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What's New In YA ~ August 20th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Debut YA author Natasha Díaz pulls from her personal experience to inform this powerful coming-of-age novel about the meaning of friendship, the joyful beginnings of romance, and the racism and religious intolerance that can both strain...
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What's New In YA ~ August 13th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for...
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What's New In YA ~ August 5th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Nothing much happens in the sleepy town of Shy in Avon-upon-Kynt. And for eighteen years, Emmaline Watkins has feared that her future held just that: nothing. But when the head of the most admired fashion house...
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What's New in YA - 7/31/19

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A future chieftain Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and mercy-killers takes more abuse than coin, but when they’re called to collect royal dead, she’s hoping they’ll find the payout of a lifetime. A fugitive prince When Crown Prince Jasimir turns out to...
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What's New In YA ~ July 2nd, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           Vesper Montgomery can summon your worst fear and turn it into a reality—but she’s learned the hard way that it’s an addicting and dangerous power. One wrong move and you could hurt someone you love....
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What's New In YA ~ June 25th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Lauren Morrill's  Better Than the Best Plan  is a fresh, funny, romantic YA novel about a teenage girl who finds an unexpected silver lining in her life when plans get turned upside down. Plans are made...
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What's New In YA ~ June 18th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Michelle Ruiz Keil’s YA fantasy debut about love, found family, and healing is an ode to post-punk San Francisco through the eyes of a Mexican-American girl. Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her...
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What's New In YA ~ June 11th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           One moment, Emmie is writing her high school history paper; the next, she's sitting with a gorgeous 16th century king who vacillates from kissing her to ordering her execution. Able to travel back to her...
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What's New In YA ~ June 4th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Pretty Little Liars  meets  People Like Us  in this taut, tense thriller about two teens who find their paths intertwined when an anonymous texter threatens to spill their secrets and uproot their lives. PRIVATE NUMBER:  Wouldn’t...
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What's New In YA ~ May 28th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       A squandering emperor. A handsome stranger. A reluctant heroine. And the ancient magic that will capsize a kingdom. Seventeen-year-old Meadow Sircha watched her mother die from the wilting sickness. Tormented by the knowledge that the emperor failed...
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