Thursday, June 11, 2015

New Books for June...Finally! (Part 5)

The Heir by Kiera Cass
Science Fiction 
In this fourth romantic novel, follow Illéa's royal family into a whole new Selection--and find out what happens after happily ever after. Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon's heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn't expect her Selection to be anything like her parents' fairy-tale love story...but as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn't as impossible as she's always thought.

Hit Count by Chris Lynch
Contemporary Fiction 
Arlo Brodie loves being at the heart of the action on the football field, and while his dad cheers him on, his mother quotes head injury statistics and refuses to watch, but Arlo's winning plays, the cheering crowds, and the adrenaline rush are enough toconvince him that everything is OK, in spite of the pain, the pounding, the dizziness, and the confusion.

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest
Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, 16-year-old Libby is shocked to see stickers, patches and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing all over town.

Illusionarium by Heather Dixon
As apprentice to his father, the second-best medical scientist in the empire, Jonathan leads a quiet life in a remote aerial city until the king arrives, calling on them to find the cure to a plague that has struck the capital city and put the queen's life at risk, but the newly discovered chemical, fantillium, that may help will also put at risk all that Jonathan holds dear.

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Contemporary Fiction 
A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.

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