What are the best new novels?

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    #1Reboot

    Reboot

    Reboot is a book by Amy Tintera that tells the story of a crime-fighting soldier who follows commander. The day will come when she will disobey and her life will change.

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    Sarah Montgomery
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Reboot was a zombie meet hunger games style read. I really enjoyed the concept overall of this book, coming back as a reboot after dying etc. I also loved the dry wit of the main character Wren and her journey she leads the reader on. I really enjoyed the love story and how it changed Wren and Callum. My favorite though was that this story didn't fall into the normal stereotypical zombie read. "
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    #2Altered

    Altered
    Altered is a young adult science fiction and the first book in Altered series written by Jennifer Rush. This paranormal romance fiction novel is first published in 2013 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 
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    Frank Cole
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I was across the globe over the few years and I wanted to make sure I spend time in the afternoon with my teenage twin sons. I was looking for something exciting and magical to share with them while I read to them at night. I found this mind-bending sci-fi novel called "Altered," by Jennifer Rush, which is a intellectually stimulating novel for young adults to use their imagination to illustrate a dystopian future society where the world is controlled through technological and scientific achievements that creates a class structure designed to oppress. My sons absolutely love the storyline and they keep begging me to acquire more books by this author. Thank you !"
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    #3Pivot Point

    Pivot Point

    Pivot Point is a young adult fantasy paranormal romance science fiction book written by Kasie West as the first book of the Pivot Point. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2013 by HarperTeen.

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    Daniel Ortega
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "Pivot point is yet another rehash of the hunger-divergent-runner formula in which our heroine finds out that she has new powers! And a love interest! Spend your time elsewhere for this is a tale that has been told a thousand times before"
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    #4A Dead Husband

    A Dead Husband
    A Dead Husband by Anna Celeste Burke is a mystery fiction novel published in 2013. This book is the first one in the Jessica Hungtinton Desert Cities Mystery Series. Burke is a USA Today Best-Selling Author.
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    Andrés Ochoa
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This came out five years ago. What is most appealing about the book is how funny it is. The main character is a hoot, and so are her friends. The prose skips along nicely. The plot is complex enough to keep one engaged until the last page, but not so confusing that one feels left behind. This is a light, enjoyable mystery read."
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    #5My Name is Rapunzel

    My Name is Rapunzel

    My Name Is Rapunzel by K.C. Hilton is a romance fiction on a retelling of the mystery behind Rapunzel's hair. This book was published in 2013 that is definitely crafted from fresh minds.

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    Vivaan Dutta
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "I understand the direction that the author wanted to take with this Rapunzel rendition but it was not a good direction. Rapunzel was full of life originally with long gold locks of hair but in this story, she is sad, depressed, and has lost all hope. The story should have been told in a better light so that she could retain her youthful and hopeful personality. The cover art looks really depressing as well. "
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    #6Driven

    Driven
    Rylee, who is trying to overcome a major tragedy that happened to her, meets Colton, who is also struggling with his own problems and past. Chemistry soon starts to grow between them, and the way they found to heal themselves was through love.



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    Michael Robinson
    Written on April 27, 2018
    " I loved this book. First the writing was terrific because you felt each character completely. The author wrote it so well that you could actually feel the hurt, happiness, lust etc. while reading it. The characters were so well developed and even the characters were easy to connect to."
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    #7The 5th Wave

    The 5th Wave

    The 5th Wave is the first book in the young adult science fiction series The 5th Wave written by Rick Yancey which centers on Cassie who will trust no one as beings who look like humans are killing the humans they see until she meets Evan Walker. 

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    Shirley Lopez
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Good book and then the movie wasn't as great. The book has a better story line and more detail. I recommend it to anyone that can think outside of the box."
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    #8Catching Fire (The Hunger Games)

    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games)
    There is civil unrest in the districts, and the Capitol is getting tired of quelling these disturbances. In Catching Fire, the Capitol sends a chilling message to the districts to remind them of who is really in charge.
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    Beverly Ross
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "The Hunger Games is one of the best modern classics and Catching Fire is one of the best of the series. It will keep you interested to the end of the book. You will want to read this book before seeing the movie, trust me!"
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    #9Blue Lily, Lily Blue

    Blue Lily, Lily Blue
    Blue Lily, Lily Blue, the third book in Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle series, is about Blue Sargent finding a circle of friends in the Raven Boys, but she later loses them because of a betrayal and a deep dark secret that got unraveled.
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    Shreya Jaiteley
    Written on March 30, 2018
    " I read the first two books and loved them, so I was really excited for this book to come. It did not disappoint. Like the first two books, I was unable to put it down. I feel like the characters really grew in this book. I can't wait to see what is in store for them in the fourth book."
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    #10The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games is the first novel of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins which centers on Katniss Everdeen who volunteers as tribute to replace her younger sister in a game televised and ruled by a dictatorial government.

