• The Hate U Give

    By Angie Thomas (YA Thom, CD YA Thom, PLAY YA Thom)

    After witnessing her friend’s death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter’s life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

     


  • Turtles All the Way Down

    By John Green (YA Gree, CD YA Gree, PLAY YA Gree)

    Aza Holmes, a high school student with obsessive-compulsive disorder, becomes focused on searching for a fugitive billionaire.

     


  • One of Us is Lying

    By Karen McManus (YA McMa)

    When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students, all four become suspects. Murder-mystery meets “The Breakfast Club”.

     


  • Children of Blood and Bone

    By Tomi Adeyemi (YA Adey, CD YA Adey, PLAY YA Adey)

    Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

     


  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

    By Jenny Han (YA Han, CD YA Han, PLAY YA Han)

    Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent.

     


  • Dread Nation

    By Justina Ireland (YA Irel, CD YA Irel, PLAY YA Irel)

    Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-- derailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. When families around Baltimore County begin to go missing, Jane is caught in the middle of a conspiracy... and the restless dead are the least of her problems.

     


  • The Poet X

    By Elizabeth Acevedo (YA Acev, CD YA Acev)

    Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers. When she is invited to join her school's slam poetry club, she can't stop thinking about performing her poems.

     


  • Monday’s Not Coming

    By Tiffany D. Jackson (YA Jack, CD YA Jack)

    Monday Charles is missing, and Claudia seems to be the one person who notices. When Monday doesn't show up to school for over two weeks, Claudia knows something is wrong. Monday's mother refuses to give Claudia a straight answer, and her sister is even less help. How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she's gone?

     


  • American Panda

    By Gloria Chao (YA Chao)

    A freshman at MIT, seventeen-year-old Mei Lu tries to live up to her Taiwanese parents' expectations, but no amount of tradition, obligation, or guilt prevent her from hiding several truths--that she is a germaphobe who cannot become a doctor, she prefers dancing to biology, and she is dating a Japanese boy.

     


  • I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

    By Erika L. Sanchez (YA Sanc, CD YA Sanc)

    Julia's older sister, Olga, was always polite, respected her parents, and eagerly took up the Mexican traditions her mother insisted upon. After Olga dies in a car accident, Julia is thrust into a spotlight she's not ready for.

     


  • Far From the Tree

    By Robin Benway (YA Benw)

    Grace, adopted at birth, is raised as an only child. At sixteen, she's just put her own baby up for adoption, and begins looking for her biological family. She discovers her loudmouthed younger sister, who was also adopted, and Joaquin, their stoic older brother, who has no interest in bonding after years in the foster care system. Grace struggles between the joy of having found them and the true meaning of family.

     


  • The Smell of Other People’s Houses

    By Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (YA Hitc, CD YA Hitc)

    Growing up in Alaska in the 1970s isn't like growing up anywhere else: Don't think life is going to be easy. Know your place. And never talk about yourself. Four vivid voices tell intertwining stories of hardship, tragedy, wild luck, and salvation.

     


  • Before I Let Go

    By Marieke Nijkamp (YA Nijk)

    Returning to her small Alaska home town after her bipolar best friend's death, Corey uncovers chilling secrets about the townspeople and their treatment of Kyra prior to her drowning.

     


  • I Have Lost My Way

    By Gayle Forman (YA Form, CD YA Form)

    Three teenagers, Freya, Harun, and Nathaniel feel lost in various ways and when they collide in Central Park, they begin to find purpose in their lives.

     


  • Losing Brave

    By Bailee Madison (YA Madi)

    Overwhelmed by the mystery and turmoil of her twin sister's disappearance, Payton struggles with the reality of being the one left behind. Especially since she's unable to remember even the largest detail of what happened the day Dylan vanished.