A.S. King, Una LaMarche, & the Latest from the Peculiar Children | Audio in Advance September 2015 | Young Adult

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Bow, Erin. The Scorpion Rules. S. & S. Audio. ISBN 9781442391604. Reader TBA. Gr 9 Up–In the future, the UN has brought back an ancient way to keep the peace. The children of world leaders are held hostage—if a war begins, they pay with their lives. Greta is the Crown Princess of the Pan Polar […]

David Levithan, Libba Bray, & Colleen Houck | Audio in Advance August 2015 | Young Adult

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Adornetto, Alexandra. Ghost House. Brilliance. ISBN 9781491530405. Read by Emily Foster. Gr 10 Up—In this series launch, Chloe Kennedy again starts seeing the ghosts that haunted her as a young girl after her mother dies. Spending time at her grandmother’s country estate in the south of England is her chance to get away from her […]

Kristin Cast, Sophie Kinsella, & Amanda Hocking | June 2015 Audio in Advance | Young Adult

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Andrews, Jesse. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Listening Library. ISBN 9780147520852. Read by various narrators. Gr 7 & Up—Up until senior year, Greg has maintained total social invisibility. He only has one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time playing video games, avoiding Earl’s terrifying brothers, and making movies, their own versions […]

Stonewall, Doomed Love, & a World Without Trees | May 2015 Audio in Advance | Young Adult

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Abedi, C.J. The Dark King. (Fae Trilogy, Bk. 2). Brilliance. ISBN 9781491504154. Read by Emily Durante & Mikael Naramore. Gr 9 Up—Devilyn Reilly has crossed over to the sinister world oft he dark fae, reigning over the realm as its king. He is to fulfill a prophecy—to unite the light and dark fae for good, but those […]

ALSC announces 2015 Notable Children’s Recordings

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2015 list of Notable Children’s Recordings. The list includes recordings for children 14 years of age and younger of especially commendable quality that demonstrate respect for young people’s intelligence and imagination, exhibit venturesome creativity, and reflect […]

Fiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 4: Butler Takes Us to The Hot Country

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Fiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 4: Butler Takes Us to The Hot Country