French photographer Christophe Jacrot captures the elegance and melancholy of rain, and the picturesque stillness of snowfall. Be transported from big cities to tiny island towns seeing the beauty that nature brings to the world around us. This collection makes a great gift for any lover of photography or for anyone who loves the smell of rain.
Gregor finds himself in the underground Kingdom of Regalia, where no sun shines and purple-eyed humans ride around on giant bats. He is soon caught up in the century-long war the humans have waged on the oversized rats, all while discovering secrets about his missing dad and learning how to be the hero this strange world needs. Full of adventure and wit, for fans of The City of Ember. Amazing book <3
In this delightful picture book, we follow a young girl as she sets out on a mission to share the wonder of the stars with the family pig, who has never seen them before, as she cannot look up. This tale highlights the joys of kindness and how helping others will only bring you closer together. A heartwarming tale that is sure to capture the imagination of readers of all ages!
After five years held captive in a backyard shed, an unnamed woman must move in with her kidnapper and his 13-year-old daughter. But as he sets his sights on a new victim, she must find a way out before it's too late. This haunting, beautifully written thriller about resilience and finding strength through suffering will leave you holding on tight, waiting to see how it will end.
Cassie joins a highly classified group of teens with unusual talents. Talents that they use to decode unsolved murders. Soon she's being sucked into the world of psychological profiling, all while uncovering shocking facts about her mother's disappearance. Full of suspense and a dash of romance, this book is a must-read for fans of The Inheritance Games and A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder!
Eleven-year-old Simon and his sisters are staying at their Grandma's century-old house for fall break, but something's amiss. Weird scratching noises, funny smells, strange shadows, and what's going on with Grandma? Simon and his sisters embark on a hunt for answers in the form of a ghost hunt. As more evidence is uncovered, old family secrets are brought to light. But Simon has a secret of his own, and it will take a lot of courage to tell everyone. This wonderfully spooky middle-grade mystery highlights the complicated relationships that LGBTQ kids sometimes have with their families and the community that can be found as a result.
Catch a glimpse of the nightly goings on of a red brick apartment building, in this cute, sleepy story of chain reactions. With almost scrapbook-like illustrations reminiscent of childhood crafts, and plenty of sound effects just waiting to be blurted out with whimsy, this diverse picture book is a great way to end a chaotic day and get settled for bed.
Travel back in time to 19th-century London, where two men unite to write a groundbreaking academic journal covering sexual freedom. With enthralling detail, this book shows the harsh reality of being gay in the late 1890s, while also providing the reader with glimpses of happiness, as well as hope for a better future. Based on real-life people, this is one of the most engaging historical novels I've read to date.
Robin Roe blew me away with her exploration of trauma, identity and friendship. Every character felt achingly real and there were just enough twists to keep me on the edge of my seat, wondering how and even if Sayers would escape. This haunting tale will stay with you long after you've read it.