Teen Books

These teen books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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Valiant ladies / Melissa Grey.
"By day Eustaquia 'Kiki' de Sonza and Ana Lezama de Urinza are proper young seventeenth century ladies. But when night falls, they trade in their silks and lace for swords and muskets, venturing out into the vibrant, bustling, crime-ridden streets of Poto…
Chiara in the dark / Maya Chhabra.
"Chiara is gliding through her senior year with ease, with a great babysitting job, a loyal best friend, a loving Indian-Italian immigrant family, and a shot at the summer ice-skating camp of her dreams. Then, out of nowhere, she starts having violent and…
Quake chasers : 15 women rocking earthquake science / Lori Polydoros.
"Quake Chasers: 15 Women Rocking Earthquake Science explores the lives of 15 diverse, contemporary female scientists with a variety of specialties related to earthquake science. Dr. Debbie Weiser travels to communities post-disaster, such as Japan and Chi…
Tokyo dreaming / Emiko Jean.
"When Japanese-American Izumi Tanaka learned her father was the Crown Prince of Japan, she became a princess overnight. Now, she’s overcome conniving cousins, salacious press, and an imperial scandal to finally find a place she belongs. She has a perfect …
Animal allies : 15 amazing women in wildlife research / Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan.
"These 15 women work with animals on land, air, and sea. Corina Newsome is saving seaside sparrows while Michelle LaRue uses satellites to study Antarctic birds. Lizzy Lowe takes on what many fear in researching spiders, and Erin Ashe lives out the dream …
Search for the Astral Dragon / Bryan Davis.
Megan Willis's search for her parents will put her in more danger than she ever imagined. Can she survive the hazards she faces and reunite with her family before it's too late?
What world is left / Monique Polak.
"A pampered child used to having her own way, Anneke Van Raalte lives outside Amsterdam, where her father is a cartoonist for an Amsterdam newspaper. Though Anneke's family is Jewish, her religion means little to her. Anneke's life changes in 1942 when th…
Blue flag. 4 / story and art by Kaito.
"An unexpected love quadrangle with a dash of unrequited love as two classmates, a boy and a girl, begin to fall for each other when each of their best friends have already fallen for them" --Provided by publisher.
Devil's candy. Volume 1 / art by Rem ; story by Bikkuri.
"Science projects at Hemlock require more than a fizzy volcano to impress the class, so naturally Kazu introduces them to Pandora, whose violent streak and impressive strength cause more destruction in his already chaotic school life. Braving runaway scie…
Rivals / Katharine McGee.
"Princess Samantha is in love with Lord Marshall Davis—but the more serious they get, the more complicated things become. Is Sam destined to repeat her string of broken relationships…and this time will the broken heart be her own? Beatrice is representing…
Together we burn / Isabel Ibañez.
"Eighteen-year-old Zarela Zalvidar is a talented flamenco dancer and daughter of the most famous Dragonador in Hispalia. People come for miles to see him fight in their arena, which will one day be hers. But disaster strikes during one celebratory show, a…
Love radio / Ebony LaDelle.
"Prince Jones is the guy with all the answers—or so it seems. After all, at seventeen, he has his own segment on Detroit’s popular hip-hop show, Love Radio, where he dishes out advice to the brokenhearted. Prince has always dreamed of becoming a DJ and fa…
Attention hijacked : using mindfulness to reclaim your brain from tech / by Erica B. Marcus.
"Technology surrounds us every day: a phone alarm wakes us up, an electronic calendar tracks assignment deadlines, GPS directs us to the new dentist’s office, social media keeps us connected to friends and family, and streaming platforms make sure we’re n…
Beauty and the besharam / Lillie Vale.
"Seventeen-year-old, high-achieving Kavya Joshi has always been told she’s a little too ambitious, a little too mouthy, and overall just a little too much. In one word: besharam. So, when her nemesis, Ian Jun, witnesses Kavya’s very public breakup with he…
I guess I live here now / Claire Ahn.
"Melody always wanted to get to know the Korean side of her Korean American heritage better, but not quite like this. Thanks to a tiny transgression after school one day, she’s shocked to discover that her parents have decided to move her and her mom out …
Break this house / Candice Iloh.
"Yaminah Okar left Obsidian and the wreckage of her family years ago. She and her father have made lives for themselves in Brooklyn. She thinks she's moved on to bigger and better things. She thinks she's finally left behind that city she would rather for…
The Noh family / Grace K. Shim.
