UNCHARTED, by Erin Cashman, Page Street Publishing/Canadian Manda Group

Seventeen-year-old Annabeth prefers the fantasy of her books and paintings to reality—because in reality, her mom is dead, and it was all her fault. When she accompanies her father to the funeral of some family friends who drowned, she’s surprised to find her grief reflected in the face of Griffin Bradford, the son of the … Continue reading UNCHARTED, by Erin Cashman, Page Street Publishing/Canadian Manda Group

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EISENHOWER VS. WARREN, The Battle For Civil Rights and Liberties, by James F. Simon, LiveRight/W.W. Norton & Company

The bitter feud between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Chief Justice Earl Warren framed the tumultuous future of the modern civil rights movement. Eisenhower was a gradualist who wanted to coax white Americans in the South into eventually accepting integration, while Warren, author of the Supreme Court’s historic unanimous opinion in Brown v. Board of … Continue reading EISENHOWER VS. WARREN, The Battle For Civil Rights and Liberties, by James F. Simon, LiveRight/W.W. Norton & Company

THE BEAUTY, by Aliya Whiteley, Titan Books

Somewhere away from the cities and towns, a group of men and boys gather around the fire each night to listen to their stories in the Valley of the Rocks. For when the women are all gone the rest of your life is all there is for everyone. The men are waiting to pass into … Continue reading THE BEAUTY, by Aliya Whiteley, Titan Books