Young Adult

Nightshade (Nightshade #1) by Andrea Cremer

Nightshade is the first book in Andrea Cremer’s trilogy of the same name. Published in October 2010 by Philomel, Cremer’s debut work has found a solid audience among young adult readers and is now an international bestseller that’s been featured on the Young …

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Leviathan (Leviathan #1) by Scott Westerfeld

Leviathan is the first novel in Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan trilogy, a series of young adult novels that present an alternate World War I revolving around a different type of warfare—the steam-powered war machines of the Clanker powers against the genetically-manipulated …

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Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Before I Fall is Lauren Oliver’s standalone debut work. Published in 2010 by Harper Teen, it has garnered a long list of accolades, including being a New York Times Bestseller and named to the YALSA Top Teen Reads of 2011 …

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Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen’s latest novel, Snow in Summer, is a wonderful addition to her series of reinvented fairy tales. Like her earlier Briar Rose, this is a dark retelling of a Grimm fairy tale—in this case, Snow White instead of Sleeping Beauty. …

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