The second in a trilogy, Siege and Storm continues Alina’s story that began in Shadow and Bone. Alina must try to keep her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret, but she can’t outrun her past or her destiny for long. If you like this one try Ruin and Rising, the third book in the trilogy, too!
Poni sneaks out of her refugee camp in southern Sudan to avoid a forced marriage, starvation, and a life without books and education. If she can make it to the compound in Nairobi she may be chosen for a life in America. This is an important story about a very brave young girl.
Those suffering from The Fault in Our Stars withdrawal should check out this National Book Award finalist about two star-crossed teenagers in 1980s Berlin, separated by a wall and faced with the life-altering dilemma of whether to try and escape to save their love.
Emily’s best friend, Sloane, has disappeared…and just when it was about to be the best summer ever. Just when Emily’s about to give up on her, though, she gets a letter from Sloane. The letter contains a list of adventures for Emily to try: ‘Hug a Jamie’ and ‘Go Skinny Dipping.’ Emily wants to find Sloane, though, so she’ll try it…and maybe she’ll get some help along the way.
Orphan Will Henry is the apprentice to a brilliant doctor with a unique and secret specialty: the study of monsters. Together, Will and the doctor must face the creatures of nightmares in this gripping historical horror.
Julie’s beloved grandmother recently died. Since then her life has been a series of upsetting changes. In a desperate attempt to contact her grandmother’s spirit, Julie and her friend Clark summon someone else instead…and it has the potential to ruin both of their lives!
Wilhelmina Huxstep is coming to terms with family tragedy and crafts lamps to deal with her fear of the dark, then hurricane Whitney forces her to face her fear. Laura Lee Gulledge’s signature visual metaphors will be on full display in this all-new graphic novel, a moving look at shedding light on the dark corners of life.
Tom Natsworthy, apprentice historian in futuristic London, dreams of becoming a famous adventurer like his idol, Thaddeus Valentine. But he doesn’t expect that his life of glory will begin with Valentine trying to kill him! What is Valentine hiding? Does it have anything to do with the rumors of a secret and deadly weapon being built somewhere in London? This first book in the steampunk quartet Predator Cities is great as a standalone novel, too.
What does it take to survive aboard a spaceship fueled by lies? Amy expected to wake from her cryogenic slumber when the spaceship Godspeed landed on Centauri-Earth, but fifty years before the scheduled landing Amy is violently awoken. Why did this happen to her? And who is responsible? Can she trust anyone on the ship?
In a world where trained magicians called “Rithmatists” can make chalk drawings come to life, Joel wants nothing more than to learn this mysterious art. As the ordinary chalkmaker’s son at Armedius Academy, however, he can only watch from the sidelines. Then, students at the academy start to go missing, and Joel discovers he may yet have a vital role to play in this realm of enchantment.