Gift Guide: For Your Teen

 

Titles meant to reflect the messy, emotional, exciting rollercoaster that is teenagehood.

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Everyone Hates Kelsie Miller By Meredith Ireland Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665906975
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2022

Today Tonight Tomorrow meets A Pho Love Story in this whip-smart young adult novel about a girl who embarks on a road trip with her longtime rival to win back her best friend and his girlfriend.

There’s no one Kelsie Miller hates more than Eric Mulvaney Ortiz—the homecoming king, captain of the football team, and academic archrival in her hyper-competitive p


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When We Make It: A Nuyorican Novel By Elisabet Velasquez Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593324509
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Published: Dial Books - August 30th, 2022

"The energy. The clarity. The beauty. Elisabet Velasquez brings it all. . . . Her voice is FIRE!"—NYT bestselling and award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson
 
An unforgettable, torrential, and hopeful debut young adult novel-in-verse that redefines what it means to "make it,” for readers of Nicholasa Mohr and Elizabeth Acevedo.


Take Me Home Tonight By Morgan Matson Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481498999
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off meets Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist in this romp through the city that never sleeps from the New York Times bestselling author of Since You’ve Been Gone.

Two girls. One night.


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In the Wild Light By Jeff Zentner Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524720278
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Published: Ember - August 9th, 2022

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times • Buzzfeed • Kirkus Reviews Publishers Weekly Chicago Public Library


Spells for Lost Things By Jenna Evans Welch Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534448872
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of Love & Gelato comes a poignant and romantic novel about two teens trying to find their place in the world after being unceremoniously dragged to Salem, Massachusetts, for the summer.

Willow has never felt like she belonged anywhere and is convinced that the only way to find a true home is to travel the world.


I Kissed Shara Wheeler: A Novel By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250244451
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Published: Wednesday Books - May 3rd, 2022

*INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT #1 INDIE BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER*

From the New York Times bestselling author of One Last Stop and Red, White & Royal Blue comes a romantic comedy about chasing down what you want, only to find what you need...


Jay's Gay Agenda By Jason June Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780063015166
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Published: HarperTeen - May 10th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Jason June comes a moving and hilarious sex-positive teen rom-com about the complexities of first loves, first hookups, and first heartbreaks—and how to stay true to yourself while embracing what you never saw coming, that’s perfect for fans of Sandhya Menon and Becky Albertalli. 


A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow By Laura Taylor Namey Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534471252
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller
A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club YA Pick

Love & Gelato meets Don’t Date Rosa Santos in this charming, heartfelt story following a Miami girl who unexpectedly finds love—and herself—in a small English town.

For Lila Reyes, a summer in England was never part of the plan.


Ride with Me By Lucy Keating Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358468318
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Published: Clarion Books - June 28th, 2022

In this charming contemporary YA novel, neighborhood rideshare driver Charlie Owens embarks on a collision course with love when she crashes into the school’s cute but annoying party boy and wrecks his car and her no-strings-attached attitude toward life.


A Show for Two By Tashie Bhuiyan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335424563
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Published: Inkyard Press - May 10th, 2022

"Wholly heartwarming and enchanting." --Chloe Gong, #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and Our Violent Ends

New from the author of Counting Down with You comes a sparkling YA romance about an aspiring screenwriter who falls for the indie film star who goes undercover at her school.


How Maya Got Fierce By Sona Charaipotra Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250762139
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - July 12th, 2022

In How Maya Got Fierce by Sona Charaipotra, The Bold Type meets Younger when a teen who gets her dream job at a fashion magazine, despite being only seventeen.


Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions By Navdeep Singh Dhillon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593109977
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Published: Dial Books - February 8th, 2022

“Pitch-perfect. One of the most endearing teen voices I’ve ever encountered.” —Becky Albertalli, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

For fans of Sandhya Menon and Adam Silvera comes a prom-night romantic-comedy romp about a Sikh teen's search for love and identity.


Love Is a Revolution By Renée Watson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547608621
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 1st, 2022

When Nala Robertson reluctantly agrees to attend an open mic night for her cousin-sister-friend Imani's birthday, she finds herself falling in instant love with Tye Brown, the MC. He's perfect, except . . . Tye is an activist and is spending the summer putting on events for the community when Nala would rather watch movies and try out the new seasonal flavors at the local creamery.


When You Get the Chance: A Novel By Emma Lord Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250783349
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Published: Wednesday Books - January 4th, 2022

One of Cosmo's Best YA of 2022

A bighearted novel about falling in love, making a mess, and learning to let go, from Emma Lord, the New York Times bestselling author of the Reese Witherspoon YA Book Club pick You Have a Match.


**An Indie Next Pick**


Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance By Nisha Sharma Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553523294
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - July 13th, 2021

To All the Boys I Loved Before meets World of Dance in this delectable love story that combines food, dance, and a hint of drama to cook up the perfect romance.


History Is All You Left Me (Deluxe Edition) By Adam Silvera, Becky Albertalli (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Adam Silvera, Becky Albertalli (Introduction by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781641293174
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Published: Soho Teen - January 11th, 2022

A special deluxe edition featuring an introduction by Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda; discussion questions; a new postscript from Griffin; and a letter from the author about the heartbreak that started it all.


Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster By Andrea Mosqueda Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250822055
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 24th, 2022

In this voice-driven young adult debut by Andrea Mosqueda, Maggie Gonzalez needs a date to her sister's quinceañera - and fast.