FIC ANG 2011
Angelini, Josephine. Starcrossed. 1st pbk. ed. New York : HarperTeen, 2012, c2011.
When shy sixteen-year-old Helen Hamilton starts having vivid dreams about three ancient, hideous women and suddenly tries to kill a new student at her Nantucket high school, she discovers that she is playing out some version of an old tale involving Helen of Troy, the Three Furies, and a mythic battle.
FIC ANG 2012
Angelini, Josephine. Dreamless : a Starcrossed novel. 1st ed. New York : HarperTeen, c2012.
With help from her new friend Orion, seventeen-year-old Helen Hamilton descends into the Underworld in search of a way to break the Furies' blood curse and prevent the start of another Trojan War.
FIC ANG 2013
Angelini, Josephine. Goddess : a Starcrossed novel. 1st ed. New York, NY : HarperTeen, .
"After being tricked into releasing the gods from their captivity on Olympus, Helen Hamilton must find a way to re-imprison them without starting a devastating war, all while fighting the ever-growing passion she feels for her forbidden love, Lucas Delos"--Provided by publisher.
Ashby, Amanda. Demonosity. New York : Speak, 2013.
Thomas Delacrox, the spirit of a fourteenth-century knight, needs a contemporary girl to help him protect the Black Rose, a powerful ancient force, but popular, quirky high school junior Cassidy Carter-Lewis is not happy about being chosen to train before dawn and battle demons at parties, the mall, and even school.
FIC BAN 2013
Bantwal, Shobhan. The full moon bride. New York : Kensington Books, c2011.
Living with her parents in suburban New Jersey, environmental lawyer Soorya Giri agrees to an arranged marriage until she is drawn into a flirtation with Lou, a widowed colleague who is far from her family's idea of an acceptable husband.
Baratz-Logsted, Lauren. Little Women and me. Pbk. ed. New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Modern-day teen Emily March turns to Louisa May Alcott's famous book for a school assignment and finds herself mysteriously transported to the world of "Little Women," where she undergoes surprising changes.
Blount, Patty. TMI. Naperville, Illlinois : Sourcebooks Fire, .
Bailey Grant and Megan Farrell, best friends since second grade, often interfere in each other's lives, but when Bailey becomes involved with a mysterious gamer she met online and Megan decides to prove he cannot be trusted, a serious feud begins.
FIC BOW 2013
Bow, Erin. Sorrow's knot. 1st ed. New York, N.Y. : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013.
Otter is a girl of the Shadowed People, a tribe of women, and she is born to be a binder, a woman whose power it is to tie the knots that bind the dead--but she is also destined to remake her world.
FIC BRO 2009
Brown, Sandra, 1948-. Rainwater. Large print ed. Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2009.
In 1934, Ella Barron struggles to keep her Texas boardinghouse afloat despite the financial hardships her neighbors are facing, which leads her to rent a room to the soft-spoken David Rainwater, who shows Ella and her ten-year-old son the true meaning of trust and compassion.
FIC BRO 2010
Brown, Dan, 1964-. The lost symbol : a novel. 1st Anchor Books premium mass-market ed. New York : Anchor Books, 2010, c2009.
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, at the U.S. Capitol Building to deliver a lecture, is drawn into a desperate search through the hidden tunnels and temples of Washington, D.C., when his mentor Peter Solomon, a prominent Mason and philanthropist, is kidnapped and the only clue to Solomon's whereabouts lies in an ancient invitation to a long-lost world of esoteric wisdom.
FIC CAR 2011
Card, Orson Scott. The lost gate. 1st mass market ed. New York : Tor, 2011, c2010.
Danny North, a member of a clan of mages in exile in the human world who grew up in an isolated home in the mountains of West Virginia, finds his family in danger by secrets which were kept from him and enemies who will do anything to keep them in exile.
FIC CAR 2012
Card, Orson Scott. Ruins. New York : Simon Pulse, 2012.
To prevent the destruction of his planet, teenager Rigg Sessamekesh, who can manipulate time, must assume more responsibility when he and others travel back 11,000 years to the arrival of human starships.
FIC CAR 2013
Carter, Ally. United we spy. 1st ed. New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, .
"Cammie Morgan and her friends finally know why the terrorist organization called the Circle of Cavan has been hunting her. Now the spy girls and Zach must track down the Circle's elite members to stop them before they implement a master plan that will change Cammie--and her country--forever"--Provided by publisher.
