Elfs in a Conquered Realm by Anna del C. Dye

On their visit to the vanquished Kingdom of Menarm the elfs face many uncertainties. However, they are strong in numbers and sure of their purpose. Zyrthal, the young elf strategist, is given the task of finding the kingdom’s hidden treasures; but instead the elfs encounter ruthless highwaymen. Meanwhile, the two half-elf princes play among the ruins of Menarm to their hearts’ content while their parents […]

October 7, 2009 / 0 Comments

The Elf and the Princess by Anna del C. Dye

Menarm was a great and prosperous kingdom, known throughout the lands for its friendly, hard-working people and fair trade. But a bitter struggle of succession between brothers left the kingdom devastated, the people divided. Some stayed with Fenil, who had conquered the crown, others followed Renil to the wild lands of the north, founding a new kingdom. Now Adren, the last princess of the vanquished […]

October 6, 2009 / 0 Comments
The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans

Title: The Christmas List Author: Richard Paul Evans Publisher: Simon & Schuster Release Date: October 6, 2009 ISBN: 978-1439150009 Size: 368 pages, 5×7, hardcover Genre: Christmas Dear Reader, When I was in seventh grade, my English teacher, Mrs. Johnson, gave our class the intriguing (if somewhat macabre) assignment of writing our own obituaries. Oddly, I don’t remember much of what I wrote about my life, […]

October 6, 2009 / 0 Comments
The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open expanse surrounded by stone walls. Just like Thomas, the Gladers don’t know why or how they got to the Glade. All […]

October 6, 2009 / 3 Comments
No Going Back by Jonathan Langford

No Going Back by Jonathan Langford

Title: No Going Back Author: Jonathan Langford Publisher: Zarahemla Release Date: October 5, 2009 ISBN: 978-0978797195 Size: 312 pages, softcover Genre: General A gay teenage Mormon growing up in western Oregon in 2003. His straight best friend. Their parents. A typical LDS ward, a high-school club about tolerance for gays, and a proposed anti-gay-marriage amendment to the state constitution. In No Going Back, these elements […]

October 5, 2009 / 0 Comments
Ravenspell: Freaky Flyday by David Farland

Ravenspell: Freaky Flyday by David Farland

Title: Ravenspell: Freaky Flyday Author: David Farland Publisher: Covenant Release Date: October 2009 ISBN: 978-1-59811-667-0 Size: 236 pages, 5.75” X 7.75”, hardcover Genre: Fantasy Series: Of Mice and Magic, The Wizard of Ooze After saving Oregon from a nuclear crisis and revealing the plight of enslaved micedom to the human population, Amber, the valiant mouse wizard, and her partner Ben, the once-human mouse, head to […]

October 4, 2009 / 1 Comment
In the Company of Angels by David Farland

In the Company of Angels by David Farland

Title: In the Company of Angels Author: David Farland Publisher: DFE Release Date: September 1, 2009 ISBN: Size: 426 pages, hardcover Genre: Historical A test of the spirit. A triumph of faith. A luminous tale that breaks our hearts and sets our souls soaring. David Farland’s moving masterpiece echoes the drama of Gone with the Wind and the glory of Ghandi, sweeping from the green […]

October 2, 2009 / 3 Comments
Shudder by Jennie Hansen

Shudder by Jennie Hansen

Title: Shudder Author: Jennie Hansen Publisher: Covenant Release Date: October 1, 2009 ISBN: 978-1-59811-768-4 Size: 256 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Suspense Darcy and Clare grew up as best friends, sharing trials and triumphs from preschool through college graduation. Now they’re sharing an apartment in Boise, Idaho, where Clare just landed a great job and Darcy is pursuing a teaching certificate. There’s only one problem: Blaine, […]

October 1, 2009 / 3 Comments
The Falcon Shield by M’lin Rowley

The Falcon Shield by M’lin Rowley

Title: The Falcon Shield (Knights of the Right) Author: M’Lin Rowley Publisher: Shadow Mountain Release Date: September 30, 2009 ISBN: 978-1606411032 Size: 73 pages, 5×7, softcover Genre: Chapter Book (K-3) This book is not eligible for a Whitney Award. Ten-year-old Ben and twelve-year-old Joseph discover strange things happening in the woods behind their house. A large man in full black armor and holding a crossbow […]

September 30, 2009 / 0 Comments
The Perfect Murder by Brenda Novak

The Perfect Murder by Brenda Novak

Title: The Perfect Murder (The Last Stand, #6) Author: Brenda Novak Publisher: Mira Release Date: September 29, 2009 ISBN: 978-0778327257 Size: 448 pages, 4×6″ mass market paperback Genre: Mystery Series: The Last Stand Caution: This book may contain objectionable content. Read Chapter 1 HERE. Someone thinks he’s committed The Perfect Murder… In trying to unravel the truth behind the murder of his ex-wife and son, […]

September 29, 2009 / 0 Comments