Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for Young Adults added to our library collection…
Daniel Handler writes fun and interesting novels for all ages, including books for adults and young adults under his own name, and the popular A Series Of Unfortunate Events books he wrote for kids under the name Lemony Snicket, and so I’m expecting his new book to be a winner. And to help promote it, he’s started The Why We Broke Up Project, which allows users to log in and share and read their own stories of romantic woe.
Pretty Bad Things by C. J. Skuse
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber
Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey
Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
Takio by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming
The Only Ones by Aaron Starmer
Two Truths And A Lie by Sarah Shepard
Pretty Little Secrets by Sara Shepard
New books in the Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game series.
Daughter Of Smoke And Bone by Laini Taylor
The Statistical Probability Of Love At First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
A touching, sweet, and fascinating love story about a boy and girl who meet at a cancer patients support group, and already one of the most well reviewed novels of the year, and one of the most cherished, and before that it had been one of the most anticipated. John Green has proved to be one of the most popular authors amongst our young adult readers, and we don’t think this book will disappoint his fans in the slightest. The book, of course, has already been optioned for a film treatment. Check out this interview the author did with The Wall Street Journal.
Inside The Olympics by Nick Hunter
Booklist has called this book “thoroughly researched and grippingly presented,” and author Chris Barton brings you ten vignettes that are insightful and exhilarating. The stories are true, and fascinating, and presented in a way that’s easy for the reader to get into the mindset of the historical person whose masquerade and adventure is being read about. One of the subjects included is Frank Abagnale, who was a confidence man, forger, skilled impostor, and escape artist who later reformed and went on to work as a security consultant after he reformed. His autobiography, Catch Me If You Can, was later turned into a film starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Spielberg. You can find author Chris Barton talking about his book below:
Money And Banking (Dollars And Sense: A Guide To Financial Literacy) by Jonah Wallach and Clare Tattersall
Savings And Investments (Dollars And Sense: A Guide To Financial Literacy) by David W. Berg and Meg Green
Sojourner Truth, A Self-Made Woman by Victoria Ortiz
Author/photojournalist Rafal Gerszak first went to Afghanistan in 2008 and spent a year embedded with an American military unit, documenting the life of U.S. soldiers in the country, seeing what they saw and experiencing what they experienced. Later, Gerszak came back to Afghanistan, with no escort, completely on his own, with the goal of documenting the daily life of the people of Afghanistan, to see what their lives are like during this wartime. This book provides not just one fascinating perspective on a country mired in conflict, but two perspectives. It’s an amazing look at war, one that is humanized, but never romanticized.
Into The Unknown: How Great Explorers Found Their Way By Land, Sea, and Air by Stewart Ross and illustrated by Stephen Biesty
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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:
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