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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 1:00 am

New library books

The following teen books are new at the Waynedale branch of the Allen County Public Library.


“How to Disappear” by Sharon Huss Roat

Vicky Decker's social anxiety has helped her master the art of hiding in plain sight, appearing only to her best friend, Jenna. But when Jenna moves away, Vicky's isolation becomes unbearable.


“Spliced”by Jon McGoran

In this gripping sci-fi thriller, genetically altered teens fight for survival in a near-future society that is redefining what it means to be human.


“All the Crooked Saints” by Maggie Stiefvater

Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one.

“The Afterlife of Holly Chase” by Cynthia Hand

On Christmas Eve five years ago, 17-year-old Holly Chase was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she'd become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn't. And then she died.


“Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green

Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.


“Invictus” by Ryan Graudin

Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time traveler from 2354 A.D. and a gladiator living in ancient Rome, Far's very existence defies the laws of nature.