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Kate De Goldi
Current price: $15.99
Worry-prone Frankie keeps his family secret under control—until a bold, inquisitive girl enters his life—in this warm, witty, and captivating YA novel. Twelve-year-old Frankie Parsons is a talented kid with a quirky family, a best friend named Gigs, and a voice of anxiety constantly nibbling in his ... Read More about
Andrew Smith
Current price: $12.99
Destiny takes a detour in this “wickedly witty and offbeat novel” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) that was nominated for the National Book Award. Finn Easton sees the world through miles instead of minutes. It’s how he makes sense of the world, and how he tries to convince himself that he’s a real ... Read More about
Leo Hunt
Current price: $13.00
In a devilishly dark and funny debut, a teen finds himself the unwitting beneficiary of eight enslaved and angry ghosts seeking bloody vengeance. When Luke Manchett’s estranged father dies unexpectedly, he leaves his son a dark inheritance: a collection of eight restless spirits, known as his Host, ... Read More about
Rick Yancey
Current price: $18.99
"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment Weekly (Grade A) The Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic new series from award-winning author Rick Yancey. After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky surv ... Read More about
Conrad Wesselhoeft
Current price: $13.99
    When you piss off a bridge into a snowstorm, it feels like you’re connecting with eternal things. Paying homage to something or someone. But who? The Druids? Walt Whitman? No, I pay homage to one person only, my brother, my twin.        In life. In death.        Telemachus. Since the death of h ... Read More about
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Jordan Sonnenblick
Current price: $7.99
An amazing sequel to the groundbreaking debut, DRUMS, GIRLS & DANGEROUS PIE. Jeffrey isn't a little boy with cancer anymore. He's a teen who's in remission, but life still feels fragile. The aftereffects of treatment have left Jeffrey with an inability to be a great student or to walk without li ... Read More about
Scott Westerfeld
Current price: $19.99
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld comes a smart, thought-provoking novel-within-a-novel that you won’t be able to put down. Darcy Patel has put college on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. With a contract in hand, she arrives in New York City with no apartment ... Read More about
Nnedi Okorafor
Current price: $18.99
Affectionately dubbed "the Nigerian Harry Potter," Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one's place in the world. Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she's albino. She's a terrific athlete, but ... Read More about
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Andrew Smith
Current price: $18.99
“Andrew Smith is the Kurt Vonnegut of YA . . . [Smith’s novels] are the freshest, richest, and weirdest books to hit the YA world in years.” —Entertainment Weekly Skillfully blending multiple story strands that transcend time and place, award-winning Grasshopper Jungle author Andrew Smith chronicle ... Read More about
Jenn Bennett
Current price: $18.99
In this delightfully charming teen spin on You’ve Got Mail, the one guy Bailey Rydell can’t stand is actually the boy of her dreams—she just doesn’t know it yet. Classic movie buff Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by “Alex.” Two coasts separat ... Read More about
Cristin Terrill
Current price: $17.99
"You have to kill him."Imprisoned in the heart of a secret military base, Em has nothing except the voice of the boy in the cell next door and the list of instructions she finds taped inside the drain. Only Em can complete the final instruction. She’s tried everything to prevent the creation of a ti ... Read More about
Gregory Scott Katsoulis
Current price: $18.99
In a world where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked, one girl elects to remain silent rather than pay to speak, and her defiant and unexpected silence threatens to unravel the very fabric of society. Speth Jime is anxious to deliver her Last Day speech and celebrate her ... Read More about
Jennifer Niven
Current price: $19.99
NOW A NETFLIX FILM, STARRING ELLE FANNING AND JUSTICE SMITH!The New York Times bestselling love story about two teens who find each other while standing on the edge. And don’t miss Take Me with You When You Go, Jennifer Niven’s highly anticipated new book with bestselling author David Levithan!Theod ... Read More about
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Courtney Summers
Current price: $18.99
Named a "Best Book of 2015" by Bustle, Book Riot, Chicago Public Library, Quill and Quire, and the B&N Teen Blog! The sheriff's son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town ... Read More about
Julie Berry
Current price: $17.99
Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by those who were once her friends and family. Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost in her own home, silently pourin ... Read More about
Tiffany D. Jackson
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4 starred reviews! Orange Is the New Black meets Walter Dean Myer’s Monster in this gritty, twisty, and haunting debut by Tiffany D. Jackson about a girl convicted of murder seeking the truth while surviving life in a group home. Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that ... Read More about
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Ibi Zoboi
Current price: $19.99
A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews and multiple awards! A New York Times Notable Book * A Time Magazine Best YA Book Of All Time* Publishers Weekly Flying Start * Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice of 2017 (Top of the List winner) * School Li ... Read More about
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Morgan Matson
Current price: $10.99
