Steeplejack has earned three starred reviews! Set in a 19th-century South African fantasy world, A.J. Hartley's YA debut is packed with action and intrigue. Start reading now!
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This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about the Norwegian soldiers who stopped the Nazis from developing an atomic bomb, a foodie bucket list, a popular high schooler whose autistic brother is about to start attending her school, a young woman seeking revenge with the help of the three fates, and a girl who wants to become a warrior and help her father defeat the dragon who took his arm and legs.

Steeplejack

Steeplejack

Please welcome Tor as this week's sponsor. Released amidst a flurry of starred reviews, Steeplejack is an action-packed mystery, filled with social commentary and intrigue, set in a lush fantasy world that feels like Victorian-era South Africa. An excerpt is available on the Tor website where you can read it now, which I strongly suggest you do! And while you're there, spend a little time exploring the Tor blog and its exciting array of excerpts, sweepstakes, and articles.

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This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a Native American kid with a great life but an abnormal name, saving babies born with heart abnormalities, what happens to a family after an infant disappears, a massive cat lover looking for love in San Francisco, and astronauts who crash land on a very strange planet that may remind you of bad 80s cartoons.

Dream Jumper

Dreamjumper

Ben’s dreams are all nightmares … And his nightmares are real!

This week's sponsor is Scholastic, whose Graphix imprint has filled our libraries with exceptional graphic novels such as BONE, Smile, Amulet, Space Dumplins, and more. Their new series, Dream Jumper by Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom promises to be another favorite, particularly with younger patrons. Click through to start reading Dream Jumper, Book 1: Nightmare Escape now!

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This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a group of friends in Paris, an American "bomb" in a Korean workplace, how Broadway shows are put together, how to become a lion, and a murder mystery involving a library patron and several writers.

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originally appeared on March 6, 2005.

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