|Violent Ends: A Novel in Seventeen Points of View, Shaun David Hutchinson
Relates how one boy–who had friends, enjoyed reading, playing saxophone in the band, and had never been in trouble before–became a monster capable of entering his high school with a loaded gun and firing on his classmates, as told from the viewpoints of several victims. Each perspective is written by a different writer of young adult fiction.
|The Girl with the Wrong Name, Barnabas Miller
With no memory of a long ago traumatic night, a seventeen-year-old aspiring documentary maker uses her camera to keep the world at a safe distance, but her latest subject, a forlorn and mysterious boy, sends her into a perilous, mind-bending journey.
|The Storyspinner, Becky Wallace
The Keepers, a race of people with magical abilities, are seeking a supposedly-dead princess to place her on the throne and end political turmoil but girls who look like the princess are being murdered and Johanna Von Arlo, forced to work for Lord Rafael DeSilva after her father’s suspicious death, is a dead-ringer.
|Trainwreck, CO 19286
Since she was little, it’s been drilled into Amy’s head by her dad that monogamy isn’t realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo; enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment, but in actuality, she’s kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she’s writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners; Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups might be on to something. Available on Blu-ray and DVD.
|Once I Was a Beehive, CO 19287
After losing her father to cancer, a teenage girl reluctantly joins her new step-cousin at a summer camp for Mormon girls.
|Je t’aime t’aime – I Love You, I Love You, Fl 19402
Claude Ridder is recovering from a failed suicide attempt after the collapse of his relationship with Catrine. He is approached by an obscure scientific lab, who wants him to participate in the human trials of a new time travel device. The test will send him back one year’s time, for one minute. But the machine goes haywire, and Ridder gets caught in a never-ending series of temporal leaps, re-living his tragic life out of sequence.
|Every Last Word, Tamara Ireland Stone
Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can’t turn off. Second-guessing every move, thought, and word makes daily life a struggle, and it doesn’t help that her lifelong friends will turn toxic at the first sign of a wrong outfit, wrong lunch, or wrong crush. When Sam meets Caroline, she has to keep her new friend a secret. Caroline introduces Sam to the Poet’s Corner, a hidden room and a tight-knit group of misfits who have been ignored by the school at large. Sam is drawn to them immediately, especially a guitar-playing guy with a talent for verse, and starts to discover a whole new side of herself.
|Silver Bells, Debbie Macomber
It isn’t easy for Phillip Lark to single-handedly raise his rambunctious teenage daughter. And now she’s hatched a plot to find her father a wife. Lovely Carrie Weston seems to fit the bill. Phillip claims he’s not interested in remarriage, but could the magic of the holiday season—and Carrie’s charms—help him change his mind?
|Forbidden, Eve Bunting
In early-nineteenth century Scotland, sixteen-year-old Josie, an orphan, is sent to live with an aunt and uncle on the rocky, stormy northwest coast. Everything and everyone in her new surroundings, including her relatives, is sinister, threatening, and mysterious. She’s told that Eli, the young man she’s attracted to, is forbidden to her, but not why. Spirited, curious, and determined, Josie sets out to learn the village’s secrets and discovers evil, fueled by heartless greed, as well as a ghostly presence eager for revenge. An author’s note gives the historical inspiration for this story.