The Henna Wars

05 June 2020 | By Adiba Jaigirdar | Filed in: teen.

When Dimple Met Rishi meets Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda in this rom com about two teen girls with rival henna businesses n nWhen Nishat comes out to her parents, they say she can be anyone she wants as long as she isn t herself Because Muslim girls aren t lesbians Nishat doesn t want to hide

The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea

05 June 2020 | By Maggie Tokuda-Hall | Filed in: teen.

A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic n nAboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity of Florian the man to earn the respect and protection of the crew For

The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly

05 June 2020 | By Jamie Pacton | Filed in: teen.

Kit Sweetly slays sexism, bad bosses, and bad luck to become a knight at a medieval themed restaurant n nWorking as a wench i.e waitress at a cheesy medieval themed restaurant in the Chicago suburbs, Kit Sweetly dreams of being a knight like her brother She has the moves, is capable on a horse, and

Parachutes

05 June 2020 | By Kelly Yang | Filed in: teen.

Speak enters the world of Gossip Girl in this modern immigrant story from New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang about two girls navigating wealth, power, friendship, and trauma n nThey re called parachutes teenagers dropped off to live in private homes and study in the US while their wealthy

The Paper Girl of Paris

05 June 2020 | By Jordyn Taylor | Filed in: teen.

Now n nSixteen year old Alice is spending the summer in Paris, but she isn t there for pastries and walks along the Seine When her grandmother passed away two months ago, she left Alice an apartment in France that no one knew existed An apartment that has been locked for than seventy years n nA

Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe

05 June 2020 | By Sarah Mlynowski | Filed in: teen.

Sam s summer isn t off to a great start Her boyfriend, Eli, ditched her for a European backpacking trip, and now she s a counselor at Camp Blue Springs the summer camp her eleven year old self swore never to return to Sam expects the next seven weeks to be a total disaster n nThat is, until she me

Four Days of You and Me

05 June 2020 | By Miranda Kenneally | Filed in: teen.

A new swoon worthy romance following a couple s love story on the same date over four years n nEvery May 7, the students at Coffee County High School take a class trip And every year, Lulu s relationship with Alex Rouvelis gets a little complicated Freshman year, they went from sworn enemies

Banned Book Club

05 June 2020 | By Kim Hyun Sook | Filed in: teen.

When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up After acing her exams and sort of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature far from the drudgery she was

Anti/Hero

05 June 2020 | By Kate Karyus Quinn | Filed in: teen.

A new graphic novel for middle grade featuring all original content and characters found here in Anti Hero n nAs if middle school wasn t tough enough, two students who are sworn enemies run into big problems when a freaky event makes them switch places Now they must work together if they want their

The Silence of Bones

05 June 2020 | By June Hur | Filed in: teen.

I have a mouth, but I mustn t speak nEars, but I mustn t hear nEyes, but I mustn t see n n1800, Joseon Korea Homesick and orphaned sixteen year old Seol is living out the ancient curse May you live in interesting times Indentured to the police bureau, she s been tasked with assisting a well re

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know

05 June 2020 | By Samira Ahmed | Filed in: teen.

Told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Samira Ahmed traces the lives of two young women fighting to write their own stories and escape the pressure of familial burdens and cultural expectations in worlds too long defined by men n

Verona Comics

05 June 2020 | By Jennifer Dugan | Filed in: teen.

From the author of Hot Dog Girl comes a fresh and funny queer YA contemporary novel about two teens who fall in love in an indie comic book shop n nJubilee has it all together She s an elite cellist, and when she s not working in her stepmom s indie comic shop, she s prepping for the biggest auditio

All Boys Aren't Blue

05 June 2020 | By George M. Johnson | Filed in: teen.

In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA activist George M Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to

The Empire of Dreams (Fire and Thorns, #4)

05 June 2020 | By Rae Carson | Filed in: teen.

New York Times bestselling author Rae Carson makes a triumphant return to the world of her award winning n Girl of Fire and Thorns n trilogy in this extraordinary stand alone novel With action, adventure, and a heroine set on destroying the patriarchal limits meant to keep her in her place, n The

The Betrothed (The Betrothed, #1)

05 June 2020 | By Kiera Cass | Filed in: teen.

When King Jameson declares his love for Lady Hollis Brite, Hollis is shocked and thrilled After all, she s grown up at Keresken Castle, vying for the king s attention alongside other daughters of the nobility Capturing his heart is a dream come true n nBut Hollis soon realizes that falling in love

The Vanishing Stair (Truly Devious, #2)

05 June 2020 | By Maureen Johnson | Filed in: teen.

All Stevie Bell wanted was to find the key to the Ellingham mystery, but instead she found her classmate dead And while she solved that murder, the crimes of the past are still waiting in the dark Just as Stevie feels she s on the cusp of putting it together, her parents pull her out of Ellingham

The Toll (Arc of a Scythe, #3)

05 June 2020 | By Neal Shusterman | Filed in: teen.

It s been three years since Rowan and Citra disappeared since Scythe Goddard came into power since the Thunderhead closed itself off to everyone but Grayson Tolliver n nIn this pulse pounding conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman s Arc of a Scythe trilogy, constitutions ar

Crave (Crave, #1)

05 June 2020 | By Tracy Wolff | Filed in: teen.

My whole world changed when I stepped inside the academy Nothing is right about this place or the other students in it Here I am, a mere mortal among gods or monsters I still can t decide which of these warring factions I belong to, if I belong at all I only know the one thing that unites them i

The Conference of the Birds (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #5)

05 June 2020 | By Ransom Riggs | Filed in: teen.

A FRAGILE PEACE AN APOCRYPHAL WARNING CHAOS WAITING IN THE HEART OF THE STORM n nWith his dying words, H Jacob Portman s final connection to his grandfather Abe s secret life entrusts Jacob with a mission Deliver newly con tacted peculiar Noor Pradesh to an operative known only as V Noor is bein