New Books

September 15, 2012 at 10:07 am Leave a comment

The Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman
After thirteen-year-old Tucker Feye’s parents disappear, he suspects that the strange disks of shimmering air that he keeps seeing are somehow involved, and when he steps inside of one he is whisked on a time-twisting journey trailed by a shadowy sect of priests and haunted by ghostlike figures.
   
Team Human by Justine Larbalestier
Residing in New Whitby, Maine, a town founded by vampires trying to escape persecution, Mel finds her negative attitudes challenged when her best friend falls in love with one, another friend’s father runs off with one, and she herself is attracted to someone who tries to pass himself off as one.
   
Secret Letters by Leah Scheier
Sixteen-year-old Dora travels to London to meet Sherlock Holmes, who might be her biological father, and ask his help for her cousin who is being blackmailed over some stolen letters, but although Holmes dies before she arrives, a handsome young detective comes to Dora’s aid.
   
A Reckless Heart by Amy Clipston
Under pressure to care for her siblings and household and work two jobs, sixteen-year-old Lydia gets tipsy on beer at a youth gathering, but keeping that secret from her Amish community on top of everything else may cause her to lose all that matters.
   
The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore
The third installment in the action-packed Lorien Legacies series that launched with “I Am Number Four” and “The Power of Six”, finds the stakes higher than ever as John, Number Six, and Number Seven desperately try to find the rest of the Lorien Nine before it’s too late.
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