SPONSORED: Books for Teens in Twenty-SixTEEN from Griffin Teen and Flatiron YA

Macmillan presents a roundup of its forthcoming 2016 teen titles. In addition to new books from Griffin Teen (including works by David Levithan and Stephanie Perkins), there are also new offerings from Flatiron Books.
Our list of favorite forthcoming 2016 teen titles collected in one place just for you and your teen patrons is finally here! In addition to the always-exciting selection from Griffin Teen (including new books from David Levithan and Stephanie Perkins), keep an eye out for YA debuts IF I WAS YOUR GIRL and AMERICAN GIRLS from Flatiron Books.
NOTE: This content was sponsored and contributed by Macmillan.
      *Make sure that you’re pre-approved on Edelweiss to download all of our available e-galleys. Click here to find out how to be whitelisted.   If I Was Your GirlIF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo On Sale: May 3, 2016 Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, she wants to make friends and fit in, but she has a secret. When she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, she can’t help but let him in. As they spend more time together, she finds herself yearning to share with Grant everything about herself, including her past. But Amanda’s terrified that once she tells the truth, no one will be able to see past it. Because the secret that Amanda’s been keeping? At her old school, she used to be Andrew. AMERICAN GIRLS by Allison Umminger On Sale: June 7, 2016 When 15-year-old Anna “borrows” her family’s credit card and runs away to L.A. to crash with her half-sister, she has to work to pay her way back home. Her sister’s creepy ex-boyfriend hires Anna for a seriously macabre research project for his indie film: to research the murderous Manson girls. This is not quite the summer Anna had in mind, but it may just be the one that she needs to understand and accept her family, and herself, in a new way. YOU KNOW ME WELL by Nina LaCour & David Levithan On Sale: June 7, 2016 A powerfully moving story about navigating the joys and heartaches of first love, told in alternating viewpoints through a friendship forged over the course of one fateful Pride Week in San Francisco. Summer Days & Summer NightsSUMMER DAYS & SUMMER NIGHTS: Twelve Love Stories, edited by Stephanie Perkins On Sale: June 14, 2016 Twelve romantic summer stories by 12 bestselling young adult authors, including Francesca Lia Block, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, and Veronica Roth! THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN by Roshani Chokshi On Sale: May 3, 2016 A lush, beautifully written and vividly imagined fantasy inspired by Indian folklore about 16-year-old Maya, whose world is up-ended when her father arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Now, Maya must confront a secret and fight her way through the dangerous underbelly of the Otherworld if she wants to protect the people she loves. FIRSTSFIRSTS by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn On Sale: January 5, 2016 Seventeen-year-old Mercedes Ayres has an open-door policy when it comes to her bedroom, but only if the guy fulfills specific criteria: he has to be a virgin. But Mercedes doesn’t bank on her best friend Angela’s boyfriend finding out about her services and wanting a turn—or on Zach, who likes her for who she is instead of what she can do in bed. “#yalit needs more funny, honest TEEN GIRL driven sex comedies so I’m SO EXCITED to read this!” — Angie Manfredi, Los Alamos County Library System, NM Sanctuary BaySANCTUARY BAY by Laura Burns & Melinda Metz On Sale: January 19, 2016 In this genre-bending YA thriller, Sarah Merson’s new school may seem like an idyllic temple of learning, but as she unearths years of terrifying history and manipulation, she discovers this “school” is something much more sinister. ALMOST MIDNIGHT by C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls After Dark series) On Sale: February 2, 2016 Now available in print for the first time, these enchanting novellas about vampires Della Tsang and Chase Tallman, witch Miranda Kane, and werewolf Fredericka Lakota, will reveal a side of the Shadow Falls camp that you’ve never seen before. DREAMFEVER by Kit Alloway (The Dream Walker Trilogy) On Sale: February 23, 2016 In the exciting sequel to DREAMFIRE, Josh struggles with the discovery that she’s the True Dream Walker, trying to protect the lost dream walker princess, and keeping the Lodestone party from taking power In Real LifeIN REAL LIFE by Jessica Love On Sale: March 1, 2016 MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING meets THE HANGOVER—for teens—in this YA novel about a high school student who meets her online BFF and discovers how many secrets he has left unshared. THE HIDDEN TWIN by Adi Rule On Sale: March 22, 2016 For 18 years a girl with no name has been hidden away in a small attic room while her identical sister, Jey, has lived her life in public as an only child. But when she switches places with Jey and finds herself in danger, she must prove herself more than a monster if she is to save her sister and her home. INVISION by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick #7) On Sale: April 5, 2016 It’s not easy being the heir of a demon overlord, but Nick Gautier is determined to thwart his destiny and get into a good college. Instead, he has to battle the demons within that are far deadlier and more treacherous than any he’s battled before—oh, and his arch nemesis is back and determined to reclaim his place as the harbinger for Armageddon. CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? by R.L. Stine (Fear Street series) On Sale: April 12, 2016 On an overnight camping trip in the Fear Street Woods, six friends discover a bag filled with thousands of hundred-dollar bills. They agree to leave the bag where it is until it’s safe to use it, but when one of the group members returns to the woods to skim some money, she finds the bag is gone—and so is the trust of six friends with a big secret. the only thing worseTHE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU by Lily Anderson On Sale: May 17, 2016 Stephanie Perkins meets 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU in this fresh, romantic debut young adult novel loosely based on MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. The war of Trixie Watson vs. Ben West is as vicious as The Doctor vs. Daleks and Browncoats vs. Alliance combined, and it goes all the way back to the infamous monkey bars incident in the first grade. The war is Trixie’s for the winning, until her best friend starts dating Ben’s best friend and the two are unceremoniously dumped together and told to play nice. *** That’s it for the books! Thank you for reading about our featured teen titles coming in 2016. Don’t forget to sign up for Edelweiss to download available e-galleys (instructions here) and make sure to check out our Books for Teens 2016 collection.
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Stephanie

2016 can't come sooner. What an exciting lineup!!

Posted : Oct 22, 2015 03:40


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