A Thousand Pieces of You

The First book in the Firebird series by Claudia Gray Synopsis: Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for their groundbreaking achievements. Their most astonishing invention, called the Firebird, allows users to jump into multiple universes—and promises to revolutionize science forever. But then Marguerite's father is murdered, and the killer—her parent's handsome, enigmatic assistant Paul—escapes into... Continue Reading →

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

The Third book in The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart Synopsis: Join the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, the foursome must unravel... Continue Reading →

Where’d You Go Bernadette

A Novel by Maria Semple Synopsis: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect; and to 15-year-old Bee, she is her best friend and, simply, Mom. Then Bernadette vanishes. It all began when Bee... Continue Reading →

The Chessmen

The Third book in the Lewis trilogy by Peter May Synopsis: Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island. This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a... Continue Reading →

Cries from the Cold

The First book in the Detective Calista Gates series by Bernadette Calonego Synopsis: Detective Calista Gates’s career is almost dead. Until she gets one more chance on the wild Labrador coast, where evil washes ashore. A harrowing discovery on an icy beach—a crate with the remains of a young woman who disappeared three years earlier.... Continue Reading →

Chain of Iron

The Second book in Cassandra Claire’s The last Hours series Synopsis: Cordelia Carstairs seems to have everything she ever wanted. She’s engaged to marry James Herondale, the boy she has loved since childhood. She has a new life in London with her best friend Lucie Herondale and James’s charming companions, the Merry Thieves. She is... Continue Reading →

To the Sea

A Novel by Dr.Julia James Carlson Synopsis: Kai Kūulu, half Hawaiian and half Swedish, is a normal 15 year old hapa boy living in Mid-Coast Maine when his mother suddenly dies. To escape the pain, Kai's Hawaiian father, Keaka, moves them to his birthplace of Pahoa, Hawaii. Kai is thrust into a culture he knows... Continue Reading →

Dr.Jekyll & Mr.Hyde: and other strange tales

A collection of tales by Robert Louis Stevenson Synopsis: 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' follows a path as indirect and elusive as its multiple narrative voices. With its obliquely recorded incidents, its eyewitness accounts and sealed confessions, it resembles...a police detective's casebook--a collection of gathered clues, fragments, through which the clever detective may be able... Continue Reading →

Such A Good Wife

A Novel by Seraphina Nova Glass Synopsis: Betrayal was just the beginning…Melanie Hale is a devoted mother to her two children, a diligent caregiver to her ailing mother-in-law and a trusted neighbor in their wealthy Louisiana community. Above all, she’s a loving partner to her wonderful husband, Collin. Then there are the parts of herself... Continue Reading →

The Blood of Olympus

The Fifth book in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan Synopsis: Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped... Continue Reading →

The Lewis Man

The Second book in the Lewis trilogy by Peter May Synopsis: An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer. But this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an elderly man suffering from dementia - has always claimed to be... Continue Reading →

The Red Amaryllis

A true story written by Denise E. Jacobs Synopsis: Once in a lifetime an astonishing true story comes along that not only captivates but also makes you re-evaluate your beliefs. Red Amaryllis is one of those stories. So, get ready for a thought- provoking and remarkable true story of a naive couple pitted against one... Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest

The Third book in the millennium series by Stieg Larsson Synopsis: Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be... Continue Reading →

Anne of Green Gables

The First book in the Anne of Green Gables series by L.M. Montgomery Synopsis: When Marilla Cuthbert and her brother, Matthew, decide to adopt a child from a distant orphanage, they don't get quite what they bargained for. The child who awaits them at the tiny Bright River train station is not the strapping young... Continue Reading →

The House of Hades

The Fourth book in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan Synopsis: At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors... Continue Reading →

The Mysterious Benedict Society

The First book in The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart Synopsis: "Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?" When this peculiar ad appears in the newspaper, dozens of children enroll to take a series of mysterious, mind-bending tests. (And you, dear reader, can test your wits right alongside them.) But... Continue Reading →

Kinky Roots

A Memoir by Ingrid Arlington Synopsis: A Memoir - The memories, ruminations and vignettes of growing up in Southern Africa. Written from the life, wisdom and experiences of Ingrid Arlington, ‘Kinky Roots’ is an uplifting, poignant and reflective journey alongside the author. From a tumultuous upbringing in Zimbabwe, where violence and sexual assault was rife... Continue Reading →

The Black House

The First book in the Lewis trilogy by Peter May Synopsis: A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his... Continue Reading →

Beach House

A Point Horror Novel by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Swim. Sunbathe. Die. It’s 1956 and four kids are hanging out on the beach. Little do they know that a killer has begun to stalk them, one by one. Now, on the same golden sands nearly 40 years later, Ashley, Ross, Lucy and Kip are enjoying the... Continue Reading →

The Mark of Athena

The Third book in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan Synopsis: In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will... Continue Reading →

Pinewood Dark

The Second book in the Millsborough Sisters Series by Berri L. Beatty Synopsis: November 1815 Unmarried and with-child, Jenny Millsborough has been saved from total ruination by her family, who help hashion her as the fictitious widow of a downed soldier. Happy to be living at Oxtail Cottage, she is sheltered from the prying eyes... Continue Reading →

Rule of Wolves

The Second book in Leigh Bardugo’s Nikolai Duology Synopsis: The Demon King. As Fjerda’s massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm―and even the monster within―to win this fight. But a dark threat looms that cannot be defeated by a young king’s gift for the impossible. The... Continue Reading →

Ski Weekend

The Tenth book in the Fear Street series by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Driving back from a ski weekend, Ariel, Shannon and Doug have offered their new friend Red a ride home. When a blizzard makes the roads nearly impassable, Red leads the teens to a farmhouse where they can spend the night. Unfortunately, their shelter... Continue Reading →

The Son of Neptune

The Second book in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan Synopsis: Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight. Somehow Percy managed to... Continue Reading →

The Lost Hero

The First book in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan Synopsis: Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a... Continue Reading →

All these things I’ve Done

The first book in the Birthright series by Gabrielle Zevin Synopsis: In 2083, chocolate and coffee are illegal, paper is hard to find, water is carefully rationed, and New York City is rife with crime and poverty. And yet, for Anya Balanchine, the sixteen-year-old daughter of the city's most notorious (and dead) crime boss, life... Continue Reading →

The Midnight Star

The Third book in The Young Elites series by Marie Lu Synopsis: Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She’s turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but with each conquest her cruelty only grows. The darkness within... Continue Reading →

Is this Scary?

A collection of Poems by Jacob Scheier Synopsis: Is This Scary? digs deep into internal landscapes of suffering, including depression and anxiety, chronic physical ailment, and rare neurological malady. With its many eccentric songs and odes to medications and medical procedures, this book is full of both levity and unapologetic lament. Pushing back against societal... Continue Reading →

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