FIC CLI 2011
Cline, Ernest. Ready player one. 1st pbk. ed. New York : Broadway Books, c2011.
In the year 2044, Wade Watts, like the rest of humanity, chooses to escape reality and spends his waking hours in the limitless, utopian virtual world of the OASIS, but when Wade stumbles upon the first of the fiendish puzzles set up by OASIS creator James Halliday he finds he must compete with thousands of others--including those willing to commit murder--in order to claim a prize of massive fortune.
FIC COL 2006
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl : the lost colony. New Disney, Hyperion pbk. ed. New York : Disney, Hyperion Books, 2009, c2006.
Teenager Artemis Fowl solves a temporal equation that helps him and Captain Holly Short track fairy demons who are appearing from another dimension, but there is another person who has figured out the formula and abducts one of the beings.
FIC CON 2012
Conrad, Lauren. The fame game. 1st pbk. ed. New York : Harper, 2012.
Madison Parker is determined to make her way into the spotlight, even if it means dealing with backstabbing friends and family, paparazzi, and tabloid scandals.
FIC CON 2012
Conrad, Lauren. Starstruck. 1st pbk. ed. New York, NY : Harper, 2013.
Drama ensues when the girls discover they all have a crush on the same guy, and while Madison Parker is punished with community service hours for her admission to stealing, newcomer Kate Hayes is reveling in her song's overnight success, and aspiring actress Cameron Curtis struggles to step out from her famous mother's shadow.
Crockett, S. D. (Sophie D.). After the snow. 1st Square Fish ed. New York : Square Fish, 2013.
Fifteen-year-old Willo Blake, born after the 2059 snows created a new ice age, searches for his family, who mysteriously disappeared from their frozen mountain home, and encounters outlaws, halfmen, and an abandoned girl along the way.
FIC CRO 2013
Croggon, Alison, 1962-. Black spring. 1st U.S. ed. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Lina is enchanting, vibrant but willful. And her eyes betray her for what she truly is - a witch. With her childhood companion, Damek, she has grown up privileged and spoiled and the pair are devoted to each other to the point of obsession.
FIC CUM 2010
Cummings, Priscilla, 1951-. Blindsided. New York : Puffin Books, 2011, c2010.
After years of failing eyesight, fourteen-year-old Natalie reluctantly enters a school for the blind, where in spite of her initial resistance she learns the skills that will help her survive in the sighted world.
FIC DAS 2013
Dashner, James, 1972-. The eye of minds. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, .
"Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him and his secrets out"--Provided by publisher.
FIC DAW 2013
Dawson, C. A. Frozen in time. Victoria B.C. : Babora Books, 2011.
Once the centre of advanced technology, Phile has suffered the depredations of the tyrant, Grat. Yet the Gridian people remain committed to ridding their world of the invaders. The rebellion has a new leader in Flannery Wosk, but before he can lead, Wosk must overcome his own pain at his years of inaction. The rebellion can only succeed if the rightful heir to the Gridian throne can be found in a perilous race against time between the rebels, Grat's fleet, a traitor and a murderous spy. C.A. Dawson creates a tapestry of far-off worlds, rich characters, emotional reawakening and heroism in the grand SF tradition. FROZEN IN TIME will be sure to delight readers of all ages.
FIC DE 2008
De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-. Revelations : a Blue Bloods novel. 1st Disney-Hyperion pbk. ed. New York : Disney-Hyperion, 2009, c2008.
Schuyler van Alen, imprisoned in the Force household while her legacy is being questioned and dealing with living with Mimi and her crush Jack, is called to help the Blue Bloods when the Silver Bloods breach the gates of Hell in Rio de Janeiro.
FIC FAR 2013
Farmer, Nancy, 1941-. The lord of Opium. 1st ed. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013.
In 2137, fourteen-year-old Matt is stunned to learn that, as the clone of El Patrón, he is expected to take over as leader of the corrupt drug empire of Opium, where there is also a hidden cure for the ecological devastation faced by the rest of the world.
FIC FFO 2004
Fforde, Jasper. Something rotten. London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2004.
FIC FOW 2013
Fowler, Therese. Z : a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
A fictionalized account of Southern belle Zelda Sayre and her relationship with author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Gansworth, Eric L. If I ever get out of here. 1st ed. New York, N.Y. : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013.
