Hailey Harper has always felt invisible. Now her dad has a new job and the family is moving to Hollywood. Just what Hailey needs: starting a new high school. As she’s packing, Hailey finds a journal that belonged to her older sister, Noel, who is away at college. Called "How to be a Hater," it’s full of info Hailey can really use. Has Hailey found the Bible of Coolness? Will it help her reinvent herself at her new school?
Jonathan, Sam, Schulz and Eric usually spend their summers hanging out at the park, skateboarding and dreaming about the time when they’ll finally move out of the suburbs. But in the summer of 1994, the four teenagers find a small fortune hidden inside an abandoned house. What starts out as a blessing soon turns into a curse, however, as stress, drugs and dwindling funds raise some serious questions about the future.
On the morning of his 18th birthday, philosophy student and high school senior Jack Polovsky is somewhat seriously thinking of suicide when his cell phone rings. Jack's ex-girlfriend, Jess, has given birth, and Jack is the father. The new teenage father kidnaps the baby, names him Socrates, stocks up on baby supplies at Wal-Mart and hits the road with his best friend, Tommy, and the ex-girlfriend.
Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember. But he's never noticed that Reena even exists...until one day, impossibly, he does. Reena and Sawyer fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears without a word, leaving a devastated—and pregnant—Reena behind. For fans of Sarah Dessen and John Green, HOW TO LOVE is a breathtaking debut about a couple who falls in love...twice.
March has arrived, and that means the eagerly anticipated film adaptation DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth is finally here! And with it comes a whole new crop of books based on the bestselling series. THE DIVERGENT COMPANION by Lois H. Gresh takes fans deeper into the world of Tris and Tobias, exploring major themes, answering burning questions and explaining how Roth’s dystopian world might work. DIVERGENT THINKING edited by Leah Wilson is a collection of essays by top YA authors about the ideas and themes explored in Divergent, from the biology of fear to factions’ similarities to one of psychology’s most prominent personality models. Both of these books are sure to get fans ready (or more impatient) for the film, which comes out March 21st.
Throughout the year, Teenreads.com features adult books from Bookreporter.com, our site for adult readers, that we think will have definite appeal to a teen audience. In the spirit of sharing, we are now spotlighting a selection of titles each month from Bookreporter.com that we believe are great reads that you might enjoy.Explore our picks here!