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by Payden HallWhen Temperance Brown first meets her Aunt Lavender, her Aunt’s purple skin isn't the only bizarre thing...Flowers bloom on bed covers overnight, a talking reflection appears in the goldfish pond, but the most surprising thing of all is revealed in the garden shed. When a nosy neighbor discovers the closely-guarded secret, will it be the undoing of this wondrous place, or could it be the start of something magical? A heartwarming tale of hope, imagination, and courage in the face of adversity.
by Ricky TimsThe adventure begins on Christmas Eve 1964, Lizzy’s tenth birthday, as her family travels through the heart of Kansas to her Granny’s mansion as a winter storm approaches. In her attic, Lizzy discovers Granny’s old quilt, and Granny explains to her the different meanings of each block—from the Scottie dog, flying geese, storm at sea, and many others. That night, as Lizzy sleeps with the quilt, it sparks her imagination and brings some of the blocks to life. Soon, Lizzy, the lone goose from the d... more
by Christopher D. Ochs
AN ANCIENT GUARDIAN CHOSE HER -- NEITHER THE GUILTY, NOR THE INNOCENT, NOR SHE ARE SAFE
Fresh out of the Projects, Jasmine Price's days are filled with emotional, physical, and cyber abuse at the hands of her new school’s queen bees. With her parents mostly absent, Jasmine latches onto Bibi, a grandmotherly figure from Tanzania, and her beloved pet chameleon, Jackson.
Rivalries, jealousies and hatred escalate the violence toward Jasmine to a murderous level, until ... more
by Theodore WintonSeven children are the beginning of Humanity's continued evolution. One alien race is taking over every planet in the local galactic cluster and they are the only ones who can stop them from taking the Earth. In an attempt to leave the Earth, a stranded Zchen prince is trying to sell the children into an intergalactic slave trade to get enough money so that he and his army may return to their kingdom- or so the Missionaries believe. To enable their powers, the prince somehow built a maze filled ... more
by David HinkoThe novel chronicles the journey of an adolescent girl, from her living innocently in a virtual paradise to leading an army in rebellion. The fantasy story line features dragons and their people, who possess magical powers to make and control fire. At its core, though, this story is about a group of young adults who struggle to do the right thing when confronted by unspeakable evil. In the same way that Rose, the lead character, is called to Dragons Nest to fulfill her destiny, we each are ca... more
by Christopher D. OchsDisturbed and Disturbing Bedtime Reading to Inflict on Naughty Children . . . of All Ages! The Woman in the Sand - A man exiled to solitude works to restore a statue to life The Tower of the Moon - A hunter follows a magical beast into an elaborate prison The Best Instrument - The Muses decide who created the finest musical instrument The Mask of Jyestha - The Goddess of Ugliness bestows a gift to a tormented young girl The Troll of Helenbak - An unusual troll kidnaps a fair maiden whom no ... more
by Kenny BorehamLukey Buke goes on an adventure to a magical place called Loxter. He learns a valuable lesson about trying hard to succeed on his trip. He will have to best a talking snake in a race to find his flying red friend.
by D.Z. Mah
I’m at a summit, which is a word that means “really boring meeting for grown-ups.” The CIA is meeting with billionaire Mr. Roahr about finding all the chimera hunters who went missing fifteen years ago.
Things get way less boring when a tiger with bat-wings walks in. My friend, Cassie, says this is a bager (pronounced “bagger”) and is one of the rarest chimeras ever. The bager wants me to take Mr. Roahr and people from the CIA to her world. Talk about ... more
by T.C. CrawfordDavid Bishop is just an ordinary boy growing up in an overcrowded orphanage, but that life is all but left behind when he is suddenly transported to a mysterious world where he discovers he is to play a central part of an ancient prophecy – a prophecy depicting David as the long-awaited warrior who wields the Orb of Power and is destined to save the world from a terrible evil. Embark on this new epic fantasy adventure with David Bishop on his journey of self-discovery filled with magic, friendsh... more
by Jolie CanoliFashioned by the Great Puppet Maker, Marzette seeks to find an audience worthy or her talents, only to find the love and admiration she once sought are met with mockery and manipulation. Will Marzette ever find the love she always desired? A timeless tale of identity beckons children to aknowledge that they are truly wonderful.
by Amy McNulty
After a fire took her family from her, Zelda had no one to turn to-no one but Leopold, the sweetheart whose father never approved of her impoverished family. The two teens run away together, only to find the world on the brink of World War II a cold and unforgiving place. Ensnared by promises of immortality, they move into the attic of an opulent home owned by a charismatic vampire. One by one, the teens they meet there join the undead until at last there's only Zelda left, a girl with lo... more
by Amy McNulty
An insurgent mermaid champion. The vampire champion who just wants to see this war end. The battle between blood, bloom, and water is about to come to a head.
Ember Goodwin knows it looks bad that she’s now the champion of water, but she firmly believes that the ends justify the means. Though smitten with her merman prince, she’s not certain they can keep their plans to save those she's wronged secret from the friends and foes alike who would stand in their way.
by Lester BlumBeyond the Swirl is a flight of fantasy; a brief suspension of reality yet, mixed into the world of reality. The reader will travel to a new, amazing pre-historic world where Dinosaurs ruled. Experience in an up-close and personal manner three diverse dinosaur periods along with Alex and his younger sister, Cathy. As you travel along, you will encounter a myriad of both predators and prey. In visualizing their exploits, all emotions will be stimulated. You will be excited, enchanted, scared,... more
by Adrianna J. TetnowskiRaise the dead, or muster the living… Cursed and plagued with visions of a dark future she cannot change, Serendipity Valdar learns one thing – she’s not who she thinks she is. Abducted by a sadist Lord after an attack on her sleepy home, Serendipity is torn between two paths. Follow her heart and the man she comes to loves, or pledge loyalty to a family she didn’t know she had. Serendipity soon finds herself a pawn in a very dangerous game. She must play spy to her enemies; to the very ... more
by Alexis D. JohnsonIt isn’t easy for a fifteen-year-old girl to raise a dragon in secret, but Mirren never turned down a challenge. When keeping her new friend proves to be a much greater struggle than she bargained for, she’s forced to turn to competitions for money, and gets swept into the prestigious Seventh Year Trials.
by Chris HarmonWANNA GET SCARED? It's the story of a doll who is controlling girls' minds, it's the story of a boy who's robot costume has come to life, it's the story of a strange new school that isn't what it seems.