It is like a holiday around here when books arrive to add to our collection! The boxes show up and it feels like Christmas as we delve into the new titles and prepare them for the shelves. This past Monday, we received a shipment that contains some really interesting titles. After a quick review of the new books, here are some great new choices available for checkout in the Boyd library.
Small As An Elephant – Jack is forced on an adventure when he wakes up in a tent in Maine, his mom is gone and he is all alone. Can he find his way back to Boston before the authorities realize what happened? With nothing but a small toy elephant to keep him company, Jack begins the long journey south, a journey that will test his wits and his loyalties.
Clockwork Print – The recent installment of The Mortal Instruments series. As the Council attempts to strip Charlotte of her power, sixteen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray works with the London Shadowhunters to find the Magister and destroy his clockwork army, learning the secret of her own identity while investigating his past.
How They Croaked – The demises of nineteen famous people, beginning with King Tut and ending with Albert Einstein, are recounted in gory detail.
Flip – Sixteen-year-old Alex awakens to find that six months have gone by and he seems to be living in another boy's body, and as Alex tries to figure out what happened, he wonders if he will ever be able to return to the life he once knew.