New Books – 2/26/2014

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Visit the YA Room for this week’s new books!

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World After  is the follow up to Susan Ee’s Angelfall. The main character is surviving and a world after the Angels have taken over and destruction ensues. If you enjoyed John Green’s Looking for Alaska, give Elizabeth LaBan’s novel The Tragedy Paper a shot.

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When you think of horror, the Amish people are normally not the first group that will pop in your head. Apparently, Laura Bickle’s The Hallowed Ones is a horror story. Give it a try and tell me what you think. Should I keep the horror sticker on this tale of mystery focused on a Amish community.

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These three items will be added to the Black History Month display and then moved over to the new YA fiction table in March. Ni-Ni Simone’s Upgrade U and Nikki Carter’s On the Flip Side are winners of the Street Literature Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.

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Here are our new additions to the non-fiction collection. Shyima Hall accounts her life as a child slave in Hidden Girl. The late Ned Vizzini wrote an humorous memoir focused on his teenage years named Teen Angst? Naaah…. 

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