Seventh-grader Lewis "Shoe" Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George Haddonfield from the local Air Force base, but in 1975 upstate New York there is a lot of tension and hatred between Native Americans and Whites--and Lewis is not sure that he can rely on friendship.
FIC GIB 2013
Gibb, Camilla, 1968-. The beauty of humanity movement. [Toronto] : Anchor Canada, 2011, c2010.
Maggie, Vietnamese by birth but living in the United States, returns to Vietnam in search of clues to her father's disappearance during the war..
FIC GRE 2008
Gregory, Philippa. The other queen. 1st Touchstone hardcover ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Presents a fictionalized account of the final years of Mary, Queen of Scots, who fled Scotland and sought sanctuary in the home of the Earl of Shrewsbury and his wife, only to find herself imprisoned.
FIC GRE 2013
Green, Jane, 1968-. Another piece of my heart. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Andi finally finds the man of her dreams and marries into a ready-made family with his two daughters, but when Ethan's daughter insists on fighting against her all of their happiness is in danger.
FIC HAN 2011
Han, Jenny. It's not summer without you : a summer novel. 1st Simon & Schuster BFYR pbk. ed. New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2011, c2010.
Teenaged Isobel "Belly" Conklin, whose life revolves around spending the summer at her mother's best friend's beach house, reflects on the tragic events of the past year that changed her life forever.
FIC HAN 2013
Han, Jenny. We'll always have summer : a Summer novel. 1st Simon & Schuster BFYR pbk. ed. New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2012, c2011.
The summer after her first year of college, Isobel "Belly" Conklin is faced with a choice between Jeremiah and Conrad Fisher, brothers she has always loved, when Jeremiah proposes marriage and Conrad confesses that he still loves her.
FIC HOC 2013
Hocking, Amanda. Elegy. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
Gemma must battle Penn to break the siren curse and secure a future with Alex.
FIC HOC 2013
Hocking, Amanda. Lullaby. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012.
When Gemma runs off with a dangerous clique of powerful girls, Harper teams up with Daniel and faces unprecedented dangers to rescue her sister, who develops increasingly formidable magical abilities.
FIC HOC 2013
Hocking, Amanda. Tidal. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, .
With Penn and Lexi determined to kill Gemma and replace her with another siren, Gemma, aided by Harper and Daniel, must delve into her enemies' mythical past and darkest secrets in a last-ditch effort to protect all that she holds dear.
FIC HOC 2013
Hocking, Amanda. Wake. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012.
In the quiet seaside town of Capri, sixteen-year-old Gemma enjoys a close bond with her sister Harper and a growing attraction to next-door neighbor with Alex, but everything changes when, after partying with newcomers Penn, Lexi, and Thea, Gemma discovers she has powers that will force a terrible choice.
FIC HOL 2009
Holder, Nancy. Resurrection. 1st Simon Pulse pbk. ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009.
A threat more powerful and frightening than anything they have faced before looms over the Cahors witches as both the Devereux and Cahors family lines face extinction, and Cahors family secrets are revealed.
FIC HOL 2013
Holder, Nancy. Unleashed. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011.
Orphaned Kat McBride, nearly seventeen, must leave California to live with her grandfather in small-town Arkansas, where she is drawn into a paranormal world of feuding werewolf clans.
FIC HOP 2013
Hopkins, Ellen. Smoke. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, .
After the death of her abusive father and loss of her beloved Ethan and their unborn child, Pattyn runs away, desperately seeking peace, as her younger sister, a sophomore in high school, also tries to put the pieces of her life back together.
Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-. The draining lake. London : Vintage, 2008.
Following an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake suddenly falls to reveal a skeleton half-buried in its sandy bed. It has clearly been there many years. There is a large hole in the skull. Yet more mysteriously, it is weighted down by a heavy radio transmitter bearing inscriptions in Russian. The police are called in.
Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-. Silence of the grave : [a Reykjavík murder mystery]. London : Harvill Press, 2005.
When a skeleton is unearthed at a Reykjavik building site, Inspector Erlendur and his colleagues set out to unravel a complex decades-old crime that may have ties to his own troubled family history.
Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-. Voices. London : Vintage, 2007, 2006.
Indriðason, Arnaldur. Tainted blood. London : Vintage Books.
