Forge (sequel to Chains), by Laurie Hals Anderson. Y Anderson.
In this sequel to “Chains,” Anderson shifts perspective from Isabel to Curzon and brings to the page the tale of what it takes for runaway slaves to forge their own paths in a world of obstacles.
Avatar: The Last Airbender, Vol. 2. YPB Avatar.
Aang must face his destiny as he fights for the Water Tribe’s safety–and his life. But even with the help of Katara, Sokka, and his flying bison, Appa, will he be able to escape Zuko’s deadly clutches? (Graphic novel)
The Goblin Gate (sequel to The Goblin Wood), by Hilari Bell. Y Bell.
Jeriah uncovers a web of political intrigue while trying to obtain a spell from Master Lazure that might allow him to rescue his brother Tobin from the Otherworld, where he was taken by the beguiling hedgewitch Makenna and her legion of goblins.
Kind (Good Neighbors, Book Three), by Holly Black and illustrated by Ted Naifeh. Y Black.
The faerie world has been unleashed on Rue’s city. The big question is: Will she stop it and save the world she’s always known? Or will she take her place as the rightful faerie heir? The third and final volume in the Good Neighbors series. (Graphic novel)
The Frenzy, by Francesca Lia Block. Y Block.
Romance is as fleeting as a full moon in this chilling werewolf love story from Block. When she was thirteen, something terrifying and mysterious happened to Liv that she still does not understand, and now, four years later, her dark secret threatens to tear her apart from her family and her true love.
Plain Kate, by Erin Bow. Y Bow.
Plain Kate lives in a world of magic and curses. As the woodcarver’s daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms seem to reveal hidden truths about their owners. But when the village falls on hard times, Kate is accused of witchcraft.
Eighth Grade Bites (Chronicles of Vladimir Todd, Book One), by Heather Brewer. YPB Brewer.
Thirteen-year-old Vladimir Tod really hates junior high. Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend. Oh, and Vlad has a secret: His mother was human, but his father was a vampire. With no idea of the extent of his powers, Vlad struggles daily with his blood cravings and his enlarged fangs. When a substitute teacher begins to question him a little too closely, Vlad worries that his cover is about to be blown. But then he faces a much bigger problem: He’s being hunted by a vampire killer.
Ninth Grade Slays (Chronicles of Vladimir Todd, Book Two), by Heather Brewer. YPB Brewer.
Freshman year stinks for Vlad Tod. Bullies still harass him. The photographer from the school newspaper is tailing him. And failing his studies could be deadly. A trip to Siberia gives “study abroad” a whole new meaning as Vlad connects with other vampires and advances his mind-control abilities, but will he return home with the skills to recognize a vampire slayer when he sees one?
Tenth Grade Bleeds (Chronicles of Vladimir Todd, Book Three), by Heather Brewer. YPB Brewer.
It’s another sucky year at Bathory High for Vladimir Tod. Now a sophomore, Vlad realizes that having a normal high-school year is the least of his concerns as he’s finding it harder to resist feeding on the people around him.
Eleventh Grade Burns (Chronicles of Vladimir Todd, Book Four), by Heather Brewer. YPB Brewer.
As Vlad enters his junior year at Bathory High, he has much more than the regular teenage angst to contend with, in this fourth installment of Brewer’s bestselling series.
Crave, by Laura Burns. YPB Burns.
Shay was born with a rare blood disorder, and her stepfather has devoted his medical career to finding a cure. When Shay is given a blood transfusion, she sees her stepfather’s office through the eyes of a vampire.
Matched, by Ally Condie. Y Condie.
Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham’s face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black.