New Fiction Books for Teens
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Fiction books for teens
Out of the Blue
Told in alternating voices, Crest, a merperson, who grudgingly undergoes a mandatory sojourn to help a human within one moon cycle or risk staying on land forever, suddenly develops feelings for his beneficiary Sean, leaving them torn between two worlds.
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We All Fall Down
In River City, where magic used to thrive and is now fading, four young queer people, unaware they have been selected to play in an age-old drama reviving the flow of magic through their world, are brought into each other's orbits as they uncover a deeper magical conspiracy.
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In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.
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What's the T?
"Discover what it means to be a young transgender and/or nonbinary person in the twenty-first century in this frank and funny guide for teens"--
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The Queen of Junk Island
"From debut author Alexandra Mae Jones comes a compelling, nuanced exploration of bi identity and body image with a ghostly backdrop--perfect for fans of Nina Lacour. Still reeling from a recent trauma, sixteen-year-old Dell is relieved when her mom suggests a stay at the family cabin. But the much-needed escape quickly turns into a disaster. The lake and woods are awash in trash left by a previous tenant. And worse, Dell's mom has invited her boyfriend's daughter to stay with them. Confident, irreverent Ivy presses all of Dell's buttons--somehow making Dell's shame and self-consciousness feel even more acute. Yet Dell...
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The Traitor Queen
"Lara has only one thought when her husband is taken prisoner: I will do whatever it takes to set you free. A queen now in exile as a traitor, Lara has watched Ithicana be conquered by her own father, helpless to do anything to stop the destruction. But when she learns her husband, Aren, has been captured in battle, Lara knows there is only one reason her father is keeping him alive: as bait for his traitorous daughter. Risking her life to the Tempest Seas, Lara returns to Ithicana with a plan not only to free its king, but for...
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"Seventeen-year-old Lulu Li has her last summer before college all planned out. But her plans go awry when she learns that Kite Xu, her old next-door neighbor and childhood friend, will be returning home from South Korea. Lulu hasn't seen Kite since eighth grade, after he left the country to pursue a career in K-pop, eventually debuting in the boy group Karnival. When Karnival announces that Kite will be taking a break from K-pop activities for mysterious reasons, the opportunity to rekindle their friendship arises. Star-struck and nostalgic, Lulu tries to reconnect with Kite. As they continue to bond and...
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Our Shadows Have Claws
"Fifteen original short stories from YA superstars featuring the monsters of Latine myths and legends"--
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"Three teens chase their own version of the American Dream during the Roaring 20s in this YA remix of The Great Gatsby"--
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Gabe in the After
When fourteen-year-old Gabe checks for survivors after a global pandemic he finds Relle, a strange hopeful girl for whom Gabe eventually develops a crush, but after they return to the mainland tragedy strikes, forcing Gabe to set out on a dangerous journey to find other survivors where the world might be normal--like Before.
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