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January 2019

96 Words for Love By Rachel Roy

Summary:
While exploring her grandmother's past at an ashram in India with her cousin Anandi, seventeen-year-old Raya finds herself and, perhaps, true love in this modern retelling of the legend of Dushyanta and Shakuntala.

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

A Map of Days By Ransom Riggs

Summary:
Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in.

Genre: Fantasy
January 2019

Black Enough By Ibi Zoboi

Summary:
An essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America.

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

Even If I Fall By Abigail Johnson

Summary:
A year ago, Brooke Covington lost everything when her beloved older brother, Jason, confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. Brooke and her family became social pariahs, broken and unable to console one another. Brooke's only solace remains the ice-skating rink where she works, but she no longer lets herself dream about a future skating professionally.

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

Five Feet Apart By Rachel Lippincott, Mike Daughtry & Tobias Iaconis

Summary:
Seventeen-year-olds Stella and Will, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, realize the only way to stay alive is to stay apart, but their love for each other is slowly pushing the boundaries of physical and emotional safety.

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

FTL, Y'ALL By Spike Trotman

Summary:
A comics anthology about an Earth where anyone and everyone has access to the stars!

January 2019

Girl King By Mimi Yu

Summary:
Two sisters become unwitting rivals in a war to claim the title of Emperor.

Genre: Fantasy
January 2019

Halo: Battle Born By Cassandra Rose Clark

Summary:
Four high school students navigate respective troubles and differences on the remote colony world of Meridian, where a mysterious alien invasion finds them locked out of the town shelter and scavenging for weapons and supplies alongside an injured soldier.

January 2019

Hey, Kiddo By Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Summary:
The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents.

January 2019

How She Died, How I Lived By Mary Crockett

Summary:
Struggling with survivor's guilt when a kindhearted classmate loses her life in a malevolent attack, a teen finds herself drawn to the victim's boyfriend and wonders if their relationship can survive their combined traumas.

January 2019

Inventing Victoria By Tonya Bolden

Summary:
Trapped between the life she dreams of and the reality of post-Reconstruction Savannah, a young black woman with a troubled past is made over by a wealthy, cultured sponsor who opens doors to the upper echelons of black society in late 19th-century Washington, D.C.

January 2019

My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream By Rachel Cohn

Summary:
Discovering that her long-lost father is a Japanese hotel mogul, a 16-year-old foster kid endeavors to please critical new relatives by spending time with her school's wealthy elite, who turn up their noses at her new crush

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

Our Year of Maybe By Rachel Lynn Solomon

Summary:
Aspiring choreographer Sophie Orenstein, eighteen, wonders if seventeen-year-old Peter Rosenthal-Porter, gifted pianist, best friend, and secret crush, will love her back after receiving her kidney.

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

Stronger, faster, and more beautiful By Arwen Elys Dayton

Summary:
A twisted story about the pursuit of perfection in the future envisions a world where science enables people to live whatever lives they can imagine, triggering unanticipated consequences.

January 2019

The Me I Meant to Be By Sophie Jordan

Summary:
Secretly in love with a boy who is off-limits because he is her best friend Flor's ex, Willa supports her friend through heartache, a parent's new dating life and academic challenges, unaware that Flor harbors her own taboo crush on a tutor.

Genre: Fiction
January 2019

The Untold History of the United States: Young Readers Edition 1945-1962 By Oliver Stone, Eric Singer & Peter Kuznick

Summary:
This is the untold history of the United States.

January 2019

The Wicked King By Holly Black

Summary:
As seneschal to High King Cardan, Jude must fight to keep control of the Faerie throne while her younger brother, Oak, enjoys the childhood she never knew.

Genre: Fantasy
January 2019

Two Can Keep a Secret By Karen McManus

Summary:
While true-crime afficionado Ellery and her twin brother are staying with their grandmother in a Vermont community known for murder, a new friend goes missing and Ellery may be next.

Genre: Mystery