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Put an atheist in a strict Catholic school? Expect comedy, chaos, and an Inquisition. The Breakfast Club meets Saved! in debut author Katie Henry’s hilarious novel about a band of misfits who set out to challenge their school, one nun at a time. Perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli and Robyn Schneider.
From a New York Times bestselling author, a fresh, female-centered take on “Robin Hood” in which a young noblewoman, like the legendary hero, becomes an outlaw fighting for social justice. Perfect for fans of Marissa Meyer and Sarah J.$17.99ISBN: 9780316349055Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2018$18.99ISBN: 9780399549694Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2018
Sizzling with action and suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author SARAH J. MAAS delivers a coming-of-age Selina Kyle who will steal readers' hearts in a new, highly anticipated YA blockbuster: CATWOMAN!
When the Bat's away, the Cat will play. It's time to see how many lives this cat really has.$17.99ISBN: 9780062567260Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - August 7th, 2018
In this twisted Lauren Oliver-meets-A.S. King debut, Julian has just eight more lives to burn in order to uncover a brutal secret.
In an alternate world startlingly close to our own, humans have nine lives—and they can’t wait to use them up.$18.99ISBN: 9781250159014Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 7th, 2018
A stunning new adventure set in the kingdoms of the Remnant.
A formidable outlaw family that claims to be the first among nations.
A son destined to lead, thrust suddenly into power.
Three fierce young women of the Rahtan, the queen's premier guard.
A legendary street thief leading a mission, determined to prove herself.$17.99ISBN: 9781524766283Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 14th, 2018
All it takes to rewrite the rules is a little fresh ink in this remarkable YA anthology from thirteen of the most recognizable, diverse authors writing today including Nicola Yoon, Jason Reynolds, Melissa de la Cruz, and many more, and published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books.$18.99ISBN: 9781534404373Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - August 14th, 2018
A Bustle Best YA Book for August 2018
We Were Liars meets Goodbye Days in this thrilling debut novel that sweeps readers away as they try to solve the mystery of what happened then to make Ellory so broken now.
It’s hard to find the truth beneath the lies you tell yourself.
Then: They were four—Bex, Jenni, Ellory,$18.99ISBN: 9781534408999Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon Pulse - August 14th, 2018
From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.
This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors—including award-winning and bestselling writers—touches on a powerful range of topics related to gro$18.99ISBN: 9781616959111Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Soho Teen - August 7th, 2018
A YA thriller described as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time meets John le Carré, about a teen math prodigy with an extreme anxiety disorder who finds himself caught in a web of lies and conspiracies after an assassination attempt on his mother.$17.99ISBN: 9780062424242Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - August 7th, 2018
Girl Online meets Wild in this emotionally charged story of girl who takes to the wilderness to rediscover herself and escape the superficial persona she created on social media.
Mari Turner’s life is perfect. That is, at least, to her thousands of followers who have helped her become an internet starlet.$17.99ISBN: 9780765399489Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Teen - August 7th, 2018
In Girl at the Grave, debut author Teri Bailey Black unearths the long-buried secrets of a small 1850s New England town in this richly atmospheric Gothic tale of murder, guilt, redemption, and finding love where least expected.$17.99ISBN: 9780062393630Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - July 31st, 2018
Acclaimed author Jennifer Gilmore’s intimate and achingly beautiful novel deftly explores the role that chance and choice play in shaping the lives of two teenagers who are separated by sixteen years, but whose lives are intertwined.
**Two Starred Reviews**$17.99ISBN: 9780062438775Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - July 31st, 2018
Wicked meets The Little Mermaid in the captivating origin story of the sea's most iconic villainess, perfect for fans of Heartless and Dorothy Must Die.
Ever since her best friend Anna died, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. Hiding her talents, mourning her loss, drowning in her guilt.$17.99ISBN: 9780062447685Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - July 31st, 2018
Inventive and heart-racing, this fierce feminist teen fantasy from debut author Bree Barton explores a dark kingdom in which only women can possess magic—and every woman is suspected of having it.
