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Hashtag Good Guy with a Gun

by Ho Lin

Packed with violence and mordant humor, Jeff Chon’s novel "Hashtag Good Guy with a Gun" is unsparing in delivering cutting commentary about contemporary America. When Scott, a disgraced former high school teacher, invades a pizza... Read More

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Among the Hedges

by Rebecca Hussey

In Sara Mesa’s warm, nuanced novel "Among the Hedges", a friendship blossoms, defying cultural expectations. Every day, a thirteen-year-old girl skips school, heads to the park, and spends time writing in her notebook, hidden by hedges... Read More

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The People We Choose

by Karen Rigby

Family, friendship, and love convene in "The People We Choose", Katelyn Detweiler’s sensitive novel about a teenager’s revelatory summer. Not long before she turns eighteen, Calliope starts dating Max, her new artistic neighbor;... Read More

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Down with This Ship

by Karen Rigby

In Katie Kingman’s humorous novel "Down with This Ship", a high school junior who leads a double life as a blogger is exposed. But in this sweet exploration of ambition and romance, the introverted, panicky girl discovers that her... Read More

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Euphoria Kids

by Catherine Thureson

In Alison Evans’s fantastical novel "Euphoria Kids", three LGBTQ+ teenagers learn about the magic stirring in the forest around their Australian home. Babs is made of fire. When she was small, she was cursed by a witch. Now, she is... Read More

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