Read, Piers Paul, 1941-. Alive : the story of the Andes survivors. New York : Avon, , c1974.
Discusses the ordeal of the survivors of an airplane crash in 1972 in the Andes wilderness.
BC FIC MUC 2014
Muchamore, Robert. The recruit. London, England : Hodder Children's Books, 2004.
A terrorist doesn't let strangers into her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB.
FIC BLA 2014
Blackwood, Gary L. The Shakespeare stealer. New York : Puffin Books, 2000, 1998.
A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty.
FIC BOY 2014
Boyden, Joseph, 1966-. The Orenda. Toronto : Penguin Group, c2013.
An epic story of first contact between radically different worlds, steeped in the natural beauty and brutality of our country's formative years. A visceral portrait of life at a crossroads, The Orenda opens with a brutal massacre and the kidnapping of the young Iroquois Snow Falls, a spirited girl with a special gift. Her captor, Bird, is an elder and one of the Huron Nation's great warriors and statesmen. It has been years since the murder of his family, and yet they are never far from his mind.
FIC BRE 2014
Brennan, Sarah Rees. The demon's covenant. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2010.
Seventeen-year-old Mae feels that even though her world is out of control, she must find a way to protect Nick, a demon, from his brother Alan's betrayal.
FIC BRE 2014
Brennan, Sarah Rees. The demon's surrender. 1st Margaret K. McElderry Books pbk. ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2012, c2011.
Sin's world is turned upside down when she has to ally with a demon and his brother to save her beloved Goblin Market from the evil magicians.
FIC BRE 2014
Brennan, Sarah Rees. Unspoken. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2012.
The twin Lynburn sisters, whose family has owned the sinister manor that overlooks Sorry-in-the-Vale for centuries have returned with their sons, one of which looks remarkably like the imaginary boy in Kami's head, who she is in love with, but with the twins return, strange things begin to happen in Kami's small sleepy town.
FIC BRE 2014
Brennan, Sarah Rees. Untold. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2013.
As Kami Glass and her friends continue to battle the sorcerers of the Lynburn family in the sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale, friendships and families are torn apart.
FIC BUJ 2014
Bujold, Lois McMaster. The hallowed hunt. New York : Eos, , c2005.
Lord Ingrey kin Wolfcliff is sent to investigate the murder of Prince Boleso who was bludgeoned to death by Lady Ijada while trying to assault her, but his mission to escort her back to the unstable kingdom for trial changes when they discover they are both unwilling hosts to animal spirits and unite to fight a malevolent enemy.
FIC CAS 2014
Cass, Kiera. The Selection. 1st pbk. ed. New York : HarperTeen, 2013, c2012.
"Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her"--Provided by publisher.
FIC ELL 2014
Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man. 2nd Vintage International ed. New York : Vintage International, 1995, c1947.
In the course of his wanderings from a Southern college to New York's Harlem, an African-American man becomes involved in a series of adventures.
FIC GAI 2014
Gaiman, Neil. The ocean at the end of the lane. 1st ed. New York, NY : William Morrow, .
It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and menace unleashed - within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it.
FIC GAR 2014
Gardner, Lisa. Touch & go : a novel. New York : Dutton, c2013.
Tessa Leoni arrives at the Boston brownstone of the Denbes to investigate the disappearance of Justin, Libby, and their fifteen-year-old daughter, Ashlyn, and uncovers secrets about the seemingly perfect family.
FIC GAR 2014
Garwood, Julie. Murder list : a novel. Ballantine Books mass market ed. New York : Ballantine Books, 2008, c2004.
Chicago detective Alec Buchanan is assigned to protect hotel heiress Regan Hamilton Madison, who once attended a seminar where the presenter asked each attendee to make a "fantasy revenge" list of people who they would like to have eliminated, but when the people on Regan's list begin to die, Alec fears Regan is the next target.
FIC GOO 2013
Goobie, Beth, 1959-. The throne. Markham, ON : Red Deer Press, 2013.
"Meredith is determined to make her mark as she starts Grade 10 - and claiming the "cool" seat in home room is her first step. But that decision brings her unwanted attention from the school''s "kingpin of the underworld" and her new enemy is smart, determined and capable of holding a long-term grudge. Should she just back away? But how will she look at herself in the mirror if she does?
FIC GRA 2014
Grant, Michael, 1954-. Eve & Adam. 1st Square Fish ed. New York : Square Fish/Feiwel and Friends, 2013.
With the help of her geneticist mother at Spiker Biotech Laboratory, sixteen-year-old Eve Spiker recovers incredibly quickly from the life-threatening injuries she suffered during an accident, and upon becoming friends with handsome teenage lab assistant Solo, the two make discoveries about what is really going on at the laboratory.
FIC HOP 2014
Hopkins, Ellen. Tricks. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2009.
Collects five stories about three girls and two boys who question how they feel about themselves while learning about love and sexuality.
FIC KIN 2014
King, Stephen, 1947-. Joyland. 1st Hard Case Crime ed. London : Hard Case Crime/Titan Books, 2013.
Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.
