New books to check out!


No Parking at the End of Times by Bryan Bliss
Abigail's parents, believing the end of the world is near, sell their house, give the money to an end-of-times preacher, and drive from North Carolina to San Francisco where they remain homeless and destitute, as Abigail fights to keep her parents, her twin brother, and herself united against all odds.

The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner
Aaron Rowe's new job at a funeral parlor may be his salvation from sleepwalking, dreams he can not explain and memories he can not recover, but if he does not discover the truth about his hidden past soon, he may fall asleep one night and never wake up.

Polaris by Mindee Arnett (sequel to Avalon)
Jeth Seagrave and his crew of mercenaries are pulled into one last high-stakes mission

The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde (book 3 of the Chronicles of Kazam)
Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Strange faces the impossible when the mighty Shandar emerges from his preserved state and presents her with a task that sends her and her companions on a journey from which they may never return.

Written In The Stars by Aisha Saeed
Naila's vacation to visit relatives in Pakistan turns into a nightmare when she discovers her parents want to force her to marry a man she's never met

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from stories, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin, a High Lord of the faeries. As her feelings toward him transform from hostility to a fiery passion, the threats against the faerie lands grow. Feyre must fight to break an ancient curse or she will lose Tamlin forever


Beet: The Vandel Buster by Ruki Sanjo and Koji Inada (vol 1-5)
The Vandel Busters are a roving band of certified monster destroyers. Beet's biggest ambition in life is to become a Buster, what what can you say about a monster hunter who can barely stand the pain when he receives the mystical brand of a 'Level 1 Vandel Buster'?

Tomboy: a graphic memoir by Liz Prince
Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.


Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation edited by Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick
Features one hundred acclaimed younger poets from truly diverse backgrounds and points of view, whose work has appeared everywhere from The New Yorker to Twitter, tackling a startling range of subjects in a startling range of poetic forms.

The Green Teen Cookbook: Recipes For All Seasons-Written By Teens, For Teens edited by Laurane Marchive and 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.

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery
A 50th-anniversary tribute shares the story of the youngest person to complete the momentous Selma to Montgomery March, describing her frequent imprisonments for her participation in nonviolent demonstrations and how she felt about her involvement in historic Civil Rights events.

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