NCHS Summer Reading List 2018
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Sent to New Canaan Library (in town)TitleAuthor LastAuthor FirstDESCRIPTIONGenreAudioeBookAwardADYAISBNLXWant print totalOwnNeedIn GoodreadsFGDVPub. DateNCHS LocationRecommended by First NameRecommended by Last NameAffiliation with New Canaana Added No. in a seriesNCL?Buy
6/22/2018#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American WomenCharleyboyLisaAn eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art that combine to eXpress the eXperience of being a Native woman. Stories of abuse, humiliation, and stereotyping are countered by the voices of passionate women making themselves heard and demanding change.Poetry & Essays00YALSA FonfictionX978-1-55451-958-3910L1XX0July 25, 20173
6/22/201857 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives, TheSlaterDashkaIf it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutesNonfiction11YALSA FonfictionX978-0-374-30323-5930L2XX0October 24, 20170
6/22/2018All Systems RedWellsMarthaIn a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. EXploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.SciFi11Alex AwardX9780765397522?3XX0April 10, 20181
6/22/2018Amanda Wakes UpCamerotaAlisyn"When Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands the job of her dreams at FAIR News--the coveted morning anchor slot--she's finally made it: a six-figure salary, wardrobe allowance, plenty of on-air face time, and a chance to realize her dreams, not to mention buy herself lunch. 'Amanda Wakes Up' takes off as Amanda feels for the first time that she can make her mom and her best friend proud and think about an actual future with her boyfriend, Charlie. But she finds her journalistic ideals shredded as she struggles to keep up with the issues in a ratings-crazed madhouse... As the news heats up in a hotly contested election season and a wild-card candidate, former Hollywood actor Victor Fluke, appears on the scene, Amanda's pressure-cooker job gets hotter as her personal life unravelsFunny book10X978-0-399-56399-71XX?0
6/22/2018And I darkenWhiteKierstenIn this first book in a trilogy a girl child is born to Vlad Dracula, in Transylvania, in 1435--at first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies.Historical Fiction01X978-1-53791-772-6750L2XX0July 5, 20161
6/22/2018ArtemisWeirAndyJazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she's stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself--and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the firstSciFi11X978-0-553-44812-2HL580L2XX0February 20, 20181
6/22/2018Artificial ConditionWellsMarthaArtificial Condition is the follow-up to Martha Wells's hugely popular science fiction action and adventure, All Systems Red. It has a dark past--one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself "Murderbot". But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title, and it wants to know more. Teaming up with a Research Transport vessel named ART (you don't want to know what the "A" stands for), Murderbot heads to the mining facility where it went rogue. What it discovers will forever change the way it thinks...SciFi11X9780765397522?5XX0August 23, 20160
6/22/2018AscentSmithRolandFifteen-year-old Peak Marcello is invited to climb Hkakabo Razi, one of the most isolated mountains in the world, but getting there involves a four-week trek through a tropical rainforest that is rife with hazards, which turns out to be more dangerous than summiting the mountain itself.