"When her friends gift her a 23-and-Me test as a gag, high school senior Chloe Chang doesn’t think much of trying it out. She doesn’t believe anything will come of it—she’s an only child, her mother is an orphan, and her father died in Seoul before she wa…
Breathe and count back from ten / by Natalia Sylvester.
"Verónica, a Peruvian-American teen with hip dysplasia, auditions to become a mermaid at a Central Florida theme park in the summer before her senior year, all while figuring out her first real boyfriend and how to feel safe in her own body. Verónica has…
The days of bluegrass love / Edward van de Vendel ; translated by Emma Rault.
"Tycho Zeling is drifting through his life. Everything in it – school, friends, girls, plans for the future – just kind of … happens. Like a movie he presses play on, but doesn’t direct. So Tycho decides to break away from everything. He flies to America …
Once upon a K-prom / Kat Cho.
"Elena Soo has always felt overshadowed. Whether by her more successful older sisters, her more popular twin brother, or her more outgoing best friend, everyone except Elena seems to know exactly who they are and what they want. But she is certain about o…
Nate plus one / Kevin van Whye.
"Nate needs a date to his cousin’s wedding. Jai is Nate’s best friend and secret crush. Could Jai be Nate’s plus-one—and only? Nate Hargraves is a behind-the-scenes kind of guy. That’s why he dreams of being a songwriter instead of a singer. But things c…
Melt with you / Jennifer Dugan.
"Fallon is Type A, looks before she leaps, and always has a plan (and a backup plan). Chloe is happy-go-lucky, flies by the seat of her pants, and always follows her bliss. The two girls used to be best friends, but last summer they hooked up right before…
The ghosts of Rose Hill / R.M. Romero.
"Sent to stay with her aunt in Prague and witness the humble life of an artist, Ilana Lopez—a biracial Jewish girl—finds herself torn between her dream of becoming a violinist and her immigrant parents’ desire for her to pursue a more stable career. When …
Twin crowns / Catherine Doyle & Katherine Webber.
"Wren Greenrock has always known that one day she would steal her sister’s place in the palace. Trained from birth to return to the place of her parents’ murder and usurp the only survivor, she will do anything to rise to power and protect the community o…
The lesbiana's guide to Catholic school / Sonora Reyes.
"Sixteen-year-old Yamilet Flores prefers to be known for her killer eyeliner, not for being one of the only Mexican kids at her new, mostly white, very rich Catholic school. But at least here no one knows she’s gay, and Yami intends to keep it that way. A…
Gideon Green in black and white / Katie Henry.
"Gideon’s short-lived run as a locally famous boy detective ended when middle school started, and everyone else—including his best friend, Lily—moved on while Gideon kept holding on to his trench coat, fedora, and his treasured film noir collection. Now h…
Café con lychee / Emery Lee.
"Theo Mori and Gabriel Moreno have always been at odds. Their parents own rival businesses--an Asian American café and a Puerto Rican bakery--and Gabi's lack of coordination has cost their soccer team too many games to count. Stuck in the closet and scare…
The summer of bitter and sweet / Jen Ferguson.
"Lou has enough confusion in front of her this summer. She'll be working in her family's ice-cream shack with...her former best friend, King, who is back in their Canadian prairie town after disappearing three years ago...But when she gets a letter from h…
Glowing bunnies!? : why we're making hybrids, chimeras, and clones / Jeff Campbell.
"Bioengineering has the potential to solve a range of urgent, global problems. Why Are We Making Glowing Bunnies!? introduces teen readers to the possibilities, dangers, and ethical issues involved in bioengineering"--Provided by publisher.
Chasing after Knight / Heather Buchta.
High-school senior Alexa Brooks is trying to forget about her former potential boyfriend, Carson Knight, who is now a heartthrob actor renamed Cayden McKnight, so when a school assignment brings them together, Alexa must enter the world of bright lights t…
A show for two / Tashie Bhuiyan.
Determined to win the student film competition, Mina makes a deal with indie film star Emmitt Ramos, and as they spend time together and NYC starts to feel more like home than ever before, she wonders if winning is worth losing everything.
Love, dance & egg rolls / Jason Tanamor.
As the only minority in school, sixteen-year-old Jamie grapples with honoring his Filipino heritage while still trying to fit in, but as racial tensions increase, he sometimes wonders if it would be easier to forget his birthright altogether instead of tr…
Bright / Jessica Jung.
