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A 52-hertz whale by Tilghman, Natalie Haney.

A 52-hertz whale

Reveals, through emails from various people, the growing connection between sixteen-year-old James, who is obsessed with the fate of a juvenile humpback whale he adopted, and Darren, a would-be filmmaker who once did community service in James's Special Education classroom.

Oct 8, 2015
A madness so discreet by McGinnis, Mindy.

A madness so discreet

Near the turn of the nineteenth century, Dr. Thornhollow helps teenaged Grace Mae escape from the Boston asylum where she was sent after becoming pregnant by rape, and takes her to Ohio where they put her intelligence and remarkable memory to use in trying to catch murderers.

Oct 9, 2015
A step toward falling by McGovern, Cammie, author.

A step toward falling

When Emily sees her developmentally disabled classmate Belinda being attacked, she does nothing at all. Belinda, however, manages to save herself. When their high school finds out what happened, Emily and Lucas, a football player who was also there that night, are required to perform community service at a center for disabled people. But can they do anything that will actually help the one person they hurt the most?

Oct 9, 2015
A thousand nights by Johnston, E. K.

A thousand nights

Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, so when she is taken to the king's dangerous court she believes death will soon follow, but night after night Lo-Melkhiin comes to her and listens to the stories she tells, leading herto unlocking years of fear that have tormented and silenced the kingdom, and soon she is dreaming of bigger, more terrible magic, power enough to save a king, if she can put an end to rule of a monster.

Oct 9, 2015
All American boys by Reynolds, Jason, author.

All American boys

When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn's alternating viewpoints.

Oct 9, 2015
All In by Barnes, Jennifer Lynn

All In

Oct 9, 2015
All the major constellations by Cranse, Pratima, 1978-

All the major constellations

"After Andrew's best friend is hit by a drunk driver and ends up in a coma, his enigmatic crush invites him to find comfort with her fundamentalist Christian group"--

Oct 9, 2015
Always faithful by Jones, Patrick, 1961- author.

Always faithful

After eighteen years in the Marines, Rosalita Alvirde's father is struggling with civilian life, but when he decides to rejoin the military, Rosie's life starts to come apart--and it soon show up in her school work and behavior.

Oct 9, 2015
An inheritance of ashes by Bobet, Leah.

An inheritance of ashes

Now that the strange war is over, sixteen-year-old Hallie and her sister struggle to maintain their family farm, waiting to see who will return from the distant battlefield, soon hiring a veteran to help them but, as ugly truths about their family emerge, Hallie is taking dangerous risks and keeping desperate secrets while monsters and armies converge on the small farm.

Oct 9, 2015
Are you still there by Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, 1975- author.

Are you still there

"Gabriella Mallory, AP student and perfect-daughter-in-training, stands barefoot on a public toilet for three hours while her school is on lockdown. Someone has planted a bomb and she is hiding. The bomb is defused but the would-be-bomber is still at large. And everyone at Central High School is a suspect. The school starts a top-secret crisis help line and Gabi is invited to join. When she does, she is drawn into a suspenseful game of cat and mouse with the bomber, who has unfinished business.

Oct 9, 2015
Ash & Bramble by Prineas, Sarah.

Ash & Bramble

After Pin and Shoe escape from servitude in the Godmother's fortress, they learn that she has taken control of Story, which can warp the world around it, forcing people into its shape, and they decide to try to break out and create their own destinies in this tale that features many familiar characters.

Oct 9, 2015
Autumn's kiss by Thorne, Bella, 1997- author.

Autumn's kiss

The wish-granting diary Autumn Falls' father left her stops working and high school junior Autumn must figure out her love life on her own until she is given a map that will take her wherever she wants to go, but rather than being a fun opportunity, it leads to life-changing consequences.

Oct 9, 2015
Beastly bones by Ritter, William, 1984- author.

Beastly bones

When dinosaur bones from a recent dig mysteriously go missing, and an unidentifiable beast starts attacking animals and people, leaving their mangled bodies behind, Abigail and her eccentric employer R. F. Jackaby, investigators of the supernatural in 1892 New England, find themselves hunting for a thief, a monster, and a murderer.

Oct 9, 2015
Benjamin Franklin - huge pain in my... by Mansbach, Adam, 1976- author.

Benjamin Franklin - huge pain in my...

Before the fateful extra credit assignment that started it all, Ike's life was pretty normal. He was avoiding the popularity contests of middle school, crushing hard on Clare Wanzandae, and trying not roll his eyes at stepfather Dirk-the-Jerk's lame jokes. But all that changes when, in a successful effort to make Claire Wanzandae laugh, Ike mails his homework assignment to Ben Franklin and he writes back. Soon, things go awry. After Ike has an embarrassing moment of epic proportions in front of

Oct 9, 2015
Bits & pieces by Maberry, Jonathan.

Bits & pieces

Twenty-two short stories, eleven of which were previously published, based on the Rot & Ruin series in which fifteen-year-old Benny Imura and his friends fight a zombie plague in a post-apocalyptic America. Includes a related comic book script.

Oct 9, 2015
Blood and salt by Liggett, Kim.

Blood and salt

"Seventeen-year-old Ash Larkin finds out her family is involved in a centuries-old saga of love and murder, alchemy and immortality when she follows her mother to an isolated settlement in the cornfields of Kansas"--

Oct 9, 2015
Breakaway by Spears, Katarina M.


"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. With a grief-crippled mother and a father who's not in the picture, he needs them more than ever. 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 troubled and quiet Chick. Then Jason mee

Oct 9, 2015
Calvin by Leavitt, Martine, 1953- author.


