Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert

Braden has always wanted to think that his father is a good man, but now he’s been accused of murdering a police officer, and Braden is the key witness at his trial. He has no idea what to do, and baseball, his normal getaway from his broken family, isn’t the refuge it used to be now that he has to play against the nephew of the murdered officer.

Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani

Claire’s never known much about her father. But on the tenth anniversary of his death she finds an old letter that threatens to destroy her life – her father was a Japanese criminal.  Claire is desperate to outrun his legacy — but why is she being sent coded Japanese messages and followed by a mysterious black car?

Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older

Summer has just started, and Sierra plans to enjoy it, hanging out with her friends in their Brooklyn neighborhood and painting a mural at the local junklot. Then things start to get weird. While she is talking to fellow artist Robbie at the first party of the summer, a zombielike creature disrupts things, Robbie disappears, and she is left to discover that she lives in a world full of magic that she knows nothing about. As she slowly pieces together the mystery of her heritage, Sierra discovers her own powers of ancestral magic and battles the evil professor who is trying to steal them.  (Amazon.com)

Infandous by Elana K. Arnold

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Infandous by Elana K. Arnold

Sephora Golding always imagined when she was child, that she was a beloved character in her mother’s fairytale. Now being sixteen she realizes her fairytale is more Grimm, than Disney, living in the shadows of her beautiful mother. She’s tired of being in the shadows and wants to make the fairytale her own. Then she meets Felix, and the fairytale takes a turn she never would have imagined.

Fallout (Lois Lane) by Gwenda Bond

Fallout (Lois Lane) by Gwenda Bondlois

Starting a new life in Metropolis, army brat Lois Lane is determined to fit in. Having her family move around a lot, she has seen many things. Lois wants to stay quiet at her new school, but she can already see that this is going to be hard to do. Warheads, a group of students, is making life miserable for another girl. Using the high-tech immersive videogame they all play, they are somehow messing with her mind. Lois wants to solve the mystery, with the help of a guy online – SmallvilleGuy.

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Sydney’s brother, Peyton, grabs all of the family’s attention. But now, the family is saintconcerned for Peyton. His behavior caused an accident, drunk driving, and a jail sentence. Sydney is searching for a place in the family with everyone worried about Peyton. It seems as though she is the only one worried about the victim of the accident. The Chathams, are a friendly, chaotic family who owns a pizza parlor, and cares for their mother who has multiple sclerosis.  There Sydney feels accepted. She meets Mac, a gentle, protective guy who makes her feel seen for the first time.

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