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What if there were an army of indie booksellers enthusiastically reading and reviewing practically every new book coming out in the next year, and what if the books they were the most excited about, the books they couldn't wait to push into their customers' hands with a breathless "You've GOT to read this!" (virtually or otherwise), the ones with all the nine- and ten-star ratings were carefully curated and collected in a handy list? Well, all we can say is...KEEP READING!

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Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro Mark Oshiro easily captures the defiance and vulnerability quintessential to teen voice. These characters are vibrant and powerful--crafted with a truthfulness specific to our current political climate but also with a timeless understanding of teen life from any era. 

Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro ($17.99*, Tom Doherty Associates), recommended by McIntyre's Fine Books, Pittsboro, NC.