New Books

The cover of After the Shot Drops 

  The cover of Alive

  The cover of And I Darken 

 Told from alternating perspectives, Bunny takes a basketball scholarship to an elite private school to help his family, leaving behind Nasir, his best friend, in their tough Philadelphia neighborhood.  

After finally receiving a heart transplant, seventeen-year-old Stella throws herself into her new life, but her recovery is marred with strange side effects and hallucinations, and when she meets Levi Zin, a mysterious new boy at her Seattle prep school, Stella soon realizes that she and Levi have more in common than she could ever imagine.


 
  In this first book in a trilogy, a girl child is born to Vlad Dracula, in Transylvania, in 1435, at first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies.
         
 The cover of As Brave As You   The cover of The Call     The cover of Carve the Mark 
 Genie and Ernie’s summer is going to be full of surprises.  First, they are leaving Brooklyn for the 1st time to spend the summer with grandparents in the country. Then they learn that their grandfather has a well-hidden secret.  Finally, when the two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires, literally.  

For the last twenty-five years every teenager in Ireland has been subject to "the call" which takes them away to the land of the Sidhe, where they are hunted for twenty four hours (though only three minutes pass in this world)--handicapped by her twisted legs, Nessa Doherty knows that very few return alive, but she is determined to be one of them.

 

Living on a violent planet where everyone develops a unique power meant to shape the future, Akos and Cyra, youths from enemy nations, resent gifts that render them vulnerable to others' control before they become unlikely survival partners.

         
 The cover of Code of Honor   The cover of Confessions of a High School Disaster    The cover of The Darkest Minds 

When Iranian-American Kamran Smith learns that his big brother, Darius, has been labelled a terrorist, he sets out to piece together the codes and clues that will save his brother's life and his country from a deadly terrorist attack.

 

Chloe Winter, a lovably flawed high school student, chronicles a year in her school life, sharing the highs and lows of family, friendship, school, and love in a diary filled with humor and warmth.

 
 

Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children.

         
 The cover of Devils Unto Dust    The cover of Doll Bones   The cover of Eliza and Her Monsters 

After her mother's death, Willie must protect her younger siblings from the flesh-eating creatures that surround her town and is forced to enter the dangerous desert to find her father when he steals from the most powerful man in town.

 

Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a corpse.

 

When the anonymous teen creator of a wildly popular webcomic is tempted by a school newcomer to pursue real-world relationships, everything she has worked so hard to build crumbles in the wake of their highly publicized romance.  

         
 The cover of Famous Last Words   The cover of Far Far Away  

  The cover of Fearsome Creatures 

Doubting her sanity in the wake of visions of a body in her pool, messages on her walls, and someone else's reflection in the mirror, Willa suspects that her experiences may be related to the work of a serial killer at large.

 

When Jeremy Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.



 

Twenty bone-chilling tales about the most dangerous fantastical beasts in American folklore. The book was originally published in 1910 by William Thomas Cox and is now retold by a modern author.  Here you will find tales of the Snoligoster, the Hodag, the Hoop Snake, and many more.

         
 The cover of The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love    The cover of Girl from the Well    The cover of Gutless
 

Graham Posner is trying to get his best friend, Roxana, to fall in love with him by planning the perfect weekend for her at Comic-Con. He has been in love with her ever since she asked him which Hogwarts house he’d be sorted into.

  Okiku has wandered the world for centuries, freeing the innocent ghosts of the murdered-dead and taking the lives of killers with the vengeance they are due, but when she meets Tark she knows the moody teen with the series of intricate tattoos is not a monster and needs to be freed from the malevolence that clings to him.   

Falling short of varsity qualifications because of his tendency to avoid physical aggression, talented football player Brock Ripley struggles to face his fears when his team's star quarterback begins bullying Brock's best friend.

         
 The cover of Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between   The cover of The House in Poplar Wood     The cover of I Am Princess X

High school sweethearts Clare and Aidan spend the night before they leave for college reminiscing about their relationship and deciding whether they should stay together or break up.


