Fangirl meets Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda in this funny and poignant coming-of-age novel from New York Times bestselling author Christina Lauren about two boys who fall in love in a writing class—one from a progressive family and the other from a conservative religious community.
Three years ago, Tanner Scott’s family relocated from California to Utah, a move that nudged the bisexual teen temporarily back into the closet. Now, with one semester of high school to go, and no obstacles between him and out-of-state college freedom, Tanner plans to coast through his remaining classes and clear out of Utah.
But when his best friend Autumn dares him to take Provo High’s prestigious Seminar—where honor roll students diligently toil to draft a book in a semester—Tanner can’t resist going against his better judgment and having a go, if only to prove to Autumn how silly the whole thing is. Writing a book in four months sounds simple. Four months is an eternity.
It turns out, Tanner is only partly right: four months is a long time. After all, it takes only one second for him to notice Sebastian Brother, the Mormon prodigy who sold his own Seminar novel the year before and who now mentors the class. And it takes less than a month for Tanner to fall completely in love with him.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Saenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship--the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.
Casey McQuiston - Red, White & Royal Blue
A big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be best friends... First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a prince this side of the Atlantic. With his intrepid sister and the Veep’s genius granddaughter, they’re the White House Trio, a beautiful millennial marketing strategy for his mother, President Ellen Claremont. International socialite duties do have downsides—namely, when photos of a confrontation with his longtime nemesis Prince Henry at a royal wedding leak to the tabloids and threaten American/British relations. The plan for damage control: staging a fake friendship between the First Son and the Prince. Alex is busy enough handling his mother’s bloodthirsty opponents and his own political ambitions without an uptight royal slowing him down. But beneath Henry’s Prince Charming veneer, there’s a soft-hearted eccentric with a dry sense of humor and more than one ghost haunting him. As President Claremont kicks off her reelection bid, Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret relationship with Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations. And Henry throws everything into question for Alex, an impulsive, charming guy who thought he knew everything: What is worth the sacrifice? How do you do all the good you can do? And, most importantly, how will history remember you?
Sarina Bowen - Elle Kennedy - Him
Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died. Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever. Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions— can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend...and a big one to learn about himself.
Cassandra Clare - City of Bones
When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder -- much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing -- not even a smear of blood -- to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy? This is Clary's first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It's also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace's world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know. . . . Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare's ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.
Sarina Bowen - Elle Kennedy - Us
Can your favorite hockey players finish their first season together undefeated? Five months in, NHL forward Ryan Wesley is having a record-breaking rookie season. He's living his dream of playing pro hockey and coming home every night to the man he loves–Jamie Canning, his longtime best friend turned boyfriend. There's just one problem: the most important relationship of his life is one he needs to keep hidden, or else face a media storm that will eclipse his success on the ice. Jamie loves Wes. He really, truly does. But hiding sucks. It's not the life Jamie envisioned for himself, and the strain of keeping their secret is taking its toll. It doesn't help that his new job isn't going as smoothly as he'd hoped, but he knows he can power through it as long as he has Wes. At least apartment 10B is their retreat, where they can always be themselves. Or can they? When Wes's nosiest teammate moves in upstairs, the threads of their carefully woven lie begin to unravel. With the outside world determined to take its best shot at them, can Wes and Jamie develop major-league relationship skills on the fly? Warning: contains sexual situations, a vibrating chair, long-distance sexytimes, and proof that hockey players look hot in any shade of green.
