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Short teasers for all new releases that kids won't be able to resist, prepared by library professionals.

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Faerie After

By: Janni Lee Simner

BOOK TALK
Janni Lee Simner’s dark, fantastical world of faerie returns in the final book of the Bones of Faerie Trilogy. Though Liza has brought spring back to the human world, she hasn't been able...

Fallen

By: Lauren Kate

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After a tragic event at her old school, Luce is tormented by those who call her Witch and Murderer, so her parents enroll her at the Sword and Cross reform school. She spends years in therapy...

Far Far Away

By: Tom McNeal

BOOK TALK
Jeremy Johnson Johnson’s life has always been tough, but he became an outcast in his small town when he started hearing strange voices in his head.  No one knows that Jeremy has a ghost-buddy,...


Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck

By: Dale E. Basye
illustrated by: Bob Dob

Book Talk
Poor, poor Marlo.  Isn’t it bad enough that she’s ended up in Fibble, the part of Heck reserved for liars?  Apparently not, because not only does she find himself living in a demented,...

The Fiend and the Forge

By: Henry H. Neff
illustrated by: Henry H. Neff

BOOK TALK
Now that Astaroth has possession of the Book of Thoth, the entire world has changed.  People of all kinds find themselves as slaves to the four demons who have divided up the lands and...

The File on Angelyn Stark

By: Catherine Atkins

BOOK TALK
 
Accusations made by a well-meaning neighbor ruined Angelyn’s life.  Her mother still treats her with anger, and Angelyn desperately tries to avoid the neighbor.   Her boyfriend...


The File on Angelyn Stark

By: Catherine Atkins

Angelyn Stark has a secret.

One day, her neighbor and friend, Nathan, saw something happen. Something between Angelyn and her stepfather. Then he told his grandmother, who was always looking...

Finding Somewhere

By: Joseph Monninger

BOOK TALK
 
Hattie loves horses and sets out to rescue Speed, a broken-down horse scheduled to be put down.  Speed spent his life at pony rides, carnivals, fairs, and in other slave labor. ...

Finding Somewhere

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The Fire Chronicle

By: John Stephens

BOOK TALK
After finding and mastering the power of the Emerald Atlas, Kate, Michael, and Emma continue the search for their parents who have been kidnapped.  However, the children are now in danger...

The Fire Wish Book Talk

By: Amber Lough

BOOK TALK
The story of Najwa, a jinni and Zayele, a princess whose desperate wish lands both girls in trouble, is book one of an exciting new fantasy. Both girls only know of the hatred between the...

Fitz

By: Mick Cochrane

BOOK TALK
Fifteen-year-old Fitzgerald (Fitz) has a hole in his life. He lives with, loves and respects his single mom, but he can’t let go of wondering who his dad is or why he’s not part of Fitz’s...


The FitzOsbornes at War

By: Michelle Cooper

BOOK TALK
Escaping to England when their home on a remote island was attacked by the Nazis, the Montmaray family dodges bombs, endures blackouts, experiences rationing, and witnesses the Blitz. ...

The FitzOsbornes in Exile

By: Michelle Cooper

Book Talk
After a German attack on their island kingdom, Montmaray, Sophie and the rest of her family are forced to flee to the safety of their Aunt Charlotte’s home in England where life is one...

Flat Broke

By: Gary Paulsen

BOOK TALK
 
Kevin is broke, penniless, totally without funds, and he really wants to ask Tina to the school dance.  So what’s a guy to do to earn a fortune?  If you are Kevin, you get...


Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

By: Al Marrin

Book Talk
 
Have you ever wondered why we have fire drills in school? What about the lighted EXIT signs over school doors, fire extinguishers in every classroom, and panic bars on exit doors?...

Flip

By: Martyn Bedford

Book Talk
At the moment of death, some souls aren’t ready to depart. Take fourteen-year-old Alex Gray for instance. While his body is hospitalized in a coma, his soul has slipped into the life of...

Flirting in Italian

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Who can resist the beauty of the Italian countryside... or the wealth of gorgeous Italian boys it has to offer?  Certainly not Violet, who finds herself drawn to the country by an 18th...


Flutter

By: Gina Linko

BOOK TALK
To discover how to heal, first Emery has to break out of the hospital, where doctors, including her neurologist father, have been studying her like a lab rat. Her situation hasn’t always...

The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan

By: Maxwell Eaton

BOOK TALK
Join Ace, Bub, and Bruce as they gear up for two back-to-back adventures!  First, Ace and Bub discover a plan by a group of evil penguins who plan to freeze the island in order to make...

The Forest of Hands and Teeth

By: Carrie Ryan

BOOK TALK
Mary lives in a world governed by strict rules created by the Sisterhood to protect the village from the Unconsecrated dead who constantly hunger for flesh. As a young, unmarried woman she...


Foretold

By: Edited by Carrie Ryan

BOOK TALK
These fourteen stories of prophecy and prediction leave you wondering how much power you truly have to determine your fate.  There is something for everyone in this collection of stories...

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

By: Ann Brashares

BOOK TALK
Once upon a time, four best friends shared a pair of magical pants; pants that became the glue that held them together during their summers apart. Can they work their magic one last time...

The Fortune of Carmen Navarro

By: Jen Bryant

BOOK TALK
Ryan comes from generations of military men and his father applies tremendous pressure on Ryan to be the “perfect” cadet.  Ryan does his best to meet his father’s expectations, but...


Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

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Jake and Abigail Porter have names for one another.  He calls her "The Great One" because she thinks she is so great.  She calls him "The Pain" because he is.  Jake only eats "white foods,"...

The Friendship Doll

By: Kirby Larson

Book Talk
Meet Miss Kanagawa, a hand-crafted doll sent from Japan as an ambassador of friendship with fifty-seven other Japanese dolls in 1927, traveling across the United States to visit museums...

The Friendship Doll

By: Kirby Larson

BOOK TALK
Meet Miss Kanagawa, a hand-crafted doll sent from Japan as an ambassador of friendship with fifty-seven other Japanese dolls in 1927, traveling across the United States to visit museums...