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
“Creative and inviting, Incarnate offers a new concept into the young adult genre, now overflowing with paranormal and fantasy titles.
“Mr. Westover evokes pure creativity in this fantasy story of young adults working together for a perilous cause no matter the hazards they face.
“Rusty Fischer does an amazing job of writing a first-person narrative of Maddy Swift’s decent into zombie-hood.
“With his story of a chant that transforms a decrepit man, Mr. Rodari grants us the possibility that words can also alter a world gone awry—at least in fairy tales.”
“Despite being aimed at teenagers, The Space Between takes the road less traveled, resulting in a more refined story that can appeal to adults as well.
“Sound Bender is a fast and involving read, and it’s worth recommending to the kids.”
“Deeply insightful, daring and filled with unanticipated background information, The Iron Knight could provide what may possibly be the perfect ending to a spectacular series—or pe
“Dearly, Departed is a lush, roaming story, but the threads all come together masterfully at the end, with nothing left dangling. And it’s addictive.
“In her sequel to Stork, Wendy Delsol has once again beautifully woven modern day life with ancient legends and fantastic fairy tales, creating a story of adventure, romance, and u
“Fever is an engaging heroine, intelligent yet oddly naïve in the ways of life. Mr. Reeve is a talented world-maker and first-class storyteller.
“The latest graphic novel from Doug TenNapel proves once again that a full story can be told in pictures, and that it can be as affecting and detailed as it could be in book form. . . .
“The Jewel and the Key is an entertaining trip through time, and a refreshing change from the numerous bleak dystopian novels being published at present.”
“With this dazzling debut novel, the author proves herself a highly talented wordsmith. She creates surprising and unique metaphors, and uses vivid word combinations . . .
“Mr. Oppel writes a book that is both fascinating and unique as he creates Victor Frankenstein’s early life in a way never before told.”
Cassandra Clare is one of the rare talents on the YA paranormal romance shelves (and there are many, many books on those shelves right now) who creates not just a good romance, but a good story.