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13 LITTLE BLUE ENVELOPES by Maureen Johnson
13TH SIGN by Kristin Tubb
17 & GONE by Nova Ren Suma
A
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Beth Revis
ADDIE ON THE INSIDE by James Howe
ADORKABLE by Sarra Manning
ALSO KNOWN AS by Robin Benway
AMELIA ANNE IS DEAD AND GONE by Kat Rosenfield
ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins
ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD by Kendare Blake
ASHFALL by Mike Mullin
AUDITION by Stasia Kehoe
B
BAD TASTE IN BOYS by Carrie Harris
BEAUTY QUEENS by Libba Bray
BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE by Kate DiCamillo
BECOME by Ali Cross
BEFORE I DIE by Jenny Downham
BEFORE I FALL by Lauren Oliver
BETWEEN by Jessica Warman 
BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY by Ruta Sepetys
BIRTHMARKED by Caragh M. O'Brien
BITTERBLUE by Kristin Cashore
BITTER MELON by Cara Chow
BITTERSWEET by Sarah Ockler
BLESSED by Cynthia Leitich-Smith
BLOOD MAGIC by Tessa Gratton
BLOOD RED ROAD by Moira Young
BLOODTHIRSTY by Flynn Meaney
THE BODY FINDER by Kimberly Derting
THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
BORN WICKED by Jessica Spotswood
BRUISED by Sarah Skilton
BURN FOR BURN by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian
C
THE CATASTROPHIC HISTORY OF YOU & ME by Jess Rothenberg
CATCHING JORDAN by Miranda Kenneally
CHICKEN BUTT! by Erica S. Perl 
CHIME by Franny Billingsley
CHOPSTICKS by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral
CINDER by Marissa Meyer
CLARITY by Kim Harrington
CLOCKWISE by Elle Strauss
CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein
THE COLLECTOR by Victoria Scott
CONFESSIONS OF AN ANGRY GIRL by Louise Rozett
CRACKED by KM Walton
CREWEL by Gennifer Albin
CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson

D
THE DARK AND HOLLOW PLACES by Carrie Ryan
DARK GODDESS by Sarwat Chadda
DARK WATER by Laura McNeal
DEADLY COOL by Gemma Halliday


DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver
DEMONGLASS by Rachel Hawkins
DESIRES OF THE DEAD by Kimberly Derting
DEVINE INTERVENTION by Martha Brockenbrough
THE DIFFERENT GIRL by Gordon Dahlquist
THE DISENCHANTMENTS by Nina LaCour
DISPLACEMENT by Thalia Chaltas
Ditched by Robin Mellom
DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
THE DIVINERS by Libba Bray
THE DOLL PEOPLE by Ann M. Martin & Laura Godwin, illust. by Brian Selznick
DON'T STOP NOW by Julie Halpern
DRAMARAMA by E. Lockhart
THE DUFF by Kody Keplinger 
E
ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell
THE ELEVENTH PLAGUE by Jeff Hirsch
THE ELF ON THE SHELF by Carol Aebersold
EPIC FAIL by Claire LaZebnik
THE ESSENCE (The Pledge series) by Kimberly Derting
THE ETERNAL ONES by Kirsten Miller
EVERNEATH by Brodi Ashton
EVERY DAY by David Levithan
F
FALL FOR ANYTHING by Courtney Summers
THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green
THE FIFTH WAVE by Rick Yancey
FINNIKIN OF THE ROCK by Melina Marchetta
FIRELIGHT by Sophie Jordan
FLAWED by Kate Avelynn
FRACTURE by Megan Miranda 
FROI OF THE EXILES by Melina Marchetta
FURY by Elizabeth Miles
