What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider
Lane is sent to Latham House, a sanatorium for teens suffering from an incurable strain of tuberculosis, where he reunites with Sadie, girl he knew years ago. They team up to break the rules and have a little fun…to live before they die.

Miles from Nowhere by Amy Clipston
Chelsea has her future all planned out. But when a handsome college boy joins the local summer stock theater group, she finds herself making choices she never dreamed she would.

The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West
When Gia asked a cute guy to stand in as her date when her boyfriend broke up with her before prom, all she wanted was a little time to win him back. She never imagined a single night was enough time to fall in love with a boy whose name she doesn’t even know.

5 to 1 by Holly Bodger
In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, and boys must take a series of tests for a chance to win a wife. Sudasa doesn’t want to be a wife, and Kiran doesn’t want a wife. Will they be able to find their own paths?

Hit Count by Chris Lynch
Arlo loves being at the heart of the action on the football field, getting hit hard and hitting back harder. The winning plays, the cheering crowds, and the adrenaline rush are enough to convince Arlo that everything is OK—in spite of the pain, the pounding, the dizziness, and the confusion.

 

 

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Next Week

Thursday, July 23 @ 6:00

Play the classic or Xbox One version of Minecraft during Minecraft Night. Board games and Nintendo Wii will also be available. Ages 11-18. No registration required.

Friday, July 24 @ 2:00 to 4:00

The Hero Movie Series feature will be Monuments Men. Free popcorn!

Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2015 Top Ten

Each year, YALSA’s Amazing Audiobooks committee selects and annotates an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years. The name of the list became Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults with the 2009 list and was previously known as Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults.

 

ACID by Emma Pass

Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Define Normal by Julie Anne Peters

Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach

Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King

Half Bad by Sally Green

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

Revolution, by Deborah Wiles

Skink–No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Collection, by Ian Doescher

Around Town

What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

Seriously Wicked by Tina Connolly
Cam’s adopted mother is a witch, and a seriously wicked one at that. When she loses control of a demon she’s summoned, it’s up to Cam to stop him before he destroys Devon’s soul, even if it means being more like her mother than she would like.

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest
Best friends Libby and May created a cartoon about Princess X as children. When Libby died in a car crash, May thought Princess X was dead too. So why is she seeing Princess X stickers all over town years later? Has someone stolen their story? Or could Libby still be alive?

Deadly Design by Debra Dockter
Genetically engineered identical twins Kyle and Connor were born two years apart. When Connor dies on his 18th birthday, Kyle learns he’s not the only one. Can he figure out what’s going on before his own fatal birthday?

Because You’ll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas
Ollie is allergic to electricity. Moritz’s weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. Penpals who can never meet in real life, they become lifelines for each other during dark times.

Powerless by Tera Lynn Childs (The Hero Agenda, Book One)
Villains are bad. Heroes are good. Kenna is “normal,” but working on an experiment to turn her into a Hero. When a Villain saves her life during a break-in at her lab, Kenna discovers there’s a whole lot of gray area when it comes to good and evil and who she can trust.

Next Week

Friday, July 17 @ 2:00 to 4:00

The Hero Movie Series feature will be How to Train Your Dragon. Free popcorn!

Featured Series

Young Sherlock Holmes by Andrew Lane

In 1868, with his army officer father suddenly posted to India, and his mother mysteriously “unwell,” fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes is sent to stay with his eccentric uncle and aunt in their vast house in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder and a diabolical villain.

1) Death Cloud

2) Rebel Fire

3) Black Ice

4) Fire Storm

5) Snake Bite