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Most Likely Most Likely

by Sarah Watson

Also available via Overdrive: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/media/4838919

Overdrive Link: Most Likely CJ, Ava, Jordan and Martha have been best friends since kindergarten, and one of them is destined to become the future President. When local authorities announce they’ll be tearing down the park where they first became friends, the group is determined to save the park as their final mission before college. The pressures of high school begin to take their toll… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services April 03, 2020
Butterfly Yellow Butterfly Yellow

by Thanhhà Lai

No waiting audiobook available on Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12407207

Hoopla Audiobook Link: Butterfly Yellow 18-year-old H?ng sets out to find her younger brother who was torn from her arms six years earlier at the end of the Vietnam War. H?ng, then 12, believed she and her five-year-old brother, Linh, would go to America together. However, she was separated from her brother at the last minute because she was too old. All she has now is an address in Amarillo,… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services March 06, 2020
Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America & Russia Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America & Russia

by Marc Favreau

Do you enjoy James Bond movies or TV shows like Agent Carter or Jack Ryan? Are you a Cold War history buff, intrigued by stories about the CIA, FBI, KGB, MI6 or maybe the Cambridge Five? Then you will enjoy these thrilling, true-life stories chronicling events from the KGB’s founding in 1945 through the end of the Cold War. There's also real Cold War spy terminology and code words included,… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services February 20, 2020
Lovely War Lovely War

by Julie Berry

Also available via Overdrive: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/library/teens/media/4098692

Overdrive ebook link: Lovely War Overdrive audiobook link: Lovely War Greek gods and goddesses. World War I and II. What more could one want in historical fiction? The four main characters (Hazel, James, Aubrey and Colette) represent the varied backgrounds of young people coming together for love and friendship during World War I. Meanwhile, Aphrodite and Ares meet up in secret during World War… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services February 06, 2020
Again, but Better Again, but Better

by Christine Riccio

Also available via Overdrive: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/library/teens/media/4322334

Overdrive ebook link: Again, but Better Overdrive audiobook link: Again, but Better Have you ever wanted to start over; recreate your entire life? After several disappointing semesters of college where Shane has no social life, no love life and is drowning in coursework, she definitely wants to change everything about her life. So, Shane signs up for a semester abroad in London! However, she… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services January 23, 2020
Spin the Dawn Spin the Dawn

by Elizabeth Lim

If you enjoy Sarah J. Maas or Tamora Pierce, check out this adventure-packed, heroine fantasy with a splash of Chinese folklore and forbidden romance. Skilled seamstress, Maia Tamarin, longs to become a great tailor, but she is a girl. Her father receives an invitation to compete for the position of royal tailor, but he is ailing. Maia seizes her chance, disguises herself as a boy, and goes in… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services January 09, 2020
Girl Gone Viral Girl Gone Viral

by Arvin Ahmadi

Also available via Overdrive: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/library/teens/media/4265123

Overdrive ebook link: Girl Gone Viral Coding and gamer prodigy, Opal Hopper, strives to develop a virtual reality platform popular enough to win her an audience with the one person who may know what happened to her father. Part mystery and part thriller, set seven years after the sudden disappearance of Opal's father, she learns of a VR competition hosted by her father’s former partner,… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services December 26, 2019
10 Blind Dates 10 Blind Dates

by Ashley Elston

No waiting on Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12514431

Hoopla ebook link: 10 Blind Dates Overdrive ebook link: 10 Blind Dates Sophie is planning to spend the holidays with her grandparents and huge extended family while her parents visit her bedridden, pregnant sister. Her hope is that she'll be able to sneak away and finally get a little alone time with her longtime boyfriend, but things don’t work out the way she envisions. In fact, Sophie… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services December 21, 2019
Our Wayward Fate Our Wayward Fate

by Gloria Chao

Also available via Overdrive: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/library/teens/media/4691776

Overdrive ebook link: Our Wayward Fate From the author of American Panda, this story follows Ali Chu, the only Asian person at her high school. In order to fit in with her classmates, she does everything she can to blend in. Things are going just fine until a new student, who happens to be Taiwanese, enrolls at her school. All the other kids think they should be together purely because of their… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services December 20, 2019
The Grace Year The Grace Year

by Kim Liggit

Also available via Overdrive: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/library/teens/media/4514311

Overdrive ebook link: The Grace Year Overdrive audiobook link: The Grace Year 16-year old girls are sent away from home and forced to endure the “Grace Year,” 12 months of hard living in the wilderness with little access to fresh food, water or bedding. Upon their homecoming, they are supposedly purified and ready to marry, but Tierney James isn’t having it. Tierney discovers… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services December 19, 2019
Snowflake, AZ Snowflake, AZ

by Marcus Sedgwick

18-year-old Ash takes a Greyhound to catch up with his beloved older stepbrother, Bly, in Snowflake, Arizona. There he finds Bly in a community of people suffering from multiple chemical sensitivity and environmental illness who’ve chosen this remote location as an area they can make safe for themselves. As Ash learns more about the suffering of the group that calls themselves… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services October 23, 2019