Now that Girls Forever is the number-one K-pop group in the world, Rachel Kim is famous and happy, but when she meets Alex she considers breaking the rules of fame to fall in love.
Dead end girls / Wendy Heard.
Desperate to escape suffocating expectations and menacing families, seventeen-year-old Maude and her step-cousin Frankie fake their own deaths while on a family vacation in Hawaii, with deadly consequences.
Hollow fires / Samira Ahmed.
After discovering the body of fourteen-year-old Jawad Ali in Jackson Park, seventeen-year-old journalism student Safiya Mirza begins investigating his murder and ends up confronting white supremacy in her own high school.
Sulfur heart / Brooke Carter.
"Will's father was just found dead in a pile of sulfur. He was a retired cop who'd been working as a night security guard at the SulCorp sulfur mill. Now, to determine if his death was a tragic accident or something more sinister, Will must return to the …
Some mistakes were made / Kristin Dwyer.
When a rash decision lands her halfway across the country to finish her senior year, Ellis's relationship with her best friend is thrown into chaos until a visit home forces her to confront the heartache, betrayal, and anger she left behind.
Unequal : a story of America / Michael Eric Dyson & Marc Favreau.
"The true story of racial inequality—and resistance to it—is the prologue to our present. You can see it in where we live, where we go to school, where we work, in our laws, and in our leadership. Unequal presents a gripping account of the struggles that …
The many half-lived lives of Sam Sylvester / Maya MacGregor.
"Sam Sylvester has long collected stories of half-lived lives—of kids who died before they turned nineteen. Sam was almost one of those kids. Now, as Sam’s own nineteenth birthday approaches, their recent near-death experience haunts them. They’re certain…
Confessions of an alleged good girl / Joya Goffney.
"Monique is a preacher’s daughter who detests the impossible rules of her religion. Everyone expects her to wait until marriage, so she has no one to turn to when she discovers that she physically can’t have sex. After two years of trying and failing, he…
When you call my name / Tucker Shaw.
"Film fanatic Adam is seventeen and being asked out on his first date—and the guy is cute. Heart racing, Adam accepts, quickly falling in love with Callum like the movies always promised. Fashion-obsessed Ben is eighteen and has just left his home upstat…
Naked : not your average sex encyclopedia / Myriam Daguzan Bernier ; illustrated by Cécile Gariépy.
"The 150 entries cover key ideas about identity, relationships, self-image, sex and body positivity—and no topic is taboo. From bisexuality to Kamasutra to #MeToo, Naked offers answers to questions about sexuality that teens have always had but have been …
Howl / Shaun David Hutchinson.
"Virgil Knox was attacked by a monster. Of course, no one in Merritt believes him. Not even after he stumbled into the busy town center, bleeding, battered, and bruised, for everyone to see. He’d been drinking, they said. He was hanging out where he wasn’…
Killing time / Brenna Ehrlich.
"Summer in Ferry, Connecticut, has always meant long, lazy days at the beach and wild nights partying in the abandoned mansions on the edge of town. Until now, that is. Natalie Temple, who’s never been one for beaches or parties in the first place, is ree…
Ballad & dagger / by Daniel José Older.
"Almost sixteen years ago, Mateo Matisse’s island homeland disappeared into the sea. Weary and hopeless, the survivors of San Madrigal’s sinking escaped to New York. While the rest of his tight-knit Brooklyn diaspora community dreams of someday finding a …
Harley Quinn : reckoning / Rachael Allen.
"When Harleen Quinzel scores an internship in a psych lab at Gotham University, she’s more than ecstatic; she’s desperate to make a Big Scientific Discovery that will land her a full-ride college scholarship and get her away from her abusive father. But w…
Arden Grey / Ray Stoeve.
Sixteen-year-old Arden Grey finds escape in her love of film photography as she navigates toxic relationships and how they influence her identity.
Jagged little pill : the novel / Eric Smith with Alanis Morissette, Diablo Cody, and Glen Ballard.
Told from multiple points of view, the lives of Frankie, Jo, Phoenix, Nick, and Bella are changed forever after one of them is sexually assulted at a party--and it looks like the perpetrator might get away with it.
The tunnel to summer, the exit of goodbye / written by Mei Hachimoku ; illustrated by Kukka ; translated by Evan Ward.
"One summer morning before school, Kaoru hears an unsettling rumor—of a mysterious tunnel that can grant any wish to those who enter it, but ages them dramatically in exchange. At first, he writes it off as nothing more than an urban legend, but that very…