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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - November 2018

Our November Guy-Brary selections include THE LYING WOODS, a novel by Ashley Elston, which dives deep into one boy's journey to uncover the truth of his father's past; Andrew Simonet's WILDER, which is a collision of romance between two in-school suspension regulars with a lot of angst; and HIDE WITH ME, Sorboni Banerjee's heartbreaking novel that describes the journey of two runaways who find solace within one another.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - October 2018

Our October Guy-Brary selections include DEAR EVAN HANSEN, a novelization of the hit Broadway musical about what happens when a letter that was never meant to be seen draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family’s grief, giving him the chance to finally belong; Hannah Moskowitz's SALT, a Mediterranean based high-seas adventure, with plenty of monsters and pirates; and HEY, KIDDO, Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s graphic memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - September 2018

Our September Guy-Brary selections include Sara Farizan's HERE TO STAY, which follows high school basketball star Bijan Majidi who is bullied because of his ethnicity; AMERICAN ROAD TRIP by Patrick Flores-Scott, a heartwrenching coming of age story about three siblings who embark on a road trip; and the first book of the Skybound Saga, BLACK WINGS BEATING, a fantasy story about a falconer and his twin sister who must undergo a treacherous journey to find the greatest bird of all, the Ghost Eagle. 

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - August 2018

Our August Guy-Brary selections include DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY by debut author Adib Khorram, which touches upon themes such as mental illness and acceptance; DEADENDIA: The Watcher's Test: by Hamish Steele, a hilarious LGBTQIA+ graphic novel that takes place in a haunted house containing the portal to hell; and Devon Taylor’s exciting, pulse-pounding debut THE SOUL KEEPERS, about a ship whose crew is in charge of ferrying the souls of the dead.

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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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