New Teen Books
These books are the latest items added to the teen section at the Grafton Public Library. CWMARS card holders may click through to request the books from the catalog.
The Edge of the Water by Elizabeth George - Fifteen-year-old Jenn McDaniel's life on Whidbey Island becomes more complicated and her relationships with old and new friends take strange turns, partly due to the arrival of a woman researching a strange black seal.
Catalog - The edge of the water
The Mirk and Midnight Hour by Jane Nickerson - Seventeen-year-old Violet Dancey is spending the Civil War with a new stepmother and stepsister and her young cousin when she comes upon a wounded Yankee soldier, Thomas, who is being kept alive by mysterious voodoo practitioners.
Catalog - The mirk and midnight hour
Artemis Fowl - The Opal Deception: The Graphic Novel by Eoin Colfer - After his last run-in with the fairies, Artemis Fowl's mind was wiped of memories of the world below ground and any goodness grudgingly learned is now gone with the young genius reverting to his criminal lifestyle.
Catalog - Artemis Fowl. The opal deception : the graphic novel
Body & Soul: A Girl's Guide to a Fit, Fun, and Fabulous Life by Bethany Hamilton - As a professional surfer who has overcome challenges, the author shares her expertise as an athlete and a Christian, showing girls how spiritual health is just as important as physical health.
Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira - When Laurel starts writing letters to dead people for a school assignment, she begins to spill about her sister's mysterious death, her mother's departure from the family, her new friends, and her first love.
Catalog - Love letters to the dead
500 Nail Designs: Inspired and Inventive Looks for Every Mood and Occasion by Chelsea Franklin - 500 Nail Designs is a collection of gorgeous, inspired nail looks. You’ll find hundreds of dramatic nail art designs from multi-colored graphic patterns, to plays of textures and finish.
Say What You Will: They Told Each Other - Everything - Except What Matters Most by Cammie McGovern - A girl confined to a wheelchair by cerebral palsy and a boy stymied by an obsessive-compulsive disorder are assigned to spend time together in what becomes a blossoming friendship that neither expected.
Defector: A Variants Novel by Susanne Winnacker - When an FEA agent disappears, followed by Tessa's best friend Holly, rogue Variant organization Abel's Army is implicated and Tessa launches her own investigation that leads to startling discoveries, danger, and a significant decision.
Catalog - Defector : a Variants novel
Camp Utopia and the Forgiveness Diet by Jenny Ruden - Teen Bethany Stern tries to lose weight in order to avoid Camp Utopia, a camp for overweight teens, but when her diet fails and she is forced to attend, she runs away, hoping to healing herself.
Catalog - Camp Utopia and the Forgiveness Diet
Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek by Maya Van Wagenen - Documents a high school student's year-long attempt to change her social status from that of a misfit to a member of the "in" crowd by following advice in a 1950s popularity guide, an experiment that triggered embarrassment, humor and unexpected surprises.
Catalog - Popular : Vintage wisdom for a modern geek
The Black Butterfly by Shirley Reva Vernick - Penny's skepticism about ghosts, love, and family change when her ghost-hunting mother sends her to a "friend's" inn in Maine for Christmas, where Penny confronts her own supernatural gift, an alluring boy, and staggering family secrets.
Catalog - The Black Butterfly
Camelot Burning by Kathryn Rose - Eighteen-year-old Vivienne, lady-in-waiting to the future queen Guinevere, is secretly apprenticed to Merlin the magician and helps him try to create a steam-powered metal beast to defeat Morgan La Fey, King Arthur's sorceress sister, when she declares war on Camelot.
Catalog - Camelot burning
Don't You Forget about Me by Kate Karyus Quinn - Traces the emotionally complex journey of a teenage girl haunted by the death of her sister and the strange, secretive power that fuels a hometown where virtually nobody ever gets sick or dies.
Catalog - (Don't you) forget about me
Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally - To honor her dead boyfriend and cope with her grief and guilt, college student Annie trains for a marathon with athletic Jeremiah, who flirts with Annie on the trails and makes her feel alive and happy and guilty all at the same time.
Catalog - Breathe, Annie, breathe
The Hangman's Revolution by Eoin Colfer - FBI agent Chevie Savano escapes into the past to elude the secret police after they kill Charles Smart just as he is telling her of the WARP program, and she and Riley team up to find Colonel Clayton Box before he can launch missiles at the capitals of Europe.