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April was only an infant when her teenage mother abandoned her. With the sudden death of her father, April feels abandoned once more. With nobody to take April in except her mom's sister, a chef in New Orleans--and someone who she's never met, April has no choice but to move to Louisiana. After a...
A Field Guide to Redheads: An Illustrated Celebration
A Field Guide to Redheads celebrates that rarest of creatures—people with red hair account for less than 2% of the population—in the most whimsical and irresistible way. Illustrated by Elizabeth Graeber, a redhead herself, this pretty little hardcover gift book presents a pantheon of 100 famous r...
The flâneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals of the world with abandon. But it is the flâneuse who captures the imagination of the cultural critic Lauren Elkin. In her wonderfully gender-bending new book, the flâneuse is a “determined, res...
A Green and Ancient Light
Durbin, Frederic S.
Set in a world similar to our own, during a war that parallels World War II, A Green and Ancient Light is the stunning story of a boy who is sent to stay with his grandmother for the summer in a serene fishing village. Their tranquility is shattered by the crash of a bullet-riddled enemy plane, t...
Just Fly Away
When fifteen-year-old Lucy Willows discovers that her father has a child from a brief affair, an eight-year-old boy who lives in her own suburban New Jersey town, she begins to question everything she thinks she knows about her home and her life. How could Lucy’s father have betrayed the entire f...
One morning, Deming Guo’s mother, Polly, an undocumented Chinese immigrant, goes to her job at a nail salon - and never comes home. No one can find any trace of her. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left mystified and bereft. Eventually adopted by a pair of well-meaning white profe...
The life of homeschooler Stevie Hart gets all shook up when she meets a strange boy, Max, who survived a freak near-fatal accident and is now obsessed with death. He enlists her and her best friend, Sanger, to help him complete his absurd "23 Ways to Fake My Death Without Dying" checklist. What s...
Before escape artist Harry Houdini died, he vowed he would find a way to speak to his beloved wife, Bess, from beyond the grave using a coded message known only to the two of them. But when a widowed Bess begins seeing this code in seemingly impossible places, it becomes clear that Harry has an u...
Thunderbird (Miriam Black, Bk. 4)
In the fourth installment of the Miriam Black series, Miriam heads to the southwest in search of another psychic who may be able to help her understand her curse, but instead finds a cult of domestic terrorists and the worst vision of death she’s had yet.Miriam is becoming addicted to seeing her ...
The Wingsnatchers (Carmer and Grit, Bk. 1)
Horwitz, Sarah Jean
Aspiring inventor and magician’s apprentice Felix Carmer III would rather be tinkering with his latest experiments than sawing girls in half on stage, but with Antoine the Amazifier’s show a tomato’s throw away from going under, Carmer is determined to win the cash prize in the biggest magic comp...
Cursed (Fear Street Saga)
Stine, R. L.
For hundreds of years, Fear Street has been cursed. And it all started with one family - the Fears.Go back to how it all began and discover the secrets behind the family curse, how a young woman fell victim to the haunted Fear mansion, and why marrying into the Fear family means being trapped in ...
Upbeat--that's Kat, the girl in the family who everyone turns to when things get difficult. Especially now, when her beloved younger brother Beep is in his second leukemia relapse, and a bone marrow transplant from Kat may be his only chance.Kat's worried that she and her bone marrow may not be u...
Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies
Harper Anderson has always thought she should have been born somewhere more glamorous than her sleepy Northern California suburb. After all, how many water polo matches and lame parties in Bobby McKittrick’s backyard can one girl take?Already resigned to working at a Skinny B’s Juice Press for th...
Local Girl Swept Away
They are four best friends who've shared joy and secrets, love and memories, and since the beginning, Lorna was the one who held them all together. Then, the unthinkable happens. During a storm, Lorna is swept out to sea, leaving the three survivors with nothing to cling to except grief and quest...
Sometimes We Tell the Truth
In this contemporary retelling of The Canterbury Tales, a group of teens on a bus ride to Washington, DC, each tell a story - some fantastical, some realistic, some downright scandalous - in pursuit of the ultimate prize: a perfect score.
Clarke, Cassandra Rose
A new space opera about a young woman who must face the truth about her father’s past from critically acclaimed author Cassandra Rose Clarke.The Corominas family owns a small planet system, which consists of one gaseous planet and four terraformed moons, nicknamed the Four Sisters. Phillip Coromi...
17-year-old Hannah is losing her grip on reality, which is affecting not only her but her friends and family too. She wrecked the car when bugs crawled over her hands, but were the creepy things even real? Now someone is moving Hannah's possessions around in her room, or is she imagining that als...
The Impossible Fairy Tale
The Impossible Fairy Tale is the story of two unexceptional grade-school girls. Mia is “lucky” - she is spoiled by her mother and, as she explains, her two fathers. She gloats over her exotic imported color pencils and won’t be denied a coveted sweater. Then there is the Child who, by contrast, i...
The Last Magician
In modern day New York, magic is all but extinct. The remaining few who have an affinity for magic - the Mageus - live in the shadows, hiding who they are. Any Mageus who enters Manhattan becomes trapped by the Brink, a dark energy barrier that confines them to the island. Crossing it means losin...
The 100 Year Miracle
Once a century, for only six days, the bay around a small Washington island glows like a water-bound aurora. Dr. Rachel Bell, a scientist studying the 100-Year Miracle and the tiny sea creatures that create it, knows a secret about the phenomenon that inspired the region’s myths and folklore: the...
Along the Infinite Sea
An epic story of star-crossed lovers in pre-war Europe collides with a woman on the run in the swinging '60s, in another riveting novel of the Schuyler sisters from the New York Times bestselling author of Tiny Little Thing. In the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of the...
The Beekeeper's Daughter
England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquiss and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper’s daughter, she knows her place and her future - that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she ...
Bright Smoke, Cold Fire (Bk. 1)
When the mysterious fog of the Ruining crept over the world, the living died and the dead rose. Only the walled city of Viyara was left untouched.The heirs of the city’s most powerful - and warring - families, Mahyanai Romeo and Juliet Catresou, share a love deeper than duty, honor, even life its...
Lennon, J. Robert
A modest house in upstate New York. One in the morning. Three people - a couple and their child - hurry out the door, but it’s too late for them. As the virtuosic and terrifying opening scene of Broken River unfolds, a spectral presence seems to be watching with cold and mysterious interest. Soon...
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