New June Books

Fiction

City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments Book 6) by Cassandra Clare  City of Heavely Fire
Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends band together to fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary’s own brother. Nothing in this world can defeat Sebastian–but if they journey to the realm of demons, they just might have a chance.

Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn
Jamie’s mother was murdered when he was six, about seven years later his sister Cate was incarcerated for burning down a neighbor’s barn, and now Jamie, fifteen, learns that Cate has been released and is coming back for him, blaming him for all the bad things that led to her arrest.

Fan Art by Sarah Tregay  Fan Art
A sweet contemporary romance about a boy who falls in love with his best friend, and the girls who help them get together.

Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen
Clarissa and Lexie couldn’t be more different. Clarissa is a chirpy, optimistic do gooder and a top rider on the schools equestrian team. Lexie is an angry, punk rock activist and the only out lesbian at their school. When Clarissa declares she’s bi and starts a Gay Straight Alliance, she unwittingly presses all of Lexie’s buttons, so Lexie makes it her job to cut Clarissa down to size. But Lexie goes too far and finds herself an unwitting participant in Clarissa’s latest crusade. Both are surprised to find their mutual loathing turning to love. 

Girls Like Us by Gail Giles  Girls Like Us
Quincy and Biddy are both graduates of their high school’s special ed program, but they couldn’t be more different: suspicious Quincy faces the world with her fists up, while gentle Biddy is frightened to step outside her front door. When they’re thrown together as roommates in their first “real world” apartment, it initially seems to be an uneasy fit. But as Biddy’s past resurfaces and Quincy faces a harrowing experience that no one should have to go through alone, the two of them realize that they might have more in common than they thought — and more important, that they might be able to help each other move forward.

Graduation Day (The Testing #3) by Joelle Charbonneau
The United Commonwealth wants to eliminate the rebel alliance fighting to destroy The Testing for good. Cia is ready to lead the charge, but will her lethal classmates follow her into battle?

Guy In Real Life by Steve Brezenoff  Guy in Real Life
It is Labor Day weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and boy and girl collide on a dark street at two thirty in the morning: Lesh, who wears black, listens to metal, and plays MMOs; Svetlana, who embroiders her skirts, listens to Björk and Berlioz, and dungeon masters her own RPG. They should pick themselves up, continue on their way, and never talk to each other again. But they don’t.

I Am The Mission (The Unknown Assassin #2) by Allen Zadoff
Teen assassin Boy Nobody is sent on a mission to assassinate the head of a domestic terrorism cell, but his mission turns up more questions about his job than answers.

I Kill the Mockingbird by Paul Acampora  I Kill the Mockingbird
When best friends Lucy, Elena, and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see To Kill A Mockingbird included. But not everyone in their class shares the same enthusiasm. So they hatch a plot to get the entire town talking about the well-known Harper Lee classic.

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Anne Peters
When Alix’s charismatic girlfriend, Swanee, dies from sudden cardiac arrest, Alix is overcome with despair. As she searches Swanee’s room for mementos of their relationship, she finds Swanee’s cell phone, pinging with dozens of texts sent from a mysterious contact, L.T. The most recent text reads: “Please tell me what I did. Please, Swan. Te amo. I love you.” Shocked and betrayed, Alix learns that Swanee has been leading a double life–secretly dating a girl named Liana the entire time she’s been with Alix. Alix texts Liana from Swanee’s phone, pretending to be Swanee in order to gather information before finally meeting face-to-face to break the news. Brought together by Swanee’s lies, Alix and Liana become closer than they’d thought possible. But Alix is still hiding the truth from Liana. Alix knows what it feels like to be lied to–but will coming clean to Liana mean losing her, too?

One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva  One Man Guy
When Alek’s high-achieving, Armenian-American parents send him to summer school, he thinks his summer is ruined. But then he meets Ethan, who opens his world in a series of truly unexpected ways.

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
Born with cerebral palsy, Amy can’t walk without a walker, talk without a voice box, or even fully control her facial expressions. Plagued by obsessive-compulsive disorder, Matthew is consumed with repeated thoughts, neurotic rituals, and crippling fear. Both in desperate need of someone to help them reach out to the world, Amy and Matthew are more alike than either ever realized.

Summer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana
As she struggles with her parents’ divorce, seventeen-year-old Haley is mysteriously transported to a theme park in the past where she finds love and meets her teenaged mother and father.

Time Out if Time: Beyond the Door by Maureen Doyle McQuerry  Beyond the Door
When mythical creatures appear, a mystery of unparalleled proportions begins to unfold for Timothy, his sister Sarah, and school bully Jessica, who must defeat the powers of the Darkness.

Trouble by Non Pratt
When the entire high school finds out that Hannah Shepard is pregnant via her ex-best friend, she has a full-on meltdown in her backyard. The one witness (besides the rest of the world): Aaron Tyler, a transfer student and the only boy who doesn’t seem to want to get into Hannah’s pants. Confused and scared, Hannah needs someone to be on her side. Wishing to make up for his own past mistakes, Aaron does the unthinkable and offers to pretend to be the father of Hannah’s unborn baby. Even more unbelievable, Hannah hears herself saying “yes.”

Toxic (Pretty Little Liars #14) by Sara Shepard  Toxic
High school seniors Aria, Emily, Spencer, and Hanna barely survived their most recent encounter with A. And it’s not over yet. . . . The police don’t believe that the real A is still out there, but the girls know what—and who—they saw. If they don’t track down this final tormentor soon, A will silence them forever.

Graphic/Manga

Andre the Giant: Life and Legend by Box Brown
Andre Roussimoff is known as both the lovable giant in The Princess Bride and a heroic pro-wrestling figure. He was a normal guy who’d been dealt an extraordinary hand in life. At his peak, he weighed 500 pounds and stood nearly seven and a half feet tall. But the huge stature that made his fame also signed his death warrant.

