Friday, February 18, 2022

New Fiction

“Karina lost everything after a violent coup left her without her kingdom or her throne. Now the most wanted person in Sonande, her only hope of reclaiming what is rightfully hers lies in a divine power hidden in the long-lost city of her ancestors.” -WorldCat
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Wilder Girls comes a feverishly twisty thriller about a girl whose past has always been a mystery--until she decides to return to her mother's hometown . . . where history has a tendency to repeat itself.” -Amazon
 "Julián Luna has a plan for his life: Graduate. Get into UCLA. And have the chance to move away from Corpus Christi, Texas, and his inauthentic life. Then in one reckless moment, with one impulsive tweet, his plans are thrown--literally--out the closet. ” - adapted from jacket.
"America in 1954 is not a safe place for two girls to fall in love. Red-Scare paranoia threatens everyone, including Chinese Americans like Lily. With deportation looming over her father--despite his hard-won citizenship--Lily and Kath risk everything to let their love see the light of day." -WorldCat
“Eliza Quan is the perfect candidate for editor in chief of her school paper. That is, until ex-jock Len DiMartile decides to run against her. When Eliza's frustration spills out in a viral essay, she finds herself inspiring a feminist movement. But is Eliza falling for the face of the patriarchy himself?” -WorldCat
"Isda, cast into a well at birth for being one of the magical few who can manipulate memories when people sing, was saved by Cyril. Since that day, he has given her sanctuary in the opera house. All is well until Isda  meets Emeric Rodin, a boy with a voice is unlike any she's ever heard." -WorldCat
“When a deadly Fly Flu sweeps the globe, it leaves a shell of the world that once was.  As swarms of infected Flies roam the earth, a few survivors navigate the woods of post-apocalyptic New England, meeting others along the way, each on their own quest to find life and love in a world gone dark. ” -WorldCat

“When Alice inherits an apartment in Paris from her grandmother, she begins to uncover mysteries that the elder woman took to her grave. Discovering that her grandmother had a sister is a shock but not so much as the evidence that her great-aunt Adalyn may have been a Nazi sympathizer.”  -Booklist
The Hazel Wood meets The Astonishing Color of After in this dreamy, atmospheric novel that follows sixteen-year-old Eli as she tries to remember what truly happened the night her mother disappeared off a frozen fjord in Norway under the Northern Lights.” -Amazon
"It's been almost a year since Makani Young came to live with her grandmother in landlocked Nebraska, and she's still adjusting to her new life. And still haunted by her past in Hawaii. Then, one by one, the students of her small-town high school begin to die in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasing and grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and the hunt intensifies for the killer, Makani will be forced to confront her own dark secrets." -Publisher