Wednesday, January 8, 2014

New Fiction

Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
White Rabbit Chronicles; Book One
Alice Bell must learn to fight the undead to avenge her family and learn to trust Cole Holland who has secrets of his own. –Summary.
Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter
White Rabbit Chronicles; Book Two
After a strange new zombie attack, a terrible darkness blooms inside Alice urging her to do wicked things. She's never needed her team of zombie slayers more --including her boyfriend, Cole -- than she does now. But as Cole strangely withdraws and the zombies gain new strength, Ali knows one false step may doom them all. –Summary.
Antigoddess by Kendare Blake
The Goddess War; Book One
Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads them to Cassandra, a former prophetess, who may be key to a war started by Hera and other Olympians who have become corrupt anti-gods determined to destroy their rivals. –Summary.
Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson
Fire and Thorns; Book Three
Elisa, a fugitive in her own kingdom, faces great challenges to rescue the man she loves from her enemies, prevent a civil war, and take back her throne but as her magic grows, Elisa discovers the shocking truth about her enemy's ultimate goal.
Caught by Lisa Moore
David Slaney has escaped from prison, and now he must make good on the heist that went wrong and win back the woman he loves. Here are bravado and betrayal, bad weather and seas, love, undercover agents, the collusion of governments, unbridled ambition, innocence and the loss thereof, and many, many bales of marijuana. Here, too, is the seeming invincibility of youth and all the folly that it allows. –Summary.
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
"When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown." –Publisher.
In The Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
In San Diego in 1918, as deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort and, despite her scientific leanings, must consider if ghosts are real when her first love, killed in battle, returns.
The Coldest Girl In Coldtown by Holly Black
When seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up following a party in the aftermath of a violent vampire attack, she travels to Coldtown, a quarantined Massachusetts city full of vampires, with her ex-boyfriend and a mysterious vampire boy in tow. –Summary.
The Final Descent by Rick Yancey
Monstrumologist ; Book Four
When Dr. Warthrop begins to doubt fourteen-year-old Will Henry's loyalty, he sets him against one of the most horrific creatures in the Monstrumarium unaware that Will's life and his own fate will lie in the balance.
The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
Bloodlines; Book Two
Struggling to maintain a boundary between her Alchemist teachings and the urgings of her heart, Sydney meets Marcus Finch, who pushes her to rebel, while Sydney's encounter with an evil magic user compels her to embrace her inner magic. –Summary.
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Cycle; Book One
Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix. –Summary.
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Cycle; Book Two
Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater are awake, magic is swirling around Blue and The Raven boys and Ronan Lynch's ability to pull objects from his dreams is almost out of control but worst of all, the mysterious Gray Man is stalking the Lynch family, looking for something called the Greywaren. –Summary.