New Kindle Titles . . .

prodigyCan't wait to read Allegiant, the final installment of the superhot Divergent series?  Wait no more! 

These titles and over 40 more high demand YA books, (including the entire Maze Runner  & Gone series), come preloaded on Belmont's Young Adult Kindles.

Belmont cardholders may reserve online, other Minuteman members can stop by Belmont Public Library and pick up available copies.

Pickup and return @ Belmont Public Library

Outpost & Enclave / Aguirre, Ann

Books 1 & 2 of Razorland series. Deuce and her Hunter partner Fade battle their way through intrigue, an unforgiving landscape & zombies!  If you like Divergent, you'll love this!

Thirteen reasons why / Asher, Jay

When Clay receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

Ship Breaker / Bacigalupi, Paolo

Winner of the 2011 Printz Award for YA fiction, this is a gritty, but lyrical portrait of a world that seems both fantastic and frighteningly real.

Ender's Game / Card, Orson Scott --

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards - Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.

Gray Wolf Throne & Crimson Crown / Chima, Cinda Williams --

Books 3 & 4 of the excellent Seven Realm series

Cassadra Clare Mortal Instruments / Clare, Cassandra --

Books 1-3 of the first Cassandra Clare series.

The Runaway Queen & What Really Happened Happened in Peru (The Bane Chronicles)

standalone e-stories featuring characters from the most excellent Mortal Instruments series

Things not see / Clements, Andrew --

When Bobby wakes up and finds himself invisible, he and his parents and his new blind friend Alicia try to find out what caused his condition and how to reverse it.

Shelter / Coben, Harlan --

After tragic events tear Mickey Bolitar away from his parents, he is forced to live with his estranged Uncle Myron and switch high schools, where he finds both friends and enemies, but when his new new girlfriend, Ashley, vanishes, he follows her trail into a seedy underworld that reveals she is not what she seems to be. a top YA read for 2012

Matched, Crossed & Reached / Condie, Ally --

All 3 books of the dystopia trilogy that swept the YA world - prepare to stay up all night!

Maze Runner series - TheMaze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, with prequel The Kill Order / Dashner, James --

A must read for fans of dystopian fiction.  Starts off with a bang, and keeps the adreline pumping until the climatic conclusion.

The Moon & More / Dessen, Sarah --

Dessen's latest - just in time for summer 2013 beach reading!

What Happened to Goodbye / Dessen, Sarah --

Another Dessen - sometimes you just can't have enough of a good thing. 

Angelfall / Ee, Susan --

Originally available only in Kindle format, the publisher was forced to add print copies.  See what the buzz is all about.

Gone series / Grant, Michael

OK, ready? Here's the order:  Gone, Hunger, Lies, Plague, Fear & the final volume Light.  What a great series!

Fault in Our Stars / Green, John --

Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Make sure the tissues are handy.

Looking for Alaska / Green, John --

Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash. - still on everyone's best YA ever list after 7 years

13 Little Blue Envelopes / Johnson, Maureen --

When Ginny receives a packet of mysterious envelopes from her favorite aunt, she leaves New Jersey to criss-cross Europe on a sort of scavenger hunt that transforms her life.

Lorien Legacies - I am Number Four, Power of Six, Rise of Nine / Lore, Pittacus --

Can't keep these titles on the shelf, thought the patrons deserved a few more copies.

Legend, Prodigy / Lu, Marie --

In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-old Day--a famous criminal, and prodigy June--the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.  One of four choices for a required read for Chenery 7th graders.

Lunar Chronicles - Cinder, Scarlet / Meyer, Marissa --

Books  1 & 2 of an excellent new series using classic fairytales for inspiration, but set in a cyperpunk world where Cinderella is a cyborg mechanic, and Little Red Riding Hood's Big Bad Wolf really is a werewolf!

Under the Never Sky, Through the Ever Night / Rossi, Veronica --

One of YA librarian Ellen's top reads ever!  Dystopia done right with chapters alternating between outsider Perry, and exile Aria. 

Roar & Liv / Rossi, Veronica -

exclusive Kindle version, filling in the back story between Perry's best friend, Roar, and his sister Liv.

Insurgent Trilogy - Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant / Roth, Veronica --

First 2 books of everyone's favorite ongoing dystopian series.  Given that #2 starts off immediately from #1, it's great to have both on hand.

Free Four - Tobias tells the knife throwing scene / Roth, Veronica

another exclusive Kindle story revealing hidden thoughts of favorite characters

Eleanor & Park / Rowell, Rainbow --

"Eleanor & Park reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what it's like to be young and in love with a book."-John Green, The New York Times Book Review 'nuff said. 

Fangirl / Rowell, Rainbow --

Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father. **Librarian favorite!

Impossible Rescue / Sandler, Martin --

The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure. on the Chenery 7th & 8th grade summer reading list

Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie / Spinelli, Jerry --

A brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh and break their hearts at the same time. on the Chenery 7th & 8th grade summer reading list

Crash / Spinelli, Jerry --

Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli's hilarious, poignant story of  cocky seventh-grade superjock Crash Coogan. One of four choices for a required read for Chenery 7th graders.

Raven Boys, Dream Thieves / Stiefvater, Maggie

Books 1 & 2 of an intriguing series by NY Times favorite YA writer Maggie Stiefvater — the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead readers to a place they've never been before.  Though she is from a family of        clairvoyants, Blue's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's     talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she     discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

The Running Dream / Van Draanen --

When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again. One of four choices for a required read for Chenery 7th graders.

The 5th Wave / Rick Yancey --

After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. But   Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up.

 Book Thief / Zusak, Markus --

New York Times bestseller for seven years running & a major motion picture, this Printz Honor book; is an unforgettable tale about the ability of books to feed the soul.