New at the Orem Library

Teen Fiction

 

The Lantern’s Ember

By: Colleen Houck

Five hundred years ago, Jack made a deal with the devil. It’s difficult for him to remember much about his mortal days. So he focuses on fulfilling his sentence as a Lantern–one of the watchmen who guard the portals to the Otherworld, a realm crawling with every nightmarish creature imaginable. Jack has spent centuries jumping from town to town, ensuring that nary a mortal–or not-so-mortal–soul slips past him. That is, until he meets beautiful Ember O’Dare.

five feet apart

 

Five Feet Apart

By: Rachael Lippincott and Mikki Daughtry

Seventeen-year-olds Stella and Will, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, realize the only way to stay alive is to stay apart, but their love for each other is slowly pushing the boundaries of physical and emotional safety.

girls of paper and fire

 

Girls of Paper and Fire

By: Natasha Ngan

Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most persecuted class of people in Ikhara. Ten years ago, her mother was snatched by the royal guards, and her fate remains unknown. Now, the guards are back and this time it’s Lei they’re after – the girl with the golden eyes, whose rumoured beauty has piqued the king’s interest.

Junior Fiction

 

Ogre Enchanted

By: Gail Carson Levine

Healer Evora is turned into a hideous ogre by the fairy Lucinda after rejecting a proposal, and has only a few months to find a love to reverse the curse.

 

The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery

By: P. G. Bell

Eleven-year-old Suzy Smith joins the troll-operated Impossible Postal Express, but she botches her first delivery by stealing a cursed snow globe containing a boy who claims there is a plot to take control of the Union of Impossible Places.

 

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha)

By: Tomi Adeyemi

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Nonfiction

learning at the feet of the savior

 

Learning at the Feet of the Savior

By: David Ridges and Taylor Halverson

Travel back in time to the world of the New Testament with two experienced teachers, David J. Ridges and Dr. Taylor Halverson. Designed for students and teachers of the scriptures, this commentary explains the cultural and historical background of many influential New Testament events to highlight the Savior’s inspired methods of teaching. Learn from His example to bless your family and friends as you sit at the feet of the Master Teacher.

 

Microsoft Office 2019: Step by Step

By: Joan Lambert and Curtis Frye

This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Office 2019. Jump in wherever you need answers – brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step. Covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone

By: Brian McCullough

Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it exploded, and how it changed everything. The internet was never intended for you, opines Brian McCullough in this lively narrative of an era that utterly transformed everything we thought we knew about technology.

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