Love Is a Revolution

Love Is a RevolutionFrom New York Times bestselling and award winning author Rene Watson comes a new YA a love story about not only a romantic relationship but how a girl finds herself and falls in love with who she really is n nWhen Nala Robertson reluctantly agrees to attend an open mic night for her cousin sister f

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Dark Horses

Dark HorsesA darkly gripping debut novel about a teenage girl s fierce struggle to reclaim her life from her abusive father.Fifteen year old equestrian prodigy Roan Montgomery has only ever known two worlds inside the riding arena, and outside of it Both, for as long as she can remember, have been ruled by h

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All Girls

All GirlsA keenly perceptive coming of age novel, All Girls captures one year at a prestigious New England prep school, as nine young women navigate their ambitions, friendships, and fears against the backdrop of a scandal the administration wants silenced n nBut as the months unfold, and the schools efforts

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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega

Fat Chance, Charlie Vegan Coming of age as a Fat brown girl in a white Connecticut suburb is hard n n Harder when your whole life is on fire, though n n nCharlie Vega is a lot of things Smart Funny Artistic Ambitious Fat n nPeople sometimes have a problem with that last one Especially her mom Charlie wants a good r

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As Far as You'll Take Me

As Far as You'll Take MeThe author of The Gravity of Us crafts another heartfelt coming of age story about finding the people who become your home perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli n nMarty arrives in London with nothing but his oboe and some savings from his summer job, but hes excited to start his new life where hes

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Hot British Boyfriend

Hot British BoyfriendAfter a horrifying public rejection by her crush, Ellie Nichols does what any girl would do she flees the country To be precise, she joins her high school s study abroad trip to England While most of her classmates are there to take honors courses and pad their college applications, Ellie is

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The Family Ship

The Family ShipChesapeake Bay, 1980 Eighteen year old Verity Vergennes is the captain of the USS Nepenthe, and her seven younger siblings are her crew The ship an oyster boat transformed into a make believe destroyer is the heart of the Vergennes family, a place both to play and to learn responsibility But Veri

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Surviving the White Gaze: A Memoir

Surviving the White Gaze: A MemoirA stirring and powerful memoir from black cultural critic Rebecca Carroll recounting her painful struggle to overcome a completely white childhood in order to forge her identity as a black woman in America.Rebecca Carroll grew up the only black person in her rural New Hampshire town Adopted at birt

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Like Home

Like HomeFans of Netflixs On My Block, In the Heights, and readers of Elizabeth Acevedo and Ibi Zoboi will love this debut novel about a girl whose life is turned upside down after one local act of vandalism throws her relationships and even her neighborhood into turmoil n nChinelo, or Nelo as her best f

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Not Quite Out

Not Quite OutWilliam Anson is done with relationships, thanks He s starting the second year of his medicine degree single, focused, and ready to mingle with purely platonic intentions n nMeeting Daniel, a barely recovered drug addict ready to start living life on his own terms, might just change that n nThere are

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The Divines

The DivinesWith the emotional power of Normal People and the reflective haze of The Girls, a magnetic novel that moves between present day Los Angeles and a British boarding school in the 1990s, exploring the destructive relationships between teenage girls n nCan we ever really escape our past n nThe girls of S

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Aftershocks

AftershocksThis poetic, genre bending work blending memoir with cultural history from Whiting Award winner Nadia Owusu grapples with the fault lines of identity, the meaning of home, black womanhood, and the ripple effects, both personal and generational, of emotional trauma Nadia Owusu grew up all over the w

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One of the Good Ones

One of the Good OnesThe Hate U Give meets Get Out in this honest and powerful exploration of prejudice in the stunning novel from sister writer duo Maika and Maritza Moulite, authors of Dear Haiti, Love Alaine n nISNT BEING HUMAN ENOUGH n nWhen teen social activist and history buff Kezi Smith is killed under mysterious

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Chlorine Sky

Chlorine Skyn A novel in verse about a young girl coming of age and stepping out of the shadow of her former best friend Perfect for readers of Elizabeth Acevedo and Nikki Grimes n n nShe looks me hard in my eyes my knees lock into tree trunksMy eyes dont dance like my heartbeat racingThey stare straight back

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Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads SingFor years, rumors of the Marsh Girl haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet fishing village Kya Clark is barefoot and wild unfit for polite society So in late 1969, when the popular Chase Andrews is found dead, locals immediately suspect her n nBut Kya is not what they say A born naturalist with just one

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When We Believed in Mermaids

When We Believed in Mermaidsn From the author of The Art of Inheriting Secrets comes an emotional new tale of two sisters, an ocean of lies, and a search for the truth n n Her sister has been dead for fifteen years when she sees her on the TV news nJosie Bianci was killed years ago on a train during a terrorist attack Gone f

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Normal People

Normal PeopleAt school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other He s popular and well adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at Marianne s house, a strange and indelible connect

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Dotted Lines (Runaway, #5)

Dotted Lines (Runaway, #5)Clara Saint James is completing a journey started by an old friend She ll return a Cadillac to California, a place she s avoided for than a decade But it s time for closure and to put old ghosts to rest And it s time to find out if the feelings she s cherished for the boy from her past are j

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