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September 2016

New in Paperback

September 2016

This month’s New in Paperback roundup includes THE BOY MOST LIKELY TO, Huntley Fitzpatrick's highly acclaimed romantic companion to MY LIFE NEXT DOOR; THE SILENCE OF SIX, E.C. Myers' thrilling tale of hacktivists, government conspiracy and tons of suspense; and A MADNESS SO DISCREET, a haunting story from Mindy McGinnis in which a ruthless and brutal killer shakes the foundation of teen Grace's sanity.

Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge - Fantasy

May 5, 2015

 

When Rachelle was fifteen she was good --- apprenticed to her aunt and in training to protect her village from dark magic. But she was also reckless --- straying from the forest path in search of a way to free her world from the threat of eternal darkness. After an illicit meeting goes dreadfully wrong, Rachelle is forced to make a terrible choice that binds her to the very evil she had hoped to defeat.
Firewalker (The Worldwalker Trilogy) by Josephine Angelini - Fiction

September 1, 2015

 

I'm a Witch and Witches burn.

Lily is back in her own universe, and she's ready to relax with Rowan. True, she almost died in the Pyre that fueled their escape, and must hide her magic for the safety of the world, but compared to fighting the monstrous Woven and leading armies in the alternate Salem, life is looking good.

Don't Fail Me Now by Una LaMarche - Fiction

September 1, 2015

 

Michelle and Leah only have one thing in common: Buck Devereaux, the biological father who abandoned them when they were little. After news trickles back to them that Buck is dying, they make the uneasy decision to drive across country to his hospice in California. Leah hopes for closure; Michelle just wants to give him a piece of her mind. Five people in a failing, old station wagon, living off free samples at food courts across America, and the most pressing question on Michelle’s mind is: Who will break down first --- herself or the car? 

Has to Be Love by Jolene Perry - Fiction

September 1, 2015

 

Years ago, Clara survived a vicious bear attack. She's used to getting sympathetic looks around town, but meeting strangers is a different story. Then Rhodes, a student teacher in her English class, forces her to acknowledge her writing talent, and everything becomes even more confusing --- especially with the feelings she's starting to have about him. Now all Clara wants to do is hide from the tough choices she has to make. When her world comes crashing down around her, Clara has to confront her problems and find her way to a decision. 

Juniors by Kaui Hart Hemmings - Fiction

September 22, 2015

 

Part Hawaiian, part Mainlander.  Perpetual new girl at school. Hanging in the shadow of her actress mother’s spotlight. And now: new resident of the prominent West family’s guest cottage. Bracing herself for the embarrassment of being her classmates’ latest charity case, Lea is surprised when she starts becoming friends with Will and Whitney West instead --- or in the case of gorgeous, unattainable Will, possibly even more than friends. Lea Lane has lived in between all her life. But it isn’t until her junior year that she learns how to do it on her own terms.

The Silence of Six by E. C. Myers - Young Adult Thriller

May 24, 2016

 

“WHAT IS THE SILENCE OF SIX, AND WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?” These are the last words uttered by 17-year-old Max Stein’s best friend Evan just moments before he kills himself after hacking into the live-streaming Presidential debate at their high school. Haunted by the unforgettable image of Evan’s death, Max’s entire world is upended as he suddenly finds himself the target of a corporate-government witch-hunt.

The Sailweaver's Son by Jeff Minerd - Fantasy

September 1, 2016


When 15 year-old Tak rescues the survivor of an airship destroyed by one of the giant flammable gas bubbles mysteriously appearing in the sky of Etherium, the authorities react like a flock of startled grekks. Admiral Scud accuses Tak of sabotage and treason. Tak's father grounds him for reckless airmanship. Rumors spread that the bubbles are weapons devised by the Gublins, a race of loathsome but ingenious underground creatures. The King's advisors call for war, hoping to win much-needed Gublin coal. To prove his innocence and prevent a misguided war, Tak must do what anyone knows is suicide --- visit the Gublins and find out what they know. 

