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Barry Lyga's BANG is His Most Powerful Book to Date

Fourteen-year-old Sebastian accidentally killed his infant sister when he was a child. Now he must find a way to deal with his shame and guilt.

Becky Albertalli Doesn’t Disappoint With Her Second Book, THE UPSIDE OF UNREQUITED

The SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA author is back with another heartfelt and funny  a story about first love, identity and sisterhood.

Dive into Mindy McGinnis’ New Fantasy Novel GIVEN TO THE SEA

Khosa is a Given to the Sea, born to be sacrificed to the sea to save her kingdom, but first she must produce an heir.

See Our Book Recommendations to Read After You Watch "13 Reasons Why"

The Netflix adaptation of 13 REASONS WHY left us wanting more! So we compiled a list of 13 books to read after you've finished the series.

Check Out Our April Guy-Brary Bookshelf!

We’re back with our April Guy-Brary update recommending guy-friendly books releasing throughout the month!

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April Teen Board Question
We're in a spring break frame of mind. If you ask us, one of the best parts of reading is getting to travel to far off places you've only dreamed of --- without spending all of your money or having to pack (or overpack). While we're feeling springy and fun, we asked our Teen Board members which fictional or real setting from a book they would you love to visit for spring break --- and why? As a bonus, we also asked them to tell us what sort of fun activities they would enjoy and which awesome characters they'd see. Click here to find out who they're celebrating this month!

Latest Reviews

Sent on a mission to retrieve an ancient hidden map --- the key to a legendary treasure trove --- seventeen-year-old pirate captain Alosa deliberately allows herself to be captured by her enemies, giving her the perfect opportunity to search their ship. More than a match for the ruthless pirate crew, Alosa has only one thing standing between her and the map: her captor, the unexpectedly clever and unfairly attractive first mate Riden. But not to worry, for Alosa has a few tricks up her sleeve, and no lone pirate can stop the Daughter of the Pirate King.

Sixteen-year-old Bentley Royce seems to have it all: an actual Bentley, tuition to a fancy private school, lavish vacations, and everything else that comes along with being an LA starlet. But after five seasons on her family's reality show, Rolling with the Royces, and a lifetime of dealing with her narcissistic sister, Porsche, media-obsessed mother, Mercedes, and somewhat clueless brother, Maybach, Bentley wants out. Luckily for her, without a hook for season six, cancellation is looming and freedom is nigh.

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful. Then a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly's totally not dying of loneliness --- except for the part where she is. Luckily, Cassie's new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. If Molly can win him over, she'll get her first kiss and she'll get her twin back.

Bang by Barry Lyga - Fiction

Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one --- not even Sebastian himself --- can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father's gun. Now, 10 years later, Sebastian has lived with the guilt and horror for his entire life. With his best friend away for the summer, Sebastian has only a new friend --- Aneesa --- to distract him from his darkest thoughts. But even this relationship cannot blunt the pain of his past. Because Sebastian knows exactly how to rectify his childhood crime and sanctify his past. It took a gun to get him into this. Now he needs a gun to get out.

Eighteen-year-old Jill Cafferty just made history. Her high school’s star pitcher, she is now the first woman drafted by a major league baseball team. Only days after her high school graduation, she’ll join the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Class A Short Season team...but not everyone is happy to have her there. On top of the pressure heaped on every pitcher, Jill must deal with defying conventions and living up to impossible expectations, all while living away from home for the first time. She’ll go head-to-head against those who are determined to keep baseball an all-male sport. 
Bull by David Elliott - Poetry
 Much like Lin-Manuel Miranda did in Hamilton, the New York Times best-selling author David Elliott turns a classic on its head in form and approach, updating the timeless story of Theseus and the Minotaur for a new generation. A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic young adult retelling in verse, Bull will have readers reevaluating one of mythology's most infamous monsters. 
People say that when you have a life-altering experience, your brain takes a picture and that snapshot stays forever in your memory to retrieve again. And again, and again. Kendra Sullivan loves taking pictures. But when a photograph reveals something unexpected, she sets out to investigate the situation. Before long, Kendra is torn between destroying her family as she's known it and keeping a very dark secret that might ultimately destroy her. 
Traveler by L.E. DeLano - Fantasy

Jessa has spent her life dreaming of other worlds and writing down stories more interesting than her own, until the day her favorite character, Finn, suddenly shows up and invites her out for coffee. After the requisite nervous breakdown, Jessa learns that she and Finn are Travelers, born with the ability to slide through reflections and dreams into alternate realities. But it’s not all cupcakes, pirates, and fantasy lifestyles --- Jessa is dying over and over again in every reality and Finn is determined that this time, he’s going to stop it….This Jessa is going to live.

Set in 1954, this compelling historical novel tells the story of a young girl’s struggles and triumphs in the aftermath of World War II. In Detroit, Michigan, twelve-year-old Marjorie Campbell struggles with the ups and downs of family life, dealing with her veteran father’s unpredictable outbursts, keeping her mother’s stash of banned library books a secret and getting along with her new older “brother." When a new girl from Germany transfers to Marjorie’s class, Marjorie finds herself torn between befriending Inga and pleasing her best friend, Bernadette. In all this turmoil, Marjorie tries to find her own voice and figure out what is right and who the real enemies actually are. 

Pop Girl by Tallia Storm - Fiction
Fourteen-year-old Storm Hall lives to sing. So when she's forced to miss a national competition to go on a once-in-a-lifetime family vacation to Hawaii, her life is over! When Storm meets a Hawaiian band who needs a last minute singer she starts to think vacation might not be so bad after all. And when she hears her voice and her song on the local radio the next day, she thinks all of her dreams are coming true! That is until the band introduces their singer on air. It's NOT her. There's a Storm coming!
Khosa is Given to the Sea, a girl born to be fed to the water, her flesh preventing a wave like the one that destroyed the Kingdom of Stille in days of old. But she must produce an heir. Yet the thought of human touch sends shudders down her spine.  Vincent is third in line to inherit his throne. When Khosa arrives without an heir he knows his father will ensure she fulfills her duty, at whatever cost. Torn between protecting the throne he will someday fill, and the girl whose fate is tied to its very existence, Vincent’s loyalty is at odds with his heart. The tides are turning in Stille, where royals scheme, Pietrans march and the rising sea calls for its Given.

Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and tragedy she’s tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Mabel is coming to visit and Marin will be forced to face everything that’s been left unsaid and finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart. 

Perfect by Cecelia Ahern - Fiction
In this thrilling sequel to FLAWED, Celestine must make a choice: save just herself or risk her own life to save all Flawed people. Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine's life has completely fractured --- all her freedoms gone. But Celestine has a secret --- one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground. With tensions building, can she prove that to be human in itself is to be Flawed?
Dark, romantic and unforgettable, WINTERSONG is an enchanting coming-of-age story for fans of Labyrinth and Beauty and the Beast. Rich with music and magic, S. Jae-Jones's WINTERSONG will sweep you away into a world you won’t soon forget.