Classes have started again and between homework and reading for courses, it can be easy to let your summer reading addiction fall by the wayside.
To help tempt you back to the land of reading for fun, we’ve compiled a short list of YA titles that are available from UW Libraries or Seattle Public Library. Most of these titles also have e-book versions available so during your busy quarter you can just download these straight to your device!
Don’t have a local library card yet? It’s very easy – start your application online here then pick it up at any Seattle library branch. Bring valid, current ID (like your driver’s license) and proof of address and you’ll be all set.
Take a peek at our list below and let us know your favorites in the comments!
Last Seen Leaving
by Caleb Roehrig
When his girlfriend, January, goes missing, all eyes are on him for answers. However, Flynn has a secret of his own. As he delves deeper and deeper into January’s disappearance, he must take a chance and reveal the truth. (Cover courtesy of Goodreads)
by Garth Nix
In the latest installment of this series, Sabriel and King Touchstone leave Lirael in charge as they take a vacation. Unbeknownst to them, an evil force is amassing a secret army. Can Lirael defeat Chlorr of the Mask before it’s too late? (Cover courtesy of Goodreads)
The Vast Fields of Ordinary
by Nick Burd
Dade’s last summer at home is spent watching his parents’ marriage fall apart and working a low wage job in the middle of boring suburbia. College is the one bright spot in his future until he meets handsome, intriguing Alex. With an exciting cast of characters, the complex relationships and ties between friends drive this story as Dade’s summer comes to an end. (Cover courtesy of Goodreads)
When the Moon was Ours
by Anna-Marie McLemore
Sam and Miel have been best friends for years and though they’re considered strange, even they stay far away from the four Bonner sisters. However, the Bonners are suddenly very interested in Miel and will stop at nothing to get what they want. Set in a small town, McLemore weaves a fantastical, magic love story with a dark side. (Cover courtesy of Goodreads)
The Lie Tree
by Frances Hardinge
On an island in Victorian England, Faith is desperate to uncover who murdered her father. In her father’s things, she finds a tree that bears fruit from lies but gives visions of truth. Using this tree, Faith spreads judicious lies around the small town in an effort to discover what really happened to her father. (Cover courtesy of Goodreads)