Books you may have missed in 2017!

This is just a few books that you may have missed in 2017.

 

Allegedly by Tiffany D. JacksonAllegedly by Tiffany  D. Jackson

TEEN Jackson

When she was nine, Mary was accused of killing an infant left with her mother. She was convicted of manslaughter and has spent the last six years in a group home. Now at age fifteen, Mary must face important facts about her past and future when she finds out that she is pregnant.

 

 

 

The Wood by Chelsea BobulskiThe Wood by Chelsea Bobulski

TEEN Bobulski

Winter didn’t ask to be the guardian of the wood, but when her dad inexplicably vanishes, she’s the one who must protect travelers who accidentally slip through the wood’s portals.

The wood is poisoned, changing into something more sinister. Once brightly colored leaves are now bubbling inky black. Vicious creatures that live in the shadows are becoming bolder, torturing lost travelers. Winter must now put her trust in Henry―a young man from eighteenth-century England who knows more than he should about the wood―in order to find the truth and those they’ve lost.

 

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Fiction Hamid

“In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet–sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, thrust into premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors–doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price”– Provided by publisher.

 

 

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman AlexieYou Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie

Biography Alexie

Author Sherman Alexie tackles his childhood in this memoir written after the death of his mother.  “The result is a stunning memoir filled with raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine, much less survive. An unflinching and unforgettable remembrance, YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME is a powerful, deeply felt account of a complicated relationship”—Amazon.

 

 

 

The Hate You Give by Angie ThomasThe Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

Teen Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed”—Amazon.

 

 

 

The Girl Who Takes and Eye for an Eye by David LagercrantzThe Girl Who  Takes and Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz

Fiction Lagercrantz

Lisbeth Salander—obstinate outsider, volatile seeker of justice for herself and others—seizes on a chance to unearth her mysterious past once and for all. And she will let nothing stop her—not the Islamists she enrages by rescuing a young woman from their brutality; not the prison gang leader who passes a death sentence on her; not the deadly reach of her long-lost twin sister, Camilla; and not the people who will do anything to keep buried knowledge of a sinister pseudoscientific experiment known only as The Registry. Once again, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are the fierce heart of a thrilling full-tilt novel that takes on some of the world’s most insidious problems. —from  Amazon.