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by J. E. Tremulant
In the corporate automated wastes of the US exists a subterreanean information corporation called the Big Data, a conglomerate of many competing minicorporations divided along political, cultural, and department lines by endless surveillance and reality forming algorithms and feed back loops... When a 'dispute' (read: war) between two prominent American corporations turns bad, a conpiracy is formed to drag the company into the conflict and the CEO vanishes, the various divided powers ... more
by Noah LemelsonKidnapping. Enslavement. Murder. Those are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to actions some will take to protect their interests in æther-oil, the coveted substance that fuels the city of Huile. As both veteran and private investigator, Marcel Talwar knows this firsthand, and he likes to think he'd never participate in such things. However, that naïve idea comes to a crashing end when he takes on a new case that quickly shatters his world view. A trail of evidence points to someone... more
by J.Y. SamFrom a beguiling new voice in contemporary fiction comes an astonishing novel about a group of mysterious children with the power to change lives... Ever since young Milly Bythaway can remember, she’s had to hide who she really is – dumbing down an extraordinary genius in order to blend into the background. 14-year-old Tai Jones has been abandoned by his mother and forced to live as a homeless wanderer, but the appearance of a stray cat helps him realise he has a special gift: he can see thou... more
by Robert G. CulpMeet the students of the Knight Academy, a top secret government school where teenagers are taught to fight the mythical, mystical, and cursed dangers that surround our world. Jason Gardner is fourteen and has lost everything important to him. His mother is in an enchanted sleep, while his grandfather has been missing for years. Julie Brooks comes from a family torn apart by magic. Her father was once a chief sorcerer for the government and succumbed to his inner demons, killing Julie's brother.... more
by Bonnie K.T. DillaboughA cat who is not a cat. A key that doesn't fit anything and an impossible door that leads Jenny to adventures beyond the known universe. Join Jenny as she steps from the workaday world into the amazing realms of the multiverse, only to find the fate of everything she holds dear in her hands. Jenny discovers that not only is there much more "out there" than she ever imagined, but there is also much more to herself than she ever considered possible.
by Louis Woyak
DARKNESS FALLS The month of darkness is quickly approaching. It is a time when the denizens of the night roam the land freely and the citizens of Arkdale lock themselves behind their high walls. A secret has been uncovered at the ancient ruins of the HARP that could unlock the past and reshape the future. One that has gained the attention of Arkdale’s mysterious Architects and their militia of men and machines. Now Walt, Rainna, Mallek, and Lucas must race to solve the enigma of the HAR... more
by Susan Vivien TaylorBen Stone is a bitter and self centred young man who is continually disrespectful, rude and hurtful to the people around him. One evening a stranger comes into his life who will show Ben how his negative behaviour affects the lives of the people of whom he sees every day and the consequences his attitude has on them. This story is a journey of self growth and a young man's journey to developing a sense of empathy. In the end he will realise that words can be fatal, hopefully before it is too la... more
by Clara Loveman
Kaelyn was born into wealth and privilege – but when the otherwordly Crown of Crowns calls her to rule, she must choose between leading with her heart or her head; with the future of the Kingdom at stake.
Crown of Crowns is the first installment of a futuristic new YA saga by Clara Loveman, described as "sweeping, epic, and engrossing" with an "intriguing and twisting plot" that's perfect for fans of The Hung... more
by Sherri MoorerPost created May 1, 2175. My name is Kasei Marcuyla. I’m the co-founder of Domino, the program that copies neurological maps and data from neural chips implanted in human brains. I’m posting this message to inform you that Domino works, and these souls aren’t copies from the neural chips. They’re real, sentient, human beings. We bridged the gap between man and machine, giving humanity the ability to continue life in the digital world after the physical body dies. I was murdered for this d... more
by A.M. Pierre
In our timeline, the Twin Towers attack was a horrific but isolated terrorist event.
Not in Kaia's.
Already living in a society of constant scrutiny and fear, Kaia finds her old life completely destroyed when a routine trip ends with her accused of terrorism and dragged into a new and high stakes world.
It is a world of lost children and covert ops, and of people with the power to alter the elements themselves, from creating tornadoes of oxygen to shifting... more
by Rodney V. SmithThings Bob has on his checklist when he accidentally becomes a vampire: a) forget everything he knows about vampires b) Google vampire survival tactics c) don't get brutally murdered by vampires. Apparently there are vampire LAWS, and Bob, a young, romantically-challenged black man living in Toronto, never got the guidebook. Even though it's not his fault that he's broken every rule, a secret vampire society is hellbent on giving him a more permanent death. With the help of his best pal, Claude,... more
by Robert ColeSevere storms, heatwaves and floods are sweeping across planet Earth. Against this backdrop, three high school students, known and tormented for their strange abilities, fight their own battles against school bullies. The discovery of a strange key plunges all three through a portal into a sister world, Cathora, in another dimension. In this world their behaviours, that labelled them as misfits on Earth, turn out to be the seeds of extraordinary powers. They soon meet Batarr, the Guardian of th... more
by Mark PiggottThe Magus were the protectors of magic, armed with a magic caster’s power and a warrior’s strength. They were able to summon magical weapons from specialized caches they wore as armored pauldrons known as the Armory of Attlain. The Magus were legendary among the people of Attlain until a few decided they should lead the people instead of protecting them. The rebellion ended quickly from within their ranks, but the damage was done. The Magus were feared and outlawed except for those few who remai... more
by Darby HarnA black hole is tearing apart the solar system. Mairead's life is already in pieces. The Earth has less than a year to survive. Asteroids rain hell; earthquakes rattle cities; manic tides swamp coasts. Mairead intends to give herself to the erratic waves that erode her remote Irish island, the same that claimed her child. When Gavin, an American, arrives to scatter his father’s ashes, she becomes torn between wanting for life and death. Despite the tides, fuel shortages, and clos... more
by Gina Detwiler
Born in the mid-nineteenth century to a family of itinerant circus performers, Jared didn’t understand why his body grew so slowly or why his parents were ashamed of him and tried to hide him from the world. Through the years he discovered more disturbing things about himself—his unusual strength, the way his body healed with remarkable speed, and the “shadow people” who whispered dark and terrible things in his ear. Only music seemed to subdue their wicked urgings, an... more
by Rick Duffy
Sigil magic is everywhere, used by the high and the lowly, friend and foe alike—except for one boy. With his last and only friend, he flees the terrible cures of the Reckoners to seek a wizened master, hoping to unravel the mystery of his curse. But a sinister figure will stop at nothing to capture the young man to use in a dangerous ritual, for the curse may hold the key to ushering in a new paradise—or plunging the lands into darkness and war.