Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Fiction? Middle-grade fiction refers to books written for readers between the ages of 8 and 12, while young adult fiction refers to books written for readers roughly between the ages of 12 and 18
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Notorious by Sudha Kuruganti
She’s just looking for somewhere to lay low…even if it’s a magical academy. Legacies meets Buffy with a dash of Bollywood in this tale of screw-ups and second chances.
The Guardian by Erin Lee
Two young men with dragon magic must learn to work together to join a rebel group that may save their world.
Trouble in the Stars by Sarah Prineas
“A space chase that would feel right at home in the world of Star Wars. Unexpectedly out of this world.” —Kirkus Reviews From acclaimed author Sarah Prineas comes an action-packed, funny, and heartwarming outer-space adventure about a troublesome little shape-shifter on the run from the law.
Timmy Failure The Cat Stole by Stephan Pastis
In the sixth book in Stephan Pastis’s New York Times bestselling series, Timmy is being threatened and must rely on his new partner to solve the mystery – and possibly save his life!
Timmy Failure The Book You’r by Stephan Pastis
Take Timmy Failure – the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of a budding investigative empire. Add his impressively lazy business partner, a very large polar bear named Total.
Timmy Failure It’s the End Wh by Stephan Pastis
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea-that we can, in fact, abolish the heart disease epidemic in this country by changing our diets. Drawing on the groundbreaking results of his twenty-year nutritional study, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic, convincingly argues that a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but also reverse its effects.
The Rainbow Race by Cate Summers
When seventeen-year-old Eleanor Willis arrives at Camp Sunshine, a camp secretly for LGBTQ+ girls, her mom’s beat-up old car can barely make it up the hill. She decides to walk the rest of the way and admires a black Rolls Royce, before noticing the pretty girl with the blue eyes in the back seat.
Spirit Untamed by Claudia Guadalupe Martínez
Relive all of your favorite moments from DreamWorks Spirit Untamed, hitting theaters June 4, 2021, with this retelling that includes eight pages of full-color images from the animated feature film! Lucky Prescott never really knew her late mother, Milagro Navarro, a fearless horse-riding stunt performer. Like her mother, Lucky isn’t exactly a fan of rules and restrictions.
The Animal Squad and the Staff of Duat by Jan Sier
Many Dangerous Creatures Live Along the Nile River. Some Have Bazookas! The Animalis International Team must mobilize once more to fight off a secret menace before it takes over the world. A new global squad is being assembled, each member bringing their unique talents and personalities to form a single, dedicated fighting unit. The heroes must learn to work together while they try to stop an ancient terror from awakening armies of the undead!
Someday by Kathy Lynn Emerson
Kristy Russell, a high school senior, sets out to discover why Sonny, the boy she’s crazy about, has rejected her. Her quest involves her in plans for a Project Graduation party and a school-wide production of The Music Man. And her ultimate decision about herself and Sonny ends up putting her in danger. Romantic suspense for young adults by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Belgrave House
Six Feet Below Zero by Ena Jones
A dead body. A missing will. An evil relative. The good news is, Great Grammy has a plan. The bad news is, she’s the dead body. Rosie and Baker are hiding something. Something big. Their great grandmother made them promise to pretend she’s alive until they find her missing will and get it in the right hands. The will protects the family house from their grandmother, Grim Hesper, who would sell it and ship Rosie and Baker off to separate boarding schools.
She Awakens by Caitlin Denman
In this Young Adult page turner, Attina finds herself in an unlikely predicament when it’s uncovered the normal, human existence she thought she lived is turned upside down. Finding out she’s half Fae not only confounds her, but in a time where the brutal Fae run the world she is suddenly tasked with bringing the Fae and humans together. With the help of her trusty, and somewhat snarky steed Raven, Attina sets out on a mission to save the human race from extinction.
See No Color by Shannon Gibney
For as long as she can remember, sixteen-year-old Alex Kirtridge has known two things: 1. She has always been Little Kirtridge, a stellar baseball player, just like her father. 2. She’s adopted. These facts have always been part of Alex’s life.
Runaway Train by Lee Matthew Goldberg
They told me I was an out-of-control train about to crash… Everything changed when the police officer knocked on the door to tell me – a 16-year-old – that my older sister Kristen had died of a brain aneurysm. Cue the start of my parents neglecting me and my whole life spiraling out of control.
Rescue at Lake Wild by Terry Lynn Johnson
In this funny and moving animals-in-peril adventure, a twelve-year-old girl and her two best friends determine to rescue two orphaned beaver kits—and soon find themselves trying to solve a local environmental crisis. Perfect for fans of Pax and A Boy Called Bat. Everyone knows that twelve-year-old Madison “Madi” Lewis is not allowed to bring home any more animals.
Promised by Leigh Walker
Welcome back to the island of Dawnhaven, where nothing is what it seems. Taylor Hale is thrilled to return to the island, and more importantly, to James Champlain. But as their relationship deepens, she learns dangerous secrets about the supernatural world. There are creatures other than vampires in the island woods.
