THE CHAIN, by Adrian McKinty, Mulmolland Books, Little Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group

You just dropped off your child at the bus stop. A panicked stranger calls your phone. Your child has been kidnapped, and the stranger explains that their child has also been kidnapped, by a completely different stranger. The only way to get your child back is to kidnap another child within 24 hours. Your child … Continue reading THE CHAIN, by Adrian McKinty, Mulmolland Books, Little Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group

7 GENERATIONS: A PLAINS CREE SAGA, by David Alexander Robertson, Illustrated by Scott B. Henderson, Highwater Press

The 7 Generations series is available in one book, and the illustrations are in vivid colour. 7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga includes the four graphic novels: Stone, Scars, Ends/Begins, and The Pact. Edwin is facing an uncertain future. Only by learning about his family's past--wars, the smallpox epidemic, a residential school--will he be able … Continue reading 7 GENERATIONS: A PLAINS CREE SAGA, by David Alexander Robertson, Illustrated by Scott B. Henderson, Highwater Press

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

GHOSTS OF GREENGLASS HOUSE, GREENGLASS HOUSE SERIES, BOOK #2, by Kate Milford, Clarion Book, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books For Young Readers

Welcome back to the irresistible world of Greenglass House where thirteen-year-old Milo is, once again, spending the winter holidays stuck in a house full of strange guests who are not what they seem. There are fresh clues to uncover as friends old and new join in his search for a mysterious map and a famous … Continue reading GHOSTS OF GREENGLASS HOUSE, GREENGLASS HOUSE SERIES, BOOK #2, by Kate Milford, Clarion Book, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books For Young Readers

RIVER TO REDEMPTION, by Ann H. Gabhart, Revell/Baker Publishing Group

Orphaned in the cholera epidemic of 1833, Adria Starr was cared for by a slave named Louis, a man who stayed in Springfield, Kentucky, when anyone with means had fled. A man who passed up the opportunity to escape his bondage and instead tended to the sick and buried the dead. A man who, twelve … Continue reading RIVER TO REDEMPTION, by Ann H. Gabhart, Revell/Baker Publishing Group

ASH AND QUILL, THE GREAT LIBRARY SERIES, BOOK THREE, by Rachel Caine, Penguin Random House Canada

Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealously guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny…Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. … Continue reading ASH AND QUILL, THE GREAT LIBRARY SERIES, BOOK THREE, by Rachel Caine, Penguin Random House Canada

HOUSE OF ASH, by Hope Cook, Amulet

After hearing voices among an eerie copse of trees in the woods, seventeen-year-old Curtis must confront his worst fear: that he has inherited his father’s mental illness. A desperate search for answers leads him to discover Gravenhearst, a labyrinth mansion that burned down in 1894. When he locks eyes with a steely Victorian girl in … Continue reading HOUSE OF ASH, by Hope Cook, Amulet