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Carry On


"Clariel : the lost Abhorsen" by Garth Nix

 Nix’s fans have long awaited more Old Kingdom tales, and this stand-alone prequel, taking place 600 years before Sabriel’s birth, recounts the poignant origin story of sorcerer and necromancer Chlorr of the Mask.


Words and Their Meanings

The Poison Eaters And Other Stories

"Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" by Laila Lalami


Set in modern-day Morocco, the story of four vastly different Moroccans who illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain chronicles the circumstances that drive them to risk their lives and the rewards that may or may not prove to be worth the danger.

"We all looked up" by Tommy Wallach

    Wallach introduces four teenagers facing an asteroid predicted to be on a disastrous collision course with earth in two months .  All of them decide, over the course of interconnected, alternating stories, that they must use these two months to do things differently, to make whatever time they have left more meaningful                          

The Word Exchange

"The wicked will rise" by Danielle Paige

    Amy Gumm is still trying to destroy Dorothy and restore Oz to its rightful ruler. But before she can, she must gather the Tin Woodman’s heart, the Lion’s courage, and the Scarecrow’s brain. As the book opens, she already has the Tin Woodman’s heart and is in hot pursuit of the Lion, with the Emerald City burning behind her, and Ozma, the real queen of Oz, in tow.


The Joy of Books


Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets

Girl on a Wire


Hotel Ruby

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13 B

Boys Like You

The Future of Us

"A cold legacy" by Megan Shepherd


   On the run from the police after a horrific event, Juliet and her band of friends hope that the moors of Scotland and the remoteness of a benefactress’ estate can offer them some much-needed respite in a time of turmoil. However, once arrived at the estate, Juliet begins to see that she is not the only one hiding secrets

God is in the Pancakes


Some Assembly Required

The Way Back from Broken

" Girl, interrupted " by Susanna Kaysen

 .         Mental illness is the subject of this first-person narrative written by a recovered psychiatric patient. Kaysen was 18 years old when she entered a noted psychiatric hospital, where she spent two years. The work is a series of episodes describing how she felt, how she saw other patients and the staff, as well as how she recovered.       

"Death marked " by Leah Cypess

 After killing the leader of a clan of assassins and falling in love with his heir, a young sorceress discovers she is the one person to bring down the evil Empire that has been oppressing her people for centuries, and now, in the heart of the Empire, Ileni herself is the deadliest weapon the assassins have ever had.