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by V.J.O. GardnerThe crown prince of Brinley has no name and no friends his own age except Aurita, the daughter of the tyrant king his father overthrew. The prince is one of Aurita’s few friends among the villagers that hate her and her father. The prince and Aurita exchange letters until he enters the military. The prince must conceal his identity from everyone, yet he at last makes some fiends. When he delivers a message to Aurita’s father, the prince falls in love with Aurita. She doesn’t recognize him as the... more
by Andi Hayes
Surrounded by phlegmatic, gossiping pine trees in an enchanted forest, a lonely and tenderhearted weeping willow discovers he has a special gift for helping woodland creatures in trouble. His interactions with others -- including a herd of telepathic horses and a flock of winged eyeballs -- serve to offer insight into the complexities and contradictions of human nature while teaching a reverence for animals and the world beyond.
by Dennis StaginnusOn probation for burglary, disliked by everyone at school, and with no memory of his past, fifteen-year-old Grayle Rowen thought his life couldn’t suck more than it already did. He was wrong—it was about to get worse. Much worse. While on a field trip to the Vancouver Museum, Grayle is forced to steal a Viking runestone from the museum’s newest exhibit. Should’ve been an easy job, especially for a master thief like Grayle. What he didn’t expect was another student, Sarah Finn, tagging along, ... more
by Laura M. JamesYour name is special and important. It has meaning and helps to define who you are. Without your name, who would you be? I don’t think you want to find out! But what if you woke up one day and your name was gone? What if all the names of the children in the world disappeared? Only a seriously bad character would steal something so precious. This is the story of the Name Masters, a top-secret agency responsible for building and delivering names to all humans at birth and then protecting them a... more
by Robin MasonTwelve-year-old Jax is sure his secret is safely hidden within the vast forests of Oldenglen, his new home in the remote mountains of Oregon. But that is before the school bully provokes the wild beast inside him—the savage streak of wolf the glen’s magic has awoken—and Jax lashes out, risking discovery of his strange condition and the mysteries of the glen. Now the bully and his gang have stormed Oldenglen, looking for answers—and revenge. Lone Wolf, the second in The Oldenglen Chronicles... more
by Beverly HoltzemSprinkles is a unique fairy who grants birthday wishes. After the candle is blown out, she waves her magic, chocolate covered spatula and "poof!" the gift appears! Wait... Why do the children keep getting such peculiar gifts? They are so bizarre, Sprinkles may quit being a fairy altogether! Find out if one child can solve Sprinkles' gift-giving, birthday blunders.
by Better Hero ArmyTiffany Noboru has just awakened from her death, only to discover she has been drafted into the Gargoyle Ghost Hunter Corps. Soon she is fighting jealous rivalries within her own ranks, struggling to unravel the mystery of her recent death, and trying to avoid being killed a second time by a maniacal ghost named Bones who is seeking the destruction of the gargoyle world.
by Maggie BenitezThis is a story about a young girl called Pip. She lives just outside of London with her brother, sister and dad. She is normal except that she is a witch and can do very strange things.
by Bethany C. MorrowAs a Sentient living at the end of time, sixteen-year-old Avrilis is one of the few to know that life repeats, replaying a script exactly. As an orphan cloistered in her home for the past three years, she knows that even a scripted life can suddenly change. It has, this time around. Her mother died; her father disappeared. Her only companions have been the other planet in the sky, her memory of a boy called Isaac, and the protective “halo” that absorbs the electricity a Sentient creates by livin... more
by Carolyn GrossAfter years of silencing her unique and powerful voice, Preda Torrance claimed her rightful place as the ruler of Vaka. Now she must lead her people to defeat the radical group known as the Soundless. In an effort to avenge the death of Tamron Fox, Preda and her guardian Will attempt to convince the council to unite the islands and declare all-out war on the Soundless. But when Preda’s old acquaintance Hap joins forces with Soundless leader Ukra, they begin destroying the islands and lay s... more
by Carolyn GrossPreda Vozia, told repeatedly that her voice was dangerous, barely spoke as a child. Now she needs to unleash the power of her voice if her people are to survive in peace. The planet Vaka stands on the edge of war with a radical group named the Soundless. Preda and her guardian Will aim to unite the islands to fight back. Doing so takes sharing power with the now feral people living on man-made islands throughout Vaka. But can she convince the governing council that her path is the best to t... more
by Tanya ReimerLegends say that when all hope is lost, Grey Whisperers will save the world. It’s 2115 and hope is lost. Bogies attack on the Saskatchewan prairies turning men to stone. Grey Whisperers have vanished. Yet one boy has faith. Gabe might only be thirteen but he’s studied Notebooks written by Grey Whisperers all his life. He believes they will come. Even after bogies haul off his brother and pick Gabe as their next target, he refuses to give up. On the run, he befriends two special... more
by Carolyn GrossSilence is only golden when it’s a reprieve from noise; when it’s forced on you by your father, who tells you your voice drove your mother insane, it quickly becomes oppressive. Preda Torrance is nearly eighteen, and her speechless existence has finally taken its toll. Every time someone becomes suspicious of her strange behavior, her dad packs up and moves them somewhere else—which only compounds Preda’s isolation even further. Her only companion? A one-eared alley cat named Fiver. One ... more
by Amy McNulty
Terror. Callousness. Denial. Rebellion. How the four teenage children of leaders in the duchy and the neighboring empire of Hanaobi choose to adapt to their nefarious parents’ whims is a matter of survival.
Rohesia, daughter of the duke, spends her days hunting "outsiders," fugitives who’ve snuck onto her father’s island duchy. That she lives when even children who resemble her are subject to death hardens her heart to tackle the task.
by Carmen Ferreiro-EstebanA Spanish Princess. An American Boy. A King set on revenge. An unrequited love and a disturbing family secret bring a World to the brink of War. Wishing to be the heir her father the king has always wanted, Princess Andrea trains to become a knight. But the king laughs at her efforts and sends her to her mother to be made into a lady. Andrea sulks. She finds the ladies’ company boring, their manners puzzling. To make matters worse, the queen, offended by Andrea’s behavior, forbids her ... more
by Jonathan Fore
With her return the quest has ended, but not all is grand in Everhope. After risking her life in search of a fairy tale, guided by nothing but rumors and unwritten histories, someone is still hunting Lexicon Chase, Princess and Holiday Royal.
Having survived an assassination attempt even the Shadow Dorm would disavow, Lexicon is forced to flee her castle, her city, and her people to save herself, even as the city of Everhope falls under siege by a troll hoard no one could imagine, more ... more