An Ember in the Ashes

The Book: An Ember in the Ashes, by Sabaa Tahir The Blurb: Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of…

The Library at Mount Char

The Book: The Library at Mount Char, by Scott Hawkins The Blurb: Carolyn’s not so different from the other human beings around her. She’s sure of it. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. She even remembers what clothes are for. After all, she was a normal American…

Midnight Burning: The Norse Chronicles #1

The Book: Midnight Burning, by Karissa Laurel The Blurb: Solina Mundy lives a quiet life, running the family bakery in her small North Carolina hometown. But one night, she suffers a vivid nightmare in which a wolfish beast is devouring her twin brother, who lives in Alaska. The next morning, police notify her that Mani…

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye

The Book: Warren the 13th and The All-Seeing Eye, by Tania del Rio The Blurb: Meet Warren the 13th, a cursed 12-year-old Victorian bellhop who’s terribly unlucky . . . yet perpetually optimistic, hard-working, and curious. Orphan Warren’s pride and joy is his family’s hotel, but he’s been miserable ever since his evil Aunt Anaconda…

Winter: The Lunar Chronicles #4

The Book: Winter, by Marissa Meyer The Blurb: Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of…

The Carnelian Legacy: Carnelian #1

The Book: The Carnelian Legacy, by Cheryl Koevoet The Blurb: Marisa MacCallum always believed that the man of her dreams was out there somewhere. The problem is—he’s in another dimension. After the death of her father, eighteen-year-old Marisa’s life is on the verge of imploding. She seeks comfort on her daily ride through the woods…

At the Water’s Edge

The Book: At The Water’s Edge, by Sarah Gruen The Blurb: After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s inability to…

Boo

The Book: Boo, by Neil Smith The Blurb: When Oliver “Boo” Dalrymple wakes up in heaven, the eighth-grade science geek thinks he died of a heart defect at his school. But soon after arriving in this hereafter reserved for dead thirteen-year-olds, Boo discovers he’s a ‘gommer’, a kid who was murdered. What’s more, his killer…

Seeker: Seeker #1

The Book: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton The Blurb: Quin Kincaid has been put through years of brutal training for what she thinks is the noble purpose of becoming a revered ‘Seeker’. Only when it’s too late does she discover she will be using her new-found knowledge and training to become an assassin. Quin’s new…