New Arrivals · Teen Fiction

March 28, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Eye candy

March 27, 2015
Billingsley, ReShonda Tate, author.
New York, NY : Dafina Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2015]
vi, 202 pages ; 21 cm.
Includes reading group guide.
Rising star Maya Morgan confronts her bad choices when she attempts to end her celebrity relationship with singer J. Love and pursue a new romance with the kindhearted Alvin.

The start of me and you

March 26, 2015
Lord, Emery, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
376 pages ; 22 cm
Paige Hancock starts junior year with a list of ways to take back her life, rather than spending another year as "The Girl Whose Boyfriend Drowned," and finding out that Ryan Chase, her long-term crush, is available again might be the key.

The cemetery boys

March 26, 2015
Brewer, Heather.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, 2015.
273 pages ; 22 cm
"When Stephen moves to the small, midwestern town where his father grew up, he quickly falls in with punk girl Cara and her charismatic twin brother, Devon. But the town has a dark secret, and the twins are caught in the middle of it"-- Provided by publisher.

King : a Prophecy novel

March 26, 2015
Oh, Ellen.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.
284 pages : map ; 22 cm
"Prophecy ; 3"--Title page verso.
"Girl warrior, demon slayer, and tiger spirit of the yellow eyes--Kira is ready for her final quest to save her cousin--the young boy destined to rule the Iron Realm as crown prince--and to uncover the third lost treasure while facing innumerable enemies in order to fulfill the famed prophecy"-- Provided by publisher.

The haunting of sunshine girl. Book one

March 26, 2015
McKenzie, Paige, author.
©2015
296 pages ; 22 cm
Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. Though Sunshine is adopted, she and her mother have always been close, sharing a special bond filled with laughter and inside jokes. But from the moment they arrive, Sunshine feels her world darken with an eeriness she cannot place. And even if Kat doesn't recognize it, Sunshine knows that something about their new house is just ... creepy.

Solitaire

March 26, 2015
Oseman, Alice.
New York : HarperTeen, 2015.
357 pages ; 22 cm
"Tori Spring feels completely disconnected from her life--until she meets the relentlessly cheerful Michael Holden, and a series of schoolwide pranks starts to draw her out of her shell"-- Provided by publisher.

Blank

March 26, 2015
St. Jean, Trina, 1971- author.
Victoria, British Columbia : Orca Book Publishers, 2015.
301 pages ; 22 cm

Ash

March 26, 2015
Petroff, Shani, author.
[Hoboken, NJ] : Polis Books, [2015]
354 pages ; 23 cm
"A Destined novel"--Title page.
"Madden's life is a whirlwind of privilege and perks. Born into the elite Purple ring, she is fated to be a Minister of the Seven. Although her position comes with the burden of great responsibility, she's nothing if not confident in her future. Her classmate Dax, an Ash, is clinging to the opposite end of the spectrum. While everyone around her knows what destiny awaits them, Dax's fate is... missing. After all, Destiny Specialists have determined how she will fulfill her life's purpose, and they are never wrong. Isolated and ignored, she refuses to let her lack of status define her... Destiny is calling. Will you fight for yours?"-- [Flip side] of dust jacket.

The frail days

March 26, 2015
Prendergast, Gabrielle, author.
Victoria, British Columbia : Orca Book Publishers, 2015.
119 pages ; 19 cm.

Alice in Wonderland High

March 26, 2015
Shane, Rachel.
Blue Ash, OH : Merit Press, [2015]
300 pages ; 22 cm
In the town of Wonderland, Illinois, not known for embracing the Green Movement, teenaged Alice Liddell tries to continue the environmental activism of her late parents, without getting expelled from high school.

The wicked will rise

March 26, 2015
Paige, D. M., author.
New York, NY : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.
293 pages ; 22 cm
Amy's job as assassin didn't work out as planned. Dorothy is still alive. The Order has vanished. And the home she couldn't wait to leave behind might be in danger.

The walls around us : a novel

March 25, 2015
Suma, Nova Ren.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, 2015.
323 pages ; 22 cm
Orianna and Violet are ballet dancers and best friends, but when the ballerinas who have been harassing Violet are murdered, Orianna is accused of the crime and sent to a juvenile detention center where she meets Amber and they experience supernatural events linking the girls together.

Sisters of blood and spirit

March 25, 2015
Cross, Kady, 1971- author.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Harlequin Teen, [2015]
284 pages ; 22 cm
Wren, the ghost of a girl who died at birth, and Lark, her depressed misfit living twin, help a boy who saves Lark from a suicide attempt and who is being threatened by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead serial killer.

