• young adult

Finny

Boarding school, adolescence, first love, rebellion: the recipe for YA drama gets spiced up intriguingly by Kramon as he brings surrealism and Dickensian characters to his tale of female teen Finny Short, following her slow maturation into adulthood. Read more...

  • young adult

Cardturner

The Newbery Award-winning Louis Sachar (Holes) outdoes himself in this story about a young boy and his rich, card-playing great-uncle. An intergenerational story of dry humor, deep respect, and true love. 12+ Read more...

July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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