Before the bells ring out for another school year of mandatory reading, enjoy one last fling with a really good, enjoyable read.

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Friends Hetty, Byatt, and Reece go to extremes trying to uncover the dark truth about the mysterious disease that has had them quarantined at their boarding school on a Maine island.

Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

After eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung, a nine-tailed fox surviving in modern-day Seoul by eating the souls of evil men, kills a murderous goblin to save Jihoon, she is forced to choose between her immortal life and his.

Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi

A tale told in alternative viewpoints and inspired by classic romantic comedies follows the unlikely on-camera romance between an overachieving cheerleader and the senior film project director who secretly hates her.

These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

When evidence of dark magic begins to appear all over Salem, Massachusetts, Elemental Witch Hannah and her ex-girlfriend Veronica are forced to team up to stop the deadly attacks.

Internment by Samira Ahmed

A terrifying, futuristic United Sates where Muslim-Americans are forced into internment camps, and seventeen-year-old Layla Amin must lead a revolution against complicit silence.

Return to Zero by Pittacus Lore

When the United Nations takes drastic measures against the Human Garde to keep them in check, the students at the Academy must go on the offensive while those who have defected face off against a new and equally dangerous threat

Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller

Ash struggles to remember details about a traumatic tree-house accident that is causing her best friend, Solomon, to retreat into a dark, nightmarish reality.

Ziggy, Stardust & Me by James Brandon

Set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all the odds and fall in love

Last-Chance Summer Reading for Teens