Fans of Leigh Bardugo and Laini Taylor won’t want to miss this gorgeously written, bold novel, the first in the Heart of Thorns trilogy.$17.99ISBN: 9780545940320Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chicken House - July 31st, 2018"A tale of strange magic and faith lost and found that packs a wallop." --Booklist
$16.99ISBN: 9781250127990Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Swoon Reads - July 31st, 2018
The last thing Elise wants is to start over in a new town. But after her brother’s death in Afghanistan, she and her mother move to a sleepy coastal village to be closer to Elise’s sister-in-law and niece.$18.99ISBN: 9781338134063Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - July 31st, 2018"A luminous read that will rekindle your faith in the indomitable human spirit." -- Matthew Quick, author of The Silver Linings Playbook
"An inspiring, romantic novel full of redemption and hope." -- Mitali Perkins, author of You Bring the Distant Near
$17.99ISBN: 9781524718329Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Press - July 31st, 2018
"Sharp, brilliantly plotted, and totally engrossing."--KAREN M. MCMANUS, New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying
"A crafty, dark, and disturbing story."--KATHLEEN GLASGOW, New York Times bestselling author of Girl In Pieces$17.99ISBN: 9780062574145Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - July 24th, 2018
Perfect for fans of Madeleine Roux, Jonathan Maberry, and horror films like 28 Days Later and Resident Evil, this pulse-pounding, hair-raising, utterly terrifying novel is the first in a duology from the critically acclaimed author of the Taken trilogy.$17.99ISBN: 9780425290989Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 24th, 2018
"This tense wire of a novel thrums with suspense. . . . [this book] just might be the highlight of your summer.”–The New York Times
Cheryl Strayed's Wild meets The Revenant in this heart-pounding story of survival and revenge in the unforgiving wilderness.$19.99ISBN: 9781534405332Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon Pulse - July 24th, 2018
Alien meets Alexandra Bracken’s The Darkest Minds in this thrilling debut novel about prison-guard-in-training, Kenzie, who is taken hostage by the superpowered criminal teens of the Sanctuary space station—only to have to band together with them when the station is attacked by mysterious creatures.
Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything.
<$16.99ISBN: 9781250102324Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - July 17th, 2018
Fleur Waters never takes anything seriously--until she shows up at her local boxing club one day to prove a point. She's the only girl there, and the warm-up alone is exhausting . . . but the workout gives her an escape from home and school, and when she lands her first uppercut on a punching bag she feels a rare glow of satisfaction.$17.99ISBN: 9781524770198Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Press - July 17th, 2018
"Filled with badass girls and epic adventures" (Buzzfeed), Hullmetal Girls is "a little Ender's Game, a little Hunger Games, [and] a little Battlestar Gallactica." (NPR)$17.99ISBN: 9780399556838Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - July 17th, 2018
"A thrilling space adventure with an incredibly diverse cast. I couldn't put this sequel down!" --TOMI ADEYEMI, New York Times bestselling author of Children of Blood and Bone$18.99ISBN: 9781250132512Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - July 10th, 2018
“Carrie Fountain’s YA novel is part-plot-twisty thriller, part-sweet romance, and perfect for summer reading!” —Bustle, Best YA Book of July, on I'm Not Missing$17.99ISBN: 9780399256479Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018
A powerful coming-of-age novel about a seventeen-year-old girl who joins a radical environmental movement in the Pacific Northwest.
Ever since her older brother Andy died, Alison's life has been just as dark as her home in Tacoma, Washington.
$16.99ISBN: 9781250154354Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Swoon Reads - July 10th, 2018
As witty as it is heartpounding, this fresh take on the beloved superhero genre is all about finding your own way to shine even when it seems everyone else around you is, well... super.
