New Arrivals · Teen Fiction

October 31, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Jesus Jackson

October 30, 2014
Daley, James Ryan, author.
viii, 267 pages ; 22 cm

Press play

October 30, 2014
Devine, Eric, author.
Philadelphia : RP Teens, [2014]
362 pages ; 21 cm
While making a documentary to get himself into film school, Greg accidentally captures footage of brutal and bloody hazing by the lacrosse team, and he must decide whether to release the film or keep the secret.

Wild rover no more : being the last recorded account of the life and times of Jacky Faber

October 30, 2014
Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.), 1942-
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
355 pages ; 22 cm.
"In 1809, just when it looks like Jacky Faber and her beloved Jaimy will finally find their romance, Jacky is accused of treason and must flee Boston while her friends attempt to clear her name. Of course that means wild adventures for our fun-loving heroine, who manages to secure a job as a governess--and run away with the circus"-- Provided by publisher.

The fire seekers

October 30, 2014
Farr, Richard, 1960- author.
325 pages : map ; 22 cm
"The time of our immortality is at hand. An undeciphered language in Crete. A rash of mysterious disappearances, from Bolivia to Japan. An ancient warning at the ruins of Babel. And a new spiritual leader, who claims that human history as we understand it is about to come to an end. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Calder's world falls apart when a freak accident brings personal tragedy--and he discovers there's a link between the accident and a wildly successful new cult, the Seraphim. Catapulted into a violent struggle for humanity's past and future, he's not even sure who the enemy is, or if he's battling a phantom that doesn't exist. But as Daniel puts his life on the line, he is forced to conclude that our very survival as a species will depend on who, and what, we choose to believe."--Publisher's website.

Truth and nothing but

October 30, 2014
Moore, Stephanie Perry.
Minneapolis : Darby Creek, [2014]
153 pages ; 20 cm.
"Sloan is the youngest of Stanley Sharp's daughters and her dream is to be a reporter. She soon discovers learning the truth is harder than she imagined"-- Provided by publisher.

Turn up for real

October 30, 2014
Moore, Stephanie Perry.
Minneapolis : Darby Creek, [2014].
159 pages ; 20 cm.
Sixteen-year-old Slade dreams of being a singing sensation but as the middle daughter of a mayoral candidate and a habitual loner she faces many challenges as she learns just how difficult surviving as an artist can be.

The retribution of Mara Dyer : volume 3 of the Mara Dyer trilogy

October 29, 2014
Hodkin, Michelle, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster BYFR, [2014]
472 pages ; 22 cm.
"Loyalties are betrayed, guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this ... conclusion to Mara Dyer's story"-- Provided by publisher.

Mortal heart

October 29, 2014
LaFevers, Robin.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
444 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Annith's worst fears are realized when she discovers that, despite her lifelong training to be an assassin, she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever shut up in the convent of Saint Mortain.

Dangerous deceptions : being the latest volume in the entirely true and wholly remarkable adventures of Margaret Preston Fitzroy, maid of honor, impersonator of persons of quality, confirmed housebreaker, apprentice cardsharper, and confidential agent at the court of His Majesty, King George I

October 29, 2014
Zettel, Sarah.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
371 pages ; 22 cm
"A palace of spies novel"--Title page.
An unwelcome engagement, a mysterious plot that hints at treason, and a possible murder add even more excitement to sixteen-year-old Peggy Fitzroy's life as she continues to serve as both a lady-in-waiting and confidential agent to King George of England.

How we fall

October 29, 2014
Brauning, Kate.
Blue Ash, OH : Merit Press, [2014]
303 pages ; 23 cm
As first cousins, seventeen-year-olds Jackie and Marcus know their love is taboo, but living in the same house, working at the family's vegetable stand, and especially seeking Jackie's missing best friend, Ellie, keep drawing them together.


October 29, 2014
Lyons, CJ, 1964-
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Fire, [2014]
302 pages ; 22 cm
"Jesse seems like a normal sixteen-year-old, but he isn't. He is a victim of King--a ruthless hacker who has been blackmailing Jesse with incriminating screen photos and videos. Terrified and helpless, the answer to Jesse's prayers arrives in the form of a plain manila envelope. Inside there's a phone number and a note: I can help"-- Provided by publisher.

The tree of water

October 28, 2014
Haydon, Elizabeth, author.
New York : Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2014.
395 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Includes readers guide.
"The lost journals of Ven Polypheme"--Title page.
Ven, Char, and the merrow Amariel explore the world beneath the sea, where beauty is more than matched by dangers, and soon they realize that in order to save thousands of innocent lives, they may have to sacrifice their own.

Diamonds in the rough

October 28, 2014
Madow, Michelle, author.
441 pages ; 21 cm.
"The three Diamond sisters survived the summer in style after coming to live with their long-lost billionaire father. But making a place for themselves at their exclusive new Las Vegas private school is throwing them any number of gold-plated curves"--Page 4 of cover.