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    Edward Tran
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "The Hunger Games is a great novel. It is so popular for good reason. The story and the characters are gripping and entertaining. It is at times harsh and bleak, but also uplifting and heartwarming. I really liked the ending."
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    #11The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars tells the love story of Hazel and August, cancer-afflicted patients who met in a support group and developed a deep relationship revolving their situation.

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    Dylan Thomas
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "The fault in Our Stars is one of the best Young Adult books I have read in recent years. It tells a love story through the backdrop of cancer and will have you emotional before you realize. The characters are really well done along with the relationships in the book."
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    #12High-Rise

    High-Rise

    High-Rise is J.G. Ballard's 1975 postmodern novel about the residents of an isolated apartment whose ideologies devolved into something more primal, more animalistic.

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    Paul Miller
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "The entire story takes place inside a 40-story luxury high-rise that houses about 2,000 people – an ostensibly homogenous group of high-income individuals. But as tensions begin to arise between the wealthy dog owners on the top floors and the families on the bottom floors, the residents of the high-rise divide into three groups, driven by power and self-interest. The hostilities gradually increase as they assimilate into their self-imposed hierarchies within the building and devolve into chaos and anarchy. Ballard cleverly positions the high-rise as both a literal structure and a social structure. But as the characters devolve into a Hobbesian state of nature, the most disturbing thing of all is that they admit to feeling happier. Finally able to exercise their most devious impulses, they slowly reveal more genuine versions of themselves. Clearly lots of fascinating themes to unpack here – and no surprise coming from J.G. Ballard. Like a Lord of the Flies for adults, this was a dark and twisted read"
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    #13A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange is a standalone 1963 classic science fiction book written by Anthony Burgess which centers on 15-year-old Alex McDowell who spread violence, but then he came back in the reality and was rejected by his parents. 

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    Sonia Yáñez
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "A Clockwork Orange has always been one of those books you should probably read. A book about criminals who come out at night and a story focused on the actions of a 15 year old, this book is a definite read. The forces of good and evil and the actions of the state to try to remake the main character into something more average. What will happen? Maybe you should read it."
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    #14Tell-All

    Tell-All

    Tell-All is a creative and hilarious novel by Chuck Palahniuk about a group of people in the colorful world of Hollywood. It is full of the author's signature style of humor and excellent use of witty quips.

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    Hannah Delgado
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "Tell-All is an interesting glimpse into the world of Hollywood and the people who populate it. The characters are always fun and interesting, and the cast is wide and varied. The novel is full of laughs, as well, and managed to keep me entertained when I was in hospital after an unfortunate accident with a weed-whacker."
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    #15The Bane Chronicles

    The Bane Chronicles

    The Bane Chronicles is a collection of stories revolving around Magnus Bane, one of the characters in the series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. This book is authored by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Brennan, and Maureen Johnson.

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    Marisol Arenas
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "I was looking for a new novel to keep my interest and came across this one. Unfortunately it isn't a recent book and I really didn't care for the story line. Didn't even finish it."
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    #16The Elite (The Selection)

    The Elite (The Selection)

     The Elite is the third book in the series The Selection. The plot of the novel is about how America will transform their government from democratic to monarchy so that he will reign as the King.

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    Kathleen Bennett
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "I like reading young adult fiction sometimes but don't recommend this one. It was a little to young and immature for me. I think it concentrated too much on the love stories, and not a lot on any other aspect of the characters or plot."
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    #17The One (The Selection)

    The One (The Selection)

    The One, the 3rd book in Kiera Cass' The Selection series, is about America Singer being torn between her first love Aspen and Prince Maxon, whom she has grown to love during her time in the Selection.

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    Charles Webb
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "The One (The Selection) is a book that tell's a story of a woman that has her heart torn between two different people. I have found the setting of the story to be quite memorable so far and the plot is very original. "

Summary

Best What are the best new novels
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1RebootBooks 37 Paid
2AlteredBooks 32 Paid
3Pivot PointBooks 28 Paid
4A Dead HusbandBooks 27 Paid
5My Name is RapunzelBooks 22 Paid
6DrivenBooks 21 Paid
7The 5th WaveBooks 13 Paid
8Catching Fire (The Hunger Games)Books 12 Paid
9Blue Lily, Lily BlueBooks 11 Paid
10The Hunger GamesBooks 10 Paid
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