New Teen Reads

    Pumpkinheads
    Pumpkinheads
    By Rowell, Rainbow
    Illustrator Hicks, Faith Erin
    2019-08 - First Second
    9781250312853 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    In Pumpkinheads, beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell and Eisner Award-winning artist Faith Erin Hicks have teamed up to create this tender and hilarious story about two irresistible teens discovering what it means to leave behind a place--and a person--with no regrets.

    Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends.

    Every autumn, all through …More
     

    House of Salt and Sorrows
    House of Salt and Sorrows
    By Craig, Erin A.
    2019-08 - Delacorte Press
    9781984831927 Check Our Catalog

     

    Get swept away in Erin A. Craig's mesmerizing House of Salt and Sorrows. As one by one her beautiful sisters mysteriously die on their isolated island estate, Annaleigh must unravel the curse that haunts her family. Be careful who you dance with. . . .

    In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed.

    Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor with her sisters …More
     

    #murderfunding
    #murderfunding
    By McNeil, Gretchen
    2019-08 - Freeform
    9781368026277 Check Our Catalog

     

    WELCOME TO WHO WANTS TO BE A PAINIAC?, the latest reality TV show on the hunt for the next big-hit serial killer. But don't worry-no one is actually going to murder anyone, as real as the fake gore and pretend murder may appear . . . uh, right?

    Seventeen-year-old Becca Martinello is about to find out. When her perfectly normal soccer mom dies in a car crash, a strange girl named
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    Ziggy, Stardust and Me
    Ziggy, Stardust and Me
    By Brandon, James
    2019-08 - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
    9780525517641 Check Our Catalog

     

    In this tender-hearted debut, set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all the odds and fall in love.

    The year is 1973. The Watergate hearings are in full swing. The Vietnam War is still raging. And homosexuality is still officially considered a mental illness. In the midst of these trying times is …More
     

    Swipe Right for Murder
    Swipe Right for Murder
    By Milman, Derek
    Foreword by Patterson, James
    2019-08 - Jimmy Patterson
    9780316451062 Check Our Catalog

     

    An epic case of mistaken identity puts a teen looking for a hookup on the run from both the FBI and a murderous cult in this compulsively readable thriller.

    Finding himself alone in a posh New York City hotel room for the night, Aidan does what any red-blooded seventeen-year-old would do--tries to hook up with someone new. But that lapse in judgement leads him to a room with a
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    Sea Witch Rising
    Sea Witch Rising
    By Henning, Sarah
    2019-08 - Katherine Tegen Books
    9780062931474 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    "The Little Mermaid" takes a twisted turn in this thrilling sequel to villainess origin story Sea Witch, as the forces of land and sea clash in an epic battle for freedom, redemption, and true love.

    Runa will not let her twin sister die. Alia traded her voice to the Sea Witch for a shot at happiness with a prince who doesn't love her. And his rejection …More
     

    Remember Me
    Remember Me
    By Bobulski, Chelsea
    2019-08 - Feiwel & Friends
    9781250189448 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    In Chelsea Bobulski's Remember Me, an eerie and suspenseful YA novel, a teen girl discovers what connects her to the hotel she calls home as horrifying visions lead her to the truth.

    Nell Martin is moving again, this time to the Winslow Grand Hotel, built in 1878. As Nell is settling in, strange things begin to happen. Doors lock of their own accord, writing appears on …More
     

    Postcards for a Songbird
    Postcards for a Songbird
    By Crane, Rebekah
    2019-08 - Skyscape
    9781542092999 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Everyone eventually leaves Wren Plumley. First it was her mother, then her best friend, and then her sister. Now living with only her cop father and her upended dreams, Wren feels stranded, like a songbird falling in a storm.

    When Wilder, a sickly housebound teen, moves in next door, Wren finally finds what she's always wanted--a person who can't leave. But a chance meeting with Luca, the …More
     

    Let's Call It a Doomsday
    Let's Call It a Doomsday
    By Henry, Katie
    2019-08 - Katherine Tegen Books
    9780062698902 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    An engrossing and thoughtful contemporary tale that tackles faith, friendship, family, anxiety, and the potential apocalypse from Katie Henry, the acclaimed author of Heretics Anonymous.

