A voracious reader from the start, I spent my childhood reading cozy mysteries from Mom's shelves and sweeping fantasies from Dad's. These day's I've found my own groove. Contemporary stories of love and friendship, the Victorian era (but with magic!), whirlwind European adventures, and coming-of-age stories that challenge my own ideas of what it means to grow up.
A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends--the Liars--whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.
Over the course of the 1986 school year, against all odds, Eleanor and Park fall in love and together find a place in the world.
In this masterful conclusion to Lani Taylor's Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, humans, chimaera, and seraphim will fight, strive, love, and die in an epic theater that transcends good and evil, right and wrong, friend and enemy.
Anna is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris--until she meets Etienne St. Claire: perfect, Parisian, and utterly irresistible. The only problem is that he's taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her almost-relationship back home. Watch for your favorite characters in Lola and the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After (Coming August 14).
The second book in Maureen Johnson's Shades of London series follows Rory Deveaux as she recovers from the events of the first book and deals with her recently acquired ability to see ghosts.
Every summer, the seniors of the small town of Carp, NY participate in a series of dangerous and potentially deadly challenges. The winner gets $50,000-enough to start a new life anywhere but Carp.
Emma Putnam is dead, and it's all Sara Wharton's fault. At least, that's what everyone seems to think. Sara, along with her best friend and three other classmates, has been criminally charged for the bullying and harassment that led to Emma's shocking suicide. Now Sara is the one who's ostracized, already guilty according to her peers, the community, and the media. In the summer before her senior year, in between meetings with lawyers and a court-recommended therapist, Sara is forced to reflect on the events that brought her to this moment--and ultimately consider her own role in an undeniable tragedy. And she'll have to find a way to move forward, even when it feels like her own life is over. Based on real-life events.
Inspired by classic fairy tales, but with a dark and sinister twist, "Grim" contains short stories from some of the best voices in young adult literature today:
Jeri Smith Ready
Shaun David Hutchinson
The heart-stopping conclusion to the Shatter Me series. With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn't know if the rebels, her friends, or even Adam are alive. But that won't keep her from trying to take down The Reestablishment once and for all. Now she must rely on Warner, the handsome commander of Sector 45. The one person she never thought she could trust. The same person who saved her life. He promises to help Juliette master her powers and save their dying world ... but that's not all he wants with her.
Upon her death in 2011, beloved fantasy author Dianna Wynne Jones left behind such bestselling books as Howl's Moving Castle and the Crestomanci series. She also left behind the unfinished manuscript to this book, and her sister Ursula finished it.
Aileen's family of magic makers includes Aunt Beck, the most powerful magician on Skarr, but her own magic does not show itself until a mission for the King and a magical cat help her find strength and confidence