RELIC, by Alan Dean Foster, Penguin Random House

The last known human searches the galaxy for companionship in a brilliant standalone novel from the legendary author of the Pip & Flinx series. Once Homo sapiens reigned supreme, spreading from star system to star system in an empire that encountered no alien life and thus knew no enemy . . . save itself. As had happened … Continue reading RELIC, by Alan Dean Foster, Penguin Random House

THE LAST NEANDERTHAL, by Claire Cameron, Anchor Canada/PenguinRandomHouse

From the author of The Bear, the enthralling story of two women separated by millennia, but linked by an epic journey that will transform them both Forty thousand years in the past, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. After a crushingly hard winter, their numbers are low, but Girl, the oldest daughter, is just … Continue reading THE LAST NEANDERTHAL, by Claire Cameron, Anchor Canada/PenguinRandomHouse

A BREATH AFTER DROWNING, by Alice Blanchard, Titan Books

The stunning new psychological thriller from the award-winning author of Darkness Peering and The Breathtaker. Child psychiatrist Kate Wolfe's world comes crashing down when one of her young patients commits suicide, so when a troubled girl is left at the hospital ward, she doubts her ability to help. But the girl knows things about Kate's … Continue reading A BREATH AFTER DROWNING, by Alice Blanchard, Titan Books

THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, by Kathy Kacer, Annick Press

DESCRIPTION: Anna and her family have only one hope left to escape certain doom. It's 1936 and life is becoming dangerous for the Jews of Krakow. As incidents of violence and persecution increase day by day, Anna begs her father to leave Poland, but he insists it's impossible. How could he give up his position … Continue reading THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, by Kathy Kacer, Annick Press

THE MELODY, by Jim Crace, Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Canada

From a generational talent and two-time Booker nominee, a tension-filled story about unacknowledged fears and looming inevitability  Alfred Busi, famed and beloved in his town for his music and songs, is now in his sixties, mourning the recent death of his wife and quietly living out his days alone in the large villa he has … Continue reading THE MELODY, by Jim Crace, Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Canada

THE EDGE OF EVERYTHING (BOOK ONE) & THE BRINK OF DARKNESS (BOOK TWO), by Jeff Giles, Bloomsbury USA Children

BOOK ONE AND TWO COVERS   BOOK ONE: Description: For the perfect love, what would you be willing to lose? It’s been a shattering year for seventeen-year-old Zoe, who’s still reeling from her father's shockingly sudden death in a caving accident and her neighbors’ mysterious disappearance from their own home. Then on a terrifying sub-zero, … Continue reading THE EDGE OF EVERYTHING (BOOK ONE) & THE BRINK OF DARKNESS (BOOK TWO), by Jeff Giles, Bloomsbury USA Children

THE DARK BENEATH THE ICE, by Amelinda Berube, Sourcebook Fire/Sourcebooks

Something is wrong with Marianne. It's not just that her parents have split up, or that life hasn't been the same since she quit dancing. Or even that her mother has checked herself into the hospital. She's losing time. Doing things she would never do. And objects around her seem to break whenever she comes … Continue reading THE DARK BENEATH THE ICE, by Amelinda Berube, Sourcebook Fire/Sourcebooks

AS YOU WISH, by Chelsea Sedoti, Sourcebooks Fire/Sourcebooks

  What if you could ask for anything- and get it?  In the sandy Mojave Desert, Madison is a small town on the road between nothing and nowhere. But Eldon wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, because in Madison, everyone gets one wish—and that wish always comes true. Some people wish for money, some people … Continue reading AS YOU WISH, by Chelsea Sedoti, Sourcebooks Fire/Sourcebooks