Teens & Tweens Fiction
James Patterson returns
to the genre that made him famous with a thrilling teen detective
series about the mysterious and magnificently wealthy Angel family . . .
and the dark secrets they're keeping from one another.
night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, Tandy Angel knows just three
things: 1) She was the last person to see her parents alive. 2) The
police have no suspects besides Tandy and her three siblings. 3) She
can't trust anyone—maybe not even herself. Having grown up under Malcolm
and Maud's intense perfectionist demands, no child comes away
undamaged. Tandy decides that she will have to clear the family name,
but digging deeper into her powerful parents' affairs is a dangerous-and
revealing-game. Who knows what the Angels are truly capable of?
17-year-old Banyan is a
tree builder. Using scrap metal and salvaged junk, he creates forests
for rich patrons who seek a reprieve from the desolate landscape.
Although Banyan's never seen a real tree—they were destroyed more than a
century ago—his father used to tell him stories about the Old World.
But that was before his father was taken . . .
when Banyan meets a woman with a strange tattoo—a clue to the
whereabouts of the last living trees on earth, and he sets off across a
wasteland from which few return. Those who make it past the pirates and
poachers can't escape the locusts—the locusts that now feed on human
But Banyan isn't the only one looking for the trees, and
he's running out of time. Unsure of whom to trust, he's forced to make
an uneasy alliance with Alpha, an alluring, dangerous pirate with an
agenda of her own. As they race towards a promised land that might only
be a myth, Banyan makes shocking discoveries about his family, his past,
and how far people will go to bring back the trees.
Enter a tangled world of secrets and intrigue where a girl is in charge of other’s destinies, but not her own.
Adelice Lewys has always been special. When her parents discover her
gift—the ability to weave the very fabric of reality—they train her to
hide it. For good reason, they don’t want her to become a Spinster — one
of the elite, beautiful, and deadly women who determine what people
eat, where they live, how many children they have, and even when they
Thrust into the opulent Western Coventry, Adelice will be
tried, tested and tempted as she navigates the deadly politics at play
behind its walls. Now caught in a web of lies and forbidden romance,
she must unravel the sinister truth behind her own unspeakable power.
Her world is hanging by a thread, and Adelice, alone, can decide to save
it — or destroy it.
Struck By Lightning: The
Carson Phillips Journal follows the story of outcast high school senior
Carson Phillips, who blackmails the most popular students in his school
into contributing to his literary journal to bolster his college
application; his goal in life is to get into Northwestern and eventually
become the editor of The New Yorker. At once laugh-out-loud funny,
deliciously dark, and remarkably smart, Struck By Lightning unearths the
dirt that lies just below the surface of high school.
At a time when
bullying torments so many young people today, this unique and important
novel sheds light with humor and wit on an issue that deeply resonates
with countless teens and readers.
Breathe. Breathe. Breathe . . . The world is dead. The survivors live
under the protection of Breathe, the corporation that found a way to
manufacture oxygen-rich air.
Alina has been stealing for a long
time. She's a little jittery, but not terrified. All she knows is that
she's never been caught before. If she's careful, it'll be easy. If
Quinn should be worried about Alina and a bit
afraid for himself, too, but even though this is dangerous, it's also
the most interesting thing to happen to him in ages. It isn't every day
that the girl of your dreams asks you to rescue her.
Bea wants to
tell him that none of this is fair; they'd planned a trip together, the
two of them, and she'd hoped he'd discover her out here, not another
And as they walk into the Outlands with two days' worth of
oxygen in their tanks, everything they believe will be shattered. Will
they be able to make it back? Will they want to?
Love is in the air - but what does that mean for Greg Heffley?
Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world
upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be
left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn't
have any prospects either, but that's a small consolation.
unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley
the odd man out. But a lot can happen in one night, and in the end, you
never know who's going to be lucky in love.