Nathan Hill's creative and satirical writing style had me turning pages so fast I got paper cuts following this epic story of life's strange connections. Flipping through time from 2011 to as far back as WWII Norway, you will race through the mysteries of a family’s history, unraveling, and possible redemption. The Nix makes you truly feel the complexities of life, while remaining at its core a stunning portrait of family love that will pull at your heartstrings, and keep you salivating for more to the very last word and beyond.
The Cruel Prince is an epic tale of FaerieLand nestled inside a dark coming-of-age story. Holly Black’s words draw you into this dark, magical world so well you will never want to leave, as a human girl named Jude fights for her place among the fey, in a dangerous game against the youngest prince that may not be all it seems. Complex characters with hidden motives, a fierce female protagonist, and a twisted, but darkly humorous relationship combine into one truly enjoyable read.
Enter the land of Britannia, a place full of magic where humans, giants, and fairies live. Here we follow Princess Elizabeth and Meliodas, Captain of the legendary, and supposedly traitorous, group of knights known as the Seven Deadly Sins as they set out on a journey to track down the rest of the Sins and save her kingdom. But there is more to this story than meets the eye. A resurrected war between demons and goddesses, an ancient curse, and forbidden romance combine into the epic story of The Seven Deadly Sins. It’s awesome!
Enter a shadowy underworld of yokai and other monsters, where Fear is a weapon to be wielded and revered. In this world we follow middle school student Rikuo Nura, heir to one of the most powerful yokai clans around and not so sure he wants to be. After all how can a mostly human boy, with only ¼ demon blood, lead an entire clan of yokai? Part coming-of-age story, part magical adventure, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan will delight anyone who loves a Naruto/Inuyasha mashup, with a dash of Fruits Basket thrown in.
The Betrayal Knows My Name is the hauntingly gothic story of a young orphan named Yuki who finds himself entangled with the mysterious Giou family, an ancient war between our world and the world of the Duras, and a strange man with silver eyes who seems all too familiar. With exquisite drawing and storytelling Hotaru Odagiri creates a manga that reads like a novel and will have you begging for more. If you love beautifully flawed characters and a darkly romantic tale of war and forbidden love you want this book!
Travel to a realm where all books are banned! Here we find the talented and clever 12-year-old Mosca Mye who possess one of the rarest and most dangerous gifts of all: she can read. Along with a smooth talking con-man and a goose with a biting problem, Mosca must make her way across the realm to discover whether her love of words is a blessing or a curse. Fly by Night is an enchanting adventure about fighting for the right to read, and believing in the power of words.
Have you ever read a book so enchanting it felt like the characters could be real? Well in Inkheart 12-year-old Meggie discovers just how dangerous that can be when her father's voice literally brings a story's characters off the page, and not just the good guys. So begins a fantastical adventure from master children's storyteller Cornelia Funke. Dive into a world where imagination is a tool and words are the greatest weapons of all in Inkheart!