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New York : Simon Pulse, 2013, c2007.
YA FIC BARNHOLDT
Courtney must drive across country to attend college orientation with her ex-boyfriend while still fuming that he dumped her for a girl he met online, but the two of them learn lessons about themselves and each other along the way.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012, c2011.
YA FIC BARRACLOUGH
When Cora and her younger sister, Mimi, are sent to stay with their great Auntie Ida in an isolated village in 1958, they discover that they are in danger from a centuries-old evil and, along with village boys Roger and Peter, strive to uncover the horrifying truth before it is too late.
Bernard, Romily, author.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.
YA FIC BERNARD
When teen hacker and foster child Wick Tate finds a dead classmate’s diary on her front step, with a note reading “Find me,” she sets off on a perverse game of hide-and-seek to catch the killer.
All the truth that’s in me
Berry, Julie, 1974-
New York : Viking, c2013.
YA FIC BERRY
Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years later, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by those who were once her friends and family. Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost in her own home, silently pouring out her thoughts to the boy who’s owned her heart as long as she can remember — even if he doesn’t know it — her childhood friend, Lucas. But when Roswell Station is attacked, long-buried secrets come to light, and Judith is fored to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice, even if it means changing her world, and the lives around her, forever.
Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.), 1965- author.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, c2013.
YA FIC BODEEN
A sequel to The Compound finds Eli and his family struggling to acclimate to the outside world after escaping the compound where his father imprisoned them for six years, an effort that is complicated by an intrusive media and disturbing revelations about his father’s company.
Untold : Lynburn Legacy Book 2
Brennan, Sarah Rees.
New York : Random House, c2013.
YA FIC BRENNAN
As Kami Glass and her friends continue to battle the sorcerers of the Lynburn family in the sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale, friendships and families are torn apart.
Two lies and a spy
New York Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2013.
YA FIC CARLTON
Sixteen-year-old Kari juggles saving her spy parents while impressing the guy she has been in love with forever.
New York : Simon Pulse ; Hillsboro, Oregon : Beyond Words, c2013.
YA FIC CASELLA
Consumed by guilt and secrets about his twin brother’s death, Marsh Windsor is looking for a thin space–a place where the barrier between this world and the next is thin enough for a person to cross over–in hopes of setting things right.
Revealed : a House of Night novel
Cast, P. C.
New York : St. Martin’s Griffin, c2013.
YA FIC CAST
Vengeful and drastically altered, Neferet threatens the human population of Tulsa, as well as Zoey and her friends, who are blamed for the ensuing chaos and challenged to prevent a supernatural war.
The enchanter heir
Chima, Cinda Williams.
New York : Hyperion Books, 2013.
YA FIC CHIMA
Racing against time, Jonah and Emma, who possess unique magical gifts, work to uncover the truth about Thorn Hill, a peaceful commune that the Wizard Guild claims is a hotbed of underguild terrorists.
Tumble & fall
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), c2013.
YA FIC COUTTS
With an asteroid set to strike Earth in just one week, three teens on an island off the Atlantic Coast wrestle with love, friendship, family, and regret as they decide how to live their final days.
The eye of minds
Dashner, James, 1972-
New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
YA FIC DASHNER
“Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him and his secrets out”
A radiant sky
Davies, Jocelyn, 1983-, author.
New York : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.
YA FIC DAVIES
“As the leader of the Rogues, Skye must fight to maintain the balance between order and chaos–and for a way for her and Asher to be together”
Frozen : heart of dread
De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-
New York : G. P. Putnam’s Sons, c2013.
YA FIC DELACRUZ
More than a century after a catastrophic disaster wiped out most of humanity and covered much of the earth with ice, fifteen-year-old Cass yields to the voice in her head urging her to embark on a dangerous journey across a poisoned sea to the mythical land, Blue.
New York : Walker Books, c2013.
YA FIC ELKELES
Told from two viewpoints, Derek Fitzpatrick, kicked out of boarding school, must move with his stepmother to her childhood home in Illinois, where he meets Ashtyn Parker, who may be able to achieve her dream of a football scholarship with bad boy Derek’s help.
New York : Scholastic Press, c2013.
YA FIC ERSKINE
When twelve-year-old Frederick “Red” Porter’s father dies in 1972, his mother wants to sell their automobile repair shop and move her two sons back to Ohio, but Red is desperate to stop the sale even if it means unearthing some dark family secrets in a Virginia rife with racial tensions.
Fluttert, Pam, 1971- author.
Toronto, ON : Second Story Press, .
YA FIC FLUTTERT
Kat is alone with a secret she doesn’t want to keep but can’t risk telling. A victim of longtime sexual abuse at the hands of her family’s trusted friend, Kat is torn between trying to protect herself and safeguarding her little sister, whom she fears might be next.
Can you say catastrophe? : the mostly miserable life of April Sinclair
Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-
Minneapolis : Darby Creek, c2013.
