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Torn by David Massey Only eighteen when she is sent to Afghanistan, British army medic Elinor Nielson is continually at odds with her hardnosed bunkmate, Heidi Larson, but connects with a mysterious Afghan girl and local children, as well as an American lieutenant.

The Boy on the Bridge

The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford It is 1982 and nineteen-year-old Laura Reid is spending a semester in Leningrad studying Russian, but when she meets Alyosha she discovers the dissident Russia--a world of wild parties, underground books and music, love, and constant danger.

If I Ever Get Out of Here

If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric L. Gansworth Seventh-grader Lewis "Shoe" Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George Haddonfield from the local Air Force base, but in 1975 upstate New York there is a lot of tension and hatred between Native Americans and Whites--and Lewis is not sure that he can rely on friendship.

Bubble World

Bubble World by Carol Snow After sixteen-year-old Fresia learns--and tells her friends--that their perfect life on a luxurious tropical island is not real, she is banished from her virtual world to the "mainland," where people are ugly, school is hard, and families are dysfunctional.

Love Disguised

Love Disguised by Lisa Klein After a mixed-up courtship with the Hathaway sisters ends badly, eighteen-year-old Will Shakespeare jumps at the chance to go to London, where he can pursue his dream of becoming an actor and where he is about to meet the girl who will change his life forever.

The Lying Game

The Lying Game by Sara Shepard Foster child Emma Paxton, who has only just discovered she has a wealthy twin sister Sutton Mercer, finds herself in the position of having to step into Sutton's glamorous life after Sutton disappears just days after asking Emma to cover for her in her life of high fashion, high drama and deep lies. Read the entire series: The Lying Game Never Have I Ever Two Truth and a Lie Hide and Seek Cross My Heart, Hope to Die Seven Minutes in Heaven

How to Lose Everything: a Mostly True Story

How to Lose Everything: a Mostly True Story by Philipp Mattheis; translated by Kathryn Malczyk In 1994 Germany, four teenage boys find their normal lives turned upside down when they find a large amount of cash hidden in an abandoned house and opt to spend the money on clothing, food, clubbing, and drugs.

OCD Love Story

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu In an instant, Bea felt almost normal with Beck, and as if she could fall in love again, but things change when the psychotherapist who has been helping her deal with past romantic relationships puts her in a group with Beck--a group for teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Extremities: Stories of Death, Murder, and Revenge

Extremities: Stories of Death, Murder, and Revenge by David Lubar A group of high school girls takes revenge on their sadistic gym teacher in the most fitting way possible. Two stowaways find themselves on a ship for the dead. An ancient predator stalks the wrong victim. Here are thirteen tales of death, murder, and revenge

The Fury

The Fury by Alexander Gordon Smith When everyone they know is suddenly transformed by a bizarre plague into bloodthirsty, mindless savages, survivors Cal, Brick and Daisy make shattering discoveries that pit them against an enemy of unimaginable power.

Bloody Monday

Bloody Monday by Ryou Ryumon Takagi Fujimaru may seem like a regular high school student, but behind the cheery facade lies a genius hacker by the name of Falcon. When his father is framed for a murder, Falcon uses his brilliant hacking skills to try and protect his sister and clear his father's name. However, he finds that his father, an agent in an elite government agency, was involved with something far more complex than a simple murder. A terrorist group is plotting against the city of Tokyo and it is up to Falcon, with the help of his friends to unravel the twisted plans set in place to kill millions of people. Read the entire series: Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3 Vol. 4 Vol. 5 Vol. 6 Vol. 7 Vol. 8 Vol. 9 Vol. 10 Vol. 11

Of Beast and Beauty

Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay When nineteen-year-old Gem of the Desert People, called Monstrous by the Smooth Skins, becomes the prisoner of the seventeen-year-old Smooth Skin queen, Isra, age-old prejudices begins to fall aside as the two begin to understand each other.

The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong

The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong by L. Tam Holland Vee's history assignment is to create a family tree, but he doesn't know anything about his family beyond his parents' generation.


Undercurrent by Paul Blackwell After miraculously surviving a tumble through a powerful waterfall, sixteen-year-old Callum Harris awakes from a coma to find himself in a dark and dangerous version of the life he knew.

Imperfect Spiral

Imperfect Spiral by Debbie Levy When a teenaged girl's babysitting charge is killed in a car accident while in her care, she must come to terms with the aftermath of the tragedy and her community's search for someone to blame.

