BEST BOOKS 2018, VOTE NOW!

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LIGHT YEARS, by Kass Morgan, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Reeling from the latest attack by a mysterious enemy, the Quatra Fleet Academy is finally admitting students from every planet in the solar system after centuries of exclusivity. Hotshot pilot Vesper, an ambitious Tridian citizen, dreams of becoming a captain - but when she loses her spot to a brilliant, wisecracking boy from the wrong … Continue reading LIGHT YEARS, by Kass Morgan, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

JACOB’S BELL: A CHRISTMAS STORY, by John Snyder, Faith Words/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Melody Carlson comes JACOB'S BELL, a heartwarming Christmas story about how an unlikely friendship between an old man and a little girl saved a family. Sometimes the road to forgiveness and restoration can be a rocky one. Set in Chicago and Baltimore in 1944 with flashbacks to the … Continue reading JACOB’S BELL: A CHRISTMAS STORY, by John Snyder, Faith Words/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE, by Natasha Ngan, Hachette Book Group

Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It's the highest honor they could hope for...and the most cruel. But this year, there's a ninth girl. And instead of paper, she's made of fire. In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and … Continue reading GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE, by Natasha Ngan, Hachette Book Group

MUSE OF NIGHTMARES, by Laini Taylor, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group

Sarai has lived and breathed nightmares since she was six years old. She believed she knew every horror and was beyond surprise. She was wrong. In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their … Continue reading MUSE OF NIGHTMARES, by Laini Taylor, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group

IN THE HOUSE IN THE DARK OF WOODS, by Laird Hunt, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group

In this horror story set in colonial New England, a law-abiding Puritan woman goes missing. Or perhaps she has fled or abandoned her family. Or perhaps she's been kidnapped, and set loose to wander in the dense woods of the north. Alone and possibly lost, she meets another woman in the forest. Then everything changes. … Continue reading IN THE HOUSE IN THE DARK OF WOODS, by Laird Hunt, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group

INTO THE DROWNING DEEP, by Mira Grant, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Seven years ago, the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a “mockumentary” bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend. It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a hoax; others have called it a maritime tragedy. Now, a new crew has been assembled. But … Continue reading INTO THE DROWNING DEEP, by Mira Grant, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.