The Backstagers Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV
GRAPHIC TEEN BACKSTAGERS
When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he's taken in by the only ones who don't treat him like a new kid, the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Not only does he gain great, lifetime friends...Jory is also introduced to an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain.
52 Reasons to Hate My Father by Jessica Brody
On her 18th birthday, spoiled party girl Lexington Larrabee learns that her days of making tabloid headlines may be at an end when her ever-absent father decides she must learn some values by working a different, low-wage job every week for a year or forfeit her multimillion-dollar trust fund.
You're Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
After executing her best-ever graffiti, to cover up an insult written about her friend, Julia is kicked out of her Deaf school and mainstreamed. Frustrated by trying to connect with her hearing peers, Julia delves deeper into her art, only to find a rival defacing her finest creations.
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
After the death of her father, Amy, a high school student, and Roger, a college freshman, set out on a carefully planned road trip from California to Connecticut, but wind up taking many detours, forcing Amy to face her worst fears and come to terms with her grief and guilt.
American Panda by Gloria Chao
A freshman at MIT, seventeen-year-old Mei Lu tries to live up to her Taiwanese parents' expectations, but no amount of tradition, obligation, or guilt prevent her from hiding several truths--that she is a germaphobe who cannot become a doctor, she prefers dancing to biology, she decides to reconnect with her estranged older brother, and she is dating a Japanese boy.
Identity Crisis by Melissa Schorr
Noelle and her friends have never liked Annalise especially after last year's scandalous hookup with the cutest guy in school. To get back at her, Noelle's best friend, Eva, creates a fake online profile and puts Noelle in charge of convincing Annalise that Declan is Annalise's dream boy. But as Noelle and Annalise chat, Noelle discovers that the stories she's heard about Annalise might not be true.
Run by Kody Keplinger
Bo Dickinson is a seventeen-year-old girl from a bad family, but she is also over-protected, legally blind, Agnes Atwood's best friend--so when Bo calls in the middle of the night, desperate to get out of town, Agnes helps her to steal the Atwoods' car and the two girls go on the run, even though Agnes is not sure exactly what they are running from.
Dumplin' by Julie Murphy
Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.
Cast No Shadow by Nick Tapalansky
GRAPHIC TEEN CAST
When Greg, who was born without a shadow, discovers an old mansion in the woods just outside of town, he didn’t expect to meet a smart, beautiful, funny, and very dead teenage girl named Eleanor. Before he knows what’s happening, Greg finds himself at the wrong end of a history lesson when the town’s past, and his own, threaten to pull the two of them apart permanently.
Ashes to Asheville by Sarah Dooley
After Mama Lacy's death, Fella was forced to move in with her grandmother, which meant saying goodbye to her sister Zoey and her other mother, Mama Shannon. But Zoey is determined to fulfill Mama Lacy's dying wish - to have her ashes spread over the lawn of the last place they were all happy as a family. Of course, this means stealing Mama Lacy's ashes and driving hundreds of miles in the middle of night to Asheville, North Carolina.