“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.
Imagine a village where no birds scatter to the pines as people pass, where no dogs wait panting by the door, no chickens peck for grain in the garden, no fish sparkle in the river.
Meghan Chase is a somewhat human girl who once lived a somewhat normal life.
Nina Oberon is a few short months away from turning 16, and she can’t think of a worse fate. Nina’s best friend, Sandy, thinks 16—or “sex-teen” as it’s called—can’t come soon enough.
With the plethora of young adult paranormal series available in a post-Twilight world, it can be very difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff—especially as every series proclaims it
Katla Gudrun LeBlanc is stuck in Minnesota.
You Wish is a whimsical twist on the movie Sixteen Candles with the hilarity of Liar Liar in a birthday wish scenario.
First time novelist L. M. Preston succeeds in writing a book boys will want to read. Not an easy task when 12-year-olds are more captivated by a flashing screen than a stationary page.
Danbert Nobacon, whose penname seems to be derived from an old knock-knock joke, is best known for his part in the rock band Chumbawamba.