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Livia Blackburne Combines Politics and Romance in ROSEMARKED

Two teens thrust together on a high-stakes mission grapple with conflicting beliefs and deadly plague and more in this heart-pounding book.

Secret Identities and Extraordinary Powers Combine in RENEGADES

The Renegades are a group of prodigies who established peace and order where chaos reigned. But Nova has a reason to hate them.

Learn the Truth About Noah Shaw in Michelle Hodkin's Latest Book

Everyone thinks 17-year-old Noah Shaw has it all. They’re wrong. Mara Dyer is the only one he trusts with his secrets and his future. He shouldn’t.

Discover the Mystery of Eliza Hart in Alyssa Sheinmel's Latest

When Eliza Hart, the most popular girl at school, is found dead, her best friend Ellie Sokoloff is the top suspect.

Ultimate Reading List: Our MUST-Reads for November

We're now updating our Ulitimate Reading List each month instead of once a year. Click here to see the titles we're recommending this month.

Check Out Our November Guy-Brary Bookshelf!

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

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November Teen Board Question
The turkey is stuffed, the tofurkey is roasted, and Teenreads is feeling thankful for all of the great books and authors we’ve covered this past year. While we’re feeling festive, we asked our Teen Board members which book or author they are most thankful for this year. As a bonus, we also asked if there were any feast scenes or food items from books that they'd love to recreate this holiday. Click here to see the first half of their answers, and click here for Part 2!

Ultimate Reading List Monthly Update
Starting in August, we're updating our most popular feature every month! That's right, you can now learn about our Ultimate Reading List must-reads as they release, instead of waiting for our annual update. The titles we're adding this month are THE CLOSEST I'VE COME by Fred Aceves; NOW IS EVERYTHING  by Amy Giles; I NEVER by Laura Hopper; FRANKIE by Shivaun Plozza; KIDS LIKE US by Hilary Reyl; and READY TO FALL by Marcella Pixley.

Latest Reviews

Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George - Historical Romance

After she gets kicked out of boarding school, Beatrice goes to her uncle’s estate on Long Island. There, Beatrice’s cousin, Hero, runs a struggling speakeasy out of the basement, one that might not make it through the summer. Beatrice and Hero --- along with Prince, his brother John, Benedick and Maggie --- throw all their efforts into planning a massive party to save the speakeasy. Despite all their worries, the summer is beautiful, love is in the air and Beatrice and Benedick are caught up in a romantic battle of wits that their friends might be quietly orchestrating in the background.

When Zivah falls prey to the deadly rose plague, she knows it's only a matter of time before she fully succumbs. Now she's destined to live her last days in isolation, cut off from her people and unable to practice her art-until a threat to her village creates a need that only she can fill. Broken by torture at the hands of the Amparan Empire, Dineas thirsts for revenge against his captors. Now escaped and reunited with his tribe, he'll do anything to free them from Amparan rule-even if it means undertaking a plan that risks not only his life but his very self.

In Savannah Espinoza’s small New Mexico hometown, kids either flee after graduation or they’re trapped there forever. Vanni never planned to get stuck --- but that was before her father was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, leaving her and her mother to care for him. Now she doesn’t have much of a plan at all: living at home, working as a performing mermaid at a second-rate water park, distracting herself with one boy after another. That changes the day she meets Leigh. 

Top Ten by Katie Cotugno - Contemporary Romance

Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of best friends. Prickly, anxious Gabby would rather do literally anything than go to a party. Ultra-popular Ryan is a hockey star who can get any girl he wants. But somehow their relationship just works. Now, on the night of high school graduation, everything is suddenly changing in their lives and in their relationship. As they try to figure out where to go from here, they make a top ten list: this time, counting down the top ten moments of their friendship.

Monster (Gone) by Michael Grant - Science Fiction

It’s been four years since a meteor hit Perdido Beach and everyone disappeared. Everyone, except the kids trapped in the FAYZ --- an invisible dome that was created by an alien virus. Inside the FAYZ, animals began to mutate and teens developed dangerous powers. The terrifying new world was plagued with hunger, lies, and fear of the unknown. Now the dome is gone and meteors are hitting earth with an even deadlier virus. Humans will mutate into monsters and the whole world will be exposed. As some teens begin to morph into heroes, they will find that others have become dangerously out of control…

The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace - Magical Realism

For the first eight years of her life, an unusual apple orchard in Vermont is Sorrow Lovegood's whole world. The land has been passed down through generations of brave, resilient women, and while their offbeat habits may be ridiculed by other townspeople --- especially their neighbors, the Abrams family --- Sorrow and her family take pride in its odd history. Then one winter night, an unthinkable tragedy changes everything. In the aftermath, Sorrow is sent to Miami to live with her father, away from the only home she’s ever known.

The Dark Intercept by Julia Keller - Science Fiction

In a radiant world of endless summer, the Intercept keeps the peace. Violet Crowley, the 16-year-old daughter of New Earth’s Founding Father, has spent her life in comfort and safety. Her days are easy thanks to the Intercept, a crime-prevention device that monitors emotion. But when her long-time crush, Danny Mayhew, gets into a dangerous altercation on Old Earth, Violet launches a secret investigation to find out what he's hiding. An investigation that will lead her to question everything she's ever known about Danny, her father and the power of the Intercept.

Dana Fields's father never knew his parents. When Dana secretly does a DNA test for her dad, hoping to find him some distant relatives for his birthday, her entire world implodes. Instead of a few third cousins, Dana discovers a half brother her age whose very existence means her parents' happy marriage is a lie. Dana's desire to know her half brother, Brandon, and the extent of her dad's deception, clashes with her wish not to destroy her family. When she sees the opportunity to get to know Brandon through his cousin, the intense yet kind Chase, she takes it.

As soon as Seneca Frazier sees the post on the Case Not Closed website about Helena Kelly, she's hooked. Helena's high-profile disappearance five years earlier is the one that originally got Seneca addicted to true crime. So when Maddy Wright, her best friend from the CNC site, invites Seneca to spend spring break in Connecticut looking into the cold case, she immediately packs her bag. But the moment she steps off the train in trendy, glamorous Dexby, things begin to go wrong. Maddy is nothing like she expected, and Helena's sister, Aerin Kelly, seems completely hostile and totally uninterested in helping with their murder investigation.

When Eliza Hart, the most popular girl at Ventana Ranch boarding school, is found dead, Ellie Sokoloff is determined to figure out what happened to her. After all, Eliza was Ellie's childhood best friend. Never mind that ever since Ellie arrived at school Eliza has spread terrible rumors about her, calling her a liar and a stalker, when all Ellie wanted to do was rekindle their old friendship. Or that Ellie's claustrophobia limits where she can go and what she can do. Or that Ellie's suitemate, Sam, is the only one who will help her...because to everyone else, Ellie looks like the top suspect.

Renegades by Marissa Meyer - Science Fiction

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies --- humans with extraordinary abilities --- who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice --- and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to the villains who have the power to end them both.

The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty - Historical Fantasy

On the streets of 18th-century Cairo, Nahri is a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trades she uses to get by are all tricks, both the means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles and a reliable way to survive. However, when Nahri accidentally summons Dara, an equally sly, darkly mysterious djinn warrior, to her side during one of her cons, she is forced to reconsider her beliefs. For Dara tells Nahri an extraordinary tale: across hot, windswept sands teeming with creatures of fire and rivers where the mythical marid sleep, past ruins of once-magnificent human metropolises and mountains where the circling birds of prey are more than what they seem, lies Daevabad, the legendary city of brass --- a city to which Nahri is irrevocably bound.