Young adults don't always heavy books. They want to laugh and enjoy themselves. Here are books that will bring a smile to your teen patrons' faces.
- Anderson, M.T. Burger Wuss.
Anthony has never had to stand up for himself--until his girlfriend winds up in the arms of another boy. Anthony gets a job at the fast food restaurant where his rival is the star employee. Will Anthony's hunger for revenge be satisfied--and will he prove he's not a wuss?
- Bradley, Alex. 24 Girls In 7 days.
Jack has no date to the prom. Percy and Natalie, Jack's so-called best friends, post an ad in online version of the school newspaper and soon have assembled a list of girls eager to go to the prom with Jack, including one mysterious girl known only as FancyPants.
- Keller, Beverly. The Amazon Papers.
Fifteen-year-old Iris gets into hilarious trouble when her mother goes on vacation and leaves her alone.
- Limb, Sue. Girl 15, Charming But Insane.
Fifteen-year-old Jess, living with her mum, separated from her father in Cornwall, and with a best friend who seems to do everything perfectly, finds her own assets through humor.
- Lockhart, E. The Boyfriend List.
A Seattle teen explains some of the reasons for her recent panic attacks, including breaking up with her boyfriend, losing all her girlfriends, tensions between her performance-artist mother and her father, and more.
- Lubar, David. Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie.
While navigating his first year of high school and awaiting the birth of his new baby brother, Scott loses old friends and gains some unlikely new ones as he hones his skills as a writer.
- Rennison, Louise. Love Is A Many Trousered Thing.
In a series of diary entries, British teenager Georgia Nicolson describes her continuing romantic woes as she is pushed toward a decision about the three boys in her life.
- Shusterman, Neal. The Schwa Was Here.
A Brooklyn eighth-grader nicknamed Antsy befriends the Schwa, an "invisible-ish" boy who is tired of blending into his surroundings and going unnoticed by nearly everyone.