In an alternate America, the dead walk again and Jane McCeen is in school to become an Attendant. She is learning weaponry and etiquette in order to become a bodyguard for the rich. She doesn’t want this life, she just wants to go back home. But when families start to go missing, Jane finds herself in the midst of a dastardly plot and the undead are the least of her worries.
Babel has found a planet that contains Nyxia, the most valuable resource in the universe. Emmett has been recruited to mine this precious substance with the promise of a fortune so great, he would be able to take care of his family. Forever. With secrets abounding, Emmett must make the decision to fight for the promise of fortune or to keep his humanity.
Fans of Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and Gone Girl will enjoy reading this murder mystery. Tina and her mother flee the Congo as refugees, and Tina’s mother quickly finds work as a maid in Roland Greyhill’s household. But when Tina’s mother shows up dead, Tina must find out what happened to her, and prove that one of the city’s most respected businessmen is to blame.
Seventeen year old Mei is on the fastrack to fulfill her parents’ wishes. She’s already in MIT University and is well on her way to becoming a doctor and marrying a fellow Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer. There’s only one problem: She hates germs, is bored by biology, and has a crush on someone who is definitely NOT Taiwanese. When she reconnects with her estranged brother, questions arise as to whether fulfilling her parents’ wishes is really worth it.
In this graphic novel, Deja and Josiah are best friends, but only during a single season. All through high school, they’ve worked at the same pumpkin patch from the beginning of September until Halloween. But now they’re seniors and about to complete their last shift, and they’re about to turn it into an adventure.
Two teens may have never met if it weren’t for the 57 bus. One is privileged and white, the other is African American and from a rough neighborhood, but their paths cross for about 8 minutes everyday. Then, a single careless act results in accusations of hate crimes and the threat of lifelong imprisonment, throwing these two teenagers into national spotlight.
Gabriella was named after her grandmother. The grandmother that beat her mother when told she was pregnant while still unmarried. Gabi’s mother tells the story often, and it is a fundamental part of their relationship now that Gabi is dating. Gabi struggles with having different beliefs and opinions than her very conservative mother in this story written in a journal style.
In this twisted mix of Pretty Little Liars and The Breakfast Club, five students at Bayview high school enter detention on Monday. Four of them walk out. Simon is dead and no one can tell “who” or “how,” but there are theories as to the “why.” Tuesday, Simon was to post information on the four high-profile students he went to detention with. Is one of them responsible for his death?
In this retelling of Cinderella, Isabelle is in love with her prince, but she’s not the one who’s dainty foot fits within the glass slipper. No, she’s the sister who cut off her toes in a desperate attempt to win the prince. When the prince discovers her trickery, she is turned away and shunned. An opportunity to change her fate presents itself and she strives to prove that it takes much more than heartache to break a girl.
Alyssa’s quiet Californian suburban neighborhood quickly becomes a warzone when the drought or “Tap-Out” escalates to a critical emergency. Suddenly, people are doing desperate things in order to get water. When her parents disappear, Alyssa has to make some difficult choices to ensure her - and her brother’s - survival.
Emoni Santiago got pregnant in her freshman year of high school, and since then her life has been about doing what’s best for her child and her abuela. The only place she can let it all go is in the kitchen, where she creates masterpieces. Her dreams of becoming a chef after graduation seem impossible given her circumstances, but her talent cannot be denied.
A bad decision lands Timothy in house arrest for a year. He has to check in with a probation officer, go to therapy, and keep a journal. There are so many restrictions on his life, it’s not even funny. But when his family struggles become overwhelming, Timothy must come up with a way to help them, without getting himself into even more trouble.