NEW Y FICTION BARDUGO, LEIGH 2021
Rule of wolves
Summary:As Fjerda’s massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm to win this fight, and Zoya Nazyalensky must embrace her powers to become the weapon her country needs, meanwhile Nina Zenik risks discovery and death as she wages war on Fjerda from inside its capital.
NEW Y FICTION BLAIR, KATHARYN 2021
NEW Y FICTION BOULLEY, ANGELINE 2021
Summary:Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths.
NEW Y FICTION CHARLES, TAMI 2021
Summary:"For seventeen-year-old Denver, music is everything. Writing, performing, and her ultimate goal: escaping her very small, very white hometown. So Denver is more than ready on the day she and her best friends Dali and Shak sing their way into the orbit of the biggest R&B star in the world, Sean Mercury Ellis. Merc gives them everything: parties, perks, wild nights — plus hours and hours in the recording studio. Even the painful sacrifices and the lies the girls have to tell are all worth it. Until they’re not."–
NEW Y FICTION DUNCAN, EMILY 2021
Summary:"The girl, the monster, the prince, the queen … must unite once more to fight the dark chaos they’ve unleashed – but is it already too late?"–
NEW Y FICTION ELLE, J 2021
Wings of ebony
Summary:Half-god, half-human Rue is snatched from her Houston home to Ghazan, a secret land of gods, by her estranged father, then must face an evil determined to steal everything from her.
ISBN:1534470689, 9781534470682, 1534470670, 9781534470675, 9781534470699
NEW Y FICTION HUTCHINSON, SHAUN 2021
A complicated love story set in space
Summary:Sixteen-year-olds Noa, DJ, and Jenny awake on a spaceship, unaware of how they got there or what is coming, but soon Noa and DJ are falling in love.
ISBN:1534448535, 9781534448537, 9781534448551
NEW Y FICTION MANGLE, BETHANY 2021
Summary:Raised among doomsday preppers, Becca Aldaine’s life has centered on planning for the worst, but when her escape plan is jeopardized, she turns to the boy she is expected to marry and hopes for the best.
ISBN:1534477519, 9781534477513, 1534477500, 9781534477506, 9781534477520
NEW Y FICTION MASS, SARAH 2021
A court of silver flames
Summary:"Against the sweeping backdrop of a world seared by war and plagued with uncertainty, Nesta and Cassian battle monsters from within and without as they search for acceptance-and healing-in each other’s arms"–
NEW Y FICTION MCGINNIS, MINDY 2021
The initial insult
Summary:Tress Montor’s family used to mean something—until she didn’t have a family anymore. When her parents disappeared seven years ago while driving her best friend home, Tress lost everything. The entire town shuns her now that she lives with her drunken, one-eyed grandfather at what locals refer to as the “White Trash Zoo.” Felicity Turnado has it all: looks, money, and a secret. One misstep could send her tumbling from the top of the social ladder, and she’s worked hard to make everyone forget that she was with the Montors the night they disappeared. Felicity has buried what she knows so deeply that she can’t even remember what it is . . . only that she can’t look at Tress without feeling shame and guilt. But Tress has a plan. A Halloween costume party at an abandoned house provides the ideal situation for Tress to pry the truth from Felicity—brick by brick—as she slowly seals her former best friend into a coal chute. Tress will have her answers—or settle for revenge.
NEW Y FICTION MOULITE, MAIKA 2021
One of the good ones
Summary:Although distraught, Happi is also unsettled by the way people have idealized the memory of her sister who was killed after attending a social justice rally — why do people have to be perfect in order to be missed? As a way to honor the memory, however, Happi and her other sister Genny go on a roadtrip using the original "Green Book" — but the trip reveals secrets neither sister knew about the dead Kezi.
NEW Y FICTION PRICE, TIRZAH 2021
Pride and premeditation
Summary:Seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seeks to solve a murder before her rival Mr. Darcy beats her to it.
NEW Y FICTION THOMAS, AIDEN 2021
Lost in the Never Woods
Summary:"It’s been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went missing in the woods, but when the town’s children start to disappear, the questions surrounding her brothers’ mysterious circumstances are brought back into light. Attempting to flee her past, Wendy almost runs over an unconscious boy lying in the middle of the road, and gets pulled into the mystery haunting the town. Peter, a boy she thought lived only in her stories, claims that if they don’t do something, the missing children will meet the same fate as her brothers. In order to find them and rescue the missing kids, Wendy must confront what’s waiting for her in the woods." — Goodreads.com
NEW Y FICTION TOOLEY, ADRIENNE 2021
Sweet & bitter magic
Summary:When seventeen-year-old Tamsin, a cursed witch who must steal love from others, meets Wren, a girl hiding her own dangerous magic, they strike a love bargain with life-or-death consequences.
