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Teen BOOK TITLES PUBLISHED IN MAY 2017


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And We’re Off by Dana Schwartz
And We’re Off
Offered an all-expenses-paid trip to Europe to study history’s most famous artists, 17-year-old Nora is required to create an original painting at every stop and clashes with her mother, who fears her daughter’s idealism may lead to an unstable future.

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Antisocial by Jillian Blake
Antisocial
A high-action whodunit set in the age of social media finds Alexandria Prep senior Anna struggling with loneliness after being dumped by her boyfriend, a situation that is complicated by a mysterious culprit’s efforts to hack messages and leak embarrassing photos of the school’s popular kids. A first novel.

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Avenged by Amy Tintera
Avenged
Returning home after rescuing her sister, Emelina vows to restore their kingdom only to be challenged by her sister’s combative nature, her own growing sympathies for their enemies and her enduring feelings for Cas. Ruined No. 2

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The Battlemage by Taran Matharu
The Battlemage
Pursued by Wyvern Riders and the albino orc Khan through the ether, Fletcher and his Vocans Academy classmates uncover clues about traitors in their midst and Fletcher’s demon, Ignatius, in a race against time to survive the region’s poisonous environment. Summoner No. 3

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The Best Kind of Magic by Crystal Cestari
The Best Kind of Magic
Inheriting nothing of her family’s magical abilities except a talent for recognizing true love, Amber works at her mother’s magic shop and is distressed to find herself falling for the mayor’s popular son, whose match is someone else. Windy City Magic No. 1

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The Black Witch by Laurie Forest
The Black Witch
Believed to be the prophesized heir of her grandmother Carnissa in spite of having no magical abilities, Elloren pursues her dream of becoming an apothecary only to discover that the University poses threats against members of her family. Black Witch Chronicles No. 1

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Brave New Girl by Rachel Vincent
Brave New Girl
When a clone manufactured for the good of her city realizes that she is having unique thoughts and feelings about a clone boy who fi nds her special, Dahlia 16 worries that her genome will be found flawed and that she and her identicals will be destroyed. By the best-selling author of The Stars Never Rise.

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Count All Her Bones by April Henry
Count All Her Bones
A sequel to Girl, Stolen finds Cheyenne reconnecting with Griffin in the weeks before Roy’s trial only to find herself targeted by Roy’s henchmen, who challenge her survival skills and cause her to question Griffin’s allegiances.

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The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye
The Crown's Fate
A sequel to The Crown’s Game finds new Imperial Enchanter Vika struggling with dangers in her once-coveted position while Pasha grapples with disputes about his legitimacy and Nikolai considers how far he is willing to go to return to the world. Crown’s Game series

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The Crying Rocks by Janet Taylor Lisle
The Crying Rocks
Knowing there is more to her adoption than the vague story she is told, Joelle learns from a quiet new friend, Carlos, that she resembles people in a library mural of Narragansett Indians and resolves to visit an ancient burial site reputed to be haunted by the ghosts of Narragansett children.

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Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson
Dark Breaks the Dawn
The first half of a duology based on Swan Lake follows the experiences of a Light Kingdom princess who manifests magical abilities when she turns 18 only to find her land threatened by a war and a power-hungry king. By the author of the Defy trilogy.

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Deacon Locke Went to Prom by Brian Katcher
Deacon Locke Went to Prom
Feeling too shy to look for a prom date amid the drama of his romance-minded peers, Deacon realizes that his grandmother would be an awesome person to ask and finds his life taking an unforgettable turn. By the award-winning author of Almost Perfect.

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Dear Reader by Mary O’Connell
Dear Reader
A modern adaptation of Wuthering Heights follows the experiences of high-school senior Flannery, who follows her missing teacher to New York City
before falling for a British gap year student named Heath, who seems to have stepped from the pages of Emily Brontë’s novel. By the award-winning
author of The Sharp Time.

