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What's New In YA ~ September 22nd, 2020

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Every Body Looking  is a debut novel in verse in the style of Elizabeth Acevedo and Jason Reynolds. Candice Iloh's book tells the story of Ada--daughter of an immigrant father and an African American mother--and her struggle to find a place for herself in America and in her own family. "This...
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What's New In YA ~ August 11th, 2020

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Two teens who have nothing in common work together at a record store in  All Our Worst Ideas , a powerful and voice-driven YA novel from Vicky Skinner. When Amy, on her way to becoming valedictorian of her graduating class and getting accepted to her dream school, gets dumped by her...
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What's New In YA ~ July 28th, 2020

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Damsel  meets  A Heart in a Body in the World  in this incisive and lyrical feminist fairy tale about a princess determined to save her sisters from a curse, even if it means allying herself with the very witch who cast it. The Princesses of Ever are beloved by the kingdom...
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What's New In YA ~ July 7th, 2020

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What's New In YA ~ May 26th, 2020

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From the author of the acclaimed  Jack of Hearts (and other parts)  comes a sweet and sharp screwball comedy that critiques the culture of toxic masculinity within the queer community. Sixteen-year-old Randy Kapplehoff loves spending the summer at Camp Outland, a camp for queer teens. It's where he met his best...
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What's New In YA ~ April 21st, 2020

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         The teenagers of Four Paths must save their home. Though the Beast is seemingly subdued for now, a new threat looms in Four Paths: a corruption seeping from the Gray into the forest. And with the...
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What's New In YA ~ April 14th, 2020

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           June’s whole life has been leading up to this: ZombieCon, the fan convention celebrating all things zombies. She and her two best friends plan on hitting all the panels, photo ops, and meeting the heartthrob...
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What's New In YA ~ April 7th, 2020

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           Who is the Riverdale Ripper? And why is Jughead waking up covered in blood? Based on the original Archie Comics characters! Everyone knows the characters from  Riverdale : popular Archie Andrews, girl-next-door Betty Cooper, angsty...
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What's New In YA ~ March 31st, 2020

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Henry Weaver is missing. Three months ago, thirteen-year-old Henry disappeared from The Shallows during a violent storm, leaving behind his muddy mountain bike at the train station. Mason Weaver is trapped. While Mason doesn't know who...
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What's New In YA ~ March 10th, 2020

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           Sixteen tales by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic. Evoking Beyoncé’s Lemonade for a teen audience, these authors who are truly Octavia Butler’s heirs, have woven...
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