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It's All Your Fault by Paul Rudnick - Youth Fiction
Hardcover: January 26, 2016
Up until forty-eight hours ago, seventeen-year-old Caitlin Singleberry had never: Tasted alcohol, kissed a boy, sang in public at the top of her lungs, kidnapped anyone or --- what? Stolen a convertible? 
 
Now she's in jail and has no idea what to tell: The police, her parents, the mayor, all of those camera crews and everyone on Twitter.
 
She blames one person for the entire insane weekend: Her famous cousin.
Who is also her former best friend. Who she has hated for the past four years. Who she also might miss like crazy. It's all your fault, Heller Harrigan!
Hardcover: January 26, 2016
When Vicky Cruz wakes up in the Lakeview Hospital Mental Disorders ward, she knows one thing: She can't even commit suicide right. But for once, a mistake works out well for her, as she meets Mona, the live wire; Gabriel, the saint; E.M., always angry; and Dr. Desai, a quiet force. With stories and honesty, kindness and hard work, they push her to reconsider her life before Lakeview, and offer her an acceptance she's never had.
 
But Vicky's newfound peace is as fragile as the roses that grow around the hospital. And when a crisis forces the group to split up, sending her back to the life that drove her to suicide, Vicky must try to find the strength to carry on. She may not have it. She doesn't know.
Hardcover: January 26, 2016
A collection of twelve original short stories by top authors exploring real issues for real teens.
 
Through prose and comics alike, these heart-pounding short stories for young adults ask hard questions about a range of topics from sexuality and addiction to violence and immigration. Here is the perfect tool for starting tough discussions or simply as an introduction to realistic literary fiction. In turns funny, thought-provoking and heartbreaking, I SEE REALITY will resonate with today's teens long after the last page has been turned.
Hardcover: January 26, 2016
World War II, 1942. A court decision makes women subject to the draft and eligible for service. The unproven American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled, the armed forces of Nazi Germany.
 
Three girls sign up to fight. Rio Richlin, Frangie Marr and Rainy Schulterman are average girls, girls with dreams and aspirations, at the start of their lives, at the start of their loves. Each has her own reasons for volunteering: Rio fights to honor her sister; Frangie needs money for her family; Rainy wants to kill Germans. For the first time they leave behind their homes and families --- to go to war.
 
These three daring young women will play their parts in the war to defeat evil and save the human race. As the fate of the world hangs in the balance, they will discover the roles that define them on the front lines. They will fight the greatest war the world has ever known.
I'm From Nowhere by Suzanne Myers - Youth Fiction
Hardcover: January 26, 2016
A few weeks into her sophomore year at Ventura High School in California, all that hanging around is about to come to an end for Wren Verlaine. It’s always been just Wren and her mother, Hannah. But when Hannah receives a reporting assignment in Greenland for six months, Wren is shipped off to Hardwick Hall: Hannah’s alma mater back East, which she’s refused to discuss for as long as Wren can remember.
 
Wren tries to befriend her suitemate, Honor, but Honor looks right through her as if she isn’t there. At least Wren finds an escape in hanging out with cute rowers, like the adorably crinkly eyed Nick, or in riding horses, which she discovers she loves. She finds her niche in the campus’s underground music scene with Chazzy, a darkly hilarious fellow musician. But soon clues begin appearing about the darkest secret her mother ever kept and the revelation that follows brings Wren and Honor crashing back together, threatening the lives they’ve started to build.
Other Broken Things by C. Desir - Youth Fiction
Hardcover: January 12, 2016
Natalie’s not an alcoholic. She doesn’t have a problem. Still, with six months of court-ordered AA meetings required, her days of vodka-filled water bottles are over.
 
Unfortunately, her old friends want the party girl or nothing. Even her up-for-anything ex seems more interested in rehashing the past than actually helping Nat.
 
But then a recovering alcoholic named Joe inserts himself into Nat’s life and things start looking up. Joe is funny, he’s smart and he calls her out in a way no one ever has.
 
He’s also older. A lot older.
 
Nat’s connection to Joe is overwhelming, but so are her attempts to fit back into her old world, all while battling the constant urge to crack a bottle and blur that one thing she’s been desperate to forget.
Hardcover: January 5, 2016

In NFL CONFIDENTIAL, a current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football --- the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season --- sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football League.

My Name is Not Friday by Jon Walter - Historical Fiction
Hardcover: January 5, 2016

Well-mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother, Joshua, are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War. Samuel takes the blame for Joshua's latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine. He's taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name --- Friday --- and sold into slavery. What follows is a heartbreaking but hopeful account of Samuel's journey from freedom, to captivity and back again.

My Second Life by Faye Bird - Youth Fiction
Hardcover: January 19, 2016

Ana struggles to live a normal life, bombarded by memories of her previous life as Emma. The worst memories are of a little girl who drowned: was Emma responsible? Consumed by guilt, Ana will do anything to uncover the past.

Concentr8 by William Sutcliffe - Youth Fiction
Hardcover: January 19, 2016
In a not-so-distant future London, riots have become the norm. But when the government suddenly stops distributing Concentr8 --- a behavioral modification "miracle" drug akin to Ritalin --- the city's residents rise up fiercer than they ever have before.
 
Amidst the chaos, five teens pick a man seemingly at random and chain him up as a hostage in a warehouse. Blaze is their leader, and Troy has always been his quiet sidekick --- the only person he has ever trusted. But even Troy didn't see this coming, and as their story unfolds over six tense days, one thing is clear --- none of them will ever be the same again.