YA FIC FRIEDMAN
“April Sinclair would like to blame someone for her mostly miserable life, and since her parents won’t take responsibility, she blames the stork. Her teenage years kick off with a humiliating 13th birthday party, where one of her younger sisters reveals April’s crush and the other puts on a show of peeing behind a tree like a boy. April can’t wait to disown her loony family for a few weeks of summer camp with her two best friends. Meanwhile, she gets her first two kisses–from two different boys–and isn’t sure how she feels about either one. But she’s sure how she feels (horrified) when her parents cancel her camp plans in lieu of a family RV trip. Is there any silver lining to her summer?”
If I ever get out of here
Gansworth, Eric L.
New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, c2013.
YA FIC GANSWORTH
Seventh-grader Lewis “Shoe” Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George Haddonfield from the local Air Force base, but in 1975 upstate New York there is a lot of tension and hatred between Native Americans and whites–and Lewis is not sure that he can rely on friendship.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2013.
YA FIC GARCIA
“Seventeen-year-old Kennedy Waters discovers she is a member of an ancient secret society formed to protect the world from a powerful demon determined to find a way out of his dimension and into ours. She joins the Legion on a mission to find a weapon that can defeat the demon”
New York : Soho Teen, 2013.
YA FIC GREEN
“In ancient Rome, it was whispered that the great philosopher Plotinus could project his soul into another human being in a ritual that hinged on a kiss. In present-day Delphi, California, the sole remaining guardians of the Plotinus Ability hide in plain sight as members of the exclusive Oculus Society–until their leader, Octavia Harris, is killed in her own home. With no leads on the case, Octavia’s daughter, Gretchen, vows to find her mother’s murderer at any cost”
The time fetch
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, c2013.
YA FIC HERRICK
When the Time Fetch’s foragers gobble up too much time, causing the fabric of the universe to unravel and blur the boundaries between worlds and dimensions, eighth-grade loner Edward and his classmates must band together to save the day.
Higson, Charles, 1958-
New York : Hyperion, 2013, c2012.
YA FIC HIGSON
“Follows the dual storylines of Small Sam on his search for Ella and of Shadowman’s discoveries about Saint George and the Disease itself”
New York : Walker Books, c2013.
YA FIC LEVY
When a teenaged girl’s babysitting charge is killed in a car accident while in her care, she must come to terms with the aftermath of the tragedy and her community’s search for someone to blame.
Extremities / stories of death, murder, and revenge
New York : Tor Teen, c2013.
YA FIC LUBAR
“A group of high school girls takes revenge on their sadistic gym teacher in the most fitting way possible. Two stowaways find themselves on a ship for the dead. An ancient predator stalks the wrong victim. Here are thirteen tales of death, murder, and revenge”
The end games
Martin, T. Michael.
New York : Balzer + Bray, c2013.
YA FIC MARTIN
“In the rural mountains of West Virginia, seventeen-year-old Michael Faris tries to protect his fragile younger brother from the horrors of the zombie apocalypse.”
Not a drop to drink
New York : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, c2013.
YA FIC MCGINNIS
“Sixteen-year-old Lynn will do anything to protect her valuable water source, but the arrival of new neighbors forces her to reconsider her attitudes”
New York : Simon Pulse, c2013.
YA FIC MCMANN
“A teen who used to see a vision of a crash must help her boyfriend as he is now seeing a vision of a school shooting”
Sex & violence : a novel
Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Lab, c2013.
YA FIC MESROBIAN
“Sex has always come without consequences for Evan. Until the night when all the consequences land at once, leaving him scarred inside and out”
Miles, Elizabeth, 1982-
New York : Simon Pulse, 2013.
YA FIC MILES
“The final book in the Fury Trilogy where young Emily Winters, with the help of two boys determined to do anything to save her, attempts to survive the wrath of the three mysterious and beautiful Furies”
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
YA FIC MORGAN
When 100 juvenile delinquents are sent on a mission to recolonize Earth, they get a second chance at freedom, friendship, and love, as they fight to survive in a dangerous new world.
Lily and Taylor
Toronto, Ont. : Groundwood Books, c2013.
YA FIC MOSER
“After her older sister is murdered in a horrific incident of domestic abuse, Taylor begins a new life in a new town. She meets Lily, whose open, warm manner conceals a difficult personal life of her own, coping with her brain-injured mother. The two girls embark on a tentative friendship. But just when life seems to be smoothing out, Taylor’s boyfriend, Devon, arrives on the scene, and before they know it, the girls find themselves in a situation that is both scary, and incredibly dangerous. Abetted by Conor, a friend who owes him a favor, Devon takes the girls to a remote cabin. There is no heat, no food, no water. The cabin becomes a pressure cooker, filled with tension as the four teenagers wrestle with their anger, fear, resentment and boredom any one of which could tip the situation into disaster. From the opening moments when Taylor witnesses her sister’s autopsy to the final cathartic scene after the two girls have survived their ordeal, the reader is glued to every page of this frank, gripping and beautifully written novel that raises questions for every teenager. Do you need to be a certain way to get a boyfriend? Can someone who loves you also hurt you? How do you end up in an abusive relationship, and what keeps you there?”
