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Twilight Graphic Novel

Twilight Graphic Novel art and adaptation by Young Kim When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human Read the entire series: Vol. 1 Vol. 2

You Are My Only

You Are My Only by Beth Kephart Fourteen years after an unhappy young mother's beloved baby is kidnapped, Sophie, a reclusive, homeschooled teen, breaks the strict rules of her adoptive parents and meets a loving family that encourages her to look into her mysterious past.

The Poison Diaries

The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood In late eighteenth-century Northumberland, England, sixteen-year-old Jessamine Luxton and the mysterious Weed uncover the horrible secrets of poisons growing in Thomas Luxton's apothecary garden. Read the entire series: Nightshade

Cold Awakening Trilogy

Cold Awakening Trilogy by Robin Wasserman When Lia Kahn's wealthy parents pay to have her brain transplanted into a new, human-looking body that never ages, the life that Lia knew is forever changed as she faces prejudice from all sides because of what she has become. Read the entire series: Frozen Shattered Torn

Caleb's Wars

Caleb's Wars by David Dudley Fifteen-year-old Caleb's courageous commitment to justice grows as he faces a power struggle with his father, fights to keep both his temper and self-respect in dealing with whites, and puzzles over the German prisoners of war brought to his rural Georgia community during World War II.

Between the Sea and Sky

Between the Sea and Sky by Jaclyn Dolamore Esmerine, a mermaid, grows close to her childhood playmate Alander, a winged man, when they join forces to find her sister Dosia, who has reportedly eloped with a human despite the sisters' vow to always keep the sea and its people first in their hearts.

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr Told from their own viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Jill, in grief over the loss of her father, and Mandy, nearly nineteen, are thrown together when Jill's mother agrees to adopt Mandy's unborn child but nothing turns out as they had anticipated.

The Scorpio Races

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.


Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez Just before the most important violin competition of her career, seventeen-year-old prodigy Carmen faces critical decisions about her anti-anxiety drug addiction, her controlling mother, and a potential romance with her most talented rival.


Swoon by Nina Malkin In rural Connecticut, when seventeen-year-old Dice tries to exorcise a seventeenth-century man who is possessing her cousin Pen, she inadvertently makes him corporeal--and irresistible. Read the entire series: Swoon Swear

I Am J

I Am J by Cris Beam J, who feels like a boy mistakenly born as a girl, runs away from his best friend who has rejected him and the parents he thinks do not understand him when he finally decides that it is time to be who he really is.

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape. Read the entire series: The Maze Runner The Scorch Trials The Death Cure

Tris and Izzie

Tris and Izzie by Mette Ivie Harrison A contemporary tale inspired by the classic romance finds high school teen Izzie preparing a love potion for her best friend that will further a romance with Tristan before accidentally falling for him herself, a situation that is complicated by Izzie's boyfriend, Tristan's magical baggage and a murderous supernatural force.

Without Tess

Without Tess by Marcella Pixley Fifteen-year-old Lizzie Cohen recalls what it was like growing up with her imaginative but disturbed older sister Tess, and how she is striving to reclaim her own life since Tess died.


Bunheads by Sophie Flack Hannah Ward revels in the competition, intense rehearsals, and dazzling performances that come with being a member of the corps de ballet, but after meeting musician Jacob she begins to realize there could be more to her life.


Ashfall by Mike Mullin After the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, fifteen-year-old Alex must journey from Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Illinois to find his parents and sister, trying to survive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of living have vanished.

Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories

Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed


Stick by Andrew Smith Stark "Stick" McClellan's brother has always defended him against those who tease him for his thinness and facial deformity, so when Bosten, having admitted he is gay, must leave home and their abusive parents, Stick sets out to find him.

There Is No Long Distance Now

There Is No Long Distance Now: Very Short Stories by Naomi Shihab Nye In these forty life-altering, life-affirming, and extremely short short stories, the award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye proposes that no matter how great the divide between friends, siblings, life and death, classmates, enemies, happiness and misery, war and peace, breakfast and lunch, parent and child, country and city, there is, in fact, no long distance. Not anymore.

The Survival Kit

The Survival Kit by Donna Freitas Receiving a playlist of songs and several symbolic objects to give her courage when her mother dies, Rose explores each object, from a paper star for wish-making to a paper kite for letting go, and turns for comfort to family gardener and school hockey star Will.

There You'll Find Me

There You'll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones Eighteen-year-old Finley, seeking God, quiet time to prepare for an audition at a prestigious music conservatory, and knowledge of the land her deceased brother loved, spends senior year in Ireland, where teen movie idol Beckett Rush, equally troubled, desires her company.

Mercy Lily

Mercy Lily by Lisa Albert Mama has slowly been losing herself to MS. After traditional treatment fails, she takes bee sting therapy, administered by high school sophomore Lily, to alleviate her pain. Lily is a trained veterinary assistant, so she can handle the treatments. When the bee sting therapy fails and it becomes clear that Mama wants to die, she asks Lily for the most impossible thing of all -- mercy.

Everybody Sees the Ants

Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King Overburdened by his parents' bickering and a bully's attacks, fifteen-year-old Lucky Linderman begins dreaming of being with his grandfather, who went missing during the Vietnam War, but during a visit to Arizona, his aunt and uncle and their beautiful neighbor, Ginny, help him find a new perspective.

Gossip Girl, Psycho Killer

Gossip Girl, Psycho Killer by Cecily Von Ziegesar Serena van der Woodsen returns to boarding school determined to make amends with Blair Waldorf by eliminating Nate Archibald, a plot that Blair counters with her own plans to get rid of everyone who ever irritated her.

The Carrier of the Mark

The Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon Instantly drawn to a mysterious, alluring boy in her class, teenaged Megan, an American living in Ireland, discovers that they are linked by a supernatural destiny that gives them powers Megan never knew she possessed.

Past Perfect

Past Perfect by Leila Sales Accepting a summer job at a Colonial reenactment village in order to forget about Ezra, the boy who has broken her heart, Chelsea is horrified to learn that he is working at the same place, which makes moving on and forgetting him a lot more complicated… even when Chelsea starts falling for someone new.


Dust by Joan Francis Turner Nine years ago, Jessie was in a car crash and died. After she was buried, she awoke and tore through the earth to arise, reborn, as a zombie. And there were others-gangs of undead roaming the Indiana woods, fighting, hunting, hidden. But when a mysterious illness threatens the existence of both zombies and humans, Jessie must decide whether to stay and fight or flee to survive...

Dark Song

Dark Song by Gail Giles After her father loses his job and she finds out that her parents have lied to her, fifteen-year-old Ames feels betrayed enough to become involved with a criminal who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

The Sleepwalkers

The Sleepwalkers by J. Gabriel Gates When he receives a mysterious, disturbing letter from his long-lost childhood playmate Christine, privileged and popular Caleb, celebrating his high school graduation, travels to his tiny hometown of Hudsonville, Florida, to find her, uncovering terrifying prophecies of the spirits.

A Web of Air

A Web of Air by Philip Reeve In Mayda, a post-apocalyptic city off the coast of Portugal, a brilliant young engineer and a mysterious recluse race to build a flying machine, unaware that powerful enemies will kill to possess--or destroy--their new technology.