Saturday, August 01, 2015

New in August

by Carolyn Lee Adams

When Ruth is kidnapped, she's determined not to become a serial killer's next trophy. After she's able to escape, her captor begins stalking her through the wilderness.

The Summer After You and Me
by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski

A year after Superstorm Sandy, Lucy's life is returning to normal at the New Jersey shore, where she has grown up surfing with her twin brother, crabbing and long-boarding with friends, and working at Surf Taco, but the torch she holds for summer resident Connor, the center of The Big Mistake, still burns.

Bright Lights, Dark Nights
by Stephen Emond

Walter Wilcox's first love, Naomi, happens to be African American, so when Walter's policeman father is caught in a racial profiling scandal, the teens' bond and mutual love of the Foo Fighters may not be enough to keep them together through the pressures they face at school, at home, and online.

by Kelly Loy Gilbert

A small-town boy questions everything he holds to be true when his father is accused of murder.

None of the Above
by I.W. Gregorio

When Kristen discovers that she is intersex and possesses male chromosomes--a diagnosis that is leaked to the whole school--throwing Kristin's entire identity into question.

Proof of Forever
by Lexa Hillyer

Four former friends are transported back in time to a pivotal summer in all of their lives during a camp reunion.

Edge of Forever
by Melissa Hurst

In 2146, seventeen-year-old Bridger, one of a small group of people born with the ability to travel to the past, investigates why his by-the-book father traveled to 2013 to break the most important rule of time travel by preventing someone's murder.

Damage Done
by Amanda Panitch

Julia Vann has a new identity after being forced to leave town because of her twin brother's terrible crime. Julia is the only survivor, but she can't remember what happened--at least, that's what she tells the police.
by Amanda Sun

Katie finally uncovers the terrible secret about her boyfriend Tomohiro--that he is descended from ancient Japanese gods and heir to a tragedy that occurred long ago, a tragedy that is about to repeat.

Three Day Summer
by Sarvenaz Tash

During the three days of the music festival known as Woodstock, Michael Michaelson of Somerville, Massachusetts, and Cora Fletcher, a volunteer in the medical tent who lives nearby, share incredible experiences, the greatest of which is meeting each other.

Because You'll Never Meet Me
by Leah Thomas

Ollie, who has seizures when near electricity, lives in a backwoods cabin with his mother and rarely sees other people, and Moritz, born with no eyes and a heart defect that requires a pacemaker, is bullied at his high school, but when a physician who knows both suggests they begin corresponding, they form a strong bond that may get them through dark times.

Tommy: The Gun that Changed America
by Karen Blumenthal

John Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: To develop a lightweight, fast-firing weapon that would help Americans win on the battlefield. His Thompson submachine gun could deliver a hundred bullets in a matter of seconds, but didn't find a market in the U.S. military. Instead, the "Tommy" gun because the weapon of choice for a generation of bootleggers and bank-robbing outlaws, thus becoming a deadly American icon.

One Direction: Who We Are: Our Autobiography
by One Direction

The superstar boy band offer their first ever official biography, chronicling their humble beginnings before their breakthrough success on X Factor through their successful albums, the making of their movie and their rise to global popularity.

The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us
by Tanya Lee Stone

During her unparalleled fifty-year history, Barbie has been the doll that some people love . .  and some people love to hate. There's no question she's influence generations, but to what end? Acclaimed nonfiction author Tanya Lee Stone takes an unbiased look at how Barbie became the icon she is, and the impact that she's had on our culture (and vice-versa).

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

New in July

The Fixer
by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

When her grandfather develops dementia, sixteen-year-old Tess, who has been keeping his Montana ranch going, is whisked away to Washington D.C. by a sister she barely knows, who throws Tess into a world of politics, wealth, love triangles, and family secrets.

Ink and Bone
by Rachel Caine

Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the Great Library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market. Jess has been sent to be his family's spy, but his loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to enter the Library's service.

No Such Person
by Caroline B. Cooney

A sibling rivalry between a free-spirited younger sister and her success-driven older sister escalates into tragedy and mystery for a family during a lakeside summer.

