Here are some new fiction titles we've put out on display here at Hardesty:
Riley Blackthorne is not having a good year--her mom died of cancer, her dad is struggling to pay off the medical bills, and she isn't allowed to trap anything higher than a Grade One Demon. How is she ever supposed to move up in the Trappers' Guild?
Set in Atlanta in 2018, The Demon Trapper's Daughter explores a world in which economies are collapsing, demons roam the land, and life is getting pretty bleak. Riley has to figure out how to survive not only the loss of family and friends, but even day-to-day life. What's wrong with the Holy Water? Why do the demons call her by name? And how can she get her Guild to see her as more than a child?
Request it here: http://bit.ly/WDX1ZV
Want to make one of these supercute paper hedgehogs? Next Tuesday from 4-6 pm we'll be showing you how. The library provides the raw materials (old worn-out paperback books) and you provide the time and creativity. Just be there and we'll take care of the rest!
Life was different in the Before: before the Ticks began devouring humans in a deadly swarm across America; before the surviving young people were rounded up and quarantined “for their own protection.” These days, we know what those quarantines are—holding pens where human blood is turned into more food for the Ticks. Surrounded by electrical fences, most kids try to survive the Farms by turning on each other…
This week, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, video and audiobooks for children and young adults. See a full list of the young adult category winners on the TCCL Teens Book Awards page.