Lily Proctor's life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying life in her town of Salem. After a humiliating incident, Lily wishes she could just disappear. Suddenly, Lily is in a "different" Salem overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles.
Location: Street: 6428 S McClintock Dr. City: Tempe, Province: Arizona Postal Code: 85283 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
YA: KAMI GARCIA, RANSOM RIGGS, TAHEREH MAFI, JOSEPHINE ANGELINI, MARIE LU
YA Event: Kami Garcia & Friends: Friday, October 4, 7:00 p.m. Kami Garcia: Unbreakable I never believed in ghosts. Until one tried to kill me. When Kennedy Waters finds her mother dead, she doesn't realize that paranormal forces are responsible--not until mysterious identical twins Jared and Lukas Lockhart break into her room and destroy a deadly spirit sent to kill her. Can she stay alive long enough to find out if she is the missing piece of the puzzle--without losing her heart in the process? Ransom Riggs: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in this unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. Tahereh Mafi: Unravel Me In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life. Josephine Angelini: Goddess In the stunning conclusion to the romantic, action-packed Starcrossed series, Helen must choose to face her fate . . . or risk everyone's life to escape it. Marie Lu: Prodigy The highly anticipated second book in Marie Lu's New York Times bestseller, Legend—perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT!
Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
As the only scion who can descend into the Underworld, Helen Hamilton has been given a nearly impossible task. By night she wanders through Hades, trying to stop the endless cycle of revenge that has cursed her family. By day she struggles to overcome the fatigue that is rapidly eroding her sanity. Without Lucas by her side, Helen is not sure she has the strength to go on.
As the ancient Greek world collides with the mortal one, Helen's sheltered life on Nantucket descends into chaos. But the hardest task of all will be forgetting Lucas Delos.
Josephine Angelini's compelling saga becomes ever more intricate and spellbinding as an unforgettable love triangle emerges and the eternal cycle of revenge intensifies. Eagerly awaited, this sequel to the internationally bestselling Starcrossed delivers a gritty, action-packed love story that exceeds all expectations.
For the first time since she escaped from her school many months ago, Eve can sleep soundly. She's living in Califia, a haven for women, protected from the terrifying fate that awaits orphaned girls in The New America.
Trapped inside the City walls, Eve uncovers a shocking secret about her past—and is forced to confront the harsh reality of her future. When she discovers Caleb is alive, Eve attempts to flee her prison so they can be together—but the consequences could be deadly. She must make a desperate choice to save the ones she loves . . . or risk losing Caleb forever.
In the second book of this thrilling dystopian adventure, Eve comes face to face with the man who has been ruthlessly hunting her--and learns the shocking truth about who she really is.
Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Dark Days of Supernatural Young Adult Author Tour (Woo-hoo!)
HarperTeen's Dark Days of Supernatural tour is coming to Michigan for one stop, featuring four stellar authors. Veteran authors Ellen Schreiber (the bestselling Vampire Kisses series) and Aprilynne Pike (#1 NYT-bestselling Wings series) are joined by Josephine Angelini (Starcrossed) and Veronica Roth (Divergent), authors of two of the most highly anticipated debut novels of the year. You do NOT want to miss one of the hottest tours of the summer! (tapestry100)… (more)
Author Josephine Angelini will appear in Mission Viejo’s popular Writers Present program on Thursday, June 9 to discuss “Starcrossed,” a spellbinding contemporary fantasy novel for teens.The 7 p.m. presentation takes place in the Heritage Room of the Mission Viejo Library at 100 Civic Center. Angelini’s journey to becoming a published author is an inspirational rags-to-riches story that starts when she fell into dire financial straits after quitting her day job to pursue writing and ends with the purchase of the “Starcrossed” trilogy in an incredible seven-figure deal by HarperCollins. Hailed as the next Stephenie Meyer or J.K. Rowling, Angelini is one to watch. Pitched as “Percy Jackson for teenage girls,” the novel is a modern-day reimagining of “The Iliad.” “Starcrossed” hits bookstore shelves on May 31, but the Mission Viejo Library is offering the opportunity for five lucky readers to win a rare advance copy of the book before its official publication date. The raffle is open to all ages and runs until May 23. Stop by the Library’s Reference Desk to enter. Angelini’s presentation will include a question and answer period with the audience and will be followed by a book signing. Books purchased at the event will be available for signing. This program is sponsored by A Whale of a Tale Bookshoppe and the Friends of the Mission Viejo Library. Reservations for this free event are available by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 949-830-7100 x5105. (mvlibrary)… (more)