Books, Music & Movies · New Stuff for Teens

cover image of Legion

Legion

Julie Kagawa

From the imagination of Kagawa comes the next thrilling novel in The Talon Saga. Dragon hatchling Ember Hill is devastated by revelations that nothing she was taught by the dragon organization Talon about humans, rogue dragons or herself is true. In the face of great loss, she vows to stand with rogue dragon Riley against St. George and her own twin brother, Dante the heir apparent to all of Talon, and the boy who will soon unleash the greatest threat and terror dragons have ever known. Talon will soon conquer the world, and the abominations they have created will take to the skies, darkening the world with the promise of blood and death to those who will not yield.

cover image of Saint Death

Saint Death

Marcus Sedgwick

Sedgwick’s (Blood Red Snow White, 2016) timely but unflinching look at the violent world of the human and drug trade is set on the US-Mexican border where people’s lives are governed by extreme poverty, fear, and gang violence. Arturo scrapes together a living by working odd jobs, staying out of sight, and playing cards. When his best friend Faustino confesses that he stole money from the gang, he begs Arturo to try and win it back in a high-stakes card game. He reluctantly agrees after learning the money was used to send Faustino’s girlfriend and baby over the U.S. border. If he prays hard enough will Santa Muerte—Saint Death help Arturo or will she watch as he heads toward his tragic end?

cover image of The Whole Thing Together

The Whole Thing Together

Ann Brashares

Brashares (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series) is back in this winning novel about Sasha and Ray who share three sisters and a bedroom, but have never met. Ray’s mom, Lila, was once married to Sasha’s dad, Robert and together they had three daughters. After their marriage ended in a bitter divorce, they shared joint custody of the girls and their beloved Long Island beach house. Lila and Robert both remarried and had another child and teens Ray and Sasha grew up sharing the same bedroom at the beach house on alternate weeks. They never meet until one summer when their lives and those of their siblings intersect in ways none of them could ever have dreamed.

Interested in having these titles emailed to you? If so, sign up for @ the Library, our email newsletter. It is also available as an RSS feed. feed

Recent New Stuff for Teens