The Great American Documents Volume 1: 1620-1830 by Ruth Ashby  Great American Documents
The Great American Documents: Volume 1 introduces as series narrator none other than
Uncle Sam, who walks us through twenty essential documents bookended by the Mayflower Compact in 1620 and the Indian Removal Act in 1830.

This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki
A young teenage girls’ latest summer at a beach lake house is overshadowed by her parents’ constant arguments, her younger friend’s secret sorrows and the dangerous activities of older teens.

 

New Books for May

Fiction

A Matter of Souls by Denise Lewis Patrick  Matter of Souls
A series of vignettes reveal life in the Deep South for African Americans as they experience discrimination in a doctor’s office, lynching, and other forms of oppression, especially during the 1960s.

Also Known as Elvis (A Companion to The Misfits) by James Howe
While his friends Bobby, Joe, and Addie are spending the summer on exciting adventures, thirteen-year-old Skeezie Tookis must get a job and help around the house, and things only get worse when his long-lost father appears.

Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  Dangerous Creatures
Siren Ridley and her rocker boyfriend Link move to New York City to make it big with their supernatural band mates in Sirensong, but Caster trouble follows them in the form of Abraham Ravenwood’s son, Silas, who is looking to avenge his father’s death.

The Geography of You And Me by Jennifer E. Smith
Sparks fly when sixteen-year-old Lucy Patterson and seventeen-year-old Owen Buckley meet on an elevator rendered useless by a New York City blackout. Soon after, the two teenagers leave the city, but as they travel farther away from each other geographically, they stay connected emotionally, in this story set over the course of one year.

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira  Love Letters to the Dead
When Laurel starts writing letters to dead people for a school assignment, she begins to spill about her sister’s mysterious death, her mother’s departure from the family, her new friends, and her first love.

Tease by Amanda Maciel
From debut author Amanda Maciel comes a provocative and unforgettable novel, inspired by real-life incidents, about a teenage girl who faces criminal charges for bullying after a classmate commits suicide.

The Taking by Kimberly Derting  The Taking
The last thing Kyra Agnew remembers is a flash of bright light. She awakes to discover that five whole years have passed. Everyone in her life has moved on—her parents divorced, her boyfriend is in college and dating her best friend—but Kyra’s still the sixteen-year-old she was when she vanished. She finds herself drawn to Tyler, her boyfriend’s kid brother, despite her best efforts to ignore her growing attraction. In order to find out the truth, the two of them decide to retrace her steps from that fateful night. They discover there are others who have been “taken,” just like Kyra. Only, Kyra is the first person to have been returned past the forty-eight-hour taken mark. With a determined, secret government agency after her, Kyra desperately tries to find an explanation and reclaim the life she once had . . . but what if the life she wants back is not her own?

Thirst: The Sacred Veil (#5) by Christopher Pike
Alisa’s memories have been lost. She and her friends are searching for a sacred artifact which is an ancient veil that may hold the key to mankind’s salvation.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han  To All The Boys
Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent

The Treatment (Sequel to The Program) by Suzanne Young
Can Sloane and James survive the lies and secrets surrounding them, or will The Program claim them in the end?

We Were Liars by e. lockhart  We Were Liars
Spending the summers on her family’s private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.

Non-Fiction

Red Madness: How A Medical Mystery Changed What We Eat by Gail Jarrow
One hundred years ago, a mysterious and alarming illness spread across America’s South, striking tens of thousands of victims. No one knew what caused it or how to treat it. People were left weak, disfigured, insane, and in some cases, dead. Award winning science and history writer Gail Jarrow tracks this disease, commonly known as pellagra, and highlights how doctors, scientists, and public health officials finally defeated it.

The Freedom Summer Murders by Don Mitchell  Freedom Summer Murders
Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.

The World Series: Baseball’s Biggest Stage by Matt Doeden

Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School by Geneviene Morgan  Undecided

 

 

New Books for April

Fiction

The Benefactor by Erin Fry  Benefactor
They come from different walks of life, with different problems and different hopes and dreams. But they have one thing in common: they need a scholarship to college. And they’re ready to battle seven other contestants on a reality TV show to get it.

Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Book 3 in the Daughter of Smoke & Bone Trilogy) by Laini Taylor

The Inventor’s Secret by Andrea Cremer  Inventor's Secret
In this world, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees have scraped out an existence on the edge of Britain’s industrial empire. Though they live by the skin of their teeth, they have their health (at least when they can find enough food and avoid the Imperial Labor Gatherers) and each other. When a new exile with no memory of his escape  or even his own name seeks shelter in their camp he brings new dangers with him and secrets about the terrible future that awaits all those who have struggled has to live free of the bonds of the empire’s Machineworks.

Noggin by John Corey Whaley
After dying at age sixteen, Travis Coates’ head was removed and frozen for five years before being attached to another body, and now the old Travis and the new must find a way to coexist while figuring out changes in his relationships.

The Other Way Around by Sashi Kaufman  The Other Way Around
To escape his offbeat family at Thanksgiving, Andrew West accepts a ride from a band of street performers who get their food and clothing from dumpsters, but as he learns more about these “Freegans” he sees that one cannot outrun the past.

She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick
A London teenager who is blind and her younger brother travel to New York to find their missing father, using clues from his notebook.

The Shibboleth (Book 2 in the Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy) by John Horner Jacobs  Shibboleth
As Shreve Cannon’s ability to absorb the memories of others has him teetering on the edge of insanity, he returns to the custody of the state of Arkansas, this time in a mental institution, but he must collect himself and find Jack, the Twelve-Fingered Boy, if he is to stop an unspeakable evil that is stirring in Baltimore.

The Story of Owen by E.K. Johnston
In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.

What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick  What I Thought Was True
17-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl determined to escape her small island town, but when rich-kid Cass Somers, with whom she has a complicated romantic history, shows up, she’s forced to reassess her feelings about her loving, complex family, her lifelong best friends, her wealthy employer, the place she lives, and the boy she can’t admit she loves.

