New Teen Books

New Teen Books November 26, 2021

Posted: November 26, 2021

Fiction: Any Sign of Life by Rae Carson.  High school senior and WNBA hopeful Paige wakes up from a coma to find herself the only living person in her Columbus, Ohio, neighborhood. Black Was the Ink by Michelle Coles.  Malcolm has been sent to his family’s farm in Natchez, Mississippi, for the  summer following a […]

New Teen Books November 19, 2021

Posted: November 19, 2021

Fiction: Skin of the Seas by Natasha Bowen.  A mermaid seeks to appease the Supreme Creator after a rescue attempt goes awry.  Into the Bloodred Woods by Martha Brockenbrough.  A werebear princess and her cruel twin brother vie for inheritance of their father’s crown. The Delusionist by Don Calame.  Quinn and best friend Perry hope […]

New Teen Books November 10, 2021

Posted: November 10, 2021

Fiction: The Falling Girls by Hayley Krischer.  Seventeen-year-old Shade learns that friendship can be toxic after she joins the cheerleading team over her best friend’s objections. The Last Beautiful Girl by Nina Laurin.  A teen’s identity becomes entangled with social media fame when she moves to a remote mansion with a troubling history. A Clash […]

New Teen Books October 29, 2021

Posted: October 29, 2021

Fiction: When Night Breaks by Janella Angeles.  Following the magical competition of Where Dreams Descend (2020), Kallia experiences a mirror world where it’s difficult to separate illusions from reality. Hello (from here) by Chandler Baker & Wesley King.  It’s meet-cute pandemic style as Maxine “Max” Mauro and Jonah Stephens trade toilet paper for Clorox wipes […]

New Teen Books September 30, 2021

Posted: September 30, 2021

Fiction: Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alverez.  A summer hangout turns into tragedy when a group of friends accidentally start a wildfire . Forestborn by Elayne Audrey Becker.  Rora, a young, orphaned shapeshifter in a world that fears magic, must risk everything if she hopes to save her best friend Finley from a devastating […]

New Teen Books September 2, 2021

Posted: September 2, 2021

Fiction: A Lesson In Vengeance by Victoria Lee.  A young woman’s return to her moneyed boarding school is haunted by the trauma of her girlfriend’s recent death and the school’s rumored history involving witchcraft. Curses by Lish McBride.  Merit has horns, fur, and a tail. Unless she finds a love match or marries a suitor […]

New Teen Books July 17, 2021

Posted: July 17, 2021

Fiction: The Damned by Renee Ahdieh. Forbidden love, sultry romance, and clashing immortal factions fill this sequel to The Beautiful. Darling by K. Ancrum.  Wendy Darling’s first Saturday night in Chicago takes an interesting turn when a charming boy named Peter crawls through her window and invites her to a party. This Poison Heart by […]

New Teen Books, July 8, 2021

Posted: July 8, 2021

Fiction: Percy St.-John and the Chronicle of Secrets by E.A. Allen.  A historical mystery set in a remote monastery and  featuring supernatural elements, a cheeky thief, and  an earnest monk. Daughter of Sparta by Claire M. Andrews.  Nonstop action, drama, and an unforgettable female warrior will keep readers turning pages in this reimagining of  the […]

New Teen Books, June 24, 2021

Posted: June 24, 2021

Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide. An anonymous texter known as Aces reveals secrets about an elite private school’s only two Black students in this bracing debut that hauntingly explores systemic oppression in predominantly white institutions. Enduring Freedom by Jawad Arash and Trent Reedy. A dual-perspective narrative detailing the events of Operation Enduring Freedom through […]

New Teen Books, June 20, 2021

Posted: June 19, 2021

Fiction Sister of the Bollywood Bride by Mandini Bajpai. Seventeen-year-old Mini plans a magnificent Indian wedding–from their deceased mother’s jewelry to a white wedding horse–for her older sister Vinnie, a medical resident, but a hurricane threatens to destroy it all. One Great Lie by Deb Caletti. Budding writer Charlotte Hodges has a dream: “to say […]