Born on the day the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip was published, seventeen-year-old Calvin, a schizophrenic, sees and has conversations with the tiger, Hobbes, and believes that if he can persuade the strip's creator, Bill Watterson, to do one more strip, he will make Calvin well.

Oct 9, 2015
Carry on - the rise and fall of Simon Snow by Rowell, Rainbow.

Carry on - the rise and fall of Simon Snow

Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen. That's what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he's probably right. Half the time, Simon can't even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor's avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there's a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon's face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here. It's their last year at

Oct 9, 2015
Catacomb - an asylum novel by Roux, Madeleine, 1985- author.

Catacomb - an asylum novel

Dan, Abby, and Jordan embark on a senior road trip to New Orleans, but as creepy occurrences escalate into near-death experiences, the trio realizes they will be lucky to make it out of this senior trip alive.

Oct 3, 2015
Combat zone by Jones, Patrick, 1961-

Combat zone

Justin, a bully at his Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, high school, is confused and angry when his father, a career officer he admires, admits he is gay.

Oct 9, 2015
Cut both ways by Mesrobian, Carrie, author.

Cut both ways

"Senior Will Caynes must face unsettling feelings for his best friend Angus after they share a drunken kiss, while also embarking on his first real relationship with sophomore Brandy--all as the burden of home-life troubles weigh heavily"--

Oct 3, 2015
Da Vinci's tiger by Elliott, Laura, 1957-

Da Vinci's tiger

In fifteenth-century Florence, the dashing Venetian ambassador commissions young Leonardo da Vinci to paint a portrait of his Platonic love, Ginevra de' Benci, a well-educated, teenaged poet in a passionless marriage, propelling her into the world of art, politics, and romance, with all of its complications.

Oct 9, 2015
Dance of the banished by Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, 1954-, author.

Dance of the banished

"A teenager leaves his fiance´ behind in their Anatolian village to make a new life in Canada for both of them. But when World War I breaks out, he is sent to an internment camp while his betrothed struggles to survive and find a way to join him"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 3, 2015
Dark shimmer by Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948- author.

Dark shimmer

A retelling of Snow White from the evil step mother's point of view. Fifteen-year-old Dolce grows up on islands in a Venetian lagoon where she learns how to make mirrors, but when her mother dies she is taken in by a widower and his daughter while she secretly continues making mirrors and slowly goes mad from mercury poisoning.

Oct 8, 2015
Daughters unto devils by Lukavics, Amy, author.

Daughters unto devils

"When sixteen-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 sh

Oct 9, 2015
Diary of a haunting by Verano, M.

Diary of a haunting

After her parents' high-profile divorce, sixteen-year-old Paige is forced to leave Los Angeles for a rambling Victorian mansion in small-town Idaho where she soon notices strange occurrences that seem to be building toward some unspeakable horror.

Oct 9, 2015
Don't fail me now by LaMarche, Una, author.

Don't fail me now

Interracial half-siblings come together for the first time and embark on a cross-country road trip to confront their absentee father before he dies.

Oct 9, 2015
Dream things true by Marquardt, Marie F., 1972-

Dream things true

Evan, the nephew of a conservative southern senator, and Alma, who lives with her large, warm Mexican family, fall in love, but when Immigration and Customs Enforcement begins raids on their town, Alma knows she needs to tell Evan her secrets, but how can she tell her country-club boyfriend that she is an undocumented immigrant?

Oct 9, 2015
Dreamland by Anderson, Robert Luis, author.


"Odea Donahue has been able to travel through people's dreams since she was six years old, but when Dea breaks the rules, dreams start to become reality"--

Oct 9, 2015
Dreamstrider by Smith, Lindsay, 1984-


"Livia can enter other people's bodies through their dreams, an ability that makes her an invaluable and dangerous spy for her kingdom"--

Oct 9, 2015
Dumplin' by Murphy, Julie, 1965-


Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.

Oct 9, 2015
Earthrise by Pike, Aprilyn


Oct 9, 2015
Edgewater by Sheinmel, Courtney.


Lorrie Hollander lives with her unstable aunt Gigi in a decrepit eyesore of a mansion called Edgewater, but when Charlie, the son of an esteemed senator, takes an interest in Lorrie she is ashamed of her lifestyle until she learns Charlie's family is hiding something too, and that their secrets are inextricably tied.

Oct 8, 2015
Either the beginning or the end of the world by Farish, Terry.

Either the beginning or the end of the world

Sofie, sixteen, lives alone with her father, a Scottish fisherman, on New Hampshire's coast and is not prepared for the return of her pregnant mother, a Cambodian immigrant, or for the forbidden relationship she has begun with a young Army medic back from Afghanistan.

Oct 9, 2015
Emergent behavior by Taylor, Nicole M., author.

Emergent behavior

"Edmond West is about to save the world. The robotics genius has developed a plan to create the world's first Artificial Intelligence truly indistinguishable from a human being. His Bots will eradicate global slavery and allow humanity to channel dark impulses safely, harming only soulless machines. When his work attracts the attention of the US Army, a brighter future seems to be just around the corner. Edmond's greatest success, however, may also be his undoing. In Hart, he's created the perfe

Oct 9, 2015
Enchantment Lake - a Northwoods mystery by Preus, Margi, author.

Enchantment Lake - a Northwoods mystery

Francie, seventeen, leaves summer school and auditions in New York City for Enchantment Lake in the woods of northern Minnesota when her great-aunts call and ask for her help investigating a mystery that centers on a road no one wants built, and on the legendary treasure said to be under enchantment.

Oct 9, 2015
Everything, everything by Yoon, Nicola, author.

