself wondering, "Is this really happening?" while reading, but was won over by the novel's lyrical prose and surprising surrealist style and feminist themes.

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781481439800
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Published: Atheneum Books - March 22nd, 2016

A Thousand Nights

Not just another YA version of A Thousand and One Arabian Nights. Inspired by the original tale, but diverging in the various forms of magic that haunts this story, from ancestral power to a desert demon, and the powerful women at its core. Every thread of this will keep you entwined and reading and wanting more.

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781484722275
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 6th, 2015

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