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We’re all pretty excited for the gang’s next adventures in the Netflix series Outer Banks. The Pogues are back, and we can’t wait to see how the search for the decades-old treasure reaches dangerous new heights. But until you can binge-watch your way through the new episodes, we’ve rounded up some other treasures to read while you wait. Enjoy.
Outer Banks: Lights Out by Alyssa Sheinmel
Inspired by the Netflix series Outer Banks, this story follows JJ and John B during spring break as they attempt to save themselves from boredom. The two plan a fishing trip getaway to the dangerous Frying Pan Shoal, and soon after, they run into Savannah, whose boyfriend left her stranded. When a violent storm force them to find shelter, they come across an abandoned hotel on the shoals that might not be as abandoned as they assume.
The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
Theodora dreamed of treasure-hunting and traveling with her father since she could remember. But to do so, her father would have to allow it, and he’s currently only interested in Huck Gallagher, his nineteen-year-old protégé and old flame of Theodora. But Huck just returned home from an expedition, and he needs Theodora’s help in rescuing her father. With the help of her father’s travel journal, the two head out in search of Theodora’s father and a magical ring tied to Dracula that might be the key to saving him.
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
Sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews lost her mother, and she wants to be far away from her memories of her family or home. She joins a residential program for gifted high school students, and on only her first night on campus, she witnesses what she assumes is a flying demon feeding on humans. But many at the school want Bree in the dark—including Merlin, a teenage mage who tried and failed to remove her memory from that night. Instead, it only unlocks Bree’s dormant magical powers and buried memory from what happened to her mother. Now she’ll infiltrate a group of teens called the Legendborn, because she’s ready to do whatever it takes to take down their society and discover the truth about her mother’s death.
Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen
Ever Wong’s parents want her to spend the summer in Taiwan to study Mandarin. Things are different from her home in Ohio, and soon Ever comes face to face with the over-achieving kids her parents want her to look like. But little to the Wong’s know, the program has a hidden teen gathering called Loveboat, and those high achieving students actually prefer drinking and clubbing to study languages. Will Ever be able to let loose and ignore her parent’s strict rules—or will she join in on the Loveboat’s mischievous summer?
The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
Linus Baker’s quiet life is about to change once upper management at the Department in Charge of Magical Youth calls him on a classified assignment. He must travel to the Marsyas Island Orphanage and the six dangerous children who live there. But once Linus arrives, he sees the children aren’t the only devious thing on the island. When Linus meets their enigmatic caretaker Arthur Parnassus, and they grow closer, he’ll have to determine if they’re all worth saving or watching as they destroy the world.
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
When a billionaire leaves you a fortune, you often know them right? Not Avery Grambs. She has no idea who Tobias Hawthorne is or why he would leave her his entire fortune. To gain her inheritance, she’ll have to move into his house, which has secret passageways, riddles, codes, and the family he dispossessed before he died. Now surrounded by a jaded family, including Tobias’ four grandsons who either think that she is another riddle or a con-woman, Avery will have to play their games if she wants to survive.
All That’s Left in the World by Erik J. Brown
A deadly pathogen has left the world in chaos, and Jamie and Andrew are a few of the boys left in the aftermath. When Andrew shows up, injured and starved, Jamie lets him inside, weary but hoping to trust Andrew. Soon something breaches their shelter, causing both boys to flee in search of civilization. As they journey together, they’ll have to face their secrets, and their newfound feelings for each other—because in this world survival is key.
What Happened on Hicks Road by Hannah Jayne
Sadie Oliver’s new life in California is all that she imagined with new friends and normal teenage parties. During a prank gone wrong Sadie accidentally hits someone with her car, but her new friends won’t let her believe so. They quickly try to convince Sadie that she’s wrong, but the look of the bloodied hair terrified girl won’t leave Sadie’s mind. When she begins to investigate, her only proof is the slight dent in her car, but there’s nothing else she can determine and going to the police means getting herself in trouble. But a note that reads ‘find me’ will have Sadie slipping deeper into the rabbit hole to discover the truth.
Fable by Adrienne Young
For seventeen-year-old Fable, the sea is the only true place she’s ever known. Her mother drowned is a dangerous storm, and her father left her on an island with little food and plenty of thieves. She’s had to learn to survive and rely on the skills from her mother. With her father being the most powerful trader in the Narrows, her goals are to find her father and demand she gain entry into his crew. But first she’ll have to get off the island. When she finds West, a young trader to help her, she soon finds that he’s not what he seems as her father’s enemies run far and wide.
In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens
Prince Tal can’t wait to be free and use his magic outside of his family’s kingdom. He’s on a journey with his crew, and just days after they depart, the crew finds a mysterious prisoner on a burning derelict vessel. Now Tal must watch over Athlen, who quickly jumps overboard into the sea. Feeling a strange connection with the prisoner, Tal finds himself feeling almost heartbroken at Athlen’s disappearance, that is until they meet days later and Athlen is alive and well. And just as Tal finds the words to scold Athlen, pirates kidnap Tal for ransom and as a ploy to start a war.
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