- Megan Lemons
If you liked Back in Black, here are some other titles with a little suspense or romance you might like:
Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty.
In her fresh fiction debut, first-time novelist McCafferty takes readers through a year in the life of smart, sarcastic Jessica Darling as she copes with the perils of high school. The sequel is Second Helpings. Critics and readers alike fell in love with "Sloppy Firsts," McCafferty's first novel and the debut of the saucy, irreverent Jessica Darling. Well, Jessica is a senior now at Pineville High. Fall in love with Jessica all over again in this wonderful sequel to the best high school novel in years.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer.
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human. This book also has a sequel, titled New Moon.
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen.
Two teenagers, who are neighbors, describe, in alternating chapters, how their feelings about each other, themselves, and their families change over the years, beginning with their first meeting at age seven.
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray.
After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff.
To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City,
fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and
cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.