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Angel Mage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting fantasy has fierce women, angelic magic, adventure.
By Garth Nix
(2019)
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Light It Up Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong police shootings story lacks character development.
By Kekla Magoon
(2019)
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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting and unforgettable novel of love, loss, and hope.
By Laura Ruby
(2019)
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Butterfly Yellow Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving post-Vietnam War story of courage and perseverance.
By Thanhha Lai
(2019)
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The Last True Poets of the Sea Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional story of healing, friendship, family, and romance.
By Julia Drake
(2019)
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Like a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Emotional tale about self-acceptance set during AIDS crisis.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2019)
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Patron Saints of Nothing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartrending tale explores grief, Philippines' war on drugs.
By Randy Ribay
(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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The Raven's Tale Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping, dark exploration of famous writer's teen years.
By Cat Winters
(2019)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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Inventing Victoria Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen reinvents herself in engaging post-Reconstruction tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2019)
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The Devil's Thief: The Last Magician, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Surprises abound in time-traveling wizardly saga sequel.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2018)
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An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason Book Poster Image
age 14+
So-so historical fiction has romance and intrigue.
By Virginia Boecker
(2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Give Me Some Truth Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty, funny tale of teens on "the Rez" in 1980.
By Eric Gansworth
(2018)
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We Are All That's Left Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, heartrending tale tackles faith, war, violence.
By Carrie Arcos
(2018)
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The Beloved Wild Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Adventure, romance in absorbing historical fiction.
By Melissa Ostrom
(2018)
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