Teen Books

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

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Wander in the dark / Jumata Emill.
Amir Trudeau only goes to his half brother Marcel’s birthday party because of Chloe Danvers. Chloe is rich, and hot, and fits right into the perfect life Marcel inherited when their father left Amir’s mother to start a new family with Marcel’s mom. But Ch…
How the boogeyman became a poet / Tony Keith Jr..
"Tony dreams about life after high school, where his poetic voice can find freedom on the stage and page. But the Boogeyman has been following Tony since he was six years old. First, the Boogeyman was after his Blackness, but Tony has learned It knows mor…
Water's break / Sophia L. Hansen.
Nica would do anything to avoid the hassles of her sister’s bonding ceremony, the wrap fittings, hairstyles, and braided fire coral, but she never imagined that the waters covering her planet would be broken. As the heavens rained fire and stone, mountain…
The lost ones : a Dark Ascension novel / Lauren DeStefano.
"Before Captain Hook became Never Land's villain, there were two siblings seeking a home... James and Marlene have always felt out of place in their humdrum fishing village, longing to escape the quiet lives their parents envision for them. But when Marle…
The cursed rose / Leslie Vedder.
"Fi is a prisoner. Briar, a monster. Shane’s a warrior. And Red is a traitor. What was once a formidable group of four fighting to reawaken the kingdom is now ruptured, torn apart by the wicked Spindle Witch. Confined to a tower with the monstrous Briar R…
Infinity alchemist / Kacen Callender.
"For Ash Woods, practicing alchemy is a crime. Only an elite few are legally permitted to study the science of magic—so when Ash is rejected by Lancaster College of Alchemic Science, he takes a job as the school’s groundskeeper instead, forced to learn al…
10 hours to go / Keely Parrack.
Lily needs a ride--a fire warning in Oregon has cancelled her train home to California. Her ex-best friend, Natasha, has offered to pick Lily up on her way back from Portland, though they're barely on speaking terms. As it turns out, Natasha's also giving…
A reckless oath / Kaylie Smith.
"Delphine DeLune never expected she'd be back in the Siren's Sea after she escaped all those years ago--and she definitely didn't expect to be in the clutches of the Shoal she betrayed to earn her freedom. Imprisoned, alone, and missing her friends more t…
Bless the blood : a cancer memoir / Walela Nehanda.
"When Walela is diagnosed at twenty-three with advanced stage blood cancer, they're suddenly thrust into the unsympathetic world of tubes and pills, doctors who don't use their correct pronouns, and hordes of "well-meaning" but patronizing people offering…
All this twisted glory / Tahereh Mafi.
"As the long-lost heir to the Jinn throne, Alizeh has finally found her people—and she might’ve found her crown. Cyrus, the mercurial ruler of Tulan, has offered her his kingdom in a twisted exchange: one that would begin with their marriage and end with …
Who we are in real life / Victoria Koops.
"IRL, Darcy has just moved to the small prairie town of Unity Creek with her two moms. It feels like she left everything good behind in the city. She misses her tabletop gaming friends and her boyfriend--and is horrified by the homophobia her family faces…
ASAP / Axie Oh.
"Sori has worked her whole life to become a K-pop idol, until she realizes she doesn’t want a life forever in the spotlight. But that’s not actually up to Sori—she’s caught between her exacting mother’s entertainment company and her father’s presidential …
The diablo's curse / Gabe Cole Novoa.
"Dami is a demon determined to cancel every deal they’ve ever made in order to tether their soul to earth and become human again. There’s just one person standing in their way: Silas. An irresistibly (and stubborn) cute boy cursed to die young, except for…
Heartless hunter / Kristen Ciccarelli.
"On the night Rune’s life changed forever, blood ran in the streets. Now, in the aftermath of a devastating revolution, witches have been diminished from powerful rulers to outcasts ruthlessly hunted due to their waning magic, and Rune must hide what she …
The someday daughter / Ellen O'Clover.
"Audrey St. Vrain has grown up in the shadow of someone who doesn’t actually exist. Before she was born, her mother, Camilla St. Vrain, wrote the bestselling book Letters to My Someday Daughter, a guide to self-love that advises treating yourself like you…
A tempest of tea / Hafsah Faizal.
