Updated May 1, 2013
Arnett, Mindee. The Nightmare Affair. Tor/Tor Teen, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780765333339; $17.99. An ordinary boy and a girl who exist as a nightmare come together as an unlikely detective duo searching dreams for clues about a ruthless killer.
Bick, Ilsa J. The Sin Eater’s Confession. Lerner/Carolrhoda Books, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780761356875; $17.95. In a small Wisconsin town, rumors about Jimmy and Ben ruin Ben’s life and brutally end Jimmy’s. Three years later, can Ben confess what really happened?
Blythe, Carolita. Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl. Random House/Delacorte Press, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780385742863; $16.99. After Faye's involvement in a mugging-gone-wrong, her bad luck turns rotten. Returning to the scene of the crime, she hopes that one good deed will turn it around.
Bracken, Alexandra. The Darkest Minds. Hyperion/Hyperion Book CH, 2012. ISBN 13: 9781423157373; $17.99. A mysterious disease kills most of the children leaving the survivors with frightening psychic abilities. Can Ruby escape a “rehabilitation camp” designed to control their powers?
Brennan, Herbie. The Secret Prophecy. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780062071804; $16.99. Em’s father dies while investigating a prophecy by Nostradamus. Who can Em trust as he becomes embroiled in an international conspiracy?
Buzo, Laura. Love and Other Perishable Items. Random House/Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780375870002; $17.99. When 15-year-old Amelia falls for 22-year-old Chris while working at a supermarket, things get messy.
Carriger, Gail. Etiquette & Espionage. Little, Brown/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780316190084; $17.99. Proper etiquette is most important for young ladies, but so is knowing how to correctly conceal a weapon.
Charlton-Trujillo, e.E. Fat Angie. Candlewick, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780763661199; $16.99. She’s fat; she’s the only one who believes her sister is coming back, and now she’s a gay-girl-gay. How much worse can high school life get?
Coley, Liz. Pretty Girl-13. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780062127372; $17.99. Angela returns home after having gone missing three years ago and thinks it’s only been three days. Where was she and why are the last three years a blank?
Collomore, Anna. The Ruining. Penguin/Razorbill, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781595144706; $17.99. Annie leaves her past for the perfect job with the perfect family, but her nanny position quickly turns in to a nightmare.
Cooner, Donna. Skinny. Scholastic/Point, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545427630; $17.99. Fat. Pitiful. Ever Davies thinks that by undergoing a dangerous weight-loss surgery, her life will change and the mean voice inside her head, Skinny, will disappear along with her problems.
Crossan, Sarah. Breathe. HarperCollins/Greenwillow Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780062118691; $17.99. When the outside world dies, survivors are left in a world where oxygen is manufactured and they are told there is no other way to stay alive.
Crutcher, Chris. Period 8. HarperCollins/Greenwillow Books, 2013; ISBN 13: 978-0061914805; $17.99. In Period 8, everyone tells the truth, but someone isn’t telling the truth and a girl is missing.
Doctorow, Cory. Pirate Cinema. Tor/Tor Teen, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780765329080; $19.99. Where internet is essential, Trent’s family’s loss of access due to his digital piracy is devastating. Homeless and on his own, can he survive long enough to fight back?
Driza, Debra. Mila 2.0. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780062090362; $17.99. Mila isn’t ready for a new town until a cute Hunter shows up, pits her against her friends and an accident shows her she’s not as she seems.
Fichera, Liz. Hooked. Harlequin/ Harlequin Teen, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780373210725; $9.99. Fred, short for Fredricka, has been asked to join the boy’s golf team. Will they accept her or will they try everything to get her to quit?
Forman, Gayle. Just One Day. Penguin/Dutton Juvenile, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780525425915; $17.99. One day in Paris with a free-spirited Dutch boy changes everything for reserved, American teen, Allyson.
