New Books

For Tweens:

Grounded for All Eternity by Darcy Marks
Mal and his friends break out of Hell and find themselves in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and in order to return to their dimension, they must capture the escaped soul of one of the architects of the Witch Trials before he permanently upsets the balance of power on Earth.

Ravenous Things by Derrick Chow
Twelve-year-old Reggie is still grieving the passing of his father when a strange man promises to reunite the two, if Reggie only follows him deep into an underground subway system where horrors worse than Reggie ever imagined lurk around every corner.

A Reluctant Witch’s Guide to Magic by Shivaun Plozza
With her parents the victims of a misplaced curse, Willa and her army of cats are drawn into a mystery to save Willa’s city, her friends, and herself when it is revealed that she is a witch.

Team Chu and the Battle of Blackwood Arena by Julie C. Dao (Team Chu, Book One)
Competitive siblings Sadie and Clip Chu must set aside their differences and work together when they get stuck in a virtual reality laser tag game.

The Many Meanings of Meilan by Andrea Wang
A family feud before the start of seventh grade propels Meilan from Boston’s Chinatown to rural Ohio, where she must tap into her inner strength and sense of justice to make a new place for herself.

Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez (Graphic Novel)
Although they’re sure they have nothing in common with one another, some people see them as all the same … just five Spanish-speaking kids. Then they meet someone who truly needs their help, and they must decide whether they are each willing to expose their own secrets to help … or if remaining invisible is the only way to survive middle school.

For Teens:

You, Me, and Our Heartstrings by Melissa See
Seventeen-year-olds Daisy, a talented violinist with cerebral palsy, and Noah, a great cellist with severe anxiety, plan to use the holiday concert to land a Julliard audition, but when they are chosen to play a duet, they worry their differences will sink their chances.

Blackwater by Jeannette Arroyo and Ren Graham (Graphic Novel)
Set in the haunted town of Blackwater, Maine, two boys fall for each other as they dig for clues to a paranormal mystery.

Baby Teeth: A Novel in Verse by Meg Grehan
Immy has never been as deeply in love as she is with Claudia. Meanwhile, the forbidden thirst for blood runs deep in Immy.

Don’t Go to Sleep by Bryce Moore
In 1918 New Orleans, seventeen-year-old Gianna Crutti’s worries about her family’s grocery, the Great War, and influenza are overshadowed when a murderer returns to terrorize the city–years after he attacked Gianna’s parents and left her with a psychic connection between them.

Youngblood by Sasha Laurens

Seventeen-year-olds Kat Finn and Taylor Sanger, two queer bloodsuckers at an elite vampire-only boarding school, must go up against all of Vampirdom when they uncover a frightening conspiracy on campus.

A Girl’s Guide to Love & Magic by Debbie Rigaud
Fifteen-year-old Haitian American Cicely is excited to celebrate the West Indian Day Parade with her aunt, and voodoo dabbler, Mimose, but when Mimose’s dabbling goes awry and she becomes possessed by a spirit, Cicely, Renee, and Kwame, her crush, must find a way to set things right.

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