ISBN:1534453857, 9781534453852, 9781534453876
NEW Y FICTION YOUNG, ADRIENNE 2021
Namesake : a novel
Summary:When Fable and the Marigold’s crew become pawns in a notorious thug’s scheme, Fable delves into a world of deception and betrayal, risking everything to secure her and the crew’s feedom.
NEW Y FICTION ALBERTALLI, BECKY 2021
Kate in waiting
Summary:Contrary to popular belief, best friends Kate Garfield and Anderson Walker are not codependent. Carpooling to and from theater rehearsals? Environmentally sound and efficient. Consulting each other on every single life decision? Basic good judgment. Pining for the same guys from afar? Shared crushes are more fun anyway. But when Kate and Andy’s latest long-distance crush shows up at their school, everything goes off-script. Matt Olsson is talented and sweet, and Kate likes him. She really likes him. The only problem? So does Anderson. Turns out, communal crushes aren’t so fun when real feelings are involved. This one might even bring the curtains down on Kate and Anderson’s friendship.
NEW Y FICTION ALBUS, KATE 2021
A place to hang the moon
Summary:In World War II England, orphaned siblings William, Edmund, and Anna are evacuated from London to live in the countryside, where they bounce from home to home in search of someone willing to adopt them permanently.
NEW Y FICTION AVEYARD, VICTORIA 2021
Summary:A strange darkness grows in Allward. Even Corayne an-Amarat can feel it, tucked away in her small town at the edge of the sea. She soon discovers the truth: She is the last of an ancient lineage—and the last hope to save the world from destruction. But she won’t be alone. Even as darkness falls, she is joined by a band of unlikely companions: A squire, forced to choose between home and honor. An immortal, avenging a broken promise. An assassin, exiled and bloodthirsty. An ancient sorceress, whose riddles hide an eerie foresight. A forger with a secret past. A bounty hunter with a score to settle. Together they stand against a vicious opponent, invincible and determined to burn all kingdoms to ash, and an army unlike anything the realm has ever witnessed.
NEW Y FICTION BAYRON, KALYNN 2020
Cinderella is dead
Summary:"Queer black girls team up to overthrow the patriarchy in the former kingdom of Cinderella"–
ISBN:9781547603893, 9781547603886, 9781547603879
NEW Y FICTION BISCHER, KAREN 2021
The secret recipe for moving on
Summary:When her boyfriend Hunter dumps her, high school senior Ellie is forced to make new friends, while watching Hunter swoon over his new girlfriend.
NEW Y FICTION BOWMAN, AKEMI 2021
The Infinity courts
Summary:Murdered on the way to her high school graduation party, eighteen-year-old Nami Miyamoto finds herself in an afterlife ruled by Ophelia, a virtual assistant planning to eradicate human existence.
ISBN:153445649X, 9781534456495, 9781534456518
NEW Y FICTION CORDOVA, ZORAIDA 2020
Summary:Renata was only a child when she was kidnapped by the King’s Justice and brought to the luxurious palace of Andalucía. As a memory thief, the rarest and most feared of the magical Moria, Renata was used by the crown to carry out the King’s Wrath, a siege that resulted in the deaths of thousands of her own people. Now Renata is one of the Whispers, rebel spies working against the crown. The Whispers may have rescued Renata years ago, but she cannot escape their mistrust and hatred-or the overpowering memories of the hundreds of souls she drained during her time in the palace. When Dez, the commander of her unit-and the boy she’s grown to love-is taken captive by the notorious Príncipe Dorado, Renata must return to Andalucía and complete Dez’s top secret mission herself. Can she keep her cover, even as she burns for vengeance against the brutal, enigmatic prince?
