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Speculative Fiction

Warcross by by Marie Lu

When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.

Landscape with Invisible Hand by M. T. Anderson

When jobs typically done by humans are replaced with alien technology, Adam's parents have no money for food, clean water, or medicine, forcing Adam and his girlfriend Chloe to get creative.

Uncanny by David Macinnis Gill

Willow Jane Conning doesn't expect much for her sixteenth birthday. A cake. Maybe some presents. Nothing special. Just a nice quiet celebration with family and friends. But that night a powerful witch rises from her crypt deep beneath Boston's Granary Burying Grounds. The Shadowless has comeback to avenge her death--and she wants something that belongs to Willow Jane. All Willow Jane wants is to help her mother pay the rent, and to win her hockey game, dump her cheating boyfriend, and make sure her little sister gets home safe after school. Turns out that's not so easy when you are a Conning and there is an ancient evil set on making your life a living hell. YOU MUST NOT WAKE THE SHADOWLESS WHEN SHE SLEEPS WITHIN HER BED. KISS THE LIPS OF THE SHADOWLESS AND THE MORNING FINDS YOU DEAD.

A Dangerous Magic by Donald Hounam

Fifteen-year-old forensic sorcerer Frank Sampson is called upon when the Bishop of Oxford is murdered, but is hampered by the bishop's beautiful niece, Kazia, a difficult colleague, Marvo, and abundant rules.

Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

Emmett accepts an interstellar space contract but learns en route that to win the promised fortune he and nine other recruits face a brutal competition, putting their very humanity at risk.

The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke

When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she's caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets members of an underground guild in East Berlin who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the Wall but even to the balloon makers, Ellie's time travel is a mystery. When it becomes clear that someone is using dark magic to change history, Ellie must risk everything including her only way home to stop the process.

Odd and True by Cat Winters

Told from separate viewpoints, Odette returns in 1909 after a two-year absence, promising to rescue her disabled sister, Tru, from the monsters they were taught to believe in.

Fireblood by Elly Blake

Ruby leaves her beloved Arcus and travels to her mother's homeland of Sudesia, where she must pass a series of trials in order to hone her control of fire and become a Fireblood master, gaining the trust of the wary Fireblood queen and access to the knowledge that will allow her to defeat the destructive Minax.

Realistic Fiction

Nothing by Annie Barrows

Charlotte and Frankie think their lives are much more boring than the teen novels they read, but when Charlotte decides to write about their experiences, they realize much more is happening than meets the eye.

Water in May by Ismee Williams

Pregnant at fifteen, Mari Pujols believes the baby will supply the family love she yearns for but when she learns the fetus has a heart defect, her friends, sometimes boyfriend, and doctor are there for her.

The Date to Save by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Angelica Marie Hutcherson is an aspiring reporter for the San Anselmo Prep's newspaper, The Prepster; sophomore Colin Von Kohorn is its editor, who keeps rejecting her stories because they do not reflect his "vision"; but when Colin suggests she write a story on the upcoming Academic Battle, Angelica senses an opportunity--unfortunately somebody has scheduled the Battle (which their school always wins) on the same day as the homecoming game (which they always lose), and to make the chaos complete it is also the day for class elections.

All About Mia by Lisa Williamson

One family, three sisters. Grace, the oldest, is a straight-A student. Audrey, the youngest, is a future Olympic swimming champion. Mia is in the middle. Mia is wild and daring, great with hair and selfies, and the undisputed leader of her friends, not attributes appreciated by her parents or teachers. When Grace makes a shocking announcement, Mia hopes that her now-not-so-perfect sister will get into the trouble she deserves. But instead, it is Mia whose life spirals out of control -- boozing, boys and bad behaviour -- and she starts to realize that her attempts to make it 'All About Mia' might put at risk the very things she loves the most.

Mean Girls a novel by Micol Ostow ; based on the screenplay by Tina Fey

Having been home-schooled and raised in the African bush, Cady is unprepared for the cut-throat politics of high school.

Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcet

Kamzin has always dreamed of becoming one of the Emperor's royal explorers, the elite climbers tasked with mapping the wintry, mountainous Empire and spying on its enemies. She knows she could be the best in the world, if only someone would give her a chance.

I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin

This debut from two emerging YA talents is told through a series of texts and emails sent between two best friends as they head off to their first semesters of college on opposite sides of the country. But as each changes and grows into her new life, will their friendship survive the distance?

