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New YA Releases for April!


 

Illusion by Sherrilyn Kenyon

April 1

Illusion: Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Son of a demon Nick Gautier just wants to be a normal guy, but when he is sucked into an alternate reality he realizes the value of his powers.

Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

April 8

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor
A conclusion to the best-selling trilogy finds Karou and Akiva joining their rival human armies against brutal angel invaders, an alliance that is tested by Karou's inability to forgive Akiva for killing the only family she has ever known.

The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a different time—a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins.

Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they’re from, never interfere with history, and never, ever be intimate with anyone outside their community. Prenna does as she’s told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth. But everything changes when Prenna falls for Ethan Jarves.

Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins

Rebel Belle  by Rachel Hawkins
Harper Price, peerless Southern belle, was born ready for a Homecoming tiara. But after a strange run-in at the dance imbues her with incredible abilities, Harper's destiny takes a turn for the seriously weird. She becomes a Paladin, one of an ancient line of guardians with agility, super strength and lethal fighting instincts.

Just when life can't get any more disastrously crazy, Harper finds out who she's charged to protect: David Stark, school reporter, subject of a mysterious prophecy and possibly Harper's least favorite person. But things get complicated when Harper starts falling for him--and discovers that David's own fate could very well be to destroy Earth.

Zom-B Mission by Darren Shan

Zom-B Mission by Darren Shan
A latest novella in the 12-part series finds B Smith and the other Angels undertaking a first mission escorting a group of survivors from zombie-infested London to a safe haven in New Kirkland only to discover that their charges do not represent the best of humanity.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

April 15

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once? Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith
Stuck in an elevator during a blackout in New York City, Lucy from the 24th floor and basement-dwelling Owen manage to escape and spend the rest of the blackout bonding on the darkened streets, a night they remember with longing when their respective lives separate them.

What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick

What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Seventeen-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl determined to escape her small island town, but when rich-kid Cass Somers, with whom she has a complicated romantic history, shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her loving, complex family, her lifelong best friends, her wealthy employer, the place where she lives and the boy she can't admit she loves.

 

Author Bio:

Jacqui is an aide for Atherton Library. She is most interested in reading Rebel Belle and The Here and Now


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