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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Chad Eastham
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (2012, Jan 10th).
Okay, it's a fact. God made guys and girls different in more ways than just the physical. But how different could we really be? After all, we are all made in His image, right? Well, yes, but let’s just say that guys and girls view the world in such different ways, that it’s a miracle we communicate at all. What’s worse is that girls this age often think they know what makes guys tick. That couldn’t be more wrong! Chad Eastham tells it like it is . . . to girls . . . from a guy’s perspective. As a popular presenter at Revolve conferences, he is known for his ability to speak truth and to give girls clearer perspective about guys and themselves as well as understand their own value. Chad explains, “You are incredibly valuable and worthy simply because God created you. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Haden Blackman
Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Abdo Pub (2012, Jan 1st).
Still haunted by the events in Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader must set aside his past and put his future on hold for a mission to the mysterious Ghost Nebula. His goal is to locate--and if possible, rescue--a missing Imperial expeditionary force. But what seems a perfect opportunity to lose himself in his duty is complicated by two factors: he is paired with a willful yet highly competent co-commander, and the officer they are being sent to locate is the son of Vader's rising nemesis, Moff Tarkin. From the Publisher: Still haunted by the death of Anakin Skywalker's beloved Padmé in Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader is sent on a mission to locate a lost Imperial expeditionary force--led by the son of Vader's rising nemesis, Moff Tarkin. The danger of Vader's journey into the unexplored Ghost Nebula increases when there are traitors among his crew and the system's religious leader, Lady Saro, joins the mission. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: K.A. Applegate
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks; 2nd edition edition (2011, May 1st).
The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph.The Earth is being invaded, but no one knows about it. When Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassie, and Marco stumble upon a downed alien spaceship and its dying pilot, they're given an incredible power -- they can transform into any animal they touch. With it, they become Animorphs, the unlikely champions in a secret war for the planet. And the enemies they're fighting could be anyone, even the people closest to them. So begins K.A. Applegate's epic series about five normal kids with a limitless amount of forms and abilities. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: John Flanagan
Publisher: Philomel; 1 edition (2010, Jan 5th).
The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! What does it mean to earn the Silver Oakleaf? So few men have done so. For Will, a mere boy, that symbol of honor has long felt out of reach. Now, in the wake of Araluen?s uneasy truce with the raiding Skandians comes word that the Skandian leader has been captured by a dangerous desert tribe. The Rangers are sent to free him. But the desert is like nothing these warriors have seen before. Strangers in a strange land, they are brutalized by sandstorms, beaten by the unrelenting heat, tricked by one tribe that plays by its own rules, and surprisingly befriended by another. Like a desert mirage, nothing is as it seems. Yet one thing is constant: the bravery of the Rangers. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: C. C. Hunter
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; Original edition (2012, Apr 10th).
Step into Shadow Falls, a camp for teens with supernatural powers. Here friendship thrives, love takes you by surprise, and our hearts possess the greatest magic of all. Kylie Galen wants the truth so badly she can taste it. The truth about who her real family is, the truth about which boy she’s meant to be with—and the truth about what her emerging powers mean. But she’s about to discover that some secrets can change your life forever…and not always for the better. Just when she and Lucas are finally getting close, she learns that his pack has forbidden them from being together. Was it a mistake to pick him over Derek? And it’s not just romance troubling Kylie. An amnesia-stricken ghost is haunting her, delivering the frightful warning, someone lives and someone dies. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Rachel Caine
Publisher: NAL Trade (2012, Apr 3rd).
Student Claire Danvers learns that three vampires have vanished without a trace. And after an uneasy encounter with Morganville's latest resident, Claire is certain that the mysterious Magnus isn't human. But is he a vampire-or something else entirely? One thing is clear: Magnus is to blame for the disappearances. And if vampires are turning into victims, what chance does a human like Claire have of stopping him? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Aprilynne Pike
Publisher: HarperTeen; 1st edition (2009, May 5th).
Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words. Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings. In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lauren Kate
Publisher: Ember (2011, Jun 14th).
Hell on earth.That’s what it’s like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel.It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts—immortals who want to kill Luce. Daniel hides Luce at Shoreline, a school on the rocky California coast with unusually gifted students: Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans.At Shoreline, Luce learns what the Shadows are, and how she can use them as windows to her previous lives. Yet the more Luce learns, the more she suspects that Daniel hasn’t told her everything. He’s hiding something—something dangerous.What if Daniel’s version of the past isn’t actually true? What if Luce is really meant to be with someone else? The second novel in the addictive FALLEN series . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability