Teen and Young Adult

Teen and Young Adult

Do you want to discover the next Twilight or The Hunger Games?  Do you love a story of a young person who grows up through action, suspense and drama?  You are shopping in the right place then.  Our ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genres are the best examples of their craft, and they always deliver their youthful stories at free or discounted prices.

 

Definition of the "Teen and Young Adult Genre": First, it's important to define that the typical age range for this category is sixteen to twenty-five. But, don't feel bad if you're older than that range and still reading these ebooks.  Some of them are monster bestsellers that everyone reads--of all ages.  Setting aside the age "limitation," ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genre are actually very broad in what fictional genres they cover. Fantasy, science fiction, horror and suspense are all genres that are encompassed in the overarching Teen and Young Adult genre.  One specific aspect to these ebooks is that they oftentimes involve coming-of-age stories.

 

Here are some examples of bestselling ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genre.  J.K. Rowlings (Harry Potter), Stephanie Meyer (Twilight), Veronica Roth (Divergent), and Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games).

The Princess Trials: A young adult dystopian romance

by Cordelia K Castel


Thirty young women. A handsome prince. A battle to the death

Water is scarce. Deserts have taken over the land. Nuclear war has devastated humanity. Humans live in walled super cities to keep out the irradiated. The land that was formerly known as America is divided into kingdoms ruled by royal elites.

Born into the lowest Echelon of the Kingdom of Phangloria, sixteen-year-old Zea Calico faces a life of hunger, thirst, and toil. The only way out of this drudgery is revolution, and Zea is desperate to help the cause.

When the palace calls for candidates to compete to marry Prince Kevon, Zea joins the Princess Trials to search the palace for weaknesses.

The trials should be a fairytale of sumptuous meals, ballgowns, and romance, but one misplaced word causes Zea to attract the Prince’s attention. When Zea uncovers the man beneath Prince Kevon’s public facade, she is at risk of falling in love and losing sight of her mission.

But the televised beauty pageant turns deadly, and Zea must fight for survival.

Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and The Selection, this exciting tale of courage, intrigue, and betrayal will have you turning pages.

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A Road to Redemption (America's Second Revolution Book 1)

by Mark F. Geatches


Two decades after the Wave of Destruction that nearly destroyed America, the United States is no longer recognizable. Dictator Joseph Stoner has transformed it into a socialist utopia. A society where, even though there is no freedom, there is also no opposition to his tyrannical rule. The weekend sabbaths where food, beer, and weed are handed out freely, have replaced self-will, disapproval, and even a sense of ambition in the soul of the people.

When three kids, Zammi, his sister Sydney, and their best friend Straz sneak into the forbidden structure that was once Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Library, they realize how much has been lost. Not just gadgets and other possessions of a once wealthy nation, but a sense of community, truth, and freedom as well. Determined to make things right, they create a clandestine organization called The Liberation, and embark on a risky plan to overthrow the President.

 

 
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Empire of Ash: A Passionate Paranormal Romance with Young Adult Appeal (God of Secrets Book 1)

by L. R. W. Lee


Dangerous magic, a dark god, and ancient secrets.

Archaeologist Pellucid Rose discovers THE find of the century when an earthquake hits her Mycenae, Greece dig. But before she can claim it, a dark, dangerous, and very sexy stranger steps from a swirl of shadows claiming she’s loosed a sphinx on the world by translating an ancient secret on one of the scrolls.

What’s more, he insists Secret Magic requires her to go with him to capture the ferocious creature.

Against better judgment, Pell teams up with the hot stranger to discover a world of magic where the impossible is reality, crooked mortals hide corrupt secrets, and mysteries older than myth can kill you. That thought alone makes her heart race, but things get even worse when she discovers he’s hiding world-altering secrets, and only she has what it takes to stop him.

Empire of Ash is the first book in the enthralling God of Secrets paranormal romance series. If you like Sarah J. Maas and Laura Thalassa, you’ll adore L. R. W. Lee’s vulnerable, intimate, and gritty tale of destined lovers, potent sorcery, and unique ancient myth retellings.

Buy Empire of Ash to dive into a secret affair today!

