Catholic Teen Books authors share a common belief with Catholic parents:
Faith-filled fiction changes lives
That is why we strive to create solid stories that inspire the heart and strengthen the faith of our youth. At Catholic Teen Books, we understand that parents and homeschoolers work on limited budgets. You can't always afford the materials you would love your teens to have, so Catholic Teen Books has made these Book Packs available - FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY - at a 20% discount off retail paperback price!
These discount Book Packs are organized by topic to allow for thematic lesson planning. Or, you can simply add them to your home library. Regardless of how you include them in your home/school environment, we pray that you and your teens will benefit from these Book Packs for many years to come!
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God First Book Pack
Among the most important lessons we seek to teach our students and children is putting God first. Each book in this pack brings home this theme through characters that make God the center of their lives or characters that experience the consequences of failing to do so.
$50.00 plus shipping (Books Retail at $62.84)
Treachery and Truth by Katy Huth Jones
A novelization of the brief life of Saint Wenceslas (the “Good King” of the Christmas carol) through the perspective of his faithful young servant, Poidevin. While both boys and girls will enjoy this fast-paced historical novel, boys especially will find several strong role models. Even as a young teen, Wenceslas (portrayed here by his Czech name, Vaclav) showed great faith, courage, humility, and compassion.
Themes: the meaning of suffering, fidelity to Christ, loving our enemies. Discussion questions located in the back of the book.
Freeing Tanner Rose by T.M. Gaouette
What happens when a superficial starlet, addicted to Hollywood is forced to live in the world of a boring, kung fu-loving, Christian boy? Will Gabriel's faith encourage Tanner to change her partying ways or will her wild undertakings and addicting vices tempt him to do things he'd never, ever considered before?
Themes: includes temptation, addiction, drug use, grief, loss, fame, premarital chastity, dating, modesty, power of prayer, strength in faith. Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality. Free book study questions on author’s website.
Roland West, Outcast by Theresa Linden
A shy teen fears speaking up, but when his best friend begs him to look into the vandalism of an outcast’s house, his detective skills may be the only way to find answers.
Themes: speaking up when it's hard, same-sex attraction (including the Church's teachings), judging actions but not others, respecting those with different opinions, true vs. false compassion.
The Perfect Blindside by Leslea Wahl
An Olympic snowboarding superstar with an ego and a high school journalist with a chip on her shoulder must team up to solve the mysterious happenings in their small Colorado town.
Themes: discovering God's will, using your talents to help others
Discussion questions available on author website. Free 2-chapter download.
Secrets: Visible & Invisible by Corinna Turner, Cynthia T. Toney, Theresa Linden, Susan Peek, T.M. Gaouette, Carolyn Perpetua Astfalk, Leslea D. Wahl
CatholicTeenBooks.com's first anthology: In a dystopian future, an innocent picnic turns deadly! Elijah knows nothing of the elderly stranger's secret past--until her disappearance changes everything. A mysterious, ever-changing painting alarms a group of teens. The cannonball took Dario's legs... Will he lose his soul too? The arrival of a mysterious girl challenges everything about Jason's life. An unlicensed driver. His dad's truck. What could possibly go wrong? An old tale of murder and forbidden love leads to a modern-day treasure hunt.
Themes: faith, family, conversion, charity, self-sacrifice, romance, vocations, discernment of how to use God’s gifts. Discussion questions available here.
Discernment Book Pack
The young adult years are pivotal in a person's life. Teens cling to their carefree childhood while preparing for adulthood and facing an ever-increasing intensity of trials and challenges to faith. These books put it all in perspective, helping readers to recognize that God is speaking to them too.
$56.00 plus shipping (Books Retail at $70.39)
Where You Lead by Leslea Wahl
Sixteen-year-old Eve Donahue’s lonely existence changes in an instant when visions of a mysterious stranger haunt her. Certain God is calling her for a mission, she bravely says yes and begins her quest to meet this young man.
Themes: faith, courage, God's will, God's plan, recognizing and having the courage to answer God's call in big and small ways.
