"Apocalypsies" YA Party in Redondo Beach

12/01/2012 2:30 pm
12/01/2012 3:30 pm
As the projected end of the Mayan calendar draws near, Southern CA young adult and middle grade debut author group “The Apocalypsies” is out to celebrate before the deadline. The multi-author program will feature swag, and treats, including steampunk cupcakes. Participating authors include: Carrie Lawler Arcos (Out of Reach), Elana Arnold (Sacred), Nina Berry (Otherkin),  Jennfier Bosworth (Struck), Sara Wilson Etienne (Harbinger), Suzanne Lazear (Innocent Darkness), Gretchen McNeil (Ten), Jenn Reese (Above World), and Anne Stampler (Where it Began).  This is the perfect opportunity to pick up holiday gifts, or vacation reads.

Out of Reach (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9781442440531
Availability: On Our Shelves Now!
Published: Simon Pulse, 10/2012
Accompanied by her brother's friend, Tyler, 16-year-old Rachel ventures through San Diego and nearby areas seeking her brother, 18-year-old Micah, a methamphetamine addict who ran away from home.

Sacred (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780385742115
Availability: On Our Shelves Now!
Published: Delacorte Press, 11/2012
A grieving girl meets a boy with mystical powers in this passionate love story.

Otherkin (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780758276919
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Published: Kensington, 7/2012
In her fresh, inventive debut, Berry introduces a teenage feline shapeshifter coming to terms with her strange powersNthe first in a mesmerizing new series that deals with such teen issues as body image and the strength to be found in friendship.

Struck (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780374372835
Availability: On Our Shelves Now!
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 5/2012
After a major earthquake devastates Los Angeles, 17-year-old Mia wants only to take care of her younger brother and traumatized mother. But two fanatical doomsday cults vie for her powers, drawn from the multiple lightning strikes she has experienced.

Harbinger (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780399256684
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Published: Putnam Juvenile, 2/2012
In a near future in which the diminishing oil supply has led to mass rioting, 16-year-old Faye is sent to an educational facility for "delinquents and crazies," where she is tormented by strange visions of a being sent to destroy the Earth in order to save it.

Innocent Darkness (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780738732480
Availability: On Our Shelves Now!
Published: Flux, 8/2012
When spirited 16-year-old Noli Braddock and her best friend Steven "V" Darrow take a flying car out for a joyride, neither expects Noli to be sent to reform school to mend her hoyden ways. While at the dreadful school, Noli's innocent mid-summer's eve wish summons Kevighn, a mysterious man who takes Noli with him to the Realm of Faerie.

Ten (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780062118783
Availability: On Our Shelves Now!
Published: Balzer + Bray, 9/2012
In this horror novel loosely inspired by Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None," 10 teens head to a house party at a remote island mansion off the Washington coast . . . only for them to be picked off one by one by a killer.

Above World (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780763654177
Availability: Not in stock, but can usually be shipped within the week.
Published: Candlewick, 2/2012
In a future of high technology and genetic modification the Coral Kampii, like legendary mermaids, live isolated from the Above World, but when the devices that allows them to breathe underwater start to fail, thirteen-year-old Aluna and her friend Hoku go to that forbidden place to find help.

Where It Began (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9781442423213
Availability: Not in stock, but can usually be shipped within the week.
Published: Simon Pulse, 3/2012
After she is in a horrific car crash while drunk, Los Angeles high-school student Gabriella Gardiner assumes she stole her rich boyfriend's car and smashed it into a tree, but she cannot remember anything about the events of the evening.

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