|Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, by Morgan Matson |
Girl's dad died. Girl & boy start boring cross-country road trip. Detours make it fun and meaningful. Real characters. Great music lists!
|Anna & the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins |
Anna sent to study abroad at Paris boarding school. Doesn't want to go. Meets boy. Swoons. See what happens next in the City of Love.
|Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver |
Popular teenager Samantha died in car crash. Somehow she relives day over & over. Can she change events & save herself? Raw & emotional.
|Flash Burnout, by L.K. Madigan |
Meet gifted photographer Blake. Discovers secret about classmate. Amazing inner “guy” monologue mimics real guy thoughts. Talented author.
|Prom & Prejudice, by Elizabeth Eulberg |
Funny take on classic Pride & Prejudice. Complete with lies, betrayal, romance, wrong assumptions, Bennett & Darcy. This one has prom twist.
|Shiver, by Maggie Stiefvater (and Linger and the forthcoming Forever) |
Highly recommended for those Twilight "Team Jacob" fans. Werewolves, love, adventure. Characters to love and love less. Trilogy.
|Split, by Shanti Avasthi |
Domestic violence. Older brother left. Younger brother stuck. Beautifully written, great character development, heartbreaking situation.
For more teen book recommendations, visit the Youth Services Desk or try searching our Novelist database.
Posted by ws. It's been wonderful blogging for Youth Services for the last year. I accepted a new position at another library, so this is my last post. Look for future posts by the talented Youth Services staff!