Non-Fiction

The Unofficial Catching Fire Cookbook
Savor the post-apocalyptic world of Panem one dish at a time with Catching fire cookbook. Offering more than 65 recipes, this cookbook serves fans an authentic tast of Catching fire, whether foraged for in the impoverished District 12 or devoured at the lavish banquets of the Capitol.

Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival by Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis  Hidden

Biographies

A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John’s Brown’s War Against Slavery by Albert Marrin
Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in “righteous violence,”–and committment to domestic terrorism.

Bruno Mars: Pop Superstar by Stephanie Watson  Bruno Mars

Graphic/Manga

Adventure Time (Volume 4) by Ryan North
Join pals Jake the Dog, Finn the Human, and… the Ice King?! It’s a Dungeon Bro-Venture as this crazy trio jumps into a game of danger… and feelings. Will the treasure at the end be worth all the crazy emotions, or have Finn and Jake finally found a quest they won’t be able to finish? Don’t miss these brand-new Eisner Award-winning adventures by acclaimed cartoonist Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics) and drawn by the hottest team in all-ages comics, Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb (Ice Age).

Case Closed Volume 10 by Gosho Aoyama  Case CLosed

Doctor Who: Volume 2- Tesseract by Tony Lee
Doctor Who and his friends must stop two ships from exploding following the impact of a fifth-dimensional spacecraft into the Tardis. Then, the Doctor faces off against an army of living trees in Greenwich Park.

Reggie 12 by Brian Ralph  Reggie 12
Hang out with a young robot hero in his fortress of not-so-solitary solitude.

Umineko, When They Cry (Episode 3 Banquet of the Golden Witch) by Ryukishio7

 

 

New Book we got in March

Fiction

#16thingsithoughtweretrue by Janet Gurtler  16 Things
When Morgan’s mom gets sick, she takes a road trip with her friends to find her real dad.

The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Scheider
Star athelete and prom king Ezra Faulkner’s life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe.

Cured by Bethany Wiggins  Cured
Now cured, Fiona Tarsis and her twin, Jonah, set out to find their mother with the help of Bowen and former neighbor Jacqui, planning to spread the cure along the way, but raiders will do anything to stop them and new ally Kevin may have ties to those raiders.

Elusion by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam
Teens uncover the dangerous secrets of a virtual reality program that’s taking the country by storm.

Exposure (Virals #4) by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs  Exposure

Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott
Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can’t determine what’s wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the fresh air. She’s lost her friends, her parents are driving her crazy, her brother is dying—and she’s helpless to change anything.

Freak City by Kathrin Schrocke  Freak City

Graffiti Knight by Karen Bass

Grandmaster by David Klass  Grandmaster

The Hit by Melvin Burgess

The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson  The Mark of the Dragonfly
Since her father’s death in a factory in the Dragonfly territories, thirteen-year-old Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands.

Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano
A math-whiz from a trailer park discovers she’s the only student capable of unravelling complex clues left by a serial killer who’s systematically getting rid of her classmates.

Panic by Lauren Oliver  Panic
In the poor town of Carp, New York, a group of teens enters a high-stakes game that involves a series of secretive, possibly deadly challenges throughout the summer, with the winner receiving more than $50,000–enough money to start a new life

Skin and Bones by Sherry Shahan
Jack, who is sixteen and has anorexia, spends the summer in an eating disorder ward for teenagers and befriends both his overweight roommate and a dangerously thin dancer.

Storm (The Sylo Chronicles 2) by D.J. Hale  Storm
Having escaped from Pemberwick Island, Kent, Tori, Olivia, and Tucker continue to try to get word out about SYLO, the organization that had quarantined them, while trying to avoid being caught in the middle of an inexplicable new civil war.

Threatened by Eliot Schrefer

Unsouled (Unwind #3) by Neal Shusterman  Unsoulded
After the destruction of the Graveyard, Connor and Lev are on the run, seeking a woman who may be the key to bringing down unwinding forever while Cam, the rewound boy, tries to prove his love for Risa by bringing Proactive Citizenry to its knees.

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Non-Fiction

A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers by Michael Elsohn Ross  A world of Her Own

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography

Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Fued & Divided a Nation by Sally M. Walker Boundaries

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam 2014

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd Go
Go, by the award-winning graphic designer Chip Kidd, is a stunning introduction to the ways in which a designer communicates his or her ideas to the world.

The Lego Book by Daniel Lipowitz
A visual chronicle of key moments in LEGO history includes coverage of spotlight developments, main toy systems, the LEGOLAND theme parks, and LEGO’s diversification into the visual arts.

The Lego Ideas Book by Daniel Lipowitz Lego Ideas
Features all-new LEGO® building projects, tips to supplement and enhance your LEGO creations, inspirational builds, and expert advice from LEGO Master Builders.

Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Provides readers with tips, techniques, and strategies for Minecraft, including how to find resources, make a shelter, create tools, and defend against monsters.

Minecraft: Redstone Handbook Mincraft

Pure Grit: How American WWII Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in The Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell

77 Things You Absolutely Have To Do Before You Finish College by Halley Bondy 77 Things

Staying Strong by Demi Lovato

Biographies

Heath Ledger: Talented Actor by Stephanie Watson Heath Ledger

Kurt Cobain: Alternative Rock Innovator by Chrös McDougall
A biography of rock musician and youth icon Kurt Cobain who rose to wild fame as a member of “grunge” rock band Nirvana, before succumbing to despair and drug addiction

Jennifer Lawrence: Breakout Actress by Melissa Higgins Jennifer Lawrence

Justin Timberlake: Musician, Actor & Dancer by Marcia Amidon Lusted
Chronicles the life of the popular entertainer who got an early taste of fame with Disney’s “The All New Mickey Mouse Club,” went on to perform as part of boy band ‘N Sync, and eventually became a solo artist and actor.

