Nominations for the December 20 Capitol Choices agenda will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, December 12. Nominations for the 2014 List will still be accepted for the January 17 meeting as long as the books were published in 2013. The last date for any nominations of 2013 books will be on January 9, 2014.
Tana wakes up after a party surrounded by corpses. She is among three of the only survivors of the massacre that took place the night before at the party. Her ex is infected and their only option to save him (or save herself from him) is to get him to a Coldtown. This place is a walled city where the infected are quarantined-- not that anyone can leave-- and monsters and humans live amongst one another, often with deadly consequences. Fourteen and up. Ashley Jones. (This title will appear on the September agenda.)
A boy, girl, and fierce half-man struggle against child soldiers in this companion to Shipbreaker featuring political chaos and the repercussions of global warming. Their hellish war-torn jungle surrounds former Washington, DC.
The Society plans and monitors everything from Cassia’s sleep, food choices, and exercise to her marriage. Relieved at first to be matched to lifelong friend Xander, she begins to question her lack of choice when she sees Ky’s handsome, disturbing face.
In a harsh dystopia, Nailer receives an unexpected chance for adventure when he gambles his life to rescue a shipwrecked girl. Believable characters inhabit an intriguing world of superstition, violence, and risk.