    There are many ways the world could end. A fire. A catastrophic flood. A super eruption that spews lakes of lava. Ellis Kimball has made note of all possible …More
     

    I'm Not Dying with You Tonight
    I'm Not Dying with You Tonight
    By Segal, Gilly
    Author Jones, Kimberly
    2019-08 - Sourcebooks Fire
    9781492678892 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    "An absolute page turner, I'm Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact. "--Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give

    Lena and Campbell aren't friends.

    Lena has her killer style, her awesome boyfriend, and a plan. She knows she's going to make it big. …More
     

    Hello Girls
    Hello Girls
    By Cavallaro, Brittany
    Author Henry, Emily
    2019-08 - Katherine Tegen Books
    9780062803429 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Thelma and Louise gets remade in this powerful, darkly funny teen novel from acclaimed authors Brittany Cavallaro and Emily Henry. Two teenage girls who have had enough of the controlling men in their lives take their rage on the road to make a new life for themselves.

    Winona has been starving for life in the seemingly perfect home that she shares with her …More
     

    Simon & Louise
    Simon & Louise
    By de Radigues, Max
    Translator Jensen, Aleshia
    2019-08 - Conundrum International
    9781772620351 Check Our Catalog

     

    It all begins with a relationship update on social media. Summer vacation is about to begin, and Simon discovers the change just as his supposed girlfriend leaves to spend two months in a seaside village. Determined to find out what went wrong, Simon decides to hitchhike 350 miles to find her. With just his backpack and a few snacks, he sneaks out of the house and hits the road--but he quickly …More
     

    The Kitchen New Edition
    The Kitchen New Edition
    By Masters, Ollie
    Illustrator Doyle, Ming
    2019-08 - Vertigo
    9781779500496 Check Our Catalog

     

    Jimmy Brennan and his crew were the hardest bastards in the Kitchen, but after they're all put in prison, their wives--Kath, Raven and Angie--decide to keep running their rackets. And once they get a taste of the fast life and easy money, it won't be easy to stop.

    The Kitchen takes one of the most popular genres in entertainment and, like The Sopranos, reimagines it for a …More
     

    Black Panther Book 7: The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda Part 2
    Black Panther Book 7: The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda Part 2
    By Coates, Ta-Nehisi
    Illustrator Walker, Kev
    2019-08 - Marvel
    9781302912949 Check Our Catalog

     

    When a dissident from the Martian-conquered future, Erik Killraven, threatens to overthrow Wakanda, the disgraced prince must wager what little is left of his soul to save his people And for years, the Maroons have lain dormant, planning the next stage of their rebellion. At last, it is time to strike - with a treasure hunt for unstable Vibranium And with the Black Panther once again in their …More
     

    The Silence Between Us
    The Silence Between Us
    By Gervais, Alison
    2019-08 - Blink
    9780310766162 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before senior year isn't Maya's idea of a good time. Leaving behind Pratt School for the Deaf where she's been a student for years only to attend a hearing school is even worse. Maya has dreams of breaking into the medical field and is determined to get the grades and a college degree to match, and she's never considered being Deaf a …More
     

    The Downstairs Girl
    The Downstairs Girl
    By Lee, Stacey
    2019-08 - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
    9781524740955 Check Our Catalog

     

    From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family.

    "A triumph of storytelling. A bold portrait of this country's past, brilliantly painted with wit, heartbreak, and unflinching honesty. …More
     

    The Art of Taxidermy
    The Art of Taxidermy
    By Kernot, Sharon
    2019-08 - Text Publishing Company
    9781925603743 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Shortlisted, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature, 2019

    Commended, Children's Book Council of Australia, 2019

    Longlisted, Gold Inky Award, 2019

    Lottie, the daughter of German migrants, develops a fascination for death after losing her mother at a young age. When Lottie begins collecting dead animals, her aunt tries to redirect her energies into more 'feminine' …More
     

    The Woods Yearbook Edition Book Two
    The Woods Yearbook Edition Book Two
    By Tynion IV, James
    Illustrator Dialynas, Michael
    2019-08 - Boom! Studios
    9781684153923 Check Our Catalog

     

    A Midwestern high school is transported into the middle of an Alien forest. This is the story of what happens next.

    It's been over one year since the students, teacher, and additional staff of Bay Point Preparatory High School in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin were suddenly transported countless light years away to the middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Despite the chaos of their …More
     

    The Walking Dead Volume 32
    The Walking Dead Volume 32
    By Kirkman, Robert
    2019-08 - Image Comics
    9781534312418 Check Our Catalog

     

    The Commonwealth and Alexandria have joined forces but at what cost to Rick?

