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Six Goodbyes We Never Said Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens struggle with grief, mental illness in moving novel.
By Candace Ganger
(2019)
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I Wish You All the Best Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nonbinary teen finds love in solid coming-of-ager.
By Mason Deaver
(2019)
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Jackpot Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun lottery ticket quest tale explores race, class issues.
By Nic Stone
(2019)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Wayward Son:  Simon Snow Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Road trip takes a dark turn in riveting fantasy sequel.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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There Will Come a Darkness: The Age of Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature fantasy with complex characters is full of surprises.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2019)
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Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen brings revolution to Gotham in vibrant graphic novel.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2019)
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The Grace Year Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dystopian tale is harrowing, haunting, lyrical.
By Kim Liggett
(2019)
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The Girl the Sea Gave Back Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sky in the Deep companion has rich detail, Viking violence.
By Adrienne Young
(2019)
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Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.
By Kendare Blake
(2019)
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Wilder Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen girls band together in violent dystopian thriller.
By Rory Power
(2019)
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Vow of Thieves: Dance of Thieves, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Explosively exciting end to romantic fantasy duology.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2019)
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I'm Not Dying With You Tonight Book Poster Image
age 14+
Girls forge friendship amid night of rioting in deep novel.
By Gilly Segal, Kimberly Jones
(2019)
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Symptoms of a Heartbreak Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional tale of girl genius who's both doctor and teen.
By Sona Charaipotra
(2019)
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Something Like Gravity Book Poster Image
age 14+
Transgender teen finds his first love in sweet romance.
By Amber Smith
(2019)
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Nocturna Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent Latinx fantasy has magic but falls flat in places.
By Maya Motayne
(2019)
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The Grief Keeper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen immigrant takes on another's grief in unusual sci-fi.
By Alexandra Villasante
(2019)
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Soul of the Sword: Shadow of the Fox, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of gory carnage in engaging samurai sequel.
By Julie Kagawa
(2019)
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Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, magical adaptation matches the intensity of the movie.
By Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke
(2019)
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How It Feels to Float Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen battles mental illness in unforgettable, hopeful story.
By Helena Fox
(2019)
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