FIC KIN 2014
King, Thomas, 1943-. The truth about stories : a native narrative. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2005, c2003.
The author presents a collection of stories and events from his own life as a Native American, and examines the Native American's strong ties to storytelling.
FIC KOG 2014
Kogawa, Joy, 1935 -. Obasan. Markham, Ont : Penguin, c1981.
Naomi is a sheltered and beloved five year old when Pearl Harbour changes her life. Separated from her mother, she watches bewildered as she and her family become enemy aliens, persecuted and despised in their own land.Surrounded by hardship and pain, Naomi is protected by the resolute endurance of her aunt, Obasan, and the silence around her. Only after Naomi grows up, does she return to question that haunting silence.
FIC KOS 2014
Kostova, Elizabeth. The historian : a novel. 1st Little, Brown and Co. mass market ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2008, c2005.
A young woman discovers an ancient book and a cache of old letters in her father's library, and thus begins her adventurous quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, a search that will span continents and generations, and a confrontation with the darkest powers of evil.
FIC KUN 2014
Kundera, Milan. The unbearable lightness of being. 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed. New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 1999, c1984.
Tomas, a hopeless philanderer and successful surgeon, flees Prague when the Russians invade in 1968 and heads for Switzerland where he must provide for himself and his lover by working as a window washer.
FIC LAN 2014
Landy, Derek. Scepter of the ancients. Rev. pbk. ed. New York : Bowen Press, 2009, c2007.
When twelve-year-old Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton mage, to save the world from the Faceless Ones.
FIC LAN 2014
Landy, Derek, author. Kingdom of the wicked. London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013.
Magic is a disease. Across the land, normal people are suddenly developing wild and unstable powers. Infected by a rare strain of magic, they are unwittingly endangering their own lives and the lives of the people around them. Terrified and confused, their only hope lies with the Sanctuary.
FIC LAW 2014
Lawson, Mary, 1946-. Road ends. Toronto : Knopf Canada, c2013.
In this novel, which ranges from the Ontario silver rush of the early 1900s to swinging London in the 1960s, the author gently reveals the intricacies and anguish of family life, the push and pull of responsibility and individual desire, the way we can face tragedy, and in time, hope to start again.
FIC LEW 2014
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe. New York : HarperTrophy, , c1950.
Four English school children find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
FIC LEW 2014
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963. The magician's nephew. New York : HarperTrophy, , c1983.
When Digory and Polly try to return the wicked witch Jadis to her own world, the magic gets mixed up and they all land in Narnia where they witness Aslan blessing the animals with human speech.
FIC MCC 2014
McCurdy, J. FitzGerald (Joan FitzGerald), 1943-. The twisted blade. Toronto : HarperTrophyCanada, c2006.
An earthquake rips through Ottawa, and Miranda uncovers a plot to destroy the Elves. Nicholas falls into the clutches of the Dwarf-snake and a band of vicious Ogres, and Miranda and company embark on a perilous quest to rescue him. They must also find the Twisted Blade, the only thing that will stop the monstrous Calad-Chold dead.
FIC MCN 2013
McNicoll, Sylvia, 1954-. Dying to go viral. Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, .
"When Jade is granted the opportunity to relive the last week of her life, she is determined to make every minute count"--Back cover.
FIC MCP 2014
McPhee, Martha. Bright angel time. 1st Harvest ed. San Diego : Harcourt Brace, 1999.
After Kate's parents divorce in 1969, Kate, eight, and her two sisters have to go with their mother and her new love and his five children on a cross-country vacation during which Kate is exposed to sex, drugs, and irresponsible adults.
FIC MIT 2014
Mitzner, Adam. A case of redemption. 1st Gallery Bks. hardcover ed. New York : Gallery Books, 2013.
A former high-powered New York City defense attorney, Dan Sorenson has spent more time in a bottle than in a courtroom since the meaningless deaths of his wife and his daughter. When hip-hop artist Legally Dead, who is being accused of murdering his pop-star girlfriend, wants Dan to defend him, Dan reluctantly takes the case, but comes to understand that defending Legally Dead may also be a way to save himself.
FIC MUR 2014
Murakami, Haruki, 1949-. Norwegian wood. New York : Vintage International, c2000.
Toru, a young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, but before they can find true love with one another, they must come to terms with the tragic death of their best friend.
FIC ROT 2014
Rothfuss, Patrick, 1973-. The name of the wind. New York : DAW Books, , c2007.
Kvothe, a legendary hero and villain whom is presumed dead, recounts the story of his life and shares the dark secrets that have shaped his life and forced him to take up a lonely existence in a land of strangers.
FIC ROW 2014
Rowell, Rainbow. Eleanor & Park. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
"Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try"--Provided by publisher.
FIC ROW 2014
Rowell, Rainbow. Fangirl. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
Feeling cast off when her twin sister outgrows their shared love for a favorite fictional character, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words, and worrying about her fragile father.
FIC ROW 2014
Rowling, J. K. The casual vacancy. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2012.
When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock and the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen.
FIC SCH 2014
Schneider, Robyn. The beginning of everything. 1st ed. New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, .