How to Save a Queendom by Jessica Lawson
From critically acclaimed author Jessica Lawson comes a whimsical fantasy about an orphaned twelve-year-old girl who is called upon to save her queendom when she finds a tiny wizard in her pocket. Life’s never been kind to twelve-year-old Stub.
Horse Girl Horse Girl by Carrie Seim
Gallop into the world of horse girls! This hilariously voiced middle-grade novel is The Clique meets Black Beauty for the horse girl crew. Humanizing, heart-warming, and wildly funny, Horse Girl redefines what it means to be a young girl who loves horses. Seventh-grader Wills is head-over-hoof for horses, and she is beyond excited when she gets the chance to start training at the prestigious Oakwood Riding Academy.
Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven
A New York Times Bestseller From the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone—and love someone—for who they truly are. Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is.
Going Back by Gene P. Abel
Time travel is the cutting edge of modern research. Like gravity waves, temporal waves can now be detected and traced back to the time and place of their origin, even making it possible for one to travel back in time. Or at least for one’s consciousness to be projected through a wormhole to appear in a three-dimensional projection of one’s original body, thanks to the temporal projection chamber.
Gilded Serpent by Danielle L. Jensen
From bestselling author Danielle L. Jensen comes a thrilling new novel in the Dark Shores world, a series that Sarah J. Maas called “everything I look for in a fantasy novel.” THEIR BATTLES ENDED IN VICTORY Lydia returns to Mudaire to enter training at the healing temple. But instead of fighting to save lives, she’s convinced she is doing more harm than good. She delves into the history of the gods only to discover a truth that will change her life forever.
Faith by Leigh Walker
Sometimes love requires a leap of faith… Taylor Hale’s barely had time to adjust to the new world she’s living in, one filled with supernatural mysteries. Not that she’s complaining—as long as she’s with the love of her life, James Champlain, she can face anything. But the island of Dawnhaven is getting even more dangerous. Lines have been crossed. Vows have been broken.
Explorers of the Wild by Cale Atkinson
Boy and Bear both love to explore the outdoors. There are so many neat things to see, and so many strange things to find. These explorers are prepared for anything . . . except each other!
EcoQueen by Joanna Measer Kanow
A superhero with the powers to reverse global warming is finally stepping in. Her name is EcoQueen. What would you do if you possessed superpowers that could help reverse the devastating effects of climate change? This is the question asked and answered by seventeen-year-old Kora, who steps into the daunting role of EcoQueen as she combats the worst villain of our time.
Dryland by Jaffe Sara
Sara Jaffe’s engrossing debut novel, Dryland, is a smart coming-of-age novel that charts the murky waters of adolescence. Anything can happen when Julie hits the water.It’s 1992, and the world is caught up in the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the Balkan Wars, but for Julie Winter, 15, the news is noise. In Portland, Oregon, Julie moves through her days in a series of negatives: the skaters she doesn’t think are cute, the Guatemalan backpack she doesn’t buy at the craft fair, the umbrella she refuses to carry despite the incessant rain.
Dead End by C.P. Rider, Alex Pitones
A Young Adult Urban Fantasy Romance Maria Guadalupe makes the earth move. Literally. Life is complicated for seventeen-year-old, Maria Guadalupe. She has an ability that terrifies her, she’s in love with a ghost who can only communicate with her through a steamy bathroom mirror, and she’s on the run from a brutal man with a long reach and unlimited resources.
Connected by Michael Anthony Steele
See what happens in this novelization of the hilarious and completely original motion picture from Sony Pictures Animation, The Mitchells vs. the Machines—featuring 8 full-color pages with images from the movie! The Mitchells are a dysfunctional yet loving family whose road trip is interrupted by a tech uprising: all around the world, the electronic devices people love—from phones to refrigerators to an appealing new line of personal robots—decide it’s time to take over.
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
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. Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might kill himself, but every day he also searches for—and manages to find—something to keep him here, and alive, and awake.
A Thousand Minutes to Sunlight by Jen White
Jen White’s A Thousand Minutes to Sunlight is a sensitively-written middle grade novel about a girl struggling with anxiety, family secrets, and the meaning of friendship. Cora is constantly counting the minutes. It’s the only thing that stops her brain from rattling with worry, from convincing her that danger is up ahead. Afraid of the unknown, Cora spends her days with her feet tucked into sand, marveling at La Quinta beach’s giant waves and her little sister Sunshine’s boundless energy. And then danger really does show up at Cora’s doorstep — her absentee uncle, whose sudden presence in the middle of the night makes her parents nervous and secretive.
Breathless by Jennifer Niven
From Jennifer Niven, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places, comes an unforgettable new novel about a sensitive girl ready to live her bravest life—sex, heartbreak, family dramas, and all. Before: With graduation on the horizon, budding writer Claudine Henry is focused on three things: college in the fall, become a famous author, and the ever-elusive possibility of sex.