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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - March 2019

Our March Guy-Brary selections include BEAST RIDER by Tony Johnston and María Elena Fontanot de Rhoads, an illuminating and brutal look into the challenges faced by undocumented immigrants; OPPOSITE OF ALWAYS by Justin A. Reynolds, a funny and heartfelt love story about how the choices we make can have unexpected consequences; and SUPERMAN: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Peña, a Clark Kent-origin story about a young man coming to terms with his powers by saving his community.

 

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - February 2019

Our February Guy-Brary selections include THE MUSIC OF WHAT HAPPENS by Bill Konigsberg, a novel about summer love, food trucks and taking risks, THE PAST AND OTHER THINGS THAT SHOULD STAY BURIED by Shaun David Hutchinson, a surreal novel about a boy and his undead best friend trying to figure out themselves and where their friendship went wrong, and THE WEIGHT OF A THOUSAND FEATHERS by Brian Conaghan, a poignant, angry novel about a boy who must make an impossible choice about his terminally-ill mother.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - January 2019

Our January Guy-Brary selections include THE FIELD GUIDE TO THE NORTH AMERICAN TEENAGER by Ben Philippe, where a French Canadian teen discovers the highs and lows of the American high school experience, KING OF SCARS by Leigh Bardugo, where a young king fights his blossoming dark magic, and Roshani Chokshi's THE GILDED WOLVES, a 19th-century novel set in Paris about four individuals who set off on an adventure of a lifetime.

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Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - December 2018

Our December Guy-Brary selections include THE DISASTERS, M.K. England's debut queer space opera where a group of misfit underdogs plan a dangerous heist; DEAR HEARTBREAK: YA Authors and Teens on the Dark Side of Love, which is an anthology edited by Heather Demetrios that includes letters from some of the biggest voices in YA responding to letters written by real teens; and THE DAY BEFORE: A Prequel Novel, Micol Ostow's prequel novel based on the hit CW show Riverdale

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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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