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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 1:00 am

New library books

The following works of teen fantasy are new in the Teens Department of the main Allen County Public Library.

 

“The Belles” by Dhonielle Clayton

In a world where beauty is a commodity only a few control, beautiful Camellia learns the dark secrets behind her powers and is asked to choose between saving herself or changing her world forever.

 

“Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi

Seventeen-year-old Zelie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic 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.

 

“The Traitor Prince” by C.J. Redwine

Javan Najafai, crown prince of Akram, has spent the past 10 years at an elite boarding school, far away from his kingdom. But his eagerly awaited return home is cut short when a mysterious impostor takes his place – and no one believes Javan is the true prince.

 

“The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

When the scary, magical world in her grandmother's book of dark feminist fairy tales becomes real, 17-year-old Alice, partnered with Ellery, an obsessed fan of the fairy tales, must enter the world to rescue Alice's kidnapped mother.

 

“The Price Guide to the Occult” by Leslye Walton

Sixteen-year-old Nor, who comes from a long line of witches, prefers to hide her ability to communicate with nature and lives in constant fear of the return of her abusive mother.

 

“Tess of the Road” by Rachel Hartman

Escaping after her family decides to send her to a nunnery, Tess embarks on a journey in the Southlands disguised as a boy.