3 Young Rwandans Pursue Peace After Genocide, by Laura Phillips

Written by: Laura Phillips Laura Phillips is the Marketing Writer for Compassion Canada. She is passionate about pursuing justice and mercy through writing, crafting, music, and sharing stories over a cup of strong coffee. “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” -Matthew 5:9 _____ *Warning: This account contains disturbing details … Continue reading 3 Young Rwandans Pursue Peace After Genocide, by Laura Phillips

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WE HOPE FOR BETTER THINGS, by Erin Bartels, Fleming H. Revell Co, Graf-Martin

When Detroit Free Press reporter Elizabeth Balsam meets James Rich, his strange request--that she look up a relative she didn't know she had in order to deliver an old camera and a box of photos--seems like it isn't worth her time. But when she loses her job after a botched investigation, she suddenly finds herself … Continue reading WE HOPE FOR BETTER THINGS, by Erin Bartels, Fleming H. Revell Co, Graf-Martin

NEVER TO BE TOLD, by Becky Citra, Orca Book Publishers

"A faint sound brushed her ear, and she heard a voice whisper death. She glanced around, astonished. A gentle breeze had picked up, rippling the long grass in the meadows. She frowned. There was no one else there except Ira and Maddy, and the only sound was the rustling of the aspen leaves by the … Continue reading NEVER TO BE TOLD, by Becky Citra, Orca Book Publishers

THE NIGHT ANGEL TRILOGY, 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, by Brent Weeks, Hachette Books, Orbit Books

https://www.facebook.com/BrentWeeksAuthor/videos/2002618943103804/ This special 10th anniversary edition celebrates the blockbuster assassin fantasy series that launched New York Times bestselling author Brent Weeks' career.   For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art - and he is the city's most accomplished artist.   For Azoth, survival is just the beginning. He was raised on the streets and knows … Continue reading THE NIGHT ANGEL TRILOGY, 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, by Brent Weeks, Hachette Books, Orbit Books

TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME: THE FINAL BOSS, BOOK FIVE, by Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Kids who love video games will love this fifth and final installment of the 5-book series about 12-year old Jesse Rigsby and the wild adventures he encounters inside different video games. Age Level: 8-12 Grade Level: 3rd and up Jesse and Eric have ten minutes to save the world. In those ten minutes, they’re supposed … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME: THE FINAL BOSS, BOOK FIVE, by Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

THE DYSASTERS, by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast, Wednesday Books

Foster Stewart knows she's different. Her life has never been "normal." Talking to plants and controlling cloud formations aren't things most seventeen year olds are into. Tate "Nighthawk" Taylor is perfect. Star quarterback and all around dreamy boy next door he never thought about his "extra" abilities. What quarterback wouldn't want night vision? That's not … Continue reading THE DYSASTERS, by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast, Wednesday Books

A GIRL NAMED LOVELY, by Catherine Porter, Simon & Schuster

An insightful and uplifting memoir about a young Haitian girl in post-earthquake Haiti, and the profound, life-changing effect she had on one journalist’s life. In January 2010, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people and paralyzing the country. Catherine Porter, a newly minted international reporter, was on the ground in the … Continue reading A GIRL NAMED LOVELY, by Catherine Porter, Simon & Schuster

SHADOW WARRIOR, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Annick Press

It's 1558, and warlords across Japan are battling for territory and control. Into this setting, Tanya Lloyd Kyi weaves the stories of three people: Mochizuki Chiyome, a young woman determined to become a ninja whose plans are thwarted by an arranged marriage; Takeda Shingen (The Tiger), a fierce warlord seeking a new weapon to outsmart … Continue reading SHADOW WARRIOR, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Annick Press

THE THROWAWAY CHILDREN, by Diney Costeloe, Head of Zeus Publishing

Gritty, heartrending and unputdownable – the story of two sisters sent first to an English, then an Australian orphanage in the aftermath of World War 2. Rita and Rosie Stevens are only nine and five years old when their widowed mother marries a violent bully called Jimmy Randall and has a baby boy by him. … Continue reading THE THROWAWAY CHILDREN, by Diney Costeloe, Head of Zeus Publishing

THE BURNING STONE, by Jack Whyte, Viking/Penguin Canada/Penguin Random House

From the bestselling author of the Dream of Eagles series and The Guardians trilogy comes a tale of revenge, dark secrets, and a mysterious cataclysm that decimated a Roman legion: the story behind the story that began it all. Fleeing the massacre of his entire family save a single uncle, young Roman aristocrat Quintus Varrus … Continue reading THE BURNING STONE, by Jack Whyte, Viking/Penguin Canada/Penguin Random House