Brothers by Corinna Turner
I Am Margaret Prequel Novella In a totalitarian atheist state of the future, a young man must risk everything to follow his vocation. Meanwhile 13-year-old Joe discovers a terrible, life-changing secret—and must flee in a desperate bid for survival.
Themes: vocation to the priesthood, self-sacrifice, faith, martyrdom, the dangers of eugenics (the culture of death).
Standing Strong by Theresa Linden
Follow the West brothers in this contemporary teen fiction as they struggle through temptations and trials down paths they can barely see, toward goals they desire in the depths of their hearts. Book four in the West Brothers series.
Themes: family relationships, struggling against temptation, sacramentals, the Brown Scapular, vocational discernment, and learning to trust. Book club discussion questions are available on author website.
A Soldier Surrenders: The Conversion of Saint Camillus de Lellis by Susan Peek
Soldiering, gambling, brawling, drinking. As a young man, St. Camillus excelled at them all. Add to that his fiery temper and innate knack for getting into trouble, and Camillus de Lellis seems the last person who could ever achieve holiness! But God had plans for the stubborn young soldier, whether Camillus liked it or not…
Themes: conversion to God, overcoming faults and vices, friendship
Guarding Aaron by T. M. Gaouette
In this third installment, the world continues to press in on Gabriel Livingstone’s quiet life. From a bruised fifteen-year-old looking to learn kung-fu and Tanner Rose pressuring him for strength and direction, to Faith’s continued rebellion sending him and his friends to the hospital, Gabriel is forced to reexamine his decisions. Is he called to the priesthood or is life behind the monastery walls merely an escape?
Themes: includes living in the world, bullying, loss, relationships/dating, broken families, emotional and physical abuse in relationships, power of prayer, overcoming adversity. Free book study questions to come on author’s website.
Forgiveness Book Pack
Jesus says that we must forgive 70 times 7 times, but forgiveness isn't easy and telling another the necessity of forgiveness isn't always enough. These faith-filled stories draw readers in and allow them to experience the lesson of forgiveness.
$56.00 plus shipping (Books Retail at $71.13)
The Destiny of Sunshine Ranch by T. M. Gaouette
Relays the personal journeys of the Credence foster children and their struggles to overcome past and present pain and adversity. In this novel, the confidence of the devoted is challenged, but an even deeper understanding of God and His love are revealed.
Themes: includes overcoming past adversity, grief, loss, foster care, the power of prayer, friendship, faith, forgiveness, courage. Appropriate for students studying Christian morality. Free book study questions on author’s website.
Roland West Loner by Theresa Linden
A contemporary Christian story about a fourteen-year-old boy who finds himself friendless at a new school and the subject of cruel rumors. An unexpected encounter with a neighboring autistic boy and his brother put him on a journey that just might have the power to change the life of this loner.
Themes: loneliness, sibling bullying, family relationships, friendship, having a sibling/friend with disabilities, Communion of Saints, miracles, mercy, and forgiveness. Book club discussion questions and student study guides available on author website.
The Siege of Reginald Hill by Corinna Turner
Father Kyle Verrall is in big trouble-his sister's worst enemy is hell-bent on taking revenge on the famous Margaret Verrall by killing her brother as slowly and horribly as he can. But Kyle has a powerful weapon Hill knows nothing about. Is Reginald Hill the hunter - or the hunted?
Themes: redemptive power of suffering, loving one’s enemies, complete abandonment to the will of God, martyrdom, priesthood, self-sacrifice, faith, the dangers of eugenics (the culture of death).
St. Magnus the Last Viking by Susan Peek
Come back in time 900 years, to the fierce and desolate Northern lands, where Norsemen ruled with ax and sword. A dying king, a shocking death-wish, his heirs divided with an oath of blood . . . A fast-paced historical novel about Saint Magnus Erlendson, a young Viking prince involved in a feud with his cousin Hakon. Based on true historical events.
Themes: forgiveness, courage, accepting God's will, sacrificial love, family ties, family feuds, putting duties of state above personal inclination.
An Unexpected Role by Leslea D. Wahl
A humorous and touching story of sixteen year old Josie. After a humiliating event forces her to spend the summer with her Aunt on a South Carolina island, she becomes entangled in a mystery which causes her to rely on her faith and discover who God wants her to be.
Themes: Finding yourself, dealing with bullying, being grateful for blessings. Discussion questions available in back of book.
Authentic Love Book Pack
Many teens begin dating and entering into long-term or serial romantic relationships in their high school years. Through engaging characters, these books examine friendship, dating, courtship, and sexuality with an emphasis on premarital chastity and the teaching of St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.
$45.50 plus shipping (Books Retail at $56.89)
Rightfully Ours by Carolyn Astfalk
Grief, loneliness, and unavoidable circumstances draw two teens together. Their friendship deepens to love as they hunt for lost treasure, placing them in the path of temptation and forcing them to affirm their beliefs about love and sexual relationships.
Themes: premarital chastity, temptation, authentic love, Theology of the Body. Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality. Discussion questions available on the author’s website.
eXtreme Blindside by Leslea Wahl
The adventure continues for snowboarding superstar Jake and aspiring journalist Sophie. While at an extreme sporting event, their safety, faith, and relationship face unforeseen perils.
Themes: Keeping your focus on Christ, living out your faith amid temptations, importance of chastity
Discussion questions available on author website.
Saving Faith by T. M. Gaouette
When Gabriel’s best friend’s sister, Faith, has decided that a life for the Lord is just way too confining, she focuses her interests on a handsome, but worldly, boy from her school, who has major self-control issues in and out of the kung fu arena. Can Gabriel save Faith from self-created destruction or is he just too lost in his own worldly struggles to lend a hand?
Themes: includes living in the world, relationships/dating, broken families, emotional and physical abuse in relationships, premarital chastity, power of prayer, overcoming adversity. Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality. Free book study questions on author’s website.
Life-Changing Love by Theresa Linden
Caitlyn must practice something like old-fashioned courtship, while her best friend has no rules at all. A novel about dating, courtship, family, and faith that follows three teens on their journey to know themselves, their goals, and how to accomplish them.
Themes: courtship vs. current dating practices, struggling with purity, obedience, finding the beauty within, Eucharistic miracles, supporting a friend faced with a crisis pregnancy, abortion vs. adoption, speaking the truth when it’s hard. Book club discussion questions in the back of the book & student study guides available on author website.
Freedom Book Pack
The voice of the culture is loud. It seeks to distort the truth and silence all who support it, but the truth is what saves us. These thought-provoking dystopian stories exaggerate many evils of our day, shedding light on universal truths and the importance of morality and challenging readers to stand on the side of truth.
$46.00 plus shipping (Books Retail at $57.90)
I Am Margaret series by Corinna Turner
In a totalitarian atheist state of the future, a young woman rejects the accepted wisdom that the imperfect are more use dead than alive, and that religious belief is a threat to society.
Themes: self-sacrifice, faith, martyrdom, the dangers of eugenics (the culture of death). Although the books are set in the future, they challenge the reader to think about the real life persecution of Christians going on in the world today, and where the logical end point of the culture of death might be. Appropriate for students studying Ethics/Morality, Religious Persecution (present or historical, especially Elizabethan England on which the persecution is partly modeled), Medical Ethics, Government/Civics. Theology of the Body (Purity/Chastity) is also shown positively in the series, especially during the third and fourth books, in which references to NFP/NFA occur organically. The prequel novella "Brothers" has a strong theme about the vocation to the priesthood.
Chasing Liberty trilogy by Theresa Linden
A young woman longs for freedom in a dystopian future where the earth is elevated above man, science is unchecked by ethics, the family is eradicated, and the government controls everything.
