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Indie Bestsellers - Young Adult

Bestseller List for August 12, 2020
Bay Area rankings based on sales in Independent bookstores in the Bay Area during the week that ended Sunday, August 9. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Northern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!

A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America


This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.


The Hate U Give Movie Tie-in Edition Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062871350
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 4th, 2018

The acclaimed, award-winning novel is now a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, and Common.  

This hardcover edition features the movie poster art, full-color photos, and Angie Thomas in conversation with Amandla Stenberg and director George Tillman Jr.


One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714680
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Delacorte Press - May 30th, 2017

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, KAREN McMANUS

Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club” (EW.com) in this “flat-out addictive” (RT Book Reviews) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive.

 
Pay close attention and you might solve this.


We Were Liars Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385741279
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - May 29th, 2018

A New York Times Bestseller

One of James Patterson's "Favorite Thrillers for the Beach" (New York Times)

"Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents
." —Wall Street Journal


Clap When You Land Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062882769
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020

In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.


The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780385754729
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2013

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times.
 
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

When Death has a story to tell, you listen.


This Is My America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593118764
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

"Incredible and searing." --Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting first novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.


Dear Martin Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101939529
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

"Powerful, wrenching.” –JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"Raw and gripping." –JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys


The Poet X Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062662811
Availability: Backordered
Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!


A Peculiar Peril (The Misadventures of Jonathan Lambshead #1) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374308865
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 7th, 2020

A Peculiar Peril is a head-spinning epic about three friends on a quest to protect the world from a threat as unknowable as it is terrifying, from the Nebula Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author of Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer.


One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525707967
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 7th, 2020

The highly anticipated, #1 New York Times bestselling sequel to One of Us Is Lying! There's a new mystery to solve at Bayview High, and there's a whole new set of rules.

Come on, Bayview, you know you've missed this.


All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.


They Wish They Were Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114292
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Razorbill - August 4th, 2020

TV ADAPTATION "THE PLAYERS' TABLE" STARRING SYDNEY SWEENEY AND HALSEY CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT

Gossip Girl meets One of Us Is Lying with a dash of The Secret History in this slick, taut murder mystery set against the backdrop of an exclusive prep school on Long Island.


The Black Kids Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534462724
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller

“Should be required reading in every classroom.” —Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin
“A true love letter to Los Angeles.” —Brandy Colbert, award-winning author of Little & Lion
“A brilliantly poetic take on one of the most defining moments in Black


On the Come Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

#1 New York Times bestseller · Seven starred reviews · Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book