"On the streets of White Roaring, Arthie Casimir is a criminal mastermind and collector of secrets. Her prestigious tearoom transforms into an illegal bloodhouse by night, catering to the vampires feared by society. But when her establishment is threatene…
The invocations / Krystal Sutherland.
"Zara Jones believes in magic because the alternative is too painful to consider—that her murdered sister is gone forever and there is nothing she can do about it. Rather than grieving and moving on, Zara decides she will do whatever it takes to claw her …
Out of body / Nia Davenport.
"Seventeen-year-old Megan Allen has been jumping from friend group to friend group in her high school, trying on identities like outfits. Nothing ever seems to fit—until she meets LC, the adventurous, charismatic girl who appears at her favorite coffee sh…
If only I had told her / Laura Nowlin.
"Finn has always loved Autumn. She's not just the girl next door or his mother's best friend's daughter, she is his everything. But she's not his girlfriend. That's Sylvie, and Finn would never hurt her, so there's no way Autumn could know how he truly fe…
Yours from the tower / Sally Nicholls.
Tirzah, Sophia, and Polly are best friends who’ve left boarding school and gone back to very different lives. The year is 1896, and Polly is teaching in an orphanage, Sophia is scouting for a rich husband at the London Season, and Tirzah is stuck acting a…
Just say yes / Goldy Moldavsky.
Jimena Ramos had no idea she was undocumented. Now she’s seventeen, and she needs to figure out a way to stay in New York City, the only home she can remember. There’s only one possibility that will get her a green card quickly enough: Jimena is going to …
The dark fable / Katherine Harbour.
"Evie Wilder is an orphan who has gone through most of her life unnoticed...until she's caught up in a dramatic heist and captures the attention of the Dark Fable. They have chosen her for a reason: she can turn invisible. This skill would make Evie a tre…
A suffragist's guide to the Antarctic / Yi Shun Lai.
"November 1914. Clara Ketterling-Dunbar is one of twenty-eight crew members of The Resolute—a ship meant for an Antarctic expedition now marooned on ice one hundred miles from the shore of the continent. An eighteen-year-old American, Clara has told the c…
Black girl you are Atlas / written by Renée Watson ; fine art by Ekua Holmes.
"In this semi-autobiographical collection of poems, Renée Watson writes about her experience growing up as a young Black girl at the intersections of race, class, and gender. Using a variety of poetic forms, from haiku to free verse, Watson shares recoll…
Facing the enemy : how a Nazi youth camp in America tested a friendship / a novel in verse by Barbara Krasner.
"What do you do when your best friend becomes the enemy? Growing up in Newark, NJ, in the 1930s, Tommy Anspach and Benjy Puterman have always done everything together. It never mattered that Benjy was Jewish and Tommy was of German descent. But as Adolph…
Our divine mischief / Hanna C. Howard.
"The Goddess Trial is designed to push young people to their edge and mark their coming of age, but Áila LacInis is ready for whatever it brings. She sets sail from her small fishing village to the island of the goddess Yslet, fully expecting a divine enc…
Missing / Savannah Brown.
"When promising young singer Roxy Raines vanishes from the tiny resort of Sandown, the island locals refuse to speak about it to anyone they deem outsiders, instead proclaiming Roxy a teenage runaway. Thirty years later, seventeen-year-old Mona Perry com…
Wren Martin ruins it all / Amanda DeWitt.
"Now that Wren Martin is student council president (on a technicality, but hey, it counts) he’s going to fix Rapture High. His first order of business: abolish the school’s annual Valentine’s Day dance, a drain on the school’s resources and general social…
Bladestay / Jackie Johnson.
"When a violent, decades-long feud between two powerful men comes to a head in the small settlement of Bladestay, Colorado, cunning resident Theo Creed must use her wits to stay alive. Disguising herself as a young boy, seventeen-year-old Theo bluffs her …
For girls who walk through fire / by Kim DeRose.
"Elliott D’Angelo-Brandt is sick and tired of putting up with it all. Every week, she attends a support group for teen victims of sexual assault, but all they do is talk. Elliott’s done with talking. What she wants is justice. And she has a plan for gett…
Every time you go away / Abigail Johnson.
Eight years ago, Ethan and Rebecca met, two troublemaking kids sharing secrets and first kisses in a tree house, until Ethan's mom returned to take him away. Each and every visit, his only goodbye was a flower on Rebecca's windowsill. Four years ago, Eth…
Your fault / Mercedes Ron.
