The Avant-Guards Volume 1

The Avant-Guards Volume 1

Charlie has just transferred to an arts school. She doesn’t know anyone and she’s not even sure she made the right choice switching schools.  During an activity fair she starts getting hounded by a girl at one of the booths who is trying to start a basketball team at the school for the first time.  […]


Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon

Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon

What would you do to impress your crush? What lengths would you go to? Sunny Dae never thought he would be the type of guy to change anything, but when he met Cirrus Soh for the first time it ends with Sunny telling her that he is the frontman for a metal band instead of […]



Witch Hat Atelier

Witch Hat Atelier

“Witches are born, not taught.” But is this really true? In this fast-paced adventure, Coco, a young girl with an obsession with magic, will stop at nothing to find out!  When Coco spies on a real witch casting a spell, she learns spells are not told or written – They are drawn. Trying some for […]


Dustborn by Erin Bowman

Dustborn by Erin Bowman

I’ve always been a fan of Erin Bowman.  She writes amazing science fiction and some of the only historical fiction (westerns) I actually enjoy reading.  Dustborn combines all of the world building and action  from her previous books into one story.  Delta, lives in a world where everything is sun scorched and desert.  Rivers and […]


Firekeeper’s Daughter Angeline Boulley

Firekeeper’s Daughter Angeline Boulley

In this YA thriller with a Native teen at its center, Firekeepers Daughters opens upon a small Canadian town over the border from the U.S., embedded with indigenous culture, yet still discriminatory and separate, and above all a small town hiding dark secrets. Daunis, a fierce hockey player, sister and friend, bridges the divide in […]


Scythe

Scythe

In our day-to-day lives, what keeps us going? What motive force drives all of our everyday actions, and what would happen if that force were to disappear?  In Sycthe, by Neil Shusterman, we explore a world in which Death-that quiet inevitability that drives us to relish each day-has been vanquished. Hundreds of years ago, the […]


Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier

Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier

Emerald Green concludes the Ruby Red Trilogy, by Kerstin Gier, three imaginative and romantic novels featuring time travelers, Gwen and Gideon, and a cast rife with villains and heroes.  Even though it is, as Xemerius the ghostly gargoyle exclaims, time for a showdown, there is plenty of action on the way to the novel’s final […]


Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

A romance with a supernatural twist that Yoon uses to pose a critically important question to the reader. So just when you are having the most fun enjoying the story suddenly, a gut punch. How would you answer? Evie, a high school senior, is upset about her parents’ divorce and especially its cause, his father’s […]


The Bone Houses

The Bone Houses

Seventeen-year-old Aderyn, “Ryn,” has the unique problem of being young for a gravedigger — and that the dead won’t stay dead. After her parents’ passing, Ryn supports herself and her siblings by managing the recently deceased of the village of Colbren, as her father did before her. Colbren sits at the edge of a forest […]


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