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New Teen Books: May 2018

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Tradition by Brendan Kiely

Jules Devereaux is sick of the sexist culture of her boarding school, Fullbrook Academy. Jamie Baxter, an athlete attending Fullbrook on scholarship, is just trying to keep a low profile and graduate. When Jules and Jamie come face to face with the secrets of their school, they must decide what they're willing to sacrifice to reveal the ugly truth of Fullbrook's "traditions."

Release date: 5/01/2018

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Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis

Shortly before her mother passes away, 16-year-old Tiffany finally learns about her biological father: his name is Anthony Stone, he lives in California, and she'll be leaving her hometown of Chicago to live with him. Faced with a new school, a new home, a new family, and the seemingly endless rules of her father, Tiffany struggles to find her place in the world.

Release date: 5/01/2018

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Tangled Planet by Kate Blair

Ursa is one of many colonists dividing her time between The Venture -- a spaceship -- and Beta Earth, a planet being bioengineered to support human life. When Ursa finds her brother-in-law dead after a community bonfire on Beta Earth, and claims to have seen an unidentified beast in the forest, she and the other colonists must decide if their new home is worth the risk of facing a deadly predator.

Release date: 5/01/2018

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A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas

While navigating her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, Feyre learns that the wounds of those dearest to her have a far-reaching impact on the future of their court. Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 4

Release date: 5/01/2018

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The Outcast by Taran Matharu

In this prequel to the Summoner series, a stable boy named Arcturus accidentally summons a demon and becomes Hominum's first common summoner.

Release date: 5/01/2018

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We'll Fly Away by Bryan Bliss

Luke and Toby have been best friends since they were kids, giving each other the support they needed to survive tough school and home situations. What happened between them that lead to Luke facing prison on Death Row?

Release date: 5/08/2018

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Puddin' by Julie Murphy

Willowdean's classmates Millie Michalchuk and Callie Reyes take center stage in this companion novel to Dumplin'. Millie is determined to avoid fat camp and focus on her two new summer goals: pursuing her dream of becoming a TV anchor, and kissing her crush. Callie is a high school queen bee who has more frenemies than friends. When the girls are forced to spend time together, their unlikely friendship challenges both of them to break free from the stereotypes that others have tried to force on them.

Release date: 5/08/2018

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A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller

Arthur Louis Pullman III has lost his college scholarship, and may be losing his grip on reality, too. While visiting his aunt and uncle, he discovers the journal of his late grandfather, a famous writer who went missing for a week before his death. Convinced the journal holds clues to his grandfather's fate, Arthur boards a train for a cross-country journey full of discoveries.

Release date: 5/08/2018

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War Storm by Victoria Aveyard

In the aftermath of betrayal, Mare resolves to win freedom for Reds and newbloods by overthrowing the kingdom of Norta once and for all. Red Queen, Book 4

Release date: 5/15/2018

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Furyborn by Claire Legrand

The lives of two young women, living centuries and continents apart, are somehow connected. Rielle possesses elemental magic. According to to a prophecy, this means she is either the Sun Queen, meant to save her people, or the Blood Queen, the bringer of destruction. 1,000 years in the future, Eliana hides her unusual talent for healing while acting as a bounty hunter for the Undying Empire, but must choose between the rebels and the Empire to save her family.

Release date: 5/22/2018

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The Legacy Chronicles: Trial by Fire by Pittacus Lore

Six and Sam have joined a covert group tasked with investigating incidents that may be related to Legacies -- human teenagers that have developed incredible powers. Contains three novellas of the Legacy Chronicles: Out of the Ashes, Into the Fire, and Up in Smoke.

Release date: 5/29/2018

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Legendary by Stephanie Garber

After making a desperate bargain with a mysterious criminal, Scarlett's younger sister, Tella, reenters the world of Caraval in an effort to discover Legend's true name. Caraval, Book 2

Release date: 5/29/2018