Pink: Pop Singer & Songwriter by Rebecca Rowell Pink

Graphic/Manga

Gandhi: My Life is My Message by Jason Quinn Gandhi

Audiobooks

The Dream Thieves (Book 2 of The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater Dream
Ronan Lynch has secrets. One secret: Ronan can bring things out of his dreams. Sometimes he’s not the only one who wants those things. Ronan is one of the raven boys-a group of friends, practically brothers, searching for a dead king named Glendower, who they think is hidden somewhere in the hills by their elite private school. The path to Glendower has long lived as an undercurrent beneath town. Now, like Ronan’s secrets, it’s beginning to rise to the surface-changing everything in its wake.

 

New Teen Books for February

Fiction

And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard And We Stay

Before My Eyes by Caroline Bock
Told in three separate voices, dreamy Claire, seventeen, with her complicated home and love life, shy Max, also seventeen, a state senator’s son whose parents are too focused on the next election to see his pain, and twenty-one-year-old paranoid schizophrenic Barkley teeter on the brink of destruction.

Changers: Drew (Book 1) by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper Changers

Divided We Fall by Trent Reedy

Fake ID by Lamar Giles Fake ID
An African-American teen in the Witness Protection Program moves to a new town and finds himself trying to solve a murder mystery when his first friend is found dead.

Firstborn by Lorie Ann Grover

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith Grasshopper Jungle

In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright #3) by Gabrielle Zevin
Anya’s new prominence brings out friends, foes, and ghosts from the past. Certain scores must be settled; certain debts must be paid. Surviving a crime-ridden New York City in the 2080s is looking harder and harder for Anya.

Pieces of Me by Amber Kizer Pieces of Me

The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos
Written as a college admission essay, eighteen-year-old Harry Jones recounts a childhood defined by the hideous scars he hid behind, and how forming a band brought self-confidence, friendship, and his first kiss.

The Shadowhunter’s Codex by Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis The Shadowhunters Codex
Since the thirteenth century, the Shadowhunters Codex has been the one and only manual for Shadowhunters looking to brush up on their demon languages, learn proper stele use, and discover just what exactly a pyxis is. Featured in both The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices, this guide is a necessity for any young Nephilim on their journey to becoming a Shadowhunter. Beautifully illustrated, the Codex contains images of the famous Shadowhunter homeland of Idris, as well as depictions of demons and other Downworlders.

Teen Spirit by Francesca Lia Block

Third Strike (The Slayer Chronicles #3) by Heather Brewer Third Strike

Non-Fiction

A Teen Guide to: Buying Bonds by Tammy Gagne Buying Bonds

: Buying Mutual Funds by MaryLou Morano Kjelle

: Buying Stocks by Claire O’Neal Buying Stocks

: A Dividend Stock Strategy for Teens by Tammy Gagne

: Investment Options for Teens by Tammy Gagne Investment Options

: Safe-Haven Savings by Tammy Gagne

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by  Susan Kuklin Beyond Magenta
A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.

The Decade of the 2000’s: Catastrophic Events of the 2000s by Craig E. Blohm

: Cultural Milestones of the 2000s by Craig E. Blohm Cultural Milestones

: Science and Technology of the 2000s by Harry Henderson Sport & Entertainment

: Sports and Entertainment of the 2000s by Carla Mooney

: Terrorism and War of the 2000s by Patricia D. Netzley

Doctor Who FAQ by Dave Thompson Doctor Who FAQ

Expressing the Inner Wild: Tattoos, Piercings Jewelry, and Other Body Art by Stephen G. Gordon

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2014

Nintendo: The Company and Its Founders by Mary Firestone

1 Year, 100 Pounds: My Journey to a Better, Happier Life by Whitney Holcombe 1 Year 100 Pounds

The Ultimate Player’s Guide To Minecraft by Stephen O’Brien

Biography

Drummer Boy of Company C: Coming of Age in the Civil War by Mary Louise Clifford Drummer Boy

Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul by Paul Hoblin

Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and The Game That Changed Everything by Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson Minecraft

Robert Downey Jr.: Blockbuster Movie Star by Stephanie Watson

This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl and Lori and Wayne Earl This Star

Tupac Shakur: Multi-Platinum Rapper by Ashley Rae Harris

Graphic/Manga

A Match Made in Heaven (My Boyfriend is a Monster #8) by Trina Robbins A Match

The Apocalypse Twins (Uncanny Avengers #2) by Rick Remender

Godbomb (Thor God of Thunder #2) by Jason Aaron Godbomb

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine's

Vanishing Point (Tune Book 1) by Derek Kirk Kim

Still Life (Tune Book 2) by Derek Kirk Kim

Audio Books

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson The Impossible Knife

New Book for September

Fiction

All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill  All Our Yesterdays
Em must travel back in time to prevent a catastrophic time machine from ever being invented, while Marina battles to prevent the murder of the boy she loves.

Asylum by Madeleine Roux
Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secrets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they’re staying–secrets that link them all to the asylum’s dark past.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black  The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Tana, 17, passes out at a party and wakes up in a house filled with corpses. Her friends lie in crusted pools of blood as she searches through piles of belongings for her keys and boots. Her first thought is that someone must have left a window open. In Tana’s world, vampire attacks happen.

Dead Is Just A Dream (Dead Is… #8)  by Marlene Perez
Paranormal warrior Jessica Walsh enlists the help of her psychic neighbor, Daisy Giordano, to help discover who or what is causing Nightshade, California, residents to die in their sleep with horrified looks on their faces.

The Dream Thieves (Book 2 of The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater
Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater are awake, magic is swirling around Blue and The Raven boys and Ronan Lynch’s ability to pull objects from his dreams is almost out of control but worst of all, the mysterious Gray Man is stalking the Lynch family, looking for something called the Greywaren.

Fangirl byRainbow Rowell
Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father.

