Get a Jump on Summer Reading with These New YA Titles

Sunrise by Mike Mullin

The final book in the Ashfall Trilogy, Sunrise takes place a year after the super-volcano that threw everything into chaos and violence. The adults are clueless so it’s up to the kids to rebuild a world that is livable for everyone.

Sunrise

Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

A bucket list seems like a good idea when you think you’re dying of cancer, doing and saying things you might never do or say otherwise. But what happens when you go into remission and discover that there is a good chance you aren’t going to die after all? Well, complications. And embarrassment. And, of course, romance.

Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

Lockwood and Co. by Jonathan Stroud

Author of the Bartimaeus series returns with this supernatural chiller set in a haunted London. Companies are popping up everywhere to deal with the ghosts and specters and spirits that causing the Problem throughout the city but none with more pluck, courage and wits than the teens of Lockwood and Co.

Lockwood and Co. by Jonathan Stroud

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

Being chosen for The Testing is the only way for Cia and her classmates to attend university and help return the decimated land to health and production. But Cia’s father has vague memories of his own experience and tells Cia not to trust anybody. Little does she suspect that his warnings will not begin to do justice to what the teens will need to go through to succeed – and survive.

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Lara Jean writes letters to every boy she’s loved. But she never planned for anyone to see them and she certainly didn’t expect them to get mailed. Now, on top of the loss of her mother, Lara Jean has to navigate the new reality of exposure and growing up.

To All the Boys I’ve loved Before by Jenny Han

The Wrap-Up List by Steven Arntson

Gabriela has received a letter she hoped never to get. It’s from Death and he tells her she has just one week to live. But she has some requests and may just figure out what Death himself wants from the world.

The Wrap-Up List by Steven Arntson

Operation Oleander by Valerie O. Patterson

Jess thought she was doing a great thing by raising donations for an orphanage in Kabul where her father is stationed. But he is severely injured in the act of delivering to that very facility and people are pointing fingers of blame – some of them at Jess.

Operation Oleander by Valerie O. Patterson

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (book one)

All the women are gone and a virus has made everyone’s thoughts audible to Todd as Noise. When the Noise suddenly stops, Todd knows he’s got to get out of there before – well, he doesn’t know but it might still happen if those chasing him catch up. Then, he stumbles onto someone who should be there, someone who shouldn’t even be alive. A girl.

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (book one)

The Ask and the Answer by Patick Ness (Book two)

Todd and Viola have not found the safety they sought and become separated, Viola to a healing facility and Todd to work for the evil mayor. Both struggle with their separation and with the awful things they are being asked to do in the name of values they do not share.

The Ask and the Answer by Patick Ness (Book two)

Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (book three)

This is the third book in the Chaos Walking Trilogy and it will come as no surprise that war has arrived in the world of Todd and Viola who are desperate to get the various factions to consider peace as a viable solution. But everyone is out for themselves and the results could mean total devastation for all.

Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (book three

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Finn has been a prisoner at Incarceron for as long as he can remember. The prison is so large that it has become self-sustaining – and all but impossible to break out of, with the exception of just one man. But Finn is determined and, with the help of the warden’s daughter, he will give up everything to get to the Outside.

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Infidel in Paradise by S.J. Laidlaw

Emma, the daughter of diplomats, has landed in a compound in Islamabad, Pakistan where her mother is posted and can’t imagine a worse place. There are restrictions on everything, it seems, and Emma cannot see herself adjusting. She hasn’t given the culture a chance, though, nor her school classmates, and, when she does, could things begin to look a bit different?

Infidel in Paradise by S.J. Laidlaw

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Lucy and Owen met in an elevator halfway between Lucy’s highrise apartment and Owen’s in the basement. One blackout night together and then their lives veer into opposite directions. Can they stay in touch? Will they meet again? Will they find a way to be together?

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

The last book in the Shiver trilogy, Sam has gone from being a wolf to a boy and Grace has gone from being a girl to a wolf. The final wolf hunt is on. Can Sam protect Grace against an anti-wolf world?

Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

Far From You by Tess Sharpe

Sophie may have a history of bad luck and an Oxy addiction but a drug deal gone wrong is NOT the reason that she and Mina were in the woods that night or the reason that Mina is now dead. But the police don’t believe Sophie and, it seems, neither does anyone else. She needs to set the record straight.

Far From You by Tess Sharpe

Rapture by Lauren Kate

Rapture is the conclusion to the Fallen Series and, in it, Luce and Daniel need to stop Lucifer from destroying the history of the world, bring angels back to favor and discover if their love is meant to be or if Luce must give it up to bring the world another day.

Rapture by Lauren Kate

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