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New Teen Books: Oct 2017

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The Knowing by Sharon Cameron

Beckett has flown through the stars to find a dream: Canaan, the most infamous social experiment of Earth's antiquity. Beckett finds Samara in the ruins of the lost city, and uncovers so much more than he ever bargained for. Can Samara and Beckett save two worlds, and remember love in a place that has forgotten it? Sequel to The Forgetting. Star Review

Release date: 10/10/2017

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The Glass Spare by Lauren Destefano

15-year-old Wilhelmina, the fourth child and only daughter of the wealthiest king, has been kept hidden from the world in order to serve as a spy for her father—whose obsession with building his empire is causing a war—Wil wants nothing more than to explore the world beyond her kingdom and then she discovers her touch turns people into gemstone. Glass Spare, book 1

Release date: 10/24/2017

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Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Aza Holmes, a high school student with obsessive-compulsive disorder, becomes focused on searching for a fugitive billionaire.

Release date: 10/10/2017

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Meant to Be by Julie Halpern

In a world where the name of one's "meant to be" mate appears on one's chest at age eighteen, Aggy must decide whether to trust the phenomenon or follow her heart. Star Review

Release date: 10/24/2017

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A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge

Kate is an illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, and as such, she shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts, reluctant to accept her appointed destiny as vessel for a coterie of her ancestors, she escapes. Star Review

Release date: 10/17/2017

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Last Chance by Gregg Hurwitz

The Rains brothers fight an alien threat that has transformed everyone over the age of 18 into ferocious, zombie-like beings. conclusion Rains, book 2

Release date: 10/17/2017

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That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E. K. Johnston

In a near-future Toronto where the British Empire never fell, Helena, engaged to August, and Victoria-Margaret, the crown princess, are caught off-guard by the discovery of a love so intense they are willing to change the course of the monarchy to keep it.

Release date: 10/03/2017

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Ringer by Lauren Oliver

In a book that invites readers to start at either end or alternate between perspectives, Lyra and Caelum struggle in the world outside of the Haven Institute, while Gemma and her boyfriend Pete try to stop her father's plans for the replicas, but are mistaken for escapees and brought to a secret facility. Replica, book 2

Release date: 10/03/2017

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Expelled by James Patterson

Expelled after a compromising photograph is posted to his Twitter account, Will Foster is determined to find out who took the picture and why he and three other students were targeted.

Release date: 10/23/2017

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Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Driven by the secrets and vengeance that mark his street culture, 15-year-old Will contemplates over the course of 60 psychologically suspenseful seconds whether or not he is going to murder the person who killed his brother. Seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator one floor at a time and reveal truths Will needs to know to make his decision. Star Reviews

Release date: 10/24/2017

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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez

When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed. Star Review

Release date: 10/17/2017

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All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Three cousins who are members of an unusual family that possesses the ability to perform miracles are repeatedly sought out for their gifts while they struggle to establish free lives for themselves and navigate the fallout from miracles that happen in ways other than anticipated.

Release date: 10/10/2017