Recommended Books for Teens

Batman. Volume 1,The Court of Owls     

Cover image of the book, Girls with Sharp Sticks

Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young

In the near future at a girls-only private high school isolated in the Colorado mountains, Mena and her classmates--under the watchful eyes of their Guardian, professors, and analyst--are trained to be beautiful and obedient for their sponsors and investors.

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Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

After falling for Kate, her unexpected death sends Jack back in time to the moment they first met, but he soon learns that his actions have consequences when someone else close to him dies.


Cover image of the book Shout.

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

A memoir in verse shares the author's life, covering her rape at thirteen, her difficult early childhood, and her experiences surrounding her publication of "Speak."

Cover image of the book, Killing November

Killing November by Adriana Mather

Enrolled at the Academy Absconditi, a boarding school for future assassins, spies, and strategists, November finds few allies and serious trouble when she is falsely accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

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You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook

On a school trip to London that includes her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, Kim meets risk-taker Nicki, who proposes a diabolical deal.