Young Adult

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“The latest graphic novel from Doug TenNapel proves once again that a full story can be told in pictures, and that it can be as affecting and detailed as it could be in book form. . . .

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“Mr. Hirsch delivers an intense and thought-provoking glimpse of one possible dystopian future.

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“Lyrical and elegant in its style, the tale of Sam and Grace unfolds as if it were always written, as if fate had decreed this ending from the first page of the very first volume. . . .

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“In Chike and the River, young readers get an intimate look at African life, learn about the Niger River, and connect with Chike as if he is their own sibling.

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“All three teens have family secrets. . . . They also learn that disappointment and grief can transform into hope when you have love and good friends.”

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“The Jewel and the Key is an entertaining trip through time, and a refreshing change from the numerous bleak dystopian novels being published at present.”

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“The poignant and shocking ending will leave the reader pondering this story long after the final page is turned.”

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“With this dazzling debut novel, the author proves herself a highly talented wordsmith. She creates surprising and unique metaphors, and uses vivid word combinations . . .

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“. . . author Victoria Schwab has dazzled with her debut novel. . . . destined to become a classic.”

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“This spine-chilling thriller is fast paced and intense.

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“Mr. Oppel writes a book that is both fascinating and unique as he creates Victor Frankenstein’s early life in a way never before told.”

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Divergent is the debut young adult novel of Veronica Roth, a young adult herself at the ripe age of 22.

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Ade Patience has an addiction. It’s an addiction unlike that of any other teen you will probably ever meet. It’s not alcohol, drugs, or even prescription medication.

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Cassandra Clare is one of the rare talents on the YA paranormal romance shelves (and there are many, many books on those shelves right now) who creates not just a good romance, but a good story.

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Ruby Red, initially published in Germany in 2009, has finally reached the U.S. shores where American teens have eagerly anticipated its arrival.

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Bridget Duke is the daughter of a famous sportscaster, popular-by-default among her peers and a nightmare for her stepmother and school faculty.

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Brendan Fishback and his best friend, Cobb Kuzawa head to their favored fishing hole at Lake Charles, Tennessee.

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Kristi Cook’s debut, Haven, reads like one-stop-shopping for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Twilight, and Vampire Diaries, neatly packaged in an updated version of L. J.

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Every teenager has hang ups about some physical aspect of themselves. Seventeen-year-old Sarah Burke is no exception.

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It’s 1906, and tenement-dwelling 16-year-old Prudence is a brainy loner, grieving over her brother’s death from infection and her father’s disappearance in the Spanish-American war.

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Imagine a village where no birds scatter to the pines as people pass, where no dogs wait panting by the door, no chickens peck for grain in the garden, no fish sparkle in the river.

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Meghan Chase is a somewhat human girl who once lived a somewhat normal life.

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Told in blank verse, this story of the early pirates touches on a universal theme of children growing up without adequate adult role models.

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This is a tale of how friendship can bloom and warm the most unique of hearts.

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In her debut book The Daughters, Joanna Philbin introduced us to three best friends: Carina, daughter of one of the richest men in the world; Hudson, daughter of a famous pop star; and Liz

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