Summertime is a great time to travel.

20160429_092025Before heading off for your summer vacation destination, remember to grab a good book keep to keep your mind active while on the beach or at the pool.

Recently, I visited New York City.  Even in the city that never sleeps, I found myself in the middle of Central Park with an easy quick read, Eleanor and Park.  Checkout the review on the Good Reads website.

 

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New Books Added to Our Library Collection!

#1 bestselling author John Green returns with his first new novel since The Fault in Our Stars!

Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.

Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.

In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars, shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship

Fat Angie – by e.e. Charlton-Turjillo

Her sister was captured in Iraq, she’s the resident laughingstock at school, and her therapist tells her to count instead of eat. Can a daring new girl in her life really change anything?

Shattered Warrior – by Molly Knox Ostertag

It is eight years after Colleen Cavanaugh’s home world was invaded by the Derichets, a tyrannical alien race bent on exploiting the planet’s mineral resources.

Most of her family died in the war, and she now lives alone in the city. Aside from her acquaintances at the factory where she toils for the Derichets, Colleen makes a single friend in Jann, a member of the violent group of rebels known as the Chromatti. One day Colleen receives shocking news: her niece Lucy is alive and in need of her help. Together, Colleen, Jann, and Lucy create their own tenuous family.

But Colleen must decide if it’s worth risking all of their survival to join a growing underground revolution against the Derichets … in Sharon Shinn and Molly Knox Ostertag’s Shattered Warrior.

Attack on Titan: The Harsh Mistress of the City, Part 1

Another YA fantasy title based off the best-selling manga Attack on Titan. With Wall Maria breeched, communities within the Quinta district have been cut off from each other creating famine and chaos. A young field commander named Rita is tasked with a mission to reconnect transit across the massive district while putting her troops and residence right in the vanguard as Titans descend on her town

 

Justice League of America – The Tornado’s Path

New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer (IDENTITY CRISIS, The Book of Fate) redefines the World’s Greatest Super Team for a new generation in this hardcover collecting the first six issues of the all-new JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA series, featuring art by Ed Benes and Sandra Hope! Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman decide to re-form the Justice League and must choose the new roster of members.  A new villain appears during their selection process, and he’s just one of the many sinister forces gathering to bring an end to the league.