Who are we kidding? There may be more adults reading the recently published books on this week’s list than teens. These books wrestle with all the big questions: identity, race, sexuality, war. We hope teens read them too, but whatever your age, they deserve a spot on your list of books to read next.
THE STORY OF OWEN: DRAGON SLAYER OF TRONDHEIM
"It may "[take] a village to train a dragon slayer," but it takes an exceptional dragon slayer to deserve a village—and a storyteller—like this one. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
In an alternate world where humans and dragons battle over fossil fuels, the tale of one slayer and his bard becomes a celebration of friendship, family, community and calling. Read full book review >