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New Beauty Myths

A pair of Young Adult novels challenge conventional definitions of good looks, confidence, and star power.

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Compulsive Reading: Young Adult Fiction in 2012

A  reader looks back over a trailblazing year in novels for teens.

 

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Visionary Births

Three authors of fantasy and science-fiction for young readers take on the future of motherhood.

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The Tillerman Cycle

Cynthia Voigt's powerful classics follow a group of siblings who remake their family through a timeless story of love, struggle, and adventure.

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Gone, Gone, Gone

Buffeted by tragedies -- personal and national -- two teens try to find love.

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Between the Lines

Love leaps off the page.

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Hidden Talents: Summer Thrillers for Teens

School's out, and adventure's in.

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The Drowned Cities

The author returns to the world of Ship Breaker, and a young woman's encounter with the dogs of war.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

A story of friendship and tragedy lightened by quirky humor.

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Carrying Costs

Two new books grapple with teen pregnancy, practicality, and prejudice.

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April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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In the Light of What We Know

Zia Haider Rahman's mystery of a brilliant Bangladeshi mathematician's past barrels through the Ivy League, London high finance, and spy-haunted Afghanistan in a page-turning tale of exile, intrigue and the price of friendship. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

The People's Platform

Once touted as the foundation for tomorrow's digital democracy, the Internet is increasingly ruled by a few corporate giants, while millions of contributors till its fields for free. Astra Taylor looks at why the web has failed to deliver a communitarian cyberscape, and offers a compelling case for restoring its original vision.

A Private Venus

Dubbed "the Italian Simenon," Giorgio Scerbanenco (1911-1969) began his crime-writing career with books set in the USA, but quickly shifted scene closer to home, the city of Milan.  In this adventure, appearing in English for the first time, his underdog hero Dr. Duca Lamberti finds himself in the middle of a seedy, scantily clad criminal racket, where the presence of an outsider could result in death.