Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert
“A small-town boy questions everything he holds to be true when his father is accused of murder”– Provided by publisher.
An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet
Now that the strange war is over, sixteen-year-old Hallie and her sister struggle to maintain their family farm, waiting to see who will return from the distant battlefield, soon hiring a veteran to help them but, as ugly truths about their family emerge, Hallie is taking dangerous risks and keeping desperate secrets while monsters and armies converge on the small farm.
Liars, Inc. by Paula Stokes
Seventeen-year-old Max, his girlfriend Parvati, and best friend Pres form Liars, Inc., expecting that forging notes and lying for their peers will lead to easy cash, but when Pres asks Max to cover for him, it may be a fatal mistake.
A Series of Small Maneuvers by Eliot Treichel
“Fifteen-year-old Emma’s growing up and feels isolated from her friends and family. Things go from bad to unfathomably worse when Emma inadvertently causes an accident that kills her increasingly distant father on a spring break canoe trip meant to bring them closer together. Suddenly, Emma’s efforts to reconcile with her father as a parent and a person have to happen without him, and she must confront her guilt and her grief to begin moving forward”– Provided by publisher.
Forbidden by Eve Bunting
In early 19th century England, Josie, 16, finds herself in a sinister place with mysterious, hostile people, including her own relatives. Persistence and determination drive her to uncover the town’s horrifying secret–a conspiracy to wreck and plunder ships–despite obstacles natural and supernatural”– Provided by publisher.
Breakaway : A Novel by Kat Spears
Depending on his three best friends after the tragic death of his sister, soccer player Jason unexpectedly falls in love and struggles with changing peer dynamics in the wake of his friends’ respective life changes.
Hold Me Closer : The Tiny Cooper Story by David Levithan
Larger-than-life Tiny Cooper finally gets to tell his story, from his fabulous birth and childhood to his quest for true love and his infamous parade of ex-boyfriends, in the form of a musical he wrote”– Provided by publisher.
Instructions for the End of the World by Jamie Kain
When Nicole Reed’s family moves to a remote area of the Sierra Foothills, her life is completely turned upside down. It’s not that Nicole isn’t tough. She knows how to hunt, and how to build things. It seems like she’s been preparing for the worst-case scenario for forever. But when she and her sister, Izzy, are forced to fend for themselves in this harsh landscape, her skills are put to the ultimate test. Then Wolf, a handsome boy from the neighboring community, offers to help, but Nicole feels conflicted. As feelings develop between these two, Nicole must make a decision. Will she continue preparing for tomorrow’s disasters, or will she take a chance and start living for today?
Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier
In 1932, in Sydney’s deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, where crime and razor-wielding men rule, two girls with contrasting lives who share the ability to see ghosts meet over a dead body and find themselves on the run from mob bosses.
The Scorpion Rules : A Novel by Erin Bow
The teenage princess of a future-world Canadian superpower, where royal children are held hostage to keep their countries from waging war, falls in love with an American prince who rebels against the brutal rules governing their existences.
All the Major Constellations : A Novel by Pratima Cranse
After Andrew’s best friend is hit by a drunk driver and ends up in a coma, his enigmatic crush invites him to find comfort with her fundamentalist Christian group”– Provided by publisher.
Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin'” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked… until Will takes a job at Harpy’s, the local fast-food joint. There she meets Private School Bo, a hot former jock. Will isn’t surprised to find herself attracted to Bo. But she is surprised when he seems to like her back. Instead of finding new heights of self-assurance in her relationship with Bo, Will starts to doubt herself. So she sets out to take back her confidence by doing the most horrifying thing she can imagine: entering the Miss Clover City beauty pageant — along with several other unlikely candidates — to show the world that she deserves to be up there as much as any twiggy girl does. Along the way, she’ll shock the hell out of Clover City — and maybe herself most of all.
Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman
“Seraphina, half-dragon and half-human, searches for others like her who can make the difference in the war between dragons and humans in the kingdom of Goredd”– Provided by publisher.
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
In a world where the Great Library of Alexandria governs the flow of information to the people, Jess discovers that those who control the Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than human life after his friend inadvertently commits heresy.
The Awesome by Eva Darrows
Maggie Cunningham, who wants to enter in the family business of monster hunting, can’t get her license until she loses her virginity, but finding a normal boy proves to be more difficult than she thought.
Show and Prove by Sofia Quintero
Friends Smiles and Nike spend the summer of 1983 in the South Bronx working a job at a summer camp, chasing girls, and breakdancing”– Provided by publisher.
Making Pretty by Corey Ann Haydu
Missing the relationships she used to have with her sister and her best friend, seventeen-year-old Montana gets involved with a wild actress friend and falls in love with a new boy.
Fell of Dark by Patrick Downes
Chronicles the lives of two mentally ill boys — Erik, who believes he is a saint, and Thorn, who believes he is a demon — as their minds devolve into hallucinations, showing the way their worlds intersect, and culminating in a final stand-off.
The Many Lives of John Stone by Linda Buckley-Archer
When seventeen-year-old Spark takes a summer job working at a secluded house in England, organizing journals that span centuries and all written in the same hand, she discovers her true connection to the people who live there and the trait that makes them unique.