Authors Who Write for Adults AND Teens

American gods : a novel

Neil Gaiman.

A master of inventive fiction pens the story of an ex-con who is offered a job as a bodyguard for Mr. Wednesday, a trickster and a rogue. Shadow soon learns that his role in the man's schemes are far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined.


The Graveyard Book

by Neil Gaiman

Fantasy

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place-he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their timely ghostly teachings-like the ability to Fade. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? And then there are things like ghouls that ...


Ink exchange

Melissa Marr.

Fantasy


Twilight

Stephenie Meyer.

In this exquisite fantasy, Bella adores beautiful Edward, and he returns her love. But Edward must control the blood lust she arouses in him because--he's a vampire. This deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful novel captures the struggle between defying instincts and satisfying desires.


Lord Loss

by Darren Shan.

Thriller, Horror, Paranormal

Grubbs Grady has stiff red hair and is a little big for his age, which means he can get into R-rated movies. He hates history and loves bacon, rats, and playing tricks on his squeamish older sister. When he opts out of a family weekend trip, he never guesses that he is about to take a terrifying journey into darkness. Hungry demons and howling werewolves haunt his waking nightmares... and threaten his life.


Blue bloods

Melissa de la Cruz.

Fantasy

Schuyler Van Alen begins to wonder if the legends of vampires are really true. When she turns 15, she starts to crave raw food and is having flashbacks to ancient times. After a classmate is found dead--and bloodless--Schuyler doesn't know what to think. Hyperion Books for Children


A northern light : [a novel]

Jennifer Donnelly.

Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Literary Fiction

Mattie Gokey has a word for everything. She collects words, stores them up as a way of fending off the hard truths of her life, the truths that she can't write down in stories.The fresh pain of her mother's death. The burden of raising her sisters while her father struggles over his brokeback farm. The mad welter of feelings Mattie has for handsome but dull Royal Loomis, who says he wants to marry her. And the secret dreams that keep her going--v...


Maximum Ride : the angel experiment

James Patterson.

Action/Adventure

Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the "flock"--Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel--are just like ordinary kids--only they have wings and can fly. It may seem like a dream come true to some, but their lives can morph into a living nightmare at any time...like when Angel, the youngest member of the flock, is kidnapped and taken back to the "School" where sh...


My name is memory

Ann Brashares.

Fantasy, Romance

From the New York Times -bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Last Summer (of You and Me) comes an imaginative, inspired, magical book-a love story that lasts more than a lifetime. Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia (despite her changing name and form) have been drawn together-and he remembers it all. Daniel has "the memory...


3 willows : the sisterhood grows

Ann Brashares.

Chick Lit

The author of the bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series introduces the girls in a new sisterhood in this new series. Summer is a time to grow, and Polly, Joe, and Ama each sprout into young adulthood over the course of one summer.


Insatiable

Meg Cabot.

Romance, Paranormal, Chick Lit

Sick of hearing about vampires? So is Meena Harper. But her bosses are making her write about them anyway, even though Meena doesn't believe in them. Not that Meena isn't familiar with the supernatural. See, Meena Harper knows how you're going to die. (Not that you're going to believe her. No one ever does.) But not even Meena's precognition can prepare her for what happens when she meets-then makes the mistake of falling in love with-Lucien Anto...


Airhead

Meg Cabot.

Chick Lit

From the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling creator of the Princess Diaries. Following a bizarre accident, 16-year-old tomboy Emerson Watts wakes up to find she's in the body of a supermodel. Who is behind the switch? And how can she get her best friend Christopher to realize she's still the same Em inside?


Goldengrove : a novel

Francine Prose.

Literary Fiction

At the center of Francine Prose's profoundly moving new novel is a young girl facing the consequences of sudden loss after the death of her sister. As her parents drift toward their own risky consolations, thirteen-year-old Nico is left alone to grope toward understanding and clarity, falling into a seductive, dangerous relationship with her sister's enigmatic boyfriend.Over one haunted summer, Nico must face that life-changing moment when childr...


After

Francine Prose.

Literary Fiction

From the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist "Blue Angel" comes a haunting novel about what happens when protection at a school goes too far and what it means to have freedom extinguished in the name of safety.


Cum laude

Cecily von Ziegesar.

Chick Lit

Cum Laude is a witty and intimate look at a group of young people on the threshold of adulthood. It's von Ziegesar's first departure from young adult writing, and the novel is written with her signature style in terms of grabbing readers' attention right at the beginning, and taking them for an incredible ride. Gossip Girl has captured a huge audience of millions of rabid fans, both in the book series and on television, and her first adult novel ...


Gossip girl

Cecily von Ziegesar.

Chick Lit

For use in schools and libraries only. When the beautiful Serena van der Woodsen returns to Spenford after mysteriously getting kicked out of boarding school, the whole school is talking. All Blair Waldorf knows is that there's no way Serena's going to just waltz back in and steal everyone's heart again.


Graveminder

Melissa Marr.

Romance, Paranormal, Fantasy

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely YA series comes a captivating story about a curse that allows the dead to walk--and the living who are charged with keeping them at rest.


The host : a novel

Stephenie Meyer.

Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance

The author of the Twilight series of # 1 bestsellers delivers her brilliant first novel for adults: a gripping story of love and betrayal in a future with the fate of humanity at stake. Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, knew...


Procession of the dead

Darren Shan.

Horror, Fantasy

New York Times bestselling YA author Darren Shan makes his adult fiction debut with this first book in a new series set in a darkly imagined world called the City. PROCESSION OF THE DEAD What had I done before coming to the city? I couldn't remember. It sounded crazy but my past was a blank. I could recall every step since alighting from the train, but not a single one before. Young, quick-witted and cocksure, Capac Raimi arrives in the City dete...


Nature girl

Carl Hiaasen.

Humor, Mystery

Honey Santana--impassioned, willful, possibly bipolar, self-proclaimed "queen of lost causes"--has a scheme to help rid the world of irresponsibility, indifference, and dinnertime sales calls. She's taking rude, gullible Relentless, Inc., telemarketer Boyd Shreave and his less-than-enthusiastic mistress, Eugenie--the fifteen-minute-famous girlfriend of a tabloid murderer--into the wilderness of Florida's Ten Thousand Islands for a gentle lesson i...


Flush

Carl Hiaasen.

Mystery, Humor

Bestselling novelist Carl Hiaasen is back with another hysterical mystery adventure for young readers, set in the Florida Keys. You know it's going to be a rough summer when you spend Father's Day visiting your dad in the local lockup. Noah's dad is sure that the owner of the Coral Queen casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor–which has made taking a dip at the local beach like swimming in a toilet. He can't prove it though, and ...


Witches of East End

Melissa de la Cruz.

Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance

The "New York Times"-bestselling author of the Blue Blood series brings readers the story of the Beauchamp family--a story full of witchcraft, romance, and mythology--in her first adult novel.


The tea rose

Jennifer Donnelly.

Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

East London, 1888-a city apart. A place of shadow and light where thieves, whores, and dreamers mingle, where children play in the cobbled streets by day and a killer stalks at night, where bright hopes meet the darkest truths. Here, by the whispering waters of the Thames, a bright and defiant young woman dares to dream of a life beyond tumbledown wharves, gaslit alleys, and the grim and crumbling dwellings of the poor. Fiona Finnegan, a worker i...


Along came a spider : a novel

by James Patterson.

Thriller, Mystery