New Teen Books

New Teen Books October 26, 2020

Posted: October 26, 2020

Fiction The Boundless by Anna Bright. High adventure, political intrigue, and swoon-worthy romance in this sequel to The Beholder. The Code for Love and Heartbreak by Jillian Cantor. Though she’s generally fonder of math than people, high school senior Emma, copresident of her school’s coding club, thinks she has a winning idea for this year’s […]

New Teen Books September 28, 2020

Posted: September 28, 2020

Fiction How It All Blew Up by Arvin Ahmadi. When school bullies photograph Amir kissing Jackson, the football player he’s been secretly dating. They give Amir an ultimatum: $1,000 in hush money or they will show his parents the photo. Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. A teen must solve a multilayered puzzle to find […]

New Teen Books September 18, 2020

Posted: September 18, 2020

Fiction Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles. In a world where men dominate the stage, Kallia is determined to win a magicians’ contest. Wayward Witch by Zoraida Cordova. Córdova’s conclusion to the award-winning “Brooklyn Brujas” series offers readers the plot-driven, thrilling fantasy tale they have come to expect. Find Layla by Meg Elison. Underprivileged and […]

New Teen Books September 11, 2020

Posted: September 11, 2020

Fiction Take Me With You by Tara Altebrando. Summoned to an empty classroom after school, four teens with little in common are linked by a bizarre technological mystery: a small black cube, Aizel, that issues enigmatic rules (“DO NOT TELL ANYONE ABOUT THE DEVICE”) enforced by vague threats (“OR ELSE”). Chasing Starlight by Teri Bailey […]

New Teen Books August 21, 2020

Posted: August 21, 2020

I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch with illustrations by Victoria Ying. Two art students collaborate anonymously on a queer fan comic while clashing in real life over a prestigious scholarship. Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu. —Jane, the eldest princess of the kingdom of Ever , has not been able to eat a single bite […]

New Teen Fiction Books August 7, 2020

Posted: August 7, 2020

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust Having grown up in near total isolation because her ungloved touch instantly kills any creature, Soraya regards herself as a monster who is rightfully confined to her chambers and rose garden—until, against her better judgment, she is drawn to Azad, a magnetic newcomer in the court of her twin […]

New Teen Books August 1, 2020

Posted: July 31, 2020

Graphic Novels Tempest Tossed (Wonder Woman) by Laurie Halse Anderson and Leila Del Duca When raft-borne refugees are blown into Themyscira’s seas on Princess Diana’s sixteenth Born Day, she attempts to help them and is swept away from her home, unable to return. A stint in a refugee camp results in her relocation to Queens, […]

New Teen Fiction Books July 31, 2020

Posted: July 31, 2020

Home Home by Lisa Allen-Agostini Relocated against her will from Trinidad to Canada when she is hospitalized for depression, a homesick teen struggles through cultural adjustments. A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown Two teens, destined to destroy each other, are caught up in romance, palace intrigue, and magic. A Breath Too […]

New Teen Books July 27,2020

Posted: July 27, 2020

Fiction Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Told in verse by two half-sisters after their father dies in a plane crash revealing their existence to each other and the secret life their father led. The Summer of Impossibilities by Rachael Allen Forced to spend time together at a lake house while their best-friend mothers […]

New Teen Books July 14, 2020

Posted: July 14, 2020

The Burning by Laura Bates There’s nothing to trace Anna back to her old life. Nothing to link her to the ‘incident’. At least that’s what she thinks, until the whispers start up again. The Sky is Mine by Amy Beashel For older YA patrons looking for a story packed with teen problems and angst, […]