The Light Above by Jean Holbrook Mathews

The Light Above by Jean Holbrook Mathews

Title: The Light Above Author: Jean Holbrook Mathews Publisher: Covenant Release Date: 2009 ISBN: 978-1-59811-726-4 Size: 304 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Historical When the Hogge family, exhausted and covered with coal dust, made the trek up the hill to the cottage, they found the Kenny family and a few other friends from the pit gathered around the small, whitefaced form of Sandy, which lay on […]

May 20, 2009 / 0 Comments

Alvor by Laura Bingham

Alvor by Laura Bingham

Adarae jolted as the feeling surged through her. She looked carefully at not one, but two little faces and felt the warm power within them. No one suspected it could be two, but the strength pulsing from them was undeniable. They stared back into her eyes. Fifteen-year-old Erin and her twin brother, Bain, had never seen the secluded cabin in the woods by their home. […]

May 19, 2009 / 1 Comment

Bone Warriors by Bron Bahlmann

Bone Warriors by Bron Bahlmann

Title: Bone Warriors Author: Bron Bahlmann Publisher: Sweetwater Book Release Date: May 15, 2009 ISBN: 978-1599553221 Size: 278 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: YA Fantasy READ THE REVIEW Craving power and lusting for human souls, the wicked necromancer sweeps the land, leaving behind nothing but death and devastation. Returning home, fifteen-year-old Derrik and his friend Tweaks find their homes burning and families missing. They immediately embark […]

May 18, 2009 / 3 Comments

Pickup Games by Marcia Mickelson

Pickup Games by Marcia Mickelson

Title: Pickup Games Author: Marcia MickelsonPublisher: Bonneville Books Release Date: May 15, 2009 ISBN: 978-1599552521 Size: 224 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Romance When Mick Webber gets a new job hosting a college basketball show, he is less than thrilled to learn he will be co-hosting with Cara Jones, a pretty brunette trying to get over her failed engagement. From the start it is clear the […]

May 15, 2009 / 1 Comment

Dragon Spear by Jessica Day George

Dragon Spear by Jessica Day George

Title: Dragon Spear Author: Jessica Day George Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books Release Date: May 12, 2009 ISBN: 978-1599903699 Size: 256 pages, hardcover Genre: YA Fantasy As far as Creel is concerned, all is finally right with the world. The dragon king, Shardas, and his queen, Velika, have made a home for themselves on the Far Islands, and for the first time in centuries it […]

May 14, 2009 / 1 Comment

The Hourglass Door by Lisa Mangum

The Hourglass Door by Lisa Mangum

Title: The Hourglass Door Author: Lisa Mangum Publisher: Shadow Mountain Release Date: May 13, 2009 ISBN: 978-1606410936 Size: 432 pages, hardcover Genre: YA Romance Abby Edmunds’s senior year of high school is going according to plan: good friends, cute boyfriend, and college applications in the mail. But when Dante Alexander, foreign-exchange student from Italy, arrives, he turns her life upside down and Abby finds herself […]

May 13, 2009 / 4 Comments

The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

Title: The Chosen One Author: Carol Lynch Williams Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Release Date: May 12, 2009 ISBN: 978-0312555115 Size: 224 pages, hardcover Genre: YA Thirteen-year-old Kyra has grown up in an isolated polygamous community without questioning her father’s three wives and her twenty brothers and sisters. Or at least without questioning them much—if you don’t count her secret visits to the Mobile Library on […]

May 12, 2009 / 1 Comment

Agent in Old Lace by Tristi Pinkston

Agent in Old Lace by Tristi Pinkston

Title: Agent in Old Lace Author: Tristi Pinkston Publisher: Bonneville Book Release Date: May 11, 2009 ISBN: 978-1599553085 Size: 192 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Romantic Suspense Shannon Tanner has it all a perfect family, a perfect job, and a perfect boyfriend. Or so she thinks. What Shannon doesn t know is that her boyfriend, Mark, is stealing money from her father and making millions doing […]

May 11, 2009 / 2 Comments

Wings by Aprilynne Pike

Wings by Aprilynne Pike

Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words. Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings. Laurel’s life is the very definition of normal… until the morning when she wakes up to discover a flower blooming from her back. As it turns out, nothing […]

May 5, 2009 / 1 Comment

Pocket of Guilt by Dora Lee Thompson

Pocket of Guilt by Dora Lee Thompson

Title: Pocket of Guilt Author: Dora Lee Thompson Publisher: American Book Publishing Release Date: May 2, 2009 ISBN: 978-1589824904 Size: 332 pages, 5×8, softcover Genre: Middle-Grade Historical The Schulz family, all members of the Mormon church, is trying to survive in Germany, during and after WWII. When Hitler invades Poland and the war officially begins, the family is quickly feeling its strain, as they have […]

May 2, 2009 / 0 Comments