New Books for Teens: Tuesday, December 13

Looking for the latest book or movie to while away the long winter evenings? The library is constantly receiving new materials, including the items below. Why not stop by and check out something that you find interesting? Masks are strongly encouraged for all patrons, even if you have been vaccinated. We will continue to offer “Grab and Go” services for those who prefer to place their books on hold online and then pick them up in the cabinet outside the library.

Here are a few of the new books that have come into the library recently. We invite you to check them out!

Children of Ragnarok

Since Ragnarokthe great war between the gods and the forces of chaos—the human realm of the Midlands has become a desperate and dangerous place, bereft of magic. Sixteen-year-old Eiric Halvorsen is among the luckier ones—his family has remained prosperous. But he stands to lose everything when he’s wrongly convicted by a rigged jury of murdering his modir and stepfadir. Also at risk is Eiric’s half-systir, Liv, who’s under suspicion for her interest in seidr, or magic. Then a powerful jarl steps in: He will pay the blood price if Eiric will lead a mission to the fabled Temple at the Grove—the rich stronghold of the wyrdspinners, the last practitioners of sorcery.

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Prankster: Five Nights at Freddy’s: Fazbear Frights #11

Standing up for yourself can be hard . . .Jeremiah decides he’s done being the butt of his coworker’s jokes at their small game studio. Joel is counting the days until he can quit his family’s garden center and hit the road to a new life. Aimee finally works up the courage to ditch her loud-mouthed, annoying friend at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. But when it comes to Five Nights at Freddy’s, even the most well-meaning actions can reap horrible consequences. In this eleventh volume, Five Nights at Freddy’s creator Scott Cawthon spins three sinister novella-length stories from different corners of his series’ canon. Readers beware: This collection of terrifying tales is enough to unsettle even the most hardened Five Nights at Freddy’s fans.

Talli, Daughter of the Moon. V. 1

Talli is a Summoner: a nearly extinct people, hunted by those who fear their mysterious powers. As a baby, she was adopted by Lord Borin, and all was well for many years . . . But one day, their castle is sacked by Borin’s rival, Lord Ulric. Talli escapes in the chaos and darkness with the help of the noble (some might say too noble) knight Sir Alan. With Ulric’s forces hot on her heels, Talli and Alan keep one step ahead, gathering a motley crew of companions and protectors that includes the lethargic-but-incredible swordsman Lélo. Ulric’s Captain Nina pursues them doggedly because she is aware of the secret of Talli’s blood: the secret of the Summoners.

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