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The Night Gwen Stacy Died by Sarah Bruni

Reading Group Guide The Night Gwen Stacy Died By Sarah Bruni   Introduction   Sheila Gower is seventeen, more comfortable confiding in a taxidermic coyote at the Natural History Museum than in her one high school friend or her loving but diametrically opposed family. She practices her French while she works at a small-town Iowa [...]

The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson

  Introduction In this dazzling new novel, humankind has rendered its planet unlivable and is beginning to colonize a new, pristine planet. Our hero, Billie Crusoe, a former activist turned government scientist, is offered a place on the next mission to Planet Blue—her boss convinces her that it is safer for her in space than [...]

Wild Life by Molly Gloss

  “Extraordinary . . . a majestic evocation of the Pacific Northwest, in which elements of feminism, tall tales, the nature of the creative process, and the bottomless magic of the American wilderness are expertly woven into one exquisite artifact, a glowing gift to the reader.” — Carolyn See Questions for Discussion We hope the [...]

Cashore, Kristin – Graceling

*”With this riveting debut, Cashore has set the bar exceedingly high.”  —Publishers Weekly (starred review)       Graceling: A Stunning Debut in Teen Fiction   To say that Kristin Cashore’s debut has made a splash in the world of teen fiction is an understatement:  She has taken the reading world by storm. With four [...]

Carroll, Sean B. — Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

“[Carroll is] the rare scientist with an easygoing writing style.” - USA Today “[Carroll is] the new, user-friendly public face of evolutionary science.”- U.S. News & World Report Just two centuries ago, most of our world was an unexplored wilderness. Our sense of the history of our planet and the life on it, including our own [...]

Cashore, Kristin — Graceling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   Contact: Barbara Fisch or Sarah Shealy barbara.fisch@hmhpub.com      sarah.shealy@hmhpub.com “With this riveting debut, Cashore has set the bar exceedingly high.” -Publishers Weekly (starred review) Graceling: A Stunning Debut in Teen Fiction To say that Kristin Cashore’s debut has made a splash in the world of teen fiction is an understatement:  She has taken [...]