Lots of new books in september!
check the library's catalog for availability of these titles and more...
100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father's cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away.
Amity by Micol Ostow
Two teens narrate the terrifying days and nights they spend living in a house of horrors.
As Red As Blood (Snow White Trilogy #1)
by Salla Simukka ; translated from the Finnish by Owen F. Witesman
When seventeen-year-old loner Lumikki finds a stash of blood-soaked money in her school's dark room, she is swept into a whirlpool of events involving dirty cops and a notorious drug kingpin known for brutality.
Between the Spark and the Burn
by April Genevieve Tucholke
Seventeen-year-old Violet is looking for the boy she fell in love with last summer, the charismatic liar River West Redding, but as she scours the country for him, she begins to wonder who she's really chasing--and who she really loves.
Blind by Rachel DeWoskin
After a horrific accident leaves her blind, fifteen-year-old Emma, one of seven children, eagerly starts high school as a sophomore, and finds that nearly everything has changed--sometimes for the better.
The Body in the Woods by April Henry
While helping the Portland County Sheriff's Search and Rescue to seek a missing autistic man, teens Alexis, Nick, and Ruby find, instead, a body and join forces to find the girl's murderer, forming an unlikely friendship, as well.
Breaking Free: True Stories of Girls Who Escaped Modern Slavery
by Abby Sher
Tells the stories of three girls who survived sexual slavery and how they are now working to help others who face the same struggle.
Conversion by Katherine Howe
When girls start experiencing strange tics and other mysterious symptoms at Colleen's high school, her small town of Danvers, Massachusetts, falls victim to rumors that lead to full-blown panic, and only Colleen connects their fate to the ill-fated Salem Village, where another group of girls suffered from a similarly bizarre epidemic three centuries ago.
Don't Touch by Rachel Wilson
16-year-old Caddie struggles with OCD, anxiety, and a powerful fear of touching another person's skin, which threatens her dreams of being an actress--until the boy playing Hamlet opposite her Ophelia gives her a reason to overcome her fears.
Earthquake by Aprilynne Pike
Fallen goddess Tavia Michaels must use her growing powers to stop a virus from wiping the Earth away, all while deciding to be with either her eternal lover, Logan, or her former best friend, Benson.
End Times by Anna Schumacher
When life in Detroit becomes too hard to bear, Daphne flees to her Uncle Floyd's home in Carbon County, Wyoming, but instead of solace she finds tumult as the townsfolk declare that the End Times are here, and she may be the only person who can read the signs and know the truth.
Falling into Place by Amy Zhang
One cold fall day, high school junior Liz Emerson steers her car into a tree. This haunting and heartbreaking story is told by a surprising and unexpected narrator and unfolds in nonlinear flashbacks even as Liz's friends, foes, and family gather at the hospital and Liz clings to life.
Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff
Clementine DeVore, 17, is determined to learn what happened ten years ago that led to her magical imprisonment and problems in her town, but a dangerous attraction to Fisher, the boy who freed her, town politics, and the terrifying Hollow get in the way.
Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth
A collection of four pre-Divergent stories plus three additional scenes from Divergent, all told from Tobias' point of view, that follow Tobias' transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions, and the weeks after he meets Tris Prior.
The Green Teen Cookbook: Recipes for All Seasons--Written by Teens, For Teens
edited by Laurane Marchive & Pam McElroy
A cookbook for beginners and for all those interested in pursuing an eco-friendly lifestyle, includes one hundred favorite recipes and tips for eating on a budget in a healthy and environmentally friendly way.
The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno
Molly, a seventeen-year-old girl who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, has played host to Mabel, a completely distinct personality, for most her life. When Molly faces a crisis Mabel doesn't know she can handle, Mabel lets Molly in on her secrets.
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas
Royal assassin Celaena must travel to a new land to confront a truth about her heritage, while brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world.
Homeroom Diaries by James Patterson & Lisa Papademetriou
Seventeen-year-old Margaret "Cuckoo" Clark keeps a journal detailing the trials and tribulations of high school life as she and her close-knit group of outcast friends try to break down the barriers between their school's "warring nations."
The Hunt (Project Paper Doll #2) by Stacey Kade
Sixteen-year-old Ariane Tucker has finally escaped GTX, the research facility that created her from human and extraterrestrial DNA. But life on the run is complicated.
Idols by Margaret Stohl
In the near future, four teenagers discover that their emotions haven been weaponized and that they have been genetically bred to end the alien occupation of Earth.
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah.
Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones
After a vaccine accidentally creates superpowers in a small percentage of the population, seventeen-year-old Ciere, an illusionist, teams up with a group of fellow high-class, super-powered thieves to steal the vaccine's formula while staying one step ahead of mobsters and deadly government agents.
In My Skin: My Life On and Off The Basketball Court
by Brittney Griner with Sue Hovey
From the sports phenomenon - called by ESPN the world's most famous female basketball player - comes an inspirational memoir exploring the highs and lows of her life, the bullying she endured, and the assumptions she has redefined, as well as her passion for the game, and empowering readers to be true to themselves and love who they are on the inside and out.
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
A conclusion to the trilogy that began with "Anna and the French Kiss" finds hopeless dreamer Isla and introspective artist Josh embarking on their senior year in France and confronting the painful possibility that their relationship may end.
The Island of Excess Love by Francesca Lia Block
Pen, Hex, Ash, Ez, and Venice are living on hard work, companionship, and dreams in the pink house by the sea until a foreboding ship arrives and all start having strange visions of destruction and violence then, trance-like, they head for the ship and their new battles, with Pen using Virgil's epic Aeneid as her guide.
