Last night I dreamt I went to Serenity again... Looking for a deliciously soapy page-turner about the corrupt lives of the rich and powerful? Check out this excerpt of Lili Peloquin’s new YA novel The Innocents. Alice and Charlie are extremely close sisters whose lives are torn apart when their parents divorce — and their mother immediately remarries a somewhat creepy guy, Richard Flood, who’s still haunted by the deaths of his first wife and daughter. When the girls are forced to move to his summer estate in wealthy Serenity Point, they know they’ll never fit in… but they can’t [...]
Days of Blood and Starlight, the sequel to Daughter of Smoke and Bone, will be out on November 6 – but if you just can’t wait that long, check out this three-chapter preview, available now. Need a refresher on the first book? Check out our full review. And until Blood and Starlight comes out, here are some other YA books with strong female characters you might like.
Never mind those fifty shades of grey: the hottest color this fall may be Sapphire Blue. Although I certainly had my gripes with Ruby Red, fans have been waiting eagerly for the English-translation sequel to Kerstin Gier’s time-traveling YA romance (part of a trilogy). So where are we in the tale? Sixteen-year-old Gwen’s life has been turned upside down ever since her eccentric, aristocratic English family figured out that she was the Ruby, the last member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve. While searching through history for the others in order to get their blood samples (when blood from [...]