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New Teen Books: April 2018

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I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman

A talented singer who is losing her voice, a gay teen on the brink of running away to find the boy he loves, and a city newcomer reeling from a tragedy collide in Central Park and gradually reveal to each other the losses that have made them feel out of control.

Release date: 3/27/2018

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How You Ruined My Life by Jeff Strand

When Rod's scheming, two-faced cousin Blake moves in for the semester, Rod tries to keep calm. Blake seems to have everyone else fooled with good manners and suave smile, but Rod knows better. Blake is taking over his room, taking over his band, taking over his life! But Rod's not about to give up without a fight. Game on. May the best prankster win.

Release date: 4/03/2018

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Munmun by Jesse Andrews

In an alternate reality where how much money -- or "munmun" -- you have determines your physical size, Warner and his sister Prayer are destitute and tiny -- "littlepoors" the size of rats. Determined to better their status, they embark on a dangerous journey with a scheme to earn more munmun.

Release date: 4/03/2018

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Queens of Fennbirn by Kendare Blake

Two prequel novellas expand the world of the Three Dark Crowns series. "The Young Queens" tells the story of the lives of Mirabella, Arsinoe, and Katherine, before their claiming ceremonies. "The Oracle Queen" focuses on Queen Elsabet, and the circumstances that led to her madness and downfall.

Release date: 4/03/2018

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Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier

Eighteen years ago, two princes vanished. Now a riddle hidden on a mysterious map could chart a course towards the truth, so Elias, Mercedes, and Ulises set out to follow the clues and find the missing royals.

Release date: 4/10/2018

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The Summer of Broken Things by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Fourteen-year-old Avery Armisted and sixteen-year-old Kayla Butts, once good friends, begrudgingly travel to Spain together for a summer vacation where they uncover a secret their families kept hidden from them their entire lives.

Release date: 4/10/2018

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Sam & Ilsa's Last Hurrah by Rachel Cohn

Siblings Sam and Ilsa Kehlmann have spent most of their high school years throwing parties for their friends--and now they've prepared their final blowout, just before graduation. One night. One apartment. Eight people. What could possibly go wrong? Oh, we all know the answer is plenty. But plenty also goes right, as well...in rather surprising ways.

Release date: 4/10/2018

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The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth

When Cyra's father Lazmet Noavek, a tyrant long thought to be dead, reclaims the throne and begins a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos, the boy who loves her, resolve to stop Lazmet at any cost. Carve the Mark, Book 2

Release date: 4/10/2018

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Love & War: An Alex and Eliza story by Melissa de la Cruz

Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler navigate the dangers of the American revolution, and the challenges of building a life together as a newly married couple. Alex & Eliza, Book 2

Release date: 4/17/2018

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Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

17-year-old Eelyn is an Aska warrior, determined to avenge the death of her brother Iri at the hands of the Riki, a rival clan. During a battle with the Riki, the sight of Iri fighting on the side of her enemies stuns and distracts Eelyn, and she is captured by the Riki and taken to their village as a slave.

Release date: 4/24/2018

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Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

This sequel to Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—the basis for the film, Love, Simon—follows Simon’s BFF Leah as she grapples with changing friendships, first love, and senior year angst.

Release date: 4/24/2018

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Inferno by Julie Kagawa

Ember Hill has learned a shocking truth about herself: she has the blood of the Elder Wyrm, the ancient dragon who leads Talon and who is on the verge of world domination. With the Order of St. George destroyed, Ember, Riley and Garret journey to the Amazon jungle in search of one who might hold the key to take down the Elder Wyrm and Talon. Talon Saga, Book 5

Release date: 4/24/2018