YA Fiction: R
Radiant Shadows (A Wicked Lovely Book) by
Call Number: PZ 7 .M34788 Rad 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-20
Faery lore and mortal love entwine in the enthralling penultimate volume of Marr's "New York Times"-bestselling series Wicked Lovely.
Rakkety Tam by
Call Number: PZ 7 .J15317 Rak 2004
Publication Date: 2004-09-09
There has never been a Redwall hero quite like Rakkety Tam, the roguish Highlander squirrel who sets off for Mossflower Wood on a mercenary errand and loses his heart to the charms of Redwall Abbey. And there's never been a villain quite like Gulo the Savage: a vicious beast-eating wolverine who descends upon the Abbey in search of a relic called the Walking Stone. Readers will cheer at the return of the Long Patrol, the antics of a renegade vole thief, and the emergence of a new champion to wield the sword of Martin. As fans of Brian Jacques and Redwall know, the adventures just keep getting bigger and better.
Call Number: PZ 7 .C7586 Rd 2012
Publication Date: 2012-11-13
Cassia faces the ultimate choices in the long-anticipated conclusion to the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling Matched Trilogy. After leaving Society and desperately searching for the Rising and each other Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again.
Ready or Not by
Call Number: PZ 7 .C11165 Re 2005
Publication Date: 2005-08-01
Top ten things Samantha Madison isn't ready for: 10. Spending Thanksgiving at Camp David 9. With her boyfriend, the president's son 8. Who appears to want to take their relationship to the Next Level 7. Which Sam inadvertently and shockingly announces live on MTV 6. While appearing to support the president's dubious policies on families, morals, and yes, sex 5. Juggling her new after-school job at Potomac Video 4. Even though she already has a job as teen ambassador to the UN (that she doesn't get paid for) 3. Riding the Metro and getting accosted because she's "the redheaded girl who saved the president's life," in spite of her new, semipermanent Midnight Ebony tresses 2. Experiencing total role reversal with her popular sister Lucy, who for once can't get the guy she wants and the number-one thing Sam isn't ready for? 1. Finding out the hard way that in art class, "life drawing" means "naked people."
The Reckoning by
Call Number: PZ 7 .A73369 Rec 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-06
This explosive book in the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling Darkest Power trilogy is the exhilarating finale to the adventures of Chloe Saunders, a teenage necromancer, and her supernatural friends.
The Ring of Solomon by
Call Number: PZ 7 .S92475 Ri 2010
Publication Date: 2010-11-02
Fans rejoice--everyone's favorite wise-cracking djinni is back! Thousands of years before his fateful service to the magician Nathaniel in London, wily Bartimaeus served as djinni to hundreds of masters, from Babylon and Ancient Egypt to the modern Middle East. In this brilliant new installment in the best-selling series, history is revealed as readers travel alongside Bartimaeus to Jerusalem and the court of King Solomon for his most exciting adventure yet.
Rising Tide by
Call Number: PZ 7 .T3525 Ri 2003
Publication Date: 2003-10-13
It is 1908. Kate Keely has returned to a newly bustling San Francisco from her stay in Ireland-a trip she made as the hired companion to terminally ill Jolie Logan. Now, in the wake of Jolie's death, a grieving Kate needs to make a new life for herself. She and her friend Ellen Flannery pool their hard-earned money and rent a small shop. There, they will sell handmade Irish linens and dresses to wealthy women and college students, or so they hope. But there are many obstacles for two untried girls trying to establish a business-and not all of them are professional. Ellen is infatuated with a reckless, wealthy department store heir, while otherwise practical Kate can't stop thinking about the mysterious author of the travel journal she found on her trip home. This sequel to the acclaimed A Sea So Far opens a window into the past, and shows readers two winning, kindred spirits.
Robinson Crusoe by
Call Number: PZ 7 .D3393 R63 2001
Publication Date: 2001-07-01
Who has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization? Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of Defoe's famous book. Robinson Crusoe, set ashore on an island after a terrible storm at sea, is forced to make do with only a knife, some tobacco, and a pipe. He learns how to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude. That is, until, twenty-four years later, when he confronts another human being.
Romeo and Juliet by
Publication Date: 2011-02-18
Presents in graphic novel format an adaptation of Shakespeare's play of the tragic consequences of a deadly feud between two rival families in Renaissance Verona.
The Rules of Survival by
Call Number: PZ 7 .W4713 Ru 2006
Publication Date: 2006-09-07
This National Book Award Finalist is a thought-provoking exploration of emotional abuse, self-reliance and the nature of evil. A heart-wrenching portrait of family crisis, this is perfect for fans of Laurie Halse Anderson's "Speak "and Jay Asher's "Thirteen Reasons Why." For Matt and his sisters, life with their cruel, physically abusive mother is a day-to-day struggle for survival. But then Matt witnesses a man named Murdoch coming to a child's rescue in a convenience store; and for the first time, he feels a glimmer of hope. Then, amazingly, Murdoch begins dating Matt's mother. Life is suddenly almost good. But the relief lasts only a short time. When Murdoch inevitable breaks up with their mother, Matt knows that he'll need to take some action. Can he call upon Murdoch to be his hero? Or will Matt have to take measures into his own hands? A gripping, powerful novel that will stay with you long after you've read it.
Call Number: PZ 7 .G53887 Ru 2008
Publication Date: 2008-06-01
After bidding good-bye to New York's brightest star, Elizabeth Holland, rumors continue to fly about her untimely demise. All eyes are on those closest to the dearly departed: her mischievous sister, Diana, now the family's only hope for redemption; New York's most notorious cad, Henry Schoon-maker, the flame Elizabeth never extinguished; the seductive Penelope Hayes, poised to claim all that her best friend left behind-including Henry; even Elizabeth's scheming former maid, Lina Broud, who discovers that while money matters and breeding counts, gossip is the new currency. As old friends become rivals, Manhattan's most dazzling socialites find their futures threatened by whispers from the past. In this delicious sequel to The Luxe, nothing is more dangerous than a scandal . . . or more precious than a secret.
Rurouni Kenshin: Meigi Swordsman Romantic Story by
Call Number: PN 6790 .J33 2005 Vol.14
Publication Date: 2003-10-22
Packed with action, romance and historical intrigue, Rurouni Kenshin is one of the most beloved and popular manga series worldwide. Set against the backdrop of the Meiji Restoration, it tells the saga of Himura Kenshin, once an assassin of ferocious power, now a humble rurouni, a wandering swordsman fighting to protect the honor of those in need. A hundred and fifty years ago in Kyoto, amid the flames of revolution, there arose a warrior, an assassin of such ferocious power he was given the title Hitokiri: Manslayer. With his bloodstained blade, Hitokiri Battosai helped close the turbulent Bakumatsu period and end the reign of the shoguns, slashing open the way toward the progressive Meiji Era. Then he vanished, and with the flow of years became legend. In the 11th year of Meiji, in the middle of Tokyo, the tale begins. Himura Kenshin, a humble rurouni, or wandering swordsman, comes to the aid of Kamiya Kaoru, a young woman struggling to defend her father's school of swordsmanship against attacks by the infamous Hitokiri Battosai. But neither Kenshin nor Battosai are quite what they seem.