Some further book excellence, recently arrived…
Divergent: “In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.”-Amazon, recommended by Heather
A Discovery of Witches: A fun, thoughtful blend of historical fiction and the supernatural, this NY Times bestseller has been described as a “Twilight for the tweedy set…”
A Dance with Dragons: The long-awaited 5th volume of George RR Martin’s bestselling A Song of Ice & Fire series continues to impress, revealing hidden facets of characters readers thought they knew while advancing numerous plots with plenty of action and intrigue. Recommended by John.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: “A haunting and out-of-the-ordinary read, debut author Ransom Rigg’s first-person narration is convincing and absorbing, and every detail he draws our eye to is deftly woven into an unforgettable whole. Interspersed with photos throughout, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a truly atmospheric novel with plot twists, turns, and surprises that will delight readers of any age.”-Amazon