Adventure11X978-0-544-86759-8HL680L2XX?March 14, 2017missing
6/22/2018Beautiful Ones, The
SilviaAntonina is telekinetic, and strange events in her past have made her the subject of ... gossip ... Now, under the tutelage of her cousin's wife, she is finally ready to shed the past and learn the proper ways of society. ...when she meets ... telekinetic performer Hector Auvray. ... romance blossoms, and he teaches her how to hone and control her telekinetic gift, ... Little does Antonina know that ... those closest to her are hiding a ... secret that will crush her world and force her to confront who she is and what she's willing to sacrificeSupernatural00X978-1-25009-906-85XX0June 5, 20180
6/22/2018Black Panther Series (All)CoatesTa-NehisiGraphic Novel00X3XX0April 1, 20180
6/22/2018Bluebird BluebirdLockeAtticaWhen it comes to law and order, East TeXas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black TeXas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from TeXas as he could. Until duty called him home.Mystery11X978-0-316-36329-73XX0June 6, 20172
6/22/2018Boats Against the Current: The Honeymoon Summer of Scott and Zelda: Westport, Connecticut 1920WebbRichardBOATS AGAINST THE CURRENT tells the real story behind Fitzgerald’s classic novel and its enigmatic hero, debunking the belief that Great Neck, Long Island was the setting for The Great Gatsby. Illustrated with a fantastic array of never-before-seen photos from the Lewis Family, the scrapbooks of the Fitzgeralds, period newspaper clippings, and local accounts of the activities of the author and his wife, as well as the man Webb believes inspired Jay Gatsby, the book is an eye-opening contribution to what we understand about an iconic American author.Nonfiction?978-16322609702XX?November 15, 20161
6/22/2018Born to RunSpringsteenBruce"Bruce Springsteen ... describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang--seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He ... recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band... He also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work, and shows us why the song--Born to Run--reveals more than we previously realized"MemoirY?X
1XX?January 1, 20140
6/22/2018Brazen : Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World BagieuPenelopeTranslation of: Culottees. In graphic novel format looks at the lives of twenty-nine charismatic women in history, including Josephine Baker, Betty Davis, Cheryl Bridges, and many others.Biography/Memoir00X978-1-62672-868-4GN770L1XX0January 9, 20180
6/22/2018Carve the MarkRothVeronicaOn a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not--their gifts make them vulnerable to others' control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world?Fantasy11X978-0-06-234863-0HL780L3XX0October 10, 20172
6/22/2018CirceMillerMadelineNeat adjunct to the Odyssey from title charcater's povHistorical Fiction11X978-0-316-55634-73XX0January 1, 20190
6/22/2018Clockwork Dynasty, TheWilsonDanielIn the rugged landscape of eastern Oregon, a young scientist named June uncovers an eXquisite artifact--a three-hundred-year-old mechanical doll whose eXistence seems to validate her obsession with a harrowing story she was told by her grandfather many years earlier. The mechanical doll, June believes, is proof of a living race of automatons that walk undetected among us to this daySuspense00Alex AwardX9780385541787?2XX?October 31, 20171
6/22/2018Cost of LivingMajokMartynaDrama00X3XX0November 6, 20181
6/22/2018Daring to Driveal-SharifManalA ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the uneXpected leader of a courageous movement to support women's right to drive.Biography/Memoir12**X978-1-47679-302-3990L2XXXXMarch 8, 20160
6/22/2018Dear MartinStoneNicIncluding the beloved novella "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," which G. K. Chesterton called "a double triumph," and "The Merry Men," as well as stories like "The Suicide Club" and "The Rajah's Diamond" from the acclaimed 1882 collection New Arabian Nights, The Greatest Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson immerses you in Stevenson's extraordinary worlds--thrilling tales of pure adventure and suspense, glorious evocations of the beauty of the Scottish countryside, and characters painted with the same vigor and energy as his most well-known creations.Realism11Morris HX31XX?September 26, 2017FIC FTSY Howar1
6/22/2018Devils WithinHensonS.F. A teenage boy with a background in white supremacy and eXtreme violence gets a new start at a new school under a false name and struggles to forge a new life while trying to learn how to navigate a world where people of different races interact.Realism11Morris HX978-1-51071-456-431XXXFIC REAL Stone (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Down Among the Sticks and BonesMcGuireSeananTwin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children ... Jacqueline was her mother's perfect daughter--polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was sometimes a little strict, it's because crafting the perfect daughter takes discipline. Jillian was her father's perfect daughter--adventurous, thrill-seeking, and a bit of a tom-boy. He really would have preferred a son, but you work with what you've got. They were five when they learned that grown-ups can't be trusted. They were twelve when they walked down the impossible staircase and discovered that the pretense of love can never be enough to prepare you a life filled with magic in a land filled with mad scientists and death and choices.Fantasy11Alex AwardX978-0-7653-9203-951XXXFebruary 20, 2018362.7 WESTO (Vide Display)3
