Fill your bookshelves with these fantastic SUMMER READS from HarperCollins Children’s Books!
Sit back and relax with these fun CONTEMPORARY teen reads!
THE UPSIDE OF UNREQUITED by Becky Albertalli
9780062348708 – $17.99 – Ages 14 and Up – On Sale 4/11/2017
Jane Austen’s EMMA meets David Levithan in this funny, authentic novel about love, relationships, and identity, from Morris Award-winning author of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA.
RAMONA BLUE by Julie Murphy
9780062418357 – $17.99 – Ages 13 and Up – On Sale 5/9/2017Julie Murphy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of DUMPLIN'—now available in paperback—brings us another fearless heroine in this evocative novel about family, friendship, and the fluidity of love.
ELIZA AND HER MONSTERS by Francesca Zappia
9780062290137 – $17.99 – Ages 14 and Up – On Sale 5/30/2017
Eighteen-year-old Eliza Mirk is the secret creator of the most popular web comic ever, but her hidden identity is threatened when a new boy at school makes her want to build a life offline. Fangirl meets Nimona in this novel about art, fandom, and finding the strength to be yourself.
LIBERTY by Andrea Portes9780062421999 – $17.99 – Ages 13 and Up – On Sale 6/6/2017Andrea Portes is back with the story of Paige Nolan, a disillusioned teen girl recruited by the CIA. A spy novel, told in her signature snarky, voice-driven style.
THE END OF OUR STORY by Meg Haston
9780062335777 – $17.99 – Ages 14 and Up – On Sale 4/4/2017
Raw and emotionally honest, Meg Haston’s second YA novel explores a star-crossed high school relationship, and the lead up and aftermath of the event that doomed the couple from the start.
LOOKING FOR GROUP by Rory Harrison
9780062453075 – $17.99 – Ages 13 and Up – On Sale 4/25/2017
A brave, timely YA about two misfit teens—one in remission from cancer, one in the throes of discovering her gender identity—who embark on a cross-country road trip.
If you’re looking to escape into another world, these fabulous FANTASY books are for you!
DIVIDING EDEN by Joelle Charbonneau
9780062453846 – $17.99 – Ages 13 and Up – On Sale 6/6/2017
Cain and Abel meets The Selection in a sweeping fantasy about two royal siblings forced to compete for the crown—from the bestselling author of The Testing.
OUR DARK DUET by Victoria Schwab9780062380883 – $17.99 – Ages 14 and Up – On Sale 6/13/2017An urban fantasy from the #1 New York Times bestselling Victoria Schwab. August Flynn and Kate Harker lead the battle between humans and monsters in the thrilling sequel to the THIS SAVAGE SONG, now available in paperback!
SPINDLE FIRE by Lexa Hillyer
9780062440877 – $17.99 – Ages 13 and Up – On Sale 4/11/2017
ALICE IN WONDERLAND meets SLEEPING BEAUTY in this fresh and fantastical adventure unlike any re-telling you’ve read before from Lexa Hillyer, author of PROOF OF FOREVER, writing in a completely new genre. This dark tale is the first in a YA fantasy duology.
For more summer reads, check out—
· THE SECRET HISTORY OF US by Jessi Kirby (On Sale 8/1/2017)
· WHO’S THAT GIRL by Blair Thornburgh (On Sale 7/11/2017)
· THE SCATTERING by Kimberly McCreight (On Sale 5/2/2017)
Also, some of our favorites are NOW IN PAPERBACK for $9.99!
· DUMPLIN’ by Julie Murphy (9780062327192)
· THE THOUSANDTH FLOOR by Katharine McGee (9780062418609)
· THIS SAVAGE SONG by Victoria Schwab (9780062380869)
For a little ACTION & ADVENTURE, check out…
YORK: THE SHADOW CIPHER by Laura Ruby
9780062306937 – $17.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 5/16/2017From acclaimed, award-winning author Laura Ruby comes the first book in an epic alternate-history series about three kids who try to solve the greatest mystery of the modern world: a puzzle and treasure hunt laid into the very streets and buildings of New York City.
