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Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers - Action & Adventure
Hardcover: April 2, 2013

Sybella's duty as Death's assassin in 15th-century France forces her return home to the personal hell that she had finally escaped.

The Last Forever by Deb Caletti - Young Adult Fiction
Hardcover: April 1, 2014
Nothing lasts forever, and no one gets that more than Tessa. After her mother died, it’s all she can do to keep her friends, her boyfriend, her happiness from slipping away. And then there’s her dad. He’s stuck in his own daze, and it’s hard to feel like a family when their house no longer seems like a home.
 
Her father’s solution? An impromptu road trip that lands them in a small coastal town. Despite all the beauty there, Tessa can’t help but feel even more lost. Her most cherished possession—a rare plant of her mother’s—is starting to wither, and with it, Tessa’s heart and her hope.
 
Enter Henry Lark. He understands the relationships that matter. And more important, he understands her. Though secrets stand between them, each has a chance at healing…if first, Tessa can find the courage to believe in forever.
Paperback: April 1, 2014
When Cécile de Troyes is kidnapped to a mythical troll city, she has only one thing on her mind: escape. But something unexpected happens: she begins to fall for the troll prince to whom she has been married. And she begins to see that she may be the only hope for the half-blood slaves to the full-blooded trolls. There is a rebellion brewing. And her prince, Tristan, the future king, is its secret leader.
Next by Kevin Waltman - Young Adult Fiction
Paperback: December 3, 2013
In Indiana, basketball is the next thing to religion. Especially for inner-city black kids like Derrick Bowen. He's a 6'3" freshman, lightning quick, and he can slam the rock. He wants to start at point guard for Marion High, but senior Nick Starks has that nailed down. Besides, the coach is old school. He thinks D-Bow needs to work on his game, his shot, and his attitude. That means bench time. And that's when Hamilton Academy, the elite school in the suburbs, comes sniffing around. They want D-Bow for the next three years. His mom wants no part of that. But his father needs a job, and Uncle Kid, who is a bitter ex-star at Marion High, has his own plans. Yeah, there's a pretty girl and a best friend in the mix. Plus plenty of basketball action and suspense just like high school boys like to read.
Hardcover: March 25, 2014

Princess Ko's been bluffing about the mysterious absence of her father, desperately trying to keep the government running on her own. But if she can't get him back in a matter of weeks, the consequence may be a devastating war. So under the guise of a publicity stunt she gathers a group of teens from across the kingdom to crack the unsolvable case of the missing royals of Cello.

Hardcover: April 1, 2014
Ava, 16, has spent her whole life aboard the ship Parastrata, where polygamy, hard labor and illiteracy are the norm. When she receives the news that she is to be married, she holds out hope that her childhood friend, Luck, will be her future husband. However, a passionate mistake causes Ava’s people to turn against her, and she must run for her life. She barely escapes to Earth, where time and climate change have altered the face of the planet. India has become the heart of this future world, but life outside the country’s borders and on its social fringes is still a hardscrabble existence. Can Ava find a way to survive outside the insular world of her childhood? Will she ever see Luck again? Is what she has been told about her own past the whole truth?
The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr - Young Adult Fiction
Hardcover: March 25, 2014
It will soon be another cold winter in the Ukraine.  But it's 1941, and things are different this year.  Max, the devoted caretaker of an animal preserve, must learn to live with the Nazis who have overtaken this precious land. He must also learn to keep secrets—for there is a girl, Kalinka, who is hiding in the park.
 
Kalinka has lost her home, her family, her belongings—everything but her life.  Still, she has gained one small, precious gift: a relationship with the rare wild and wily Przewalski's horses that wander the preserve. Aside from Max, these endangered animals are her only friends—until a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out for good.
 
Now Kalinka must set out on a treacherous journey across the frozen Ukrainian forest to save the only two surviving horses—and herself.
 
This sensitive, inspiring tale captures the power of sacrifice and the endurance of the human spirit.
Hardcover: April 1, 2014

Armed with a troll treasure, a book of spells and curses, and a possibly magic hairbrush, Astri and her little sister they set off for America. With a mysterious companion in tow and the malevolent “goatman” in pursuit, the girls head over the Norwegian mountains, through field and forest, and in and out of folktales and dreams as they steadily make their way east of the sun and west of the moon.

The Summer I Wasn't Me by Jessica Verdi - Young Adult Fiction
Paperback: April 1, 2014
Hardcover: April 1, 2014
I didn't ask for any of this. I didn't ask to be some kind of hero.
 
But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado --- taking you with it --- you have no choice but to go along, you know? Sure, I've read the books. I've seen the movies. I know the song about the rainbow and the happy little blue birds. But I never expected Oz to look like this. To be a place where Good Witches can't be trusted, Wicked Witches may just be the good guys, and winged monkeys can be executed for acts of rebellion. There's still the yellow brick road, though --- but even that's crumbling.