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We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Aliens have given Henry 144 days to decide whether to push a button that will prevent Earth's destruction.  But after his boyfriend's suicide, Henry's not sure the world is worth saving.

UnBound by Neal Shusterman

In this collection of short stories, the Unwind Dystology's world faces new challenges as people find ways to resis the inhuman harvesting of healthy teenagers' organs.

Original Fake by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Illustrations by E. Eero Johnson

Frankie's sister, Lou, is the star of the family, while Frankie feels mostly forgotten.  So, after being inducted into a group of street artists, he starts a project that's part sculpture, part vendetta.  Two-color illustrations.

Bluescreen by Dan Wells

Los Angeles, 2050: When Marisa's friend tries a trendy digital drug, Marisa looks into the unsettling virtual and real-life side effects, uncovering a conspiracy even darker than she imagined.

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

The Neo-Pacific high seas: if Cas wants to live, she must train a pirate queen's baby sea monster.  Swift has been assigned to keep an eye on Cas.  Can they help each other survive?


A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Jamie Watson teams up with Charlotte Holmes, Sherlock's mercurial and brilliant descendant, to solve a twisted murder that puts both of them at the scene of the crime.

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Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard

Melia and her two younger siblings are newly orphaned, but there's little time to mourn.  It's the Depression and there's a family business to run, so Melia has to find them a stand-in father--and fast.


This Is the Story of You by Beth Kephart

Before the superstorm destroyed her island hometown, Mira "thought the waves would rise up, toss down, rinse clean, and that I would still be standing here, solid.  I was wrong about everything."

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

Solomon is agoraphobic and hasn't left his house in three years.  Lisa desperately wants to get into a top-tier college psychology program.  How can she prove her worth?  By "fixing" Solomon.


The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Andie has her summer planned: important internship, friends, and flings.  Then her father's political scandal upends everything and leads her to a dog-walking job...and a boy named Clark.

Homegoing: A Novel by Yaa Gyasi

Halfsisters Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana.  This epic novel follows their separate family branches--and their descendants' struggles to survive--in Ghana and the United States.

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Victorian England:  Faith's family moves to remote Vale Island so her famed scientist father can join an archaeological dig.  But Faith senses something is amiss--and soon her father is dead.

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New Non-Fiction

Last of the Giants: The Rise and Fall of Earth's Most Dominant Species by Jeff Campbell

How did humans contribute to the extinction of Stellar's sea cow and other giant species?  History and biology combine for a close look at thirteen megafauna.  Black-and-white illustrations.

Poor Your Soul by Mira Ptacin

Mira struggled with a difficult decision during her pregnancy, which is recounted along with stories of her mother's emigration to the United States--and how their family dealt with a terrible loss.