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by Amy McNulty
For the first time in a thousand years, the men in Noll’s village possess the freedom to love whom they will. In order to give each man the chance to fully explore his feelings, the lord of the village decrees all marriages null and void until both spouses declare their love for one another and their desire to wed again. What many women think will be a simple matter becomes a source of village-wide tension as most men decide to leave their families and responsibilities behind.
by Amy McNulty
In a village of masked men, each man is compelled to love only one woman and to follow the commands of his “goddess” without question. A woman may reject the only man who will love her if she pleases, but she will be alone forever. A man must stay masked until his goddess returns his love—and if she can’t or won’t, he remains masked forever.
Seventeen-year-old Noll’s childhood friends have paired off and her closest companion, Jurij, found his goddess... more
by Angel Leya
Astrea would do just about anything to feel like she belongs--even hunt a unicorn to feed her starving tribe.
But when her guilt and the promise of a curse gets the better of her, she'll do everything in her power to free the unicorn. Even if it means taking away the last hope of meat in the midst of a famine and leaving behind her foggy homeland to return the unicorn to the safety of Illumia. And Illumia is nowhere she wants to go, being the land her parents w... more
by Angel Leya
A quest for a bride. An unbelievable encounter. A life-changing turn of events.
Misha is in search of a deer, hopeful of winning the hand of Tiva and securing his family's prominence in their tribe. When he finds a small song-bird-woman, who he names Raven, he's sure the gods are on his side.
The creature can't speak, but her song captures his heart. But is Raven the gift he thinks she is?
The end of the day nears, and he must bring home a gift for Tiva ... more
by Angel LeyaCan saving a human destroy her people? Young adult readers who are looking for a modern and more grown up take on the Little Mermaid will enjoy Skye’s journey of discovery in this contemporary fantasy romance.
by Dorothy PiperYoung Lex Simms is half-alien. Like the rest of his family he has inherited the remarkable Martian abilities of changing shape and traveling in spirit form through time and space. Lex risks his life to rescue the Martians from their doomed planet and brings them to Earth, only to have a violent storm nearly kill them. The older Martians plead with Lex to take them back to Mars where they expected to die of thirst anyway. The younger ones, however, want to stay on Earth and become human. Meanwhil... more
by Karissa LaurelThe Lord of Thunder’s sudden death leaves his daughter, Evelyn Stormbourne, unprepared to rule Inselgrau in his place. Weeks before Evie’s ascension to the throne, revolutionaries attack and destroy her home. She conceals her identity and escapes under the protection of her father’s young horse master, Gideon Faust. Together they flee Inselgrau and set sail for the Continent, but they’re separated when a brutal storm washes Evie overboard. In her efforts to reunite with her protector and reac... more
by A. J. GallantIn this version of a Christmas Carol, Marley is alive and kicking his fellow man right along with Scrooge. And Scrooge is meaner than ever, but so are the ghosts.
by Donna Compositor
Sabi Perez is the last Diamond Crier, only she doesn’t know it. Not until a crazed ruler from another world comes to collect her priceless tears and won’t take no for an answer.
Living in New York, Sabi’s seen some nasty things, but the lengths to which her captor will go to keep his crown are things found only in the darkest nightmares. Afraid and alone, Sabi finds solace in her cellmate, Anya, and Cabal, a fellow Crier who also has powers, a rare combination that buy... more
by Niki LivingstonMalkia's face flushed with anger, as her rage began to build. Her father had stepped over a line that could not be erased and as she examined the gruesome scene, she cried out in frustration.
by Niki LivingstonBlood trickled down her face, streaming into her mouth, as she gagged from the copper taste. Her breath came in short, while she blinked feverishly, trying to restore her sight. Then she heard Dario yell her name.Oh no, he came back for me. They will kill him!
by Jason Edwards
Fledgeling Monster Detective Will Allen may have conquered terrifying creatures of all kinds, triumphed over bullies, and even survived his mother's cooking, but now he faces a horror that all of his bravery, cleverness, and skill are powerless against: dealing with GIRLS!
And even if he overcomes that nightmare, can Will rise to the occasion and save his friends from manifestations of their worst fears when his magical monster-fighting tools suddenly lose their specia... more
by Steve Bellinger
Winner 2018 Best Indie Book Award for Science Fiction
Winner Readers Favorite Gold Medal Young Adult Sci-Fi
Imagine being born the son of a slave with the mind of a genius. That was Simmie Johnson in the years following the Civil War. After a perilous escape from lynch mobs in Mississippi, he manages to earn a PhD in physics at Tuskegee, and in his research, discovers the secret of time travel. He develops a design for a time machine, called a Chro... more
by Segilola SalamiYetunde: An Ode to My Mother is a stand alone book from Yetunde: The Life and Times of a Yoruba Girl in London (1). You may think of it as book 1.5, as in this book Yetunde is slightly older. It is a heart-warming story about the power of a mother's love; truly an ode to women and mothers all over the world. It is a captivating and emotional story that talks about love and loss! Follow Yetunde as she narrates her mother's ode to her grandmother. It is the Yoruba praise poetry for... more
by Philip DoddOn the planet Ankor, Klubbe the turkle lives as a hermit. A marine mishap inspires him to be an inventor. His inventions and explorations change his life, his entire planet. Turkles are close cousins of turtles. Unlike them, they have yellow golden skin and back shells, walk on their hind legs, have the gift of language, and the ability to create their own culture. The life of Klubbe may read like a light-hearted science fiction story, but it actually happened to him.