Contemporary · Mystery · Reviews · Sci-fi · YA

The Unseen World

Author: Liz Moore Series: Standalone Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary Pages: 451 Ada Sibelius is raised by David, her brilliant, eccentric, socially inept single father, who directs a computer science lab in 1980s-era Boston. Home-schooled, Ada accompanies David to work every day; by twelve, she is a painfully shy prodigy. The lab begins to gain acclaim… Continue reading The Unseen World

Fantasy · Reviews · Sci-fi · YA Fantasy

The Knife of Never Letting Go

 mAuthor: Patrick NessSeries: (Chaos Walking #1)Genre: YA Fantasy, Dystopian, Sci-fi, AdventurePages: 479Prentisstown isn't like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee -- whose thoughts Todd can hear too, whether… Continue reading The Knife of Never Letting Go

Contemporary · Reviews · YA

I Am the Messenger

Author: Markus Zusak Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary, YA, Mystery Pages: 360 protect the diamonds survive the clubs dig deep through the spades feel the hearts Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking… Continue reading I Am the Messenger

Contemporary · Reviews

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Author: Gabrielle Zevin Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary, Fiction Pages: 260 A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely,… Continue reading The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Contemporary · Reviews · YA

A Monster Calls

Author: Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd (Conception) Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary, YA Pages: 216 The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his… Continue reading A Monster Calls