Friday, June 1, 2012

New Book Time - June Post 5

Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth by Jay Hosler
On the heels of explaining to his planetary leader the intricacies of human genetics in The Stuff of Life , the intrepid alien scientist Bloort-183 is charged in this sequel with covering the wider story of evolution. 

 A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix
Battling aliens, space pirates, and competitors, Prince Khemri meets a young woman, named Raine, and learns more than he expected about the hidden workings of a vast, intergalactic Empire, and about himself.

 Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts
After tremendous earthquakes destroy the Earth's major cities, an ancient evil emerges, turning ordinary people into hunters, killers, and insane monsters, but a small group of teens comes together in a fight for survival and safety.

 Rock On: A Story of Guitars, Gigs, Girls, and a Brother by Denise Vega
High school sophomore Ori Taylor, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter in a nameless rock band, has always been known as the easily-overlooked younger brother of Del, a high school sports star, but when Del suddenly returns home from college just as Ori is starting to gain some confidence in himself, Del expects everything to return to the way it used to be.

It's Our Prom (So Deal With It) by Julie Anne Peters
Told in separate voices, Azure, who is a lesbian, and Luke, who is bisexual, help plan an inclusive senior prom while Luke is writing and producing a musical about his life, both are working through the crush they have on their friend Radhika, and all three are dealing with problems at home.

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