Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Clockwork Prince - As the Council attempts to strip Charlotte of her power, sixteen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray works with the London Shadowhunters to find the Magister and destroy his clockwork army, learning the secret of her own identity while investigating his past.
Dead To You -Having been abducted at age seven, abandoned, a foster child, and homeless, Ethan, now sixteen, is happy to be home until his brother's suspicion and his own inability to remember something unspeakable from his early childhood begin to tear the family apart.
Fever- In a future where genetic engineering has cured humanity of all diseases and defects but has also produced a virus that kills all females by age twenty and all males by the age twenty-five, teenaged Rhine escapes her forced marriage and journeys back to New York to find her twin brother.
Posted by CDPL Young Adult at 5:33 PM
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Hunger Games comes out in 7 days!Set in the future, North America is divided into districts, each of which must choose two teenage tributes to compete in the Hunger Games every year. Katniss Everdeen volunteers as tribute in place of her sister, and she is forced to make terrible choices in order to survive.
If you haven't read The Hunger Games yet, you're definitely going to want to after seeing the movie. And you don't have to wait for the sequel to find out what happens next--Catching Fire and Mockingjay are available now!
Posted by CDPL Young Adult at 4:54 PM
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Edgar, an eleven-year-old orphan, finds a book that reveals significant secrets about Atherton, the strictly divided world on which he lives, even as geological changes threaten to shift the power structure that allows an elite few to live off the labor of others.
Fifteen-year-old Mistletoe lives in the subcanopy zone amid poverty and outdated technology, but when she meets Ambrose Truax, the privileged sixteen-year-old heir to the Unison empire and they discover they share a sinister link, they begin a frightening journey into the uncharted territory of the Unison 3.0 upgrade.
Volume 4 of the highly acclaimed Olympians series!
Hades: Lord of the Dead tells the story of the great God of the Underworld and one of the most famous of all Greek myths: Hades’ abduction of Persephone and her mother’s revenge. Be prepared to see a new side of Persephone in this dynamic adaptation of the story of the creation of the seasons.
In Olympians, O’Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren’t sedate, scholarly works. They’re action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O’Connor’s vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology.
In the California desert, fourteen-year-old Angel is on the run from the man who abused her, killed her mother, and intends to kill her too.
On her way, reluctantly, to a boarding school in present-day England, Flora suddenly finds herself in 1935, the new girl at St. Winifred's, having been summoned via a magic spell by her new dormitory mates.
Having left Nazi-occupied Vienna a year ago, thirteen-year-old Jewish refugee Stephie Steiner adapts to life in the cultured Swedish city of Göteborg, where she attends school, falls in love, and worries about her parents who were not allowed to emigrate.
Posted by CDPL Young Adult at 9:59 AM