New YA Books

The rattled bones

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Parker, S. M.,
Publisher Simon Pulse, 2017.
First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.
370 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F PAR
Summary After her father's death, Rilla Brae puts off thoughts of college to take over his lobstering business, while helping an archaeology student excavate nearby Malaga, an uninhabited island with a ghost that beckons her.

How to disappear

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Roat, Sharon Huss,
Publisher HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
377 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F ROA
Summary Introverted high school student, Vicky Decker, invents a social life on social media.

Mr. 60%

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Smith, Clete Barrett,
Publisher Crown Books for Young Readers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
184 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F SMI
Summary "Matt Nolan is the high school drug dealer, deadbeat, and soon-to-be dropout according to everyone at his school. His vice principal is counting down the days until Mr. 60% (aka Matt) finally flunks out and is no longer his problem. What no one knows is the only reason Matt sells drugs is to take care of his uncle Jack, who is dying of cancer. Meet Amanda. The overly cheerful social outcast whose optimism makes Matt want to hurl. Stuck as partners during an after-school club (mandatory for Matt), it’s only a matter of time until Amanda discovers Matt’s secret. But Amanda is used to dealing with heartbreak, and she’s determined to help Matt find a way to give life 100 percent."--Provided by publisher.

A map for wrecked girls

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Taylor, Jessica, 1985-
Publisher Dial Books, [2017] ©2017
361 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F TAY
Summary "Stranded on a deserted island with a boy they barely know, sisters Emma and Henri have to find a way to survive together, even after a betrayal back home ruined their relationship"--

The Authentics

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
by Nazemian, Abdi,
Publisher Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
282 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F NAZ
Summary Daria Esfandyar is an Iranian American fiercely proud of her heritage. She and her friends call themselves the Authentics, because they pride themselves on always keeping it real. But in the course of researching a school project, Daria learns something shocking about her past, which launches her on a journey of self-discovery. Suddenly, it seems everyone is keeping secrets, and it's getting harder to know who she even is any longer. With infighting among the Authentics, her mother planning an over-the-top sweet sixteen party, and a romance that should be totally off-limits, Daria doesn't have time for this identity crisis. --

Labyrinth lost

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 04:21
by Córdova, Zoraida,
Publisher Sourcebooks Fire, [2016] ©2016
329 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number YA F COR
Summary "Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever since it made her father disappear into thin air. When a curse she performs to rid herself of magic backfires and her family vanishes, she must travel to Los Lagos, a land in-between as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland, to get her family back." --


Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:02
by Cast, P. C.,
Publisher Blackstone Publishing, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
xiv, 336 pages ; 23 cm
Call Number YA F CAS
Summary "It's Zoey's eighteenth birthmas and the Nerd Herd has been scattered across the country busily adulting for almost a year when Stark calls them back to Tulsa to surprise Z. But all is not well in T-Town. Strange, dark signs are appearing--could it be possible Neferet is stirring? Not willing to chance disaster striking again, Zoey calls on her newly reunited friends to circle with her and add a layer of protection over Neferet's grotto jail. Easy-peasy, right? Wrong. Nothing at the House of Night is ever as it seems. With rabid red vampyres closing in, Zoey and the Nerd Herd must come together again and battle evil. But a year is a long time. Have these old friends grown too far apart? When the world fractures and allies become enemies, will darkness devour friendships or will light save those she's loved?"--Book jacket.

Our broken pieces

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:02
by White, Sarah, (author)
Publisher HarperTeen, [2017]
First edition.
280 pages : 22 cm
Call Number YA F WHI
Summary When Everly's boyfriend dumps her for her best friend, she turns to therapy for solace, where she meets Gabe, a boy who is grappling with his own private issues.

Alex & Eliza : a love story

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:55
by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2017]
358 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F DEL
Summary When Alex and Eliza meet one fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history. 1777. Albany, New York. It's one of New York society's biggest events: the Schuylers' grand ball. Eliza Schuyler can barely contain her excitement when she hears of the arrival of Alexander Hamilton, a mysterious, rakish young colonel and General George Washington's right-hand man. Alex is an orphan, and a bastard one at that; only his association with Washington puts him in such esteemed company. And he has arrived at the ball as the bearer of bad news for the Schuylers. But when Alex and Eliza meet that fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.

