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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.

Sara Raasch Kicks Off a New Fantasy Series with THESE REBEL WAVES

Five years ago, Adeluna helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, but the battle has only just begun.

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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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 Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, Percy Jackson is the prime suspect. Percy and his friends have just ten days to find Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve an Oracle's riddle; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods. This deluxe gift edition of the internationally best-selling first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, lavishly illustrated by series artist John Rocco, is a must-have for Riordan fans.

Illegal written by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin with illustrations by Giovanni Rigano - Graphic Novel

Ebo is alone. His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe, and a better life --- the same journey their sister set out on months ago. But Ebo refuses to be left behind in Ghana. He sets out after Kwame and joins him on the quest to reach Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his family.

From New York Times bestselling author, Roshani Chokshi, comes STAR-TOUCHED STORIES: a fantasy collection of three lush and adventurous stories set in the Star-Touched world. Stories include "Death and Night," the story of the Lord of Death, cursed never to love, and his meeting with Night incarnate, destined to stay alone; "Poison and Gold," the tale of Asha's battle with her own powers and insecurities as she fights to help her friends; and "Rose and Sword," the tale of a bride who loses her bridegroom on the eve of her wedding. But is it a tale or a truth?

Barney and his best friend Norma are just trying to get by and keep their jobs, but working at the Dead End theme park also means battling demonic forces, time traveling wizards and scariest of all --- their love lives! Follow the lives of this diverse group of employees of a haunted house, which may or may not also serve as a portal to hell, in this hilarious and moving graphic novel, complete with talking pugs, vengeful ghosts and LBGTQIA love!

After the Game (Field Party) by Abbi Glines - Contemporary Romance

After accusing Rhett of rape, everyone called Riley a liar and she had no option but to leave. Now she’s back, but she’s not finishing up her senior year. She’s at home raising the little girl that no one believed was Rhett’s. Rhett is off at college, so Riley agrees to move back to Lawton so she and her parents could take care of her grandmother. But the town still hasn’t forgotten their hate for her, and she hasn’t forgotten the way they turned on her. When Brady finds Riley and Bryony stranded on the side of the road in a storm, he pulls over and gives them a ride. After the simple car ride, he begins to question everything he thought he knew. 

Bound to the witch Nightsinger, Zera longs for freedom. With her heart in a jar under Nightsinger's control, she serves the witch unquestioningly. Until Nightsinger asks Zera for a prince's heart in exchange for her own, with one addendum: if she's discovered infiltrating the court, Nightsinger will destroy Zera's heart. Crown Prince Lucien d'Malvane hates the royal court as much as it loves him. No one can challenge him --- until the arrival of Lady Zera. She's inelegant, smart-mouthed, carefree and out for his blood. The prince's honor has him quickly aiming for her throat. So begins a game of cat and mouse between a girl with nothing to lose and a boy who has it all. Winner takes the loser's heart. Literally.

Sanctuary by Caryn Lix - Thriller

Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything. As a citizen of Omnistellar Concepts, the most powerful corporation in the solar system, Kenzie has trained her entire life for one goal: to become an elite guard on Sanctuary, Omnistellar’s space prison for superpowered teens too dangerous for Earth. As a junior guard, she’s excited to prove herself. But then a routine drill goes sideways and Kenzie is taken hostage by prisoners. As Kenzie forms a plan to escape, she doesn’t realize there’s a more sinister threat looming. And Kenzie might have to team up with her captors to survive.

Princess Ivy’s magic is more powerful than any other Royal’s, but she needs a battle partner who can help her harness it. Prince Zach’s unparalleled skill with a sword should make them an unstoppable pair --- if only they could agree on...well, just about anything. But Ivy’s magic can only fully unlock with Zach’s help, and he’s not exactly cooperating. Two warriors, one goal, and the fate of their world on the line. But the more they argue, the more they fall for each other. And only one of them can be right…

Game of Secrets by Kim Foster - Historical Fiction

Felicity Cole sells flowers in the streets of Victorian London to feed herself and her young brother. But she has a close-guarded secret --- her brother is a Tainted, born with special abilities that society fears and a shadowy organization called the Hunstsman scours the country to eliminate. When Felicity becomes the target of one of these individuals, she discovers something horrible: she’s Tainted, too. Rescued by a mysterious gentleman on the eve of execution, she's whisked away to a school funded by Queen Victoria, established to train selected Tainted into assassins in service of the crown. 

Contagion by Erin Bowman - Science Fiction

After receiving a distress call from a drill team on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is sent into deep space to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. When they arrive, they find the planet littered with the remains of the project --- including its members’ dead bodies. As they try to piece together what could have possibly decimated an entire project, they discover that some things are best left buried --- and some monsters are only too ready to awaken.

Bright We Burn by Kiersten White - Historical Fiction

Haunted by the sacrifices he made in Constantinople, Radu is called back to the new capital. Mehmed is building an empire, becoming the sultan his people need. But Mehmed has a secret: as emperor, he is more powerful than ever...and desperately lonely. Lada's rule of absolute justice has created a Wallachia free of crime. But Lada won't rest until everyone knows that her country's borders are inviolable. Determined to send a message of defiance, she has the bodies of Mehmed's peace envoy delivered to him, leaving Radu and Mehmed with no choice. Only by destroying everything that came before --- including her relationships --- can Lada truly build the country she wants.

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo - Young Adult Fiction

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she’s determined not to get too close to anyone. But when she meets easygoing Grant, her guard goes down. As they spend more time together, she realizes just how much she is losing by guarding her heart. She wants to let Grant into her life, but she’s terrified that once she tells him the truth, he won't be able to see past it. Because the secret that Amanda’s been keeping? She used to be Andrew.

When it comes to family, Annie is in the losers bracket. While her foster parents are great (mostly), her birth family would not have been her first pick. And no matter how many times Annie tries to write them out of her life, she always gets sucked back into their drama. Love is like that. But when a family argument breaks out at Annie’s swim meet and her nephew goes missing, Annie might be the only one who can get him back. With help from her friends, her foster brother, and her social service worker, Annie puts the pieces of the puzzle together, determined to find her nephew and finally get him into a safe home.

The privileged live in sky manors held aloft by a secretive magic known only as the Mysteries. Below, the earthbound poor are forced into factory work to maintain the engine of commerce. Cettie Pratt is a waif doomed to the world below, until an admiral attempts to adopt her. Sera Fitzempress is a princess born into power. She yearns to meet the orphan girl she has heard so much about, but her father deems the girl unworthy of his daughter’s curiosity. Now, as Cettie dreams of living above and as Sera is drawn to the world below, they will follow the paths of their own choosing. But both girls will be needed for the coming storm that threatens to overturn both their worlds.