MARTians by Blythe Woolston

Zoe works for AllMART, a store in the future — a future where all that matters is shopping. She and other lower-class people are catering to the whims of the rich, and they want more. “A gorgeous and gut-wrenchingly familiar depiction of the entropic fragmentation of society.” (Kirkus Reviews)

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

The Great Library of Alexandria was never destroyed and is an almighty presence controlling learning and knowledge around the world. Jesse’s family is part of the illegal book trade — illegal because owning an original book is a capital crime, punishable by death. And he is about to enter the Library’s service and will have to split his loyalties.

Stand Off by Andrew Smith

Ryan Dean’s coach wants him to take over the rugby team. His roommate is twelve and has a crush on his girlfriend. His art isn’t doing what it used to for him. And his best friend’s brother has reappeared. What’s going on? This book is a sequel to Winger, and a very honest look at recovering from loss.

Whippoorwill by Joseph Monninger

Clair Taylor’s neighbors have chained a dog up in their yard and she can’t just ignore it. Wally isn’t trash, and she forms an unlikely bond with him.  What she feels for Wally catches her by surprise, as does Danny Stewart, who — like her — believes that every living being should have a chance at happiness.

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