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Fantasy

A Clash of Kings

Author:  George R.R Martin

The second book in the series "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George R. R Martin.

Stardust

Author:  Neil Gaiman

In the sleepy English countryside at the beginning of the Victorian age, life moves slowly in the village of Wall.  Young Tristan Thorn has fallen for the beautiful Victoria Forester, but Victoria is as cold and distant as the star she and Tristan see fall from the sky one evening.  For the prize of Victoria's hand, or whatever he desires, Tristan vows to retrieve the star.  It is a promise that sends the young man travel beyond the ancient wall for which the town is named and into a world that is strange and dangerous beyond imagining......

Heroes of Olympus The Lost Hero

Author:  Rick Riordan

Jason, Piper and Leo are staring down the depths of the Grand Canyon when a sudden gust of air almost knocks them over. Jason has no memories, everyone listen to what Piper says no matter if that want to or not & Leo is found as a freak because of his mothers death, these three unlikely friends go on a legendary quest to save the world or destroy it, before the winter solstic; which in in just four days time.

Sand

Author:  Hugh Howey

The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes. Here in this land of howling wind and infernal sand, four siblings find themselves scattered and lost.

The Midnight Star

The Midnight Star
The Midnight Star
Author:  Marie Lu

Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She’s turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but with each conquest her cruelty only grows. The darkness within her has begun to spiral out of control, threatening to destroy all she’s gained.

The white rose

Author:  Amy Ewing

Ink and Bone

Author:  Rachel Caine

In an exhilarating new series, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time.…

Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly—but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden.

Harry Kruize, Born to Lose

Author:  Paul Collins

A tale of the acceptance of change and loss; the importance of friends and family, and the uplifting strength that comes from hope.

Harry’s mum runs a boarding house for transient old men who are down on their luck. To counter his frustration and anger, Harry longs for the companionship of a dog. The Annual Gala at school features a dog hurdle race and more than anything in the world, Harry would love to enter a dog into that race and win it. Such a win would give him a sense of worth and belonging.

Frogkisser!

Author:  Garth Nix