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New Graphic Novels Tell Stories By Teens For Teens

New from Zuiker Press comes CLICK and MEND, two graphic novels focusing on some real issues that affect teens: cyberbullying and divorce.

KINGDOM IF ASH is the Fantastic Conclusion to Sarah J. Maas’s Epic Series

Enter Aelin’s world where she risks everything. The end means she must overcome torture and battle her way to the salvation of her people.

From Bestselling Author Tahereh Mafi Comes A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA

For Shirin building walls is how she protects herself, until she meets a boy willing to try and break them down. Love can be a bit scary.

THE DARKEST STAR is a Lux World Full of Betrayal and Buried Secrets

In Jennifer Armentrout’s latest book, a new world is opening up before Evie’s eyes when she falls for an alien from a world far different from hers.

Return to Kos In the Sequel to the Acclaimed BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT

Taj is free in Tochi Onyebuchi’s newest book, but still burdened by the dark powers of Queen Karima. Will he return and prevail --- or perish?

Ultimate Reading List: Our MUST-Reads for October

Check out the books we recommend this month!

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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 (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health edited by Kelly Jensen (Anthology); DAMSEL by Elana K. Arnold (Dark Fantasy); DRY by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman (Science Fiction); DEAR EVAN HANSEN by Val Emmich, with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Contemporary Fiction); HEY, KIDDO by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Graphic Novel/Memoir); and A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA by Tahereh Mafi (Historical Fiction).

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A century after her legendary ancestors overcame a bloodthirsty tyrant, 17-year-old Valory attends a training academy for elicromancers, immortal beings with magical gifts. Yet Valory’s immense power seems impossible to tame, and she faces imprisonment by the Nisseran authorities. Then a forbidden resurrection spell awakens a long-dormant evil, and Valory may be the only one who can vanquish this terrifying villain. Together with a band of allies --- including an old friend, a haughty princess and a mysterious, handsome stranger --- Valory must learn to harness her power and fight back.

One year ago, someone died at a party. Five teens each played a part and up until now, no one has told the truth. But tonight, they all arrive at an isolated mansion, expecting to compete in a contest with a $50,000 grand prize. They were each so desperate for the prize, they didn’t question the odd, rather exclusive invitation until it was too late. Now, they realize they’ve been lured together by a person who will stop at nothing to uncover what actually happened on that deadly night, one year ago. Five arrived, but not all can leave. Will the truth set them free? Or will their lies destroy them all?

In Sky Hawkins's family, leading your first heist is a major milestone. It's a chance to gain power and acceptance within your family, and within society. But stealing your first treasure can be complicated, especially when you're a wyvern --- a human capable of turning into a dragon. With a handpicked crew by her side, Sky knows she has everything she needs to complete her first heist, and get her boyfriend and mother back in the process. But then she uncovers a dark truth about were-dragon society --- a truth more valuable and dangerous than gold or jewels could ever be.

Lexi Philips is a confident, talented girl just entering middle school when a misunderstanding during a volleyball match leads to the loss of her friends, and to them relentlessly bullying her via social media. The torment inflicted on Lexi by these mean girls reduces her to a ghost of herself. She believes the posts saying she is ugly, or fat, or skinny, and unworthy of love...until her parents urge her to look to herself for strength and not allow bullies to define her. Lexi finds the power within herself to overcome cyberbullying. And in a twist of karmic fate, the tables turn on her tormenters on social media.

Sophia tells the heart-wrenching story of her parents’ divorce. She was just 11 years old, happy and enjoying life with her mom, dad and little brother when unexpectedly, one night, a violent argument disrupted her sleep and shattered her life. The next morning, her parents told her the dreaded news --- they were getting divorced. Her dad was moving to California, while Sophia and her brother would stay with their mom. First, she blamed herself. But then, she remembered a note a teacher once wrote on her report card, and was inspired to focus on bringing both parents back into her life.

The Resolutions by Mia Garcia - Contemporary Fiction

From hiking trips to four-person birthday parties to never-ending group texts, Jess, Lee, Ryan and Nora have always been inseparable. But now with senior year on the horizon, they’ve been growing apart. And so, as always, Jess makes a plan. Reinstating their usual tradition of making resolutions together on New Year’s Eve, Jess adds a new twist: instead of making their own resolutions, the four friends assign them to one another --- dares like kiss someone you know is wrong for you, find your calling outside your mom’s Puerto Rican restaurant, finally learn Spanish and say yes to everything. But as the year unfolds, Jess, Lee, Ryan and Nora each test the bonds that hold them together. And amid first loves, heartbreaks and life-changing decisions, beginning again is never as simple as it seems.

When Owen Foster's mother shows up at his elite boarding school, he learns that his privileged life has been funded by stolen money. After using the family business to embezzle millions and drain his employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace. Owen returns to his small hometown to finish his senior year, where people he hardly remembers despise him for his father's crimes. His only refuge is the sprawling orchard he works at after school, owned by a man named Gus, who seems to know Owen better than he knows himself. As Owen uncovers a terrible injustice, he must face a shocking truth about his past --- and write a better future.

Eighteen-year-old mechanic Sawyer did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure contract to participate in debutante season. And she definitely never imagined she would accept. But when she realizes that immersing herself in her grandmother's "society" might mean discovering the answer to the biggest mystery of her life --- her father's identity --- she signs on the dotted line and braces herself for a year of makeovers, big dresses and bigger egos. As she navigates the twisted relationships between her new friends and their powerful parents, Sawyer's search for the truth about her own origins is just the beginning.

Archenemies by Marissa Meyer - Science Fiction

As Insomnia, Nova is a full-fledged member of the Renegades, a syndicate of powerful and beloved superheroes. As Nightmare, she is an Anarchist, a group of of villains who are determined to destroy the Renegades. Nova wants vengeance against the so-called heroes who once failed her when she needed them most. But as Nova, her feelings for Adrian are deepening, despite the fact that he is the son of her enemies. In the second installment of the Renegades trilogy, Nova and Adrian are faced with escalating crime in Gatlon City, while covert weapons and conflicting missions have them questioning not only their beliefs about justice, but also the feelings they have for each other.

MG Martin lives and breathes geek culture. She even works as a writer for the comic book company she idolized as a kid. But when someone in LA starts recreating crime scenes from her favorite comic book, MG recognizes the golden arrow left at the scene as the calling card of her favorite superhero. When handsome Detective Kildaire asks for her comic book expertise, MG is more than up for the adventure. Unfortunately, MG has a teeny little tendency to not follow rules. And her off-the-books sleuthing may land her in a world of trouble. Because for every superhero, there is a supervillain. And the villain of her story may be closer than she thinks…