Silver in the Blood
By Jessica Day George

In 1897, seventeen-year-olds Dacia and Lou, New York socialites and cousins, visit their maternal homeland of Romania and learn the family secret -- they are shapeshifters, and expected to take their rightful places and marry proper husbands.

Charlie, Presumed Dead
by Anne Heltzel

Lena and Aubrey each hide their own secrets, and set off in search of the truth about Charlie, after meeting at his funeral and learning that he was dating both of them.

by Tonya Hurley

Lucy, Ceclia, and Agnes have sacrificed everything for their belief in a boy who stole their hearts; the girls have struggled to reconcile with their destinies. Now, as the world turns against them, will they be able to hold steadfast? Will they survive the final test?

by Emily Lloyd-Jones

Struggling to survive in a world where an experimental vaccine has granted superpowers as well as caused terrible side effects, three teens risk everything to expose the collaboration between their government and super-powered criminals.

by Jennifer Mathieu

Rachel Walker is devoted to God and her large family, but her curiosity about the world her parents turned away from grows. She finds that neither the Calvary Christian Church nor her homeschool education have the answer she craves, so she considers leaving her sheltered life, just as her older sister did.

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
by Sarah Ockler

After a boating accident takes her beautiful singing and speaking voice from her, Elyse d'Abreau, youngest of six sisters, leaves her home in Tobago to stay in an Oregon seaside town where Christian Kane, a notorious playboy, challenges her to express herself and overcome her fear of the sea.

Heart of Betrayal
by Mary E. Pearson

Held captive in the kingdom of Venda, Princess Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape -- and even less of being together -- as the foundations of Lia's deeply held beliefs crumble beneath her while she wrestles with her upbringing, her gift, and her very sense of self to make powerful choices that affect everything.

I Am Princess X
by Cherie Priest

Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who's since passed away, sixteen-year-old May is shocked to see stickers, patches, and graffitti images of their heroine appearing around Seattle.

More Happy than Not
by Adam Silvera

After enduring his father's suicide, his own suicide attempt, broken friendships, and more in the Bronx projects, Aaron Soto, sixteen, is already considering the Leteo Institute's memory-alteration procedure when his new friendship with Thomas turns to unrequited love.

Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls
by Lynn Weingarten

They say Delia burned herself to death in her stepfather's shed, but June doesn't believe it was a suicide. She and Delia used to be closer than anything, but one night last year, everything changed when they and June's boyfriend Ryan let their good time get out of hand. Now, June owes it to Delia to know if her best friend committed suicide or was murdered.

by Kerry Wilkinson

Silver Blackthorn's on the run with the other eleven Offerings she helped to escape from Windsor Castle, trying to keep them all from the clutches of Minister Prime, King Victor, and the Kingsmen, when all she wants is to be reunited with family and friends.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

New in June

by Anna Banks
The quarterback son of the town sheriff and the daughter of deported illegal aliens become unlikely midnight pranking accomplices while unexpectedly falling in love and landing on the wrong side of the law.

Emmy & Oliver
by Robin Benway 
Since her best friend Oliver was kidnapped ten years ago, Emmy's parents have smothered her with their relentless worry, and when Oliver suddenly reappears in his hometown, he and Emmy struggle to face the messy, confusing consequences of the crime.

The Witch Hunter
by Virginia Boecker
Set in an alternative 16th-century England, Elizabeth Grey is the only girl in the king's elite group of witch hunters. When she's framed for being a witch herself, Elizabeth finds freedom at the hands of the world's most wanted wizard and her loyal tiesare tested.

Tangled Webs
by Lee Bross
Living a double life as both a male assistant to an abusive master and a notorious female blackmailer who collects secrets about the elite in 1725 London, Arista finds herself torn between an infamous thief who once saved her life and a mysterious young aristocrat.

by Anna Carey
The suspenseful sequel to Blackbird is told in a second-person voice that follows the survival experiences of a girl who after waking up with no memory is forced to put her life in the hands of others while fleeing from people who want to kill her.

