Scythe by Neal Shusterman

My greatest wish for humanity is not for peace or comfort or joy. It is that we all still die a little inside every time we witness the death of another. For only the pain of empathy will keep us human. There’s no version of God that can help us if we ever lose that. […]

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

We were like gods at the dawning of the world, and our joy was so bright we could see nothing else but the other The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Achilles, “the best of all the Greeks,” son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful […]

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The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

Change often starts with the smallest of whispers. Like-minded people building it up to a roar. The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in […]

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The Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

You must forge your own path for it to mean anything. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan Jason has a problem.He doesn’t remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper, and a best friend named Leo. They’re all students at a […]

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The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

I am a master of foolhardy plans. I have so much practice I consider them professional risks. The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner The king’s scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king’s […]

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