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by Robert ColeIn a future world strafed with economic inequality, religious wars and climate extremes scientists discover a gene cluster that appears to govern the human ego. By supressing these genes much of the ego-driven nature of the human decision process could be converted to a more empathetic, logical and considered approach, devoid of racial, religious or economic bigotry. Visionary scientists Ethan Hendersen and Amelia Holt form a romantic partnership in which their characters will be tested to the... more
by Carlos ValrandCicely's vivid dreams about Charles and Vivian, strangers who investigate a stolen government document, lead her to consult a psychiatrist. The two struggle to make sense of her nightmares. Her perplexing dreams, and the mysterious investigations of people driven by curiosity, courage and resolve, uncover long-withheld otherworldly secrets. Cicely, Charles and Vivian follow paths that reveal a hidden reality, may bring them together, and pose grave ethical questions.
by C.K. DonnellyAs the Dark Trine's noose tightens around Kinderra, young Trine Mirana Pinal and her mentor, the Trine hero Tetric Garis embark on a quest to learn how the enigmatic watchtower of Jasal's Keep once saved the land. Teague Beltran, Mirana's beloved and an Unaspected herbsman's apprentice, wants nothing more than to kill the Dark Trine himself. As one born without magical powers, however, he is forbidden to take up arms in battle. His confrontation with the Dark Trine's forces may force him to sacr... more
by J.B. TaylorZendaya Fernwood carries with her a secret. The world around her is a lie, an ingeniously designed digital prison for the mind. Escape occupies her every thought. Freedom is her goal and nothing will stop her from unplugging. What awaits Zendaya is a fate far worse than she could have imagined. Beyond her prison is a scorched earth where man and machine wage war in a seemingly endless campaign of suffering. There is hope on the horizon, a unique figure with the potential of rising from the shado... more
by Lindsay LeesIn less than a year, fifteen-year-old Gypsy Capone will be considered a woman in Ovoidia, a “utopian” city-state where every woman can be approached for immediate sex by any man, where curving architecture adds weird whimsy, sporks are the only cutlery, and true intimacy between the genders is a sign of suspect subversion. After all, if a woman just plays along, she’ll also do her job and have children, with the reward of a fine home in the “Communities,” where she and the other “Mamas” live tog... more
by Sarah Kennedy
An ancient evil.
A Promised King.
A world besieged.
For millenia, he has been the both the dread and the desire of Sgarrwrath's whole existence. Now, Mhorag's name is whispered in every land. For some there is no greater dread; for others no greater hope. But in this new age of rage and wonder, what is hope? In growing darkness, Sgarrwrath's quest for domination of the world is interrupted by these whispers and prayers, and stars aligning to reveal the Living Flame... more
by K.B. Sprague
A striker prototype has been torn from the hands of its young wielder and cast into a ripple of space. The consequences could be devastating. Amot, the scout who lost the powerful sword through his own reckless behavior, needs to redeem himself and restore the honor of his Kith brotherhood.
Queensmen of the Royal Quarter, alongside Kith rangers, mobilize the all-female Order Valkyrie and partake in a recovery mission. Together they must traverse a dangerous territory occupied by Wulvers... more
by K.B. Sprague
“A complex first novel in a fantasy series set in a world of advanced technology and brutality… lively and sophisticated” –Kirkus Reviews
TO SUPPRESS KNOWLEDGE IS HUMAN NATURE
Some believe a return to the old ways will lead to the end of humankind. Others have long forgotten the origins of the anti-tech treaty and dismiss it as old-world superstition designed to maintain oppressive control over society.
In a land recov... more
by Brogan Thomas
Half unicorn, half bloodsucker, all trouble. When her secret gets out, can this feisty teenager survive?
Tru Dennison’s life feels like a sick joke. Barely coping with the loss of her adoptive grandad, the seventeen-year-old can’t believe it when her no-good uncle kicks her to the curb. And now stuck working two hectic jobs to save up for a place, a shifter customer biting her is the last thing the magical hybrid needs…
Already battling a myster... more
by Martin Roy HillChimera Island. For more than a century, the tiny atoll has been the subject of legend and rumors. Mysterious sightings. Strange deaths. Unexplained disappearances. A transport plane sent to Chimera to evacuate frightened scientists from a climate research station on the island disappears, along with a Chinese spy ship prowling nearby waters. The U.S. Coast Guard sends its most secret team to investigate, Deployable Specialized Force-P—the P is said to stand for phenomenon. DSF-Papa, led by Lieu... more
by Tom B. NightIn 2045, the climate crisis has pushed civilization to the brink of nuclear war. Trillionaire space magnate John Rook leads a desperate escape to the nascent Mars colony. But when the atomic auroras fade and those left on Earth find themselves struggling against more than just fallout and other survivors, the lucky ones who got away fear they made a one-way trip. Centuries later in the now-sprawling Martian metropolis, a transformed species tries to cope with life on an alien world starved of... more
by Eric BHere is a story of devastation and anguish and slavery...and the ensuing triumph and celebration. Lord Draegahn descends upon Earth, under the guise of a friend, but with aspirations of total world domination. He brings havoc and despondency to an unsuspecting world from where he is a stranger. Yet somehow, out of this iniquity, a curious friendship emerges between Siris — one of the wrongly convicted aliens — and four likewise incarcerated Earthlings. Hopeless and discouraged, Siris does not re... more
by Ari ReavisThe Unspoken One has been banished for many years, his very existence erased. Ameera must find his true name and summon him if she has any hope of saving her kingdom from war, and herself from marriage to a ruthless king. The Kingdom of Nur has been suffering for years under Ameera’s father’s rule. She's bid her time, carefully keeping her secret hidden and waiting to become queen so she can repair what her father has broken. Then an unwanted marriage to the brutal king of Nur’s enemy threate... more
by Auden JohnsonAn energy that grants certain people special abilities. They mold darkness and shadow into weapons, barriers, nearly anything they could imagine. Shade Harrellite and Vayle Slaughter live in a hidden village for darkness beings. Life isn’t great but their sibling bond is their light. They need that bond when villagers begin acting violent. Residents are sneaking into human cities and returning with fresh flesh. Someone behind the scenes is changing Raesul and letting these new monsters l... more
by Suzanne de PlanqueFor anyone who ever wished on a star, waited for their owl letter, or checked every single wardrobe at the IKEA, just in case... Prince Charming grew up, became King, and married and murdered his way through six of the most famous fairy tale princesses. Since his death, the World of Story has been torn by civil war. Charming's youngest daughter seized the throne, built the Wall, and closed the Doors. A small group escaped just in time. The Community came together, a resistance group... more
by Kim CatanzariteIn this gripping thriller, Svetlana Peterman has met her soul mate in Andrew Jovian, a young astronomer who works for Starbright International, the aerospace company his wealthy parents own. Once married, they make a home in Kirksberg, Pa., a small town famous for a UFO sighting that occurred in the 1960s. Svetlana is, for once, truly happy, except that Andrew’s family is strange, and not in a normal-strange kind of way. Preoccupied with only two things—the night sky and carrying on their fa... more