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Just a Girl

Carrie Mesrobian · Harpercollins
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Taking a hard look at the societal constraints on teenage girls, Morris Award nominee Carrie Mesrobian tells one girl's story with bracing honesty and refreshing authenticity.

By her senior year of high school, Rianne has exhausted all the fun there is to have in small-town Wereford,...

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Kwame Alexander · Blink
Pages: 458
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestseller!

Blade never asked for a life of the rich and famous. In fact, he'd give anything not to be the son of Rutherford Morrison, a washed-up rock star and drug addict with delusions of a comeback. Or to no longer be part of a family known most for lost potential,...

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Flashtide: The sequel to Flashfall

Jenny Moyer · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Orion has survived the tunnels of Outpost Five, filled with mutant creatures and dangers around every bend. She has traversed the cordons, exposed to the radiation of the flash curtain and hunted by forces that want her stopped, dead or alive. Now, with Dram by her side, she has made...

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Last Bus to Everland

Sophie Cameron · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Brody Fair feels like nobody gets him: not his overworked parents, not his genius older brother, and definitely not the girls in the projects set on making his life miserable. Then he meets Nico, an art student who takes Brody to Everland, a "knock-off Narnia" that opens at 11:21pm...
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The Empress

S. J. Kincaid · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 378
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling sequel to S.J. Kincaid's New York Times bestselling novel, The Diabolic that called "the perfect kind of high-pressure adventure."

It's a new day in the Empire. Tyrus has ascended to the throne with Nemesis by his side and now they...
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Predator's Gold

PHILIP REEVE · Scholastic Press
Pages: 317
Format: Paperback

With the great Traction City of London completely destroyed, Tom Natsworthy and Hester Shaw travel across the world, trading with other airships and adventuring on the exciting and exotic routes of the Bird Roads. When their little scrapyard aircraft is pursued by rocket-firing gunships,...
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Into the Hourglass

Emily R. King · Skyscape
Pages: 286
Format: Hardcover

In the second book in The Evermore Chronicles by Emily R. King, Everley Donovan plunges into the roiling waves of a strange new world to hunt a wicked prince who cheated time.Everley Donovan's mission: retrieve the hallowed sword of Avelyn stolen by the wicked Prince Killian, who slayed...
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Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Sidney and her friends might have survived the storm that came to the small island of Benediction, but now the storm has reached Boston, and the city isn't prepared for what's coming in this sequel to the "unpredictable" (VOYA) and "fast-paced" (School Library...
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You Don't Know Me but I Know You

Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Rebecca Barrow's bright, honest debut novel about chance, choice, and unconditional love is a heartfelt testament to creating the future you truly want, one puzzle piece at a time.

There's a box in the back of Audrey's closet that she rarely thinks about.

Inside is a letter,...

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The Library of Fates

Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A romantic coming-of-age fantasy tale steeped in Indian folklore, perfect for fans of The Star-Touched Queen and The Wrath and the Dawn

No one is entirely certain what brings the Emperor Sikander to Shalingar. Until now, the idyllic kingdom has been immune to his many...
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Give Me a K-I-L-L: A Fear Street Novel

R L Stine · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

At Shadyside High, cheerleading can be a scream!For the first time since the original series, R.L. Stine brings back his most beloved characters -- the cheerleaders of Shadyside High.The cheerleading squad at Shadyside has always been strong, but now there are rumors that lack of funds...
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90 Days of Different

Eric Walters · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

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Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc

David Elliott · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death. Joan of Arc gets the Hamilton treatment in this evocative novel.

Told through medieval poetic forms...
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Long Way Down

JASON REYNOLDS · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book
A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner for Young Adult Literature
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature
Winner of the Walter Dean Myers Award
An Edgar Award...
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The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Junauda Petrus · Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.

Trinidad. Sixteen-year-old Audre is despondent, having...
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