New Teen Books 2018

If you want the latest and greatest young adult books for your teen reader, then we've got you covered. Stay up to date with the hottest new releases in teen books and prove that you know what's trending on the best-seller list. It can be difficult to get teens to read for fun, especially when the books assigned in school are older than they are. But these interesting reads are hot off the presses. And studies have shown that reading for fun can have a positive impact on teens' reading comprehension and college readiness. So check back here often, because we'll update this list every week with the most recently published reviews at the top. For more great reads for teens, try out our lists of Award-Winning Books for Teens and Teen Romance Novels.

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How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation Book Poster Image
30 creative voices inspire teens to shape a better world.
By Maureen Johnson
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Not the Girls You're Looking For Book Poster Image
Half-Iraqi teen finds her way in scattered coming-of-ager.
By Aminah Mae Safi
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A Reaper at the Gates: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Compelling, violent installment sets up an epic final book.
By Sabaa Tahir
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The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza Book Poster Image
Thought-provoking end-of-world tale; lots of angst, drama.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
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Summer of Salt Book Poster Image
Sweet but overly quirky mix of magic, mystery, heavy themes.
By Katrina Leno
(2018)
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Invisible Ghosts Book Poster Image
Cute but predictable teen romance … with ghosts.
By Robyn Schneider
(2018)
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My Plain Jane Book Poster Image
Cheeky "Jane Eyre" remake is a ghosty romcom mystery.
By Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
(2018)
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Save the Date Book Poster Image
Wedding mishaps fuel funny tale of family, friendship, love.
By Morgan Matson
(2018)
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Dear Rachel Maddow Book Poster Image
Teen can't stop confessing to her hero in poignant story.
By Adrienne Kisner
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The Brink of Darkness: The Edge of Everything, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Gripping, romantic, edgy fantasy sequel does not disappoint.
By Jeff Giles
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Eden Conquered: Dividing Eden, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Rival twins square off in surprising fantasy finale.
By Joelle Charbonneau
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Monday's Not Coming Book Poster Image
Gripping thriller about a girl disappearing without a trace.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
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The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy Book Poster Image
Compelling story of gender-defying teens falling in love.
By B.T. Gottfred
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Girl Made of Stars Book Poster Image
Gripping story of girl's twin brother accused of rape.
By Ashley Herring Blake
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The Beloved Wild Book Poster Image
Adventure, romance in absorbing historical fiction.
By Melissa Ostrom
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War Storm: Red Queen, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Occasional thrills but mostly uneven fantasy finale.
By Victoria Aveyard
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Give Me Some Truth Book Poster Image
Gritty, funny tale of teens on "the Rez" in 1980.
By Eric Gansworth
(2018)
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Picture Us in the Light Book Poster Image
Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2018)
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The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik Book Poster Image
Angsty, quirky teen's compelling search for meaning.
By David Arnold
(2018)
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Isle of Blood and Stone: Tower of Winds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Historical fantasy weaves clever mystery plot.
By Makiia Lucier
(2018)
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Out of the Blue Book Poster Image
Angel mystery focuses on mother loss over fantasy.
By Sophie Cameron
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Calling My Name Book Poster Image
Beautiful, honest look at the journey from girl to woman.
By Liara Tamani
(2018)
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The Case for Jamie: Charlotte Holmes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Edgy, thrilling, complex "finale" leaves doors open.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2018)
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Genuine Fraud Book Poster Image
Absorbing thriller unfolds in reverse-chronological order.
By E. Lockhart
(2018)
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The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I Book Poster Image
Long-awaited sequel should satisfy fans of Book 1.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2018)
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We Are All That's Left Book Poster Image
Powerful, heartrending tale tackles faith, war, violence.
By Carrie Arcos
(2018)
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The Tangled Lands Book Poster Image
Related novellas have ecological themes, lots of violence.
By Paolo Bacigalupi, Tobias Buckell
(2018)
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All of This Is True Book Poster Image
Writer uses teens' secrets for stories in riveting thriller.
By Lygia Day Peñaflor
(2018)
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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Book Poster Image
Lively, inspiring mini-bios of women who made a difference.