Sarina Bowen - Elle Kennedy - Top Secret
_LobsterShorts, 21_ Jock. Secretly a science geek. Hot AF. LobsterShorts: So. Here goes. For her birthday, my girlfriend wants…a threesome. SinnerThree: Then you've come to the right hookup app. LobsterShorts: Have you done this sort of thing before? With another guy? SinnerThree: All the time. I'm an equal opportunity player. You? LobsterShorts: [crickets!] _SinnerThree, 21_ Finance major. Secretly a male dancer. Hot AF. SinnerThree: Well, I'm down if you are. My life is kind of a mess right now. School, work, family stress. Oh, and I live next door to the most annoying dude in the world. I need the distraction. Are you sure you want this? LobsterShorts: I might want it a little more than I'm willing to admit. SinnerThree: Hey, nothing wrong with pushing your boundaries... LobsterShorts: Tell that to my control-freak father. Anyway. What if this threesome is awkward? SinnerThree: Then it's awkward. It's not like we'll ever have to see each other again. Right? Just promise you won't fall in love with me. LobsterShorts: Now wouldn't that be life-changing...
Casey McQuiston - Red, White & Royal Blue - Vörös, fehér és királykék
Mi történik, ha egymásba szeret az amerikai elnök fia és a walesi herceg? Mikor édesanyját megválasztják az Egyesült Államok elnökének, Alex Claremont-Diazból azonnal afféle királyi herceg lesz, amerikai módra. Jóképű, karizmatikus, zseniális – a mai fiatalokhoz szóló színarany a marketingcsapat kezében. Csak egyetlen gond van vele: ellenséges érzelmei egy valódi herceggel, Henryvel szemben az óceán túlpartjáról. És mikor a bulvársajtó kezébe kerül egy fénykép Alex és Henry botrányos összecsapásáról a walesi trónörökös esküvőjén, ez már az amerikai-brit kapcsolatokra is hatást gyakorol. A család- és államfők kárenyhítési tervvel állnak elő: megrendezik a két rivális megbékélését. Ám ami eleinte csak az Instagramnak szóló, megrendezett barátság, hamarosan elmélyül, és veszélyesebb lesz, mint azt ők ketten valaha várták volna. Alex azon kapja magát, hogy romantikus kapcsolatba bonyolódott a korántsem régimódi Henryvel, ami befolyásolhatja az elnökválasztási kampányt, a feje tetejére állíthat két országot, és kérlelhetetlenül felveti a kérdést: a szerelem végső soron megmentheti a világot? Két nemzetközi celeb élete testközelből, és a megkerülhetetlen kérdés: vállaljuk-e magunkat?
Whitney G. - Sincerely, Carter
_Just friends._ _We’re just friends._ _No, really. She’s just my best friend..._ Arizona Turner has been my best friend since fourth grade, even when we “hated” each other. We’ve been there for one another through first kisses, first “times,” and we’ve been each other’s constant when good relationships turned bad. (We even went to colleges that were minutes away from each other…) Throughout the years, and despite what anyone says, we’ve never crossed the line. Never thought about it. Never wanted to. Until one night changed everything. At least, it should’ve ... _Just friends._ _We’re just friends._ _I’m only saying this until I figure out if she’s still “just” my best friend…_
Rick Riordan - The Battle of the Labyrinth
Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical. In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half-Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos's army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders. To stop them, Percy and his demigod friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth-a sprawling underground world with stunning surprises at every turn. Full of humor and heart-pounding action, this fourth book promises to be their most thrilling adventure yet.
Jennifer L. Armentrout - Oblivion
In this special eBook version, experience OBSIDIAN, ONYX, and OPAL as told by Daemon Black… This book is enhanced with exclusive content—two original songs inspired by the novel—resulting in a large file that may take longer to download than expected. I knew the moment Katy Swartz moved in next door, there was going to be trouble. Lots of it. And trouble’s the last thing I need, since I’m not exactly from around here. My people arrived on Earth from Lux, a planet thirteen billion light years away. Plus, if there’s one thing I know, it’s that humans can’t be trusted. We scare them. We can do things they only dream about, and honestly, we make them look weak as hell. ‘Cuz they are. But Kat is getting to me in ways no one else has, and I can't stop myself from wanting her—or wanting to use my powers to protect her. She makes me weak, and I’m the strongest of our kind, tasked with protecting us all. So this one simple girl…she can mean the end for us. Because the Luxen have an even bigger enemy—the Arum, and I need to stay on my game. Falling for Katy—a human—won't just place her in danger. It could get us all killed, and that’s one thing I’ll never let happen...
