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Showing posts from August, 2014


Rumble by Ellen Hopkins Eighteen-year-old Matt's atheism is tested when, after a horrific accident of his own making that plunges him into a dark, quiet place, he hears a voice that calls everything he has ever disbelieved into question.

Internet Girls

Internet Girls by Lauren Myracle Chronicles, in "instant message" format, theday-to-day experiences, feelings, and plans of three friends, Zoe, Maddie, and Angela, as they begin tenth grade. Read the entire series: ttyl ttfn   L8r,g8r   yolo  

Born Confused

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier Seventeen-year-old Dimple, whose family is from India, discovers that she is not Indian enough for the Indians and not American enough for the Americans, as she sees her best friend taking possession of both her heritage and the boy she likes. Sequel: Bombay Blues Indian American Dimple Lala questions her heart while on a trip to Bombay, on which her boyfriend pushes her away to embark on a spiritual journey, her cousin tests the boundaries of tradition, and her sister opens up about her homosexuality.

Can't Look Away

Can't Look Away by Donna Cooner Famous for her YouTube videos on fashion, Torrey is shattered by the death of her sister--which may have been caused by Torrey and the videos--that turns her fans against her and makes her question the sincerity of her friends.

Faces of the Dead

Faces of the Dead by Suzanne Weyn Learning about the powerful rebellion that is sweeping through her country, Marie-Therese, the princess daughter of Marie Antoinette, slips out into the streets of Paris, where she assumes the identity of a chambermaid and befriends a revolutionary who causes her to question the only life she has ever known

Circle of Stones

Circle of Stones by Catherine Fisher The mysterious Circus--a circular street of thirty houses--in Bath, England, provides the hub for three intertwining stories about a contemporary girl with a terrible past, an eighteenth-century architect obsessed with druids, and a prehistoric king who learns to fly.

Neptune's Tears

Neptune's Tears by Susan Waggoner In 2218 London, seventeen-year-old Zee's plans for a career as an empath are undermined when she becomes distracted by feelings for David, an attractive patient who, she learns, is of an alien race but who has secrets he cannot share. Read the entire series: Neptune's Tears Starlight's Edge


False Series by Dan Krokos Soon after seventeen-year-old Miranda awakens with no memory, she discovers that she can release a mysterious energy that incites pure terror in everyone around her except Peter, who tells her she is part of an elite force of genetically-altered teens. Read the entire series: False Memory False Sight False Future

Isla and the Happily Ever After

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins Hopeless dreamer Isla and introspective artist Josh embark on their senior year in France and confront the painful possibility that their relationship may end.


Random by Tom Leveen The night before going on trial in a sensational felony case that has ruined her life, sixteen-year-old Tori Hershberger receives a random phone call from a stranger contemplating suicide and she begins a race against time to save him.


Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff Clementine DeVore, seventeen, is determined to learn what happened ten years ago that led to her magical imprisonment and problems in her town, but a dangerous attraction to Fisher, the boy who freed her, town politics, and the terrifying Hollow get in the way.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke Violet is in love with River, a mysterious seventeen-year-old stranger renting the guest house behind the rotting seaside mansion where Violet lives, but when eerie, grim events begin to happen, Violet recalls her grandmother's frequent warnings about the devil and wonders if River is evil.  Sequel: Between the Spark and the Burn

The Cahill Witch Chronicles

The Cahill Witch Chronicles by Jessica Spotswood In an alternate New England of 1900, where the Brotherhood dominates and controls society, sixteen-year-old Cate Cahill has struggled since her mother's death to keep secret that she and her younger sisters are witches, but when a governess arrives from the Sisterhood, everything changes. Read the entire series: Born Wicked Star Cursed Sister's Fate   SERIES COMPLETE

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin When a celebrated New York City teenager, known for her subversive street art, mysteriously dies, her life is examined in a series of interviews with her parents, friends, boyfriends, mentors, and critics.

Blind Spot for Boys

Blind Spot for Boys by Justina Chen After a bad breakup and the discovery that her father is quickly going blind, sixteen-year-old photographer Shana and her parents travel to Machu Picchu for an adventure, where Shana meets Quattro, a boy with secrets of his own.


Blind by Rachel DeWoskin After a horrific accident leaves her blind, fifteen-year-old Emma, one of seven children, eagerly starts high school as a sophomore, and finds that nearly everything has changed--sometimes for the better.

I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister

I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister by Amelie Sarn The bond between Muslim sisters Sohane and Djelila is tested by Sohane's embrace of her faith and Djelila's preference for a secular life, choices that cause both to be bullied until a devastating tragedy reveals the complexity of their relationship and the consequences they face for being true to themselves.

Just Call My Name

Just Call My Name by Holly Goldberg Sloan A companion tale to I'll Be There finds the happy prospects of Emily Bell shattered by the arrival of a charismatic new girl and disturbing reports about Sam's criminally insane father, who is plotting a jailbreak and revenge.

Forget Me

Forget Me by Kim Harrington In a town suffering after the major employer closed under a cloud of scandal, Morgan and her friends uncover a mystery as they try to learn if her supposedly dead boyfriend is living nearby under a different name

Prep School Confidential

Prep School Confidential by Kara Taylor When Anne's misbehavior sends her from her Upper East Side prep school to a prestigious boarding school outside of Boston, her only goal is to get back home until her roommate, Isabella, is murdered and Anne decides to find out what happened, whatever the cost. Read the entire series: Prep School Confidential Wicked Little Secrets Deadly Little Sins  

Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank An evocative novel in verse traces the unfolding friendship between two very different teen girls who share a hospital room and an illness from which one gradually recovers while the other languishes.

Servants of the Storm

Servants of the Storm by Delilah S. Dawson Living in a medicated haze for a year after a traumatizing hurricane kills her best friend, Dovey begins seeing things she knows cannot be real and discontinues her medication only to uncover horrifying secrets.


Magnolia by Kristi Cook Descended from two prominent Mississippi families who have been close since the Civil War, Jemma Cafferty and Ryder Marsden share a mutual animosity that turns into an unexpected attraction during a violent storm.