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Narrated by Peter Francis James / 5 hours 20 minutes
The Scorpions are a gun-toting Harlem gang, and Jamal Hicks is about to become tragically involved with them in this authentic tale of the sacrifice of innocence and the struggle to steer clear of violence.
This Newbery Honor Book will challenge young men to consider their own decisions as they come of age in a complex and often frustrating... Read more »
Calling My Name
By Liara Tamani
Narrated by Imani Parks / 6 hours 33 minutes
Calling My Name, by debut author Liara Tamani, is a striking, luminous, and literary exploration of family, spirituality, and self—ideal for readers of Jacqueline Woodson, Jandy Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Sandra Cisneros.
This unforgettable novel tells a universal coming-of-age story about Taja Brown, a young African American girl growing up... Read more »
Narrated by Caitlin Kelly / 9 hours 38 minutes
“Wow! Shades of Fahrenheit 451 and Orwell’s 1984. Painfully real and urgent. Read this book.” —Michael Grant, New York Times bestselling author of the Gone series
Bestselling author Joelle Charbonneau’s eerily timely, high-stakes page-turner is destined to start important conversations at this particular moment in our history.
Meri Beckley lives... Read more »
By Jenni Hendriks & Ted Caplan
Narrated by Kyla Garcia / 8 hours 2 minutes
SOON TO BE A MOVIE FROM HBO MAX!
A Top Ten YALSA 2020 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers!
Perfect for fans of Juno and Jennifer E. Smith, Unpregnant is a heartfelt and hysterically funny YA debut about fierce friendship, reproductive rights, and the wild road to adulthood.
“Hilarious. A remarkable debut.” —Stephen Chbosky, #1 New York... Read more »
Empress of All Seasons
By Emiko Jean
Narrated by Hanako Footman / 9 hours 51 minutes
In a palace of illusions, nothing is what it seems.
Each generation, a competition is held to find the next empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive the palace’s enchanted seasonal rooms. Conquer Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Marry the prince. All are eligible to compete—all except yokai, supernatural monsters and spirits whom the... Read more »
Tears of A Tiger
Hazelwood High: Book #1
Narrated by J.D. Jackson, Cornell Womack, Kevin R. Free, Sisi Aisha Johnson, Susan Spain & Caroline Clay / 3 hours 46 minutes
Coretta Scott King award-winner and National Teacher of the Year, Sharon M. Draper uses a brilliant variety of styles and voices to tell this compelling first story of her Hazelwood High trilogy. The night that changes everything in Andy's life begins as a great time. His basketball team wins a big game, and he and his best friend have some cold... Read more »
The Sky is Everywhere
By Jandy Nelson
Narrated by Julia Whelan / 7 hours 10 minutes
Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker, bookworm and band geek, plays second clarinet and spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older sister Bailey. But when Bailey dies abruptly, Lennie is catapulted to center stage of her own life—and, despite her nonexistent history with boys, suddenly finds herself struggling to... Read more »
Pathfinder Series: Book #1
Narrated by Unknown / 17 hours 41 minutes
Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg’s strange talent for seeing the paths of people’s pasts. But when his father dies, Rigg is stunned to learn just how many secrets Father had kept from him—secrets about Rigg’s own past, his identity, and his destiny. And when Rigg discovers that he has the power... Read more »
Pathfinder Series: Book #2
Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki, Kirby Heyborne & Emily Janice Card / 14 hours 15 minutes
When Rigg and his friends crossed the Wall between the only world they knew and a world they could not imagine, he hoped he was leading them to safety. But the dangers in this new wallfold are more difficult to see. Rigg, Umbo, and Param know that they cannot trust the expendable, Vadesh — a machine shaped like a human, created to deceive — but... Read more »
Pathfinder Series: Book #3
Narrated by Kirby Heyborne, Emily Rankin & Stefan Rudnicki / 16 hours 18 minutes
From the internationally bestselling author of Ender’s Game comes the riveting finale to the story of Rigg, a teenager who possesses a secret talent that allows him to see the paths of people’s pasts.
