The deep by Rivers Solomon

“What is belonging?” we ask. She says, “Where loneliness ends.” The deep by rivers solomon Yetu holds the memories for her people—water-dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave women thrown overboard by slave owners—who live idyllic lives in the deep. Their past, too traumatic to be remembered regularly, is forgotten by everyone, save one—the historian. This […]

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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Face your life, its pain, its pleasure, leave no path untaken The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a perfectly normal boy. Well, he would be perfectly normal if he didn’t live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs […]

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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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