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Dove Alight by Karen Bao
Dove Alight
When an all-out war is declared between the sharply divided factions of Earth and the Moon, girl sage Phaet Theta leads her friends in an effort that she hopes will neither destroy Earth’s fl oating nations nor divide her from her beloved Wes. By the author of Dove Exiled. Dove Chronicles No. 3

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Dreamfall by Amy Plum
Dreamfall
When an experiment to cure teen insomnia goes awry, a group of patients become trapped in a dangerous dreamscape created from their nightmares.
By the best-selling author of the Die for Me series. Dreamfall No. 1

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The Duke of Bannerman Prep by Katie A. Nelson
The Duke of Bannerman Prep
Recruited into an elite prep school after winning a highprofile competition in public school, Tanner ambitiously pursues a scholarship only to be partnered with an undermotivated party boy throughout an important championship. A first novel.

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Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
Eliza and Her Monsters
When the anonymous teen creator of a wildly popular webcomic is tempted by a school newcomer to pursue real-world relationships, everything she has worked so hard to build crumbles in the wake of their highly publicized romance. By the author of Made You Up.

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A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge
A Face Like Glass
A U.S. release of a tale by the award-winning author of The Lie Tree depicts an underground city with a sinister past, rival families vying for power and an out-of-place girl yearning to escape into the sunlight.

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The Fashion Committee by Susan Juby
The Fashion Committee
A humorous he-said, she-said story by the author of Alice, I Think follows an art scholarship competition between a fashion-obsessed girl and a sculptor who could not care less about clothes, a rivalry shaped by a complicated relationship, a soul-crushing job and a legal misunderstanding.

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Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
Flame in the Mist
The daughter of a prominent samurai in feudal Japan is targeted by a dangerous gang of bandits who want to prevent her political marriage, a situation that compels her to disguise herself as a boy and infiltrate the gang’s ranks in order to stop the individual behind the plot.

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Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu
Four Weeks, Five People
Five teens who struggle with mental-health and social challenges bond over their respective difficulties and form unexpected connections in their
efforts to prove that they are more than their problems.

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The Gauntlet by Megan Shepherd
The Gauntlet
A conclusion to the popular series finds Cora and her friends enslaved by a power-hungry sheriff while Mali and Leon attempt to rescue Cassian as Nok’s due date approaches. By the author of the Madman’s Daughter trilogy. Cage No. 3

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The Go-Between by Veronica Chambers
The Go-Between
Cammi, the daughter of two high-profile actors, struggles with changes after a move from Mexico City to Los Angeles, including the wrongful assumptions held about her by snooty new classmates whose prejudices Cammi decides to play into, but the more she lies about who she is, the more she wonders who she’s really fooling. By the best-selling author of the Amigas series.

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Grace and the Fever by Zan Romanoff
Grace and the Fever
Secretly obsessed with a celebrity long after her friends lose interest, Grace unexpectedly meets her famous crush and embarks on an unlikely romance that leads her to confront dark, complex truths about herself and the realities of stardom. By the author of A Song to Take the World Apart.

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Grit by Gillian French
Grit
Developing a bad reputation when her need to escape leads her to stay out late and have fun in ways not associated with “good girl behavior,” 17-year-old Darcy is cruelly nominated for a festival princess competition and struggles with secrets about the disappearance of her erstwhile best friend.

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House of Furies by Madeleine Roux
House of Furies
Escaping from her harsh school before taking work as a maid in a northern England boarding house, Louisa gradually realizes that her mysterious employer and his staff execute cruel judgments on the guests. House of Furies No. 1

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How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake
How to Make a Wish
Falling for a girl who believes in following one’s heart, Grace, a tough teen whose optimism has been crushed by her unpredictable mother, begins sneaking out at night and rediscovering her own capacity for happiness. By the author of Suffer Love.

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I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo
I Believe in a Thing Called Love
A high achieving Korean-American student whose botched attempts at romance have made her a laughingstock decides to conquer her insecurities when the most attractive boy she has ever met walks into her life. By the author of Since You Asked.

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In a Perfect World by Trish Doller
In a Perfect World
When her cherished plans for the summer and her senior year of high school are upended by her mother’s relocation to Cairo, Caroline struggles with homesickness before meeting an unpredictable boy who challenges everything she believes about life, love and privilege. By the author of Something Like Normal.

