Sarah Dessen knows her literary lane and wisely sticks to it.
“an original and charming story. . . . dramatic, emotional, and ultimately satisfying.”
“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.”
Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson is the story of Mary Addison who allegedly murdered a baby girl when she was only nine years old.
“The story setting and historical era are well researched and believably conveyed in a coming-of-age romance that presents the lessons of war and peace, love and hate, in bold block letters
Many suffer in silence from mental illness. Since there are usually no outward appearances of the illness, most believe nothing is wrong.
“Well written and populated by engaging characters, this story will hold you until the very last page.”
Imagine the largest structure in the world—a residential tower stretching two and a half miles into the sky, a high-tech luxurious tower that straddles more than one hundred square blocks of New Yo
Teenaged girls have enough problems in high school. Classes, college, boys . . . it’s almost a boring old formula.
Nanette O’Hare is the only child of privileged suburban parents, earnestly studying and earning high grades, scoring goals and breaking records on her high school soccer team.
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.
A drug similar to Ritalin, called Concentr8, has suddenly stopped being distributed and the repercussions are as Dr.
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.
This story is not as bleak as the title suggests.
“a novel about the difference between being lost and not being found, and the power of language to reveal who we truly are.”
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.
Earth is dying, nearly devoid of oxygen and water. Forests are gone, oceans a half-forgotten myth.
In my college years I fell hard for the shadows and complexities of 20th century Russia.