• 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 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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