Everything, everything

"The story of a teenage girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more"--

Oct 3, 2015
Fans of the impossible life by Scelsa, Kate, author.

Fans of the impossible life

At Saint Francis Prep school in Mountain View, New Jersey, Mira, Jeremy, and Sebby come together as they struggle with romance, bullying, foster home and family problems, and mental health issues.

Oct 8, 2015
Firewalker by Angelini, Josephine.


Back in her own universe and ready to start a new life with Rowan by her side, Lily finds she has more difficulties ahead than just keeping her magic hidden since Lillian, ruthless ruler of the Thirteen Cities, is determined that Lily will come back to the alternate Salem, no matter what it takes.

Oct 3, 2015
First & then by Mills, Emma, 1989- author.

First & then

Devon is a high school senior, wondering if she really wants to go to college, what to do with her cousin Foster (a freshman) who has moved in with her family in Florida, and whether she likes Ezra, the stuck-up football star at her school, or cannot stand him.

Oct 9, 2015
Girl Online - On Tour by Sugg, Zoe

Girl Online - On Tour

Oct 9, 2015
Goose by O'Porter, Dawn.


On the island of Guernsey in 1997, can Renee and Flo's friendship survive the changes that come during their final months of high school?

Oct 8, 2015
Half a creature from the sea - a life in stories by Almond, David, 1951- author.

Half a creature from the sea - a life in stories

An anthology of dark, powerful and moving short stories from master storyteller David Almond, inspired by his childhood in the north-east of England. It features coming of age stories on the theme of closeness to home, deftly interwoven with illuminating autobiographical pieces on the inspirations behind the fiction. Stories include: "The Missing Link", "Joe Quinn's Poltergeist", "Harry Miller's Run", "Slog's Dad", "Klaus Vogel and the Bad Lads", "Mary Malone", "Half a Creature from the Sea", an

Oct 9, 2015
How to say I love you out loud by Cozzo, Karole.

How to say I love you out loud

When Jordyn's autistic brother joins her at her elite school her junior year, she is determined not to let anyone know they are related, even if that means closing herself off to her closest friends Erin, Tanu, and Alex, the football captain she secretly loves.

Oct 9, 2015
Hurricane song by Volponi, Paul.

Hurricane song

High school sophomore Miles Shaw goes to live with his father, a jazz musician, in New Orleans, and together they survive the horrors of Hurricane Katrina in the Superdome, learning about each other and growing closer through their painful experiences.

Oct 9, 2015
Husky by Sayre, Justin, author.


"Twelve-year-old Davis lives in an old brownstone with his mother and grandmother in Brooklyn. He loves people-watching in Prospect Park, visiting his mom in the bakery she owns, and listening to the biggest operas he can find as he walks everywhere. But Davis is having a difficult summer. As questions of sexuality begin to enter his mind, he worries people don't see him as anything other than "husky." To make matters worse, his best girlfriends are starting to hang out with mean girls and popul

Oct 9, 2015
I crawl through it by King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970-

I crawl through it

"A surrealist novel about four teenagers who find unconventional ways to escape standardized tests and their perilous world, and discover that the only escape from reality is to face it"--

Oct 9, 2015
Illuminae by Kaufman, Amie.


"The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing the enemy, while their ship's artificial intelligence system and a deadly plague may be the end of them all"--

Oct 9, 2015
Infinite in between by Mackler, Carolyn, author.

Infinite in between

Five students who meet in freshman orientation agree to write notes to their future selves and promise to reunite in exactly four years when they are ready to graduate from high school.

Oct 3, 2015
Insidious by Metcalf, Dawn, author.


"True evil is rarely obvious. It is quiet, patient. Insidious. Awaiting the perfect moment to strike. Joy Malone finally knows who she is, where she comes from and how to live in two worlds at once. And now she can introduce her family and friends to her mysterious boyfriend, Indelible Ink. But when Ink's twin sister, Invisible Inq, calls in a favor, Joy must accept a dangerous mission to find a forgotten door between worlds a door hiding a secret that some will kill to keep. Unseen enemies, tre

Oct 9, 2015
Island of graves by McMann, Lisa, author.

Island of graves

The battles continue for young mage Alex and his friends as they search for Alex's abducted evil brother Aaron.

Oct 9, 2015
It's about love by Camden, Steven, author.

It's about love

Despite coming from different backgrounds, aspiring director Luke and fellow film student Leia fall in love amongst the difficulties caused by Luke's brother's release from prison.

Oct 9, 2015
Juba! by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.


In Five Points, New York, in the 1840s, African American teenager William Henry "Juba" Lane works hard to achieve his dream of becoming a professional dancer but his real break comes when he is invited to perform in England. Based on the life of Master Juba; includes historical note.

Oct 9, 2015
Juniors by Hemmings, Kaui Hart, author.


Seventeen-year-old Lea Lane must navigate a complex web of friendships and relationships after she and her mother move into the guest cottage of the fabulously wealthy West family in Honolulu.

Oct 9, 2015
Kiss and tell - a Truth or dare novel by Green, Jacqueline, 1983-, author.

Kiss and tell - a Truth or dare novel

"High school seniors Tenley Reed, Sydney Morgan, and Emerson Cunningham follow clues that lead them to the killer behind a twisted game of truth or dare set in the isolated beach town of Echo Bay, Massachusetts"--

Oct 3, 2015
Last night at the Circle Cinema by Franklin, Emily.

Last night at the Circle Cinema

In an ultimate test of friendship, Olivia and Codman agree to their manic friend Bertucci's plan to to spend one last night with him--the night before their high school graduation--in a movie theater that has been closed permanently.

