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    Here's to us

    Albertalli, Becky, author.

    "Ben survived freshman year of college, but he's feeling more stuck than ever. His classes are a slog, his part-time job working with his father is even worse, and his best friend Dylan's been acting weird for weeks. Ben's only real bright spot is his writing partner Mario, who's been giving him a lot of Spanish lessons and even more kisses. Mario's big Hollywood dreams make Ben start to dream bigger--and the choices he makes now could be the key to reshaping his future. So why can't he stop thinking about a certain boy from his past? Arthur is back in New York City for the first time in two years, ready to take the theater world by a storm as the world's best . . . intern to the assistant of an off-off-Broadway director. Of course, it sucks to be spending the summer apart from his sweet, reliable boyfriend, Mikey, but he knows their relationship is strong enough to weather the distance. Which is why it's no big deal when his ex-boyfriend Ben stumbles back into the picture. And it's definitely fine that Ben's blissfully happy with some mystery boy. First loves are special, but it's way too late for what-ifs. Right? Even as the boys try to shake off the past, they keep running into each other in the present. Is this the universe trying to tell them there's a do-over in their future?"--Dust jacket.....

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    Beyond the mapped stars

    Eves, Rosalyn, author.

    Elizabeth Bertelsen dreams of becoming an astronomer, but for her such dreams are as unreachable as the stars she so deeply adores. As a Mormon girl, her duty is to her family and, in a not too far away future, to the man who will choose to marry her. When she unexpectedly finds herself in Colorado, she is tempted by the total eclipse of the sun that is about to happen-- and maybe even meeting up with the female scientists she has long admired. With her familial duties and faith tugging at her heartstrings, a new romance on the horizon, and the study of the night sky calling to her, Elizabeth can't possibly have it all... can she? -- adapted from jacket....

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    A rush of wings

    Weymouth, Laura E., author.

    In the eighteenth-century Scotland Highlands, untutored cailleach Rowenna must master her craft to free her cursed brothers, thwart a charismatic tyrant, and save her village.....

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    All of us villains

    Foody, Amanda, author.

    Every generation, seven families select a champion to compete in a tournament to the death for control of high magick--the most powerful resource in the world--but this year, a salacious tell-all book draws reporters, tourists, and government agents to Ilvernath to watch the bloody curse unfold and some of the champions are determined to thwart their destinies and rewrite their stories.....

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    Cytonic

    Sanderson, Brandon, author.

    Fighter pilot Spensa Nightshade has been embroiled in an alien empire's war and now, to figure out what she really is, she must leave her world behind to enter the Nowhere, a mysterious realm from which those who enter rarely ever return.....

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    Freedom swimmer

    Chim, Wai, author.

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    How not to fall in love

    Firkins, Jacqueline, author.

    "Harper works in her mom's wedding shop, altering dresses for petulant and picky brides who are more focused on hemlines than love. After years of watching squabbles break out over wedding plans, Harper thinks romance is a marketing tool. Nothing more. Her best friend Theo is her opposite. One date and he's already dreaming of happily-ever-afters. He also plays the accordion, makes chain mail for Ren Festers, hangs out in a windmill-shaped tree house, cries over rom-coms, and takes his word-of-the-day calendar very seriously. When Theo's shocked to find himself nursing his umpteenth heartbreak, Harper offers to teach him how not to fall in love. Theo agrees to the lessons, as long as Harper proves she can date without falling in love. As the lessons progress and Theo takes them to heart, Harper has a harder time upholding her end of the bargain. She's also checking out her window to see if Theo's home from his latest date yet. She's even watching rom-coms. If she confesses her feelings, she'll undermine everything she's taught him. Or was he the one teaching her?" -- Amazon.....

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    You can go your own way

    Smith, Eric, author.

    The pinball arcade is the only piece of his dad that Adam Stillwater has left. Philadelphia’s newest tech mogul wants to turn it into another one of his cold, lifeless gaming cafés. Whitney Mitchell's parents split up, she lost all her friends, her boyfriend dumped her... and now she's spending her senior year running social media for her dad's chain of super successful gaming cafés. Most of the job consists of trading insults with that decrepit old pinball arcade across town. When a snowstorm traps Adam and Whitney inside the arcade, the tension between them seems to melt away. What will happen when the storm stops? -- adapted from jacket....

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    That dark infinity

    Pentecost, Kate, author.

    "By night, the Ankou is the most fearsome sword for hire in all the Five Lands - a legendary, permanently young mercenary, and its most abiding mystery. But when the sun rises, a dark magic leaves him no more than bones. Trapped in a cycle of death and resurrection, the Ankou wants only to find the final rest that has been prophesied for him, not matter the cost. When the kingdom of Kaer-Ise is sacked, Flora, a royal handmaiden, is assaulted and left for dead. Deeply wounded, heartbroken, and the sole survivor of the massacre, Flora wants desperately to be reunited with the princess she served and loved. She and the Ankou make a deal: He will help Flora find her princess and train Flora in combat, in exchange for her aid in breaking his curse. But it isn't easy to kill an immortal, especially when their bond begins to deepen into something more... Together they will solve mysteries, battle monsters, and race against time in this fantasy novel about sacrifice, love, and healing." -- jacket flap.....

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    The reckless kind

    Heath, Carly, author.

    It is 1904 and the partially deaf Asta Hedstrom is engaged to Nils, but she does not want to marry him: she would rather spend her time with her best friend Gunnar Fuglestad and his secret boyfriend, Erlend, who belongs to the wealthiest family on their Norwegian island; so when Nils gravely injures Gunnar, she shuns her marriage and moves in with Gunnar and Erlend in a secluded cabin above town--and the three misfits set out to win the annual Christmas sleigh race, and prove to that they belong together, in spite of the villages prejudices.....

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    African Town

    Latham, Irene, author.

    Chronicles the story of the last Africans brought illegally to the United States on the Clotilda in 1860.....

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    A snake falls to Earth

    Little Badger, Darcie, 1987- author.

    "Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She's always felt there was something more out there. She still believes in the old stories. Oli is a cottonmouth kid, from the land of spirits and monsters. Like all cottonmouths, he's been cast from home. He's found a new one on the banks of the bottomless lake. Nina and Oli have no idea the other exists. But a catastrophic event on Earth, and a strange sickness that befalls Oli's best friend, will drive their worlds together in ways they haven't been in centuries. And there are some who will kill to keep them apart"--Provided by publisher.....

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    The night when no one had sex

    Miller, Kalena, author.

    Told from alternating perspectives and group chats, a prom night sex pact goes awry for seven friends as they navigate friendships and relationships, embrace the uncertainty of life after high school, and search for a lost cat.....

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