True love—and world war—is at stake in the conclusion to The Pledge trilogy, a dark and romantic blend of dystopia and fantasy.<BR><BR>Charlie, otherwise known as Queen Charlaina of Ludania, has… read more at Kobo.
YA books are more than just digestible, easy reads. They're often filled with rich scenery, involving characters, and inspiring quotes. This past year, we got a whole new crop of YA treasures from authors like Julie Murphy and Lauren Oliver.
Torn Away by Jennifer Brown (Grades 8 & up). In the aftermath of a tornado that has devastated her hometown of Elizabeth, Missouri, sixteen-year-old Jersey Cameron struggles to overcome her grief as she is sent to live with her only surviving relatives.
Feral by Holly Schindler. After Claire Can survives a brutal attack in Chicago, she and her father move to Peculiar, Missouri, where she discovers the body of a high-school girl and realizes that she cannot escape her past.