The Wrath and The Dawn

Kathryn’s Pick: The Wrath and The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh The Wrath and The Dawn is a beautiful, twisted, and imaginative retelling of A Thousand and One Nights. Luckily, I was not familiar with the original story so I went into this with an unbiased mind and came out loving it! This novel is set…

Court of Thorns and Roses

Linda’s Pick: Court of Thorns and Roses Series by Sara J. Maas I really enjoyed this fantasy series. There are two beings on this world, human and Fae, which is a mystical creature that wields great power and magic; some even have wings. The story line is based around a human named Feyre and how…

Carve the Mark

Dallas’ Pick: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth Veronica Roth is well known for her work in the Divergent series which I was a huge fan of. Well, she has come out with another young adult fantasy novel. Once you get in order the strange names, groups, and places it is actually a very good…

Cinder

Kathryn’s Pick: Cinder by Marissa Meyer “Even in the Future the Story Begins with Once Upon a Time.” This futuristic retelling of the classic Cinderella tale brings a whole new light to the idea of fairy tales. Cinder ditches the traditional story of Cinderella and instead places Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, as its lead protagonist….

The Scribe of Siena

Sara’s Pick: The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer When Beatrice Trovato, a neurosurgeon in New York, has to go to Siena, Italy to deal with the estate of her historian brother who has been writing about the city during the time of the Plague, she finds her face in the paintings of an artist…

American Gods

Jane’s Pick: American Gods by Neil Gaiman Although, Gaiman’s writing had me from page one – it was the unexpected unfolding of this peculiar tale that had me going back and back again. The basic premise is that a war is coming; a war between the mythologies of old and their modern replacements. The book…

Throne of Glass

Dallas’ Pick: Throne of Glass by: Sarah J Maas This book was chosen by our Teen Book club to read, I personally had never heard of it before then. I am so glad I had the opportunity to read it though. If you like Young Adult books with dark story lines I highly recommend this…

Welcome to Night Vale (A Novel)

Hannah’s Pick: Welcome to Night Vale (A Novel) by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor Welcome to Night Vale (A Novel) covers the strange, strange, strange happenings and goings on in the town of Night Vale. Imagine if you will a town in the middle of a desert with all of the oddities of every Twilight Zone…

Kingdom Keepers

Dallas’ Pick: Kingdom Keepers: Disney after Dark By: Ridley Pearson ATTENTION ALL DISNEY FANS!!! This is an absolutely must read! I went to Disney for the first time last year and came across this book at the library. Working in the Children’s Department I figured it would be a fun read. It was so much…

Red Queen

Kathryn’s Pick: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard ‘‘You are not Silver. Your parents are Red, you are Red, and your blood is red,’’ the queen murmurs, prowling before the bars of my cage. ‘‘You are a miracle, Mare Barrow, an impossibility. Something even I can’t understand, and I have seen all of you.’’     Mare…

The Knife of Never Letting Go

Kathryn’s Pick: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness This novel tells the story of Todd, the last boy in Prentisstown, who will become a man on his 13th birthday. Prentisstown, though, is not your average town – everyone in the town is male and they can hear one another’s thoughts. Now, when…

The Young Elites

Dallas’s Pick: The Young Elites by Marie Lu. This was the first book picked by the Teen Book Club. I absolutely fell in love with this book from chapter one. It is so dark and suspenseful, I had a hard time putting it down. The Young Elites kept my on my toes throughout the whole…