By Penelope Bagieu
(2018)
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Daughter of the Siren Queen: Daughter of the Pirate King, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Snarky, slashy pirate princess returns in gory revenge romp.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2018)
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Neverworld Wake Book Poster Image
Dark, gripping, time-shifting psychological thriller.
By Marisha Pessl
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Puddin' Book Poster Image
Good-hearted companion tale lacks spark of Dumplin'.
By Julie Murphy
(2018)
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Ash Princess Book Poster Image
Torture, genocide make absorbing fantasy for mature teens.
By Laura Sebastian
(2018)
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Stay Sweet Book Poster Image
Heartwarming summer tale promotes perseverance and teamwork.
By Siobhan Vivian
(2018)
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Tradition Book Poster Image
Powerful look at feminism, rape culture at an elite school.
By Brendan Kiely
(2018)
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The Way You Make Me Feel Book Poster Image
Sweet coming-of-age tale explores family, food, friendship.
By Maurene Goo
(2018)
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Furyborn: Empirium, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Riveting teen fantasy follows two fierce women warriors.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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Legendary: A Caraval Novel Book Poster Image
Dramatic magical romance sequel has daring female hero.
By Stephanie Garber
(2018)
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Leah on the Offbeat Book Poster Image
Heartfelt sequel of bisexual teen trying to come out.
By Becky Albertalli
(2018)
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Sky in the Deep Book Poster Image
Intense, bloody Viking warrior tale with female hero.
By Adrienne Young
(2018)
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Between the Lines Book Poster Image
Poetry group helps teens find true selves in moving novel.
By Nikki Grimes
(2018)
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A Court of Frost and Starlight: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Festive, less violent installment sizzles with faerie sex.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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The Fates Divide: Carve the Mark, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Introspective, twist-filled finale explores love, destiny.
By Veronica Roth
(2018)
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All We Can Do Is Wait Book Poster Image
Teens face tragedy in compelling, edgy coming-of-ager.
By Richard Lawson
(2018)
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Queens of Fennbirn: Three Dark Crowns Series Book Poster Image
Two prequel stories deftly explore betrayal and power.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Ink, Iron, and Glass Book Poster Image
Science, romance, alt-history mix in genre-bending tale.
By Gwendolyn Clare
(2018)
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Moonrise Book Poster Image
Boy reconnects with brother on death row in haunting tale.
By Sarah Crossan
(2018)
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Time Bomb Book Poster Image
Explosive high school thriller marred by flat characters.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2018)
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Munmun Book Poster Image
Wealth equals size in unique, laugh-out-loud satire.
By Jesse Andrews
(2018)
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Nexus: Zeroes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Superpowered teens hit New Orleans in superior thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2018)
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Losers Bracket Book Poster Image
Families and worlds collide in gritty story of a foster kid.
By Chris Crutcher
(2018)
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Starry Eyes Book Poster Image
Swoon-worthy romantic dramedy is a must-read for teens.
By Jenn Bennett
(2018)
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Dread Nation Book Poster Image
Riveting alt-history post-Civil War zombie thriller.
By Justina Ireland
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In Search of Us Book Poster Image
Teen digs into mom's past in compelling coming-of-age tale.
By Ava Dellaira
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In Sight of Stars Book Poster Image
Sweet story of boy's breakdown recovery takes time to gel.
By Gae Polisner
(2018)
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Devils Within Book Poster Image
Painful, powerful story about rejecting white supremacy.
By S.F. Henson
(2018)
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The Poet X Book Poster Image
Powerful, haunting story of finding your voice and power.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2018)
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Stormcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Spies, pirates, palace intrigue heat up complex tale.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2018)
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Emergency Contact Book Poster Image
Sweet, quirky, college romance has lots of sex talk.
By Mary H. K. Choi
(2018)
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Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2018)
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Honor Among Thieves: Honors, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Strong female characters conquer space in intriguing sci-fi.
By Rachel Caine, Ann Aguirre
(2018)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(2018)
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Blood Water Paint Book Poster Image
Teen artist fights rapist in riveting tale of 1610 Rome.
By Joy McCullough
(2018)
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Hooper Book Poster Image
Poignant tale of Polish immigrant teen's struggle to fit in.
