In an alternate history where only women
are strong enough to practice a dangerous art of magic and
science, a uniquely talented young man goes where none has
gone before. Joining the ranks of powerful, flying women, he
takes to the sky to fight prejudice, injustice, and the men
seeking to destroy their world.
“A nuanced adventure story that mixes romance,
gunplay, and social awareness into its steampunk-ish revelry. A
fun, fast-paced coming-of-age story laced with magic.” —KirkusReviews
“Like his characters, Tom Miller casts a spell.” —Matthew Pearl, New York Times bestselling author of
this grand finale of her acclaimed Tudor series, Philippa Gregory
brings to vivid life one of the most famous women in history, Lady
Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.
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inventive. Check. Unforgettable. Check. From a rising
literary star. Check. If these aren’t good enough reasons
to make Asymmetry
your next book club pick, then what are? Told in three
distinct and uniquely compelling sections, Asymmetry
explores the imbalances that spark and sustain many of our
most dramatic human relations.
For readers of:Dept.
of Speculation, A Visit from the Goon Squad,
Flamethrowers, and Euphoria
murder mystery set in 1950s London? Sign us up! The
Unforgotten will mesmerize your book club with
its eerie portrayal of two people bound together by a
series of events taking place over the course of a summer
in 1956. This “unsettling...compelling”
novel explores the devastating repercussions of a long-ago
crime as it delves into forbidden relationships, the
emotional bond between mothers and daughters, and the dark
consequences of harboring secrets.
For readers of:
Louise Penny, Tana French, The Widow, and All the
The Philosopher’s Flight
is an epic historical fantasy set in a World War I era
America where magic and science have blended into a single
extraordinary art. We’re not kidding when we say this
genre-bending novel has something for everyone in your book
club: historical fictional, sci-fi, romance... At once a
fantastical reimagining of American history and a
beautifully composed coming-of-age tale, The
Philosopher’s Flight is for anyone who has ever
felt like an outsider.
For readers of:
The Harry Potter series, Neil Gaiman, The Magicians,
Discovery of Witches
the bestselling author of The Sweetness of Forgetting,
Room on Rue Amélie will enrapture readers of
historical fiction. Against the darkening backdrop of WWII
Paris, an American woman, a British pilot, and a young
Jewish girl find their fates intertwined and their lives
irrevocably changed in this stunning, heartbreaking story
of courage in the face of unimaginable danger. This is
perfect for fans of The
Long Way Down by Jason
Reynolds has been named a Newbery Honor,
a Printz Honor, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor, and Odyssey Honor!
The Newbery Medal was named for
eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is
awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to
Children, a division of the American Library Association, to
the author of the most distinguished contribution to American
literature for children.
Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book
written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year.
In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books,
which also represent the best writing in young adult literature.
Coretta Scott King Book Awards are
given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators
of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an
appreciation of African American culture and universal human
values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for
her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and
Odyssey Award is given to the producer of the
best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available
in English in the United States.
Angela Johnson wins the Margaret A. Edwards Award!
The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established
in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or
her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young
adult literature. The annual award is administered by YALSA and
sponsored by School
Library Journal magazine. It recognizes an author’s
work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and
addressing questions about their role and importance in
relationships, society, and in the world.
the critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants and At the Edge of the
Universe comes a mind-bending, riveting novel about
a teen who was born to a virgin mother and realizes she has the
power to heal—but that power comes at a huge cost.
incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a
Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor
and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness
with germs and crush on a Japanese classmate.
Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan,
and Deborah Biancotti |On
York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld
teams up with award–winning authors Margo Lanagan and Deborah
Biancotti in the final book of an explosive trilogy about a
group of teens with amazing abilities.