Monday, January 14, 2019

Recently Added to the YA Bookshelf


Taking a look at some of the most recent additions gracing the shelves of our YA department:

Once a King by Erin Summerill

Told in two voices, young King Aodren works with Lirra, a Channeler, to dismantle his father's dark legacy and end the divide between Channelers--women with a magical ability--and people without magic.


Evermore by Sara Holland

Jules Ember confronts the girl who is both her oldest friend and greatest enemy in the highly anticipated sequel to Everless.

The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm by Christopher Paolini

Three new stories of Eragon set a year after he left Alaga√ęsia to find a home to train the newest generation of Dragon riders.

Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare

Dark secrets and forbidden love threaten the very survival of the Shadowhunters in Cassandra Clare’s Queen of Air and Darkness, the final novel in the bestselling The Dark Artifices trilogy.

How She Died, How I Lived Mary Crockett

Kyle texted five girls that day. Only Jamie was kind enough to respond, and it got her killed. On the eve of Kyle's sentencing a year after Jamie's death, all the other "chosen ones" are coping in various ways. But the unnamed narrator is full of anger, stuck somewhere between the horrifying past and the unknown future. 

Love à La Mode by Stephanie Kate Strohm

High school juniors Rosie Radeke and Henry Yi, both enrolled in an elite cooking program in Paris, must balance rivalry and romance.

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Seventeen-year-olds Stella and Will, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, realize the only way to stay alive is to stay apart, but their love for each other is slowly pushing the boundaries of physical and emotional safety.

The Cursed Sea by Lauren DeStefano

The second in a fantasy duology about a princess cursed to turn any living thing she touches into gemstone.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Getting to Know...Hannah

Introducing another valuable member of our YA Volunteer Team, Hannah Wright! Hannah has accumulated 16.25 hours since August 2018.

FAVORITE BOOK GENRES: Adventure, Mystery

FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Criminal Minds, Save Our Shelter

SOMEONE I LOOK UP TO: My older brother James who is in the Navy.

SPIRIT ANIMAL: Timber Wolf

HAPPY PLACE: My bedroom or outdoors.

SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT MYSELF: I really love wild animals.

FUTURE PLANS: Becoming a dog trainer and foster. Making a rescue and adoption center.