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New Teen Books 2019

If you want the latest and greatest young adult books for your teen reader, then we've got you covered. Stay up-to-date with the hottest new releases in teen books and prove that you know what's trending on the best-seller list. It can be difficult to get teens to read for fun, especially when the books assigned in school are older than they are. But these interesting reads are hot off the presses. And studies have shown that reading for fun can have a positive impact on teens' reading comprehension and college readiness. So check back here often, because we'll update this list every week with the most recently published reviews at the top. For more great reads for teens, try out our lists of Award-Winning Books for Teens and Teen Romance Novels.

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Batman: Nightwalker: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
Action-packed graphic thriller spotlights young Bruce Wayne.
By Marie Lu, Stuart Moore
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Suggested Reading Book Poster Image
Teen starts secret library in intriguing banned books tale.
By Dave Connis
(2019)
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American Royals Book Poster Image
Imagined U.S. royal family tale best for romance fans.
By Katharine McGee
(2019)
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The Fountains of Silence Book Poster Image
Poignant, powerful drama set in 1957 fascist Spain.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2019)
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Jackpot Book Poster Image
Fun lottery ticket quest tale explores race, class issues.
By Nic Stone
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Six Goodbyes We Never Said Book Poster Image
Teens struggle with grief, mental illness in moving novel.
By Candace Ganger
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Ninth House Book Poster Image
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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I Wish You All the Best Book Poster Image
Nonbinary teen finds love in solid coming-of-ager.
By Mason Deaver
(2019)
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Serpent & Dove Book Poster Image
Wickedly fun witch fantasy has hot romance, magic, violence.
By Shelby Mahurin
(2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Butterfly Yellow Book Poster Image
Moving post-Vietnam War story of courage and perseverance.
By Thanhha Lai
(2019)
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Wayward Son:  Simon Snow Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Road trip takes a dark turn in riveting fantasy sequel.
By Rainbow Rowell
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Obviously: Stories from My Timeline Book Poster Image
Lots of life lessons in YouTuber's funny, inspiring memoir.
By Akilah Hughes
(2019)
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The Last True Poets of the Sea Book Poster Image
Emotional story of healing, friendship, family, and romance.
By Julia Drake
(2019)
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SLAY Book Poster Image
Girl's online life gets real in smart thriller.
By Brittney Morris
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Animal Farm: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
Compelling adaptation of classic satire rooted in reality.
By George Orwell
(2019)
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Crown of Coral and Pearl Book Poster Image
Exciting, well-paced royal fantasy marred by rushed ending.
By Mara Rutherford
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Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass Book Poster Image
Teen brings revolution to Gotham in vibrant graphic novel.
By Mariko Tamaki
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Permanent Record Book Poster Image
Solid coming-of-ager shows lure of celebrity, social media.
By Mary H. K. Choi
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The Stars and the Blackness Between Them Book Poster Image
Teen girls fall in love, face death in breathtaking tale.
By Junauda Petrus
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There Will Come a Darkness: The Age of Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Mature fantasy with complex characters is full of surprises.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2019)
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Unpregnant Book Poster Image
Road-trip-to-abortion tale is touching comedy of errors.
By Jenni Hendriks, Ted Caplan
(2019)
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Wicked Saints Book Poster Image
Provocative but bloody Gothic fantasy trilogy starter.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2019)
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Snow, Glass, Apples Book Poster Image
Fairy tale favorite gets dark, violent, sexy makeover.
By Neil Gaiman
(2019)
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Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Book Poster Image
Teen seeks to end family curse in hilarious, moving tale.
By Maika Moulite, Maritza Moulite
(2019)
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Song of the Abyss: Tower of Winds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Bland, too-swift climax mars intriguing maritime fantasy.
By Makiia Lucier
(2019)
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This Time Will Be Different Book Poster Image
Captivating story of teen confronting the racist past.
By Misa Sugiura
(2019)
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Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.
By Kendare Blake
(2019)
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Frankly in Love Book Poster Image
Heartfelt coming-of-age tale about love, family, identity.
By David Yoon
(2019)
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The Girl the Sea Gave Back Book Poster Image
Sky in the Deep companion has rich detail, Viking violence.
By Adrienne Young
(2019)
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The Grace Year Book Poster Image
Dystopian tale is harrowing, haunting, lyrical.
By Kim Liggett
(2019)
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Like a Love Story Book Poster Image
Emotional tale about self-acceptance set during AIDS crisis.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2019)
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Kingsbane: Empirium, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Thrilling, long sequel is full of steamy romance, violence.
By Claire Legrand
(2019)
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Wilder Girls Book Poster Image
Teen girls band together in violent dystopian thriller.
