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New Teen Books @ JCPL

These are the newest teen books at the Jessamine County Public Library. They just came in this week, so take a look and see which ones you might want to put a hold on or check out!
Fiction
The Bell Between Worlds
by Ian Johnstone

A glorious epic fantasy in the grand tradition of CS Lewis and Philip Pullman, and a major publishing event, The Mirror Chronicles will take you into another world, and on the adventure of your lifetime...
Convergence
by Stan Lee

A debut entry in an adventure series co-written by the iconic Marvel writer follows the experiences of a Chinese-American teen who is thrown into the middle of an epic global chase involving the release of 12 magical superpowers. 150,000 first printing.
Covenant's end : a Widdershins adventure
by Ari Marmell

"A teenage thief and her partner, an invisible minor god who lives in her head, battle against the might of monsters and the machinations of men in a French-flavored fantasy world"
The darkest part of the forest
by Holly Black

Living in a town where humans and fae live side by side, Hazel and her brother, Ben, confront memories of heroism, shifting loyalties and stinging betrayals when a boy who has been sleeping for decades awakens in his glass coffin. Simultaneous eBook. 50,000 first printing.
Double date
by Melody Carlson

"The Dating Games club is ready to expand--but can they agree on who their new members will be?"
Dreamfire
by Kit Alloway

A celebrated daughter of a secret dream walker society capable of protecting the world by engaging in dream battles, 17-year-old Joshlyn Weaver must overcome past mistakes to prevent dream turmoil from being released into the waking world. A first novel. Simultaneous eBook.
Haunted
by Lynn Carthage

Moving from England to live in her stepfather's ancestral American mansion, 16-year-old Phoebe is unaware that she is a ghost who protectively watches over a younger sibling with the help of hunky fellow ghost Miles. By the author of The Witch's Trinity. Original. Simultaneous eBook.
How I lost you
by Janet Gurtler

Vowing that nothing will compromise her best friendship with Kya, Grace encounters unexpected challenges throughout the summer before their senior year that test their relationship and the boundaries of forgiveness. Original.
If I tell
by Janet Gurtler

Raised by her grandparents, seventeen-year-old Jasmine, the result of a biracial one night stand, has never met her father but has a good relationship with her mother until she sees her mother's boyfriend kissing Jaz's best friend
Inherit midnight
by Kate Kae Myers

"Avery is the black sheep of the wealthy VanDemere clan--the ostracized illegitimate daughter. So she's less than excited when her grandmother ropes her into a competition to determine the VanDemere most worthy of inheriting the family fortune, until a chance to gain information about her long-lost mother motivates Avery to try to win the game"
Kalahari
by Jessica Khoury

Stranded in the desert during an educational safari gone wrong, zoologist's daughter Sara and her teammates embark on a perilous journey to safety that is interrupted by their astonishing discovery of a silver lion. Simultaneous eBook.
Mark of the Thief
by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Forced to enter a sealed cavern that reputedly holds the lost treasures of Caesar, slave boy Nic discovers an amulet imbued with divine power and finds himself at the center of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and spark the Praetor War. By the best-selling author of the Ascendance Trilogy. Simultaneous eBook.
My heart and other black holes
by Jasmine Warga

Overwhelmed by her father's violent crime and the rejection of her mother and peers, 16-year-old physics student Aysel forges a suicide pact with an equally haunted Roman, with whom she falls unexpectedly in love. Simultaneous eBook. 75,000 first printing.
No parking at the end 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. Simultaneous eBook. 35,000 first printing.
One of the Guys
by Lisa Aldin

Tomboy to the core, Toni Valentine understands guys. She'll take horror movies, monster hunts and burping contests over manicures. So Toni is horrified when she's sent to the Winston Academy for Girls, where she has to wear a skirt and learn to be a "lady" while the guys move on without her. Word spreads of Toni's connections with boys, and she discovers that her new wealthy female classmates will pay big money for fake dates.  But the business meets a scandal when Toni falls for one of her friends--the same guy who happens to be the most sought-after date.
Promposal
by Rhonda Helms

Forced to accept a public invitation to the prom by a casual acquaintance, Camilla wonders if she and Benjamin might actually become a happy couple, while Joshua unwillingly helps his crush, Ethan, organize a splashy prom invitation to another guy. Simultaneous.
Seven Second Delay
by Tom Easton

Hunted by government agents in a futuristic world overshadowed by constant surveillance, Mila, a teen who hopes to avert a widespread disaster, takes advantage of the seven-second delay on her monitored video feed to make lightning-fast getaways with the help of unlikely allies.
The Severed Tower : a Conquered Earth novel
by J. Barton Mitchell

Fleeing Midnight City, Zoey, along with Holt, Mira and Max, must reach the Severed Tower to discover who she is, but the closer she gets to this place where the laws of physics do not apply, the more dangerous things become as her newly unlocked powers start to wane.
The Sin Eater's daughter
by Melinda Salisbury

Avoided by the rest of the court because of her divine ability to kill with a single touch, executioner Twylla pursues a forbidden romance while confronting a terrible sacrifice to help the queen destroy her enemies. A first novel. Simultaneous eBook.
Unchanged
by Jessica Brody

"As more secrets are revealed, more enemies are uncovered, and the reality of a Diotech-controlled world grows closer every day, Sera will have to choose where her true loyalties lie, but it's a choice that may cost her everything she's ever loved"
Valley of fires : a Conquered Earth novel
by J. Barton Mitchell

While Holt travels to the desert city of Faust in order to secure the Menagerie Pirate Guild's help in rescuing Zoey, Mira heads west to bargain with Van Cleef, a leader with a disastrous plan to end the conflict once and for all
Vendetta
by Catherine Doyle

