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Justina Ireland's DREAD NATION is a Terrifying Look at Racism, Survival and Humanity

When a biracial teenager tasked with fighting the undead discovers a dangerous corrupt plot, her life takes a drastic turn in this reimagined America.

Jesse Andrews Satirizes Wealth and Privilege in MUMUN

In a world where your financial status determines your physical size, how can two littlepoors survive in a world built against them?

Carolyn Mackler's Hit Book Has Been Updated for the Digital Age

THE EARTH, MY BUTT, AND OTHER BIG ROUND THINGS has been updated with digital and pop culture references for a new age.

Claudia Gray Returns with the Sequel to DEFY THE STARS

Noemi Vidal finds herself flying directly into a trap in this thrilling and romantic sequel to Gray's hit book.

Ultimate Reading List: Our MUST-Reads for April

See the books we think every teen should read this month!

Check Out Our April Guy-Brary Bookshelf!

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

Features and Contests

April Teen Board Question
An ending can make or break a book. There are some endings that leave you completely breathtaken and others that leave you asking "What in the world did I just read?" We know that every reader has a different style, so we asked our Teen Board members if there were any books or series they have read where they wished they could change the ending. For those members who have enjoyed all of their books' endings, we asked them what makes a perfect ending, whether it is a great character arc, a happily ever after or something more open-ended. Click here to see part 1 of their answers and check back soon for Part 2.

Ultimate Reading List Monthly Update
One of our most popular features on Teenreads is our Ultimate Reading List, a selection of books that are compelling, beautifully written, pure fun, thought-provoking or edge-of-your-seat gripping --- books that we would hand to someone and say, “Read this!” Here are the titles we've added this month: DREAD NATION by Justina Ireland and LIFE INSIDE MY MIND, edited by Jessica Burkhart.

Latest Reviews

Shunned after a trip through the galaxy with Abel, the most advanced cybernetic ever created, Noemi dreams of traveling through the stars again. When a deadly plague arrives on Genesis, Noemi gets her chance. It will be up to her to save its people...if only she wasn't flying straight into a trap. On the run to avoid his creator's clutches, Abel believes he's said goodbye to Noemi for the last time. When word reaches him of Noemi's capture by the very person he's trying to escape, Abel knows he must go to her, no matter the cost. In a race against time, Abel and Noemi will come together once more to discover a secret that could save the known worlds, or destroy them all.

Alex is a Spinner --- she has the ability to rewind time to review past events. Hated and feared because of their ability to find the truth, Spinners are restricted to compounds created to house and protect them. Alex's society uses the Spinners' skills to solve crimes, but messing with time comes with consequences: no Spinner lives past the age of 20. At 16, Alex is in her prime...until time sickness strikes. When she is offered treatment, Alex sees a future for herself for the first time, but the medication offers more than just a cure --- it also brings with it dire consequences.

Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered. The Kaiser took Theodosia's family, her land and her name, crowning Theo as Ash Princess --- a title of shame in her new life as a prisoner. For 10 years Theo has endured the relentless abuse and ridicule of the Kaiser. Then, one night, the Kaiser forces her to do the unthinkable. With blood on her hands and all hope of reclaiming her throne lost, she realizes that surviving is no longer enough. But she does have a weapon: her mind is sharper than any sword.

Raised to be a warrior, 17-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki. But one day she sees the impossible on the battlefield: her brother, who she watched die five years ago. Faced with her his betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki, where every neighbor is an enemy. But when the Riki village is raided by a ruthless clan thought to be a legend, Eelyn is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother’s friend, who sees her as a threat. Driven by a love for her clan and her growing love for Fiske, Eelyn must confront her own definition of loyalty and family while daring to put her faith in the people she’s spent her life hating.

While dealing with dark revelations about her life and her world, Malin finds herself with new allies --- and new enemies. Her quest for the truth leads her to places she never thought possible, and she's never been one to shy away from a fight. But for all her strength and determination, will it be enough to save the world before it's too late?

Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian --- the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Then Rufus gets a call from his sister April, begging for help. He and Sebastian find her, drenched in blood and holding a knife beside the dead body of her boyfriend, Fox. April swears she didn’t kill Fox. Rufus knows her too well to believe she’s telling him the whole truth, but April has something he needs. Now, with no one to trust but his ex, Rufus has one night to clear his sister’s name...or die trying.

Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey - Historical Romance

Shy artist Imogene has just had a successful Season in London, complete with a suitor of her father's approval. When her interest is piqued, however, it is for the young gentleman's brother. Charming Ben has a secret: despite being an architectural apprentice, he has no drawing aptitude. When Imogene offers to teach him, Ben is smitten by the young lady who is his brother's intended. But hiding their true feelings becomes the least of their problems when, it becomes apparent that someone means Ben harm. And as their affection for each other grows --- despite their efforts to remain just friends --- so does the danger...

Bound to You by Alyssa Brandon - Paranormal Romance

Megan Ross has been waiting her whole life for her mate to come and sweep her off her feet. But the wolf she meets on the beach is NOT the sweet gentle boy she's been dreaming of. Instead, he's a warrior, one who fights to resist the bond and their deep attraction. Far from home, with a soulmate who is still a stranger, Megan learns that the path to true love isn't quite as straight and easy as she thought...

Eighteen years ago two princes of the island kingdom of St. John del Mar were kidnapped and murdered. Everyone knows the story, but for Elias, Mercedes and Ulises, the aftermath of that tragic day is deeply personal. Now, the three friends just want to move on with their lives. But when two maps surface, each with the same hidden riddle, troubling questions arise. To discover what really happened that fateful day, Elias, Mercedes and Ulises must follow the clues hidden in the maps, uncovering long-held secrets and unimaginable betrayals along the way. But the truth is dangerous, and not everyone wants it to come out.

Devils Unto Dust by Emma Berquist - Dystopian Fiction

A horrifying sickness has spread across the West Texas desert. Infected people --- shakes --- attack the living, and the surviving towns are only as safe as their perimeter walls are strong. The state is all but quarantined from the rest of the country. Glory, Texas, is a near ghost town. Still, 17-year-old Willie has managed to keep her siblings safe, but then her father steals a fortune from one of the most merciless shake hunters in town, and Willie is left on the hook for his debt. With two young hunters as guides, Willie sets out across the desert to find her father.

Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school behind to follow her mother’s trail to the city. Enne has only one lead: the name Levi Glaisyer. Unfortunately, Levi is a street lord and con man. Their search for clues leads them through glamorous casinos, illicit cabarets and into the clutches of a Mafia donna. As Enne unearths a secret about her past, Levi’s enemies ensnare him in an execution game where the players always lose. To save him, Enne will need to surrender herself to the city…And she’ll need to play.