6/22/2018Drawing Lesson : a Graphic Novel ThatTeaches You How to Draw, TheCrilleyMarkFor the first time ever, drawing instructor and graphic novelist Mark Crilley brings his easy-to-follow artistic instruction to aspiring artists in the form of a comic book, providing you with a one-of-a-kind how-to experience. In The Drawing Lesson, you'll meet David--a young boy who wants nothing more than to learn how to draw. Luckily for David, he's just met Becky--his helpful drawing mentor. Page by page, Becky teaches David (and you!) about the essential fundamentals that artists need in order to master drawing, all in a unique visual format. In panel after panel, Crilley provides lessons on shading, negative space, creating compositions, and more, with accompanying exercises that you can try for yourself. Are you ready to start your drawing lesson today?Graphic Novel00978-0-385-34633-731XX?October 3, 2017FIC REAL Comea0
6/22/2018Dreamland Burning: A NovelLathamJennifer"When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family's property, investigating the brutal, century-old murder leads to painful discoveries about the past. Alternating chapters tell the story of William, another teen grappling with the racial firestorm leading up to the 1921 Tulsa race riot, providing some clues to the mystery"--Provided by publisher.Mystery00978-0-316-38490-2890L31XX?September 27, 2016FIC FTSY Ness3
6/22/2018Educated: A MemoirWestoverTaraTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills" bag. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged metal in her father's junkyard.Biography/Memoir21X978-0-399-59050-4211XX?2017FIC FTSY TayloAwardAward5/3110
6/22/2018Eight Rivers of ShadowHuntLeoIt's been a few months since Luke Manchett inherited a Host of eight hostile spirits from his dead father and made a deal with the devil to banish them. Luke's doing his best to blend in to the background of high school, to ignore the haunting dreams spawned by his father's Book of Eight, and to enjoy the one good thing to come from the whole mess: his girlfriend, Elza. And then it all begins again. Ash, a strange new girl with stark white hair, requests his help--and his Book of Eight--to save her twin sister, who was attacked by a demon. Ash knows a lot more about necromancy than Luke and seems to know what she's doing, but can she be trusted? As Luke is drawn into a spiral of ever more dangerous favors, he finds himself not only summoning the deadliest members of his father's Host, but returning to Deadside in a terrifying quest to save what he holds dearest--or die trying.Supernatural00X978-0-7636-8994-0HL720L53XX0January 31, 2012FIC SCFI L'Engl (Vide Display)5
6/22/2018Electric ArchesEwingEveCollected poetry, narrative prose, and visual art of Eve L. Ewing that eXplore black girlhood and womanhood.Poetry00Alex AwardX978-1-54904-942-22 each1 of eaWE ARE THE STREETSXXGN FIC COATE1 of each
6/22/2018Exit WestHamidMoshinn a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet--sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, thrust into premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city.Fiction11978-0-7352-1217-657XX?July 18, 2017FIC MSTY Conne (Vide Display)5
6/22/2018Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern PhotojournalismAronsonMarcLooks at the life and work of war photographers Robert Capa and Gerta Taro, who were pioneers in the field of photojournalism as they captured images from the Spanish Civil War.Biography/Memoir00YALSA nonfictionX978-0-8050-9835-81060L31XXXSeptember 12, 2017970.004 CHARL1
6/22/2018Fates Divide, TheRothVeronicaWhen Cyra's father Lazmet Noavek, a soulless tyrant thought to be dead, reclaims the throne, Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are desperate to stop him from igniting a barbaric warSciFi11X978-0-06-242695-6700L31 XXXOctober 17, 2017364.15 SLATE (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Fierce : How Competing for Myself Changed EverythingRaismanAlyDiscover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.Sports00X978-0-316-47270-8940L514+ 2 each of others in series; audiobooks?; eBooks?XX?2017FIC SCFI WellsAwardAward5/311
6/22/2018Great Alone, TheHannahKristinErnt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America's last true frontier.Adventure11X978-0-312-57723-0514+ 2 each of others in series; audiobooks?; eBooks?XX?2017FIC SCFI WellsAwardAward5/311