There were three things Amy Curry didn’t expect out of senior year. First: her father’s death. Second: her mother’s decision to relocate to the East Coast. Third: Roger Sullivan. After her father’s sudden death, Amy’s mom has decided to start anew—in Connecticut, just before the start of senior yea ... Read More about
Stephanie Perkins
Current price: $18.99
Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris - until she meets Etienne St. Clair: perfect, Parisian (and Eng ... Read More about
Nicole Kornher-Stace
Current price: $14.00
Norton Award finalistYALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2016Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Books of 2015Book Riot Best of 2015Buzzfeed 32 Best Fantasy Novels of 2015ABC Best Books for Young ReadersLos Angeles Times Summer ReadingLocus Recommended Reading Wasp's job is simple. Hunt ghosts. And every year ... Read More about
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Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Current price: $24.99
Now a major motion picture starring Max Pelayo, Reese Gonzales, and Eva Longoria!A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who h ... Read More about
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Stephanie Oakes
Current price: $17.99
Code Name Verity meets I Am the Messenger in this riveting YA novel from Morris Award finalist Stephanie Oakes, in which three points of view are woven together in a story that's part Cold War mystery, part contemporary coming-of-age, and completely unputdownable. Molly Mavity is not a normal teenag ... Read More about
Lynne Rae Perkins
Current price: $10.99
Wait The train was moving. Ry could hardly tell at first, but now he knew. It was gaining speed, and he wasn't fast enough to catch it. He had only gotten off for a minute, just to make a phone call—and now it was gone. He was in the middle of nowhere, alone. Maybe it was the middle of nowhere, but ... Read More about
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Mike Mullin
Current price: $13.99
Under the bubbling hot springs and geysers of Yellowstone National Park is a supervolcano. Most people don't know it's there. The caldera is so large that it can only be seen from a plane or satellite. It just could be overdue for an eruption, which would change the landscape and climate of our plan ... Read More about
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Christine Heppermann
Current price: $17.99
How do you define yourself? By your friends? Your family? Your boyfriend? Your grades? Your trophies? Your choices? By a single choice? From the author of the acclaimed Poisoned Apples comes a novel in verse about a young woman and the aftermath of a life-altering decision. Fans of Laurie Halse Ande ... Read More about
A.S. King
Current price: $17.99
In this truly original portrayal of a girl struggling to break free of society's definitions, Printz Honor author A.S. King asks readers to question everything—and offers hope to those who will never stop seeking real love. Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's push ... Read More about
Dream Jordan
Current price: $17.99
Dream Jordan is back with a follow-up to the acclaimed Hot Girl Kate is devastated to find herself back in a group home after a peaceful year of living with her loving foster parents, Lynn and Ted. The fantasy life of having the perfect family has come to an abrupt end and Kate's reeling from having ... Read More about
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Mitali Perkins
Current price: $9.99
Top Ten ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Junior Library Guild SelectionStarred Reviews in Publishers Weekly and School Library JournalBookPage’s “Top Ten Middle Grade Novels” A refugee and child soldier challenge the rules of war in this coming-of-age novel set against the political and military ba ... Read More about
Barry Lyga
Current price: $17.99
This is Where it Ends, Hate List, and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock readers will appreciate this heartbreaking novel about living with your worst mistake, from New York Times bestselling author Barry Lyga. Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one--not even Sebastian himself--can forgi ... Read More about
William Ritter
Current price: $17.95
“I’ve found very little about private detective R. F. Jackaby to be standard in the time I’ve known him. Working as his assistant tends to call for a somewhat flexible relationship with reality . . .” In 1892, New Fiddleham, New England, things are never quite what they seem, especially when Abigai ... Read More about
Don Calame
Current price: $11.99
Get ready for riffs on hot girls, health class, and social hell! The outrageously funny boys from Swim the Fly return to rock their sophomore year. In this hilarious sequel to Swim the Fly, told from Coop’s point of view, it’s the beginning of the school year, and the tenth-grade health class must w ... Read More about
Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Current price: $14.99
"This is Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, on community radio 90.3, KZUK. I'm Gabe. Welcome to my show." My birth name is Elizabeth, but I'm a guy. Gabe. My parents think I've gone crazy and the rest of the world is happy to agree with them, but I know I'm right. I've been a boy my whole life. When ... Read More about
Libba Bray
Current price: $18.99
From bestselling, Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray, the story of a plane of beauty pageant contestants that crashes on a desert island. Teen beauty queens. A "Lost"-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to emall. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in gir ... Read More about
Lauren Oliver
Current price: $15.99
Like Adam Silvera's They Both Die at the End and Colleen Hoover's It Ends with Us, Before I Fall raises thought-provoking questions about love, death, and how one person's life can affect so many others. With this stunning debut novel, New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver emerged as one o ... Read More about
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Jennifer Castle
