McWilliams, Kelly. Agnes at the End of the World. 2020. 417p. Little, Brown, $17.99 (978-0-399-54591-7). Gr. 9 and up.
Agnes must decide to leave the cult she grew up in to save the world in the middle of a pandemic.
Mesrobian, Carrie. The Whitsun Daughters. 2020. 224p. Dutton, $17.99 (978-0-735-23195-5). Gr. 9 and up.
Three girls experience the realities of being a woman in the world, told alternately through the eyes of their Irish immigrant ancestor and her own struggles.
Alender, Katie. The Companion. 2020. 448p. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, $18.99 (978-0-399-54591-7). Gr. 9 and up.
After the tragic death of her family, Margot goes to live with the Suttons as a companion for their daughter where things are not as they seem.
Ahmed, Samira. Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know. 2020. 336p. Soho Teen, $18.99 (9781616959890). Gr. 9 and up.
Visiting Paris for the summer, Khayyam Maquet follows an art-world mystery involving Dumas, Byron, and a mysterious woman who has a story bigger than the rest.
Tate, Meredith. The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly. 2020. 368p. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, $17.99 (978-1-984-81349-7). Gr. 9 and up.
After a shocking act of violence, Autumn leaves her body and seeks out her estranged younger sister, Ivy, unearthing deeper wounds as she tries to survive.
Kenwood, Nina. It Sounded Better In My Head. 2020. 304p. Flatiron, $18.99 (9781250219268). Gr. 7 & up.
When Natalie finds out her parents are getting a divorce, she has to come to terms with the unexpected news with the help of her recently coupled best friends and her sense of humor — as well as a new romance found in the least likely person.