To prove her worthiness as the next Sea Queen, Lira must take the heart of a human prince. Her reputation as the Prince's Bane will do her no good on this quest, as a curse turns Lira into a pesky human, and she must find a way to steal her prince's heart without her Siren's song.

In The Raven's Tale, Cat Winters writes a heady study of Edgar Allen Poe that is thoughtful, entertaining, and inspiring. 

With beautiful, full-color illustrations, this Inspired Traveller's Guide takes you on a journey of famous places across the globe that inspired great works of fiction.

Having just turned 18, Rasmira is ready to pass her trial and prove her worthiness as her father's chosen heir and the next leader of their village. But something goes wrong during the trial, and the only hope for Rasmira is to do the impossible – can she kill a god and earn her way back from the wild?

Tosh Livingston has just arrived as a freshman at Harvard University. He hopes more than anything that college will be a chance for a fresh start. But as one of the only black students among a crowd of hyper-privileged Harvard legacies, Tosh soon realizes his fresh start may be harder to achieve than he thought.

Clark Kent desperately doesn’t want his powers to be discovered, but when an acquaintance at school clues him in to the fact that men from Smallville’s immigrant population are going missing, he knows he has to step in.

Spin the Dawn is an epic journey with a smart, creative heroine and an adorable love story at its center.

You have to love a series whose entire premise is laid out in its title: This graphic novel series follows the adventures of a teenage Cleopatra (“Cleo”) who has traveled through time and is now involved in an intergalactic conflict with Xaius Octavian – once Cleo’s best friend and now her arch nemesis.

Head to the island of Bellona to worship the Sun, make some Offerings, and learn more about why the Night might actually be the right choice.

Travel to space with Emi and experience a new science fiction story through an app on your smartphone.

Book Review: “Dactyl Hill Squad” by Daniel José Older
Book Reviews / October 9, 2018

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.

Book Review: “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden
Book Reviews / September 25, 2018

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.

Book Review: “The Storm Runner” by J.C. Cervantes
Book Reviews / September 18, 2018

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.

Book Review: “Harbor Me” by Jacqueline Woodson
Book Reviews / September 16, 2018

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.

Author Takeover: Pages of Possibility, by Anna James
Author Takeover / September 10, 2018

Our September Author Takeover comes from debut author Anna James, whose dazzling new middle-grade adventure book, Pages & Co: Tilly and the Bookwanderers, is out this month. Anna explores the bookish wonders of Harry Potter and how her own favorite library spots have lent themselves to her imagination.