    Collects THE WALKING DEAD #187-192.

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    Heathen: Volume 2
    Heathen: Volume 2
    By Alterici, Natasha
    Editor Martin, Charles
    Editor Wassel, Adrian F.
    2019-08 - Vault Comics
    9781939424297 Check Our Catalog

     

    The critically acclaimed, sell-out hit HEATHEN, from writer-illustrator, Natasha Alterici, continues in Volume 2.

    Aydis the banished viking sets sail on the open sea to reach Heimdall, the magical entrance to the land of the gods. She'll need the help of a crew of worldly pirate women and man-eating mermaids to survive the dangerous journey. Back on land, the cursed Valkyrie Brynhild and the …More
     

    Cycle of the Werewolf
    Cycle of the Werewolf
    By King, Stephen
    Illustrator Wrightson, Bernie
    2019-08 - Gallery 13
    9781501177224 Check Our Catalog

     

    For use in schools and libraries only. The isolated Maine village of Tarker Mills is terrorized by the horrifying bloodthirsty creature stalking its inhabitants at the time of the full moon. …More
     

    Cellies Vol. 2
    Cellies Vol. 2
    By Flood, Joe
    2019-08 - Lion Forge
    9781941302958 Check Our Catalog

     

    Join the Jog Mobile team for another few dozen misadventures at America's best cellular provider--okay, fourth best. It might be the dead-end job from retail hell, but grad student Elena's determined to climb the corporate ladder, one misstep at a time. For the rest of the Jog Mobile clerks, it's survival mode. Amid the chaos of Black Friday disasters, dude-bro manager screw ups, crushes gone …More
     

    The Last Hope
    The Last Hope
    By Ritchie, Krista
    Author Ritchie, Becca
    2019-08 - Wednesday Books
    9781250128737 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    A stunning conclusion to the sci-fi romance duology by writing duo Krista & Becca Ritchie, The Last Hope is filled with twists and turns you'll never see coming.

    Sacrifice all you have to survive.

    Imprisoned for weeks on an enemy starcraft, Franny, Court, and Mykal have sat with an unfathomable revelation. But as they fight to stay alive, escaping prison means …More
     

    Gutted
    Gutted
    By Kester, Eric
    2019-08 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
    9780374307622 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    A darkly comic high-school drama about brotherhood, body image, concussions, and toxic masculinity from Eric Kester, the Boston Globe bestselling adult author of That Book About Harvard.

    Wyatt has wanted nothing more than to play football on Grayport's championship-winning team. But not for the fame, glory, or girls. It's his last chance to build a relationship with …More
     

    Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black
    Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black
    By Sedgwick, Julian
    Author Sedgwick, Julian
    Illustrator Deacon, Alexis
    2019-08 - Walker Books Us
    9781536204377 Check Our Catalog

     

    Harry Black is lost between the world of war and the land of myth in this illustrated novel that transports the tale of Orpheus to World War II-era London.

    Brothers Marcus and Julian Sedgwick team up to pen this haunting tale of another pair of brothers, caught between life and death in World War II. Harry Black, a conscientious objector, artist, and firefighter battling the blazes of …More
     

    Hawkeye: Private Eye
    Hawkeye: Private Eye
    By Thompson, Kelly
    Illustrator Romero, Leonardo
    Illustrator Walsh, Michael
    2019-08 - Marvel
    9781302917951 Check Our Catalog

     

    Remember Hawkeye? No, not that Hawkeye - your favorite Hawkeye The former Young Avenger, the butt-kicking hero who had to save that other Hawkguy all the time and basically keep his life in some semblance of order. Yup, you know her, it's the dazzling Kate Bishop - making her solo comics debut Kate is heading back out west and returning to Los Angeles, with her bow and arrow and P.I. badge in …More
     

    The Revolution of Birdie Randolph
    The Revolution of Birdie Randolph
    By Colbert, Brandy
    2019-08 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    9780316448567 Check Our Catalog

     

    Perfect for fans of Nina LaCour and Nicola Yoon comes a novel about first love and secrets from Stonewall Book Award winner Brandy Colbert.

