Books You Might Have Missed!

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Books You Might Have Missed!

5 New YA Reads at the Tenley-Friendship Library

Don't miss out on what could be your newest favorite book. Check out one of these new teen titles from the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library today!


The Suburban Strange 
by Nathan Kotecki

Celia is new at Suburban High School and new to her group of friends, an unofficial club called the Rosary. Celia soon discovers that Suburban isn’t an ordinary high school and is soon drawn into a mystery that a supernatural world of good and evil. 


by Sherri L. Smith

Set in a futuristic Gulf Coast, a devastating illness has caused the area to be separated from the rest of the United States by a wall and completely abandoned by the government. Known as Orleans within the wall society has collapsed and tribes formed by blood type constantly fight each other for resources. In this world 15-year-old Fen from Orleans, who struggles to protect the infant daughter of her dead best friend, and Daniel, a scientist from outside the wall who has snuck in illegally, meet and face Orleans together.  

eleanor&parkcoverEleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell

Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
tragedypapercoverThe Tragedy Paper
by Elizabeth LaBan

Tim Macbeth was a 17-year-old albino transfer student to the prestigious Irving School, whose only goal was to make it through senior year unscathed. Instead he falls for the most popular girl at school Veronia Sheller, who happens to fall for him right back. Unfortunately, Veronica already has a boyfriend and Tim enters into a clandestine relationship with her. Told from the perspective of love-struck Tim and Duncan, a current senior about to uncover the truth of Tim and Vanessa, The Tragedy Paper is a compelling tale of forbidden love.
goingvintagecoverGoing Vintage
Lindsey Leavitt

What’s a girl to do when her boyfriend cheats with a girl he met online? If you’re 16-year-old Mallory, you swear off all technology and even set out to accomplish a list of goals your grandmother set for her 16-year-old self in 1962, all in pursuit of a “simpler time”.  Mallory comes to find out, however, that simple is much more complicated than it appears.