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Followers cover

If you’re looking for a new way to scare yourself this Halloween, look no further than Megan Angelo’s Followers [Jan. 14, 2020, Graydon House]. Instead of ghosts and ghouls, Angelo serves up a cocktail of eerily on point speculative fiction, pulse-pounding technological thrills and just a touch of post-apocolyptic mayhem.  Told by our heroines, blindly ambitious Orla in 2015 and existentially discontented Marlow in 2051,  Followers traces their paths through time toward each other, (read more…)

One Night Gone cover

Looking for your next fall book club read? How about a mystery that’s creepily set against an off-season beach-town backdrop? (This may look like Yet Another Thriller, but we promise, there’s so much more to unpack.) Indeed, in Tara Laskowski’s One Night Gone [Oct. 1, Graydon House] a crime has been committed. Namely, a teenage girl, full of hope for the world of possibilities stretched before her, suddenly disappears from (read more…)

A Team of Their Own cover

They are just a few of the ragtag group of women from South Korea, Canada, and the U.S. recruited to form South Korea’s women’s Olympic ice hockey team last year. Add to that a blond haired, blue-eyed coach arriving with baggage of her own and something to prove, and you’ve got the ingredients of the great underdog story A Team of Their Own [Hanover Square Press, Oct. 1] by Seth (read more…)

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine cover

To the surprise of absolutely NONE of us, the enchanting YA debut by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite, Dear Haiti, Love Alaine [Sept. 3, Inkyard Press], has earned another starred review! Publishers Weekly calls Dear Haiti “an alternately funny and bittersweet story of loss, regret, love, and sacrifice, centered on the fictional female descendants of real-life Haitian queen Marie-Louise Coidavid. Seamlessly blending story lines and allusions to Haiti’s history and culture, (read more…)

Rebel Girls cover

We are thrilled that Elizabeth Keenan’s YA novel of 90s nostalgia and bipartisan girl power, Rebel Girls [Inkyard Press, Sept. 10], just earned a starred review! Says Kirkus: “Keenan creates a timely narrative that will challenge teens to reflect on their personal values and engage in respectful discourse…A must-read.” Don’t miss this very necessary novel about two very different sisters on two very opposite sides of the abortion debate who (read more…)