FIC JAY 2011
Jay, Stacey. Juliet immortal : a novel. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011.
For seven hundred years, the souls of Romeo and Juliet have repeatedly inhabited the bodies of newly deceased people to battle to the death as sworn enemies, until they meet for the last time as two Southern California high school students.
FIC KEL 2002
Kellerman, Jonathan. Flesh and blood : a Alex Delaware novel. Ballantine Books premium mass market ed. New York : Ballantine Books, 2008, c2001.
Psychologist-detective Alex Delaware probes into the dark life of Lauren Teague, a young woman he treated years earlier when she was a troubled teenager, whose corpse has been found dumped in an alley.
FIC KIM 2013
Kim, Eugenia (Eugenia SunHee). The calligrapher's daughter : a novel. 1st Holt Paperbacks ed. New York : Henry Holt, 2010, c2009.
Najin Han, the headstrong daughter of a calligrapher in early twentieth-century Korea, is sent by her mother to become a companion of the young princess to prevent her father from forcing her to marry, but when the king is assassinated, Najin faces countless hardships on her quest for education and love.
FIC KIN 2011
King, Stephen, 1947-. Carrie. 1st Anchor Books mass-market ed. New York : Anchor Books, 2011, c1974.
Presents the unnerving story of a terribly ostracized young girl with supernatural powers of telekinesis.
FIC KIN 2012
King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970-. Ask the passengers : a novel. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2012.
Astrid Jones, who realizes that she is a lesbian, deals with the gossip and rejection she faces by sending love up to the people on airplanes as they pass over her.
Kittle, Katrina. Reasons to be happy. Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, c2011.
Hannah, grieving over the tragic death of her mother who was considered Hollywood royalty, resorts to bulimia to live up to the image of her mom and gain acceptance into the popular eighth-grade clique at her Beverly Hills school, and, even though her father is too preoccupied to notice her condition, the quirky outsider Jasper knows something is wrong and tries to help her.
FIC KOR 2002
Korman, Gordon. Son of the mob. 1st ed. New York : Hyperion, c2002.
Seventeen-year-old Vince's life is constantly complicated by the fact that he is the son of a powerful Mafia boss, a relationship that threatens to destroy his romance with the daughter of an FBI agent.
FIC KOR 2008
Korman, Gordon. The juvie three. 1st ed. New York : Hyperion, c2008.
Gecko, Arjay, and Terence, all in trouble with the law, must find a way to keep their halfway house open in order to stay out of juvenile detention.
FIC LAM 2013
Lam, Vincent. The headmaster's wager : a novel. 1st U.S. ed. London ; : Hogarth, c2012.
Percival Chen, a headmaster at a prestigious English-language school in 1960s Saigon, must exile his trouble-making son and to deal with his troubles and loneliness he confides in Jacqueline, a women of French and Vietnamese descent.
FIC LAN 2013
Landy, Derek, author. Last stand of dead men.
War has finally come. Not between good and evil, but between Sanctuaries, and if Skulduggery and Valkyrie are to stop it they must team up with the rest of the Dead Men. And at the same time, another war rages within Valkyrie herself, as Darquesse is on the verge of rising...
FIC LAR 2009
Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004. The girl who played with fire. Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2010, c2009.
Mikael Blomkvist is publishing the story of his career, exposing the extensive sex trafficking operation between Sweden and Eastern Europe, but when two investigative journalists are killed the night before the story runs and Lisbeth Salander is implicated, Mikael vows to clear the girl's name and find the true killer.
FIC LAY 2012
Laybourne, Emmy. Monument 14. 1st ed. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2012.
A strange weather phenomenon drives students into a superstore where fourteen kids take refuge while the world outside gets torn apart from a series of escalating disasters.
FIC LOR 2013
Lore, Pittacus. The fall of five. 1st ed. New York, NY : Harper, .
The members of the Garde, trying to master their legacies and work together, receive a sign they believe is from Number Five, a crop circle in the shape of a Loric symbol, and set out to find Five before it is too late.
FIC MAB 2013
Maberry, Jonathan. Fire & ash. 1st ed. New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, .
When Benny and his friends learn that a scientist may have discovered a cure for the zombie plague, they mount a search and rescue mission, unaware that the reapers want the cure to wipe humanity off the face of the earth.
McCourtney, Lorena. Dying to read : a novel. Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, c2012.