 
 
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Edge of Eighteen: A Slow Burn Summer Camp Love Story

by Melinda Hazen


At first, Devin was just an innocent summer crush. But then my feelings for him began to deepen. And I realized he was showing interest in me, too. Except Devin isn’t allowed to like me.

My best friend Lauren and I were away at Camp Pines by the Lake before starting college in the fall.

It was exciting when I met Luke on day one, and he was definitely into me. Camp last year wasn’t enjoyable. So, spending the summer with Luke seemed like it could be fun.

Then just like that, who I wanted changed.

You know that moment when you see a guy’s face for the first time and he’s just so beautiful that it takes your breath away? Or what about when your fingers brush against each other’s and you feel tingles? That was all happening to me every time I saw the guy with the longish surfer hair and crystal blue eyes. His name tag finally revealed his name: Devin.

I managed to get some intriguing information about Devin from my cabin counselor. After that, all I’d hoped for were some chances to be around him—so he might get to know me.

It was completely unexpected, yet thrilling, when we got to talk during a terrible rainstorm that’d left us completely alone together. I ended up sharing my feelings about being an adoptee and wanting to find my birth mom. And eventually, I learned of his own troubled past.

The problem is now I like Devin more than I should. And an even bigger issue is that my birthday isn’t until the end of July, which means I’m still seventeen.

*** Edge of Eighteen is a standalone New Adult/YA contemporary romance novel. It is recommended for ages 17+ ***

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Unusual Confusion

by Ada Almond


"I was an outsider all my life. The only people in this world that wanted me were my family. But I had a way of escaping that world. I had my own world."

Lexi Miller never had any friends. She was the type of girl who would always get bullied, sit in a corner by herself at break, never put her hand up in class. She kept quiet, to not make the situation worse. She was a freak, and with psychic powers too. At age 6 she discovered a weird secret about herself - she could teleport to her very own dimension, which she used as a coping mechanism. But as it usually happens in story beginnings like these, someone comes along and saves the lonely main character. The "hero" in this book is the new girl Melodine Saunders. Lexi is confused about her feelings, the butterflies in her stomach fluttering stronger every time the girls meet. Gradually, she starts working things out and everything is finally going as planned. Until one day, unusual things - more unusual than normal, that is - start happening. Lexi shrugs them off, but you can't put things off forever...

A young adult story, which includes themes such as sexual orientation, teenage romance, self-discovery, coming out, love, death, bullying and mental illness.

 
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Court of Fives

by Kate Elliott


In this imaginative escape into enthralling new lands, World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's first bestselling young adult novel weaves an epic story of a girl struggling to do what she loves in a society suffocated by rules of class and privilege.

Jessamy's life is a balance between acting like an upper-class Patron and dreaming of the freedom of the Commoners. But away from her family she can be whoever she wants when she sneaks out to train for The Fives, an intricate, multilevel athletic competition that offers a chance for glory to the kingdom's best contenders. Then Jes meets Kalliarkos, and an unlikely friendship between two Fives competitors--one of mixed race and the other a Patron boy--causes heads to turn. When Kal's powerful, scheming uncle tears Jes's family apart, she'll have to test her new friend's loyalty and risk the vengeance of a royal clan to save her mother and sisters from certain death.

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Fallen Reign (Sins of the Father Book 1)

by Nazri Noor


Half human, half angel, 100% pissed off.

Mason Albrecht’s life changed the day the angels tried to kill him. As the son of a fallen angel king, Mason is an abomination, one who can command the Vestments, divine arms and armor summoned from heaven’s own arsenals. And everybody wants a piece: death witches, demon princes, even deities of ancient myth.

Then an enterprising enchantress offers to cloak Mason from those who would corrupt him into a living weapon. But will Mason run from supernatural entities forever, or embrace his unholy birthright and defy the very forces of heaven and hell?

Sins of the Father is a new adventure from Nazri Noor, bestselling urban fantasy author of the Darkling Mage series. Follow Mason’s first steps in Fallen Reign, a humorous, high-impact supernatural suspense story filled with magic, mythology, and plenty of mayhem.

 

 
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Montrose Paranormal Academy, Book 1: The Nexis Secret: A Young Adult Urban Fantasy Academy Novel

by Barbara Hartzler


Three power-hungry secret societies desperately want the crazy girl who sees angels.