What We Left Behind by Robin Talley - fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Toni, who identifies as genderqueer, meets a group of transgender upperclassmen and immediately finds a sense of belonging that has always been missing, but Gretchen struggles to remember who she is outside their relationship. While Toni worries that Gretchen won't understand Toni's new world, Gretchen begins to wonder where she fits in this puzzle. As distance and Toni's shifting gender identity begin to wear on their relationship, the couple must decide --- have they grown apart for good, or is love enough to keep them together?c

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson - Fiction

September 6, 2016


Lee Westfall has a secret. She can sense the presence of gold in the world around her. Veins deep beneath the earth, pebbles in the river, nuggets dug up from the forest floor. The buzz of gold means warmth and life and home --- until everything is ripped away by a man who wants to control her. Left with nothing, Lee disguises herself as a boy and takes to the trail across the country. Gold was discovered in California, and where else could such a magical girl find herself, find safety?

The Storm by Virginia Bergin - Science Fiction

September 6, 2016


97% of the population is dead. And the killer rain keeps falling. Ruby's not sure she can make it on her own much longer. So when a chance encounter leads her to a camp with the last boy she may ever kiss (it's not easy to date during an apocalypse), Ruby gratefully accepts the army's protection.
But safety comes with a price: If Ruby wants to stay, she must keep her eyes and her mouth-shut. Except Ruby stumbles across a secret she can't possibly keep. Horrified, she flips out and fights back-only to make the most shocking discovery of all...

When by Victoria Laurie - Young Adult Supernatural Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Maddie Fynn is a shy high school junior, cursed with an eerie intuitive ability: she sees a series of unique digits hovering above the foreheads of each person she encounters. Her earliest memories are marked by these numbers, but it takes her father's premature death for Maddie and her family to realize that these mysterious digits are actually death dates, and just like birthdays, everyone has one. Forced by her alcoholic mother to use her ability to make extra money, Maddie identifies the quickly approaching death date of one client's young son, but because her ability only allows her to see the when and not the how, she's unable to offer any more insight. When the boy goes missing on that exact date, law enforcement turns to Maddie. Soon, Maddie is entangled in a homicide investigation, and more young people disappear and are later found murdered. A suspect for the investigation, a target for the murderer, and attracting the attentions of a mysterious young admirer who may be connected to it all, Maddie's whole existence is about to be turned upside down. Can she right things before it's too late?

Drowning is Inevitable by Shalanda Stanley - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

In a flash, Olivia, Jamie, Max, and Maggie become fugitives on the back roads of Louisiana. They’re headed to New Orleans, where they hope to find a solution to an unfixable problem. But with their faces displayed on all the news stations, their journey becomes a harrowing game of hide-and-seek from the police --- and so-called allies, who just might be the real enemy.

The Sixth Man (The Triple Threat #2) by John Feinstein - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

When Max comes out as gay, not everyone on the basketball court takes the news in stride. Snide comments and cold shoulders escalate into heated protests and an out-and-out war with the school board. While controversy swirls around them, the Lions have to decide: Will personal issues sink their season, or can they find a way to stand together as a team?

Kalifus Rising: Legends of Orkney by Alane Adams -

September 6, 2016


Sam Baron just freed Orkney from the ravages of the Red Sun --- but now, imprisoned by Catriona, leader of the Volgrim Witches, Sam finds the darker side of his half-god, half-witch heritage released, and he fears he might destroy what he saved. Unable to resist the witches' enchantments, Sam has become their most potent weapon. Sam’s only hope for salvation lies with his three best friends and a mystical artifact known as the Moon Pearl. As Sam's friends rush to save him, other forces are at work in Orkney's shadows --- forces that could help free Sam, or condemn him to the darkness forever.

The Cabin by Natasha Preston - Mystery/Thriller

September 6, 2016


A weekend partying at a remote cabin is just what Mackenzie needs. She can't wait to let loose with her friends. But a crazy night of fun leaves two of them dead --- murdered. With no signs of a forced entry or struggle, suspicion turns to the five survivors. Someone isn't telling the truth. And Mackenzie's first mistake? Assuming the killing is over…

Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn - Fiction

September 6, 2016


Callie lives in a world where her destiny has already been decided...by her future self. When she sees the vision of becoming a criminal, and murdering her younger sister, she must run from her future and the government. She sets in motion a chain of events that she hopes will change her fate. But if they don't go as planned, she must figure out how to protect her sister from the biggest threat of all --- Callie, herself.

