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And We Stay

Jenny Hubbard · Delacorte Press
Pages: 224
Format: Book

When high school senior Paul Wagoner walks into his school library with a stolen gun, he threatens his girlfriend Emily Beam, then takes his own life. In the wake of the tragedy, an angry and guilt-ridden Emily is shipped off to boarding school in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she encounters...
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Alex, Approximately

Jenn Bennett · Simon Pulse
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In this delightfully charming teen spin on You've Got Mail, the one guy Bailey Rydell can't stand is actually the boy of her dreams - she just doesn't know it yet.

Classic movie buff Bailey "Mink" Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows...
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Risa Green · Soho Teen; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Three girls battle a dangerous secret society that will do anything to protect an ancient Greek power in this murder mystery for fans of Dan Brown.In ancient Rome, it was whispered that the great philosopher Plotinus could project his soul into another human being in a ritual that hinged...
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In the Forests of the Night

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes · Laurel Leaf

By day, Risika sleeps in a shaded room in Concord, Massachusetts. By night, she hunts the streets of New York City. She is used to being alone. But someone is following Risika. He has left her a black rose, the same sort of rose that sealed her fate 300 years ago. Three hundred years ago she was human....
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The Eye of Minds

James Dashner · Delacorte
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

The world is virtual, but the danger is real in the next series from MAZE RUNNER author James Dashner.

The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and the more hacking skills you have, the more fun it is. Why bother following the rules when it's so easy to break them?...
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The Water Castle

Megan Frazer Blakemore · Walker Books for Young Readers
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Ephraim Appledore-Smith is an ordinary boy, and up until his father's stroke he lived an ordinary life. But all that changes when his family moves to the Water Castle-their ancestral home in the small town of Crystal Springs. Mallory Green's family has always been the caretakers...
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Tom Leveen · Abrams
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They're the misfits, the troublemakers--the ones who jump their high school's electrified fence to skip school regularly. So when the virus breaks out, they're the only ones with a chance of surviving"--
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Abandoned Amusement Parks

Dinah Williams · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

There is something both sad and creepy about an abandoned amusement park. Perhaps its because a place that was once packed with fun seekers has become slowly choked with weeds. Or maybe its because the sound of kids excited laughter has been replaced with the quiet creaking of rusted rides....
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The Chaos of Standing Still

Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"Jessica Brody has made me believe that getting stuck in an airport overnight would be the most fantastic thing in the world. I fell hard for this story of love, loss, friendship, and bad airport food. I loved it!" - Morgan Matson, New York Times bestselling author of The...
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Tortall: A Spy's Guide

Tamora Pierce · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The must-have guide for any fan of #1 New York Times bestselling fantasy author TAMORA PIERCE! Enter the world of Tortall in this full-color, behind-the-scenes collectible guide, brought to you by the author who Sarah J. Maas says "shaped [her] not only as a young writer but also...
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Given to the Sea

Mindy McGinnis · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Kings and Queens rise and fall, loyalties collide, and romance blooms in a world where the sea is rising - and cannot be escaped.

Khosa is Given to the Sea, a girl born to be fed to the water, her flesh preventing a wave like the one that destroyed the Kingdom of Stille in days...
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Ryan Graudin · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A heart-stopping adventure that defies time and space--New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu calls it "an incredibly intricate, brilliantly paced, masterfully written journey."
Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time traveler from 2354...
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Wicked Cruel

Rich Wallace · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Everyone's heard an urban legend before. They're stories that get passed from kid to kid, and nobody can quite remember where the story originated. Sometimes the story changes. Sometimes details are added, or dropped. But one thing's for sure: nobody can ever prove whether the story...
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Kyle Finds Her Way

Susie Salom · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

On the first day of sixth grade, Kyle Constantini lands in the principal's office after standing up against (that is, punching) Ino Nevarez, who was teasing a deaf girl at school. Her punishment? Join the NAVS program, which teaches constructive problem-solving (that is, not punching)...
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