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New Teen Books: January 2017

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City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.

Release date: 1/24/2017

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Frostblood by Elly Blake

Hiding her powers of heat and flame from a frostblood ruling class that wants to destroy her kind, 17-year-old Ruby agrees in the wake of a tragedy to join a rebel cause that would use her powers as a weapon. Frostblood Saga, book 1

Release date: 1/10/2017

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Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken

Robbed of the powerful object she needed to save her mother, time traveler Etta Spencer is stranded far from home and the privateer she loves before resolving to destroy the astrolabe, a mission that is challenged by a shattering revelation. Passenger, book 2

Release date: 1/03/2017

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Windwitch by Susan Dennard

Privateer, prince and windwitch Merik struggles to outmaneuver a shadow man who haunts the Nubrevnan streets, murdering innocents before turning his victims into undead minions. Witchlands, book 2

Release date: 1/10/2017

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Believing that she will never be allowed to participate in the annual Caraval performance when her ruthless father arranges her marriage, Scarlett receives the invitation she has always dreamed of before her sister, Tella, is kidnapped by the show's mastermind organizer. Book 1, debut, Star Review, film rights optioned

Release date: 1/31/2017

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The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles

Enduring a traumatic existence after their father's death and neighbors' disappearance, 17-year-old Zoe and her brother are rescued from an attack by a bounty hunter who has been sent to claim the soul of their tormenter, a situation that introduces them to a new world and questions about their fate. Book 1

Release date: 1/31/2017

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The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman

Demon-hunter Lady Helen and her maid, Darby, spend the summer season in Bristol, where she hones her Reclaimer powers while rebuffing the advances of a stealthy rival. Lady Helen Trilogy, book 2

Release date: 1/31/2017

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Under Rose-tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

Struggling with agoraphobia and OCD, Norah bonds with Luke, her neighbor, who encourages her to let him into her world before she becomes convinced that a normal girlfriend would be healthier for him. debut

Release date: 1/03/2017

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The You I've Never Known by Ellen Hopkins

With both joy and fear, seventeen-year-old Ariel begins to explore her sexuality, while living with her controlling, abusive father who has told Ariel that her mother deserted her years ago. Star Reviews

Release date: 1/24/2017

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Roseblood by Anita G. Howard

A tale inspired by The Phantom of the Opera follows the experiences of a talented but cursed young singer who bonds with a mysterious boy beside the opera house where she is hoping to discover a cure.

Release date: 1/10/2017

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Devil's Advocate by Jonathan Maberry

This origins story presents the teen years of Dana Scully, depicted in the cult-favorite television show The X-Files, beginning in the spring of 1979, when serial murder, the occult, and government conspiracy were highlighted in the news, and follows the life-changing events Scully experienced that set her on the path to becoming an FBI agent.

Release date: 1/03/2017

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Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

Living on a violent planet where everyone manifests a unique power meant to shape the future, Akos and Cyra, youths from opposing countries, resent gifts that render them vulnerable to others' control before they become unlikely survival partners

Release date: 1/17/2017