Monday, September 15, 2014

New Fiction

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
All Souls Trilogy; Book Three
"After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches - with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency.”–WorldCat

Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney
Diary of A Wimpy Kid; Book Seven
A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out.  –Summary

Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
Diary of A Wimpy Kid; Book Eight
"Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?" –Back cover

Deafening by Frances Itani
“Elegantly written and profoundly moving, Frances Itani's debut novel, Deafening, is a tale of virtuosity and power, set on the eve of the Great War and spanning two continents and the life of a young deaf woman in Canada named Grania O'Neill.” –WorldCat

Fatal Majesty by Reay Tannahill
Mary Queen of Scots is the main character in this novel that focuses on her reign, her family battles, her husband's murder, and her marriage to the man who killed him. –Summary

Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James
“What if, hidden in an old attic chest, Jane Austen's memoirs were discovered after hundreds of years? What if those pages revealed the untold story of a life-changing love affair? That's the premise behind this spellbinding novel, which delves into the secrets of Jane Austen's life, giving us untold insights into her mind and heart.” –Back cover

Raging Star by Moira Young
Dustlands; Book Three
Saba leads a group of guerrillas against DeMalo and the Tonton militia, all while contemplating DeMalo's invitation to join him in building a New Eden. –Summary

The Revenge of Seven by Pittacus Lore
Lorien Legacies; Book Five
The worst was supposed to be behind us. We were reunited, reconnecting with our past, training and getting stronger. Then the impossible happened.  We should never have trusted Five. And now Eight is lost forever. They've stolen everything away from me, but finally I have the power to fight back. I am Number Seven.I will make them pay.  –Summary

The Rule of Thoughts by James Dasher
Mortality Doctrine; Book Two
“Michael completed the Path. What he found at the end turned everything he’d ever known about his life—and the world—completely upside down.  He barely survived. But it was the only way VirtNet Security knew to find the cyber-terrorist Kaine—and to make the Sleep safe for gamers once again. Only, the truth Michael discovered about Kaine is more complex than they anticipated, and more terrifying than even the worst of their fears.” –Jacket

To All The Boy’s I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
"What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them... all at once? Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren't love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she's written. One for every boy she's ever loved - five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control." –Publisher