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Return to the World of WARCROSS with WILDCARD

The stakes are higher than ever for Emika Chen as she struggles to learn the truth behind Hideo and Zero --- all with a bounty on her head.

Scott Westerfeld Returns to the World of UGLIES with IMPOSTORS

Frey and Rafi are inseparable, but Frey's very existence is a secret, because she is Rafi’s twin sister --- and her body double.

Find Out Why Everyone is Talking About CHECK, PLEASE!

A collection of the megapopular webcomic series, Ngozi Ukazu's debut is a graphic novel about hockey, bros & finding yourself.

Check Out Our September Guy-Brary Bookshelf!

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

Bestselling Author Sarah J. Maas Brings Out the Claws in SOULSTEALER

When the Bat's away, the Cat will play. It's time to see how many lives this cat really has.

Return to the World of THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN

In a new collection of short stories, Roshani Chokshi explores new aspects of the Star-Touched world.

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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!” This month, we're adding HERETICS ANONYMOUS by Katie Henry, FRESH INK: An Anthology edited by Lamar Giles, WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU by A.E. Kaplan, DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY by Adib Khorram, and THAT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENED by Kody Keplinger.

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When Ali Collins her estranged father passes away and leaves her his 1968 Firebird convertible, Ali knows she won’t keep it. It reminds her too much of all her father’s unfulfilled promises and a buyer is offering enough money for her to save her childhood home from foreclosure, but Ali has no idea how to drive a stick shift. But her ex-boyfriend, Nico, does. The road trip gets off to a horrible start, but when Nico starts collecting items from the strangers they meet along the way, Ali starts to sense that these objects aren’t random. Somehow they seem to be leading her to an unknown truth about her father. A truth that will finally prove to Ali that some things --- even broken things --- are worth saving.

And The Ocean Was Our Sky Written by Patrick Ness and Illustrated by Rovina Cai - Fiction

With harpoons strapped to their backs, the proud whales of Bathsheba's pod live for the hunt, fighting in the ongoing war against the world of men. When they attack a ship bobbing on the surface of the Abyss, they expect to find easy prey. Instead, they find the trail of a myth, a monster, perhaps the devil himself... As their relentless Captain leads the chase, they embark on a final, vengeful hunt, one that will forever change the worlds of both whales and men.

After her family is killed by corrupt warlord Aric Athair and his army of Bullets, Caledonia is left to chart her own course on the deadly seas. She captains her ship, the Mors Navis, with a crew of girls and women just like her, who have lost their families and homes because of Aric. The crew has one mission: stay alive, and take down Aric's armed and armored fleet. But when Caledonia's second-in-command barely survives an attack thanks to help from a Bullet looking to defect, Caledonia finds herself questioning whether to let him join their crew. Is this boy the key to taking down Aric Athair once and for all...or will he threaten everything the women of the Mors Navis have worked for?

Catarina can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius. That’s no surprise, since Cat’s father is a legendary geneticist. Two years ago, he was kidnapped during a plague outbreak by an organization called Cartaxus. When a Cartaxus soldier, Cole, arrives with news that her father has been killed, he also brings a message: before her father died, he managed to create a vaccine. Now Cat must decide who she can trust.

Nedra leaves her home in the rural, northern territories of Lunar Island to attend the prestigious Yugen Academy with only one goal in mind: master the trade of medicinal alchemy. A scholarship student, Nedra doesn't quite fit in with the wealthy and powerful kids. Until she meets Greggori "Grey" Astor. Grey is immediately taken by Nedra's ambition, for a good reason: a plague is making its way toward the city. With her family's life --- and the lives of all of Lunar Island's citizens --- on the line, Nedra is determined to find a cure for the plague. When Nedra finds herself diving into the most forbidden practice of all, necromancy, even Grey might not be able to pull her from the darkness.

Ophelia's ability to read the past of objects is unmatched in all of Anima and she also possesses the ability to travel through mirrors, a skill passed down to her from previous generations. Her life is disrupted, however, when she is promised in marriage to a taciturn and influential member of a distant clan. Ophelia must leave all she knows behind and follow her fiancé to Citaceleste, the capital of a cold, icy ark known as the Pole. There, in the presence of her inscrutable future husband, Ophelia slowly realizes that she is a pawn in a political game that will have far-reaching ramifications not only for her but for her entire world.

The War Outside by Monica Hesse - Historical Fiction

It's 1944 and World War II seems far away from Margot in Iowa and Haruko in Colorado --- until they are uprooted to dusty Texas, all because of the places their parents once called home: Germany and Japan. Haruko and Margot meet in Crystal City, a "family internment camp" for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. With everything around them falling apart, Margot and Haruko find solace in their growing, secret friendship. But in a prison the government has deemed full of spies, can they trust anyone --- even each other?

Sisters Roa and Essie were born with a magic they cherished --- until the day a terrible accident took Essie’s life. Dax, the heir to Firgaard’s throne, was responsible, and Roa swore to hate him forever, but eight years later he returned, begging for help. He was determined to dethrone his cruel father, and Roa made him a deal: she’d give him the army he needed if he made her queen. Then a chance arises for Roa to right every wrong. During the Relinquishing, when the spirits of the dead are said to return, Roa discovers she can reclaim her sister for good. All she has to do is kill the king.

June is everything a young woman in 1951 shouldn’t be --- independent, rebellious, a dreamer. Her mother grooms her to be a perfect little homemaker while her father pushes her to marry his business partner’s domineering son. When June resists, her whole world is shattered and her parents commit her to Burrow Place Asylum. With its sickening conditions, terrifying staff and brutal “medical treatments,” the Institution preys on June’s darkest secrets and deepest fears. Trapped between a gruesome reality and increasingly sinister hallucinations, June isn’t sure where her nightmares end and real life begins.

Nothing in Uztar is more revered than the birds of prey and no one more honored than the falconers who call them to their fists. Brysen strives to be a great falconer, while his twin sister, Kylee, rejects her ancient gifts for the sport and wishes to be free of falconry. She’s nearly made it out, too, but a war is rolling toward their home, and no bird or falconer will be safe. Together the twins must journey into the mountains to trap the Ghost Eagle, the greatest of the Uztari birds and a solitary killer. Brysen goes for the boy he loves and the glory he's long craved, and Kylee to atone for her past and to protect her brother's future. But both are hunted by those who seek one thing: power.