 

The Vickery twins, Lee and Felix, live in a house in Poplar Wood, where, because of the "Agreement," their mother serves Memory, and their father assists Death, and only Lee is allowed to leave the house, except for Halloween; but when a local girl is murdered, Gretchen Whipple, daughter of the mayor, offers the boys a deal--help her solve the crime and she will help them regain their freedom.

 

Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, sixteen-year-old May is shocked to see stickers, patches, and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing around Seattle.


       
 The cover of Life in Outer Space   The cover of Mortal Engines    The cover of Once and For All 

Sixteen-year-old Sam Kinnison is perfectly happy as a game-playing, movie-obsessed geek until beautiful, friendly, and impossible to ignore Camilla Carter starts him wondering if he has been watching all the wrong movies.   In a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by the Sixty Minute War and now dominated by Municipal Darwinism, a group of young people try to stop the carnage that will ensue if London satisfies its appetite.   

Louna's years working at her mother's wedding planning business, as well as the tragic end of her first love, have shaped her cynical views on romance, but the arrival of serial-dater Ambrose may start to change Louna's mind and give her a second chance at love.

         
 The cover of PS I Still Love You   The cover of Projekt 1065    The cover of Refugee 
 Lara Jean questions if a girl can be in love with two boys at once when she unexpectedly falls for Peter, a boy she's pretending to date, and a boy from her past. This is the sequel to the book To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.  

In 1943, 13-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany, is a spy for the British Secret Service.  While joining the Hitler Youth and pretending to agree with the violence and book-burning is hard enough, he is now asked to find out more about "Projekt 1065" making his and his parents' lives even more dangerous.

 
 

Although separated by continents and decades, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest in her country in 1994, and a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

         
 The cover of Shutter   The cover of Since You've Been Gone    The cover of Six of Crows 
 

Seventeen-year-old Micheline Helsing is a tetrachcromat, able to see ghosts in color and capture them on film, but when a routine hunt goes awry, Micheline is infected with a curse known as a soulchain and if she is unable to exorcise the entity in seven days, she will be destroyed, body and soul.

 

Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try.


 
 

Six dangerous outcasts  - a convict, a sharpshooter, a runaway, a spy, heartrender, and a thief - must learn to work together after they are offered an impossible heist that can save the world from destruction.


 
         
The cover of Slasher Girls and Monster Boys
  The cover of A Tale Dark and Grim    The cover of This Is Our Story 
 

An anthology of stories inspired by classic horror tales features contributions by leading suspense and young adult authors, including Stefan Bachmann, Leigh Bardugo and Kendare Blake.

 

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk.

 

When five boys go hunting at River Point, an  accident claims one of the boys’ life. Suddenly his best friends all come under suspicion, but no one will say who fired the fatal shot.  Soon the evidence begins to show that it could have been any one of them.

         
 The cover of Thornhill

  The cover of To All the Boys I've Loved Before    The cover of Unlikely Warrior 
 

An orphan faces a bully and plots her revenge.  Years later, a girl catches a glimpse of someone in the window of an old abandoned house. Parallel plotlines set in different times, one told in text and one in art, inform each other as a young girl unravels the mystery of a ghost next door.

 

Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out-of-control when someone finds her cache of secret love letters and mails them to the boys to whom they are addressed.


 
 

A memoir that shares Rauch's story, who, as an 18-year old part-Jewish youth, despite his heritage, was drafted into Hitler's army and sent to serve on the Russian front.


 
         
 The cover of The Walk On

  The cover of Warcross 

  The cover of We Are Okay 

 

After moving to a new town his freshman year in high school, Alex Myers is happy to win a spot on the varsity team as a quarterback but must deal with idea of not playing for two years since the first-string quarterback is not only a local hero, he is also son of the corrupt head coach.

 

When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.


 
 

After picking up and leaving everything behind in California, eighteen-year-old Marin, with the help of her former friend, must confront her grief and the truths that caused her to flee her home.


 
         
     The cover of X: A Novel    
     

Follows the childhood of civil rights leader Malcolm X to his imprisonment at age twenty, where he found the faith that would lead him to his path towards activism and justice.


   


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