A Crooked Tree is a sonorous ode to youth with all its innocence, angst, disillusionment, and unfiltered honesty.
It’s 2008, Barack Obama has been elected president. Ruth Tuttle and her husband Xavier are excited about what lies ahead for them.
“Word by word, Schwartz chooses her language with a surgeon’s precision. Her craftsmanship is a joy to behold.”
“In Misconduct of the Heart, Cordelia Strube achieves a transcendence in the person of her protagonist that speaks to hope in the worst of times.”
“The Man Without Talent deserves its standing as a manga classic.
“Taking Early Riser into the summer reading stack will be surprisingly refreshing even though it arrives with both love and a shiver of foreboding.”
Fate gave Roxanne Veletzos a rare opportunity, and she seized it: a chance to rewrite history.
“This book will be a welcome addition to modern-day discussions of women’s rights, multiculturalism, and online technologies.”
“A brilliant and fanciful young adult novel inspired by the supposed survival of Anastasia, daughter of the last Romonov ruler of Russia.”
“Be careful what you wish for, because you may get it, is a very famous saying.
“an insightful and astute snapshot of obsession.”
The Mother’s Promise is a chick-lit tearjerker that nevertheless conveys with sympathy and some depth the stories of four Northern California women who face difficult health and family pro
“bully.com is full of suspense with a surprise ending skillfully written to keep readers hanging on every word.”
“Cheer Up, Mouse! is adorable.”
“Ms. Olds always writes from the gut and sometimes the heart in intimate images that often disturb as much as reveal.”
“Breaking Beautiful is a well-written, fast-paced debut novel capturing teenage emotions while dealing with the delicate subject of abuse.”
“It is this tactic—literally providing the vocabulary for assertive communication—that makes Hey, Back Off! A standout in the field.
A Quest For Good Manners is an interesting and fun way to teach good manners to children.
Purple Daze is a cutting-edge novel, strategically written to keep you wanting more as you delve deeper into the love and conflict of the rocky 1960s.
Every town has an ”it” girl: The one that shines just a little too brightly, lives life a little too fully, and yet still manages to draw the attention of everyone.
Every teenager has hang ups about some physical aspect of themselves. Seventeen-year-old Sarah Burke is no exception.
Sometimes in life it takes the realization of the enormity of the problems of the less fortunate in the world to awaken individuals to issues that haunt them much closer to home.
Emily the Strange made her first appearance in a graphic novel, and the franchise now includes novels, artwork, toys, clothing, and “accessories” ranging from jewelry to footwear to a Zippo lighter