Check out these new books in the Tween section and the YA corner. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.
Friend Me by Sheila M. Averbuch
Roisin turns to Hailey, her online friend, to escape the constant abuse from a school bully, but Roisin begins to suspect Hailey isn’t who she claims she is.
The Boy, the Wolf, and the Stars by Shivaun Plozza
Abandoned as a baby in a forest to be eaten by Shadow Creatures, twelve-year-old Bo and his pet fox embark on a quest to return the wish-granting Stars to the Ulvian sky before the Shadow Witch can steal the star magic.
Serena Says by Tanita S. Davis
After her best friend, JC, has a kidney transplant, Serena feels that they are falling out of touch, especially as JC makes a new best friend in the hospital.
The Sisters of Straygarden Place by Hayley Chewins
Seven years ago, the Ballastian sisters’ parents left them in the magical Straygarden Place with a warning saying never to leave the house or go into the grass. Ever since then, the house itself has taken care of Winnow, Mayhap, and Pavonine–feeding them, clothing them, even keeping them company. Until one day, when the Winnow does the unthinkable and goes outside into the grass, and everything Mayhap thought she knew about her home, her family, and even herself starts to unravel.
The Cousins by Karen M. McManus
After receiving an invitation to spend the summer with their estranged grandmother, the Story cousins arrive at her house only to discover that she is not there, and the longer they stay on the island, the more they realize their mysterious family history has some deadly secrets.
What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini
While summering in her grandparents’ small Oregon town, where a serial murderer lurks, eighteen-year-old Magdalena faces recovery from a scandal at her Manhattan private school, schizophrenia, and falling in love with “Wildboy.”