• 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...

April 21: " 'Pull' includes 'invitations to tea' at which one hears smiling reminders that a better life is available to people who stop talking about massacres..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…

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