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It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura
It’s Not Like It’s a Secret
A girl whose life revolves around big and small secrets struggles with differences between two diverse groups of friends, a boy’s sweet but unrequited
affection, her crush on her best friend and her father’s increasingly obvious affair.

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Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi
Just a Normal Tuesday
Devastated by her older sister’s suicide, 16-year-old Kai lashes out at others and turns to drinking and drugs before being sent to a grief camp for kids, where she meets others who understand her loss.

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Just Dreaming by Kerstin Gier. Trans by Anthea Bell.
Just Dreaming
When her achievements as a person with the ability to visit the dreams of others does not protect her from her own troubles, Liv endures a rocky
romance, a malicious anonymous blogger, a wedding and classmates who are intent on exacting revenge. By the best-selling author of the Ruby Red
trilogy. Silver No. 3

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Kale, My Ex, and Other Things to Toss in a Blender by Lisa Greenwald
Kale, My Ex, and Other Things to Toss in a Blender
When her summer plans are upended by an embarrassing breakup, Mia is encouraged by her best friend to use their snow-cone truck job to keep tabs on her ex and bond with him using a fake online identity, an endeavor that is complicated by a business breakthrough and an unexpected crush.

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Kill All Happies by Rachel Cohn
Kill All Happies
Planning the most epic party her community has ever seen for graduation, Vic organizes secret activities based on getting revenge, securing her crush’s affections and humiliating rivals, who end up turning the tables in unexpected ways. By the best-selling co-author of Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist.

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The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah
The Lines We Cross
A story about the power of choosing tolerance by the award-winning author of Does My Head Look Big in This? finds basketball enthusiast Michael attending anti-immigration rallies with his parents until a friendship with a Muslim refugee newcomer from Afghanistan compels him to question his family’s politics.

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Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
Lord of Shadows
A sequel to Lady Midnight finds Emma torn between her love for Julian and her need to protect him from the consequences of their forbidden relationship, a situation that is challenged by her relationship with Mark and his efforts to reclaim his Shadowhunter capabilities. Dark Artifices No. 2

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Love and Vandalism by Laurie Boyle Crompton
Love and Vandalism
Painting graffiti lions all over her town, anonymous artist Rory is caught by a former vandal who promises not to turn her in if she tells him about her art.

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The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
The Love Interest
Two teen spies, one cultivated to emulate the ideal boy next door, the other to represent a dark-soul bad boy, compete for the heart of a girl destined for great power — whoever gets the girl lives; the one she rejects, dies.

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Midnight Jewel by Richelle Mead
Midnight Jewel
When a twist of fate gains her entry into the Glittering Court, war refugee Mira endures persecution from its competitive women and predatory suitors while learning skills that will help her earn anonymity while forging friendships that inspire her to hatch a daring but dangerous plan. By the best-selling author of the Vampire Academy trilogy. Glittering Court No. 2

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A Million Junes by Emily Henry
A Million Junes
A follow-up to The Love That Split the World finds the daughter and son of two long-feuding families falling in love while trying to uncover the truth about a curse that has plagued their bloodlines for generations.

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Monstrous by Thomas E. Sniegoski
Monstrous
When the storm that decimated Benediction reaches an ill-prepared Boston, Sydney and her friends race to protect the city from a newly crazed rampage of animals while working to uncover the origin of the storm and its power. By the author of The Brimsone Network series. Savage No. 2

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My Fairy Godmother Is a Drag Queen by David Clawson
My Fairy Godmother Is a Drag Queen
Wanting nothing more than to survive high school as an only stepkid in a social-climbing family, Chris forges an unexpected romantic relationship with his stepsister’s wealthy boyfriend before a new friend helps him learn to accept himself and his family. A first novel.

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The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord
The Names They Gave Us
Looking forward to working at Bible camp alongside her boyfriend, Lucy struggles with her affections and her faith in the wake of her mother’s cancer recurrence and switches to working at a camp for troubled kids, where among diverse co-workers she manages the emergence of family secrets and pursues a different understanding of grace.

