Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Kingdom of Back

The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes a historical YA fantasy about a musical prodigy and the dangerous lengths she'll go to make history remember her—perfect for fans of Susanna Clarke and The Hazel Wood. Two siblings. Two brilliant talents. But only one Mozart. Born with a gift … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Kingdom of Back

Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Light at the Bottom of the World

The Light at the Bottom of the World by London Shah Hope had abandoned them to the wrath of all the waters. At the end of the twenty-first century, the world has changed dramatically, but life continues one thousand feet below the ocean's surface. In Great Britain, sea creatures swim among the ruins of Big … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Light at the Bottom of the World

Can’t Wait Wednesday: Songs from the Deep

Songs from the Deep by Kelly Powell The sea holds many secrets. Moira Alexander has always been fascinated by the deadly sirens who lurk along the shores of her island town. Even though their haunting songs can lure anyone to a swift and watery grave, she gets as close to them as she can, playing … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: Songs from the Deep

Can’t Wait Wednesday: A Thousand Fires

A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price Valerie Simons knows the gangs are dangerous—her little brother was shot and killed by the Boars two years ago. Still, nothing will sway Valerie from wanting to join the elite and beautiful Herons and find her brother’s killer. It doesn’t hurt that her best friend Matthew is slated to … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: A Thousand Fires

Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Fountains of Silence

The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Septys Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Fountains of Silence

Can’t Wait Wednesday: Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters

Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters by Emily Roberson Sixteen-year-old Ariadne’s whole life is curated and shared with the world. Her royal family’s entertainment empire is beloved by the tabloids, all over social media, and the hottest thing on television. The biggest moneymaker? The Labyrinth Contest, a TV extravaganza in which Ariadne leads fourteen teens into … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters

Can’t Wait Wednesday: Mooncakes

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu A story of love and demons, family and witchcraft. Nova Huang knows more about magic than your average teen witch. She works at her grandmothers' bookshop, where she helps them loan out spell books and investigate any supernatural occurrences in their New England town. One fateful night, she … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: Mooncakes

Can’t Wait Wednesday: In the Hall with the Knife

In the Hall with the Knife by Diana Peterfreund A murderer could be around every corner in this thrilling YA trilogy based on the board game CLUE!  When a storm strikes at Blackbrook Academy, an elite prep school nestled in the woods of Maine, a motley crew of students—including Beth “Peacock” Picach, Orchid McKee, Vaughn … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: In the Hall with the Knife