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Book Buffet Picks: Sept. 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!


    • Anderson, Laurie Halse
      Chains
      Summary:When their owner dies at the start of the Revolution, Isabel and her younger sister are sold to Loyalists in New York, where Isabel is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.



    • Condie, Allyson Braithwaite.
      Matched
      Summary:All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, who to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn’t be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky’s face show up on her match disk as well?





    • Harrold, A. F.
      The song from somewhere else
      Summary:Saved from bullies by the class misfit, Nick, Frank is drawn to Nick’s house by strange music, discovers he has incredible secrets that bring danger, and decides to help him as he helped her.



    • Roth, Veronica.
      Divergent
      Summary:In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.



    • Riordan, Rick.
      The lightning thief
      Summary:After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.



    • Wolk, Lauren
      Beyond the bright sea
      Summary:Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a small boat when she was just hours old, Crow’s only companions are Osh, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their fierce and affectionate neighbor across the sandbar. Crow has always been curious about the world around her, but it isn’t until the night a mysterious fire appears across the water that the unspoken question of her own history forms in her heart. Soon, an unstoppable chain of events is triggered, leading Crow down a path of discovery and danger.



    • Swanson, James L.
      Chasing Lincoln’s killer
      Summary:Recounts the escape of John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, and follows the intensive twelve-day search for him and his accomplices.