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Miss Educated: An Upper Class Novel #2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Boarding school novel with depth, drugs, and sex.
By Hobson Brown, Caroline Says, Taylor Materne
(2007)
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Skim Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Graphic novel of teen misery -- authentic but mature.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2008)
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The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexually violent book is nothing like the TV show.
By L. J. Smith
(2009)
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Monstrumologist Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gruesomely good gothic horror too violent for younger teens.
By Rick Yancey
(2009)
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The Dead-Tossed Waves: The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Intense zombie horror-romance more violent than the first.
By Carrie Ryan
(2010)
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The Dark and Hollow Places: The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature romance and violence during zombie apocalypse.
By Carrie Ryan
(2011)
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Department 19 Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Suspenseful vampire horror really goes for the gore.
By Will Hill
(2011)
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Imaginary Girls Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, disturbing psychological thriller for mature teens.
By Nova Ren Suma
(2011)
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Different Seasons Book Poster Image
age 15+
Four classic King tales, pretty raw stuff in places.
By Stephen King
(2004)
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This Is Not a Test Book Poster Image
age 15+
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
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The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark, violent, sensuous vampire tale best for older teens.
By Holly Black
(2013)
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Anna Dressed in Blood Book Poster Image
age 15+
Hip, gory teen ghost hunter story delivers on its title.
By Kendare Blake
(2011)
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The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
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