BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Cup and the Crown by Diane Stanley
Juvenile fiction. When Molly, a kitchen maid and friend to young King Alaric is sent on a quest to find a cup that is said to have magical properties, she is happy to help. Among the small group assembled to accompany her is Tobias, a friend and former peasant like her, and Richard the rat catcher.
NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress
Young adult fiction. An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns and the heroines who use them all. Set in turn of the century London, The Friday Society follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young women, all of whom are assistants to powerful men: Cora, lab assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant; and Nellie, magicians assistant. The three young womens lives become inexorably intertwined after a chance meeting at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered mystery man.
MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Vicious: True Stories by Teens About Bullying, edited by Hope Vanderberg
Teen nonfiction. In Vicious, teen writers tell about their experiences with bullying of all kinds: physical, verbal, relational and cyber. Whether they were bullied, bullied others, or witnessed bullying, these writers stories are at times painful, often admirable and always compelling for the resilience they reveal.
EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Honor Bound: My Journey to Hell and Back With Amanda Knox by Raffaele Sollecito
Adult nonfiction. The author and Amanda Knox were sentenced by the Italian court and wrongfully imprisoned for four excruciating years for a crime neither could fathom let alone perpetrate. This book reveals what really happened between the couple during and after Amandas roommate was murdered.
ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Whered You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Adult fiction. Blackberry bush wars in Seattle, descriptions of the unique corporate environs of Microsoft and the random nature of families all revolve around young teen Bee Branchs wish to travel to Antarctica to celebrate her good grades. The unique personalities of the people in this story make a darkly humorous mystery come alive.
GARDEN CITY LIBRARY
Days of Blood and Starlight: Book 2 of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Young adult fiction. Karou finally has the answers to her questions. She knows what she is. However, there is another truth she would give anything to undo: She has loved and been betrayed, and a world is paying the price. Karou must decide how far shell go to avenge her people.