Wednesday, October 26, 2011

November's New Books (Part 3)

Notes from an Accidental Band Geek by Erin Dionne
French horn virtuoso Elsie Wyatt resents having to join her high school's marching band playing a melliphone, but finally finds a sense of belonging that transcends the pressure she has always felt to be as good as her father, principal french horn player in the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
A fearful sixteen-year-old princess discovers her heroic destiny after being married off to the king of a neighboring country in turmoil and pursued by enemies seething with dark magic.
 You Against Me by Jenny Downham
When eighteen-year-old Mikey's younger sister claims to have been raped and he seeks to avenge the crime, he meets Ellie, the sister of the accused, and befriends her, complicating the situation considerably for all of them.
 All You Desire by Kirsten Miller
Haven must infiltrate the Ouroboros Society, charm Adam Rosier, and lure him into a trap. It's a plan the underground group known as the Horae believe will save the world--but Haven and Iain fear that it may destroy the happiness they've been chasing for two thousand years.

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.

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