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Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno
ROM TEEN MORENO
Rosa Santos, a Cuban American, works to save her Florida town, seeks admittance to study abroad in her homeland, and wonders if love can break her family's curse.
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
ROM MCQUISTON
When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, genius--his image is pure millennial-marketing gold for the White House. There's only one problem: Alex has a beef with an actual prince, Henry, across the pond.
There There by Tommy Orange
ORANGE
Not since Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine has such a powerful and urgent Native American voice exploded onto the landscape of contemporary fiction. Fierce, angry, funny, groundbreaking--Tommy Orange's first novel is a wondrous and shattering portrait of an America few of us have ever seen. There There is a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about violence and recovery, hope and loss, identity and power, dislocation and communion, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people.
Color Me In by Natasha Diaz
TEEN DIAZ
Fifteen-year-old Nevaeh Levitz is torn between two worlds, passing for white while living in Harlem, being called Jewish while attending her mother's Baptist church, and experiencing first love while watching her parents' marriage crumble.
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. It doesn't help that Stella has Asperger's and French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish. Her conclusion: she needs lots of practice--with a professional. Which is why she hires escort Michael Phan. And the pattern that emerges will convince Stella that love is the best kind of logic.
The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring
HIST TEEN FARING
In 1978, to avoid becoming a desaparecido like her mother, eighteen-year-old Mavi takes a teaching job at Vaccaro School, an isolated finishing school in Patagonia, rumored to be haunted.
The Light at the Bottom of the World by London Shah
SF TEEN SHAH
In the last days of the twenty-first century, sea creatures swim through the ruins of London. Trapped in the abyss, humankind wavers between fear and hope--fear of what lurks in the depths around them, and hope that they might one day find a way back to the surface. When sixteen-year-old submersible racer Leyla McQueen is chosen to participate in the prestigious annual marathon, she sees an opportunity to save her father, who has been arrested on false charges. The Prime Minister promises the champion whatever their heart desires. But the race takes an unexpected turn, forcing Leyla to make an impossible choice.
On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis
SF TEEN DUYVIS
In Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2034, a comet is due to hit the Earth within the hour. Denise, who's sixteen years old and autistic, must try to find her missing sister and also help her neglectful, undependable mother safely aboard a spaceship.
Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
KIM
A literary courtroom thriller about a mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son.
Three-Fifths by John Vercher
VERCHER
Pittsburgh, 1995. The son of a black father he's never known and a white mother he sometimes wishes he didn't, 22-year-old Bobby Saraceno has passed for white his entire life. But Bobby's delicate house of cards crumbles when his father enters his life after more than twenty years, forcing his past to collide with his present.
Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore
ROM TEEN MCLEMORE
The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they're also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a generations-old spell, their family is bound to a bevy of swans deep in the woods. They know that, one day, the swans will pull them into a dangerous game that will leave one of them a girl, and trap the other in the body of a swan. But when two local boys become drawn into the game, the swans' spell intertwines with the strange and unpredictable magic lacing the woods, and all four of their fates depend on facing truths that could either save or destroy them.
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
MBUE
Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, and his family. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Jende is desperate to keep his job and is soon forced to make an impossible choice.
Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
SF MORENO-GARCIA
The Mayan God of Death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore.
Waiting for Fitz by Spencer Hyde
TEEN HYDE
Hospitalized for her OCD, Addie Foster and her new schizophrenic friend, seventeen-year-old Fitzgerald Whitman IV, escape the psychiatric ward and undertake a journey to find the elusive--and endangered--bird, the Kirtland's warbler.
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
TEEN DEAVER
After coming out as nonbinary, Ben must leave home and goes to live with a sister and her husband to finish the last year of high school.