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…
Zombies Vs. Unicorns, edited by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier
Can we finally settle the ages old question of which is better, zombies or unicorns? Black and Larbalestier have been debating this for years and have assembled several other YA authors into the two camps and hope to come up with a clear conclusion in this anthology of short stories. So which side are you on, Team Zombie or Team Unicorn?
The Lying Game by Sara Shepard
The Babysitter Murders by Janet Ruth Young
The Future Of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
Back When You Were Easier To Love by Emily Wing Smith
Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
Mercury, written and illustrated by Hope Larson
Red Glove by Holly Black
The Poison Eaters And Other Stories by Holly Black
Another Holly Black book! She’s a favorite amongst quite a few of our younger readers (as well some of our slightly older readers) and this is her first short story collection, featuring tales of vampires, faeries, ghosts, werewolves, and all sorts of other things that go bump in the night.
This story about a young girl who doesn’t seem to belong or fit in anywhere and discovers magical abilities is one of the most highly rated and recommended of our newer books for YA readers. You can check out the book’s trailer below and read reviews of book from both The Los Angeles Times and The New York Public Library.
Clean by Amy Reed
The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Catherine Jinks
Cyber Bullying by Nick Hunter
History Of Art For Young People by H. W. Janson and Anthony F. Janson
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends Of The Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg and Kevin O’Malley
The warning at the beginning of this book gives you a pretty good idea of what you’re in store for when it says: “If you don’t have the guts for gore, do not read this book.” But if you’re interested in trivia and interesting stories about the deaths of the historically famous then I think you’ll be quite entertained by this book. It’s a lite, fun romp.
Secret Subway: The Fascinating Tale Of An Amazing Feat Of Engineering by Martin W. Sandler
Life Inside The Air Force Academy by Magdalena Alagna
The Devil On Trial: Witches, Anarchists, Atheists, Communists, And Terrorists In America’s Courtrooms by Phillip Margulies and Maxine Rosaler
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Please note that books could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk and we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.
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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:
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