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 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!


Sunshine by Robin McKinley

Sunshine by Robin McKinley

A refreshing change from the usual vampire novels. This is a much darker and edgier version, and very well-written. But be forewarned: this book will leave you with a near-obsessive desire to get your hands on some fresh, homemade cinnamon rolls. Try to read in the vicinity of a bakery, if possible.


Girl Power Comics! Codename: Sailor V by Naoko Takeuchi

Girl Power Comics! Codename: Sailor V by Naoko Takeuchi

Minako is an everyday 13 year old middle school student when one day a talking cat named Artemis tells her about her about her magical power to transform into Sailor V and about her mission to protect Earth from the Dark Agency. A precursor to Sailor Moon, Codename Sailor V introduced the world to Naoko […]


Wonders of the Invisible World by Christopher Barzak

Wonders of the Invisible World by Christopher Barzak

“Aidan Lockwood feels like he’s been asleep, with each day as hazy and unremarkable as the one before it. When is former best friend, Jarrod, moves back to town suddenly the veil begins to lift. What Aiden discovers is that his life is haunted by the stories and magic of his family.” So, this book […]


The Devil You Know by Mike Carey

The Devil You Know by Mike Carey

From the author of “The Girl With All The Gifts” and “Constantine.” Felix Castor sees dead people…but then again, so does everyone else in this particularly hard-boiled version of a modern, haunted London. The difference is, Felix is an exorcist, and he can banish troublesome ghosts…unless he runs across a spirit too strong for him, […]