MARY’S MONSTER, by Lita Judge, Roaring Brook Press

A young adult biography of Frankenstein's profound young author, Mary Shelley, coinciding with the 200th anniversary of its publication, told through free verse and 300+ full-bleed illustrations.Mary Shelley first began penning Frankenstein as part of a dare to write a ghost story, but the seeds of that story were planted long before that night. Mary, … Continue reading MARY’S MONSTER, by Lita Judge, Roaring Brook Press

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THE BEAUTY THAT REMAINS, by Ashley Woodfolk, Delacorte Press

Music brought Autumn, Shay, and Logan together. Death wants to tear them apart. Autumn always knew exactly who she was—a talented artist and a loyal friend. Shay was defined by two things: her bond with her twin sister, Sasha, and her love of music. And Logan always turned to writing love songs when his love … Continue reading THE BEAUTY THAT REMAINS, by Ashley Woodfolk, Delacorte Press

BINGE PARENTING, by Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott, Andrews McMeel Publishing

  Baby Blues is a pitch-perfect and hilarious family-oriented comic strip that typifies modern parenting. In this chronological collection, readers get a close-up view inside the home of the MacPhersons, a perfectly normal family with perfectly chaotic lives. Daryl and Wanda are deep in the trenches of childrearing and earning their stripes as parents to … Continue reading BINGE PARENTING, by Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott, Andrews McMeel Publishing

TESS OF THE ROAD, by Rachel Hartman, Penguin Teen, Penguin Random House

In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons get to be whomever they want. Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can't make a scene at your sister's wedding and break a relative's nose with one punch (no matter how pompous he is) and not suffer … Continue reading TESS OF THE ROAD, by Rachel Hartman, Penguin Teen, Penguin Random House

RED CLOCKS, by Leni Zumas, Little, Brown & Company

In this ferociously imaginative novel, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity, and freedom. Ro, a single … Continue reading RED CLOCKS, by Leni Zumas, Little, Brown & Company