New YA Books

My fairy godmother is a drag queen

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Clawson, David,
Publisher Sky Pony Press, [2017]
First edition.
257 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F CLA
Summary Wanting nothing more than to survive high school, Chris, the only stepchild in a social-climbing family, forges an unexpected romance with his stepsister's wealthy boyfriend before a new friend helps him learn to accept himself and his family.

The truth about happily ever after

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Cozzo, Karole,
Publisher Swoon Reads, 2017.
First edition.
312 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F COZ
Summary When her happily-ever-after life with boyfriend Jake falls apart, college student Alyssa, who works as Cinderella at a theme park during the summer, must pull herself back together and prove she is more than just a pretty princess.

The love interest

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Dietrich, Cale,
Publisher Feiwel and Friends, 2017.
First edition.
377 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F DIE
Summary In a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies, the stakes are high for two agents, Caden and Dylan, whose mission to compete for a girl destined for great power becomes complicated when Caden finds himself falling in love with his competition.

Lost in a book

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Donnelly, Jennifer,
Publisher Disney Press, 2017. ©2017
First Hardcover Edition.
341 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F DON
Summary Smart, bookish Belle, a captive in the Beast's castle, has become accustomed to her new home and has befriended its inhabitants. When she comes upon Nevermore, an enchanted book unlike anything else she has seen in the castle, Belle finds herself pulled into its pages and transported to a world of glamour and intrigue. The adventures Belle has always imagined, the dreams she was forced to give up when she became a prisoner, seem within reach again. The charming and mysterious characters Belle meets within the pages of Nevermore offer her glamorous conversation, a life of dazzling Parisian luxury, and even a reunion she never thought possible. Here Belle can have everything she ever wished for. But what about her friends in the Beast's castle? Can Belle trust her new companions inside the pages of Nevermore? Is Nevermore's world even real? Belle must uncover the truth about the book, before she loses herself in it forever.

Always and forever, Lara Jean

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Han, Jenny,
Publisher Simon & Schuster BFYR, [2017]
First edition.
325 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number YA F HAN
Summary While helping plan her father's wedding, senior Lara Jean struggles with choosing a college and questions how graduation is going to change her relationship with her boyfriend Peter.

That thing we call a heart

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Karim, Sheba,
Publisher HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
275 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F KAR
Summary When Shabnab's best friend starts wearing a Muslim headscarf, she feels alienated until taking a summer job that leads to falling in love with a friend in ways that remind her of the rose and nightingale of classic Urdu poetry.

Dark breaks the dawn

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Larson, Sara B.,
Publisher Scholastic Press, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
307 pages : map ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F LAR
Summary A reimagining of Swan Lake. Princess Evelayn, eighteen, of Éadrolan must rely on her newly acquired magical powers as war between the Light Kingdom and the Dark Kingdom rages.

The gentleman's guide to vice and virtue

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Lee, Mackenzi,
Publisher Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
513 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F LEE
Summary Vowing to make his yearlong escapade across Europe his last hurrah before taking over the family estate, Henry "Monty" Montague and his best friend Percy find themselves in the middle of a dangerous manhunt involving pirates and highwaymen.

The battlemage

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Matharu, Taran,
Publisher Feiwel & Friends, 2017.
First edition.
377 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number YA F MAT
Summary Fletcher and his classmates from Vocans Academy--including the elf Sylva and the dwarf Othello--travel through the ether, where they must pursue a mortally dangerous quest to rebuild their world and broker peace. As he leads a small army of soldiers, Fletcher will face his biggest challenge yet: his nemesis, the albino orc, Khan, who seeks to destroy everything Fletcher loves. --

Eerie

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by McCoy, C. M.
Publisher Omnific Publishing, 2015.
425 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F MCC
Summary Hailey's dreams have always been, well ... vivid. As in monsters from her nightmares follow her into her waking life vivid. When her big sister goes missing, eighteen-year-old Hailey finds the only thing keeping her safe from a murderous 3,000-year-old beast is an equally terrifying creature who has fallen "madly" in love with her. Competing to win her affection, the Dream Creature, Asher, lures her to the one place that offers safety--a ParaScience university in Alaska he calls home. There, she studies the science of the supernatural and must learn to live with a roommate from Hell, survive her ParaScience classes, and hope the only creature who can save her from an evil immortal doesn't decide to kill her himself.

The disappearances

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Murphy, Emily Bain,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]
388 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F MUR
Summary Every seven years, an important thing, like scent, disappears from the town of Sterling and Aila, sixteen, is determined to find the cause and how her recently-deceased mother was involved.

Aftercare instructions

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Pipkin, Bonnie,
Publisher Flatiron Books, 2017.
First edition.
356 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F PIP
Summary Questioning everything after deciding to terminate an unexpected pregnancy, 17-year-old Genesis works to establish her identity apart from her ex while confronting her most painful memories and rediscovering a long-forgotten dream.

Our dark duet : a monsters of Verity novel

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Schwab, Victoria,
Publisher Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
ii, 510 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number YA F SCH
Summary When a new monster, who feeds on chaos and brings out its victim's inner demon, emerges from the shadows, Kate finds herself lured home to face a monster she thought she killed, a boy she thought she knew, and a demon all her own.

The monstrous child

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Simon, Francesca,
Publisher Faber & Faber/Profile Books, 2017.
Paperback edition.
286 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Books
Call Number YA F SIM
Summary "Meet Hel, teenager and Queen of the Dead... Hel never wanted to be queen, but being a normal teenager wasn't an option either. Now she's stuck ruling the underworld. For eternity. She doesn't want your pity. But she does demand you listen. It's only fair you hear her side of the story..."-- adapted from cover.

The crown's fate

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Skye, Evelyn,
Publisher Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
417 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number YA F SKY
Summary Vika struggles with dangers in her new role as the Imperial Enchanter while Pasha faces disputes about his legitimacy and Nikolai considers how far he is willing to go to return to the world.

Now I rise

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by White, Kiersten,
Publisher Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
First edition.
470 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Books
Call Number YA F WHI
Summary Lada Dracul seeks her younger brother Radu's help in securing the Wallachian throne, but their father, Sultan Mehmed, has sent him to sabotage Constantinople.

Eliza and her monsters

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:35
by Zappia, Francesca,
Publisher Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
First edition.
iv, 385 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F ZAP
Summary Eighteen-year-old Eliza Mirk is the anonymous creator of Monstrous Sea, a wildly popular webcomic, but when a new boy at school tempts her to live a life offline, everything she's worked for begins to crumble.

The summer of Owen Todd

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:31
by Abbott, Tony, 1952-
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.
First edition.
217 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F ABB
Summary In the touristy town of Cape Cod, eleven-year-old Owen faces a dilemma when his best friend Sean is sexually abused by a trusted adult, but warns Owen not tell anyone what is happening.

Expelled

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:31
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher JIMMY Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
First edition.
296 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number YA F PAT
Summary Expelled over The Photo that was posted to his Twitter account, Will Foster, seventeen, is determined to find out who took the picture and why he and three other students were targeted.

La Belle Sauvage

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:13
by Pullman, Philip, 1946-
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, [2017]
First edition.
449 pages ; 24 cm.
Books
Call Number YA F PUL
Summary When Malcolm finds a secret message inquiring about a dangerous substance called Dust, he finds himself embroiled in a tale of intrigue featuring enforcement agents from the Magisterium, a woman with an evil monkey daemon, and a baby named Lyra.

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