Never trust a guy in spandex.$18.99ISBN: 9780763688806Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - July 10th, 2018
Filled with magic and fierce emotion, Lisa Jensen's multilayered novel will make you question all you think you know about beauty, beastliness, and happily ever after.$18.99ISBN: 9781250142252Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Imprint - July 10th, 2018
In Erin Beaty's The Traitor's Ruin, war breaks out between nations and Sage Fowler must infiltrate enemy territory to reconnect with her first love, Captain Alex Quinn.
A captain with a secret.
A spy with a mission.
A kingdom on the verge of ruin.$17.99ISBN: 9780062660251Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - July 3rd, 2018
A surprising and gripping sci-fi thriller with a killer twist
The daughter of two astronauts, Romy Silvers is no stranger to life in space. But she never knew how isolating the universe could be until her parents’ tragic deaths left her alone on the Infinity, a spaceship speeding away from Earth.$18.99ISBN: 9781616958572Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Soho Teen - July 3rd, 2018
With another aching deep dive into human spirituality, Emily France mines her home state of Colorado in a novel of a teen girl's harrowing search for her missing younger sister—and her own search for self.$18.99ISBN: 9780062493767Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - June 26th, 2018
This sequel to Pittacus Lore’s Generation One is the second book in an epic new series set in the world of the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series.$17.99ISBN: 9781524766870Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Wendy Lamb Books - June 26th, 2018
An intoxicating debut novel that will leave you questioning what is real and why we escape into fantasy, perfect for fans of Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer and Falling into Place by Amy Zhang.
Secrets are con artists: they trick you into letting them out.$17.99ISBN: 9780062563996Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - June 26th, 2018
"It's the rarest author who can pull off laugh-out-loud hilarious, profound, and breathlessly romantic, all in the most sparkling prose.$18.99ISBN: 9780425291016Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018
For Napoleon's stepdaughter, nothing is simple - especially love.$18.99ISBN: 9780763697457Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - June 26th, 2018
A rainy night. An empty highway. And no memory. From award-winning author Tim Wynne-Jones comes a riveting murder mystery that will keep readers enthralled until the last page.$18.99ISBN: 9781481492126Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018
Seventeen-year-old Dessa Rhodes is torn between leaving her modern nomadic life and pursuing her dreams of becoming an artist in this fun, contemporary debut novel that’s perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen and Morgan Matson.
Dessa Rhodes is a modern day nomad. Her family travels in an RV, their lives defined by state lines, exit signs, and the small communal caravan they call home.$17.99ISBN: 9780062652775Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - June 26th, 2018
Move over, Charlotte Brontë. The authors of the New York Times bestselling My Lady Jane are back with an irreverent spin on Jane Eyre—a tale of mischief, romance, and supernatural mayhem perfect for fans of The Princess Bride or A Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue.$17.99ISBN: 9781250151810Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - June 19th, 2018
Lulu Saad doesn't need your advice, thank you very much. She's got her three best friends and nothing can stop her from conquering the known world. Sure, for half a minute she thought she’d nearly drowned a cute guy at a party, but he was totally faking it. And fine, yes, she caused a scene during Ramadan. It's all under control. Ish.$17.99ISBN: 9781328764645Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 19th, 2018From advice columnist Meredith Goldstein, a dazzling, romantic, and emotionally resonant YA debut about a teen science whiz in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who tries to crack the chemical equation for lasting love and instead wreaks havoc on herself and the boys in her life.
For seventeen-year-old Maya, the equation for happiness is simple: a dream internship at MIT + two new$17.99ISBN: 9781419728723Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amulet Books - June 12th, 2018Laila Piedra doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, and definitely doesn’t sneak into the 21-and-over clubs on the Lower East Side. The only sort of risk Laila enjoys is the peril she writes for the characters in her stories: epic sci-fi worlds full of quests, forbidden love, and robots. Her creative writing teacher has always told her she has a special talent.$18.99ISBN: 9781524737757Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - June 12th, 2018
The Lovely Bones meets Thirteen Reasons Why in this gorgeous, haunting, and tragic novel that examines the crippling--and far-reaching--effects of one person's trauma on her family, her community, and herself.$18.95ISBN: 9781616206765Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Young Readers - June 12th, 2018
Everyone's hiding something.$17.99ISBN: 9781524701789Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Press - June 12th, 2018
A laugh-out-loud, realistic portrayal of a freshman year in college for fans of Broad City.
