» Archive for the 'Young Adult Fiction' Category

Stalking Jack the Ripper/ Kerri Maniscalco

Friday, August 17th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father’s wishes and society’s expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle’s laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. When her work on a string of savagely killed corpses drags Audrey into the investigation of a serial murderer, her search for answers brings her close to her own sheltered world. c. 2016

Fatal throne/ M. T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, Lisa Ann Sandell, Jennifer Donnelly, Linda Sue Park, Deborah Hopkinson

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

He was King Henry VIII, a charismatic and extravagant ruler obsessed with both his power as king and with siring a male heir.  They were his queens–six ill-fated women, each bound for divorce, or beheading, or death.  Henry VIII and his six wives are reimagined by seven acclaimed and bestselling authors in this riveting novel.

M. T. Anderson – Henry VIII; Candace Fleming – Katharine of Aragon; Stephanie Hemphill – Anne Boleyn; Lisa Ann Sandell – Jane Seymour
Jennifer Donnelly – Anna of Cleves; Linda Sue Park – Catherine Howard; Deborah Hopkinson – Kateryn Parr     c. 2018

Haunt me/ Liz Kessler

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When her family moves after a rough year, Erin feels instantly at home in her new bedroom – even after she realizes that she’s not the only one occupying it. As Erin becomes accustomed to Joe, the spirit of the teenage boy who lived in the room before her, she starts to sense an inexplicable connection between them.   c. 2017