Books & Reading
Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation
Edited by Brett Fletcher Lauer & Lynn Melnick
When My Heart Was Wicked by Tricia Stirling
After her father dies, leaving sixteen-year-old Lacy with her much-loved stepmother, Lacy’s birth mother suddenly shows up wanting Lacy back and she will stop at nothing, not even dark magic, to control her daughter and draw her into her own twisted life.
Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
Two sisters altered by a terrible accident, a missing nine-year-old girl, and the shocking connection between them.
Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman
Seraphina, half-dragon and half-human, searches for others like her who can make the difference in the war between dragons and humans in the kingdom of Goredd.
Invaded by Melissa Landers
Cara and Aelyx maintain their extremely long-distance relationship, with Cara continuing as an exchange student and becoming human representative to a panel preparing for a human colony on L’eihr and Aelyx working on a campaign to improve human-L’eihr relations, which soon makes him a target of extremists.