Oct 9, 2015
Library of souls ; the third novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children by Riggs, Ransom, author.

Library of souls ; the third novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions. They'll travel through a war-torn landscape, meet new allies, and face greater dangers than ever. Will Jacob come into his own as the hero his fellow Peculiars know him to be? (Features more than 50 all-new Peculiar photographs.)

Oct 9, 2015
Lizard radio by Schmatz, Pat, author.

Lizard radio

"Fifteen-year-old bender Kivali has had a rough time in a gender-rigid culture. Abandoned as a baby and raised by Sheila, an ardent nonconformist, Kivali has always been surrounded by uncertainty. Where did she come from? Is it true what Sheila says, that she was deposited on Earth by the mysterious saurians? What are you? people ask, and Kivali isn't sure. Boy/girl? Human/lizard? Both/neither? Now she's in CropCamp, with all of its schedules and regs, and the first real friends she's ever had.

Oct 8, 2015
Lock & Mori by Petty, Heather.

Lock & Mori

In modern-day London, sixteen-year-old Miss James "Mori" Moriarty is looking for an escape from her recent past and spiraling home life when she takes classmate Sherlock Holmes up on his challenge to solve a murder mystery.

Oct 9, 2015
Losers take all by Klass, David.

Losers take all

"At a sports-crazy NJ high school where all kids must play on a team, a group of rebels start a soccer team designed to undermine the jock-culture of the school"--

Oct 9, 2015
Lungdon by Carey, Edward


Oct 9, 2015
Maid of wonder by McGowan, Jennifer.

Maid of wonder

In 1559 England, Sophia Dee, a member of the Maids of Honor, Queen Elizabeth I's secret all-female guard, is pitted against some of Europe's most celebrated mystics, including Nostradamus, in a race to uncover the answer to a deadly prophesy.

Oct 9, 2015
Martians by Woolston, Blythe


Oct 9, 2015
Michael Vey. 5, storm of lightning by Evans, Richard Paul, author.

Michael Vey. 5, storm of lightning

"Michael and the rest of the Electroclan are facing their greatest crisis yet. The resistance movement has been compromised. The safe house has been destroyed. The voice is in hiding, and they have no idea if their families are alive... or dead. What they do know is that the Elgen won't stop until they've destroyed the Electroclan"--

Oct 9, 2015
Midnight dolls by Sullivan, Kiki.

Midnight dolls

When Eveny Cheval, seventeen, is attacked by the Main de Lumie`re, her father whisks her, her sister zandara queens, and their protectors to his home on Caouanne Island, where Eveny learns more about her andaba heritage and feels torn between the two magical traditions--and between two boys.

Oct 3, 2015
Mirrored by Flinn, Alex.


A modern, multi-generational tale of Kendra, the witch from "Snow White," who trains Violet, an ugly, lonely, and heartbroken girl in the 1980s who transforms herself into "the fairest one of all" but still cannot win Greg's heart, and Celine, Greg's daughter with Violet's high school rival, Jennifer.

Oct 9, 2015
Mister Max - the book of kings by Voigt, Cynthia.

Mister Max - the book of kings

"Solutioneer Max Starling travels to a fictional South American country to rescue his parents who have become embroiled in a political power grab"--

Oct 8, 2015
Newt's emerald / Magic, Maids, and Masquerades by Nix, Garth.

Newt's emerald / Magic, Maids, and Masquerades

After the Newington Emerald is stolen at the height of a conjured storm, eighteen-year-old Lady Truthful Newington goes to London, disguised as a man, to search for the magical heirloom of her house, and is soon caught up in a dangerous adventure where she must risk her life, her reputation, and her heart.

Oct 9, 2015
Nightfall by Halpern, Jake, author.


"On a distant island where day and night exist on fourteen-year cycles, and the islanders migrate south each sunset, three children get left behind and must find a way off the island before the Night finds them"--

Oct 9, 2015
No true Echo by Jones, Gareth P.

No true Echo

"Teenaged Eddie meets a new girl who is a Senior Echo Time Agent from the future, come to his town to investigate the origin of time travel. Soon Eddie is swept up in the investigation and in time. But time travel is a dangerous business, and Eddie will learn more than he wants to know about his long-dead mother"--

Oct 9, 2015
Not what I expected by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Not what I expected

"April Sinclair has always looked forward to high school. But with a jealous BFF, fighting parents, and self-doubt about romance, ninth grade may be more than April bargained for"--

Oct 9, 2015
One by Crossan, Sarah.


Despite problems at home, sixteen-year-old conjoined twins Tippi and Grace are loving going to school for the first time and making real friends when they learn that a cardiac problem will force them to have separation surgery, which they have never before considered.

Oct 9, 2015
Out of darkness by Pérez, Ashley Hope.

Out of darkness

Loosely based on a school explosion that took place in New London, Texas in 1937, this is the story of two teenagers: Naomi, who is Mexican, and Wash, who is black, and their dealings with race, segregation, love, and the forces that destroy people.

Oct 8, 2015
Paper hearts by Wiviott, Meg, author.

Paper hearts

Follows the story of two girls as they forge a powerful friendship that carries them through horrific circumstances.

Oct 9, 2015
Path of stars by Hunter, Erin, author.

Path of stars

When the dangerous Slash takes Star Flower hostage, her mate Clear Sky must rally the other four clans to his side in order to save her.

Oct 2, 2015
Powerless by Childs, Tera Lynn, author.


Kenna feels inferior because everyone else has some talent or power, so when villains break into the lab where she interns she will not let criminals steal the research that will make her extraordinary too, but secrets are spilled and one of the villains saves her life, leading her to think about good and evil, heroes and villains, and what it means to be powerful and powerless.

