Young Adult fiction is one of the fastest-growing genres. With a wide appeal to both teens and adults, YA circulates heavily in libraries across the country. Take a look at our newest YA books.
Cassie Logan is searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. She is witness to the now-historic events of the century: the Great Migration north, the rise of the civil rights movement, preceded and precipitated by the racist society of America, and the often violent confrontations that brought about change.
Young Slayer Nina continues to learn how to use her slayer powers against enemies old and new. But now that she has turned the Watcher’s Castle into a utopia for hurt and lonely demons, she’s still waiting for the utopia part to kick in.
A senior class president with cystic fibrosis and a quiet sophomore battling depression, discover their true selves in a relationship that is running out of time.
A year after the Bayview four were cleared of Simon Kelleher’s death, a new mystery has cropped up–a game with dangerous consequences that’s targeting students at Bayview again. And if the creator isn’t found soon, dangerous could prove deadly.
After Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she reinvents herself to seek revenge against the man who ruined her family and stole the life she once had.
A war is brewing among the different Houses, some of Sierra’s shadowshapers are still in jail, and the House of Shadow and Light has been getting threatening messages from whisper wraiths, and even though one spy was exposed Sierra is not quite sure who she can trust–but the deal with Death made by one of her ancestors has given her power, and she will need to control it and confront her family’s past if she has any hope of saving the future.
Trapped on an orbiting spaceship after a nuclear event destroys life on a forgotten Earth, a 17-year-old girl is challenged to convince her in-stasis fellow passengers to leave their virtual-reality world, before a new friend begins making murderous decisions.
Five months ago, Liv’s big brother, Jonah, shot himself. It was an accident. Now he won’t ever be leaving their small mill town like he planned. Jonah can’t speak, can’t walk, can’t take care of himself at all. Liv’s mom is struggling to cope with the aftermath, so Liv ends up being the one to soothe Jonah when he gets agitated, to lie with him when he can’t sleep, and to see the carefree brother she’s sure is still inside him somewhere. Liv hasn’t spoken to Clay, Jonah’s best friend, since the accident, even though he lives just across the street. The gun belonged to Clay’s father, and Clay was with Jonah that terrible day. With Liv’s mom suing Clay’s father, there are lines Liv is not supposed to cross.