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June 2013 New YA Releases

Summer is here, and we’re adding tons of fun new releases to the shelves! June brings us a mix of historical fiction, sequels, and contemporary not to be missed. Put holds on these today!

 

 

Of Triton by Anna Banks 

of triton

In this sequel to Of Poseidon, Emma has just learned that her mother is a long-lost Poseidon princess, and now struggles with an identity crisis: As a Half-Breed, she’s a freak in the human world and an abomination in the Syrena realm below.

 

 

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm

Hunted across the True Sea and haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret.

 

 

A Moment Comes by Jennifer Bradbury

A moment comes

As the partition of India nears in 1947 bringing violence even to Jalandhar, Tariq, a Muslim, finds himself caught between his forbidden interest in Anupreet, a Sikh girl, and Margaret, a British girl whose affection for him might help with his dream of studying at Oxford.

 

 

Born of Illusion by Teri Brown

Born of illusion

Set in 1920s New York City, this is the story of budding magician Anna Van Housen, who has spent her whole life playing sidekick to her faux-medium mother–and trying to hide the fact the she actually possesses the very abilities her mother fakes.

 

 

In Search of Goliathus Hercules by Jennifer Angus

Goliath Hercules

This is the fantastic story of Henri Bell, a near-orphan who in 1890 is sent to live with his ancient great-aunt and her extensive button collection. One rainy afternoon, Henri strikes up a conversation with a friendly fly on the windowsill and discovers he possesses the astounding ability to speak with insects. Thus commences an epic journey for Henri as he manages a flea circus, commands an army of beetles, and ultimately sets out to British Malaya to find the mythical giant insect known as Goliathus Hercules.

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