Lives Less Ordinary - Books for Teens
Bucking the Sarge
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Juggling school, girl troubles (in his dreams), and endless hours working for his mother's shady business, Luther's life is definitely out of the ordinary.
Confessions of A Not It Girl
by Melissa Kantor
What is a girl like Jan Miller to do during a senior year of “on again off again” crushes, a best friend who is one of New York City's top 10 “It” Girls, not to mention college applications? You'll laugh out loud as you find out.
by Nancy Werlin
Eli takes some time off before college and accepts a job with a prominent genetic engineer at Wyatt Transgenics Lab. Family secrets and bioethics are at the center of this medical thriller.
by Anthony Horowitz
Alex Rider, teen secret agent, returns for a dangerous mission to save the world in the fourth Alex Rider Adventure.
Freaky Green Eyes
by Joyce Carol Oates
After her mother disappears, Frankie can no longer ignore her parents dangerous relationship.
by Sarra Manning
Molly never dreamed of the roller coaster ride of fame and fortune she experienced with her rock band, the Hormones.
Honey, Baby, Sweetheart
by Deb Caletti
Ruby McQueen, heartbroken from her breakup with a reckless guy, heads out on a road trip with her mother and the feisty senior citizens from the “Casserole Queens” book group, to reunite a member of the group with her true love.
Playing in Traffic
by Gale Giles
Matt is used to slipping under the radar, that is before Skye's attention turns into dangerous
The Realm of Possibility
by David Levithan
The romantic relationships, family life, and friendships of twenty teenagers from the same high school interconnect through a series of stories in verse.
Son of the Mob: Hollywood Hustle
by Gordon Korman
In the follow up to Son of the Mob, Vince is off to college in California, with his girlfriend, the daughter of an FBI agent, at a nearby college.
The Year of Secret Assignments
by Jaclyn Moriarty
Letters, diary entries, and e-mails reveal the dating, plotting, and mayhem of a pen pal project between rival high schools.
Look for these titles in the Young Adult Fiction section under the author’s last name.