FURY OF THE PHOENIX by Cindy Pon
THE FUTURE OF US by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
G
GILT by Katherine Longshore
THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS by Rae Carson
GIRL OF NIGHTMARES by Kendare Blake
GIRL, STOLEN by April Henry
GLOW by Amy Kathleen Ryan
GOING VINTAGE by Lindsey Leavitt
GRACELING by Kristin Chashore
GRAVE MERCY by Robin LaFevers
H
HEAD GAMES by Keri Mikulski
THE HEALING SPELL by Kimberley Griffiths Little
HERE by Denise Grover Swank
HEX HALL by Rachel Hawkins
HOLD ME CLOSER, NECROMANCER by Lish McBride
HOPELESS by Colleen Hoover
THE HOST by Stephenie Meyer
HOURGLASS by Myra McEntire
HUMAN.4 by Mike A. Lancaster
I
I AM NUMBER FOUR by Pittacus Lore
IF I LIE by Corrine Jackson
IMAGINARY GIRLS by Nova Ren Suma
IMPOSSIBLE by Nancy Werlin
IN HONOR by Jessi Kirby
INSOMNIA by J.R. Johansonn
IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS by Cat Winters
IT'S A LITTLE HAYWIRE by Elle Strauss
J
JANE by April Lindner
JELLICOE ROAD by Melina Marchetta
JOHN BELUSHI IS DEAD by Kathy Charles
JULIET IMMORTAL by Stacey Jay
JUMP WHEN READY by David Pandolfe
JUST ONE DAY by Gayle Forman
K
KINDLING THE MOON by Jenn Bennett
KISSING SHAKESPEARE by Pamela Mingle
L
LACRIMOSA by Christine Fonseca
LET THE SKY FALL by Shannon Messenger
THE LIAR SOCIETY by Lisa and Laura Roecker
LIKE MANDARIN by Kirsten Hubbard
THE LIPSTICK LAWS by Amy Holder
THE LIST by Siobhan Vivian
LIVE THROUGH THIS by Mindi Scott
LOSING FAITH by Denise Jaden
LOST IN THE RIVER GRASS by Ginny Rorby
THE LOST SAINT by Bree Despain
LOVE AND OTHER PERISHABLE ITEMS by Laura Buzo
LOVELY, DARK AND DEEP by Amy McNamara
M
THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER by Megan Shepherd
MAJIK by Douglas Reese
THE MAPMAKER AND THE GHOST by Sarvenaz Tash
THE MARBURY LENS by Andrew Smith
MATCHED by Ally Condie
MAY B. by Caroline Starr Rose
MEMENTO NORA by Angie Smibert
MILA 2.0 by Debra Driza
A MILLION SUNS by Beth Revis
MIND GAMES by Kiersten White
THE MOCKINGBIRDS by Daisy Whitney
MOONGLASS by Jessi Kirby 
MY LIFE NEXT DOOR by Huntley Fitzpatrick
N
THE NAME OF THE STAR by Maureen Johnson 
NANTUCKET BLUE by Leila Howland
THE NEAR WITCH by Victoria Schwab
A NEED SO BEAUTIFUL by Suzanne Young
NEVERSINK by Barry Wolverton
NIGHTSHADE by Andrea Cremer
NOBODY BUT US by Kristin Halbrook
O
ONE by Kathryn Otoshi
ONE OF THOSE HIDEOUS BOOKS WHERE THE MOTHER DIES by Sonya Sones
THE ONE THAT I WANT by Jennifer Echols
ON FORTUNE'S WHEEL by Cynthia Voigt
THE OPPOSITE OF HALLELUJAH by Anna Jarzab
THE ORACLE OF DATING by Allison van Diepen
The Originals by Cat Patrick
THE OTHER LIFE by Susanne Winnacker
OUT OF THE EASY by Ruta Sepetys
P
PANDEMONIUM by Lauren Oliver
PARANORMALCY by Kiersten White
PERCEPTION by Kim Harrington
THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky
PERSONAL DEMONS by Lisa Desrochers
PIVOT POINT by Kasie West
THE PLEDGE by Kimberly Derting
POISON by Bridget Zinn
POSSESS by Gretchen McNeil
POSSESSION by Elana Johnson
POSSUM SUMMER by Jen K. Blom
PUTTING MAKEUP ON DEAD PEOPLE by Jen Violi
Q
QUINTANA OF CHARYN by Melina Marchetta 
R
