The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson
Lia is the key to an alliance with a neighboring kingdom and, just as her preordained path is to result in marriage, she escapes and believes she has found the peace she seeks in a small village that doesn’t expect her to be a princess or to have powers of sight that she doesn’t actually have. The peace is interrupted, though, by the arrival of two strangers. One is a prince and the other is an assassin.
The Hangman’s Revolution: Book Two in the W.A.R.P. series by Eoin Colfer
A combination of time-travel, memory loss, modern day villains and Bondesque suspense make this follow up to The Reluctant Assassin both undecipherable without the first book and as entertaining as Colfer’s incredibly popular Artemis Fowl series.
The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan
Disaster has spiraled the world into chaos, the technological world collapsing and leaving only the natural one. Leilani and her father are desperate to get from the Hawaiian island of Oahu to their home on the Big Island but success is far from assured, especially with the complication of Lei’s epilepsy – which may also turn out to be critical to their survival.
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
The last book in Perkins sort-of inter-connected romance series that also includes Lola and the Boy Next Door and Anna and the French Kiss.
Inland by Kat Rosenfield
Callie’s lungs just don’t breathe right. Early in her life, she watched her mother drown, causing her father to move as far from the ocean as possible. But now, a job takes them to Florida and, suddenly, Callie can breathe though, for how long – especially with this mystical pull she feels to the very death her mother experienced – is anybody’s guess.
Play Me Backwards by Adam Selzer
Leon Harris is a complete slacker until he discovers that his middle school girlfriend is moving back to town. He has to get his act together and, to do it, he enlists his friend Stan who assigns him a series of tasks and, oh yeah, claims to be Satan. It won’t take too long before Leon wonders if he has actually sold his soul to the devil.
The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco
Okiko releases the souls of the murdered dead and gets revenge on the murderers. Then she meets Tark who appears to be a monster but is simply serving as a host, one who, when the demon dies, will die with it.
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
Austin is a regular kid who finds himself in the middle of an apocalypse of genetically engineered giant praying mantises. Smith means it to be ridiculous and means for Austin to be an every-day small town hero. He succeeds at both.
The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove
When Sophie’s mapmaking uncle is kidnapped, she must follow the map keys through the fabric of disrupted time, brave everything from pirates to fantasy beasts in her search for help and answers.
Forget Me by K.A. Harrington
To really say goodbye to her dead boyfriend Flynn, Morgan uploads his picture to a photo share site only to be told she has posted the picture of someone else who looks exactly like him. Thus begins a romance/mystery with a best-friends core at the center.
Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach
Bullying and the jock vs. nerd storyline get fresh treatment in this modern-classic-with-a-twist in which the ‘fat boy’ refuses to budge.
Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour
Emi is supposed to do ‘something epic’ in her brother’s apartment over the summer but she can’t think what. Even though she is already experiencing some success as a designer in the film industry, it’s hard to imagine an ‘epic’ thing when you’re just a teenager – unless you have to discover the mystery of an old letter and an age-old story of love.
Sketchy by Olivia Samms
Bea is just out of rehab and her reputation is not exactly sparkling. Yet, when she discovers that she can ‘draw’ other people’s experiences and knows more about a series of rapes than anyone else, she has to decide whether her powers for good can overcome what she and others think of her.
Revealed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Eleventh out of twelve in the international bestselling House of Night series, more doings at the vampire academy challenge Zoey and her friends to stop the ever-more-powerful Neferet.
The Other Normals by Ned Vizzini
Perry Eckert is a social loner, much more interested in spending time in the magical world of the role-playing game Creatures and Caverns than he is interacting with his peers. But when his parents send him to summer camp to help him connect to people, Perry finds himself uniquely qualified to make sense of the World of Other Normals.
Nil by Lynne Matson
When Charley wakes up naked and alone on the island of Nil, she doesn’t know the rules. But she quickly finds out that she has exactly one year to make her escape or she, and a boy she is coming to love whose time is running out, will die.
Mortal Danger by Ann Aquirre
Prepared to end it all due to the horrible bullying she’s experienced at the Blackbriar Academy, Edie is given what appears to be a second chance to get her revenge. But the bargain she makes is a lot more complicated than she could have imagined and soon, not only will her hopes for revenge take a violent turn, she will find herself indebted to immortals whose own agenda is far more deadly than her own.
Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
Leila’s road trip crosses the paths of four other teens, all struggling in their own way and profoundly affected by their connection with Leila. Told from all five points of view, this is a story of getting lost and finding your way.
Trial by Fire by Josephine Angelini
Book one in a trilogy, Trial by Fire introduces Lily, who, in this world, is plagued by life-threatening allergies and humiliation. But in the parallel universe of a different town of Salem, Lily is Lillian who wields powers that are dangerous, cruel and potentially life-saving.
Starry Night by Isabel Gillies
A teen love story set in New York City.
Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo
Leigh, whose sister is recovering from cancer treatment and whose best friend has passed away over the summer, finds herself pressed into service selling graves for her family’s new business. Leigh feels like death is following her around and the situation isn’t (or is it?) improved by a handsome gravedigger who tells Leigh that her birthday falls on the Mexican Day of the Dead.
Don’t Let Go by Michelle Gagnon
In this final installment in the Don’t Turn Around trilogy, hackers Noa and Peter must return to the beginning and face, against incredible odds, the evil pharmaceutical magnate who started it all.