Fourteen and Up, 2011 List
See the annotation under "Audiobooks."
Two males, both named Will Grayson, meet in a Chicago adult bookstore where their lives intertwine through their shared love of larger-than-life Tiny Cooper. Both humor and pathos enhance this story of a group of slightly “hip,” slightly “nerdy” teens.
Vera's ex-best friend Charlie has died, and Vera has decided to survive high school by melting into the background and learning how to avoid her parents’ lifestyle. She keeps a tenuous hold on life while disaster waits for her in unexpected places.
After an impostor king seizes Lumatere, an impassable wall surrounding the kingdom keeps exiled survivors outside. Ten years later, the mysterious Evanjalin cajoles Finnikin to return. This epic fantasy unfolds in a detailed world full of unpredictable and unsettling discoveries.
Two teens begin an adventure during which they find mutual understanding and romance. Evocative settings, strong characterization, and sparkling writing make this road-trip debut stand out.
College droupout and fast-food worker Sam encounters the creepy Douglas only to discover he's met a necromancer who raises the dead for cash. Douglas gives Sam an ultimatum, and Sam soon becomes an unwilling participant in a gruesome new profession.
Devastated when her older sister Bailey dies suddenly, Lennie's life becomes even more complicated when she finds she has feelings for both her sister’s grieving boyfriend and the new boy in town. She expresses her confusion in poems that she scatters everywhere.
Gaia lives in the Enclave helping her midwife mother deliver the monthly baby quota. After the Enclave arrests her mother, Gaia begins to wonder whether she can remain loyal and continue to serve the Enclave’s demands.
Popular Samantha has a perfect life until she dies in a car crash. When she awakens the next morning in her own bed, she relives the fatal day seven times. Each instance reveals new perspectives about herself and the people she has known.