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Love reading? Us, too! Join GL and teens across the country as we celebrate the 13th annual Teen Read Week™ this Oct. 17 through Oct. 23.

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Little House on the Prairie
By Laura Ingalls Wilder • Harper Collins

The Ingalls family is headed west! Pa builds their new home, and Laura and her sister Mary explore the rolling hills and hidden nooks of the vast land around them. But just when the pioneering family begins to feel settled, they find themselves caught in the middle of a dangerous conflict.
Silver Smoke
by Monica Leonelle • Spaulding House

Siblings Pilot and Brie van Rossum are exiled to Honolulu after their mother’s tragic death thrusts them into the paparazzi circus ring. It is there that Brie meets the Hallows, a superhuman race descended from archangels, and discovers the shocking secrets of her past that put her family’s lives in jeopardy.

Saint Training
by Elizabeth Fixmer • Zondervan

Mary Clare O’Brian is determined to be a saint when she grows up (the halo will help cover her frizzy hair). But lately, none of her prayers seem to be working the way she wants them to: Her mother is losing her faith, her parents can’t pay all the bills and her brother receives a draft notice for the war in Vietnam. Mary Clare has a plan to help, but it just doesn’t seem to be working. How is she supposed to become a saint when her world is falling apart?

by Alyson Noël • Square Fish

From the best-selling author of The Immortals comes a new adventure featuring Ever’s younger sister, Riley Bloom. Riley has crossed the bridge into the afterlife and quickly learns it’s not just an eternity of leisure. She’s assigned a job, Soul Catcher, and a cute teacher, Bodhi, who’s definitely hiding something.

by Alexandra Adornetto • Feiwel and Friends

Three angels are sent down to bring peace to the world: Gabriel, the warrior; Ivy, the healer; and Bethany, the least experienced. When Bethany is romantically drawn to a mortal, the angels fear she will not be strong enough to save anyone—especially herself—from the Dark Forces.

by Jane Eagland 
Houghton Mifflin/Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt

Seventeen-year-old Louisa Cosgrove is locked away in Wildthorn Hall—a madhouse—where she is now called Lucy Childs. Who has done this unthinkable deed? Louisa must free herself and gather the courage to be her true self, all while solving her own twisted mystery and falling into an unconventional love...

Adios, Nirvana
by Conrad Wesselhoeft
Houghton Mifflin/Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt

Since the death of his brother, Jonathan has been losing his grip on reality. Once a poet and gifted guitarist, he’s now his high school’s tortured artist, when he bothers to show up. He’s on track to repeat 11th grade, but his English teacher, principal and crew of Thicks refuse to let him give up.

Dead Is Just a Rumor
by Marlene Perez
Mifflin Harcourt

As the creepy town of Nightshade prepares to celebrate its 200th anniversary–on Halloween—many of its paranormal residents are receiving blackmail letters. Psychic teen Daisy Giordano and her sisters set out to discover who’s behind the threats. The fourth installment in this spooky series is full of surprises!

Two The Hard Way
by Travis Hunter
Kensington Publishing Corp.

Coming up in the inner city, brothers Kwame and Romeo Braxton learned to rely on each other. Now with everything in their lives out of control, they’re at a crossroads and will have to decide who’s really got their backs—and what kind of future they’re ready to step up to.

Drama High: Pushin’
by L. Divine
Kensington Publishing Corp.

With the drama all around her, Jayd’s having a hard time concentrating on her spirit lessons and hair-braiding business. But she’s determined to claim some peace for herself, ’cause focusing on the gift from her ancestors could be the key to bringing the chaos under control.

Not A Good Look
by Nikki Carter
Kensington Publishing Corp.

She’s got mad talent, her own singing group and honor roll grades. Sunday Tolliver is this close to making her music industry career dreams come true—until her mother spends her entire college fund. Now Sunday must make the right moves before her dreams go up in smoke for good.

Guide to a Drama-Free Life
from the creators of Girls' Life magazine

Balancing school, friends, boys and family stuff can feel totally overwhelming. That's why we've put together GL's Guide to a Drama-Free Life. This book is jam-packed with tons of advice to help solve every dilemma that might come your way.
by GL | 2/1/2016
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