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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - July 2018

Our July Guy-Brary selections include FAWKES, a historical fantasy about a boy named Thomas who takes part in a plot to assassinate the enemy king in order to survive; SCREAM ALL NIGHT, Derek Milman’s laugh-out-loud contemporary thriller about a child actor who returns to the haunted house set of his childhood, and THE FUTURE WILL BE BS FREE by Will McIntosh, an unsettlingly well-timed dystopian narrative about a group of teens who create a lie detector app to expose a corrupt government, and all the people who will stop at nothing to keep it from seeing the light of day.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - June 2018

Our June Guy-Brary selections include HOW WE ROLL by Natasha Friend, a love story between two differently abled teens; SOMETIME AFTER MIDNIGHT by L. Philips, a Cinderfella-themed story between two music-loving, Converse-wearing teens; and SOCIAL INTERCOURSE, Greg Howard's hilarious debut about two teens growing up different in a small southern town.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - May 2018

Our May Guy-Brary selections include Samuel Miller's A LITE TOO BRIGHT, in which a teenage boy loses his college scholarship and embarks on a cross-country journey to discover what really happened in the last week of his grandfather's life; ANGER IS A GIFT by newcomer Mark Oshiro, which chronicles the life of Moss Jeffries as he grapples with panic attacks, grief and the fight for justice; and TRADITION, a stunning new novel from Brendan Kiely that explores the insidious nature of tradition at a prestigious boarding school.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - April 2018

Our April Guy-Brary selections include THE WHITE RABBIT, a murder mystery from Caleb Roehrig about a boy who has one night to clear his little sister's name while also battling feelings for his ex-boyfriend; ISLE OF BLOOD AND STONE, a historical fantasy by Makiia Lucier full of intrigue and schemes, romance and friendship and fearless explorers searching for the truth; and Kelly Loy Gilbert's PICTURE US IN THE LIGHT, in which a boy discoverrs a taped-up box in his attic that leads to the unraveling of family secrets and life as he knows it.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - March 2018

Our March Guy-Brary selections include TYLER JOHNSON WAS HERE by Jay Coles, in which teen Marvin Johnson attends a party which results in a shooting and the loss of his twin brother; AFTER THE SHOT DROPS by Randy Ribay, where basketball player Nasir copes with his best friend Bunny accepting an athletic scholarship across town and settling into a new, more privileged life; and MILES AWAY FROM YOU by A.B. Rutledge, which is a quirky and completely fresh story of young love and exploring gender identity.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - February 2018

Our February Guy-Brary selections include DOWN AND ACROSS by Arvin Ahmadi, which is about a teenage boy named Scott who crosses paths with a girl who leads him into the craziest adventures of his life; PRETTYBOY MUST DIE by Kimberly Reid, which chronicles the life of a teen CIA operative whose cover is blown when he finds himself trending on social media; and BETWEEN THE LINES by Nikki Grimes, in which high school student Darrian joins an open-mic poetry class to further his dream of becoming a writer for The New York Times.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - January 2018

Our January Guy-Brary selections include BATMAN: Nightwalker by Marie Lu, which explores Bruce Wayne's teenage years as a dangerous group threatens Gotham's safety; THE CRUEL PRINCE by Holly Black, in which a teenage girl finds herself embroiled in the intrigues and deceptions of the High Court of Faerie; A LAND OF PERMANENT GOODBYES by Atia Abawi, which tracks the journey of a family of refugees escaping Syria; and THE DANGEROUS ART OF BLENDING IN, a coming-of-age tale of love, identity and immigration, based on author Angelo Surmelis's own childhood.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - December 2017

Our December Guy-Brary selections include 1985: Stori3s from SOS by E. C. Myers, a collection of three novellas that expand upon the SOS world; BAD CALL by Stephen Wallenfels, where four teenagers struggle to survive when their camping plans go wrong; and Alex Scarrow's PLAGUE LAND, a chilling story of two siblings fighting for their lives after an African plague decimates London.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - November 2017

Our November Guy-Brary selection includes EIGHT DAYS ON PLANET EARTH by Cat Jordan, in which a teenage boy grapples with his father's abandonment, new love and the extraterrestrial; HELLWALKERS, the third and final book in Alexander Gordon Smith's Devil's Engine series; and Marcella Pixley's READY TO FALL, the story of a teenage boy dealing with his mother's death from cancer and his inability to let go and return to reality.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - October 2017

Our October Guy-Brary selection includes SATELLITE by Nick Lake, in which a teenage boy born in space makes his first trip to Earth; VANILLA by Billy Merrell, the love story of two teenage boys struggling to stay together as their interests begin to diverge; and KID ALONE, the second installment in Simon Mason's Garvie Smith mystery series, in which a teenage boy balances solving crimes and passing exams.

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