Children/Young Adult

The Horse Road

By Troon Harrison - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Kallisto is fourteen, the daughter of a horse-riding nomad from the mysterious northern plains, whom her Greek merchant father bought as a slave ...Read Review

Mister Death’s Blue-eyed Girls

By Mary Downing Hahn - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Based on an unsolved double murder in 1950s Maryland, where the author still lives, this chilling tale for young adult readers is both ...Read Review

Stravaganza: City of Swords

By Mary Hoffman - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

This time-slip historical fantasy, the sixth in the Stravaganza series, moves between 21st-century London and 16th-century Italy, a country of warring city states, ...Read Review

Duty Calls (Battle of Britain 2)

By James Holland - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitary

This is the second installment of Holland’s intensely detailed and thoroughly researched series of World War II combat stories. We have left ...Read Review

Velvet

By Mary Hooper - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Having read Fallen Grace and enjoyed it thoroughly, I leapt at the chance to review Velvet. Velvet works hard as a laundress in ...Read Review

Fallen in Love

By Lauren Kate - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasyShort Stories

This collection of four stories explores love’s many manifestations: unexpected, unrequited, forbidden and eternal. Each tale possesses its own twist of fate, ...Read Review

Stones for My Father

By Trilby Kent - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

South Africa, 1900. Twelve-year-old Corlie Roux lives with her mother and brothers on a farm in the Transvaal. It is land the British are ...Read Review

Grave Mercy

By Robin LaFevers - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultRomance

When seventeen-year-old Ismae flees a brutal marriage, she is taken in by the nuns at the abbey of St. Mortain. Mortain is more ...Read Review

Violins of Autumn

By Amy McAuley - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Violins of Autumn is the coded message to French patriots that the Allied invasion is imminent. But in the last days before that ...Read Review

The P.K. Pinkerton Mysteries: The Case of the Good-Looking Corpse

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Virginia City, U.S.A., 1862. Twelve-year-old P.K. Pinkerton, Virginia City’s youngest private eye, has just taken on his first case. He ...Read Review

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