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Teen BOOK TITLES PUBLISHED IN APRIL 2017


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The Adjustment by Suzanne Young
The Adjustment
When Weston returns after having his memory purged by The Program, Tatum fights to help him remember their shared past and pursues a new memory-implanting therapy that has unexpected consequences. By the best-selling author of Hotel Ruby. Program No. 3

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Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz
Alex and Eliza: A Love Story
The New York Times best-selling author of The Witches of East End and The Descendants series brings to life the romance between young Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler.

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Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
Alex, Approximately
A teen spin on You’ve Got Mail follows the experiences of movie buff Bailey, who moves in with her father after months spent crushing on an online film geek who lives nearby, and realizes that her feelings have become rather more complicated. By the award-winning author of Bitter Spirits.

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Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
Always and Forever, Lara Jean
A latest entry in the best-selling series that includes P.S. I Still Love You finds happy senior Lara Jean helping her father plan his wedding while pursuing options for college and wondering how graduation will change her relationship with her boyfriend. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before No. 3

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Bang by Barry Lyga
Bang
A decade after accidentally shooting and killing his infant sister when he was four years old, Sebastian is haunted by the guilt and horror of the incident and bonds with a new friend before resolving to get another gun in the hope of rectifying his past.

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Beck by Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff
Beck
Orphaned as a child and sent to live among religious caretakers in early 20th-century Canada, 15-year-old Beck endures harsh labor and searches for love while traveling back and forth across the American border during the height of the Great Depression.

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Between Two Skies by Joanne O’Sullivan
Between Two Skies
Enjoying a quiet life in a tiny Louisiana fishing town, 16-year-old Evangeline is set adrift by Hurricane Katrina and must work through difficult political and cultural challenges to regain her sense of belonging. A first novel.

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Blacklist by Alyson Noël
Blacklist
When a Hollywood it-girl goes missing amid dangerous secrets, Layla, Aster and Tommy struggle to clear their names and identify the source of sinister messages while the tabloids explode with rumors. Beautiful Idols No. 2

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Blacksouls by Nicole Castroman
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A sequel to Blackhearts finds first mate Teach contemplating mutiny to protect his crew from Spanish attackers, while Anne makes it to Nassau only to be confronted by lawlessness and corruption.

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But Then I Came Back by Estelle Laure
But Then I Came Back
A girl who witnessed astonishing things while in a coma taps the mysteries of what she experienced to help a grieving boy make contact with his comatose best friend.

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Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor
Definitions of Indefinable Things
A girl struggling with depression after having her heart broken too many times unexpectedly bonds with a tattooed rebel whose ex-girlfriend is expecting his baby, a situation that compels her to reevaluate her beliefs about love, friendship and painful emotions.

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Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray
Defy the Stars
A teen soldier from an Earth colony planet fighting for its independence finds herself stranded in space on an abandoned ship where she bonds with a sophisticated mech prototype, who is forced to serve her at the risk of his own life. By the best-selling author of the Evernight series.

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Dreaming the Bear by Mimi Thebo
Dreaming the Bear
Moving with her naturalist father to Yellowstone National Park, Darcy struggles with illness, loneliness and nightmares before bonding with an injured mother bear whose cubs were killed by hunters.

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The End of Our Story by Meg Haston
The End of Our Story
Falling in love after years of friendship, teens Bridge and Wil are separated by a devastating betrayal before a family tragedy compels them to reconcile a year later, a situation that puts both of them in danger. By the author of Paperweight.

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Fireworks by Katie Cotugno
Fireworks
A girl competes with her best friend to become the newest pop star of the late-1990s boy-and-girl band craze, triggering drama and romance along the way. By the bestselling author of 99 Days.

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The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring
The Football Girl
A romance between longtime friends Caleb and Tessa is challenged during the summer before high school when a discouraging loss compels Tessa to try out for the all-boys football team.

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The Freemason’s Daughter by Shelley Sackier
The Freemason’s Daughter
When her clan is hired to build a garrison on the Duke of Keswick’s estate, Jenna ventures into dangerous territory in England and struggles with her growing attraction to her employer’s son, who makes her question her family’s mutinous secrets. By the author of Dear Opl.

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Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale by Ashley Poston
Geekerella
A devoted fan of a classic sci-fi television series risks the ire of her evil stepsisters by entering a contest to win an invitation to a ball where she would
meet her favorite actor, a teen star who would prove he is more than just a dumb heartthrob.

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Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr
Gem & Dixie
Forging a deep, complex relationship with the sister who cares for her when their dysfunctional mother and absent father cannot, Gem organizes a short trip to avoid their father when he returns unexpectedly. By the National Book Award finalist author of Story of a Girl.

