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Hardcover: 464 pages Publisher: Viking Adult (July 24, 2012) ISBN-10: 0670023655 Source: Publisher (via Netgalley) In a half-developed neighborhood of McMansions, the bodies of Patrick Spain, his wife Jenny, and their two children are found. Patrick and the children are beyond resuscitation, but Jenny barely clings to life. Veteran Detective Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy and his rookie partner, Richie, are […]
Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: Viking Adult (June 19, 2012) ISBN-10: 0670023647 Source: Publisher It’s the seventeenth century in the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam (present day Manhattan). Orphans are disappearing, only to be found later severely mutilated. The colonists, a melting pot of cultures, blame the witika, a legendary creature that roams the forest, eating […]
Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Viking Adult (August 18, 2011) ISBN-10: 0670022845 Source: Publisher Shelley has been forced to deal with more than the average teen should: her parents’ humiliating divorce and a near-deadly bullying attack. Shelley and her mother now seek reprieve in the remote Honeysuckle Cottage in the country. Shelley’s mother refers to herself and Shelley as mice, […]
Hardcover:416 pages Publisher:Viking Adult (August 9, 2011) ISBN-10: 0670022314 Source: Publisher Immediately following the series of events that takes place in The Magicians, Quentin, Eliot, Janet, and Julia are now the High Kings and Queens of Fillory. Quentin isn’t impressed with the amount of work he has to do as king, so he decides to […]
Reading level: Ages 9-12 (Jenn’s opinion: 12 & up) Hardcover: 184 pages Publisher: Viking Juvenile; 1 edition (June 9, 2011) Source: Publisher It’s the summer of 1969 (yes, Bryan Adam’s song definitely comes to mind). Twelve year old Brody is spending the summer before starting junior high as most kids did at that age: swimming […]