By Rory Power
(2019)
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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Book Poster Image
Timeless novel about first love and family solidarity.
By Brandy Colbert
(2019)
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Last Things Book Poster Image
Dark and light battle over teen guitarist in thrilling tale.
By Jacqueline West
(2019)
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The Art of Breaking Things Book Poster Image
Compelling story of teen sex assault, healing power of art.
By Laura Sibson
(2019)
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I'm Not Dying With You Tonight Book Poster Image
Girls forge friendship amid night of rioting in deep novel.
By Gilly Segal, Kimberly Jones
(2019)
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Swipe Right for Murder Book Poster Image
Teen takes on terrorists in page-turning LGBTQ thriller.
By Derek Milman
(2019)
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Undaunted:  Inhuman, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Action-packed fantasy series has satisfying wrap-up.
By Kat Falls
(2019)
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Wicked Fox Book Poster Image
Dramatic fantasy-romance based on Korean tale of the gumiho.
By Kat Cho
(2019)
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Symptoms of a Heartbreak Book Poster Image
Emotional tale of girl genius who's both doctor and teen.
By Sona Charaipotra
(2019)
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Vow of Thieves: Dance of Thieves, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Explosively exciting end to romantic fantasy duology.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2019)
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Sophia, Princess Among Beasts Book Poster Image
Fast-paced, exciting, but often sketch-like fantasy morsel.
By James Patterson, Emily Raymond
(2019)
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Patron Saints of Nothing Book Poster Image
Heartrending tale explores grief, Philippines' war on drugs.
By Randy Ribay
(2019)
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The Queen's Resistance:  The Queen's Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Satisfying fantasy sequel ramps up the action and violence.
By Rebecca Ross
(2019)
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Something Like Gravity Book Poster Image
Transgender teen finds his first love in sweet romance.
By Amber Smith
(2019)
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Monstress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Girl seeks revenge in compelling graphic novel fantasy.
By Marjorie Liu
(2019)
(2016)
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Nocturna Book Poster Image
Violent Latinx fantasy has magic but falls flat in places.
By Maya Motayne
(2019)
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Screen Queens Book Poster Image
Teen girls overcome sexism in must-read Silicon Valley tale.
By Lori Goldstein
(2019)
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Sorcery of Thorns Book Poster Image
Book-loving girl fights demons in captivating high fantasy.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2019)
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The Grief Keeper Book Poster Image
Teen immigrant takes on another's grief in unusual sci-fi.
By Alexandra Villasante
(2019)
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Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Book Poster Image
Dark, magical adaptation matches the intensity of the movie.
By Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke
(2019)
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The Marrow Thieves Book Poster Image
Powerful sci-fi tale of Natives hunted for bone marrow.
By Cherie Dimaline
(2019)
(2017)
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Brave Face:  A Memoir Book Poster Image
Gripping look at boy's struggle with depression, coming out.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2019)
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How It Feels to Float Book Poster Image
Teen battles mental illness in unforgettable, hopeful story.
By Helena Fox
(2019)
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The Raven's Tale Book Poster Image
Gripping, dark exploration of famous writer's teen years.
By Cat Winters
(2019)
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Soul of the Sword: Shadow of the Fox, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Lots of gory carnage in engaging samurai sequel.
By Julie Kagawa
(2019)
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The Rest of the Story Book Poster Image
Sweet coming-of-ager explores family connections.
By Sarah Dessen
(2019)
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Ghosts of the Shadow Market Book Poster Image
Brooding tales for those steeped in the Shadowhunter-verse.
By Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Kelly Link, Robin Wasserman
(2019)
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Testimony from Your Perfect Girl Book Poster Image
Slow coming-of-age tale has lots of swearing, sex, drinking.
By Kaui Hart Hemmings
(2019)
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Broken Throne:  A Red Queen Collection Book Poster Image
Bonus collection for fans of original Red Queen series only.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2019)
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The Missing of Clairedelune: The Mirror Visitor Quartet, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Ophelia dives into court intrigue in intricate fantasy saga.
By Christelle Dabos
(2019)
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We Hunt the Flame: Sands of Arawiya, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Intriguing, sometimes confusing fantasy with Arabian flare.
By Hafsah Faizal
(2019)
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Aurora Rising Book Poster Image
Fabulous, violent sci-fi adventure about a misfit squad.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2019)
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Let Me Hear a Rhyme Book Poster Image
Teens try to make murdered friend a rap star in fun caper.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2019)
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Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Book Poster Image
Teen starts life of crime in action-packed graphic novel.
