We have a long list this week! In this list you will find new stand alone novels, some new books from series in progress, and new installments in some popular graphic novel series. Follow the links in order to place holds on your favorites. Also, if you are interested in learning a needle art, specifically crochet, then sign up for our Teen Crochet 101 program on Thursday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m.. Space is limited, so make sure to register here today.
Tangled Webs by Lee Bross – In 1725 London, Lady A is a seventeen-year-old orphan named Arista who trades in secrets and lives in fear of her abusive master, having to pass herself off as a boy to move safely through London’s criminal underworld, but everything changes when she meets Grae Sinclair, who loves Arista for who she is and promises to help her escape the life of crime.
Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway – Sheltered seventeen-year-old Emmy’s childhood best friend Oliver reappears after disappearing with his father ten years ago.
The Revenge Playbook by Rachael Allen – Four girls, who each have their own personal reasons for wanting revenge, come together to complete a list of fourteen dares before the rookie members of the football team can accomplish the same goal.
Seconds Away: The 2nd Book in the Mickey Bolitar Series by Harlan Coben – When tragedy strikes close to home, Mickey Bolitar and his new friends find themselves at the center of a murder mystery.
Last Stand on the Ocean Shore: The 3rd Book in The Mystery of Herobrine Series by Mark Cheverton – Herobrine is rallying all the monsters of Minecraft to one server in hopes of eliminating Gameknight999 and his friends once and for all. They destroy every village they find, threatening to continue until the User-that-is-not-a-user surrenders. Gameknight has just two things, the Oracle’s command to seek out the lost ocean monument and an impenetrable riddle: “Look to the lowliest and most insignificant of creatures, for that is where your salvation will lie.
Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton – Three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet academy compete for the status of prima ballerina, with each willing to sacrifice, manipulate, and backstab to be the best of the best.
The Devil You Know by Trish Doller – Eighteen-year-old Arcadia wants “adventure.” Living in a tiny Florida town with her dad and four-year-old brother, Cadie spends most of her time working, going to school, and taking care of her family. So when she meets two handsome cousins at a campfire party, she finally has a chance for fun. They invite her and friend to join them on a road trip, and it’s just the risk she’s been craving-the opportunity to escape. But what starts out as a fun, sexy journey quickly becomes dangerous when she discovers that one of them is not at all who he claims to be. One of them has deadly intentions.
Deadly Design by Debra Dockter – Kyle McAdams races to find out what’s killing kids conceived at the Genesis Innovations Laboratory before he becomes yet another perfect, blue-eyed corpse.
Love is in the Air by A. Destiny and Alex R. Kahler – When fifteen-year-old Jennifer attends circus camp to reach her dream of being a trapeze artist, she learns she is afraid of heights, but after one glimpse of Branden, the best trapeze artist at the camp, Jennifer begins falling for him, too.
Blood Will Tell: The 2nd Book in the Point Last Seen Book Series by April Henry – Teen Portland Search and Rescue team member Nick Walker becomes a prime suspect in a murder.
Sugar by Deirdre Riordan Hall – Sugar Legowski-Gracia wasn’t always fat, but fat is what she is now at age seventeen. Not as fat as her mama, who is so big she hasn’t gotten out of bed in months. When Sugar meets Even (not Evan; his nearly illiterate father misspelled his name on the birth certificate), she has the new experience of someone seeing her and not her body. As their unlikely friendship builds, Sugar allows herself to think about the future for the first time, a future not weighed down by her body or her mother.
The Tenderness of Thieves by Donna Freitas – Jane is ready for a fantastic summer. In fact, she’s pretty sure the universe owes her one. This past winter, Jane was held at knifepoint during an armed robbery and the specter of that night still haunts her. A summer romance with one of the town bad boys, sexy Handel Davies, who takes her breath away and makes her feel like a bolder version of herself, seems like the universe’s way of paying her back. But bad boys always have secrets, and Handel’s secret just might shatter Jane completely.