THE LOST KINGDOM OF BAMARRE by Gail Carson Levine
9780062074669 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 5/2/2017
In this new fantasy novel set in the world of THE TWO PRINCESSES OF BAMARRE, a warrior girl learns that she is not who she thinks she is, and must raise a rebellion on behalf of her people.
KEEPER OF MYTHS by Jasmine Richards
9780062010117 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 6/13/2017In the sequel to SECRETS OF VALHALLA, Buzz and Mary embark on another mythical adventure to save the world when they learn there are more gods than they realized.
GUYS READ: HEROES & VILLAINS edited by Jon Scieszka
9780062385611 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 4/4/2017Guys Read, the hottest anthology series for tweens, continues with ten new tales--fiction, nonfiction, adventure, realism, comics, you name it--of great HEROES AND VILLAINS.
For some good CONTEMPORARY fun, read…
THE SUMMER OF BAD IDEAS by Kiera Stewart
9780062360212 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 5/2/2017In this funny, bighearted contemporary middle grade friendship story, two mismatched cousins from estranged branches of a family spend an adventure-filled summer together in Florida, completing a list of “Good Ideas for Summertime” written by their eccentric late grandmother.
THE SILVER MOON OF SUMMER by Leila Howland
9780062318756 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 6/13/2017The third and last book in the charming contemporary realistic tween series. Summer is upon the Silver sisters again, and Marigold, Zinnia, and Lily are heading to Pruet to join Aunt Sunny, their now-Uncle Tony, and their favorite locals to celebrate the town's 300th birthday!
ONE HUNDRED SPAGHETTI STRINGS by Jen Nails
9780062427601 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 4/11/2017A brave and heartwarming middle grade novel about a girl who tries to bring her fractured family back together again by working her way through her mother’s old cookbook.
APARTMENT 1986 by Lisa Papademetriou
9780062371089 – $16.99 – Ages 8 to 12 – On Sale 4/11/2017A heartfelt, authentic middle grade novel about a girl hiding from her family's issues by discovering New York with a mysterious boy she meets at the Met.
For the perfect road trip, pick up…
LAUGH-OUT-LOUD ROAD TRIP JOKES FOR KIDS by Rob Elliott
9780062497932 – $4.99 – Ages 6 to 10 – On Sale 5/16/2017This travel-themed collection continues Rob Elliott’s #1 bestselling Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids series— featuring, for the first time ever, games and puzzles to keep the whole family busy for hours!
PETERRIFIC written and illustrated by Victoria Kann
9780062563569 – $17.99 – Ages 4 to 8 – On Sale 5/2/2017
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of PINKALICIOUS has created an all-new picture book star: Pinkalicious's brother Peter, whose adventures are sure to be Peterrific!
PETE THE CAT AND THE COOL CAT BOOGIE written and illustrated by James Dean
9780062404343 – $17.99 – Ages 4 to 8 – On Sale 5/9/2017
From New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team James and Kimberly Dean comes another groovy Pete the Cat adventure, sure to have readers dancing in their seats.
MORRIS MOLE written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
9780062411075 – $17.99 – Ages 4 to 8 – On Sale 5/2/2017
Morris Mole has always been a little bit different. When the moles are running low on food, it is up to clever Morris to save the day. With a little help from an unexpected friend and a lot of digging, Morris learns that even the smallest creatures can do big things.
ENZO AND THE FOURTH OF JULY RACES written by Garth Stein, illustrated by Victoria Kann
9780062380593 – $17.99 – Ages 4 to 8 – On Sale 5/2/2017
It's Fourth of July, and Enzo and his family are off to the races as Denny and Zoë compete on the racetrack, Denny in the season points championship and Zoë in the Kids' Kart Challenge, each wishing to take home the top prize.
SHARK DOG written and illustrated by Ged Adamson
9780062457134 – $17.99 – Ages 4 to 8 – On Sale 5/16/2017
From author-illustrator Ged Adamson comes the funny and sweet story of Shark Dog: half shark, half dog, and a one-of-a-kind pet.