Getting in is just the beginning.$17.99ISBN: 9780062674159Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - June 5th, 2018
A sweeping and tragic debut novel perfect for fans of The Wrath and the Dawn and Megan Whalen Turner.
The Bird and the Blade is a lush, powerful story of life and death, battles and riddles, lies and secrets from author Megan Bannen.$18.99ISBN: 9780399553929Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Press - June 5th, 2018
Five friends. Only one can survive the Neverworld Wake. Who would you choose?
From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Night Film comes an absorbing psychological suspense thriller in which fears are physical and memories come alive.$17.99ISBN: 9780374305666Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - June 5th, 2018
Quinn is a teen who loves her family, skateboarding, basketball, and her friends, but after she's diagnosed with a condition called alopecia which causes her to lose all of her hair, her friends abandon her. Jake was once a star football player, but because of a freak accident—caused by his brother—he loses both of his legs.$18.99ISBN: 9780373212538Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harlequin Teen - June 5th, 2018
"A savvy, smart, and funny book about embracing your body and taking control of your destiny." --Kathleen Glasgow, author of the New York Times bestselling novel Girl in Pieces"Bold, unique, and completely original...A debut both spirited and inventive, much like its indomitable heroine." --Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of Firsts$17.99ISBN: 9780735228818Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - June 5th, 2018
A poignant, deeply funny coming-of-age story about first love, first loss, and the power of history to give life meaning.
* "[An] impressive debut...John Green fans will gobble this one up." -- Kirkus, starred review$18.99ISBN: 9781250132857Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Imprint - June 5th, 2018
For fans of Graceling and The Mists of Avalon, this lush fantasy about warring countries and forbidden romance will have readers entranced.$17.99ISBN: 9781250146021Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - June 5th, 2018
In Adrienne Kisner's Dear Rachel Maddow, a high school girl deals with school politics and life after her brother’s death by drafting emails to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow in this funny and heartfelt YA debut.
Brynn Haper's life has one steadying force--Rachel Maddow.$17.99ISBN: 9781481404570Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018
“The cinema-worthy rom-com of your summer reading dreams.” —Bustle
Father of the Bride meets Sixteen Candles in the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Morgan Matson.
Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time$17.99ISBN: 9780062422675Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - June 5th, 2018
From the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly, Tiffany D. Jackson, comes a gripping new novel perfect for fans of E. Lockhart and Gillian Flynn about the mystery of one teenage girl’s disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth.$14.39ISBN: 9780062445735Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - June 5th, 2018
Three Pakistani-American teenagers, on a trip through the land of pork ribs, mechanical bulls, and Confederate flags. It’s going to be quite an adventure.
The summer after her freshman year of college, Mariam is looking forward to working and hanging out with her best friends: irrepressible and beautiful Ghazala, and religious but closeted Umar.$17.99ISBN: 9780062493620Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - June 5th, 2018
Magic passed down through generations. An island where strange things happen. One summer that will become legend.
Practical Magic meets Nova Ren Suma’s Imaginary Girls and Laura Ruby’s Bone Gap in this lush, atmospheric novel by acclaimed author Katrina Leno.$17.99ISBN: 9780062568083Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - June 5th, 2018
Robyn Schneider, author of Extraordinary Means and The Beginning of Everything, delivers a sharply funny, romantic girl-meets-boy novel with a twist: boy-also-meets-girl’s-ghost-brother.$17.99ISBN: 9780545709569Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Push - May 29th, 2018How do you deal with a hole in your life?
Do you turn to poets and pop songs?
Do you dream?
Do you try on love just to see how it fits?
