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Shadowshaper

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Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago realizes that something strange is going on--then she discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.

Between Us and the Moon

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Between Us and the Moon by Rebecca Maizel

Just before spending her sixteenth summer on Cape Cod, Sarah's boyfriend breaks up with her and, as a scientist whose focus is on winning a scholarship through her study of a comet, she designs an experiment to become more like her older sister to see if she, too, can be popular.

Paper Gods

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Paper Gods Series by Amanda Sun

Moving to Japan in the aftermath of a family tragedy, Katie develops feelings for kendo team star Tomohiro while observing how strange things happen with pens, ink, and drawings whenever they are near to one another




Read the entire series:
InkRainStorm

Every Last Word

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Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

Coping with Purely-Obsessional OCD, high-school junior Samantha McAllister learns to accept herself and take control of her life through her experiences in poetry club.

The Body in the Woods

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The Body in the Woods by April Henry

While helping the Portland County Sheriff's Search and Rescue to seek a missing autistic man, teens Alexis, Nick, and Ruby find, instead, a body and join forces to find the girl's murderer, forming an unlikely friendship, as well.



Read the entire series:
The Body in the WoodsBlood Will Tell

After Hours

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After Hours by Claire Kennedy

Using their day jobs at the high-end Waterside Café to learn gossip that they use to play a lucrative dare-based game, four teens struggle with embarrassing secrets, unrequited love and personal drama to secure a memorable summer season.

Get Even

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Get Even by Gretchen McNeil

Bree Deringer, Olivia Hayes, Kitty Wei, and Margot Mejia have nothing in common. At least that's what they'd like the students and administrators of their elite private school to think. The girls have different goals, different friends, and different lives, but they share one very big secret: They're all members of Don't Get Mad, a secret society that anonymously takes revenge on the school's bullies, mean girls, and tyrannical teachers.

But when their latest target ends up dead with a blood-soaked "DGM" card in his hands, the girls realize that they're not as anonymous as they thought and that someone now wants revenge on them.

As the unlikely group searches for the killer, they also uncover secrets and lies that rock their tenuous friendship to the core. Soon the clues are piling up, the police are closing in . . . and everyone has something to lose. - from the publisher


Read the entire series:
Get EvenGet Dirty

The Night We Said Yes

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The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi

After Ella unexpectedly falls for Matt, the cute new guy in town, she's heartbroken when he abruptly disappears, only to return a year later with a plan to relive the night that brought them together, but Ella wonders if he's worth a second chance.

The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly

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The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes

Losing everything including her family, her hands, and her ability to trust after spending twelve years in a cult, Minnow finds herself in juvenile detention when she refuses to tell what she knows about the death of the cult's leader.

Those Girls

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Those Girls by Lauren Saft

Eleventh grade at Greencliff, an all-girl school near Philadelphia, is momentous for long-term best friends Alex, Mollie, and Veronica, as the secrets they are keeping from each other about boyfriends, eating disorders, and more begin to undermine their relationships.

Even When You Lie to Me

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Even When You Lie to Me by Jessica Alcott

An exploration of forbidden love follows the experiences of high school senior Charlie, who while struggling with her best friend and perfectionist mother falls in love with a new English teacher who appears to return her affections.

Delicate Monsters

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Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn

Expelled from boarding school for nearly killing a classmate, seventeen-year-old troublemaker Sadie Su interferes in the life of an old childhood friend with dark secrets and his younger brother whose visions predict a violent event at school.

Alive

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Alive by Chandler Baker

After finally receiving a heart transplant, seventeen-year-old Stella throws herself into her new life, but her recovery is marred with strange side effects and hallucinations, and when she meets Levi Zin, a mysterious new boy at her Seattle prep school,Stella soon realizes that she and Levi have more in common than she could ever imagine.

Boy Nobody

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Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff

Sixteen-year-old Boy Nobody, an assassin controlled by a shadowy government organization, The Program, considers sabotaging his latest mission because his target reminds him of the normal life he craves.


Read the entire series:
Boy NobodyI Am the MissionI Am the TraitorSERIES COMPLETE

Our Brothers at the Bottom of the Bottom Sea

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Our Brothers at the Bottom of the Bottom Sea by Jonathan David Kranz

In their search for answers about their brothers' mysterious deaths, two teenagers in a small seaside vacation town will discover just how far a man will go to protect his kingdom.

Mindwalker

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Mindwalker by A.J. Steiger

Lain never expected to be a rule breaker. She certainly didn’t plan on falling in love with a boy she’s been forbidden to help. But then, she never expected to stumble into a conspiracy that could ignite a revolution. Driven to help others after her scientist father's unexplained death, Lain masters the art of blocking traumatic memories before the experiences of a troubled classmate cause her to question everything she believes about her society.

The Stars Never Shine

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The Stars Never Shine by Rachel Vincent

When she discovers her sister is keeping a secret that threatens their lives, sixteen-year-old Nina joins forces with rogue exorcists to survive and protect her sister from the wrath of the brutal Church and its army of exorcists that rule the town.

