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BKLYN BookMatch: Books for fans of YA dystopians, fantasy, historical and more!

This list was made for a patron who enjoys adult and YA fiction including : A Town like Alice, author: Nevil Shute Sara Dane, author: Catherine Gaskin The Hunger Games: Suzanne Collins Harry Potter by J.k. Rowling Anne of Green Gables by L.M. montgomery Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Eragon by Christopher Paolini Divergent by Veronica Roth On the Beach by Nevil Shute Mrs Mike by Benedict Freedman and Nancy Freedman Books by Sue Grafton. ---- This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader who wants to try new genres. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch here: www.bklynpubliclibrary.org/bookmatch

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I am Princess X

Cherie Priest ; illustrated by Kali Ciesemier. |

Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, 16-year-old Libby is shocked to see stickers, patches and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing all over town.

The midnight dress

Karen Foxlee. |

Rose, nearly sixteen, is used to traveling around with her alcoholic father but connects with the people of a small, coastal Australian town, especially classmate Pearl and reclusive Edie, who teaches her to sew a magical dress for the Harvest Festival while a mystery unfolds around them.

The devil you know

Trish Doller. |

Exhausted and rebellious after three years of working for her father and mothering her brother, eighteen-year-old Arcadia "Cadie" Wells joins two cousins who are camping their way through Florida, soon learning that one is a murderer.

Unspoken

Sarah Rees Brennan. |

Every town in England has a story and Kami Glass thinks she knows hers. All of that changes when the Lynburns come back to Sorry-in-the-Vale. Their return brings many questions, as well as something more sinister, forcing Kami to question everything she thought she knew about her town, her friends, and even herself.

The Scorpio races

Maggie Stiefvater. |

Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.

Tamar

Mal Peet. |

In England in 1995, fifteen-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and the climactic events that forever cast a shadow on his life and that of his family.

The night watch

Sarah Waters. |

A tale set in World War II London finds a rescue worker struggling for composure after a bombing, a young woman longing for her soldier lover, and a convict who watches a battle through the bars of his window.