Talk Like A Pirate Day, Arrr!

Avast! Today be Talk Like A Pirate Day! Celebrate t’ holiday in swash-buckling style by spying the original Talk Like A Pirate Day website, where ye can be learning some more »


Robin McKinley's new book, Shadows

Shadows by Robin McKinley

I’ve really enjoyed Robin McKinley‘s books ever since I read The Blue Sword so I’m really looking forward to her latest novel, Shadows. Shadows is a  compelling and inventive novel more »


Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

 Have you read Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater? It’s all about Blue Sargent a clairvoyant in a family of uncanny women. Blue becomes entangled with some Raven Boys, wealthy boys more »


Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black is due out soon; place a hold on a copy today! Description from Goodreads: Tana lives in a world where walled cities called more »


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Dystopian Bliss

 It is typical of a high school reading assignment to involve some sort of dystopian novel like The Handmaid’s Tale, Nineteen Eighty-Four, or who could forget,  Animal Farm. These are more »


Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross. When Maude Pichon runs away from provincial Brittany to Paris, her romantic dreams vanish as quickly as her savings. Desperate for work, she answers an more »


Born of Illusion

 Born of Illusion by Teri Brown. If you enjoyed The Diviners by Libba Bray or Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber, Anna Van Housen helps her medium mother Margeurite do more »


Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones hits theaters on August 21. Based on the book by Cassandra Clare, it’s the story of how Clary Fray discovers a secret world of more »


New SF/Fantasy Books

Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey. From Goodreads: After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After more »


Need some help on your required reading?

After finishing the fabulous Theatre Illuminata Trilogy, I realized I was a little rusty on my plays.  A lot of the books I’ve read lately give references to the classics, more »