These books will give you all the feels you’re looking for in one quick read! Don’t get us wrong, we love getting sucked into a good series or 600+ page book, but we don’t always have the time or energy to fully commit to starting one. Sometimes you just want the magic, romance, intricate world-building, and the (hopefully) satisfying ending – all in a limited number of pages!
Sparrow is a cursed town where every year, three witches seek revenge on the town by possessing the bodies of three girls in order to lure boys into the harbor and drown them. For Penny, this is just the way things are, but when Bo comes to town, clueless to their curse, Penny may be the only one who can help him.
Beautifully written world of faeries? Check. Headstrong heroine? Check. Star-crossed romance between the said heroine and a faerie prince? You bet. All of this in one gorgeous standalone novel? It’s basically a dream come true.
In this moving story that’s perfect for fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, two teens fall in love with just one minor complication—they can’t get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives. Stella Grant likes to be in control—even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. Will’s exactly what Stella needs to stay away from. If he so much as breathes on Stella she could lose her spot on the transplant list. Yet, as the two start to fall in love, distance is harder than it has ever been for either one of them.
The books in Elisabeth’s world are not normal. Books of magic are dangerous and can transform into terrible monsters, and she’s spent her entire live protecting the kingdom from their power. When the library’s most dangerous book is released, Elisabeth finds herself framed for the crime. Now the only person she can turn to for help is her sworn enemy, the sorcerer Nathaniel Thorn. Once you’ve read Sorcery of Thorns, pick up the ADORABLE sequel novella, Mysteries of Thorn Manor!
When accidental magic goes sideways and a boy winds up dead, Alexis and her friends come together to try to right a terrible wrong. Their first attempt fails—and their second attempt fails even harder. Left with the remains of their failed spells and more consequences than anyone could have predicted, each of them must find a way to live with their part of the story.
This book is ultimate squad goals! After coming back from a losing season, the Field Hockey Wildcats have 24 hours to come together as a team before their first game on the new season. You won't be able to put this book down as secrets are revealed and friendships are tested.
Perfect for fans of The Hate U Give, this unforgettable coming-of-age debut novel explores issues of race, class, and violence through the eyes of a wealthy black teenager whose family gets caught in the vortex of the 1992 Rodney King Riots.
A young prince must rely on a mysterious stranger to save him when he is kidnapped during his coming-of-age tour in this swoony adventure that is The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Pirates of the Caribbean. This fantasy love story includes pirates, magic, and major sea shanty vibes!
Even if you've already read Jason Reynolds' bestselling book Long Way Down, you don't want to miss this beautiful graphic novel version. Paired with gorgeous illustrations, Jason Reynolds' powerful words come to life in this book that takes place over a matter of 60 seconds as Will decides whether to seek revenge on the man who killed his brother, or not.
Rachael Lippincott, coauthor of #1 New York Times bestseller Five Feet Apart, weaves a captivating, heartfelt, fast-paced love story about learning who you are, and who you love, when the person you’ve always shared yourself with is gone.
Jason Reynolds and his best bud, Jason Griffin had a mind-meld. And they decided to tackle it, in one fell swoop, in about ten sentences, and 300 pages of art, this piece, this contemplation-manifesto-fierce-vulnerable-gorgeous-terrifying-WhatIsWrongWithHumans-hope-filled-hopeful-searing-Eye-Poppingly-Illustrated-tender-heartbreaking-how-The-HECK-did-They-Come-UP-with-This project about oxygen. And all of the symbolism attached to that word, especially NOW.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Chloe Gong comes two captivating new novellas surrounding the events of Foul Lady Fortune! Reunite with your favorite characters from the Secret Shanghai Universe in the pages of these short and sweet novellas!
The young adult adaptation of the hopeful and refreshingly candid bestselling memoir by the husband of a former Democratic presidential candidate about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town is a must-read, and only 224 pages!
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me gets a Y2K twist in this coming-of-age young adult graphic novel from acclaimed comic artist Kate Leth about a 2000s goth teen whose favorite part of her new town is the mall.