Oct 26

[ARCHIVED] New Series of 2015

The original item was published from October 26, 2015 12:36 PM to November 30, 2016 3:18 PM

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Each year there are many new book series to discover. From Harry Potter to The Hunger Games to Alex Cross, series are a great way to get to know characters on a deeper level. But what happens when your favorite series comes to an end? The following are several suggestions of brand new series to pick up this fall.

For Children:

  • icebreaker.jpgThe Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel by Melissa De la Cruz introduces readers to the children descended from all your favorite Disney villains.  The story begins with a quest for the Dragon’s Eye, the key to darkness, as four friends come to terms with their evil family tree.  
  • Pip Barlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures by Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater is perfect for children who love both animals and fantasy stories. Pip is sent to live with her Aunt Emma for the summer after a “Unicorn incident” and finds that trouble came along for the ride. 
  • Icebreaker is the first title in a new adventure trilogy from Lian Tanner. Petrel is an orphan living on an ancient ship who must fight to survive after a mysterious boy is found on an iceberg.  Secrets begin to reveal themselves as Petrel and the boy form a new friendship.

For Teens:

  • anemberinashes.jpgWalk on Earth a Stranger is the first book in the Gold Seer trilogy by Rae Carson. Combining elements of fantasy and historical fiction, this title introduces readers to Lee Westfall as she escapes her hometown and begins the long journey toward California and gold. 
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir is set in a fantasy world reminiscent of ancient Rome.  In the Martial Empire, the lives of Laia, a spy acting as a slave, and Elias, a soldier who could one day be emperor, collide. 

For Adults:

  • recipesforloveandmurder.jpgRecipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery by Sally Andrew delivers humor, recipes, romance, and mystery set in rural South Africa. The story centers around Tannie Maria, a middle-aged widow who love to cook and has a passion for helping others. The first title in this new series reveals how Tannie Maria gets thrown into a dangerous murder investigation.
  • The Most Famous Illegal Goose Creek Parade by Virginia Smith is perfect for fans of Jan Karon’s Mitford series.  Al and Millie Richardson set out to turn a Victorian home into a Bed & Breakfast in their small Kentucky town.  Readers will be eager for more from this series because of the small town charm and full cast of quirky characters.  
  • sorcerertothecrown.jpgSorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho introduces the reader to Zacharias Wythe who is the Sorcerer Royal of The Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers. Zacharias must discover why England’s magical stocks are running dry. What he discovers will change sorcery for the world at large forever.

All titles are available at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library.  Please stop in at the reference desk if you have questions or are looking for other reading suggestions to suit your personal interests. We are always happy to help!