White Rabbit — Caleb Roehrig (ARC Review)

  TITLE: White Rabbit AUTHOR: Caleb Roehrig RELEASES: April 24th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian—the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Just as Rufus is getting ready to move on, Sebastian … Continue reading White Rabbit — Caleb Roehrig (ARC Review)

What I Leave Behind — Alison McGhee (ARC Review)

  TITLE: What I Leave Behind AUTHOR: Alison McGhee RELEASES: May 15th, 2018; Atheneum GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: After his dad commits suicide, Will tries to overcome his own misery by secretly helping the people around him in this story made up of one hundred chapters of one hundred words each. Sixteen-year-old Will spends most of his … Continue reading What I Leave Behind — Alison McGhee (ARC Review)

Gray Wolf Island — Tracey Neithercott (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Gray Wolf Island AUTHOR: Tracey Neithercott RELEASED: October 10th, 2017; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary/Mystery/Magical Realism AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Right before Sadie died, she begged her sister, Ruby, to do the one thing she could never do herself: Find the treasure on Gray Wolf Island. With just a mysterious treasure map as a guide, … Continue reading Gray Wolf Island — Tracey Neithercott (ARC Review)

Chord — Chelsea M. Cameron

  TITLE: Chord AUTHOR: Chelsea M. Cameron RELEASED: January 28th, 2018; self-published GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: NA SYNOPSIS: Chase Hillier has plans, and nothing will cause her to deviate from them. So far, they're pretty simple: Get through her first year of college with good grades, read a lot of books, and hopefully find a cute boyfriend who could … Continue reading Chord — Chelsea M. Cameron

Time Was — Ian McDonald (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Time Was AUTHOR: Ian McDonald RELEASES: April 24th, 2018; Tor.com GENRE: Science Fiction/Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: A love story stitched across time and war, shaped by the power of books, and ultimately destroyed by it. In the heart of World War II, Tom and Ben became lovers. Brought together by a secret project designed to … Continue reading Time Was — Ian McDonald (ARC Review)

The Hobbit — J.R.R. Tolkien

  TITLE: The Hobbit AUTHOR: J.R.R. Tolkien RELEASED: September 21st, 1937; George Allen & Unwin Ltd. GENRE: Fantasy SYNOPSIS: Written for J.R.R. Tolkien’s own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it was first published in 1937. Now recognized as a timeless classic, this introduction to the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, the wizard Gandalf, Gollum, and the spectacular world of … Continue reading The Hobbit — J.R.R. Tolkien

Devils Unto Dust — Emma Berquist (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Devils Unto Dust AUTHOR: Emma Berquist RELEASES: April 10th, 2018; Greenwillow GENRE: Western/Horror AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Ten years ago, a horrifying disease began spreading across the West Texas desert. Infected people—shakes—attacked the living and created havoc and destruction. No one has ever survived the infection. Daisy Wilcox, known as Willie, has been protecting her siblings within … Continue reading Devils Unto Dust — Emma Berquist (ARC Review)