Atwood, Margaret, 1939-, author. MaddAddam : a novel. Vintage Canada edition, 2014.
Bardugo, Leigh. Shadow and bone. 1st Square Fish ed. New York : Square Fish, 2013.
Orphaned by the Border Wars, Alina Starkov is taken from obscurity and her only friend, Mal, to become the protegé of the mysterious Darkling, who trains her to join the magical elite in the belief that she is the Sun Summoner, who can destroy the monsters of the Fold.
Beam, Cris. I am J. 1st pbk. ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2012, c2011.
J, who feels that he is a boy who was mistakenly born a girl, hides who he is from his family and the world, but after he loses his best friend, J decides to stop hiding, whatever the cost.
Boorman, Kate A. Winterkill. New York : Amulet Books, 2014.
When the revered leader of her settlement, a dark, isolated land with merciless winters and puritanical rulers, asks Emmeline for her hand it is a rare opportunity, but not only does she love another man, she cannot ignore dreams that urge her into the dangerous and forbidden woods that took her grandmother's life and her family's reputation.
Bright, Amy, author. Swimmers. Markham, ON : Red Deer Press, 2014.
A Greyhound bus takes 17-year-old Hunter Ryan and his girlfriend Lee across the Rocky Mountains to the one place he's been running from.
Chapman, Elsie. Dualed. 1st Ember ed. New York : Ember, 2014.
"West Grayer lives in a world where every person has a twin, or Alt. Only one can survive to adulthood, and West has just received her notice to kill her Alt"--Provided by publisher.
Charbonneau, Joelle. The Testing. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2013.
Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
Clare, Cassandra. The Bane chronicles. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, .
A collection of eleven short stories, previously published online, that illuminate the life of the enigmatic, flashy, and flamboyant High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane, a character in "The Mortal Instruments" series.
Crewe, Megan, author. Earth & sky.
When Skylar meets mysterious, otherworldly Win, she discovers that humanity has been under alien control for centuries, and a faction of rebel aliens, including Win, need Sky's strange powers to help them save Earth and the fabric of reality.
Fitzpatrick, Becca. Black ice. First edition.
Britt goes hiking in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming with her ex-boyfriend Calvin, but trouble arises when she is caught in a blizzard, taken hostage by fugitives, finds evidence of murders, and learns who to trust and who to love.
Flynn, Gillian, 1971-. Gone girl : a novel. New York, NY : Broadway Books, 2014, c2012.
When a woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage, while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred.
Frey, James, 1969-. Endgame : the calling. 1st ed. New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, .
"Twelve teens who have prepared their entire lives for an ancient life-or-death game must finally come to terms with its arrival, forming tenuous alliances and killing each other for the chance to be the last one standing and the winner of the ultimate prize: the ability to save a select group of people from the end of the world"--Provided by publisher.
Gallant, Gail. Absolution.
After Amelia's best friend and secret crush Matthew dies in an apparent suicide, clairvoyant Amelia is haunted by his increasingly restless and reckless ghost. Meanwhile she gets caught up in uncovering the mystery behind a haunted inn and a deadly stretch of country road nearby where a series of fatal car accidents involving deer may somehow be linked back to the inn.
Gallant, Gail. Apparition. Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c2013.
Amelia who can see and speak to ghost joins Morris, the local journalist, to solve the mystery of the haunted barn in which Amelia's friend Matthew committed suicide.
Goobie, Beth, 1959-. Before wings. Victoria, BC ; : Orca Book Publishers, 2001, c2000.
After barely surviving a brain aneurysm two years earlier, Adrien, caught between the land of the living and the spirit world, is unsure where she belongs. Knowing that another aneurysm could strike at any moment, Adrien struggles to understand the message brought by the spirits of five young women only she sees - a message that seems to hold the key to the dark secret that haunts her aunt.
Guertin, Chantel, 1976-. Depth of field. Toronto, Ont., Canada : ECW Press, .
When Pippa attends the Tisch Photography Camp in New York City she is forced to deal with her nemesis, Ben Baxter, and a Tisch mentor with links to her parents' past.
