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New Teen Books: August 2017

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Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Determined to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters, Diana throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law, risking exile, to save a mere mortal who is unwittingly fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery. DC Icons, media tie-in, Star Review

Release date: 8/29/2017

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Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert

Returning home to Los Angeles from her New England boarding school, Suzette considers staying home for good so that she can be near her friends, her crush, and her recently diagnosed bipolar brother, a situation that is complicated by her growing feelings for the girl her brother loves. Star Reviews

Release date: 8/08/2017

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Venturess by Betsy Cornwell

The young inventor Nicolette Lampton is living her own fairy-tale happy ending after escaping her dysfunctional stepfamily when she teams up with handsome prince Fin and their friend, Caro, on a quest in the land of Faerie, where they combat mechanical enemies and uncover devastating secrets to end a violent war. Mechanica, companion book, Star Review

Release date: 8/01/2017

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Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moira Fowley-Doyle

Noticing on a stormy Irish summer night that she and her friend are missing some of their personal possessions, Olive becomes alarmed when she realizes that her friend may have lost something much more important before mysterious diary pages begin to appear throughout the town at the same time three strangers arrive at a nearby estate. Star Review

Release date: 8/08/2017

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After the Game by Abbi Glines

Returning to her hometown to raise her daughter two years after nobody believed her rape accusation against a popular boy, Riley forges an unexpected friendship with Brady, a young man who begins to question the town's negative opinions. Field Party, book 3

Release date: 8/22/2017

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All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis

Preparing to deliver her Last Day speech to celebrate her new adulthood in a world where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked, a 15-year-old girl elects to remain silent rather than pay to speak, a decision that threatens to unravel the fabric of society. Word, book 1

Release date: 8/29/2017

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The Secret History of Us by Jessi Kirby

Waking up after a week-long coma to discover that she has lost the last four years of her memory, Olivia bonds with the jaded young man who saved her life and resists the advances of friends whom she comes to realize are keeping secrets from her.

Release date: 8/01/2017

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The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones

After Dee Moreno, seventeen, makes a deal with a demon, trading her heart for the chance of a good education, she becomes part of a group "heartless" teens engaged in fighting a paranormal war.

Release date: 8/08/2017

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Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

Genderfluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life as a thief, so she steals a flyer for an audition to become a member of the Queen's personal assassins and seek vengeance on those who destroyed her home and life. Book 1

Release date: 8/29/2017

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Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic

Twin sisters who learn, in the wake of a mysterious attack on their mother, that their secret abilities to infuse beauty into nature, art and music are linked to a family curse. Hibiscus Daughter, book 1

Release date: 8/15/2017

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Crystal Blade by Kathryn Purdie

Freed from her fate as Sovereign Auraseer, Sonya struggles to manage her unstable empathic abilities after the fall of her empire, Valko's trial and her growing awareness of a vengeful force that lurks in the palace shadows. Burning Glass, book 2

Release date: 8/15/2017

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Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds

After a misunderstanding leads him to be suspended from school, Miles Morales feels conflicted about his identity as the new Spider-Man, but when his scholarship is threatened, he uncovers a plot that puts his friends and neighborhood at risk. Star Review

Release date: 8/01/2017