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The Red Heart Tattoo

The Red Heart Tattoo by Lurlene McDaniel Tells the story of a school bombing, portraying the relationships and events leading up to the incident as well as its repercussions.

Paranormalcy

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White When a dark prophecy begins to come true, sixteen-year-old Evie of the International Paranormal Containment Agency must not only try to stop it, she must also uncover its connection to herself and the alluring shapeshifter, Lend. Read the entire series: Paranormacly Supernaturally Endlessly

Wicked Jealous

Wicked Jealous by Robin Palmer Struggling to lose weight, restyle herself and avoid a wicked stepmother who seems to be trying to kill her, Simone jumps at an opportunity to spend the summer with her brother and his six college roommates who pose an entirely new set of challenges.

Before You Go

Before You Go by James Preller The summer before his senior year, Jude gets his first job, falls in love for the first time, and starts to break away from his parents. Jude's house is kept dark, and no one talks much--it's been that way since his little sister drowned in a swimming pool seven years ago when Jude was supposed to be watching her. Now, Jude is finally, finally starting to live.

A World Away

A World Away by Nancy Grossman Sixteen-year-old Eliza, an Amish girl, goes to work for an "English" family as a nanny to two young children, and must then choose between two entirely different ways of life.

The Unseen

The Unseen by Jeannine Garsee When sixteen-year-old Rinn, who has bipolar disorder, and her mother move back to her mother's hometown in Ohio and settle in a house where the previous owner hanged herself, Rinn discovers that both the town and her mother have some uncomfortable secrets in their past and that the ghost that supposedly haunts the school seems to be out for revenge.

Such a Rush

Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols High school senior Leah Jones loves nothing more than flying, which allows her to forget her absentee mother and life in a South Carolina trailer park, but when Grayson, the son of her deceased flight instructor, blackmails her into working for him and his brother Alec, the consequences could be deadly.

Quarantine

Quarantine Series by Lex Thomas When a virus deadly to adults infects their high school, brothers David and Will and the other students soon break into gangs that fight each other for survival and the hope of escaping their quarantine. Read the entire series: Loners

The Flappers

The Flappers Series by Jillian Larkin In 1923 Chicago, seventeen-year-old Gloria Carmody rebels against her upcoming society wedding by visiting a speakeasy, while her Pennsylvania cousin, Clara, hides similar tastes and her best friend, Lorraine, makes plans of her own. Read the entire series: Vixen Ingenue Diva

Never Enough

Never Enough by Denise Jaden Sixteen-year-old Loann admires and envies her older sister Claire's strength, popularity, and beauty, but as Loann begins to open up to new possibilities in herself, she discovers that Claire's all-consuming quest for perfection comes at a dangerous price.

The Thing About the Truth

The Thing About the Truth by Lauren Barnholdt Hoping to get back on track at a new school after being expelled, Kelsey clashes with fellow newcomer Isaac, a privileged politician's son who disregards Kelsey as a snob before they confront painful truths and fall unexpectedly in love

Temptation

Temptation by R.L. Stone Matt and Billy have to contend with the vampires that prey on tourists in the resort town of Sandy Hollow, while Pete encounters vampires at his new school.

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield Unveils the details of a horrific murder, its effects on permanent and summer residents of the small Appalachian town where the body is discovered, and especially how the related violence shakes eighteen-year-old Becca's determination to leave home as soon as possible.

Team Human

Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan Residing in New Whitby, Maine, a town founded by vampires trying to escape persecution, Mel finds her negative attitudes challenged when her best friend falls in love with one, another friend's father runs off with one, and she herself is attracted to someone who tries to pass himself off as one.

Eve

Eve by Anna Carey In 2032, 16 years after a deadly virus has wiped out most of the earth's population, Eve discovers the terrible fate that awaits students when they graduate from their all-girls school and sets off on a treacherous journey into the wilds of The New America, searching for a place where she can survive. Read the entire series: Eve Once

The Magnolia League

The Magnolia League by Katie Crouch After the death of her free-spirited mother, sixteen-year-old Alexandra Lee is forced to move from Northern California to Savannah, Georgia, to live with her wealthy grandmother, who expects Alex to join a long-standing debutante society, which, Alex learns, has made a pact with a legendary Hoodoo family. Read the entire series: The Magnolia League The White Glove War

52 Reasons to Hate My Father

52 Reasons to Hate My Father by Jessica Brody On her 18th birthday, spoiled party girl Lexington Larrabee learns that her days of making tabloid headlines may be at an end when her ever-absent father decides she must learn some values by working a different, low-wage job every week for a year or forfeit her multimillion-dollar trust fund.

Tiger Lily

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe's most dangerous enemy--Peter Pan--and falls in love with him. Related: Peter Pan

Wandering Son

Wandering Son by Shimura Takako Shuichi, a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino, a girl who wants to be a boy, become friends in junior high school, where they tackle problems such as gender identity, love, social acceptance, and puberty. Read the entire series: Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3