Teen Books from 2017

Find 2017 books for teens right here. Studies have shown that fewer and fewer teens are reading for fun, which can have a negative impact on their reading comprehension and college readiness. But when books on their school reading list are older than they are, it can be hard to motivate them. With this list of fresh titles, teens will fall in love with reading in no time. And for the latest new releases, try our list of the New Teen Books of 2018.

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Kids Like Us

age 13+

Stirring, romantic first-love tale of boy with autism.

By: Hilary Reyl (2017)
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Jane, Unlimited

age 13+

Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.

By: Kristin Cashore (2017)
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Strange Fire: The Anchor and Sophia, Book 1

age 14+

Intriguing series opener explores faith, knowledge, truth.

By: Tommy Wallach (2017)
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Far from the Tree

age 13+

Beautifully written story about finding your family.

By: Robin Benway (2017)
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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns: Rise of the Empress, Book 1

age 13+

Vivid dark-fantasy series off to a compelling start.

By: Julie C. Dao (2017)
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Otherworld, Book 1

age 14+

Virtual reality thriller has old theme but fun, twisty plot.

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Sun Warrior: Tales of a New World, Book 2

age 14+

Absorbing, heftier second installment focuses on characters.

By: P.C. Cast (2017)
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The Empress: The Diabolic, Book 2

age 14+

Twisty space opera ups the intensity in middle volume.

By: S.J. Kincaid (2017)
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

age 16+

Unforgettable story of young boy forced to become a killer.

By: Ishmael Beah (2007)
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The Glass Spare, Book 1

age 13+

Fans of magical fantasy will enjoy absorbing tale.

By: Lauren DeStefano (2017)
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Moxie

age 13+

Empowering story of girls standing up to sexual harassment.

By: Jennifer Mathieu (2017)
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All the Crooked Saints

age 13+

Lovely, lyrical family story explores miracles and music.

By: Maggie Stiefvater (2017)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz

age 13+

Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.

By: Antonio Iturbe (2017)
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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage

age 14+

Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.

By: Philip Pullman (2017)
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The Last Magician, Book 1

age 14+

Clever con schemes distinguish New York City fantasy.

By: Lisa Maxwell (2017)
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Replica

age 14+

Two clever but unsatisfying tales of clones and conspiracy.

By: Lauren Oliver (2016)
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Bad Girls with Perfect Faces

age 14+

Exceedingly dark cautionary tale of jealousy and murder.

By: Lynn Weingarten (2017)
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The 57 Bus

age 13+

True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.

By: Dashka Slater (2017)
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An Enchantment of Ravens

age 13+

Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.

By: Margaret Rogerson (2017)
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Dear Martin

age 14+

Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.

By: Nic Stone (2017)
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