Category Archive: New in Library

Jan 30

Running With Lions

Poppy War

 

Running With Lions by Julian Winters

As the Lions' star goalie, Sebastian Hughes should be excited about his senior year: his teammates are amazing, and he's got a coach who doesn't ask anyone to hide their sexuality.  But when an ex-best friend shows up at summer training camp, Sebastian realizes he needs to …

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Jan 30

Dear Rachel Maddow

Dear Rachel Maddow

 

Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner

Brynn has been writing – but never sending – emails to Rachel Maddow about personal problems for a long time, about her brother's death, her awful stepfather, and why she is thinking about dropping out of school.

When she's confronted with a moral dilemma in …

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Nov 19

A Blade So Black

A Blade So Black

 

A Blade So Black by L. L. McKinney

The first time a Nightmare came, Alice nearly lost her life.  Now, with magic weapons and hard-core fighting skills, she battles these monstrous creatures in the dream realm known as Wonderland.  Yet even warriors have curfews.

Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple, as Alice …

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Nov 19

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

The Ladys Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

 

The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

Felicity Montague is through with pretending she prefers society parties to books about bonesetting – or that she's not smarter than most people she knows.

Felicity has returned to from a whirlwind tour of Europe spent evading highwaymen and pirates.  She has …

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Jan 08

Nemesis

cover picture for Nemesis

 

Nemesis by Brendan Reichs

It has been happening since Min was eight.  Every two years, on her birthday, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood.  But hours later, she wakes up in a clearing just outside her tiny Idaho hometown – alone, unhurt, and with all evidence of the …

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Jan 08

Renegades

Cover picture for Renegades

 

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies – humans with extraordinary abilities – who emerged from the ruins of a rumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned.  As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone . . . except the …

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Jan 05

The Man Who Couldn’t Stop

The Man Who Couldn't Stop picture of book cover

 

 

The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought by David Adam

What might lead a school girl to eat a wall of her house, piece by piece, or a man to die beneath an avalanche of household junk? . . . At what point …

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Jan 05

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Cover picture for Sing, Unburied, Sing

 

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man.  He doesn't lack in fathers to study, chief among them his black grandfather, Pop.  But there are other men who complicate his understanding: his absent white father, Michael, who is being …

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Apr 27

Who Killed Christopher Goodman?

Mystery

 

Who Killed Christopher Goodman? by Allan Wolf

 

Everybody likes Chris Goodman.

Sure, he's kind of weird.  He wears those crazy bell-bottoms and he really likes the word ennui and he shakes your hand when he meets you, but he's the kind of guy who is always up for a good time and …

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Apr 26

Just Fly Away

Family, Romance

 

Just Fly Away by Andrew McCarthy

Ever wish that you could just fly away?

When fifteen-year-old Lucy Willows discovers that her father has a child from a brief affair, an eight-year-old boy who lives in her own town, she begins to question everything she thinks she knows about her home and her life. 

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