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Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon

Jonathan Stroud · Hyperion Book CH; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Fans rejoice--everyones favorite wise-cracking djinni is back! Thousands of years before his fateful service to the magician Nathaniel in London, wily Bartimaeus served as djinni to hundreds of masters, from Babylon and Ancient Egypt to the modern Middle East. In this brilliant new installment...
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The Cat King of Havana

Tom Crosshill · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick and Junot Díaz.

When Rick Gutiérrez - known as "That Cat Guy"...

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Maura Ellen Stokes · Yellow Jacket
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

When Sam's best friend Reagan dies after her heart suddenly gives out, Sam must learn to deal with her grief and ultimately discover who she is without her best friend by her side.Fourteen-year-old Sam thinks she has all summer to hang out with her best friend, Reagan. But then her life...
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Arctic Storm

Joanne Sundell · Five Star
Format: Hardcover

In 1908, thirteen-year-old Anya, a Chukchi shaman, will do anything to protect the sled dogs she has raised so she joins forces with sixteen-year-old seafarer Rune Johansson to make a stand against phantom predators hiding in the Arctic West as a powerful ice storm brews.
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Scott Westerfeld · Simon Pulse
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld comes a smart, thought-provoking novel-within-a-novel that you won't be able to put down.

Darcy Patel has put college on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. With a contract in hand, she arrives...
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This way home

Wes Moore
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Elijah, seventeen, has always been sure of just one thing--basketball--and believes it will be his way out of West Baltimore, but when gang violence knocks him down, helping a veteran repair his rickety home helps Elijah see what really matters.
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Wild Blue Wonder

Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"It's the rarest author who can pull off laugh-out-loud hilarious, profound, and breathlessly romantic, all in the most sparkling prose. That shortlist includes Rainbow Rowell, Nicola Yoon, and now, Carlie Sorosiak." - Jeff Zentner, Morris Award-winning author of The Serpent...

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Four: A Divergent Collection

Veronica Roth · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

Fans of the Divergent trilogy by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories plus three additional scenes from Divergent, all told from Tobias's point of view.


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Trout Summer

Jane Leslie Conly · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 234
Format: Hardcover

"A truly riparian book, with surging rapids and reflective pools, challenging whitewater and quiet sunny coves. Its denizens are thorny, believable, and sympathetic, it solutions authentically untidy. Use ... as a lure for young readers." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's...
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Midnight Jewel

Richelle Mead · Razorbill
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The Selection meets Reign in this dazzling trilogy of interwoven novels about three girls on a quest for freedom and true love from #1 internationally bestselling author Richelle Mead.

Mira is not like the other Glittering Court girls. She is a war refugee, cast out of her home...
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Brigid Kemmerer · Kteen
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

(Book 4 in the Elemental Series) Nowhere is safe. Not even home...Nick Merrick is stretched to the breaking point.Keep his grades sky-high or he'll never escape his hometown.Keep his brother's business going or the Merricks will be out on the street.Keep the secret...
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Akemi Dawn Bowman · Simon Pulse
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A William C. Morris Award Finalist
A New York Public Library 2017 Best Book for Teens

"Dazzling." - Bustle
"One of the most compelling reads of the year." - Paste Magazine
"This book is a gem." - BookRiot

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Arwen Dayton · Delacorte
Pages: 435
Format: Hardcover

"Katniss and Tris would approve." -

The night Quin Kincaid takes her Oath, she will become what she has trained to be her entire life. She will become a Seeker. This is her legacy, and it is an honor.
As a Seeker, Quin will fight beside her two closest...
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Surefire Tips to Improve Your Reading Skills

Ronald W Fry · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 132
Format: Print book

Reading comprehension is arguably the most important study skill there is, one that can be of enormous benefit both inside and beyond the classroom. Rather than increasing ones reading speed, this practical guide emphasizes how to grasp the main idea, gather the facts, and draw conclusions...
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The Art of Starving

SAM J MILLER · HarperTeen
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2017 Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book!

"Funny, haunting, beautiful, relentless, and powerful, The Art of Starving is a classic in the making." - Book Riot

Matt hasn't eaten in days. His stomach stabs and twists...

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