New Arrivals · Teen Fiction

July 23, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Pandora gets frightened

July 22, 2014
Hennesy, Carolyn, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, [2014].
313 pages : 19 cm.
Pandora and her team journey into the underworld in their hunt for Fear, as they attempt to defeat Hera once and for all.

Pandora gets angry

July 22, 2014
Hennesy, Carolyn.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2012, c2011.
310 p. ; 19 cm.
Includes excerpt from Pandora gets greedy.
As Pandy, Iole, and Homer travel to Baghdad to seek another deadly evil--rage--they face a lethal sandstorm and worse, while Alcie is aided by Persephone, the queen of the underworld.

Pandora gets lazy

July 22, 2014
Hennesy, Carolyn.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2010.
280 p. ; 20 cm.
On their way to find the third evil, laziness, Pandy and her friends, Alcie, Iole, and Homer, face many dangers after Pandy falls from Apollo's chariot and her friends are captured by pirates who intend to sell them into slavery.

The monster in the hollows

July 21, 2014
Peterson, Andrew, 1974-
Nashville, TN : Rabbit Room Press, 2011.
348 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Janner Wingfeather's father was the High King of Anniera, but his father is gone. The kingdom has fallen, the royal family is on the run, and the Fang armies of Gnag the Nameless are close behind. Janner and his family seek refuge in the last safe place in the world, the Green Hollows. But there's a big problem. Janner's little brother--heir to the throne of Anniera--has grown a tail. And gray fur ...

My life with the Walter boys

July 21, 2014
Novak, Ali.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Fire, [2014]
358 pages ; 21 cm
Devastated when her parents are killed in a car accident, sixteen-year old Jackie moves from New York City to Colorado to live with her mother's best friend, who has twelve children, including two boys who start to show an interest in Jackie that goes beyond brotherly.

Just like the movies

July 18, 2014
Fiore, Kelly.
New York : Bloomsbury, [2014].
279 pages ; 22 cm
"Pretty, popular Marijke Monti and over-achieving nerd-girl Lily Spencer have little in common--except that neither feels successful when it comes to love. Now they have a budding friendship and a plan--to act out grand gestures and get the guys of their dreams"-- Provided by publisher.

One past midnight

July 18, 2014
Shirvington, Jessica.
343 pages ; 22 cm
First published in Australia in 2013 by HarperCollins.
Each night, eighteen-year-old Sabine transitions between a life of privilege and security but no intimacy to one of economic struggle but loving relationships, and the difficulty of this strange situation causes her to consider suicide, at least in one physical reality.

Let's get lost

July 18, 2014
Alsaid, Adi, author.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Harlequin Teen, 2014.
338 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes questions for discussion.
During her cross-country adventures following the tragic death of her family, Leila touches the lives of four strangers -- Hudson, Bree, Elliot, and Sonia. While forever changing the lives of these four, Leila also discovers an important truth about herself.

The mark of the Tala

July 18, 2014
Kennedy, Jeffe, 1966- author.
New York : Kensington Publishing, [2014]
338 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Andromeda, a high king's middle daughter, finds her life taking a drastic turn when the king of a supernatural land of shapeshifters and demons takes her as his queen.


July 18, 2014
O'Rourke, Erica.
New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, [2014]
484 pages ; 22 cm
"Every time someone makes a choice, a new, parallel world is spun off the existing one and Del's job is to keep the dimensions in harmony"-- Provided by publisher.

The young world

July 17, 2014
Weitz, Chris, 1969-
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
373 pages ; 24 cm
Jefferson, with his childhood friend Donna, leads a tribe of teenagers in New York City on a dangerous quest to find an antidote for a mysterious illness that wiped out all adults and children.

The year of chasing dreams

July 17, 2014
McDaniel, Lurlene, author.
New York : Delacorte Press, [2014]
327 pages ; 22 cm
In the time since their friend Arie died, new problems have surfaced for Ciana Beauchamp and Eden McLauren of Tennessee--Eden is heading to Australia to rekindle her romance with Garret, Ciana is being pressured to sell her family's land to a developer, and a long buried family secret is threatening to end her relationship with Jon, the man she wants to marry.

Strange and ever after

July 17, 2014
Dennard, Susan.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
392 pages ; 22 cm
Sequel to: A darkness strange and lovely.
"Traveling to Egypt with the Spirit-Hunters, Eleanor Fitt must control her growing power, face her feelings for Daniel, and confront the evil necromancer Marcus--all before it's too late"-- Provided by publisher.


