Friday, December 5, 2014

New Fiction

Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick
“Britt goes hiking in the Teton Range of Wyoming with her ex-boyfriend Calvin, but trouble arises when she is caught in a blizzard, taken hostage by fugitives, finds evidence of murders, and learns whom to trust and whom to love.” –WorldCat

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
A Cormoran Strike novel; Book One
“Working as a private investigator after losing his leg in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike takes the case of a legendary supermodel's suspicious suicide and finds himself in a world of multi-millionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, desperate designers and hedonist pursuits.” –WorldCat

Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Dangerous Creatures; Book One
Ridley Duchannes is a Dark Caster, a Siren. She is powerful and you can't trust her or yourself when she's around. Wesley "Link" Lincoln, Ridley’s wannabe rocker boyfriend who doesn't care if Ridley’s no good for him, takes her to New York City when he leaves small-town Gatlin to follow his rock-star dream. When Link teams up with a group of Dark Casters and scores a hot gig, it looks like his dreams are about to come true. But looks can be deceiving and New York City is a dangerous place for both Casters and Mortals. –Summary

Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
”Set in the dramatic landscape of the BC Interior, 16 year-old Franklin Starlight is called to visit his father, Eldon, a man he barely knows. The rare moments they have shared trouble Frank, but, he answers the call, a son's duty to a father. He finds Eldon dying of liver failure after years of heavy drinking. Eldon asks his son to take him into the mountains, so he may be buried in the traditional Ojibway manner.” –WorldCat

The Selection Stories: The Prince and The Guard by Kiera Cass
In "The Prince," Maxon reveals there was another girl in his life before America; and in "The Guard," America falls for Aspen Leger, a Six who has risen in the ranks to become a member of the royal guard. –Summary

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
“Born with bird wings, Ava Lavender is well aware that love has long made fools of her family. When pious Nathaniel Sorrows mistakes her bird wings for angel wings, 16-year-old Ava faces the man's growing obsession, which comes to a head with the rain and feathers that fly through the air during a nighttime summer solstice celebration.” –WorldCat

Talon by Julie Kagawa
Talon; Book One
Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George, a legendary society of dragon slayers. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning, and they're positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser. –Summary

The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban
“While preparing for the most dreaded assignment at the prestigious Irving School, the Tragedy Paper, Duncan gets wrapped up in the tragic tale of Tim Macbeth, a former student who had a clandestine relationship with the wrong girl, and his own ill-fated romance with Daisy.” –WorldCat

Trial by Fire by Josephine Angelini
Worldwalker; Book One
“In her hometown of Salem Lily Proctor endures not only life-threatening allergies but humiliation at her first high school party with her best friend and longtime crush, Tristan. But in a different Salem -- one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles, she is Lillian, the strongest and cruelest Crucible ... Lily's other self in an alternate universe that Lily suddenly finds herself where she is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone and a love she never expected.” –WorldCat

Zac & Mia by A. J. Betts
"The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with a questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn't--couldn't--be friends with her. In hospital different rules apply, and what begins as a knock on the wall leads to a note--then a friendship neither of them sees coming.” –WorldCat