    Dove "Birdie" Randolph works hard to be the perfect daughter and follow the path her parents have laid out for her: She quit playing her beloved soccer, she keeps her nose buried in textbooks, and she's on track to finish high school at the top of …More
     

    The Far Away Brothers (Adapted for Young Adults): Two Teenage Immigrants Making a Life in America
    The Far Away Brothers (Adapted for Young Adults): Two Teenage Immigrants Making a Life in America
    By Markham, Lauren
    2019-08 - Delacorte Press
    9781984829771 Check Our Catalog

     

    The inspiring true story about identical twin teenage brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California as undocumented immigrants, perfect for fans of Enrique's Journey and anyone interested in learning about the issues that underlie today's conversations about DACA and immigration reform.

    Ernesto and Ra l Flores are identical twins, used to being …More
     

    Terminator: Sector War
    Terminator: Sector War
    By Wood, Brian
    Illustrator Ormston, Dean
    Illustrator Stewart, Dave
    2019-08 - Dark Horse Books
    9781506706818 Check Our Catalog

     

    Bestselling Writer Brian Wood (Aliens: Defiance, The Massive, Briggs Land) pens a thrilling chase with electric art by Jeff Stokely (The Spire, Six-Gun Gorilla).

    Two Terminators went back in time to 1984, one to kill Sarah Conner, and another targeting NYPD Officer Lucy Castro, a rookie cop assigned to one of the worst sections of the city. Isolated and unable to call for …More
     

    No Ivy League
    No Ivy League
    By Newlevant, Hazel
    2019-08 - Lion Forge
    9781549303050 Check Our Catalog

     

    When 17-year-old Hazel Newlevant takes a summer job clearing ivy from the forest in her home town of Portland, Oregon, her only expectation is to earn a little money. Homeschooled, affluent, and sheltered, Hazel soon finds her job working side by side with at-risk teens to be an initiation into a new world that she has no skill in navigating. This uncomfortable and compelling memoir is an …More
     

    Fence Vol. 3
    Fence Vol. 3
    By Pacat, C. S.
    With La Fuente, Joana
    Illustrator The Mad, Johanna
    2019-08 - Boom Box
    9781684153343 Check Our Catalog

     

    Scrappy fencer Nicholas Cox comes to the end of his path to prove himself worthy of a father he never knew in the face of surly upperclassmen, nearly impossible odds, and the talent of his rival, sullen fencing prodigy, Seiji Katayama.

    Sparks fly white-hot on the pitch as Nicholas and Seiji finally face off once again in the halls of King's Row. It's a match that will change King's Row (and …More
     

    Color Me in
    Color Me in
    By Diaz, Natasha
    2019-08 - Delacorte Press
    9780525578239 Check Our Catalog

     

    Debut YA author Natasha D az pulls from her personal experience to inform this powerful coming-of-age novel about the meaning of friendship, the joyful beginnings of romance, and the racism and religious intolerance that can both strain a family to the breaking point and strengthen its bonds.

    Who is Nevaeh Levitz?

    Growing up in an affluent suburb of New York City, …More
     

    As Many Nows as I Can Get
    As Many Nows as I Can Get
    By Youngdahl, Shana
    2019-08 - Dial Books
    9780525553854 Check Our Catalog

     

    A timely, searing, and unconventional romance from an urgent new voice in young adult fiction

    "A dazzling, not-to-be-missed debut." --Kathleen Glasgow, author of Girl in Pieces

    In one impulsive moment the summer before they leave for college, overachievers Scarlett and David plunge into an irresistible swirl of romance, particle physics, and …More
     

    Run, Hide, Fight Back
    Run, Hide, Fight Back
    By Henry, April
    2019-08 - Henry Holt & Company
    9781627795890 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Six teens must band together to survive after a shooting breaks out in this high-stakes thriller by New York Times-bestselling author April Henry.

    When a deadly shooting breaks out in a Portland shopping mall, a diverse group of teens ends up trapped behind a store's security shutter. To her own surprise, seventeen-year-old Miranda finds the others looking to her as their …More
     

    Mind Games
    Mind Games
    By Silver, Shana
    2019-08 - Swoon Reads
    9781250192929 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    A teen programmer at a school for geniuses must join forces with a boy she can't remember to stop a hacker from deleting their memories in Shana Silver's action-packed YA debut, Mind Games.

     

    Arden sells memories. Whether it's becoming homecoming queen or studying for that all important test, Arden can hack into a classmate's memories and upload the experience for …More
     

    Crown of Coral and Pearl
    Crown of Coral and Pearl
    By Rutherford, Mara
    2019-08 - Inkyard Press
    9781335090447 Check Our Catalog

     

    For generations, the princes of Ilara have married the most beautiful maidens from the ocean village of Varenia. But though every girl longs to be chosen as the next princess, the cost of becoming royalty is higher than any of them could ever imagine...
     

