New Teen Books

New Teen Books February 9, 2023

Posted: February 9, 2023

Fiction At Midnight: fifteen beloved fairy tales reimagined.  This simultaneously whimsical, adventurous, and bone-chilling genre-spanning collection smartly riffs on the referenced source material to explore contemporary values. Mindwalker by Kate Dylan. Eighteen-year-old Sil Sarrah is determined to die a legend. But with only twelve months left before the supercomputer grafted to her brain kills her, […]

New Teen Books January 27, 2023

Posted: January 27, 2023

Fiction: Children of Ragnarok by Cinda Williams Chima.  This action-adventure packed with gods, demons, magic, and Norse mythology follows two 16-year-olds: Eiric, a Viking descended from gods, and Reginn, a foundling with magic. A Wilderness of Stars by Shea Ernshaw.  Seventeen-year-old Vega, the Astronomer, must partner with the fabled Architect to save a world ravaged […]

New Teen Books January 9, 2023

Posted: January 9, 2023

Fiction: The Dragons Club by Cyn Bermudez.  As her sister’s addiction worsens, Faith learns hard lessons about boundaries while finding strength and companionship through talk therapy. A Thousand Heartbeats by Kiera Cass. This romantic fantasy introduces readers to an excellent cast of characters living in a world with kingdoms and family secrets. Somebody That I […]

New Teen Books, November 23, 2022

Posted: November 23, 2022

Fiction: Friends Like These by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez.  At Tegan Sheffield’s end-of-summer party, a prank backfires with devastating emotional and criminal results for seventeen-year-old Jessica Healy, her boyfriend Jake, and their best friends. Road of the Lost by Nafiza Azad.  Enchanted to forget her true heritage, Croi, a brownie who has been glamoured to be […]

New Teen Books November 11, 2022

Posted: November 10, 2022

Fiction: Love from Mecca to Medina by S.K. Ali.  Adam Chen’s and Zayneb Malik’s insecurities and the fractures in their relationship are amplified in this follow-up to Love From A to Z Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn.  All Bree wanted was to uncover the truth behind her mother’s death. So she infiltrated the Legendborn Order, a […]

Teen Books October 17, 2022

Posted: October 17, 2022

Fiction The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosan by Isaac Blum.   Blum’s immersive debut follows Orthodox Jewish 15-year-old Yehuda “Hoodie” Rosen as he wrestles with forbidden first love in his increasingly hostile, mostly non-Jewish town. Love Times Infinity by Lane Clarke.  Struggling to define herself for her scholarship essays, high school junior Michie must […]

New Teen Books

Posted: September 23, 2022

Fiction: This is Why They Hate Us by Aaron H. Aceves.  A young bisexual man in East LA attempts to get over a long-term crush by pursuing other options. Three Kisses, One Midnight by Roshani Chokshi.  On a magical Halloween night, Onny, Ash and Tru set off in different directions to try to charm the […]

New Teen Books August 25, 2022

Posted: August 25, 2022

  Fiction The Charmed List by Julie Abe.  Former best friends Ellie and Jack reluctantly road-trip to a magic convention in Abe’s  lighthearted contemporary fantasy. This Wicked Fate by Kalynn Bayron.  Sixteen-year-old Briseis Greene’s story continues as she is tasked with reuniting all the pieces of the Absyrtus Heart in order to save Thandie, one […]

New Teen Books July 13, 2022

Posted: July 13, 2022

Fiction: Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert.  It’s the beginning of summer, and 17-year-old Ivy has been experiencing some weird and possibly supernatural encounters. On top of it all, her mother has been acting strange without explanation. Blade Breaker by Victoria Aveyard.  A sequel to Realm Breaker: follows Corayne’s continuing quest to save the world […]

New Teen Books, May 27, 2022

Posted: May 27, 2022

Fiction: Inheritance: a visual poem by Elizabeth Acevedo.  An illustrated poem that acknowledges prejudice and celebrates Black hair. Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed.  An unconventional murder mystery takes a sharp look at racism and Islamophobia in America. The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah.  In 1892, ten-year-old twin sisters Hassana and Husseina are kidnapped […]