Oct 3, 2015
Promises I made by Zink, Michelle

Promises I made

When Grace Fontaine leaves her "father" in Seattle, where he is working another con, and returns to Playa Hermosa, she receives help from unexpected sources in her quest to find information about Cormac and Renee that she can trade for her adopted brother Parker's freedom.

Oct 9, 2015
Reborn by Rush, Jennifer (Jennifer Marie), 1983- author.


Racing against remnants of the Branch, genetically altered teenager Nick follows his scattered memories to find a mysterious girl who has been haunting his dreams.

Oct 9, 2015
Romancing the dark in the city of light by Jacobus, Ann.

Romancing the dark in the city of light

"A troubled American teen, living in Paris, is torn between two boys, one of whom encourages her to embrace life, while the other--dark, dangerous, and attractive--urges her to embrace her fatal flaws"--

Oct 9, 2015
Sanctuary by McKissack, Jenny, author.


After the sudden death of her aunt, Cecilia Cross is forced to return to the old mansion on a remote island off the coast of Maine, ironically named Sanctuary, the place where her father and sister died, and from which her mother was committed to an insane asylum soon after--and it is also a place of dark secrets, haunted by the ghosts of its original owners, and inhabited by her vicious uncle.

Oct 9, 2015
See no color by Gibney, Shannon.

See no color

Alex has always identified herself as a baseball player, the daughter of a winning coach, but when she realizes that is not enough she begins to come to terms with her adoption and her race.

Oct 9, 2015
Signs point to yes by Hall, Sandy (Librarian).

Signs point to yes

"A girl in search of a goal and a boy in search of his father accidentally fall in love"--

Oct 9, 2015
Silver Eve by Waugh, Sandra.

Silver Eve

Seventeen-year-old Evie Carew travels to Rood Marsh, where she is hunted Breeders of Chaos because she is a Guardian of Tarnec, one of four who can save the world from destruction.

Oct 9, 2015
Six of crows by Bardugo, Leigh.

Six of crows

"Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction--if they don't kill each other first"--

Oct 9, 2015
Sky Key by Frey, James/ Johnson-Shelton, Nils

Sky Key

Oct 9, 2015
Smoked by Mancusi, Mari. author.


"When Team Dragon finally rescues Emmy--now a full-grown dragon--they think the future is safe. Until Emmy reveals a secret: she's laid two dragon eggs, and her offspring may bring about the fiery apocalypse they've all fought so hard to prevent"--

Oct 9, 2015
Sound by Duncan, Alexandra, author.


"Ava's adopted sister Miyole is finally living her dream as a research assistant on her very first space voyage. But when her ship saves a rover that has been viciously attacked by looters and kidnappers, Miyole--along with a rescued rover girl named Cassia--embarks on a mission to rescue Cassia's abducted brother, and that changes the course of Miyole's life forever"--

Oct 9, 2015
Soundless by Mead, Richelle


Oct 9, 2015
Spice & Wolf. The Coin of the Sun 1 Volume 15, The coin of the sun. I by Hasekura, Isuna, 1982- author.

Spice & Wolf. The Coin of the Sun 1 Volume 15, The coin of the sun. I

Merchant Lawrence and wolf goddess Holo go to Lesko to find the Myuri mercenary band and find a town dominated by a copper-trading company with military ambitions and, although the town appears peaceful, they suspect that something is wrong.

Oct 9, 2015
Spinning starlight by Lewis, R. C. (Rachel Christine), 1979-

Spinning starlight

"Sixteen-year-old heiress and paparazzi darling Liddi Jantzen must save her brothers in this outer-space retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Wild Swans"--

Oct 9, 2015
Stand off by Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959-

Stand off

Now a senior at Pine Mountain Academy, fifteen-year-old Ryan Dean West becomes captain of the rugby team, shares his dormitory room with a twelve-year-old prodigy, Sam Abernathy, and through the course of the year learns to appreciate things he has tried to resist, including change.

Oct 8, 2015
Star Wars. Lost stars by Gray, Claudia, author.

Star Wars. Lost stars

"The reign of the Galactic Empire has reached the Outer Rim planet of Jelucan, where aristocratic Thane Kyrell and rural villager Ciena Ree bond over their love of flying. Enrolling at the Imperial Academy together to become fighter pilots for the glorious Empire is nothing less than a dream come true for the both of them. But Thane sours on the dream when he sees firsthand the horrific tactics the Empire uses to maintain its ironclad rule. Bitter and disillusioned, Thane joins the fledgling Reb

Oct 3, 2015
Sweet temptation by Higgins, Wendy.

Sweet temptation

When Kaidan Rowe, Nephilim and the son of a malicious demon Duke, meets Anna Whitt, daughter of a guardian angel and a fallen one, she has a certain power over him, one that makes him wish for more than he could ever deserve.

Oct 8, 2015
Sword Art Online Progressive The Novel 3 by Kawahara, Reki

Sword Art Online Progressive The Novel 3

Oct 9, 2015
Taking aim - power and pain, teens and guns by

Taking aim - power and pain, teens and guns

"This anthology of stories from acclaimed young adult authors examines the thought-provoking issues of gun violence, gun control, and gun ownership"--

Oct 8, 2015
Taking hold - from migrant childhood to Columbia University by Jiménez, Francisco, 1943- author.

Taking hold - from migrant childhood to Columbia University

"In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California--a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him-- to attend Columbia University in New York City"--

Oct 9, 2015
Ten thousand skies above you by Gray, Claudia.

Ten thousand skies above you

As eighteen-year-old Marguerite struggles to get to the heart of the corrupt company that almost killed her father, she tries to save the boy she loves, whose soul is scattered in various dimensions.