Howard, A. G. (Anita G.). Splintered. New York : Amulet Books, 2013.
A descendant of the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse.
Howard, A. G. (Anita G.). Unhinged. New York : Amulet Books, 2014.
Life gets complicated once again for teenaged Alyssa when her mother returns home from an asylum and the mysterious Morpheus tempts Alyssa with another dangerous quest in the dark, challenging Wonderland.
Kagawa, Julie, author. Talon.
Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George, a legendary society of dragon slayers. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning, and they're positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser. Ember and Dante Hill are the only sister and brother known to dragonkind. Trained to infiltrate society, Ember wants to live the teen experience and enjoy a summer of freedom before taking her destined place in Talon. But destiny is a matter of perspective, and a rogue dragon will soon challenge everything Ember has been taught. As Ember struggles to accept her future, she and her brother are hunted by the Order of St. George. Soldier Garret Xavier Sebastian has a mission to seek and destroy all dragons, and Talon's newest recruits in particular. But he cannot kill unless he is certain he has found his prey--and nothing is certain about Ember Hill. Faced with Ember's bravery, confidence and all-too-human desires, Garret begins to question everything that the Order has ingrained in him--and what he might be willing to give up to find the truth about dragons.
King, Stephen, 1947-. Doctor Sleep : a novel. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York : Scribner, 2013.
Still haunted by his experiences at the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one year as a child, Dan Torrence has settled in New Hampshire to try to escape those and other ghosts of his past. When he meets Abra Stone, a twelve-year-old girl who shares Dan's gift of "shining," and discovers that a tribe of traveling paranormals called True Knot want to steal her power by slowly torturing her to death, he becomes determined to save the child.
King, Stephen, 1947-. The gunslinger. New York : Viking, c2003.
The Gunslinger, a lone figure, pursues the man in black, has a liaison with a sexually ravenous woman, and befriends a kid from Earth called Jake.
Kruger, Kat. The night has claws. 1st ed. Halifax : Fierce Link Press, c2013.
"What happens when you're the thing that goes bump in the night? Connor Lewis and Arden LaTène are experiencing a reversal of fortunes. Arden, once a prominent werewolf, has been cured against his will. As a result, he<U+2019>s now considered dead by his former pack and has lost his longtime girlfriend in the mix. Connor, a newly created werewolf whose DNA has inadvertently led to the creation of the cure, now has to make some important decisions about his future and is not sure who to trust. Should he join a pack or try to go it alone? When Connor is summoned by the Hounds of God to testify against the human scientist who developed the cure, he's forced to choose sides. Comprised of humans bitten by werewolves, the Hounds have been the lawmakers and enforcers for hundreds of years, ensuring werewolves don<U+2019>t endanger the lives of humans and exacting justice upon those who do. On the other hand, the pack werewolves have been persecuted for centuries and are seeking to tip the balance of power. Adding to his confusion is Madison Dallaire, the girl Connor has complicated feelings for, who has embarked on a path of corporate espionage. In the second book of The Magdeburg Trilogy, Connor's loyalties are pushed to the limits as he faces the challenges of being a modern werewolf caught in the grip of an ancient feud."--Back cover.
Kruger, Kat. The night has teeth. 1st ed. Halifax : Fierce Link Press, c2012.
"There's a darkness that lurks in the City of Light Seventeen-year-old Connor Lewis is chased by a memory. On his first day of kindergarten he bit a boy hard enough to scar the kid for life. Since then he's been a social outcast at a New York private school. Through an unexpected turn of good fortune, he lands a scholarship to study in Paris, where everything starts to look up. On the first day he befriends two military brats, and he may finally get a taste of what it's like to be a normal teenager. It doesn't last. His host family <U+2014> an alluring young tattoo artist and her moody, handsome boyfriend <U+2014> inadvertently introduce him to the underworld of werewolves where there are two types: the born and the bitten. Those born to it take the form of elegant wolves, while the latter are cursed to transform into the half-man, half-beast creatures of horror movies. The bitten rarely survive. Unfortunately, Connor is on the wanted list of a four hundred-year-old bitten human who's searching for both a cure and a means of wiping out werewolves for good. Connor's loyalties are tested as he becomes embroiled in a conflict where werewolves, mad science and teen angst collide."--From publisher.