After Hours by Claire Kennedy – Scandals and hook-ups abound in a summertime restaurant drama where four teens are all willing to do whatever it takes to make it through the work day…and hopefully to win the money in the afterhours dare-based game of Tips.
Burn: The 2nd Book in the Scan Series by Walter Jury and Sarah Fine – Tate learns quickly that the H2 are the least of his problems when a new alien race begins to threaten the planet.
The Rules: The 4th Book in the Wolf Springs Chronicles Series by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie – High school junior Robin Brissett accompanies her best friend Beth to the hottest party of the year knowing there will be alcohol, drugs, sex, and a scavenger hunt designed to scare and thrill, but this year the school’s elite are not the hunters–but the hunted.
Freakling: The 1st Book in The Psi Chronicles Series by Lana Krumwiede – Losing his powers in a traumatic accident, twelve-year-old Taemon, a boy from a world where most people have telekinetic abilities, is exiled to a colony with fellow disabled people and comes to enjoy the community’s acceptance and manual labors before encountering dangerous secrets.
Archon: The 2nd Book in The Psi Chronicles Series by Lana Krumwiede – Twelve-year-old Taemon struggles with the fallout from his role in ending the city of Deliverance’s ability to use telekinetic powers and embarks on a dangerous journey with Amma to find his missing father in a Republik.
True Son: The 3rd Book in The Psi Chronicles Series by Lana Krumwiede – The Republik prepares to mount another attack when Taemon’s deception is revealed, a situation that further strains his bond with archon unit leader Gevri.
The Boys of Fire and Ash by Meaghan McIsaac – Urgle and two other Brothers of the Ikkuma Pit, where boys are abandoned at birth and learn to fend for themselves and rear their younger brothers, embark on a quest to rescue Urgle’s brother, Cubby, who has been carried off by monsters into the forest from which no one has ever returned.
Alive and Kicking: The 3rd Book in the World War II Series by Chris Lynch – Despite the fact that his brother is missing in action in the Pacific theater, Theo McCallum, a gunner on a B-24 Liberator returns to his unit in Europe to continue the war because he feels that the other men in his unit feel like family to him–and he cannot believe that his brother is actually dead.
Secret of the Sevens by Lynn Lindquist – When eighteen-year-old Talan Michaels accepts an invitation to join a mysterious secret society at his boarding school, he becomes involved in a conspiracy involving secret passages, cryptic riddles, and a decades-old murder mystery that he must solve to save the school–and, perhaps, lives.
Dorothy Must Die Stories: A Novella Collection from the Dorothy Must Die Series by Danielle Paige – Three prequel novellas to the Dorothy Must Die series that follow Dorothy Gale as she transforms from good girl to Wicked Witch.
A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes – A mysterious book and ancient magic bring together four young people in modern-day Toronto and the ancient kingdoms of Mytica.
Until the Beginning: The 2nd Book in the After the End Series by Amy Plum – With the help of her friend Miles, Juneau continues her desperate search to find and rescue her clan, but the same forces that abducted her people are after her because, unbeknownst to Juneau, she is the answer to unraveling an ancient secret that could change the world.
Those Girls by Lauren Saft – Eleventh grade at Greencliff, an all-girl school near Philadelphia, is momentous for long-term best friends Alex, Mollie, and Veronica, as the secrets they are keeping from each other about boyfriends, eating disorders, and more begin to undermine their relationships.
Crown of Three by J.D. Rinehart – Toronia, a kingdom composed of three realms, is wracked with civil war. King Brutan rules with an iron fist. The kingdom’s only hope comes in the form of Brutan’s illegitimate triplets, prophesied to kill the king and rule together in peace. Separated at birth and scattered throughout the realms, the triplets face a desperate fight to secure their destiny.
Some Kind of Normal by Juliana Stone – Told from their separate viewpoints, popular Trevor–who suffered traumatic brain injury in a drunk driving accident–and his assigned tutor Everly–a pastor’s beautiful daughter who’s hiding a devastating family secret–not only begin to redefine themselves, they find common ground and even love.