For what? Beats me.  

Hi, I’m Lucy and I just discovered I’m not normal.

After my brother’s disappearance, I enrolled in the super-elite academy where he was last seen. Now two totally gorgeous secret society guys are fighting over which club I get to join.

Seriously?

As if I want anything to do with the people who banished my brother. But I need to play nice to get anyone from the Three Societies to talk to me.

One problem. I’m too good at my job.

When the Nexis Society president accidentally spills a little-known family secret, I’m left scrambling to figure out who I really am.

I’ve always known my family was special, but now I’m about to find out why.

Not everyone’s happy I’m at Montrose Paranormal academy. The resident mean girls don’t appreciate my snarky attitude. The Three Societies all want me to join up. Plus, I have to figure out how to use my newfound powers without obliterating an entire city block. Oh yeah, and there’s some kind of crazy prophecy about me.

It’s tough staying under the radar when you’re a Chosen One.

Well, I prefer badass heroine. Take your pick.

Montrose Paranormal Academy, The Nexis Secret is book 1 in the Montrose Paranormal Academy series for teens. It’s a Clean Academy Paranormal YA series full of slow burn romance, snarky dialogue, and urban fantasy adventure set in New York City. Think Shadow Hunters meets Shatter Me with a dash of Bloodline Academy.

 

 
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Rebel Bitten (Blood Alliance Book 4)

by Lexi C. Foss


Once upon a time, humankind ruled the world while lycans and vampires lived in secret.
This is no longer that time.


Willow

Run, run, run!

They're chasing me, even into my dreams.

And when I awake, I see him. Striking blue eyes with a hint of the devil inside. He's my savior and my worst nightmare combined.

Because he owns me.
He found me.
He saved me.

But I don't want to be owned. I want to be free. Even if it kills me.

Ryder

I needed a diversion, a plaything, something to distract me from this perpetual boredom. And she appeared as if the Almighty above had heard my prayers.

Or, more accurately, the devil.

Because I'm not a good man. Humanity died inside me long ago. It was what I needed to survive.

But she's such a pretty little thing. I think I'll keep her and make her mine. At least for a little while. Humans are so fragile, after all.

Welcome to Ryder Region.
It might not be mine yet, but it will be soon.
For I haven't lived this long by playing nice.
I prefer to bite.

 
 
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Prodigy: A 13 Covens Magical World Adventure (YA)

by Michael Anderle


Salem, Massachusetts is having problems, and high school student Jessica Palmer’s life is about to become strange beyond belief.

Those cops frightened to death in the cemetery? Yes, they really were.

When a young, good-looking demon-hunting witch Chad Hollingsworth comes into town to help stop the problems, he has to ask Jessica’s mom and grandmother for help.

The challenge? Her mom wants nothing to do with her family legacy, and her grandmother’s reputation as a looney old witch who talks to cats …

Is it that far from the truth?

Now Jessica has to learn enough of the concealed magical world to decide if she wants to be involved.

Then again, that world may not allow her the option of choosing. Can she survive her new reality?

Jessica comes from Witch Royalty, and plenty of enemies want her dead before she gets a chance to learn anything about her past.  Click the button to find out how one young woman learns, makes mistakes, and juggles life with opportunities that challenge her future.

 
 
 
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Snow & Ash: Endless Winter

by Theresa Shaver


The bombs dropped all over the world.

They survived.

Skylar Ross is ten that day when she’s ripped from dance classes and sleepovers to being an orphan in a prepper’s paradise of a mountain bunker. Her determination to protect her baby brother keeps her locked away with nothing but responsibility and loneliness. Her father’s words are a continuous echo, “Trust no one. Help no one.”

Rex Larson is eleven that day. He’s left stranded on the side of the road in a strange place far from home when his mother dies the first day. With his own small brother to look after he is lost and alone. Rex has no choice but to trust complete strangers with his and his brother’s future.

Two different survivors in two different circumstances spend the next seven years trying to survive until an explosive meeting changes both their courses and lives forever. Trust is almost impossible when your whole life is spent in the Snow & Ash.

 
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Triorion: Awakening (Triorion: The Series Book 1)

by L. J. Hachmeister

 

Three siblings, one terrible secret: It’s not just love that binds them together, but the power of an ancient evil. And if anyone finds out, the price will be paid in more than blood.


