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February 2012

February’s roundup of Cool & New Books includes PANDEMONIUM, the second installment in Lauren Oliver's dystopian trilogy that started with DELIRIUM (which is now available in paperback); BENEATH A METH MOON by Jacqueline Woodson, in which a teen spirals into a terrifying meth addiction in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; and BORN WICKED, the start of Jessica Spotswood’s series about Cate Cahill and her sisters, who have a dangerous secret --- they are witches.

December 2012

December’s roundup of Cool & New Books includes LOVE AND OTHER PERISHABLE ITEMS by Laura Buzo, where Amelia falls for her coworker at the supermarket but there is one problem: she's 15, and he's 21; PRINCESS OF THE SILVER WOODS by Jessica Day George, which gives the stories of Red Riding Hood and Robin Hood a twist as Petunia and her many sisters take on bandits, grannies, and the new Kin