The Scratch on the Ming Vase: The 1st Book in the Nicki Haddon Mystery Series by Caroline Stellings – After finding David Kahana, her kung fu instructor, stabbed and lying in a pool of blood, sixteen-year-old Nicki Haddon acts on David’s wish that she locate a Ming dynasty vase that once belonged to a boy emperor.
The Secret of the Golden Flower: The 2nd Book in the Nicki Haddon Mystery Series by Caroline Stellings – Upon her arrival in London to train as a spy, sixteen-year-old Nicki Haddon is assigned to help the British Secret Service infiltrate a drug cartel that is smuggling large amounts of heroin into the country. Working undercover, she discovers a plot to create a super-potent opiate and also discovers a royal connection — one that goes back to Queen Victoria herself. Nicki’s kung-fu skills are tested more than ever in this action-packed thriller, as the teen spy unravels this new case and the ongoing mystery of her own past.
Ms. Marvel, Volume 3: Crushed by G. Willow Wilson, Takeshi Miyazawa, and Elmo Bondoc – Ms. Marvel crashes the school Valentine’s Day dance in order to thwart Loki, the Asgardian trickster god.
The Amazing Spider-man: Edge of Spider-man by David Hine, Fabrice Sapolsky, Jason Latour, Dustin Weaver, Clay McLeod Chapman, and Gerard Way – Looks at five alternate realities where the radioactive spider bites five different people, from a monstrous high schooler to Gwen Stacy.
The Flash, Volume 6: Out of Time by Robert Venditti, Van Jensen, Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse – His powers failing him, The Flash tries to travel through time and change the one event that destroyed his life.
Batman/Superman, Volume 3: Second Chance by Greg Pak, Jae Lee, Karl Kerschl, Marc Deering, and Diogenes Neves – Following a defeat on a parallel world, Batman and Superman have lost their memories, with no idea of who they are. Bruce Wayne seeks help from Lois Lane to solve the mystery, while Superman becomes ensnared by Catwoman.
Green Arrow, Volume 6: Broken by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, and Marcelo Maiolo – Welcome new series writers straight from the hit TV show Arrow! Ollie is trying to put his life together after the grueling events of “Broken,” and finds himself back in Seattle on a mission from a mystery woman. Who is she–and what’s next for Green Arrow?
Fables, Volume 21: Happily Ever After by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, and Andrew Pepoy – In the aftermath of Bigby Wolf’s destruction, a shift in the Fables’ underlying power structure threatens to split the community into two warring factions – one led by Snow White, the other led by her sister Rose Red.
This Book is Gay by James Dawson – Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Striaght. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who’s ever dared to wonder.
Yoga for Your Mind and Body: A Teenage Practice for a Healthy, Balanced Life by Rebecca Rissman – Presents yoga techniques and poses to promote brain power, stress relief, strength, and fitness.
Sword Art Online: Girls’ Ops, Volume 1 by Neko Nekobyou, Reki Kawahara, and abec – In this spinoff of the bestselling Sword Art Online series, the ladies of SAO–Liz, Silica, and Leafa–go on their own grand adventure in a VRMMO without Kirito! Follow these plucky women as they live the springtime of youth to the fullest, meeting new people and taking center stage!
Are You Alice?, Volume 9 by Ikumi Katagiri and Ai Ninomiya – With Hatter’s true identity revealed and his name reclaimed, he renews his determination to retrieve Alice–the real Alice, that is–and break free of Wonderland. It quickly becomes apparent that he has no qualms about destroying anyone or anything that stands in his way. Now, the ever impetuous “probably” Alice must decide for himself if Hatter is still his ally…or the ultimate enemy.
Pandora Hearts, Volume 22 by Jun Mochizuki – Overcoming binding chains, Oz Vessalius thinks about where he is in the world and the answer pierces through the darkness like a blinding light.
Toriko, Volumes 13-17 by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
D. Gray-man, Volumes 13-17 by Katsura Hoshino
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
All book descriptions were pulled from our catalog.