Tuesday, June 21, 2016

May/June 2016

Glass Sword
by Victoria Aveyard

Aggressively pursued by her royal former friend when she flees the court that would both denounce and control her Silver powers, Mare discovers that there are others like herself and endeavors to organize a rebellion against their oppressive leaders.

Front Lines
by Michael Grant

1942, World War II. The most terrible war in human history. Millions are dead; millions more are still to die. The Nazis rampage across Europe and eye far-off America. The green, untested American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled--the armed forces of Nazi Germany. But something has changed. A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service. So in this World War II, women and girls fight, too. As the fate of the world hangs in the balance, three girls sign up to fight.

The Memory of Light
by Francisco X. Stork

When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

Stars Above
by Marissa Meyer

A collection of Lunar chronicles stories explore how Cinder arrived in New Beijing, how Wolf became a brooding soldier, and when Princess Winter and Jacin realized their destinies.

The Mystery of Hollow Places
by Rebecca Podos

A mystery writer's daughter sets out to find her missing father and, along the way, begins to understand the loneliness that has gripped them both since her mother abandoned them years before. Becoming convinced that her missing forensic pathologist father was looking for the mother she never knew, 17-year-old Imogene uses the skills gleaned from a lifetime of reading her father's books to track him down and get answers to long-held questions.