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by Juliet RoseTwo tragedies, a few months apart and multiple states away from each other, leaves four people dead with one fighting for their life. As a result, this uproots the lives of teenagers Ledger Elliot and Iris Brubaker, who know nothing of each other. Fifteen years later, their paths cross when Iris moves to the small Maine island Ledger has lived on his whole life. After her grandmother's death, Iris inherited a lodge on the island and intends to reopen it as a hotel. Unbeknownst to Ledger and I... more
by Kids Lit Book Café
In a unique blend of high fantasy, earth mysticism, and mythology, Katie’s adventures begin when an earthquake tumbles her onto another world. Thrust into a dangerous initiation quest, Katie’s only chance to get home is to learn to accept herself and cooperate with an arrogant alien boy. On the journey, the two of them encounter all sorts of extraordinary characters including a shape-shifting tree spirit, water god, and nature devas. But will they ever be able to find the ... more
by Steven JaegerFollow the lifelong journey of Rick Lanson and his crew as they travel through deep space to a recently discovered planet, in hopes that this planet will be a new home to Earth's inhabitants. Throughout his voyage, Rick quickly learns that it is not his ship that poses the highest risk for mission failure, but himself. He will have to combat the trials inherent with deep space exploration, maintain his health as he ages, and cope with the mental stress of being part of a small, isolated crew. Hi... more
by Tanisha JonesAs tension builds between humans, fae and other supernatural entities, The Kents and Cains rally to prevent impending war. Still learning to about himself, Eli has to contend with Celeste , a burgeoning war and her former lover Elijah Cain Eli is still trying to come to grips with who he is. He’s overwhelmed about coming into his powers and trying to figure out if what he has with Celeste is real. Everything is in question. If he doesn’t make the right choice, he could be the catalyst to endi... more
by Tanisha JonesLong ago, he abandoned her breaking her heart. Years later, he returns and re-ignites a long-dormant passion. Can she forgive his betrayal and open her heart to him again? Karim, Vampire Prince of Tyre, once rescued Celeste from a watery grave. Bound by his words, he abandons her with dire consequences. Years later, he comes face to face with the woman who has haunted his dreams, but she is already promised to another Celeste is drawn to the dark and noble Karim. He ignites passion and ang... more
by Ian BlackthorneA dwarf and a forest elf team up for a fantastic adventure, but soon come face to face with a horde of undead skeletons! Why do all of the skeletons have glowing green eyes? Why do the skeletons attack only a single house in the whole town? What other monsters are lurking in the shadows as the heroes make their way down the mountain? Brigor & Thandril aims to encourage children to read by introducing them to high fantasy. A concise, but complete, story full of action and mystery, Brigor & Thandr... more
by C.K. DonnellyNow is the moment of choice... Betrayed by the man she once worshipped, Mirana Pinal must finish the quest for Jasal’s Keep with the help of an enemy. As she races to save her people, the Fal'kin infiltrate the Dark Trine's stronghold to discover the warlord's plans for conquest. For Teague Beltran, however, the mission is much more personal. His mother has been captured by the Ken’nar, and he will stop at nothing to rescue her. If Mirana gives the Dark Trine the key to the Keep’s power, she ... more
by Kevin MooreWhen Mr. Philips discovers a powerful, cursed painting whose magic he can use for personal gain, he will stop at nothing to acquire it…including murder. Before he can get his hands on it, the painting goes missing and its artist is found dead. Enraged, Mr. Philips vows to hunt it down. But someone else finds it first: Jack, a teenage mystic who understands the painting’s tremendous power and would do anything to keep Mr. Philips from harnessing it. Along with two unexpected allies—a non-verbal... more
by Timothy G. Huguenin
Julian finds a summer job cleaning a mansion belonging to Mr V, an eccentric recluse obsessed with arcane knowledge. The man’s grotesque, swollen appearance, caused by an unknown condition that keeps him bedridden, initially disturbs Julian. And those creepy terra cotta statues lurking in the shadows don’t help to ease his nerves. But the rich old man wants to pay him more than he ever imagined.
While Julian struggles to understand his new employer’s discursive monolog... more
by Jane VergaraKino Amark dreams of flying in Akea, a place where all the Citizens have special abilities. But Kino can only dream because, in this place where everyone has special gifts, Kino is the only one without any! His determination, however, to fly using wings that are crafted from all sorts of leaves has all but resulted in one failure after another. So Kino is left with no choice but to endure the bullying he receives in school because of his unfortunate state. Little does Kino know that his herit... more
by Rachel RawlingsLuck just isn't in the cards for Isobel Arden... A down on her luck witch, Isobel Arden reads the cards to earn a living & her clients all have one thing in common - they keep dying. One is a coincidence but two in as many days? It isn't long before the police come knocking and declare her the prime suspect. But there's more to these murders than meets the eye. Magic is the motive and Isobel's skills put a bullseye on her back for the real killer. If she wants to clear her name and stay a... more
by Marty Essen
★ An unconventional, satirical, controversial, time travel comedy!
What if you could reach back in time to deport the world’s worst environmental villains to a depository planet before their greed condemns Earth to an ecological apocalypse? What if each time you did so, an alien instantly extracted a body part and replaced it with a refurbished one? Would you still do it?
With little choice but to cooperate, Dr. Stefan Westin (aka Doctor Refurb) and vet... more
by Michelle PeckA time-traveling teen stumbles into a strange future reality where there are schools without classrooms, courses without textbooks, and many exciting learning opportunities for both young and old. Explore an amazing school with our main character where students learn by doing, becoming assistant teachers for each course they complete, and everyone wants to learn! War, crime, and poverty have been eliminated, and society has evolved to new heights of harmony. This fascinating coming-of-age story... more
by Carole P. RomanTempleton Academy- the superhero high school is finally open! The prestigious academy is recruiting the best of the best to enroll in its student body. The school is as mysterious as it is exclusive. Grady Whill thinks there is nothing special about him to make the grade. However, his best friend, Aarush Patel has been selected and thinks Grady has the right stuff. Even school bully, Elwood Bledsoe is attending. If Grady is fortunate enough to be picked, his guardian has forb... more
by Alex ScullyHuman beings comprise earth's only death cult. Unique in our intellectual capabilities, we regard our dead with love, fear, sorrow, and awe. From the earthly corpse to the cosmic soul, we seek to speak with the dead, engage with them, and keep some essential part of them with us. Most of all, we hope not for their finite decay, but for its opposite: that those we love will live on after death, and that we will, too. Since the beginning of recorded history, artists, spiritualists, philos... more
by Katherine Buel
Epic in scope but deeply human, The Norse Saga of Sigurd is a gripping retelling sure to enthrall readers of Madeline Miller, Jennifer Saint, and Genevieve Gornichec.
A widowed queen, heavy with child, seeks refuge in a foreign kingdom, and there her son is born: Sigurd, last of the Volsung line. But what seems a destiny of glorious revenge will not be so simple. The weavers of fate have many threads to spin, some beautiful … and some deadly. How b... more