The Best Young Adult Books of 2020

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Furia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

One of BuzzFeed's Must-Read YA Books of 2020
A Best Book of the Year: Cosmopolitan * Kirkus Reviews * SheReads * New York Public Library 


“An engrossing #OwnVoices novel.”
PopSugar

“This book wi


You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick!

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College, play in their world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor.


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What I Carry Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553537710
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 21st, 2020

"A deeply touching story about survival, hope, and love." --Kathleen Glasgow, New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Pieces

For readers of Robin Benway's Far from the Tree, a powerful and heartwarming look at a teen girl about to age out of the foster care system.


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Today Tonight Tomorrow Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534440241
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Published: Simon Pulse - July 28th, 2020

“A dizzying, intimate romance.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Funny, tender, and romantic.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

The Hating Game meets Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by way of Morgan Matson in this unforgettable romantic comedy about two rival overachievers whose relationship c


Felix Ever After Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time.


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$18.99
ISBN: 9780062882769
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020

In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.


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Woven in Moonlight Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781624148019
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Published: Page Street Kids - January 7th, 2020

One of Time magazine's 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time!

A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history.


“A vibrant feast of a book.” – Margaret Rogerson, NYT bestselling author of An Enchantment of Ravens


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Anna K: A Love Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250236432
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 3rd, 2020

A national indie bestseller! Meet Anna K: every happy teenage girl is the same, while every unhappy teenage girl is miserable in her own special way...


The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781338635171
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 19th, 2020

Ambition will fuel him.
Competition will drive him.
But power has its price.


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Miss Meteor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062869913
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Published: HarperTeen - September 22nd, 2020

A gorgeous and magical collaboration between two critically acclaimed, powerhouse YA authors offers a richly imagined underdog story perfect for fans of Dumplin’ and Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781250169211
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Published: Tor Teen - September 15th, 2020

From award-winning author Mark Oshiro comes a powerful coming-of-age fantasy novel about finding home and falling in love amidst the dangers of a desert where stories come to life


A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062891495
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!


Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir Cover Image
By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062685094
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

Harvey Award Nominee, Best Children or Young Adult Book 

A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life—perfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo


Dragon Hoops Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626720794
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Published: First Second - March 17th, 2020

In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

Gene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins.


Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones Cover Image
By Ngozi Ukazu, Ngozi Ukazu (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250179500
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Published: First Second - April 7th, 2020

A collection of the second half of the mega-popular webcomic series of the same name, Check, Please!: Sticks and Scones is the last in Ngozi Ukazu's hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life.


The Magic Fish Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

Tiến loves his family and his friends…but Tiến has a secret he's been keeping from them, and it might change everything. An amazing YA graphic novel that deals with the complexity of family and how stories can bring us together.

Real life isn't a fairytale.