Teen Clean Reads

    • All Fall Down
      Ally Carter

      After being hospitalized for insisting that her mother was murdered, not killed in an accidental fire, Grace goes to live with her grandfather, one of the most powerful ambassadors in the world. As she pursues her mother’s murderer, she uncovers an international conspiracy of unsettling proportions, and must choose her friends and watch her foes carefully if she and the world are to be saved. First in the Embassy Row series.

    • Between the Lines
      Jodi Picoult

      Delilah, a fifteen-year-old loner, falls in love with a fairy tale she checks out from the library—and its handsome prince—and things get really interesting when she discovers he can see and speak to her. Together they hatch a plot to seek his freedom from the pages.

    • Cinder
      Marissa Meyer

      This science fiction/fantasy mash-up -- set on a plague-ravaged future Earth -- retells the stories of four oppressed, but empowered, fairy tale heroines. New characters are woven into each book creating a separate but layered story connected to Cinder, a cyborg version of Cinderella. The stakes are high as each heroine fights for a happy, and romantic, ever after.

    • The False Prince
      Jennifer Nielsen

      In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war.

    • It Started with Goodbye
      Christina June

      Confined to her house for the summer after being unfairly implicated in one of her best friend's ideas gone awry, 16-year-old Tatum launches a graphic design business and falls for a cello-playing client who lives in Ireland.

    • Leviathan
      Scott Westerfeld

      With the Great War brewing, Alek's and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way...taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure in this steampunk novel set in an alternate war-torn Europe.

    • Love, Life, and the List
      Kasie West

      When seventeen-year-old Abby Turner is rejected from an art show because her work “has no heart” she gives herself one month to do ten things, ranging from face a fear (#3) to learn a stranger's story (#5) to fall in love (#8). Funny and romantic, this effervescent story about family, friendship, and finding yourself is perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han.

    • The Noble Servant
      Melanie Dickerson

      Penniless Lady Magdalen and Steffan, the cast-out Duke of Wolfberg, enter a marriage of convenience together and work to reclaim their rightful titles in the aftermath of an evil conspiracy.

    • Ms. Marvel
      Willow G. Wilson

      Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl from Jersey City who lives a conservative Muslim lifestyle with her family, suddenly acquires superhuman powers and, despite the pressures of school and home, tries to use her abilities to help her community.

    • Outrun the Moon
      Stacey Lee

      On the eve of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, Mercy Wong--daughter of Chinese immigrants--is struggling to hold her own among the spoiled heiresses at prestigious St. Clare's School. When tragedy strikes, everyone must band together in this extraordinary tale of survival.

    • The Prisoner of Cell 25
      Richard Paul Evans

      Michael Vey, a fourteen-year old who has Tourette's syndrome and special electric powers, finds there are others like him, and must rely on his powers to save himself and the others from a diabolical group seeking to control them.

    • The Rithmatist
      Brandon Sanderson

      As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice. But as the Rithmatists begin to disappear, Joel finds himself on the trail of an unexpected discovery in this engrossing tale of danger, suspense, and strategy.

    • The Selection
      Kiera Cass

      In a dystopian society with a rigid caste system, thirty-five girls are chosen to be part of the Selection: a reality show where they compete to marry gorgeous Prince Maxon. This is what most girls dream of, but for America Singer it is a nightmare that makes her leave her low-caste family as well as her secret love.

    • She Is Not Invisible
      Marcus Sedgwick

      In this intricate mystery novel, a blind London teenager and her younger brother travel to New York to find their missing father, using clues from his notebook.