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by J. B. CantwellBroken. That's what the world is now. The Long Drought is over, but the rain that falls burns like acid on the flesh. Young Aster Wood is weak compared to the other survivors who flock to the cities, the only places where a meal and fresh water can be had. But when he finds a ragged piece of parchment in the hidden corners of his father's childhood home, he is pulled through the cosmos to a place no one on Earth knows exists. Here, the grass grows green. The wolves glow like the full mo... more
by Ken BroskyIt's been 133 years since the Specters invaded Earth. Like ghosts they haunt the planet, devouring anyone foolish enough to venture outside the last remaining protected cities. For some, venturing out isn't a choice--it's a necessary evil to prove yourself to your clan as you come of age. But when a team of ambitious youth—New Adults—undertake a mission deep in Specter territory, they discover a terrible secret. Everything they've learned may be wrong ... and Earth is in grave danger.
by Stephan von ClinkerhoffenWhen Stig and his friends Arn and Baits leave the city of Chelldrah-ham on a scouting mission, Stig conceals his knowledge that his friend, Meg is in great danger. Little does he know the trio will end up playing a crucial role in rescuing Chelldrah-ham and all the Motherland. The Grand Elder sends the threesome out to Polandrea to see whether the Bach creatures are still at war. Baits, a member of the Guard of Old, has his own side mission to locate their missing leader, Lillet. But when Lil... more
by Stephan von Clinkerhoffen
Welcome to Stig's Flight of Encounters, a young adult fantasy novel written by Stephan von Clinkerhoffen. Chelldrah-ham, a city of riches that Stig calls home, doesn’t realize it’s in danger, until the young man takes his clockwork plane out for a test run and gives it a bit too much spin, taking him into the path of a wooden pod. Stig crash-lands in a faraway place and attempts to head back home. That’s when he first faces down the strange bat-like creatures who threate... more
by Caroline A. GillWhen Iolani Bearse was five years old, she lost her father to war. When she was nine, her mother died in a freak car accident. When Lani was fourteen, eerie green lights invaded, tearing her from the only home she had left. Living as a runaway, dragging a horse and her cousin Eleanor across the countryside, Lani must learn to survive. Now Lani is the only person between the horrible, greedy lights and the last bit of family she has left. Her own heart is barely beating, but powerfu... more
by R. Anne PolcastroAfter learning the truth about their home planet in The Forbidden Voyage, thirteen year old Endirion and Harlo find themselves on the run and blasting through space in a stolen ship. They’ve escaped the marshals who were close on their tail only to find themselves hurtling toward a whole new world, a Brave New Planet! and a brand new adventure complete with new friends, disguises, a high speed chase, a heroic pitbull named Daisy, and much, much more.
by R. Anne PolcastroWhat would you do if everything you were taught about your home planet was a lie? What would you do if you were Left Behind? ENDIRION is a thirteen year old boy like any other. Except his skin is green and it glows. And he doesn’t have any hair on his head or anywhere else on his body. Oh and he lives in a cave underground. But so does everyone on the poisoned Mother Planet. There is little to eat and what they do have is as mutated as the people themselves. Fuel is scarce and te... more
by R. Anne PolcastroSet in a dystopian future so obsessed with physical beauty that girls and women are kidnapped and dismembered for their perfect body parts, The Last Magdalene is a fast paced novella that is sure to give even the most jaded reader goose bumps. Join Rosario for a heart pounding adventure as she escapes the brutal city with its harvest dens and factories, only to find herself in the middle of a prophesy, poised to lead a rebellion against the mafia and their jigsaw girls.
by JN ChaneyIn 2157, a mysterious gas known as Variant spreads across the globe, killing or mutating most organic life. The surviving humans take refuge in an underground city, determined to return home. But after generations of failures and botched attempts, hope is beginning to dwindle. That is, until a young scientist makes a unique discovery—and everything changes. Suddenly, there’s reason to hope again, and it rests within a group of genetically engineered children that are both human and Variant. ... more
by Travis LambertLost in the woods, Ada finds a magic window in a tree. A window into another world! The dwarves invite her in, and Ada gladly accepts. Once inside the dwarf world, however, Ada is trapped there by a tragic mistake: Lithglib, one of her diminutive new friends, has accidentally broken the Calix, the silver cup that is the source of the dwarves' magic and the world's balance. Now forests grow dark, animals transform into monsters, and earthquakes threaten to tear the world apart. If Ada ever hopes ... more
by Scott Wojo
Draken hunts the heirs just as he hunted the Ancients. They must die. Every single one of them…
Keir spent his childhood escaping Trell’s lessons to explore the forests of Wizards' Vale—he was terrible at wizardry anyway. But a mysterious guest destroys his simple life. Now Keir is running, desperately trying to stay one step ahead of Draken’s assassins as he, Trell, a troublesome eldra girl named Aziza, and their companions try to rescue the heir to the Alm... more
by Christopher GeorgeDevon had always just assumed that he was normal, just like everyone else. It wasn't until he met Renee that he realized that he was something different - something dangerous. He is a Mage. Led into a world of corruption and temptation Devon soon learns that there is always a price for power.
by vanshika prustyYou could say Arsyn has an attitude problem. Or you could say she sees reality more clearly than most. Arsyn has grown up under the oppressive, controlling regime that took power in the chaos created by a world disaster—and she hates it. She dreams of overthrowing the Eirene’s iron grip, or at least escaping it. But when she and her sister, Tatiana, are captured and sentenced to be killed in the dreaded “Maze,” escape suddenly becomes an imperative. It will take all of Arsyn’s formidable... more
by Angela McPhersonEverything has changed--people, my life--no one and nothing is as it seems. With each new threat, the idea of normal slips farther beyond my reach. A relationship with Blain is everything Trinity has ever wished for--even before she realized she wanted it, but after the near fatal attack with Melia, something changes. The connection that binds them shifts and a dark force threatens to wedge the two apart. Trinity's only hope for the life she craves is stopping Melia and her Immortal Rogues. ... more
by Angela McPhersonWhen everything else is lost, there is always hope. While most teens want an epic senior year, Trinity Whitebone hoped for a normal one. Being seventeen was hard enough. Having the emotions of everyone around you in your head made life more than a little difficult. Until Blain Heros enrolled. He screamed hot-god in jeans with just his walk. His intense stare warmed her skin like a thousand suns. Unfortunately, his interest in her seemed to run from blazing to freezing in the span of ... more
by Chess Desalls
2016 IAN OUTSTANDING YOUNG ADULT WINNER
2016 READERS' FAVORITE YA ADVENTURE BRONZE WINNER
Calla faces charges against her for changing the past. Her use of the Travel Glasses resulted in the creation of two writings that affected the lives of the inventor of the Travel Glasses and their prior owner. The Time and Space Travel Agency forces her to choose between two harsh penalties. She teams up with a group of talented travelers on a travel mission that may help... more