The Lightning Thief | Rick Riordan Awards: None Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson thought getting kicked out of school was bad luck, and he's used to bad luck. But when his math teacher turns into a monster, and his Latin teacher helps save his life, things start to change. Percy discovers he is a half-blood—the son of… Continue reading Book Review : The Lightning Thief
Romanov | Nadine Brandes Awards : None After Tsar Nikolas Romanov abdicates his throne, the Romanov family is under house arrest, uncertain of their fate as the Bolsheviks turn the country upside down searching for, and killing, spell masters. Anastasia Romanov knows magic is dangerous in this new Russia, but she also knows it could… Continue reading Book Review : Romanov
In a fight of Good against Evil, Will Stanton must bring to life the legends of the greatest king that ever lived; King Arthur.
The Queen of Attolia | Megan Whalen Turner Awards: None The lovely Queen of Attolia is haunted; haunted by a thief in the night. She is determined to exact her revenge from Gen, the Queen's Thief. But what she takes from him pushes Sounis, Eddis, and Attolia over the precipice of war. With the Mede… Continue reading Book Review : The Queen of Attolia
Son | Lois Lowry Awards: None When Claire was chosen as Birth Mother in the Community she knew it was a disappointment really. And though everyone says it's a vital role to the Community's survival, Claire is certain that something is wrong. After the birth of the product, Claire is left with a scar and… Continue reading Book Review : Son
Number the Stars | Lois Lowry Awards: Newbery Medal Three years ago, the Nazi's invaded the city of Copenhagen, Denmark, but Annemarie Johansen can still remember a time before their suspicious questioning, a time before their guns and shiny boots on every street corners, a time when cupcakes with pink frosting could still be eaten,… Continue reading Book Review : Number the Stars
Messenger | Lois Lowry Awards: None Matty lives peacefully in the Village with his foster father, Seer. Although Seer is blind, he is respected and welcomed by the people of Village, something Matty found strange when he first came to live with Seer. He comes from a different life, a harder life, where people with… Continue reading Book Review : Messenger
The Thief | Megan Whalen Turner Awards: Newbery Honor "I am a Master of foolhardy plans." Eugenides, or Gen as he likes to call himself, is a thief and he can steal anything. What he can't do is keep his mouth shut about it. After landing himself in the King of Sounis's prison, Gen is… Continue reading Book Review : The Thief
Gathering Blue | Lois Lowry Awards: None Kira was never supposed to survive. In her village, deformities and weakness mean certain death, and such people are cast out, abandoned to the Field where the beasts come. But Kira is strong. This is what her mother tells her and it is true. Kira, with her twisted… Continue reading Book Review : Gathering Blue
Jonas lives in the community. Life is orderly and safe and predictable. But what if everything changed?