Allegedly: A novel by Tiffany D. Jackson

Allegedly: A novel by Tiffany D. Jackson

“I’m innocent,” said every inmate in a correctional facility ever but Mary B. Addison is innocent well according to Mary she is innocent. The infamous Mary B. Addison was only 12 when she was convicted of murder. After spending time in a juvenile detention center, she is transferred to a group home where she endures […]


The Lone City Trilogy by Amy Ewing

The Lone City Trilogy by Amy Ewing

The Lone City Trilogy has been touted as a cross between THE SELECTION SERIES and THE HANDMAID’S TALE. In a world where the rich and royal cannot reproduce on their own, they must purchase surrogates— young, beautiful, talented women from the poorest areas of the city, women who are gifted with special, supernatural abilities—to bear […]


Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer (Author) and Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer (Author) and Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)

This is a wonderful continuation of The Lunar Chronicles (CINDER, SCARLET, CRESS, WINTER) series, only in graphic novel form. This all new story features Cinder’s best friend, the android named Iko. There has been a peace agreement between Earth and Luna, but rogue packs of Levana’s wolf/human hybrid soldiers still roam the Earth, causing trouble. […]


Every Day by David Levithan

Every Day by David Levithan

A wakes every day in a new body-male, female, transgender, addict, jock, mean girl, etc. The change happens at midnight and A is helpless to stop it. This has never been a problem since this is the only life A knows but then A falls in love with Rhiannon. Never having shared the secret of […]


The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

Lois McMaster Bujold is justly famous for her classic Vorkosigan Saga in science fiction, but this book shows she is a master of fantasy as well. A disgraced and crippled former knight returns to court to tutor the royal princess. There, he must battle old enemies and rivals, while seeking to dismantle the curse that […]


The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King takes place in a very small town in the south.  It’s a town named after a prominent KKK member.  The story is told from three different point of view: Dill, Lydia and Travis.  The story focuses the most around Dill, but all three characters are developed.  Dill’s father was a preacher who […]


The Magicians by Lev Grossman

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

A meta-fantasy book for those who grew up loving fantasy books, and always harbored the secret hope that one day a wizard would show up on their doorstep with a quest, or a letter of admission to Hogwarts, or a magic wardrobe.  This book explores what happens when that occurs, and you get everything you […]


Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

When your god dies, it’s time to call in a Craftswoman or Craftsman to resurrect what they can – and find out who murdered him.  Fantastic world-building and compelling characters make for a great start to a new series!


He Said, She Said by Kwame Alexander

He Said, She Said by Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander’s “He Said, She Said” is a hilarious and enlightening realistic fiction that blends social justice and high school romance. Omar “T-Diddy” Smalls is the star quarterback, a lady’s man, and is very unfamiliar with the word “NO.” In comes Claudia Clarke, a Harvard bound activist, investigative journalist and lover of the word NO […]


The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd

The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd

The Vast Fields of Ordinary is amazing because it manages to realistically portray teenage protagonists as flawed, daring, and honest people. This Stonewall award winner follows Dade in his last summer at home before college where his relationship with Pablo, a closeted football player, is problematic and where he meets someone who may turn it […]