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin’s parents announce their daughter’s arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.

Invasion by Walter Dean Myers
Josiah Wedgewood and Marcus Perry were friends in Virginia, but now that they are both involved in the Normandy invasion, the differences in their positions is uncomfortable, for Josiah is a white infantryman and Marcus is a black transport driver, the only role the segregated army will allow him.

The League by Thatcher Heldring  The League
Fourteen-year-old Wyatt, hoping to impress a girl and ward off a bully, decides to join his older brother’s summer football league, “The League of Pain,” against the advice of his parents, who think golf is the right sport for him.

The Lord of Opium (Sequel to The House of the Scorpion) by Nancy Farmer
In 2137, 14-year-old Matt is stunned to learn that, as the clone of old El Patron, he is expected to take over as leader of the corrupt drug empire of Opium, where there is also a hidden cure for the ecological devastation facing the rest of the world.

The Morning Star (The Katerina Trilogy, Vol. 3) by Robin Bridges  The Morning Star
Necromancer Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, wages her final battle against against Russia’s greatest threat–Konstantin the Deathless.

Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity sequel) by Elizabeth Wein
When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today’s gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.

Non-Fiction

Buddhism by Anita Ganeri  Buddhism

Guinness World Records 2014- In YA Reference

Hinduism by Rasamandad Das  Hinduism

Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During WWII by Martin W. Sandler
While Americans fought for freedom and democracy abroad, fear and suspicion towards Japanese Americans swept the country after Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Culling information from extensive, previously unpublished interviews and oral histories with Japanese American survivors of internment camps, Martin W. Sandler gives an in-depth account of their lives before, during their imprisonment, and after their release. Bringing readers inside life in the internment camps and explaining how a country that is built on the ideals of freedom for all could have such a dark mark on its history, this in-depth look at a troubling period of American history sheds light on the prejudices in today’s world and provides the historical context we need to prevent similar abuses of power.

Islam by Cath Senker  Islam

Judaism by Cath Senker

Sikhism by Jane Bingham  Sikhism

Graphic/Manga

Adventure Time (Vol.3) by Ryan North
Jake, Finn, and Marceline want to play video games, but an evil wizard has given BMO a virus, and they must save their computer friend before it is too late.

All New X-Men (Vol. 2): Here To Stay by Brian Michael Bendis  XMen Here To Stay

Animal Land #5-6 by Makoto Raiku

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang  Boxers
In 1898 China, Little Bao has had enough of foreign missionaries and soldiers robbing peasants, and he recruits an army of Boxers to fight to free China from its oppressors.

Captain America (Vol. 1): Castaway In Dimension Z by Rick Remender

The Cartoon Guide to Physics by Larry Gonick and Art Huffman  Cartoon Guide to Physics

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Higurashi When They Cry # 11-15 by Ryukishio7

Frankenstein Illustrated by Gris Grimly  Frankenstein
Retells, in graphic novel format, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of a monster, assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies, who develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

Manga Shakespeare: Macbeth Illustrated by Robert Deas

March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell  March

Ouran High School Host Club #6-9 by Bisco Hatori

Saints by Gene Luen Yang
Vibiana, an unwanted fourth child, finds her name and identity in Christianity, but with the Boxer Rebellion in full swing and Chinese Christians facing death, she must decide whether her loyalties lie with her religion or her country.

New Teen Books for August!

Fiction

The Analects by Confucious  The Analects
Few individuals have shaped their country’s civilization more profoundly than the Master Kong, better-known as Confucius (551-479 BC). His sayings and those of his disciples form the foundation of a distinct social, ethical, and intellectual system. They have retained their freshness and vigor throughout the two and a half millennia of their currency, and are still admired even in today’s China.

The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong by L. Tam Holland
When Vee Crawford-Wong’s history teacher assigns an essay on his family history, Vee knows he’s in trouble. His parents—Chinese-born dad and Texas-bred Mom—are mysteriously and stubbornly close-lipped about his ancestors. So, he makes it all up and turns in the assignment. And then everything falls apart.

Defriended by Ruth Baron  Defriended
A friend request from beyond the grave … Jason has met the perfect girl. OK, so maybe he hasn’t actually MET Lacey yet, but they talk online all the time. Yet despite spending most nights chatting, Lacey refuses to meet up in person. Suspicious, Jason starts googling, and his cyberstalking leads to a shocking discovery: According to multiple newspapers, Lacey died a year earlier. Soon, Jason finds himself enmeshed in a disturbing mystery. Has he found a way to iChat with the dead? Or is someone playing a dangerous trick? Either way, Jason has to discover the truth before it’s too late. You can’t put up away messages from beyond the grave.

The Dissociation of Haruhi Suzumiya by Hagaru Tanigawa
As the second year of high school begins Kyon, the only “normal” member of the SOS Brigade, reconnects with old friend Sasaki creating tension between Sasaki and Haruhi, which could lead to dire consequences.

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick  Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather’s P-38 pistol. But first he must say good-bye to the four people who matter most to him: his Humphrey Bogart–obsessed next-door neighbor, Walt; his classmate Baback, a violin virtuoso; Lauren, the Christian homeschooler he has a crush on; and Herr Silverman, who teaches the high school’s class on the Holocaust. Speaking to each in turn, Leonard slowly reveals his secrets as the hours tick by and the moment of truth approaches.

 

The Girl Who Was Supposed To Die by April Henry
She doesn’t know who she is. She doesn’t know where she is, or why. All she knows when she comes to in a ransacked cabin is that there are two men arguing over whether or not to kill her. And that she must run. Follow Cady and Ty (her accidental savior turned companion), as they race against the clock to stay alive.

Gated by Amy Christine Parker  Gated
Seventeen-year-old Lyla feels ambivalent when the charismatic leader of her isolated suburban community is told that the end of the world is near and when it arrives they must all be ready to defend themselves against the unchosen.