In Pathfinder, Rigg joined forces with another teen with special talents on a quest to find Rigg’s sister and discover the true depth and... Read more »
The Rumor Central Series: Book #1
Narrated by Joy C. Hooper / 7 hours 10 minutes
The teen reality show Miami Divas made media sensations out of Miami's richest in-crowd, and Maya Morgan is one of them. Now Maya's been offered her very own show, and she'll do whatever it takes to step up the fame, and that includes spilling some secrets her friends wish were left buried. But as Maya gives up the goods, someone will do... Read more »
The Killer Instinct Series: Book #1
Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller / 5 hours 22 minutes
She’s not evil, butshe has certain … urges.
Lane is a typical teenager—loving family, good grades, after-schooljob at the local animal hospital, martial arts enthusiast—but her secretobsession is studying serial killers. She understands them, knows what makesthem tick. Why? Because she might be one herself.
Lane channels her dark impulses by... Read more »
The Boy in the Black Suit
Narrated by Corey Allen / 7 hours 48 minutes
Just when seventeen-year-old Matt thinks he can’t handle one more piece of terrible news, he meets a girl who’s dealt with a lot more—and who just might be able to clue him in on how to rise up when life keeps knocking him down—in this wry, gritty novel from the author of When I Was the Greatest. Matt wears a black suit every day. No, not... Read more »
The Swan King
By Nina Clare
Narrated by Elizabeth Klett / 9 hours 57 minutes
Elsa, the sheltered daughter of a baron, has been forced to flee her home. When she's given refuge at the royal castle it would seem that help is at hand, but the young king is not an easy man to speak to. In fact, Elsa's not sure what kind of man he is. Caught up into strange and magical happenings, political intrigues, and romantic conflicts,... Read more »
Narrated by Todd Haberkorn / 9 hours 28 minutes
In the tradition of Rick Yancey's The 5th Wave, the first YA novel from New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz. In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. No one under the age of eighteen is safe. Chance Rain and his older brother, Patrick, have already fended off multiple attacks from... Read more »
The Rains Brothers: Book #2
Narrated by Todd Haberkorn / 9 hours 56 minutes
The Rain brothers fight for the survival of humanity in Last Chance, the thrilling sequel to New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz’s YA debut, The Rains.
The New York Times bestselling author of Orphan X, Gregg Hurwitz, returns to Creek’s Cause to follow the Rains brothers as they fight an alien threat that has transformed everyone over... Read more »
Rebel of the Sands
Rebel of the Sands: Book #1
Narrated by Soneela Nankani / 9 hours 31 minutes
Sixteen-year-old sharpshooter Amani Al'Hiza never doubted she'd escape the miserable one-horse desert town where she was born. Getting out had always been the plan. But she never figured she'd wind up running for her life-with a boy wanted for treason. When Amani enters a disastrous shooting contest against Jin, a rakish foreigner, she has no... Read more »
North of Happy
By Adi Alsaid
Narrated by Luis Moreno / 8 hours 39 minutes
His whole life has been mapped out for him. Carlos Portillo has always led a privileged and sheltered life. A dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, he lives in Mexico City with his wealthy family, where he attends an elite international school. Always a rule follower and a parent pleaser, Carlos is more than happy to tread the well-worn... Read more »
By Anna Banks
Narrated by Kyla Garcia & Andrew Eiden / 8 hours 40 minutes
A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices in midnight pranking and are soon in over their heads-with the law and with each other-in this sparkling standalone from New York Times bestselling author Anna Banks.It's been several years since Carly Vega's parents were deported. Carly lives with her older brother, studies... Read more »
Bad Girls with Perfect Faces
Narrated by Candace Thaxton, Jayme Mattler & Jacques Roy / 6 hours 4 minutes
From the New York Times bestselling author of Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls comes a stylish thriller about the darkness that lurks inside all of us.
When I looked up, his smile was wide and real. “Ready?” he said.
I faked a smile back. I had gotten so good at faking things.
I thought: You brought this on yourself, Sasha. You will have to... Read more »