Young Adult

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Aces Wild: A Heist By Amanda DeWitt Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682634660
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Published: Peachtree Teen - September 13th, 2022

Fast-paced and filled with heart, this is the nuanced ace/aro (yes--they're two separate things) rep we need! Jack's narration is comedy gold, and his crew of lovable misfits is out to steal some poker chips, some fame, and your heart!

- Laura


As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow By Zoulfa Katouh Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316351379
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

Set during the Syrian revolution, As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow is a moving and gripping book about purpose and conviction. Torn between the need to flee the country and her desire to stay, Salama must make fateful choices for the sake of her survival. This is a must-read for everyone.

- Patrick


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Phalaina By Alice Brie`re-Haquet, Emma Ramadan (Translated by) Cover Image
By Alice Brie`re-Haquet, Emma Ramadan (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141821
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Published: Levine Querido - September 20th, 2022

A gorgeous translation from Emma Ramadan, Phalaina is a fascinating tale of one strange girl which expands outward to hold a mirror up to modern humanity and science. This is a unique, almost philosophical exploration of our ties to nature, morality, and each other, written in the guise of a thrilling mystery.

- Laura


Man Made Monsters By Andrea Rogers, Jeff Edwards (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Rogers, Jeff Edwards (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646141791
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Published: Levine Querido - October 4th, 2022

A haunting collection of horror stories inspired by Cherokee lore, classic monsters, and America! Follow one Cherokee family from 1830's Georgia to the current day as they encounter a variety of monsters. And be sure to check out Jeff Edwards' gorgeous illustrations incorporating Cherokee syllabary!

- Sara


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If You Could See the Sun By Ann Liang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335915849
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Published: Inkyard Press - October 11th, 2022

Alice Sun feels completely invisible as a scholarship student at her elite Beijing boarding school, but she soon learns that she has the actual power of invisibility. When her parents reveal that they can no longer afford her subsidized tuition, she decides to put her new powers to use. Alice begins to sell her classmates’ scandalous secrets and is confronted with classism, privilege, and the dark side of academia. But with each sold secret, the stakes are raised until she has to decide if keeping her spot is worth the cost of her conscience.

- Kiarra


I Was Born for This By Alice Oseman Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338830934
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 18th, 2022

A young Muslim girl and the trans frontman of her favorite boy band are thrust together in this coming of age tale. Alice Oseman (author of the Heartstopper series) shines as she explores identity, friendship, and fame.

- Ülrika