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The Build-Up Season – Megan Jacobson

  “Everybody's good when they're good, darling. You don't judge a person by that. It's how they act when things aren't good that tells you who they really are.” Seventeen-year-old Iliad Piper – Ily for short – is named after war and angry at the world. Growing up with a violent father and abused mother,… Continue reading The Build-Up Season – Megan Jacobson

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Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index – Julia Israel

It's hard to keep close a person everyone keeps telling you is gone. It's been sixty-five painful days since the death of Juniper's big sister, Camilla. On her first day back at school, bracing herself for the stares and whispers, Juniper borrows Camie's handbag for luck - and discovers an unsent break-up letter inside. It's… Continue reading Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index – Julia Israel

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Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel

A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who comes to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl… Continue reading Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel

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The Upside Of The Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

"I don't entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances." Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly is always careful. Better to be… Continue reading The Upside Of The Unrequited – Becky Albertalli