Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children.
New Teen Materials
"Selina Kyle's coming-of-age-story as she claws her way to the top of Gotham City's criminal underbelly and becomes Catwoman"-- Provided by publisher.
Told in alternating voices, relates the story of best friends and neighbors Joan Harris and Daisy McNamara and the year that everything in their lives came apart.
Mia Rose pledged her life to hunting the Gwyrach, powerful, magic-wielding women who killed her mother, but on the eve of an arranged marriage to Prince Quin, Mia discovers that she is a Gwyrach and now must untangle the secrets of her past.
"The first rule of riding horses is, when you fall off, you get back on. Cassidy Carrigan has literally and figuratively fallen off the horse in her life, and she's using everything in her power to not get back on. After her parents separate and her best friend deserts her, Cassidy reluctantly agrees to attend summer camp at a remote ranch in Wyoming, She figures that the change of scenery may help her face her escalating fears. But she didn't figure on how huge that change would be--the forever-wide Wyoming skies, the wild mustangs that capture her heart, and the cowboy who ends up stealing it. She also didn't realize that being brave could feel so good and cause so much trouble. Set in the wild, beautiful west, here is a story that tells the unvarnished truth about falling in love when the odds are against you. Alternatingly heart-stopping and heartbreaking, Thief of Happy Endings is a story that will stay with you, like a summer you'll never forget."--Page  of cover.
"Sol is the month between June and July on the thirteen-month Moon calendar. It's the only time teenagers have to themselves between rigorous scientific training and their ultimate lab assignments in their colony on the Moon. Their families emigrated from Earth to build better lives; but life on the Moon is far from perfect, as Uma learns on the eve of Sol. Uma meets an Earthen girl who becomes a fast friend, and much more. What Uma doesn't know is that the girl is assigned to infect Uma with a plague that a rogue faction of Earthen scientists hope will wipe out Moon soldiers. Will Uma be the cause of a pandemic? Whom can she trust, and moreover, whom does she love?"--Amazon.
In this prequel to the "Jurassic World" movies, college freshman Claire Dearing interns at the soon-to-open Jurassic World theme park, where she falls in love with fellow student Justin and uncovers a sinister plot.
Everyone Emily has ever been close to has been brutally murdered so she sequesters herself at a boarding school, maintaining her distance, but a new student is determined to be her friend.
Offered her longed-for opportunity to leave the RV caravan and study art, seventeen-year-old Dessa Rhodes questions whether she is ready to leave her family, the open road, and the boy she loves.
In 1798, fifteen-year-old Hortense de Beauharnais, Napoleon Bonaparte's stepdaughter, attends an exclusive boarding school, dreaming of her brother's fellow officer Christophe, unaware of the role she is fated to play.
A retelling of Robin Hood in which Lady Silviana of Loughsley joins her childhood friend Bird, Little Jane, Mae Tuck, and others to become an outlaw fighting for social justice against her brother John, the Sheriff.
"As a town prepares for the anniversary of the deaths of five cheerleaders who were killed in three separate, horrific accidents, two teens uncover long-buried truths about what really happened years ago"-- Provided by publisher.
Examines the differences between girls' and boys' experiences growing up and the steps people can take to address sexist practices.
"To save the Great Library, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone, Paper and Fire, and Ash and Quill put themselves in danger in the next thrilling adventure in the New York Times bestselling series. The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library. With the world catching fire, and words printed on paper the spark that lights rebellion, it falls to smugglers, thieves, and scholars to save a library thousands of years in the making ... if they can stay alive long enough to outwit their enemies"-- Provided by publisher.
A thousand beginnings and endings : 15 retellings of Asian myths and legends / edited by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman.
Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.