The Truth About My Success

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The Truth About My Success by Dyan Sheldon

Surprising consequences arise when a hardworking waitress poses as the spoiled teen television star that she strongly resembles, while the actress attends behavioral therapy.

To Hold the Bridge

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To Hold the Bridge by Garth Nix

A collection of 18 short stories showcasing the best-selling author's versatility in a range of genres is complemented by an Old Kingdom novella about the efforts of an aspiring cadet who would face life-threatening dangers to join an elite company of bridge builders.

Finding Audrey

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Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Fourteen-year-old Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.

More Happy Than Not

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More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Struggling with memories of his impoverished youth, being abandoned by his friends, and his father's suicide, Aaron attempts to forget his own identity through memory-altering therapy when his homosexuality affects a new friendship.

Skyscraping

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Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen

In 1993 in New York City, high school senior Mira uncovers many secrets, including that her father has a male lover.

The Last Leaves Falling

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The Last Leaves Falling by Sarah Benwell

In Japan, teenaged Abe Sora, who is afflicted with "Lou Gehrig's Disease," finds friends online and elicits their help to end his suffering.

Because You'll Never Meet Me

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Because You'll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas

Ollie, who has seizures when near electricity, lives in a backwoods cabin with his mother and rarely sees other people, and Moritz, born with no eyes and a heart defect that requires a pacemaker, is bullied at his high school, but when a physician who knows both suggests they begin corresponding, they form a strong bond that may get them through dark times.

Nearly Found

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Nearly Found by Elle Cosimano

High school senior and science whiz Leigh Boswell, called Nearly, is thrilled when she gets an internship in a forensic science lab, since it is a step toward college and a way out of the trailer park--but soon she finds herself the target of a serial killer, one who seems to know a lot about the residents of Sunny View Trailer Park as well as her absent father's secrets.

Charlie, Presumed Dead

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Charlie, Presumed Dead by Anne Heltzel

Told in separate voices, Lena and Aubrey, each hiding her own secrets, set off in search of the truth about Charlie, including if he is really dead, after meeting at his funeral and learning that he was dating both of them.

Blue Exorcist

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Blue Exorcist by Kazue Kato

Raised by Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, Rin Okumura never knew his real father. One day a fateful argument with Father Fujimoto forces Rin to face a terrible truth - the blood of the demon lord Satan runs in Rin's veins! Rin swears to defeat Satan, but doing that means entering the mysterious True Cross Academy and becoming an exorcist himself. Can Rin fight demons and keep his infernal bloodline a secret? It won't be easy, especially when drawing his father's sword releases the demonic power within him.

Blue Exorcist Series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5Vol. 6Vol. 7

Joyride

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Joyride by Anna Banks

The quarterback son of the town sheriff and the daughter of deported illegal aliens become unlikely midnight pranking accomplices while unexpectedly falling in love and landing on the wrong side of the law.

Proof of Forever

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Proof of Forever by Lexa Hillyer

During a camp reunion, four former best friends are transported back in time to the pivotal summer, when they were fifteen, that led to their separation.

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids

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The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

After a boating accident takes her beautiful singing and speaking voice from her, Elyse d'Abreau, the youngest of six sisters, leaves her home in Tobago to stay in an Oregon seaside town where Christian Kane, a notorious playboy, challenges her to express herself and to overcome her fear of the sea.

The Devil You Know

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The Devil You Know by Trish Doller

Exhausted and rebellious after three years of working for her father and mothering her brother, eighteen-year-old Arcadia "Cadie" Wells joins two cousins who are camping their way through Florida, soon learning that one is a murderer.

Devoted

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Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu

Rachel Walker is devoted to God and her large family, but as her curiosity about the world her parents turned from grows and she finds that neither Calvary Christian Church nor her homeschool education has the answer she craves, she considers leaving her sheltered life, as an older sister did.

Deadly Design

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Deadly Design by Debra Dockter

When children conceived at the Genesis Innovations Laboratory are dying, Kyle McAdams races to find out what's killing them before he becomes yet another perfect, blue-eyed corpse.

Daughter of Deep Silence

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Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan

At fourteen, Frances survived a slaughter that claimed the lives of her parents and best friend, Libby, but she took on Libby's identity and wealth while plotting revenge against the powerful Wells family and now, at age eighteen, is ready to destroy them, including her first love, Grey.

The Perfectionists

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The Perfectionists by Sara Shepard

Ava, Caitlin, Mackenzie, Julie, and Parker are all driven to be perfect--no matter the cost. At first the girls think they have nothing in common, until they discover that they all hate the same person: handsome womanizer Nolan Hotchkiss, who's done things to hurt each of them. They come up with the perfect plan to murder Nolan--jokingly, of course. They'd never actually go through with it. But when Nolan turns up dead in the exact way they'd discussed, the girls suddenly become prime suspects in his murder. Only, they didn't do it. So who did? Unless they find the real killer, and soon, their perfect lives will come crashing down around them.

Sequel: The Good Girls