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Recommended YA Reads – The haters by Jesse Andrews

Corey and Wes are a couple of dork guys stranded at Jazz Camp for summer where they soon realise 1. the deep mediocrity of their own talents and 2. Jazz Camp is full of douches – apart from Ash – … Continue reading

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Recommended Graphic Novels: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona is an unpredictable teenage shapeshifter with a dark side. Lord Ballister Blackheart has a next level grudge and a burning desire to serve up a hot plate of revenge to his former BFF and now arch nemesis, Sir Ambrosius … Continue reading

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Librarian Reccommended: Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

This cross-over new adult book is on fire! Set in the 90’s grunge era, in small town USA, Hannah/Dex is a misfit loner who somehow manages to become friends with new girl Lacey in the aftermath of the town’s football … Continue reading

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Save me Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer

Nico Caven has never really gotten over the disappearance of her mother when Nico was four. A police investigation turned up nothing, and despite all the mandatory counselling sessions, Nico still longs for resolution and to know more about who … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommmended Teen Reads: Half Lost by Sally Green

  It’s a good book that can give me feels enough to cry and the conclusion to this awesome trilogy had me sobbing, actual. And now it’s completed, you can read the three books without waiting, yay! White witches hate … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended YA Reads: Grl2Grl by Julie Anne Peters

This collection of honest and breath-taking short stories by she-who-deserves-much-accolades: Julie Ann Peters, focuses on young women attempting to navigate the complexities of relationships and sexual identity. Be prepared to wish each one was a novel! Find it in our … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended YA Reads: All we had by Annie Weatherwax

There’s just Ruby and her mum Rita, bouncing from place to place, job to job and boyfriend to boyfriend to try to avoid going completely going under. Life is hard but Rita keeps picking herself up and reapplying her lipstick, … Continue reading

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