YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ June 26th, 2018

Current-Reads

Hello YABC'ers!

Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday!

We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading below and comment to let us know what your book or books your reading as well!!

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Happy Reading!!

 

 

 

 

*Beth R's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

When Fall Breaks (Julie Solano/Tracy Justice)
 
 
 Author: Julie Solano & Tracy Justice
Book: Hardcover, 295 pages

Expected publication: March 5th, 2015

Publisher: JT Authors

Kaitlyn Woodley is a beautiful, determined, high school senior who embraces her small-town roots and country life. She’s studious, musically gifted, and headed for a successful career in swimming. Her dreams are well within her reach. That is until she becomes tangled up with the handsome rodeo cowboy, Pistol Black. Not only does he turn every teenage girl’s head in the county, but he also turns her perfect world upside down. Kaitlyn’s protective twin brother, along with her best friends, begin to see warning signs in their relationship. When best friend Brody steps in to protect her, newly discovered feelings complicate an already volatile situation. Soon, everything begins to change. Old feelings die, new feelings emerge, and the situation that arises will alter their lives forever.

*Karen's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Caroline (Sarah Miller)

 
Author: Sarah Miller
 

Expected publication: September 19th, 2017

Publisher: William Morrow

In this novel authorized by the Little House estate, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before—Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved Little House books.

In the frigid days of February, 1870, Caroline Ingalls and her family leave the familiar comforts of the Big Woods of Wisconsin and the warm bosom of her family, for a new life in Kansas Indian Territory. Packing what they can carry in their wagon, Caroline, her husband Charles, and their little girls, Mary and Laura, head west to settle in a beautiful, unpredictable land full of promise and peril.

The pioneer life is a hard one, especially for a pregnant woman with no friends or kin to turn to for comfort or help. The burden of work must be shouldered alone, sickness tended without the aid of doctors, and babies birthed without the accustomed hands of mothers or sisters. But Caroline’s new world is also full of tender joys. In adapting to this strange new place and transforming a rough log house built by Charles’ hands into a home, Caroline must draw on untapped wells of strength she does not know she possesses.

 

 

*Bethany W's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Dark Fates (DeRosa & Colon)

 
Author: G.K. DeRosa & J.N. Colon)
Expected publication: April 24th, 2018

A high-ranking official’s daughter, Solaris is wild and reckless, a daredevil with no regard for authority. 

For icy Kaige, the nocturne prince of Draconis, life is discipline and self-control.

A prophecy split their worlds in two—a decree issued outlawing all human and vampire contact. Death is the consequence for crossing the dark divide between Imera and Draconis.

When their worlds collide, a dangerous and forbidden string of events unfold. Bound together by blood and secrets, they make a startling discovery that could shatter the precarious balance of New Isos. 

Haunted by the words of the prophecy, Solaris and Kaige attempt to unravel the mystery they’ve stumbled upon, but every moment spent together threatens the very existence of each race. 

Can Solaris and Kaige discover the truth without triggering the century old prophecy and destroying both their worlds?

 

 

 

*CJ's Current Reads*

(YABC Blog Owner)

 

Ash Princess (Laura Sebastian)

 
  Author: Laura Sebastian
Book: Hardcover, 432 pages

Expected publication: April 24th, 2018

Publisher: Delacorte Press BYR

Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes. On that day, the Kaiser took Theodosia's family, her land, and her name. Theo was crowned Ash Princess--a title of shame to bear in her new life as a prisoner.

For ten years Theo has been a captive in her own palace. She's endured the relentless abuse and ridicule of the Kaiser and his court. She is powerless, surviving in her new world only by burying the girl she was deep inside.

Then, one night, the Kaiser forces her to do the unthinkable. With blood on her hands and all hope of reclaiming her throne lost, she realizes that surviving is no longer enough. But she does have a weapon: her mind is sharper than any sword. And power isn't always won on the battlefield.

For ten years, the Ash Princess has seen her land pillaged and her people enslaved. That all ends here.

 

 

 

 

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