Book Review: “Washed Ashore” by Kerr Thomson
Book Reviews / September 29, 2017

One fateful summer, fate convenes a ragtag group of people together on the remote Scottish island of Nin: locals Fraser and his eccentric younger brother, Dunny; Haley, a rebellious American girl; Ben McCaig, a scientist who studies whales; and the mysterious man who seems to be hiding in one of the island’s caves.

Book Review: “The Wolf Hour” by Sara Lewis Holmes
Book Reviews / September 28, 2017

Everyone knows not to enter the Puszcza, the strange, deep wood where magic and wolves lurk. There are dark forces at play in the woods, manipulating wolves, pigs, and little girls alike into stories they’d rather not be a part of. Can Magia foil the witch and save her family?

Book Review: “Skeleton Tree” by Kim Ventrella
Book Reviews / September 27, 2017

When Stanly notices a bone growing in his backyard, he knows he’s made a special discovery. When his younger sister, Miren, finds out about the bone – which seems to be growing into a full-on skeleton – she seems to have a special affinity for “Princy.” But is Princy what’s making Miren so sick, or is there something else going on?

Book Review: “All About Mia” by Lisa Williamson
Book Reviews / September 25, 2017

Mia is the middle child and the only one of her sisters who doesn’t have a “thing.” When her older sister, Grace, comes home from abroad pregnant and Mia’s parents seem to accept it almost without batting an eye, it’s almost more than Mia can stand.

Book Review: “The Dark Dictionary” by Andrew Kendall
Book Reviews / September 24, 2017

Andrew Kendall is wise beyond his years, and reading about his ongoing journey is very special. There’s a lot to be learned from this book – about life, about words, about circumstance, and about myself. It is definitely a book that will be kept close to my heart and revisited often.

Book Review: “Nyxia” by Scott Reintgen
Book Reviews / September 13, 2017

Emmett Atwater and nine other teenagers have been selected for a very special mission. Babel Communications, a powerful technology company, needs young people to visit a recently discovered planet, Eden, and extract Nyxia – an alien natural resource with mysterious powers.

Book Review: “Shadowhouse Fall” by Daniel José Older
Book Reviews / September 12, 2017

The momentous events of the summer, during which Sierra learned the true extent of her shadowshaping powers, still loom large in Sierra’s and her friends’ minds when fall arrives. But just because a few months have gone by doesn’t mean they’ve let down their guard.

Book Review: “Apex” by Mercedes Lackey
Book Reviews / September 7, 2017

In the conclusion to the “Hunter” series, things are more tense than ever in Apex City. Joy and the other Elite responsible for keeping the Othersiders at bay are working overtime – way overtime – keeping the city safe, and the suspicious head of PsiCorps isn’t making their jobs any easier.