Young Adult Fiction, Coming of Age
Burning the Boats
by Christina Minaki
Naomi Demas is seventeen, and her relationship with her mother is conflicted. Irene is obsessive and strange. She has never gotten over Naomi’s disability, or her twin’s infant death. When Naomi was eight, Irene left with Naomi’s older sister. ...
All That Remain
by Becca Sandford
When the bus that Jessa is on with her high school’s football team takes a wrong turn into remote mountainous wilderness, she has an ominous feeling. Soon after, a rock slide crashes into the bus and kills half her classmates, the driver, and all ...
A Planet Called Imagine
by N. A. Walker
It has been seventy-five years since a group of brave adventurers abandoned Earth in order to find a new planet that could support human life. After much searching, they found one and they called it “Imagine.” With incredible ingenuity and ...
by Kaylene McPhee
A month away from graduating high school, Blair must decide whether her boyfriend Jonathan is really the love of her life; will she pick him? Or follow her dreams of going to college and becoming an Event Planner? Jonathan is an unfaithful drug ...
Blind and Beautiful
by Dawn Rouse-Mark
Have you ever been in the dark and unable to see? You may have felt afraid, lost, or disoriented. Imagine being in complete darkness every day of your life and being expected to function normally. Jeanette is 16 years old and blind. Follow her ...
by LG Morales
In Zaphia’s life there are two kinds of scars. The ones you can see on the outside- like the visible line she has running down her arm- and the ones no one can see – like heartaches and heartbreaks, hurts and hardships. Zaphia knows she can count on ...
The Field Agent
by R. S. Twells
Recruited as babies by a mysterious organization known as the Orphanage, sixteen-year-old twin brothers Bennet and Collin mean the world to each other, even though they’re complete opposites. Collin is training to be a field agent while Bennet is an ...
The First Traitor
by R. S. Twells
Heading into his final year at the secret spy school known as the Orphanage, Bennet is hoping to get through to graduation with no hiccups. With the help of his classmate, Darcy, Bennet has moved on from the death of his brother, Collin, last fall. ...
Crimsonheart Chronicles: The Tale of Enlightenment
by Jake R. C. Wells
As the Endellion Emperor’s daughter, Althea Crimsonheart is expected to train in the ways of the enlightenment. Where Althea struggles in her training, her friend Jidan excels. To aid their training, Althea and Jidan’s mentor sends them on a journey ...
by R. A. Douglas
From civil war to turf wars, the Srither twins go from the ruins of Jaffna, Sri Lanka to the suburbs of Canada in search of a new life. The struggle to survive versus the struggle to fit in, intercepted by new friendships, bad company, and budding ...