WONDERBLOOD, by Julia Whicker, Random House Canada

Set 500 years in the future, a mad cow-like disease called "Bent Head" has killed off most of the U.S. population. Those remaining turn to magic and sacrifice to cleanse the Earth. Wonderblood is Julia Whicker's fascinating literary debut, set in a barren United States, an apocalyptic wasteland where warring factions compete for control of … Continue reading WONDERBLOOD, by Julia Whicker, Random House Canada

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MUNMUN, by Jesse Andrews, Amulet Books/Abrams Books, Hachette Book Group

In an alternate reality a lot like our world, every person’s physical size is directly proportional to their wealth. The poorest of the poor are the size of rats, and billionaires are the size of skyscrapers. Warner and his sister Prayer are destitute—and tiny. Their size is not just demeaning, but dangerous: day and night … Continue reading MUNMUN, by Jesse Andrews, Amulet Books/Abrams Books, Hachette Book Group