Tuesday, June 26, 2007

What's New to Read at TPL?

New Fiction

Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot (Y CABOT)
Having become a proficient liar in order to keep everyone happy, rising high school senior Katie Ellison is stunned when her old middle school friend and local pariah Tommy Sullivan returns to town, and suddenly things start looking a lot different to her.

Fireworks: Four Summer Stories by Niki Burnham, Erin Haft, Sarah Mlynowski, and Lauren Myracle (Y STORIES FIREWORKS)
Four tales of summer romance by 4 favorite YA authors…..what more is there to say?

Now You See Her by Jacquelyn Mitchard (Y MITCHARD)
Hope has it all…brains, beauty, acceptance. So why would she fake her own abduction?

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (Y CLARE)
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.

Enter Three Witches: A Story of Macbeth by Caroline B. Cooney (Y COONEY)
When her father betrays the Scottish king and is hung as a traitor, Lady Mary's future is bleak after she loses her only true protector and ends up locked away in the tower by the powerful and deadly Lord and lady Macbeth.

Dragon’s Keep by Janet Lee Carey (Y CAREY)
In 1145 A.D., as foretold by Merlin, fourteen-year-old Rosalind, who will be the twenty-first Pendragon Queen of Wilde Island, has much to accomplish to fulfill her destiny, while hiding from her people the dragon's claw she was born with that reflects only one of her mother's dark secrets.

New Manga

Hibiki’s Magic by Jun Maeda (Y Graphic IDUMI)
Hibiki’s only real skill seems to be making a pot of delicious tea... Or is it?!

Punch! By Rie Takada (Y GRAPHIC TAKADA)
Elle doesn’t want to follow in her family’s Muay Thai kickboxing tradition. But her grandfather had different ideas for her and betrothes her to an up-and-coming boxer from his own gym.

Tail of the Moon by Rinko Ueda (Y GRAPHIC UEDA)
Usagi is such a klutz, she may never be a ninja. Her grandfather thinks so and sends her to marry Lord Hanzo who has no interest in her. What’s worse, it looks like Usagi has some competition with the beautiful and talented Yuri from a nearby village.

Mu Shi Shi Volume 1 by Yuki Urushibara (Y GRAPHIC URUSHIBARA)
Mushi have been around since shortly after life came out of the primordial ooze. They're everywhere; some live behind your eyelids, some eat silence, some kill, and some drive men mad. Ginko is a mushishi, or mushi master, and has the ability to help those who are plagued by mushi.

Who Says Non-Fiction is Boring?

Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Embarrassing Moments by Jessica Blatt (Y 646.7 BLA)

Girl: My True Story by Erin Vincent (Y 921 VINCENT, E)
In 1983, Erin Vincent lost both parents in a traffic accident. This is the gripping memoir of how she deals after their deaths.

Kingdom: Our Lives with Animals by Deborah Noyes (Y 590 NOY)

Screenwriting for Teens: The 100 Principals of Scriptwriting Every Budding Writer Must Know by Christina Hamlett (Y 808.23 HAM)

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