Queen of the Tearling: A Novel by Erika Johansen

Screen Shot 2018-04-10 at 10.53.39 AM

On her nineteenth birthday, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, raised in exile, sets out on a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her rightful throne. Plain and serious, a girl who loves books and learning, Kelsea bears little resemblance to her mother, the vain and frivolous Full Article



The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott

Screen Shot 2018-04-01 at 1.01.04 PM

On a dim winter afternoon, a young Irish immigrant opens a gas tap in his Brooklyn tenement. He is determined to prove—to the subway bosses who have recently fired him, to his badgering, pregnant wife—that “the hours of his life . . . belonged to himself alone.” In the aftermath Full Article



A List of Cages by Robin Roe

Screen Shot 2018-03-25 at 12.03.14 PM

When Adam Blake lands the best elective ever in his senior year, serving as an aide to the school psychologist, he thinks he’s got it made. Sure, it means a lot of sitting around, which isn’t easy for a guy with ADHD, but he can’t complain, since he gets to Full Article