When I was eight years old, I gathered and saved coins around the house to buy my very own camera. But eight-year-old Tanisha Walker’s life is starkly different from mine. There’s no extra money to be scavenged. Instead, Tanisha uses every last quarter in Grandma’s...
— Jessica Tribble, Editor
The truth is a powerful thing, and a secret is just a truth waiting to be revealed. This thought tumbled through my head while reading Jane Bailey’s stunning new book. With tender, intricate portrayals of characters at its heart, this story delves into the emotional...
— Sammia Hamer, Editor
‘It’s agony and relief to watch my life end.’ So begins Amy A. Bartol’s inventive and captivating new dystopian novel. From that opening sentence to the final page, Secondborn’s intriguing contradictions move in a gorgeous dance—a vivid, transfixing romp through a...
— Jason Kirk, Editor
Writing a historical novel is no easy feat—especially one with a mystery at its heart. But Lydia Kang makes it seem effortless. I could taste the champagne flowing at New York society parties, see the glow of radium from the factories and feel the dank chill of the...
— Jodi Warshaw, Editor
Imagine if the Magic Mike crew were a band of mercenaries instead of strippers: you’d have the Hudson Kings. In The Transporter, author Liz Maverick has created the perfect blend of hot guys, fast cars, danger, sex appeal and wisecracks. I just had so much fun reading...
— Alison Dasho, Editor
It’s funny how some of the best times of our lives are born out of adversity. That is the central premise of Julie Lawson Timmer’s vibrant, soulful and profoundly human story, which explores the power of new beginnings.
At a crossroads, Markie’s life is... Read more
— Danielle Marshall, Editor