Teen Books from 2017

Find 2017 books for teens right here. Studies have shown that fewer and fewer teens are reading for fun, which can have a negative impact on their reading comprehension and college readiness. But when books on their school reading list are older than they are, it can be hard to motivate them. With this list of fresh titles, teens will fall in love with reading in no time. And for the latest new releases, try our list of the New Teen Books of 2018.

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Kids Like Us Book Poster Image
Stirring, romantic story of autistic boy's first love soars.
By Hilary Reyl
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Strange Fire:  The Anchor and Sophia, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Intriguing series opener explores faith, knowledge, truth.
By Tommy Wallach
(2017)
(2017)
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Far from the Tree Book Poster Image
Beautifully written story about finding your family.
By Robin Benway
(2017)
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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns:  Rise of the Empress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Vivid dark-fantasy series off to a compelling start.
By Julie C. Dao
(2017)
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Otherworld, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Virtual reality thriller has old theme but fun, twisty plot.
By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2017)
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Sun Warrior:  Tales of a New World, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Absorbing, heftier second installment focuses on characters.
By P.C. Cast
(2017)
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The Empress: The Diabolic, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Twisty space opera ups the intensity in middle volume.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2017)
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Book Poster Image
Unforgettable story of young boy forced to become a killer.
By Ishmael Beah
(2016)
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The Glass Spare, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Fans of magical fantasy will enjoy absorbing tale.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2017)
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Moxie Book Poster Image
Empowering story of girls standing up to sexual harassment.
By Jennifer Mathieu
(2017)
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All the Crooked Saints Book Poster Image
Lovely, lyrical family story explores miracles and music.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2017)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage Book Poster Image
Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.
By Philip Pullman
(2017)
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The Last Magician Book Poster Image
Clever con schemes distinguish New York City fantasy.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2017)
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Replica Book Poster Image
Two clever but unsatisfying tales of clones and conspiracy.
By Lauren Oliver
(2016)
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Bad Girls with Perfect Faces Book Poster Image
Exceedingly dark cautionary tale of jealousy and murder.
By Lynn Weingarten
(2017)
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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(2017)
(2017)
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An Enchantment of Ravens Book Poster Image
Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2017)
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Dear Martin Book Poster Image
Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.
By Nic Stone
(2017)
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Monster: Gone, Book 7 Book Poster Image
Mutant mayhem gets a little repetitive in fast-paced sci-fi.
By Michael Grant
(2017)
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Release Book Poster Image
Dose of fantasy adds to thoughtful coming-of-age tale.
By Patrick Ness
(2017)
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Book Poster Image
Empowering, stereotype-shattering coming-of-age story.
By Erika L. Sanchez
(2017)
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Right Where You Left Me Book Poster Image
Teen copes with kidnapped dad in OK family drama.
By Calla Devlin
(2017)
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All the Wind in the World Book Poster Image
Gripping romance, touch of magic in futuristic wasteland.
By Samantha Mabry
(2017)
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Turtles All the Way Down Book Poster Image
Thought-provoking exploration of mental illness, first love.
By John Green
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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They Both Die at the End Book Poster Image
As riveting and heartbreaking as the title promises.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
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There's Someone Inside Your House Book Poster Image
Exciting serial-killer tale blends gore, suspense, romance.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2017)
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Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary Book Poster Image
Challenging but engaging bio of the complex Founding Father.
By Martha Brockenbrough
(2017)
(2017)
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Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution Book Poster Image
Succinct intro to progressive politics and participation.
By Bernie Sanders
(2017)
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Landscape with Invisible Hand Book Poster Image
Darkly funny sci-fi shows future with aliens, economic woes.
By M.T. Anderson
(2017)
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Warcross, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Winning teen girl drives cyberpunk virtual reality thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2017)
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Wicked Like a Wildfire Book Poster Image
Magical twins chase a family curse in absorbing fantasy.
By Lana Popovic
(2017)
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Spinning Book Poster Image
Frank, sensitive coming-of-age tale of young lesbian skater.
By Tillie Walden
(2017)
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One Dark Throne: Three Dark Crowns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Sexier, bloodier sequel full of unexpected twists.
By Kendare Blake
(2017)
(2017)
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Fireblood: The Frostblood Saga, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Twisty sequel with vengeful god and a fiery female hero.