Gardner, Sally. Maggot Moon. Illustrated by Julian Crouch. Candlewick, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780763665531; $16.99. Standish is maybe just different enough to see through the façade and see what the Motherland has been hiding.
Graff, Lisa. A Tangle of Knots. Penguin/Philomel, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780399255175; $16.99. Cady’s talent for baking is the centerpiece of this story of intersecting lives. From a man who floats on air to an ability to tie knots, each talent brings people closer together.
Griffin, Paul. Burning Blue. Penguin/Dial Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780803738157; $17.99. With one squirt of acid, beauty queen Nicole’s face and life change forever. Can outsider, Jay, solve the crime and help Nicole find life beyond beauty?
Healey, Karen. When We Wake. Little, Brown/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780316200769; $17.99. Teegan, cryogenically frozen after being shot, is defrosted 100 years later.
Hrdlitschka, Shelley. Allegra. Ocra, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781459801974; $12.95. Allegra knows dancing is her life until collaboration with her music theory teacher uncovers her talent for musical composition and an infatuation with her teacher.
Hucklesby, Jill. Samphire Song. Albert Whitman and Company, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780807572245; $16.99. When a heartbroken girl and a spirited,abused horse find each other, will they be able to help one another overcome their troubled pasts?
Johnson, Alaya Dawn. Summer Prince. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780545417792; $17.99. June connects with Enki as an artist, but she knows that like all summer kings, he’ll be dead at the end of the summer. Why can’t she stop loving him?
Johnson, Maureen. The Madness Underneath. Penguin/Putnam Juvenile, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780399256615; $16.99. After being attacked by the Ripper, Rory returns to London with new skills to fight ghosts and solve mysterious deaths.
Kraus, Daniel. Scowler. Random House/ Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780385743099; $16.99. Ry is haunted by memories of his abusive father who has returned to destroy his family. Can he summon his imaginary childhood protectors to save them all?
Laban, Elizabeth. The Tragedy Paper. Random House/Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780375870408; $17.99. Duncan’s room assignment turns out to have more than expected when he finds a treasure left by an outcast from last year’s class that will change his life.
LaFevers, Robin. Dark Triumph. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780547628387; $17.99. Sybella, a trained assassin, is sent back to live with her father, a sadistic Lord. When she defies him, she has to battle to stay alive.
Lange, Erin Jade. Butter. Bloomsbury/Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781599907802; $16.99. When 423-pound Butter decides to eat himself to death on New Year’s Eve, he finds out being alone isn’t any better than being popular for the wrong reasons.
Lu, Marie. Prodigy. Penguin/Putnam Juvenile, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780399256769; $17.99. With their world on the brink of collapse, will June and Day help destroy or save the Republic?
Lynch, Chris. Pieces. Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781416927037; $17.99. The death of his older brother, Duane, leaves Eric empty. Will finding Duane’s “pieces” and meeting the recipients of his donated organs make Eric whole again?
Mafi, Tahereh. Unravel Me. HarperCollins, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780062085535; $17.99. Even among the extraordinary, Juliette’s deadly power stands out and she must learn to control her ability or endanger the very people she is trying to help.
Marchetta, Melina. Quintana of Charyn: The Lumatere Chronicles. Candlewick, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780763658359; $18.99. The promise of war keeps Quintana hidden from her enemies and from Froi, who will do anything to find her.
McNamara, Amy. Lovely, Dark and Deep. Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781442434356; $16.99. Be careful what you wish for. Wren wished, and she lost everything.
Medina, Meg. Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Candlewick, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780763658595; $16.99. It doesn't take much to throw off someone's day, but when Yaqui Delgado threatens Piddy, her entire world feels out of balance.
Meyer, Marissa. Scarlet. Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends, 2013. ISBN 13: 9780312642969. $17.99. In this science fiction retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, Scarlet finds herself drawn to the rugged, mysterious Wolf as she searches for clues about her missing grandmother.
