Simon Thorn and the Wolf's Den by Aimee CarterMJ CARTER Simon Thorn, twelve, is able to talk with animals, but when his mother is kidnapped by a herd of New York City rats he learns he, his mother, and his uncle are all Animalgams--able to change into an animal at will--and that Simon may be able to save the beleaguered Five Animal Kingdoms. Bone Witch by Rin ChupecoYA CHUPECO Tea's gift for death magic means that she is a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community, but when an older bone witch trains her to become an asha--one who can wield elemental magic--Tea will have to overcome her obstacles and make a powerful choice in the face of danger as dark forces approach. The Girls of Ennismore by Patricia FalveyYA FALVEY Set in Ireland during the turbulent early 20th century, Patricia Falvey's sweeping novel explores an unlikely friendship between two girls of vastly different backgrounds, as each tries to overcome the barriers set by class and birthright. Almost Autumn by Marianne KaurinYA KAURIN As autumn approaches Ilse Stern is thinking about her infatuation with Hermann Rød, and whether his determination to be a painter will interfere with their romance--but the reality of being Jewish in occupied Oslo is about to turn her whole world upside down, as the deportation of the Norwegian Jews begins. Naruto Volume 17 by Masashi KishimotoYA GN NARUTO Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He's got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world's greatest ninja. Revenge of Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen YA KNUDSEN Last fall, Cynthia Rothschild saved her best friend, as well as the entire student body, from the demon librarian, Mr. Gabriel. But now that all that demon stuff is behind her, Cyn is looking forward to the best summer ever. At least any new demons that show up to ruin her summer can't possibly be as evil as Mr. Gabriel. It's not like he could somehow come back to life to seek his terrible revenge or something... Extraordinary X-Men. Vol. 2: Apocalypse Wars by Jeff LemireYA GN XMEN While one team of X-Men stages a daring rescue mission in Weirdworld, another delves deep into the psyche of their own teammate! Weird is nothing new for hardened mutants like Old Man Logan, Colossus, Iceman and Magik - but can Storm and Jean Grey ever be prepared for what lies in the mind of Nightcrawler? Iron Cast by Destiny SoriaYA SORIA It's Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths--whose "afflicted" blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art--Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny Dervish recruited them into his circle. By night they perform for Johnny's crowds, and by day they con Boston's elite. With the law closing in, Corinne and Ada are forced to hunt for answers, even as betrayal faces them at every turn. Ones and Zeroes by Dan WellsYA WELLS Searching for a mysterious hacker when her Overworld team is invited to compete in an exclusive tournament, Marisa discovers that the event is rife with corruption, infighting, and dangers that render winning the only way to survive. Horizon by Scott WesterfeldMJ WESTERFELD When Aero Horizon 16 crashes in the Arctic, eight children emerge from the wreckage to find themselves alone and surrounded, not by ice, but by a mysterious and deadly jungle full of carnivorous plants and predatory birds--the other five hundred people from the plane are gone, not necessarily dead, but taken by something that lives in the jungle. More Great Reads for Teens & Tweens Hoopla is here! Stream movies, TV shows, music, comics, audiobooks, and more with your Verona Plus Library card. You MUST have a Verona Plus card. Get it today! Tweens, find your next great read with NoveList K-8 Plus. Check out NoveList K-8 Plus and discover books by your favorite authors and book suggestions and read-alike lists for your favorite books. Go to Online Resources and click on EBSCO to get started. You will need your Verona Public Library card number to login. Read book reviews of the newestYA fiction by professionals and other teenagers or write your own! This site features book giveaways. Get started now! Looking for a book reviews, contests, and bookish awesomeness? Check out Epic Reads! This site offers book reviews, blogs, frequent contests, polls, and info of your favorite authors. Get started now! Use Overdrive to read and listen to some of the most popular teen books on your tablet or smartphone? Download teen fiction including Divergent, The Hunger Games Series, Twilight, Alex Rider and much, much more! You MUST have your new Verona Plus Card to use this service. Follow our boards on Pinterest to find great reading suggestions and book lists.