Just Call My Name by Holly Goldberg Sloan
The happily-ever-after that teenagers Sam and Emily envisioned for themselves is turned on its head when Sam's unstable father makes a jailbreak and comes after his sons and Emily for revenge.
Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
A love-seeking mechanic, a dramatic petty thief, a disappointed planner, and a broken-hearted teen all find their lives transformed as each shares whirlwind adventures with a girl in an insanely red car.
Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu
A girl puts her heart, reputation, and friendships on the line when she spills her deepest secrets to a website that may not be as innocent--or as anonymous--as it seems.
Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
When boarding-school student Oscar Drai meets Marina, she promises him a mystery and takes him to a secret graveyard deep in Barcelona, where they witness a woman dressed in black lay a single rose atop a gravestone etched with a black butterfly. Their curiosity leads them down a dangerous path, and they discover a decades-old conspiracy that puts their lives in the hands of forces more sinister and mystical than they could have believed possible.
My Last Kiss by Bethany Neal
When a seventeen-year-old girl dies and can appear to her boyfriend, she learns that her death may not have been an accident, and must delve into her past to face all the decisions she made that led to her last kiss.
Positive: Surviving My Bullies, Finding Hope, and Living to Change the World -- a Memoir by Paige Rawl with Ali Benjamin
A teenager's memoir of the experinces of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world.
The Revenge of Seven by Pittacus Lore
The Garde, broken and divided, discover that the Mogadorians have commenced their ultimate invasion plans and will stop at nothing to thwart it.
Rites of Passage by Joy N. Hensley
Sixteen-year-old Sam McKenna discovers that becoming one of the first girls to attend the revered Denmark Military Academy means living with a target on her back.
The Rule of Thoughts (Sequel to The Eye of Minds)
by James Dashner
Michael and his friends, Sarah and Bryson, are still being chased by a cyber-terrorist. And now the government is after them, too.
Scan by Walter Jury & S. E. Fine
Tate Archer outruns armed government officials as he tries to keep his now dead father's strange invention out of the wrong hands, alien hands.
Sealed with a Lie by Kat Carlton
At the bidding of a voice on a phone, sixteen-year-old Kari and her friends from Generation Interpol, a spy training facility, race around Europe to fulfill a list of demands, as Kari's brother's life hangs in the balance.
Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley
A highly anticipated standalone graphic novel by the creator of the best-selling Scott Pilgrim series follows the experience of a young restaurant owner who is given a magical second chance to correct past mistakes.
The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang
In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity ; The Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.
Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater
Cole St. Clair as come to California for one reason: to get back Isabel Culpeper.
Sticky Fingers: DIY Duct Tape Projects
by Sophie Maletsky
Provides comprehensive, step-by-step instructions for using colorful duct tape as a versatile and aesthetic craft project material, outlining options ranging from wallets and bags to jewelry and cell phone holders.
The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim
by E.K. Johnston
In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.
The Teen Money Manual: A Guide to Cash, Credit, Spending, Saving, Work, Wealth, and More by Kara McGuire
Provides a comprehensive guide for teenagers to saving, spending, and earning money, and includes information on starting a business, preparing for interviews, opening a bank account, and purchasing car and property insurance.
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
A collection of five spine-tingling short stories in a graphic novel format.
Toxic: A Pretty Little Liars Novel by Sara Shepard
After surviving their latest encounter with A, high school seniors Aria, Emily, Spencer, and Hanna must try to convince the police that the real A is still on the loose, all while trying to stay alive.
The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff
Deshi accidentally kills his older brother, Wei, by shoving him in front of a moving jeep, and his furious mother, calling on the ancient tradition of ghost marriage, demands that he find the unmarried Wei a corpse bride, a recently deceased single woman who will accompany him in the afterlife. Guilt-ridden Deshi seeks the help of a matchmaker, a grave robber, and a hospital attendant before he runs into stubborn, spirited Lily, who would make a perfect bride if she weren't so alive. Is Deshi prepared to commit murder to fulfill his mother's request? Or will he find a way to give his parents some peace while preserving his own happiness?
The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Girls started vanishing in the fall. For Maggie Larsen, the town of Gill Creek is only a stopgap before college and freedom. Until she meets Pauline and Liam. What starts as an uneventful year suddenly changes. Someone is killing teenaged girls, and the town reels from the tragedy. As Maggie's and Pauline's worlds collide and change around them, they will both experience love and loss. And by the end of the book, only one of them will survive.
Welcome to the Dark House by Laurie Faria Stolarz
Seven super fans have won the trip of a lifetime to meet the master of horror, legendary film director Justin Blake. But things quickly go from delightfully dark to dangerously deadly, when Ivy, Parker, Shayla, Natalie, Frankie, and Garth find themselves trapped in an abandoned amusement park. To earn a ticket out, they must face their darkest demons one ride at a time.
Where Silence Gathers by Kelsey Sutton
Since her family was killed by a drunk driver six years before, Alexandra Tate, now eighteen, has seen emotions personified--especially Revenge--but now that the driver is out of prison, surprising discoveries about her father's past make choosing between Revenge and Forgiveness a struggle.
Zac & Mia by AJ Betts
The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn't--couldn't--be friends with her. In hospital different rules apply, and what begins as a knock on the wall leads to a note--then a friendship neither of them sees coming.