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In case you missed it: Deb and Julia's YA Picks

In case you couldn't come to our Brunch with a Bookseller featuring Deb and Julia and their favorite young adult books right now, we've compiled the list of recommendations for you! More of Deb's staff picks can be found here, more of Julia's staff picks can be found here, and you can check out our calendar of events here.

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Don't Get Caught Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492630142
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Fire - April 1st, 2016

The Hollywood elevator pitch for this book would be "The Breakfast Club" meets "Ocean's Eleven", but actually the book is much better than that. Plain-old Max Cobb and a random few of his classmates think that they have been invited to join the super-secret Chaos Club, a group notorious for playing outrageous pranks at their high school.  In reality, it was all a set-up, and after getting caught, the group decides to band together for revenge against the CC. The pranks get more and more elaborate until it is hard to tell who is pulling the strings. This is a laugh-out-loud book with great characters.  A wonderful debut! —Deb


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The Field Guide to the North American Teenager Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062824127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 7th, 2020

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A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes Novel #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062398918
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 3rd, 2017

The great-great-great grandson of John Watson and the great-great-great-granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes discover they're attending the same Connecticut boarding school. And then a classmate they hold in mutual contempt winds up murdered. Coincidences? HA! The game’s very much afoot in this delightful spin on the Holmes mythos, which strikes an ideal balance between replicating and reimagining the Holmes–Watson dynamic. I devoured this novel, and was on the verge of despair until I realized that Cavallaro's written (at least!) two more in the series.  —Sam


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Jackpot Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984829627
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A Madness So Discreet Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062320872
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 6th, 2016

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The Gilded Wolves: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250144546
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wednesday Books - January 15th, 2019

I love The Gilded Wolves, Roshani Chokshi's lush historical fantasy! Set in 1880s Paris, the book follows an unlikely band of allies who have everything to gain and even more to lose in their hunt for an ancient and powerful artifcat. I loved the dynamic characters most of all, but there was lots here to enjoy. The romantic chemistry was electric. The banter was witty. The mystery was intricately constructed and a complete joy to watch unfold. I absolutely fell into this fun, original, and enchanting read! —Julia


Like a Love Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062839367
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019

Internment Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316522700
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2020

The Bone Houses Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316418416
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

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Crown of Feathers Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534424630
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon Pulse - December 31st, 2019

Internment Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316522700
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2020

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Picture Us In the Light Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484734117
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 13th, 2019

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The Black Flamingo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062990297
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 26th, 2020

The Fascinators Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062888044
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 12th, 2020

This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062380852
Availability: In Stock at Publisher - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - July 5th, 2016