Wednesday, October 26, 2011

New Books, Get Them First

We're Bursting With New Teen Titles!

Here at CCPL, we've just received a slew of fantastic new teen books from bestselling authors, including Elizabeth Scott and Susan Beth Pfeffer, along with some great debut writers. Click on titles to get your hands on them first!

As I Wake
By Elizabeth Scott

Ava wakes up in a house she doesn't know, into a life she doesn't recognize. Recently released from the hospital, she's welcomed home by family and friends. But Ava can't remember any of them -- and she can't shake the strange feeling that she's not who they say she is.

By Katie Kacvinsky

It's the year 2060, and people rarely leave the security of their homes because they can do everything online. But Madeline Freeman, 17-year-old daughter of the man who created the national digital school that all people attend, is being wooed by a group of radicals who are trying to get people to "unplug."

Blood Wounds
By Susan Beth Pfeffer

Willa seems to have a perfect life as a member of a loving blended family until the estranged father she barely remembers murders his wife and children -- then heads toward Willa and her mother. From the author of Life As We Knew It.

All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky
By Joe R. Lansdale

Oklahoma's devastating dust storms in the 1930s make orphans of Jack, his schoolmate Jane, and her little brother Tony. Left on their own, they take the truck of a dead man and set out to find a new start. But a run-in with one of the era's notorious gangsters puts a crimp in their plans.

By Jessica Warman

The day after her 18th birthday, Liz discovers a body -- her own. Weaving through her memories and watching the family and friends she left behind, Liz solves the mystery of how her life ended in the Long Island Sound.

You Have Seven Messages
By Stewart Lewis

Luna, who lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side with her movie director father, tries to piece together the death of her mother with the seven unheard messages left on her forgotten cell phone.

The Ausländer
By Paul Dowswell

When Peter's parents are killed, he is sent to an orphanage in Warsaw, Poland. He's of German blood and soon is adopted by Professor Kaltenbach, a prominent Nazi. However, Peter forms his own ideas about what he sees and hears -- and decides to take a dangerous risk in 1942 Berlin.

Wolf Mark
By Joseph Bruchac

Luke King knows enough about what his father does as a black-ops infiltrator to know which questions not to ask. But when his dad goes missing, Luke must avoid the kidnappers while evading his school's mysterious clique of Russian hipsters who seem awfully interested in his secrets.

BB Wolf and the three LPs
Told By J.D. Arnold

A farmer and family man by day, blues musician by night, and a drinker of fine spirits at any hour, BB's life seems simple. But this fragile peace comes crashing down when the LPs decide to take his land by any means possible. When all is lost, BB lashes out, setting into motion acts of revenge only a Big Bad Wolf could unleash.

An awesome graphic novel!

By Monica McKayhan

When Marisol Garcia, a new student at a competitive performing arts high school, is chosen to take part in a dance contest, she becomes obsessed with winning. She also risks losing her friends, her good grades and her place at the school. A Kimani Tru book.

The Anti-Prom
By Abby McDonald

Popular Bliss is having the perfect prom until she finds her BFF and her boyfriend making out in the back of a limo. Bad girl Jolene wouldn’t be caught dead at the prom, yet here she is, trussed up in pink ruffles, risking her reputation for a guy who's 40 minutes late. And shy, studious Meg never counted on her date leaving her idling in the parking lot outside.

A Beautiful Dark
By Jocelyn Davies

On the night of her 17th birthday, Skye meets two strangers. Asher is dark and wild; Devin is fair and aloof. Their sudden appearance sends her life into a tailspin. She has no idea what they want -- or why they follow her every move. Soon, she doubts not only their true identities, but also the truth about her own past.

Wisdom's Kiss
By Catherine Gilbert Murdock

A princess who longs for adventure, a soldier keeping his true life a secret, an orphaned maid and a cat named Magic form an uneasy alliance as they try to save the kingdom from destruction. Told through diaries, memoirs, encyclopedia entries, letters, biographies and a play.

Remember to click on any title to reserve it at a CCPL branch near you!

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