Last Year’s Mistake
by Gina Ciocca
A novel told in alternating "before" and "after" chapters describes an estrangement between best friends Kelsey and David that is challenged three years later when they are reunited in ways that threaten Kelsey's popularity and romantic prospects.

The Leveller
by Julia Durango
Earning money by dragging kids out of the virtual reality gaming world and returning them to their worried parents, bounty hunter Nixy faces the biggest challenge of her career when the game's billionaire developer loses track of his own son.

The Night We Said Yes
by Lauren Gibaldi
What happens when Matt and Ella reunited one year after their breakup? Are second chances really possible?

After Hours
by Claire Kennedy
Using their day jobs at the high-end Waterside Café to learn gossip that they use to play a lucrative dare-based game, four teens struggle with embarrassing secrets, unrequited love and personal drama to secure a memorable summer season.

Finding Audrey
by Sophie Kinsella
Fourteen-year-old Audrey is maing slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.

by Emmy Laybourne
The luxurious celebrity cruise launching the trendy new diet sweetener Solu should be the vacation of a lifetime. It takes a horrifyingly wrong turn when the gig becomes an expose on the shocking side effects of Solu.

Ink and Ashes
by Valynne E. Maetani
When Japanese American Claire Takata finds out that her deceased father was once a member of the yakuza, a Japanese crime syndicate, danger enters her life that could end up killing someone.

Between Us and the Moon
by Rebecca Maizel
Falling in love with a college boy who encourages her to move out of her beautiful older sister's shadow, Sarah embarks on a coming-of-age summer that helps her discover herself.

Daughter of Deep Silence
by Carrie Ryan
At fourteen, Frances survived a slaughter that claimed the lives of her parents and best friend, Libby, but she took on Libby's identity and wealth while plotting revenge against the powerful Wells family and now, at age eighteen, is ready to destroy them, including her first love, Grey.

Every Last Word
by Tamara Ireland Stone
Consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off, a girl coping with Purely-Obsessional OCD learns to accept herself and take control of her life through her experiences in poetry club Consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off, a girl coping with Purely-Obsessional OCD learns to accept herself and take control of her life through her experiences in poetry club.

Hello, I Love You
by Katie M. Stout
Grace Wilde is hoping for a fresh start from her family, famous in the music industry, and escapes to the farthest place from home she can think of, a boarding school in Korea, but when her roommate Sophie's twin brother Jason turns out to be the newest Korean pop music superstar, Grace is thrust back into the world of fame and love.

The Rules
by Debbie Viguie and Nancy Holder
The authors of the best-selling Wicked series present a dark thriller that follows the experiences of a group of teens who participate in a life-threatening scavenger hunt.

The Stars Never Rise
by Rachel Vincent
In a world ruled by the brutally puritanical Church and its army of black-robed exorcists, sixteen-year-old Nina tries to save her pregnant younger sister from the Church's wrath and discovers that not only is the Church run by demons but that Nina herself is one of the very few who can genuinely exorcise them.

I Am the Traitor
by Allen Zadoff
After breaking free of The Program, Boy Nobody is on a mission of his own to reclaim his life and rescue his friend Howard from the secret organization that has turned him and other orphaned children into trained assassins--but he has no idea who, if anyone, he can trust, or what the consequences will be if he succeeds in bringing down The Program.

