Fly on the Wall by Remy Lai

After completely falling for Lai's last book Pie in the Sky, I knew I had to get my hands on Fly on the Wall! This newest book focuses on lowly Henry... a young man whose parents stifle any sort of independence out of him... Any change in his horrible daily routine of being treated like... Continue Reading →

The Project by Courtney Summers

Publisher's Blurb: "The Unity Project saved my life." Lo Denham is used to being on her own. After her parents died, Lo's sister, Bea, joined The Unity Project, leaving Lo in the care of their great aunt. Thanks to its extensive charitable work and community outreach, The Unity Project has won the hearts and minds... Continue Reading →

Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Publisher's Blurb: Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America. He was known as the Dark One, and his weapon of choice—catastrophic events known as Drains—leveled cities and claimed thousands of lives. Chosen Ones, as the teens were known,... Continue Reading →

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Can 11,000 reviews on Amazon and over 100K on Goodreads be wrong? In this case... No. Backman is one of the most consistent writers of this generation. From his breakout hit A Man Called Ove to the Bear Town books, he has a great ability to create quirky yet moving characters. The premise of Anxious... Continue Reading →

An Unnatural Life by Erin K. Wagner

I've done a unit in my class in the past about the ethics of cloning. We start with a couple articles about the process in sheep and cats... then we start speculating about humans. My students always have insightful responses and we usually end the unit with a lively debate. Wagner's An Unnatural Life would... Continue Reading →

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