Monday, February 29, 2016

Altered by Gennifer Albin

Adelice Lewys is finally free, or so she thought. While beautiful and far from deserted, the ruins of Earth hold even more secrets that Adelice must unravel if she wants to save her family and their world. Torn between Jost and Erik, the two brothers who have followed her out of Arras, and constantly on the run from the Guild and Remnants, Adelice must decide who she can trust.

A dystopian novel with romance and suspense around every corner, Altered will keep you glued to your seat. The relationships between Adelice and the two brothers continues to change and grow in ways that will have you eagerly turning the page to see what will happen next.

Check it out @Your Lovejoy HS Library and on OverDrive.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Crewel by Gennifer Albin

On Arras, a world where time and matter are spun like threads, special girls are chosen to be weavers or spinsters to manipulate those threads. Girls work hard to become one of the chosen, to be privileged with a life of luxury and eternal beauty.

Adelice Lewys has always known she's different from the others. She wants to fail. But it seems she can't even do that right. Snatched in the middle of the night from her home Adelice is unwillingly drawn into the world of weavers and spinners as something even more desired and special than the other girls. As plots unravel around her, can she find the threads needed to weave a new future for her world?

This dystopian novel is full of action, intrigue, and mystery with a surprise twist at the end that will have you falling out of your seat.

Check it out @Your Lovejoy HS Library and on OverDrive.


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Reckoning by Kerry Wilkinson

Silver Blackthorn, like all other sixteen year-olds in England, must take the Reckoning to determine her place in society as either an Elite, Member, Inter, or Trog. In Silver's mind there is no question she'll be a Member, one of the citizens who works to create useful tools and innovative technology. But this is also the year that her district must provide an Offering to the King. But what happens to the teenagers who enter the castle at Windsor? Is it the life of prestige everyone believes or is there another truth hiding behind the castle walls? When Silver finds herself facing suspicion and fear from all sides, it's hard to know who are friends and who are enemies. But one thing Silver knows for sure is that she must untangle the web and expose the spider underneath for all to see.

This is a good read if you enjoy dystopian fiction with a little drama and intrigue.

Be sure to check it out @ your Lovejoy High School Library!

Endgame: The Calling by James Frey & Nils Johnson-Shelton

12 players from around the world
12 family lines stretching back to antiquity
1 game
The winner decides who will live to continue the human race.
When friendships are formed, the lines blur and the outcome becomes hazy. Do the players play the game because they must or does the game continue because of the players?
Read Endgame: The Calling to find out.

Full of action from the first page, this book will have you reading non-stop to find out what happens next!

Check it out! @Your Lovejoy HS Library and on OverDrive.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Paper Towns by John Green

"My miracle was this: out of all the houses in all the subdivisions in all of Florida, I ended up living next door to Margo Roth Spiegelman."

What do you do when the girl next door invites you on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure? You follow, naturally. Quentin's not quite sure what Margo Roth Speigelman wants from him when she appears suddenly at his window, but one thing for sure - it will amazing Not really the adventuring type, Quentin has to be badgered along, ending up having the night of his life. But when Margo goes missing the next day, his life is turned upside down. Clues are left behind and Quentin knows that she wants him to be the one to find her. Or does she?

Highly recommended. If you love to laugh and get to know amazing characters, this novel is for you. John Green captures teen life on the cusp of young adulthood with humor and amazing insight.

Check it out @Your Lovejoy Library on Overdrive.

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Do you ever feel like no one really gets you, that you're alone even when you aren't? Do you feel invisible at times, overshadowed by those who demand more attention just by being who they are? Sydney knows that she's second best in her family. Not only is her brother Preston more charming and vivacious, he's the darling of the family - and the daredevil. When he gets into more trouble than he can get out of, Sydney's life is turned upside down. Forced to change schools, losing her friends, and dealing with parents who never notice her, Sydney feels more invisible than ever. Starting over is hard, but when she meets an unusual family, hope blooms in Sydney's heart. Maybe she isn't invisible after all.

Beautiful coming of age story that will appeal to anyone who has ever felt misunderstood.

The Unhappening of Genesis Lee by Shallee McArthur

"Her memories never fade. They are never forgotten. But they can be stolen."

Who are you without your memories? Are you the same person or do you become someone else?

Genesis Lee is one of the Mementi, a human with the capability of storing memories in perfect detail through Links. To Genesis and the other Mementi, their Links define who they are. Without the Links, without their memories, they only live a half a life. Genesis feels safe and secure in her Mementi community, but is she? When she runs into a Populace boy who seems to know her even though they've never met before, Genesis is tossed into a nightmare of stolen memories and civil unrest that threatens to destroy her family and all of Havendale. Can she trust a boy she's never met over the family she's lived with all her life? Grace and Kalan must work quickly to find the thief before every connection she has to her friends, her family, and her community is broken.

Highly recommended if you love mystery, action, science fiction, and coming of age stories.

Check it out @Your Lovejoy Library through OverDrive.