What'd we miss?!
If you missed stopping by to check on the New Teen Books on our shelves while we were closed to the public, here is a refresher to highlight some of the hot titles that were published March-July of this year. Find them in the catalog HERE, place them on hold, and schedule a curbside pick-up time, or visit the library to get these titles and browse for more.
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Acevedo is the author of The Poet X and With the Fire On High. Her new book is a novel in verse that takes a raw and emotional look at family. (Bonus: check out the audiobook to hear the novel in verse read by the author.)
The Damned by Renée Ahdieh
This 2nd book in a series that begins with The Beautiful continues the historical fantasy set in a 19th century New Orleans. Expect romance and vampires!
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed
From the author of Internment comes this story of a historic art mystery plus romance, set during the annual family vacation to an atmospheric Paris.
Love, Creekwood by Becky Albertalli
From the Simonverse that began with Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, comes this novella with all your favorite characters, told via emails, as they navigate college.
The Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown
This high fantasy novel is the first in a planned duology and is inspired by West African Folklore. This action-packed tale delivers lush world-building, court intrigue, and romance.
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
Callender delivers a realistic and inspiring novel about Felix, who is black, queer, and trans,and his bumpy and relatable journey of self-discovery.
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
This new series is set in the Shadowhunter's universe. Be prepared for historicaly fantasy + romance + demons!
Burn by Patrick Ness
Burn is an action-packed, twisty novel complete with a dragon! Part alternate history, part fantasy, part apocalyptic fiction - this is a gripping and fast-paced read.
Be Not Far From Me by Mindy McGinnis
This fast-paced adventure & survival story stars a strong female protagonist and McGinnis's trademark gritty storytelling.
Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy
From the author of the Dumplin' series comes this romp of a novel featuring body-positivity & a superhero origin story with authentic and likeable characters.