New Arrivals · Teen Fiction

September 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The blood of Olympus

September 29, 2014
Riordan, Rick.
Los Angeles : Disney-Hyperion, [2014]
516 pages ; 22 cm.
"The Greek and Roman demigods must simultaneously prevent the earth mother, Gaea, from waking and stop war from breaking out at Camp Half-Blood"-- Provided by publisher.

Black ice

September 29, 2014
Fitzpatrick, Becca.
New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, [2014]
392 pages ; 22 cm
Britt goes hiking in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming with her ex-boyfriend Calvin, but trouble arises when she is caught in a blizzard, taken hostage by fugitives, finds evidence of murders, and learns whom to trust and whom to love.

This is how it ends

September 29, 2014
Nadol, Jen.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2014.
310 pages ; 21 cm
After Riley and his friends see some disturbing visions through a mysterious pair of binoculars, they soon realize these hallucinations are coming true, especially as one of Riley's closest friends becomes the prime suspect of a gruesome murder.

Endgame : the calling

September 29, 2014
Frey, James, 1969-
New York : HarperCollins, [2014]
x, 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Twelve teens who have prepared their entire lives for an ancient life-or-death game must finally come to terms with its arrival, forming tenuous alliances and kiling each other for the chance to be the last one standing and the winner of the ultimate prize: the ability to save a select group of people from the end of the world"-- Provided by publisher.

Bleed like me

September 29, 2014
Desir, Christa.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2014.
278 pages ; 22 cm
Two emotionally scarred teenagers enter into a passionate, dangerous romance.

The spiritglass charade : a Stoker & Holmes novel

September 29, 2014
Gleason, Colleen, author.
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2014]
354 pages ; 22 cm
In 1889 Evaline Stoker, Mina Holmes, and their time traveler friend, Dylan are asked by the Princess of Wales to find out what happened to Robby Ashton, who may have drowned--but the reappearance of vampires in the heart of London threatens to become a more urgent problem.

Party games : a Fear Street novel

September 26, 2014
Stine, R. L.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
277 pages ; 22 cm.
Despite her friend's warning, Rachel is excited to attend Brendan Fear's birthday party at his family's estate on mysterious Fear Island, but soon someone introduces a game of murder and all of the guests are in danger.


September 26, 2014
Lamb, Victoria, author.
Don Mills, Ontario : Harlequin Teen, 2014.
314 pages ; 21 cm
"The Tudor witch trilogy"--Title page.
To defeat the witch hunter Marcus Dent, Tudor witch Meg Lytton must learn to harness the power of her mother's ring and wand, a situation complicated by the loss of her love, Alejandro.


September 25, 2014
Garcia, Kami.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
382 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Kennedy Waters and her companions find themselves in a world where vengeance spirits kill, ghosts keep secrets, and a demon walks the Earth. As they learn more about their ancient secret society, its longtime rivals the Illuminati, and Kennedy's mysterious family, they wonder whether Kennedy is really meant to be a member of the Legion"-- Provided by publisher.

The young elites

September 25, 2014
Lu, Marie, 1984-
New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
355 pages : map ; 22 cm
"Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret society of the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities"-- Provided by publisher.

Certain signals

September 25, 2014
Karre, Elizabeth.
Minneapolis, MN : Darby Creek, [2014]
102 pages ; 19 cm.
Determined to get a girlfriend, nerdy Rashawn asks the dream character for the power of "attraction detection."

All you are

September 25, 2014
Karre, Elizabeth.
Minneapolis, MN : Darby Creek, [2014]
111 pages ; 19 cm.
Da'Quan has never quite broken into the popular crowd at school, but when a strange dream-character gives him the ability to channel others' thoughts, Da'Quan is surprised by what he can learn from them.