Unemployed Cate Kinkaid jumps at the chance to work for her private investigator uncle and all she has to do for her first assignment is determine that a particular woman lives at a particular address but when she reaches the dark Victorian house, she finds a hungry horde of gray-haired mystery readers and a dead body.
McLaughlin, Emma. Over you. 1st pbk. ed. New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.
After seventeen-year-old Max got her heart broken, she made it her mission to help girls across New York City get over being dumped, but when her ex shows up in her neighborhood, Max questions whether she is really over him.
FIC MIT 2013
Mitchell, David (David Stephen). Cloud atlas : a novel. Vintage Canada ed. Toronto : Vintage Canada, 2004.
Many characters live out their lives from 1850 to a postapocalyptic Iron Age Hawaii and eventually their disparate lives intertwine.
FIC MOR 2011
Morgenstern, Erin. The night circus : a novel. Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c2011.
A fierce competition is underway, a contest between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood to compete in "a game," in which each must use their powers of illusion to best the other. Unbeknownst to them, this game is a duel to the death, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will.
FIC MUC 2013
Muchamore, Robert. Black Friday. Trafalgar Square Books, 2013.
Sent on a mission to stop the largest terrorist plot ever orchestrated, Ryan, a member of the secret organization CHERUB, plans a high-stakes counter-defense that depends for its success on his youthful appearance and his agency's official non-existence.
FIC MYE 2012
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-. All the right stuff. 1st ed. New York : Amistad, c2012.
The summer after his absentee father is killed in a random shooting, Paul volunteers at a Harlem soup kitchen where he listens to lessons about "the social contract" from an elderly African American man, and mentors a seventeen-year-old unwed mother who wants to make it to college on a basketball scholarship.
FIC NAB 1997
Nabokov, Vladīmir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Lolita. 2nd Vintage International ed. New York : Vintage Books, 1997, c1955.
Aging intellectual Humbert Humbert's obsession for twelve-year-old Dolores Haze, whom he nicknames Lolita, leads him to marry her mother just so he can be closer to her, but his love quickly drives him to madness.
FIC PIK 2010
Pike, Christopher, 1954-. Remember me. Simon Pulse pbk. ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2010.
Remember me -- The return -- The last story. Contains three novels by Christopher Pike that follow the story of Shari Cooper, a teen who died after a fall from a balcony during a party, and who watches over her friends from the other side, trying to find her killer and get revenge.
FIC PIK 2010
Pike, Christopher, 1954-. Thirst No. 2. Simon Pulse pbk. ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2010.
Phantom -- Evil thirst -- Creatures of forever. Collects three novels that depict the adventures of Alisa Perne, and follows as she regains her humanity after spending five thousand years as a vampire, but as she adjusts to her new life and attempts to start anew, Alisa begins to wonder if she is destined to repeat her past mistakes.
FIC RIG 2013
Riggs, Ransom. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. 1st pbk. ed. Philadelphia : Quirk Books, 2013.
Sixteen-year-old Jacob, having traveled to a remote island after a family tragedy, discovers an abandoned orphanage, and, after some investigating, he learns the children who lived there may have been dangerous and quarantined and may also still be alive.
FIC RIO 2013
Riordan, Rick. The house of Hades. 1st ed. New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, .
"Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"
FIC ROB 2013
Robards, Karen. Shiver. 1st Gallery Books hardcover ed. New York : Gallery Books, 2012.
That night, Samantha Jones was doing what she always did: just trying to get by. Left to make her own way on the mean streets of East St. Louis, the pretty twenty-three-year-old single mother supported herself and her son as best she could by repo-ing cars. When she hooked her junker of a tow truck up to the BMW she'd been sent to haul in, the last thing she expected was to find a beaten, bloody man in the trunk-- or to be catapulted into a terrifying fight to survive. Danny Pantrero was minutes away from dying when Sam found him. Bleeding badly from a gunshot wound, he'd been snatched from protective custody by a vicious gang of drug runners who would stop at nothing to see him dead. With his life on the line, Danny takes Sam hostage. Forcing her to help him, he tries to make her understand that now she's a target for the killers, too. When they invade her house and threaten her son's life, she finally understands: there's no going back. She and five-year-old Tyler go on the run with Danny in a desperate effort to reach the authorities who have promised him protection before the killers can silence all three of them forever. In the face of harrowing danger, Sam has no choice but to trust Danny with her life-- and, more importantly, her son's. Against her will, she starts to fall for the once-menacing stranger, and discovers a depth of passion she never imagined she could feel. But what Sam doesn't know is that Danny has a secret that could destroy them all.
