Book Recommendations for Teenagers 15 & Up
This murder-mystery swiftly develops into a meditation on the privilege of power with Lobb asking important, timeless questions around what the powerful owe the powerless in a just society. It’s a taut and gripping fantasy-thriller set in a world that is full of compelling characters and should appeal to Grisha-verse fans.
A masterful coming-of-age story about a life-changing summer in San Francisco.
Chloe Gong has once again absolutely knocked it out of the park with this phenomenal, genre- defying epic with a brilliant protagonist at its heart. This is a story about the ties that bind us: love, family, loyalty; and it’s about what happens when those ties pull in opposite directions. This leads to secrets and betrayals with everyone risking something dear to them in order to come out on top in this wholly engrossing novel.
RUST IN THE ROOT is excellent. Ireland has raveled a story that is unique and innovative yet beguilingly familiar; a bold blend of alternative history and magical realism that explores the knotty intersection of power and society.
Every hundred years, the rulers of six realms fight to break their curses and save their kingdoms in this lush fantasy; perfect for fans of The Hunger Games.
The last living water diviner has spent her life running from a cruel prince, but when her past catches up to her with a way to end his rule she must go on the offensive if she is to have a chance at a life of peace in this beautifully written story rooted in Welsh folk tales.