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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062348685
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2016

This is exactly what my 17-year-old self wanted to read: a coming-out, love story that doesn't end in death. The charming characters and Simon's mysterious (but probably v. handsome) pen pal are bonus.

-Landon


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Speak Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312674397
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Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2011

The frequency with which Speak appears on banned books lists should be all you need to know about how vitally important it is for everyone to read Speak.

-Katie


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Feed Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763662622
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Published: Candlewick - July 17th, 2012

Gently satiric, a dystopia that hits just at the edge of our present.

-Laurel


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A Great and Terrible Beauty (The Gemma Doyle Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385732314
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Published: Ember - March 22nd, 2005

Come for the dark and gorgeous magic, the mysterious boarding school, and the budding romance across class lines; stay for the bildungsroman of a complex character learning to express feminine power in an oppresive Victorian society. Recommended for: those becoming themselves.

-Val


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Tiny Pretty Things Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062342409
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Published: HarperTeen - July 12th, 2016

Ballet school at its most cutthroat, brought to vivid, dangerous life.

-Kate


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Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781936976607
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Published: Pulp/Zest Books - October 7th, 2014

The lesbian murder mystery of your (my) dreams. And the best part is... it all really happened! In 1892!

-Laurel


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ISBN: 9780545052382
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Push - August 1st, 2011

Teenagers fake a kidnapping and recovery to differentiate themselves from the herd on their college applications. Ambitious, misguided kids in the suburbs can get up to some crazy, crazy shit, man. Had this thought crossed my mind in high school, I probably would have done it. Anyway, this book is awesome.

-Cristin


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Love Letters to the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250062963
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Published: Square Fish - September 29th, 2015

All of the hesitations you are having right now (do kids today know who Kurt Cobain is? Ugh, do I HAVE to read another suicide book?) would be valid for any other book--but this isn't Any Other Book, it is beautiful and amazing and basically everything that you want in a young adult novel. Am I overselling it? TRICK QUESTION this book is impossible to oversell.

-Cristin


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Caraval Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250095268
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 1st, 2018

A heady mix of Sleep No More, Labyrinth, The Princess Bride, and my high school prom.

-Cristin


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Furyborn (Empirium Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781492678779
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - April 2nd, 2019

I got yer intersectional feminist high fantasy sweeping epic RIGHT HERE, pal.

-Cristin


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The Knife of Never Letting Go (Reissue with bonus short story): Chaos Walking: Book One Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780763676186
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Published: Candlewick - July 22nd, 2014

Where do you go after The Hunger Games? For my money, the Chaos Walking series is even better. Start here, but have the second book ready to go before you get to the outrageous cliffhanger ending. You've been warned.

-Kate


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Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781484798683
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2019

The class golden boy returns from a near-death experience with a directive from God/"from God" to make his high school a less awful place and instructions to include our narrator, the class punching bag, in his efforts, If-You-Build-It-They-Will-Come-style. Sneaky smart and completely unforgettable.

-Cristin


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The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316122399
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Published: Poppy - January 1st, 2013

Just when it seems like things couldn't get worse, 17-year-old Hadley's life is delayed by eight hours in Kennedy Airport, putting her arrival time dangerously close to the start of her dad's wedding. Will she make it? She prepares, once again, for disappointment. But sitting next to her on the plane is the arrestingly handsome Oliver, whose own family troubles and disarming wit may be exactly what she needs to make it through the long flight. Simple and sweet, this is a book about love -- that of family, of friends, and of strangers.

-Sarah G.


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Imaginary Girls Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142421437
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Published: Speak - June 14th, 2012

If you've never read Nova Ren Suma, 1) Why on earth not?; and 2) Start with this one. Suma's intensely beautiful storytelling weaves a creepy and surreal puzzle with the mysteries of life and death at its heart.

-Kate


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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780763680275
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Published: Candlewick - September 22nd, 2015

This story of three generations of women recalls the sweeping family saga of Middlesex, but without the incest and extraneous sex organs.

-Cristin


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In the Shadow of Blackbirds Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781419710230
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - October 7th, 2014

No one expects the Spanish Influenza, and the residents of 1918 San Diego are paralyzed by their fear of contracting the disease. Among them is 16-year-old Mary, mourning the sweetheart that she's just lost in the war and grappling with her recently-discovered ability to communicate with the dead, a power that emerged in perfect synchronicity with the early days of American Spiritualism. The book is incredibly atmospheric and bananas creepy. Come for the spooky descriptions of coffin-lined streets and disease-ridden sick wards and stay for the remarkable writing.

-Cristin