Kruger, Kat. The night is found. 1st ed. Halifax : Fierce Link Press, c2013.
The Night is Found is the closing novel, following The Night Has Teeth and The Night Has Claws. Connor Lewis, the sorta loser-ish, mostly lost foreign student at a Paris high school has followed his fate and found his place in a world he never knew existed. Through the first two books he made friends and enemies and decided where he stood in the controversy escalating around him. Everything comes crashing together in the final story. This third book answers all the questions and brings resolutions that are not always perfect for the characters or preferred by the readers but are believable and congruous with Kruger's effort to present a realistic and conceivable world.
Krys, Michelle. Hexed. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, .
Popular cheerleader Indigo Blackwood, sixteen, finds her perfect life threatened when Bishop, a tattooed, leather-clad stranger, tells her the family Bible just stolen from the attic of her mother's occult shop could mean the end to all witches, including, he says, Indigo herself.
Laybourne, Emmy. Sky on Fire. 1st Square Fish ed. New York : Square Fish/Feiwel and Friends, 2014.
One group of survivors heads to Denver airport on a repaired school bus, the other remains in the Sanctuary and tries to rebuild the community they lost, but the world outside is dark and filled with dangerous chemicals that turn people into bloodthirsty monsters.
Little, Ashley, 1983-. The new normal. Victoria, BC : Orca Book Publishers, 2013.
Tamar Robinson knows a lot about loss-more than any teenager should. Her younger sisters are dead, her parents are adrift in a sea of grief, and now Tamar is losing her hair. Nevertheless, she navigates her rocky life as best she can, not always with grace, but with her own brand of twisted humor. She joins the chess club with her friend Roy, earns a part in the school production of The Wizard of Oz, buys an awesome wig, lands a crappy job, gets invited to the prom (by three different guys!) and helps her parents re-enter the land of the living. What Tamar lacks in tact (and hair), she makes up for in sheer tenacity.
Livingston, Lesley. Every never after. Toronto : Razorbill, 2013.
Despite their vow to each other at the end of Once Every Never, best friends Clare and Allie once more find themselves in trouble -and travelling in time. Indulging in a low-key vacation at Glastonbury Tor, taking part in an archaeological dig while soaking up the sights of summertime England, the girls have promised each other: no time travel shenanigans; no involvement with dangerous Druids or villainous museum thieves; and definitely no weirdness about the fact that Clare is now seriously dating Milo, Allie's super-genius hottie cousin!.
Livingston, Lesley, author. Now and for never.
Maas, Sarah J. Crown of midnight. Pbk. ed. New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
As the royal assassin to an evil king, eighteen-year-old Celaena Sardothien must decide what she will fight for--survival, love, or the future of a kingdom.
Maas, Sarah J. Heir of fire. New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Royal assassin Celaena must travel to a new land to confront a truth about her heritage, while brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world.
Maas, Sarah J. Throne of glass. Pbk. ed. New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
After she has served a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.
McClintock, Norah. About that night. Victoria, BC, Canada : Orca Book Publishers, 2014.
"When Derek disappears in the snow, suspicion falls on Jordie. What does she know about that night?"--Provided by publisher.
McCulloch, Amy. The oathbreaker's shadow. [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2013.
"In the world of fifteen-year-old Raim, you tie a knot for every promise you make. Break that promise and the knot will burst into flames, scarring your skin and forever marking you as an oathbreaker. Raim has worn a simple knot around his wrist for as long as he can remember. No one seems to know where it came from or which promise it symbolizes. But on the day that he binds his life to that of his best friend (and the future king), Khareh, the rope ignites and sears a dark mark into his skin. Raim takes refuge in the vast desert among a colony of exiled oathbreakers. Will he be able to learn the skills he needs to clear his name?"--From publisher.