Do you grieve?
If you're Avery, you do all of these things. And you write it all down in an attempt to understand what's happened--and is happening--to you.
$18.99ISBN: 9781250095312Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - May 29th, 2018
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller! Stephanie Garber’s limitless imagination takes flight once more in the colorful, mesmerizing, and immersive sequel to the bestselling breakout debut Caraval
A heart to protect. A debt to repay. A game to win.$18.99ISBN: 9781524713928Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 29th, 2018
From the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Illuminae Files comes the first book in a new series that's part Romeo and Juliet, part Terminator, and all adrenaline.$18.99ISBN: 9781338143546Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018"Sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, always heartfelt." -- Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King
$18.99ISBN: 9781595148520Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Razorbill - May 29th, 2018
"A compulsive page-turner with a shocking twist--get ready to stay up all night!" --Sara Shepard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars
"This conversation-starting page-turner is...Fatal Attraction meets Big Little Lies." --Kirkus Reviews$17.99ISBN: 9781681195995Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury YA - May 29th, 2018
"[Mackler's] teens feel lived in to me--smart, observant, but realistic in terms of their insecurities and limitations. I particularly appreciate the candid and non-judgmental way she depicts teen sensuality and female desire . . . Much to discuss here in the age of #metoo." --Gabrielle Zevin, New York Times bestselling author$18.99ISBN: 9780425288863Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 22nd, 2018
"As he did in his fantastic debut Mosquitoland, David Arnold again shows a knack for getting into the mind of an eccentric teenager in clever, poignant fashion." —USA Today
This is Noah Oakman → sixteen, Bowie believer, concise historian, disillusioned swimmer, son, brother, friend.
Then Noah → gets hypnotized.$18.99ISBN: 9781492656623Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sourcebooks Fire - May 22nd, 2018
An Instant New York Times Bestseller
"One of the biggest new YA Fantasies." --Entertainment Weekly
The stunningly original, must-read fantasy of 2018 follows two fiercely independent young women, centuries apart, who hold the power to save their world...or doom it.$17.99ISBN: 9780763692735Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - May 22nd, 2018
In a cheering and relatable story of adversity overcome, an outcast teen coaxes a defiant Thoroughbred back into the thrill of competition.$17.99ISBN: 9781250133427Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 22nd, 2018
In this debut YA friendship story set in Saudi Arabia, two girls navigate typical teen issues—crushes, college, family expectations, future hopes, and dreams.$17.99ISBN: 9781250167026Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Teen - May 22nd, 2018
Moss Jeffries is many things—considerate student, devoted son, loyal friend and affectionate boyfriend, enthusiastic nerd.
But sometimes Moss still wishes he could be someone else—someone without panic attacks, someone whose father was still alive, someone who hadn’t become a rallying point for a community because of one horrible night.$18.99ISBN: 9781481495400Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon Pulse - May 22nd, 2018
“Utterly charming.” —NPR
“Cinematic.” —Teen Vogue
“Funny and sweet.” —Buzzfeed
Three starred reviews for this charming romantic comedy about an aspiring teen filmmaker who finds her voice and falls in love, from the New York Times bestselling author of When Dimple Met Rishi<$17.99ISBN: 9780062673657Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - May 15th, 2018
“Devious, delicious, and gasp-worthy.” (Kathleen Glasgow, New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Pieces)
In this genre-defying page-turner from Lygia Day Peñaflor, four teens befriend their favorite YA novelist, only to find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next book—with devastating consequences.$17.99ISBN: 9780399175541Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - May 15th, 2018
Two lives. Two worlds apart. One deeply compelling story set in both Bosnia and the United States, spanning decades and generations, about the brutality of war and the trauma of everyday life after war, about hope and the ties that bind us together.$17.99ISBN: 9780553523256Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018
The romance of Stephanie Perkins meets the quirk of Maureen Johnson, then gets a Bollywood twist in this fate-filled debut that takes the future into its own hands.