This week’s book trailer of the week is for Cold Calls by Charles Benoit. Three teens are being blackmailed to carry out very specific types of bullying against their classmates. If they don’t go along with the mysterious caller’s demands, the horrible secrets they have been hiding will be revealed. However, when Shelly, Eric, and Fatima all figure out that they are being blackmailed in the same way, they decide to band together to try and figure out who is blackmailing them and to try and stop them. Click here to find Cold Calls in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for 34 Pieces of You by Carmen Rodrigues. Jess has just discovered a box filled with scraps of 34 pieces of paper that contain the secrets of her older sister’s life and death. Ellie recently died when she overdosed. Was it on purpose? Ellie’s best friend, Sarah, might know the truth and so might Ellie’s brother Jake. Just like in the novel 13 Reasons Why, readers are left with clues to determine just what happened in Ellie’s life that drove her to a possible suicide. Click here to find 34 Pieces of You in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick. Laureth’s father is a famous author, who Laureth believes is missing. She desperately wants to find him, but as she discovers more and more clues about his disappearance, the more dangerous the search gets. Adding to the danger, Laureth is blind, so she relies on her seven-year-old brother to be her eyes as they travel across the world searching for their father. Click here to find She is Not Invisible in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for No Safety in Numbers by Dayna Lorentz. This novel follows the experiences of four teens who are trapped inside a mall with thousands of other consumers after a bomb goes off that releases a toxic chemical as part of a bio-terrorist attack. The fight for survival begins as people start getting sick, and everyone turns on each other. Told in alternating chapters, we learn about each of the four teens– their lives and how their experiences in the mall intersect and become one. Click here to find No Safety in Numbers in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Free to Fall by Lauren Miller. Rory lives in a future society where technology has invaded every facet of life. Everyone relies on an app called “Lux” to basically run their lives, as it makes every decision for them. Rory has just been accepted to a prestigious academy, where her mother also went to school. Secretly, Rory struggles with having “Doubt” or the second guessing of decisions made for her by Lux. As she starts her new school, she finds herself learning more about her mother who died years ago. The more that is revealed to Rory about her mother, the more she begins question everything she thought she knew about her mother and how she died. Click here to find Free to Fall in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for The Ring & the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz. This novel is set in an alternate 1920’s where magic is real and the Franco-British Empire rules all. Focusing on the five different stories and points of view of the young socialites and royalty, The Ring & the Crown is filled with drama, romance, mystery, and scandal. Click here to find The Ring & the Crown in the Library today!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Crewel by Gennifer Albin. Adelice has been gifted with the talents of a Spinster. However, her parents train her to hide her gift, fearing what it means for Adelice’s future. When her true talents are discovered, Adelice is violently taken away from her family and whisked off to a glamorous new life as a Spinster. The only problem is Adelice can see the injustice and tyranny of this ruling class. Little does Adelice know that she can make a difference… Click here to find Crewel in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope by Ian Doescher. If you like Star Wars or if you like Shakespeare or if you like Star Wars and Shakespeare, then this book is perfect for you! It retells the fourth episode completely in Shakespeare’s language. It is laugh out-loud funny and it is definitely a new spin on the classic movie. And there are more on the way! William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Back was just published in March. Click here to find William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope in the Library today!