"Tamsin Wright is unstoppable. She must become the Glittering Court's diamond: the girl with the highest test scores, the most glamorous wardrobe, and the greatest opportunities to match with an elite suitor in the New World. Training alongside other girls in the Glittering Court, Tamsin immerses herself completely in lessons about etiquette, history, and music--everything a high-society wife would need to know. Once she's married, she'll be able to afford a better life for her family, so the sacrifice is worth it if she can be the best. When her friendship with Mira and Adelaide, her roommates at the Glittering Court, threatens her status as the top-ranked prospect, she does the only thing she knows will keep her on track: she cuts them out of her life. But when her voyage across the sea goes off course, Tamsin must use her unrelenting grit and determination to survive the harsh winter far north of her intended destination in hopes of making it back to the Glittering Court in time to secure a proposal--and a comfortable future for her family. Experiencing new cultures and beliefs for the first time, Tamsin realizes that her careful studies haven't prepared her for everything, and with new alliances formed with roguish tradesman Jago Robinson and good-natured minister Gideon Stewart, Tamsin's heart begins to be pulled in different directions. But she can't let her brewing attraction get in the way of her ultimate goal: protecting the secret she holds closest to her heart, the one that would unravel everything she's worked for if it's uncovered."--Page  of cover.
"I am Comet Caldwell. And I sort of, kind of, absolutely hate my name. People expect extraordinary things from a girl named Comet. That she'll be effortlessly cool and light up a room the way a comet blazes across the sky. But from the shyness that makes her book-character friends more appealing than real people to the parents whose indifference hurts more than an open wound, Comet has never wanted to be the center of attention. She can't wait to graduate from her high school in Edinburgh, Scotland, where the only place she ever feels truly herself is on her anonymous poetry blog. But surely that will change once she leaves to attend university somewhere far, far away. When new student Tobias King blazes in from America and shakes up the school, Comet thinks she's got the bad boy figured out. Until they're thrown together for a class assignment and begin to form an unlikely connection. Everything shifts in Comet's ordinary world. Tobias has a dark past and runs with a tough crowd--and none of them are happy about his interest in Comet. Targeted by bullies and thrown into the spotlight, Comet and Tobias can go their separate ways...or take a risk on something extraordinary." -- Amazon.
Eighteen-year-old Laila Piedra is a biracial aspiring author whose creative writing teacher always told her she has a special talent, so when he suddenly dies and is replaced by Nadiya Nazarenko, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who is sadistically critical and perpetually unimpressed, Laila grows obsessed with gaining the woman's approval and is led to believe she must choose between perfection and sanity, but rejecting her all-powerful mentor may be the only way for Laila to thrive.
In 1980s Philadelphia, Lizzy, a studious high school senior, befriends a new girl in her class and is introduced to a life of clubs, street life and art scene, and a new life filled with doubts and deceptions.
Sixteen year old Ruby has spent the last six years in a government 'rehabilitation camp', a victim of the Kid-Killer virus that leaves any survivors with dangerous powers they cannot control. After escaping, she joins forces with a small tribe of other escapees on the run.
"A group of teens who all attended the same elite prep school reunite a year after graduation. After a night on the town, the teens are faced with an impossible choice--only one of them can live and the decision must be unanimous"-- Provided by publisher.
Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. In the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher. The highly anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir's New York Times best selling Ember Quartet.
After Okami is captured in the Jukai forest, Mariko has no choice--to rescue him, she must return to Inako and face the dangers that have been waiting for her in the Heian Castle. She tricks her brother, Kenshin, and betrothed, Raiden, into thinking she was being held by the Black Clan against her will, playing the part of the dutiful bride-to-be to infiltrate the emperor's ranks and uncover the truth behind the betrayal that almost left her dead. With the wedding plans already underway, Mariko pretends to be consumed with her upcoming nuptials, all the while using her royal standing to peel back the layers of lies and deception surrounding the imperial court. But each secret she unfurls gives way to the next, ensnaring Mariko and Okami in a political scheme that threatens their honor, their love and very the safety of the empire.
Feyre returns to the Spring Court on a reconnaissance mission about the invading king. As a spy, the future of the entire kingdom may rely on her ability to play her part perfectly, and her decisions about who to trust and which allies are best will decide the outcome of the coming war.
Because their mother is usually high, Essa, seventeen, must be responsible for her sister, nine-year-old Puck, but when Puck disappears during a hike outside of Boulder, Essa must rely on her newfound spiritual strength and boyfriend Oliver.