Gateway Nominees 2014-15

Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
New York, L.A., and Washington DC, have been abandoned. The Bill of Rights was replaced with the Moral Statutes. There are no police--instead, there are soldiers. No more fines for bad behavior--instead, arrests, trials, and worse. People usually don't come back. Ember is old enough to remember that things weren't always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it's hard for her to forget that people weren't always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark.
Read more on Goodreads

Boy21 by Matthew Quick

Boy21 by Matthew Quick
Basketball has always been an escape for Finley. He lives in gray, broken Bellmont, a town ruled by the Irish Mob, drugs, violence, and racially charged rivalries. At home, he takes care of his disabled grandfather, and at school he's called White Rabbit, the only white kid on the varsity basketball team. He's always dreamed of getting out somehow with his girlfriend, Erin. But until then, when he puts on his number 21, everything seems to make sense.
Read more on Goodreads

Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf

Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf
Allie lost everything the night her boyfriend died in a horrible accident--including her memory of the event. As their small town mourns, Allie is afraid to remember because doing so means delving into the horrible reality of their abusive relationship. When the police reopen the investigation, it casts suspicion on Allie and her best friend, Blake, especially as their romance raises eyebrows. Allie knows she must tell the truth. Can she reach deep enough to remember that night?
Read more on Goodreads

Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

Burning Blue by Paul Griffin
How far would you go for love, beauty, and jealousy? When Nicole Castro is splashed with acid on the left side of her perfect face, the whole world takes notice. But quiet loner Jay Nazarro does more than that--he decides to find out who did it. Jay understands how it feels to be treated like a freak, and he also has a secret: He's a brilliant hacker. But the deeper he digs, the more danger he's in--and the more he falls for Nicole. Too bad everyone is turning into a suspect, including Nicole.
Read more on Goodreads

Croak by Gina Damico

Croak by Gina Damico
Fed up with her wild behavior, Lex's parents ship her off to upstate New York to live with her Uncle Mort for the summer, hoping that a few months of dirty farm work will whip her back into shape. But Uncle Mort's true occupation is much dirtier than shoveling manure. He's a Grim Reaper. And he's going to teach Lex the family business. She quickly assimilates into the peculiar world of Croak, a town populated by reapers who deliver souls from this life to the next.
Read more on Goodreads

Dark Eyes by William Richter

Dark Eyes by William Richter
and she's just stumbled across the possibility of discovering who she really is. She'll stop at nothing to find her birth mother before Klesko finds her. Because Klesko will stop at nothing to reclaim the fortune Wally's mother stole from him long ago. Even if that means murdering his own blood."
Read more on Goodreads

Don't Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon

Don't Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon
Noa has been a victim of the system since her parents died. Now living off the grid and trusting no one, she uses her hacking skills to stay anonymous. When she wakes up on a table in a warehouse with an IV in her arm and no memory of how she got there, Noa starts to wish she had someone on her side. Enter Peter Gregory. A rich kid and the leader of a hacker alliance, Peter needs people with Noa's talents on his team. But Noa holds the key to a terrible secret...
Read more on Goodreads

Every Day by David Leviathan

Every Day by David Leviathan
Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. There's never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Don't interfere. It's fine until the morning A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules no longer apply. Because A has found someone A wants to be with--day in, day out, day after day.
Read more on Goodreads

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks
Galen is the prince of the Syrena, sent to land to find a girl he heard can communicate with fish. Emma is on vacation at the beach. When she runs into Galen, both teens sense a connection. But it will take several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, for Galen to be convinced of Emma's gifts. Now, if he can convince Emma that she holds the key to his kingdom... Told from both Emma and Galen's points of view.
Read more on Goodreads

Revived by Cat Patrick

Revived by Cat Patrick
It started with a bus crash. Daisy Appleby was a little girl when it happened, and she barely remembers the accident or being brought back to life. At that moment, though, she became one of the first subjects in a covert government program that tests a drug called Revive. Now 15, Daisy has died and been Revived five times. Each death means a new name, a new city, a new identity. The only constant in Daisy's life is constant change.
Read more on Goodreads

Something Like Normal by Trish Doller

Something Like Normal by Trish Doller
When Travis returns home from a stint in Afghanistan, his parents are splitting up, his brother stole his girlfriend and his car, and he's haunted by nightmares of his best friend's death. It's not until he runs into Harper, a girl from his past, that he begins to pick his way through the minefield of family problems and post-traumatic stress to the possibility of a life that might resemble normal again.
Read more on Goodreads

Starters by Lissa Price

Starters by Lissa Price
Callie lost her parents when the Spore Wars wiped out everyone between the ages of 20 and 60. She and her little brother go on the run, living as squatters with their friend Michael and fighting off renegades who would kill them for a cookie. Callie's only hope is Prime Destinations, a disturbing place in Beverly Hills run by a mysterious figure known as the Old Man. He hires teens to rent their bodies to Enders--seniors who want to be young again.
Read more on Goodreads

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
Read more on Goodreads

The Night She Disappeared by April Henry

The Night She Disappeared by April Henry
Gabie drives a Mini Cooper and works part time as a delivery girl at Pete's Pizza. One night, Kayla--another delivery girl--goes missing. To her horror, Gabie learns that the kidnapper asked if the girl in the Mini Cooper was working that night. She can't move beyond the fact that Kayla's fate was meant for her, and she becomes obsessed with finding Kayla. She teams up with Drew, who also works at Pete's. Together, they set out to prove that Kayla isn't dead--and to find her before she is.
Read more on Goodreads

Trafficked by Kim Purcell

Trafficked by Kim Purcell
A 17-year-old girl whose parents have been killed is brought to the U.S. to work as a slave for a family in L.A. Hannah believes she's being brought from Moldova to become a nanny for a Russian family. Her American dream quickly spirals into a nightmare. The Platonovs force her to work 16-hour days, won't let her leave the house, and seem to have a lot of secrets. Stranded in a foreign land with false documents, no money, and nobody who can help her, Hannah must find a way to save herself.
Read more on Goodreads

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2020 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.