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Salvage Book Poster Image
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Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
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Sinner Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating L.A. romance about a werewolf and a fashionista.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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When Mr. Dog Bites Book Poster Image
age 14+
Surprisingly hilarious book about teen with Tourette's.
By Brian Conaghan
(2014)
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I'll Give You the Sun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
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Afterworlds Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspenseful paranormal romance pulls off parallel plots.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2014)
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100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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The Doubt Factory Book Poster Image
age 14+
Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
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All the Bright Places Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling teen romance tackles suicide, finds hope.
By Jennifer Niven
(2015)
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Burning Nation: Divided We Fall, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Modern civil war erupts in intense, action-packed sequel.
By Trent Reedy
(2015)
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Mosquitoland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Unforgettable story of a girl's 1,000-mile journey home.
By David Arnold
(2015)
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How It Went Down Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Haunting look at killing of unarmed African American teen.
By Kekla Magoon
(2014)
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Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Love & Mercy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Another Day Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking, inventive teen romance with a twist.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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Never Always Sometimes Book Poster Image
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Best friends veer toward love in sweet, offbeat romance.
By Adi Alsaid
(2015)
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Six of Crows, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting, violent fantasy of flawed teens on a mission.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2015)
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart coming-of-age fantasy focuses on "regular" kids.
By Patrick Ness
(2015)
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Carry On: Simon Snow Series, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harry Potter-like fantasy is funny, romantic, delightful.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2015)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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