Thursday, January 1, 2015

New year, new books ~ Happy 2015! (part 1)

100 Questions You'd Never Ask Your Parents by Elisabeth Henderson & Nancy Armstrong, MD
A guide for teens about sex and related topics draws on the expertise of a psychologist and an OB/GYN to offer answers to questions on a wide range of subjects that teenagers may be reluctant to discuss with adults.

The Accidental Highwayman by Ben Tripp
In eighteenth-century England, young Christopher "Kit" Bristol unwittingly takes on the task of his dead master, notorious highwayman Whistling Jack, who pledged a fairy he would rescue feisty Princess Morgana from an arranged marriage with King George III.

Alex Rider: Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin by Anthony Horowitz
The final book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series! Alex Rider's life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger . Every story has a beginning. For teen secret agent Alex Rider, that beginning occurred prior to his first case for MI6, known by the code name Stormbreaker. By the time Stormbreaker forever changed Alex's life, his uncle had been murdered by the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, leaving Alex orphaned and craving revenge. Yet when Yassen had a clear shot to take out Alex after he foiled the Stormbreaker plot, he let Alex live. Why ? This is Yassen's story. 

Anatomy of a Girl Gang by Ashley Little
Recounts the experiences of the five members of the all-girl gang of Vacouver, the "Black Roses."

Arm Knitting: Chunky Cowls, Scarves, and Other No-Needle Knits by Linda Zemba Burhance
Newtown designer Linda Zemba Burhance is the authorof this arm knitting book, published by The Taunton Press. Arm knitting is a technique in which big arm loops are "cast on" to a person's arms just below the wrists. You knit using your arms as needles, and can make everything from scarves to dresses. 

Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas
Instead of a "No Drama Prom-a" with a group of friends, seventeen-year-old Heart LaCoeur must choose between two boys with good reasons for asking her, but a flip of a coin leads not to one date but two complete--and very different--prom nights.

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