The Siren by Kiera Cass

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After a family tragedy aboard a ship, Kahlen is chosen to be a siren devoted to the ocean. Ocean is a motherly figure that feeds off lives that drown in water and sirens… Continue reading

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

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Van Draanen, W. (2011). The running dream. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Interest level: Grades 7+   Sixteen-year old Jessica is a runner. She can’t really remember a time when she hasn’t been… Continue reading

Princess in Black by Shannon Hale

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Princess Magnolia loves everything pink and pretty. While having tea with Duchess Wig tower, the Monster Alarm sounds and the princess must quickly change into her black ninja outfit and goe off to… Continue reading

I’d tell you I love you but then I’d have to kill you by Ally Carter

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The story takes place at the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Woman…it’s a school for spies in training where the girls become well-versed in covert op, languages and covert ops.  Cammie Morgan is a… Continue reading

Weslandia by Paul Fleischman

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Wesley is a suburban boy who is bullied relentlessly by all the children in his school for his fascination with learning. After reading that each ancient civilization had its own staple crop, he decides… Continue reading

Less Medicine, More Health by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch

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Dr. H Gilbert Welch, a researcher at the Dartmouth Institute and a doctor of internal medicine at the White River Junction VA, is concerned about the frequency and excessiveness of medical care in… Continue reading

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard

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After her boyfriend breaks up with her and her two best friends back out of their summer travel plans, 18-year-old Bria Sandoval decides to strike out on her own and backpack through Central… Continue reading

The Child Thief

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The Child Thief ambitiously weaves together Arthurian legend, Celtic mythology, and the lore of Peter Pan to tell the story of the Peter’s endless battle to save a dying Neverland. Once lush and enchanted,… Continue reading

Shade’s Children

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  Shade’s Children is set in a near future where everyone above the age of 14 has disappeared overnight and the remaining children have been rounded up and put in camps. Responsible for… Continue reading

What do I read next??

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One of the most common questions people ask our librarians goes something like this: “I’ve just finished the latest title by ______, and I’ve read all his/her other books. What do I read… Continue reading