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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
by BRYAN HIGBYEvery small town has a haunted house. How many of those small towns have a haunted house with a child-nibbling witch inside it? The house on Bradbury Street is just such a place. Candy teeth and skeletal fences are all signatures of the Widow Winkie. For the children of DenMark, the Widow Winkie is known by another name, Winkie Witch. Newscasts of missing children start to arouse the interest of Horatio Patterson, a ten year old boy who goes by the name Fat Kid. Likewise, the Bokar brothers, Cha... more
by Jonathan ForeLexicon Chase has never worn makeup or beautiful gowns, known the elegance of a gala, swung a sword, or even rallied an army. Lexicon only knows the infamy of living on the wrong end of an obscure town, with hand-me-downs and a life split between her grandmother’s bungalow and her mother’s trailer. Her sweet sixteen came and went with a whimper, until her grandmother changed everything with a single gift: the key to the magical kingdom called Everhope. She discovers a realm of friends, pagean... more
by Hope AnnShe is afraid. Not because she is alone. Not because thick roiling clouds obscure the moon. Not because the wind rushes through the forest like a wild dragon. She is afraid because she is late. And to be late means death. Her life had been happy once. Despite the destruction wreaked by Tauscher, traitor to the King. Despite the distant war led by the Prince and fought with the help of her three brothers. Despite her own poorly-chosen nickname of Beauty, she'd enjoyed life. Of course, th... more
by Jeffrey L Kohanek
Discover a lost magic, long buried and forgotten…
Without a rune marking his role in society, Brock is doomed to an existence below the lowest rung of the social ladder. Unwilling to accept his fate, the teen risks his life to obtain a fake rune that marks him as a member of the Empire's ruling class. He then embarks on a quest to join an institution where the Empire’s future leaders are trained.
As a student of the Academy, he soon uncovers a chain of secrets kep... more
by Martin RotherySheep and Cows have been the dominant species’ on the planet for eons. With their superior intellect and cultural sociological ideals they have lived together peacefully for generations. That was until the appearance of the mythical ‘hairless apes’. Little did they know that these upright two-legged creatures seen as the next stage of evolution by the Sheep would cause division in their long allegiance with the Cows, would draw the innocent Squirrels into the conflict and ultimately lead to a ... more
by Martin RotheryCows, trying to take over the world? How would they do such a thing? Well they have a plan, hundreds of years in the making, but humans aren't supposed to know. They've been fooling us for centuries. But let's put it this way, you may never look at milk the same way again and next time you see one you may appreciate they are not as dopey as they look. When the first wave of attack happens in the quiet, sleepy village of Golthwaite, set in the tranquil surrounding of the Yorkshire Dales, the vi... more
by Jane GeorgeA teenage, trailer-park runaway is offered a place to live and work in a struggling, one-ring circus. But nothing at Circus Lunastrata is what it seems, especially not the young circus cook, a guitar-playing, Edgar-Allan-Poe-quoting guy intriguing enough to be dangerous to her off-limits heart. Soon, she’s risking not only her heart, but her life, as she dares to enter this magical and treacherous new world. But it’s the only world she’s ever wanted to call home.
by S. Acevedo
Cupid's back and at the top of his game. The always adored – and now restored – God of Love has a new look, a new attitude, and even a steady girlfriend. With his humiliating dethronement and harrowing banishment behind him, Cupid wants nothing more than to settle in to a comfortable immortality. But someone has dreamed up a different plan. With a sea god setting the oceans against him, a drama-loving hanger-on refusing to go away, and the king of the gods ordering C... more