Innocents Abroad

Five months ago, I took temporary leave from my youth librarian position to be a nanny in eastern Europe. Navigating the Russian version of Blogger is tricky, but I’ve managed.

What hasn’t been so easy is living without new releases. While I still hear about outstanding children and young adult novels from enthusiastic readers, I can only drool until September, when I fly home. Those of you in America at this very moment, however… a trip to the library might be in order.

A contemporary retelling of Jane Eyre, the hugely anticipated Hunger Games wrap, a Newbery sequel, a Newbery buzz book, historical, steam-punk, fantasy, drama, authors new and old and much beloved. I give you: