Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne

In Jenn Marie Thorne’s debut teen novel, The Wrong Side of Right, readers are introduced to Kate Quinn, who leads a fairly normal life. Still reeling from the death of her mother a year ago, Kate’s world explodes into pure chaos when it is revealed that she is the illegitimate daughter of Senator Mark Cooper, the Republican candidate for the President of the United States. 

As Kate tries to adjust to her new world celebrity, she is thrust on to the campaign trail. Still trying to come to terms with having a father, Kate attempts to build a relationship with the Senator, but will she be able to get to know the man behind the politician?

As she conquers the campaign trail and wins America’s hearts, Kate begins connecting with Andy Lawrence, the son of the current President of the United States – and the opponent of Kate’s father. But can Kate really trust Andy with her heart or does he have an ulterior motive?

This fast pace novel will have you glued to the page as Kate is thrown to the wolves. Will she be able to bond with the family she never knew she had…and that might not want her?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Ms Marvel: No Normal - Volume 1

marvelKamala Khan is tired of being an ordinary girl. The 16-year old Pakistani girl from New Jersey can’t seem to escape her overbearing traditional Muslim parents and her boring life. Everything changes for Kamala when she sneaks out of her house one night for a party. After having a dismal time, Kamala decides to head home. On the way, a blanket of fog engulfs the city, knocking Kamala unconscious. When she finally awakes, her life is completely changed. Now she has been gifted – or cursed – with super powers. As she tries to rein control over her new powers, Kamala must also keep up the guise of being an ordinary teen, even though she is far from ordinary.

In this exciting new graphic novel series from G. Willow Wilson and Marvel
Comics, readers are introduced to a young teen that is relatable and
likable. If you aren’t familiar with any Marvel Comics, that is okay! Ms.
Marvel slowly introduces you into the world of Marvel Comics, without
overwhelming you.

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