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Dark Horses by Cecily Von Ziegesar

posted May 31, 2017, 6:33 AM by Becky Johnson

Merritt Wenner has been sent to an equine therapy program where she meets Red--a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn--and begins competitive riding, finding herself drawn to the groom, Beatrice, and a rival rider, Carvin. You can find this book in the Romance section at ROM Fic Von.

Balcony on the Moon

posted May 24, 2017, 5:30 AM by Becky Johnson

Author Ibtisam Barakat discusses her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972 to 1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer. You can find this book in the Biography section at B Bar.

Hidden by Miriam Halahmy

posted May 18, 2017, 6:53 PM by Becky Johnson

Fourteen-year-old Alix is faced with a huge moral dilemma when she helps pull an illegal Iraqi immigrant from the incoming tide on the coastal English island where she lives. You can find this book in the Realistic Fiction section at RF Fic Hal.

Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations

posted May 18, 2017, 6:52 PM by Becky Johnson

Holocaust survivors are aging. Once they are no longer able to, who will tell their stories? Moving photographs and personal accounts show the remarkable passing of the torch to the young of many faiths and cultures who become the new witnesses, carrying the torch toward a future of peace.

Rose & Thorn by Sarah Prineas

posted May 18, 2017, 6:52 PM by Becky Johnson

In this fairy tale retelling, a girl tries to fight the story of Sleeping Beauty before she falls under its spell. You can find this book in the Science Fiction-Fantasy section at SFF Fic Pri.

Nemesis by Anna Banks

posted May 18, 2017, 6:51 PM by Becky Johnson

When her father finds a way to weaponize the spectorium she creates that provides energy for all, Princess Sepora of Serubel escapes to the kingdom of Theoria to hide, but her plans fall apart when she is captured and placed in servitude to the new king. You can find this book in the Science Fiction-Fantasy section at SFF Fic Ban.

Becoming Nicole

posted May 18, 2017, 6:51 PM by Becky Johnson

Presents the story of a politically conservative New England family whose son identified as a girl, Nicole, and how they overcame their confusion and fear to champion transgender rights and allow Nicole to be herself. You can find this book in the Non-Fiction section at 306.768 Nut.

The Girls of Atomic City

posted May 11, 2017, 7:48 AM by Becky Johnson

Looks at the contributions of the thousands of women who worked at a secret uranium-enriching facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II. You can find this book in the Non-Fiction section at 976.873 Kie.

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

posted May 11, 2017, 7:48 AM by Becky Johnson

Not believing in true love, Blue never thought the warning that she will cause her true love's death would be a problem, but as her life is entangled in the world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore. You can find book 4 of The Raven Cycle in the Scary Horror Paranormal section under SHP Fic Sti.

This is the Part Where You Laugh by Peter Hoffmeister

posted May 8, 2017, 9:06 AM by Becky Johnson

Rising sophomore Travis and his best friend, Creature, spend a summer in a Eugene, Oregon trailer park dealing with cancer, basketball, first love, addiction, gang violence, and a reptilian infestation. You can find this book in the Realistic fiction section at RF Fic Hof.

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