Trend Alert: Secret Societies

Several young adult novels published in the last few years have featured secret societies. Here are five for you to try:

Cross My Heart by Sasha Gould

Cross My Heart by Sasha Gould

Laura desperately wishes to escape an arranged marriage, and she turns to the Segreta, a secret society of women. She gets her wish but soon discovers that the Segreta might be responsible for her sister's death.

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

In fifteenth-century Brittany, Ismae escapes from a brutal arranged marriage by becoming an assassin for the convent of St. Mortain, the god of Death. Posing as the mistress of a nobleman, she works undercover at court to aid the Duchess.

Liar Society by Lisa & Laura Roecker

Liar Society by Lisa & Laura Roecker

Kate receives an email from her dead friend Grace. Kate begins to believe that Grace's death was not an accident.

The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney   The Rivals by Daisy Whtiney

The Mockingbirds and The Rivals by Daisy Whitney

After Alex is assaulted, the administration at Themis Academy do nothing. She turns to the Mockingbirds, a secret society that seeks justice.

The Secret Society by Tom Dolby  The Trust by Tom Dolby

The Secret Society and The Trust by Tom Dolby

Several Manhattan teens are inducted into an age-old secret society that offers to fulfill all their dreams; however, they must swear undying loyalty.

 

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