"When Noah fell in love with Nick, she knew their relationship would never be easy. They're fire and electricity, and when they're together, every kind of sparks fly. After last summer, Noah thought their passion had grown stronger than their fear, but he…
The scarlet alchemist / Kylie Lee Baker.
"Zilan dreams of becoming a royal alchemist, of providing for her family by making alchemical gold and gems for the wealthy to eat in order to stay young forever. But for now, she’s trapped in her impoverished village in southern China, practicing an ille…
Descendants of fire and water / Didi Anofienem.
"The only daughter among five brothers, Essien was raised in a village where women are bred to tend to their husbands and bear children. One night, after she is led by akukoifo--mythical beings of Alkebulan folklore--to a fabled river, Essien emerges from…
Teen killers at large : a novel / Lily Sparks.
"With authorities revisiting her conviction for the brutal murder of her best friend, Signal Deere awaits her fate with the Class A killers she calls her closest friends. When the footage that proves her innocence is wiped, it's clear someone she trusts i…
My fair Brady / Brian D. Kennedy.
"Wade Westmore is used to being in the spotlight. So when he’s passed over for the lead in the spring musical, it comes as a major blow—especially when the role goes to his ex-boyfriend, Reese, who dumped him for being too self-involved. Shy sophomore El…
Savage her reply / Deirdre Sullivan ; illustrated by Karen Vaughan
"When Aífe's sister dies, she is forced to marry her widower, the chieftain Lir. She promised to protect her sister's children, but Lir's mistreatment drives Aife to use her magic aganist them. This savage retelling of a classic Irish fairy tale gives vo…
Outcasts / Claire McFall.
"Dylan and Tristan have finally found their place in the world of the living, guarding it from any wraiths that manage to break through from the wasteland. But it seems that in escaping death, they have upset a careful balance—more and more wraiths are ap…
Smash the patriarchy : a graphic novel / by Marta Breen and Jenny Jordahl ; translated from Norwegian by Siân Mackie.
"The patriarchy is falling. It’s time to smash it. This graphic novel shows you how. Patriarchy means 'the rule of the father' and describes a system where men are in control. At least since the time of Aristotle, loud-mouthed men have called women weak a…
Outer Banks : dead break / Jay Coles.
"The Pogues hit the beach in another action-packed original YA novel based on the hit Netflix show, Outer Banks It's summer in the OBX, and a big surfing competition is bringing pro-surfers from around the world to Kildare Island, along with plenty of tou…
Lucero / Maya Motayne.
"In the aftermath of Sombra's return, the balance between light and dark magic has been destroyed and chaos has broken out in Castallan and around the world. Sombra's shadows have taken over to create monstrous versions of everyone Finn and Alfie love, an…
Out of our league : 16 stories of girls in sports / edited by Dahlia Adler and Jennifer Iacopelli.
Every athlete knows what it takes to win. But for teen female players, the stakes are so much higher. In this anthology, the voices of these athletes come alive, highlighting the ferocity of those who are often shunted to the side. From navigating rampant…
A tale of two princes / Eric Geron.
"Edward Dinnissen leads a charmed life. He's the Crown Prince of Canada, gets the royal treatment at his exclusive private school, and resides in a ritzy mansion. He thrives off being the perfect prince as he prepares for the Investiture Ceremony on his e…
Dance like no one's watching / Vanessa Jones.
It's back to show business as usual at Duke's Academy of Performing Arts. Things are finally working out for Nettie, with her voice restored, her gorgeous boyfriend, Fletch, by her side and the lead role in the college musical. That is, until Fletch is of…
How to get over the end of the world : a novel / Hal Schrieve.
"James Goldberg, self-described neurotic goth gay transsexual stoner, is a senior in high school, and fully over it. He mostly ignores his classes at Cow Pie High, instead focusing on fundraising for the near-bankrupt local LGBTQ+ youth support group, Com…
The river run / Alfreda Beartrack-Algeo.
"To fulfill the government’s policy to 'destroy the Indian and save the man,' Alfred Swallow and his friends Orson and Junior are forced to leave their families and homes to attend a residential mission school. The students’ beautiful long hair is cut, a…
Once a queen / Sarah Arthur.
