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Call Down the Hawk: The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling, heartbreaking start to Raven Cycle spin-off.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2019)
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A Question of Holmes: Charlotte Holmes, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen sleuths' summer in Oxford makes for satisfying finale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2019)
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In Sight of Stars Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweet story of boy's breakdown recovery takes time to gel.
By Gae Polisner
(2018)
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Blood Water Paint Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen artist fights rapist in riveting tale of 1610 Rome.
By Joy McCullough
(2018)
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Speak: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-hitting tale of sexual assault and its aftermath.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2018)
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Truly Devious, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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Night of Cake & Puppets: Daughter of Smoke & Bone Book Poster Image
age 14+
Re-release of romantic series companion adds keen art.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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Piper Perish Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Artistic teen's diary reveals bumpy path in relatable novel.
By Kayla Cagan
(2017)
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I Don't Belong to You:  Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice Book Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring memoir/advice book from popular actress/singer.
By Keke Palmer
(2017)
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Hold Still Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Stunning, hopeful story about healing from loss.
By Nina LaCour
(2009)
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You Know Me Well Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet story of gay teens who become fast friends.
By Nina LaCour, David Levithan
(2016)
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Selp-Helf Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Funny YouTube advice satire has some edgy sexual references.
By Miranda Sings
(2015)
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Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever, heartfelt graphic memoir great for girls and boys.
By Ozge Samanci
(2015)
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The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart, funny, and informative chronology of rap history.
By Shea Serrano
(2015)
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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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I'm Glad I Did Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Upbeat tale of teen songwriter has vivid '60s backdrop.
By Cynthia Weil
(2015)
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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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Isla and the Happily Ever After Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic trilogy finale has more steam, less banter.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2014)
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Loud Awake and Lost Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen aims to recover memories in mature psychological tale.
By Adele Griffin
(2013)
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