Mike Welles had everything under control. Now things are rough at home, and they’re getting confusing at school. He’s losing his sense of direction, and he feels like he’s a mess. Then there’s a voice in his head. A friend, who’s trying to help him get control again. More than that --- the voice can guide him to become faster and stronger than he was before, to rid his life of everything that’s holding him back.
Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn't dead. But she is being held against her will in the dim, twilit world between heaven and hell. But while Pierce might be safe from the Furies in the Underworld, far worse dangers could be lurking for her there…and they might have more to do with its ruler than with his enemies.
Matthew has loved Ariel from the moment he found her in the tunnels, her bee's wings falling away. They live in Safe, an underground refuge for those fleeing the harsh city Above --- like Whisper, who speaks to ghosts, and Jack Flash, who can shoot lightning from his fingers. But one terrifying night, an old enemy invades Safe with an army of shadows.
The spaceship Godspeed is on a 300-year journey across the stars to form a new settlement on Earth-Centauri. Amy has been cryogenically frozen with her parents to awake once the journey is completed, but something has gone wrong and she's awoken 50 years too soon.
Alex has it all --- brains, beauty, popularity, and a dangerously hot boyfriend. Her little sister Thea wants it all, and she's stepped up her game to get it. Even if it means spinning the truth to win the attention she deserves. Even if it means uncovering a shocking secret her older sister never wanted to share. Even if it means crying wolf.
What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelation --- like a single choice --- changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in DIVERGENT and INSURGENT.
Becca has always longed to break free from her small, backwater hometown. But the discovery of an unidentified dead girl on the side of a dirt road sends the town into a tailspin. Unable to make sense of the violence of the outside world creeping into her backyard, Becca finds herself retreating inward, paralyzed from moving forward for the first time in her life.
On a cool autumn night, Annaliese Rose Gordon stumbled out of the woods and into a high school party. She was screaming. Drenched in blood. Then she vanished. The spine-tingling horror of Stephen King meets an eerie mystery worthy of Sara Shepard's Pretty Little Liars series in Kate Karyus Quinn's haunting debut.
Alex has escaped to a secluded forest in Michigan to confront her unknown future when an electromagnetic pulse explodes in the sky and instantly kills billions. She and a small band of survivors must struggle to survive the elements, each other, and the beckoning zombie apocalypse.
Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. Instead, Astrid spends hours lying on the backyard picnic table watching airplanes fly overhead. She doesn't know the passengers inside, but they're the only people who won't judge her when she asks them her most personal questions...like what it means that she's falling in love with a girl.
Enter the ASYLUM and uncover why Dan and new friends Abby and Jordan, three teens attending a summer program for gifted students, think that they’re linked to the dark and twisted past of the former sanatorium serving as their dorm.
Jules should be happy. But the nightmare’s not over, because she somehow managed to pass the visions to Sawyer. His vision is so awful he can barely describe it. All he can tell her is there’s eleven shots. Bang. Jules and Sawyer have to work out the details fast, because time is running out. If they can’t prevent the vision from happening, lives will be lost. And they may be among the casualties...
With a touch that rots whatever she encounters, Ellie must keep people at a distance for their own good. So when newcomer Nate MacPherson makes it his mission to get close to her, Ellie has her suspicions. But when he identifies her as a viviomancer and reveals himself to be a necromancer, Ellie finds herself trusting Nate and the romance that is blossoming between them. Unfortunately for the two, family secrets can kill, and they will need more than their abilities to keep a zombie mom and a conglomerate of evil-doing supernaturals under control.
Charlotteknows that Oliver, Abe, and Trip consider her to be one of the guys, and she likes it that way. But when a new boy enters the scene and makes Char feel like, well, a total girl…and two of her other friends have a falling out that may or may not be related to one of them deciding he might want to be morethan friends with Char…being friends with all these boys suddenly becomes a lot more complicated.
No one thought an ordinary girl like me would last two minutes living with the Amish, not even me. There are a lot more rules and a lot less freedom, and I miss my family and the life I once had. Worst of all, Noah and I aren't even allowed to see each other. Not until I've proven myself.
Abby already accepted that she can't measure up to her beautiful sister, Tess, and she knows she’s second best. Until the accident. With Tess now in a coma, Abby is about to find out that truth isn't always as it seems, and life holds more than she ever thought it could.
Eight years after GRACELING, Bitterblue is now queen of Monsea, but the influence of her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities, lives on. When Bitterblue begins sneaking outside the castle --- disguised and alone --- to walk the streets of her own city, she starts realizing that the kingdom has been under the 35-year spell of a madman, and the only way to move forward is to revisit the past.
Ever since a betrayal destroyed her dreams, Hadley stays under the radar by baking cupcakes at her mom’s diner. When things start looking up and she gets a second chance --- and a cute, sweet guy walks into her life --- she must decide what she really wants.
It's another big month for fans of movie adaptations of YA! Are any of you going to see Ender's Game, The Book Thief, How I Live Now or The Hunger Games: Catching Fire this month? How could you even choose between a mind-rocking sci-fi, a historical fiction taking place during WWII, a story about a British countryside summer turning into a militaristic coup or the next Hunger Games movie?!?
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