An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Laia, a member of a prominent Scholar family, helps her grandparents earn a meager living until her brother Darin is caught and arrested as a traitor of the Empire. Not Read more...

Posted by on May 18, 2017

A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

“Cats don’t cry,” Cat tells herself constantly. The oracle is done with crying. She’s escaped a terrible life and has started a new one in the circus. War is brewing, territories Read more...

Posted by on February 15, 2017

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

Wedding science fiction with literary fiction in a post-WWI setting, The Arrival of Missives is a unique and enjoyable coming of age story. Shirley Fearn is seventeen and has it Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2017

The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller

Famed pastry chef Olivia Rawlings seems to have it all— until she accidentally sets a Manhattan restaurant on fire with her flaming dessert! Asked “to take a break” from work, Read more...

Posted by on September 22, 2016

Dreamology by Lucy Keating

Every night since Alice was a child, she has dreamt of the same boy: Max. When Alice moves to Boston, she runs, literally, into the boy of her dreams.

Posted by on September 12, 2016

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

Princess Lia of Morrighan, tired of living a life ruled by tradition and duty, is pushed to her limits when her hand is offered in marriage to the prince of Read more...

Posted by on September 11, 2016

First & Then by Emma Mills

The story borrows from Pride and Prejudice, yet forges its own identity, straying from its source material enough to keep you guessing what will happen. An unexpectedly touching, thoroughly delightful Read more...

Posted by on September 11, 2016

The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow

Bow presents an intriguing concept but is unable to follow through with her characters, pacing, or focus. The writing is littered with unexplained technological terms and the staccato sentences take Read more...

Posted by on September 10, 2016

Shutter by Courtney Alameda

Masterfully crafted pacing helps build a sense of foreboding, and the richly layered background makes for a captivating story that manages to leave room for an anticipated sequel. Shutter is Read more...

Posted by on September 10, 2016

My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by Stephanie Perkins

Brought together by award-winning author Stephanie Perkins, this diverse and heart-warming collection of holiday stories is written by a veritable Who's Who of YA authors. Mostly realistic but occasionally fantastical, Read more...

Posted by on September 10, 2016