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TEENS: Spotlight on Contemporary Fiction

I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Give You Sun

Available on Overdrive/Libby

A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah.

 

 

When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

When You Were Everything In New York City, follows the breakup of teenaged best friends Cleo and Layla, told in alternating timelines.

 

 

 

 If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka

If I'm HonestCameron Bright's reputation can be summed up in one word: b*tch. It's no surprise she's queen bee at her private L.A. high school--she's beautiful, talented, and notorious for her brutal honesty. But when she slips up in front of her crush, Andrew, any affection he may have had for her quickly fades. To win him over, Cameron resolves to tame herself, much like Shakespeare's infamous shrew, Katherine. If she makes amends with everyone she's ever wronged, Andrew will have to take notice.

 

 

We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding

 Used to Be FriendsAt the start of their senior year in high school, James (a girl with a boy's name) and Kat are inseparable, but by graduation, they're no longer friends. James prepares to head off to college as she reflects on the dissolution of her friendship with Kat while, in alternating chapters, Kat thinks about being newly in love and having a future that feels wide open.

 

 

You Say It First by Katie Cotugno

You Say ItMeg has her entire life set up perfectly: she and her best friend, Emily, plan to head to Cornell together in the fall, and she works at a voter registration call center in her Philadelphia suburb. But everything changes when one of those calls connects her to a stranger from small-town Ohio. Colby is stuck in a rut, reeling from a family tragedy and working a dead-end job. The last thing he has time for is some privileged rich girl preaching the sanctity of the political process. So he says the worst thing he can think of and hangs up. But things don't end there...

 

 

 

Although the Teen Den is not currently open for browsing, staff is always available to retrieve any of these (or other!) books from the Teen Den for you. You can also place these items on hold through our catalog by selecting the titles or pictures above. Find out more about accessing ebooks though Hoopla or Overdrive/Libby here.

 

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