New Teen Materials

The defiant : a Valiant novel / Lesley Livingston. cover
In this highly anticipated sequel to "The valiant," Fallon and her warrior sisters find themselves thrust into a vicious conflict with a rival gladiator academy, one that will threaten not only Fallon's heart - and her love for Roman soldier Cai - but the very heart of the ancient Roman Empire.
Three sides of a heart : stories about love triangles / edited by Natalie C. Parker. cover
These top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don t want to miss. A teen girl who offers kissing lessons. Zombies in the Civil War South. The girl next door, the boy who loves her, and the girl who loves them both. Vampires at a boarding school. Three teens fighting monsters in an abandoned video rental store. Literally the last three people on the planet. This collection, edited by Natalie C. Parker, contains stories written by Renee Ahdieh, Rae Carson, Brandy Colbert, Katie Cotugno, Lamar Giles, Tessa Gratton, Bethany Hagan, Justina Ireland, Alaya Dawn Johnson, EK Johnston, Julie Murphy, Garth Nix, Natalie C. Parker, Veronica Roth, Sabaa Tahir, and Brenna Yovanoff.
Naondel / Maria Turtschaninoff. cover
Told in alternating points of view, Kabira, Garai, and the other First Sisters share a history of years of sexual violence, oppression, and exploitation at the hands of the vizier Iskan, whose dark powers originate from his control of the sacred spring at his palace at Ohaddin, before the women are able to escape and establish the female haven of Red Abbey on the island of Menos.
Thunderhead / Neal Shusterman. cover
Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, and the Thunderhead is not pleased.
Love, life, and the list / Kasie West. cover
Aspiring artist Abby decides that in order to give her art "more heart" she will complete a list of tasks over the summer, ranging from facing a fear to falling in love, but she soon finds the list more difficult than she imagined.
Final fall / Heather W. Petty. cover
Mori escapes captivity in the English countryside and returns to London, where she plots the downfall of her father and his cohorts but discovers that Lock may no longer be an ally.
The love letters of Abelard and Lily / Laura Creedle. cover
Lily, who has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Abelard, who has Asperger's, meet in detention and discover a mutual affinity for love letters--and, despite their differences, each other.
The true queen / by Sarah Fine. cover
"Using fire and ice magic, Elli and Ansa battle for control in this epic conclusion to the Impostor Queen books"--Provided by publisher.
You'll miss me when I'm gone / by Rachel Lynn Solomon. cover
Eighteen-year-old twins Adina, a viola prodigy, and Tovah, a future surgeon, find their relationship tested when they learn that one of them will develop Huntington's, the degenerative disease ravaging their mother.
The rebels of gold / Elise Kova. cover
A new rebellion rises from the still smoldering remnants of the five guilds of Loom to stand against Dragon tyranny, while on Nova, those same Dragons fight amongst themselves as age-old power struggles shift the political landscape in fateful and unexpected ways.
The forgotten book / Mechthild Gläser ; [translated by Romy Fursland]. cover
"Emma is used to things going her way. Her father is headmaster of her prestigious boarding school, her friends take her advice as gospel, and she's convinced that a relationship with her long-time crush is on the horizon. As it turns out, Emma hasn't seen anything yet. When she finds an old book in an abandoned library, things really start going Emma's way: anything she writes in the book comes true. But the power of the book is not without consequences, and Emma soon realizes that she isn't the only one who knows about it. Someone is determined to take it from her-- and they'll stop at nothing to succeed. A new boy in school- the arrogant, aloof, and irritatingly handsome Darcy de Winter- becomes Emma's unlikely ally as secrets are revealed and danger creeps ever closer"--Provided by publisher.
Before now / a novel by Norah Olson. cover
A tale in reverse reveals the details of a doomed romance between aspiring astronomer Atty and troubled Cole.
The mind virus / Donna Freitas. cover
After creating a door to allow App World citizens reentry into the Real World, Skylar finds rising tensions among those returning, but she soon is challenged to cure a virus that is killing off the bodies of those who remained plugged in.
