As fiction continues to evolve authors are pushing the boundaries of the genre in creative ways. YA books have taken lives of their own, especially evident in these novels in verse, poetic prose picks, and diary-format entries.
One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson & Charles R. Smith Jr.
A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall
Rumble by Ellen Hopkins
How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon
Ghosting by Edith Pattou
Skraelings by Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel & Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley
Gabi: A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath
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