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The Chaos Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
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Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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Starstruck Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun mix of teen actresses, mystery in Golden Age Hollywood.
By Rachel Shukert
(2013)
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brilliant, edgy story about suicide best for mature teens.
By Ned Vizzini
(2006)
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Wild Awake Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting gothic horror novel is a devil of a tale.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2013)
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The Brokenhearted Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen ballerina turns to vigilante justice in mature sci-fi.
By Amelia Kahaney
(2013)
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Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing tale of NYC teen guitarist turned werewolf.
By Emily Pohl-Weary
(2013)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.
By Philip Pullman
(2017)
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