Tag Archives | Teen Fiction

The Ghost and The Goth

Do opposites really attract? Take the ageless example of polar opposites coming together—the most popular girl in high school and the loner boy in this young adult novel by Stacey Kade. Oh, right. Did I mention that one of these teens just happens to be dead and the other a reluctant medium? Talk about chemistry.  […]

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The Elite: A Selection Novel

America Singer has made it to the Elite group—the finalists in the pursuit of the hand of Prince Maxon. As she is ensconced into the palace and the royal lifestyle, America faces head on what life might be like to be queen, including competition and bitterness from her rivals and the ever present threat of […]

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The Fill-In Boyfriend

Popular student council president, Gia Montgomery has her life plan laid out perfectly—graduating with stellar grades, an envious social status, her college future secured at UCLA while rooming with her best friend, Claire. But prom night changes everything. Excited to show off her college boyfriend and put rumors of his existence to rest, Gia is […]

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Textrovert

You’ve Got Mail meets Romeo and Juliet in this teen romance by Lindsey Summer. Keeley and Talon find each other’s lost phones. Their plan for returning them one to another is delayed since Talon is away at football camp. In the meantime their texting soon blossoms into a friendship and Keeley, who’s always in the […]

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Since You’ve Been Gone

When your best friend defines much of your identity, no doubt you’d feel disoriented when your ‘bestie’ suddenly disappears. Emily is confronted with this troubling scenario when her best friend and stalwart companion, Sloane, and her family take off without a word. Unable to reach her friend, Emily finds herself facing a summer without a […]

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First Sun

Love, scandal, kidnapping, heroism and Armageddon. If those aren’t enough ingredients to keep the reader on the edge, I don’t know what is. Author Tara Tolly packs all of these in her breakout novel “First Sun” about teenage love between an extraordinary heroine, Eden Warren, and the President’s son, Andrew Wellington. The first half of […]

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Keys To Freedom

Talk about tough luck. Sixteen-year-old Darlene Mills has yet to catch a break. Raised in a fatherless home with a drug-addicted, alcoholic mother, recently dumped and cheated on by her boyfriend, Darlene is ever in search of a better life for her and her half-brother Jesse. So when her best friend, Genie suggests stealing a […]

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If I Were A Rich Girl

Miranda Amberly is starting over at a new school once again. This time, thanks to the benevolence of one of the town’s most prominent grand dams, “Rindi” begins her senior year at the exclusive Stratmore Academy. Though her parents are Mrs. Grayson’s caretakers, and this educational arrangement is strictly business, Rindi hopes that despite her […]

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Finding Audrey

Any parent or child will find it warming to see how the family depicted in Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella, a strong bond despite the turbulent challenges readily found in today’s world, including bullying. Meet Audrey and her family, fraught with struggles but grounded in love. While Audrey is a typical teenager, her life’s been suddenly […]

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