New Teen Reads

    With the Fire on High
    With the Fire on High
    By Acevedo, Elizabeth
    2019-05 - Harperteen
    9780062662835 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.

    Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago's life has been about making the tough decisions--doing what has to be …More
     

    Finale: A Caraval Novel
    Finale: A Caraval Novel
    By Garber, Stephanie
    2019-05 - Flatiron Books
    9781250157669 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Welcome, welcome to Finale, the third and final book in Stephanie Garber's #1 New York Times bestselling Caraval series

    A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for.

    It's been two months since the Fates were freed from a deck of cards, two months since Legend claimed the throne for his own, and two months …More
     

    Broken Throne
    Broken Throne
    By Aveyard, Victoria
    2019-05 - Harperteen
    9780062423023 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Return once more to the deadly and dazzling world of Red Queen in Broken Throne, a beautifully designed, must-have companion to the chart-topping series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard.

    The perfect addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series, this gorgeously designed package features three brand-new …More
     

    This Is Not a Love Scene
    This Is Not a Love Scene
    By Megale, Shea C.
    2019-05 - Wednesday Books
    9781250190499 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    "This Is Not A Love Scene rings brilliantly true from the first page to the last." --David Baldacci, #1 New York Times bestselling author



    Funny, emotional, and refreshingly honest, S.C. Megale's This is Not a Love Scene is for anyone who can relate to feeling different while navigating the terrifying and thrilling waters of first
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    Somewhere Only We Know
    Somewhere Only We Know
    By Goo, Maurene
    2019-05 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
    9780374310578 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    A Cosmopolitan Best Young Adult Book of 2019

    A Buzzfeed Pick for "YA Books You Absolutely Must Read This Spring"

    Sparks fly between a K pop starlet and a tabloid reporter in this heartwarming rom-com from Maurene Goo.

    10 00 p.m.: Lucky is the biggest K-pop star on the scene, and she's just performed her hit song "Heartbeat" …More
     

    The Lovely and the Lost
    The Lovely and the Lost
    By Barnes, Jennifer Lynn
    2019-05 - Freeform
    9781484776209 Check Our Catalog

     

    Kira Bennett's earliest memories are of living alone and wild in the woods. She has no idea how long she was on her own or what she had to do to survive, but she remembers the moment that Cady Bennett and one of her search-and-rescue dogs found her. Adopted into the Bennett family, Kira still struggles with human interaction years later, but she excels at the family business: search-and-rescue. …More
     

    Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
    Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
    By Tamaki, Mariko
    Illustrator Valero-O'Connell, Rosemary
    2019-05 - First Second
    9781250312846 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Author Mariko Tamaki and illustrator Rosemary Valero-O'Connell bring to life a sweet and spirited tale of young love in Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, a graphic novel that asks us to consider what happens when we ditch the toxic relationships we crave to embrace the healthy ones we need.

    Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream …More
     

    Last Things
    Last Things
    By West, Jacqueline
    2019-05 - Greenwillow Books
    9780062875068 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    "Everything I love in a book."--Victoria Schwab, author of #1 New York Times bestseller This Savage Song

    "The kind of taut, atmospheric thriller that gets your heart racing and sets your imagination on fire. Sensational."--Claire Legrand, New York Times-bestselling author of Furyborn

    New York …More
     

    Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens
    Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens
    By Boteju, Tanya
    2019-05 - Simon Pulse
    9781534430655 Check Our Catalog

     

    Judy Blume meets RuPaul's Drag Race in this funny, feel-good debut novel about a queer teen who navigates questions of identity and self-acceptance while discovering the magical world of drag.

    Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother's unexpected departure. …More
     

    John Wick Vol. 1
    John Wick Vol. 1
    By Pak, Greg
    2019-05 - Dynamite Entertainment
    9781524106829 Check Our Catalog

     

    When a young John Wick embarks upon an epic vendetta, he comes up against a strange, powerful community of assassins and must learn how to master the rules that guide their lethal business. What are the Three Bills? Who is Calamity? And why is John Wick seeking vengeance? …More
     

    Her Royal Highness
    Her Royal Highness
    By Hawkins, Rachel
    2019-05 - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
    9781524738266 Check Our Catalog

     

    Regal romance abounds in this flirty, laugh-out-loud companion novel to Prince Charming, by New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins.

