When seventeen-year-old Valerie Russell runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system.
The Hangman's Daughter, Oliver Potzsch - This is a historical thriller set in but it piqued my interest when I saw it at the bookstore. Enjoyed this one a lot, even though it was a bit different from my usual fare.
Get this from a library! [Holly Black] -- Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a .