Miss Calder’s Picks
Here are a handful of books from the PDHS Library I’ve read and loved. Be sure to check them out if you haven’t already (they are currently on display).
Plot: Amy’s been cryogenically frozen for the 300-year journey to a new Earth, but she wakes early when someone tries to kill her.
Read it if… you want science fiction with lots of intrigue and a dash of romance.
Plot: Two misfits fall in love, despite the odds that are stacked against them.
Read it if… you want a realistic romance that will give you butterflies and break your heart.
Plot: Maggie is starting Grade 10 after years of homeschooling. If surviving high school wasn’t enough, she’s also being haunted.
Read it if… you’re looking for a (mostly) realistic, stand-alone graphic novel by a Nova Scotian author.
Plot: Katsa is “graced” with the ability to kill and is forced to work as a thug for the king. When she meets Prince Po, who is graced with combat skills, Katsa’s world is never the same.
Read it if… you want a fantasy novel with gorgeous writing, rich characters, lots of action and romance.
Plot: Lucy is searching for Shadow, a mysterious graffiti artist she thinks is the perfect guy. She doesn’t know it’s Ed, who she once dated – and punched in the nose.
Read it if… you like quirky romantic comedies and off-beat adventures.
Plot: Sig’s alone in a remote Arctic cabin with his father’s corpse and his revolver when there’s a knock on the door.
Read it if… you like historical fiction, tense thrillers, and short books.
Plot: Seraphina is a gifted musician for the Royal Court with a dangerous secret—she is half-human, half-dragon.
Read it if… you like medieval-style fantasies with dragons.
Plot: One cold Chicago night, two very different Will Graysons collide – with life-changing results.
Read it if… you like humourous, but heartfelt, realistic fiction. And musicals.