Friday, May 01, 2015

New in May

The Wrath and the Dawn
by Renee Ahdieh
In this reimagining of The Arabian Nights, Shahrzad plans to avenge the death of her dearest friend by volunteering to marry the murderous boy-king of Khorasan but discovers not all is as it seems within the palace.
by Michael Buckley
A sixteen-year-old girl is caught in an epic clash of civilizations when a society of undersea warriors marches out of the ocean into modern-day Coney Island.
The Heir
by Keira Cass
When the time comes for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own, she does not expect a fairy-tale love story like her parents, but the princess discovers her own happily ever after may not be as impossible as she thought.
The Hunted
by Matt de la Pena
After surviving the earthquake and tsunami, Shy manages to make it back to land but he is far from safe because a secret his cruise ship co-worker, Addie, shared with him is one that people have killed for, and now that Shy knows, he has become a moving target.
Saint Anything
by Sarah Dessen
Sydney's charismatic older brother, Peyton, has always been the center of attention in the family but when he is sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place at home and the world until she meets the Chathams, including gentle, protective Mac, who makes her feel seen for the first time.
A Matter of Heart
by Amy Fellner Dominy
When a fainting incident at a meet reveals a deadly heart condition and puts an end to her Olympic swimming dreams, 16-year-old Abby is challenged to discover who she is without the one thing that has defined her young life.
by Sarah Fine
Fleeing with Christina to his father's safehouse after losing the all-important scanner, Tate uncovers vital clues to what is really threatening the planet: the parasitic Sicarii, the same race that invaded the H2 planet 400 years before and now has designs on Earth.
Dangerous Deception
by Kami Garcia
Some loves are cursed. Others are...dangerous. Especially the love between wannabe rocker and quarter Incubus, Wesley "Link" Lincoln, and Dark Caster, Siren, and bonafide bad girl, Ridley Duchannes. But now Ridley is missing, and Link was with her-right up until she vanished. Determined to find her, Link reunites with his New York bandmates and the mysterious Lennox Gates, who wants Rid for himself. Together they travel to the deep south, find the crossroads where blues guitarist Robert Johnson made his deal with the devil, discover a menagerie of Casters locked in cages, and uncover an evil in New Orleans that threatens to destroy them all. This time, love might not be enough.
P.S. I Still Love You
by Jenny Han
Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?
Ice Kissed
by Amanda Hocking
Longing to be accepted in Kanin despite her half-breed status, Bryn Aven journeys to the glittering palace of the Skojare, who offer her a chance to learn about her heritage and protect citizens from a familiar rival. Simultaneous.
Crimson Bound
by Rosamund Hodge
Rachelle must protect the king's bastard son while searching for the weapons that will save her world from endless night.
by Aaron Karo
After the girl of his dreams breaks his heart, Shane devises a mysterious formula called the Galgorithm and establishes himself as the resident dating guru at Kingsview High School. But his attempts to master the art of romance go outrageously awry.
Hit Count
by Chris Lynch
Arlo Brodie loves being at the heart of the action on the football field, and while his dad cheers him on, his mother quotes head injury statistics and refuses to watch, but Arlo's winning plays, the cheering crowds, and the adrenaline rush are enough to convince him that everything is OK, in spite of the pain, the pounding, the dizziness, and the confusion.
The Novice
by Taran Matharu
Discovering his rare ability to summon demons from another world, blacksmith's apprentice Fletcher practices his skills at a magical academy where he prepares to serve his Empire in the war against the Orcs.
From a Distant Star
by Karen McQuestion
When Lucas miraculously returns from the brink of death, Emma thinks her prayers have been answered. But when she finds an unidentifiable object on his family's farm--and government agents come to claim it--she begins to suspect that nothing is what it seems.
Off the Page
by Jodi Picoult
When Delilah is united with Oliver, a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairytale, the line between what is on the page and what is possible is blurred, and all must be resolved for the two to live happily ever after.
I am Princess X
by Cherie Priest
Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, 16-year-old Libby is shocked to see stickers, patches and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing all over town.
Kissing in America
by Margo Robb
In the two years since her father died, 16-year-old Eva has found comfort in reading romance novels. Her romantic fantasies become a reality when she meets Will. Unfortunately, after Eva falls head over heels for him, he picks up and moves to California without any warning. As they road trip across America, Eva and her best friend, Annie, confront the complex truth about love.
The Fill-in Boyfriend
by Kasie West
When Gia Montgomery's boyfriend, Bradley, dumps her in the parking lot of her high school prom, she decides to do the unthinkable ... convince the cute guy waiting to pick up his sister to pretend to be her boyfriend for the night. Will Gia turn her fake boyfriend into a real one without exposing her lie and possibly destroying her friendships and her newfound relationship?