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Below is a sampling of new fiction titles at NHS!
New Fiction 2022-2023 A
Call Number: FIC WORLD ADI
Separated by respective ambitions after falling in love in occupied Nigeria, beautiful Ifemelu experiences triumph and defeat in America while exploring new concepts of race, while Obinze endures an undocumented status in London until the pair is reunited in their homeland 15 years later, where they face the toughest decisions of their lives. By the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.
The Athena Protocol by
Call Number: FIC MYSTRY SAR
Jessie Archer is a member of the Athena Protocol, an elite organization of female spies who enact vigilante justice around the world. Athena operatives are never supposed to shoot to kill--so when Jessie can't stop herself from pulling the trigger, she gets kicked out of the organization, right before a huge mission to take down a human trafficker in Belgrade. Jessie needs to right her wrong and prove herself, so she starts her own investigation into the trafficking. But going rogue means she has no one to watch her back as she delves into the horrors she uncovers. Meanwhile, her former teammates have been ordered to bring her down. Jessie must face danger from all sides if she's to complete her mission--and survive.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by
Call Number: FIC REALSM DIA
Overweight and nerdy Oscar lives with his Dominican American mother and sister in New Jersey and dreams of becoming a renowned author and finding true love, but unfortunately, a family curse stands in the way of his wishes
The Downstairs Girl by
Call Number: FIC HISTRY LEE
1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel Caroline Payne, the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady.
The Grapes of Wrath by
Call Number: FIC HISTRY STE
The story of a farm family's Depression-era journey from the Dustbowl of Oklahoma to the California migrant labor camps in search of a better life.
The Legend by
Call Number: FIC SPORTS MIL
Griffin Tardiff, 16, sidelined from hockey because of a serious injury, starts Grade 11 in a new school an hour away from his home town of Ottawa. He chooses, as his community service, a spot at the local radio station. Then he gets involved in the lives of a family in his new neighbourhood which opens his eyes to other intriguing possibilities.
The Life I'm In by
Call Number: FIC REALSM FLA
Char has always had to be tough. It doesn't matter what Maleeka, Miss Saunders, and even her sister and guardian, Juju, say. But the hard edges that have always driven people away are now all the protection she has against the world. Turned out of the only home she's ever known, Char boards a bus to nowhere and falls prey to a complex system that takes adventage of vulnerable teens. While Char is living a nightmare, she's smart and strong and determined to bring herself and her fellow victims of human trafficking out of the dark.
New Fiction 2022-2023
Made in Korea by
Call Number: FIC LOVE SUK
Frankly in Love meets Shark Tank in this feel-good romantic comedy about two entrepreneurial Korean American teens who butt heads—and maybe fall in love—while running competing Korean beauty businesses at their high school.
Prom Kings by
Call Number: FIC LOVE COR
When the queer prom committee asks Charlie to join them, Charlie figures it'll be a good way to get closer to cute new guy Andre. The only problem is that Charlie has competition for Andre's attention in rich, good-looking Chad. Charlie and his pal Luis come up a plan to get Andre's attention: to woo Andre as a secret admirer and then reveal Charlie's true identity with a spectacular promposal that Andre can't refuse.
The Sun and Her Flowers by
Call Number: FIC PAIN KAU
Divided into five chapters and illustrated by kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.
this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year
they will teach you
that people too
in order to bloom
These Violent Delights by
Call Number: FIC FNTASY GON
Set in 1920s Shanghai, a reimagining of Romeo and Juliet follows the star-crossed romance of a flapper-turned-gang leader who must set aside her prejudices to work beside a rival to protect their city from territorial gangsters. A first novel.
Wings of Ebony by
Call Number: FIC FNTASY ELL
Black Panther meets The Hate U Give in this thrilling speculative fiction series about a Black teen girl grappling with her godly heritage while fighting for justice for her peers in Houston.
You Should See Me in a Crown by
Call Number: FIC REALSM JOH
Liz Lighty has always done her best to avoid the spotlight in her small, wealthy, and prom-obsessed midwestern high school, after all, her family is black and rather poor, especially since her mother died; instead she has concentrated on her grades and her musical ability in the hopes that it will win her a scholarship to elite Pennington College and their famous orchestra where she plans to study medicine--but when that scholarship falls through she is forced to turn to her school's scholarship for prom king and queen, which plunges her into the gauntlet of social media which she hates and leads her to discoveries about her own identity and the value of true friendships.
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