As a baby in her mother's womb, as a schoolgirl in Manila, and as a reluctant immigrant to Chicago at age sixteen, Angel burns with a desire to be an activist, but learning truths about her mother and grandmother help her find peace.
"Drawn into the battle against the Harrowers, Audrey Whitticomb must find the Remnant, a Kin girl with enough power to unleash the demons that were trapped Beneath. But discovering the girl's identity may be a task Audrey's not ready to face"-- Provided by the publisher.
Sixteen-year-old Thea's mother is sinking deeper into mental illness since her husband was reported missing, presumed dead, during the war, but it is the disappearance of Thea's best friend, Nan, that allies her with Freddy, whose magical abilities are connected with the sinister city's darkest secrets.
"The stakes are high, with many lives at risk, but Calder and Lily must confront the past as well as their darkest impulses if they want a chance at being together"-- Provided by the publisher.
Dying of cancer in a hospice, seventeen-year-old prankster Richard has big plans for his final days
"Seventeen-year-old Cassie, who has a natural ability to read people, joins an elite group of criminal profilers at the FBI in order to help solve cold cases"-- Provided by publisher.
To escape his offbeat family at Thanksgiving, Andrew West accepts a ride from a band of street performers who get their food and clothing from dumpsters, but as he learns more about these "Freegans" he sees that one cannot outrun the past.
Written as a college admission essay, eighteen-year-old Harry Jones recounts a childhood defined by the hideous scars he hid behind, and how forming a band brought self-confidence, friendship, and his first kiss.
M.T. is a high-achieving high school student, who is hiding the fact that she's an undocumented immigrant in the United States
While Jake continues searching for his father and is sent by the obsidian mirror to multiple times in the past, Sarah and Venn battle with Summer for control of a powerful coin.
After his older brother is killed, David turns to anger and his parents to religion, but just as David's life is beginning to make sense again his parents press him and his sister to join them in cutting worldly ties to prepare for the Rush, when the faithful will be whisked off to Heaven.
Ali lives in Bed-Stuy, a Brooklyn neighborhood known for guns and drugs, but he and his sister, Jazz, and their neighbors, Needles and Noodles, stay out of trouble until they go to the wrong party, where one gets badly hurt and another leaves with a target on his back.