Dirty Little Secret

Dirty Little Secret by Jennifer Echols There are too many secrets in eighteen-year-old Bailey's life. Not just the obvious one: that she told her grandfather she was going on a date, and instead is playing fiddle in a Nashville bar. There's all the stuff that makes it worse. Like how her younger sister, Julie, was offered a recording contract, and her family is terrified that Bailey is going to mess the deal up. Like the way that Bailey has been acting out. Like the way they're all mad at her, even Julie. Bailey s parents don t want her playing any gigs at all, but when they leave her with her grandfather in Nashville for the summer so they can tour with Julie, he lands her a music job that s beneath the radar, playing old country songs in cheesy costumes at a local mall. That's where she meets Sam. . . . Sam's got big plans that don't include playing backup while his alcoholic dad scratches out a living as a Johnny Cash soundalike. He intends to take his hig

Dangerous Girls

Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas Planning a Spring Break of debauchery in Aruba, Anna is trapped in a hostile and suspicious foreign country when her best friend is found brutally murdered, an act that compels Anna to investigate the truth and fight for her freedom.


Hourglass by Myra McEntire Seventeen-year-old Emerson uses her power to manipulate time to help Michael, a consultant hired by her brother, to prevent a murder that happened six months ago while simultaneously navigating their undeniable attraction to one another. Read the entire series: Hourglass Timepiece Infinityglass

Two-Way Street

Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt Courtney is about to embark on a cross-country road trip to college with her boyfriend, Jordan, when he dumps her. Despite the breakup, they decide to go on the trip together. Read the companion book: Right of Way

Some Quiet Place

Some Quiet Place by Kelsey Sutton Possessing supernatural abilities that enable her to see emotions as beings who walk among people, 17-year-old Elizabeth Caldwell is ignored by all of the manifestations except Fear, who struggles to understand the mystery surrounding a hidden dream painting that has profoundly changed Elizabeth's life.

Half Lives

Half Lives by Sara Grant Follows the lives of two unlikely teenaged heroes, mysteriously linked and living hundreds of years apart, as both struggle to survive and protect future generations from the terrible fate that awaits any who dare to climb the mountain.

In Too Deep

In Too Deep by Coert Voorhes Persuaded by her teacher to seek Cortez's long-lost treasure during a school trip to Mexico, Annie Fleet, master scuba diver and history buff, finds that her plans to get Josh to notice her are not the only thing in danger as rival treasure-hunters try to do away with her.

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna When fourteen-year-old Sophie Sophia journeys to New York with a scientific boy genius, a Kerouac-loving bookworm, and a giant shaman panda guide, she discovers more about her visions, string theory, and a father who could be the key to an extraordinary life.

45 Pounds (More or Less)

45 Pounds (More or Less) by Kelly Barson Struggling with poor self-image issues that are complicated by her slender mother, plus-sized Ann resolves to lose a significant amount of weight before standing as bridesmaid to her aunt, an effort that involves an infomercial diet plan, unfortunate dance lessons, and a series of romantic embarrassments

Still Star-Crossed

Still Star-Crossed by Melinda Taub Struggling to maintain the peace between the rivaling Montagues and Capulets after the suicides of Romeo and Juliet, Prince Escalus of Verona arranges a marriage between Romeo's best friend, Benvolio, and Juliet's cousin, Rosaline, whose unwilling match forges unexpected bonds.

Magic Series

Magic Series by Kathy McCullough Upon her mother's death, fifteen-year-old Delaney Collins must move to California to live with a father she barely knows, and discovers not only that he is a fairy "godmother", but that she may be one as well. Read the entire series: Don't Expect Magic Who Needs Magic

Truly, Madly, Deadly

Truly, Madly, Deadly by Hannah Jayne When her abusive boyfriend dies in what seems to be a drunk-driving accident, Sawyer is secretly relieved until she opens her locker and finds a note from a secret admirer that says "You're welcome."

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us by Kasie West Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers knows better thant to trust a rich boy. But then she meets the richest guy of all, who proves money might not matter after all.


Glitch by Heather Anastasui In the Community, where implanted computer chips have erased human emotions and thoughts are replaced by a feed from the Link network, Zoe starts to malfunction, or glitch, and begins having her own thoughts, feelings, identity--and telekinetic powers. Read the entire series: Glitch Override Shutdown

A Midsummer Night's Scream

A Midsummer Night's Scream by R.L. Stine Decades after the filming of a horror movie is halted in the wake of three actor deaths and rumors about a haunted set, Claire, the daughter of a failing studio head, helps with a production on the same site.

Iron Man

Iron Man by various Tony Stark negotiates in boardrooms as a billionaire genius and fights super villains as his alter ego--Iron Man. Invincible Iron Man series by Matt Fraction: The Five Nightmares World's Most Wanted, Book 1 World's Most Wanted, Book 2 Disassemble Stark Resilient Book 1 Stark Resilient Book 2 My Monsters The Unfixable Demon Long Way Down The Future Iron Man movies

Jiu Jiu

Jiu Jiu by Touya Tobina After Takamichi's twin brother is killed, she is protected by a pair of shape-shifting Jiu Jiu, who help her to succeed in high school and slay demons. Read the entire series: Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3   Vol. 4 Vol. 5