Teens: Love to read? Check out some of these titles this month at the Abington Community Library:
• “The edge of Juniper” by Lora Richardson
Fay Whitaker, 16 years old and yearning for adventure, is excited to spend the summer with her fearless cousin Celia in small-town Juniper, Indiana. But she soon discovers her summer home is not what she expected.
• “The first time she drowned” by Kerry Kletter
Cassie O’Malley has spent the past two and a half years in a mental institution, dumped there by her mother, against her will. Now, at 18, Cassie emancipates herself, determined to start over.
• “Front lines” by Michael Grant
1942, World War II. But something has changed: A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service.
• “Ivory and Bone” by Julie Eshbaugh
Hunting, gathering and keeping his family safe – That’s the life of 17-year-old Kol in this debut author’s sweeping prehistoric fantasy. Then bold, enigmatic Mya arrives from the south with her family, and Kol is captivated.
• “A torch against the night: An Ember in the Ashes Novel” (series) by Sabaa Tahir
After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart of the Empire.
Sandy Longo is head of public services and assistant director at the Abington Community Library. Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or [email protected]