Scarlett Undercover by Jennifer Latham: Flash Booktalk


Meet Scarlett: teenage girl, Muslim, orphan, and private investigator. What seems like an easy case working for a little girl worried about her brother reveals Scarlett’s destined role in taking down the Children of Iblis who believe ancient artifacts will let them destroy the world.  They might be trying to harness the supernatural, but are they ready for Scarlett?

Endangered by Lamar Giles: Flash Booktalk


The email creeps Panda out right away, it says “How do you get the color Gray? Throw a Panda in the blender and turn it on.” Besides just being gross, nobody is supposed to know that Panda is Gray, the mysterious photographer sharing the secrets of the worst people in school online. She just wants to stay below the radar and hand out some karma. Then she gets this message from an “admirer” drawing her into a game that goes from daring to deadly – fast.

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma: Flash Booktalk


“Ori’s dead because of what happened out behind the theater, in the tunnel made out of trees. She’s dead because she got sent to that place upstate, locked up with those monsters. And she got sent there because of me.”

One girl, alive and free. One girl, dead and locked up. It’s their story to tell, about two dead girls, about 42 dead girls, and about Ori, the only girl who knows the whole story.