Now I’ll tell you everything
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2013.
YA FIC NAYLOR
As Alice McKinley begins a new phase as a student at the University of Maryland, College Park, she experiences many changes, both expected and surprising, that lead her into a future her seventh-grade self could only have imagined.
More than this
Ness, Patrick, 1971-
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, c2013.
YA FIC NESS
Seth cannot figure out if he is dead or alive. He cannot figure out where he is, though it seems as if he is in the English town he lived in as a child before his family moved to America.
Confessions: the private school murders
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2013.
YA FIC PATTERSON
Teenage detective Tandy Angel attempts to exonerate her famous brother of murder charges, track down a New York City killer, and figure out what happened to her lost love.
Peacock, Kathleen, author.
New York : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.
YA FIC PEACOCK
“Mackenzie, who recently solved the mystery of her best friend’s murder by a werewolf, goes in search of her boyfriend and uncovers secrets of a werewolf rehabilitation camp from the inside”
Picture me gone
New York : G.P. Putnam’s Sons, c2013.
YA FIC ROSOFF
Mila has an exceptional talent for reading a room — sensing hidden facts and unspoken emotions from clues that others overlook. So when her father’s best friend, Matthew, goes missing from his upstate New York home, Mila and her beloved father travel from London to find him.
New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2013.
YA FIC ROTH
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered — fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind …. Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature — and of herself — while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love.
The watcher in the shadows
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964-
New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2013.
YA FIC RUIZ ZAFON
“When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle moves with her family to Cape House on the coast of Normandy, she’s immediately taken by the beauty of the place–its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets a local boy named Ismael, and the two soon fall in love. But a dark mystery is about to unfold, involving a reclusive toymaker who lives in a gigantic mansion filled with mechanical beings and shadows of the past”
New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
YA FIC SANDERSON
At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners– the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.
Counting by 7s
Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958-
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2013.
YA FIC SLOAN
“Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people and find a surrogate family for herself after her parents are killed in a car accident”
Wells, Robison E.
New York, NY : HarperTeen, 2013.
YA FIC WELLS
“A mysterious virus is spreading through America, infecting teenagers with incredible powers–and a group of four teens are about to find their lives intertwined in a web of danger and catastrophic destruction”
New York : Dial Books, c2013.
YA FIC WERLIN
“Fenella, the first of cursed Scarborough girls, is challenged to accomplish three tasks of destruction against her family in order to finally leave her miserable life of purgatory in the faerie realm and return to the human world”
The chaos of stars
New York : HarperTeen, c2013.
YA FIC WHITE
Sixteen-year-old Isadora, the mortal daughter of Isis and Osiris, is sick of being in the middle of family drama so she jumps at the chance to leave Egypt and start a new life in San Diego with her brother.
New York : Bloomsbury, c2013.
YA FIC WHITNEY
Seventeen-year-old Julien falls in love with the muse, Clio, as he tries to save her and the Musée D’Orsay’s collection of Impressionist art after learning the paintings are reacting to a curse set by Renoir that trapped Clio in his painting.
The final descent
New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, c2013.
YA FIC YANCEY
When Dr. Warthrop begins to doubt fourteen-year-old Will Henry’s loyalty, he sets him against one of the most horrific creatures in the Monstrumarium, unaware that Will’s life and his own fate will lie in the balance.
Once we were
Zhang, Kat, 1991-
New York : Harpercollins Childrens Books, 2013.
YA FIC ZHANG
“In the sequel to What’s Left of Me, fifteen-year-old Addie and Eva struggle to share their body as they are drawn deeper into the fight for hybrid freedom from the government’s oppression”
Young Adult Non-Fiction –
The Nazi hunters : how a team of spies and survivors captured the world’s most notorious Nazi
Bascomb, Neal, author.
New York : Scholastic, c2013.
YA 364.151 BAS
The hunger games : the official illustrated movie companion
New York : Scholastic Press, c2012.
YA 791.437 EGA
From the screenwriting process, casting decisions, and sets and costumes to the actors’ performances and directors’ vision, fans can go behind the scenes of “The Hunger Games” movie with this companion to the film.
Buckley, A. M., 1968-
Edina, MN : ABDO Pub., c2012.
YA 945 BUC
Provides information about Italy, with emphasis on its geography, culture, history, economy, and government.
Young Adult Paperbacks -
McClintock, Norah, author.
Victoria, BC : Orca Book Publishers, 2013.
When Addie is publicly humiliated, it is terrible, but when she finds out her best friend was involved, it is almost unbearable.