Historical

Glow by Megan E. Bryant

Discovering a series of antique paintings containing hidden glowing images, a young thrift-store aficionado investigates their origins and discovers the haunting true story of a group of young women artists, the Radium Girls, who used dangerous radioactive paint to create the world's first glow-in-the-dark products.

Detective & Mystery Fiction

Michael Vey : The Final Spark by Richard Paul Evans

The final book in the Michael Vey series opens with the Electroclan facing a devastating loss: Michael is missing. He made the ultimate sacrifice to save his friends and now he's gone. What is next for them and the revolution? The battle on the island of Hades ended with a devastating explosion that left the island a smoking ruin and much of Hatch's army dead. However, Hatch survived and while his plans have certainly suffered a setback, he's more determined than ever to bring the world's governments under his control. But first, he wants to wipe out the Resistance and capture the remaining members of the Electroclan. As Hatch's forces storm into action, it seems nothing can stand in their way. The Electroclan is divided. The voice is captured, and Michael's mother is being used as bait to lure the leader of the Resistance out of hiding. Can anything--or anyone--stop the Elgen? Or is this the end?

Romance

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day.

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

High school senior Tanner Scott has hidden his bisexuality since his family moved to Utah, but he falls hard for Sebastian, a Mormon mentoring students in a writing seminar Tanner's best friend convinced him to take.

The Secret of Spellshadow Manor by Bella Forrest

What would you do if you spotted a man following a young woman, but no-one else could see him? Like most sane people, student Alex Webber thought he was hallucinating - perhaps he'd consumed something bad at the party he'd been attending that night, or he was severely overtired. But when he sees the mysterious man following Natalie again the very next day, he can no longer disbelieve his eyes. Although Natalie denies the man's existence, Alex sees her walking with him down a road in his neighborhood he's never seen before - and can't help but follow. After a bizarre, but strangely short journey, he finds himself standing before a towering iron gate wreathed in gray ivy, behind which looms a decrepit old mansion named Spellshadow Manor. Spellshadow, with its beautiful yet sinisterly decorated hallways, ever-changing outdoor scenery and very unusual residents... Alex will quickly learn it is a place that is as wondrous as it is deadly. Especially for a normal person like him. What if you found yourself recruited to an institute of magic, only to discover you really couldn't do magic? What if your enrollment there was all one big, terrible mistake? If you were at Spellshadow, you'd keep it a secret. A deep, dark, deadly secret ... Because Spellshadow's elusive Head is hiding a secret of his own, one that Alex soon realizes he and Natalie must uncover at all costs if either of them wishes to leave the Manor alive ... and before it's too late.

Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor

Set in the same time period as Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Night of Cake & Puppets is the story of Zuzana and Mik's first date, an elaborate scavenger hunt that takes them through the streets of Prague on a cold winter's night.

Memoir

Obsessed: A Memoir of my Life with OCD by Allison Britz

Until sophomore year of high school, fifteen-year-old Allison Britz lived a comfortable life in an idyllic town. She was a dedicated student with tons of extracurricular activities, friends, and loving parents at home. But after awakening from a vivid nightmare in which she was diagnosed with brain cancer, she was convinced the dream had been a warning. Allison believed that she must do something to stop the cancer in her dream from becoming a reality. It started with avoiding sidewalk cracks and quickly grew to counting steps as loudly as possible. Over the following weeks, her brain listed more dangers and fixes. She had to avoid hair dryers, calculators, cell phones, computers, anything green, bananas, oatmeal, and most of her own clothing. Unable to act "normal," the once-popular Allison became an outcast. Her parents questioned her behavior, leading to explosive fights. When notebook paper, pencils, and most schoolbooks were declared dangerous to her health, her GPA imploded, along with her plans for the future. Finally, she allowed herself to ask for help and was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. This brave memoir tracks Allison's descent and ultimately hopeful climb out of the depths.

Project Semicolon: Your Story Isn't Over by Amy Bleuel

Project Semicolon began in 2013 to spread a message of hope: No one struggling with a mental illness is alone; you, too, can survive and live a life filled with joy and love. In support of the project and its message, thousands of people all over the world have gotten semicolon tattoos and shared photos of them, often alongside stories of hardship, growth, and rebirth.

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Continued Series Fiction

After the Game by Abbi Glines (Field Party #3)
After being away for two years, Riley Young returns to Lawton, Alabama, with her fifteen-month-old daughter to help take care of her grandmother who has Alzheimers, even though it means she has to face the lies that forced her to leave town in the first place and a blossoming friendship with the high school football star Brady Higgens, who is dealing with his own family problems.

