Orphaned at the age of six, Jane has learned to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. For the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a group of friends. She even starts tutoring the gorgeous Lucien. Things seem too good to be true. They are. The more she learns about Birch Grove's recent past, the more Jane comes to suspect that there is something sinister going on. Why did the wife of a popular teacher kill herself? What happened to the former scholarship student, whose place Jane took? Why does Lucien's brother seem to dislike her so much? As Jane begins to piece together the answers to the puzzle, she must find out why she was brought to Birch Grove - and what she would risk to stay there...
Halo by Alexandra Adornetto
When three angels are sent from heaven to protect the town of Venus Cove against the gathering forces of darkness, their mission is threatened as the youngest angel, Bethany, enrolls in high school and falls in love with another student. Her romance turns into a classic battle between good over evil. First book in the Halo Series.
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
High school sophomore Nora has always been very cautious in her relationships. But when Patch, who has a dark side she can sense, enrolls at her school, Nora is mysteriously and strongly drawn to him, despite warnings from her best friend, her school counselor, and her own instincts. She soon becomes dragged into hostilities between rival fallen angels. First book in the Hush, Hush Saga.
Nightshade by Ashley Cremer
Werewolf Calla defies her pack by saving human Shay from death. Despite Call's betrothal to another pack's alpha, she falls in love with Shay. Their forbidden relationship becomes even more dangerous when the two uncover the secret history of the Keepers, the werewolves' magic-wielding masters. First book of the Nightshade Series.
Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
Marrying a vampire definitely doesn't fit into Jessica Packwood's senior year "get-a-life" plan. But then a bizarre (and incredibly hot) new exchange student named Lucius Vladescu shows up, claiming that Jessica is a Romanian vampire princess by birth and he's her long-lost fiancé. Armed with newfound confidence and a copy of Growing Up Undead: A Teen Vampire's Guide to Dating, Health, and Emotions, Jessica makes a dramatic transition from average American teenager to glam European vampire princess. But when a devious cheerleader sets her sights on Lucius, Jess finds herself fighting to win back her wayward prince, stop a global vampire war and save Lucius's soul from eternal destruction. First in a series.
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever. Ethan Wate, who has been counting the months until he can escape from Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a beautiful girl he has never met. When Lena moves into the town's oldest and most infamous plantation, Ethan is inexplicably drawn to her and determined to uncover the connection between them. In a town with no surprises, one secret could change everything. First in the Beautiful Creatures Series.
Evernight by Claudia Gray
Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a new girl at the sinister Evernight boarding school, finds herself drawn to another outsider Lucas, but dark forces threaten to tear them apart and destroy Bianca's entire world. Both the vampire - human war and Bianca and Lucas' romance continue to heat up throughout the Evernight Series.
Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey
Violet's mother's seances are a sham, capitalizing on the spiritualism rage sweeping through Victorian England. The sixteen-year-old is therefore shocked to discover she really can see ghosts. Harvey's modern spin on the gothic novel features a feisty (and drop-dead gorgeous) heroine, an engaging mystery with supernatural underpinnings, and plenty of romance with a penniless suitor pitted against a wealthy one.
Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck
The last thing Kelsey Hayes thought she'd be doing over the summer was meeting Ren, a mysterious white tiger and cursed Indian prince! When she learns she alone can break the Tiger's curse, Kelsey's life is turned upside-down. The unlikely duo journeys halfway around the world to piece together an Indian prophecy, find a way to free the man trapped by a centuries-old spell, and discover the path to their true destiny. First in the Tiger Saga.
Need by Carrie Jones
Depressed after the death of her stepfather, high school junior Zara goes to live with her grandmother in a small Maine town, sher new friends tell Zara that the strange man she keeps seeing may be a malevolent pixie king. The lurking pixie isn't the only new man in Zara's life though as she gets to know the mysterious, possibly more-than-human Nick. First in a series.
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
Meghan Chase has a secret destiny; one she could never have imagined. Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school or at home. When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar, and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's known is about to change. But she could never have guessed the truth--that she is the daughter of a mythical faery king and is a pawn in a deadly war. Now Meghan will learn just how far she'll go to save someone she cares about, to stop a mysterious evil no faery creature dare face and to find love with a young prince who might rather see her dead than let her touch his icy heart. First in the Iron Fey Series.
Fallen by Lauren Kate
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a reform school where she meets Daniel Grigori. He's the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, the other students are all screw-ups, and security cameras watch every move. Even though Daniel wants nothing to do with Luce -- and goes out of his way to make that very clear -- she can't let it go. Drawn to him like a moth to a flame, she has to find out what Daniel is so desperate to keep secret -- even if it kills her. First in the Fallen Series.
Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Brees Rennan
Just because Mel lives in a city founded by vampires, doesn't mean she knows any of the undead personally. They stay in their part of town; she stays in hers. Until the day a vampire shows up at her high school. Worse yet, her best friend, Cathy, seems to be falling in love with him. It's up to Mel to save Cathy from a mistake she might regret for all eternity! On top of trying to help Cathy (whether she wants it or not), Mel is investigating a mysterious disappearance for another friend and discovering the attractions of a certain vampire wannabe.
Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
When seventeen-year-old actress Kelley Winslow meets Sonny Flannery, she discovers he is a changeling who guards the gate between the faerie Otherworld and the mortal realm. And if that wasn't enough, her mother had otherworldly powers that she has passed on to Kelley. Kelley and Sonny's realm-crossing, star-crossed romance continues in its sequels.
Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong
These sixteen short stories run the gamut from lovelorn ifrits to vampire rock stars to cannibal Girl Scouts. Humor rules Margaret Stohl's IV League, in which a busload of southern "Drinker" teens embarks on a New England college tour; Mary Pearson's story of a captured gargoyle is deeply poignant; Carrie Ryan's zombie dystopia Scenic Route is both chilling and hopeful. Entertaining and original.
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in the mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty--especially if they learn of her Sight--and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens. Now faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equal parts terrifying and alluring, is trying to talk to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer. Keenan is the Summer King who has sought his queen for nine centuries. He is determined that Aislinn will become the Summer Queen at any cost--regardless of her plans or desires. Suddenly, everything is on the line: her freedom; her best friend, Seth; her life; everything. First in the Wicked Lovely Series.
Hourglass by Myra McEntire
Emerson's disturbing tendency to see people from the past draws the attention of Michael, a "consultant" enlisted to help her with her problem. Michael can't resist romancing Emerson even as he explains her ability to time-travel and warns of the secretive groups that practice it. Emerson's discomfort and isolation are well portrayed in this haunting supernatural love story.
The Eternal Ones by Kirsten Miller
At seventeen, Haven leaves her small town for New York City to join Ethan, a man she has never met but who has visited her in visions since she was little. Once in NYC, Haven learns that her attraction has age-old roots that threaten to entangle her. Miller creates an engaging supernatural romance/thriller with well-developed characters and satisfying plot twists. First in the Eternal Ones Series.
The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
Sent to Baltimore in 1889 to enjoy the season and to find a husband, Amelia instead discovers a gift for seeing visions -- and begins a romance with an inappropriate young man. Through Amelia's first-person narrative, readers navigate a world governed by etiquette and an equally inexplicable supernatural one. The atmosphere in this paranormal romance is eerie and appealing.
Die for Me by Amy Plum
When Kate’s parents die in a tragic car accident, she leaves her life behind to live with her grandparents in Paris. For Kate, the only way to survive her pain is escaping into the world of books and Parisian art. Until she meets the mysterious, charming, and devastatingly handsome, Vincent. As she begins to fall in love with Vincent, Kate discovers that he’s a revenant–an undead being whose fate forces him to sacrifice himself over and over again to save the lives of others. Vincent and those like him are bound in a centuries-old war against a group of evil revenants who exist only to murder and betray. Kate soon realizes that if she follows her heart, she may never be safe again. First in the Die for Me Trilogy.
Quincie P. Morris, neophyte vampire, is in the fight of her life. Even as she adjusts to her new appetites, she must clear her best friend and true love, the hybrid werewolf Kieren, of murder charges; thwart the apocalyptic ambitions of Bradley Sanguini, the seductive vampire-chef who "blessed" her; and keep her dead parents' restaurant up and running. She hires a more homespun chef and adds the preternaturally beautiful Zachary to her wait staff. But with hundreds of new vampires on the rise and Bradley off assuming the powers of Dracula Prime, Zachary soon reveals his true nature -- and a flaming sword -- and they hit the road to staunch the bloodshed before it's too late. Read Eternal and Tantalize that take place in the same universe.
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human until the cold makes him shift back again. Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It's her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human--or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever. First in the Wolves of Mercy Falls Series.
Immortal Beloved by Cate Tiernan
Dissipated parties and wild excess lose their charm for Nastasya after four-hundred-odd years, so she takes up an offer to try a simple and disciplined life among a small group of other immortals. Forced to confront her own heritage and imagine a new kind of future. Dark romance and mystery enliven this tale of supernatural self-discovery. First in the Immortal Beloved Series.
The Vampire Stalker by Allison van Diepen
A quirk of "literary physics" allows sexy vampire-hunter Alexander Banks, Amy's favorite character from the Otherworld books, to cross into our dimension. Unfortunately, his nemesis, brutal vampire Vigo, crosses over, too, threatening Amy, her friends, and all of Chicago.
The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood
Jessamine and her father are fascinated by Weed, an enigmatic young man with astonishing botanical knowledge. Jessamine's father, who keeps a locked garden of poisonous flora, tries to learn Weed's secrets. Jessamine falls in love -- until she gets sick, and Weed must turn to the dangerous poison garden to heal her. A suspenseful, eerie historical novel with an extrasensory twist. First in the Poison Diaries Series.
The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff
Everything is made of steel, even the flowers. How can you love anything in a place like this? Daphne is the half-demon, half-fallen angel daughter of Lucifer and Lilith. Life for her is an endless expanse of time, until her brother Obie saves a bleeding, broken boy named Truman from the brink of death and then suddenly goes missing, Daphne runs away to Earth to find him. But on Earth, everything is colder and more terrifying, and Daphne struggles between her demon instincts and her growing—yet achingly unfamiliar—feelings for Truman. As Daphne and Truman search for Obie, they must navigate the jealousies and alliances of the violent archangels who stand in their way. But Daphne also discovers, unexpectedly, what it means to love and be human in a world where human is the hardest thing to be.