"Star athelete and prom king Ezra Faulkner's life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe"--Provided by publisher.
FIC SHA 2014
Shan, Darren. Cirque du freak : Vampire Mountain. 1st U.S. pbk. ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2002, c2001.
Mr. Crepsley leads Darren Shan on a dangerous trek to Vampire Mountain, the very heart of the vampire world, to be presented to the Council, but an encounter with the Vampanese along the way means trouble.
FIC SHR 2014
Shreve, Anita. Stella Bain : a novel. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2013.
In 1916, Stella Bain, an American woman suffering from shell shock, is taken in by London surgeon August Bridge and his wife, and soon Dr. Bridge develops a clinical interest in Stella, and he delves into her deeply fractured mind to unlock a disturbing history.
FIC TAR 2014
Tartt, Donna. The goldfinch. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2013.
"A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother, a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld"--Provided by publisher.
FIC TAY 2014
Taylor, Andrew, 1951 October 14- author. The scent of death. London : Harper, 2013.
Manhattan, 1778. A city of profiteers, loyalists and double agents. New York is home to a tide of refugees seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill is sent from London to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists. No sooner does he land than he becomes embroiled in a murder.
FIC TEY 2014
Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 7-1952. The daughter of time. 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed. New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction, 1995, c1979.
Follows Alan Grant, an injured policeman currently hospitalized and bored, as he searches for the truth behind the belief that Richard III murdered the little princes in the tower.
FIC VON 2014
Von Ziegesar, Cecily. It had to be you : the Gossip Girl prequel. 1st ed. New York : Poppy/Little, Brown, 2007.
Serena van der Woodsen, Blair Waldorf, and Nate Archibald have been best friends for years, but their friendship is tested when both girls fall for Nate and he is forced to choose between, even if it means losing his best friends forever.
FIC WAS 2014
Wasserman, Robin. Awakening. New York : Scholastic, c2007.
Thirteen-year-old J.D. loses her memory and is haunted by dark visions, showing her that she is in grave danger and must find a way to understand her past although there is no one she can trust.
FIC WEE 2014
Weeks, Brent. The blinding knife. 1st trade ed. New York, NY : Orbit, 2013.
Gavin Guile, the most powerful man in the world who holds the title of "Prism," has only four years to live and is facing many problems, and his only hope lies with the brother who he betrayed sixteen years ago.
FR FIC CHA 2014
Chabin, Laurent, 1957-. 15 ans ferme. [Montréal] : Éditions Hurtubise, 2013.
Un violent incendie criminel ravage la luxueuse résidence de Conrad Murdoch et de son épouse Irina. Lui: un avocat ayant embrassé de nombreuses causes humanitaires, dont celle des droits des immigrants et des personnes en situation précaire ou illégale. Elle: une épouse modèle très impliquée dans activités de charité et de bienfaisance.
FR FIC CHA 2014
Chabin, Laurent, 1957-, auteur. La nuit sort les dents.
Alex vient d’être arrêté par la police alors qu’il tentait de s’esquiver après avoir découvert, dans un parc de Saint-Henri, le cadavre d’un inconnu. Il pourrait facilement se disculper puisqu’il a vu s’enfuir une silhouette portant un blouson de satin rouge. Il a aussi reconnu l’arme du crime.
FR FIC DES 2014
Desjardins, India. Le journal d'Aurélie Laflamme : championne. Québrv, Québec : Les Editions Des Intouchables, 2013.
Dans son journal intime, Aurélie Laflamme, quatorze ans, relate sa vie quotidienne d'adolescente, ses états d'âme, ses tracas, ses espoirs, ses histoires d'amitié et de coeur.
FR FIC GAG 2014
Gagnon, Hervé, 1963-, auteur. Mille écus d'or.
Matthias Fransworth habite à Groton près de Boston. Le 11 août 1704, au retour des champs, le garçon aperçoit sa maison en flammes. Tous les membres de sa famille ont été massacrés par les Amérindiens. Son père est mourant, mais il a le temps de lui remettre une croix en bois noir et de lui dire, haletant : percutant.
FR FIC MCC 2014
McClintock, Norah. Sous haute surveillance. Montréal : Boréal, 2004.
Harley était de retour chez lui. Après l’hôpital. Après l’accident. Rien n’avait changé : même maison, même rue… mais lui n’était plus le même. Et ce n’était pas la peur qui, nuit après nuit, le faisait bondir hors de son lit, c’était le chagrin, le remords, et ces visions effrayantes. Pourquoi n’avait-il pas freiné plus tôt ? Pourquoi ? Et si, après tout, ce n’était pas un accident...
FR FIC NAN 2014
Nanji, Shenaaz. La mauvaise herbe. [Montréal] : Boréal, 2010.
Sabine, quinze ans, est issue d'une prospère famille de commerçants originaire d'Inde et établie depuis deux générations en Ougadan. Contrairement à son entourage, l'adolescente, qui fait fi des conventions sociales, est amie depuis de nombreuses années avec Zena, une Africaine aux origines modestes.