Below are some of the books that Reston TAB members have read and enjoyed recently. The call numbers have been included so you can come and get them at Reston Regional Library! All summaries are taken from Novelist unless otherwise noted.
Divergent, Veronica Roth (YSF ROT)
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
An Enchantment of Ravens, Margaret Rogerson (YSF ROG)
A superbly skilled portrait artist who includes among her patrons the sinister, immortal fair folk who covet her talents, Isobel makes the terrible mistake of revealing an autumn faerie prince’s sorrow in his portrait, a choice that strands them both in a hostile land where they risk their lives to pursue forbidden feelings for each other.
Five Dark Fates, Kendare Blake (First book: Three Dark Crowns) (YSF BLA)
In this conclusion to the Three Dark Crowns series, three sisters will rise to fight as the secrets of Fennbirn’s history are laid bare. Allegiances will shift. Bonds will be tested. But the fate of the magical island lies in the hands of its queens. It always has.
Legend, Marie Lu (YSF LU)
In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common
Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Suzanne Collins (YSF COLLINS SUZANNE)
In a prequel to “The Hunger Games,” eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow prepares to mentor the female tribute from District 12 in the tenth Hunger Games, with the fate of his family hanging on the slim chance that he can help her win the Games.
Hatchet, Gary Paulson (JFIC PAU)
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents’
The Rise of Kyoshi, FC Yee (YFIC YEE)
A latest origin story follows the life of the longest-living Earth Kingdom-born Avatar, Kyoshi, detailing her humble origins, establishment of the Kyoshi Warriors and secret founding of the corrupt and nation-
destroying Dai Li.
The Toll, Neal Shusterman (First book: Scythe) (YSF SHU)
Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.