Three dark crowns / Kendare Blake (2016 teen fiction, Teen Blake)
On the island of Fennbirn, triplet sisters who each wield a coveted magic skill and claim an equal right to the throne must fight to the death when they turn sixteen for the title of Queen Crowned.
Wolf Hollow : a novel / Lauren Wolk (2016 children’s book, MDL Wolk)
Growing up in a rural Pennsylvania town in the aftermath of two world wars, Annabelle confronts a violent new bully and must defend a traumatized World War I veteran who is wrongly implicated in the bully’s disappearance.
Blood, bullets, and bones : the story of forensic science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA / Bridget Heos (2016 teen non-fiction, 363.25 Heos)
A history of modern forensic science from the first test for arsenic poisoning in the 1700s to criminal profiling, fingerprinting, blood splatter analysis, and DNA evidence.
Furthermore / by Tahereh Mafi (2016 children’s book, MDL Mafi)
Twelve-year-old Alice Queensmeadow, with the help of her friend Oliver, travels through the dangerous, magical land of Furthermore in order to rescue her missing father and prove her own magical abilities.
Losers take all / David Klass (2015 teen book, Teen Klass)
Forced to join a sports team with his ragtag band of anti-athletic friends, Jack starts a rebel soccer team that is secretly dedicated to avoiding victory and undermining his school’s jock culture, with unexpected results.
Con Academy / by Joe Schreiber (2015 teen book, Teen Schreiber)
Con man Will Shea may have met his match in scammer Andrea Dufresne as they make a high-stakes deal that will determine who gets to stay at Connaughton Academy, one of the most elite and privileged preparatory schools in the country, and who must leave.