Adrenaline crush

September 24, 2014
Crompton, Laurie Boyle, author.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014.
180 pages ; 22 cm
"Margaret Ferguson books."
When seventeen-year-old Dyna, an avid thrill-seeker, falls and shatters her leg, her life changes dramatically and she finds herself caught between her boyfriend, who supports her newfound desire for safety, and a young Iraq war veteran she meets at rehab who challenges her to take chances again.

Love is the drug

September 24, 2014
Johnson, Alaya Dawn, 1982- author.
New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2014.
335 pages ; 22 cm
Emily Bird is an African American high school senior in Washington D.C., member of a privileged medical family, on the verge of college and the edge of the drug culture, and not really sure which way she will go--then one day she wakes up in the hospital with no memory of what happened.


September 24, 2014
McBride, Lish, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
328 pages ; 22 cm
Ava, a contract killer who can start fires with her mind, hits the road with her friends, desperately trying to escape the Coterie, a magical mafia, while keeping the murder to a minimum after she's asked to kill a family friend by Venus, who killed Ava's mother.

Thunder : a novel

September 24, 2014
Calhoun, Bonnie S.
Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, [2014]
425 pages ; 23 cm
150 years after a nuclear attack destroyed much of the United States, Selah, just turned eighteen, learns that she is a hybrid of two surviving factions and sets out from what was Norfolk, Virginia, to seek the father she never knew, aided by her stepbrother Cleon and Bodhi, a Lander like her father.


September 24, 2014
Legrand, Claire, 1986-
New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2014.
454 pages ; 22 cm
Maps on lining papers.
To find her abducted father and keep her sister safe from the lecherous politicians of 1899 New York City, seventeen-year-old Clara must journey to the wintry kingdom of Cane, where Anise, queen of the faeries, has ousted the royal family in favor of her own totalitarian, anti-human regime.

In a handful of dust

September 24, 2014
McGinnis, Mindy.
New York : Katherine Tegen Books, [2014]
374 pages ; 22 cm
"In a barren land, teenage Lucy is taken away from the community she has grown up in and searches the vast countryside for a new home"-- Provided by publisher.


September 24, 2014
Titchenell, F. J. R., 1989- author.
Provo, Utah : Jolly Fish Press, 2014.
323 pages ; 21 cm
""Sixteen-year-old opposites, Ben Pastor and Mina Todd, must forge an unlikely friendship to protect their small town of Prospero, California, from its shapeshifting alien invaders' secret takeover"-- Provided by publisher.


September 24, 2014
Camden, Steven, author.
London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014.
363 pages ; 23 cm


September 23, 2014
Priest, A. L.
Minneapolis : Darby Creek, [2014]
101 pages ; 20 cm.
"One of them is a natural athlete with no football experience. The other is a football obsessive with no skill. Between these Trojans, there's one amazing player--but how will they put their talents together?"-- Provided by publisher.

Beauty of the broken

September 23, 2014
Waters, Tawni.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2014.
359 pages ; 22 cm
"A novel"--Cover.
As if her parents' heavy drinking and her father's abuse--which nearly killed her half-brother, Iggy--were not enough, fifteen-year-old Mara is caught kissing her girlfriend, Xylia, by the preacher's son and becomes terrified that her own life is at risk.

Dead in the water

September 22, 2014
Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2014.
188 pages ; 22 cm.
After America is drawn into World War II, Hank McCallum finds himself on the USS Yorktown, an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, separated from his brother Theo, in constant danger from torpedoes, and just learning about the prejudice and segregation that plague his new friend from Tonga Bradford.

Famous last words

September 22, 2014
Alender, Katie, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Press, 2014.
312 pages ; 22 cm
High-schooler Willa has just moved to California with her mother and film director stepfather, and she will be attending a private school--but her real problem is that she keeps seeing things that are not really there, like a dead body in the swimming pool, and her visions may be connected to a serial killer that is stalking young girls in Hollywood.

The infinite sea

September 19, 2014
Yancey, Richard.
300 pages ; 24 cm.
"Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in"-- Provided by publisher.

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