Gemina / Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Gemina / Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Gemina Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Genre: YA, Science Fiction Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers, October 18th 2016 Pages: 659 Synopsis: The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault. Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the [...]

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The Situation and the Story / Vivian Gornick

The Situation and the Story / Vivian Gornick

Title: The Situation and the Story Author: Vivian Gornick Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, October 11th 2002 (first published 2001) Pages: 174 Synopsis: All narrative writing must pull from the raw material of life a tale that will shape experience, transform event, deliver a bit of wisdom. In a story or a novel the "I" who tells this tale [...]

Illuminae / Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Illuminae / Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Illuminae Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Genre: YA, Science Fiction Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers, October 20th 2015 Pages: 602 Synopsis: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet [...]

The Widow / Fiona Barton

The Widow / Fiona Barton

Title: The Widow Author: Fiona Barton Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Publisher: Corgi, September 1st 2016 (first published February 16th 2016) Pages: 400 Synopsis: When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen... But that woman’s husband died [...]

The Butterfly Garden / Dot Hutchison

The Butterfly Garden / Dot Hutchison

Title: The Butterfly Garden Author: Dot Hutchison Genre: Fiction, Horror, Thriller Publisher: Thomas & Mercer, June 1st 2016 (first published April 26th 2016) Pages: 286 Synopsis: Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees… and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. [...]

Under the Harrow / Flynn Berry

Under the Harrow / Flynn Berry

Title: Under the Harrow Author: Flynn Berry Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Publisher: Penguin Books, June 14th 2016 Pages: 240 Synopsis: When Nora takes the train from London to visit her sister in the countryside, she expects to find her waiting at the station, or at home cooking dinner. But when she walks into Rachel’s familiar house, what she find is entirely different: her sister [...]

A Darker Shade of Magic / V. E. Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic / V. E. Schwab

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V. E. Schwab Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books, February 24th 2015 Pages: 400 Synopsis: Kell is one of the last travelers—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes connected by one magical city. There's Grey London, dirty and boring, without any magic, and with one mad King—George III. Red London, where life and magic [...]