Posts

Showing posts from June, 2012

Just for Fins

Image
Just for Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

As the mermaid Crown Princess of Thalassinia, Lily must dive deep into findng a solution when she discovers the ocean's warming is causing big waves for both mermaids and humans.
Image
One Moment by Kristina McBride

Rising high school senior Maggie remembers little about the accidental death of her boyfriend, Joey, but as she slowly begins to recall that day at the gorge with their long-time friends, she realizes he was keeping some terrible secrets.

A Want So Wicked

Image
A Want So Wicked by Suzanne Young

Elise is a normal seventeen-year-old girl, until the day she wakes up in a desert park with no idea who she is. After that bizarre event, Elise experiences unexpected flashes of insight into the lives of people she's never met before, strangers frighten her with warnings about the approaching Shadows, and she finds herself torn between two handsome but very different young men, charming bad boy Abe and the mysterious Harlin who's new to town. Who is Elise, really?

Smart Girls Get What They Want

Image
Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

Three sophomore best friends use their brains--and their wits--to find happiness in high school.

Kobato

Image
Kobato by CLAMP

Meet Kobato Hanato, a sweet and rather simple young girl on a quest to have her single, dearest wish granted. But first, she must learn the ways of the world from Ioryogi-san, a gruff blue dog whose bark is just as bad as his bite! Under his "tutelage" (read: constant verbal abuse), Kobato puts her efforts into passing various trials of common sense so that she may obtain the key to getting her wish-a magic bottle which must be filled with the suffering of wounded hearts that Kobato herself has healed. But with Kobato's common sense sorely lacking, she keeps flunking Ioryogi-san's trials left and right! It looks like the road that lies ahead of Kobato will be a long one indeed! - from the publisher

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5Vol. 6

Just Flirt

Image
Just Flirt by Laura Bowers

A secret blog brings lies, lawsuits, and love to a self-proclaimed "Superflirt," a judgmental outcast, and a boyfriend-stealing bully at a struggling Maryland campground.

Something Like Normal

Image
Something Like Normal by Trish Doller 

When Travis returns home from Afghanistan, his parents are splitting up, his brother has stolen his girlfriend and car, and he has nightmares of his best friend getting killed but when he runs into Harper, a girl who has despised him since middle school, life actually starts looking up.

Crazy

Image
Crazy by Amy Reed

Connor and Izzy, two teens who met at a summer art camp in the Pacific Northwest where they were counsellors, share a series of emails in which they confide in one another, eventally causing Connor to become worried when he realizes that Izzy's emotionalhighs and lows are too extreme.

Run the Game

Image
Run the Game by Jason Myers

A cocaine-addicted teenaged guitarist in a rock band falls dangerously in love with a fourteen-year-old prostitute.

X 23

Image
X 23 by Marjorie Liu

Government-controlled killing machine. Child of the streets. X-Man. X-23 has lived many lives, but none of them have ever felt right. She knows she's a killer, but she's not sure she can be anything else. The X-Men offer her a home and help facing her demons, but she's done being someone's project. She wants to be her own woman, and she'll do it on her own terms. Leaving the X-Men's island home of Utopia on a mission all her own, she's already found trouble. Even with the mutant thief Gambit at her side, her past haunts her. With new enemies rising, can X-23 trust herself not to succumb to her deadly ways? Or is it all just in her head? Free of her chains, can this killer finally taste true freedom? - from the publisher

Read the entire series:
The Killing DreamChaos TheoryMisadventures in Babysitting

Hereafter

Image
Hereafter Series by Tara Hudson

Amelia, long a ghost, forms a strong bond with eighteen-year-old Joshua, who nearly drowned where she did and who awakens in her long-forgotten senses and memories even as Eli, a spirit, tries to draw her away.


Read the entire series:
HereafterArise

Spoiled

Image
Spoiled by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

When her mother dies, sixteen-year-old Molly moves from Indiana to California, to live with her newly discovered father, a Hollywood megastar, and his pampered teenaged daughter.



Sequel: Messy

A Midsummer's Nightmare

Image
A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger

Suffering a hangover from a graduation party, eighteen-year-old Whitley is blindsided by the news that her father has moved into a house with his fiancée, her thirteen-year-old daughter Bailey, and her son Nathan, in whose bed Whitley had awakened that morning.

Fade Out

Image
Fade Out by Nova Ren Suma

Struggling with abandonment issues when her father leaves, her mother withdraws into depression and her best friend moves away, Dani spends her summer at an art house movie theater watching classic noir films while falling in love with a forbidden boy who harbors a shocking secret.

Surrender

Image
Surrender by Elena Johnson

In Freedom, where Thinkers rule and Rules should never be broken, Raine, daughter of the Director, is expected to spy on her roommate, Vi, and report back to him in case heavy brainwashing is not enough to prevent Vi from remembering the secrets he is anxious to keep hidden.

Miracle

Image
Miracle by Elizabeth Scott

Rising senior and star soccer player Megan Hathaway, unable to remember the plane crash of which she was the sole survivor, feels like an empty shell and loses all interest in her life and her friends, but unlikely friends help her face life as a "miracle."

Winterhaven Series

Image
Winterhaven Series by Kristi Cook

Violet McKenna's life started falling apart when a premonition of her father's murder came true, but at a new school, Winterhaven, she finds friends with psychic gifts and an alluring boy whose destiny is entwined with hers in a critical--and deadly--way.


Read the entire series:
HavenMirage

Girl Out Loud

Image
Girl Out Loud by Emily Gale

Fifteen-year-old Kass is trying to resist her manic-depressive father's attempts to make her try out for "The X Factor" while she also deals with her crush on the same older boy her best friend likes, her distant mother's mysterious comings and goings, and her younger brother's criminal activities.