Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

Grace’s home life is far from perfect. With a controlling step-father and a mom with undiagnosed OCD, Grace has a lot to overcome. Enter Gavin: dreamy, a musician, and a Read more...

Posted by on October 20, 2017

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Anderson writes about Melinda’s experiences with authenticity and sincerity, creating a well-developed protagonist who is awkward, brooding, sarcastic – and damaged – and with whom readers will sympathize.

Posted by on October 5, 2017

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Mare Barrow lives in a world divided by blood. As a Red she is a common peasant who thieves to help her family get by. Her people are watched and Read more...

Posted by on September 22, 2017

The Last Message Received by Emily Trunko

You don’t always remember the first words someone says to you, but you often remember the last. In this book by Emily Trunko and originally inspired by tumblr posts, readers Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2017

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

After tragedy struck, Marin left San Francisco behind, along with her home and everyone she knew. Staying alone in her New York dorm over winter break, she will be forced Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 2017

Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor

Zoe is not always a perfect character, prone to selfish behavior that only makes things more awkward or difficult, but her snark and sarcasm bring a levity to this melancholy Read more...

Posted by on July 20, 2017

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Laia, a member of a prominent Scholar family, helps her grandparents earn a meager living until her brother Darin is caught and arrested as a traitor of the Empire. Not Read more...

Posted by on May 18, 2017

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour

This book is a celebration of LGBTQ love, the universal struggle of young love, and those terrifying moments before adulthood.

Posted by on April 13, 2017

The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks

Though it is not for the faint of heart, [this story] is for readers who enjoy twisted characters, heaping spoonfuls of symbolism, and self reflection.

Posted by on February 9, 2017

Replica by Lauren Oliver

Perspective is everything in Lauren Oliver's new dystopian novel, where there are two sides to the story--literally. The book is written from two perspectives, and in the format of a Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2017

Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

Vassa Lowenstien lives in Brooklyn with her stepmother and her two stepsisters. Things have gotten… strange, lately, and not just with her unconventional family. The nights have been getting longer, Read more...

Posted by on November 29, 2016

How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather

This story has it all: mystery, romance, revenge, and history. The Salem Witch Trials are re-told with a contemporary twist.

Posted by on November 17, 2016

The Story Of Owen : Dragon Slayer Of Trondheim by E.K. Johnston

This is a truly original story with elements of adventure and fantasy, yet it is also so real. The relationships between the characters are authentic and deep. People are the Read more...

Posted by on October 27, 2016

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

At 10:04am on a Monday, students and teachers realize they are locked in the auditorium. At 10:05am, the student who locked them in takes his first victim.

Posted by on October 14, 2016

Dreamology by Lucy Keating

Every night since Alice was a child, she has dreamt of the same boy: Max. When Alice moves to Boston, she runs, literally, into the boy of her dreams.

Posted by on September 12, 2016