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By Gaslight

Posted on: October 25, 2019 at 3:19 pm, in

By Gaslight By Steven Price In the foggy, gaslit streets of London, 1885, William Pinkerton of the famous Pinkerton Detective Agency has arrived from Chicago.  The dark, hulking Pinkerton has not come on official business, but rather to track down his father’s old nemesis, Edward Shade.  Although Pinkerton senior, also a detective, is known for […]

New Kid

Posted on: October 15, 2019 at 11:47 am, in

New KidBy Jerry Craft Jordan Banks is in grade 7 and has been sent to a new school.  But instead of going to art school, as he’d hoped, he is attending a very prestigious private school called Riverdale Academy Day School.    Jordan’s parents want the best for him, but he doesn’t exactly fit in […]

The Farm

Posted on: October 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm, in

the farmThe Farm by Joanne Ramos The Farm is the nickname of the luxury estate, Golden Oaks, at which reside a number of women, mostly immigrants from the Philippines. These women are at Golden Oaks because they have agreed to commit 9 months of their lives to producing the perfect offspring for anonymous women who […]

Everything Everything

Posted on: October 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm, in

Everything EverythingBy Nicola YoonMadeleine (Maddy) Wittier has spent all eighteen years of her life in a bubble. She suffers from a rare immune deficiency called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) which prevents her from leaving her house and limits her mother, Pauline, and her nurse, Carla, for company. Madeleine has no complaints about her life, not […]

Everything Under

Posted on: October 3, 2019 at 2:33 pm, in

Everything UnderBy Daisy Johnson Everything Under is the story of Gretel, and her mother, Sarah – how they were separated and, sixteen years later, how they were reunited.  But it is much more complicated than that. Gretel was raised by Sarah on a houseboat on a river in England.  This is an England of the […]