Fiction Spotlight - Nov 2017
A feminist fantasy reimagining of "Snow White" relates the past and present experiences of a magician's daughter-turned-heartless queen and her beautiful rival stepdaughter. Grades 8-12.
(Book 3 of the Diviners series. Start with book 1, The Diviners.) The Diviners face ghosts that are haunting an asylum and wreaking havoc all over New York City, forgotten ones with dangerous ties to the King of Crows. Grades 10-12.
Sarah J. Maas
(Book 6 of the Throne of Glass series.) Following the shattering of the glass castle and the deaths of his men, Chaol pursues recovery by searching for healers in the southern continent while trying to convince Dorian and Aelin to ally with him and Nesryn in order to avoid war. Grades 8-12.
Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat. Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete. Told through flashbacks, best friends Jule and Imogen are outcasts who will do almost anything to attain a happy, wealthy life. Grades 9-12.
It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.