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The Beginning of After is a story of hope and healing from Jennifer Castle, a powerful new voice in teen fiction. When Laurel’s family dies in a horrific car accident, she struggles to put her life back together. She is now connected to David Kaufman, who lives down the block, and who lost his mothe ... Read More about
Jacqueline Woodson
Current price: $16.99
Laurel Daneau has moved on to a new life, in a new town, but inside she's still reeling from the loss of her beloved mother and grandmother after Hurricane Katrina washed away their home. Laurel's new life is going well, with a new best friend, a place on the cheerleading squad and T-Boom, co-captai ... Read More about
Robert Sharenow
Current price: $17.99
Sydney Taylor Award-winning novel Berlin Boxing Club is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling's experiences following Kristallnacht. Publishers Weekly called it "a masterful historical novel" in a starred review. Karl Stern has never thought of himself as a Jew; after all, he's n ... Read More about
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Tim Federle
Previous price: $19.99 Current price: $18.99
Soon to be a Disney+ Original movie! “The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton A New York Times Notable Book of the YearA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA ... Read More about
Ruta Sepetys
Current price: $12.99
An international bestseller, a #1 New York Times bestseller, and now a major motion picture! Ruta Sepetys's Between Shades of Gray is now the film Ashes in the Snow! "Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both." --The Washington Post From New York Times and inte ... Read More about
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Pete Hautman
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A funny, clear-eyed view of the realities of teenage love from National Book Award winner Pete Hautman.A funny, clear-eyed view of the realities of teenage love from National Book Award winner Pete Hautman.brbrJen and Wes do not s"meet cute."/s They do not strikefall in love at first sight/strike. T ... Read More about
Tara Sullivan
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For fans of Linda Sue Park and A Long Way Gone, two young boys must escape a life of slavery in modern-day Ivory CoastFifteen-year-old Amadou counts the things that matter. For two years what has mattered are the number of cacao pods he and his younger brother, Seydou, can chop down in a day. This n ... Read More about
Tim Wynne-Jones
Current price: $16.99
Two street kids get tangled in a plot over their heads — and risk an unexpected connection — in this heart-pounding thriller by Tim Wynne-Jones. Boy, did Blink get off on the wrong floor. All he wanted was to steal some breakfast for his empty belly, but instead he stumbled upon a fake kidnapping an ... Read More about
Shirley Reva Vernick
Current price: $15.95
Years before WWII begins, latent hostility against the Jews erupts in a blood lie when Daisy, a young Gentile girl from Massena, New York, disappears in the woods. It's September 22, 1928, Jack Pool's sixteenth birthday. Jack's been restless lately, especially during this season of more-times-at-the ... Read More about
Moira Young
Current price: $12.99
The book that will “blow you away”** has a dazzling new look in paperback! Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That's fine ... Read More about
Kimberly Derting
Current price: $17.99
The first book in the Body Finder series from Kimberly Derting is equal parts romance and mystery. Sixteen-year-old Violet is hiding two secrets. The first is her confusing new feelings for her childhood best friend Jay. The second is her unusual ability to sense the dead...and the people who killed ... Read More about
Laura Ruby
Current price: $17.99
National Book Award Finalist * Printz Award Winner for Best Young Adult Book of the Year “Ruby’s novel deserves to be read and reread. It is powerful, beautiful, extraordinary.”—School Library Journal Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of ... Read More about
Robin Wasserman
Current price: $10.99
One night. One body, broken in a pool of blood.One killer, lost in the shadows. One girl, left behind.Left alone, to face the consequences. To find the truth.To avenge the dead. One night is all it takes to change Nora Kane's life forever. Her best friend is dead; her boyfriend has vanished. And th ... Read More about
Kwame Alexander
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In this electrifying follow-up to Kwame Alexander's Newbery winner The Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage. A New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Longlist nominee. Twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands ... Read More about
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Allan Stratton
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Life's not easy for Sami Sabiri, a funny, gutsy fifteen-year-old stuck at a private school where he's the only Muslim kid. But things are about to get a lot worse. When Sami catches his father in a lie, he gets suspicious . . . and he's not the only one. In a flash, the FBI descends on his home and ... Read More about
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Teri Brown
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For fans of Libba Bray and Anna Godbersen, this thrilling historical suspense novel is the story of a budding magician who has spent her life playing sidekick to her faux-medium mother—and trying to hide the fact that she possesses magnificent powers. As the illegitimate daughter of Harry Houdini—or ... Read More about
Matthew Quick
Current price: $11.99
You can lose yourself in repetition--quiet your thoughts; I learned the value of this at a very young age. Basketball has always been an escape for Finley. He lives in broken-down Bellmont, a town ruled by the Irish mob, drugs, violence, and racially charged rivalries. At home, his dad works night ... Read More about
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