Wildefire, by Karsten Knight (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

In the wake of a tragic incident involving her rebellious older sister and a classmate, Ashline Wilde transfers to a private school in California, hoping to start over quietly. Instead, she learns that she, like several other students, is a … Continue reading

Huntress, by Malinda Lo (Little, Brown, 2011)

The Kingdom has been in upheaval for years, plagued by bizarre weather, failing crops, and unnatural creatures. An emissary from the Fae invites human representatives to meet with their Queen, to restore the balance. Among those who are chosen are … Continue reading

A Long, Long Sleep, by Anna Sheehan (Candlewick Press, 2011)

Rosalinda Fitzroy has just woken up from sixty-two years in stasis, only to discover that everyone she knew is dead, and society has changed greatly. As the last member of a once-powerful family, she’ll inherit the world’s most powerful company … Continue reading

Tiger's Curse, by Colleen Houck (Sterling Publishing, 2011)

In search of a summer job, Kelsey Hayes takes a temporary position with a visiting circus, responsible for helping the animal trainer. She immediately bonds with Ren, an unusually intelligent white tiger. Soon, she learns that Ren is actually a … Continue reading

The Goddess Test, by Aimee Carter (Harlequin Teen, 2011)

Kate has just moved to the tiny town of Eden, so her dying mother can return home for the last time. Soon, Kate experiences several bizarre events, ending with her making a deal with Henry, the self-proclaimed god of the … Continue reading

The Painted Boy, by Charles de Lint (Viking, 2011)

When the enigmatic James Li comes to the Arizona town of Santo del Vado Viejo, he finds new friends, and new enemies. One of the Yellow Dragon Clan, he’s in the process of embracing his true nature and destiny. To … Continue reading

The Red Pyramid, by Rick Riordan (Hyperion, 2010)

Overview Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, follows his earlier success with the start of a new series, one focusing on Egyptian myth and lore. A brother and sister discover their link to an … Continue reading

Sisters Red, by Jackson Pearce (Little, Brown and Company, 2010)

Scarlett and Rosie March hunt werewolves. It’s what they do, it’s all they’ve really known since they were young. For Scarlett, who proudly bears the scars of her battles, it’s her way of protecting others from the terrors she’s lived … Continue reading

Enchanted Ivy, by Sarah Beth Durst (McElderry Books, 2010)

When Lily visits Princeton with her family for Reunions Weekend, she’s ready for the usual campus tours and alumni parties. What she gets is a surprise, when she’s asked to take the mysterious Legacy Test. Pass, and she’s accepted into … Continue reading

The Grimm Legacy, by Polly Shulman (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2010)

Elizabeth’s new job at the New-York Circulating Material Repository, which houses and lends out everything under the sun except books, takes an unexpected twist when she discovers the Grimm Collection, an array of magically-imbued fairy tale artifacts. Unfortunately, someone’s stealing … Continue reading