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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).

Latest Reviews

Jack has a lot of sex --- and he's not ashamed of it. While he's sometimes ostracized, and gossip constantly rages about his sex life, Jack always believes that "it could be worse." But then, the worse unexpectedly strikes: When Jack starts writing a teen sex advice column for an online site, he begins to receive creepy and threatening love letters that attempt to force Jack to curb his sexuality and personality. Now it's up to Jack and his best friends to uncover the stalker --- before their love becomes dangerous.
You Are the Everything by Karen Rivers - Contemporary Romance

Elyse Schmidt never would have thought so, until it happened to her. When Elyse and her not-so-secret crush, Josh Harris, are the sole survivors of a plane crash, tragedy binds them together. It’s as if their love story is meant to be. Everything is perfect, as perfect as it can be when you’ve literally fallen out of the sky and landed hard on the side of a mountain --- until suddenly it isn’t. When the pieces of Elyse’s life stop fitting together, what’s left?

Evelyn Summers is imprisoned for a crime that was wiped from her memory. In order for Evelyn to be released she must pass seven mental physical and virtual challenges known as the Freedom Trials. One mistake means execution and with her history of being a snitch her fellow inmates will do everything they can to get revenge. But competing in the trials and dredging up her erased past may cost Evelyn the one thing more valuable than freedom: her life.

Cat is at a breaking point. Camped in the woods with Cole and Leoben, she’s working day and night desperate to find a way to stop Lachlan’s plan to reprogram humanity. The group is pushed into an uneasy alliance with Cartaxus to hunt down Lachlan and fix the vaccine. Their search takes them to Entropia a city of genehackers hidden deep in the desert that could also hold the answers about Cat’s past that she’s been searching for. And while Lachlan is always two steps ahead, the biggest threat to Cat may be the secrets buried in her own mind.

Salt by Hannah Moskowitz - Fantasy

Roaming the Mediterranean on sailboats and hunting down monsters is the only life 17-year-old Indi and his siblings have ever known. He's constantly weighing his need for freedom against his ferocious love for his siblings and the temptation of his parents' journal, which contains directions to a possible treasure. Hannah Moskowitz has reinvented yet another genre in this propulsive epic that is part seafaring yarn, part coming-of-age tale, and a totally warm-hearted story of a boy who both loves his family and wants a life of his own --- if only the fate of the world weren't on his shoulders.

Villain (Gone #8) by Michael Grant - Science Fiction

It’s been four years since the events of GONE. The Perdido Beach dome is down. The alien virus-infested rock that created the FAYZ is creating monsters. Into this chaos comes a villain with the power to control anyone with just the sound of his voice. Dillon Poe wanted to be a comedian…but everyone made fun of him. Now he’s sending thousands to their death. The only people who can stop a superpowered villain are superpowered heroes. Dekka, Shade, Cruz, Malik, Armo and a new mutant with unmatched powers are all that stand in Dillon’s way. 

Otherearth by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller - Science Fiction

Simon would have done anything to save his best friend after a mysterious accident almost killed her --- including follow her into a virtual world. Unwitting hospital patients are being forced to test a device that lets VR be experienced with all five senses. The technology is so advanced that it's deadly. Now the world's biggest tech corporation is hunting Simon and Kat while war rages in OTHERWORLD the virtual world it created. Determined to destroy the Company Simon and Kat must join forces with a hacker a gangster and a digital entity. But as they battle to save two worlds they uncover an all new threat to our world: the Company's latest creation an augmented-reality game called OtherEarth. 

Light Years by Kass Morgan - Science Fiction

Reeling from the latest attack by a mysterious enemy, the Quatra Fleet Academy is finally admitting students from every planet in the solar system. Hotshot pilot Vesper dreams of becoming a captain. Cormak will take any chance he can get to escape his dead-end life and join the Academy. Arran was always considered an outsider, always dreaming of something more than a life working in the mines. And Orelia has infiltrated the Academy to complete a mission. These cadets will have to put their differences aside and become a team if they want to defend their world from a cunning enemy.

A young woman discovers the power to speak up and take control of her fate --- a theme that has never been more timely than it is now…You think you know this story. You do not. A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: A house that walks about on chicken feet and is inhabited by a fairy tale witch. In finding Baba Yaga, Natasha finds her voice, her power, herself....