New in March 2014
Panic by Lauren Oliver
"In the poor town of Carp, New York, a group of teens enters a high-stakes game that involves a series of secretive, possibly deadly challenges throughout the summer, with the winner receiving more than $50,000--enough money to start a new life."--Provided by publisher
Never Ending by Martyn Bedford
Traumatized by grief and guilt after her younger brother dies during a family vacation, fifteen-year-old Shiv is sent away to an exclusive clinic that claims to "cure" people like her.
New in February 2014
The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos
Written as a college admission essay, eighteen-year-old Harry Jones recounts a childhood defined by the hideous scars he hid behind, and how forming a band brought self-confidence, friendship, and his first kiss.
Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell
Rebecca "Rebel" Blue, a loner rebel and budding artist, reluctantly completes the bucket list of Kennedy Green, an over-committed do-gooder classmate who dies in a car accident following a stint in detention where both girls were forced to consider their morality and write bucket lists.
Something Real by Heather Demetrios
Since the cancelation of her family's reality television show, seventeen-year-old Bonnie Baker, one of twelve siblings, has tried to live a normal life with real friends and a possible boyfriend, until her mother and the show's producers decide to bring "Baker's Dozen" back on the air.
Little Blue Lies by Chris Lynch
Oliver, known as "O," and his suddenly ex-girlfriend Junie are known for telling little lies, but one of Junie's lies about not winning the lottery could get her into trouble with the local mob boss.
Notable by Marni Bates
Chelsea Halloway finds herself unwittingly on the run from a drug lord while on an unwanted study-abroad trip to Cambodia.
Next by Kevin Waltman
Indiana basketball prodigy Derrick Bwoen is impatient to start high school to prove himself as a star playeron the team, but his old-school coach favors a senior for a the position he wants.
New in January 2014
No Place by Todd Strasse
"When Dan and his parents can no longer pay their mortgage, they end up homeless and living in a local tent city. It's a bad situation, and it only gets worse when the leader of the tent city is brutally beaten. Who is trying to shut down the tent city, and why?"--Provided by publisher.
The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
"Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a "normal" life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives."--Provided by publisher.
The Social Code by Sadie Hayes
Adam and Amelia Dory, brilliant eighteen-year-old twins who are offered a scholarship to Stanford University, launch a Silicon Valley start-up that catapults them a world of power, competition, and backstabbing.
Reality Boy by A.S. King
"An emotionally damaged seventeen-year-old boy in Pennsylvania, who was once an infamous reality television show star, meets a girl from another dysfunctional family, and she helps him out of his angry shell."--Provided by publisher.
True Blue by Deborah Ellis
The darker side of friendship is portrayed by Jess, a seventeen-year-old who struggles to find the moral courage to remain loyal to her best friend Casey who has been accused of murdering an eight-year-old girl at summer camp.
The Gospel of Winter by Brendan Kiely
Managing the challenges of his fractured family by taking Adderall, sneaking drinks, and confiding in an abusive priest, Aidan finds support from new friends including a crush, a wild girl, and a swim-team captain with his own secrets.
New in December 2013
Pirouette by Robyn Bavati
"When Simone and Hannah, fifteen-year-old identical twins meet for the first time at dance camp, they switch places in order to change the rold that dance plays in thier lives."--Provided by publisher.
Full Ride by Margaret Peterson Haddix
After her father is convicted of embezzlement, Becca Jones, fourteen, and her mother flee Georgia for small-town Ohio but three years later she learns that his misdeeds may have jeopardized not just her future but also her life.
Loud Awake and Lost by Adele Griffin
Eight months after a debilitating accident leaves her with brain trauma and a back injury, amnesiac teen Ember tries to piece together the six weeks of her life leading up to the accident--and determine why none of her friends or family are willing to talk about it.
Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando
While living very different lives on opposite coasts, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth and eighteen-year-old Lauren become acquainted by email the summer before they begin rooming together as freshmen at UC-Berkeley.
Crash Into You by Katie McGarry
Hiding secrets from her family that expects her to be perfect, Rachel Young falls in love with Isaiah Walker, a foster youth who hides his own secrets until their shared love for street racing puts their lives in jeopardy.
Friday Never Leaving by Vikki Wakefield
Friday Brown and her mother Vivienne live their lives on the road, but when Vivienne succumbs to cancer, 17-year-old Friday decides to search for the father she never knew. Her journey takes her to a slum of orphans and runaways, ruled by a charismatic leader named Arden"--Provided by publisher.
Bi-Normal by M.G. Higgins
When Brett, a high school football star with a beautiful girlfriend and in-crowd membership, finds himself attracted to Zach, he responds with anger and confusion.
Leap of Faith by Jamie Blair
Seventeen-year-old Faith shepherds her neglectful, drug-addicted mother through her pregnancy and then kidnaps the baby, taking on the responsibility of being her baby sister's parent while hiding from the authorities.