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Whisper of the Tide

Sarah Tolcser · Bloomsbury YA
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Caro and Markos have settled into a routine: Wake up, eat breakfast, and try to figure out who might attempt to assassinate Markos today . . . so the currents aren't exactly calm. Markos is in constant danger, and his claim to the throne is shaky without the support of an army. But then...
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Waiting for Unicorns

Beth Hautala · Philomel Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A novel about one girl's journey to the arctic, where she discovers the power of letting go of pain and opening up to second chancesWhen twelve-year-old Talia - still reeling from the recent death of her mother - is forced to travel with her emotionally and physically distant whale-researcher...
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10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know

Kari Kampakis · Thomas Nelson
Format: Print book

These 10 simple truths can build one big change in your daughter's life.When Kari Kampakis wrote a blog post titled "10 Truths Young Girls Should Know," the post went viral and was shared 74,000 times on Facebook and pinned 20,000 times on Pinterest. Obviously her message...
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Isla and the Happily Ever After

Stephanie Perkins · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

"Stephanie Perkins's characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good." - Rainbow Rowell, Award-winning, bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and FangirlA New York Times Bestseller Love ignites in the City That Never Sleeps, but can it last?Hopeless...
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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl: Book One

Paige McKenzie · Weinstein Books
Pages: 296
Format: Book

Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. Though Sunshine is adopted, she and her mother have always been close, sharing a special bond filled with laughter and inside jokes....
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Finale

Becca Fitzpatrick · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Nora is more certain than ever that she is in love with Patch. Fallen angel or no, he is the one for her. Her heritage and destiny may mean that they will always be enemies, but there is no turning her back on him. But now they face their biggest challenge. Can their love survive a seemingly...
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We All Looked Up

Tommy Wallach · Simon & Schuster BFYR
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

Four high school seniors put their hopes, hearts, and humanity on the line as an asteroid hurtles toward Earth in this contemporary novel.They always say that high school is the best time of your life. Peter, the star basketball player at his school, is worried "they" might actually...
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My Sister Rosa

Justine Larbalestier · Soho Teen
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

"Beats The Silence of the Lambs for suspense - it's the kind of book that had me literally gasping aloud as it rattled to its incredible conclusion." - Cory Doctorow, New York Times bestselling author of HomelandWhat if the most terrifying person you know is your ten-year-old...
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The Sacrifice: An Enemy Novel

Charlie Higson · Disney-Hyperion; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The Sacrifice picks up after Small Sam and The Kid arrive at the Tower of London at the end of The Dead. Though Sam finds safety and friendship at the Tower with Jordan Hordern's crew, he can't settle down. The only thing he wants is to be reunited with his sister, Ella. Despite...
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Alive and Kicking

Chris Lynch · Scholastic Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

"All the sizzle, chaos, noise and scariness of war is clay in the hands of ace storyteller Lynch." -- Kirkus Reviews Theo has always looked up to his older brother, Hank, but never more so than the day Hank enlisted in the US Navy. Not to be outdone, Theo followed his older brother's...
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Sunrise

Mike Mullin · Tanglewood Press
Pages: 546
Format: Hardcover

The Yellowstone supervolcano nearly wiped out the human race. Now, almost a year after the eruption, the survivors seem determined to finish the job. Communities wage war on each other, gangs of cannibals roam the countryside, and what little government survived the eruption has collapsed...
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Emerald Green

Kerstin Gier · Square Fish
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

Gwen has a destiny to fulfill, but no one will tell her what it is. She's only recently learned that she is the Ruby, the final member of the time-traveling Circle of Twelve, and since then nothing has been going right. She suspects the founder of the Circle, Count Saint-German, is up to something...
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Stormcaster

Cinda Williams Chima · HarperCollins
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

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