A CHANCE AT FOREVER, by Melissa Jagears, Bethany House Publishers

DESCRIPTION: Mercy McClain joined the school board to protect the children of Teaville, Kansas, from the bullying she experienced as a child. When the worst offender from her school days applies for a teaching position, she is dead set against it. Yet Aaron Firebrook claims to be a changed man. Can he earn Mercy's trust--and … Continue reading A CHANCE AT FOREVER, by Melissa Jagears, Bethany House Publishers

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ALL THE EVER AFTERS, The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother, by Danielle Teller, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers

In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, told from the perspective of Agnes, Cinderella’s “evil” stepmother. We all know the story of Cinderella. Or do we? As rumors about the cruel upbringing of beautiful newlywed Princess Cinderella roil the kingdom, her stepmother, Agnes, who … Continue reading ALL THE EVER AFTERS, The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother, by Danielle Teller, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers

WHAT SHOULD BE WILD, by Julia Fine, Harper Book Publisher

DESCRIPTION: “Delightful and darkly magical. Julia Fine has written a beautiful modern myth, a coming-of-age story for a girl with a worrisome power over life and death. I loved it.” —Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry   In this darkly funny, striking debut, a highly unusual young woman must … Continue reading WHAT SHOULD BE WILD, by Julia Fine, Harper Book Publisher