Reality Check. Peter Abrahams. Y Abrahams.
After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody’s college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.
Love and Peaches. Jodi Lynn Anderson. Y Anderson.
After their freshman year at different universities, Birdie, Leeda, and Murphy return to Bridgewater, Georgia, for one last summer at the peach orchard where they became best friends, and where they now face secrets, doubts, and new responsibilities.
The Amaranth Enchantment. Julie Berry. Y Berry.
Orphaned at age five, Lucinda, now fifteen, stands with courage against the man who took everything from her, aided by a thief, a clever goat, and a mysterious woman called the Witch of Amaranth, while the prince she knew as a child prepares to marry, unaware that he, too, is in danger.
Blade: Playing Dead. Tim Bowler. Y Bowler.
A fourteen-year-old British street person with extraordinary powers of observation and self-control must face murderous thugs connected with a past he has tried to forget, when his skills with a knife earned him the nickname, Blade.
The Demon’s Lexicon. Sarah Rees Brennan. Y Brennan.
Sixteen-year-old Nick and his family have battled magicians and demons for most of his life, but when his brother, Alan, is marked for death while helping new friends Jamie and Mae, Nick’s determination to save Alan leads him to uncover a devastating secret.
The Glass Maker’s Daughter. V. Briceland. YPB Briceland.
Sixteen-year-old Risa’s disappointment over an unprecedented event is devastating, but the evil and destruction that follows the king’s death show her that the god and goddess have special need of her talents and those of her new, lower-class friends.
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