Thursday, June 20, 2013

Summer Reading Week 1

Welcome to the results of Week 1, the first week of Summer Reading 2013.  99 people signed up this week and 21 of them read 62 books. 



The Vampire Prince
The Vampire Prince
By Shan, Darren
2004-09 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
9780316602747 Check Our Catalog

Branded a traitor, betrayed by a friend, and hunted by the vampire clan, Darren Shan, the Vampire's assistant, faces certain death. Can Darren reverse the odds and outwit a Vampire Prince? …More


You Know What You Have to Do
You Know What You Have to Do
By Shimko, Bonnie
2013-03 - Amazon Childrens Publishing
9781477816424 Check Our Catalog

This quirky, appealing novel turns formulaic teen fiction on its head as funny, feisty 15-year-old Mary Magdeline (otherwise known as Maggie) suddenly faces more than the usual typical YA concerns: a voice in her head that is telling her to kill people. …More


Eternal
Eternal
By Smith, Cynthia Leitich
2010-02 - Candlewick Press (MA)
9780763647735 Check Our Catalog

With diabolical wit, the author of "Tantalize" revisits a deliciously dark world where vampires vie with angels. In alternating points of view, Miranda and Zachary navigate a cutthroat eternal aristocracy as they play out a dangerous--and darkly hilarious--love story. …More


Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie
Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie
By Stiefvater, Maggie
2009-10 - Flux
9780738714844 Check Our Catalog

In this mesmerizing sequel to "Lament," music prodigy James Morgan and his best friend, Deirdre, join a private conservatory for musicians. James' musical talent attracts Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die. …More


After the Flood
After the Flood
By Turnbull, Peter
2003-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727872203 Check Our Catalog

"Hennessey and Yellich, as always, are a joy to watch in action" Booklist Yet again, floods have played havoc with the Yorkshire countryside and when one river changes its course, a corpse comes to light. When DCI George Hennessey and DC Yellich get to it they discover that its head has been severed from the body. Well, there could be a whole load of reasons for that. But as the case progresses, there doesn't seem to be a good reason for it at all. Steeped in the history, manners and countryside of the North of England, this is an investigation that leads from dental records to a reading group and from DNA to losing the appetite for a pub lunch. It is an unbelievably strange tale that Peter Turnbull tells unnervingly believably. …More


Chill Factor
Chill Factor
By Turnbull, Peter
2005-11 - Severn House Publishers
9780727862754 Check Our Catalog

Hennessey and Yellich are looking for a Mr Big A corpse is discovered in the middle of the city of York. Male; no identification. Shot. And tortured before his murder. A professional hit, by the look of it. Gradually people talk; hints are dropped; and trails appear ? all leading to a man with no record and who has never been inside a police station. But the police know him ? he's connected to another unexplained death. And another. And a few more. …More


Allies of the Night
Allies of the Night
By Shan, Darren
2005-09 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
9780316114370 Check Our Catalog

Vampire prince and "vampaneze" killer Darren Shan faces his worst nightmare yet--school--but homework is the least of Darren's problems. Bodies are piling up. Time is running out, and the past is catching up with the hunters fast. …More


Cheerleaders First Evil
Cheerleaders First Evil
By Stine, R. L.
Editor MacDonald, Patricia
1992-08 - Topeka Bindery
9780785748151 Check Our Catalog

The first in a three-part miniseries following the terrifying adventures of the cheerleaders of Shadyside High. After head cheerleader Jennifer is thrown from a bus and paralyzed, terrible things begin to plague the other members of the cheerleading squad. …More


Fear Hall: The Beginning
Fear Hall: The Beginning
By Stine, R. L.
1997-07 - San Val
9780613730723 Check Our Catalog

The first "Fear Street" set in college! College freshman Hope--and her roommates Jasmine, Eden, and Angel--are horrified when Darryl says he's murdered the boy Hope dated. But the police know the horrifying truth--the real killer is closer to Hope than she thinks. …More


Y: The Last Man, Book Five
Y: The Last Man, Book Five
By Vaughan, Brian K.
Illustrator Guerra, Pia
2011-05 - Vertigo
9781401230517 Check Our Catalog

In this final deluxe edition, Yorick and Agent 355 prepare for their ultimate quest to reunite the last man with his lost love, while the person, people or thing behind the disaster that wiped out half of humanity is revealed. Then, Yorick Brown's long journey through an Earth populated only by women comes to a dramatic, unexpected conclusion. …More