"When fourteen-year-old American Eva Joyce unexpectedly finds herself spending the summer at the mysterious manor house of the English grandmother she’s never met, she soon discovers that her family, the manor staff, and even the house itself are hiding s…
These deadly prophecies / Andrea Tang.
"Being an apprentice to one of the world’s most famous sorcerers has its challenges; Tabatha Zeng just didn’t think they would include solving crime. But when her boss, the infamous fortuneteller Sorcerer Solomon, predicts his own brutal death—and worse, …
Wrath becomes her / Aden Polydoros.
"Vera was made for vengeance. Lithuania, 1943. A father drowns in the all-consuming grief of a daughter killed by the Nazis. He can’t bring Chaya back from the dead, but he can use kishuf—an ancient and profane magic—to create a golem in her image. A Nazi…
Into the sunken city / Dinesh Thiru.
"In the slowly sinking city of Coconino, Arizona, the days are long, the money is tight, and the rain never stops. For Jin Haldar, this life is nothing new—ever since her father died in a diving accident, she’s barely made ends meet for her and her young…
The colliding worlds of Mina Lee / Ellen Oh.
"When Mina Lee woke up on Saturday morning for SAT prep, she did NOT expect to : 1. Nearly be fried by a superhero who turned out to be a supervillain ; 2. Come face to face with Jin, the handsome boy of her dreams ; 3. Discover a conspiracy involving an …
Destroy the day / Brigid Kemmerer.
"Prince Corrick is out of options. Held captive by the vicious Oren Crane, he's desperate to reunite with Tessa, but will need to ally with the rebel leader Lochlan, who until now wished him dead. An unlikely but deadly pair, Corrick and Lochlan must plot…
My big, fat Desi wedding : a YA romance anthology / edited by Prerna Pickett.
"A family curse that turns spoken prophecy into truth. A world where your soulmate’s feelings appear as words on your skin. A boy who has to decide whether or not to attend his brother’s wedding even though their parents have forbidden it. A girl who e…
That's not my name / Megan Lally.
"Shivering and bruised, a teen wakes up on the side of a dirt road with no memory of how she got there--or who she is. A passing officer takes her to the police station, and not long after, a frantic man arrives. He's been searching for her for hours. He …
The getaway list : a novel / Emma Lord.
"The day of her high school graduation, Riley realizes two things: One, that she has spent the last four years trying so hard to be a Good Kid for her mom that she has no idea who she really is anymore, and two, she has no idea what she wants because of i…
Poemhood : our Black revival : history, folklore & the Black experience : a young adult poetry anthology / edited by Amber McBride, Taylor Byas & Erica Martin.
"Come, claim your wings. Lift your life above the earth, return to the land of your father’s birth. What exactly is it to be Black in America? Well, for some, it’s learning how to morph the hatred placed by others into love for oneself; for others, it’s u…
School statue showdown / David Starr.
""AJ and his former best friend Jackson are locked in a tense confrontation. AJ's family has been in this town since it was founded. His great-grandfather 'Hachet' Harold Sullivan, whom the high school is named after, served as the town's first mayor. Jac…
Red / by Annie Cardi.
"Moving to Hawthorne was something Tess and her mom never anticipated, but after Tess’s mom loses her job, it’s their only option. Tess’s grandparents welcome them into their home, on the condition that Tess and her mom attend church, something Mom isn’t …
The Summer Queen / Rochelle Hassan.
"As a new coven, Aziza, Leo, and Tristan faced evil and triumphed. All that’s left is to put their lives back together, a process complicated by the fallout from painful secrets, the emotional and physical scars they now carry, and the mysteries that stil…
Dungeons and drama / Kristy Boyce.
"Musical lover Riley has big aspirations to become a director on Broadway. Crucial to this plan is to bring back her high school’s spring musical, but when Riley takes her mom’s car without permission, she’s grounded and stuck with the worst punishment: s…
If I promise you wings / A.K. Small.
"Alix Leclaire has a plan: graduate high school and land her dream job as a feather artist at Mille et une Plume, where her creations will help define high fashion. Her best friend Jeanne will get a record contract and they’ll take over the Paris art scen…
Not dead enough / Tyffany D. Neiheiser.
