Bailey Cove Young Adult

YABC: Name of the Star

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation.

YABC: 13 Reasons Why

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

YABC: Divergent

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all. 

YABC: The Book Thief

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

YABC: Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Perry's parents insist that he take Gobi, their quiet, Lithuanian exchange student, to senior prom but after an incident at the dance he learns that Gobi is actually a trained assassin who needs him as a henchman, behind the wheel of his father's precious Jaguar, on a mission in Manhattan.

YABC: Bailey Cove Teens Favorite Book

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

All summer long Bailey Cove teens will be voting for their favorite YA book.  The winner will be read by YABC in September!  UPDATE:  The winner is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling!

YABC: City of Bones

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.

YABC: Graffiti Moon

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Told in alternating voices, an all-night adventure featuring Lucy, who is determined to find an elusive graffiti artist named Shadow, and Ed, the last person Lucy wants to spend time with, except for the fact that he may know how to find Shadow.

YABC: The Raven Boys

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

Young Adult Book Club: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Mary, Patrick, Winter, and Dez are determined to win the unofficial Senior Week Scavenger Hunt, but throughout the afternoon and evening Mary encounters the demons she and her friends have faced as high school "also-rans," and ponders what her college and future will bring.

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