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Adult Books Teens Might Like To Read

Discover a new author or genre to read. 

Cover of Calling for a Blanket Danc

A young Native American boy in a splintering family grasps for stability and love, making all the wrong choices until he finds a space of his own.

Cover of A Career in Books: A Novel

A graphic novel that charts the paths of three Asian-American women trying to break through the world of books with hilarious, incisive, and heartbreaking results.

Cover of Crossing the Line: A Fearl

Growing up in an economically disadvantaged part of Philadelphia, the Rosser brothers discover a horse stable. Their relationships to the horses, riding and polo change all their lives.

Cover of  How to Win the War on Tru
Samuel C.

Filled with cleverly illustrated real-world examples of propaganda in all its forms, this will help you see the world with clear eyes because when it comes to preserving democracy and fighting for our rights, it's essential that we do.

Cover of Library of the Dead (Edinb

Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghostalker - and they sure do love to talk. Now she speaks to Edinburgh's dead, carrying messages to those they left behind.  Until, that is, the dead whisper that someone's bewitching children - leaving them husks, empty of joy and strength. Ropa feels honor-bound to investigate but what she learns will rock her world.

Cover of Light From Uncommon Stars

A defiantly joyful adventure set in California's San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts. Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six. When Katrina Nguyen, a young transgender runaway, catches Shizuka's ear with her wild talent, Shizuka's found her final candidate. 

Cover of Legends & Lattes: A Novel

After a lifetime of bounties and bloodshed, Viv is hanging up her sword for the last time. The battle-weary orc aims to start fresh, opening the first ever coffee shop in the city of Thune. But old and new rivals stand in the way of success -- not to mention the fact that no one has the faintest idea what coffee actually is.

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Filipe Andrade

Humanity is on the verge of discovering immortality. As a result, the avatar of Death is cast down to Earth to live a mortal life in Mumbai as twenty-something Laila Starr. Struggling with her newfound mortality, Laila has found a way to be placed in the time and place where the creator of immortality will be born. Will Laila take her chance to stop mankind from permanently altering the cycle of life, or will death really become a thing of the past?

Cover of The Vanishing Half

Twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.

Cover of You'll Never Believe What
Amber Ruffin and
Lacey Lamar

Amber Ruffin writes with her sister Lacey Lamar with humor and heart to share absurd anecdotes about everyday experiences of racism.