Tales From Big Spirit (Series) by David Alexander Robertson

I have been a fan of David Alexander Robertson since I read his 7 Generations graphic novel series a few years ago. Recently I stumbled upon his graphic novel series for a younger audience called “Tales from Big Spirit”. Each book is about a prominent First Nations person from history and teaches the reader about…

The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

This tense, fast paced thriller asks the question, what would happen if the gods and goddess of mythology returned to the modern world with their hearts full of vengeance?  O’Guilin has taken modern Ireland and cut if off from the rest of the world, due to the magic of the Sidhe.  These were the mythical…

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman

Popular perception is that Westerns are out of style for readers. Despite this, Western influences have been appearing in young adult books in recent years. There have been westerns with steampunk elements, those set in dystopian worlds, and even one with zombies. However, Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman includes no extras – only the classic…

Young Adult Books with Buzz (End of Winter Edition)

New Series from your Favourite Authors  From the author of the Under the Never Sky series:  Riders by Veronica Rossi: Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers. He has become War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse. Over the coming weeks, he and…

March 2016 Young Adult Books with Buzz

NEW SERIES FROM CASSANDRA CLARE, AUTHOR OF THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS & THE INFERNAL DEVICES LADY MIDNIGHT BOOK 1 IN THE DARK ARTIFICES SERIES The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare’s newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series.   THE GREAT AMERICAN WHATEVER…

The Unicorn Sonata by Peter S. Beagle

Peter S. Beagle’s The Unicorn Sonata is the story of Joey Rivera, a gangly thirteen year old who helps out at a music shop.  A mysterious boy with indigo eyes appears one day, offering to sell a beautiful horn which creates the most enchanting music Joey has ever heard.  That night, she once again hears…

Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern

What would you do if you had a book that told you the future? Not everyone’s future, just yours, one day at a time in your own handwriting, from in a magical book that came from the local travelling library.  Sixteen year old Tamara Goodwin finds herself with such a book when she and her…