Wonders of the Invisible World by Christopher Barzak - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Seventeen-year-old Aidan Lockwood lives in the sleepy farming community of Temperance, Ohio --- known for its cattle ranches and not much else. That is, until Jarrod, a friend he hasn’t seen in five years, moves back to town and opens Aidan’s eyes in startling ways: to Aidan’s ability to see the spirit world; to the red-bearded specter of Death; to a family curse that has claimed the lives of the Lockwood men one by one . . . and to the new feelings he has developed for Jarrod.

 

Pieces of Why by K. L. Going - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Tia lives with her mom in a high-risk neighborhood in New Orleans and loves singing gospel in the Rainbow Choir with Keisha, her boisterous and assertive best friend. Tia's dream is to change the world with her voice; and by all accounts, she might be talented enough. But when a shooting happens in her neighborhood and she learns the truth about the crime that sent her father to prison years ago, Tia finds she can't sing anymore. The loss prompts her to start asking the people in her community hard questions --- questions everyone has always been too afraid to ask.

The Replacement Crush by Lisa Brown Roberts - Fiction

September 6, 2016


After book blogger Vivian Galdi’s longtime crush pretends their secret summer kissing sessions never happened --- Vivian creates a list of safe crushes --- determined to protect her heart. But nerd-hot Dallas --- the sweet new guy in town --- sends the mission and Vivian’s zing meter into chaos. While designing software for the bookstore where Vivian works, Dallas wages a counter-mission.Operation Replacement Crush is in full effect. And Dallas is determined to take her heart off the shelf.

Bloody Mary, Book 2: Mary: Unleashed by Hillary Monahan - Horror

September 6, 2016


Shauna, Kitty and Jess must band together to unearth the truth about Mary's death, to put her soul to rest for good. Their search leads them back to where it all began --- Solomon's Folly, a place as dangerous as the ghost who died there a century and a half ago. Quicksand, hidden traps and a phantom fog are the least of their worries. To stop Mary, they need to follow a dark string of clues and piece together a gruesome mystery that spans generations.

Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia -

September 6, 2016


Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible.

Keep Her: A Novel by Leora Krygier - Romance

September 6, 2016


Destiny doesn’t factor into 17-year-old adoptee Maddie’s rational world, where numbers and scientific probability have always proven to be the only things she can count on. Then fate deals Maddie a card she can’t ignore: Aiden, a young filmmaker she meets when a water main bursts inside a camera store. Caught in a whirlpool of love and loss, Maddie and Aiden find that art and numbers, a mission to save endangered whales and a worn-out copy of MOBY DICK all collide to heal and save them both.

Black Widow Forever Red by Margaret Stohl - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

BLACK WIDOW: Forever Red features all the heart-pounding adventure readers expect from Marvel, written by #1 New York Times best-selling author Margaret Stohl. Uncover a new side of the Marvel Universe that will thrill loyal fans and newcomers alike, as Stohl reveals the untold story of Black Widow for the very first time.

Asylum 3-Book Box Set: Asylum, Sanctum, Catacomb by Madeleine Roux - Horror

September 6, 2016


Enter the twisted world of Madeleine Roux’s New York Times bestselling Asylum series with this bone-chilling box set. In ASYLUM,16-year-old Dan discovers that his summer-program dorm used to be a psychiatric hospital --- and that it is filled with dark secrets. In SANCTUM, when Dan, Abby and Jordan receive anonymous photos of an old carnival inviting them back to the asylum, they return to end the nightmare once and for all. In CATACOMB, the three friends embark on a senior road trip to New Orleans, but with a mysterious group known as the Bone Artists are on their trail.