    Millie Quint is devastated when she discovers that her sort-of-best friend/sort-of-girlfriend has been kissing someone else. Heartbroken and ready for a change of pace, Millie decides to apply for …More
     

    Deposing Nathan
    Deposing Nathan
    By Smedley, Zack
    2019-05 - Page Street Kids
    9781624147357 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    "A heartbreaking and important read." --Caleb Roehrig, author of Last Seen Leaving



    " A] layered, complex depiction of questioning (bi)sexuality... A heartbreaking case worth revisiting again and again." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    Nate never imagined that he would be attacked by …More
     

    Aurora Rising
    Aurora Rising
    By Kaufman, Amie
    Author Kristoff, Jay
    2019-05 - Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
    9781524720964 Check Our Catalog

     

    From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of the Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic . . .

    The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in …More
     

    Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale
    Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale
    By Myracle, Lauren
    Illustrator Goodhart, Isaac
    2019-05 - DC Ink
    9781401285913 Check Our Catalog

     

    When fifteen-year-old Selina Kyle, aka the future Catwoman, becomes homeless, she must confront questions of who she is and who she will become.

    She rejects human cruelty, but sometimes it seems as though brute force is the only way to "win." And if Selina is to survive on the streets, she must be tough. Can she find her humanity and reconcile toughness with her desire for community ... …More
     

    Stranger Things Volume 1
    Stranger Things Volume 1
    By Houser, Jody
    Illustrator Martino, Stefano
    Illustrator Champagne, Keith
    2019-05 - Dark Horse Books
    9781506709765 Check Our Catalog

     

    The hit Netflix series from the Duffer Brothers is now a spine-tingling comic that recounts Will Beyers' harrowing survival in the treacherous Upside Down

    When Will Byers finds himself in the Upside Down, an impossible dark parody of his own world, he's understandably frightened. But that's nothing compared with the fear that takes hold when he realizes what's in that world with him …More
     

    Shuri: The Search for Black Panther
    Shuri: The Search for Black Panther
    By Okorafor, Nnedi
    2019-05 - Marvel
    9781302915230 Check Our Catalog

     

    The world fell in love with her in the movie. Now, the Black Panther's techno-genius sister launches her own adventures - written by best-selling Afrofuturist author Nnedi Okorafor and drawn by Eisner-nominated artist Leonardo Romero The Black Panther has disappeared, lost on a mission in space. And in his absence, everyone's looking at the next in line for the throne. But Shuri is happiest in a …More
     

    Bone Parish Vol. 1
    Bone Parish Vol. 1
    By Bunn, Cullen
    With Guimaraes, Alex
    Illustrator Scharf, Jonas
    2019-05 - Boom! Studios
    9781684153541 Check Our Catalog

     

    A necromantic horror series about an upstart crime family trafficking in a new designer drug that's just hit the market made from the ashes of the dead.

    A new drug is sweeping through the streets of New Orleans--one made from the ashes of the dead. Wars are being fought over who will control the supply, and the demand is rising. While the various criminal factions collide, users begin to …More
     

    We Contain Multitudes
    We Contain Multitudes
    By Henstra, Sarah
    2019-05 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    9780316524650 Check Our Catalog

     

    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe meets I'll Give You the Sun in an exhilarating and emotional novel about the growing relationship between two teens boys, told through the letters they write to one another.

    Jonathan Hopkirk and Adam "Kurl" Kurlansky are partnered in English class, writing letters to one another in a weekly pen pal
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    Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard
    Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard
    By Bertie, Alex
    2019-05 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    9780316529037 Check Our Catalog

     

    A brave first-hand account of online personality Alex Bertie's life, struggles, and victories as a transgender teen, as well as a groundbreaking guide for transitioning teen.

    I guess we should start at the beginning. I was born on November 2nd, 1995. The doctors in the hospital took one look at my genitals and slapped an F on my birth certificate. 'F' for female, not
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    There's Something about Sweetie
    There's Something about Sweetie
    By Menon, Sandhya
    2019-05 - Simon Pulse
    9781534416789 Check Our Catalog

     

    "I'm head-over-heels for this charming, funny, romantic, life-affirming book." --Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Leah on the Offbeat

    The irresistible companion novel to the New York Times bestseller When Dimple Met Rishi, which follows Rishi's brother, Ashish, and a confident, …More
     

    Road Tripped
    Road Tripped
    By Hautman, Pete
    2019-05 - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
    9781534405905 Check Our Catalog

     

    In this captivating story about loss, love, and changing your ways, National Book Award--winning author Pete Hautman imbues the classic road trip novel with clever wit and heartfelt musings about life and death.

    Steven Gerald Gabel--a.k.a. Stiggy--needs to get out of Minnesota. His father recently look his own life, his mother is a shell of the person she used to be, and his …More
     

    The Obsoletes
    The Obsoletes
    By Mills, Simeon
    2019-05 - Skybound Books
    9781501198335 Check Our Catalog

     

    The Obsoletes is a thought-provoking coming-of-age novel about two human-like teen robots navigating high school, basketball, and potentially life-threatening consequences if their true origins are discovered by the inhabitants of their intolerant 1980s Michigan hometown.