"Charlotte survived the car crash that killed her boyfriend Jerry, but that night, everything changed. Charlotte wants desperately to get back to 'normal,' –whatever that means now– and start reconnecting with friends she hasn’t spoken to in months. And s…
A drop of venom / Sajni Patel.
"Sixteen-year-old Manisha is no stranger to monsters—she’s been running from them for years, from beasts who roam the jungle to the King’s army, who forced her people, the naga, to scatter to the ends of the earth. You might think that the kingdom’s famed…
Unstoppable! : my journey from World Champion to Athlete A to 8-time NCAA National gymnastics champion and beyond / Maggie Nichols ; with Hope Innelli ; [with an introduction by Simone Biles].
"Maggie Nichols' official memoir is an inspirational tell-all about the abuse she suffered under the USA national gymnastic team and how she managed to redefine herself in the face of adversity. In 2015, Maggie risked everything when she revealed to her c…
American wings : Chicago's pioneering Black aviators and the race for equality in the sky / Sherri L. Smith and Elizabeth Wein.
"A nonfiction account of a group of determined Black Americans who created a flying club and built their own airfield on Chicago's South Side in the period between World Wars I and II"--Provided by publisher.
A place for vanishing / Ann Fraistat.
"The house was supposed to be a fresh start. That’s what Libby’s mom said. And after Libby’s recent bipolar III diagnosis and the tragedy that preceded it, Libby knows she and her family need to find a new normal. But Libby’s new home turns out to be anyt…
Nightshade revenge / Anthony Horowitz.
"When Alex Rider thwarted the plans of the criminal organization Nightshade, he knew he’d made a new, blatantly evil enemy. But he hadn’t expected to get sucked back into the spy game so quickly–that is, until the Nightshade masterminds kidnap his best fr…
Arya Khanna's Bollywood moment / Arushi Avachat.
"Shaadi preparations are in full swing, which means lehenga shopping, taste testing, dance rehearsals, and best of all, Arya’s sister Alina is home. The Khannas are together again, finally, and Arya wants to enjoy it. So she stifles her lingering resentme…
Diary of a confused feminist : a novel / by Kate Weston.
"At fifteen, Kat Evans is still sorting it all out, and that includes being a good feminist (and, by extension, a good human). She promises herself that this school year, she'll be making changes to her life that will make her less of a walking disaster,…
Escaping Mr. Rochester / L.L. McKinney.
"Jane Eyre has no interest in a husband. Eager to make her own way in the world, she accepts the governess position at Thornfield Hall. Though her new employer, Edward Rochester, has a charming air—not to mention a handsome face—Jane discovers that his sm…
Evergreen / Devin Greenlee.
"All seventeen-year-old Quill wants is a break from the family business. Flowers, plants, the generations-old garden. What he wouldn’t give for a taste of the outside world. Normalcy. But his mom won’t let him out of the house, telling him he’s just not r…
Most ardently : a Pride & Prejudice remix / Gabe Cole Novoa.
"London, 1812. Oliver Bennet feels trapped. Not just by the endless corsets, petticoats and skirts he's forced to wear on a daily basis, but also by society's expectations. The world—and the vast majority of his family and friends—think Oliver is a girl n…
Cupid's revenge / Wibke Brueggemann.
"It was never Tilly’s intention to fall in love, but Cupid will get you when you least expect it. That’s exactly what happens when Tilly’s best friend, Teddy, ropes Tilly into a plan to woo his dream girl, aspiring actress Katherine Cooper-Bunting. It tur…
Beasts of war / Ayana Gray.
"Once a prisoner to Fedu, the vengeful god of death, Koffi has regained her freedom, but she is far from safe. Fedu will stop at nothing to hunt her down and use her power to decimate the mortal world. Koffi knows when Fedu will strike: during the next Bo…
Shut up, this is serious / Carolina Ixta.
"Belén Dolores Itzel del Toro wants the normal stuff: to experience love or maybe have a boyfriend or at least just lose her virginity. But nothing is normal in East Oakland. Her father left her family. She’s at risk of not graduating. And Leti, her super…
The Atlas of Us / Kristin Dwyer.
"Atlas has lost her way. In a last-ditch effort to pull her life together, she’s working on a community service program rehabbing trails in the Western Sierras. The only plus is that the days are so exhausting that Atlas might just be tired enough to forg…