SamIn 1992 Boston, Dave, a white boy at a mostly black middle school, befriends Marlon, a youth who lives in public housing and who confounds Dave's assumptions about black culture before their bond is tested by girls, family secrets, and national violenceRealism11X978-0-399-59114-322XX?May 30, 2017FIC ACTN White (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Hate U Give, TheThomasAngieSiXteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr. But what Starr does-or does not-say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.RealismXorderPrintz H Morris W0X9780062498533HL590L24XXXNovermber 14, 2017FIC SCFI Weir (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018HeartlessMeyerMarissaIn this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.Fantasy11X978-1-25004-465-5780L21XX0May 8, 2018FIC ACTN Smith (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Hello, UniverseKellyErin EntradaThe lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.Adventure00NewburyX978-0-06-241415-1690L33XXXSeptember 12, 2017FIC MSTY Locke (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Higher Loyalty : Truth, Lies, and Leadership, AComeyJamesformer FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told eXperiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, eXploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.Nonfiction21X978-1-25019-245-531XXXMarch 6, 2018GN 305.42 BAGIE (Vide display)0
6/22/2018History of Jane Doe, TheBelangerMikeWritten by NCHS alumnus! Before Jane, Raymond Green was a historian without a history of his own. His best friedn, Simon was that wierd kid who drank way too much milk. But when the sarcastic, conspiracy-theory-loving Jane moves to their small Connecticut town, the universe shifts, and Jane chooses them as theif people. Realism21X978-0-7352-2881-832XX?January 17, 2017FIC SCFI Roth (Vide Display)2
6/22/2018Hope More Powerful Than the Sea, AFlemingMelissaA childhood in Syria -- The war begins -- The siege of Daraa -- Life as a refugee -- Love in eXile -- The engagement -- Deal with the devil -- The nightmare begins -- All that is left is the sea -- Rescue at the dying hour. "The story of a young Syrian refugee's attempt to reach Sweden, focusing on her ordeal in icy waters after the dilapidated fishing vessel in which she was traveling--along with 500 others--sinksNonfiction21Alex AwardX978-1-25010-599-81040L211+Audio+eBookXX?2017FIC SCFI WilsoAwardAward5/301
6/22/2018Hope NationBrockRoseA collection of essays and original stories by some of today's. . . young adult authors that speaks directly to teens on how to find hope and comfort in today's turbulent societyEssays00X978-1-52474-167-9940L51XXXJune 13, 2017TBHR 322.4 SHARI2
6/22/2018Hyde : a NovelLevineDanielMr. Hyde is hiding, trapped in Dr. Jekyll's surgical cabinet, counting the hours until capture. As four days pass, he has the chance, finally, to tell the story of his brief, marvelous life.Horror11X978054419118131XX?October 31, 2017FIC REAL Henso (Vide Display)0
6/22/2018Immortalists, TheBenjaminChloe"It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children--four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness--sneak out to hear their fortunes. The prophecies inform their neXt five decades. Golden-boy Simon escapes to the West Coast, searching for love in '80s San Francisco; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician, obsessed with blurring reality and fantasy; eldest son Daniel seeks security as an army doctor post-9/11; and bookish Varya throws herself into longevity research, where she tests the boundary between science and immortality"-Realism11X978-0-7352-1318-031XX?June 13, 2017FIC FTSY McGui1
6/22/2018Just the Funny PartsScovellNellJust the Funny Parts is a juicy and scathingly funny insider look at how pop culture gets made. For more than thirty years, writer, producer and director Nell Scovell worked behind the scenes of iconic TV shows, including The Simpsons, Late Night with David Letterman, Murphy Brown, NCIS, The Muppets, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, which she created and eXecutive produced.Funny book11X978-0-06-247348-621XXXSeptember 12, 2017818 EWING0
6/22/2018Late Show, TheConnellyMichaelRenee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a seXual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn. Against orders and her own partner's wishes, she works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night. As the cases entwine they pull her closer to her own demons and the reason she won't give up her job no matter what the department throws at herMystery11X978-0-316-22598-421XX0March 28, 2017770.92 ARONS0
6/22/2018Little Fires EverywhereNgCelesteIn Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned--from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren--an enigmatic artist and single mother--who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenaged daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town--and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. But her obsession will come at uneXpected and devastating costsRealism11X978-0-7352-2429-231XX?April 10, 2018FIC SCFI Roth1
6/22/2018Long Way DownReynoldsJasonAs Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know.Mystery11Printz HX9781481438261HL720L21XX0November 14, 2017796.44 RAISM (Vide Display)0
