The Knife of Never Letting Go | book review

Many years ago, settlers traveled from the Old World to the New World. Prentisstown is the only settlement in the New World, and living in it is Todd, the last boy to become a man in a world of only men. There are no women in Prentisstown. There are also no secrets, as far as Todd is concerned, because of the Noise: everyone can . . .

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | book review

It's 1866, and the world is convinced that a monster terrorizes the seas. Professor Pierre Aronnax is not entirely sure this is the case, but accepts an invitation aboard the Abraham Lincoln to track down this sea creature out of curiosity. As a professor of natural history and an expert on the subject of marine life, he felt it his duty. But when the . . ,

The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: Apocalypse Suite | book review

In a strange, unexplainable event, forty-seven children are born at the exact same time, all across the world, birthed by women who had previously shown no signs of pregnancy. A rich inventor named Reginald Hargreeves finds seven of these children and adopts them as his own "to save the world." From what? The . . .

The Sandcastle Empire | book review

Before---Eden's life was simple. Easy. She had wealthy parents, amazing best friends, and a comfortable lifestyle. After---Everyone Eden loves is dead. The Wolfpack controls the world now. Resources are scarce, and the formerly wealthy people, like Eden, are no longer living comfortably. Thanks to the Wolves, they live their lives as slaves, starving and fearful of being . . .