Friday, November 28, 2014

New Fiction

A Beautiful Wedding by Jamie McGuire
"You know that Abby Abernathy unexpectedly became Mrs. Maddox. But what do you really know? Why did Abby pop the question? What secrets were shared before the ceremony? Where did they spend their wedding night? Who else knew about it . . . and didn't tell? Everything about Abby and Travis's elopement was top-secret . . . until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night)." –Publisher

Between The Spark and the Burn by April Genevieve Tucholke
Sequel to Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
"Seventeen-year-old Violet is looking for the boy she fell in love with last summer, the charismatic liar River West Redding, but as she scours the country for him, she begins to wonder who she's really chasing--and who she really loves." –WorldCat

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
The now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) must save a very special twelve-year-old girl from a tribe of murderous paranormals. –Summary

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
5th Wave; Book Two
"Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in." – Publisher

Lady Thief by A. C. Gaughen
Scarlet; Book Two
“Scarlet's true identity has been revealed and she has been forced to marry Lord Gisbourne and participate at court, acting the part of a noblewoman in hopes of helping her beloved Robin Hood's cause and forging a future with him.” –WorldCat

Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Georgie McCool’s marriage is in trouble. She still loves her husband, Neal, and he still loves her. However, two days before they're scheduled to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie informs him that she can't go as she cannot get the time off work. Upset, Neal packs up the kids and goes to Omaha without her. Georgie wonders if she's finally ruined everything.  That night, she discovers an unusual way to communicate with Neal. It's not exactly time travel, but it gives Georgie a way to communicate with Neil in the past and hopefully fix her problems before they start. But is that what she really wants? –Summary

Me and Earl and a Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
“Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.” –WorldCat

The Story of Owen by E. K. Johnston
"In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada." –Publisher

Unhinged by A. G. Howard
Splintered; Book Two
“Life gets complicated once again for teenaged Alyssa when her mother returns home from an asylum and the mysterious Morpheus tempts Alyssa with another dangerous quest in the dark, challenging Wonderland.” –WorldCat