Geektastic, edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci (Little, Brown and Company, 2009)

My name is Michael, and, to no one’s surprise, I am a geek. While the manner in which I express my geekitude has changed over the years, from theatre, to writing, to gaming, I’ve always embraced my geekdom. And so … Continue reading

Raised by Wolves, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (Egmont USA, 2010)

Bryn’s never had what you’d call a normal life. Her parents were killed when she was young, and she was raised by Callum, Alpha of a werewolf pack. A human among wolves, Bryn’s taken special delight in challenging the rules … Continue reading

Hunger, by Jackie Morse Kessler (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010)

Like far too many teenage girls, Lisabeth Lewis suffers from anorexia, constantly dealing with a gnawing hunger while battling her own self-image. Unlike her peers, Lisabeth has been given the Scales of Famine, and now rides across the Earth, using … Continue reading

Sisters Red, by Jackson Pearce (Little, Brown and Company, 2010)

Scarlett and Rosie March hunt werewolves. It’s what they do, it’s all they’ve really known since they were young. For Scarlett, who proudly bears the scars of her battles, it’s her way of protecting others from the terrors she’s lived … Continue reading

Only the Good Spy Young, by Ally Carter (Hyperion, 2010)

Cammie Morgan is a Gallagher Girl, and like every teenage girl studying at the illustrious private school, she’s in training to become a spy. Unfortunately, Cammie has a real knack for getting involved in trouble way past her skill level, … Continue reading

Heist Society, by Ally Carter (Hyperion, 2010)

Just when Katarina Bishop thought she was out of the family business for good, she gets dragged back in, kicking and screaming. See, she comes from an extended family of thieves, con artists, and grifters, and trouble is in the … Continue reading

Monster High, by Lisi Harrison (Poppy, 2010)

When her asthma got too bad for Beverly Hills, Melody and her family moved to the fresher air of Salem, Oregon. Here, at Merston High, she can do her best to fit in and feel like less of an outcast … Continue reading

The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May & June, by Robin Benway (Razorbill, 2010)

When their parents divorce, April, May and June remain with their mother, moving from Orange County out to the Valley. Think fitting into a new school is hard? The three sisters have to cope with amazing psychic abilities, spontaneously emerging … Continue reading

The Iron Witch, by Karen Mahoney (Flux, 2011)

For years, Donna Underwood has lived with tragedy and secrets stemming from a vicious supernatural attack: her father dead, her mother driven insane, her own injuries overcome through the application of bizarre alchemical methods. Now she wears gloves to hide … Continue reading