July 17, 2014
Diaz, Stephanie, 1992-
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
406 pages ; 22 cm
When she proves Promising enough to be "extracted" from the planet Kiel's toxic Surface to the much safer Core, sixteen-year-old Clementine learns that the planet's leaders are planning to exterminate Surface dwellers, including Logan, the boy Clementine loves.

The shadow lantern

July 17, 2014
Flavin, Teresa.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2014
257 pages ; 20 cm
In this final installment of Sunni and Blaise's adventures, they must fight to protect Corvo's secrets and rid themselves of Soranzo's evil threat once and for all.

Silver shadows

July 17, 2014
Mead, Richelle, author.
New York, NY : Razorbill, [2014].
380 pages ; 22 cm.
In the aftermath of an event that ripped their world apart, Sydney and Adrian struggle to pick up the pieces and find their way back to each other. But first, they have to survive.

The haunting of Gabriel Ashe

July 17, 2014
Poblocki, Dan, author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2013.
277 p. ; 22 cm.
Since eighth-grader Gabriel Ashe moved into his grandmother's house he has been spending a lot of time playing in the woods with his new friend Seth, but the games Seth invents involve a child-eating monster called the Hunter, and Gabriel is not sure how much is imagination and how much is real.


July 16, 2014
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964- author.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
326 pages ; 22 cm
Originally published in Spanish in Barcelona by Edebé, 1999.
"When boarding-school student Oscar Drai meets Marina, she promises him a mystery and takes him to a secret graveyard deep in Barcelona, where they witness a woman dressed in black lay a single rose atop a gravestone etched with a black butterfly. Their curiosity leads them down a dangerous path, and they discover a decades-old conspiracy that puts their lives in the hands of forces more sinister and mystical than they could have believed possible"-- Provided by publisher.

Welcome to the Dark House

July 16, 2014
Stolarz, Laurie Faria, 1972-
New York : Hyperion, [2014]
357 pages ; 22 cm
"Seven super fans have won the trip of a lifetime to meet the master of horror, legendary film director Justin Blake. But things quickly go from delightfully dark to dangerously deadly, when Ivy, Parker, Shayla, Natalie, Frankie, and Garth find themselves trapped in an abandoned amusement park. To earn a ticket out, they must face their darkest demons one ride at a time"-- Provided by publisher.

Of Neptune

July 15, 2014
Banks, Anna, author.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, [2014].
330 pages ; 22 cm.
When Emma's grandfather, the Poseidon king, suggests she and her Syrena love, Galen, visit a small town called Neptune, they find themselves in the middle of a power struggle that threatens not only their love but their ocean kingdoms.

Zom-B clans

July 15, 2014
Shan, Darren.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
168 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"While saving the town of New Kirkham, B's old friend, Vinyl, is kidnapped by the Ku Klux Klan. The Angels are prepared to do what it takes to save him, but B will have to make some very hard decisions about her loyalties"-- Provided by publisher.

The revelation of Gabriel Adam

July 14, 2014
Duncan, S. L., author.
[Aurora, IL] : Medallion Press, 2014.
376 pages ; 21 cm
"Seventeen-year-old Gabriel Adam is used to moving a lot. When a mysterious assassin burns his home to the ground Gabriel's father reveals the truth of why they are always on the move: Gabriel is one of four Archangels, born human and sent to stop Armageddon. Now, Gabe must set aside dreams of attending NYU to try to fulfill his newly discovered role as protector of mankind."--Page 4 of cover.

Blind date

July 14, 2014
Carlson, Melody.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2014]
216 pages ; 22 cm.
"Five friends set up blind dates for each other--will their friendships survive the experience?"-- Provided by publisher.


July 14, 2014
Farley, Christina, 1973-
New York: Skyscape ; [2014].
339 pages ; 22 cm.
Sixteen-year-old Jae Hwa Lee is a Korean-American girl with a black belt, a deadly proclivity with steel-tipped arrows, and a chip on her shoulder the size of Korea itself. When her widowed dad uproots her to Seoul from her home in L.A., Jae thinks her biggest challenges will be fitting into a new school and dealing with her dismissive Korean grandfather. Then she discovers that a Korean demi-god, Haemosu, has been stealing the soul of the oldest daughter of each generation in her family for centuries. And she's next.

Sometimes it lasts

July 14, 2014
Glines, Abbi, author.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2014.
268 pages ; 22 cm
"Sea Breeze novels."
Enduring a long-distance relationship with the beautiful but hot-tempered Eva after landing a baseball scholarship, Cage resolves to prove his worth when he learns that Eva has been consoling herself in the arms of another man.

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