A WISH IN THE DARK, by Christina Soontornvat, Candlewick Press

A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. All light in Chattana is created by one man — the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city. For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the magical lights represent freedom, and he dreams of the … Continue reading A WISH IN THE DARK, by Christina Soontornvat, Candlewick Press

I’D RATHER BE READING, THE DELIGHTS AND DILEMMAS OF THE READING LIFE, by Anne Bogel, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

Out September, 2018 For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them. I'd Rather Be … Continue reading I’D RATHER BE READING, THE DELIGHTS AND DILEMMAS OF THE READING LIFE, by Anne Bogel, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

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

HARRY’S TREES, by Jon Cohen, Mira Books/Harper Collins

The first thing you learn when you climb a tree is to hold on. Now it’s time for Harry to learn to let go… Thirty-four-year-old Harry Crane, lifelong lover of trees, works as an analyst in a treeless US Forest Service office. When his wife dies in a freak accident, devastated, he makes his way … Continue reading HARRY’S TREES, by Jon Cohen, Mira Books/Harper Collins

A DATE WITH DARCY, BOOKISH BOYFRIENDS #1, by Tiffany Schmidt, Amulet Books/Abrams Books, Hachette Book Group

In this contemporary YA, a teenager’s favorite literary heroes woo her in real life The first of two books in an intended paperback original series about a girl whose classic literary crushes manifest in real life. Merrilee Campbell, 16, thinks boys are better in books, chivalry is dead, and there’d be nothing more romantic than … Continue reading A DATE WITH DARCY, BOOKISH BOYFRIENDS #1, by Tiffany Schmidt, Amulet Books/Abrams Books, Hachette Book Group

PLUM TEA CRAZY, A Tea Shop Mystery, by Laura Childs, Berkley/Penguin Random House

Theodosia Browning investigates a Charleston steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. While viewing the harbor's Gaslights and Galleons Parade from the widow's walk of Timothy Neville's Charleston mansion, local banker Carson Lanier seemingly tumbles over a narrow railing, then plunges three stories … Continue reading PLUM TEA CRAZY, A Tea Shop Mystery, by Laura Childs, Berkley/Penguin Random House