Day’s YA: GIRL, SERPENT, THORN

TGIF, YA pals! A beautiful and magical escapist read… GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust9781250196149Available July 7, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 12 – 18Available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss Soraya lives in a massive castle and spends her days wandering through hidden tunnels and tending to her rose garden. It may sound ideal, […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS

Forthcoming #FridayReads: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS

Explore the legends of Hawai’ian gods and an engrossing family saga in this week’s Forthcoming #FridayRead: Kawai Strong Washburn’s debut, SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS–a story of exile and the pursuit of salvation. A young family is vacationing when their seven-year-old son falls overboard (seriously worst nightmare material). BUT a shark appears, cradling the […]

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Day’s YA – I DO NOT TRUST YOU

Hey, YA librarians!  Today’s YA pick has you visiting far-off places all from the comfort of your own home. But don’t forget to buckle your seat belt! I DO NOT TRUST YOU by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz 9781250052308 Available September 11, 2018 from Wednesday Books Ages 12 to 18 Memphis (known as “M”) […]

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Friday Reads: Fantasy

Friday Reads: Fantasy

An assassin, a saint, and a warrior walk into our #FridayReads… NEVERNIGHT by Jay Kristoff “Launching the Nevernight fantasy series, Kristoff (the Lotus War trilogy) creates a splendid world of corruption and violence. Absorbing in its complexity and bold in its bloodiness, this beginning promises (and delivers) equal shares of beauty and decay. With a […]

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Cartoons Make Everything Better

Cartoons Make Everything Better

It’s true: cartoons make everything better! Saturday mornings, bubble gum, and now, philosophy. The latest volume of the celebrated Cartoon Introduction series, THE CARTOON INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, is an indispensable primer to the fundamental questions about our existence from philosopher Michael F. Patton and talented illustrator Kevin Cannon. Following the wisecracking Greek Heraclitus as he […]

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