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Cinda Williams Chima · HarperCollins
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima, this is a thrilling story of the unfathomable costs of war, the allure of dark magic, and two principled and conflicted characters drawn together despite everything they stand to lose.Alyssa ana'Raisa, the reluctant princess heir...
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The Truth of Right Now

Kara Lee Corthron · Simon Pulse
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Two isolated teens struggle against their complicated lives to find a true connection in this heartwrenching debut novel about first love and the wreckage of growing up.Lily is returning to her privileged Manhattan high school after a harrowing end to her sophomore year and it's not pretty....
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Alyssa Sheinmel · Scholastic Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

While on a run one day, Maise gets into a terrible accident. A hot-burning electrical fire consumes her, destroying her face. Where her nose, cheeks, and chin used to be, now there is . . . nothing. She is lucky enough to qualify for a face transplant. But with someone else's features...
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Silent Alarm

Jennifer Banash · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 297
Format: Hardcover

Alys's whole world was comprised of the history project that was due, her upcoming violin audition, being held tightly in the arms of her boyfriend, Ben, and laughing with her best friend, Delilah. At least it was - until she found herself on the wrong end of a shotgun in the school library....
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The True Adventures of Nicolo Zen

Nicholas Christopher · Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

A richly detailed historical novel from master storyteller Nicholas Christopher that School Library Journal calls "[A] lush tale of music, magic, and intrigue"! Nicolò Zen is all alone in 1700s Venice, save for his clarinet, which a mysterious magician had enchanted, allowing...
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Artemis Fowl The Eternity Code Graphic Novel

Eoin Colfer · Disney Hyperion Books
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Artemis Fowl is going soon as he pulls off the most brilliant criminal feat of his career. But his last job plan goes awry, leaving his loyal bodyguard, Butler, mortally injured. Artemis's only hope of saving his friend is to enlist the help of his old rival, Captain Holly...
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Kristen Simmons · Tor Books
Pages: 382
Format: Hardcover

Kristen Simmons' fast-paced, gripping YA dystopian series continues in Three.Ember Miller and Chase Jennings are ready to stop running. After weeks spent in hiding as two of the Bureau of Reformation's most wanted criminals, they have finally arrived at the safe house, where they...
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Shirley Brinkerhoff · Mason Crest Publishers
Format: Hardcover

ADHD is a common condition in which kids are too energetic and have problems concentrating on one task. All too often, students with ADHD are simply thought to be problem students, students who arent trying hard enough or have discipline problems. Today, though, more and more people are becoming...
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All the Crooked Saints

Maggie Stiefvater · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Audio CD

Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears:What it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full...
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Damage (Orca Soundings)

Robin Stevenson · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

What starts as a harmless road trip becomes a desperate search for the truth.
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Very Bad Things

Susan McBride · Delacorte Press
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

A dark, moody, boarding-school murder mystery teens won't be able to put down. Katie never thought she'd be the girl with the popular boyfriend. She also never thought he would cheat on her--but the proof is in the photo that people at their boarding school can't stop talking about. Mark...
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The Girl in the Picture

Alexandra Monir · Delacorte Press
Pages: 263
Format: Print book

"A dark and addictive mystery that had me flying through the pages: best read late at night under the covers with the doors locked!" - Kara Thomas, author ofThe Darkest CornersOne dead body, one photograph, one comprimising secret. Everyone's a suspect in this classic "whodunit"...
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Trusting You & Other Lies

Nicole Williams · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Nicole Williams delivers a seductive summer romance worth swooning over. Perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen and Stephanie Perkins. Phoenix can't imagine anything worse than being shipped off to family summer camp. Her parents have been fighting...
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J. Nelle Patrick · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

"Romance, adventure, magic and history blend seamlessly into a story that is... historically sensitive and gloriously thrilling." --Kirkus, starred review Natalya knows a secret. A magical Faberge egg glows within the walls of Russia's Winter Palace. It holds a power...
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The Pitcher

William Hazelgrove · Koehler Books
Format: Paperback

What A Mother Won't Do For Her Son...Top 50 Bestselling Baseball Books on Amazon Kindle"I never knew I had an arm until this guy called out, "Hey you want to try and get a ball in the hole, sonny?" I was only nine, but mom said, "come on, let's play." This...
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