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Clair-de-Lune by Cassandra Golds

Pub Date: Apr 15, 2006

Contemporary young adult books have become burdened by requirements and expectations no one book can hope to meet. Unless the book is Clair-de-Lune, Cassandra Gold’s remarkable fairy tale about a young, mute ballerina who must learn to face her deepest fears in order to understand the importance of love. Gold manages to not only spin a wholly original tale but to do so in language by turns melodious and downright funny – sometimes both at the same time Read more »

Birds in Fall by Brad Kessler

Pub Date: Apr 11, 2006

  Birds in Fall Brad Kessler Scribner April 11, 2006 Hardcover/256 pages ISBN: 0-7432-8738-X Buy This Book www.authorlink.com   ". . . an atmospheric tale that is to be savored . . ." "The inn is a cocoon, a temporary sanctuary apart from the world…" "Kessler deftly weaves myth and spiritual traditions. . ." In Read more »

Once Upon a Day by Lisa Tucker

Pub Date: Apr 11, 2006

Twenty-three year old Dorothea O’Brien is on a quest to find her older brother, who left the ‘Sanctuary’ where they had lived with their father since early childhood. Sheltered her entire life from the modern world, she is ill-equipped to deal with the challenges facing her. In a twist of fate, she meets Stephen, a cabdriver who has retreated from the world as well, unable to overcome his own loss. Together they will trace the path of Dorothea’s past, uncovering long-held secrets and discovering themselves in the process Read more »

Does Anything Eat Wasps? by New Scientist Magazine

Pub Date: Apr 5, 2006

  Does Anything Eat Wasps? And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty Answers to Questio New Scientist Magazine Free Press April 5, 2006 Trade Paperback/224 pages ISBN: 0-7432-9726-1 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . . the latest in science and technology, both great and trivial . . ." "…explanations that are both erudite and entertaining in Read more »

Sharp North by Patrick Cave

Pub Date: Apr 1, 2006

  Sharp North Patrick Cave Atheneum Books for Young Readers 4/01/06 Hardcover/528 pages ISBN: 1-4169-1222-3 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . . an intense, riveting journey . . ." ". . . a frightening story, but also one of strength, love, and most importantly, hope." In Sharp North, Patrick Cave presents a stark, menacing Read more »