Coming Of Age 6
Today we are thrilled to host the brand new cover reveal for Claire Legrand’s newest book, Some Kind of Happiness. We have been huge fans of Claire Legrand’s work ever since we first laid eyes on The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, so we were delighted when we were given the chance to reveal […]
Title: Joyland Author: Stephen King Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller (Ghosts/Horror) Publisher: Hard Case Crime Publication Date: June 2013 Paperback: 283 Pages Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of […]
Title: The Broken Lands Author: Kate Milford, illustrated by Andrea Offermann Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult, PoC Publisher: Clarion Books Publication date: September 4 2012 Hardcover: 464 pages A crossroads can be a place of great power. So begins this deliciously spine-tingling prequel to Kate Milford’s The Boneshaker, set in the colorful world of nineteenth-century […]
Title: The Miseducation of Cameron Post Author: Emily M. Danforth Genre: Contemporary, LGBT, Young Adult Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication date: February 7 2012 Hardcover: 480 pages When Cameron Post’s parents die suddenly in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief. Relief she’ll never have to tell them that, hours earlier, she had […]
Title: What They Always Tell Us Author: Martin Wilson Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult, LGBT Publisher: Delacorte Books Publication date: August 2008 Paperback: 293 pages James: Popular, smart, and athletic, James seems to have it all. But the only thing James really wants is his college acceptance letter, so he can get far away from Alabama […]
Title: Eyes Like Stars Author: Lisa Mantchev Genre: YA (Fantasy) Publisher: Feiwel and Friends Publishing Date: July 7, 2009 Hardcover: 368 pages Stand alone or series: Theatre Illuminata Act 1 (of 3) Summary:All her world’s a stage. Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress, yet she lives in a theater. She’s not an orphan, but […]
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