Thirteen Rising by Romina Russell (Zodiac #4)

New York Times bestselling author Romina Russell's epic sci-fi fantasy series ZODIAC reaches its breathtaking conclusion with THIRTEEN RISING, the highly anticipated fourth and final novel. The master has been unmasked. Rho's world has been turned upside down. With her loved ones in peril and all the stars set against her, can the young Guardian from House Cancer muster the strength to keep fighting? Or has she finally found her match in a master whose ambition to rule knows no limits?

Tower of Dawn by Sarah Maas (Throne of Glass #6)

Chaol and Nesryn visit Antica hoping the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme can enable Chaol to walk again, and to persuade the rulers to ally with them to save Erilea.

Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee (Thousandth Floor #2)

A complicated web of lies threatens to destroy the teen residents of Manhattan's thousand-story supertower, as someone with revenge in mind watches their every move.

Apex by Mercedes Lackey (Hunter #3)

Joy must uncover a deadly conspiracy at the heart of Apex City--and lead her fellow Hunters to victory in the final confrontation with the dangerous Othersiders.

Crystal Blade by Kathryn Purdie (Burning Glass #2)

Sonya and Anton may have brought about a revolution, but can they protect their homeland--and their love--with so many forces threatening to tear them apart? The empire has fallen, Valko faces trial, and Sonya is finally free from her fate as Sovereign Auraseer. But Sonya's expanding abilities are just as unstable as the new government of Riaznin. Not only can she feel the emotions of others but, unlike most Auraseers, she's learned to make others feel what she's feeling as well. And with her relationship falling apart, Sonya isn't immune to her power's sinister temptations. Now, as Sonya fights to contain her own darkness, she senses a new evil lurking in the shadows of the palace. Someone from Sonya's past has returned seeking revenge--and she won't be satisfied until Sonya has suffered for her mistakes.

Dire King by William Ritter (Jackaby #4)

In this conclusion to the Jackaby series, the eccentric detective and his assistant Abigail Rook find themselves in the middle of a war between magical worlds.

Speculative Fiction

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone--has never beat at all, in fact, but she'd always thought that fact normal. She never guessed that her father cut out her heart and replaced it with one of glass. When she moves to Whitespring Castle and sees its king for the first time, Mina forms a plan: win the king's heart with her beauty, become queen, and finally know love. The only catch is that she'll have to become a stepmother. Fifteen-year-old Lynet looks just like her late mother, and one day she discovers why: a magician created her out of snow in the dead queen's image, at her father's order. But despite being the dead queen made flesh, Lynet would rather be like her fierce and regal stepmother, Mina. She gets her wish when her father makes Lynet queen of the southern territories, displacing Mina. Now Mina is starting to look at Lynet with something like hatred, and Lynet must decide what to do--and who to be--to win back the only mother she's ever known...or else defeat her once and for all.

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller (Mask of Shadows #1)

The gender fluid thief Sal Leon enters a competition to become a replacement member of the Left Hand--a quartet of the Queen's personal assassins--but must first survive the training and the contests while putting the reason for auditioning into motion--revenge.

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (DC Icons #1)

Diana, Princess of the Amazons, longs to prove herself to her warrior sisters. When the opportunity comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law to save a mere mortal. Alia Keralis just wanted to escape her overprotective brother with a semester at sea. When a bomb detonates aboard her ship, Alia is rescued and forced to confront a horrible truth: Alia is a Warbringer--a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery. If they have any hope of saving both their worlds, Diana and Alia will have to stand side by side against the tide of war.

Wicked Like Wildfire by Lana Popovic (Hibiscus Daughter #1)

Twins Iris and Malina have been born with a gleam--a unique way of using magic to manipulate beauty.

Quests of the Kings by Robert Evert (Quests of the Kings #1)

Across the realms, the kings' quests captivate the imaginations of nobles and commoners alike. These dangerous competitions pit the most daring adventurers against each other as they compete for riches and glory for their kingdoms. Plain and ordinary Natalie, a sixteen-year-old peasant girl, loves listening to stories about famous adventurers, but the thrilling action of the kings' quests seems far removed from her everyday life of mucking out stables and working every odd job she can find to support her siblings and disabled mother. However, after a violent run-in with Brago, a ruthless adventurer who believes Natalie is a threat to his mission, she is dragged unwillingly into the latest contest. On the run from Brago, Natalie seeks refuge with a rival adventurer, the legendary Sir Edris, and his squire, Reg. As they toil together to find the object all of the kings desire--an ancient golden harp--Natalie starts to feel safe with the fatherly knight. Yet, despite Edris's protection, Brago is never far behind. When one of Brago's cruel plots separates Natalie from her protectors, she must become as strong and cunning as the adventurers of old to save her friends and stay alive.

