Teen Reads

The best new reads for teens.
Updated April 8, 2024
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Warrior girl unearthed
Boulley, Angeline
An Instant New York Times bestseller! A #1 Indies Bestseller!A Publisher's Lunch Best YA of 2023! An Amazon Best Book of the Year!Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award!A Horn Book Fanfare Title! A BookPage Best...
Check & mate
Hazelwood, Ali
In this clever and swoonworthy YA debut from the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis, life's moving pieces bring rival chess players together in a match for the heart. Mallory Greenleaf is done with chess. Every move counts nowadays;...
You're not supposed to die tonight
Bayron, Kalynn
Instant New York Times bestseller! At Camp Mirror Lake, terror is the name of the game . . . but can you survive the night? This heart-pounding slasher by New York Times bestselling author Kalynn Bayron is perfect for fans of Fear Street...
Threads that bind
Hatzopoulou, Kika
"Dripping with atmosphere and edged with danger, Threads That Bind weaves together a gorgeous dark tapestry of mystery, fated romance, and modern myth. You won't be able to put this one down." --Alexandra Bracken, New York Times bestselling author of Lore In...
Imogen, obviously
Albertalli, Becky
A Stonewall Honor Book · A New York Times and Indie bestseller! "A big-hearted, deeply vulnerable, love-bubbly tumble through self-discovery." -- Casey McQuiston, author of #1 New York Times bestselling I Kissed Shara Wheeler With humor and insight, #1 New York Times bestseller...
The name drop
Lee, Susan (Novelist)
"Susan Lee always writes the exact book I want to read!" --Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis New from the author of Seoulmates comes a story of mistaken identities, the summer of a lifetime, and a love to risk everything for....
The dos and donuts of love
Jaigirdar, Adiba
A pun-filled YA contemporary romance, The Dos and Donuts of Love by Adiba Jaigirdar finds a teenage girl competing in a televised baking competition, with contestants including her ex-girlfriend and a potential new crush - perfect for fans of The Great British Bake Off<...
The scarlet alchemist
Baker, Kylie Lee
"A dark and glittering jewel of a book." --Judy I. Lin, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of A Magic Steeped in Poison "Visceral to the core." --Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights New...
A curse for true love
Garber, Stephanie
Blood will be shed, hearts will be stolen, and true love will be put to the test in A CURSE FOR TRUE LOVE, the breathtaking conclusion to Stephanie Garber's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Once Upon A Broken Heart trilogy Two villains, one girl, and a deadly...
The spirit bares its teeth
White, Andrew Joseph
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A Stonewall Honor Book in Young Adult Literature! A blood-soaked and nauseating triumph that cuts like a scalpel and reads like your darkest nightmare. New York Times bestselling author Andrew Joseph White...
Bring me your midnight
Griffin, Rachel 1985-
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Nature of Witches and Wild is the Witch comes a lush romantic fantasy about forbidden love, the choices we make, and the pull between duty and desire. *Featuring an exclusive case only available on the first print run! Tana Fairchild...
Their vicious games
Wellington, Joelle
"A brutally honest and haunting cautionary tale...exposing the lie that is meritocracy and the unrelenting toll that being a final girl takes. A bloody tale spun masterfully...a dark delight." --Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, New York Times bestselling author of Ace of Spades
A multitude of dreams
Rutherford, Mara
"Dripping with bloody opulence, A Multitude of Dreams creeps up on you like a sly shadow. I couldn't guess at the horrors until it was too late to look away! I loved this book." --Erin A. Craig, New York Times bestselling author of House of Salt and Sorrow The bloody...
Wrath becomes her
Polydoros, Aden
2024 Sydney Taylor Book Award Young Adult Honor  "Haunting, exhilarating, and a howl of vengeance." --Andrew Joseph White, New York Times bestselling author of Hell Followed With Us Frankenstein meets Inglourious Basterds in this stunning...
The Forest Grimm : a novel
Purdie, Kathryn
A spellbinding romantasy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Purdie, where fairy tales come to life with dark, deadly twists. "Tell me again, Grandmère, the story of how I die." The Midnight Forest. The Fanged Creature. Two...
People to follow
Worley, Olivia
In Olivia Worley's pitch-perfect debut, People to Follow, ten teen influencers come to a remote island to star in a reality show, but when one of them winds up dead, they realize that this time, the price of getting "cancelled" could be their lives. A reality show on...
McGee, Katharine
A queen's life hangs in the balance, and her siblings' decisions--about what to do, and most of all, who to love--could change the course of history. Romance. Duty. Power...only one can triumph in this stunning conclusion to the New York Times bestselling American Royals series. ...
Godly heathens : a novel
Edgmon, H. E.
Godly Heathens is the first book in H.E. Edgmon's YA contemporary fantasy duology The Ouroboros, in which a teen, Gem, finds out they're a reincarnated god from another world. Maybe I have always just been bad at being human because I'm not one.