Oct 9, 2015
The anatomical shape of a heart by Bennett, Jenn.

The anatomical shape of a heart

Sparks fly when Beatrix Adams, seventeen, who strives to be a medical illustrator, meets Jack, one of San Francisco's most notorious graffiti artists, but even as Beatrix begins to uncover the secrets that have left Jack so wounded, her own family secrets threaten to tear them apart.

Oct 9, 2015
The appearance of Annie Van Sinderen by Howe, Katherine, 1977-, author.

The appearance of Annie Van Sinderen

It's summertime in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU. While shooting a se´ance in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicating girl named Annie. As they start spending time together, Wes finds himself falling for her but there's something about her that he can't put his finger on. Why does she use such strange slang? Why does he only seem to run into her on one block near the Bowery?

Oct 9, 2015
The astrologer's daughter by Lim, Rebecca, author.

The astrologer's daughter

Avicenna Crowe's mother, Joanne, is an astrologer with uncanny predictive powers and a history of being stalked. Now she is missing. The police are called, but they're not asking the right questions. Like why Joanne lied about her past, and what she saw in her stars that made her so afraid. But Avicenna has inherited her mother's gift. Finding an unlikely ally in the brooding Simon Thorn, she begins to piece together the mystery. And when she uncovers a link between Joanne's disappearance and a

Oct 9, 2015
The bamboo sword by Preus, Margi.

The bamboo sword

In Japan in 1853, at the time of U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's visit to Japan, Yoshi, a young Japanese boy who dreams of becoming a samurai one day, learns about America from Majiro and has adventures with Jack, a young cabin boy aboard one of the U.S. ships. Includes historical notes and glossary.

Oct 9, 2015
The boy most likely to by Fitzpatrick, Huntley, author

The boy most likely to

"When Tim and Alice begin to fall in love, Tim thinks he is finally on the right track, until the unexpected consequences of his drug-addicted and alcoholic past throw a wrench in his new life"--

Oct 3, 2015
The dead house by Kurtagich, Dawn, author.

The dead house

Told through journal entries, a psychotherapist's notes, court records, and more, relates the tale of Carly, a teen who was institutionalized after her parents' death but released to Elmbrige High School, where she is believed to have a second personality or soul named Kaitlyn, and/or be possessed by a demon.

Oct 9, 2015
The detour by Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.), 1965-

The detour

Seventeen-year-old Livvy Flynn, a bestselling author of YA fiction, is kidnapped by a woman and her apparently manic daughter who have no intention of letting her go.

Oct 9, 2015
The Devil and Winnie Flynn by Ostow, Micol/ Ostow, David

The Devil and Winnie Flynn

Oct 9, 2015
The fall by Preller, James.

The fall

In writing in his journal about middle school classmate Morgan Mallen's suicide from bullying, Sam explores whether he was a friend, or one of the bullies who ignored her at school and tormented her online.

Oct 9, 2015
The forever man by Colfer, Eoin, author.

The forever man

Riley, an orphan boy living in Victorian London, has achieved his dream of becoming a renowned magician, the Great Savano. He owes much of his success to Chevie, a seventeen-year-old FBI agent who traveled from the future in a time pod and helped him defeat his murderous master, Albert Garrick. But it is difficult for Riley to enjoy his new life, for he has always believed in his heart of hearts that Garrick will someday, somehow, return to seek vengeance. Chevie has assured Riley on numerous oc

Oct 9, 2015
The game of lives by Dashner, James, 1972- author.

The game of lives

Michael must figure out who his friends are before he makes a last-ditch effort to stop Kaine from realizing his plan and achieving worldwide cyber domination.

Oct 9, 2015
The golden braid by Dickerson, Melanie.

The golden braid

In medieval Hagenheim, Germany, seventeen-year-old Rapunzel asks God for guidance as she tries to dutifully serve and obey her unpredictable mother, yet fulfill her dream of learning to read and marrying.

Oct 3, 2015
The heartlight saga by Barron, T. A., author.

The heartlight saga

"The Heartlight Saga collects three of Barron's beloved novels into a single volume. The stories follow Kate as she travels to a distant galaxy to save the life of her astronomer grandfather in Heartlight, goes back in time to a lost Native American tribe in The Ancient One, and ultimately down to the very bottom of the sea in The Merlin Effect. Weaving together mystery, mysticism, and magic, and exploring themes of mortality, interconnectedness, and the fragility of the environment, The Heartli

Oct 3, 2015
The hired girl by Schlitz, Laura Amy.

The hired girl

Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure, beauty, or art on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania where the work never ends? Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself--because maybe, just maybe, a hired girl cleaning and cooking for six dollars a week can become what a farm girl could only dream of--a woman with a future.

Oct 8, 2015
The house by Lauren, Christina.

The house

Told in their separate voices, Gavin, a loner outcast, and Delilah, back in small-town Kansas after years at a Massachusetts boarding school, reconnect their senior year, but as their relationship deepens, it is clear that the eerie house Gavin dwells inwill do anything to keep the two apart.

Oct 9, 2015
The keeper by Baldacci, David, author.

The keeper

Vega Jane and her friend Delph have taken the map that Quentin Harris left them and set out from the town of Wormwood, determined to brave the Quag and find freedom on the other side--but the Quag was designed to keep the town people in, and it is filled with bloodthirsty creatures and sinister magic, and it is not going to let them escape unscathed.

Oct 8, 2015
The letter for the king by Dragt, Tonke, author.

