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Imprint: MTV Books

MTV Books is publishing a line of original fiction for teens. Though the line dominantly publishes realistic dramas, the line also offers sci-fi, horror, suspense, and romance. Some are thought-provoking and smartly shocking, while others are fun summer reads. Here are snapshot specs of the imprint's major fiction releases, in order of publication.

If a title is bold, I've read it. Linked titles lead to my reviews. Linked author names lead to my interviews.

Stand-Alone Titles:

Bad Girls by Alex McAulay - Drama - Young women at a place worse than boot camp - PG-13
The Pursuit of Happiness by Tara Altebrando - Drama - A life-changing summer - PG-13
Plan B by Jenny O'Connell - Drama - Boyfriend issues, family drama, and a famous brother - PG-13
Adios to My Old Life by Caridad Ferrer - Drama - A bilingual twist on American Idol - PG-13
Last Summer by Alex McAulay - Suspense - A summer, an island and a murder - PG-13
Oh My Goth by Gena Showalter - Dramedy - Virtual reality for students of opposing social classes - PG
Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess - Drama - Parental abuse - R
The Book of Luke by Jenny O'Connell - Drama - Gender dynamics in high school
Graffiti Girl by Kelly Parra - Cultural identity and art - PG-13
It's Not About the Accent by Caridad Ferrer - Drama - Cultural identity and college life - PG-13
Uninvited by Justine Musk - Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Oblivion Road by Alex McAulay - Suspense - Five teenagers involved in an accident
Leftovers by Laura Wiess - Drama - Secrets shared by two - R
What Happens Here by Tara Altebrando - Drama - Truly life-changing events - PG/PG-13
I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone by Stephanie Kuehnert - Drama - Missing her mother and finding her music - July 2008
Invisible Touch by Kelly Parra - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - PG-13 - September 2008
Soulless by Christopher Golden - Horror - PG/PG-13 - Seances, life after death, priorities, and zombies - October 2008
Princess of Gossip by Sabrina Bryan and Julia DeVillers - November 2008
Shelter Me by Alex McAulay - Drama - WWII and boarding school
Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols - Drama - PG-13 - Night patrol with the rookie cop who arrested her - March 2009
Fairest of Them All by Jan Blazanin - April 2009
Shrinking Violet by Danielle Joseph - May 2009
Ballads of Suburbia by Stephanie Kuehnert - July 2009
How It Ends by Laura Wiess - August 2009


The 310 by Beth Killian - Melodrama - Family secrets and teen actresses - PG-13
- Life as a Poser
- Everything She Wants
- Boy Trouble

Fast Girls, Hot Boys by Kylie Adams - Melodrama - Brand names and rich teens - Strong R
- Cruel Summer
- Bling Addiction
- Beautiful Disaster

Bard Academy by Cara Lockwood - Dramedy - Deliquent students and (in)famous teachers - PG
- Wuthering High
- Scarlet Letterman
- Moby Clique - March 2008

Alien Huntress by Gena Showalter - Sci-fi/Fantasy - Teens and young adults battle otherworldly creatures
- Red Handed
- Black Listed

Island Summer by Jenny O'Connell
- Local Girls - Drama - A friendship is tested when one girl moves away, then comes back for the summer - PG - June 2008
- Rich Boys - June 2008

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Tags: booklists, books, christopher golden, imprints, mtv

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