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Night Magic by Jenna Black
Night Magic
Returning to the quarantined city of Philadelphia, where a dark magical force terrorizes the streets every night, Jenna Black struggles to help a teen overcome by Nightstruck indifference break free in order to save the city. By the author of the Faeriewalker series. Nightstruck No. 2

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No Good Deed by Goldy Moldavsky
No Good Deed
A follow-up to Kill the Boy Band! finds a civic-minded teen invited to attend an activist’s summer camp where she participates in a charity competition that triggers a rivalry with a famous young actor whose choices encourage campers to sabotage each other.

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The Noble Servant by Melanie Dickerson
The Noble Servant
A latest Christian fairy tale reimagining by the award-winning author of The Healer’s Apprentice follows the experiences of penniless Lady Magdalen and Steffan, the cast-out Duke of Wolfberg, who enter a marriage of convenience together and work to reclaim their rightful titles in the aftermath of an evil conspiracy.

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Noteworthy by Riley Redgate
Noteworthy
Feeling undervalued because of musical talents that place her outside the spotlight, Jordan disguises herself as a boy to gain entry into a competitive, all-male a cappella group that is looking for a singer with her vocal range. By the author of Seven Ways We Lie.

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One Cut by Eve Porinchak
One Cut
An investigation into the 1995 murder of 16-year-old Jimmy Farris describes how the victim and his friend were attacked by four youths in a backyard fort associated with drug activity, in an account that shares insights into how legal technicalities triggered gang uprisings and controversial charges. Simon True No. 2

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The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr
The One Memory of Flora Banks
A girl with no short-term memory experiences a miraculous connection in her fractured mind upon kissing a certain boy and embarks on a remarkable,
against-all-odds journey to reunite with him on the other side of the world as part of an effort to reclaim her life. A first young adult novel.

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One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
One of Us Is Lying
When one of five students in detention is found dead, his high-profile classmates — including a brainy intellectual, a popular beauty, a drug dealer on
probation and an all-star athlete — are investigated and revealed to be the subjects of the victim’s latest gossip postings.

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The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein
The Pearl Thief
Recovering from an injury at her grandfather’s estate in the aftermath of an incident she gradually realizes may not have been an accident, 15-year-old Julia investigates the disappearance of a missing person alongside a boy whose family has been shaped by stark prejudices. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Code Name Verity.

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Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy
Ramona Blue
Struggling with the loss of her home and her dysfunctional family after Hurricane Katrina, gay teen Ramona finds solace in a new swimming hobby while developing confusing feelings for a boy who challenges her perceptions. By the best-selling author of Dumplin’.

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Reaper by Kyra Leigh
Reaper
When her beliefs about eternal paradise are shattered by what she actually experiences after a fatal accident, 16-year-old Rosie worries about her late father while struggling to carry out the instructions of a beautiful but cruel Grim Reaper who demands that Rosie collect three souls in order to move on to a happier realm of the afterlife.

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Refuge for Masterminds by Kathleen Baldwin
Refuge for Masterminds
Determined to identify who is sneaking information to Napoleon’s spies, Lady Jane Moore wonders if her skills in logic will be enough to protect brash American inventor Alexander Sinclair and her friends at Stranje House. By the award-winning author of Lady Fiasco. Stranje House No. 3

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Romancing the Throne by Nadine Jolie Courtney
Romancing the Throne
When an administration scandal at her all-girls school threatens her university prospects, Libby enrolls in her sister Charlotte’s posh boarding school, where they become fierce rivals for the affection of their classmate, the heir to the throne of Britain.

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Say No to the Bro by Kat Helgeson
Say No to the Bro
A teen’s resolve to survive senior year at her new school by flying under the radar until graduation is thrown into turmoil when she teams up with the school’s quarterback for a long-standing tradition of girls competing in challenges before being auctioned off as prom dates.

