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Book Buffet Picks: March 2017

Every month teens share their latest favorite reads at Book Buffet. If you’re looking for a great recommendation from other teen readers, try one of these!


    • Cass, Kiera
      The Selection
      (Selection series, Book 1)
      America Singer is chosen to compete in the Selection–a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea’s prince–but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her.

    • Korman, Gordon
      Masterminds
      (Masterminds trilogy, Book #1)
      When a group of kids discover they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment, they likewise realize they can trust no one €”least of all their own parents.

    • Kun, Michael
      We Are Still Tornadoes
      Growing up across the street from each other, Scott and Cath have been best friends their entire lives. Cath would help Scott with his English homework, he would make her mix tapes (it’s the 80’s after all), and any fight they had would be forgotten over TV and cookies. But now they’ve graduated high school and Cath is off to college while Scott is at home pursuing his musical dreams. During their first year apart, Scott and Cath’s letters help them understand heartache, annoying roommates, family drama and the pressure to figure out what to do with the rest of their lives. And through it all, they realize that the only person they want to turn to is each other. But does that mean they should be more than friends? The only thing that’s clear is that change is an inescapable part of growing up. And the friends who help us navigate it share an unshakable bond.

    • Maas, Sarah J
      A Court of Thorns and Roses
      (A Court of Thorns and Roses series, Book 1)
      Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from stories, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin, a High Lord of the faeries. As her feelings toward him transform from hostility to a firey passion, the threats against the faerie lands grow. Feyre must fight to break an ancient curse, or she will lose Tamlin forever.

    • Muchamore, Robert
      The Recruit
      (CHERUB series, Mission 1)
      James is recruited into CHERUB, a secret division of MI5 which consists of teenage spies. He successfully completes his training and goes on his first mission.

    • Richards, Natalie D
      Six Months Later
      Chloe didn’t think about it much when she nodded off in study hall on that sleepy summer day. But when she wakes up, snow is on the ground and she can’t remember the last six months of her life. Before, she’d been a mediocre student. Now, she’s on track for valedictorian and being recruited by Ivy League schools. Before, she never had a chance with super jock Blake. Now he’s her boyfriend. Before, she and Maggie were inseparable. Now her best friend won’t speak to her. What happened to her? And why can’t she remember?

    • Spangler, Brie
      Beast
      After falling off the roof, fifteen-year-old misfit Dylan must attend a therapy group for self-harmers where he meets Jamie, a beautiful and amazing person he does not know is transgender.

    • Tintera, Amy
      Ruined
      (Ruined series, Book 1)
      Emelina Flores has nothing. Her home in Ruina has been ravaged by war; her parents were killed and her sister was kidnapped. Even though Em is only a useless Ruined–completely lacking any magic–she is determined to get revenge by infiltrating the enemy’s kingdom, posing as the crown prince’s betrothed.