Book of the Week #18: Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh

Ever read a book set in prehistoric times? Probably not. Ever read a book about two warring clans, hidden secrets, and a trickle of *gasp* second-person narration? If you haven’t, read IVORY AND BONE, this week’s Book of the Week, and one of the Scribes execs’ current reads! IVORY AND BONE is set during prehistoric […]

Book of the Week #17: Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

Welcome back, Scribes! This week we’re featuring a Young Adult alternate-history novel that takes place in 1956. And it’s AMAZING. Check out the cover and synopsis below: The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and Imperial Japan rule the world. To commemorate their Great Victory over Britain and Russia, Hitler […]

Book of the Week #16: The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Hey everyone! We’re back with a new Book of the Week feature post, this time spotlighting a new adult novel: The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda. This book has just been added to the UTM Library Novelties collection if you’re interested in checking it out! (Literally.) Here’s the cover and synopsis: From the beloved author […]

Book of the Week #15: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Welcome back, Scribes! Today we’ve chosen a Young Adult sci-fi read for the Scribes’ Book of the Week! This book has a movie adaptation releasing TOMORROW (Jan 22) so now is the perfect time to pick up the book! Here’s the cover & synopsis: After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only […]

Book of the Week #14: An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet

Welcome back, Scribes! We’re kicking off the new year with a brand new “Book of the Week” post. Today we’re featuring a new Young Adult fantasy novel called “An Inheritance of Ashes.” Check out the stunning cover + synopsis below! Six months ago, the men of the lakelands marched south to fight a dark god. […]

Book of the Week #13: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Welcome back, Scribes! Our book of the week is A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab. It’s an adult fantasy that’s had a lot of raving reviews! Check it out: Kell is one of the last Travelers—rare magicians who choose a parallel universe to visit. Grey London is dirty, boring, lacks magic, ruled by […]

Book of the Week #12: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Hey, Scribes! It’s that time of week again! Today we’ll be featuring a book with a twist on a classic novel/”fairy tale”–The Wizard of Oz. The title of the book is called DOROTHY MUST DIE, and it was published in April 2014. Here’s a look at what it’s all about! I didn’t ask for any […]

Book of the Week #11: A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes

If you didn’t know, NYT bestselling author Morgan Rhodes came to Toronto this week for a book launch for A BOOK OF SPIRITS AND THIEVES. This is the first book in the Spirits and Thieves trilogy, a spin-off series to the FALLING KINGDOMS books. ABOSAT is a little different from the Falling Kingdoms series (a […]

Book of the Week #10: PINES by Blake Crouch

Since this week’s theme is Unexpected Endings, we decided this week’s book should fit the theme: PINES by Blake Crouch. It’s an adult thriller that was recently made into a mini-series and is currently airing! (The show is called Wayward Pines.) Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a clear mission: […]

Book of the Week #9: P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han

This week’s featured book is a new release which recently hit the NYT Bestseller List at #2! P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU is the sequel to Jenny Han’s #1 NYT Bestseller, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.  Here’s the synopsis and cover (which we adore!): Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She […]