Bullet Point, by Peter Abrahams. Y Abrahams.
The only thing seventeen-year-old Wyatt knew about his biological father was that he was serving a life sentence, but circumstances and a new girlfriend bring them together and soon Wyatt is working to prove his father’s innocence.
X-Isle, by Steve Augarde. Y Augarde.
Baz and Ray, survivors of an apocalyptic flood, win places on X-Isle, an island where life is rumored to be better than on the devastated mainland, but they find the island to be a violent place ruled by religious fanatic Preacher John, and they decide they must come up with a weapon to protect themselves from impending danger.
Freak Magnet, by Andrew Auseon. Y Auseon.
Two teenagers, both burdened by grief and loss, find each other and gradually develop a strong connection to one another.
Crispin: the End of Time (Book Three), by Avi. Y Avi.
As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear’s dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.
Sleepless, by Cyn Balog. Y Balog.
Eron, a supernatural being known as a Sandman whose purpose is to seduce humans to sleep, falls in love with a sad teenaged girl who is mourning her boyfriend’s death.
Shapeshifter, by Holly Bennett. YPB Bennett.
In order to escape the sorcerer who wants to control her gift of song, Sive must transform herself into a deer, leave the Otherworld and find refuge in Eire, the land of mortals.
The Gardener, by S.A. Bodeen. Y Bodeen.
When high school sophomore Mason finds a beautiful but catatonic girl in the nursing home where his mother works, the discovery leads him to revelations about a series of disturbing human experiments that have a connection to his own life.
Blade: Out of the Shadows (Book Two), by Tim Bowler. Y Bowler.
A fourteen-year-old British street person with extraordinary powers of observation and self-control must face murderous thugs connected with a past he has tried to forget, when his skills with a knife earned him the nickname, Blade.
The Rise of Renegade X, by Chelsea Campbell. Y Campbell.
Expecting to become a supervillain on his sixteenth birthday, Damien Locke, son of one of Golden City’s most notorious supervillains, is horrified to discover that he may instead be destined to become a superhero.
Rose Sees Red, by Cecil Castellucci. Y Castellucci.
In the 1980s, two teenaged ballet dancers–one American, one Russian–spend an unforgettable night in New York City, forming a lasting friendship despite their cultural and political differences.
Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex (Book Seven), by Eoin Colfer. Y Colfer.
Teenaged criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl must save the underwater fairy metropolis of Atlantis from danger, while battling a psychological affliction known as the Atlantis Complex.