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis - Historical Thriller

September 6, 2016


Grace Mae is already familiar with madness when family secrets and the bulge in her belly send her to an insane asylum. When a visiting doctor interested in criminal psychology recognizes Grace’s brilliant mind beneath her rage, he recruits her as his assistant. Continuing to operate under the cloak of madness at crime scenes allows her to gather clues from bystanders who believe her less than human. But gruesome nights bring Grace and the doctor into the circle of a killer who will bring her shaky sanity and the demons in her past dangerously close to the surface.

A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Lo-Melkhiin killed 300 girls before he came to my village, looking for a wife. Desperate to save her sister from certain death, she makes the ultimate sacrifice --- leaving home and family behind to live with a fearful man. But it seems that a strange magic flows between her and Lo-Melkhiin, and night after night, she survives. Finding power in storytelling, the words she speaks are given strange life of their own. Little things, at first: a dress from home, a vision of her sister. But she dreams of bigger, more terrible magic: power enough to save a king...if only she can stop her heart from falling for a monster. 

Ask the Dark by Henry Turner - Young Adult Suspense

September 6, 2016


Billy Zeets has a story to tell. About being a vandal and petty thief. About missing boys and an elusive killer. And about what happens if a boy who breaks all the rules is the only person who can piece together the truth. Gripping and powerful, this masterful debut novel comes to vivid life through the unique voice of a hero as unlikely as he is unforgettable.

Marked by Sue Tingey - fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Sixteen-year-old Lyla lives in a bleak, controlling society where only the brightest and most favored students succeed. When she is caught buying cheats in an underground shadow market, she is tattooed --- marked --- as a criminal. Then she is offered redemption and she jumps at the chance . . . but it comes at a cost. Doing what is right means betraying the boy she has come to love, and, perhaps, losing even more than she thought possible.

Olivia Decoded by Vivi Barnes - Fiction

September 6, 2016


Olivia’s spent the past year trying to get her life on track. New school. New friends. New attitude. But old flames die hard and one look at Jack --- the hacker who enlisted her into his life and his hacking ring, stole her heart and then left her --- and every memory, every moment, every feeling comes rushing back. But Jack’s not the only one resurfacing in Liv’s life. When a stalker hell-bent on scaring Liv and framing Jack enters Liv’s life, Jack and Liv will have to work together to find out who it is before someone gets hurt, or worse.

Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

For fans of Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Lois Duncan, and Daphne Du Maurier comes a powerhouse anthology featuring some of the best writers of YA thrillers and horror. A host of the smartest young adult authors came together in this collection of scary stories and psychological thrillers curated by BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA author April Genevieve Tucholke.

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas - Fantasy

September 6, 2016


Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she's at last returned to the empire-for vengeance --- to rescue her once-glorious kingdom --- and to confront the shadows of her past...She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen's triumphant return.

Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns edited by Michael Cart - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

From a boy whose low self-esteem is impacted when a gun comes into his possession to a student recalling a senseless tragedy that befell a favorite teacher, from a realistic look at hunting to a provocative look at a family that defies stereotypes, each emotional story stirs the debate to new levels. The juxtaposition of guns and their consequences offers moving tales, each a reminder of how crucial the question of guns in our society is, and the impact they have on all of us.

The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen by Katherine Howe - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

It’s July in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU. While shooting a séance at a psychic’s in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicatingly beautiful girl named Annie. As they start spending time together, Wes finds himself falling for her, drawn to her rose-petal lips and her entrancing glow. There’s just something about her that he can’t put his finger on, something faraway and otherworldly that compels him to fall even deeper.

The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick - Fiction

September 6, 2016


Tim Mason was The Boy Most Likely To find the liquor cabinet blindfolded, need a liver transplant and drive his car into a house. Alice Garrett was The Girl Most Likely To ...well, not date her little brother’s baggage-burdened best friend, for starters. For Tim, it wouldn’t be smart to fall for Alice. For Alice, nothing could be scarier than falling for Tim. But Tim has never been known for making the smart choice and Alice is starting to wonder if the “smart” choice is always the right one. When these two crash into each other, they crash hard.

Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood - Fiction

September 6, 2016

 

Nerd-boy Dan Cereill is not quite coping with a whole heap of problems, including a reversal of family fortune, moving, new-school hell, a mother with a failing wedding cake business, a just-out gay dad, and a massive crush on Estelle, the girl next door. His life is a mess, but for now he's narrowed it down to just six impossible things… In this charming story of one guy's efforts to get it together when his life is falling apart, award-winning author Fiona Wood introduces an irresistible voice and a delightfully awkward character who is impossible to forget.

The Fall by James Preller - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

As Sam explores the events leading up to the tragedy, he must face a difficult and life-changing question: Why did he keep his friendship with Morgan a secret? And could he have done something-anything-to prevent her final actions?

Operation Tenley by Jennifer Gooch Hummer - Fiction

September 13, 2016


Meet Tenley Tylwyth, an Elemental Teen born with the power to produce weather. Cool? Not really. Elementals make Mother Nature angry. And who can blame her? Humans have been destroying her planet long enough. It's time she got rid of them all together. Tenley and those like her, are the only things standing in her way-and they don't even know it. It's a Fair One's job to keep Elemental Teens safe. These ancestors of fairies have created a perfect plan to keep kids like Tenley out of harm's way-from afar. But when rookie Fair One --- Pennie --- allows her charge to use elemental powers once too often, she's forced to travel to Earth-a place where no Fair One wants to go-to save her. 

Rogue: The Paladin Prophecy Book 3 by Mark Frost - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

Under constant surveillance, Will and his friends secretly devise a plan to defeat Franklin Greenwood and his Knights of the Charlemagne. The team must enter the Never-Was and find an elusive group of supernatural beings called the Hierarchy. But as the battle approaches, the alliance uncovers old secrets that threaten to tear them apart. Can they protect Earth from the demons beyond? Or will a rogue player destroy them and the world they live in?

Dark Shimmer by Donna Jo Napoli - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

Set in medieval Venice, this captivating fairy tale retelling by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli explores belonging, beauty, and the transformative power of love through the eyes of a teenage girl. Dolce has a fascination for making mirrors without realizing that quicksilver endangers her . . . and so evil begins in innocence.

Whippoorwill by Joseph Monninger - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

Sixteen-year-old Clair Taylor has neighbors who are what locals call whippoorwills, the kind of people who fill their yards with rusty junk. Clair tries to ignore her surroundings, choosing instead to dream of a future beyond her rural New Hampshire town. But, when a black dog named Wally is chained up to a pole next door, Clair can’t look the other way. Clair decides to save Wally, and the immediate connection she has with the lovable dog catches her off-guard, but even more surprising is her bond with 18 year-old Danny Stewart, the boy next door.

Mirrored by Alex Flinn - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

In #1 New York Times bestselling author Alex Flinn's modern and mysterious retelling of Snow White, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and true love doesn't necessarily mean Prince Charming. Celine's life is the stuff fairy tales are made of. She's beautiful, talented, and brave. Unfortunately, her tale comes complete with a wicked stepmother! And where do you find Prince Charming in Miami?

The Island by Olivia Levez - Fiction

September 13, 2016


As part of an “Outward Bound” style treatment for young people who’ve committed crimes, Frances finds herself on a plane to a remote village where she will do community service in exchange for staying out of juvenile detention. But an accident leaves her alone on a small island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. She has to find water and food. She has to survive. And when she is there she also has to think about the past. The things that she did before. The things that made her a monster.

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures written by Kate DiCamillo with illustrations by K.G. Campbell - Humor

September 13, 2016

 

It begins with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman is the just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight and misspelled poetry --- and that Flora will be changed too.

Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen - Horror

September 13, 2016


When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn’t quite right. Before long Cyn realizes that Mr. Gabriel is, in fact . . . a demon. Now, in addition to saving the school musical from technical disaster and trying not to make a fool of herself with her own hopeless crush, Cyn has to save her best friend from the clutches of the evil librarian!

Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

The tale of Cinderella has been retold countless times. But what you know is not the true story. Sarah Prineas’s bold fairy-tale retelling is a dark and captivating world where swords are more fitting than slippers, young shoemakers are just as striking as princes, and a heroine is more than ready to rescue herself before the clock strikes midnight.