By Elly Blake
(2017)
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Shadowhouse Fall: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Compelling fantasy gets into race issues of spirits, police.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2017)
(2017)
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Night of Cake & Puppets: Daughter of Smoke & Bone Book Poster Image
Re-release of romantic series companion adds keen art.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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The Authentics Book Poster Image
Heartwarming story of teen's search for her true identity.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2017)
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The Dazzling Heights:  The Thousandth Floor, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Compelling, character-driven mystery among wealthy teens.
By Katharine McGee
(2017)
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Midnight Jewel: The Glittering Court, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Companion novel takes Mira's perspective, ups the romance.
By Richelle Mead
(2017)
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The Rose & the Dagger: The Wrath & the Dawn, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Satisfying sequel with surprising magical twists.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2017)
(2016)
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Midnight at the Electric Book Poster Image
Riveting blend of past and future explores love, choice.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2017)
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Our Dark Duet: Monsters of Verity, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Hard-driving finale neatly wraps up harsh urban fantasy.
By Victoria Schwab
(2017)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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The Sandcastle Empire Book Poster Image
Action, head games in clever thriller with tropical twist.
By Kayla Olson
(2017)
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Piper Perish Book Poster Image
Artistic teen's diary reveals bumpy path in relatable novel.
By Kayla Cagan
(2017)
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Now I Rise: And I Darken, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Bloodier, sexier, and more absorbing than the first.
By Kiersten White
(2017)
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A Million Junes Book Poster Image
Romeo and Juliet fantasy romance is lyrical and haunting.
By Emily Henry
(2017)
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I Believe in a Thing Called Love Book Poster Image
Girl uses Korean TV dramas as guide in charming romance.
By Maurene Goo
(2017)
(2017)
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One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
Dirty secrets abound in fun but intense high school mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2017)
(2017)
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The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue Book Poster Image
Funny, exciting escapades of bisexual English teen in 1700s.
By Mackenzi Lee
(2017)
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Flame in the Mist Book Poster Image
Riveting Mulan-themed adventure set in feudal Japan.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2017)
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Crazy House Book Poster Image
Violent dystopian thriller doesn't make a lot of sense.
By Gabrielle Charbonnet, James Patterson
(2017)
(2017)
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Dividing Eden: Dividing Eden, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Deadly duel between royal twins frequently surprises.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2017)
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Lord of Shadows: The Dark Artifices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Faeries, demons, kissing, with thoughtful look at prejudice.
By Cassandra Clare
(2017)
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Once and for All Book Poster Image
Grieving girl learns to love again in sweet romance.
By Sarah Dessen
(2017)
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Saints and Misfits Book Poster Image
Empowering tale of Muslim girl standing up to assaulter.
By S.K. Ali
(2017)
(2017)
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Avenged:  Ruined, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Sequel balances political intrigue, fast action, romance.
By Amy Tintera
(2017)
(2017)
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House of Furies, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Devilish doings drive suspenseful Victorian tale of terror.
By Madeleine Roux
(2017)
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Ramona Blue Book Poster Image
Wry coming-of-ager explores sex orientation, family loyalty.
By Julie Murphy
(2017)
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When Dimple Met Rishi Book Poster Image
Opposites begin to attract in sweet arranged-union tale.
By Sandhya Menon
(2017)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
(2017)
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Crossing Ebenezer Creek Book Poster Image
Heartbreaking novel follows freed slaves on Sherman's March.
By Tonya Bolden
(2017)
(2017)
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The Battlemage: Summoner, Book 3 Book Poster Image
High-action demon battles thrill in trilogy finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2017)
(2017)
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Thick as Thieves: The Queen's Thief, Book 5 Book Poster Image
Smart, suspenseful, stellar volume in tricky fantasy series.
By Megan Whalen Turner
(2017)
(2017)
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Always and Forever, Lara Jean:  To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.
By Jenny Han
(2017)
(2017)
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The Black Witch: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Overlong but engaging fantasy tackles prejudice.
By Laurie Forest
(2017)
(2017)
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Defy the Stars Book Poster Image
Sci-fi space thriller is a thought-provoking page-turner.
By Claudia Gray
(2017)
(2017)
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Gem & Dixie Book Poster Image
Compelling story of teen sisters neglected by their parents.
By Sara Zarr
(2017)
(2017)
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Spill Zone: The Spill Zone, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Strong female hero drives exciting sci-fi horror thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2017)
(2017)
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The One Memory of Flora Banks Book Poster Image
Gripping thriller about a teen who can't make new memories.
By Emily Barr
(2017)
(2017)
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Starfall: Starflight, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Amusing mix of sci-fi, court intrigue, and romance.
