If We Were Villains | book review

After spending ten years in prison for murder, Oliver is finally free. The man who put him there, Detective Colborne, is retiring -- but before he does, he wants to know the truth: is Oliver truly guilty? What's the real story? Oliver is finally ready to tell it, so he takes Detective Colborne back to 1997, to Dellecher Classical Conservatory. There, Oliver is one of . . .

The Taking of Jake Livingston

Jake is one of the only black kids at his high school. Also, he can see the dead. Like, all the time. Most of them don't bother him intentionally -- they're just stuck in their death loops, reliving their deaths over and over. But then a ghost named Sawyer starts haunting Jake. Sawyer shot and killed kids at his school before killing himself a year ago, and . . .

The Girls I’ve Been | book review

Who is Nora O’Malley? Is that even her real name? She’s been playing pretend for so long – almost her whole life – she’s not really sure who she is. The daughter of a con artist, she was forced to play along with her mother’s games – until she finally escaped. Five years later and she’s trying to be normal. She’s Nora. She goes to school and . . .

In Deeper Waters | book review

Prince Tal, the fourth child of five to the Queen of Harth, is setting out on his coming-of-age tour. He’s spent almost his entire life hidden away because of his secret: Tal has magic, and if the kingdom knew, it could start a war. Tal’s tour quickly turns interesting when they come across a burning ship, abandoned save for a chest of gold and a prisoner named . . .

This Coven Won’t Break | book review

It’s Hannah’s senior year of high school, but instead of worrying about dances and homework and friends, she’s planning to take down the Hunters before they can take away her magic. It comes to light that the Hunters have discovered a way to take out entire covens all at once, and Hannah is desperate to help the Clans save everyone’s magic. But this is a . . .