Alert
Close

Think you know AARP? What you don't know about us may surprise you. Discover all the 'Real Possibilities'

Highlights

Open

FREE FUN!

AARP Games - Play Now!
AARP-iPad-ePub-app

FALL 2014 NATIONAL EVENT

Come to San Diego!

Sept. 4 - 6

Technology and Innovation

AARP TV

Watch episodes of AARP Live and other AARP broadcasts.

Most Popular

Viewed

Books for Grandparents - March 2012

Authors Marissa Meyer and Phoebe Stone are featured in our monthly review of children's books

FOR TEENS

Cinder book cover

Cinder
By Marissa Meyer
(Feiwel and Friends, $17.99; ages 12 and up)

Meyer imaginatively transports the classic story of Cinderella far into the future. The star: Cinder, a teenage cyborg mechanic living with her adoptive family in New Beijing. Plague, prejudice and — of course — a prince all play their parts in this thrilling science-fiction adventure.

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
By Jennifer E. Smith
(Little, Brown/Poppy, $17.99; ages 12 and up)

A missed connection offers a chance at true love for 17-year-old Hadley, who is en route to her father's wedding in London. When she meets a charming boy on her rescheduled flight — and promptly loses track of him on touchdown in England — the stage is set for a cinematic and utterly romantic adventure.

The Disenchantments

The Disenchantments
By Nina LaCour
(Dutton, $16.99; ages 14 and up)

Rock 'n' roll road trip! With Colby's post–high school plans in disarray, he agrees to drive his friend Bev's (truly bad) all-girl band on their West Coast tour. Life lessons about love, disappointment and opportunity come from unexpected sources in a story that's just the thing for soon-to-be grads.

The Fault in our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars
By John Green
(Dutton, $17.99; ages 14 and up)

Bestselling author Green's latest (and probably greatest) novel is the heartbreaking, funny and razor-sharp story of two teens in love. Both are battle-scarred from bouts with cancer — Augustus lost a leg, Hazel's lungs are in bad shape — and their tentative, star-crossed romance is not to be missed. Grab this one as soon as your teen finishes it.

Pink Smog book cover

Pink Smog
By Francesca Lia Block
(HarperTeen, $17.99; ages 14 and up)

This prequel to the groundbreaking series of books that began with Block's 1989 novel Weetzie Bat is the perfect opportunity to introduce a new generation to the author's singular vision of life in Los Angeles. Here, readers get a peek at protagonist Louise as a seventh-grader who is just beginning to recognize the magic of the world around her.

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

       

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

AARP Bookstore

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Regal Cinemas movie theater

Members can save $3 on soda + popcorn combos at Regal Cinemas. Restrictions apply.

Tanger Outlets

Members can get a free Tanger Coupon Book with discount offers from top brand names.

Live Nation

Members save 25% or more when buying tickets in groups of four from Ticketmaster.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.