Day: April 29, 2019

New Boy by Tracy Chevalier

New Boy by Tracy Chevalier

Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, Retellings, Young Adult
New Boy by Tracy Chevalier eBook DownloadFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring comes the fifth installment in the Hogarth Shakespeare series, a modern retelling of Othello set in a suburban schoolyardArriving at his fifth school in as many years, a diplomat's son, Osei Kokote, knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day so he's lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student can't stand to witness this budding relationship: Ian decides to destroy the friendship between the black boy and the golden girl. By the end of the day, the school and its key players - teachers and pupils alike - will never be the same again.The tragedy of Othello is transposed to a 1970's suburban Washington schoolyard, where
Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson

Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson

Fantasy, Magic, Retellings, Young Adult
Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson eBook DownloadOn her eighteenth birthday, Princess Evelayn of Eadrolan, the Light Kingdom, can finally access the full range of her magical powers. The light looks brighter, the air is sharper, and the energy she can draw when fighting feels almost limitless.But while her mother, the queen, remains busy at the war front, in the Dark Kingdom of Dorjhalon, the corrupt king is plotting. King Bain wants control of both kingdoms, and his plan will fling Evelayn onto the throne much sooner than she expected.In order to defeat Bain and his sons, Evelayn will quickly have to come into her ability to shapeshift, and rely on the alluring Lord Tanvir. But not everyone is what they seem, and the balance between the Light and Dark comes at a steep pr...