Brian, Kate. Lucky T. YA/ BRIAN
Carrie gets upset when her mother gives her lucky T-shirt to Help India, now she's only having bad luck, so she decides to travel halfway around the world to get her lucky shirt back.
Brian, Kate. The Princess & the Pauper. YA/ BRIAN
When sixteen-year-old Julia, of Los Angeles, and sixteen-year-old Princess Carina, of Vineland, switch places, Julia dances at the ball with the incredible Markus and Carina escapes rigid protocol to spend time with a rock star.
Carriger, Gail. Soulless. An Alexia Tarabotti Novel. YA/ CARRIGER
A novel of vampires, werewolves, and parasols.
Dunlap, Susanne. The Musician's Daughter. YA/ DUNLAP In eighteenth-century Vienna, Austria, fifteen-year-old Theresa seeks a way to help her mother and brother financially while investigating the murder of her father, a renowned violinist in Haydn's orchestra at the court of Prince Esterhazy, after his body is found near a gypsy camp.
Ibbotson, Eva. The Reluctant Heiress. YA/ IBBOTSON
A tale of a music-loving, early twentieth-century princess who renounces her title to become an unpaid dresser with a Viennese opera company.
Abrahams, Peter. Bullet Point. YA/ ABRAHAMS
The only thing seventeen-year-old Wyatt knew about his biological father was that he was serving a life sentence, but circumstances and a new girlfriend bring them together and soon Wyatt is working to prove his father's innocence.
Brody, Jessica. The Karma Club. YA/ BRODY
When high school senior Maddy catches her boyfriend cheating on her, she devises a complicated plan to get revenge.
Ibbotson, Eva. A Countess Below Stairs. YA/ IBBOTSON
When the Russian Revolution erupts, young countess Anna feels her world turn inside-out. Without any money, she flees to England out of sheer desperation, hides her identity, and becomes a servant for an important family. But Anna knows nothing about housekeeping other than what she reads in an outdated handbook. Worse still, she is immediately attracted to Rupert, the dashing Earl of Westerholme. Although Anna can sense that Rupert also has feelings for her, she must remain anonymous. And then there's Rupert's beautiful and nasty fiancee to worry about.
Lake, Nick. Blood Ninja. YA/ LAKE
After his father is murdered and a ninja saves his life, Taro discovers the connection between ninjas and vampires and finds himself being dragged into a bitter conflict between the rival lords ruling Japan.
Marr, Melissa. Radiant Shadows. A Wicked Lovely Book. YA/ MARR
Ani, a half-mortal driven by her hungers, and Devlin, faery assassin and brother to the High Queen, have reason to fear one another even as they are drawn together to save all of Faerie.
Napoli, Donna Jo. The Wager. YA/ NAPOLI
Having lost everything in a tidal wave in 1169 Sicily, nineteen-year-old Don Giovanni makes a simple-sounding wager with a stranger he recognizes as the devil but, while desperate enough to surrender his pride and good looks for three years, he is not willing to give up his soul.
Nelson, Jandy. The Sky is Everywhere. YA/ NELSON
In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.
Richards, Jame. Three Rivers Rising. A Novel of the Jamestown Flood. YA/ RICHARDS
Sixteen-year-old Celestia is a wealthy member of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, where she meets and falls in love with Peter, a hired hand who lives in the valley below, and by the time of the torrential rains that lead to the disastrous Johnstown flood of 1889, she has been disowned by her family and is staying with him in Johnstown. Includes an author's note and historical timeline.
Sachar, Louis. The Cardturner. A novel about a king a queen and a joker. YA/ SACHAR
When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge.
Shan, Darren. Hell’s Heroes. The Demonata Series. YA/ SHAN
Bec, Kernel, and Grubbs gear up for the fight of their lives as the final battle between Earth and the hoardes of the Demonata draws near.
Smith, Jennifer E. You Are Here. YA/ SMITH
Sixteen-year-old Emma Healy has never felt that she fit in with the rest of her family, so when she discovers that she had a twin brother who died shortly after they were born, she takes off on an impulsive road trip to try to discover who she really is.
Weaver, Will. Checkered Flag Cheater. YA/ WEAVER
Trace Bonham, a teenaged professional stock car racer, blows away the competition wherever he races, but with every victory Trace is increasingly aware that his winning is due to more than just his driving skills.
Wilson, Jacqueline. Kiss. YA/ WILSON
Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten meals with each other's families, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend ... and deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'll end up married to each other. They even have a magical fantasy world that belongs to them alone. But as they become teenagers, things begin to change. They go to different schools and Carl has a new friend, Paul, who is taking all his attention. Carl seems much less happy to be called Sylvie's boyfriend and in a game of spin the bottle, he avoids kissing her. Sylvie can tell his feelings have changed and that her plans for the future may be affected. But can she guess at the true reasons behind it all.