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It's About Love
It's About Love

Steven Camden · HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Format: Print book

Real life is messier than the movies. A bold, thought-provoking novel from the exceptionally talented, Steven Camden.He's Luke. She's Leia.Just like in Star Wars. Just like they're made for each other. Same film studies course, different backgrounds, different ends of town.Only...
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The Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Teen
The Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Teen

Aija Mayrock · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

The Survival Guide to Bullying covers everything from cyber bullying to how to deal with fear and how to create the life you dream of having. From inspiring "roems" (rap poems) , survival tips, personal stories, and quick quizzes, this book will light the way to a brighter future....
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Scythe
Scythe

Neal Shusterman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

""In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes') . Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe...
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Illuminae
Illuminae

Amie Kaufman · Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 608
Format: Library Binding

For fans of Marie Lu and James Dashner comes the first book in an epic new series. "Brace yourself. You're about to be immersed in a mindscape that you'll never want to leave." - Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy This morning, Kady...
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The Loose Ends List
The Loose Ends List

Carrie Firestone · Little
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A refreshing, funny, and moving debut novel about first loves, last wishes, and letting go. Seventeen-year-old Maddie O'Neill Levine lives a charmed life, and is primed to spend the perfect pre-college summer with her best friends and young-at-heart socialite grandmother (also Maddie's...
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Bright Lights, Dark Nights
Bright Lights, Dark Nights

Stephen Emond · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A story about first love, first fights, and finding yourself in a messed up world, from Stephen Emond, acclaimed author of Happyface.Walter Wilcox has never been in love. That is, until he meets Naomi, and sparks, and clever jokes, fly. But when his cop dad is caught in a racial profiling...
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Games Wizards Play
Games Wizards Play

Diane Duane · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

Every eleven years, Earth's senior wizards hold the Invitational: an intensive three-week event where the planet's newest, sharpest young wizards show off their best and hottest spells. Wizardly partners Kit Rodriguez and Nita Callahan, and Nita's sister, former wizard-prodigy Dairine Callahan,...
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Burn
Burn

Sarah Fine · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

"Car chases, explosions and action galore - awesome." - Kirkus Reviews on ScanAt the cliffhanger ending of Scan, Tate loses the very thing he was fighting to protect, what his father had called the key to human survival. Tate doesn't have much time to worry about it because...
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Never Missing, Never Found
Never Missing, Never Found

Amanda Panitch · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A juicy thriller about a girl who returned from the missing. . . . Hand to fans of We Were Liars, Bone Gap, and Vanishing Girls. Some choices change everything. Scarlett chose to run. And the consequences will be deadly. Stolen from her family as a young girl, Scarlett was lucky enough...
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Understanding Suicide: A National Epidemic
Understanding Suicide: A National Epidemic

Connie Goldsmith · Twenty-First Century Books
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

What causes people to take their lives? How can suicides be prevented? Looking beyond common myths and misconceptions, Understanding Suicide examines common risk factorsincluding mental illness, substance abuse, domestic abuse, and bullying.
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Denton Little's Deathdate
Denton Little's Deathdate

Lance Rubin · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 346
Format: Book

Get ready to die laughing: this is an outrageously funny ride through the last hours of a teenager's life as he searches for love, meaning, answers, and (just maybe) a way to live on. Denton Little's Deathdate takes place in a world exactly like our own except that everyone knows the day on which...
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A Little in Love
A Little in Love

Susan E. Fletcher · Chicken House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by Victor Hugo's classic, Les Miserables, A Little in Love beautifully conveys the heartbreaking story of street girl Eponine.Paris, 1832A girl lies alone in the darkness, clutching a letter to her heart.Eponine remembers being a child: her swing and the peach tree, and the baby...
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The Boy Most Likely To
The Boy Most Likely To

Huntley Fitzpatrick · Dial Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A surprising, utterly romantic companion to My Life Next Door - great for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han Tim Mason was The Boy Most Likely To find the liquor cabinet blindfolded, need a liver transplant, and drive his car into a houseAlice Garrett was The Girl Most Likely To . . . well,...
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