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Kisses from Katie

Kisses from Katie

Katie Davis was only 19 when she moved to Uganda and founded Amazima Ministries in 2008. Amazima feeds and educates orphaned children in Uganda. To hear from Katie herself, take a look at the Simon & Schuster video on YouTube, or at Katie’s blog. DAVIS, Katie & Beth Clark. Kisses from Katie: A Young Woman’s Journey of [...]

Ghosts by Gaslight: Stories of Steampunk and Supernatural Suspense

Ghosts by Gaslight

This exemplary collection includes stories by Garth Nix, Peter Beagle and Margo Lanagan, authors that teens will recognize. Check out this “Browse Inside” from HarperCollins for a full list of contents and a few full stories. Browse Inside this book Get this for your site DANN, Jack & Nick Gevers, eds. Ghosts by Gaslight: Stories of Steampunk [...]

Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom

Across Many Mountains

Yangzom Brauen tells the story of three generations of women in her family, beginning with her grandmother’s young adulthood spent as a Buddhist nun in Tibet. The family fled Tibet in 1960 to escape the Chinese, ending up in India, then Switzerland and, eventually, the United States. Yangzom’s mother, Sonam Dolma Brauen, is now an [...]

The Infernals

The Infernals

The Infernals is published as a young adult novel under a different title (Hell’s Bells) in the U.K.  It is the second in a series, following The Gates (which is lucky enough to be published under the same title on both sides of the pond). Much was made in the U.K. of John Connelly’s switch to [...]

I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel

I am half-sick of shadows

Alan Bradley is quick! His last Flavia de Luce, A Red Herring Without Mustard, came out in February. Now we have another, this one a perfect addition to upcoming holiday displays. Flavia de Luce is an ideal mystery series for young adults that, in its fourth outing, has yet to flag in quality. Every entry [...]

The Lady of the Rivers

Lady of the Rivers

Only two month ago I posted a review of The Women of the Cousins’ War, the nonfiction book Philippa Gregory shared with historians David Baldwin and Michael Jones. Now she releases a novel based on the life of Jacquetta, one of the women featured there. The Lady of the Rivers has many teen elements, from [...]