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Mysterious disappearances. Surfer girls. A horror-movie studio. Your summer just got way more interesting. Presenting beach season's best new YA novels, great for young adults and adult adults alike.

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your destination is on the left lauren spieller
Cover: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

Your Destination Is On the Left by Lauren Spieller

Dessa is a 17-year-old aspiring artist whose family travels around the country in an RV. When she lands an internship with an artist in Santa Fe, she’s torn over ending her nomadic lifestyle.

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the fall of innocence jenny torres sanchez
Cover: Philomel Books; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

The Fall of Innocence by Jenny Torres Sanchez

Emilia has spent years trying to move on from a traumatic attack. But when a discovery about her attacker's identity comes to light, the memories start flooding back. 

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mondays not coming tiffany jackson
Cover: Katherine Tegen Books; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

When Claudia’s best friend disappears, she digs deeper into the case, only to discover that no one remembers the last time they saw her at all.

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who are you trudy herman be beck
Cover: She Writes Press; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

Who Are You, Trudy Herman? by B.E. Beck

After moving to Mississippi, a young girl struggles to deal with the bigotries of the local white residents and the abject poverty of the black citizens.

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lovely dark and deep justina chen
Cover: Arthur A. Levine Books; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

Lovely, Dark, and Deep by Justina Chen

Viola, a promising young woman, is forced to rework plans for her future when she develops an extreme case of photosensitivity and is forced to avoid all hint of light.

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the leaving year pam mcgaffin
Cover: SparkPress; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

The Leaving Year by Pam McGaffin

After her father goes missing, 15-year-old Ida travels from Washington State to southeast Alaska in pursuit of the truth about the man she thought she knew.

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see all the stars kit frick
Cover: Margaret K. McElderry Books; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

See All the Stars by Kit Frick

Part love story, part thriller, this debut novel is about Ellory, her once-inseparable friend group and the secrets and lies that tore them apart and changed their lives forever.

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scream all night derek millman
Cover: Balzer + Bray; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

Scream All Night by Derek Milman

It’s been three years since Dario was emancipated from his father, an infamous horror-movie director. But when his brother invites him home to a mysterious ceremony, Dario hopes it’ll give him some closure. (Spoiler: It doesn’t.)

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wavehouse alice kaltman
Cover: Fitzroy Books; Background: kirstypargeter/Getty Images

Wavehouse by Alice Kaltman

Anna is a shy teenager holding her own in the male-dominated sport of surfing. Off the beach, she braves a rocky relationship with her single mom and the confusing emotions of first love.

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