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New Teen Books: Dec 2017

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Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda

When Jessa's boyfriend Caleb dies in an accident, his mother asks Jessa to help box up his belongings. Each fragment of his life reveals a new clue that propels Jessa to search for the truth about Caleb's death. What really happened on that storm-swept bridge?

Release date: 11/14/2017

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Into the Black by Ava Jae

Half-human, half-alien Eros is the rightful heir to the world throne, but before he can return to the capital, he's abducted by a rebel group of humans who call themselves The Remnant. Ex-queen Kora is determined to stave off mad grabs for the throne, so she sets off into the desert to find Eros before it's too late for both the future king and his kingdom. Beyond the Red trilogy, Book 2

Release date: 11/14/2017

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R.I.P. Eliza Hart by Alyssa B Sheinmel

Ellie hopes that the wide-open setting of Ventana Ranch School will cure her claustrophobia. She was delighted to find her childhood friend Eliza also in attendance, until Eliza starts to spread rumors about Ellie. Then Eliza is found dead, and Ellie must find out who killed her one-time best friend, because she herself is everybody's chief suspect.

Release date: 11/28/2017

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Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill

Britta finds herself on the King’s arm at Court as he fights to take back control of his country. When the kingdom is invaded, Britta is the only one who can defeat the enemy. But what she doesn’t expect to find is that the enemy leader is someone she knows, and one that possesses the same power as Britta. A Clash of Kingdoms, Book 2

Release date: 12/05/2017

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Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills

When Claudia accidentally eavesdrops on the epic breakup of Paige and Iris, the it-couple at her school, she finds herself in hot water with prickly, difficult Iris. Thrown together against their will in the class production of A Midsummer Night's Dream--along with the goofiest, cutest boy Claudia has ever known--Iris and Claudia are in for an eye-opening senior year.

Release date: 12/05/2017

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Sea of Strangers by Erica Cameron

The only way for Khya to get her brother back alive is to kill Varan--the immortal ruler who can't be killed. Immortality itself might be her only answer, but if that’s where Khya has to go, she can’t ask her friends and fellow rebels to follow. The Ryogan Chronicles, Book 2

Release date: 12/05/2017

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Instructions for a Secondhand Heart by Tamsyn Murray

Jonny and Neve, both fifteen, bond after Neve's twin brother, in whose shadow she has been living, becomes Jonny's just-in-time heart donor.

Release date: 12/05/2017

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Freed by Flame and Storm by Becky Allen

Jae, a former slave girl, has found magic and broken out of the curse imposed by the ruling class. To free the rest of her people, she may have to lead a violent revolution. Sequel to Bound by Blood and Sand

Release date: 12/12/2017

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The Truth Beneath the Lies by Amanda Searcy

A psychological thriller following two teen girls, one from a Texas border town hoping to outrun her past and another from Washington state who fears for her future. When their worlds collide, only one girl will make it out alive.

Release date: 12/12/2017

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Three Sides of a Heart by Natalie C. Parker

A teen girl who offers kissing lessons. Zombies in the Civil War South. Literally the last three people on the planet. What do all these stories have in common? The love triangle. Top YA authors tackle the much-debated topic of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don’t want to miss.

Release date: 12/19/2017

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The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle

Lily, who has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Abelard, who has Asperger's, meet in detention and discover a mutual affinity for love letters and, despite their differences, for each other.

Release date: 12/26/2017

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Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West

Abby gives herself one month to do ten things, ranging from face a fear (#3) to fall in love (#8). She knows that if she can complete the list, she'll become the kind of artist she's always dreamed of being. But as the deadline approaches, Abby realizes that getting through the list isn't as straightforward as it seems, and that maybe--just maybe--she can't change her art if she isn't first willing to change herself.

Release date: 12/26/2017