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The Reader G.P. Putnams Sons Books for Young Readers
by Chee, Traci

School Library Journal Gr 8 Up-Sefia, who lives in a world without books and reading, is on the run for her life, desperate to avenge the murder of he...More
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Before Morning
by Joyce Sidman

Publishers Weekly In a book-length poem, Newbery Honor recipient Sidman (Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night) expresses a heartfelt wish for a b...More
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The Road
by Cormac McCarthy

Library Journal: Starred Review. Winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, McCarthy (All the Pretty Horses) here o...More
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Fascism: A Warning
by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Book list *Starred Review* The founders of fascism Mussolini, Hitler, and Stalin and fascism's current practitioners Kim Jong-un, Vladimir Putin, ...More
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Mission to Paris
by Alan Furst

Publishers Weekly Alan Furst's writing reminds me of a swim in perfect water on a perfect day, fluid and exquisite. One wants the feeling to go o...More
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Paperboy
by Vince Vawter

School Library Journal Gr 6-9-After an overthrown baseball busts his best friend's lip, 11-year-old Victor Vollmer takes over the boy's paper...More
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My Friend Rabbit
by Eric Rohmann

School Library Journal : PreS-Gr 1-A simple story about Rabbit and Mouse, who, despite Rabbit's penchant for trouble, are friends. When Rabbit launche...More
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The Semester of Our Discontent
by Cynthia Kuhn

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The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
by Daniel Stashower

Book list *Starred Review* Some of President Lincoln's associates and some historians have questioned if the supposed conspiracy to assassinate hi...More
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Blood kin
by Steve Rasnic Tem

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Camille:
by Pierre Lemaitre

Book list The final book in the Commandant Camille Verhoeven trilogy finds the diminutive French policeman moving on with his life, four years after t...More
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Beautiful Blackbird
by Ashley Bryan

School Library Journal K-Gr 2-Because they haven't got a spot of black on their bodies, the colorful birds of Africa envy Blackbird. They extol h...More
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Love in the Time of Cholera
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture
by by Erik Dussere

Choice In this study of noir in film and fiction, Dussere (American Univ.) argues that hard-boiled detective fiction opposed the burgeoning capitalist...More
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The farmer and the clown
by Marla Frazee

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-Frazee's controlled palette of subdued golds, browns, and grays offers a fitting backdrop for the hard-working fa...More
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A Fire Upon the Deep
by Vernor Vinge

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Jellicoe Road
by Melina Marchetta

School Library Journal : Gr 8 Up—For years, three factions—Townies, Cadets (city kids doing a six-week outdoor education program), and Jel...More
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Sand Swimmers: The Secret Life of Australias Desert Wilderness
by by Narelle Oliver

Book list Dead Heart is one of earth's most inhospitable places a desert in the isolated center of Australia. In spite of the harsh conditions, it...More
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So B. It
by Sarah Weeks

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Ice blue
by by Anne Stuart.

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Tibaldo and the Hole in the Calendar
by Abner Shimony

School Library Journal : YA--In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII, following the advice of astronomer Christopher Clavius, decided to drop 10 days from the cale...More
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Damnation Road
by Max McCoy

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The Sea
by John Banville

Publishers Weekly Banville's magnificent new novel, which won this year's Man Booker Prize and is being rushed into print by Knopf, presents ...More