Readers may have come to the Cormoran Strike novels looking for good mystery stories, but many of them stayed for the romantic tension between the series’ eponymous detective and Robin Ellacott, his assistant-turned-partner.
Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter and Bomber Command provide readers with an inside look into the minds of Rose and Paige Tico, two sisters who are introduced in the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy.
When New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum is destroyed in the Draft Riots of 1863, Magdalys Roca and her friends simultaneously lose their home and become targets of a nefarious slave-trading network that kidnaps free black people from the North and sells them into slavery in the South.
Callum returns for a fifth year at the Magisterium after being cleared of being the Enemy of Death. His reception by his fellow classmates is less than enthusiastic, and it doesn’t help that Callum now has Aaron’s soul rattling around in his head, too.
In all the excitement about Crimes of Grindelwald, the fact that a new book written by Jo Rowling is less than two weeks old seems to almost have been overlooked. But the hefty Lethal White does not deserve to be overlooked; it’s the most elegant thing Jo has written in about a decade.
The Illustrated Herbiary by Maia Toll is such a unique compilation of beautiful botanical descriptions, personal reflections, and stunning illustrations. This book doesn’t tell a story in the traditional sense, but it tells a story about the world around you, the beauty of nature, and how you can find that same beauty inside yourself.
As Supernova begins, Trellis and Vigo come face to face with Emily’s dark Phoenix form in an encounter that they hope will reveal that Emily – the real, good Emily – is still in there somewhere.
One fateful October day, 11-year-old Ollie gets drawn into a captivating old book about the local Smoke Hollow Farm. But when Ollie’s class takes a field trip to the farm, she finds that the stories in her book are all too real – including ones about disappearing children.
Zane Obispo has always been a social outcast, and living in the New Mexican Desert with elderly neighbors didn’t help that situation. The best part of living in the desert was the dormant volcano that was practically in his backyard. Little does he know, deep in the center of the volcano is an ancient relic that is tied to Zane and the future of humanity.
Early in the school year, Haley’s teacher walks her six students to an empty classroom and tells them the hour is theirs, to talk to each other without an adult around. As the year unfolds, the group starts to trust one another – even with the hard things in their lives. Jacqueline Woodson’s latest novel is a breathtaking gem of a book that’s never been more needed.