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by Jesikah SundinA sensible young nobleman, Leaf Watson, and his sister, Willow Oak, live a rustic medieval life rich in traditions and chivalry. Sealed inside an experimental biodome since infancy, they have been groomed by The Code to build a sustainable community devoid of Outsider interference. They are unwitting pioneers on a path toward confined interplanetary homesteading. Life within their walled garden is predictable and peaceful until the unthinkable happens. With his dying breath, Leaf and Wil... more
by S. Smith
It’s 2077. There’s no apocalypse, but some things are different. Things like the weather, the internet, and food. In twelve-year-old Clare’s world, blueberry is just a flavor and apples are found only in fairy tales.
When the authorities discover the children’s forbidden tomato plant and arrest their mother, Clare and her brother flee. Clare has heard of a place called "The Garden State," and with their bikes, a little money, and backpacks, t... more
by S. A. NorthThis book is told in first-person from the view of the main character Akito Ashita. Akito lives with his sister Anna who is blind, and his aunt/guardian Norris Peters. Akito is a rather mature sixteen year old boy who has a pretty normal life. Goes to school, spends time with his friends (Alice and Heather), dodges the school bully (Luke) and participates is school events (chess club, debate team, choir, and school plays). He even has an internet friend, named Azeran Marks. Right from the start ... more
by Michael Phillip CashWelcome to Monsterland – the scariest place on Earth. All guests can interact with real vampires in Vampire Village, be chased by an actual werewolf on the River Run, and walk among the dead in Zombieville. Wyatt Baldwin, a high school student and life-long movie buff is staring bleakly at a future of flipping burgers. Due to a fortuitous circumstance, Wyatt and his friends are invited to the star-studded opening of Monsterland. In a theme park full of real vampires, werewolves and zombies, ... more
by Laura A. HansenZombies on a cruise ship. What would you do? Fifteen-year-old Charlie is P.O.’ed that his parents have wasted a perfectly good Christmas break by forcing him on a cruise with a bunch of oldies. But the old people are a piece of cake compared to the dead people. A gruesome attack at the Death by Chocolate Buffet convinces Charlie that the unimaginable is really happening: the recently dead are walking the ship. With the adults in denial, Charlie, his hip hop brother Jack, and their new fri... more
by Laura A. HansenZOMBIES ON THE BUNNY SLOPE - WHAT WOULD YOU DO? Mountains, snowboarding, parties, skibunnies—it should be a winter paradise for sixteen-year old Charlie and his younger brother Jack. But the temperature plummets on their fun when the undead climb the slopes. A zombie, an avalanche, and the law chase Charlie, while the outgoing Jack leads new friends Maddie and Christian down the slopes and through town as it swarms with the ravenous undead. When the brothers join forces against the zombies... more
by Laura A. HansenWhat would you do if your parents were stranded in the zombie apocalypse half a continent away? For sixteen-year-old Charlie and his younger brother Jack, the answer is a road trip like no other. In search of their parents, they scale the continental summit and then descend into the scorching desert canyons of the southwest. Along the way, they battle zombie Elvis, the air force, and a psychotic dry cleaner lurking among the zombie hordes. Inferno of the Undead is an epic tale of two brothers’ p... more
by Emily Wibberley
Knowing the future can save her city - but not her heart.
Born to serve the merciless Oracle, Clio wants nothing more than to break free. But when her entire family is murdered by Mannix, the king's adviser, Clio inherits the Oracle's power, a power she never wanted and doesn't understand.
Hunted by Mannix, Clio is forced to flee her home in Sheehan and seek refuge in a foreign city where oracles are forbidden. If she's found out... more
by Christine Porter
The shadowy figure of a cow is haunting the fields of Dumnien. A curiosity, certainly, but not much to worry about, is it? Until cows start going missing across the province, that is.
Curiosity leads Morgan and Jeremiah to investigate further. The more they investigate, the more they realise that the situation is far more horrifying and sinister than even they could imagine.
Determined to discover just what has brought the cologoro to Dumnien, and to put a stop to it, the boys... more
by Christine PorterIn the magical empire of Laenutia, beyond a gateway of cascading water, lies a kingdom in peril. The forces of evil are gathering, ready to oust the rightful rulers of the land. Chaos hovers as the ruthless Prince Validin sets his plans in motion. But there is hope. For in the sleepy village of Omondei lives a small, insatiably curious boy called Jeremiah, who dreams of doing something extraordinary. When Jeremiah is asked to travel beyond the walls of Omondei, he leaps at the chance. Along w... more
by Robin Mason, Michael MasonIn a rarely explored corner of the Pacific Northwest stands a forested sliver of land steeped in magic that only some can see. Oldenglen, the first in a new fantasy series for middle-grade readers, introduces Jax, a twelve-year-old city boy from England, forced to move with his parents to a remote part of Oregon. Initially bitter about leaving his life behind, he begins to feel a strange draw to the woods, which only intensifies when he meets Sarah, the granddaughter of the nearest neighbors.... more
by C F CrawfordHallie and Cory were surprised when they discovered that their grandmother knew about Mr. Snuggywhiskers. But how could she? They had met him when they climbed over a magic branch and, astonishingly, found themselves shrunken to mouse size and standing before the small, red door, with the cheese-shaped knocker, that led to his home. In Hallie and Cory’s second set of adventures with Mr. Snuggywhiskers, the friendly, well-spoken mouse who lives in the tallest tree in their backyard, they discover... more
by Jen Minkman
An ancient land protected by a Tower of Light,
its people ever tempted by Siren song,
and a girl who falls for the wrong boy.
On the island of Skylge, electricity is only for the Currents – the rich ruling class who once came from across the sea and brought the holy fire of St. Brandan to Skylge. Ever since, the light in the Brandaris Tower has protected the islanders. Heeding the Siren's call will drown your body ... more
by Daniel R. MathewsA group of friends must band together to defeat an ancient evil in Daniel R. Mathews’s terrifying debut, The Unseen Kingdom. In a small New England town, thirteen-year-old Tommy Wilson’s biggest worry is coming out to his close-knit group of friends. All of that changes, however, when the boys discover a dream portal to R’lyeh—home to the Titan god Cthulhu himself. Inhabited by monstrous creatures and eerie children who have appointed Tommy and his friends their new “apostles,” R’lyeh beco... more
by Sydney ScroghamFinancial strain means Lauren has to sell her horse. In a desperate attempt to keep her beloved animal, Lauren pursues an escaped genetic experiment worth a ten thousand dollar reward--a bright red horse. With the red horse in sight, Lauren disappears into Agalrae and comes face-to-face with Chase, a man raised by Alicorns. Lauren wants to return home, but the Snix, Chase's enemy since birth, has other plans. The Snix confronts Lauren with an ultimatum: Kill Chase for ten times the red horse's r... more
by A. S. AramiruWith the Light, came Magic, and the Witch. As mysterious as she was fearsome, and as powerful as she was merciless, the Witch almost succeeded in ending the world until she was vanquished by a hero and his comrades. This is the legend of the Witch and the Guardian. Centuries after the nigh calamity, this legend is as much as almost anyone knows of what truly happened back then and as much of an explanation anyone has of what ended an era in human civilization. Though the people may n... more