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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 Alex crow : a novel
by Andrew Smith

The story of Ariel, a Middle Eastern refugee who lives with an adoptive family in Sunday, West Virginia, is juxtaposed against those of a schizophrenic bomber, the diaries of a failed arctic expedition from the late 19th century, and a depressed, bionic reincarnated crow.
Bone, fog, ash, & star
by Catherine Egan

Eliza Tok's quest to protect Charlie brings her to the brink of what she can withstand and forces her to question her most fundamental beliefs, as she faces the truth of the prophecy made for her when she was twelve.
Burning kingdoms
by Lauren DeStefano

Landing on the mysterious ground world beneath their corrupt floating island home, Morgan and her fellow fugitives are baffled by its customs and warfare before catching the attention of a domination-seeking king.
The Darkside War
by Zachary Brown

After aliens conquer Earth, Devin finds his loyalties tested after traveling to boot camp on the dark side of the moon to train with supposed allies as outlined in the Accordance.
Everybody knows your name
by Andrea Seigel

Teenagers Magnolia and Ford unexpectedly fall in love as they share a mansion in the Hollywood Hills and compete in a reality TV singing competition.
The fire sermon : a novel
by Francesca Haig

In a world turned primitive following a nuclear fire, every person is born with a twin and of each pair, one is an Alpha, perfect in every way, and the other is an Omega, burdened with a deformity that makes them ostracized; and psychic Cass, a rare Omega, dares to envision a world of equality.
Game Seven
by Paul Volponi

Idolizing the father who fled Cuba to pitch professionally in America, 16-year-old Julio dreams of playing for Cuba's national team only to have his prospects overshadowed by his father's defection. By the author of The Final Four.
Hold me closer : the Tiny Cooper story
by David Levithan

A companion to Will Grayson, Will Grayson traces the life of gay jazz dancer Tiny Cooper, who imparts his experiences of growing up and searching for true love in the style of a lively musical.
Hostage run
by Andrew Klavan

When his best friend Molly is taken hostage by a traitor in their secret government facility, Rick risks being permanently trapped by returning to The Realm, where he is unable to identify who can and cannot be trusted.
The orphan queen
by Jodi Meadows

Becoming an expert thief in the decade after the Indigo Kingdom conquers her homeland, Princess Wilhelmina teams up with fellow noble orphans to reclaim her throne. By the author of the Incarnate series.
Out of the dragon's mouth
by Joyce Burns Zeiss

Forced to flee his life of safety and privilege after the fall of South Vietnam, 14-year-old Mai endures life in a refugee camp off the coast of Malaysia, where she faces cruelty and hardship while remembering her father's entreaties that she must survive.
Persona
by Genevieve Valentine

Surviving an assassination attempt, Suyana, Face of the United Amazonia Rainforest Confederation, goes on the run with an undercover paparazzi who witnessed the first shot that hit her, and they must keep one step ahead of a killer to secure the future of her young country and get the real story.
Read between the lines
by Johanna Knowles

A collection of interrelated stories follows the experiences of a bullied boy with an embarrassingly broken finger, a dreamer forced to confront the real world, a basketball player's cheerleader girlfriend, a plus-sized misfit and a gang who scams drivers for beer money.
Shade & sorceress
by Catherine Egan

Training with the learned Mancers after the death of her great Shang Sorceress mother, Eliza is abandoned by her magical allies when she discovers she has not inherited her mother's powers and embarks on a daring mission to rescue her father from the evil Xia Sorceress with the help of new friends.
Shadow scale
by Rachel Hartman

Reluctantly drawn into the politics of her world when war breaks out between dragons and humans, Seraphina seeks out other half-dragons like herself while outmaneuvering a terrifying half-dragon who wields mind-controlling powers.
Silent alarm
by Jennifer Banash

Alys' everyday world of school assignments, violin lessons and time spent with friends is shattered when her brother inexplicably brings a gun to school and kills several classmates and teachers before committing suicide.
Tether
by Anna Jarzab

A sequel to Tandem finds a heartbroken, vision-haunted Sasha returning to the dangerous alternate universe, where she reunites with fellow analogs to explore a shared power that has the potential to save Selene's dying planet.
To all the boys I've loved before
by Jenny Han

Keeping private love letters written to five secret crushes she has had, Lara Jean Song finds her personal life going from imaginary to out of control when the letters are unexpectedly mailed. By the best-selling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series.
Under a painted sky
by Stacey Lee

In 1845 Missouri, Sammy, a Chinese girl, and Annamae, a runaway slave girl, disguise themselves as boys and travel on the Oregon Trail to California, facing countless dangers together and forging an unforgettable bond of friendship.
The unlikely hero of room 13B
by Teresa Toten

Struggling with his parents' divorce, his stepsibling and the challenges of OCD, teen Adam Spencer Ross despairs of ever falling in love before being unexpectedly drawn to a girl who makes him question his capacity for a normal relationship.
The unmaking
by Catherine Egan

Although she has honed her magical powers under the tutelage of the Mancers, Eliza must learn the ancient magic of making and unmaking in order to defeat the evil sorceress Nia and her beast, the Kwellrahg.
Vanishing girls
by Lauren Oliver

Estranged from her sister, Dara, by a terrible scarring accident, Nick realizes that something dire has happened when Dara vanishes at the same time a 9-year-old girl goes missing. By the best-selling author of the Delirium trilogy.
The wrong side of right
by Jenn Marie Thorne

After her mother dies, 16-year-old Kate Quinn meets the father she did not know she had, joins his presidential campaign and falls for a rebellious boy, but when what she truly believes flies in the face of the campaign's talking points, Kate must decide what is best for her.
Audio Books on CD
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.
Fairest : Levana's Story
by Marissa Meyer

A story bridging the events between Cress and Winter traces the early years of "glamour" ruler Queen Levana, who endures war, deceit and challenges in love before crossing paths with Cinder, Scarlet and Cress. Simultaneous.
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