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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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Racing the Moon

By: Alan Armstrong
illustrated by: Tim Jessell

BOOK TALK
Alexis Hart is about to turn twelve and rejects her mother’s idea that she should act more “ladylike.” Outer space is much more interesting, and she likes building the moon station...

Rapture

By: Lauren Kate

BOOK TALK
Luce and Daniel have a love that is timeless.  Cursed by Lucifer, Lucinda is forced to die time and time again once she remembers the love that Daniel has for her.  Once Lucifer decides...

Raven Flight

By: Juliet Marillier

BOOK TALK
King Keldec rules the land of Alban and brutally works to destroy all who possess magical powers.  He conducts seasonal sweeps of Alban’s villages to weed out those with powers.  Neryn...


Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas

By: Lurlene McDaniel

BOOK TALK
A strange man tempts Sarah to stay on his fabulous estate. The problem is she can’t remember how she got there.  A summer job on Sandstone Mountain for Drake, a teen ridiculed for his...

The Red Blazer Girls: The Mistaken Masterpiece

By: Michael D. Beil

BOOK TALK
 
Friends who solve crimes together, stay together, right?  This is certainly the case with the ever-so-smart Red Blazer Girls who are back at it solving a crime involving a painting...

The Red Blazer Girls: The Secret Cellar

By: Michael D. Beil

BOOK TALK
An antique fountain pen concealing a hidden message is the catalyst for the next mystery Red Blazer Girls tackle.  As Christmas approaches, the girls find themselves spending a lot of time...


Red Book Talk

By: Alison Cherry

BOOK TALK
Being a redhead in Scarletville doesn’t illicit the usual name calling of carrot top or ginger. In this small Iowa town, redheads receive preferential treatment. And red head Felicity...

Red Heart Tattoo

By: Lurlene McDaniel

BOOK TALK
Morgan and her best friend Kelli share everything and are looking forward to their senior year.  Morgan Frierson, the beautiful Student Council President, has the perfect jock boyfriend...

Revel

By: Maurissa Guibord

BOOK TALK
After her mother dies, 17-year-old Delia McGovern is shuffled from foster home to foster home until she decides to take her future into her own hands by finding her mother’s past. A few...


The Revenant

By: Sonia Gensler

BOOK TALK
 
Little did 17-year-old Willie Hammond know that stealing someone’s identity to take a teaching job in a Cherokee Female Seminary inIndian Territorywould be the least of her...

Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl

By: Carolita Blythe

BOOK TALK
For Catholic School girls, Faye and her friends Caroline and Gillian are mean. Their current scheme involves going uptown and mugging former film star, Evelyn Rider. The girls don’t anticipate...

Roland Wright: At the Joust

By: Tony Davis
illustrated by: Gregory Rogers

BOOK TALK
 
Roland Wright has been a page at Twofold Castle for just a month and already he has impressed the King's bravest knights. Now Roland is off to his first tournament, where knights...


Romeo Redeemed

By: Stacey Jay

BOOK TALK
In the sizzling sequel to Juliet Immortal, Romeo--known for his ruthless ways--is finally given the chance to redeem himself.  In order to do so, he'll need to travel a short ways back...

Rotters

By: Daniel Kraus

Book Talk
When his mother is killed in a freak accident, sixteen-year-old Joey is given no other choice but to go live with the father he’s never known. His dad is known as “the garbage man”...

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

By: Liesl Shurtliff

BOOK TALK
Have you ever wondered where Rumpelstiltskin came from? Or who his parents were? Or how he acquired the magic to turn straw into gold? Rump’s story begins when he is living with his grandmother...


The Running Dream

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

BOOK TALK
After losing her leg in an accident on the way to a track meet, star runner, Jessica, is at a loss for what she will do with her life. Her hopes and plans and dreams were all lost with her...

Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics

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Teen reporter, Susan Carol, finds herself thrust into the limelight as the hottest swimming sensation leading up to the Olympics.  Stevie Thomas, her boyfriend and fellow reporter, struggles...