Rick Riordan - The Last Olympian
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.
Cassandra Clare - Lady Midnight (angol)
The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare’s newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel. It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses. Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica. If only her heart didn’t lead her in treacherous directions… Making things even more complicated, Julian’s brother Mark—who was captured by the faeries five years ago—has been returned as a bargaining chip. The faeries are desperate to find out who is murdering their kind—and they need the Shadowhunters’ help to do it. But time works differently in faerie, so Mark has barely aged and doesn’t recognize his family. Can he ever truly return to them? Will the faeries really allow it? Glitz, glamours, and Shadowhunters abound in this heartrending opening to Cassandra Clare’s Dark Artifices series.
Cassandra Clare - Lord of Shadows
Sunny Los Angeles can be a dark place indeed in Cassandra Clare’s Lord of Shadows, the sequel to the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Lady Midnight. Lord of Shadows is a Shadowhunters novel. Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she’d be at peace. But she is anything but calm. Torn between her desire for her parabatai Julian and her desire to protect him from the brutal consequences of parabatai relationships, she has begun dating his brother, Mark. But Mark has spent the past five years trapped in Faerie; can he ever truly be a Shadowhunter again? And the faerie courts are not silent. The Unseelie King is tired of the Cold Peace, and will no longer concede to the Shadowhunters’ demands. Caught between the demands of faerie and the laws of the Clave, Emma, Julian, and Mark must find a way to come together to defend everything they hold dear—before it’s too late.
Cassandra Clare - City of Fallen Angels
The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She's training to become a Shadowhunter and – most importantly of all – she can finally call Jace her boyfriend. But nothing comes without a price. Someone is murdering the Shadowhunters who used to be in Valentine's Circle, provoking tensions between Downworlders and Shadowhunters that could lead to a second, bloody war. And when Jace begins to pull away from her without explaining why, Clary is forced to delve into the heart of a mystery whose solution reveals her worst nightmare: she herself has set in motion a terrible chain of events that could lead to her losing everything she loves. Even Jace.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz - Aristoteles und Dante entdecken die Geheimnisse des Universums
Dante kann schwimmen. Ari nicht. Dante kann sich ausdrücken und ist selbstsicher. Ari fallen Worte schwer und er leidet an Selbstzweifeln. Dante geht auf in Poesie und Kunst. Ari verliert sich in Gedanken über seinen älteren Bruder, der im Gefängnis sitzt. Mit seiner offenen und einzigartigen Lebensansicht schafft es Dante, die Mauern einzureißen, die Ari um sich herum gebaut hat. Ari und Dante werden Freunde. Sie teilen Bücher, Gedanken, Träume und lachen gemeinsam. Sie beginnen die Welt des jeweils anderen neu zu definieren. Und entdecken, dass das Universum ein großer und komplizierter Ort ist, an dem manchmal auch erhebliche Hindernisse überwunden werden müssen, um glücklich zu werden!