Moskowitz, Hannah. Teeth. Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781442465329; $17.99. On a remote island, everything Rudy knows changes when he meets Diana, a prisoner in her own home, and Teeth, a boy unlike any Rudy has ever known.
Murdoch, Emily. If You Find Me. Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781250021526; $17.99. Carey and Janessa have lived isolated in the woods for ten years, but when their father finds them they can no longer hide from their dark past.
Nielsen, Susin. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen. Tundra Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781770493728; $17.95. After Henry's older brother is the perpetrator in a school shooting, Henry and his father must try to start fresh in a new city.
Rhodes, Morgan. Falling Kingdoms. Penguin/Razorbill, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781595145840; $18.99. After peace is disrupted and three kingdoms fight for power, four teens find their lives forever intertwined.
Rowell, Rainbow. Eleanor & Park. Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781250012579; $18.99. Eleanor and Park don't fit in anywhere, except with each other.
Sayres, Meghan Nuttall. Night Letter. Nortia Press, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780984835904; $18.99. Kidnapped before her wedding in 19th Century Iran and thrown in to slavery, Anhahita needs a sovereign power to save her.
Schwab, Victoria. The Archived. Hyperion Books for Children, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781423157311; $16.99. Mackenzie is a Keeper tasked with keeping the often-violent dead from waking, but when someone begins deliberately tampering with the Histories, she must piece together the remains.
Sedgwick, Marcus. Midwinterblood. Macmillan/Roaring Brook Press, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781596438002. $17.99. On a remote, mysterious island in Scandinavia two souls seek each other again and again through seven stories that span centuries.
Sepetys, Ruta. Out of the Easy. Penguin/Philomel, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780399256929; $17.99. Life can be sleazy in the Big Easy especially for 17-year-old Josie, who's itching to get out of New Orleans and start a better life.
Shepherd, Megan. The Madman’s Daughter. HarperCollins/Balzin & Bray, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780062128027; $17.99. Juliet escapes London to follow her father, Dr. Moreau, to a remote tropical island where she discovers dark secrets, danger, and love.
Smith, Jennifer E. This is What Happy Looks Like. Hachette/Poppy, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780316212823; $17.99. If fate sent you an e-mail, would you answer?
Taylor, Laini. Days of Blood and Starlight. Little, Brown/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780316133975; $18.99. In an escalating war, Karou is creating an army whose purpose she no longer believes in. Can Karou and Akiva encourage rebellion and make their dream of peace a reality?
Vanderpool, Clare. Navigating Early. Random House/Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780385742092; $16.99. At a boarding school in Maine two boys, both dealing with loss in their own strange ways, meet and embark on a fantastic quest on the Appalachian Trail on which the surreal and real collide.
Vaughn, Lauren Roedy. OCD, the Dude, and Me. Penguin/Dial Books for Young Readers, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780803738430; $16.99. Danielle, OCD sufferer and social outcast, writes a “me-moir” – a collection of English essays, private journal entries, emails, and letters, which chronicles her tumultuous senior year in high school.
West, Kasie. Pivot Point. HarperCollins/HarperTeen, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780062117373; $17.99. When both of clairvoyant teen Addie’s possible future paths are full of love and loss, which will she choose?
Winters, Cat. In the Shadow of Blackbirds. Abrams/Amulet Books, 2013; ISBN 13: 9781419705304; $16.95. Mary Shelley does not hold with the Spiritualism fad consuming America in 1918, but when her sweetheart dies, she finds herself haunted by both a spirit and a mystery.
Woolston, Blythe. Black Helicopters. Candlewick, 2013; ISBN 13: 9780763661465; $15.99. Taught to fear Those People, Valley becomes the tool of a cult of "patriots."
Yovanoff, Brenna. Paper Valentine. Penguin/Razorbill, 2013. ISBN 13: 9781595145994. $17.99. As if being haunted by her best friend wasn’t enough, Hannah is falling in love with a juvenile delinquent and there’s a serial killer on th