The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond
Trapped in his bedroom by a father who fills his mind with mysterious tales and warnings, Billy Dean goes outside for the first time when his father disappears, and he discovers his abilities to heal the living and contact the dead.
YA FIC ALMOND
Never Ending by Martyn Bedford
Traumatized by grief and guilt after her younger brother dies during a family vacation, fifteen-year-old Shiv is sent away to an exclusive clinic that claims to "cure" people like her.
YA FIC BEDFORD
Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell
Rebecca "Rebel" Blue, a loner rebel and budding artist, reluctantly completes the bucket list of Kennedy Green, a do-gooder classmate who dies in a car accident following a stint in detention where both girls were forced to consider their morality and write bucket lists.
YA FIC CORIELL
Alliance by Mark Frost
Will West stays at the Center over the summer to explore his newly developing physical and mental abilities. Meanwhile, his roommates investigate the Knights of Charlemagne shadowy purpose and discover unsettling information about their own backgrounds.
YA FIC FROST
Before My Eyes by Caroline Bock
Dreamy Claire, with her complicated home and love life, shy Max, a state senator's son whose parents are too focused on the next election to see his pain, and paranoid schizophrenic Barkley teeter on the brink of destruction.
YA FIC BOCK
Alex Rider: Russian Roulette by Anthony Horowitz
Presented with an unexpected assignment, Alex Rider's greatest nemesis, Yassen Gregoravich, recalls his life and the path that led him to become an assassin while his one-time friend, Alex's uncle, became a spy.
YA FIC HOROWITZ
Minders by Michele Jaffe
Sadie, a wealthy, success-oriented sixteen-year-old joins the prestigious Mind Corps Fellowship program as an observer in the head of Ford, a troubled, possibly murderous boy, with whom Sadie falls in love.
YA FIC JAFFE
An Infidel in Paradise by S.J. Laidlaw
Set in Pakistan, this is the story of a teen girl living with her mother and siblings in a diplomatic compound. As if getting used to another new country isn't enough, she must cope with an increasingly tense political situation that becomes dangerous with alarming speed.YA FIC LAIDLAW
Alienated by Melissa Landers
When Cara’s family agrees to act as a host for an alien exchange student, she never thought he’d be this arrogant….or this gorgeous. Aelyx is unlike anyone she’s ever known, and soon Cara finds herself torn between her community and the out-of-this world guy she’s fallen for.YA FIC LANDERS
The Shade of the Moon by Susan Beth Pfeffer
After a meteor knocks the moon off course, society breaks down completely. Jon Evans and his family leave Pennsylvania, hoping to find a safe place to live, yet Jon remains haunted by the deaths of those he loved. Can Jon risk doing what is right in a world gone so terribly wrong?YA FIC PFEFFER
Bright Before Sunrise by Tiffany Schmidt
For Jonah, every aspect of his new life reminds him of what he has had to give up. Brighton is popular, pretty, and always there to help anyone . . . but has no idea of what she wants for herself. When they are thrown together over the course of one night, anything can happen!YA FIC SCHMIDT
In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin
Now eighteen, life has been more bitter than sweet for Anya. Her nightclub becomes an enormous success, and Anya feels like nothing will ever go wrong for her again. But after a terrible misjudgment leaves her fighting for her life, she is forced to let people help her for the first time in her life.