Start Summer with these series — May 9, 2014
Summer’s almost here, and that means that school is almost over. If you or your teen are looking for some good book series to read over the summer, here are a few suggestions to get you started.
A great summer read is the series Conspiracy 365, by Gabrielle Lord. In this series each of the books is named after a month of the year, so start with January and go to December! Conspiracy 365 , tells the story of Cal Ormond, who’s father recently died for mysterious causes. Cal receives a note warning him that he could meet the same fate as his father if he is not carful. Later after his young sister is attacked, Cal is blamed for the attack and must go on the run to prove his innocence and find out what really happened to his father.
Also try the Young Bond series by Charles Higson. This prequel series about the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's just started boarding school in England and is about to become involved in his first adventure. Also by Higson try the Enemy series, which will appeal to fans of the zombie genera.
The Homelanders series by Andrew Klavan, is another great series to try. The first book in the series titled The Last Thing I Remember, starts the story of high school student Charlie West who awakens bloody and bruised in a concrete bunker, only to discover that he has lost a year of his life and remembers nothing about escaping from prison after being convicted of murdering his former best friend, or why he is being pursued by both the law and a group of terrorists trying to bring down the government of the United States.
For fans of science fiction try the Galahad series by Dom Testa. After a comet's deadly particles devastate the adult population, scientists create a ship that will carry a crew of 251 teenagers to a home in a distant solar system.
Also a popular series at the library is the 39 Clues series by various authors. This series revolves around the Cahill family and 39 clues that are hidden around the world.
These great series and many others can be found in the teen section of Hastings Public Library.