Scott, Michael. The Sorceress. Book 3 in the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel. YA/ SCO
While armies of the Shadowrealms gather and Machiavelli goes to Alcatraz to kill Perenelle Flamel, fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman accompany the Alchemist to England to seek Gilgamesh.
Jones, Frewin. The Immortal Realm. YA/ JON
Princess Tania thinks she has finally found a way to unite the world of Faerie with the modern world, but her beloved Immortal Realm is threatened when a grave illness takes hold of the kingdom and she must find a way to save it.
Oaks, J. Adams. Why I Fight. YA/ OAK
After his house burns down, twelve-year-old Wyatt Reaves takes off with his uncle, and the two of them drive from town to town for six years, earning money mostly by fighting, until Wyatt finally confronts his parents one last time.
Sandell, Lisa Ann. A Map of the Known World. YA/ SAN
Keeping herself isolated from everyone as a way to cope with the loss of her brother, Cora finds solace in drawing detailed maps of exotic places far away, but when she falls for her brother's friend Nate, she discovers a secret about her brother that finally allows her heart to begin to heal
Abbott, Hailey. Summer Girls. YA/ ABB
No longer the young one who gets left behind, 16-year-old Jessica Tuttle looks forward to this summer as one of the pack who rules the beach, but good times filled with bonfires, dancing, and romance soon turn ugly as vicious secrets spread, hearts get broken, and jealousies are revealed.
Boyne, John. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. YA/ BOY
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.
Bruchac, Joseph. Code Talker. YA/ BRU
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become code talkers, sending messages in their native tongue during World War II.
Shusterman, Neal. The Schwa was Here. YA/ SHU
A Brooklyn eighth-grader nicknamed Antsy befriends the Schwa, an "invisible-ish" boy who is tired of blending into his surroundings and going unnoticed by nearly everyone.
Cabot, Meg. Being Nikki. YA/ CAB
After a horrific accident that resulted in her brain being transplanted into the body of a teen supermodel, everything in the world changes for Emerson Watts as she struggles to come to terms with living a celebrity lifestyle, managing a crazy modeling schedule, and dealing with an entirely new clique of egocentric friends.
Forman, Gayle. If I Stay. YA/ FOR
In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year- old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck...
McDaniel, Lurlene. Breathless. YA/ MCD
At boarding school, Katie tries to focus on swimming and becoming popular instead of the painful memories of her institutionalized schizophrenic older brother.
Nelson, Blake. Destroy All Cars. YA/ NEL
Through assignments for English class, seventeen-year-old James Hoff rants against consumerism and his classmates' apathy, puzzles over his feelings for his ex-girlfriend, and expresses disdain for his emotionally-distant parents.
Picoult, Jodi. The Pact. YA/ PIC
A teenage suicide pact between a pregnant girl and her boyfriend, both children of wealthy New England families. He shoots her, but fails to shoot himself and is charged with murder. At the trial he explains what made them do it.
Schreiber, Ellen. Vampire Kisses. YA/ SCH
Sixteen-year-old Raven, an outcast who always wears black and hopes to become a vampire some day, falls in love with the mysterious new boy in town, eager to find out if he can make her dreams come true.
Spencer, Katherine. More Than Friends. YA/ SPE
When the mysterious Philomena suggests that Grace Stanley get a job where her deceased brother's best friend, Jackson, works, the romance that quickly develops becomes complicated when Grace realizes that Jackson is stealing from the store.
Uehashi, Nahoko. Moribito II: Guardian of the Darkness. YA/ UEH
The wandering female bodyguard Balsa returns to her native country of Kanbal, where she uncovers a conspiracy to frame her mentor and herself.
Weaver, Will. Super Stock Rookie. YA/ WEA
Trace Bonham knows he is fortunate to be offered a chance at being a paid super stock driver while he is still in high school, but regrets that he must leave his friends, including the girl he likes, and hometown speedway