Realistic Fiction

Mosaic by Nina Berkhout

Twyla Jane Lee has one goal. To finish senior year so she can get out of her military hometown of Halo, Montana. But to graduate she needs to complete forty hours of community service, and that means helping out a rude and reclusive former Marine named Gabriel Finch.

Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson (editor)

Follows ten teens who are left alone in the wilderness amid a three-day survival test.

She, Myself, and I by Emma Young

After an experimental brain transplant gives quadriplegic Rosa a new life, she begins to obsess over Sylvia, her donor, prompting a road trip of self-discovery and a surprising new romance.

Light Years by Emily Ziff Griffin

Luisa is ready for her life to start. Five minutes ago. And she could be on her way, as her extraordinary coding skills have landed her a finalist spot for a fellowship sponsored by Thomas Bell. Being chosen means funding, mentorship, and most importantly, freedom from her overbearing mother. Maybe Lu will even figure out how to control the rare condition that plagues her: whenever her emotions run high, her physical senses kick into overload, with waves of color, sound, taste, and touch flooding her body. But Luisa’s life is thrust into chaos as a deadly virus sweeps across the globe, killing thousands and sending her father into quarantine. When Lu receives a cryptic message from someone who might hold the key to stopping the epidemic, she knows she must do something to save her family--and the world.

You Don’t Know Me But I Know You by Rebecca Barrow

There's a box in the back of Audrey's closet that she rarely thinks about. Inside is a letter, seventeen years old, from a mother she's never met, handed to her by the woman she's called Mom her whole life. Being adopted, though, is just one piece in the puzzle of Audrey's life--the picture painstakingly put together by Audrey herself, consisting not only of the greatest family ever but of a snarky, loyal, sometimes infuriating best friend Rose, and a sweet, smart musician boyfriend, Julian. But when Audrey realizes that she's pregnant, she feels something--a tightly sealed box in the closet corners of her heart--crack open, spilling her dormant fears and unanswered questions all over the life she loves.

Mr. 60% by Clete Barrett Smith

Matt Nolan is the high school drug dealer, deadbeat, and soon-to-be dropout according to everyone at his school. His vice principal is counting down the days until Mr. 60% (aka Matt) finally flunks out and is no longer his problem. What no one knows is the only reason Matt sells drugs is to take care of his uncle Jack, who is dying of cancer. Meet Amanda. The overly cheerful social outcast whose optimism makes Matt want to hurl. Stuck as partners during an after-school club (mandatory for Matt), it’s only a matter of time until Amanda discovers Matt’s secret. But Amanda is used to dealing with heartbreak, and she’s determined to help Matt find a way to give life 100 percent.

Art of Feeling by Laura Tims

Since the car accident, Samantha Herring has been in constant pain, not only from a lingering leg injury, but also from her mother's death, which has devastated her family. After pushing away her friends, Sam has receded into a fog of depression. But then Sam meets Eliot, a reckless loner with a carefree attitude and an amazing secret: he can't feel any pain. At first, Sam is jealous--what she would give not to feel the pain she's felt for the past year. But then she learns more about Eliot's medical condition ... and his self-destructive tendencies. In fact, Eliot doesn't seem to care about anything--except maybe Sam. And as they grow closer, they begin to confront Sam's painful memories of the accident--memories that may hold a starling truth about what really happened that day ...

How to Disappear by Sharon Huss Roat

Introverted high school student, Vicky Decker, invents a social life on social media.

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Told through flashbacks, best friends Jule and Imogen are orphaned outcasts who will do almost anything to attain a happy, wealthy life.

Backfield Boys by John Feinstein

When best friends Tom and Jason leave New York City for an elite, sports-focused boarding school in Virginia to play football, they find some coaches and teammates to be steeped in racism.

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens

Rebelling against the role others believe she should conform to, Billie McCaffrey struggles with her feelings for two of her friends.

