New Teen Books 2020

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 bestseller 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.

And for the hottest books of summer 2020, check out our Summer Reading List!

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Chasing Lucky

age 15+

Sweet but predictable romance highlights communication.

By: Jenn Bennett (2020)
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Daughters of Jubilation

age 15+

Compelling, violent fantasy set in segregated '62 South.

By: Kara Lee Corthron (2020)
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The Black Kids

age 14+

Complex tale of prom drama during Rodney King riots.

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Everything I Thought I Knew

age 14+

Romance, science blend in emotional heart transplant tale.

By: Shannon Takaoka (2020)
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The Lives of Saints

age 14+

Brief, bloody, lushly illustrated tales of the Grishaverse.

By: Leigh Bardugo (2020)
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Fangirl, Vol. 1: The Manga

age 13+

Rainbow Rowell fans will love revisiting Cath's story.

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The Inheritance Games, Book 1

age 13+

Intriguing teen mystery has puzzles, twists but fizzles.

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Victor and Nora: A Gotham Love Story

age 13+

Teen Mr. Freeze in compelling tale of star-crossed love.

By: Lauren Myracle (2020)
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The Nemesis: The Diabolic, Book 3

age 14+

Revenge fuels action-packed finale in sci-fi saga.

By: S.J. Kincaid (2020)
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The Last Story of Mina Lee

age 17+

Heartbreaking mother-daughter tale has lots of violence.

By: Nancy Jooyoun Kim (2020)
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Dear Justyce: Dear Martin, Book 2

age 14+

Moving story of teen caught in unfair justice system.

By: Nic Stone (2020)
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Serpentine: His Dark Materials

age 13+

Short gift book with lovely art is meant for series fans.

By: Philip Pullman (2020)
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Grown

age 16+

Cautionary tale of teen under sway of predatory pop star.

By: Tiffany D. Jackson (2020)
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Cemetery Boys

age 14+

Enchanting queer Latinx fantasy has mystery, spirit-romance.

By: Aiden Thomas (2020)
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Hush, Book 1

age 14+

Intriguing, uneven dystopian fantasy in preindustrial land.

By: Dylan Farrow (2020)
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Legendborn

age 14+

Riveting Arthurian legend retelling set in secret societies.

By: Tracy Deonn (2020)
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Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything

age 16+

Compelling coming-of-ager blends sci-fi and folklore.

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Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel

age 13+

Powerful tale of Black teen's search for revenge.

By: Jason Reynolds (2020)
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The Other Side of the Sky

age 13+

Couple grapples with magic and tech in talky sci-fi tale.

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The Silvered Serpents: The Gilded Wolves, Book 2

age 13+

Another dangerous treasure hunt in thrilling sequel.

By: Roshani Chokshi (2020)
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