Maggot Moon, by Sally Gardner. In this story of a dystopian past, our unlikely hero is Standish Treadwell, a boy who is unlike anyone else because he questions the machinations and inner workings of the Motherland. And when he decides that he will be the one to infiltrate and expose the Motherland, there is no stopping him.
Crown of Midnight, by Sarah J. Maas. This sequel to Throne of Glass doesn’t disappoint. Calaena has become the king’s assassin, her small rebellion has moved to the forefront, and we inch closer to the secret of her true identity. Magic, romance, intrigue, strong characters, and emotions that pull at your heartstrings – this novel has it all!
Taken, by Erin Bowman. In Claysoot, whenever a boy turns 18, he mysteriously disappears at midnight. As Gray’s birthday approaches, a note makes him question this world and what lies beyond. Filled with brilliant and original plot twists, Taken will keep you guessing and reading all the way to the end! First in a series.