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What's New In YA ~ November 10th, 2020

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From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  Love & Gelato  comes a  Mamma Mia –inspired tale about a teen girl finding romance while trying to connect with her absent father in beautiful Santorini, Greece. Liv Varanakis doesn’t have a lot of fond memories of her father, which makes sense—he fled...
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What's New In YA ~ November 2nd, 2020

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For Dash and Lily, it's beginning to look a lot like...distance! Just in time for the series release of  Dash & Lily  on Netflix comes a new helping of love--this time across the pond as best-selling authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan send Dash and Lily to England. Dash and Lily...
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What's New In YA ~ October 27th, 2020

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Two sisters. One brutal murder. A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself… And an intoxicating romance. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon...
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What's New In YA ~ October 20th, 2020

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Cerys is safe in the kingdom of Aloriya. Here there are no droughts, disease, or famine, and peace is everlasting. It has been this way for hundreds of years, since the first king made a bargain with the Lady who ruled the forest that borders the kingdom. But as Aloriya prospered,...
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What's New In YA ~ October 6th, 2020

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" Writing as A. Deborah Baker,  New York Times  bestselling and award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a world of talking trees and sarcastic owls, of dangerous mermaids and captivating queens in  Over the Woodward Wall , an exceptional tale for readers who are young at heart. If you trust...
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What's New In YA ~ September 29th, 2020

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Kyle and Kimberly have been the perfect couple all through high school, but when Kimberly breaks up with him on the night of their graduation party, Kyle’s entire world upends—literally. Their car crashes and when he awakes, he has a brain injury. Kimberly is dead. And no one in his life...
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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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