Mermaid In Chelsea Creek by Micelle Tea
Everyone in the broken-down town of Chelsea, Massachusetts, has a story too worn to repeat—from the girls who play the pass-out game just to feel like they’re somewhere else, to the packs of aimless teenage boys, to the old women from far away who left everything behind. But there’s one story they all still tell: the oldest and saddest but most hopeful story, the one about the girl who will be able to take their twisted world and straighten it out. The girl who will bring the magic.

Serafina’s Stories by Rudolfo Anaya  Serafina's Stories
In January 1680 a dozen Pueblo Indians are charged with conspiring to incite a revolution against the colonial government. When the prisoners are brought before the Governor, one of them is revealed as a young woman. Educated by the friars in her pueblo’s mission church, Serafina speaks beautiful Spanish and surprises the Governor with her fearlessness and intelligence.

Seven Minutes in Heaven (A Lying Game Novel #6) by Sara Shepard
In this final volume of The Lying Game, Emma learns the chilling truth about her sister’s murder…but the killer will do whatever it takes to make sure Emma never breathes a word.

Spirit and Dust by Rosemary Clement-Moore  Spirit and Dust
Waking up in a mob boss’s guest bedroom, psychic detective Daisy Goodnight is forced to use her ability to speak with ghosts in order to search throughout the country to locate her captor’s daughter and discover the identity of the Black Jackal.

Torn by David Massey
Witnesses to a mystery on the battlefield, a British medic and an American Navy SEAL confront Afghanistan’s fog of war.

You Know What You Have To Do by Bonnie Shimko  You Know What You Have To Do
You do not kill a man in cold blood and then talk your way out of it. Other than her real name — Mary-Magdalene Feigenbaum — fifteen-year-old Maggie’s problems seem ordinary. She has tiffs with her too-critical mother, a crush on her cute psychologist, and worries that her only friend — fellow outcast Abigail — is morphing into a popular girl, leaving her behind. But Maggie has a few not-so-ordinary problems. A voice in her head is telling her to kill. And not just anyone. Each time the target is a person who has done something terrible to someone Maggie cares for. You know what you have to do, the voice commands. Maggie struggles to resist, but the voice is relentless. And as its demands escalate, her world begins to crumble. With rising suspense, this story of psychological horror introduces a narrator whose own unique voice and irreverent humor are unforgettable – an unlikely hero fighting a desperate battle against incomprehensible evil.

You Look Different In Real Life by Jennifer Castle
Five teens starring in a documentary film series about their ordinary lives must grapple with questions of change and identity under the scrutiny of the camera.

Non-Fiction

B+ Grades, A+ College Application by Joie Jager-Hyman, EdD  B+ Grades, A+ College App
This alternative college admissions guide gives non-straight-A students advice on how to identify, gain admittance to, and pay for the schools that will allow them to flourish.

Bushido: The Way of the Samurai by Tsunetomo Yamamoto

Four Year Colleges 2014 by Peterson  Four Year Colleges

How to Train Your Parents in 6 1/2 Days: A Teen’s Guide to Raising People You Can Live With by Margit Crane

The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges 2014 by The Staff of the Yale Daily News  Insiders Guide to the Colleges

Make The Grade: Everything You Need To Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed In School by Lesley Schwartz Martin

This Is NOT A Writing Manual: Notes for the Young Writer in the Real Word by Kerri Majors  This Is NOT a Writing Manual

Biographies

Lady Gaga: Pop’s Glam Queen by Matt Doeden

LeBron James: King of Shots by Anne E. Hill  LeBron James

Graphic/Manga

Achewood #2: Worst Song, Played on Ugliest Guitar by Chris Onstad

Achewood #3: A Home For Scared People by Chris Onstad A Home for Scared People

Adventure Time (Volume 2) by Ryan North

Animal Land 2 by Makoto Raiku  Animal Land

Before Watchmen: Comedian & Rorschach

Before Watchmen: Nite Owl & Dr. Manhattan  Before Watchmen

Case Closed # 7 by Gosho Aoyama

Higurashi When They Cry #7-9 by Ryukishio7  Higurashi

Masks of Anarchy: The History of a RADICAL POEM, from Percy Shelley to the Triangle Factory Fire by Michael Demson

New Teen Books for July!!

Fiction

Awaken by Meg Cabot  Awaken
Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera knew by accepting the love of John Hayden, she’d be forced to live forever in the Underworld. But now her happiness and safety are threatened because the Furies have discovered that John has broken one of their strictest rules, and the only way to fix the balance is for someone to die.

In The Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
In San Diego in 1918, as deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort and, despite her scientific leanings, must consider if ghostsare real when her first love, killed in battle, returns.

Invisible by Marni Bates  Invisible
It’s not easy being best friends with a celebrity. . . I’m invisible at my high school and I’m fine with it. It’s kind of inevitable with a name like Jane Smith. But when the school newspaper staff insisted that I write a cover story, I decided to find out just how much scandal one geeky girl could uncover. Except I never expected to find myself starting a fist-fight, auditioning for the school’s Romeo &Juliet musical, running away with a Romeo of my own, befriending the most popular girl in school, or trying to avoid one very cute photographer, who makes it impossible to to be invisible. . .

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
During her last summer at home before leaving for college, Emaline begins a whirlwind romance with Theo, an assistant documentary filmmaker who is in town to make a movie.

No Easy Way Out by Dayna Lorentz

Sylo by D.J. MacHale

Zom-B: Angels (Book 4) by Darren Shan

Non-Fiction  Mortal

College Handbook 2014 by CollegeBoard

Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape by Danica McKellar

The Mortal Instruments Companion by Lois H. Gresh

Graphic Novels and Mangas

Adventure Time (Volume 1) by Ryan North  Adventure Time

Animal Land (#1-3) by Makoto Raiku

Axe Cop #3 by Malachai and Ethan Nicolle
Axe Cop returns with a collection of new, exciting, and unpredictable stories! Written by the endlessly inventive six-year-old Malachi Nicolle and drawn by his Eisner Award-nominated thirty-year-old brother Ethan Nicolle, Axe Cop joins his comrades UniBaby, Bat Warthog Man, and Dinosaur Soldier to fight bad guys and restore justice for kids – and grownups – everywhere!

