November 2020

Again Again
Written by E. Lockhart
” From the New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud comes a complex novel about acceptance, forgiveness, self-discovery, and possibility, as a teenage girl attempts to regain some sense of normalcy in her life after a family crisis and a broken heart. If you could live your life again, what would you do differently?”
– Delacorte Press (publisher)

Bent Heavens
Written by Daniel Kraus
New York Times-bestselling author of The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein and Slayer From New York Times-bestselling author Daniel Kraus comes a breakneck, genre-defying YA thriller perfect for fans of Kiersten White, Neal Shusterman, and M. T. Anderson. Fed up with her missing father’s delusions about alien abductions, Liv endeavors to destroy her father’s “alien traps,” before an astonishing discovery forces Liv and her friend, Doug, to make an impossible choice. By the award-winning author of Trollhunters.”
– Henry Holt & Company (publisher)

Two Can Keep a Secret
Written by Karen M. McManus
“Ellery knows all about secrets. Her mother has them; her grandmother does too. And the longer she’s in Echo Ridge, the clearer it becomes that everyone there is hiding something. The thing is, secrets are dangerous–and most people aren’t good at keeping them. Which is why in Echo Ridge, it’s safest to keep your secrets to yourself.”
-Delacorte Press (publisher)

Cold Day in the Sun
Written by Sara Biren
“Holland Delviss, the only girl on the boys’ high school hockey team, is forced to confront gender role expectations and her self-doubts when she is selected to be featured during HockeyFest and finds herself falling for her bossy team co-captain.”
– Amulet Books (publisher)

Dear Justyce
Written by Nic Stone
“The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.”
– Crown Books for Young Readers (publisher)

His Hideous Heart:
Thirteen of Edgar Allan Poe’s Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined
Edited by Dahlia Adler
“Guilt. Regret. Love. Loss. Self-loathing. Terror. Vengeance. Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, and how they’ve been brought to life in thirteen unique and unforgettable ways.”
– Flatiron Books (publisher)

Flowers in the Gutter
Written by K. R. Gaddy
“The true story of the Edelweiss Pirates, working-class teenagers who fought the Nazis by whatever means they could.”
– Dutton Books (publisher)

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People
Written by Jean Mendoza
“Spanning more than 400 years, this classic bottom-up history examines the legacy of Indigenous peoples’ resistance, resilience, and steadfast fight against imperialism. Going beyond the story of America as a country “discovered” by a few brave men in the “New World,” Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity.”
– Beacon Press (publisher)

Instant Karma
Written by Marissa Meyer
“In Marissa Meyer’s young adult contemporary romance, a girl is suddenly gifted with the ability to cast instant karma on those around her – both good and bad.”
– Feiwel & Friends (publisher)

Cemetery Boys
Written by Thomas Aiden
“A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his conservative Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in Aiden Thomas’s paranormal YA debut Cemetery Boys.”
– Swoon Reads (publisher)

American Royals
Written by Katherine McGee
“What if America had a royal family? If you can’t get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown. Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We!”
– Random House (publisher)

American Royals: Majesty
Written by Katherine McGee
“Is America ready for its first queen? If you can’t get enough of Harry and Meghan and Will and Kate, you’ll love this sequel to the New York Times bestseller that imagines America’s own royal family–and all the drama and heartbreak that entails. Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown. Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We.”
– Random House (publisher)

Six Angry Girls
Written by Adrienne Kisner
“Adrienne Kisner’s Six Angry Girls is a story of mock trial, feminism, and the inherent power found in a pair of knitting needles.”
– Feiwel & Friends (publisher)

Until Friday Night
Written by Abbi Glines
“The first novel in a brand-new series–from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Abbi Glines–about a small Southern town filled with cute boys in pickup trucks, Friday night football games, and crazy parties that stir up some major drama.”
– Simon Pulse (publisher)

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team
Written by Christina Soontornvat
“A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight.”
– Candlewick Press (publisher)