The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Cassie, Ben, and Ringer are now forced to confront the Others’ ultimate goal: the extermination of the human race. Second book in the 5th Wave series.
The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan
A mysterious green cloud has settled over the Hawaiian Islands, creating electrical outages that have grounded planes and cut off all communication with the outside world. As people begin to realize the severity of the situation, tensions rise creating a dangerous every man for himself environment. Leilani and her father find themselves desperately trying to make their way from Oahu home to the Big Island
Jackaby by William Ritter
R. F. Jackaby is an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see supernatural beings. Abigail has a gift for noticing details, making her perfect for the position of Jackaby’s assistant. Her first case: serial killer on the loose. The police are convinced it’s an ordinary villain, but Jackaby is certain it’s a nonhuman creature, whose existence the police deny.
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Eighteen-year-old Darcy drops her college plans and moves to New York to revise her soon-to-be published novel and start the second one. Meanwhile, in chapters that alternate with Darcy’s NYC adventures, her fictional protagonist, Lizzie, survives a near-death experience to find she has become a psychopomp, responsible for guiding souls to the afterlife. But Darcy and Lizzie’s worlds are not as separate as they seem.
Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire
Elena lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father is dead, one of her brothers has been forced into the Tsar’s army, the other taken to be a servant. Her mother is dying, slowly, in their tiny cabin. And there is no food. But then a train arrives in the village, carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family — a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena’s age. When the two girls’ lives collide, an adventure is set in motion, an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, and a prince traveling incognito.
Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts
The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn’t–couldn’t–be friends with her. In hospital different rules apply, and what begins as a knock on the wall leads to a note–then a friendship neither of them sees coming.
Barbarian Lord by Matt Smith
Cheated of his lands and banished through the trickery of his enemies, Barbarian Lord recruits allies and battles monsters, ghouls, and bad poets in his quest for justice in this new graphic novel.
The Prince of Venice Beach by Blake Nelson
Robert “Cali” Callahan, seventeen, gets swept up into the private-investigator business and must deal with the ramifications of looking for fellow runaways who may not want to be found–and with falling in love with one of them.
Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones
After a vaccine accidentally creates superpowers in a small percentage of the population, seventeen-year-old Ciere, an illusionist, teams up with a group of fellow high-class, super-powered thieves to steal the vaccine’s formula while staying one step ahead of mobsters and deadly government agents.
Wildlife by Fiona Woods
Boarding for a term in the wilderness, Sibylla expects the gruesome outdoor education program – but friendship complications, and love that goes wrong? They’re extra-curricula. Enter Lou, the reluctant new girl for this term in the great outdoors. She is grieving a death that occurred almost a year ago, however, as Lou becomes intrigued by the unfolding drama between her housemates Sibylla and Holly, she’ll have to decide if she should end her self-imposed detachment and join the fray.
Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan
“A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don’t need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your face, then I guess writing all this down will be my good deed for the week.” So begins Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, in which the son of Poseidon adds his own magic–and sarcastic asides–to the classics.
Buzz Kill by Beth Fantaskey
When the widely disliked Honeywell Stingers football coach is found murdered, 17-year-old Millie is determined to investigate. She is chasing a lead for the school newspaper – and looking to clear her father, the assistant coach, and prime suspect.