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doubtfactory

New January Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

How We Fall by Kate Brauning (Fiction) Ever since Jackie moved to her uncle’s sleepy farming town, she’s been flirting way too much–and with her own cousin, Marcus. Her friendship with him has turned into something she can’t control, and he’s the reason Jackie lost track of her best friend, Ellie, who left for…no one […]

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The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure

New January Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure Summary:  The word “swashbuckler” conjures up an indelible image: a hero who’s a bit of a rogue but has his own code of honor, an adventurer with laughter on his lips and a flashing sword in his hand. This larger-than-life figure is regularly declared passé, but the swashbuckler is […]

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New December Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Stranger by Rachel Manija Brown (Fiction) Many generations ago, a mysterious cataclysm struck the world. Governments collapsed and people scattered to rebuild where they could. A mutation called the Change arose, granting some people unique powers. Though the area once known as Los Angeles retains its cultural diversity, its technological marvels have faded into legend. […]

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Empire of Dust by Jacey Bedford

New December Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Empire of Dust – Psi-Tech Novels, Book 1 By Jacey Bedford Summary:  Mega corporations, more powerful than any one planetary government, use their agents to race each other for resources across the galaxy. The agents, or psi-techs, are implanted with telepath technology. The psi-techs are bound to the mega-corps — that is, if they want […]

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Vision of Fire by Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin

New November Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

A Vision of Fire – Earthend Saga, Book 1 By Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin Summary:  The first novel from iconic X-Files star Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling author Jeff Rovin: a science fiction thriller of epic proportions. Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her […]

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New November Teen Fiction

Let is Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle (Short Stories) A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only in movies. Well, kinda. After all, a cold and wet hike from a stranded train through the middle of nowhere would not […]

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015 is in the works!

Battle of the Books is a reading competition for teams of local fifth graders. Each team consists of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders and must have an adult coach.  Teams read 15 books chosen by the Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. The list of books will be available […]

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Panic in a Suitcase: A Novel by Yelena Akhtiorskaya

New October Fiction

Panic in a Suitcase: A Novel By Yelena Akhtiorskaya Summary:  A dazzling debut novel about a Russian immigrant family living in Brooklyn and their struggle to learn the new rules of the American Dream. In this account of two decades in the life of an immigrant household, the fall of communism and the rise of […]

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survival

New October Teen Fiction

  Survival Colony 9 by Joshua David Bellin (Fiction Book) In a futuristic landscape ravaged by war, a colony’s hopes for survival hinge on one teenage boy in this fast-paced, action-packed story. Querry Genn is in trouble. He can’t remember anything before the last six months. And Querry needs to remember. Otherwise he is dead […]

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New September Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre (Book) Edie Kramer has a score to settle with the beautiful people at Blackbriar Academy. Their cruelty drove her to the brink of despair, and four months ago, she couldn’t imagine being strong enough to face her senior year. But thanks to a Faustian compact with the enigmatic Kian, she […]

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