By: Grace W.
Looking for something new to read? Stop by the library to pick up one of these bestsellers.
Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley (YA FIC BOULLEY, also available on Overdrive and Axis 360)
Pick up a copy of this thriller to read about Daunis, a biracial Ojibwe teen. Daunis has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. She dreams of studying medicine, but must put her future on hold to care for her mother. Things are looking pretty bleak and before she knows it, Daunis must go undercover to root out corruption in her community.
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus (YA FIC MCMANUS, also available on Overdrive and Axis 360)
In this thriller, the Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars when five teens walk into detention and only 4 make it out alive. These four students are now suspects. Pick up a copy of this book to see if you can solve the mystery.
Lore by Alexandra Bracken (YA FIC BRACKEN, also available on Overdrive, Hoopla, and Axis 360)
Do you like mythology? Tales of power, love, destiny, and redemption? If you answered yes to any of those questions, this might be the book for you. Read about Agon- a form of punishment for a past rebellion, where nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals. They are hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.
Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas (YA FIC THOMAS, also available on Overdrive and Axis 360)
Maverick’s life is not easy with the stress of working two jobs to help out his mom while his dad is in prison, but he feels like he has everything under control. That is until he finds out that he is a father. Maverick finds himself struggling to finish school, keep up with his jobs, and raise a child. Pick up a copy of this book to find out what happens to Maverick as he figures out what it really means to be a man.
Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard (YA FIC AVEYARD, also available on Overdrive and Axis 360)
Pick up a copy of this book to read about Even. She feels a strange darkness growing in her small town by the sea. She soon discovers that she is the last of an ancient lineage and the last hope to save the world from destruction. Read this book to find out what happens to Even and her unlikely band of companions as they stand tighter against a vicious opponent.
Legondborn by Tracy Deonn (YA FIC DEONN, also available on Overdrive and Axis 360)
After Bree’s mother dies in an accident, she wants nothing to do with her family and childhood home. She thinks a residential program for high schoolers at UNC- Chapel Hill seems like the perfect escape, until she witnesses a magical attack on her first night on campus. Dive into this tale of mystery and magic to learn about the secret society of legendborn students that hunt down creatures.