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Release by Patrick Ness

Releaseby Patrick Ness Published by HarperTeen on September 19th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Fantasy, LGBTQIA, Young Adult Pages: 288 Goodreads   Inspired by Judy Blume’s Forever and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, this novel by award-winning author Patrick Ness is a new classic about teenage relationships, self-acceptance—and what happens when the walls we build start coming down. […]

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Dual Review: The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke

The Girl with the Red Balloonby Katherine Locke Series: The Balloonmakers #1 Published by Albert Whitman & Company on September 1, 2017 Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Pages: 288 Goodreads   When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets […]

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Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh

Rebel Seoulby Axie Oh Published by Tu Books on September 15th 2017 Genres: Sci-Fi, Young Adult Pages: 400 Goodreads   After a great war, the East Pacific is in ruins. In brutal Neo Seoul, where status comes from success in combat, ex-gang member Lee Jaewon is a talented pilot rising in the ranks of the […]

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[Spoiler-Free] Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older

Shadowhouse Fallby Daniel José Older Published by Arthur A. Levine Books on September 12th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Pages: 368 Goodreads The extraordinary sequel to the New York Times bestseller Shadowshaper is daring, dazzling, defiant. Sierra and her friends love their new lives as shadowshapers, making art and creating change with the spirits of […]

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Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Girls Made of Snow and Glassby Melissa Bashardoust Published by Flatiron Books on September 5th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Retelling, LGBTQIA, Young Adult Pages: 400 Goodreads   Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale At sixteen, Mina’s mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent […]

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You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

You Bring the Distant Nearby Mitali Perkins on September 12th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Pages: 320 Goodreads   ★ Booklist ★ Publishers Weekly ★ School Library Journal “The exquisite narrative journeys across time and geography — from Ghana to London to Harlem — and crosses borders of love, faith, and culture. “— Teen Vogue […]

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Welcome Home: anthology, edited by Eric Smith

Welcome Homeby Eric Smith Published by Flux on September 5th 2017 Genres: Short Stories, Young Adult, Contemporary Goodreads   Welcome Home collects a number of adoption-themed fictional short stories, and brings them together in one anthology from a diverse range of celebrated Young Adult authors. The all-star roster includes Edgar-award winner Mindy McGinnis, New York […]

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They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the Endby Adam Silvera Published by HarperTeen on September 5th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 384 Goodreads   On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, […]

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Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

Mask of Shadowsby Linsey Miller Published by Sourcebooks on August 29th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, LGBTQIA, Young Adult Pages: 352 Goodreads “I love every aspect of this amazing book—a gender fluid hero, a deadly contest, and vicious courtly intrigue. Get! Read! Now!” —Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author I Needed to Win. They Needed […]

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The Authentics by Abdi Nazemian

The Authenticsby Abdi Nazemian Published by Balzer + Bray on August 8th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 288 Goodreads   The Authentics is a fresh, funny, and insightful novel about culture, love, and family—the kind we are born into and the ones we create. Daria Esfandyar is Iranian-American and proud of her heritage, […]