Cassandra Clare - Città di ossa
La sera in cui la quindicenne Clary e il suo migliore amico Simon decidono di andare al Pandemonium, il locale più trasgressivo di New York, sanno che passeranno una nottata particolare ma certo non fino a questo punto. I due assistono a un efferato assassinio a opera di un gruppo di ragazzi completamente tatuati e armati fino ai denti. Quella sera Clary, senza saperlo, ha visto per la prima volta gli Shadowhunters, guerrieri, invisibili ai più, che combattono per liberare la Terra dai demoni. In meno di ventiquattro ore da quell'incontro la sua vita cambia radicalmente. Sua madre scompare nel nulla, lei viene attaccata da un demone e il suo destino sembra fatalmente intrecciato a quello dei giovani guerrieri. Per Clary inizia un'affannosa ricerca, un'avventura dalle tinte dark che la costringerà a mettere in discussione la sua grande amicizia con Simon, ma che le farà conoscere l'amore. Età di lettura: da 11 anni
Cassandra Clare - Csontváros
Gyilkosság tanúja lesz - a tizenöt éves Clary Fray aligha számít erre, amikor elindul a _Pandemonium_ nevű New York-i klubba. Az elkövetők: három, különös tetoválásokkal borított és bizarr fegyverekkel hadonászó tinédzser. A holttest aztán eltűnik a semmibe. Nehéz kihívni a rendőrséget, ha a gyilkosok mindenki más számára láthatatlanok, és semmi, még egy vércsepp sem bizonyítja, hogy egy fiú meghalt. De fiú volt-e az áldozat egyáltalán? Így találkozik Clary először az Árnyvadászokkal, akik azért küzdenek, hogy megszabadítsák a földet a démonoktól. Közülük való az angyali külseje ellenére igazi bunkó módjára viselkedő Jace is. Clary egyetlen nappal később, akarata ellenére már bele is csöppen Jace világába: édesanyja eltűnik, őt magát pedig megtámadja egy démon. De miért érdekelne egy démont két olyan hétköznapi mondi, mint Clary és az édesanyja? És hogyan tett szert Clary egyszer csak a Látásra? Az Árnyvadászok tudni akarják... Cassandra Clare lendületes, sziporkázó és végtelenül lebilincselő regénye szórakoztató, vad utazásra visz. Azt fogod kívánni, bárcsak sose érnél az út végére.
Gail Carriger - Blameless
Quitting her husband's house and moving back in with her horrible family, Lady Maccon becomes the scandal of the London season. Queen Victoria dismisses her from the Shadow Council, and the only person who can explain anything, Lord Akeldama, unexpectedly leaves town. To top it all off, Alexia is attacked by homicidal mechanical ladybugs, indicating, as only ladybugs can, the fact that all of London's vampires are now very much interested in seeing Alexia quite thoroughly dead. While Lord Maccon elects to get progressively more inebriated and Professor Lyall desperately tries to hold the Woolsey werewolf pack together, Alexia flees England for Italy in search of the mysterious Templars. Only they know enough about the preternatural to explain her increasingly inconvenient condition, but they may be worse than the vampires -- and they're armed with pesto.
Jennifer L. Armentrout - Origin (angol)
Daemon will do anything to get Katy back.After the successful but disastrous raid on Mount Weather, he’s facing the impossible. Katy is gone. Taken. Everything becomes about finding her. Taking out anyone who stands in his way? Done. Burning down the whole world to save her? Gladly. Exposing his alien race to the world? With pleasure.All Katy can do is survive. Surrounded by enemies, the only way she can come out of this is to adapt. After all, there are sides of Daedalus that don’t seem entirely crazy, but the group’s goals are frightening and the truths they speak even more disturbing. Who are the real bad guys? Daedalus? Mankind? Or the Luxen?Together, they can face anything. But the most dangerous foe has been there all along, and when the truths are exposed and the lies come crumbling down, which side will Daemon and Katy be standing on? And will they even be together?
Cassandra Clare - La reina del aire y la oscuridad
Se ha vertido sangre inocente en el Salón del Concilio, y la guerra civil parece inminente. Una parte de la familia Blackthorn vuela a Los Ángeles para descubrir el origen de la enfermedad que está destruyendo a los warlocks. Mientras tanto, Julian y Emma intentan desesperadamente deshacer el amor que les une y centrarse en una peligrosa misión por el Libro Negro de los Muertos. Pero lo que descubren es un secreto tan terrible que puede destruir el mundo de las sombras por completo. Atrapados en una carrera contra reloj, Emma y Julian tendrán que salvar el mundo de los Cazadores de Sombras antes que la maldición de los parabatai destruya todo aquello cuanto aman.