The letter for the king

On the night of his final vigil before being knighted, Tiuri answers a request to deliver an urgent letter to a distant kingdom across the Great Mountains--a journey that will threaten his life and teach him the true meaning of what it is to be a knight.

Oct 9, 2015
The Looney experiment by Reynolds, Luke, 1980- author.

The Looney experiment

Atticus Hobart couldn't feel lower. He's in love with a girl who doesn't know he exists, he is the class bully's personal punching bag, and to top it all off, his dad has just left the family. Into this drama steps Mr. Looney, a 77-year-old substitute English teacher with uncanny insight and a most unconventional approach to teaching. But Atticus soon discovers there's more to Mr. Looney's methods than he'd first thought. And as Atticus begins to unlock the truths within his own name, he finds t

Oct 9, 2015
The lost girl by Stine, R. L, author.

The lost girl

After befriending mysterious newcomer Lizzy Palmer, Shadyside High student Michael begins suffering terrible losses tied to a decades-old betrayal.

Oct 9, 2015
The one thing by Curtis, Marci Lyn.

The one thing

After losing her sight--and the future she dreamed of--seventeen-year-old Maggie meets the one person with the ability to help her see all the possibilities life still holds.

Oct 9, 2015
The Poe Estate by Shulman, Polly, author.

The Poe Estate

Sukie braves the twists and turns of the spooky Poe Annex at the New-York Circulating Material Repository to untangle ancient family secrets, find hidden treasure, and help the ghosts who are haunting her house.

Oct 9, 2015
The rest of us just live here by Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.

The rest of us just live here

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. Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week's end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in

Oct 9, 2015
The scorpion rules by Bow, Erin, author.

The scorpion rules

The teenage princess of a future-world Canadian superpower, where royal children are held hostage to keep their countries from waging war, falls in love with an American prince who rebels against the brutal rules governing their existences.

Oct 9, 2015
The scratch on the Ming vase by Stellings, Caroline, 1961-

The scratch on the Ming vase

"An attack on her kung fu master leads a budding spy on a mysterious adventure"--P. [4] of cover.

Oct 9, 2015
The shadow behind the stars by Hahn, Rebecca, author.

The shadow behind the stars

Chloe, Serena, and Xinot, the Fates, live on a secluded island spinning, measuring, and cutting the threads of human life but when Aglaia, a mortal, finds them Chloe must try to keep her sisters from getting attached to the girl and involved in her dark fate that could unravel the world.

Oct 3, 2015
The shepherd's crown by Pratchett, Terry, author.

The shepherd's crown

Deep in the Chalk, Tiffany Aching feels something stirring as an old enemy is gathering strength, and while the fairy horde prepares for invasion, she must summon all of the witches to stand with her to protect the land.

Oct 9, 2015
The sleeper and the spindle by Gaiman, Neil, author.

The sleeper and the spindle

On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She casts aside her fine wedding clothes, takes her chain mail and her sword and follows her brave dwarf retainers into the tunnels under the mountain towards the sleeping kingdom.

Oct 9, 2015
The sword of summer by Riordan, Rick, author.

The sword of summer

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he is tracked down by a man he's never met -- a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants, and worse monsters are stirring for

Oct 9, 2015
The tattooed heart - a Messenger of Fear novel by Grant, Michael, 1954-

The tattooed heart - a Messenger of Fear novel

"The Messenger of Fear and his apprentice, Mara, ask those who have acted out of prejudice, intolerance, greed, and narcissism to play a game to win their redemption"--

Oct 9, 2015
The trouble in me by Gantos, Jack, author.

The trouble in me

Set in the Fort Lauderdale neighborhood of Jack's family's latest rental home, this autobiographical novel opens with an explosive encounter in which he meets his rebellious older neighbor, Gary Pagoda, just back from juvie for car theft. Instantly mesmerized, Jack decides he will do whatever it takes to be like Gary. But he may not be as ready as he thinks when the trouble in him comes blazing to life.

Oct 9, 2015
The way back from broken by Keyser, Amber.

The way back from broken

"After losing his infant sister, Rakmen's family is devastated. While his parents figure things out, they send Rakmen on a camping trip in the Canadian wilderness with another grieving family. Rakmen is far from thrilled about the trip, and he has to decide whether it's too late to find his way back from broken"--

Oct 9, 2015
The weight of feathers by McLemore, Anna-Marie, author.

The weight of feathers

Although Lace Paloma knows all about the feud between the Palomas and the Corbeaus, she finds herself falling for Cluck Corbeau when he saves her life while both families are performing in the same town.

Oct 9, 2015
The white rose by Ewing, Amy.

The white rose

"After the Duchess of the Lake catches Violet with Ash, the hired companion at the Palace of the Lake, Violet has no choice but to escape the Jewel or face certain death, so along with Ash and her best friend, Raven, Violet runs away from her unbearable life of servitude"--

Oct 9, 2015
This monstrous thing by Lee, Mackenzi.

This monstrous thing

"When a talented mechanic in 1818 Geneva brings his brother back from the dead using clockwork parts, the citizens of Geneva think they may have inspired the recently published novel Frankenstein"--

Oct 9, 2015
Through the dark - a Darkest Minds collection by Bracken, Alexandra, author.

Through the dark - a Darkest Minds collection

In this collection of stories set in the world of the best-selling Darkest Minds trilogy, a desperate young man is forced to make a terrible choice; a spark of light brightens a brutal world when a girl named Sam encounters her childhood best friend at the government-run "rehabilitation" camp; and, even though Sam is thrown into a terrifying and uncertain new life, her survival at stake, the time has come to fulfill a promise she made.

Oct 9, 2015
Tiger eyes - a novel by Blume, Judy.

