Young Adult

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“Reynolds combines urban grit, suburban optimism, and just the right amount of snark to create an unforgettable love story.”

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“with lots of action and palace intrigue, the novel is a page turner.”

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“a lively, action-packed tale. Fantasy fans and heist aficionados alike will delight in Sky’s adventures and cheer on her ragtag team of thieves.”

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“Rollins' brisk pacing and efficient choreography of action scenes leads the story through a variety of kidnapping, rescues, escapes, ambushes, and showdowns in both the present 2077 and th

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“The Unteachables is a lively, feel-good book.”

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America is very accustomed to shootings, violence and the human suffering this evokes.

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“[Main character] Norris’ evolution from cynical outsider to involved, caring insider is a journey well-worth following—especially as it’s accompanied with laugh out loud moments along with

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"A Sky for Us Alone strives to be a novel of social commentary touching upon a wide variety of issues including drug abuse, economic inequality and hardship, fractured families, dome

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“Teens who are feeling out of place, struggling to find their place in a new school, wondering where they want to go to college, or dealing with dating issues should find the book both fun

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“Like the faerie folk whose wicked doings it depicts, The Wicked King is truly spellbinding, with an ending that will leave its readers panting for the next installment.”

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Billed as “The Breakfast Club meets Guardians of the Galaxy,The Disasters features Nax, an Ellis Station Academy washout.

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“This young adult fantasy is dark and deftly drawn, an intriguing blend of The Hunger Games and a Japanese Cinderella story turned inside out.”

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“the story is one of love, trust, and risk—all three of which must be found in order to make life work in all its messiness.

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“The scope of this brilliantly imagined story is breathtaking. In it we cross dimensions and enter worlds never before seen . . .”

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“Nancy Richardson Fischer deserves high praise for her well-researched and endearing novel.

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“This book is a study, a narrative, a poem of what life means when you have to deal with the guilt and the pain of being a survivor. . .

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“Girls on the Line is a simple, potent tale of young Chinese outcasts struggling to survive amid an unforgiving landscape of industrial and rural squalor.”

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“Garcia has created a way for these four teens to challenge the way they view themselves, each other, their community, and what they each dream for their future.”

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Jane Yolen has been writing science fiction and fantasy for young adults since the 1960s. Her work is generally acclaimed and widely read.

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“With a plot resembling one of Shakespeare’s plays, in which ‘illusion, deception, madness, and the extraordinary things love will cause us to do’ are revealed, this novel is a delightful a

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In the land of Iwagoto, an old danger is returning. Every thousand years, someone with the right prayers can summon up a dragon to grant their wish—for good or for ill.

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“Beyond the Sixth Extinction is a playful but dark vision of a possible future . . .”

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“Although aimed at a young adult audience, adult readers will find the pacing and worldbuilding of For a Muse of Fire comparable to adult high fantasy, and thus should feel right a

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“A Map of Days reveals Ransom Riggs at the peak of his powers, leaving loyal fans ravenous for more.”

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“Louisiana’s Way Home is one of those books that touches your heart. . . . Brilliant!”

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