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The Scattering by Kimberly McCreight
The Scattering
Struggling to learn more about her ability to read the emotions of others after a lifetime spent ignoring her own feelings, Wylie returns home to assist Jasper, who is overwhelmed with guilt about what has happened to Cassie. By the best-selling author of Reconstructing Amelia. Outliers No. 2

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Seeker by Veronica Rossi
Seeker
Plagued with guilt after sealing Sebastian in a dark dimension with the demon Samrael, Daryl loses her visions and must rely on her instincts in order to lead the riders into a shadowy realm where she fears she will have to wield evil powers in order to defeat her enemy. Riders No. 2

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Someone Else’s Summer by Rachel Bateman
Someone Else’s Summer
A teen honors the memory of the older sister who died on the night of her high school graduation by endeavoring to complete the elder’s summer bucket list, which includes an epic road trip with the boy next door.

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Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld. Illus by Alex Puvilland.
Spill Zone
When a disaster destroys her city, ends her parents’ lives and leaves her sister badly scarred, Addison earns money by taking photographs of the devastation for high-paying art collectors, including an eccentric patron who offers a million dollars for a life-risking image. Spill Zone No. 1

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Textrovert by Lindsey Summers
Textrovert
When her phone is accidentally switched with a phone belonging to a jock classmate just as he departs for summer football camp, a high school senior steps out of the shadow of her more popular twin brother and finds herself falling for the boy when they meet to exchange phones, despite having discovered the secret he’s been keeping along the way.

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That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim
That Thing We Call a Heart
Feeling alienated from her brave best friend when the latter abruptly starts wearing a Muslim headscarf, a Pakistani-American teen living in suburban New Jersey takes a summer job while falling in love with a friend in ways that remind her of the rose and nightingale of classic Urdu poetry. By the author of Skunk Girl.

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Thick As Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner
Thick as Thieves
Kamet, an ambitious secretary and slave to his Mede master, is forced onto a very different path that compels him to undertake an extraordinary mission far from the future he envisioned, in an eagerly anticipated new novel set in the world of the award-winning Queen’s Thief series. Queen’s Thief No. 5

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The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty
The Traitor’s Kiss
A first novel in a debut series partially inspired by Jane Austen follows the efforts of brilliant spy and less-than-ideal lady Sage Flower pursuing an apprenticeship with a matchmaker to escape an arranged marriage while collecting information about a group of soldiers and brides amongst rumors of a political uprising. Traitor’s Circle series

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The Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole Cozzo
The Truth About Happily Ever After
A theme park princess endeavors to rebuild her life after her happily-ever-after falls apart in the wake of her boyfriend’s estrangement, an effort that is assisted by her friend and growing resolve to prove that she is more than just a pretty princess. By the author of How to Say I Love You Out Loud.

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Umberland by Wendy Spinale
Umberland
A reimagining of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass finds Gwen, Pete and their companions escaping from Everland only to encounter a dying Queen of England in Alnwick Castle, where a dangerously mutated Horologia virus compels a journey in search of an extinct poisonous apple. Everland No. 2

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Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott
Violet Grenade
Passing herself off as an eccentric on the streets for protection, 17-year-old Domino accepts shelter in a ramshackle farm home for West Texas entertainers before encountering bullying and deciding to escape with the secret help of a boy’s voice inside her head. By the author of the Fire & Flood series.

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Washed Ashore by Kerr Thomson
Washed Ashore
Investigating the mysterious appearance of the bodies of a whale and a man washed up on the storm-beaten shore of his wild Scottish island, young Fraser, accompanied by his increasingly distraught younger brother who has not spoken in years, meet a mysterious man who harbors a terrible secret.

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When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
When Dimple Met Rishi
A heartfelt romantic comedy told from the alternating perspectives of two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged their marriage follows the efforts of one to distance herself from the agreement and the other to woo his intended during a summer program they are attending together.

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Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith
Windfall
Buying her crush a lottery ticket for his 18th birthday, Alice is astounded when he wins, an unexpected situation that is complicated by her parents’ recent deaths, her crush’s absent father’s gambling debts and differing opinions about how their relationship is changing. By the author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight.

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