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Sentries by Paulsen, Gary. Sentries

The common theme of nuclear disaster and human vulnerability interweaves the lives of four young people--an Ojibway Indian, an illegal Mexican migrant worker, a rock musician, and a sheep rancher's daughter--with the lives of three veterans of past wars.

Oct 20, 2017
Sparrow by Moon, Sarah, 1982- author. Sparrow

Fourteen-year-old Sparrow Cooke of Brooklyn has always been the kind of child who prefers reading books to playing with friends (not that she has many of those) and since fifth grade the one person who seemed to understand her was the school librarian--so when Mrs. Wexler was killed in an accident Sparrow's world came apart, and when she was found on the edge of the school roof everyone assumed that it was a suicide attempt, which Sparrow denies, but cannot find the words to explain.

Oct 22, 2017
Speak easy, speak love by George, McKelle, author. Speak easy, speak love

"Six teenagers' lives intertwine during a summer of romantic misunderstandings and dangerous deals in this retelling of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, set in the era of Prohibition in the 1920s"--

Oct 18, 2017
Star Wars. Leia, Princess of Alderaan by Gray, Claudia, author. Star Wars. Leia, Princess of Alderaan

The story of how Leia Organa comes to join the Rebellion. Sixteen-year-old Princess Leia has been taking rigorous survival courses, practicing politics, and spearheading relief missions to world under Imperial control so that she becomes formally named heir to the throne of Alderaan. When her parents begin acting strange, sixteen-year-old Princes Leia sets out to uncover their secrets, putting her in the path of the watchful Empire. She finds herself facing the choice of dedicating herself to th

Oct 16, 2017
Starfish by Bowman, Akemi Dawn, author. Starfish

A gorgeous and emotionally resonant debut novel about a half-Japanese teen who grapples with social anxiety and her narcissist mother in the wake of a crushing rejection from art school. Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain that once she makes it into her dream art school, Prism, her real life will begin. But th

Oct 22, 2017
Strange fire by Wallach, Tommy, author. Strange fire

Clive and Clover Hamill, sons of a well-respected Descendant minister, discover a community intent on rediscovering the blasphemous technologies of the past, setting into motion a holy war that will endanger their relationship and humanity itself.

Oct 18, 2017
Sun warrior by Cast, P. C., author. Sun warrior

The battle lines have been drawn and Mari, an Earth Walker and Nik, a Companion, who were once from rival clans now find themselves fighting to save each other and their people from destruction.

Oct 22, 2017
That inevitable Victorian thing by Johnston, E. K., author. That inevitable Victorian thing

In a near-future Toronto where the British Empire never fell, Helena, August, and Margaret are caught off-guard by the discovery of a love so intense they are willing to change the course of the monarchy to keep it.

Oct 22, 2017
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Alexie, Sherman, 1966- author. The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Oct 20, 2017
The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Hand, Cynthia The Afterlife of Holly Chase

Oct 18, 2017
The agony of Bun O'Keefe by Smith, Heather, 1968- author. The agony of Bun O'Keefe

It's Newfoundland, 1986. Fourteen-year-old Bun O'Keefe has lived a solitary life in an unsafe, unsanitary house. Her mother is a compulsive hoarder, and Bun has had little contact with the outside world. What she's learned about life comes from the random books and old VHS tapes that she finds in the boxes and bags her mother brings home. Bun and her mother rarely talk, so when Bun's mother tells Bun to leave one day, she does. Hitchhiking out of town, Bun ends up on the streets of St. John's, N

Oct 22, 2017
The Axe of Sundering by Forman, Mark, 1964- author. The Axe of Sundering

Wizard-in-training Alex Taylor must help his mentor Whalen track down Whalen's nephew Jabez who was once being trained by Whalen but who now has chosen a path into dark magic.

Oct 22, 2017
The becoming of Noah Shaw by Hodkin, Michelle, author. The becoming of Noah Shaw

After the murder of his father, Noah Shaw uses his inheritance to move to New York with his girlfriend Mara Dyer and their friends, where they investigate the suicides of other Carriers and their Gifts begin to lead them on diverging paths.

Oct 20, 2017
The Big Lie by Mayhew, Julie The Big Lie

Oct 22, 2017
The Black Witch by Forest, Laurie, author. The Black Witch

Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of the last prophesied Black Witch, Carnissa Gardner, who drove back the enemy forces and saved the Gardnerian people during the Realm War. But while she is the absolute spitting image of her famous grandmother, Elloren is utterly devoid of power in a society that prizes magical ability above all else. When she is granted the opportunity to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming an apothecary, Elloren joins her brothers at the prestigious Verpax University to

Oct 18, 2017
The Book of Lies by Terry, Teri, author. The Book of Lies

In this suspenseful, gripping novel, teen twin girls raised separately meet for the first time at their mother’s funeral. Quinn has been trained to never tell a lie. Piper is a practiced liar. Narrated in both voices, the story of their quest to learn truths that have been concealed from them is shadowed by a dark spell that beckons them to run at night with a pack of murdering ghost hounds. Suspense, menace, mystery, witchcraft, family secrets, mistaken identity, and romance are interwoven in a

Oct 22, 2017
The border by Schafer, Steve, author. The border

After the slaughter of their families in Northern Mexico, teens Pato, Arbo, Marcos, and Gladys narrowly escape into the Sonoran Desert, pursued by the La Frontera gang.

Oct 20, 2017
The chaos of standing still by Brody, Jessica, author. The chaos of standing still

Ryn, eighteen, trapped by a massive blizzard in the Denver airport, meets some unique characters who help her cope with survivor's guilt on the first anniversary of her best friend's death.

Oct 20, 2017
The Closest I've Come by Aceves, Fred The Closest I've Come

Oct 18, 2017
The crown of embers by Carson, Rae. The crown of embers

"Hero. Foreigner. Queen. Elisa, at the age of seventeen, is all three. And all three draw enemies. Faced with assassins, court politics, and the threat of civil war, Elisa despairs of being the ruler her people need. Her only hope is the Godstone. She must master its power once and for all. She finds clues hidden in a long forgotten--and forbidden--scripture. Accompanied by a one-eyed warrior, an enemy defector, and the man she is falling in love with, Elisa takes a leap of faith and crosses an

Oct 16, 2017

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