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Teen BOOK TITLES PUBLISHED IN MARCH 2018
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After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay
Feeling betrayed when his best friend, Bunny, accepts an athletic scholarship across town, Nasir spends time helping a cousin who is about to be evicted, a situation that is complicated by community opinions and a dangerous bet.
Along the Indigo by Elsie Chapman
Desperate to escape the seedy community where she is expected to follow in her prostitute mother’s footsteps, Marsden, desperate to secure a better life for her younger sister, loots the bodies of local suicide victims only to bond with a boy whose tragic loss may be tied to Marsden’s family.
And She Was by Jessica Verdi
Dreaming of a life beyond her sheltered existence, 18-year-old Dara is astonished to discover that her mother is transgender and embarks on a road trip to meet her extended biological family. By the author of The Summer I Wasn’t Me.
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan
A teen grieving the loss of her mother travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time and search for her mother’s spirit while uncovering tragic family secrets and struggling to reconcile the truth about how her mother’s life really ended. A first novel.
The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk
Bonding over a shared love a music, an artist, a twin and a writer of love songs suffer heartbreaking losses that compel them to seek solace in their musical activities and wonder how to pick up the pieces. A first novel.
The Beloved Wild by Melissa Ostrom
The eldest daughter of a farming family in 1807 New Hampshire resists her mother’s efforts to see her married to their neighbors’ orphaned son by accompanying her brother to western New York dressed as a boy, an adventure that brings unexpected challenges and difficult emotional revelations. A first novel.
Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
A first novel based on the true story of iconic artist Artemisia Gentileschi finds a talented young woman working as her famed artist father’s apprentice before becoming one of the world’s most talented painters in her own right, an achievement that is complicated by the brutal gender dynamics of 17th-century Rome.
The Boundless Sublime by Lili Wilkinson
Believing she has lost everything when an accident she causes tears her family apart, Ruby finds comfort in a gentle new friend, Fox, who invites her to join a community that seems to be guided by love but where she discovers sinister secrets. By the award-winning author of Scatterheart.
The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro
While Jamie struggles through his senior year and fi nding a suitable relationship, Charlotte, on the run from Lucien Moriarty and her own mistakes, is manipulated into reforming their detective team by a quiet observer who wants to see them both suffer. By the best-selling author of The Last of August. Charlotte Holmes No. 3
Chaotic Good by Whitney Gardner
When her innovative cosplay designs win an award and the ire of her male rivals, Cameron hopes to find peace in her family’s new hometown, where she disguises herself as a boy to gain entry into the popculture circles of a chauvinistic comic store owner.
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Coming of age in a land where her magi mother was killed by the zealous king’s guards along with other former wielders of magic, Zélie embarks on a journey alongside her brother and a fugitive princess to restore her people’s magical abilities. A first novel. Orïsha Legacy No. 1
The Continent by Keira Drake
Granted a rare tour of the war-torn Continent, 16-year-old apprentice cartographer Vaela Sun sees the trip as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to improve and correct her maps, a perspective that is transformed by the harsh realities of battle when she becomes stranded in the middle of a war zone.
Damselfly by Chandra Prasad
A group of private-school teens must rely on their wits and one another in order to survive in the wake of a crash-landing on a deserted tropical island. A first young-adult novel by the author of On Borrowed Wings.
Dark Tracks by Philippa Gregory. Illus by Fred van Deelen.
Luca and Isolde continue their investigation on behalf of the Order of Darkness in a latest entry in the series by the best-selling author of The Other Boleyn Girl. Order of Darkness No. 4
806 by Cynthia Weil
Three siblings with very diverse interests attempt to set aside their differences in their shared resolve to meet their biological father, an endeavor they pursue by stealing a jeep and racing across the country while sharing life-changing adventures.
Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi
A girl delighted to leave her uneventful hometown for college in Austin, Texas, and a down-on-his-luck café employee with Hollywood ambitions embark on an unlikely texting romance that allows them to be open and honest with each other only as long as they never meet in person. A first novel.
The Falling Between Us by Ash Parsons
Catapulted to instant fame when her boyfriend posts an original song on YouTube that renders her an overnight sensation, 15-year-old Roxanne participates in a national tour and is quickly overwhelmed by the costs of fame, a situation that is further complicated by her boyfriend’s abrupt disappearance. By the author of Still Waters.
Feeder by Patrick Weekes
Partnering with an interdimensional creature who helps her hunt monsters, Lori is violently targeted by her former employer and must team up with a group of super-powered mutant teens in order to safeguard her brother. By the author of the Rogues of the Republic trilogy.
The Final Six by Alexandra Monir
Drafted into the International Space Training Camp to train alongside other elites to establish a human colony on one of Jupiter’s moons, a champion swimmer and a science genius become suspicious of the program’s actual purpose as their tests grow increasingly more dangerous.