Tiger eyes - a novel

Resettled in the "Bomb City" with her mother and brother, Davey Wexler recovers from the shock of her father's death during a holdup of his 7-Eleven store in Atlantic City.

Oct 9, 2015
Tonight the streets are ours by Sales, Leila, author.

Tonight the streets are ours

Seventeen-year-old Arden, of Cumberland, Maryland, finds solace in the blog of an aspiring writer who lives in New York City, but when she goes to meet him, she discovers that he is a very different person than she believes him to be.

Oct 9, 2015
Tournament at Gorlan by Flanagan, John (John Anthony), author.

Tournament at Gorlan

In this prequel to the Ranger's Apprentice series, Halt and Crowley travel north seeking Prince Duncan's royal warrant to stop Morgrath from corrupting the Corps, but if they are to prevent a coup that is nearing success, the young Rangers will have to tread a dangerous path toward the annual tournament at Gorlan.

Oct 9, 2015
Triple Moon - Summer on East End by De la Cruz, Melissa

Triple Moon - Summer on East End

Oct 9, 2015
Twilight ; Life and death - a reimagining of the classic novel by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973- author.

Twilight ; Life and death - a reimagining of the classic novel

Collects the novel in which Bella, moving in with her father, meets a boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not human, and a full-length reimagining of the original story.

Oct 9, 2015
Untwine - a novel by Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- author.

Untwine - a novel

Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Oct 9, 2015
Vengeance Road by Bowman, Erin.

Vengeance Road

"When her father is killed by the notorious Rose Riders for a mysterious journal that reveals the secret location of a gold mine, eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson disguises herself as a boy and takes to the gritty plains looking for answers--and justice"--

Oct 3, 2015
Very in pieces by Blakemore, Megan Frazer.

Very in pieces

"A straight-A student in a family of free-spirted artists must come to terms with the hard truths about those she loves most"--

Oct 9, 2015
Violent ends - a novel in seventeen points of view by

Violent ends - a novel in seventeen points of view

Relates how one boy--who had friends, enjoyed reading, playing saxophone in the band, and had never been in trouble before--became a monster capable of entering his high school with a loaded gun and firing on his classmates, as told from the viewpoints of several victims. Each perspective is written by a different writer of young adult fiction.

Oct 9, 2015
Vivian Apple needs a miracle by Coyle, Katie, author.

Vivian Apple needs a miracle

"The predicted Rapture was faked by Pastor Frick's Church of America and 3,000 Believers are now missing or dead. Seventeen-year-old Vivian Apple and her best friend Harpreet are revolutionaries, determined to expose the Church's diabolical power grab...and to locate Viv's missing heartthrob Peter Ivey"--

Oct 3, 2015
Walk on Earth a stranger by Carson, Rae, author.

Walk on Earth a stranger

Lee Westfall, a young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold, must flee her home to avoid people who would abuse her powers, so when her best friend Jefferson heads out across Gold Rush-era America to stake his claim, she disguises herself as a boy and sets out on her own dangerous journey.

Oct 9, 2015
Wendy Darling by Oakes, Colleen

Wendy Darling

Oct 9, 2015
What we saw by Hartzler, Aaron, author.

What we saw

"The story of a town torn apart by the events surrounding the rape of drunk girl at a house party, from the perspective of the partygoers who witnessed it"--

Oct 9, 2015
Whippoorwill by Monninger, Joseph, author.


In rural New Hampshire, sixteen-year-old Clair Taylor and her neighbor, eighteen-year-old Danny Stewart, fall into an unlikely relationship as they work together to save Wally, a loveable but mistreated dog kept chained in a junk-filled yard by Danny's cruel father.

Oct 3, 2015
Whisper by Keighery, Chrissie


Oct 9, 2015
Wolf by wolf by Graudin, Ryan.

Wolf by wolf

"The first book in a duology about an alternate version of 1956 where the Axis powers won WWII, and hold an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents to commemorate their victory"--

Oct 9, 2015
Wonders of the invisible world by Barzak, Christopher.

Wonders of the invisible world

Seventeen-year-old Aiden has been living like a ghost since his mother tried to stop a family curse by causing him to forget his psychic experiences. But when Jarrod, a childhood friend, returns, so do the memories and Aiden is compelled to seek the truth and release them all from the story that has trapped them.

Oct 8, 2015
Young man with camera by Sher, Emil, 1959- author.

Young man with camera

T-- lives in a precarious world with very few friends, abused by a trio of bullies he calls Joined at the Hip, and his main refuge is the camera which he uses to capture the unique way he sees the world--but when he photographs the boys attacking a homeless woman the images could lead to even more trouble, especially when the bullies threaten to hurt his only friend, Sean, if he trys to use the pictures against them.

Oct 9, 2015
Zeroes by Westerfeld, Scott, author.


Don't call them heroes, but these six Californian teens have powers that set them apart. Take Ethan, a.k.a. Scam. He's got a voice inside him that'll say whatever you want to hear, whether it's true or not. Which is handy, except when it isn't -- like when the voice starts gabbing in the middle of a bank robbery. The only people who can help are the other Zeroes, who aren't exactly best friends these days. Enter Nate, a.k.a. Bellwether, the group's "glorious leader." After Scam's SOS, he pulls t

Oct 9, 2015
Zom-B fugitive by Shan, Darren.

Zom-B fugitive

"B is on the run following her wedding to the murderous fiend Mr. Dowling. She escapes his clutches, only to find that he has laid siege to the Angels' base in London's County Hall. And when B learns of the history between Mr. Dowling and someone she trusted, she decides that she is the only one who can save humanity"--

Oct 9, 2015