    Fraternal twin brothers Darryl and Kanga are just like any other teenagers trying to make it …More
     

    The Lost Coast
    The Lost Coast
    By Capetta, Amy Rose
    2019-05 - Candlewick Press (MA)
    9781536200966 Check Our Catalog

     

    The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods.

    Danny didn't know what she was looking for when she and her mother spread out a map of the United States and Danny put her finger down on Tempest, California. What she finds are the Grays: a group of friends who throw around terms like queer …More
     

    I Wish You All the Best
    I Wish You All the Best
    By Deaver, Mason
    2019-05 - Push
    9781338306125 Check Our Catalog

     

    "Heartfelt, romantic, and quietly groundbreaking. This book will save lives." -- Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

    It's just three words: I am nonbinary. But that's all it takes to change everything.


    When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary, they're thrown out of their
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    Don't Date Rosa Santos
    Don't Date Rosa Santos
    By Nina Moreno
    2019-05 - Disney-Hyperion
    9781368039703 Check Our Catalog

     

    For fans of GILMORE GIRLS and TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE, this effervescent love story from debut author Nina Moreno will sweep you away.

    Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat.

    But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela,
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    Manfried Saves the Day: A Graphic Novel by Caitlin Major and Kelly Bastow
    Manfried Saves the Day: A Graphic Novel by Caitlin Major and Kelly Bastow
    By Major, Caitlin
    Illustrator Bastow, Kelly
    2019-05 - Quirk Books
    9781683691082 Check Our Catalog

     

    In this hilarious graphic novel, the roles of cats and humans are reversed, putting humanoid felines in charge of tiny, dimwitted little man-pets.

    Manfried the Man was named one of the Best Comics of 2018 by A.V. Club and Paste

    Can a pet man who spends most of his time eating and sleeping take first prize at the Manflower Man Show? If not, the …More
     

    Justice League Vol. 2
    Justice League Vol. 2
    By Snyder, Scott
    Author Tynion, James IV
    Illustrator Jimenez, Jorge
    2019-05 - DC Comics
    9781401288495 Check Our Catalog

     

    The Justice League clashes against the Legion of Doom Hawkgirl takes wing against leader Lex Luthor; John Stewart faces off with old foe Sinestro; the Flash must run down the Still Force-empowered Gorilla Grodd; and Wonder Woman tackles the tag team of Black Manta and Cheetah--underwater, no less Superstar writer Scott Snyder continues his run with the World's Greatest Super Heroes in …More
     

    Killmonger
    Killmonger
    By Hill, Bryan
    Illustrator Ferreyra, Juan
    Text by (Art/Photo Books) McGregor, Don
    2019-05 - Marvel
    9781302915865 Check Our Catalog

     

    The brutal tale of a man who will stop at nothing...for freedom One day, years from now, Erik Killmonger will rise up and attempt to steal the throne of Wakanda - the throne he believes he is owed. But long before he became "Killmonger," he was a boy known as N'Jadaka. A boy who was stolen from his home and taught only the world's cruelties. A boy who knew the Black Panther only as a fairy tale, …More
     

    Amazing Spider-Man by Nick Spencer Vol. 3
    Amazing Spider-Man by Nick Spencer Vol. 3
    By Marvel Comics
    Illustrator Ottley, Ryan
    2019-05 - Marvel
    9781302914332 Check Our Catalog

     

    J. Jonah Jameson, former publisher of the Daily Bugle, former mayor of New York City, has a new job - as a shock jock It's the perfect job for the outspoken Jonah, but is the world ready for a JJJ who's...pro-Spider-Man? More importantly, is Peter Parker ready? His post-secret-identity relationship with Jonah was already complicated enough, but this very controversial public embrace may …More
     

    We Are the Perfect Girl
    We Are the Perfect Girl
    By Kaplan, Ariel
    2019-05 - Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
    9780525647102 Check Our Catalog

     

    This witty, warm-hearted retelling of Cyrano de Bergerac is a love letter to female friendship. Perfect for Stephanie Perkins fans, and anyone who's ever thought of trying on a new identity to impress a guy.

    Aphra Brown is bold and outgoing. Her best friend, Bethany, is achingly beautiful. Individually, they could both do a little better in the self-esteem …More
     

    The Missing Season
    The Missing Season
    By French, Gillian
    2019-05 - Harperteen
    9780062803337 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    From the author of Edgar Award finalist Grit and The Lies They Tell comes a tense, atmospheric novel for fans of E. Lockhart and Marieke Nijkamp, about friendship, truth, and the creeping fears that can't be outrun.