Finding Felicity by Stacey Kade
Inventing fantasy friends based on a favorite 1990s television series when her mother fears she is not fitting in at school, Caroline is discovered and given an ultimatum by her mother to make real friends or start attending therapy. By the author of the Ghost and the Goth trilogy.
Frat Girl by Kiley Roache
Infi ltrating a fraternity house that is suspected of misogynistic practices, an aspiring journalist discovers that there are multiple ways that feminism is perceived, practiced and supported.
Genesis by Brendan Reichs
While Noah uses his experiences with death to lead the strongest survivors of his class into an uncertain future, Min rebels against their amoral system of leadership and resolves to stand in the way of anyone who treats others as expendable. By the author of the Virals series. Project Nemesis No. 2
Here So Far Away by Hadley Dyer
A high school senior’s plans to spend her last year before college partying are thrown into turmoil by a parent’s disabling injury and a fi ght that evicts her from her social circle, a situation that she reevaluates when she unexpectedly falls in love.
Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton
A conclusion to the best-selling series finds gunslinger Amani Al’Hiza leading a skeleton crew of rebels on a mission through the unforgiving desert to rescue the imprisoned Rebel Prince Ahmed from the Sultan of Miraji’s mythical city. Rebel of the Sands No. 3
I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman
A talented singer who is losing her voice, a gay teen on the brink of running away to fi nd the boy he loves and a city newcomer reeling from a tragedy collide in Central Park and gradually reveal to each other the losses that have made them feel out of control.
In Her Skin by Kim Savage
Believing that she is orchestrating the con of a lifetime when she assumes the identity of a missing heiress, 15-year-old Jo is given everything she could ever want by the family that claims her, only to uncover dangerous truths about what may have happened to the girl she is impersonating.
In Search of by Ava Dellaira
Traces the parallel experiences of a mother and daughter at the age of 17, recounting how one falls in love over the course of a transformative summer and how the other embarks on a search for her unknown father. By the best-selling author of Love Letters to the Dead.
In Sight of Stars by Gae Polisner
Moving to the suburbs with his mother after the death of his father, who told magical stories about the works of art in New York City’s famous museums, a grieving 17-year-old fears he has lost everything that makes him who he is before falling for a free-spirited girl and embarking on a new life in the wake of a betrayal.
Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst
A demigoddess with the power to change the future struggles to protect her world from powers gone dangerously awry, a situation that is further complicated by the destructive intentions of the girl she loves.
The Invasion by Peadar O’Guilin
A sequel to The Call finds Nessa wrongly branded for the attack on her school and exiled to the Grey Land, while Anto and his fellow survivors struggle to uncover the truth and protect their land from invading hordes that are being helped into Ireland by the actual traitor. The Call No. 2
A Kiss in the Dark by Gina Ciocca
Kissed by a mystery boy when the lights go out during a football game, Macy resolves to figure out which of three possible guys is the culprit, in a romantic comedy by the author of Last Year’s Mistake.
Losing Leah by Tiffany King
Struggling to exist in her shattered family a decade after the tragic disappearance of her twin, 16-year-old Mia begins suffering from terrible headaches psychically linked to her missing sister, Leah, who struggles to escape from a mentally ill captor.
Lost Crow Conspiracy by Rosalyn Eves
When the Praetheria she believed to be her peaceful allies begin wreaking havoc throughout her world, putting Austria and Hungary on the brink of war, Anna turns for help to fellow outlaw Matyas, also known as the King of Crows, to outmaneuver devastating conspiracies. Blood Rose Rebellion No. 2
Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen
A tale partly inspired by the brutal realities of Dr. Mengele’s experiments follows the experiences of a pair of Jewish twins in 1942 Poland, who travel from the Lodz ghetto, to the forest, to a concentration camp where they rely on poetry and each other to endure impossible hardships. By the award-winning author of The Devil’s Arithmetic.
Miles Away From You by A. B. Rutledge
Forced to say goodbye to his transgender love in the three years after a devastating suicide, Miles embarks on a solo trip to Iceland, where he works to honor his beloved’s memory by photographing her favorite Doc Martens against the beautiful region’s surreal landscapes.
More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer
An adopted boy who is being targeted by his abusive biological father, and a talented coder with estranged parents who is being harassed by an online predator bond over their shared traumas and support each other in the face of escalating threats. By the author of the Elementals series.
No Filter by Orlagh Collins
Hiding her at-risk family realities behind a social media profi le of happiness, popularity and staged photos, Emerald discovers her mother unconscious and is sent to stay with her grandmother in an isolated beach town without Wi-Fi access before bonding with a troubled young songwriter. A first novel.
Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter
Dragged away to an isolated cabin in the Alaskan wilderness by her Secret Service agent father, Maddie endures six years of survival and weapons training before emerging with plans to murder the president’s son, her former best friend, who she is first forced to rescue from another assailant.
