New Hardcovers, Paperbacks, and Graphic Novels
Zenith (sequel to Exodus), by Julie Bertagna. Y Bertagna.
After finding that New Mungo is not the refuge they sought, Mara, leaving Fox behind, again sets out to sea with a ship full of refugees and, with the help of the “Gipsea” boy Tuck, tries to find land at the top of the world that will be safe from storms and rising water.
Brightly Woven, by Alexandra Bracken. Y Bracken.
Sixteen-year-old Sydelle Mirabel, an unusually talented weaver, must master her mysterious power and join a young wizard in stopping an imminent war in land. When Wayland North brings rain to a region that’s been dry for more than 10 years, he’s promised anything he’d like as a reward. He chooses the village elder’s daughter, 16-year-old Sydelle Mirabel, a skilled weaver with an unusual knack for repairing his magical cloak.
The Demon’s Covenant (sequel to The Demon’s Lexicon), by Sarah Rees Brennan. Y Brennan.
Mae Crawford’s always thought of herself as in control, but in the last few weeks her life has changed. Her younger brother, Jamie, suddenly has magical powers, and she’s even more unsettled when she realizes that Gerald, the new leader of the Obsidian Circle, is trying to persuade Jamie to join the magicians. Even worse? Jamie hasn’t told Mae a thing about any of it. Mae turns to brothers Nick and Alan to help her rescue Jamie, but they are in danger from Gerald themselves because he wants to steal Nick’s powers. Will Mae be able to find a way to save everyone she cares about from the power-hungry magician’s carefully laid trap?
The Six Rules of Maybe, by Deb Caletti. Y Caletti.
Scarlet, an introverted high school junior surrounded by outcasts who find her a good listener, learns to break old patterns and reach for hope when her pregnant sister moves home with her new husband, with whom Scarlet feels an instant connection.
Possessed, by Kate Cann. Y Cann.
Sixteen-year-old Rayne escapes London, her mother, and boyfriend for a job in the country at Morton’s Keep, where she is drawn to a mysterious clique and its leader, St. John, but puzzles over whether the growing evil she senses is from the manor house or her new friends.
She Thief, by Daniel Finn. Y Finn.
When Demi–a master pickpocket working for the gang leader Fay–steals a ring, his partner in crime, Baz, soon finds herself alone and betrayed as police and the Barrio’s crime boss close in on Fay and her den of child thieves.
The Kings of Clonmel (Ranger’s Apprentice Book Eight), by John Flanagan. Y Flanagan.
Halt, Will, and Horace set out for Hibernia, where a quasi-religious group, the Outsiders, is sowing confusion and sedition, and they find that secrets from Halt’s past may hold the key to restoring order before the last kingdom is undermined.
Once, by Morris Gleitzman. Y Gleitzman.
After living in an Catholic orphanage for nearly four years, a naive Jewish boy runs away and embarks on a journey across Nazi-occupied Poland to find his parents.
Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green and David Levithan. Y Green.
When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other’s best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.
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