6/22/2018Magpie MurdersHorowitzAnthonyEditor Susan Ryland thinks nothing when Alan Conway, the bestselling crime writer of the Atticus Pnd mysteries, sends her his latest manuscript, but the more Susan reads, the more she realizes that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript, one of ambition, jealousy, and greed which will soon lead to murder.Mystery11X978-0-06-264522-731XX?February 6, 2018FIC REAL Hanna11
6/22/2018MalagashComeauJoeyShowcasing his brilliant and lucid prose, his dramatic skill, and his perfect sense of pace that made him a celebrity during his time and a landmark author in the history of English literature, Stevenson's enduring stories continue to capture the imagination of the contemporary reader and rightly belong to popular mythology today.Realism11Alex AwardX 978-1-54904-935-435XXXJanuary 2, 2018FIC CofA Graha (Vide Display)0
6/22/2018My Sister RosaLarbalestierJustineWhen his father's business takes the family to New York City, a seventeen-year-old Australian boy must balance his desire to protect his ten-year-old sister, a diagnosable psychopath, from the world with the desperate need to protect the world from her.Suspense00X978-1-61695-674-5HL490L87eBookXXX2017FIC REAL Thoma (Vide DisplayMichelleLuhtala5/3030
6/22/2018No reservations : Around the World on an Empty StomachBourdainAnthonyMore than just a companion to the hugely popular Travel Channel show,No Reservations is Bourdain's fully illustrated journal of his far-flung travels. The book traces his trips from New Zealand to New Jersey and everywhere in between, mixing beautiful, never-before-seen photos and mementos with Bourdain's outrageous commentary on what really happens when you give a bad-boy chef an open ticket to the world.Nonfiction??X
32XX?November 8, 2016FIC FTSY Meyer (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Poe : Stories and PoemsHIndsGarethComic adaptation of stories and poems / by Edgar Allan Poe.;The Masque of the red death -- The Cask of amontillado -- Annabel Lee -- The Pit and the pendulum -- The Tell-tale heart -- The Bells -- The Raven. A collection of stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe presented in graphic novel format.Short Stories00X978-0-7636-8112-8GN960L53XX0April 17, 2018363.25 COMEY1
6/22/2018Prince and the Dressmaker, TheWangJenPrince Sebastian is looking for a bride--or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia--the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!Graphic Novel00X978-1-25015-985-4GN360L51XXXJanuary 24, 2017TBHR 956.9104 FLEMI (Vide Dis)1
6/22/2018QB: My Life Behind the SpiralYoungSteveIn the most candid and compelling sports memoir since Andre Agassi's riveting bestsellerOpen,former San Francisco 49er, Super Bowl champion, NFL MVP, and Hall of Famer Steve Young gives readers an unprecedented and stunning inside look at what it takes to become a super-elite professional quarterback.Sports11978-0-544-84576-331XXXFebruary 27, 2018158.1 HOPE (Vide Display)0
6/22/2018Really ReallyColazzoPaul Downs"In the hazy aftermath of a wild campus party, dawn breaks on what appears to be just another day in the undergrad carnival that revolves around a circle of friends. But when morning-after gossip about privileged Davis and ambitious Leigh turns ugly, self-interest collides with the truth and the resulting storm of ambiguity makes it hard to discern just who's a victim, who's a predator, and who's a Future Leader of America. All that's certain is when the veneer of loyalty and friendship is stripped back, what's revealed is a vicious jungle of sexual politics, raw ambition, and class warfare where only the strong could possibly survive."Drama00X978-1-46830-807-521XX0January 9, 2018FIC CofA Benja6
6/22/2018Rest of Us Just Live Here, TheNessPatrickWhat if you aren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you're like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again. Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week's end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life. Even if your best friend is worshipped by mountain lions.Funny book10X978-1-51810-660-6HL700L21XXXMarch 20, 2018791 SCOVE1
6/22/2018Robots vs. fairies
Introduction / by Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe -- Build me a wonderland / by Seanan McGuire -- Quality time / by Ken Liu -- Murmured under the moon / by Tim Pratt -- The blue fairy's manifesto / by Annalee Newitz -- Bread and milk and salt / by Sarah Gailey -- Ironheart / by Jonathan Maberry -- Just another love song / by Kat Howard -- Sound and fury / by Mary Robinette Kowal -- The bookcase expedition / by Jeffrey Ford -- Work shadow/shadow work / by Madeline Ashby -- Second to the left, and straight on / by Jim C. Hines -- The buried giant / by Lavie Tidhar -- Robots experience objects left behind from the era of humans for the first time / by John Scalzi -- Ostentation of peacocks / by Delilah S. Dawson -- All the time we've left to spend / by Alyssa Wong -- Adriftica / by Maria Dahvana Headley -- To a cloven pine / by Max Gladstone -- A fall counts anywhere / by Catherynne M. Valente. A collection of eighteen fantasy and science fiction stories about robots and fairies.