October 28, 2014
Hunter, C. C., author.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
386 pages ; 22 cm.
When a deadly virus forces Della to be reborn, she's bonded to the vampire Chase--despite her attraction to shapeshifter Steve--and meanwhile her latest case reveals shocking secrets about her father.


October 28, 2014
Card, Orson Scott.
New York, New York : Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, 2014.
598 pages ; 22 cm
Sequel to: Ruins.
"Rigg's journey comes to an epic and explosive conclusion as everything that has been building up finally comes to pass, and Rigg is forced to put his powers to the test in order to save his world and end the war once and for all"-- Provided by publisher.

The year of the rat

October 28, 2014
Furniss, Clare.
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2014.
289 pages ; 22 cm
In the year following her mother's death after giving birth, fifteen-year-old Pearl must try to come to terms with her loss, her new relationship with her stepfather, and her baby sister--The Rat--as well as the fact that Mom will not leave Pearl alone.

Day 21

October 28, 2014
Morgan, Kass.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
311 pages ; 22 cm
Sequel to: The 100.
"It's been 21 days since the hundred landed on Earth. They're the only humans to set foot on the planet in centuries...or so they thought. Facing an unknown enemy, the hundred struggle to survive the only way they can--together, as secrets are revealed, beliefs are challenged, and relationships are tested"-- Provided by publisher.


October 28, 2014
Wilkinson, Lili, 1981-
Crows Nest, N.S.W., Aus. : Allen & Unwin, 2012.
309 p. ; 20 cm.
Penny is a schoolgirl investigative journalist in search of a story and she finds one: a boy at her school who is painfully love-shy. Surely he's the perfect subject for a feature article. What could possibly go wrong?

The walled city

October 27, 2014
Graudin, Ryan.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
424 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"As Jin Ling tries to save her sister, Mei Yee, from the Brotherhood of the Red Dragon in Hak Nam Walled City, one boy, Dai, can reunite them and save their lives--but only if he's willing to risk his own"-- Provided by publisher.


October 27, 2014
Kate, Lauren, author.
New York : Delacorte Press, [2014]
385 pages ; 22 cm.
Sequel to: Teardrop.
Eureka, a girl whose tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis and who travels across the ocean with Cat, her family, and Ander, the gorgeous and mysterious Seedbearer who promises to help her, has the chance to save the world might have to give up everything--even love.

Gracefully Grayson

October 27, 2014
Polonsky, Ami.
Los Angeles ; New York : Hyperion, 2014.
243 pages ; 22 cm
"Grayson, a transgender twelve-year-old, learns to accept her true identity and share it with the world"-- Provided by publisher.

Julius & the watchmaker

October 24, 2014
Hehir, Tim, author.
Melbourne : Text Publishing Company, 2013.
352 pages ; 20 cm
"Before Julius Caesar Higgins meets the mysterious Mr Springheel, his life revolves around hiding from the school bullies and delivering books for his grandfather's secondhand bookstore. But once he meets the cane-wielding, clock-collecting Springheel, nothing will ever be the same. Julius is catapulted from being a nineteenth-century London schoolboy to a globetrotting time traveller in this rollicking tale of parallel universes, time machines, sharp-toothed creatures called Grackacks, Tibetan monks, gyrofliers, carts of offal, potential and possible futures, and pushy little street urchins. In this world-, time- and mind-bending adventure, Julius just doesn't know who to trust, will you?" Provided by publisher.


October 24, 2014
Sullivan, Tricia, 1968- author.
Osney Mead, Oxford : Ravenstone, 2014.
286 pages ; 21 cm
After a confrontation with a martial arts celebrity that threatens her gym's reputation, mixed martial arts fighter Jade is sent to a training camp in Thailand, where she uncovers a shocking, otherworldly conspiracy.

Waistcoats & weaponry

October 24, 2014
Carriger, Gail.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
298 pages ; 24 cm.
In her alternate England of 1851, while taking her friend Sidheag by train to her werewolf pack in Scotland, sixteen-year-old Sophronia uncovers a plot that threatens to dissolve all of London into chaos and must decide where her loyalties lie once and for all.

Beau, Lee, the Bomb, & me

October 24, 2014
McKinley, Mary, author.
241 pages ; 21 cm
"Growing up is a trip... In high school, there are few worse crimes than being smart or fat. Lucky me, I'm both. But when Beau Gales blows in to town, it takes about two minutes for the jackasses at our Seattle school to figure out he's gay, and that makes him an even bigger target. Have you ever heard the saying: 'The enemy of my enemy is my friend'? There's something to that. When the bullying gets violent and Beau decides to run away to San Francisco to ask his Uncle Frankie for advice, we all go. Beau, me, Leonie (designated class slut), and a scruffy rescue dog called The Bomb--a tribe of misfits crammed into my mom's minivan. Throw in a detour to the Twilight town of Forks, armed robbery, cool record shops, confessions, breakups and makeups, and you have the kind of journey that can change the way you look at the whole world--and yourself."--Publisher's website.

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