"Triorion: Awakening" finds five-year-old triplets Jetta, Jaeia, and Jahx struggling to survive on a harsh alien planet under the thumb of their brutal owner. When the Eeclian Dominion discovers their extraordinary telepathic talents, they are coerced into military service. However, when the tide of war changes, the siblings find their persecutors at their mercy and a new and more powerful enemy at their door, eager to harness their talents for intergalactic genocide. This introduction to the "Triorion" series follows them on a journey of death and redemption that will change the Starways forever.

"Gritty and engrossing. You will be captivated by the danger, the determination, and the love of these three siblings--two sisters, one brother...one heart, one mind, and one grand adventure." --Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Between the Stars.

“Hachmeister's fiction is both audacious and heartfelt, a series big in its premise and intimate in its close attention to the psychological lives of the characters." --Stant Litore, author of The Zombie Bible and Ansible.

"A gripping, almost haunting read that sticks with you long after you've put it down." --Neo Edmund, author of the Red Riding Alpha Huntress series.

Readers of fantasy, military sci fi, and space opera will love book one of this series!

Scroll up and click to buy now and jump into an emotionally gripping adventure!

 
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The Dark Files, The Complete Collection

by Kim Richardson


FOR A LIMITED TIME GET THE ENTIRE DARK FILES SERIES FOR ONE LOW PRICE IN THIS BUNDLE

Find out why readers are loving this fast-paced urban fantasy adventure with a kick-butt heroine and plenty of action, suspense, and humor.

Are you ready for a new kind of witch?

My name is Samantha Beaumont and I’m a witch.

But I’m not your average dark witch. I specialize in Goetia—the ancient art of conjuring demons—and exorcisms.

That’s right. I hunt and banish demons and other supernatural baddies. But not with a fancy sword or a dagger. No, I banish these suckers with good old-fashioned magic.

All is well until a human girl is murdered and her soul taken by a Greater demon. It gets worse. Human bodies are dropping like flies and it’s up to me to find the Greater demon and kill it. But everyone knows it’s not that simple.

I might have to reveal my secret... if it came to light, I would be dead and all my friends with me.

The Dark Files box set contains all 4 books in the series:
Spells & Ashes (The Dark Files Book 1)
Charms & Demons (The Dark Files Book 2)
Hexes & Flames (The Dark Files Book 3)
Curses & Blood (The Dark Files Book 4)

 

 
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The Progeny: A Novel (Descendants of the House of Bathory Book 1)

by Tosca Lee


New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee brings a modern twist to an ancient mystery surrounding Elizabeth Bathory, the most notorious female serial killer of all time.

Emily Jacobs is the descendant of a serial killer. Now, she’s become the hunted.

She’s on a quest that will take her to the secret underground of Europe and the inner circles of three ancient orders—one determined to kill her, one devoted to keeping her alive, and one she must ultimately save.

Filled with adrenaline, romance, and reversals, The Progeny is the present-day saga of a 400-year-old war between the uncanny descendants of “Blood Countess” Elizabeth Bathory, the most prolific female serial killer of all time, and a secret society dedicated to erasing every one of her descendants. It is a story about the search for self filled with centuries-old intrigues against the backdrop of atrocity and hope.

 
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Looking for Dei

by David A. Willson


Magic, adventure, and a search for the divine…

     Fifteen-year-old Nara Dall has never liked secrets. Yet it seems that her life has been filled with them, from the ugly scar on her back to the strange powers she possesses. Her adoptive father refuses to say anything about her origins, and soon, she and her best friend must attend the announcement ceremony, in which youths are tested for a magical gift.

     A gifted youth has not been announced in the poor village of Dimmitt for decades. When Nara uncovers the reason, she uses her own powers to make things right. The decision sets her on a path of danger, discovery, and a search for the divine. In the process, she learns the truth about herself and uncovers the biggest secret of all: the power of broken people.

 
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The Asgardian Exchange: The Rise of the Jotuns

by Mark Bryan


A thousand years ago, the Nine Realms burned...
...and the gods were driven to the brink of annihilation.

To save themselves, a deal was struck with the Fates of Asgard so that all worlds could live on. As part of the bargain, every hundred years, fifty mortal boys and girls are chosen to become "The Favoured."

