Reader warning: This review contains spoilers.
This heady blend of sci-fi, romance, and revolution reels in the reader from the start.
“No one with a book is ever alone, even in the darkest hours.”
The time has come. The chessboard has been set, and battle lines have been drawn.
“a novel that will linger in the heart long after the last page is turned.”
“a well-written contemporary YA novel with likable characters and a few moral lessons that are obvious but not heavy-handed.”
Set 18 years after Assassin's Heart, Thief's Cunning is less a sequel and more a separate book in the same world.
“The language is dark and lush, compelling the reader to finish just one more chapter . . . [Taylor] crafts intriguing, fully realized characters . . .”
“a lush, tense and surprisingly original reimagining of a classic tale with a flawed and compelling heroine at its heart.”
Fans of bestselling author Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments and Infernal Devices will not be disappointed by this first book in a new series. Lady Midnight: The Dark Artif
With gun slinging, gin drinking, cursing, prostitutes, desert towns, and good guys versus bad this meets the criteria for a good western.
This is a retelling of the classic Aladdin’s tale with a twist.
Snow White gets an amazingly adventurous overhaul in author of the Defiance series C. J. Redwine’s retelling. Princess Lorelei has magic in her, but her mother never taught her to use it.
In this high fantasy, seventeen-year-old Oleander “Lea” Saldana is a “clipper,” a trained assassin, and her favorite method is poison.
The Cure for Dreaming is set in 1900s Oregon, with the backdrop of the suffragist movement. Olivia Mead is called on stage to be hypnotized by the young and famous Henri Reverie.
“A provocative sequel infused with Gaiman’s emblematic humor and nuance.”
Centuries ago, when Earth colonized the moon, no one could have predicted the Lunar population would evolve as it did.
In magical books such as Landline and Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell has proven herself to be a writer of exquisite lyricism and heartbreaking characterization.
“sweet, lighthearted fun with a nice multi-layered world to spend some time in.”
“If you know you’re going to be around to see it, you look at the fate of the world differently.”
“Conjure is a sweet, adventure-packed romp for young teen readers.”
“It’s like Alice in Wonderland meets Jason Bourne in Fallujah.”
“Libba Bray has created a mesmerizing concoction of the paranormal mixed with horror, well seasoned with captivating period detail.”
“. . . fresh, strange, and dangerous. . . . Neverland is lush and beautiful, but edged everywhere with menace . . . the people . . . ragged-edged and wild.”
“. . . a magical, thought-provoking expedition.”
“Amazingly, in weaving Charlotte Bronte’s beloved tome into the life of a modern day teenager, Eve Marie Mont has managed to create characters that believably embody dual roles in both sett