BLOGS  >  APRIL 8, 2024

Enjoy free digital access to books releasing this summer!


Follett partnered with Penguin Young Readers Group and NetGalley* to provide digital access to upcoming fiction titles through August 27. Get early access to favorite topics – novels in verse, mystery, realistic fiction, friendship – then preorder the books you love in Titlewave®

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A Galaxy of Whales

By Heather Fawcett
Audience: Upper Elementary   

This summer story has everything – the trials and pleasures of friendship, a rousing feud and a touch of adventure, a beautiful exploration of healing after grief, a very moving finale, and a whole lot of whale-watching fascination!

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Magnolia Wu Unfolds It All

By Chanel Miller
Audience: Upper Elementary 

“Wildly funny, charming, and deeply heartfelt.” 
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

This tale of friendship and community centers around Magnolia Wu, a ten-year-old sock detective bent on returning all the lonely socks left behind in her parents’ New York City laundromat. 

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Majestica

By Sarah Tolcser
Audience: Upper Elementary

Jurassic Park meets Once There Was in this page-turning middle grade fantasy adventure set at a nature preserve for magical beasts, where two girls find themselves on a wilderness expedition gone disastrously wrong.

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Telephone of the Tree

By Alison McGhee
Audience: Upper Elementary

“Employing spare, sensory language, McGhee explores the painful negative space created by loss and the devastation of a friendship cut short, as well as the healing found in moving forward while remembering that ‘there’s more… so much more.’” 
Publishers Weekly

This is an unforgettable story of grief that follows a young girl and her community faced with aching loss as they begin to understand that what we love will always be with us.

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Kill Her Twice

By Stacey Lee
Audience: Young Adult

“This twisty mystery, brought to life by a vibrant cast and abundant historical details, will keep readers in suspense until the very end. Riveting.” 
Kirkus Reviews

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Downstairs Girl comes a YA murder mystery noir set in 1930s Los Angeles’s Chinatown. Lulu Wong, star of the silver screen and the pride of Chinatown, has a face known to practically everyone, especially the Chow sisters, who instantly know its her body they just discovered!

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Everything We Never Had

By Randy Ribay
Audience: Young Adult 

Told in multiple perspectives, Everything We Never Had unfolds like a beautifully crafted nesting doll. Each Maghabol boy forges his own path amid heavy family and societal expectations, passing down his flaws, values, and virtues to the next generation, until it’s up to Enzo to see how he can braid all these strands and men together.

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Sync

By Ellen Hopkins
Audience: Young Adult

This latest novel in verse from #1 New York Times best-selling author Ellen Hopkins is a searing and unforgettable account of two teens caught in the labyrinth of the foster care system, fighting their way out and back to each other.

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This Is Not a Dead Girl Story

By Kate Sweeney
Audience: Young Adult

Follow a teenage girl as she does whatever it takes to find her missing – and seemingly deceased – cousin. This dark and powerful mystery is perfect for fans of true crime podcasts!

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