Loveboat, Taipei

A Novel by Abigail Hing Wen Description: The envelope drops through our mail slot like a love letter. The sight of the familiar purple insignia—the four-petal flame spreading like a dancer’s fan—sends me plunging down the worn blue carpet of our stairs. I text Megan: running late b there in 5. Then I snatch up... Continue Reading →

Scrappy little nobody

An autobiography about and written by Anna Kendrick Description: Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Twilight, and Into the Woods, Anna Kendrick was unusually small, weird, and “10 percent defiant.” At the ripe age of thirteen, she had already... Continue Reading →

The Broken Bee’s Nest

Written by Lydia Lukidis and Illustrated by André Ceolin Storyline: Arun and Keya find the perfect tree for a tree house. Too bad it comes with a battered bees' nest! These bees need a new home—right away! Tying into the popular Makers Movement, Makers Make It Work is a series of fun easy-to-read stories that... Continue Reading →

A Game of Thrones

The First book in The Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin Description: In a Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin has created a genuine masterpiece, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill the pages of the first volume in an epic... Continue Reading →

A Shadow Bright and Burning

The First book in The Kingdom On Fire series by Jessica Cluess Description: I am Henrietta Howel. The first female sorcerer in hundreds of years. The prophesied one. Or am I? When Henrietta Howel is forced to reveal her unique power—the ability to control flames—to save a friend, she fears she will be executed. Instead,... Continue Reading →

A Night in Terror Tower

A Twenty-Seventh Goosebumps book by R.L. Stine Description: Sue and her brother, Eddie, are visiting London when they run into a little problem. They can't find their tour group. Still, there's no reason to panic. There's no way their tour guide would just leave them. All alone. In a gloomy old prison tower. No way... Continue Reading →

Peter Pan

A Novel by J. M. Barrie Description: One starry night, Peter Pan and Tinker Bell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland - the island where lost boys play, mermaids splash and fairies make mischief. But a villainous-looking gang of pirates lurk in the docks, led by the... Continue Reading →

A Whisper to the Moon

A Novel by Dennis Macaraeg Description: A story of love, new beginnings and the power of taking another chance. When Catherine walked into Robert’s life, he only had two choices. Run away to prevent another heartbreak or risk it all again to be with his newfound soulmate. Robert, a college senior, is introduced to Catherine,... Continue Reading →

Just Breathe

A Novel by Cammie McGovern Description: David Scheinman is the popular president of his senior class, battling cystic fibrosis. Jamie Turner is a quiet sophomore, struggling with depression. The pair soon realizes that they’re able to be more themselves with each other than they can be with anyone else, and their unlikely friendship starts to... Continue Reading →

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