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Get It Together, Delilah! by Erin Gough
Get It Together, Delilah!
Managing the family deli when her mother leaves to marry another man and her father goes on a trip to fix his broken heart, 17-year-old Delilah struggles to keep up with her schoolwork, navigate bullies and retain her closest friendship while watching a woman across the street who performs beautiful dances every night. An award-winning first novel.

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Give Me a K-I-L-L by R.L. Stine
Give Me a K-I-L-L
When a lack of funding threatens to end cheerleading at Shadyside High, school newcomer and talented cheerleader Heather brutally competes against the school’s head cheerleader in the hope of securing the last position on the squad. By the best-selling author of the Goosebumps series. Fear Street No. 6

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Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis
Given to the Sea
Born to produce an heir before being sacrificed to the ocean, Khosa is championed by lesser prince Vincent, who seeks to identify a way to protect both the girl and their kingdom from an attack by a magical native race.

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Grendel’s Guide to Love and War by A. E. Kaplan
Grendel’s Guide to Love and War
A teen misfit resolves to defeat a local bully who upsets the senior community by constantly throwing wild parties, an effort that is complicated by the teen’s father’s PTSD, his unrequited feelings for the bully’s sister and an existential crisis related to his mother’s death. A first novel.

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Keeping the Beat by Marie Powell & Jeff Norton
Keeping the Beat
Horrified when her best friend is shot and killed during what was supposed to be the best shared summer of their lives, Lucy investigates her friend’s secrets and discovers that she had participated in an elaborate reality-television production in order to reconnect with an unscrupulous ex.

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The Last Thing You Said by Sara Biren
The Last Thing You Said
Drifting apart in the aftermath of a tragedy, Lucy and Ben reconnect a year later during a summer marked by their enduring attraction and shared efforts to heal.

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Legion by Julie Kagawa
Legion
Devastated by revelations about the Talon dragon organization, hatchling Ember Hill stands beside the rogue dragon, Riley, against her heir-apparent
brother, Dante, who has threatened to unleash the greatest threat dragonkind has ever known. Talon Saga No. 4

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Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer
Letters to the Lost
Leaving letters to her late photojournalist mother on her grave, Juliet is surprised when she receives an anonymous reply from an equally lonely boy
who she does not realize is one of her classmates.

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Literally by Lucy Keating
Literally
When a best-selling author announces a new novel in progress, Annabelle, the author’s character, becomes determined to live a life that has not been plotted out for her. By the author of Dreamology.

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Looking for Group by Rory Harrison
Looking for Group
A teen in remission from cancer embarks on a mysterious ocean adventure in the hope of making a connection with his online best friend, who is secretly discovering the gender identity her father refuses to acknowledge.

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Lucky Girl by Amanda Maciel
Lucky Girl
Wanting to be more than just a pretty girl, Rosie tries to be happy when her crush starts dating her best friend before bonding with a heroic newcomer who seems to care more about her than her looks. By the author of Tease.

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Mars One by Jonathan Maberry
Mars One
When his family is chosen for a first mission to colonize Mars, 16-year-old Tristan reluctantly says goodbye to his girlfriend before the sabotaging acts of
a terrorist group make him question the mission’s purpose. By the award-winning author of Bits & Pieces.

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Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski
Meg & Linus
Best friends Meg and Linus navigate the challenges of a high school life marked by the drama club, Star Trek fandom, heartbreak and discovering their sexual orientations. A first novel.

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Missing by Kelley Armstrong
Missing
Longing to escape her bleak hometown and follow her peers to discover better opportunities elsewhere, Winter Crane explores the woodland refuge where she has always felt more at home before realizing that her fellow teens who departed may actually have gone missing. By the best-selling author of the Darkest Powers series.

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North of Happy by Adi Alsaid
North of Happy
A wealthy dual citizen of Mexico and the U.S. rebels against his family’s strict plans for his future in the aftermath of his older brother’s tragic death, an event that compels him to secure a job with his favorite celebrity chef, a relationship that becomes complicated when he falls for his boss’s daughter.

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Once Upon a Time: Regina Rising by Wendy Toliver
Once Upon a Time: Regina Rising
A young adult adaptation of the story of wicked queen Regina in her teen years follows the experiences of a sweet-natured girl who longs for romance and the approval of her darkly ambitious mother. By the author of Red’s Untold Tale.

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Perfect by Cecelia Ahern
Perfect
A sequel to Flawed finds a girl who has been cruelly branded by a morality court fleeing with the only person she can trust and hiding a terrible secret that has the potential to dismantle the entire Flawed system. By the award-winning author of P.S. I Love You.

