Archive for May, 2010

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WE’VE MOVED!

May 11, 2010

We’ve moved to a new new location.

Here it is!

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June Teen Book Club

May 8, 2010

In a future world, all babies are born.  However, between the ages of 13 and 18 parents can make the decision to have you “unwound”.  Your body will then be harvested to be used in other people’s bodies.  In the book, three teens are coming of age and are trying to uphold their values and maybe save their own lives.

Come join us for a discussion of this book on Saturday June 5th from 1-2pm.  Pick up a Book Club copy of the book in the Teen Tower before the event.  New members are always welcome!

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Pretty Little Liars New TV Show

May 8, 2010

Pretty Little Liars is being made into a TV Show on ABC Family.  It premiers Tuesday June 8 at 7pm.  Read the books before the show starts.  We own them all!

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New Books- 2nd Week of May

May 8, 2010

Bullet Point by Peter Abrahams

The only thing seventeen-year-old Wyatt knew about his biological father was that he was serving a life sentence, but circumstances and a new girlfriend bring them together and soon Wyatt is working to prove his father’s innocence.

The Karma Club by Jessica Brody

When high school senior Maddy catches her boyfriend cheating on her, she devises a complicated plan to get revenge.

Tell Us We’re Home by Marina Budhos

Three immigrant girls from different parts of the world meet and become close friends in a small New Jersey town where their mothers have found domestic work, but their relationships are tested when one girl’s mother is accused of stealing a precious heirloom.

Stolen by Lucy Christopher

Sixteen-year-old Gemma, a British city-dweller, is abducted while on vacation with her parents and taken to the Australian outback, where she soon realizes that escape attempts are futile, and in time she learns that her captor is not as despicable as she first believed.

Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti

Lani and Jason, who is her best friend’s boyfriend, fall in love, causing Lani tremendous anguish and guilt.

Mistwood by Leah Cypess

Brought back from the Mistwood to protect the royal family, a girl who has no memory of being a shape-shifter encounters political and magical intrigue as she struggles with her growing feelings for the prince.

Stettin Station by David Downing

With American entry into WWII looming, Anglo-American John Russell searches for a way out of Germany.

Resistance: Book 1 by Carla Jablonski

Fighting on a secret front of World War II Paul and Marie’s bucolic French country town is almost untouched by the ravages of WWII, but the siblings still live in the shadow of war. Their father is a Prisoner of War, kept hostage by the Germans. When their friend Henri’s parents disappear and Henri goes into hiding because of his Jewish ancestry, Paul and Marie realize they must take a stand. But how can they convince the French Resistance that even children can help in their fight against injustice? Resistance is the first volume of a trilogy written by acclaimed teen author Carla Jablonski and illustrated by Leland Purvis.

Party by Tom Leveen

As eleven different high school students recount, in their own voices, events before, during, and after the same end-of-year party, the stories intersect and combine in unexpected ways.

After the Kiss by Terra Ela Mcvoy

This moment changes everything.  Becca has been head-over-heels for Alec from the instant they met. He’s a brainy jock with a poet’s heart—in other words, perfect for her.  Camille is careful with her words and protective of her heart, especially since Chicago. Then a new boy in her new town catches her off guard with a surprise kiss.  Too bad that new boy is Becca’s boyfriend, Alec.  Camille and Becca have never met, but their lives will unravel and intertwine in surprising ways as they deal with what happens after the kiss.

Gimme a Call by Sarah Mlynowski

After accidentally dropping her cell phone into a fountain at the mall, fourteen-year-old Devi Banks starts to get phone calls–and an earful of advice on how to live her life to avoid making disastrous choices–from her seventeen-year-old self.

As Easy As Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins

A teenaged boy encounters one comedic calamity after another when his train strands him in the middle of nowhere, and everything comes down to luck.

The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

In 1943, in a seaside town where their family has gone to be safe from war, thirteen-year-old Max Carver and sister, fifteen-year-old Alicia, with new friend Roland, face off against an evil magician who is striving to complete a bargain made before he died.

Thief Eyes by Janni Lee Simner

Haley’s mother disappeared while on a trip to Iceland, and a year later, when her father takes her there to find out what happened, Haley finds herself deeply involved in an ancient saga that began with her Nordic ancestors.

Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready

Sixteen-year-old Aura of Baltimore, Maryland, reluctantly works at her aunt’s law firm helping ghosts with wrongful death cases file suits in hopes of moving on, but it becomes personal when her boyfriend, a promising musician, dies and persistently haunts her.

Checkered Flag Cheater by Will Weaver

Sequel to Super Stock Rookie

Trace Bonham, a teenaged professional stock car racer, blows away the competition wherever he races, but with every victory Trace is increasingly aware that his winning is due to more than just his driving skills.