When Sam wakes up and finds herself in a jungle, it takes her a minute to realize that she’s been in a plane crash, along with the rest of her high school fencing team. She soon locates her surviving classmates, but will rescue arrive before infighting and personal trauma tear the group apart?
Vanessa, a fanfiction writer, Phoebe, a talented percussionist, and Callie, her dad’s taxidermy assistant, all end up at the same Orlando convention center – though for very different reasons. Once their paths cross, all three girls are in for an unforgettable week in this hilarious and heartfelt novel.
Loved 2016’s “The Call” but couldn’t handle that cliffhanger of an ending? I’ve got good news for you – author Peadar O’Guilin has written a sequel, “The Invasion”.
Husband-wife dynamic duo Leo and Diane Dillon are two of my favorite illustrators of all time. Their work has graced everything from the covers of famous novels like Garth Nix’s “Sabriel” and Isabel Allende’s “The House of the Spirits” to picture books by Virginia Hamilton and Margaret Wise Brown and more.
In “The Journey of Little Charlie”, Christopher Paul Curtis continues his perennially popular “Buxton Chronicles” with the story of Charlie Bobo, a young boy conscripted into slave catching after the death of his father.
In Leora’s society, the most important moments of a person’s life are tattooed upon their skin for everyone to see. When a person dies, their skin is tanned and turned into a book of their life – to be either treasured and passed down by their family members, or destroyed if the person is judged to have lived an immoral life.
Edan has always loved everything Team Tomorrow, especially Gargantua, the awesome heroine-turned-villain of the long-running comic franchise – but it’s not until the summer before her junior year of high school when she learns about the joys of attending comic conventions and cosplaying as your favorite characters.
Everyone in Aster’s family can do magic. The only thing keeping this from being really awesome is that boys are allowed to become only shapeshifters and girls are only allowed to become only witches – and Aster wants to be a witch.
“The Scarecrow Queen” is the eagerly awaited conclusion to Melinda Salisbury’s “Sin Eater’s Daughter” trilogy. In the series finisher, it’s do or die for protagonists Twylla and Errin. Either they find a way to destroy Aurek forever – or relinquish their world to his power.
Best friends Odo and Eleanor didn’t know what to expect when they saw a bit of metal glinting at the bottom of the river near their home, but they definitely didn’t expect an enchanting talking sword named Hildebrand Shining Foebiter – or for said sword to declare Odo a knight and Eleanor his squire.