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Frail

Frail

First, I have to say how thrilled I am that AB4T has been nominated for an Edublog Award in the Best Librarian/Library Blog category. I certainly share the honor with the many fellow librarians who contribute book reviews and guest posts to this blog. It is a wonderfully collaborative effort, which is what makes this [...]

Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters

Fantasy novelist Sharon Shinn follows up her Twelve Houses series with a stand-alone adult novel, particularly suited to young adult readers. The first chapter is freely available on the book’s rather lovely website. SHINN, Sharon. Troubled Waters. 391p. Ace. 2010. Tr $24.95. ISBN 978-0-441-01923-6. LC number unavailable.   Adult/High School–A romantic coming-of-age set in a [...]

Patricia McKillip

The Bards of Bone Plain

McKillip’s Alphabet of Thorn (Ace, 2004) is a personal favorite in the fantasy genre, so I am happy to learn that she has written another teen-friendly book. There are many enthusiastic fans of Juliet Marillier and Robin McKinley in my library; Alphabet of Thorn has been a good bet when they ask for further recommendations. [...]