Tag: Whitney Award Finalist

Deadly Alliance by A.L. Sowards

Deadly Alliance by A.L. Sowards

Amid the darkest days of WWII, will one star-crossed couple’s love survive, or will doing what’s right mean giving up what they want most? When Peter Eddy and his commando team inadvertently upset the Soviets during their most recent mission, they never imagined the diplomatic nightmares that would ensue. They have one chance to redeem themselves: tasked with destroying a bridge in Nazi-occupied Bosnia, Peter […]

April 3, 2014 / 1 Comment

Death on Blackheath by Anne Perry

As commander of the powerful Special Branch, Thomas Pitt has the job of keeping Britain safe from spies and traitors. So there’s no obvious reason why he is suddenly ordered to investigate two minor incidents: the blood, hair, and shards of glass discovered outside the home of naval weapons expert Dudley Kynaston, and the simultaneous disappearance of Mrs. Kynaston’s beautiful lady’s maid. But weeks later, […]

March 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

Cured by Bethany Wiggins

Now that Fiona Tarsis and her twin brother, Jonah, are no longer beasts, they set out to find their mother, with the help of Bowen and a former neighbor, Jacqui. Heading for a safe settlement rumored to be in Wyoming, they plan to spread the cure along the way—until they are attacked by raiders. Luckily, they find a new ally in Kevin, who saves them […]

March 6, 2014 / 0 Comments
Stormlight Archive: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

Stormlight Archive: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

Six years ago, the Assassin in White, a hireling of the inscrutable Parshendi, assassinated the Alethi king on the very night a treaty between men and Parshendi was being celebrated. So began the Vengeance Pact among the highprinces of Alethkar and the War of Reckoning against the Parshendi. Now the Assassin is active again, murdering rulers all over the world of Roshar, using his baffling […]

March 4, 2014 / 1 Comment
Ascendance: The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Ascendance: The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen

One war. Too many deadly battles. Can a king save his kingdom, when his own survival seems unlikely? War has come to Carthya. It knocks at every door and window in the land. And when Jaron learns that King Vargan of Avenia has kidnapped Imogen in a plot to bring Carthya to its knees, Jaron knows it is up to him to embark on a […]

February 25, 2014 / 2 Comments

Nameless: The Darkness Comes by Mercedes M. Yardley

Luna Masterson sees demons. She has been dealing with the demonic all her life, so when her brother gets tangled up with a demon named Sparkles, ‘Luna the Lunatic’ rolls in on her motorcycle to save the day. Armed with the ability to harm demons, her scathing sarcasm, and a hefty chip on her shoulder, Luna gathers the most unusual of allies, teaming up with […]

January 20, 2014 / 1 Comment
Case File 13: Zombie Kid by J. Scott Savage

Case File 13: Zombie Kid by J. Scott Savage

You hold in your hands a very dangerous record. I have collected every side of the story and every piece of evidence on case number 13. Now, in this file, you will find all you need to follow the dark adventures of Nick, Carter, and Angelo, three boys who possess an unhealthy obsession with monsters, in a town so grisly, so horrific— Whoa, whoa, whoa. […]

December 26, 2012 / 0 Comments

Finding June by Shannen Crane Camp

Standing up for what you believe in is hard for any teenager in the battleground known as high school. It’s even harder in the world of Hollywood, which is where sixteen-year-old June Laurie dreams of being. Thanks to the constant training from her agent/grandmother and the support of her best friend Joseph, June is positive she’s ready. But is an innocent little Mormon girl like […]

December 14, 2012 / 1 Comment

V Is For Virgin by Kelly Oram

When Val Jensen gets dumped for her decision to stay a virgin until marriage, the nasty breakup goes viral on YouTube, making her the latest internet sensation. After days of ridicule from her peers, Val starts a school-wide campaign to rally support for her cause. She meant to make a statement, but she never dreamed the entire nation would get caught up in the controversy. […]

December 5, 2012 / 1 Comment

Teancum (City of the Saints #4) by D.J. Butler

Edgar Allan Poe is at death’s door. He, Richard Burton, and their companions lie imprisoned in the cells of the Madman Pratt as he prepares to launch his air-ship fleet to bombard the Great Salt Lake City. Meanwhile, Sam Clemens and Brigham Young race across the Salt Lake Valley in the carriage of a Mexican Strider, desperate to get out the message that Young is […]

November 29, 2012 / 1 Comment