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A Breath Too Late — Rocky Callen

Seventeen-year-old Ellie had no hope left. Yet the day after she dies by suicide, she finds herself in the midst of an out-of-body experience. She is a spectator, swaying between past and present, retracing the events that unfolded prior to her death.…

May 4, 2020
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Something Like Gravity — Amber Smith

TITLE: Something Like Gravity AUTHOR: Amber Smith GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Chris and Maia aren’t off to a great start. A near-fatal car accident first brings them together, and their next encounters don’t fare much better. Chris’s good intentions backfire. Maia’s temper gets the best…

August 16, 2019
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Fresh Romance, Vol. 1 (diverse romance anthology/graphic novel!)

TITLE: Fresh Romance, Vol. 1 CREATORS: Sarah Kuhn, Kate Leth, Sarah Vaughn, Sally Ann Thompson, Trungles, Sarah Winifred Searle GENRE: Romance AGE RANGE: New Adult SYNOPSIS: FRESH ROMANCE is an exciting collection of romance comics from some of comics most talented creators, including Kate Leth, Arielle…

May 20, 2019
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Dear Heartbreak [YA nonfiction anthology]

TITLE: Dear Heartbreak EDITOR: Heather Demetrios RELEASES: December 18th, 2018 GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA In this collection, YA authors answer real letters from teens all over the world about the dark side of love: dating violence, break-ups, cheating, betrayals, and loneliness. DNF @ pg 87 This…

December 15, 2018
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Anna and the French Kiss — Stephanie Perkins

TITLE: Anna and the French Kiss AUTHOR: Stephanie Perkins RELEASED: December 2nd, 2010; Speak GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Anna never wanted to spend her senior year in Paris. Maybe it would’ve been a dream for most American girls, but for Anna, she wanted to spend her last…

November 14, 2018
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Odd One Out — Nic Stone

TITLE: Odd One Out AUTHOR: Nic Stone RELEASED: October 9th, 2018; Crown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Courtney “Coop” Cooper Dumped. Again. And normally I wouldn’t mind. But right now, my best friend and source of solace, Jupiter Sanchez, is ignoring me to…

October 13, 2018
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The Toy Thief — D. W. Gillespie

TITLE: The Toy Thief AUTHOR: D. W. Gillespie RELEASES: October 6th, 2018; Flame Tree Press GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Jack didn’t know what to call the nameless, skeletal creature that slunk into her house in the dead of night, stealing the very things she loved…

October 6, 2018