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2017 Teens' Top Ten

    Don't Get Caught

    Don't Get Caught - Kurt Dinan

    To his great surprise, uncool eleventh-grader Max Cobb is invited to join the Chaos Club, an exclusive group of students responsible for some of the biggest pranks at his high school.

    TEEN FICTION Dinan, K.
    Scythe

    Scythe - Neal Shusterman

    In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't.

    TEEN FICTION Shusterman, N.    
    The Sun is Also a Star

    The Sun is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon

    Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. Im definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him wont be my story. Daniel: Ive always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in storefor both of us. The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?

    TEEN FICTION Yoon, N.
    Lady Midnight

    Lady Midnight - Cassandra Clare

    Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs and her parabatai Julian Blackthorn race to stop a demonic plot that threatens Los Angeles.

    TEEN FICTION Clare, C.
    This is Where it Ends

    This is Where it Ends - Marieke Nijkamp

    Minutes after the principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech welcoming the student body to a new semester, they discover that the auditorium doors will not open and someone starts shooting as four teens, each with a personal reason to fear the shooter, tell the tale from separate perspectives.

    TEEN FICTION Nijkamp, M.    
    Heartless

    Heartless - Marissa Meyer

    In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.

    TEEN FICTION Meyer, M.    
    P. S. I Like You

    P. S. I Like You - Kasie West

    Every day in chemistry class, high school student and aspiring songwriter Lily Abbott is finding notes left to her by a mystery boy, love letters really, and she hopes they are from Lucas, a boy she is attracted to--so when she finds out they are really from, she is shocked and unsure about how to respond.

    TEEN FICTION West, K.
    Love & Gelato

    Love & Gelato - Jenna Evans Welch

    After her mother dies, Lina travels to Italy where she discovers her mothers's journal and sets off on an adventure to unearth her mother's secrets.

    TEEN FICTION Welch, J.
    Genius: The Game

    Genius: The Game - Leopoldo Gout

    Three underprivileged young prodigies from across the world with incredible skills in technology and engineering team up to become the heroes the world never knew they could be.

    TEEN FICTION Gout, L.
    If I Was Your Girl

    If I Was Your Girl - Meredith Russo

    Amanda Hardy only wants to fit in at her new school, but she is keeping a big secret, so when she falls for Grant, guarded Amanda finds herself yearning to share with him everything about herself, including her previous life as Andrew.

    TEEN FICTION Russo, M.
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