Friday, August 24, 2012

own the night

Ashes by Ilsa Bick
As Alex goes on a hike to find herself, an electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, changing life as she knows it. Billions of people are dead and the survivors have been altered; some have new abilities, others are no longer even human.

Tithe by Holly Black
Kaye is used to the nomadic life but when after her mom is attacked, they are forced to move back to New Jersey. While there, Kaye finds herself drawn into a battle between two faerie kingdoms.

Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer
Vlad is a half-vampire who just wants to make it through school without anyone discovering his secret.

Lost Souls by Poppy Brite (suggested for ages 15+)
Follow the story of a lost soul called Nothing as he tries to find his true family. Born of a vampire, Nothing does not fit in with his adoptive family. Joining his vampire brothers, however, may cost more of his humanity than he wants to give.

Marked by P.C. Cast (suggested for ages 15+)
Zoey has been chosen to enter the House of Night where she will train to become an adult vampire… if she can survive the Change.

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
The year is 1878 and sixteen year-old Tessa Gray has traveled to England to find her brother. Instead, she discovers the world is in danger from the vampires, warlocks and other supernatural creatures who wander the streets of London.

The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
Old Gregory has always gotten rid of evil in the local villages, but his time is coming to an end. Who will take his place and keep the villagers safe?

Stranger With My Face by Lois Duncan
Laurie Stratton’s perfect summer begins to unravel when her boyfriend sees her out with another guy… while she is sick in bed. More sightings convince Laurie that someone with her face is watching her every move.

Locked in Time by Lois Duncan
When Nore Roberts is shocked by her new stepmother’s youth, beauty and a hint of something sinister. When she realizes her stepbrother and stepsister are hiding something, she begins to feel like the target of an evil plan.

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Romance was not part of Nora Grey’s plan until Patch arrived. She no longer knows whom to trust and when she tries to find answers, she instead finds herself in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those who have fallen.

Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris
Kate Grable can’t wait for med school. She knows her stint as athletic trainer will stand out on her application and she knows steroids are bad for you, especially when they turn the football team into mindless zombies.

The Dead by Charles Higson
The disease only affects people over sixteen. It starts as a cold, then you begin to itch and spots appear. The worst part is the voices in your head, telling you to do terrible things. Can Ed Jack and Bam avoid joining the Dead?

The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman
What if you awoke from a coma to find the world overrun by zombies? That is exactly what happens to Officer Rick Grimes when he wakes up after being shot. Can he and a ragtag group of survivors rebuild after this disaster?

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
In the fourteen years since First Night, 6 billion people have died and America has collapsed into isolated communities. At fifteen, Benny must find a job or have his rations cut in half. Becoming an apprentice bounty hunter may forever alter his perception of the world.

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Mary knows certain truths; the Sisterhood knows best, the Guardians protect and you must always mind the fence. But Mary’s truths fail her and her world becomes chaos when the fence is breached.

Shiver by Maggie Steifvater
The woods outside Grace’s Minnesota home are quiet and in the winter, home to a yellow-eyed wolf.  When Grace meets Sam, his eyes convince her he is the wolf she has been watching. As the weather cools, can Sam avoid becoming a wolf forever?

Who’s There? by Stephanie Tolan
When Drew and Evan’s parents are killed in a gas explosion, the siblings go to live with their long-lost aunt at the family home. Before long, Drew becomes convinced there is a ghost in the house and she discovers some unsettling family secrets.

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Evie is just a normal teenager… except she can see through “glamours”, works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, is falling for a shape-shifter, and may be at the center of a dark faerie prophecy. Oh well, perhaps “normal” is overrated.

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