When five brothers move into the abandoned mansion next door, Sophie Gracewell's life changes forever. Irresistibly drawn to bad boy Nic Falcone, Sophie finds herself falling into an underworld governed by powerful families. When Sophie's own family skeletons come to life, she must choose between two warring dynasties--the one she was born into, and the one she is falling in love with.
When my heart was wicked
by Tricia Stirling

After her father dies, leaving 16-year-old Lacy with her beloved stepmother, Lacy's birth mother suddenly shows up wanting Lacy back—and she will stop at nothing, not even dark magic, to control her daughter and draw Lacy into her own twisted life. Simultaneous eBook.
When reason breaks
by Cindy L. Rodriguez

Elizabeth Davis and Emily Daniels seem to have little in common except Ms. Diaz's English class and the solace they find in the words of Emily Dickinson, but both are struggling to cope with monumental secrets and tumultuous emotions that will lead one to attempt suicide.
Nonfiction
Amazing hairstyles from easy to elegant : step-by-step styles for any age or occasion
by Rebecca Porter

Popular hairstyle blogger Becky Porter teaches you the basics of braids, buns, and twists, and helps you combine them to create amazing hairstyles for any occasion.
Cooking for your gluten-free teen : everyday foods the whole family will love
by Carlyn Berghoff

Provides gluten-free recipes for comfort foods, from grilled cheese and pizza to pasta and pancakes
Doctor Who : character encyclopedia
by Jason Loborik

Meet all the most important characters from the entire history of Doctor Who, including every Doctor and companion. Packed with fascinating facts and statistics for characters from the Abzorbaloff to the Zygons, and with large cut-out poses and stunningstills from the program, this is the ultimate compendium of Doctor Who characters
Player's handbook : Everything a Player Needs to Create Heroic Characters for the World's Greatest Roleplaying Game
by James Wyatt

A player's handbook for the newest edition of the role-playing game contains rules for character creation and advancement, backgrounds and skills, exploration, equipment, and spells
The Handmade Skateboard : Design & Build a Custom Longboard, Cruiser, or Street Deck from Scratch
by Matt Berger

The Handmade Skateboard is the definitive book on building custom skate decks of all shapes and sizes. A design guide covers everything you need to know about sizing and shaping your deck and choosing the right trucks and hardware. And detailed photos, illustrations and clear written instruction throughout provide all the information and motivation you need to make your own skateboard from scratch.
GED test 2015 : strategies, practice & review
by Caren Van Slyke

Designed as a self-study program for the GED, a latest edition includes 1,000 practice questions, an in-book diagnostic pretest, expert test-taking strategies and references to expert online videos. Original. 100,000 first printing.
Make comics like the pros : the inside scoop on how to write, draw, and sell your comic books and graphic novels
by Greg Pak

Provides an introduction to the comics industry, with information on how to create a comic, the importance of artistic collaboration, and selling personal comics
Martin Luther King Jr. : civil rights leader
by Kristine Carlson Asselin

Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy
Middle-Earth envisioned : The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings: On Screen, On Stage, and Beyond
by Paul Simpson

Examines artistic interpretations of Tolkien's fantasy world, including movie stills, theatrical performances, games, and comic books, and features the lost art of Mary Fairburn, whose paintings were favored by Tolkien himself
Practical duct tape projects
by Noah Weinstein

Presents step-by-step instructions for creating over twenty handicraft projects using duct tape, from messenger bags and wallets to lawn chairs, duck decoys, and a hydraulic robot
Scholastic year in sports 2015
by Scholastic Inc.

An annual reference for middle-grade sports enthusiasts incorporates full-color action photography, completely updated facts and stats, and new "Top 10" and "Wacky and Weird Moments" lists from the past year. Original.
Scratch 2.0 programming for teens
by Jerry Lee Ford

An introduction to the programming language helps readers create computer games and other multimedia projects
Sketching from the imagination : fantasy
by 3dtotal Puplishing

A collection of sketches from fifty fantasy artists shows how they develop their ideas
Sketching from the Imagination : An Insight into Creative Drawing
by 3dtotal

This book explores how fifty artists use lines to create images from ideas.  It contains both fully formed drawings and design sketches of a hugely diverse spectrum of art: from children's illustrations and comics to fantasy designs, surrealism and portraiture.
Washi wonderful : creative projects & ideas for paper tape
by Jenny Doh

Washi, the colorful, patterned, and often translucent paper tape that comes on a roll, has become a huge hit with crafters of all kinds. Join the growing trend and get creative with this stunning collection of more than 50 projects. Jenny Doh, craft author extraordinaire, presents clever ideas for customizing everything from packages to home décor items, and creating quick, charming gifts.
You Have a Brain : A Teen's Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G
by M.d. Carson, Ben

After recounting how he overcame an inner-city background to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon in Gifted Hands, the author now gives students an inspirational look at the philosophy that helped him meet life's obstacles and leap over them, using his lessons to help students learn to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. as well. Simultaneous eBook.
Audiobooks on CD
Four : a Divergent collection
by Veronica Roth

Told from Tobias's point of view, Four shares details of his transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his initiation, and claiming his place in the Dauntless hierarchy
The hangman's revolution
by Eoin Colfer

FBI agent Chevie Savano escapes into the past to elude the secret police after they kill Charles Smart just as he is telling her of the WARP program, and she and Riley team up to find Colonel Clayton Box before he can launch missiles at the capitals of Europe
Where She Went : Library Edition
by Gayle Forman

Adam, now a rising rock star, and Mia, a successful cellist, reunite in New York and reconnect after the horrific events that tore them apart when Mia almost died in a car accident three years earlier.
The winner's curse
by Marie Rutkoski

An aristocratic girl who is a member of a warmongering and enslaving empire purchases a slave, an act that sets in motion a rebellion that might overthrow her world as well as her heart.
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