NEW Y FICTION CUSHMAN, KAREN 2021
War and Millie McGonigle
Summary:"Millie McGonigle lives in sunny California, where her days are filled with beach and surf. It should be perfect–but times are tough. Hitler is attacking Europe and it looks like the United States may be going to war. Food is rationed and money is tight. And Millie’s sickly little sister gets all the attention and couldn’t be more of a pain if she tried. It’s a time of sunshine, siblings, and stress. Will Millie be able to find her way in her family, and keep her balance as the the world around her loses its own?"–
NEW Y FICTION DOWNING, ERIN 2021
The Great Peach Experiment 1: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie
NEW Y FICTION FREEMAN, MEGAN 2021
Summary:When twelve-year-old Maddie hatches a scheme for a secret sleepover with her two best friends, she ends up waking up to a nightmare. She’s alone–left behind in a town that has been mysteriously evacuated and abandoned. With no one to rely on, no power, and no working phone lines or internet access, Maddie slowly learns to survive on her own. Her only companions are a Rottweiler named George and all the books she can read. After a rough start, Maddie learns to trust her own ingenuity and invents clever ways to survive in a place that has been deserted and forgotten. As months pass, she escapes natural disasters, looters, and wild animals. But Maddie’s most formidable enemy is the crushing loneliness she faces every day. Can Maddie’s stubborn will to survive carry her through the most frightening experience of her life?
NEW Y FICTION GONZALES, SOPHIE 2021
Perfect on paper
Summary:Seventeen-year-old Darcy Phillips, a bisexual girl who gives anonymous love advice to her classmates, is hired by the "hot" guy at school to help him get his ex back.
ISBN:1250769787, 9781250769787, 9781250769770
NEW Y FICTION GRATZ, ALAN 2021
Summary:Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women–both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.
NEW Y FICTION HEARD, WENDY 2021
She’s too pretty to burn
Summary:When seventeen-year-old Veronica’s photograph of her introverted girlfriend goes viral, they are sent into a spiral of fame and lethal danger as they navigate the turbulent waters of their relationship, secrets, acclaim, and the underground San Diego art scene.
NEW Y FICTION LEE, EMERY 2021
Meet cute diary
Summary:"Noah Ramirez thinks he’s an expert on romance. He has to be for his popular blog, the Meet Cute Diary, a collection of trans happily ever afters. There’s just one problem; all the stories are fake… When a troll exposes the blog as fiction, Noah’s world unravels. The only way to save the Diary is to convince everyone that the stories are true, but he doesn’t have any proof. Then Drew walks into Noah’s life, and the pieces fall into place." —
NEW Y FICTION LEE, STACEY 2021
Luck of the Titanic
Summary:After smuggling herself onto the RMS Titanic, British-Chinese teenager Valora Luck reunites with her twin brother and tries to convince him that their acrobatic training could be their ticket to a better life.
NEW Y FICTION LEVENSELLER, TRICIA 2021
Blade of secrets /
Summary:"In the first book in Tricia Levenseller’s exciting new YA fantasy duology, a teenage blacksmith with social anxiety is forced to go on the run to protect the world from the most powerful magical sword she’s ever made"–
ISBN:“1250756804 : HRD”, “9781250756800 : HRD”
NEW Y FICTION LEVITHAN, DAVID 2021
The mysterious disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother)
Summary:"Aidan disappeared for six days. Six agonizing days of searches and police and questions and constant vigils. Then, just as suddenly as he vanished, Aidan reappears. Where has he been? The story he tells is simply. . . impossible. But it’s the story Aidan is sticking to. His brother, Lucas, wants to believe him. But Lucas is aware of what other people, including their parents, are saying: that Aidan is making it all up to disguise the fact that he ran away. When the kids in school hear Aidan’s story, they taunt him. But still Aidan clings to his story. And as he becomes more of an outcast, Lucas becomes more and more concerned. Being on Aidan’s side would mean believing in the impossible. But how can you believe in the impossible when everything and everybody is telling you not to?"–Amazon.
NEW Y FICTION LI, CHRISTINA 2021
Clues to the Universe
Summary:The only thing Rosalind Ling Geraghty loves more than watching NASA launches with her dad is building rockets with him. When he dies unexpectedly, all Ro has left of him is an unfinished model rocket they had been working on together. Benjamin Burns doesn’t like science, but he can’t get enough of Spacebound, a popular comic book series. When he finds a sketch that suggests that his dad created the comics, he’s thrilled. Too bad his dad walked out years ago, and Benji has no way to contact him. Though Ro and Benji were only supposed to be science class partners, the pair become unlikely friends: Benji helps Ro finish her rocket, and Ro figures out a way to reunite Benji and his dad. But Benji hesitates, which infuriates Ro. Doesn’t he realize how much Ro wishes she could be in his place? As the two face bullying, grief, and their own differences, Benji and Ro must try to piece together clues to some of the biggest questions in the universe.