Nothing Left to Burn by Heather Ezell
Evacuated from her Orange County, California, home by a wildfire the morning after losing her virginity to a passionate but troubled volunteer firefighter, 16-year-old Audrey learns unsettling secrets about her boyfriend’s dark past and begins to wonder if the wildfi re is the only thing threatening her safety.
Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
A conclusion the trilogy that includes Gemina finds Kady, Ezra, Hanna and Nik reluctantly returning to war-torn Kerenza, while Kady’s cousin, Asha, reconnects with former flame Rhys, who is fighting on the opposite side of the conflict. Illuminae Files No. 3
Olivia Twist: A Dark Past, a Glittering Future, and the World Between Them by Lorie Langdon
An innovative reimagining of Charles Dickens’ classic tale Oliver Twist finds Olivia being forced to live as a boy for her own safely until she is rescued from the streets in order to take her place in society.
Ophelia by Charlotte Gingras. Illus by Daniel Sylvestre. Trans by Christelle Morelli & Susan Ouriou.
Called “rag girl” by the kids at school because of her hand-me-down wardrobe, a misfit girl who hardly speaks to anyone receives advice about living creatively from a visiting author who also offers her a small notebook in which the girl writes about her family struggles and a promising new friendship.
Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen
When her mother is shot at a checkpoint in 1939 Germany, a blonde-haired, blue-eyed Jewish teen agrees to help a mysterious man who asks her to aid the resistance against the Third Reich by posing as the daughter of a wealthy Nazi to gain access to a scientist’s weapon designs.
Pacifica by Kristen Simmons
When 500 lucky lottery winners are chosen to be the first to leave their polluted, dilapidated land and become the first colonists on a faraway island paradise, Marin, who spent her childhood on the sea near the alleged island and knows that it does not exist, worries about what is really going on.
The Place Between Breaths by An Na
A 16-year-old girl works diligently as an intern in her father’s gene-sequencing lab in the desperate hope of finding a cure for the schizophrenia that overtook her mother’s life, an illness that the teen is also at risk for developing. By the National Book Award finalist author of A Step From Heaven.
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The daughter of devout immigrants discovers the power of slam poetry and begins participating in a school club as part of her effort to understand her mother’s strict religious beliefs and her own developing relationship to the world. A first novel.
The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton
A century after a witch curses a Pacific Northwest island’s first settlers for forcing her to leave, a teen descendant of the witch struggles with unremarkable powers and a lackluster love life before discovering a mysterious book that promises to cast any spell, for the right price. By the author of Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender.
The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls by Jessica Spotswood, ed.
A companion anthology to A Tyranny of Petticoats features contributions by 12 of today’s most socially conscious young-adult writers, who offer short stories about brave, multicultural female protagonists who struggle with self-image and self-esteem against a backdrop of 19th- and 20th-century racism in America.
Reflection by Elizabeth Lim
When Captain Shang is mortally wounded by Shan Yu in battle, Mulan travels to the underworld in hopes of rescuing her friend only to be confronted by an underworld king who poses a dangerous challenge and says that if she fails, she will become his prisoner forever.
Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi
Taking over as the new Supreme Commander of Sector 45, Juliette Ferrars is challenged to use her power for good in the aftermath of a tragedy. By the best-selling author of Whichwood. Shatter Me No. 4
Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau
Seven students trapped in their school after a bomb goes off must fight to survive while also discovering who among them is the bomber. By the best-selling author of the Testing Trilogy.
To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
Transformed into a voiceless human after a twist of fate forces her to murder one of her own, siren princess Lira is ordered to deliver the heart of human Prince Elian to the Sea Queen, an effort that is challenged by the loss of her siren powers and the prince’s siren-hunting responsibilities.
Twelve Steps to Normal by Farrah Penn. Foreword by James Patterson.
Forced to leave everything behind when her alcoholic father enters rehab, Kira prepares 12 rules for living like a “normal” kid when she and her father are reunited, a situation that tests her friendships and capacity for forgiveness. A first novel.
Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles
Accompanying his twin to a party that is thrown into chaos by a shooting, Marvin, a multicultural teen, is horrified when his brother goes missing and is found dead, possibly at the hands of a racist police officer.
The Way the Light Bends by Cordelia Jensen
The biological daughter of parents who favor her high-achieving adopted sister aspires to win her mother’s approval by using her photography skills to document the history of an extinct village of harmony and acceptance that was once on the site of New York’s Central Park, an endeavor that is complicated by a family secret. By the author of Skyscraping.
What She Does Next Will Astound You by Patrick Ness & James Goss
A third entry in the Class series follows the experiences of April, who witnesses estrangements within her group of friends stemming from an anonymous vlogger’s increasingly dangerous dares directed toward Coal Hill School students. By the award-winning author of the Chaos Walking trilogy. Class No. 3
The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
Two centuries after three sisters are sentenced to death for witchcraft, the spirits of the trio invade the bodies of weak-hearted girls to exact revenge on the young men of the community, a situation that forces a brave teen to choose between saving herself or a suspicious boy.