Monday, September 14, 2009

New Teen Titles--what we WILL be reading

A short blog entry to highlight some new books in the teen section--some are eagerly anticipated sequels, while others are new titles from reliable and beloved authors. In alphabetical order:

SERIES:

Boys R Us, the latest in the Clique novels by Lisi Harrison
Resurrection, the finale to the Wicked series by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie
Blue Moon, the second title in the "Immortals" series by Alyson Noel (the first book is Evermore)
Wolf Island, by Darren Shan, #8 in The Demonata saga

AUTHORS:
Girl Stays in the Picture, by Melissa de la Cruz, author of the Blue Bloods, Au Pairs and Ashleys series
Along for the Ride, by Sarah Dessen, author of Just Listen and many others
How to Steal a Car, by Pete Hautman, winner of the National Book Award for his novel Godless
Game, by Walter Dean Myers, author of too many sterling YA books to list here

And something for education AND fun...
Defining Twilight: Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT, by Brian Leaf, call number 428.1--learning vocabulary for all those hairy tests from one of the most popular teen fiction series of the year.
The Manga Guide to Statistics, by Shin Takahashi--statistics made more palatable with the help of cartoons! Call number 519.5.

These and all other new books for teens at Burbank Public Library can be found by going to our website, accessing the catalog, and clicking on "New Library Items" in the upper righthand corner. This will take you to all of our new items--click on "New Young Adult Books" for a list of more than 100 new titles!

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