Category Archives: YA

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Sometimes sequels lack the energy and magic of the original story, but not this time! In this sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale, Arden exceeds our expectations, making the magical world of medieval Russia come even more alive, while … Continue reading

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Born in the US but living in Nigeria, Sunny struggles with feeling like she doesn’t belong. Not only does she speak differently and have a much different set of experiences than her classmates in Nigeria, she is also albino which … Continue reading

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