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Selzer, Adam

Summary: After taking a summer job with a Chicago ghost tour company, eighteen-year-old Megan is interrogated for murder, when the reports of "real" ghost sightings increase along with the number of missing tourists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SEL

Frick, Kit

Summary: In alternate chapters, Amanda faces family pressure to marry Carter, knowing he cheats, and Rosalie pretends to date Carter to alleviate family and church pressure about being a lesbian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2019

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Boteju, Tanya

Summary: Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother's unexpected departure. After a bewildering encounter at a local festival, Nima finds herself suddenly immersed in the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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Stoner, Tammy Lynne

Summary: It's 1923 in Midland, Texas, and Miss Dara falls in love with her best friend--who also happens to be a girl. Terrified, Miss Dara takes a job at the Imperial State Prison Farm for men. Once there, she befriends inmate and soon-to-be legendary blues singer Lead Belly, who sings his way out (true story)--but only after he makes her promise to free herself from her own prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Hen Press 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Maren, Mesha

Summary: "Jodi McCarty is seventeen when she's sentenced to life in prison for manslaughter. She's released eighteen years later and finds herself reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom. Not yet able to return to her lost home in the Appalachian mountains, she heads south in search of someone she left behind, as a way of finally making amends. There, she will meet and fall in love with Miranda, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Wilde, Jen

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Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Bex is thrilled when she gets an internship on her favorite tv show, Silver Falls. Unfortunately, the internship isn't quite what she expected... instead of sitting in a crowded writer's room volleying ideas back and forth, Production Interns are stuck picking up the coffee. Determined to prove her worth as a writer, Bex drafts her own script and shares it with the head...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2019

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Thrace, Mischa

Summary: Seelie Stanton never wanted to be invisible in her own family, never wanted to crush on her best friend Alyssa, and she definitely never wanted to know how effectively a mallet could destroy someone's head. When Shane Mayfield, the former high school basketball star, attacks her, Seelie has no choice but to defend herself. She saved her own life, but she can't bring herself to talk about what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC THR

Lo, Malinda.

Summary: In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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Hitchcock, Shannon

Summary: From the moment she met Samantha, star of the school basketball team, on her first day at Daniel Boone Middle School, Allison Drake felt she had found a friend, something she needs badly since her brother died and her father left--but as their friendshipgrows it begins to evolve into a deeper emotion, and in North Carolina in 1977, it is not easy to discover that you might be gay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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Westerfeld, Scott.

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Summary: In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WES

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Ember, Julia

Summary: "Inspired by Norse mythology and J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, this companion novel to The Seafarer's Kiss is a tale of vengeance, valor, honor, and redemption."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC EMB

Khan, Sabina

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Rukhsana Ali is looking forward to going to Caltech and getting away from her conservative Muslim parents' expectation that she will marry, especially since she is in love with her girlfriend Ariana--but when her parents catch her kissing Ariana, they whisk Rukhsana off to Bangladesh and a world of tradition and arranged marriages, and she must find the courage to fight for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KHA

Callender, Kheryn

Summary: Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl--and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline's missing mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAL

Hart, Ellen.

Summary: "When Guthrie Hewitt calls on restaurateur and private investigator Jane Lawless, he doesn't know where else he can turn. Guthrie has fallen for a girl-Kira Adler. In fact, he was planning to propose to her on Christmas Eve. But his trip home with Kira over Thanksgiving made him uneasy. All her life, Kira has been haunted by a dream-a nightmare, really. In the dream, she witnesses her mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Hart, Ellen.

Summary: "Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse's future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past. Nicknamed "The Old Deep and Dark" because of the Prohibition-era double murder that occurred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Villasante, Alexandra

Summary: Marisol and Gabi Morales are detainees of the United States government, caught crossing the U.S. border to escape the gang violence in their country after their brother was murdered. When Marisol learns that they are going to be sent home, they flee, and catch a ride with Indranie Patel. Indranie has a proposal for Marisol: become a Grief Keeper, someone who will take another's grief into their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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Mac, Carrie

Summary: Maeve, a sufferer of severe anxiety, moves in with her recovering alcoholic father and her very pregnant stepmother and falls for a girl who is not afraid of anything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAC

Talley, Robin

Summary: Duel narratives follow an eighteen-year-old closeted lesbian in 1955 keeping a secret romance and wanting to write her own stories and another young woman sixty-two years later studying 1950s lesbian pulp fiction for her senior project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TAL

Trollope, Joanna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Bledsoe, Lucy Jane

Summary: Lucybelle, an independent and intelligent Arkansas native, leaves New York City for Chicago in the 1950s after being offered a job as the head of the editorial department for a lab, run by the Army Corps of Engineers, that studies Arctic ice cores to reveal "a story of earth's climate... perfectly preserved, for thousands of years." There, she faces an onslaught of problems as a result of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Wisconsin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLE

Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: The coming-of-age story of Jess, the adopted daughter of a deeply religious woman, who grows up isolated and insulated in the north of England in the 1960's. Jess meets Melanie, and the two teenagers fall in love, greatly upsetting Jess's mother and her congregation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Disabato, Catie

Summary: "Has the world's hottest pop star been kidnapped, joined a secret sect, or simply gone into hiding? The answer lies in the abandoned subway stations of Chicago..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

Charlton-Trujillo, e. E.

Summary: Sophomore year has just begun, and Angie is miserable. Her girlfriend, KC, has moved away; her only friend, Jake, is keeping his distance; and the resident bully has ramped up a vicious and targeted campaign to humiliate her. An over-the-top statue dedication planned for her sister, who died in Iraq, is almost too much to bear, and it doesn't help that her mother has placed a symbolic empty urn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: With both joy and fear, seventeen-year-old Ariel begins to explore her sexuality, while living with her controlling, abusive father who has told Ariel that her mother deserted her years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOP

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOP