All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr - August 2015 - hosted by Megrea Villa

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Divergent (Divergent, #1), by Veronica Roth - June 2012 - hosted by Grace

Divergent // Veronica Roth society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue. All sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives.

Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng - February 2016 - hosted by Megrea Villa

Everything I Never Told You: A Novel by Celeste Ng. "Lydia is dead. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in small-town Ohio.

The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern - January 2012 – hosted by Vicki

Great movie news for THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern. Summit Taps 'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter to Adapt 'Night Circus' for Big Screen; Moira Buffini will pen the big-screen adaptation of the Erin Morgenstern novel.

Room, by Emma Donoghue - August 2011 – hosted by Ashley (lake)

This book is quite disturbing and a little difficult to read since it is written from a 5 year old's point of view. Not one of my favorites but it's still a decent read.

The Memory Keeper's Daughter, by Kim Edwards - April 2015 - hosted by Claire

The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel by Kim Edwards - Eleventh Grade Summer Reading List 2013

Conversion, by Katherine Howe - February 2015 - Hosted by Vicki

Pitting YA books against the classics of Western literature doesn't have to be an either-or proposition: Some pairs can illuminate each other in new and interesting ways.

The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead - January 2017 - hosted by Vicki

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South

Unbroken, by Lauren Hillenbrand - July 2012 - Hosted by Ashley

Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.The staff member who submitted the recommendation says "You’ll find yourself wanting to read this enthralling true story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini in a day.

Sarah’s Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay - November 2011 – hosted by Sara

Linda S recently read the also popular WWII historical fiction title "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de Rosnay. She said "it draws you right in with a dilemma faced by a young Jewish girl during WWII".

Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate.  October and December 2017

Learning that her grandmother was a victim of the corrupt Tennessee Children's Home Society, attorney and aspiring politician Avery Stafford delves into her family's past and begins to wonder if some things are best kept secret.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by JK Rowling - October 2016 - hosted by

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child - Hardcover- Based on an original new story by J. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series

Love and Miss Communication: A Novel - August 2016 - hosted by Ashley

Love and miss communication - by Elyssa Friedland. Cute and light read about the effect of being too connected to the Internet and what can happen when you give it up.