Ryan Graudin’s Invictus is a departure from her previous novels, but it's no less action-packed.
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In Jodi Lynn Anderson’s Midnight at the Electric, all it takes is a single spark to create entire worlds.
March to your nearest copy of John Lewis' graphic novel memoir of the Civil Rights Movement.
Just in case you're not already mad enough or sad enough.
Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color is a gorgeous book of letterpress art and women who changed the world.
Ann Shen's Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World is a delightfully illustrated introduction to female idols, new and old.
Rae Carson’s Like a River Glorious, the second book in The Gold Seer Trilogy, moves the action off the cross-country trail to a settlement in California, but that doesn’t mean it becomes any less dangerous.
Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows put a fantastical spin on the history of the Nine-Day Queen in My Lady Jane.
In Da Vinci’s Tiger, L.M. Elliot takes an educated guess at the story behind one of Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest works.
Appearances are very deceiving in Katherine Howe’s The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen.
Go back to a time when traveling 20 miles per day was extraordinary and the Oregon Trail was (much) more menacing than a 2-D video game with Rae Carson’s Walk on Earth a Stranger.
Fill up yer canteens and oil up yer Colt pistols before you head out on the trail with Erin Bowman’s Vengeance Road.
Teenage foster siblings Teo and Em fly above 1930s Ethiopia in Elizabeth Wein's Black Dove, White Raven.
Kendall Kulper's Salt & Storm is an atmospheric book seething with magical realism and Victorian mores.
Take a short trip back to a time to when department stores were a novelty, not the norm.
Katherine Howe's Conversion blends current high school drama with centuries-old drama in this new book.
Bonnie and Clyde might be dead, but that’s not going to stop them from trying to live their lives.
M.C. Morison's Time Sphere is an exciting mystery with heavy doses of history, philosophy, metaphysics, and dry wit.
Beth Kephart’s Going Over examines what life was like in 1980s Berlin and the lengths to which people will go for love.
Sherry D. Ficklin and Tyler H. Jolley’s Extracted takes Mandy C. on a wild ride through a time stream filled with teenage warriors, nods to steampunk and the disembodied brain of one Nikola Tesla.
Mandy C. pays tribute to Paul Walker by watching one of his best movies not involving fast cars and Vin Diesel.
Mandy W. travels back to 18th century Denmark for A Royal Affair with Hannibal Lecter.
A reivew of Kissing Shakespeare, by Pamela Mingle, in which Jenny really likes the Shakespeare part.
Jenny decides she likes zombies set in historical fiction even more than a good old zombie apocalypse with Susan Dennard's Something Strange and Deadly.
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of Balthazar by Claudia Gray
Forever Young Adult presents: a book review of Dead Sky Morning, an Experiment in Terror novel, by Karina Halle
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet
Please read Dreamland Social Club by Tara Altebrando, lest Erin resort to expressing her frustration with drastic acts of hair consumption.
Meghan reviews Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys, a profound story of one family's hardships in a Siberian work camp.
Jenny reviews Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly, in which two girls -- centuries apart -- search for Louis-Charles, the ill-fated dauphin of France.
May-Lee Chai's Dragon Chica makes Meghan hungry for history (and Chinese food).
Meghan reviews A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith, a classic coming of age novel that isn't afraid to get REALLY real.
Jenny reviews the Blue Bloods Series by Melissa de la Cruz, which is about vampires who used to be angels and are now hormonal society kids.