"Impoverished Russian country girl Elena Rudina and the aristocratic Ekatrina meet and set in motion an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and the witch Baba Yaga.
Grave Silence: Detective Jude Devine doesn't face too many challenges based in remote Paradox Valley. However when the body of a local teenager shows up with a stake through her heart, Jude finds herself leading an investigation no one wants to touch.
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff - Fifteen-year-old Daisy is sent from Manhattan to England to visit her aunt and cousins she's never met: three boys near her age, and their little sister. Her aunt goes away on business soon after Daisy arrives. The next day bombs go off as London is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)