Historical Fiction

Agony of Bun O’Keefe by Heather Smith

It's Newfoundland, 1986. Fourteen-year-old Bun O'Keefe has lived a solitary life in an unsafe, unsanitary house. Her mother is a compulsive hoarder, and Bun has had little contact with the outside world. What she's learned about life comes from the random books and old VHS tapes that she finds in the boxes and bags her mother brings home. Bun and her mother rarely talk, so when Bun's mother tells Bun to leave one day, she does. Hitchhiking out of town, Bun ends up on the streets of St. John's, Newfoundland. Fortunately, the first person she meets is Busker Boy, a street musician who senses her naivety and takes her in. Together they live in a house with an eclectic cast of characters: Chef, a hotel dishwasher with culinary dreams; Cher, a drag queen with a tragic past; Big Eyes, a Catholic school girl desperately trying to reinvent herself; and The Landlord, a man who Bun is told to avoid at all cost. Through her experiences with her new roommates, and their sometimes tragic revelations, Bun learns that the world extends beyond the walls of her mother's house and discovers the joy of being part of a new family--a family of friends who care.

Humor

A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland

Esther Solar is determined to break a curse that has doomed her entire family to debilitating phobias, only to encounter a new fear she hadn't counted on: first love.

Mystery & Thrillers

Lost Causes by Jessica Etting and Alyssa Schwartz

They're the last people you'd ask to help with anything, much less a murder investigation. The rich girl, the obsessive, the hypochondriac, the addict and the hot-tempered athlete. Lost causes. But with the help of a dangerous serum, the FBI erases the teens' past problems and unlocks a psychic ability within each of them. In return, all they have to do is help find the killer who's turned their small town upside down.

Door to January by Gillian French

In this paranormal thriller, sixteen-year-old Natalie Payson has had nightmares since moving away from Bernier, Maine, her hometown. She goes back to Bernier in summer to face up to the reason she left in the first place. There's also a boy she's trying hard not to trust.

Thornhill by Pam Smy

1982: Mary is a lonely orphan at the Thornhill Institute For Children at the very moment that it's shutting its doors. When her few friends are all adopted or re-homed and she's left to face a volatile bully alone, her revenge will have a lasting effect on the bully, on Mary, and on Thornhill itself. 2016: Ella has just moved to a new town where she knows no one. From her room on the top floor of her new home, she has a perfect view of the dilapidated, abandoned Thornhill Institute across the way, where she glimpses a girl in the window. Determined to befriend the girl, Ella resolves to unravel Thornhill's shadowy past.

The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes

Molly Mavity and Pepper Yusef are dealing with their own personal tragedies when they are tasked by an anonymous person with solving the decades-old murder of Ava Dryman, an East German teenager whose diary was published after her death.

Romance

Big F by Maggie Ann Martin

Danielle knew how she wanted her future to go until she failed English and her one college application was rejected.

Our Broken Pieces by Sarah White

When Everly's boyfriend dumps her for her best friend, she turns to therapy for solace, where she meets Gabe, a boy who is grappling with his own private issues.

Science Fiction

Consider by Kristy Acevaedo (Holo #1)

When mysterious holograms suddenly appear, heralding the end of the world, seventeen-year-old Alexandra Lucas must brave her anxiety disorder and make the ultimate decision for her friends, family, and the human race: to stay, or to go.

Contribute by Kristy Acevaedo (Holo #2)

Eighteen-year-old Alexandra Lucas braves her anxiety and jumps through a vertex to the year 2359 where she joins forces with the Umbra, a secret organization, to warn people that the holograms are lying and that Earth still exists, but she is soon bewildered by the lack of outrage conveyed by some people when they learn the truth.

Zero Repeat Forever by G.S. Prendergast (Nahx Invasions #1)

Sixteen year-old Raven, injured and still grieving over her boyfriend's death by the invading Nahx, crosses paths with Eighth, a Nyx warrior who has deserted his unit and abandoned his directives, and as the world falls apart around them, the two learn to trust each other in order to survive.

All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis (Word$ #1)

Preparing to deliver her Last Day speech to celebrate her new adulthood in a world where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked, a 15-year-old girl elects to remain silent rather than pay to speak, a decision that threatens to unravel the fabric of society.

Nonfiction

Cinegeek by Pluttark

An encyclopedia of fun, colorful tidbits about the most popular films! Imagine a list of the best romantic comedies without Hugh Grant! Or a tally of the most improbable fantasy flicks. Or even a ranking of giant movie monsters by size! In Cinegeek, messy, joyful, and 100% subjective appreciation of cinema comes into focus for the delight of moviegoers and pop culture fans everywhere!