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Books In the Spotlight · 4d ago

ALA Annual Conference 2017: Chicago!

  I will be taking a blogging break for the next few days while I attend the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. I've finalized my schedule and tried to fit in as much as I could! I'm excited ...
Books In the Spotlight · 5d ago

The Garden of Small Beginnings

Description: Lilian Girvan has been a single mother for three years—ever since her husband died in a car accident. One mental breakdown and some random suicidal thoughts later, she’s just starting to get the hang of this widow thing. She can now get ...
Books In the Spotlight · 6d ago

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Description: In the Valley of Fruitless Mountain, a young girl named Minli spends her days working hard in the fields and her nights listening to her father spin fantastic tales about the Jade Dragon and the Old Man of the Moon. Minli’s mother, tired...
Books In the Spotlight · 1w ago

Words in Deep Blue

Description: Years ago, Rachel had a crush on Henry Jones. The day before she moved away, she tucked a love letter into his favorite book in his family’s bookshop. She waited. But Henry never came. Now Rachel has returned to the city—and to the books...
Books In the Spotlight · 1w ago

Manga Series Review: Orange

Description: On the day that Naho begins 11th grade, she receives a letter from herself ten years in the future. At first, she writes it off as a prank, but as the letter’s predictions come true one by one, Naho realizes that the letter might be the ...
Books In the Spotlight · 1W ago

Waiting on Wednesdays: Little Fires Everywhere and Little & Lion

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine! This week I am waiting for the release of two books, one adult and one YA: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng and Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert.Little Fires Everywhere by Celes...
Books In the Spotlight · 2W ago

The Midnight Assassin

Description: In the late 1800s, the city of Austin, Texas was on the cusp of emerging from an isolated western outpost into a truly cosmopolitan metropolis. But beginning in December 1884, Austin was terrorized by someone equally as vicious and, in s...
Books In the Spotlight · 2W ago

The Inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

Description: 1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children. Their adventures take them on a chase through France: they are taken captive by knights, sit alongside a king, and sav...
Books In the Spotlight · 3W ago

The Names They Gave Us

Description: Everything is going right for Lucy Hansson, until her mom’s cancer reappears. Just like that, Lucy breaks with all the constants in her life: her do-good boyfriend, her steady faith, even her longtime summer church camp job. Instead, Luc...
Books In the Spotlight · 3W ago

The Awakening (Graveyard Queen #6)

Description: My name is Amelia Gray, and I'm a cemetery restorer who lives with the dead. An anonymous donor has hired me to restore Woodbine Cemetery, a place where the rich and powerful bury their secrets. Forty years ago, a child disappeared witho...