Cassel Sharpe, a powerful transformation worker, is torn between his decision to work for the federal government and his love for Lila, who has joined her father's criminal organization. "Fast-paced action, multifaceted characters, and an interesting paranormal world will keep readers hooked." (VOYA)
Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn't dead. Not this time. But she is being held against her will in the dim, twilit world between heaven and hell, where the spirits of the deceased wait before embarking upon their final journey.
When she is turned into a super-modelesque super-fighting machine, Tally, a former ugly, is ordered to keep the uglies down and the pretties stupid in a carefully engineered world of perfection where she refuses to play by the rules.
In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her
After their parents are killed in a car accident, 16-year-old Kate Mercier and her older sister Georgia, each grieving in her own way, move to Paris to live with their grandparents. Kate finds herself powerfully drawn to the handsome but elusive Vincent, who seems to harbor a mysterious and dangerous secret.
As the singer and bass player for a Beatles cover band,16 year old Toby embarks on a quest to increase his sex appeal, a plan that derails when he finds a mysterious note inside his old bass guitar. "Briant has an ear for smart-aleck teen talk and keeps the first-person narration crisp. A light and entertaining rock-'n'-roll romp." (Kirkus Reviews)
In an Orwellian future, Titus and his friends have brain implants that connect them 24/7 with a constant barrage of information from the internet. There's no need to read or write. Anderson's novel is both a gripping read and a cautionary tale, as Titus explores the possibility of living off the grid.
No one ever really paid close attention to the faces of the missing children on the milk cartons. But as Janie Johnson glances at the face of the ordinary little girl--a three-year-old who had been kidnapped 12 years before from a shopping mall in New Jersey--she feels overcome with shock. She recognizes that little girl--it is her.
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, and a cyborg.
In a future where chocolate and caffeine are contraband, teenage cellphone use is illegal, and water and paper are carefully rationed, 16-year-old Anya Balanchine finds herself thrust unwillingly into the spotlight as heir apparent to an important New York City crime family.
Set against the gorgeous backdrop of Rome, Rachman's wry, vibrant debut follows the topsy-turvy private lives of the reporters, editors, and executives of an international English-language newspaper as they struggle to keep it--and themselves--afloat.
In the aftermath of a car accident that killed her family, 16-year-old Laurel must face a new world of painful memories and new relationships. Castle's debut novel is a heart-wrenching, surprisingly witty testament to how drastically life can change in the span of a single moment.
Part mystery, part psychological study, the book begins with a bomb blast. By the end of chapter one, we learn that Liz has just turned 18, that she celebrated with six friends (including her best friend and stepsister, Josie) on her parents' boat, and that the birthday girl wound up dead in the water.
Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World. Todd is forced to unlearn everything he knows in order to figure out who he truly is.