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The Leaf Reader

Emily Arsenault · Soho Teen
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Like a contemporary take on Libba Bray's Gemma Doyle, Marnie Wells comes face-to-face with the occult, discovering she can tell the future by reading tea leaves.Marnie Wells knows that she creeps people out. It's not her fault: her parents are out of the picture, her brother is always in trouble,...
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The memory of light

Francisco X Stork · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared...
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The Secrets of Solace

Jaleigh Johnson · Delacorte Press
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

From Jaleigh Johnson, the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller The Mark of the Dragonfly, comes another thrilling adventure in the magical world of Solace. Lina Winterbock lives in the mountain strongholds of Solace. She's an apprentice to the archivists, the wise men and women...
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The Bubble Wrap Boy

Phil Earle · Delacorte Press, 2015.
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

A funny and inspiring novel about friendship, family, and one undersized boy's ability to think BIG. Charlie Han's troubles are much bigger than he is. At school he's branded an outsider, a loser - the tiny kid from the Chinese takeout. His only ally is Sinus Sedgely, a kid with...
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Off the Page

Jodi Picoult · Delacorte Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, OFF THE PAGE is a tender and appealing YA novel filled with romance, humor, and adventure. Delilah and Oliver shouldn't be together. But they are together. And just as they're getting used to the possibility...
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Assassin's Heart

Sarah Ahiers · HarperTeen
Pages: 420
Format: Print book

With shades of Game of Thrones and Romeo and Juliet, this richly imagined fantasy from debut author Sarah Ahiers is a tale of love, lies, and vengeance. Fans of Kristin Cashore and Rae Carson will devour the flawlessly crafted action and inventive world building.Seventeen-year-old Lea Saldana...
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American Girls: A Novel

Alison Umminger · Flatiron Books
Pages: 293
Format: Print book

A bittersweet, honest, and widely acclaimed YA coming-of-age novel that distills honest truths about American girldomAnna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs away to Los Angeles,...
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Words in Deep Blue

Cath Crowley · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"One of the loveliest, most exquisitely beautiful books I've read in a very long time. . . . I didn't just read the pages, I lived in them." - Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places A beautiful love story for fans of Jandy Nelson and Nicola...
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Landscape with Invisible Hand

M T ANDERSON · Candlewick
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson returns to future Earth in a sharply wrought satire of art and truth in the midst of colonization.When the vuvv first landed, it came as a surprise to aspiring artist Adam and the rest of planet Earth - but not necessarily an unwelcome one. Can it really...
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How to Disappear

SHARON HUSS ROAT · HarperTeen
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Between the Notes comes a story that shines a light on our love of social media and how sometimes being the person you think you want to be isn't as great as being the person you truly are. Perfect for fans of Vivi Greene's Sing and Susane Colasanti's Now and Forever.Vicky...
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Wicked Like a Wildfire

LANA POPOVIC · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"Lush. Delicious. Bewildering. And darkly magical. Popovic has created a world that you tumble into from the very first words and wish you could stay in forever." - Evelyn Skye, author of The Crown's Game"Wicked Like a Wildfire was like devouring a succulent fairy fruit...
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In Some Other Life: A Novel

Jessica Brody · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Three years ago, Kennedy Rhodes secretly made the most important decision of her life. She declined her acceptance to the prestigious Windsor Academy to attend the local public school with her longtime crush, who had finally asked her out. It seems it was the right choice -- she and Austin...
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