Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New Fiction

9 From The Nine Worlds by Rick Riordan
“Beloved characters from the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series star in these hilarious and imaginative new short stories, each set in a different one of the Nine Worlds from Norse mythology.” –WorldCat

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena
“Sixteen-year-old Zarin is many things: a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a risk taker. She’s also the kind of girl that parents warn their kids to stay away from. So how is it that Zarin and Porus end up dead in a car together? When the religious police arrive on the scene, everything everyone thought they knew about Zarin is questioned. And as her story is pieced together, told through multiple perspectives, it becomes clear that she was far more than just a girl like that." –Amazon

Bang by Barry Lyga
"Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one--not even Sebastian himself--can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father's gun. Now, ten years later, Sebastian has lived with the guilt and horror for his entire life. With his best friend away for the summer, Sebastian has only a new friend, Aneesa, to distract him from his darkest thoughts. But even this relationship cannot blunt the pain of his past. Because Sebastian knows exactly how to rectify his childhood crime and sanctify his past. It took a gun to get him into this. Now he needs a gun to get out.” –Amazon

Furyborn by Claire Legrand
Empirium Trilogy; Book One
“Two fiercely independent young women, centuries apart, hold the power to save their world… or doom it.” –Amazon

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Illuminae Files: Book Three   
“Kady, Ezra, Hanna, Nik, and 2,000 other refugees must return by container ship to Kerenza, where they meet Rhys, once close to Kady's cousin, Asha, and now their enemy.” –WorldCat

Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
“Magic passed down through generations. An island where strange things happen. One summer that will become legend.” –WorldCat

The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth
Carve The Mark; Book Two
“As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may--or may not--be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own.” –WorldCat

War Storm by Victoria Aveyard
Red Queen; Book Four
“Victory comes at a price. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal's betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart, and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her, Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all.” –WorldCat

We’ll Fly Away by Bryan Bliss
“Best friends since childhood, Luke and Toby have dreamed of one thing: getting out of their dead-end town. Soon they finally will, riding the tails of Luke's wrestling scholarship, never looking back. If they don't drift apart first. If Toby's abusive dad, or Luke's unreliable mom, or anything else their complicated lives throw at them doesn't get in the way.” –WorldCat