Moving romantic read deals with grief, suicidal impulses.
Boy fights to move beyond abusive family in compelling tale.
Misfit plans murder and suicide in painful, powerful book.
Girl finds voice in book filled with brutality and romance.
Frank, clever, mean-girl tale has mature content.
Edgy story of bullied teen girl driven by music.
Spunky narrator breathes life into teen-lured-by-celeb plot.
Complex story about a Muslim teen confronting bullies.
Compelling tale of girl's skin issue; mature sexual content.
Angsty tale of Chinese-American teen questioning his roots.
Lyrical coming-of-age tale undercut by iffy gender messages.
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
Gritty story about a boy growing up fast in prison.
Touching senior-year novel encourages self-reflection.
Cautionary tale about teen girl whose nude pic goes viral.
Steamy beach read with serious issues, including cancer.
Edgy tale of teen in '80s club scene shows graphic drug use.
Teen spy falls for her mark in far-fetched but fun romance.
Well-told story of prostitute's daughter; for mature teens.
Poetic, mature coming-of-age story includes rape, abortion.
Powerful, poignant story of teen girl in love with a girl.
Captivating tale of loyalty, sacrifice best for older teens.
Dark, twisty tale of rich teen girls' sibling rivalry.
Authentic look at suicide, cutting, bullying, friendship.
Teens grow up too fast in intense stories told in poetry.