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Pointe, Claw by Amber J. Keyser
Pointe, Claw
While Jessie endangers her health in her resolve to become a ballerina, Dawn begins suffering from blackouts and somnambulism, challenges they link to cultural expectations placed on girls.

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Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl
Royce Rolls
Having endured years with her narcissistic, media-obsessed family, 16-year-old Bentley Royce looks forward to her reality show’s cancellation only to discover that she must save the show against her own judgment in order to keep her family strong, a situation that is complicated by a tragic disaster.

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Run the Risk by Allison van Diepen
Run the Risk
Enlisting a reformed Mateo’s help when her brother begins slipping into gang life, Grace tries to convince herself that she is not going to have her heart broken again in the face of difficult sacrifices. By the author of Snitch.

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Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick
Saint Death
An unsparing tale set in the grimly violent world of the human and drug trade on the U.S.-Mexican border finds Arturo enduring a hardscrabble existence before helping his friend, who has stolen money from the narcos to smuggle his girlfriend and baby into the U.S. By the award-winning author of Midwinterblood.

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Shadow Wave by Robert Muchamore
Shadow Wave
A conclusion to the popular series finds James reluctantly guarding the family of a corrupt governor before retired colleague Kyle devises an unofficial, highly dangerous plan that forces James to choose between his loyalties. CHERUB No. 12

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Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima
Shadowcaster
Hardened warrior and reluctant princess Alyssa resolves to end the war at the cost of her own throne while Arden soldier Halston is swept up by increasingly dangerous missions complicated by rumors about wolf-like adversaries and his own king’s cruelties. Shattered Realms No. 4

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Speak of Me As I Am by Sonia Belasco
Speak of Me As I Am
A girl mourning the death of her mother and a boy whose best friend committed suicide fi nd companionship and healing through artistic endeavors, including a Shakespeare production at their school. A first novel.

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Sunkissed by Jenny McLachlan
Sunkissed
Sent to Sweden for the summer, where she is cut off from her friends, Kat is challenged to embrace her inner self and tap her personal strengths to win the heart of a cute local boy. By the author of Flirty Dancing and Love BombLadybirds No. 3

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The Takedown by Corrie Wang
The Takedown
Hated for her popularity and academic successes, Kyla Cheng is targeted by a cyberbully who posts a faked video of her engaged in a sex act with a teacher, a vicious attack that propels Kyla into the world of hackers and haters in her effort to take the video down. A first novel.

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This Is Really Happening by Erin Chack
This Is Really Happening
A debut essay collection by a BuzzFeed senior editor traces the highs and lows of the millennial experience, sharing reflections on such topics as her first sloppy kiss with her soulmate, her escape from a bear attack and her battle with cancer at age 19.

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Toward a Secret Sky by Heather MacLean
Toward a Secret Sky
Sent to live with the Scottish grandparents she has never met, 17-year-old orphan Maren receives an encrypted journal from her late mother that reveals her parents’ affiliation with a secret international organization that terrorizes her community in its efforts to recruit her.

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Unearthly Things by Michelle Gagnon
Unearthly Things
Placed in the home of wealthy guardians in San Francisco after losing her parents in a tragic accident, surfer Janie feels hopelessly out of place in their privileged world and struggles to make friends before bonding with the family’s black-sheep son and uncovering disturbing secrets.

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
The Upside of Unrequited
Avoiding relationships to protect her sensitive heart, plus-sized Molly supports her once- cynical twin, Cassie, when the latter has her own bout of lovesickness, a situation that is complicated by sibling dynamics and an unexpected romantic triangle.

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What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold
What Girls Are Made Of
Believing her cynical mother’s statement that there is no such thing as unconditional love, Nina desperately clings to a boyfriend who leaves her,
causing her to question her identity outside of romantic relationships.

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The Whole Thing Together by Ann Brashares
The Whole Thing Together
Sasha’s dad was once married to Ray’s mom and in the aftermath of their breakup, neither parent would give up the beach house — Sasha and Ray vacation in this same beach house year after year but never meet until one summer when their lives and those of their siblings intersect in ways none of them could have ever dreamed. By the bestselling author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series.

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The Wonder of Us by Kim Culbertson
The Wonder of Us
Two best friends, one of whom is staying in Germany with her family for a year, become estranged as a result of differing perspectives, secrets and disappointments before embarking on a two-week, six-country adventure together to repair their friendship. By the author of Catch a Falling Star.

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Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant
Zenn Diagrams
A teen math genius who secretly possesses the ability to read the emotions, fears and dreams of anyone she touches is drawn to an artistic newcomer with a troubled home life only to discover their shattering common history. A first novel.

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