By Lauren Myracle
(2019)
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Finale: Caraval, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Romance ending satisfies; fantasy world goes flat.
By Stephanie Garber
(2019)
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Again, but Better Book Poster Image
Love gets a second chance in romcom with touch of magic.
By Christine Riccio
(2019)
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Sky Without Stars: System Divine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Compelling, epic start to sci-fi series based on "Les Miz."
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2019)
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The Cerulean Book Poster Image
Soaring fantasy stars girl who drops to other planet.
By Amy Ewing
(2019)
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Love from A to Z Book Poster Image
North American Muslim teens find romance on Qatar trip.
By S.K. Ali
(2019)
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Brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak Book Poster Image
Uneven take on summer breakups and teen love.
By Adi Alsaid
(2019)
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Somewhere Only We Know Book Poster Image
K-pop star steps out in romantic "Roman Holiday" retelling.
By Maurene Goo
(2019)
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A Question of Holmes: Charlotte Holmes, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Teen sleuths' summer in Oxford makes for satisfying finale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2019)
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Serious Moonlight Book Poster Image
Layered, deep romantic mystery set in Seattle.
By Jenn Bennett
(2019)
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The Dysasters Book Poster Image
Teen superhero tale has potential but also some cliches.
By P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast
(2019)
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Internment Book Poster Image
Teens fight back in chilling, timely dystopian thriller.
By Samira Ahmed
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Barely Missing Everything Book Poster Image
Eye-opening tale of Latinx teen boys facing racism, despair.
By Matt Mendez
(2019)
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Lovely War Book Poster Image
Poignant World War I romance weaves in jazz, Greek gods.
By Julie Berry
(2019)
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Four Dead Queens Book Poster Image
Strong teen girl powers fast-paced fantasy mystery.
By Astrid Scholte
(2019)
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The Fever King: Feverwake, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Absorbing but disturbing blend of sci-fi, fantasy, romance.
By Victoria Lee
(2019)
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XL Book Poster Image
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Funny coming-of-age tale of self-esteem issues and bullies.
By Scott Brown
(2019)
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We Set the Dark on Fire Book Poster Image
Compelling dystopian fantasy with a Latinx twist.
By Tehlor Kay Mejia
(2019)
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Dig Book Poster Image
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Haunting, surreal tale explores cost of family dysfunction.
By A.S. King
(2019)
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The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Politics take center stage in suspenseful fantasy.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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The Art of Losing Book Poster Image
Authentic, realistic story of addiction, survival, sisters.
By Lizzy Mason
(2019)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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Heroine Book Poster Image
Honest, empathetic story of teen athlete's opioid addiction.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2019)
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Shout Book Poster Image
Poignant, poetic memoir about healing from sexual assault.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2019)
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Deathcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Exciting finale has battles, spies, romance, magic, dragons.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2019)
(2019)
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Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss Book Poster Image
Light contemporary romance about chasing your dreams.
By Kasie West
(2019)
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Opposite of Always Book Poster Image
Boy tries to stop girl's death in romantic time-travel tale.
By Justin A. Reynolds
(2019)
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Two Can Keep a Secret Book Poster Image
Teen thriller is heavy on clichés, light on thrills.
By Karen M. McManus
(2019)
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Comics Will Break Your Heart Book Poster Image
Heirs to comics series find love in sweet but slow novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2019)
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Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee Book Poster Image
Poignant friendship story is full of heart, horror fandom.
By Jeff Zentner
(2019)
(2019)
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air Book Poster Image
Lyrical free-verse memoir set amid turbulent '60s and '70s.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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The Girl King Book Poster Image
Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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Lady Smoke: Ash Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Warring kingdom sequel not as compelling as Book 1.
By Laura Sebastian
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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King of Scars: King of Scars Duology, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Mystical Grishaverse tale has edgy, exciting characters.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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Undying: Unearthed, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Alien-invasion sequel earthbound but still action-packed.
By Meagan Spooner
(2019)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
(2019)
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On the Come Up Book Poster Image
Teen challenges stereotypes with hip-hop in heartfelt tale.
By Angie Thomas
(2019)
(2019)
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The Gilded Wolves Book Poster Image
Clever 1889 Paris-set story has diversity, magic, puzzles.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
(2019)
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Unclaimed Baggage Book Poster Image
Sweet romance underscores bonds of friendship.
By Jen Doll
(2019)
(2018)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
(2019)
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96 Words for Love Book Poster Image
Sweet romance mixes with thin take on serious issues.
By Rachel Roy, Ava Dash
(2019)
(2019)
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Slayer Book Poster Image
Uneven series start picks up when Buffy TV series ends.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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