November 2016

New Titles added in November 2016 

Fantasy

Crooked Kingdom (Sep 2016)
Author: Bardugo, Leigh
Series: Six of crows, 2

Kaz and his crew find their loyalties tested after pulling off an impossible heist and are forced to fight for their lives when powerful enemies descend on Ketterdam in pursuit of knowledge about a dangerous drug.

The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim (Mar 2014)
Author: Johnston, E. K.
Series: Dragon slayer of Trondheim, 1

In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.

Graphic Novel

The Outside Circle
By: LaBoucane-Benson, Patti

Pete, a young Aboriginal gang member, is sent to jail for killing his mother’s boyfriend during a fight. While there, he realizes that he has become a negative influence on his younger brother and decides to turn his life around with the help of traditional Aboriginal healing circles and ceremonies.

Historical Fiction

Projekt 1065 (Oct 2016)
Author: Gratz, Alan, 1972-

Description: It is 1943, and thirteen-year-old Michael O’Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, is also a spy for the British Secret Service, so he has joined the Hitler Youth, and pretending that he agrees with their violence and book-burning is hard enough–but when he is asked to find out more about “Projekt 1065” both his and his parents’ lives get a lot more dangerous.

Magical Realism

Bone Gap

By: Ruby, Laura

Eighteen-year-old Finn, an outsider in his quiet Midwestern town, is the only witness to the abduction of town favorite Roza, but his inability to distinguish between faces makes it difficult for him to help with the investigation, and subjects him to even more ridicule and bullying.

Realistic Fiction

Afterward (Sep 2016)
Author: Mathieu, Jennifer

Description:When eleven-year-old Dylan Anderson is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan Jorgensen, who had disappeared four years earlier, and now Dylan’s sister Caroline befriends Ethan and wants to learn the truth about her autistic brother’s captivity.

Alexandria of Africa (Sep 2008)
Author: Walters, Eric

When Alexandria Hyatt is arrested for shoplifting a judge orders her to work for an international charity in Kenya where she must face a reality she could never have imagined.

Science Fiction

RULE OF THREE

The rule of thre3 (Jan 2014)
Author: Walters, Eric, 1957-
Series: Rule of three trilogy, 1

Description: When a viral catastrophe causes a global technological shut down, 16 year old Adam realizes that his police captain mother and a retired government spy living next door are key to his survival.

Fight for Power Cover

Fight for power (Jan 2015)
Author: Walters, Eric, 1957-
Series: Rule of three trilogy, 2

Description: “In a world gone dark, life goes on for Adam and his fortified neighborhood–but the trade-offs made for safety and security are increasingly wrenching and questionable”–.

will to survive

Will to survive (Jan 2016)
Author: Walters, Eric, 1957-
 Series: Rule of three trilogy, 3

Description: A global blackout forces teenager Adam Daley and his neighbors to turn their community into a fortress, defending against countless enemies, but a new danger threatens to destroy them all.