Wednesday, November 9, 2022

New Fiction

 
Blaine for the Win by Robbie Couch
“After his boyfriend Joey breaks up with him to pursue more ‘serious’ guys, Blaine decides to run for senior class president as Joey's successor to prove his worth--but is Blaine willing to sacrifice everything about himself to do it?” -WorldCat
Hollow Fires
by Samira Ahmed
“After discovering the body of fourteen-year-old Jawad Ali in Jackson Park, seventeen-year-old journalism student Safiya Mirza begins investigating his murder and ends up confronting white supremacy in her own high school.” -WorldCat
Ophelia After All
by Racquel Marie
“Seventeen-year-old Ophelia Rojas, well known for her rose garden and her dramatic crushes on every boy in sight, begins to question her sexuality and sense of self when she starts to fall for cute, quiet Talia Sanchez in the weeks leading up to their high school prom and graduation.” -WorldCat
So This Is Ever After
by F. T. Lukens
“Arek has managed to fulfill the prophecy and save the Kingdom of Ere from its evil ruler, but the quest is not over because until they free the princess locked in one of the towers he has to assume the crown himself; only the princess proves to be very dead, and Arek is stuck as king; then he discovers that magic requires him to find a bride before his eighteenth birthday or wither away--but none of his female companions are interested, he does not want to marry a stranger, and anyway the only person he is attracted to is Matt, aspiring wizard, best friend, and secret crush.” -WorldCat
Soul of Cinder
by Bree Barton
Heart of Thorns; Book Three
“Angelyne, Mia and Pilar find themselves challenged by the returned Prince Quin, and their clashing powers tip the elements of all four kingdoms out of balance. In an attempt to put things right, the sisters travel to the glass kingdom, each suffering from both their own burdens and the aftermath of their feelings for the prince. It's enough to make them investigate rumors of an island that can erase all pain -- if they're willing to pay the price.” -WorldCat
Soul of the Deep
by Natasha Bowen
Sequel to Skin of the Sea
“When signs of the eight ajogun begin to appear, Simi teams up with the corrupt trickster god Esu to stop the demon warlords before they enter the human realm and ruin humankind.” -WorldCat
So This Is Ever After
 by F. T. Lukens
"Arek has managed to fulfill the prophecy and save the Kingdom of Ere from its evil ruler, but the quest is not over because until they free the princess locked in one of the towers he has to assume the crown himself; only the princess proves to be very dead, and Arek is stuck as king; then he discovers that magic requires him to find a bride before his eighteenth birthday or wither away--but none of his female companions are interested, he does not want to marry a stranger, and anyway the only person he is attracted to is Matt, aspiring wizard, best friend, and secret crush” -WorldCat
The Dragon’s Promise
by Elizabeth Lim
Six Crimson Cranes; Book Two
"Princess Shiori made a deathbed promise to return the dragon's pearl to its rightful owner, but keeping that promise is more dangerous than she ever imagined. She must journey to the kingdom of dragons, navigate political intrigue among humans and dragons alike, fend off thieves who covet the pearl for themselves and will go to any lengths to get it, all while cultivating the appearance of a perfect princess to dissuade those who would see her burned at the stake for the magic that runs in her blood." -WorldCat
The Red Palace
by June Hur
“While investigating a series of grisly murders, eighteen-year-old palace nurse Hyeon navigates royal and political intrigue and becomes entangled with a young police inspector.” -WorldCat
Tokyo Dreaming
by Emiko Jean
Tokyo Ever After; Book Two
“When the Imperial Household Council refuses to approve the marriage of her parents, eighteen-year-old Izumi decides to become the perfect princess to help win the council's consent, but will she sacrifice her own heart in order to secure her parents' happiness?” -WorldCat