Themes: the importance of individual liberty, faith, and traditional family to a stable society; the dangers of advancing science and technology without ethical considerations; coping with trauma, self-sacrifice for a greater good, heroism. Appropriate for students studying American Government/Civics, Ethics/Morality, or American History. (Book 3 recounts specific events in American Revolutionary War history as experienced through 3D gaming.)
Pro Life Book Pack
We teach our children and talk to our teens about the culture of life that God wants us to embrace. We hope they will internalize and live according to these Godly values, but the culture of death surrounds them and is weaved into every level of society.
$30.00 plus shipping (Books Retail at $38.98)
For Eden's Sake by T.M. Gaouette
Barely out of college, Isaac trades the quiet of his family ranch for the excitement of the big city with his dream job at an up-and-coming advertising agency. Until his perfect new world is shattered by bad choices, a pretty girl, a moment's temptation—and a late night walk that quickly spirals out of control.
Themes: includes living in the world, relationships/dating, broken families, emotional and physical abuse in relationships, premarital chastity, pro-life. Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality. *First-place winner of 2020 Catholic Press Book Awards, young adult fiction category.
Anyone but Him by Theresa Linden
Caitlyn wakes with amnesia, unable to remember the past three years or why she moved so far from home, and worse--why she's married to a boy she despised in high school. In this emotionally-charged, new adult mystery romance Caitlyn struggles to solve the mysteries of her amnesia and her marriage.
Themes: traditional marriage, faithfulness, crisis pregnancy center volunteer work, abortion, life after mistakes, Brown Scapular, mercy, and forgiveness. Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality.
Breach by Corinna Turner
Set in an alternative future where dinosaurs roam freely and humans live behind electric fences, this prequel novel is an exciting pro-life adventure with eighteen-year-old Isaiah and his older brother Zechariah, professional hunters who earn their living culling and capturing some of the most dangerous predators ever to walk the planet.
Themes: Pro-life, Crisis Pregnancy, Theology of the Body (Purity/Chastity), Dinosaurs, Faith, Power of the Sacraments. Appropriate for students studying Pro-Life issues, Dinosaurs, Catholicism/Christianity.
Spiritual Warfare Book Pack
This book pack is for mature teens. It's easy to get wrapped up in worldly goals and entertainment, and to lose sight of what really matters. But what does it profit us to gain the world if we lose our soul? The characters and story lines in these novels will inspire and energize readers to think about the spiritual battle that we face every day.
$43.00 plus shipping (Books Retail at $53.94)
The King's Prey by Susan Peek
An insane king. His fleeing daughter. Estranged brothers, with a scarred past, risking everything to save her from a fate worse than death. Will Dymphna escape her deranged father and his sinful desires?
Themes: runaways, family violence, mental and emotional instability, courage, brotherly love, sacrificing oneself for another, purity, loving God above all things
Elfling by Corinna Turner
Alone on the streets of London, young Serapia Ravena seeks her father, her only hope of survival. But he hides a dark secret, one that threatens his very life and his very soul. The search for his salvation will carry Serapia to the very heart of the wild places and bring her face to face with her own mysterious heritage.
Themes: redemption, second chances, family, not letting past mistakes define us, perseverance
*First-place winner of the 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, teen fiction category
Battle for His Soul by Theresa Linden
A novel that shows the unseen spiritual battles around us, through the eyes of the guardian angel of a rich teenage boy whose bad decisions have alienated him from both friends and family.
Themes: spiritual warfare, the power of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, consequences of drinking and drug use, the Miraculous Medal, guardian angels, mercy, and forgiveness. Book club discussion questions are available on author website.
*First-pace winner of the 2017 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, teen fiction category
Shadow Stalker by T.M. Gaouette
This bonus novella is written for mature teens and adults. It all happened one morning. It was as if the world had gone mad. People were waking up as if possessed. For investigative reporter Elijah, this news story was way bigger than a scoop. Unless he could unmask the truth behind the madness, how could he keep it from happening to him? (To learn more about this book, visit the author's website.)
Themes: sin, redemption, child abuse, God's mercy, forgiveness, end times and the care of one's soul.
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