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Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

Everything Leads to YouAt a preview for a Hollywood Legend's estate sale, Emi (a set design intern on a big budget film) and her friend Charlotte each pick out one small thing to purchase for themselves outside of the many pieces picked up for the movie they're working on. Emi picks out a belt buckle to gift to her brother, a huge fan of the legend, and Charlotte picks out an old Patsy Cline album. The girls never would have guessed those two items would lead them on a Hollywood film-worthy hunt for answers, but when they discover an aged letter tucked inside the Patsy Cline album, that's exactly what happens.

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

 The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is the tale of a teenager, Mara, whose world seems to be slipping through her fingers. After surviving a horrific accident that kills her best friend, boyfriend, and her boyfriend's sister, Mara's family uproots to give her a reset on life. Against the backdrop of Miami, Florida, Mara grapples with her lack of memories from the night of the accident and the mysterious circumstances that start to plague what was supposed to be her new life. She makes friends, meets a boy, and all the while tries to come to grips with the possibility that she may be losing her mind. A thrilling tale that makes it impossible to decide if the mysteries are insanity or supernatural, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer will keep you curious and enthralled.

Grim the anthology!

Quite a selection of retellings! A short story for anyone is contained in this Grim anthology! Malinda Lo has quite a wicked tale of fortune and fame. Ellen Hopkins and Sonia Gensler are authors included in the selections, as well.  Looking for a glimpse into the writing style of an author you may not know, check out GRIM for 17 tales inspired by classic fairy stories.

I'll Give You the Sun

i'll give youI'll Give You the Sun recently won the coveted Printz Award, which is awarded annually to the "best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit."

Once inseperable, twins Noah and Jude are torn apart by a family tragedy that transforms their intense love for each other into intese anger. Timelines twist and turn around each other in beautifully orchestrateed stories of love and longing.

To find a copy at one of your Tulsa libraries, click here. 

 

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