Breakaway: A Novel by Kat Spears - Fiction

September 13, 2016

 

When Jason Marshall's younger sister passes away, he knows he can count on his three best friends and soccer teammates --- Mario, Jordie and Chick --- to be there for him. But when Mario starts hanging out with a rough group of friends and Jordie finally lands the girl of his dreams, Jason is left to fend for himself while maintaining a strained relationship with Chick. Then Jason meets Raine, a girl who sees him for everything he wants to be, and he finds himself pulled between building a healthy and stable relationship with a girl he might be falling in love with, grieving for his sister and trying to hold onto the friendships he has always relied on.

Confessions: The Murder of an Angel by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro - Mystery/Thriller

September 20, 2016


Tandy Angel is losing her mind --- or so everyone around her thinks. Even as she desperately tries to destroy her family's poisonous legacy, she's imagining new dangers in every shadow. There are too many powerful people who want to see her dead, and she's the only one who can prove it. As her detective prowess is called into question and her paranoia builds, she has to face the very real possibility that the killer hunting her could be all in her head --- or a very real danger that finally cuts her down.

Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu - Fiction

September 20, 2016

 

Rachel Walker is devoted to God. She prays every day, attends Calvary Christian Church with her family, helps care for her five younger siblings, dresses modestly and prepares herself to be a wife and mother who serves the Lord with joy. But Rachel is curious about the world her family has moved away from and believes that her homeschooling and church can not answer her questions. 

Brady vs. Manning: The Untold Story of the Rivalry That Transformed the NFL by Gary Myers - Sports

September 20, 2016


Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are perhaps the two greatest quarterbacks of all time. But what do they actually think of each other? What are they like behind closed doors and in the locker room, and how does that influence their careers? Veteran NFL correspondent Gary Myers tackles this subject from every angle and with unprecedented access and insight, drawing on a huge number of never-before-heard interviews with Brady and Manning, their coaches, their families, and those who have played with them and against them.

If You're Lucky by Yvonne Prinz - Fiction

September 20, 2016


When 17-year-old Georgia’s brother drowns while surfing halfway around the world in Australia, she refuses to believe Lucky’s death was just bad luck. Then a stranger named Fin arrives in False Bay, claiming to have been Lucky’s best friend. Soon Fin is working for Lucky’s father, charming Lucky’s mother and dating his girlfriend. Georgia begins to wonder if Fin murdered Lucky in order to take over his whole life. She is certain she’s getting closer and closer to the truth, but as she does, her mental state becomes more and more precarious, and no one seems to trust what she’s saying.

Dreamland by Robert L. Anderson - Fiction

September 20, 2016

 

Odea Donahue has been able to travel through people’s dreams since she was six years old. Then a mysterious new boy, Connor, comes to town. For the first time in her life, Dea feels normal. But both Dea and Connor have secrets, and as she is increasingly drawn to Connor’s dreams --- and nightmares --- the boundary between worlds begins to deteriorate, putting everyone she loves in danger.

The Devil and Winnie Flynn by Micol Ostow - fiction

September 20, 2016

 

Winnie Flynn doesn’t believe in ghosts. (Though she wouldn’t mind a visit from her mom, explaining why she took her own life.) When her mysterious aunt Maggie, a high-profile TV producer, recruits Winnie to spend a summer working as a production assistant on her current reality hit, Fantastic, Fearsome, she suddenly finds herself in the one place her mother would never go: New Jersey.

Wendy Darling: Volume 2: Seas by Colleen Oakes - Fantasy

September 20, 2016


WENDY DARLING: SEAS finds Wendy and Michael aboard the dreaded Sudden Night, a dangerous behemoth sailed by the infamous Captain Hook and his blood-thirsty crew. In this exotic world of mermaids, spies and pirate-feuds, Wendy finds herself struggling to keep her family above the waves. Hunted by the twisted boy who once stole her heart and struggling to survive in the whimsical Neverland sea, returning home to London now seems like a distant dream --- and the betrayals have just begun.
Daughters unto Devils by Amy Lukavics -

September 27, 2016

 

When 16 year-old Amanda Verner's family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory of the past winter; of her sickly ma giving birth to a baby sister who cries endlessly; of the terrifying visions she saw as her sanity began to slip, the victim of cabin fever; and most of all, the memories of the boy she has been secretly meeting with as a distraction from her pain. The boy whose baby she now carries. 

NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football by Johnny Anonymous - Sports/Memoir

September 27, 2016


In NFL CONFIDENTIAL, a current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football --- the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season --- sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football League.

Chasing Truth by Julie Cross - Young Adult Romance

September 27, 2016


When former con artist Eleanor Ames’s homecoming date commits suicide, she’s positive there’s something more going on. The more questions she asks, though, the more she crosses paths with Miles Beckett. He’s sexy, mysterious, arrogant...and he’s asking all the same questions. Eleanor might not trust him --- she doesn’t even like him --- but they can’t keep their hands off of each other.

Infinite in Between by Carolyn Mackler - Fiction

September 27, 2016


Zoe feels like she will live forever in her famous mother’s shadow. Jake struggles to find the right connections in friendship and in love. Mia keeps trying on new identities, looking for one that actually fits. Gregor thought he wanted to be more than just a band geek. And Whitney seems to have it all, until it’s all falling apart around her. Carolyn Mackler skillfully brings the stories of these five disparate teens together to create a distinct and cohesive whole --- a novel about how we can all affect one another’s lives in the most unexpected and amazing ways.

The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher - Romance

September 27, 2016


When Ana Watson’s brother ditches a high school trip to run wild at Washingcon, type-A Ana knows that she must find him or risk her last shot at freedom from her extra-controlling parents. In her desperation, she’s forced to enlist the last person she’d ever want to spend time with --- slacker Zak Duquette --- to help find her brother before morning comes. But over the course of the night, while being chased by hordes of costumed Vikings and zombies, Ana and Zak begin to open up to one another. Soon, what began as the most insane nerdfighter manhunt transforms into so much more...

Username: Regenerated by Joe Sugg - Graphic Novel

September 27, 2016


Evie is safe home, but her heart remains in e.scape. She’s desperate to return, but the app that transports her has corrupted in the great reboot. When besotted geek, Lionel, offers to help, he doesn’t just restore the gateway as she had planned. He opens up a series of revelations that calls into question everything Evie treasures in life.   

Sacrifice: Serpentine, Book 2 by Cindy Pon - Fantasy

September 27, 2016


Skybright is plunged into the terrifying Underworld where demons are bred, while Stone --- stripped of his immortal status --- must find a way to close hell's breach before more mortals die. Meanwhile, Zhen Ni --- Skybright's former mistress and friend, is now wed to the strange and brutish Master Hou --- and she finds herself trapped inside an opulent but empty manor. When she discovers half-eaten corpses beneath the estate, Zhen Ni worries that Master Hou is not all he seems. 

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness - Fiction

September 27, 2016

 

What if you aren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you're like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.

A Mad Zombie Party: White Rabbit Chronicles, Book 4 by Gena Showalter - Fantasy

September 27, 2016


Ali Bell and Cole Holland's crew of zombie slayers thought they'd won the war against Anima Industries, albeit with many casualties. Frosty is still mourning the loss of the love of his life, Kat Parker. He receives a message from beyond --- Kat's spirit returns, insisting he partner with rogue slayer Camilla Marks. But Camilla is the one who betrayed them all and the cause of Kat's death. But when Anima rises from the grave to become a force the slayers may not have the strength to overcome, Frosty, Camilla and all the slayers will have to work together to survive the madness.
Thin Ice by Mikael Engstrom - Fiction

September 28, 2016


Where would you rather live --- in a lonely apartment with your drunk father, only bearable when your big brother is home? Or in a small, snowy village with a frozen lake, where your aunt burns books to keep the house warm and a girl called Pi makes your heart beat a bit too fast and your cranky old neighbor teaches you to catch fish that look like ice dragons and a hawk owl watches out for you by night? Mik has been skating on thin ice his entire life.