On the Come Up – Angie Thomas

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Balzer + Bray Pages: 447 Release Date: February 5, 2019 Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least make it out of her neighborhood one day. As the daughter of an underground rap legend who died before he hit big, Bri’s got … Continue reading On the Come Up – Angie Thomas

Cracked Kingdom (The Royals #5) – Erin Watt

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary  Publisher: Timeout LLC These Royals will ruin you. Ever since Hartley Wright met Easton Royal, her life hasn’t been the same. There are enemies behind every corner and dangers beyond each door. When tragedy strikes and steals her memories, she can’t trust anyone, not even the blue-eyed boy who promises her that … Continue reading Cracked Kingdom (The Royals #5) – Erin Watt

Follow Me Back – A.V. Geiger

Genre: Sourcebooks Fire Publisher: Young Adult Contemporary Thriller Tessa Hart’s world feels very small. Confined to her bedroom with agoraphobia, her one escape is the online fandom for pop sensation Eric Thorn. When he tweets to his fans, it’s like his speaking directly to her… Eric Thorn is frightened by his obsessive fans. They take their … Continue reading Follow Me Back – A.V. Geiger

If There’s No Tomorrow – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary  Publisher: Harlequin Teen Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She's ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him. For Lena, … Continue reading If There’s No Tomorrow – Jennifer L. Armentrout

A World Without You – Beth Revis

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Mental Health Publisher: Razorbill What if finding her means losing himself? Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through time. When he was ten, Bo claimed to have witnessed the Titanic hit an iceberg, and at fifteen, he found himself on a Civil War battlefield, horrified by the bodies … Continue reading A World Without You – Beth Revis

When Dimple Met Rishi – Sandhya Menon

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Simon Pulse Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she … Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi – Sandhya Menon

Belzhar – Meg Wolitzer

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be  at home in New Jersey with her sweet British  boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching  old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing  him in the library stacks. She certainly wouldn’t be at The Wooden Barn, a therapeutic … Continue reading Belzhar – Meg Wolitzer

Teach Me to Forget – Erica M. Chapman

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Merit Press This is the story of Ellery, a girl who learns how to live while waiting for the date she chose to die.  Ellery's bought the gun, made arrangements for her funeral, and even picked the day. A Wednesday. Everything has fallen into place. Now all she has to do … Continue reading Teach Me to Forget – Erica M. Chapman

After the Fall – Kate Hart

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Seventeen-year-old Raychel is sleeping with two boys: her overachieving best friend Matt…and his slacker brother, Andrew. Raychel sneaks into Matt’s bed after nightmares, but nothing ever happens. He doesn’t even seem to realize she’s a girl, except when he decides she needs rescuing. But Raychel doesn't want … Continue reading After the Fall – Kate Hart

If This is Home by Kristine Scarrow

Publisher: Dundurn Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Jayce Loewen has had to take on a lot of responsibility over the years. Her single mom works two jobs and long hours, leaving Jayce in charge of her four-year-old sister most of the time. When her mom is diagnosed with cancer, Jayce decides to track down her long-absent father … Continue reading If This is Home by Kristine Scarrow