A Great And Terrible Beauty Written by Libba Bray
The Gist: Gemma Doyle, a British girl growing up the end of the Industrial Revolution, questions where she fits in because where she is supposed to fit in she doesn’t and she’s too afraid to try out where she wants to fit in.
Mockingjay Written by Suzanne Collins
The Gist: The dramatic conclusion to the dystopian young adult epic set in what used to be the United States where the Districts are waging war against the Capitol.
Story Summary: After the attack on District 12, all the survivors are taken in by District 13. President of [...]
The Hunger Games Written by Suzanne Collins
The Gist: Dystopian young adult fiction series set in what used to be the United States where annually each of the twelve districts (which are like city-states and where most of the citizens are impoverished) must send a male and female tribute to the lavish Capitol [...]
I Kill Giants Written by Joe Kelly Illustrated by JM Ken Niimura
The Gist: Barbara Thorson, a strong-willed fifth grader at Birchwood Elementary School, has problems. Barbara’s home life is askew and at school she’s a frequent flier in both the principal’s and school psychologist’s offices. Barbara also sees supernatural things like fairies [...]
The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
The Mockingbirds deals with issues of date rape and the difficulties a victim faces if the victim chooses to confront the attacker. The story begins with the morning after and follows Alex through to when she once again feels in control of her life.
One of the moments [...]
Beautiful Darkness Written by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
The premise: A continuation of the Caster Chronicles, which is a tale of star crossed lovers that has a mix of fairy tale and reality check.
Travel Angle: While mainly set in the fictitious South Carolina town of Gatlin and many of the places [...]
Beautiful Creatures Written by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
The premise: A tale of star crossed lovers that has a mix of fairy tale and reality check. Gatlin isn’t a town you could locate on a map of South Carolina, it is a real place. The small town is a mixture of backward [...]