Mystery

All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab HL780L Murder Fiction. Social classes Fiction. Interpersonal relations Fiction. High schools Fiction. Schools Fiction. California, Northern Fiction. After the death of his ex-girlfriend Carly, northern California high school student Neily joins forces with Carly's cousin Audrey to try to solve her murder.

HL800L Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold Chinese Americans Fiction. Identity Fiction. Journalism Fiction. Seattle (Wash.) Fiction. Mystery and detective stories. When her father, a respected journalist in Seattle, is killed in a hit-and-run accident, Maggie Chen, a high school intern at her father's newspaper, searches for clues to the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, an investigation that forces her to confront her ethnicity and a family she never knew. Includes historical notes on Chinese immigration to the United States, "paper sons," and the Exclusion Era laws.

680L Walkin¶ the Dog by Walter Mosley Los Angeles (Calif.) Social life and customs Fiction. African American men Fiction. Philosophers Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction. Criminals Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction. Ex-convict Socrates Fortlow is finally getting his life in order when he becomes the chief suspect in a series of crimes, and now he must find a way to prove his innocence and preserve the life he has made for himself.

Fantasy
The City in the Lake by Rachel Neumeier 840L Magic Fiction. Fantasy. A teenage girl who is learning to be a mage must save her mysterious, magical homeland, The Kingdom, from a powerful force that is trying to control it.

Graceling by Kristin Cashore 730L Murder Fiction. Ability Fiction. Magic Fiction. Good and evil Fiction. Fantasy. In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace of killing and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.

Flora Segunda : being the magickal mishaps of a girl of spirit, her glass-gazing sidekick, two ominous butlers (one blue), a house with eleven thousand rooms, and a red dog by Ysabeau S Wilce 910L Magic Fiction. Fantasy. While taking a shortcut in her eleven thousand room home, fourteen-year-old Flora Fyrdraaca discovers Valefor, the family butler who was banished years earlier by the girl's mother, and tries to restore the magical being's position in the household.

General Fiction
Going Bovine by Libba Bray HL680L Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Fiction Mad cow disease Fiction Dwarfs Fiction People with disabilities Fiction Automobile travel Fiction Cameron, a sixteen-year-old slacker, sets off on a madcap road trip along with a punk angel, a dwarf sidekick, a yard gnome and a mad scientist to save the world and perhaps his own life. An allusion to Don Quixote. Tales of the Madman Underground: An Historical Romance, 1973 by John Barnes 1040L Emotional problems Fiction Friendship Fiction Alcoholism Fiction Mothers and sons Fiction High school Fiction Karl Shoemaker wants to begin his senior year with a new identity separate from his counseling group, his alcoholic mother and the legacy of his dead father. 850L The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde Crimean War, 1853-1856 Fiction Father-daughter relationship Fiction Censorship Fiction Wales Fiction Alternative histories Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection in a time-altered Great Britain in which messing with the classics is a punishable offense, sets out to apprehend a criminal who is murdering characters from works of literature and has chosen Jane Eyre as his next victim.

Classic Fiction
Native Son by Richard Wright 700L African American men Fiction. Prisoners Fiction. Trials (Homicide) Fiction. Chicago (Ill.) Fiction. Murderers Fiction. Psychological fiction. A young African-American man trapped in the poverty-stricken ghetto of Chicago's South Side accidentally kills a rich white girl and finds himself on a path to self-destruction.

Flatland: a Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin Abbott 1280L Philosophy Math Fourth dimension A. Square, a resident of Flatland--a place limited to two dimensions and peopled by a hierarchy of geometrical forms--stirs up trouble when he is visited by a sphere and begins to speak openly about worlds with three and four dimensions.

1170L The Jungle by Upton Sinclair Lithuanian Americans Fiction. Chicago (Ill.) Fiction. Meat industry Fiction. Working class Fiction. Immigrants Fiction. Political fiction. Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America.

Science Fiction
Dune by Frank Herbert 800L Dune (Imaginary place) Fiction. Science fiction. The story of a young prince, Paul Artreides, scion of a star-crossed dynasty, and of his journey from boy to warrior to ruler of a dying planet destined to become a paradise regained.

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson 570L Medical ethics Fiction. Bioethics Fiction. Biotechnology Fiction. Self-perception Fiction. Memory Fiction. Science fiction. In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

880L Epic by Conor Kostick Fantasy games Fiction. Role playing Fiction. Video games Fiction. Science fiction. On New Earth, a world based on a video role-playing game, fourteen-year-old Erik pursuades his friends to aid him in some unusual gambits in order to save Erik's father from exile and safeguard the futures of each of their families.

Non-Fiction
Charles and Emma: The Darwins¶ Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman 1020L Nonfiction/Biography Once Charles Darwin sets his rational mind to marry the religious Emma Wedgeworth, they both must take a leap of faith in order to build a life together.

810L Three Little Words: A Memoir by Ashley Rhodes-Courter Adopted children. Foster children. Foster home care. Ashley Rhodes-Courter provides an account of her life, focusing on the nine years she spent in Florida's foster care system after being removed from her mother at the age of three, and explaining how her life changed after she was adopted.

630L Rock µn Roll Soldier: A Memoir by Dean Kohler Kohler, Dean Ellis. Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Personal narratives. United States. Army Military police. Rock musicians. The author shares his experiences as a rock and roll musician and soldier assigned to play for the troops in Vietnam.

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