Hello, again, teens! It’s Laura, and this time I have some goodies to share with you…fresh new releases, hot off the cart! Each week, I will do a post on this blog listing all the new items we get in the Young Adult section that week. Links to the catalog record for each item will be included, so if you see something you like, click the link and get yourself on the holds list! All summaries are pulled from our catalog.
Now, here is what we got in this week:
Gathering Darkness: Book 3 in the Falling Kingdoms Series by Morgan Rhodes- Prince Magnus must choose between family and justice as his father, the cruel King Gaius, sets out to conquer all of Mytica by tracking down an ancient, storied magic known as the Kindred.
Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay- After ten years of exile among fairies who teach her to use her magically-enhanced strength and courage, Sleeping Beauty’s daughter Aurora enlists the help of Niklaas, eleventh son of King Eldorio, in the fight to reclaim her throne.
For Real by Alison Cherry – When shy, intelligent, eighteen-year-old Claire convinces her beautiful, popular sister Miranda to team up and compete against Miranda’s cheating ex-boyfriend on a reality television show, Claire’s the one to capture a fellow contestant’s attention.
Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas – The day before Christmas, money goes missing from a donation box at GoodFoods Market and Chloe and her five of her teenage co-workers, held in the break room until the police arrive, try to identify the real thief.
No Place to Fall by Jaye Robin Brown- Sixteen-year-old Amber Vaughn dreams of attending the North Carolina School of the Arts to gain confidence in using her amazing singing voice, but her family’s falling apart and she’s torn between two boys.
Little White Lies by Katie Dale- The first time Lou meets mysterious Christian, she knows he is The One. But when Christian’s secret is unveiled in front of the whole world, it seems everything he’s ever told Lou is a lie, and Lou finds herself ensnared in a web of deceit.
Now That You’re Here by Amy K. Nichols- In a parallel universe, the classic bad boy falls for the class science geek. One minute Danny was running from the cops, and the next, he jolted awake in an unfamiliar body–his own, but different. Somehow, he’s crossed into a parallel universe. Now his friends are his enemies, his parents are long dead, and studious Eevee is not the mysterious femme fatale he once kissed back home. Then again, this Eevee–a girl who’d rather land an internship at NASA than a date to the prom–may be his only hope of getting home. Eevee tells herself she’s only helping him in the name of quantum physics, but there’s something undeniably fascinating about this boy from another dimension . . . a boy who makes her question who she is, and who she might be in another place and tim by Alexandra Monir
Suspicion by Alexandra Monir- Seventeen-year-old Imogene Rockford turned away from her family and their English country manor after her parents’ death, but assumes her duty as the new Duchess of Wickersham despite threats and strange occurrences.
Manga Now!: How to Draw Action Figures! by Keith Sparrow- Introduces the basics of drawing manga, and provides step-by-step instructions for sketching seventeen pin-ups that allow readers to explore a variety of poses, characters, and perspectives.
Are You Alice? Volume 7 by Ikumi Katagiri- It’s a very special holiday in Wonderland–the one day a year when everyone can take a break from Alice. In celebration, the Queen of Hearts is throwing a grand bash, and everyone in Wonderland is invited! Everyone except Alice, that is. Outraged when the Hatter abandons him for the festivities amidst reassurances that absolutely no one is bold enough to break the rules and come after him, Alice knows well enough that he’ll never be so lucky. But even Alice is surprised when, of all people, the Jack of Hearts attempts to abduct him!
Atlantia by Ally Condie
Never Fade: Book 2 in The Darkest Minds Series by Alexandra Bracken
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Daniel X: Armageddon by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
13 Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War by John McCain and Mark Salter