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New Teen Books: Jan 2018

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Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

In this sequel to 2016's Scythe, Rowan and Citra are at odds as they "glean" humans to keep population growth under control. Rowan has become a vigilante; Citra approaches her position with compassion, but faces threats to her life. Arc of a Scythe, Book 2

Release date: 1/09/2018

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Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp

Returning to her small Alaska home town after her bipolar best friend's death, Corey uncovers chilling secrets about the townspeople and their treatment of Kyra prior to her drowning.

Release date: 1/02/2018

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade. The Folk of the Air, Book 1

Release date: 1/02/2018

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Unearthed by Amie Kaufman

Scholar Jules Addison and scavenger Amelia Radcliffe join forces to unravel secrets of a long-extinct civilization, only to discover something that could spell the end of the human race.

Release date: 1/09/2018

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As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti

In Madison, a small town in the Mojave Desert, everyone gets one wish that will come true on his or her eighteenth birthday. As Eldon's birthday approaches, he has 25 days to decide what matters most to him.

Release date: 1/02/2018

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Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on his list. His only hope may be Madeleine, an inmate of Arham Asylum with ties to the Nightwalkers. But is she helping him, or using him to destroy the city?

Release date: 1/02/2018

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Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Stevie Bell applied to Ellingham Academy for one reason: to solve the decades-old mystery of the murders of the founder's family. As she investigates, the academy's deadly past begins to invade the present.

Release date: 1/16/2018

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Poison's Cage by Breeana Shields

Iyla and Marinda have killed many men together: Iyla as the seductress, Marinda as the final, poisonous kiss. Now they understand who the real enemy is--the Snake King--and together they can take him down. Serpent's Promise, Book 2

Release date: 1/16/2018

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Everless by Sara Holland

In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency--extracted from blood and consumed to add time to one's own lifespan, especially by aristocracy like the Gerling family. Jules and her father fled from Everless, the Gerlings' estate, a decade ago, but when Jules discovers that her father is dying, she knows that she must return to earn more time for him before she loses him forever.

Release date: 1/02/2018

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Someone to Love by Melissa De La Cruz

From the outside, Liv Blakely's life looks ideal, but when her father runs for governor, Liv pays a high price as she struggles to maintain the image of a perfect daughter, friend, and girlfriend.

Release date: 1/02/2018

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Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke

Jane Sinner, a 17-year-old dropout, sets out to redefine herself through a series of schemes and stunts, including participating in a low-budget reality TV show at her local community college.

Release date: 1/09/2018

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Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely

Serendipity "Pity" Jones inherited two things from her mother: a pair of six shooters and perfect aim. She's been offered a life of fame and fortune in Cessation, a glittering city where lawlessness is a way of life. But the price she pays for her freedom may be too great

Release date: 1/02/2018