    Whenever another kid goes missing in October, the kids in the old factory town of Pender know what is really behind it: a monster out in …More
     

    Let Me Hear a Rhyme
    Let Me Hear a Rhyme
    By Jackson, Tiffany D.
    2019-05 - Katherine Tegen Books
    9780062840325 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    In this striking new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly and Monday's Not Coming, Tiffany D. Jackson tells the story of three Brooklyn teens who plot to turn their murdered friend into a major rap star by pretending he's still alive.

    Brooklyn, 1998. Biggie Smalls was right: Things done changed. But that doesn't mean that Quadir and …More
     

    Keep This to Yourself
    Keep This to Yourself
    By Ryan, Tom
    2019-05 - Aw Teen
    9780807541517 Check Our Catalog

     

    "Breathtakingly chilling...eerie and wholly immersive...A tightly plotted mystery." Kirkus Reviews starred review

    It's been a year since the Catalog Killer terrorized the sleepy seaside town of Camera Cove, killing four people before disappearing without a trace. Like everyone else in town, eighteen-year-old Mac Bell is trying to put that horrible summer behind him--easier
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    Happily and Madly
    Happily and Madly
    By Bass, Alexis
    2019-05 - Tor Teen
    9781250195913 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Alexis Bass' Happily and Madly is a mature, twisty, compulsively readable YA suspense novel about a young girl who embraces a fate bound in love and mystery.



    Maris Brown has been told two things about her destiny:

    1. She will fall happily and madly in love.

    2. She could be dead before she turns eighteen.

    The summer …More
     

    Birthday
    Birthday
    By Russo, Meredith
    2019-05 - Flatiron Books
    9781250129833 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    Two best friends. A shared birthday. Six years...

    ERIC: There was the day we were born. There was the minute Morgan and I decided we were best friends for life. The years where we stuck by each other's side--as Morgan's mom died, as he moved across town, as I joined the football team, as my parents started fighting. But sometimes I worry that Morgan and I won't be best …More
     

    Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider Vol. 1
    Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider Vol. 1
    By McGuire, Seanan
    Illustrator Kampe, Rosi
    2019-05 - Marvel
    9781302914769 Check Our Catalog

     

    Gwen Stacy, the Spider-Woman of Earth-65, makes her sensational return And she's picking up right where she left off, fighting crime through her home reality - unaware that it sits on the precipice of interdimensional calamity Spider-Geddon is about to rock Gwen's world Finding herself trapped in a parallel dimension as her friends and fellow Spiders are dying...with her teleporter watch …More
     

    The Kingdom
    The Kingdom
    By Rothenberg, Jess
    2019-05 - Henry Holt & Company
    9781250293855 Check Our Catalog

     

     

    A half-android, half-human girl is accused of murder in Jess Rothenberg's tautly-paced YA thriller, The Kingdom.

    "This sublime blend of The Stepford Wives and Westworld is richly composed and intricately plotted." --Kirkus Reviews



    Welcome to the Kingdom... where "Happily Ever After" isn't just a
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    I Love You So Mochi
    I Love You So Mochi
    By Kuhn, Sarah
    2019-05 - Scholastic Press
    9781338302882 Check Our Catalog

     

    "As sweet and satisfying as actual mochi... a tender love story wrapped up in food, fashion, and family. I gobbled it up." -- Maurene Goo, author of The Way You Make Me Feel

    Kimi Nakamura loves a good fashion statement.


    She's obsessed with transforming everyday ephemera into Kimi Originals: bold outfits that make her and her friends feel like the Ultimate
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    Star Wars: Han Solo - Imperial Cadet
    Star Wars: Han Solo - Imperial Cadet
    By Thompson, Robbie
    Illustrator Kirk, Leonard
    2019-05 - Marvel
    9781302915001 Check Our Catalog

     

    Untold adventures of a young Han Solo You've seen Han escape the mean streets of Corellia by joining the Imperial Navy. But how does a thief used to the chaos of back alley brawls adjust to the order and discipline of the military? Not very well And Han's dream of becoming a pilot is quickly grounded as he realizes he may not even survive basic training. After a wild sequence of events lands him …More
     

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 1
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 1
    By Whedon, Joss
    Author Bellaire, Jordie
    Illustrator Mora, Dan
    2019-05 - Boom! Studios
    9781684153572 Check Our Catalog

     

    Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon

    This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the …More

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