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I Hope You Get This Message

Farah Naz Rishi

Rishi’s debut examines human nature and how people react in the most desperate of times. Alma, a distant planet, considers Earth a failed experiment and believes it's time to put an end to the colony. It's offered seven days before final judgment resulting in mass chaos on Earth. Skeptic Jesse sees this as an opportunity to make some money by sending messages to Alma on behalf of desperate, paying customers. Cate wants to find the dad she's never known and Adeem is determined to bring his estranged sister back home. With only a week left, the three teens must face the mistakes of their past before they run out of time!

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Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters

Emily Roberson

In Roberson’s fast-paced YA debut, the Greek myth of the Minotaur collides with reality TV. Ariadne, a princess of Crete, is the Keeper of the Maze for her father's fight-to-the-death show The Labyrinth Contest in which she leads 14 teens into a maze to kill the monster. No one has ever won, but this year the mysterious and attractive prince of Athens, Theseus arrives at the competition determined to put an end to the death game. Ariadne knows that if he wins and the monster dies, it will endanger her family’s empire and expose their biggest secret!

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Light It Up

Kekla Magoon

Magoon's incredible follow-up to her award-winning How It Went Down (2014) catches up with the residents of the Underhill neighborhood after they experience another tragedy at the hands of law enforcement. This time Shae Tatum, an unarmed 13-year-old African American girl is shot in the back by a white police officer as she’s walking home from school. Her senseless death rocks the community and while law enforcement tries to justify their response, growing unrest leads to clashes between justice-seeking protestors and the arrival of white supremacist demonstrators.

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