The last girl on Earth / Alexandra Blogier. cover
Li is the only human left after aliens take over the planet, but she learns to stay alive, with the help of her human-sympathizing father, by assimilating to Abdolorean society, which she must keep a secret at all costs or risk the terrifying consequences of exposure.
A land of permanent goodbyes / Atia Abawi. cover
After their home in Syria is bombed, Tareq, his father, and his younger sister seek refuge, first with extended family in Raqqa, a stronghold for the militant group, Daesh, and then abroad.
Turn it up! / Jen Calonita. cover
The Nightingales are in a serious funk. Bradley Academy's all-girl a cappella group used to be the pride of the sunshine state, but the Nightingales have recently fallen out of harmony. Best friends and co-captains Lidia Sato and Sydney Marino haven't been speaking ever since a boy came between them. And not just any boy-none other than Griffin Mancini, the lead singer of Bradley Academy's smug all-boy a capella group, the Kingfishers. The Nightingales have no chance of making it to the big state final if their captains are at each other's throats. Their only hope is new girl Julianna Ramirez. But in addition to her serious pipes, she has some serious stage fright. The Nightingales will have to come together if they want to shine at the upcoming competition and restore the group to its former glory. Turn It Up! follows Lidia, Sydney, and Julianna through the ups and downs of friendship, romance, competition, and finding the perfect song!
As you wish / Chelsea Sedoti. cover
In Madison, a small town in the Mojave Desert, everyone gets one wish that will come true on his or her eighteenth birthday, and Eldon takes his very seriously.
Wake up, sleeping beauty. 1 / story & art by Megumi Morino ; translation Alethea and Athena Nibley; lettering, Lys Blakeslee ; editing, Haruko Hashimoto. cover
High schooler Tetsu Misato is hardworking, frugal, and easily scared, but he commits to a part-time job at the mansion on the hill--the one that's rumored to be haunted. As he toils away, he notices a building separate from the estate, and the mysterious girl who lives within it: Shizu Karasawa. Tetsu slowly becomes enchanted by Shizu's lonely smile, but by their second encounter, he quickly finds himself in over his head. There's an unsettling feeling he can't quite shake, but there's love there, too. --Back cover.
Slumbering beauty. 1 / story & art by Yumi Unita ; translation, Angela Liu. cover
High school student Yaneko loves sleep so much she can barely wake up of her own accord--until she's roused by a sleep spirit know as Nerimu. Yaneko must accompany him as he dead off to work, granting the gift of sleep to people (and animals!) of all ages. But what is his true purpose? And why has he chosen Yaneko to be his assistant? The could very well be the beginning of a beautiful friendship! -- cover.
Busted / Gina Ciocca. cover
When Kendall asks Marisa, the queen of sniffing out cheaters, to spy on her boyfriend TJ, Marisa soon discovers the girl TJ is falling for is Marisa herself, and the feeling is quickly becoming mutual.
Together at midnight / Jennifer Castle. cover
Teens Kendall and Max witness a tragic accident during the holidays and, racked with guilt, accept a dare to perform seven random acts of kindness to strangers by New Year's Eve.
Love & other train wrecks / Leah Konen. cover
When their train breaks down during a snowstorm, Noah, a hopeless romantic, and Ammy, who refuses to believe in true love, are forced to travel together to reach their destinations.
Meet cute / stories by Jennifer L. Armentrout and thirteen others. cover
A collection of short stories exploring the moment when a couple meets for the first time--from an African American girl in upstate New York who simultaneously finds a prom dress and a date to a transgender girl who confronts the student blocking her right to use the school restroom.
Truly devious / Maureen Johnson. cover
When Stevie Bell, an amateur detective, begins her first year at a famous private school in Vermont, she sets a plan to solve the cold case involving the kidnapping of the founder's wife and daughter shortly after the school opened.
Before I let go / Marieke Nijkamp. cover
Returning to her small Alaska home town after her bipolar best friend's death, Corey uncovers chilling secrets about the townspeople and their treatment of Kyra prior to her drowning.