A List of Cages is not a “light” book. It deals with some pretty serious issues. But in Robin Roe’s gentle hands, those issues are handled with tact and care.
Browsing: young adult
I didn’t particularly like or care about the characters in Kim Savage’s Beautiful Broken Girls, but for some reason, I couldn’t put it down, either.
What first appealed to me about Marianne Kaurin’s Almost Autumn was, of course, the cover and the setting — WWII Oslo, Norway.
I picked up Daughter of the Pirate King shortly after reading three excellent, but hard books. I needed a light adventure and that’s exactly what I got.
If you found out you were going to die, what would you do? Len Vlhaos’ Life in a Fishbowl follows a father faced with just that decision.
E.K. Johnston’s “Spindle” is a companion novel to “A Thousand Nights,” which is the retelling of “Arabian Nights.” However, each book stands alone.
Alexandra Bracken studied both history and English in college, and her history degree helped her considerably when writing “Wayfarer” and “Passenger.”
Josi S. Kilpack’s “The Lady of the Lakes” tells the story of Walter Scott and the two women he loved — Mina and Charlotte.
Author Louise Gornall pulled from her own mental health experiences for “Under Rose-Tainted Skies,” adding an authenticity that literally throbs on the page.