Before Watchmen: Minutemen and Silk Spectre Before Watchmen1

Before Watchmen: Ozymandias and Crimson Corsair

Case Closed (#’s 6, 8-9) by Gosho Aoyama

The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation by Jonathan Hennessey

Sunny (Volume 1) by Taiyo Matsumoto

Sweet Tooth: Unnatural Habitats (#5) by Jeff Lemire
As the mysterious Captain James Thacker and his crew man a deadly expedition, they will uncover secrets centuries old, but what does any of this have to do with Gus and Jepperd? Plus, while Jeppard, Singh and Gus make plans to head to Alaska, things start to deteriorate for the rest of the group back at the sanctuary!

 

Sweet Tooth: Wild Game (#6 and final) by Jeff Lemire  Sweet Tooth 6

New Books for May and June

Fiction

Cross My Heart, Hope to Die (A Lying Game Novel #5) by Sara Shepard
Watching from beyond the grave while her long-lost identical twin, Emma, assumes her identity, Sutton Mercer witnesses the discovery of a dark family secret and realizes that someone from Emma’s past may be her own killer.

Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers
Two best friends, a writer and a runner, deal with bullies, family issues, social pressures, and their quest for success coming out of Harlem.

Fifteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton
Fifteen-year-old Chelsea and her family are spending the summer at a cottage on the shore of Lake Michigan where Chelsea meets and falls for Josh–the cute and shy employee at the new bookstore in town.

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them. (Science Fiction)

Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham

Game (Sequel to I Hunt Killers) by Barry Lyga
After solving a deadly case in the small town of Lobo’s Nod, seventeen-year-old Jazz, the son of history’s most infamous serial murderer, travels to New York City to help the police track down the Hat-Dog Killer.

Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan

The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr
Sixteen-year-old San Franciscan Lucy Beck-Moreau once had a promising future as a concert pianist. Her chance at a career has passed, and she decides to help her ten-year-old piano prodigy brother, Gus, map out his own future, even as she explores why she enjoyed piano in the first place.

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg
Tired of being known as “the gay kid”, Rafe Goldberg decides to assume a new persona when he comes east and enters an elite Massachusetts prep school–but trying to deny his identity has both complications and unexpected consequences.

The Originals by Cat Patrick
Seventeen-year-olds Lizzie, Ella, and Betsy Best are clones, raised as identical triplets by their surrogate mother but living as her one daughter, Elizabeth, until their separate abilities and a romantic relationship force a change.

The Program by Suzanne Young

Sketchy (The Bea Catcher Chronicles: Book 1) by Olivia Samms

This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
Perfect strangers Graham Larkin and Ellie O’Neill meet online when Graham accidentally sends Ellie an e-mail about his pet pig, Wilbur. The two 17-year-olds strike up an e-mail relationship from opposite sides of the country and don’t even know each other’s first names. What’s more, Ellie doesn’t know Graham is a famous actor, and Graham doesn’t know about the big secret in Ellie’s family tree. When the relationship goes from online to in-person, they find out whether their relationship can be the real thing.

Winger by Andrew Smith
Two years younger than his classmates at a prestigious boarding school, fourteen-year-old Ryan Dean West grapples with living in the dorm for troublemakers, falling for his female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid, and playing wing on the Varsity rugby team with some of his frightening new dorm-mates.

Non-Fiction

The Great Mathematicians: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Universe by Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson

Practice Exam books for:

Regents- Algebra2/Trionometry, Chemister and Physics

AP- English Language and Composition, Environmental Science Exam, U.S. Government & Politics and World History

Biographies

Rapture Practice: My One-Way Ticket to Salvation by Aaron Hartzler

Graphic/Manga

Axe Cop #2: Bad Guy Earth by Malachai Nicolle and Ethan Nicolle

Blue Bloods by Melissa De La Cruz
Select teenagers from some of New York City’s wealthiest and most socially prominent families learn a startling secret about their bloodlines.

Flight 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8

Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel
Garth Hale is a s good as dead…The only problem is he’s still alive. When Garth Hale is accidentally zapped into the ghost world by Frank Gallows, a washed-up ghost wrangler, he discovers that he has special powers. Soon he finds himself on the run from the evil ruler of Ghostopolis, who wants to use Garth’s newfound abilities to tighten his grip on the spirit world. After Garth meets Cecil, his grandfather’s ghost, the two search for a way to get Garth back home, nearly losing hope until Frank Gallows shows up to fix his mistake.

Higurashi 3-6 by Ryukishi07

My Boyfriend is a Moster: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not by Robin Mayhill

New Moon (The Graphic Novel, Volume 1) by Stephanie Meyer

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks

Spider-Man by Brian Michael Bendis

Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man by Brian Michael Bendis

Sweet Tooth: Unnatural Habitats (Volume 5) by Jeff Lemire

New Book for April

Fiction

Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Device Book #3) by Cassandra Clare  Clockwork Princess
When seventeen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray is kidnapped by the villainous Mortmain in his final bid for power, the London Institute rallies to save her, but are beset by danger and betrayal at every turn.

Delirium Stories: Hana, Annabel & Raven (Delirium Series) by Lauren Oliver
Hana is told through the perspective of Lena’s best friend, Hana Tate. Set during the tumultuous summer before Lena and Hana are supposed to be cured, this story is a poignant and revealing look at a moment when the girls’ paths diverge and their futures are altered forever. Lena’s mother, Annabel, has always been a mystery—a ghost from Lena’s past—until now. Her journey from teenage runaway to prisoner of the state is a taut, gripping narrative that expands the Delirium world and illuminates events—and Lena—through a new point of view. And as the passionate, fierce leader of a rebel group in the Wilds, Raven plays an integral role in the resistance effort and comes into Lena’s life at a crucial time. Crackling with intensity, Raven is a brilliant story told in the voice of one of the strongest and most tenacious characters in the Delirium world. Science Fiction

Fearless (A Mirrorworld Novel) by Cornelia Funke   Fearless
Jacob Reckless journeys to the Mirrorworld to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse–a deadly moth in his chest–means he has only one year to live. The journey in Mirrorworld turns into a search against time and against a Goyl treasure hunter for an enchanted crossbow, which is known to strike down any army it faces, and less well known for its healing power when shot by a loved one. Fantasy

Fox Forever (The Jenna Fox Chronciles  Book 3) by Mary E. Pearson
Locke Jenkins has some catching up to do. After spending 260 years as a disembodied mind in a little black box, he has a perfect new body. But before he can move on with his unexpected new life, he’ll have to return the Favor he accepted from the shadowy resistance group known as the Network. Locke must infiltrate the home of a government official by gaining the trust of his daughter, seventeen-year-old Raine, and he soon finds himself pulled deep into the world of the resistance—and into Raine’s life. Science Fiction

Impostor (Sequel to Slide) by Jill Hathaway  Imposter
High school junior Vee Bell realizes that someone knows about and shares her ability to slide into other people’s minds when she suddenly finds herself in strange and very dangerous situations but her sister Mattie, best friend Rollins, and an aunt she never knew provide insights.

Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust by Leanne Lieberman
Lauren Yanofsky doesn’t want to be Jewish anymore. Her father, a noted Holocaust historian, keeps giving her Holocaust memoirs to read, and her mother doesn’t understand why Lauren hates the idea of Jewish youth camps and family vacations to Holocaust memorials. But when Lauren sees some of her friends—including Jesse, a cute boy she likes—playing Nazi war games, she is faced with a terrible choice: betray her friends or betray her heritage.

Light (A Gone Novel #6) by Michael Grant
Answers to every mystery of the FAYZ are revealed, unexpected heroes emerge as sacrifices are made, and the Darkness is finally conquered by a force even more powerful than itself in this conclusion to the Gone series. Fantasy

Oblivion (Book 5 of The Gatekeepers) by Anthony Horowitz   Oblivion
Matt. Pedro. Scott. Jamie. Scar. Five Gatekeepers have finally found one another. And only the five of them can fight the evil force that is on the rise, threatening the destruction of the world. Fantasy

OCD, The Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn
Danielle Levine stands out even at her alternative high school–in appearance and attitude–but when her scathing and sometimes raunchy English essays land her in a social skills class, she meets Daniel, another social misfit who may break her resolve tokeep everyone at arm’s length.

Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl by Carolita Blythe
Faye doesn’t mean to hit the old lady she and her friends are mugging. But she does. The old lady isn’t moving, but Faye has no reason to feel guilty for leaving her there. The old lady might be ancient and wrinkly now. But back in the day, she was as beautiful as they come—a famous movie star. And everyone knows that pretty and mean always go together. But Faye does feel guilty. So she comes back. Slowly, Faye and the old lady form an unlikely friendship, one that pulls Faye out of her life with her abusive mother and destructive “friends” and allows the old lady relief from her loneliness. But in an unfair world in which the pretty girls, no matter how mean, always seem to get everything, while Faye gets nothing, will Faye be able to keep from slipping back to her old ways?

Rotten by Michael Northrop  Rotten
When troubled sixteen-year-old Jimmer “JD” Dobbs returns from a mysterious summer “upstate” he finds that his mother has adopted an abused Rottweiler that JD names Johnny Rotten, but soon his tenuous relationship with the dog is threatened.

Zom-B City (Zom-B 3) by Darren Shan
As zombies overrun London, B battles moral dilemmas and a growing sense of hopelessness at every turn.

Non-Fiction

Campus Visits & College Interviews by Zola Dincin Schneider & Norman G. Schneider
Explains what to look for when visiting a college campus, tells how to prepare for interviews and shows how to interpret a college catalog.

The College Application Essay by Sarah Myers McGinty  College Application
The 25th- anniversary edition of this best-selling guide gives students simple strategies to maximize the opportunity to “tell us about yourself.” Updated to reflect the experience college applicants face today, this book provides a clear path to an essay that says, “Pick me!”

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden
A commemorative introduction to the Emancipation Proclamation provides excerpts from historical sources, reproductions of archival images, and lesser-known facts that challenge popular beliefs.

Get It Together for College by College Board

How Does Video Game Violence Affect Society? By Patricia D. Netzley

The How-To Handbook: Shortcut and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life by Martin Oliver and Alexandra Johnson

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia 
A historical overview of the land where the popular Legend of Zelda video game series is set includes concept art, a chronology of the games, an exclusive manga comic, and an introduction by the man who created the game that started it all.
Video Game

Your Food Is Fooling You: How Your Brain Is Hijacked by Sugar, Fat and Salt by David A. Kessler, MD

Biographies

Jay-Z

Nicki Minaj  Nicki Minaj

Rihanna

 

Graphic/Manga

Library Wars #9 by Kiiro Yumi

One Piece 61 & 62 by Eiichiro Oda

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

Library Wars

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe—many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy’s original inventions.

Superman: Last Son of Krypton by Geoff Johns
Superman must protect a young boy who crash lands on Earth and seems to be from Krypton, eventually leading to a confrontation with Brainiac.

Who is AC? by Hope Larson
Meet Lin, an average teenage girl who is zapped with magical powers through her cell phone. But just as superpowers can travel through the ether, so can evil. And as Lin starts to get a handle on her powers (while still observing her curfew!) she realizes she has to go head to head with a nefarious villain who spreads his influence through binary code.