UNSOLVED CRIMES, Readers’ Digest, by John Wright/Amber Books Ltd

In 1990 two men wearing police uniforms took over the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. They stole works by Degas, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Manet and got away with the biggest art heist in history. In 1997 Christopher Wallace, the influential rapper known as Notorious B.I.G., was gunned down in Los Angeles. His killer remains … Continue reading UNSOLVED CRIMES, Readers’ Digest, by John Wright/Amber Books Ltd

STRANGERS, The Reckoner Series, by David A. Robertson, Book One, Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press, Middle Grade, Teens & YA

Description When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured … Continue reading STRANGERS, The Reckoner Series, by David A. Robertson, Book One, Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press, Middle Grade, Teens & YA

PERFECTLY NORMAL, by AMY MARTIN

OVERVIEW: The Perfects rule Ridgeview High, and nerdy Rachel Lord is obsessed with everything about them--their perfect hair, perfect clothes, perfect boyfriends, perfect lives... But after Rachel gets into an accident while searching for a missing friend, she wakes up in the body of Dani Maguire, her former best friend who dumped her for the … Continue reading PERFECTLY NORMAL, by AMY MARTIN

EVERYTHING HERE IS BEAUTIFUL, by Mira T. Lee, Pamela Dorman Book (Viking)Penguin Random House

  Two sisters: Miranda, the older, responsible one, always her younger sister's protector; Lucia, the vibrant, headstrong, unconventional one, whose impulses are huge and, often, life changing. When their mother dies and Lucia starts to hear voices, it's Miranda who must fight for the help her sister needs — even as Lucia refuses to be … Continue reading EVERYTHING HERE IS BEAUTIFUL, by Mira T. Lee, Pamela Dorman Book (Viking)Penguin Random House

THE BONAVENTURE ADVENTURES, by Rachelle Delaney, Puffin/Penguin Canada

Sebastian Konstantinov comes from a long line of talented circus performers. Somehow, however, he has not inherited any of their acrobatic skill: he has no balance, he's afraid of heights, he can't even turn a somersault. But there's one thing he does know: his father's circus, which travels through Eastern Europe, is out of date … Continue reading THE BONAVENTURE ADVENTURES, by Rachelle Delaney, Puffin/Penguin Canada

STINKY CECIL IN MUDSLIDE MAYHEM, by Paige Braddock, Andrews McMeel Publishing

It’s springtime at Cecil’s Pond and everything is coming alive: the flowers, grasses, insects, and butterflies. The marsh around the pond is all in bloom. Poor Nesbit (the chameleon) is overwhelmed by it all. He sees all the change as unsettling chaos! Nesbit grew up in a pet store before moving to the pond. He … Continue reading STINKY CECIL IN MUDSLIDE MAYHEM, by Paige Braddock, Andrews McMeel Publishing

STAGS, M.A. Bennett, Penguin Teen Canada/Penguin Random House

Donna Tartt's The Secret History meets Pretty Little Liars in this propulsive, edge-of-your-seat novel that explores just how far the elite at an English boarding school will go to maintain the social order. There's no point hunting if there's no kill. At St. Aidan the Great School, or S.T.A.G.S., new things--and new people--are to be … Continue reading STAGS, M.A. Bennett, Penguin Teen Canada/Penguin Random House

THE DARK DAYS PACT, by Alison Goodman, Lady Helen Series, Razor Bill/Penguin Random House

June 1812. Just weeks after her catastrophic coming-out ball, Lady Helen Wrexhall—now disowned by her uncle—is a full member of the demon-hunting Dark Days Club. Her mentor, Lord Carlston, has arranged for Helen to spend the summer season in Brighton so that he can train her new Reclaimer powers. However, the long-term effects of Carlston’s … Continue reading THE DARK DAYS PACT, by Alison Goodman, Lady Helen Series, Razor Bill/Penguin Random House