Short Stories00X978-1-48146-236-555XX0September 12, 2017FIC REAL Ng (VIDE display)1
6/22/2018RoughneckLemireJeffDerek Ouelette's glory days are behind him. His hockey career ended a decade earlier in a violent incident on ice, and since then he's been living off his reputation in the remote northern community where he grew up, drinking too much and fighting anyone who crosses him. But he never counts on his long-lost sister, Beth, showing up one day out of the blue, back in town and on the run from an abusive boyfriend. Looking to hide out for a while, the two siblings hunker down in a secluded hunting camp deep in the local woods. It is there that they attempt to find a way to reconnect with each other and the painful secrets of their past ... even as Beth's eX draws closer, threatening to pull both Derek and Beth back into a world of self-destruction that they are fighting tooth and nail to leave behindGraphic Novel00Alex AwardX978-1-50116-099-8611eBookXXX2017FIC REAL Reyno (Vide Display)JeanieAltman5/3010
6/22/2018Rules of Magic, TheHoffmanAliceFor the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man.

Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. Difficult Franny, with skin as pale as milk and blood red hair, shy and beautiful Jet, who can read other people's thoughts, and charismatic Vincent, who began looking for trouble on the day he could walk.

From the start Susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no red shoes, no wearing black, no cats, no crows, no candles, no books about magic. And most importantly, never, ever, fall in love. But when her children visit their Aunt Isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are. Back in New York City each begins a risky journey as they try to escape the family curse.

The Owens children cannot escape love even if they try, just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart. The two beautiful sisters will grow up to be the revered, and sometimes feared, aunts in Practical Magic, while Vincent, their beloved brother, will leave an unexpected legacy. Thrilling and exquisite, real and fantastical, The Rules of Magic is a story about the power of love reminding us that the only remedy for being human is to be true to yourself.
Romance11X978-1-50113-747-131XX?August 1, 2017GN FIC HINDS1
6/22/2018Saints and MisfitsAliS.K.Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.Realism11Morris HX978-1-48149-924-8HL710L32XXXFebruary 13, 2018GN FIC WANG (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Setting Free the KitesGeorgeAlexEighth grade is hard enough, but for Robert Carter it’s made doubly worse by the constant threat of bullying. So when newcomer Nathan Tilly arrives in depressed Haverford, Maine, and saves him from a particularly wrenching confrontation with the local terror, Hollis Calhoun, Robert is forever indebted to his fearless classmate. The two become fast friends through school and over summer jobs working at the schlocky amusement park owned by Robert’s dad. Tragedy further unites them as first Nathan and then Robert copes with devastating losses. Nathan is reckless and wild spirited in all the ways that Robert is not, including his pursuit of his high-school crush, Faye. George (A Good American, 2012) draws on Gatsbyesque themes, as Nathan pines after goals forever out of reach: the Daisy Buchanan–like Faye and a life that is truly carefree, unencumbered by circumstances beyond his control. The mechanics of grief play out gracefully, even if the novel occasionally gets bogged down by relentless tragedy. An eloquent meditation on loss and the necessary action of letting goHistorical Fiction11X978-0-399-16210-723XX0October 11, 2016796.332 YOUNG (Vide Display)0
