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Everything All At Once by Katrina Leno

Title: Everything All At Once Author: Katrina Leno Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mental Illness Published June 6th 2017 by HarperCollins Children's Books Rating: 5/5   Lottie Reeves has always struggled with anxiety, and when her beloved Aunt Helen dies, Lottie begins to fear that her own unexpected death might be waiting around every corner. Aunt Helen wasn’t a typical… Continue reading Everything All At Once by Katrina Leno

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House Of Furies by Madeleine Roux

Title: House Of Furies Author: Madeleine Roux Genre: YA, Horror, Mystery Published May 30th 2017 by HarperTeen Rating: 4/5 An all-new gothic horror series from the New York Times bestselling author of Asylum. After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid… Continue reading House Of Furies by Madeleine Roux

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Title: The Upside Of Unrequited Author: Becky Albetalli Genre: YA, Contemporary, LGBTQ Published April 11th 2017 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen Rating: 4.5/5   Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells… Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

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The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

Title: The Love Interest Author: Cale Dietrich Genre: YA, Contemporary, LGBTQ Published May 16th 2017 by Feiwel & Friends Rating: 4/5 There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great power means getting valuable secrets. Caden is a Nice: The boy next door,… Continue reading The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

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Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

Title: Windfall Author: Jennifer E. Smith Genre: YA, Contemporary   Published May 2nd 2017 by Delacorte Press   Rating: 4/5 Let luck find you. Alice doesn’t believe in luck—at least, not the good kind. But she does believe in love, and for some time now, she’s been pining for her best friend, Teddy. On his eighteenth birthday—just… Continue reading Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

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Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields

Title: Poison's  Kiss #1 Author: Breeana Shields Genre: YA, Fantasy Published January 10th 2017 by Random House Books for Young Readers Rating: 5/5 Marinda has kissed dozens of boys. They all die afterward. It's a miserable life, but being a visha kanya, a poison maiden, is what she was created to do. Marinda serves the Raja by dispatching… Continue reading Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields

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10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

Title: 10 Things I Can See From Here Author: Carrie Mac Genre: YA, Mental Health, LGBTQ Published February 28th 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Rating: 5/5 Think positive. Don’t worry; be happy. Keep calm and carry on. Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and… Continue reading 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

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Grit by Gillian French

Title: Grit Author: Gillian French Genre: YA, Contemporary Expected publication: May 16th 2017 by HarperTeen Rating: 1/5 I want to thank HarperCollins International for sending an egalley of this book! I was buddy reading this with my friend Jayvee but unfortunately us being a bit critical about "observing" how the book was things turned out to… Continue reading Grit by Gillian French

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Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Title: Goodbye Days Author: Jeff Zentner Genre: YA, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Published March 7th 2017 by Crown Books for Young Readers Rating: 4/5 One day Carver Briggs had it all—three best friends, a supportive family, and a reputation as a talented writer at his high school, Nashville Academy for the Arts. The next day he lost it… Continue reading Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre: YA, Fiction, Contemporary Published February 28th 2017 by Balzer + Bray Rating: 5/5 Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting… Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas