New Arrivals · Teen Fiction

January 29, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Fight for pow3r

January 28, 2015
Walters, Eric, 1957- author.
346 pages ; 22 cm
Sequel to: The rule of thre3.
"The rule of 3"--Title page.
"In a world gone dark, life goes on for Adam and his fortified neighborhood--but the trade-offs made for safety and security are increasingly wrenching and questionable"-- Provided by publisher.

Shadow of the war machine

January 28, 2015
Bailey, Kristin.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2015.
433 pages : 22 cm
"Meg has searched the globe for answers about why her parents were killed; where her grandfather disappeared to; and above all the identity of the man with the clockwork mask behind all of this treachery. At last, she has clues that will lead her to the shocking truth"-- Provided by publisher.

Love is in the air

January 28, 2015
Destiny, A.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2015.
221 pages ; 21 cm.
When fifteen-year-old Jennifer attends circus camp to reach her dream of being a trapeze artist, she learns she is afraid of heights, but after one glimpse of Branden, the best trapeze artist at the camp, Jennifer begins falling for him, too.

Alive and kicking

January 28, 2015
Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.
182 pages ; 22 cm.
Despite the fact that his brother is missing in action in the Pacific theater, Theo McCallum, a gunner on a B-24 Liberator returns to his unit in Europe to continue the war because he feels that the other men in his unit feel like family to him--and he cannot believe that his brother is actually dead.

I'll meet you there

January 27, 2015
Demetrios, Heather, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
388 pages ; 22 cm
Skylar Evans, seventeen, yearns to escape Creek View by attending art school, but after her mother's job loss puts her dream at risk, a rekindled friendship with Josh, who joined the Marines to get away then lost a leg in Afghanistan, and her job at the Paradise Motel lead her to appreciate her home town.


January 27, 2015
Miranda, Megan, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
356 pages ; 22 cm
Alina's spent her seventeen years imprisoned for the crimes of her past self, as shown by soul-fingerprinting when she was a newborn, but when a group of people with questionable motives helps her escape, she discovers she may not be as innocent as she believes and must wonder if she's fated to repeat her past.

This side of home

January 27, 2015
Watson, Renée, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
326 pages ; 21 cm
Twins Nikki and Maya Younger always agreed on most things, but as they head into their senior year they react differently to the gentrification of their Portland, Oregon, neighborhood and the new--white--family that moves in after their best friend and her mother are evicted.

Geek girl

January 27, 2015
Smale, Holly, author.
362 pages ; 22 cm
Originally published in Great Britain in 2013 by HarperCollins Children's Books.
When she is accidentally discovered by a modeling agent, fifteen-year-old Harriet jumps at the chance to transform herself from a geek to a fashion model.


January 27, 2015
Landers, Melissa.
New York : Hyperion, 2015.
359 pages ; 22 cm
"An Alienated novel"--Cover.
Cara and Aelyx maintain their extremely long-distance relationship, with Cara continuing as an exchange student and becoming human representative to a panel preparing for a human colony on L'eihr and Aelyx working on a campaign to improve human-L'eihr relations, which soon makes him a target of extremists.


January 27, 2015
Hellisen, Cat, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
197 pages ; 22 cm
"Deep in the forest, in a crumbling ruin of a castle, Sarah begins to untangle the layers of curses affecting her family, until she discovers that the curse has carried over to her, too. The day she falls in love for the first time, Sarah will transform into a beast--unless she can figure out a way to break the curse forever"-- Provided by publisher.

The Forgetting

January 27, 2015
Maggi, Nicole.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Fire, [2015]
340 pages ; 21 cm
Georgie Kendrick wakes up after a heart transplant, but the organ beating in her chest does not seem to be in tune with the rest of her body, and after she discovers her heart belonged to a girl her own age who fell out of the foster care system and into a rough life on the streets, Georgie is compelled to find the truth before she loses herself completely.

Covenant's end : a Widdershins adventure

January 27, 2015
Marmell, Ari.
Amherst, NY : Pyr, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2015.
271 pages ; 23 cm
"A teenage thief and her partner, an invisible minor god who lives in her head, battle against the might of monsters and the machinations of men in a French-flavored fantasy world"-- Provided by publisher.


January 27, 2015
Alameda, Courtney, author.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2015.
372 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Seventeen-year-old Micheline Helsing is a tetrachcromat, able to see ghosts in color and capture them on film, but when a routine hunt goes awry, Micheline's infected with a curse known as a soulchain and if she's unable to exorcise the entity in seven days, she'll be destroyed, body and soul.

The one for me

January 27, 2015
Schraff, Anne E., author.
[Costa Mesa, California] : Saddleback Publishing, [2013]
197 pages ; 18 cm.
Although Denique is attracted to Trevor, she feels she must focus her attention on graduating from high school and getting a job so her family can move out of the projects.


January 27, 2015
Gottesfeld, Jeff, author.
[Costa Mesa, Calif.] : Saddleback Publishing, [2014]
157 pages ; 21 cm.


January 27, 2015
Gottesfeld, Jeff, author.
[Costa Mesa, Calif.] : Saddleback Publishing, [2014]
160 pages ; 21 cm.


January 27, 2015
Gottesfeld, Jeff, author.
[Costa Mesa, Calif.] : Saddleback Publishing, [2014]
156 pages ; 21 cm.


January 27, 2015
Lasky, Kathryn.
New York : Scholastic, 2011 c2009.
310 p. ; 21 cm.
Originally published in hardcover by Scholastic Press in 2009.
In 1899, a fifteen-year-old orphan named Hannah obtains employment as a servant in the home of one of Boston's wealthiest families, where she meets a noted portrait painter who seems to know things about her that even she is not aware of, and when she accompanies the family to their summer home in Maine, she feels an undeniable pull to the sea.


January 27, 2015
Gallardo, Adam, author.
337 pages ; 21 cm.
"A zombie apocalypse novel"--Cover.
"What's that low-pitched groaning sound? My name is Courtney, and I don't sell Vitamin Z at the Bully Burger anymore. These days my friends and I spend our after-school hours kicking zombie butt. Half the school is mad at me, even though I'm the one keeping their gray matter off the menu. And my dad won't let me talk about going to Columbia next year, even though the Army's clearing shufflers out of NYC. These fast new super-zombies are pretty scary, and if it wasn't for the new guy's awesome moves we'd be toast. Between him, my maybe-boyfriend Phil, and my Z-head ex Brandon, stupid boys are going to lead the undead right to my doorstep. They can chase me all they want--whatever else happens, I am going to get the Z out of Zomburbia."--Page [4] of cover.

Cut me free

January 26, 2015
Johansson, J. R., 1978- author.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2015.
298 pages ; 22 cm
"A seventeen year old barely escapes her abusive parents and creates a new identity that is quickly compromised when her attempt to save a young girl attracts a deadly stalker"-- Provided by publisher.

A cold legacy

January 26, 2015
Shepherd, Megan, author.
New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
390 pages ; 22 cm.
After escaping to a remote estate on the Scottish moors, owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, Juliet Moreau, the product of her father's animal-human experiments, uncovers the truth about the manor's long history of scientific experimentation--and her own intended role in it.

Playlist for the dead

January 26, 2015
Falkoff, Michelle, author.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
281 pages ; 22 cm
After his best friend, Hayden, commits, suicide, fifteen-year-old Sam is determined to find out why--using the clues in the playlist Hayden left for him.

Kiss and tell

January 26, 2015
Green, Jacqueline, 1983-
New York ; Boston : Poppy, 2015.
275 pages ; 22 cm
"A truth or dare novel"--Title page.
"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"-- Provided by publisher.

Showdown on the strip

January 23, 2015
Gottesfeld, Jeff, author.
151, 152 pages ; 21 cm.
Tête-bêche ; book presented in two parts bound back to back ; two title pages.

Alex as well

January 21, 2015
Brugman, Alyssa, 1974- author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
214 pages ; 22 cm
Originally published in Australia by Text Publishing in 2013.
Raised as a boy, fourteen-year-old Alex, who has male and female sexual body parts, rejects the hormonal medications prescribed by his mother and decides to live as a girl.

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