Today is 5/5/2016
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The Summoning (YA ARM)
by Kelley Armstrong (1st in Darkest Powers series)
After fifteen-year-old Chloe starts seeing ghosts and is sent to Lyle House, a mysterious group home for mentally disturbed teenagers, she soon discovers that neither Lyle House nor its inhabitants are exactly what they seem, and that she and her new friends are in danger.
The Demon’s Lexicon (YA BRE)
by Sarah Rees Brennan (1st in Demon’s Lexicon trilogy)
Sixteen-year-old Nick and his family have battled magicians and demons for most of his life, but when his brother, Alan, is marked for death while helping new friends Jamie and Mae, Nick’s determination to save Alan leads him to uncover a devastating secret.
Marked (YA CAS Hou V1)
by P.C. Cast (1st in House of Night series)
Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergone the Change, she will train to become an adult vampire—that is, if she makes it through the Change.
City of Bones (YA CLA, YA CD CLA)
by Cassandra Clare (1st in Mortal Instruments series)
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
The Body Finder (YA DER)
by Kimberly Derting
High school junior Violet uses her uncanny ability to sense murderers and their victims to try to stop a serial killer who is terrorizing her town, and although her best friend and would-be boyfriend Jay promises to keep her safe, she becomes a target.
Evernight (YA GRA)
by Claudia Gray (1st in Evernight series)
Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a new girl at the sinister Evernight boarding school, finds herself drawn to another outsider, Jared, but dark forces threaten to tear them apart and destroy Bianca’s entire world.
The Reformed Vampire Support Group (YA JIN)
by Catherine Jinks
Fifteen-year-old vampire Nina has been stuck for fifty-one years in a boring support group for vampires, and nothing exciting has ever happened to them, until one of them is murdered and the others must try to solve the crime.
Fallen (YA KAT, YA CD KAT)
by Lauren Kate (1st in Fallen series)
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.
Wicked Lovely (YA MAR, YA CD MAR)
by Melissa Marr (1st in Wicked Lovely series)
Seventeen-year-old Aislinn, who has the rare ability to see faeries, is drawn against her will into a centuries-old battle between the Summer King and the Winter Queen, and the survival of her life, her love, and summer all hang in the balance.
The Hunter’s Moon (YA MEL)
by O.R. Melling (1st in Chronicles of Faerie series)
Two teenage cousins, one Irish, the other from the United States, set out to find a magic doorway to the Faraway Country, where humans must bow to the little people.
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (YA RYA)
by Carrie Ryan
Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, home of the Unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.
Tantalize (YA SMI, YA CD SMI)
by Cynthia Leitich Smith
When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family’s vampire-themed restaurant, seventeen-year-old, orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect.
Shiver (YA STI)
by Maggie Stiefvater (1st in Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy)
In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.