07 December 2019 | By Sara Ella | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

There is than one way to drown Coral has always been different, standing out from her mermaid sisters in a society where blending in is key Worse yet, she fears she has been afflicted with the dreaded Disease, said to be carried by humans emotions Can she face the darkness long enough to

The How & the Why

07 December 2019 | By Cynthia Hand | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

A poignant exploration of family and the ties that bind, perfect for fans of Far From the Tree, from New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Hand Today Melly had us writing letters to our babies Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for They ve given Cass a life she wouldn t

Sick Kids in Love

07 December 2019 | By Hannah Moskowitz | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Isabel has one rule no dating It s easier It s safer It s better for the other person She s got issues She s got secrets She s got rheumatoid arthritis But then she meets another sick kid He s got a chronic illness Isabel s never heard of, something she can t even pronounce He

All-American Muslim Girl

07 December 2019 | By Nadine Jolie Courtney | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Allie Abraham has it all going for her she s a straight A student, with good friends and a close knit family, and she s dating cute, popular, and sweet Wells Henderson One problem Wells s father is Jack Henderson, America s most famous conservative shock jockand Allie hasn t told Wells that her

A Constellation of Roses

07 December 2019 | By Miranda Asebedo | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Ever since her mother walked out, Trix McCabe has been determined to make it on her own And with her near magical gift for pulling valuables off unsuspecting strangers, Trix is confident she has what it takes to survive Until she s caught and given a choice jail time, or go live with her

When the Stars Lead to You

07 December 2019 | By Ronni Davis | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Eighteen year old Devon longs for two things The stars And the boy she fell in love with last summer When Ashton breaks Devon s heart at the end of the most romantic and magical summer ever, she thinks her heart will never heal again But over the course of the following year, Devon finds herself

A Thousand Fires

07 December 2019 | By Shannon Price | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Shannon Price s A Thousand Fires is a breakout contemporary debut think The Outsiders meets The Iliad that s perfect for fans of Courtney Summers and Veronica Roth 10 Years 3 Gangs 1 Girl s Epic Quest Valerie Simons knows the city s gang wars are dangerous her own brother was killed by the Boars

Color Outside the Lines

07 December 2019 | By Sangu Mandanna | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

This modern, groundbreaking YA anthology explores the complexity and beauty of interracial and LGBTQ relationships where differences are front and center When people ask me what this anthology is about, I m often tempted to give them the complicated answer it s about race, and about how being

Deadly Little Scandals (Debutantes, #2)

07 December 2019 | By Jennifer Lynn Barnes | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Think of the White Gloves like the Junior League by way of Skull and Bones Reluctant debutante Sawyer Taft joined Southern high society for one reason and one reason alone to identify and locate her biological father But the answers Sawyer found during her debutante year only left her with

Making Friends with Alice Dyson

07 December 2019 | By Poppy Nwosu | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

My hand, which is following a stray pencil rolling across the floor, stops dead right in front of two ratty green sneakers My gaze follows the shoes up over long legs to a towering figure I stand abruptly Tall, black eyes, messy hair, a permanent scowl on a permanently angry face Our school s

I Hope You Get This Message

07 December 2019 | By Farah Naz Rishi | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Seven days Seven days The Earth might end in seven days When news stations start reporting that Earth has been contacted by a planet named Alma, the world is abuzz with rumors that the alien entity is giving mankind only few days to live before they hit the kill switch on civilization For high

10 Blind Dates

07 December 2019 | By Ashley Elston | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Sophie wants one thing for Christmas a little freedom from her overprotective parents So when they decide to spend Christmas in South Louisiana with her very pregnant older sister, Sophie is looking forward to some much needed private read make out time with her long term boyfriend, Griffin.