LOST CITY OF THE TEMPLARS, by Paul Christopher, Penguin Fiction

The latest rip-roaring adventure thriller from Paul Christopher featuring John Holliday and his search for the Templar Order. Retired Army Ranger turned historian John Holliday has thwarted the plots of Rex Deus, the twenty-first-century incarnation of the Templars, all over the world. Now, the lost journal of explorer Percy Fawcett leads Holliday deep into the … Continue reading LOST CITY OF THE TEMPLARS, by Paul Christopher, Penguin Fiction

CATCHING STARS, by Cayla Keenan, Of Tomes Publishing

Witch. Betrayal. Hunted. Jayin Ijaad is in hiding. A witch with powerful abilities, she carves out a life for herself in the slums of Pavaal, a city rotting from the inside out. When an old acquaintance tracks her down, Jayin is dragged back into a world she tried to escape -- and is determined to … Continue reading CATCHING STARS, by Cayla Keenan, Of Tomes Publishing

THE WHITE QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone Books

Philippa Gregory presents the first of a new series set amid the deadly feuds of England known as the Wars of the Roses. Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize, the throne of England, in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets. They are the claimants and kings who ruled England … Continue reading THE WHITE QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone Books

BLOOD OF ELVES, THE WITCHER SERIES, BOOK THREE, by Andrej Sapkowski, Hachette Book Group, ORBIT

DESCRIPTION: The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is … Continue reading BLOOD OF ELVES, THE WITCHER SERIES, BOOK THREE, by Andrej Sapkowski, Hachette Book Group, ORBIT

WANTED, STORYTELLERS SERIES #2, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

In the sequel to Spelled, can Robin Hood's daughter, Rexi, stop the Wicked Witch from finding Excalibur? Fairy-Tale Survival Rule No. 52: No matter how difficult the obstacles or all-powerful the evil villain, one can rest assured that the hero of the story never dies. The sidekicks though... they should be worried. Rexi Hood is … Continue reading WANTED, STORYTELLERS SERIES #2, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

Link to Book #2 Review Here Link to Book #3 Review Here Somewhere over the rainbow, all spell is about to break loose… Fairy Tale Survival Rule No. 32: If you find yourself at the mercy of a wicked witch, sing a romantic ballad and wait for your Prince Charming to save the day. Yeah, no thanks. … Continue reading SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

SCHOOL OF CHARM, Lisa Ann Scott, Katherine Tegen Books

Who’s got time for hair curlers and high heels when you’re busy keeping baby turtles alive? Chip has always been a tree-climbin’, fish-catchin’ daddy’s girl. When Daddy dies, Mama moves her and her sisters south to Grandma’s house and Chip struggles to find her place in a family full of beauty queens. Just when she's … Continue reading SCHOOL OF CHARM, Lisa Ann Scott, Katherine Tegen Books

WINKIE, by Clifford Chase, Grove Press

  In Cliff Chase’s scathingly funny and surprisingly humane debut novel, the zeitgeist assumes the form of a one-foot-tall ursine Everyman — a mild-mannered teddy bear named Winkie who finds himself on the wrong side of America’s war on terror. After suffering decades of neglect from the children who've forgotten him, Winkie summons the courage … Continue reading WINKIE, by Clifford Chase, Grove Press

SILENT THUNDER, by Iris Johansen, Roy Johansen/ St. Martin’s Press

  Number-one bestselling author Iris Johansen teams up with Edgar Award winner Roy Johansen and the result is an explosive, tour-de-force thriller. . . . It was the assignment of a lifetime. . . . Brilliant marine architect Hannah Bryson has been given the job of a lifetime. A U.S. maritime museum has just acquired … Continue reading SILENT THUNDER, by Iris Johansen, Roy Johansen/ St. Martin’s Press

THE LOST PROPERTY OFFICE, by James R. Hannibal, Simon Schuster

James R. Hannibal presents a thrilling adventure through history, complete with mysteries, secret items, codes, and a touch of magic in this stunning middle grade debut. Thirteen-year-old Jack Buckles is great at finding things. Not just a missing glove or the other sock, but things normal people have long given up on ever seeing again. … Continue reading THE LOST PROPERTY OFFICE, by James R. Hannibal, Simon Schuster