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  • African American Voices

    Compelling stories written by African American authors.

  • Romance

    Contemporary, realistic romance for young adults.

  • Women's History Month

    Smart, strong, and multi-dimensional women. Forget the damsel in distress, these ladies take charge of their lives and stand up for what they believe in.

  • Clean Reads

    Popular titles that avoid sexually explicit scenes, graphically violent descriptions, and/or excessive use of profanity.

  • Reluctant Readers

    Not a huge reader? Don’t worry, these titles are quick reads selected just for teens.

  • Mystery

    Betrayals, lies, plotting a grand scheme, and twists that keep you guessing until the very end. Can you figure out who done it before the last page?

  • Historical Fiction

    Novels set in the past that borrow true characteristics of the time period in which they are set.

  • Award Winners

    Standout Young Adult books that have won a national award for Young Adult literature, like the Printz, Alex, Edwards, Morris, Odyssey, or Excellence in Nonfiction.

  • Fantasy

    Novels set in fantastical worlds with epic adventures.

  • Mental Health Matters

    Features characters dealing with some form of mental health condition or situation, and strives to remove the stigma attached to mental health disorders.