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New Teen Books: July 2017

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Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie

A collection of classic fairy tales and stories, from Medusa to Sherlock Holmes, retold from the villains' points of view by teams of authors like Marissa Meyer and "BookTubers."

Release date: 7/11/2017

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What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum

Distancing herself from her friends when she realizes that nobody she knows will understand the difficulties she is facing in the wake of her father's death, Kit impulsively sits at the lunch table beside longtime loner David, with whom she forges an unexpected connection.

Release date: 7/11/2017

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Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine

Imprisoned in Philadelphia after fleeing London, Jess and his band of exiles confront book-burning adversaries before striking a bargain to share their knowledge about a machine capable of breaking the Library's rule. Great Library, book 3

Release date: 7/11/2017

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Loved by P. C. Cast

With rabid red vampyres closing in, Zoey and the Nerd Herd must come together again and battle evil. House of Night Otherworld, book 1

Release date: 7/11/2017

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Amid Stars and Darkness by Chani Lynn Feener

Accidentally kidnapped by a head bodyguard after being mistaken for an alien princess who is hiding on Earth to escape an arranged marriage, an ordinary teen is forced to impersonate her doppelganger to prevent an intergalactic war and the enslavement of the human race. debut, The Xenith Trilogy, book 1

Release date: 7/18/2017

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The Savage Dawn by Melissa Grey

Challenged to master overwhelming powers after awakening the Firebird, Echo is pitted against a dark Dragon Prince who declares war to establish Drakharin supremacy over the Avicen. conclusion, Girl at Midnight, book 3

Release date: 7/11/2017

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The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall

With a deadly virus--and a murderous family set on ruling the world--Avery West and her friends must put aside their problems and find a way to save everyone. conclusion Conspiracy of Us, book 3

Release date: 7/18/2017

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Wesley James Ruined My Life by Jennifer Honeybourn

Quinn, a sixteen-year old waitress, at a medieval-themed restaurant struggles with her grandmother's failing health, her father's gambling addiction and the return of the childhood friend she blames for ruining her life, a situation that prompts a revenge plot that is complicated by an unexpected crush. debut

Release date: 7/18/2017

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The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz

Struggling with creative blocks in the wake of her abuela's coma and her unrequited feelings for her best friend, Mercedes is invited to join a mysterious artist neighbor at the latter's estate, where she taps her creativity in unprecedented ways but remains unable to reconnect with her art in the outside world.

Release date: 7/25/2017

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I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski

Planning what she dreams will be the perfect European tour with her best friend, 19-year-old Sydney finds her vacation challenged by a cheating boyfriend, an unexpected crush and her mother's deteriorating mental health.

Release date: 7/11/2017

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The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

Every seven years, an important thing, like scent, disappears from the town of Sterling and Aila, sixteen, is determined to find the cause and how her recently-deceased mother was involved. debut

Release date: 7/04/2017

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Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Maddie is a hard working high school senior, waiting to hear from the colleges she applied to, when on a whim she buys a lottery ticket and wins; suddenly she is the center of everybody's attention, including her struggling family, and not necessarily in a good way--only Seth Nguyen, her charming coworker at the local zoo, seems oblivious to her luck, and Maddie is not sure whether telling him will change their developing relationship.

Release date: 7/25/2017