Adventure

Guest-a changeling tale:  Young Mollie traverses eerie, perilous lands to retrieve her baby brother, Thomas, from the Kinde Folke, malicious sprites who snatched him and left a hideous changeling in his place. FIC HAH

Cruel prince: Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade. FIC BLA

Traitor's game:  After three years in exile, Kestra Dallisor has been summoned back to Antora by her father, right-hand man of the seemingly immortal king, Lord Endrick, but she is intercepted and kidnapped by the Coracks who want to use her to get the Olden Blade, which they believe can be used to kill the despot. Simon, one of the rebels with his own grudge against the Dallisors, is assigned to accompany her, but Kestra has her own plans and she does not intend to let anyone get in her way.  FIC NIE

Shadow Cipher:  In order to save their apartment building, Tess, Theo, and Jaime search for the Old York Cipher treasure created by the architects of New York.  FIC RUB

A School for Unusual Girls: England, 1814. After accidentally setting her father's stables on fire while performing a scientific experiment, Miss Georgiana Fitzwilliam is sent to Stranje House where she meets Lord Sebastian Wyatt. Thrust together in a desperate mission to invent a new invisible ink for the English war effort, Georgie and Sebastian must find a way to work together without losing their heads-or their hearts.  FIC BAL

23 Minutes:  Witnessing a bank robbery gone awry, fifteen-year-old Zoe, a girl with the supernatural ability to jump back in time and repeat events with up to ten tries, attempts to stop the crime, but makes things worse with each successive effort.  FIC VAN

Ice Dogs:  ​In this survival story set in Alaska, fourteen-year-old Vicky and her dog sled team find an injured sledder in the wilderness.  FIC JOH

The Finest Hours:  On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping story of heroism and survival. 910.0 TOU  Nonfiction

Surrounded by sharks:  On the first day of vacation thirteen-year-old Davey Tsering wakes up early, slips out of his family's hotel room without telling anyone, and heads for the beach and a swim in the warm Floridian waters--and a fateful meeting with a shark. FIC NOR

What waits in the woods:  A hiking trip in the woods in upstate New York is out of the comfort zone for sixteen-year-old city girl Callie Velasquez, but she wants to bond with her new friends Lissa and Penelope, not to mention her new boyfriend, Jeremy--however, nothing could have prepared her for the true human darkness that waits for her in the wood.  FIC SCO

Mark of the Thief:  When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the center of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome.  FIC NIE

The Vindico:  When supervillains of the Vindico realize they are getting too old to fight the League of Heroes, they kidnap and begin training five teens, but James, Lana, Hayden, Emily, and Sam will not become the next generation of evil without a fight.  FIC KIN

Wereworld--Rise of the Wolf:  Sixteen-year-old Drew flees his father's farm after he suddenly transforms into a werewolf, but, while hiding out in remote parts of Lyssia, Drew is captured by Lord Bergan's men and forced to battle with other creatures as he tries to prove he is not the enemy.  FIC JOB

Throne of Glass:  After she has served a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.  FIC MAA

Witch & Wizard:  Wisty and Whit Allgood, sister and brother, are torn from their family, slammed into prison, and accused of being a witch and wizard. They are not alone--thousands of young people have been kidnapped. Some have been accused-some are just missing.  FIC PAT

Eleventh Plague:  Twenty years after the start of the war that caused the Collapse, fifteen-year-old Stephen, his father, and grandfather travel post-Collapse America scavenging, but when his grandfather dies and his father decides to risk everything to save the lives of two strangers, Stephen's life is turned upside down.  FIC HIR

The Project:  After discovering a terrible secret hidden in the most boring book in the world, Iowa fifteen-year-olds Luke and Tommy find out that members of a secret Nazi organization intend to use this information to rewrite history.  FIC FAL

Phantoms in the Snow:  Fifteen-year-old Noah Garrett, sent to live with his uncle in Camp Hale, Colorado, following the death of his parents in 1944, finds himself struggling between his upbringing as a pacifist, and life on a military base in the middle of World War II.  FIC DUB

Hero:  Fourteen-year-old Zach learns he has the same special abilities as his father, who was the president's globe-trotting troubleshooter until "the Bads" killed him, and now Zach must decide whether to use his powers in the same way at the risk of his own life.  FIC LUP

Woods Runner:  From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Native Americans who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.  FIC PAU 

Percy Jackson & the Olympians series : Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood where he is befriended by a satyr and the demigod daughter of Athena who join him in a journey to the Underworld to retrieve Zeus's lightning bolt and prevent a catastrophic war.  FIC RIO

Companions Quartet: Secret of the Sirens : Upon moving to her aunt's seaside home in the British Isles, Connie becomes part of a secret society that shelters mythical creatures, and must use her ability to communicate with these beings to protect them from evil and the incursions of humans.  FIC GOL

Turn about : Melly and Anny Beth participate in a top-secret experiment that makes them grow younger.  FIC HAD

House of Dark Shadows : When fifteen-year-old Xander and his family move into an old, abandoned house in the middle of a dense forest outside of a small California town, they discover that not only are some of the rooms portals into other places, but that malevolent forces are at work. (series)  FIC LIP

Night Wings:  After being taken captive by a band of treasure seekers, thirteen-year-old Paul and his Abenaki grandfather must face a legendary Native American monster at the top of Mount Washington.  FIC BRU

Taken:  Stephanie does not get along with her mother's new boyfriend Gregg, who is so very different from her late father, and while Gregg goes out of his way to irritate her, Stephanie is unnerved when he mentions her resemblance to the girls who have recently gone missing from their homes.  FIC MCC

Z-Rex:  From Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Edinburgh, Scotland, thirteen-year-old Adam Adlar must elude police while being hunted by a dinosaur come-to-life from a virtual reality game invented by his father, who has gone missing.  FIC COL

Double Eagle:  Michael and Kyle's discovery of a rare Confederate coin near an old Civil War fort in 1973 turns into a race against time as the boys try to find more coins before a hurricane hits Alabama's Gulf coast.  FIC COL

Absolute Pressure:  Ian loves scuba diving and working in his uncle's dive shop in Key West, Florida.  At least until someone tries to kill him -- twice.  FIC BRO

Great Wide Sea:  Still mourning the death of their mother, three brothers go with their father on an extended sailing trip off the Florida Keys and have a harrowing adventure at sea.  FIC HER

Alex Van Helsing-Vampire Rising:  At a boarding school in Switzerland, fourteen-year-old Alex Van Helsing learns that vampires are real, that he has a natural ability to sense them, and that an agency called Polidorium ha been helping his family fight them since 1821.  FIC HEN

Girl, Stolen:  When an impulsive carjacking turns into a kidnapping, Griffin, a high school dropout, finds himself more in sympathy with his wealthy, blind victim, sixteen-year-old Cheyenne, than with his greedy father.  FIC HEN

First Kill (Slayer Chronicles):  The summer before ninth grade, when Joss sets off to meet his uncle and hunt down the beast that murdered his younger sister three years earlier, he learns he is destined to join the Slayer Society.  FIC BRE