Tilly in technicolor
Eddings, Mazey
Tilly in Technicolor is Mazey Eddings's sparkling YA debut about two neurodivergent teens who form a connection over the course of a summer. Tilly Twomley is desperate for change. White-knuckling her way through high school with flawed executive functioning has left her burnt...
Ghosted : a Northanger Abbey novel
Quain, Amanda
Never Have I Ever meets The X-Files in Amanda Quain's Ghosted, a fresh and funny update on the Jane Austen classic, Northanger Abbey. Hattie Tilney isn't a believer. Yes, she's a senior at America's most (allegedly) haunted high school, Northanger...
Vengeance of the pirate queen
Levenseller, Tricia
Featuring spray-painted and stenciled edges, metallic foil designs on the jacket and case, detailed map endpapers, an annotated chapter and a ribbon, this beautifully packaged adventure marks Tricia Levenseller's triumphant return to the Daughter of the Pirate King universe, which has sold...
Gwen & Art are not in love
Croucher, Lex
An Instant New York Times Bestseller! "A total, rollicking delight. Gwen & Art gave me the same cheeky, swoony, giddy, irresistible high of the first time I saw A Knight's Tale. Lex Croucher is one of my favorite romcom authors, and they should be yours...
I must betray you
Sepetys, Ruta
#1 New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! A gut-wrenching, startling historical thriller about communist Romania and the citizen spy network that devastated a nation, from the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of Salt to...
This delicious death
Cottingham, Kayla
From the author of the New York Times bestselling My Dearest Darkest comes another incredible sapphic horror. When four best friends with a hunger for human flesh attend a music festival in the desert they discover a murderous plot to expose and vilify the girls and everyone like them. This summer...
This dark descent
Josephson, Kalyn
Called a "fierce and darkly magical thrill ride" by acclaimed author Ava Reid, NYT bestselling Kalyn Josephson delivers a spellbinding fantasy full of intrigue, romance, and pulse-pounding action, perfect for fans of The Shadows Between Us and The Scorpio Races.<...
Into the bright open : a Secret garden remix
Dimaline, Cherie 1975-
In the Remixed Classics series, authors from marginalized backgrounds reinterpret classic works through their own cultural lens to subvert the overwhelming cishet, white, and male canon. This queer YA reimagining of The Secret Garden subverts the cishet and white status quo of the...
The shadow sister
Meade, Lily
"From its glorious first line to the final page, The Shadow Sister heralds an exciting and exquisite new voice. Lily Meade has arrived!" -Angeline Boulley, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Firekeeper's Daughter Sometimes people are lost from you, no matter how much you...
Liar's beach
Cotugno, Katie
* "Razor-sharp."--Booklist, starred review An old money/new murder mystery set on the island of Martha's Vineyard, with rich kids doing bad things from New York Times bestselling author Katie Cotugno Perfect for fans of Jessica Goodman, Agatha Christie...
The brothers Hawthorne
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn
OVER 4 MILLION COPIES SOLD OF THE #1 BESTSELLING SERIES! Four brothers. Two missions. One explosive read. Jennifer Lynn Barnes returns to the world of her #1 bestselling, TikTok sensation Inheritance Games trilogy, and the stakes have never been higher....
A guide to the dark
Metoui, Meriam
You can check out of Room 9, but you can never leave. The Haunting of Hill House meets Nina LaCour in this paranormal mystery YA about the ghosts we carry with us. Something is building, simmering just out of reach. The room is watching....
Pau Preto, Nicki
"A fascinating world, absolutely delightful characters, and enemies-to-loves romance--this book is one readers will devour before begging for more." --Tricia Levenseller, New York Times bestselling author of Blade of Secrets Gideon the Ninth meets the...
I have something to tell you : a memoir : for young adults
Buttigieg, Chasten 1989-
An instant New York Times bestseller! "A perfect juxtaposition of ordinary and extraordinary, told with humor, compassion, and unshakeable hope." --Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda The...
This woven kingdom
Mafi, Tahereh
New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller! Clashing empires, forbidden romance, and a long-forgotten queen destined to save her people--Tahereh Mafi's first in an epic, romantic trilogy inspired by Persian mythology. To all the world, Alizeh is a disposable servant, not...
House of Marionne
Elle, J.
An INSTANT New York Times bestseller! An INSTANT USA TODAY bestseller! An INSTANT Sunday Times bestseller! A modern-day YA romantic fantasy series opener about a glamorous magical world of social elites, forbidden love, and a dark magic that could...
The legacies
Goodman, Jessica
"Our new favorite thriller." - COSMOPOLITAN A glitzy YA thriller set in New York City elite social circles, filled with backstabbing and blackmail, twisty secrets, and a dead body, from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Goodman. Perfect for fans of...

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