New York City

Riot

By Walter Dean Myers

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In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against blacks and wealthy "swells" of New York City.

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A Match Made On Madison

By Dee Davis

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Manhattan's champion matchmaker Vanessa Carlson enters into a competition with her rival to see who can score playboy Mark Grayson as their client. But emotions often have a will of their own, and Vanessa learns that her rules don't always apply
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Worst Case

By James Patterson

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Detective Michael Bennett and FBI Abduction Specialist Emily Parker reluctantly team up to stop a killer targeting not only the children of New York's wealthiest families--but the entire city of New York.
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Suite Scarlett

By Maureen Johnson

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Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Marvin is stuck in New York City for the summer working at her quirky family's historic hotel, but her out-of-work actor brother's attractive new friend and a seasonal guest who offers her an intriguing and challenging writing project improves her outlook.
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Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

By Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

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High school student Nick O'Leary, member of a rock band, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and asks her to be his girlfriend for five minutes in order to avoid his ex-sweetheart.

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Restitution

By Lee Vance

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Everything seems to be going right for Peter Tyler, until his beautiful wife is murdered, and he becomes the most likely suspect.
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Best Enemies

By Jane Heller

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"Amy Sherman, a 30-year-old publicity director, has always played second fiddle to her best friend from high school, Tara Messer. The blond prom queen who always got what she wanted, Tara stole Amy's fiance, but that was four years ago-Amy is finally getting over it, thanks in part to her expensive therapist. It isn't until Amy runs into Tara on the street that things start to fall apart." (Library Journal Review)
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Rooftop

By Paul Volponi

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Still reeling from seeing police shoot his unarmed cousin to death on the roof of a New York City housing project, seventeen-year-old Clay is dragged into the whirlwind of political manipulation that follows.
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The Boxer

By Kathleen Karr

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Fifteen-year old Johnny Woods hopes that his killer right hook will help him support his family during hard times in 1880's New York City.
 

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Never Mind!: A Twin Novel

By Avi and Rachel Vail

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Twelve-year-old New York City twins Meg and Edward have nothing in common, so they are just as shocked as everyone else when Meg's hopes for popularity and Edward's mischievous schemes coincidentally collide in a hilarious showdown.

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