Son of the mob : Hollywood hustle / Gordon Korman. Eighteen-year-old Vince Luca, son of mob boss Anthony Luca, goes away to college in southern California hoping to escape his past, but soon his brother and a series of "uncles" appear at his dorm, and before long he is caught up in criminal activity once again.
Dearly, Departed, by Lia Habel YA steampunk/supernatural/futuristic/zombie romance. I don't know how she managed to write an attractive zombie and craft it into a believable romance, but somehow, she pulled it off. I promise.
Smart, occasionally insecure, and ambitious Brooklyn fourteen-year-old Kelsey Finkelstein embarks on her freshman year of high school in Manhattan with the intention of "rebranding" herself, but unfortunately everything she tries to do is a total disaster.
Bras & Broomsticks by Sarah Mlynowski. What if all your wishes could come true? Blink your eyes, drink a fizzing potion, and poof! Life is perfect. That would suit 14-year-old Rachel just fine, so she could dance without looking like she’s being electrocuted, win back her best friend, stop her dad’s wedding, and find a date for Spring Fling. But Rachel has no such powers. It's her younger sister Miri who recently became a witch. And as Rachel would tell you, spellbooks are wasted on the…