By Geoff Herbach
(2018)
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People Like Us Book Poster Image
Surprise twists and turns in sharp boarding-school thriller.
By Dana Mele
(2018)
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Fade to Us Book Poster Image
Sweet but predictable tale of family, friendship, and love.
By Julia Day
(2018)
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I Have Lost My Way Book Poster Image
Three teens meet and change one another in poignant story.
By Gayle Forman
(2018)
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The Wicked Deep Book Poster Image
Riveting tale of love, loss, murder, ghosts from the sea.
By Shea Ernshaw
(2018)
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Hero at the Fall: Rebel of the Sands, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Exciting fantasy finale has lots of action, some sex.
By Alwyn Hamilton
(2018)
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Tess of the Road Book Poster Image
Richly textured fantasy addresses #MeToo issues.
By Rachel Hartman
(2018)
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A Girl Like That Book Poster Image
Compelling tale of teen rebellion, tragedy in Saudi Arabia.
By Tanaz Bhathena
(2018)
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Down and Across Book Poster Image
Teen searches for grit in sweet coming-of-age story.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2018)
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Hamilton and Peggy: A Revolutionary Friendship Book Poster Image
Engaging mix of history, romance set in Revolutionary War.
By L.M. Elliott
(2018)
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The Last to Let Go Book Poster Image
Teen tries to hold family together in sad, beautiful story.
By Amber Smith
(2018)
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Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners Book Poster Image
Captivating, unforgettable collection of free-verse poems.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2018)
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The Heart Forger: The Bone Witch, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Complex monster/kingdom fantasy amps up gore.
By Rin Chupeco
(2018)
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Mapping the Bones Book Poster Image
Twins' lives are torn apart in haunting Holocaust book.
By Jane Yolen
(2018)
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More Than We Can Tell Book Poster Image
Emotional coming-of-age story tackles abuse, cyberbullying.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2018)
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American Panda Book Poster Image
Hilarious story of MIT freshman juggling culture, freedom.
By Gloria Chao
(2018)
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Unearthed Book Poster Image
Teens explore alien ruins in pulse-pounding sci-fi thriller.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2018)
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Where I Live Book Poster Image
Uplifting story of fearless, homeless teen in high school.
By Brenda Rufener
(2018)
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The Hazel Wood Book Poster Image
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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When Light Left Us Book Poster Image
Dad leaves, alien takes over in slow emotional tale.
By Leah Thomas
(2018)
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Reign of the Fallen Book Poster Image
Intriguing fantasy explores issues of grief and addiction.
By Sarah Glenn Marsh
(2018)
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The Queen's Rising Book Poster Image
Romantic fantasy-adventure has strong women, dash of magic.
By Rebecca Ross
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The Dangerous Art of Blending In Book Poster Image
Courageous love story told by teen suffering abuse.
By Angelo Surmelis
(2018)
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The Belles Book Poster Image
Richly imagined dark fantasy explores the price of beauty.
By Dhonielle Clayton
(2018)
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Starfish Book Poster Image
Biracial teen learns to love herself in heartbreaking novel.
By Akemi Dawn Bowman
(2018)
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Speak: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
Hard-hitting tale of sexual assault and its aftermath.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2018)
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Batman: Nightwalker Book Poster Image
Suspenseful teen Batman tale leaps from comic to novel form.
By Marie Lu
(2018)
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Love, Life, and the List Book Poster Image
Sweet contemporary romance about finding yourself.
By Kasie West
(2018)
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Wild Beauty Book Poster Image
Lush, lyrical magical realism tale of love and family curse.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2018)
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I Never Book Poster Image
Steamy teen romance is heavy on sex, light on story.
By Laura Hopper
(2018)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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Truly Devious: A Mystery Book Poster Image
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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Nice Try, Jane Sinner Book Poster Image
Teen reinvents herself after suicide try in complex tale.
By Lianne Oelke
(2018)
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Love and Other Train Wrecks Book Poster Image
Road trip romance is engaging, sometimes predictable.
By Leah Konen
(2018)
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Before I Let Go Book Poster Image
Teen investigates friend's death in spine-tingling mystery.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2018)
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