Sherlock Holmes in a study in scarlet

March 25, 2015
Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930, author.
New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
277 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Originally published in Beeton's Christmas Annual, 1887.
When a Scotland Yard detective asks for assistance, Sherlock Holmes uses his powers of rational, reasoned observation and deduction to solve a murder case.

Guardians

March 24, 2015
Kim, Susan, 1958- author.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
423 pages ; 22 cm
"In a world where teens die at nineteen and disease is rampant, Esther and her allies have created a haven within the District, the gleaming skyscraper that has become the center of all commerce; but as factions form and dangerous power emerges, the ultimate darkness is born from greed and Esther must save the citizens from themselves"-- Provided by publisher.

The tightrope walkers

March 23, 2015
Almond, David, 1951- author.
©2014
326 pages ; 24 cm
Coming of age in the shadow of northern England's shipyards, young Dominic is torn between the extremes of his shipbuilder family's lifestyle, a complex bully to whom he finds himself irresistibly drawn, and the tightrope-walking girl he loves.

In the time of dragon moon

March 23, 2015
Carey, Janet Lee, author.
New York : Kathy Dawson Books, [2015]
472 pages : map ; 22 cm
"In 1210 AD, Uma, a Healer raised by a tribe of people native to Wilde Island, must complete an impossible task for the English queen or be burned alive, and her only ally is the part dragon, part fairy Pendragon prince who is struggling with a secret of his own"-- Provided by publisher.

Liars, Inc.

March 23, 2015
Stokes, Paula, author.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
361 pages ; 22 cm
Seventeen-year-old Max, his girlfriend Parvati, and best friend Pres form Liars, Inc., expecting that forging notes and lying for their peers will lead to easy cash, but when Pres asks Max to cover for him, it may be a fatal mistake.

Half wild

March 23, 2015
Green, Sally (Novelist), author.
New York : Viking, [2015]
412 pages ; 22 cm.
In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, seventeen-year-old Nathan has come into his own unique magical Gift, but he is on the run with the Hunters close behind, and they will stop at nothing until they have captured Nathan and destroyed his father.

The door in the moon

March 23, 2015
Fisher, Catherine, 1957-
New York : Dial, [2015]
349 pages ; 22 cm.
"While Jake and Sarah are pulled through the Obsidian Mirror, landing in the violent, unpredictable time of the French Revolution, Oberon Venn must decide between staying mortal or losing his soul in the faerie realm"-- Provided by publisher.

Finding Mr. Brightside

March 23, 2015
Clark, Jay (Jay Patrick), 1982- author.
New York : Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
218 pages ; 22 cm
Abram and Juliette have lived down the street from each other all their lives but had no connection until Juliette's mother and Abram's father had an affair that ended in a deadly car crash, then a year later, the teens begin a tentative relationship while picking up their prescription medications.

Boys don't knit : (in public)

March 23, 2015
Easton, Tom (Children's fiction writer), author.
New York : Feiwel & Friends, 2015.
265 pages ; 22 cm
After a brush with the law, Ben, a dyed-in-the-wool worrier, must take up a new hobby and chooses knitting, an activity at which he excels but must try to keep secret from his friends, enemies, and sports-obsessed father.

Catalyst

March 23, 2015
Kang, Lydia.
New York, New York : Kathy Dawson Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
393 pages ; 22 cm
Sequel to: Control.
When their foster home is invaded, Zelia, her sister, and a band of outcasts with mutated genes go on the run, trying to find a safe place and make sense of what seems to be a larger conspiracy against them.

Honey Girl

March 23, 2015
Freeman, Lisa.
New York : Sky Pony Press, [2015]
279 pages : map ; 24 cm.
The year is 1972. Fifteen-year-old Haunani "Nani" Grace Nuuhiwa is transplanted from her home in Hawaii to Santa Monica, California after her father's fatal heart attack. Now the proverbial fish-out-of-water, Nani struggles to adjust to her new life with her alcoholic white (haole) mother and the lineup of mean girls who rule State Beach.

Nowhere to hide

March 23, 2015
Brouwer, Sigmund, 1959-
Eugene, Oregon : Harvest House Publishers, [2015]
218 pages ; 22 cm
Sequel to: Dead man's switch.
High school senior computer experts William King and Blake Watt are picked up by the authorities to help them track down a father who has failed to make child-support payments, but as they learn more about the man they are searching for, they discover the true nature of their mission and learn the scary reason why they were chosen.

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