NEW Y FICTION LUKOFF, KYLE 2021
Too bright to see
Summary:In the summer before middle school, eleven-year-old Bug must contend with best friend Moira suddenly caring about clothes, makeup, and boys; a ghost haunting; and the truth about Bug’s gender identity.
NEW Y FICTION MACCOLL, MICHAELA 2021
View from Pagoda Hill
Summary:"Twelve-year-old Ning doesn’t know where she belongs. The daughter of a Chinese woman and American man, Ning doesn’t fit in in 1870s Shanghai, where her American features and unbound feet make her stand out. When she receives news that her father will be visiting from America, Ning excitedly hopes that her parents will become a family. Instead, she learns that her father is taking her back with him to America. Ning wonders if being American will finally give her a sense of belonging, but when she arrives, she discovers that living in America isn’t perfect either. In this coming-of-age novel based on the life of author Michaela MacColl’s great-great-grandmother, a young girl learns to accept both sides of her heritage and find a new identity for herself."–
NEW Y FICTION MILLER, JESSICA 2020
The Republic of Birds
Summary:After her family is exiled from the capital of Tsaretsvo, Olga must use her wits, cunning, and forbidden magic to rescue her kidnapped sister, Mira, and return home from the Republic of Birds. Inspired by Russian folklore.
ISBN:9781683355632, “1419736752 : HRD”, “9781419736759 : HRD”
NEW Y FICTION MOON, SARAH 2021
Summary:"Thirteen-year-old Eli likes baggy clothes, baseball caps, and one girl in particular. Her seventeen-year-old sister Anna is more traditionally feminine; she loves boys and staying out late. They are sisters … Their dad has long been out of the picture, and their mom lives at the mercy of her next drink. When their mom lands herself in enforced rehab, Anna and Eli are left to fend for themselves. Eli and Anna have each gotten used to telling lies as a means of survival, but as they navigate a world without their mother, they must learn how to accept help, and let other people in"–
NEW Y FICTION PURDIE, KATHRYN 2021
Bone Crier’s dawn
Summary:"In this follow-up to Bone Criers Moon, "Sabine struggles to maintain her authority as matrone of her famille–the role always destined for her sister–even as she fights to control the violent jackal power within her. Bastien is faced with a new dilemma as the spirits of the Underworld threaten the souls of his friends–and his father. Ailesse attempts to resist her mother’s siren song as she’s drawn into her own version of the Underworld. How will she save her friends once she’s cut off from their world?"–Dust jacket flap.
NEW Y FICTION QUINDLEN, KELLY 2021
She drives me crazy
Summary:After an embarrassing loss to her ex-girlfriend in their first basketball game of the season, seventeen-year-old Scottie Zajac gets into a fender bender with her nemesis, Irene Abraham, head cheerleader for the Fighting Reindeer. When the accident sends Irene’s car to the shop for repairs, the girls are forced to carpool, and their rocky start only gets worse. In trying to get back at her toxic ex, Scottie bribes Irene into a fake-dating scheme that threatens to reveal some very real feelings.
NEW Y FICTION RAUF, ONJALI 2021
The star outside my window
Summary:Ten-year-old Aniyah and her little brother Noah find themselves living in foster care after the sudden disappearance of their mom, but with her life in disarray, Aniyah knows just one thing for sure–her mom is not gone forever.
ISBN:0593302281, 9780593302286, 0593302273, 9780593302279, 9780593302293
NEW Y FICTION SMART, CIANNON 2020
Witches steeped in gold
Summary:"Two enemy witches must enter into a deadly alliance to take down a tyrant who threatens both their worlds-with unpredictable results"–
NEW Y FICTION STOEVE, RAY 2021
Between perfect and real
Summary:After being cast as Romeo in the school play, Dean realizes he wants everyone to see him as he really is, a male, and not just play one on the stage, despite the risk of losing everything.
ISBN:1419746022, 9781419746024, 1419746014, 9781419746017
NEW Y FICTION TANG, ANDREA 2021
Summary:Pilot-in-training Viola Park, a probationary student at GAN Academy, enters a mech combat tournament that becomes a fight for the future of Peacekeepers everywhere.
ISBN:9781984835147, “1984835122 : HRD”, “9781984835123 : HRD”
NEW Y FICTION WILES 2020
Summary:Told from different points of view–protesters, students, National Guardsmen, and "townies"–recounts the story of what happened at Kent State in May 1970, when four college students were killed by National Guardsmen, and a student protest was turned into a bloody battlefield.
ISBN:1338356283, 9781338356281, 9781338356304