    Nor once dreamed of seeing the wondrous wealth and beauty of Ilara, the kingdom that's ruled her village for as long as …More
     

    Last Space Race
    Last Space Race
    By Calloway, Peter
    Editor Marts, Mike
    2019-07 - Aftershock Comics
    9781949028188 Check Our Catalog

     

    It started as an anomaly. An outlier in the noise that's so common in astronomical data. But the truth sends the United States--and the world--careening into what will become humanity's LAST SPACE RACE.

    Leading the effort for the United States is one man, Sasha Balodis. A fun-loving tech billionaire turned aerospace titan, Sasha's seemingly perfect life has been gripped by recent tragedy. …More
     

    Watch Out
    Watch Out
    By Hughes, Alison
    2019-08 - Orca Book Publishers
    9781459822351 Check Our Catalog

     

    Fifteen-year-old Charlie stays home from school so he can help his older brother, Tom, who is in a hip-to-toe cast after breaking his leg in a football game. When not waiting on his brother hand and foot, Charlie investigates a series of break-ins that have the whole neighborhood on edge. Things really hit home when Charlie nearly catches the thief and then foils an attempted break-in at his own …More
     

    A Song for the Road
    A Song for the Road
    By Lacko, Rayne
    2019-08 - Sparkpress
    9781684630028 Check Our Catalog

     

    When a tornado destroys his Tulsa home, fifteen-year-old Carter Danforth is trapped in the pawnshop where his daddy hawked his custom, left-handed Martin guitar six years earlier--and then took off, leaving Carter with nothing but a hankering to pluck strings and enough heartache to sing the blues. Injured by the storm, Carter's mother is laid up in the hospital. She wants Carter to fly out to …More
     

    The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets
    The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets
    By Miller, Sarah
    2019-08 - Schwartz & Wade Books
    9781524713812 Check Our Catalog

     

    In this riveting, beyond-belief true story from the author of The Borden Murders, meet the five children who captivated the entire world.

    When the Dionne Quintuplets were born on May 28, 1934, weighing a grand total of just over 13 pounds, no one expected them to live so much as an hour. Overnight, Yvonne, Annette, C cile, milie, and Marie Dionne mesmerized …More
     

    Burnouts Volume 2
    Burnouts Volume 2
    By Culver, Dennis
    2019-08 - Image Comics
    9781534312449 Check Our Catalog

     

    Andy and the other Burnouts continue their fight to stop an alien invasion that they can only see when they get high Now that the aliens know about the Burnouts they begin possessing cops to crack down on drug dealers. Weed gets scarce just as the Burnouts try to recruit others to their cause. Also, people are exploding.

    It's all out war. On drugs.

    Collects BURNOUTS #6-10

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    Mr. and Mrs. X Vol. 2
    Mr. and Mrs. X Vol. 2
    By Thompson, Kelly
    Illustrator Lopez, David
    2019-08 - Marvel
    9781302913526 Check Our Catalog

     

    Gambit and Rogue are throwing a party, and everyone is invited Guest-starring every X-Man their apartment can fit Hey, who invited the Thieves Guild? And stuck in the Mojoverse Rogue and Gambit are forced to relive moments of their past...but this time for the cameras

    COLLECTING: MR. AND MRS. X 7-12

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    Guardians of the Galaxy by Donny Cates Vol. 1
    Guardians of the Galaxy by Donny Cates Vol. 1
    By Cates, Donny
    2019-08 - Marvel
    9781302915889 Check Our Catalog

     

    WHO WILL STAND? The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call? Featuring every cosmic super hero in the known …More
     

    The Crime Club
    The Crime Club
    By Campbell, Melodie
    2019-08 - Orca Book Publishers
    9781459822382 Check Our Catalog

     

    Sixteen-year-old Penny has moved with her mom and huge dog, Ollie, to live above a small-town pub owned by her aunt. It's a relief to start over in a place where no one knows her father is in prison.

    It's summer, and the only person she knows is her nerdy cousin Simon. Soon she meets Simon's best friend, Brent, and Brent's twin sister, Tara, and their pug, Wolfgang.

    When Ollie digs up a …More

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