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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
by Robin Sloan
Staff Pick
Mixing large doses of high tech, a mysterious bookstore, and an entire army of bibliophiles, this charming novel is a booklover's dream. You will be entranced by Mr. Penumbra's bookstore, with its shadowy customers and shelves teetering on the edge of... (read more)

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
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Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where... (read more)

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Egg and Spoon
Egg and Spoon
by Gregory Maguire
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"An ambitious, Scheherazade-ian novel, rather like a nesting-doll set of stories, that succeeds in capturing some of the complexities of both Russia and life itself." Kirkus Reviews (starred review)... (read more)

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Eleanor and Park
Eleanor and Park
by Rainbow Rowell
Staff Pick
This is the perfect teen romance. Set in 1986, the characters bond over mixtapes, comic books, and feeling like outsiders. Both sad and hopeful, this is one of the best YA books I've read this year.... (read more)

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Ready Player One
Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
Staff Pick
I had many books on my to-read list, but this one jumped straight to the top as soon as I got my hands on a copy. It has everything I love about video games and cartoons and anime from the '80s. The pacing of the book is great, and it quickly became one... (read more)

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To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
Staff Pick
We didn't read this in high school. The assigned book was The Scarlet Letter, which was already a favorite of mine. Recently, however, I decided that I'd ignored To Kill a Mockingbird for too long. If you haven't read it, or if it's been awhile since you... (read more)

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Belzhar
Belzhar
by Meg Wolitzer
Review
"Remarkable...With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself." The New York Times Book... (read more)

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When You Reach Me
When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead
Staff Pick
My first thought when I closed the covers of this book was, Wow. My second thought was, I want to read this again. My third thought was, How can I possibly describe this book to anyone else? When You Reach Me is like one of those great books/movies... (read more)

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I'll Give You the Sun
I'll Give You the Sun
by Jandy Nelson
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"This is the big one — the blazing story of once inseparable twins whose lives are torn apart by tragedy." Entertainment Weekly... (read more)

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Atlantia
Atlantia
by Ally Condie
Review
“Utterly captivating. A heroine unlike any I'd met before, a setting I'd never glimpsed, a story I'd never imagined. Atlantia is fresh, wild, and engrossing. I love Ally Condie.” Shannon Hale, award-winning, bestselling author of... (read more)

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The Young Elites
The Young Elites
by Marie Lu
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“Lu pivots from the 'coming of age via romance' formula to pry apart the many emotions that pass under the rubric of love.…There's nothing easy here, for Adelina or readers — there are no safe places where the pressures of betrayal... (read more)

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Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy)
Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy)
by Veronica Roth
Staff Pick
The final book in the Divergent series brings the story to a climactic and explosive finale. Like the first two books, Allegiant is complex, action-packed, well-written, and intelligent. Veronica Roth is one of the finest YA authors writing today; this... (read more)

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Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children
Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children
by Ransom Riggs
Staff Pick
The sequel to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children follows Jacob and his friends to London, chronicling their unusual adventures along the way. Quirky, entertaining, and well-written, this young adult novel from Ransom Riggs will be as beloved as... (read more)

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky
Staff Pick
This coming-of-age story absolutely shines. Charlie is your average teenager trying to navigate the treacherous waters of adolescence, yet he's so much more than that. Recognizing something special in Charlie, a teacher feeds him literature and tries to... (read more)

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Fangirl
Fangirl
by Rainbow Rowell
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Genuine — and genuinely funny — this touching coming-of-age novel perfectly blends humor and heartfelt emotion. Fangirl is about love, fan fiction, outsiders, and sisters starting their freshmen year at college. This gem will captivate teen... (read more)

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Paper Towns (08 Edition)
Paper Towns (08 Edition)
by John Green
Staff Pick
Paper Towns starts with a dead man that two children find in the park and picks up speed from there. When his childhood best friend, Margo, goes AWOL, Quentin must put together some cryptic clues to find her. John Green has impressed me again with his... (read more)

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Rain Reign
Rain Reign
by Ann M. Martin
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"Rose is a character we root for every step of the way. She is resilient, honest, and, in her own odd way, very perceptive; a most reliable narrator." The Horn Book, Starred... (read more)

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We Were Liars
We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart
Publisher Comments
E. LOCKHART is the author of four books about Ruby Oliver: The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends. She also wrote Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, and How to Be Bad (the last with Sarah Mlynowski and Lauren... (read more)

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Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)
by Marissa Meyer
Staff Pick
What's so remarkable about Cinder is how well Marissa Meyer translated this very old fairy tale into modern and futuristic terms. She takes a character that is often pigeonholed as being too compliant, too nice, and makes her into a fiery heroine who you... (read more)

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The Little Prince
The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an... (read more)

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