Operation Final Notice by Matthew Landis
As the new year approaches, best friends Ronny, whose family is in financial trouble, and Josefina, who has a big audition at a prestigious music academy, must learn how to depend on one another and their community when things get tough.
When the Sky Falls by Phil Earle
Even though the city faces nightly air raids, in 1941 Joseph is sent to London to live with the gruff Mrs F, who teaches the angry boy how to care for the remaining animals in the city zoo, including a mighty silverback gorilla named Adonis.
The Frost Fair by Natasha Hastings (The Miraculous Sweetmakers, Book One)
In 1683 London during the Great Frost, thirteen-year-old Thomasina and her friend Anne stumble upon Father Winter’s icy kingdom where Thomasina gets a chance to make a wish–to bring her twin brother back from the dead–that has dangerous consequences.
Spirit Week by Ira Marcks (Graphic Novel)
Elijah and Suzy are invited to a largely deserted hotel in Estes Park Colorado to make a film about reclusive horror author Jack Axford, and tutor his son, Danny; but the situation is not as expected: Jack is suffering from early onset dementia, and convinced that his books have released evil, is trying to buy up and destroy them as well as the hotel he lives in.
She Holds Up the Stars by Sandra Laronde
A young Indigenous girl searching for a sense of home finds strength and courage in her gifts, her deepening connection to the land, and her own cultural awakening in this moving coming-of-age story.
The Lies We Tell by Katie Zhao
During her freshman year at college, Anna Xu investigates the unsolved on-campus murder of her former babysitter, as she and an old rival have to team up to look into the hate crimes happening around campus.
Children of Ragnarok by Cinda Williams Chima (The Runestone Saga, Book One)
Desperate to escape her demon master, runecaster Reggin Eiklund flees to the Grove, while Eiric Halvorsen, falsely accused of murdering his modir and stepfadir, journeys to the Grove at the behest of a powerful jarl interested in restoring magic to the world.
This Is Our Place by Vitor Martins
The house at Number 8 Sunflower Street tells the stories of three teenagers who have lived within its walls in the 21st century–Ana, a lesbian forced to leave her home, Greg sent to live with his aunt when his parents divorce, and Beto, a would-be photographer living during the COVID pandemic.
Pretty Dead Queens by Alexa Donne
Not long after seventeen-year-old Cecelia Ellis arrives to live with her estranged grandmother in a coastal California town, the high school homecoming queen is found dead and Cecelia, fearing a copycat killer is on the loose, throws herself into the investigation.
The 9:09 Project by Mark H. Parsons
Seventeen-year-old Jamison finds hope after the loss of his mother, and recognizes the role that family, friends, and even strangers can play in the healing process if you are open and willing to share your experience with others.