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Five years after becoming the spokesperson for Psi kids, Zu is accused of a horrifying act and must fight to clear her name.

Why Are There No More Cheerleaders in the Town of Sunnybook?

From LITTLE MONSTERS author Kara Thomas comes a chilling thriller about an eerie sequence of events that leaves five cheerleaders dead.

Take Your Reading into Space with THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE

Romy's parent's deaths left her alone on the Infinity, but with a new ship getting closer, she will learn that there are worse things than loneliness.

Check Out Our Beach Bag of Books Feature for 2018

We're featuring 10 amazing YA novels that are all perfect for your summer reading TBR!

Ultimate Reading List: Our MUST-Reads for July

We're adding two titles to our Ultimate Reading List this month --- you do not want to miss them!

Check Out Our July Guy-Brary Bookshelf!

We’re back with our July Guy-Brary update recommending guy-friendly books releasing throughout the month!

Features and Contests

July Teen Board Question
Summer is the season for blockbusters --- aka the movies that nearly everyone rushes out to see. While we love a good movie, the ones that really draw our attention are the ones based on books. This month, we asked our Teen Board members which of their favorite books they would adapt as either movies or television shows and why? Click here for Part 1 of their answers below and click here for Part 2.

Ultimate Reading List Monthly Update
One of our most popular features on Teenreads is our Ultimate Reading List, a selection of books that are compelling, beautifully written, pure fun, thought-provoking or edge-of-your-seat gripping --- books that we would hand to someone and say, “Read this!” This month, we're adding SCREAM ALL NIGHT by Derek Milman (Contemporary Fiction/Horror) and THE FUTURE WILL BE BS FREE by Will McIntosh (Dystopian).

Latest Reviews

Hocus Pocus and the All-New Sequel Written by A. W. Jantha with illustrations by Matt Griffin - Paranormal Fantasy

Shortly after moving to Salem, Massachusetts, Max finds himself in hot water when he accidentally releases a coven of witches, the Sanderson sisters, from the afterlife. Max, his sister, and his new friends must find a way to stop the witches from carrying out their evil plan and remaining on earth to torment Salem for all eternity. Twenty-five years later, Max and Allison's 17-year-old daughter, Poppy, finds herself face-to-face with the Sanderson sisters in all their sinister glory. It's a race against time as Poppy and her friends fight to save her family and all of Salem from the witches' latest vile scheme.

Spill Zone: The Broken Vow written by Scott Westerfeld with illustrations by Alex Puvilland - Graphic Novel

Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Strange manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. Addison got close enough to the Spill Zone to touch it, literally. She survived the encounter, but came back changed. It turns out she's not alone. North Korea has its own Spill Zone, and a young man named Don Jae is the only one who made it out alive. Alive, but changed. Now Addison, Don Jae and, curiously, a rag doll named Vespertine, share an unholy bond and uncanny powers.

After proving her worth as a deft spy and strategic matchmaker, Sage Fowler is now comfortably positioned in high society as the royal tutor. When she learns of a secret mission, she jumps at the chance to serve her kingdom once more --- and to be reunited with her fiancé, Captain Alex Quinn. However, Sage’s headstrong insistence clashes with Alex’s gruff military exterior. And after a skirmish with a bordering kingdom, they're separated when tragedy strikes. Now in enemy territory, Sage desperately scrambles to complete Alex’s reconnaissance mission. 

Letting Go of Gravity by Meg Leder - Contemporary Romance

Parker struggles to reconnect with her twin brother, Charlie, who’s recovering from cancer, as she tries to deal with her anxiety about the future. Now that Charlie is officially in remission, life couldn’t be going better for Parker. She’s landed a summer internship at the hospital and is headed to Harvard in to study pediatric oncology. But her relationship with Charlie has been on the rocks since his diagnosis. Enter Finn, a boy who’s been leaving strange graffiti messages all over town. He makes her feel free for the first time: free to confront the truth that Parker has been hiding from. That she keeps trying to save Charlie, when the person who really needs saving is herself.

In Abby Hamilton’s world, superheroes do more than just stop crime and save cats stuck in trees --- they also drink milk straight from the carton and hog the television remote. Abby’s older brother moonlights as the famous Red Comet, but without powers of her own, following in his footsteps has never crossed her mind. That is, until the city’s newest vigilante comes bursting into her life. After saving Abby from an attempted mugging, Morriston’s fledgling supervillain Iron Phantom convinces her that he’s not as evil as everyone says, and that their city is under a vicious new threat. 

They say Château Beaumont is cursed. But servant-girl Lucie can’t believe such foolishness about handsome Jean-Loup Christian Henri LeNoir, Chevalier de Beaumont, master of the estate. But when the chevalier's cruelty is revealed, Lucie vows to see him suffer. A wisewoman grants her wish, with a spell that transforms Jean-Loup into monstrous-looking Beast, reflecting the monster he is inside. But Beast is nothing like the chevalier. Jean-Loup would never patiently tend his roses; Jean-Loup would never attempt poetry; Jean-Loup would never express remorse for the wrong done to Lucie. 

The Museum of Us by Tara Wilson Redd - Contemporary Romance

Sadie loves her rocker boyfriend Henry and her running partner and best friend Lucie, but no one can measure up to her truest love and hero, the dazzling and passionate George. George, her secret. When something goes wrong and Sadie is taken to the hospital calling out for George, her hidden life may be exposed. Now she must confront the truth of the past, and protect a world she is terrified to lose.

The year is 2004, and Claire has been given the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to intern at the Jurassic World theme park less than a year before it opens to the public. She is laser-focused, with her sights set on bettering the lives of all animals worldwide. But life at the park isn't all test-driving gyrospheres and falling head over heels for a fellow student named Justin...though she does that too. Rumors and suspicions flood the island, and Claire is determined to unravel the truth.

Freshmen by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison - Contemporary Romance

Phoebe can't wait to get to college. She'll be totally different: cooler, prettier, smarter...the perfect potential girlfriend, which is good because the only person from her high school also going to York is her crush, Luke. As soon as Luke arrives on campus, he finds himself dumping his long-term long-distance girlfriend. But just when things start looking up, drama looms on the horizon. Rumors swirl about a secret text chain run by Luke's soccer team, filled with compromising photos of girls. As the women on campus determine to expose the team and shut down the account, Luke and Phoebe find themselves grappling with confusing feelings and wondering how they'll ever make it through freshman year.

Cliff Hubbard is a huge loser. Literally. His nickname at Happy Valley High School is Neanderthal because he's so enormous --- 6'6" and 250 pounds to be exact. He has nobody at school, and life in his trailer-park home has gone from bad to worse ever since his older brother's suicide. There's no one Cliff hates more than the nauseatingly cool quarterback, Aaron Zimmerman. Then Aaron returns to school after a near-death experience with a bizarre claim: while he was unconscious he saw God, who gave him a list of things to do to make Happy Valley High suck less. And God said there's only one person who can help: Neanderthal.