The Girl on the Train / Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train / Paula Hawkins

Title: The Girl on the Train Author: Paula Hawkins Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Publisher: Riverhead Books,  January 13th 2015 Pages: 323 Synopsis: Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live [...]

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Yes Please / Amy Poehler

Yes Please / Amy Poehler

Title: Yes Please Author: Amy Poehler Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir Publisher: Dey St., October 28th 2014 Pages: 329 Synopsis: Do you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on Comedy Central's Upright Citizens Brigade? Do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughter on Saturday Night Live, and in movies like Baby Mama, Blades of Glory, [...]

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl / Jesse Andrews

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl / Jesse Andrews

Title: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Author: Jesse Andrews Genre: YA, Realistic Fiction, Humor Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, April 21st 2015 (first published March 1st 2012) Pages: 295 Synopsis: Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they [...]

Violent Ends / Ed. Shaun David Hutchinson

Violent Ends / Ed. Shaun David Hutchinson

Title: Violent Ends Author: Kendare Blake, Steve Brezenoff, Delilah S. Dawson, Trish Doller, Margie Gelbwasser, E.M. Kokie, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Tom Leveen, Hannah Moskowitz, Elisa Nader, Beth Revis, Mindi Scott, Neal Shusterman, Courtney Summers, Blythe Woolston, Christine Johnson, Brendan Shusterman Editor: Shaun David Hutchinson Genre: Anthology, YA, Fiction Publisher: Simon Pulse, September 1st 2015 Pages: 384 Synopsis: It took only twenty-two minutes for [...]

Wonder / R. J. Palacio

Wonder / R. J. Palacio

Title: Wonder Author: R. J. Palacio Genre: Middlegrade, Realistic Fiction Publisher: Knopf, February 14th 2012 Pages: 316 Synopsis: August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him frogoing to a mainstream school—until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid then you know how hard that can be. [...]

A Monster Calls / Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls / Patrick Ness

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Genre: Fantasy, Middlegrade, YA, Fiction Publisher: Walker Books, September 27th 2011 (first published May 5th 2011) Pages: 226 Synopsis: The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother [...]

The Modern Savage / James McWilliams

The Modern Savage / James McWilliams

Title: The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals Author: James McWilliams Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, January 6th 2015 Pages: 304 Synopsis: In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical eco-freaks into a mainstream [...]