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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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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - September 2017

Our September Guy-Brary selection includes A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Jared Reck, a story about Matt Wainright after his life implodes when a tragic accident takes away everything important to him; THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END by Adam Silvera, which follows two boys on their last day of life and their first day of friendship; and LEIA, PRINCESS OF ALDERAAN (Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi), a novel about 16-year-old Leia before A New Hope.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - August 2017

Our August Guy-Brary selection includes MILES MORALES: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds, which follows Miles who is pretty much regular teenager dealing with school and family except for the fact that he is Spider-Man; BACKFIELD BOYS: A Football Mystery in Black and White by John Feinstein is a story of friendship, football, and the fight for racial equality; and MR. 60% by Clete Barrett Smith, follows Matt who is very close to flunking out of high school and is known for selling drugs, what no one knows is that he is taking care of his uncle who is dying of cancer.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - July 2017

Our July Guy-Brary selection includes FLIGHT RISK by Jennifer Fenn, which documents the strange life of Robert Jackson Kelly as he steals, flies and crashes three planes before being caught by police; THE INEVITABLE COLLISION OF BIRDIE & BASH by Candace Ganger, which follows Sebastian "Bash" Alvaréz and Birdie Paxton's relationship as the shared secrets of their pasts come to light; and Erin McCahan's THE LAKE EFFECT, a funny and honest story of Briggs Henry's summer as a personal assistant in Lake Michigan, attending his boss' funerals --- plural --- and chasing after the enigmatic girl-next-door, Abigail.

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