Hubbard, Mandy. Prada & Prejudice. YA/ HUB
During a school trip to England, fifteen-year-old Callie buys a pair of Prada shoes in an effort to impress the popular girls, a scheme that backfires and sends Callie back to 1815.
Peterson, Will. Triskellion. YA/ PET
Following their parents' bitter divorce, Rachel and Adam are sent from their New York home to stay with their grandmother. But the quiet English village where their mother was born is a sinister and unsettling place. Against a brooding background of very real danger, the two young outsides follow an incredible trail on an archaeological adventure with a startling paranormal twist. In a community where many terrible secrets lie hidden, the villagers of Triskellion have a great deal to protect. First in planned trilogy.
Cooney, Caroline B. If the Witness Lied. YA/ COO
Torn apart by tragedies and the publicity they brought, siblings Smithy, Jack, and Madison, aged fourteen to sixteen, tap into their parent's courage to pull together and protect their brother Tris, nearly three, from further media exploitation and a much more sinister threat.
Cross, Sarah. Dull Boy. YA/ CRO
Avery, a teenaged boy with frightening super powers that he is trying to hide, discovers other teenagers who also have strange powers and who are being sought by the icy and seductive Cherchette, but they do not know what she wants with them.
Draper, Sharon M. Just Another Hero. YA/ DRA
As Kofi, Arielle, Dana, November, and Jericho face personal challenges during their last year of high school, a misunderstood student brings a gun to class and demands to be taken seriously. Sequel to November Blues.
Gonzalez, Ann. Running For My Life. YA/ GON
RUNNING FOR MY LIFE is the powerful story of Andrea McKane, a fourteen-year-old who struggles to cope with her mother's schizophrenia. She must face the heartbreaking fact that her mother, with whom she once laughed and played, has vanished into her disease, possibly forever. The book accurately portrays the difficulties a teen faces when dealing with the illness, the abuse and absence of a parent with mental illness. RUNNING FOR MY LIFE shows the effects of mental illness on a family, and a teenager's attempts to manage the changes that have shaken her life. With courage, strength, and the loving support of her friends, her father, and her therapist, Andrea finds salvation through running. RUNNING FOR MY LIFE represents a heartwarming, encouraging breakthrough effort in portraying the challenges teens confront when they have to protect themselves from a guardian.
Hurley, Tonya. Ghostgirl: Homecoming. YA/HUR
When Petula becomes deathly ill, her sister Scarlet seeks help from former classmate Charlotte, for whom the afterlife has become burdensome, leaving her just as insecure and isolated as she was while she was alive.
Lockhart, E. The Treasure Map of Boys. YA/LOC
A Seattle sixteen-year-old juggles therapy, running a school bake sale, coping with her performance artist mother, growing distant from an old friend, and conflicting feelings about her ex-boyfriend and potential new boyfriends.
Pierce, Tamora. Bloodhound. Beka Cooper Book Two. A Tortall Legend. YA/ PIE
Having been promoted from "Puppy" to "Dog," Beka, now a full-fledged member of the Provost's Guard, and her former partner head to a neighboring port city to investigate a case of counterfeit coins.
Scott, Elizabeth. Love You Hate You Miss You. YA/ SCO
After coming out of alcohol rehabilitation, sixteen-year-old Amy sorts out conflicting emotions about her best friend Julia's death in a car accident for which she feels responsible.
Weaver, Will. Saturday Night Dirt. YA/ WEA
In a small town in northern Minnesota, the much-anticipated Saturday night dirt-track race at the old-fashioned, barely viable, Headwaters Speedway becomes, in many ways, an important life-changing event for all the participants on and off the track.
Wizner, Jake. Castration Celebration. YA/ WIZ
Three high school students in a summer arts program at Yale University collaborate on an "anti-guy musical" with the working title, Castration Celebration.
Wynne-Jones, Tim. The Uninvited. YA/ WYN
After a disturbing freshman year at New York University, Mimi is happy to get away to her father's remote Canadian cottage only to discover a stranger living there who has never heard of her or her father and who is convinced that Mimi is responsible for leaving sinister tokens around the property.
Zink, Michelle. Prophecy of the Sisters. YA/ ZIN
In late nineteenth-century New York state, wealthy sixteen-year-old twin sisters Lia and Alice Milthorpe find that they are on opposite sides of an ancient prophecy that has destroyed their parents and seeks to do even more harm.