Whitley Johnson's dream summer with her divorced dad has turned into a nightmare. She's just met his new fiance and her kids, one of whom turns out to be her one-night stand from graduation night. And she totally doesn't fit in with her dad's perfect new country-club family. So Whitley acts out, not even noticing the good things right under her nose.
Sixteen-year-old Addison Blakely has tirelessly played the role of PK --- preacher’s kid --- her entire life. But after Wes Keegan revs his motorcycle into town and into her heart, Addison begins to wonder how much of her faith is her own and how much has been handed to her.
When a determined New York City detective comes knocking on Jazz's door asking for help, he can't say no. The Hat-Dog Killer has the Big Apple --- and its police force --- running scared. So Jazz and his girlfriend, Connie, hop on a plane to the big city and get swept up in a killer's murderous game. Both the stakes and the body count are higher in this suspenseful and unstoppable sequel.
Nikki Youngbloog is your average teenager, until she is attacked by beasts in the woods and rescued by winged-saviors known as the Halflings. When she comes to, all of her wounds have mysteriously disappeared, leaving her to wonder --- was it just a dream?
Now that Brooke has caught a taste of fame and her movie star father's attention, she wants to launch a blog that will position her as the ultimate Hollywood insider. But she hardly has the time to write it herself. Enter Max McCormack, an aspiring author who reluctantly agrees to play Brooke's ghost-blogger for an impressive salary. The site takes off, but how long can their lie last?
Before her mother died, Shelby promised three things: to listen to her father, to love as much as possible, and to live without restraint. But when her father joins the planning committee for the Princess Ball, an annual dance that ends with a ceremonial abstinence pledge, she’s caught between Promises One and Three.
Seventeen-year-old Alyssa thought she knew who she was. She had her family and her best friends and, most important, she had Sarah, her girlfriend. But when she is disowned by her father, she struggles to come to terms with herself while living with a biological mother who she barely knows.
In a unique slant on a fairly common subject, 18-year-old Kenzie finds herself pregnant. Her boyfriend's response is "What are you going to do?" Her mother's response is to pack Kenzie off to Spain where adoptive parents await. Of course, Kenzie has her own response to the twist in her story...and what it is may well surprise both her and the readers of this subtly stunning tale.
After her mother dies, Alex Lee must leave her home on a Mendocino commune to live in her grandmother's Georgia mansion. Her culture shock is compounded by the supernatural shenanigans of the debutante society she’s expected to join. Alex's story has it all: magic, atmosphere, romance, and laugh-out-loud, fish-out-of-water situations.
This year Alex Patrick is head of the Mockingbirds, a secret society of students who police and protect her elite school’s student body. But when a secret drug ring springs up, each new clue drives a wedge between Alex and the people she loves most.
After years of wandering, Larten Crepsley has finally found his way back to his vampire family and resumed the vigorous, brutal training to become a General. But there are vampires determined to pull Larten into starting a war that could have global implications and casualties.
No longer a teenager, Larten takes off into the world to see what his newly-blooded vampire status can get him in the human world. Sucking all he can out of humanity, Larten stumbles into a violent, hedonistic lifestyle, where cheats beckon, power corrupts, and enemies are waiting.
Ashleigh is worried her boyfriend, Kaleb, will forget about her when he leaves for college and decides to text him a picture of herself --- sans swimsuit. But when Kaleb and Ashleigh go through a bad breakup, Kaleb forwards the text, making it go viral. Ashleigh feels completely alone until she meets Mack, who offers her a fresh chance at friendship. He's the one person in town who received the text --- and didn't look.
Tabitha, Elodie and Moe: a beauty queen, a wallflower and a burnout --- a more unlikely trio high school has rarely seen. And yet, when Tabitha challenges them to a steal-off, so begins a strange alliance linked by the thrill of stealing and the reasons that spawn it.
It all started on a whim: The game was a way for Tenley Reed to reclaim her popularity, a chance for perfect Caitlin "Angel" Thomas to prove she's more than her Harvard application. Loner Sydney Morgan wasn't even there; she was hiding behind her camera. But when all three start receiving mysterious dares after the party has ended, they're forced to play along --- or risk exposing their darkest secrets.
In this follow-up to his bestselling memoir TWEAK, Nic Sheff talks about his continued efforts to stay clean --- filled with eye-opening stays at rehab centers, devastating relapses, and hard-won realizations about what it means to be a young person living with addiction.
The year is 1990, and in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland, Neil Byrne plays rugby, keeps up with the in-crowd at his school and is just a regular guy. A guy who's gay. It's a secret he keeps from the wider world as he explores the city at night and struggles to figure out how to reveal his real self --- and to whom.
Marian Caldwell, a 36-year-old television producer, is living her dream in New York City. With a fulfilling career and a satisfying relationship, Marian has everyone convinced that her life is going just the way she wants it to be. But when Kirby Rose, an 18-year-old with a key to Marian’s past, shows up on her doorstep, everything Marian has worked so hard to keep secret pours out.
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