To Sleep in a Sea of StarsMore Staff Picks +
Kira Navarez devoted her life to science and finding life on uncolonized planets. Stumbling upon an ancient alien relic was only among her wildest dreams, but she didn't realize all of the struggles that would come with it. War breaks out among different planets and species. From the alien relic, Kira has lots of transformation, discovery, and soul searching to do. That being said, she might be the only one who can save humanity. Will she be able to crack the code before it's too late?
The Party CrasherMore Staff Picks +
A fun, well-rounded story about family, changes, and growing up. The main character Effie sneaks you into her world and causes laughter, excitement, tears, and a bit of romance to creep through the pages as you read of her struggle to adapt to family change and life's left turns. I did not want to put this down!
City on the EdgeMore Staff Picks +
Graham, our protagonist, is coming of age during a tumultuous time in Beirut. Graham's father "works for the American Embassy" but is convinced he may have other employment. A fast, adventure filled read with some historical background during the 1970's.
The Library of the UnwrittenMore Staff Picks +
Have you ever wondered what happens to books that aren't finished and characters that are left hanging? Hackwith creates a world that answers all of your what-ifs about unfinished books. These unfinished books reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell. Its current head librarian, Claire, has to keep an eye on restless stories that may materialize into characters and escape the library. Everything goes wrong when an angel attacks her on a character retrieval mission and it's up to her to find one of the most powerful books in the world, all while keeping up with her regular librarian duties.
Payback’s a WitchMore Staff Picks +
Almost a decade after Emmy Harlow fled small-town Thistle Grove with a broken heart, she returns home. Once a generation, the four magical families of Thistle Grove gather for a tournament to decide the strongest family, and the Harlows have always been the unbiased arbiter. This year's competition becomes complicated when Emmy is drawn into a plan to help her best friend, Linden Thorn, and the alluring Talia Avramov seek revenge on the man who double-timed them. Witches, exes, a magical town, a competition, and falling in love with someone you knew in your childhood; Payback’s a Witch is John Tucker Must Die meets the Tri-Wizard Tournament, set in a town similar to Halloweentown.
Battle RoyalMore Staff Picks +
I thoroughly enjoyed the story of Sylvie and Dominic as well as the smaller stories of their friends and acquaintances. I felt all the feels and I got sucked into the magic of cakes and desserts. I can't wait for the next book to come out!
So We Meet AgainMore Staff Picks +
A Heartwarming, believable story with characters you just want to be friends with! Dreams are crushed and others are created among the reality of the workplace and family relationships. I really didn't want to stop reading!
No ExitMore Staff Picks +
We all have a fight-or-flight response. What would you do if you were stranded at a remote highway rest stop during a blizzard with sketchy strangers, no phone signal, and no help for miles? Would your answer change if you found a kidnapped little girl locked in a stranger's van? Darby is confronted with difficult choices and is desperate to escape this nightmare. She needs to figure out who she can trust before it's too late.
The Soulmate EquationMore Staff Picks +
Calling all romantic science/math nerds! The storyline of this book was made for you! Single mom submits her DNA to a new kind of match-making company on a whim and ends up being matched with the company's co-founder. Is it a match meant-to-be or are the numbers lying? Get sucked into the world of motherhood, modern dating, following your heart, and trusting the numbers with relatable and heartwarming characters! I didn't want to put this book down!
The InstituteMore Staff Picks +
Protagonist Luke Ellis is kidnapped from his home and taken to The Institute, a secretive place where young children have their supernatural abilities exploited by researchers for unknown purposes. Luke makes friends and enemies with the other children and staff members at the facility and it soon becomes clear that the "subjects" are in danger. Luke is determined to escape the facility and get help, despite the fact that no one has ever escaped.