Tag Archives: Young Adult Audience

History is All You Left Me

Silvera, Adam. History is All You Left Me. New York: Soho Teen, 2017. Griffin and Theo grew up together and were each other’s first kiss, first love, first everything. When Theo goes to college across the country, they decide to … Continue reading

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The Abyss Surrounds Us

Skrutskie, Emily. The Abyss Surrounds Us. Woodbury, MN: Flux, 2016. In a bizarre and dangerous future, the world has been carved up into new states and pirates roam the seas. Gigantic genetically-engineered sea monsters are raised to bond with ships … Continue reading

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Girl Mans Up

Girard, M-E. Girl Mans Up. New York: HarperTeen, 2016. Pen is a sixteen-year old girl who eschews girly stuff and would rather dress in guy’s clothes. Growing up in Ontario, a child of Portuguese immigrants, she moves between two worlds—gaming … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Lee, Mackenzi. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2017. Henry “Monty” Montague is a true hedonist—he loves gambling, smoking, and drinking, and regularly wakes up in the beds of random men and women. He’s … Continue reading

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About a Girl

McCarry, Sarah. About a Girl. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015. Tally is a multiracial girl who wants to be an astronomer. She is extremely gifted and has excelled in school. She has three adoptive parents who dote on her … Continue reading

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Stranger

Brown, Rachel Manija, and Sherwood Smith. Stranger. New York: Viking, 2014. Stranger is genre-crossing, told from five separate points of view, and written in collaboration by two writers, but there’s nothing rambling or uneven about it. In fact, the excellent … Continue reading

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The You I’ve Never Known

Hopkins, Ellen. The You I’ve Never Known. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2017. Ariel and her father have been on the move since her mother left when she was two years old, never staying long in one place. Now, … Continue reading

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