The end of our story

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:55
by Haston, Meg,
Publisher HarperTeen [2017]
First edition.
280 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F HAS
Summary "Before: Bridge and Wil have been entangled in each other's lives for years. Under the white-hot Florida sun, they went from kids daring each other to swim past the breakers to teenagers stealing kisses between classes. But when Bridge betrayed Wil during their junior year, she shattered his heart and their relationship along with it. After: When Wil's family suffers a violent loss, Bridge rushes back to Wil's side. As they struggle to heal old wounds and start falling for each other all over again, Bridge and Wil discover just how much has changed in the past year. Though they once knew each other's every secret, they aren't the same people they used to be. Bridge can't imagine life without Wil, but sometimes love isn't enough. Can they find their way back to each other, or will this be the end of their story?"

The Special Ones

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Bailey, Em,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017] ©2016
298 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F BAI
Summary "When four young people are taken against their will to become part of a cult, they are worshiped by their followers and become lost in their new reality--but what happens if they rebel against the one holding them captive?"--

The way it hurts

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Blount, Patty,
Publisher Sourcebooks Fire, [2017]
391 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number YA F BLO
Summary Guitarist Elijah and actress Kristen connect after unusual circumstances bring them together, but cruelty from strangers online and Kristen's strict father threaten their relationship.

The suffering tree

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Cosimano, Elle,
Publisher Hyperion, 2017.
First edition.
357 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F COS
Summary "A troubled girl literally unearths the past after receiving a mysterious inheritance--but someone else wants it to stay buried"--

The wrong train

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by De Quidt, Jeremy,
Publisher Scholastic, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
206 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F DEQ
Summary Imagine you've just managed to catch your train and you realise it's the wrong one. You'd be annoyed of course, but not scared ... Yet. Imagine you get off the wrong train at the next station hoping to catch a train going back the way you came but the station is empty. Again you'd be annoyed, but not scared ... Yet. Imagine someone comes to the station, someone who starts to tell you stories to help you pass the time, but these aren't any old stories ... Scared yet? You will be.

Amid stars and darkness

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Feener, Chani Lynn,
Publisher Swoon Reads, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
357 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F FEE
Summary "Delaney's entire world is thrown into chaos after she is mistaken for Lissa Olena, an alien princess hiding out on Earth in order to escape an arranged marriage. Kidnapped by the princess's head bodyguard, Ruckus, and imprisoned in an alien palace, Delaney is forced to impersonate the princess until Olena can be found. If she fails, it will lead to an alien war and the eventual enslavement of the entire human race. No pressure or anything. Factor in Trystan--the princess's terrifying betrothed who is intent on unraveling all her secrets--and her own growing feelings for Ruckus, and Delaney is in way over her head"--Jacket.


Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Frost, Mark, 1953-
Publisher Random House, [2015]
First edition.
359 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F FRO
Summary "Will West and his friends enter the alternate universe of the Never in order to rescue Will's friend and mentor Dave from the dangerous and deadly creatures from beyond"--

The hush

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Melki-Wegner, Skye,
Publisher Sky Pony Press, [2017] ©2015
Sky Pony Press hardcover edition, 2017.
378 pages ; 22 cm
Regular print
Call Number YA F MEL
Summary "Chester has been traveling from village to village, searching for his kidnapped father. One night while fiddling to earn a few coins, he accidentally connects to the Song, the music that fuels every aspect of the world. It's illegal to interact with the Song - only a licensed Songshaper may bend music to his will - and when Chester is caught, he's sentenced to death. But just before the axe is about to fall, someone in the crowd - a member of the infamous Nightfall gang stages a daring rescue, whisking Chester into the Hush, a shadowy nightmare mirror-world where Music can be deadly and Echoes can kill." --

Rosie girl

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Shepard, Julie,
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2017]
379 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F SHE
Summary After Rosie's father dies, she is left with her abusive stepmother and turns to her best friend Mary for support, who helps her hire a private investigator when she determines that her biological mother is alive.

The epic crush of Genie Lo

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:51
by Yee, F. C.,
Publisher Amulet Books, 2017.
310 pages; 21 cm
Call Number YA F YEE
Summary Sixteen-year-old Genie's focus on getting into a top-tier college is destroyed when an enigmatic transfer student, Quentin, helps her transform into a demon-fighter.

Unearthly things

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:47
by Gagnon, Michelle, 1971-
Publisher Soho Teen, [2017]
278 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F GAG
Summary In this modern retelling of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, orphaned surfer-girl Janie Mason must move into the Rochester mansion with guardians she had never met, and where the night is filled with screams from the attic.