THE RAVEN BOYS by Maggie Stiefvater
REBOOT by Amy Tintera
THE REECE MALCOM LIST by Amy Spalding
THE REPLACEMENT by Brenna Yovanoff
THE RITHMATIST by Brandon Sanderson
RIVAL by Sara Bennett Wealer
ROMEO REDEEMED by Stacey Jay
ROOTLESS by Chris Howard
ROYAL TREATMENT by Lindsey Leavitt
RUBY RED by Kierstin Gier
THE RULES by Stacey Kade
THE RULES FOR DISAPPEARING by Ashley Elton
S
SCARLET by A.C. Gaughen
SCARLET by Marissa Meyer
A SCARY SCENE IN A SCARY MOVIE by Matt Blackstone
THE SCORPIO RACES by Maggie Stiefvater
SCRAWL by Mark Shulman
THE SEA OF TRANQUILITY by Katja Millay
SEAN GRISWOLD’S HEAD by Lindsey Leavitt
SECOND CHANCE SUMMER by Morgan Matson
SECOND SIGHT by Cheryl Klein
THE SELECTION by Kiera Cass
SHIFT by Jeri Smith-Ready
SHIFTING by Beth Wiggins
SHINE by Lauren Myracle
SHIP BREAKER by Paolo Bacigalupi 
SHUT OUT by Kody Keplinger
SILVER PHOENIX by Cindy Pon
THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE by Jandy Nelson
SKYLARK by Meagan Spooner
SOMETHING STRANGE AND DEADLY by Susan Dennard
SPELL BOUND by Rachel Hawkins
THE SPLENDOR FALLS by Rosemary Clement-Moore
STARCROSSED by Josephine Angelini
STAR CURSED by Jessica Spotswood
THE STATISTICAL PROBABILITY OF LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT by Jennifer E. Smith
STEALING PARKER by Miranda Kenneally
A STORY BOOK by David Baboulene
STORY OF A GIRL by Sara Zarr
STRUCK by Jennifer Bosworth
STUPID FAST by Geoff Herbach
SUCH A RUSH by Jennifer Echols
SUMMONING THE NIGHT by Jenn Bennett 
SUNSHINE by Robin McKinley
SURRENDER by Elana Johnson
STUNG by Bethany Wiggins
STRINGS ATTACHED by Judy Blundell
T
TAKEN by Erin Bowman
TARNISH by Katherine Longshore
TEN by Gretchen McNeil
TEXAS GOTHIC by Rosemary Clement-Moore 
THE THIRD by Abel Keogh
THIRTEEN REASONS WHY by Jay Asher
THIS IS WHAT HAPPY LOOKS LIKE by Jennifer E. Smith
THROUGH THE EVER NIGHT by Veronica Rossi
TIME BETWEEN US by Tamara Ireland Stone
TIMEPIECE by Myra McEntire
TORMENT by Lauren Kate
TOUCHED by Corrine Jackson
THE TRAGEDY PAPER by Elizabeth LaBan
TRANSCENDENCE by C.J. Omololu
THE TRUTH ABOUT FOREVER by Sarah Dessen
U
THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER by Michelle Hodkin
UNBREAK MY HEART by Melissa Walker
UNDER THE NEVER SKY by Veronica Rossi
UNGIFTED by Gordon Korman
THE UNIDENTIFIED by Rae Mariz
UNSPOKEN by Sarah Rees Brennan
USES FOR BOYS by Erica Lorraine Scheidt
V
VARIANT by Robison Wells
VIRTUOSITY by Jessica Martinez
W
WAIT FOR YOU by J. Lynn (Jennifer L. Armentrout) 
WANDERLOVE by Kirsten Hubbard 
WELCOME CALLER, THIS IS CHLOE by Shelley Coriell
WHEN IT HAPPENS by Susane Colasanti
WHEN YOU WERE HERE by Daisy Whitney
WHERE SHE WENT by Gayle Forman
WHERE THE STARS STILL SHINE by Trish Doller
WHERE THINGS COME BACK by John Corey Whaley
WHY WE BROKE UP by Daniel Handler
WILDEFIRE by Karsten Knight
WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green and David Levithan
WINTERGIRLS by Laurie Halse Anderson
WITCH EYES by Scott Tracey
WITHER by Lauren DeStefano 
WOLFSBANE by Andrea Creamer
WRAPPED by Jennifer Bradbury
X
XVI by Julia Karr
Y
YOU by Charles Benoit

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