New Teen Reads

Threatened by Eliot Schrefer

Luc gets an opportunity to escape the terrible foster home where he has lived since his mother died when ‘the Prof’ comes to town and hires Luc to help him research the chimpanzees who live in the Gabonese forest, discovering that their survival and his may well be linked.

Threatened by Eliot Schrefer

So Yesterday by Scott Westerfeld

Hunter and Jen are members of a focus group charged with picking out shoes that are cool. But their job becomes a lot more complicated when their boss disappears and they head out on a quest to reveal the underside of the consumer culture.

So Yesterday by Scott Westerfeld

100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Finn’s life has never been his own,  his mother dying in an accident that also injured him, his father using Finn and his epilepsy to sell millions of novels, even his best friend more interesting than he is. But a girl’s attention,  along with a road trip, change everything as Finn sets out to find himself.

100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

BZRK Apocalypse by Michael Grant

This book is the finale to the gripping series that pits Noah and Sadie against the insane forces of BRZK. Death doesn’t even scare them anymore, but madness certainly does and everything is at stake – in the nano and the macro – and destined to be brought to a gripping conclusion.

BZRK Apocalypse by Michael Grant

Letting Ana Go by Anonymous

This is the diary of a regular girl who spirals down into the clutches of anorexia and self-hatred. The impulses in that direction are far less blatant than one might think and that subtlety makes this story especially real, the results all the more heart-breaking.

Letting Ana Go by Anonymous

Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Cricket is enchanted by the opportunity to spend the summer with the perfect Clayton family and dreams of lazy days with her best friend and romance with a formerly unattainable boy. But a tragedy drives Cricket and her friend Jules apart, forcing Cricket to reassess what is most important to her.

Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Leap of Faith by Jamie Blair

Leah Kurtz’s entire life is a lie but, if she tells the truth, she will lose Chris, the only person who has ever made her feel worth something. But soon, her former life catches up with her, the results saved (of course) for the sequel.

Leap of Faith by Jamie Blair

Lailah by Nikki Kelly

A girl knows she’s different. She comes back from the dead. She has no family. But she doesn’t know what or who she is until she meets an injured vampire who claims he is hoping to discover his humanity. Which side is light and which is dark, what is good and what is evil? Can Lailah figure it out and decide which way she wants to go? First in a series.

Lailah by Nikki Kelly

The Eye of Minds by James Dashner

The world Michael lives in has melded the technology of gaming with everyday life. But someone has taken the process even one step further, trapping people in the gaming world and making their experiences there ‘real.’ They need to be stopped and only someone with Michael’s hacker skills can do the job.

The Eye of Minds by James Dashner

Kiss Kill Vanish by Jessica Martinez

After witnessing a murder, Valentina no longer knows who to trust. She flees to Montreal in hopes of building a new life for herself but her old life comes calling and Valentina has to find her own truth before it’s too late.

Kiss Kill Vanish by Jessica Martinez

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

Annabel’s life seems perfect until she makes a mistake that gets her ostracized by family and friends. Her isolation leads her to Owen who, though isolated, has found ways to control his anger and make his life meaningful, lessons Annabel is anxious to learn.

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

Wren has always been a people pleaser but now, at the end of her high school career, she is determined to do things differently. And maybe she will when she and Charlie, who has loved her since forever, discover the courage to truly be themselves.

The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

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