These Young Adult novels will be swept off the shelf in no time. Some are part of a series and some are stand alones. From real life picturesque books to science fiction and fantasy, these books will keep your eyes peeled until the very end.
By Shannon Messenger
Aladdin, $21.99, 816 pages
The Eighth book in the bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, Legacy, centers around Sophie and her friends unraveling secrets and the mystery surrounding her family. There are relationships between the characters that develop more in this book and as we delve deeper into what the characters are meant to accomplish in this book, we learn that things may not be as they seem.
This Is 18
By Jessica Bennett
Amulet Books, $19.99, 224 pages
This beautiful book by Jessica Bennett depicts what it is like to be a girl growing into adulthood across the world in different cultures. Photographs of girls taken by other girls as they see them, this is a wonderfully illustrated book that celebrates girls of all races, colors, and cultures.
By Neal Shusterman
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 640 pages
This is book three in the Arc of a Scythe series. Three years later and many things have happened since Rowan and Citra have disappeared. The last book in this trilogy, “The Toll” wraps this storyline up with surprises around every corner.
Children of Virtue and Vengeance
By Tomi Adeyemi
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). $19.99, 416 pages
The second book in the Legacy of Orisha series, magic has been brought back to the land of Orisha. Zelie and Amari continue to fight to destroy the threatening enemies as they face a possible civil war.
Flowers in the Attic: 40th Anniversary Edition (1) (Dollanganger)
By V.C. Andrews
Gallery Books, $16.00, 416 pages
This classic YA novel in the 40th Anniversary Edition will bring back memories to those who have read the Dollenganger series. As Cathy, Chris, and the twins are held captive by their own mother and grandmother in the attic, what does fate have in store for them as they struggle to stay alive?