Project Runway meets Divergent in this insightful young adult novel that looks at fashion and consumerism in a world where children are the gatekeepers of culture and staying young and trendy are the keys to success.
Billy Zeets has a story to tell. About being a vandal and petty thief. About missing boys and an elusive killer. And about what happens if a boy who breaks all the rules is the only person who can piece together the truth. A gripping tale of redemption, Henry Turner’s powerful debut novel comes vividly to life through the unique voice of Billy Zeets, a hero as unlikely as he is unforgettable.+ Learn More
Aaron Rowe walks in his sleep and haunted by dreams he can’t explain and memories he can’t recover. Death doesn’t scare him—his new job with a funeral director may even be his salvation. But if he doesn’t discover the truth about his hidden past soon, he may fall asleep one night and never wake up.In this dark and witty psychological drama about survival, Aaron finds that making peace with the dead may be easier than coming to terms with the living.+ Learn More
The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this tough yet heartwarming novel that's a lot about love (and a little about cancer).
"EVERYONE should read this book." - Rochelle, Goodreads.com
Max Kilgore has accidentally unleashed a devil—and now the big, evil oaf is living in his basement.
If Max doesn't meet the devil's demands (which include providing unlimited junk food and a hot tub), everyone and everything he holds dear could go up in smoke.
It’s 1968, and war is not foreign to seventeen-year-old Ashe.
When his high school history teacher dares to teach the political realities of the war, and a new crisis hits his parents’ marriage, Ashe finds himself trapped, with no options before him but to enter the fray.
In this fresh and funny teen mystery, seventeen-year-old Millie joins forces with her classmate, gorgeous but mysterious Chase Albright, to try to find out who murdered Coach Killdare.
"Buzz Kill is a smart chick-lit mystery with plenty of twists and turns." –VOYA
Downton Abbey meets the classic British comedy of errors in this warm and witty YA romance. In this sparkling, saucy romance, nearly everything goes wrong for two girls who are sent to a grand English estate on the brink of World War II—until it goes so very, very right!+ Learn More
A stunning debut novel about a girl who is half dragon, half human, and wholly herself. Fans of Seraphina and Graceling will be captured by its richly layered storytelling and the powerful choices its heroine must make.
“This is a rare and special book, a magical book." —Kristin Cashore
In the vein of the teen suspense classics I Know What You Did Last Summer and The Face on the Milk Carton, Cold Calls is a chilling thriller, an unsettling mystery, and a provocative exploration of bullying, culpability, and the cost of keeping secrets.+ Learn More
Video gamer and daredevil dirt bike rider Arlo Santiago is recruited by the U.S. military at White Sands to pilot drone missions in Pakistan. When the game becomes all too real, how will Arlo reconcile his duty with the violent death that haunts his family?+ Learn More
A deadly pandemic, a budding romance, and the heartache of loss make for a stunning coming-of-age teen debut about the struggle to survive during the 1918 flu.
“A compelling work of historical fiction alongside a more timeless journey of self-discovery."—Bulletin
Sixteen-year-old Willa's coastal Maine fishing village is haunted by the spectre of the Grey Man in the lighthouse. When her family falls apart, can she turn to the Grey Man for help?
"Creepy, romantic and oozing with atmosphere."
—Carrie Jones, author of Need
A highly intelligent group of video game enemy non-player characters (NPC) begins to doubt they are merely codes in a machine. Their search for answers leads them to a gruesome discovery.+ Learn More
From the acclaimed author of the Young Royals series comes a powerful story inspired by Greek mythology, told from the point of view of Hermione, whose mother is Helen of Troy. How does a plain girl live up to being the daughter of the woman whose face launched a thousand ships?+ Learn More
An intensely powerful account of a teen, bullied for her port-wine stain, who must summon her personal strength to survive abduction and horrific abuse at the hands of a deranged killer.+ Learn More
In this debut teen thriller, Tricia Farni was last seen alive the night she fought with Roswell Hart—a night Roz can’t remember. Can Roz piece together the events of that night, despite the eye disease that robs her of most of her vision, in order to clear her name and find a murderer?+ Learn More
A contemporary YA drama about a young man suffering from Schizophreniform disorder, who falls into a love triangle with a girl in his class...and a girl in his head.
"Thoughtful and eye-opening."
Two beautiful teenage sisters, Phil and Fee Albion, descendants of a long line of stage illusionists, are sent from London to the countryside during World War II, only to discover a hidden college of real magicians who just might help them save England from the Nazis.+ Learn More
A striking historical fiction YA debut about a wayward girl amid the freaks and sideshows of a late-1930s traveling circus.
Nominated for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award
When 16-year old Gabriela's death is foretold by a letter, she must complete her "wrap-up list" before she's forced to say goodbye forever in this smart, funny, compelling, and mysterious young adult novel.+ Learn More
"Wesselhoeft offers a psychologically complex debut that will intrigue heavy-metal aficionados and drama junkies alike. Peopled with the elderly and infirm, crazy parents, caring educators, and poignant teens trying desperately to overcome death's pull, it mixes real and fictional musicians and historical events." —Booklist+ Learn More
After Willa's estranged father goes on a killing spree in Texas, she and her mother are horrified to learn he's headed their way. Under police protection, Willa begins to tease out secrets from the past before going to Texas herself to learn more about the family she never knew—all while keeping her own dangerous secret.+ Learn More
This powerful historical fiction debut, set in medieval Wales, follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the "vicious" Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress.+ Learn More
In this powerful story of horse people, Sid pursues her dream of becoming a catch rider—a show rider who can ride anything—despite her poor background and the ferocious competition from more privileged girls. An authentic behind-the-scenes portrayal of a show barn and the elite, demanding world of equitation.+ Learn More
In this emotionally powerful, funny debut, Cricket Cherpin needs to figure out what to do with his life before he turns eighteen. But life sucks—so why not just give up?+ Learn More
The free Singular Reads Sampler includes chapter excerpts of the following standalone young adult novels: Mistwalker by Saundra Mitchell; Game Slaves by Gard Skinner; A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier; Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly by Conrad Wesselhoeft; Cold Calls by Charles Benoit; Buzz Kill by Beth Fantaskey; A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn; Love by the Morning Star by Laura L. Sullivan; Zac and Mia by A. J. Betts; Death Coming Up the Hill by Chris Crowe; and Hellhole by Gina Damico.