By Melissa Landers
(2017)
(2017)
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Nemesis Book Poster Image
Big surprises in action-packed thriller about re-dying girl.
By Brendan Reichs
(2017)
(2017)
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Note to Self Book Poster Image
YouTuber's thoughtful poems, essays seek connection.
By Connor Franta
(2017)
(2017)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
(2017)
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I Don't Belong to You:  Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice Book Poster Image
Inspiring memoir/advice book from popular actress/singer.
By Keke Palmer
(2017)
(2017)
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Piecing Me Together Book Poster Image
Powerful, insightful tale of self-awareness, power of art.
By Renee Watson
(2017)
(2017)
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Shadowcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Solid, exciting sequel with a new girl-power character.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2017)
(2017)
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The Upside of Unrequited Book Poster Image
A sweet and funny story about finally finding first love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2017)
(2017)
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Strange the Dreamer Book Poster Image
Fiercely imaginative, lushly told fantasy for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
(2017)
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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Book Poster Image
Teen contemplates family, grief in slow but wise novel.
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2017)
(2017)
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Goodbye Days Book Poster Image
Stirring story examines power of friendship, grief, and art.
By Jeff Zentner
(2017)
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
(2017)
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Long May She Reign Book Poster Image
Teen queen uses science to save kingdom in engaging fantasy.
By Rhiannon Thomas
(2017)
(2017)
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The Education of Margot Sanchez Book Poster Image
Social climbing and cultural identity collide in a fun read.
By Lilliam Rivera
(2017)
(2017)
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The Ship Beyond Time: The Girl from Everywhere, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Clever time-travel adventure veers into mythical realms.
By Heidi Heilig
(2017)
(2017)
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The Last of August: Charlotte Holmes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Art heists, tortured romance in Holmes-Watson teen tale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2017)
(2017)
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Stranger Than Fanfiction Book Poster Image
Sloppy narration mars moving, funny, profane road trip tale.
By Chris Colfer
(2017)
(2017)
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Daughter of the Pirate King Book Poster Image
Swashbuckling, snarky pirate-girl romp has gore galore.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2017)
(2017)
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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book Poster Image
Intense, stellar adaptation of classic sci-fi/fantasy novel.
By Damian Duffy
(2017)
(2017)
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City of Saints & Thieves Book Poster Image
Captivating trio fuels thought-provoking Africa thriller.
By Natalie C. Anderson
(2017)
(2017)
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We Are Okay Book Poster Image
Memorable story of friendship, loss, and family secrets.
By Nina LaCour
(2017)
(2017)
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At the Edge of the Universe Book Poster Image
Teen seeks missing boyfriend in existential coming-of-ager.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2017)
(2017)
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History Is All You Left Me Book Poster Image
Heartbreaking, beautifully written tale of grief and love.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
(2017)
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American Street Book Poster Image
Raw and gritty immigrant story best for mature teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2017)
(2017)
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King's Cage: Red Queen, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Author returns to form with nail-biting third installment.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2017)
(2017)
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Norse Mythology Book Poster Image
Gaiman makes myths compelling, accessible to modern readers.
By Neil Gaiman
(2017)
(2017)
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Nowhere Near You Book Poster Image
Sick pen pals move on and grow up in charming sequel.
By Leah Thomas
(2017)
(2017)
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Allegedly Book Poster Image
Gritty, powerful thriller about girl jailed in baby killing.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2017)
(2017)
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The Smell of Other People's Houses Book Poster Image
Poignant coming-of-age tale about four 1970 Alaskan teens.
By Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
(2017)
(2016)
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Caraval Book Poster Image
Sisters escape abusive father to play dangerous magic game.
By Stephanie Garber
(2017)
(2017)
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The Secret of a Heart Note Book Poster Image
Captivating, quirky story about a girl who can "smell" love.
By Stacey Lee
(2017)
(2017)
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The You I've Never Known Book Poster Image
Moving LGBTQ tale tackles abuse, bullying, and homophobia.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2017)
(2017)
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Carve the Mark Book Poster Image
Twist-filled fantasy romance is occasionally dark, violent.
By Veronica Roth
(2017)
(2017)
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The Edge of Everything Book Poster Image
Fantasy and real-world violence mix in soaring series start.
By Jeff Giles
(2017)
(2017)
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Frostblood: The Frostblood Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Plenty of twists keep fiery fantasy romance exciting.
By Elly Blake
(2017)
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