These young men and women will inherit a gods' tremendous powers, using them in service of the Nine Realms.

So it has been ever since the Nine Realms were restored.

When perfectly ordinary 13-year-old Amanda West is claimed as the fifty-first "Favoured," neither god nor mortal can answer why.

This is a tale of action and adventure for any young magician longing to attend Hogwarts; this is the book for any aspiring hero who thirsts to battle alongside Percy Jackson.

If you think you might be one of the chosen... Join Amanda in the land of the Norse gods. Feel the power of Thor, Odin, Freya, and Loki. Become "One of the Favoured!"

"This YA fantasy debut finds a teenager imbued with the power of a goddess from Norse mythology...A methodically complex series opener that should satisfy Hogwarts fans." - Kirkus Reviews

 

 
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Dominus: Young adult science fiction/fantasy action adventure romance (Dominus Trilogy Book 1)

by Terina Adams


Blackmailed into playing a virtual game, I have two choices, win or die...

From expensive cars and fancy clothes to destitution, all because my father lied. And boy did he lie. Our family shattered the day they lead him away. You should know someone after seventeen years, right?

That is just the beginning.

My life spirals from bad to hell when Jax appears. Secretive, arrogant and dangerous he has something he wants me to see, something he wants me to do, something I have to play – or else.

It’s called Dominus.

Dominus isn’t just a game. And we aren’t just players. And the only way I can leave the game is to play to the end. Or die. If I don’t play then Jax will force my younger brother, Ajay, to take my place. But Ajay doesn’t have the special gift needed to make it through Dominus alive. Apparently I do.

I have to learn fast, trust no one, risk everything and become someone else, someone more deadly than the game itself…

 
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Olive Arin: The Night Phantom

by Goldie Arver


A summer camp for magical beings? Sign me up! The Night Phantom is Book 1 in the Olive Arin series, and the perfect choice for those in search of magic, a feel-good adventure, loveable characters, and high-stakes action.

Summertime for Olive Arin usually involves bodega snacks and attempts to avoid her bullies. But Olive's dad has other plans when he sends her to a camp for People of Magic, just like her. Adventures are aplenty for the new faces among the wizards, vampires, and shape-shifters called nocturners -- but then campers disappear. Pranks and hexes may be the least of Olive's worries, especially at night.

 
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Extraordinary Lies

by Jennifer Alsever


Julia and Charley may come from two completely different worlds, but they’ve been called the same names all their lives. Psycho. Liar. Witch. It’s the price of being a supernaturally gifted female in sexist, narrow-minded 1971. 


Until they’re invited to join the Stanford Research Institute. There, a team of scientists are conducting experiments on people like them—people with the ability to tell the future, read minds, move objects without lifting a finger. 

At first, the institute seems like a safe haven. For the first time, Julia and Charley are not alone. Surrounded by others with powers like theirs, they finally make real friends. But as the experiments become darker and more dangerous, and the test subjects’ lives are increasingly at risk, the two girls must work together to unveil the truth behind the scientists’ experiments—and the extraordinary lies they’ve been told to keep them in the dark.

"Imaginative and thrilling all at once, Alsever establishes a grounded,
yet terrifying world where characters who possess extraordinary
abilities are not to be studied, but instead are to be weaponized.
A truly captivating page turner from start to finish.”
Matt Moore, film producer Areu Bros. Studios

 
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The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking Book 1)

by Patrick Ness


A dystopian thriller follows a boy and girl on the run from a town where all thoughts can be heard – and the passage to manhood embodies a horrible secret.

Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were infected with the Noise germ, Todd can hear everything the men think, and they hear everything he thinks. Todd is just a month away from becoming a man, but in the midst of the cacophony, he knows that the town is hiding something from him -- something so awful Todd is forced to flee with only his dog, whose simple, loyal voice he hears too. With hostile men from the town in pursuit, the two stumble upon a strange and eerily silent creature: a girl. Who is she? Why wasn't she killed by the germ like all the females on New World? Propelled by Todd's gritty narration, readers are in for a white-knuckle journey in which a boy on the cusp of manhood must unlearn everything he knows in order to figure out who he truly is.

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