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by Milo SegallaSam, a teenager killed in a car accident, wakes up in a very strange afterlife. He struggles to make sense of his surroundings and to understand why he's there; and soon discovers bizarre rules and rituals enforced by "The Management." This is not what Sam thought the afterlife would be. Other residents befriended by Sam join him in venturing out into their dark, mysterious environment to look for answers. The underworld, it turns out, is not only dangerous, it is occupied by strange creatur... more
by K.S. JonesLife moves on — no matter what... Following his father’s puzzling disappearance and his mother’s death, ten-year-old Samuel Baker goes through the motions of living in a world turned upside down. He wears an Apache talisman, a long ago gift from his father, in hopes its promise of strength and guidance is true. But what he truly wants is the power to bring back his parents. Heartless Aunt Janis is elated at the prospect of becoming Samuel’s legal guardian. She is sure an orphan boy will elicit ... more
by Douglas Bratt"Looking for a way to connect with his granddaughter, Ava's grandfather secretly places a large box under the Christmas tree. Within that box is a collection of over 100 Grateful Dead bears. Over the next seven years a connection grows between grandfather, granddaughter and that magical collection of bears…a connection that takes all of them on a special journey. A grateful journey."
by Pet PrayonghomEvery Halloween a doorway appears on the lawn of one particular house, and behind the doorway is a magical world where all your dreams come to life. Sounds too good to be true, right? What about if you're a boy with an alcoholic abuser for a father, and you go through the door? Would you choose to stay in your new perfect world? Or would you return to real life, to the baseball bats and the bruises? Five scenarios. One doorway ready to receive them all
by Dianne AstleThis is the sequel that fans of the award winning Ben the Dragonborn have been waiting for. Grade ten isn’t turning out the way Ben hoped. His best friend is no longer Ben’s roommate, but has been replaced by a strange boy that follows him everywhere. Jealousy awakens the dragon fire within Ben when the girl he likes returns to school with a boyfriend. That fire and the scales peeking out from under Ben’s shirtsleeves are making it increasingly difficult to keep his secret. Ben needs to go t... more
by Elisa S. Amore
A SECRET THAT SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN REVEALED
A dark reality lies hidden under our very eyes.
Since their creation, the Màsala have enforced the destiny of humankind on Earth through the Subterraneans, Angels condemned to carry the weight of death on their shoulders in order to please fate. Evan, a Subterranean, has denied his own nature in order to protect Gemma, the girl he was sent to kill and with whom he has f... more
by Dianne AstleThere is an ancient school few know of on an island shrouded in mystery. Heroes from a previous generation train those who will be the heroes the future will need. Ben Taylor does not know the true purpose of the school. His father left him at Fairhaven and disappeared. Every night Ben has the same nightmare. A winged creature of scale and claw carries him through a night lit by two moons before dropping him into deep dark water. When Ben goes to see the Principal of Fairhaven about hi... more
by Anderson Atlas
Surviving Lan Darr not only changed Allan’s life, it rocked him to his core. On Earth, he’s simply a boy in a wheelchair who got lost in the woods, but across the Hubbu connected planetary system, Allan is a hero. He must find a way back there, alone if need be.
Returning to Lan Darr might just kill him. Though he’s learned the hard way that Allan Westerfield does not die easily.
Back on Earth, Allan’s uncle and his best friend race after Allan withou... more
by Lucas Flores and Jeff HuertaThere is trouble in Wonderland. The king is gone and his court overthrown. The kingdom is now under the control of the queen and her ruthless cousin, Elzana Blackheart. Taking advantage of her cousin’s naivety and insecurities, Blackheart has reshaped the kingdom to fit her own preferences for purity and perfection. Anything not in line with such is considered expendable. However, the birth of the queen’s daughter, Wonderland's future Queen of Hearts, creates a fissure in the stranglehold Blackh... more
by Jason LuthorAs humanity lives out the remainder of its existence at the top of an isolated apartment tower, young Jackie dares to question Tower Authority and their ban on traveling into the tower's depths. Intelligent and unyielding, Jackie ventures into the shadows of the floors below. But will her strong will and refusal to be quiet—in a society whose greatest pride is hiding the past—bring understanding of how humanity became trapped in the tower she has always called home, or will it simply be her undo... more
by Beth Hammond
She doesn't remember stopping at the used bookstore, but there she stands as if drawn by an unseen force. Anticipation wraps around her like a cocoon. When she opens the door, the wind nudges her through, and expectancy turns to purpose. The man inside, and the book he offers, changes everything. Unusual things happen when she begins to read:
In a time long forgotten, people are held captive by half human creatures. Ashra holds a secret close to her heart, and must disc... more
by G.P. ChingFinn Wager’s luck has run out. Arrested for the one crime he didn’t actually commit, he’s forced to finish his education at an alternative school. The Revelations Institute is an upscale, private reform school with a 100% success rate. Delinquents go in and model citizens come out. But students who don’t perform to expectations disappear. And although their bodies return model citizens, their minds are hardly their own. Something evil lurks inside Revelations, and if Finn and his new friend ... more
by John FreitasThe Alpha Centauri star system begins to collapse and the resulting gravitational waves reach our planet, creating strange phenomena around the globe, leaving the people who are affected by them wondering what in the world is going on. A scientist in an isolated observatory sees clues that tell him what is happening to the world may be bigger and more deadly than a few earthquakes and a few floating objects. Dr. Paulo Restrepo will have to race against time and the doubts of a world used to grav... more
by Tanwa AdanlawoA story that always ends with a curse. A story as ancient as “once upon a time” in the realm of Hiliax. A story of treason and love that runs deeper than anyone knows. Lillianett is the latest chapter in that story, a half-breed of two realms that at all costs must stay hidden from the people in her mother realm or it may cost her her life. For a year she must stay isolated from the people, and then she may return to Tarress realm (Earth). Unfortunately, Lillianett is hot-tempered and too quick ... more
by Dan Bandor
by Toni Owen-Blue"She saw his body was not a body at all. A bronze plate ran from his collar bone over his chest, stopping where his stomach would have been and giving way to ticking silver cogs, groaning mercilessly as they pumped what looked like clotted black oil." Coalridge. The name says it all. It's a barren wasteland running down the ridge to the little town where the people spend most of their lives deep underground, mining rocks as hard as their heads. Coalridge is where Vega is stuck, even though s... more