6/22/2018Seven trees of stoneHuntLeoNow that last year's nightmare is in the past, Luke and Elza have started college, and Luke's mum has moved on, too, with a new boyfriend named Darren. Life is returning to something like normal -- until Luke and Elza spend New Year's Eve at Darren's cottage and find themselves transported to the forest near Dunbarrow with no knowledge of how they got there. Gray fog is spreading through town, the sky is awash with green light, and something is clearly very wrong: a great spirit from Deadside, known as the Barrenwhite Tree, has broken open the gateway between the living and spirit worlds, leaving Dunbarrow to be taken over by the world of the dead. Together with Luke's old friends from school, who seem oddly unaffected by the plague of insanity unleashed on the town, Luke and Elza need to find a way to close the gateway while they still can. Not only that, but the devilish Mr. Berkley is abroad in Dunbarrow with an agenda of his own -- and he hasn't forgotten Luke's debt to him.Supernatural11X978-1-53620-373-8HL660L31XX?April 18, 2017GN FIC LEMIR0
6/22/2018She Rides ShotgunHarperJordanA young girl is uneXpectedly reunited with her father who is fresh out of jail, only to have him take her from school into a world of robbery, violence, and death threats.Adventure11Alex Award; Edgar AwardX978-0-06-239440-8HL610L31XX?June 13, 2017FIC REAL Ali (vide display)1
6/22/2018Silent Days, Silent DreamsSayAllenJames Castle was born two months premature on September 25, 1899, on a farm in Garden Valley, Idaho. He was deaf, mute, autistic, and probably dysleXic. He didn't walk until he was four; he would never learn to speak, write, read, or use sign language.Biographical Fiction00SchneiderX978-0-545-92761-1790L31XX?February 21, 2017FIC CofA Georg (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Stalking Jack the RipperManiscalcoKerriAudrey Rose Wadsworth, a highborn Victorian young lady, is determined to understand the nature of death after her own mother's death and as she is secretly apprenticing in forensics she finds herself embroiled in the investigation of serial killer Jack the Ripper.Horror11X978-0-316-27349-7HL860L31XX?June 6, 2017FIC MSTY Harpe0
6/22/2018StarfishBowmanAkemi DawnKiko Himura yearns to escape the toXic relationship with her mother by getting into her dream art school, but when things do not work out as she hoped Kiko jumps at the opportunity to tour art schools with her childhood friend, learning life-changing truths about herself and her past along the way.Realism11Morris HX978-1-48148-772-6HL670L31XX0September 20, 2016FIC TBHR Europe Manis0
6/22/2018Stars Beneath Our Feet, TheMooreDavid BarclayLolly Rachpaul, twelve, still reeling from the shooting death of his older brother, begins to find his own way--without gang alliances--when his mother's girlfriend's gift of Legos allows him to build a fantastical city at a Harlem community center.Realism11KingX978-1-52470-125-3650L31XX?September 26, 2017FIC REAL Bowma (vide display)1
6/22/2018Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeStevensonRobert LouisThe Best Short Works of One of English Literature's Most Masterful Storytellers Collected in a Single VolumeClassic11X978-1-51073-780-831XX?September 19, 2017FIC REAL Moore (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Strange the DreamerTaylorLainiThe dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance or lose his dream forever.Fantasy11Nat'l Book Award; PrintzX9780316341684HL820L53XXXNovember 1, 2016FIC <3 ;-) Yoon (Vide Display)2
6/22/2018Sun is Also a Star, TheYoonNicolaNatasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won't be my story.Romance11X978-0-553-49668-0HL650L33XX?July 9, 2013GN FIC MECHN (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018TemplarMechnerJordanMartin, a Templar Knight, returns from the Crusades to find his love married to someone else, and soon discovers that others are out to destroy the Templar Order and steal their treasure. He bands together with other Templars to keep the Templar treasure safe from the corrupt officials of the Catholic Church.Graphic Novel00X978-1-59643-393-931XX?January 31, 2017FIC CofA Kavan1
6/22/2018Astonishing Color of After, ThePanEmily X. R.After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.Realism??X
67032XX?August 25, 2015FIC HROR Hunt (Vide Display)1
6/22/2018Outsider, TheKingStephen"An eleven-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad"Horror??X
31XXXSeptember 1, 2015FIC HIST Ganto0