FIC RYA 2013
Ryan, Amy Kathleen. Glow. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011.
Fifteen-year-old Waverly, part of the first generation of children born in deep space after her world was destroyed, questions her upcoming marriage to Kieran even though she knows she must marry and have children young in order to help populate New Earth, and, after she is taken hostage by the leaders of a sister ship who want to rule the planet and separated from Kieran, she finds herself at the helm of a dangerous mission.
FIC SCO 2013
Scott, Elizabeth. Something, maybe. 1st Simon Pulse hardcover ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009.
Seventeen-year-old Hannah does everything she can to avoid being noticed due to the scandalous occupations of her parents, but she might have to make an effort to change that after she develops a crush on two guys at her part-time job.
FIC SHA 2002
Shan, Darren. Cirque du freak : the vampire's assistant. 1st U.S. pbk. ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2002, c2000.
After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood.
FIC SHA 2003
Shan, Darren. Cirque du freak : tunnels of blood. 1st U.S. pbk. ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2002, c2000.
Darren, Evra, and Mr. Crepsley leave the Cirque Du Freak and get a taste of the city, but when corpses drained of blood are discovered, Darren and Evra must confront a dangerous creature of the night.
FIC SHE 2008
Tigelaar, Liz. Playing with the boys : a novel. New York : Razorbill, c2008.
Fifteen-year-old Lucy, having moved from Ohio to Malibu, California, following the death of her mother, is upset when she fails to make the soccer team at her new school, but she begins to regain her confidence when the soccer coach suggests her super-accurate kick could be of great benefit to the football team.
FIC SIM 2013
Simsion, Graeme C. The Rosie project : a novel. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Don Tillman a profesor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, starting with a questionnaire that has to be adjusted a little as he goes along. Then he meets Rosie, who is everything he's not looking for in a wife, but she ends up his friend as he helps her try and find her biological father.
FIC STI 2011
Stiefvater, Maggie, 1981-. Forever. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2011.
As the werewolves are hunted by those intent on destroying them, Sam and Grace risk everything to be together.
FIC TAN 2011
Tan, Shaun. Lost and found :. 1st Omnibus ed. New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2011.
The red tree -- The lost thing -- The rabbits. Collects three stories by Shaun Tan that explore how people lose and find what matters most to them, as a girl finds a bright spot in a dark world, a boy leads a strange, lost being home, and a group of peaceful creatures loses its home to cruel invaders.
FIC WAR 2010
Warren, Dianne, 1950-. Cool water. 1st ed. Toronto : HarperCollins, c2010.
This book takes place within a period of just over 24 hours. Set in the small town of Juliet, near Swift Current, this book follows several people from town through their day. From the escape of a horse from its trailer in the wee hours one morning to camping in the sand dunes in the wee hours of the morning of the next day, this book follows the events in people's lives.
FIC WES 2011
Westerfeld, Scott. Pretties. Simon Pulse ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2011, c2005.
Tally's perfect life as a Pretty is disrupted when she receives a letter from herself, written when she was an Ugly, reminding her of the promise she made to take a drug developed to cure the brain lesions that keep the Pretties shallow and happy--and when she takes the pills, she becomes a target of those determined to keep Pretty society carefree.
FIC WHA 2012
Whaley, John Corey. Where things come back : a novel. 1st Atheneum pbk. ed. New York : Atheneum, 2012, c2011.
Seventeen-year-old Cullen's summer in Lily, Arkansas, is marked by his cousin's death by overdose, an alleged spotting of a woodpecker thought to be extinct, failed romances, and his younger brother's sudden disappearance.
FIC WON 2009
Wong, David, 1975 Jan. 10-. John dies at the end. 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2010, c2009.
Wong, a video-store clerk, and his friend John, embark on a funny and frightening adventure when they get involved with soy sauce, a substance that gives them entrance into another dimension.
Wyndham, John, 1903-1969. The chrysalids. London : Penguin, 2000.
FIC YAN 2013
Yancey, Richard. The 5th Wave. New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., .
"Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them"--Provided by publisher.