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Adult Books for Teens or So Sayeth Booklist (And We Agree!)

Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro

“YAs will get caught up in the story of Maddie and the other teen characters as they face complex social and environmental problems.”–Booklist

Trophy Son by Douglas Brunt

“YAs will enjoy the unpredictability of Anton’s rise to the top of the tennis world and his struggle to stay there, along with Brunt’s use of text messaging instead of dialogue.”–Booklist

All the Dirty Parts by Daniel Handler

“Amusing yet genuine, lustful yet sensitive, this odd novella approaches teenage horniness seriously and, in the process, touches on important subjects such as sexism, consent, and sexual identity…Although some scenes are graphic, Handler’s young fan base and Cole’s adolescent viewpoint will naturally draw in teens.”–Booklist

Nights of the Living Dead: An Anthology edited by Jonathan Maberry + George Romero

“With YA stalwart Maberry at the helm, this collection will get the veritable horde of teen zombie fans salivating.”–Booklist

 

Happy #BookBday (6/6/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday, especially when they’re great summer reads!

THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING by Grant Ginder
One of Entertainment Weekly‘s Summer’s Must-Read Books and PW‘s Best Books of Summer 2017 with two starred reviews! A bitingly funny, hugely entertaining novel in which a fractured family from the Chicago suburbs must gather in London for their eldest daughter’s marriage to an upper-crust Englishman. “Ginder takes family dysfunction to its hysterical limit in this joyously ribald, sharply cynical, and impossible-to-put-down examination of love and loyalty.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey
One of Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer” with two starred reviews!Startling and stunning and compulsively strange, Lacey’s sophomore novel is a haunting investigation into the nature of love. With otherworldly precision and subtle wit, Lacey creates a gently surreal dreamscape that’s both intoxicating and profound. A singular novel; as unexpected as it is rich.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

GRIEF COTTAGE by Gail Godwin
One of Buzzfeed’s “Thrillers You Will Devour This Summer” with two starred reviews! The haunting tale of a desolate cottage, a tragic accident, and the hair-thin junction between this life and the next, from bestselling National Book Award finalist Godwin. “With intriguingly eccentric supporting characters and a dramatic setting, Godwin’s riveting and wise story of the slow coalescence of trust and love between a stoic artist and a grieving boy, and of nature’s glory and indifference, subtly and insightfully explores different forms of haunting and vulnerability, strength and survival. Word will spread quickly about Godwin’s tender and spellbinding supernatural novel.” — Booklist, starred review readmoreremove

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