6/22/2018Things We Have in CommonKavanaghTashaFifteen-year-old Yasmin yearns for a sense of belonging, but when she notices a sinister-looking man watching another girl at school, she moves into action once the girl goes missing.Suspense11Alex AwardX978-0-7783-2685-4311XX02017759.9492 HEILIAwardAward5/3011
6/22/2018Thirteen Days of MidnightHuntLeoWhen Luke Manchett's estranged father dies suddenly, he leaves his son a dark inheritance: a host of eight unique, powerful, and restless spirits. Unfortunately, Luke has no clue how to manage them, which the ghosts figure out pretty quickly. Armed with only his father's indecipherable notes and a locked copy of 'The Book of Eight,' Luke struggles to adapt to his new role as a necromancerSupernatural11X978-1-49158-831-4321XX?2017FIC REAL LACOUAwardAward5/300
6/22/2018Trouble in Me, TheGantosJackFourteen-year-old Jack falls under the spell of a delinquent Florida neighbor and gets way more trouble than he bargained forFunny book11X978-0-374-37995-7970L21XXXOctober 3, 2017973.932 COATES (Vide Display)2
6/22/2018Tyranny of Petticoats : 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls, Ashort story collectionShort Stories00X978-0-7636-7848-7830L31XX?March 20, 2018FIC HIST Donah0
6/22/2018Unkindness of Magicians, AnHowardKatThere is a dark secret that is hiding at the heart of New York City and diminishing the city's magicians' power in this fantasy thriller by acclaimed author Kat Howard. In New York City, magic controls everything. But the power of magic is fading. No one knows what is happening, except for Sydney--a new, rare magician with incredible power that has been unmatched in decades, and she may be the only person who is able to stop the darkness that is weakening the magic. But Sydney doesn't want to help the system, she wants to destroy itFantasy11Alex AwardX978-1-48145-119-231XX0March 14, 2017910.4 SANDL 0
6/22/2018Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh BrothersHeiligmanDeborahThe deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend, Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Meticulously researched, drawing on the 658 letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, Deborah Heiligman weaves a tale of two lives intertwined and the love of the Van Gogh brothers.Biography/Memoir00Printz; YALSAX9780805093391900L20March 7, 20170
6/22/2018We Are OkayLaCourNinaMarin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend, Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and tragedy she’s tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Mabel is coming to visit, and Marin will be forced to face everything that’s been left unsaid and finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart.Realism11Printz WX9780525425892HL660L0April 15, 19930
6/22/2018We Were Eight Years in PowerCoatesTa-NehisiA collection of essays from award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coats reflecting on race, Barack Obama's presidency and the jarring aftermath of the election of Donald Trump.Essays11X978-0-399-59056-6211YX2016
6/22/2018When the Crickets Stopped SingingDonahueMarilyn CramSet in the summer of 1939, this historical novel for readers aged 10-14 tells the story of a young girl who finds the strength to defy the social norms of her community when a dangerous man poses a threat to a friendHistorical Fiction10X978-1-62979-723-6730L222YX2007
6/22/2018Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found, TheSandlerMartinDescribes what happened when a slave ship packed with plunder was captured by pirates in 1717 then sunk by a brutal storm. Tells the story of the 1984 eXpedition to locate the wreck of The Whydah and what was uncovered.Nonfiction11YALSA FonfictionX978-0-7636-8033-61270L312YX2018
6/22/2018Wrinkle in TimeL'EngleMadeleineMeg Murry, her brother Charles, and their friend Calvin, embark on a journey through space and time, assisted by three otherworldly women, to find Meg's father, a physicist who disappeared while experimenting with time travel. Includes an afterword from the author's granddaughter with photographs, the author's Newberry Medal acceptance speech, and more.Classic11X978-0-374-38616-0740L333YXX2018