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7 Not-Too-Tragic Teen Reads on Overdrive
7 Not-Too-Tragic Teen Reads

Okay, there may be some broken hearts...but ultimately this list is about comedy, romance, and fantasy adventure! Here's a selection of MCLS Overdrive e-books and audiobooks to help you escape into another world without going anywhere.

by Julie Murphy
An unforgettable, unlikely heroine called Willowdean Dixon decides to take on her small town's beauty pageant.
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DisastersThe Disasters
by M.K. England

Nax and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots after the school is hijacked by terrorists, but in order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist.
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I'd Tell You 1I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You
(and sequel Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy)
by Ally Carter
The Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women is a fairly typical all-girls' school--except that it's a school for spies. Cammie Morgan may be an elite spy-in-training, but she's also beginning her most dangerous mission--she's falling in love.
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Will Grayson 1Will Grayson, Will Grayson
by John Green & David Levithan
When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.
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Finding Audrey 1Finding Audrey
by Sophie Kinsella
Fourteen-year-old Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.
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by Wendelin Van Draanen
In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years.
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Warrior HeirThe Warrior Heir
by Cinda Williams Chima
After learning about his magical ancestry and his own warrior powers, sixteen-year-old Jack embarks on a training program to fight enemy wizards.
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We're working hard to get you more e-content, and would love to hear about your teen reading (and listening) preferences. Send your genre, title, and author suggestions to

Lyla Grills, Teen Services Librarian