New YA Releases for August!
Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff
When Clementine was a child, dangerous and inexplicable things started happening in New South Bend. The townsfolk blamed the fiendish people out in the Willows and burned their homes to the ground. But magic kept Clementine alive, walled up in the cellar for ten years, until a boy named Fisher sets her free. Back in the world, Clementine sets out to discover what happened all those years ago. But the truth gets muddled in her dangerous attraction to Fisher, the politics of New South Bend, and the Hollow, a fickle and terrifying place that seems increasingly temperamental ever since Clementine reemerged.
Between the Spark and the Burn by April Genevieve Tucholke
The sequel to Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, finds Violet and Neely searching for the nefarious River through a sequence of frenzied towns before Violet begins to question Neely's trustworthiness.
Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins
Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they begin their senior year back in France, Isla and Josh are forced to confront the challenges every young couple must face, including family drama, uncertainty about their college futures, and the very real possibility of being apart. A conclusion to the trilogy that began with Anna and the French Kiss and Lola and the Boy Next Door.
Sisters' Fate (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #3) by Jessica Spotswood
A fever ravages New London, but with the Brotherhood sending suspected witches straight to the gallows, the Sisters are powerless against the disease. They can’t help without revealing their powers?as Cate learns when a potent display of magic turns her into the most wanted witch in all of New England. To make matters worse, Cate has been erased from the memory of her beloved Finn. While she’s torn between protecting him from further attacks and encouraging him to fall for her all over again, she’s certain she can never forgive Maura’s betrayal. And now that Tess’s visions have taken a deadly turn, the prophecy that one Cahill sister will murder another looms ever closer to its fulfillment. Catch up and read the Cahill Witch Chronicles!
The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine #2) by James Dashner
Michael completed the Path.What he found at the end turned everything he’d ever known about his life—and the world—completely upside down. He barely survived. But it was the only way VirtNet Security knew to find the cyber-terrorist Kaine—and to make the Sleep safe for gamers once again. And, the truth Michael discovered about Kaine is more complex than they anticipated, and more terrifying than even the worst of their fears. Read the first of the series!
Rumble by Ellen Hopkins
Matthew Turner doesn't have faith in anything—not in his family, which is in shambles after his younger brother was bullied into suicide; or his so-called friends or some all-powerful creator; but when a horrific event plunges Matt into a dark, silent place, he begins to question everything he's ever disbelieved.
Jacqui is an aide with an obsession for young adult fiction from Atherton Library. She is most looking forward to read Rumble by Ellen Hopkins.