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What's New in YA--December 29, 2015

What's New in YA--December 29, 2015
    Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!            Expelled from high school months shy of graduation—her acceptance to Columbia revoked due to vigilante justice gone awry—Kassandra Black is sent to work in her great-uncle Brian’s lab at Henley...
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What's New in YA--December 22, 2015

What's New in YA--December 22, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!          Inside every secret, there’s a world of trouble. Get ready for the second book in this new series of global proportions–from master of intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Ally Carter. Grace’s...
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The Librarian's Corner--December 21, 2015

The Librarian's Corner--December 21, 2015
  For this month's Librarian's Corner I wanted to feature some holiday-themed books that you could recommend to teen and adult readers, and use for displays! All of these stories are set during winter, and many of them feature characters celebrating a variety of holidays and festivities. There is romance, drama,...
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What's New in YA--December 15, 2015

What's New in YA--December 15, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!          Rebels, royals, and monsters wage war over the Mytican throne in the shocking fourth book of the Falling Kingdoms series, from New York Times bestselling author Morgan Rhodes.   CLEO: Reeling after...
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What's New in YA--December 8, 2015

What's New in YA--December 8, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!        In this heart-wrenching tale of love and loss, a young Marine and his best friend’s sister plunge into a forbidden love affair while he’s home on leave. When a Marine Chaplain knocks on...
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Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--December 7, 2015

Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--December 7, 2015
  Contributed by Brandy Colbert   Growing up as a teenager in the ’90s, there weren’t a whole lot of young adult books to choose from. I read whatever I could get my hands on, through either the library, the bookstore, or book fairs, but I wasn’t lucky enough to have...
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What's New in YA--December 1, 2015

What's New in YA--December 1, 2015
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    Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!      For fans of Simone Elkeles and Courtney Summers, this haunting debut novel is about two teenagers battling their inner demons as they fall in love for the first time. When Marion Taylor, the...
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