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by S. L. Bynum
1. Do not interfere with someone's death.
2. Do not become emotionally involved.
3. Do not show yourself to the living.
As a grim reaper, seventeen-year-old Xia has to follow these Rules. But when she meets Shilah, a Native American boy who can see reapers, she figures the rules don't apply. To find out why he can see her, she pretends to be human, since carrying a scythe probably isn't the latest teen craze. Things become unnerving as she begins experiencing fir... more
by Rebecca CoyteOnion Weed, Tennessee, population 839—or more if you count the bigfoots living in the woods, and all of the bigfoot hunters that have invaded the town searching for the creatures. J.T. Meeks is a shy 12-year-old kid who has always been interested in finding a bigfoot. When he gets mixed up with Billy Matrix, the self-proclaimed authority on the "North American Bipedal Great Ape", things get interesting—and dangerous. How will J.T. find his place in this world of bigfoot hunting—a world fil... more
by Suzy VitelloNote: This is book two of THE EMPRESS CHRONICLES SERIES. Book one was traditionally published through Diversion Books. I am publishing this book through my own press, Words in a Hurry. THE EMPRESS CHRONICLES was reviewed by PW last year. In this second book of The Empress Chronicles Series, Liz and Sisi continue their intertwined journey through time. On the heels of discovering a magical locket in the empress diary, Liz comes to understand its very special power: the wearer must speak the tr... more
by Laurence St. JohnOne Ruthless Demon, One Amazing Teenager, One Powerful Weapon, One Second to Spare... Thirteen-year-old Tyler Thompson is on the verge of becoming a superhero, but he must prove himself so he can earn the remainder of his superpowers and fulfill his destiny. When his grandfather, Benjamin, is held prisoner at AREA 51, where the eternal powers are presumed to be hidden, Tyler attempts to penetrate the base's heavy security. However, Dr. Mason Payne, the evil scientist who killed Tyler's fat... more
by Laurence St. JohnHarry Potter, step aside-a new hero has emerged! Twelve-year-old Tyler Thompson has a secret: he's not a "normal" boy. After his father's tragic death, Tyler finds himself in one predicament after another, until one day he and his faithful dog Maxx fall into a cesspool of mysterious green goop. When his grandfather bestows him with an object not from this earth, Tyler soon discovers he has strange powers. Unfortunately, so does the sinister Dr. Payne. Together with his best friend Lukas... more
by andrea PernoJeremy always said Space Academy was Earth’s last hope. People only dream of leaving a dying planet in search of better lives. Avery never expected he would be forced to do just that. On the heels of his brother's murder, his father's disappearance and Earth's dwindling water supply now contaminated with a deadly virus, Avery and his younger brother have no choice but to leave Earth behind and join the survivors migrating the nearest habitable planet. What they don't know is that the rar... more
by Lizzy FordIn a modern world ruled by territorial Greek gods, the human race has been oppressed, exploited and now, nearly destroyed by the constant infighting of gods. However, a human girl with the power of a goddess is coming of age. Alessandra is the Oracle of Delphi – the last prophesized – and bears the mark of the double omega. Soon after she turns eighteen, Alessandra is told her destiny: to step between the warring gods and the human race and save her world from certain ruin. For the gods,... more
by Sarah Dalton
I always thought my demons came out in the day, rather than at night. I’ve never been scared of the dark. I’ve only ever been scared of real things: getting ill, having injections, physical pain… death. Those are my monsters, not ghosts or vampires or whatever else can hide under your bed at night.
I was wrong.
The dark makes everything worse.
When 17-year-old Mary Hades is admitted by her parents to a psychiatric unit, her worst nightmares are confirmed. ... more
by Evadeen BrickwoodKönnt ihr euch vorstellen auf einmal in der Vergangenheit zu leben? Nicht letztes Jahr oder bei den Römern, sondern vor richtig langer Zeit? Während eines Schulausflugs finden die cleveren Schüler Katherine, Trevor und Chryseis ein Zeitportal und gehen auf die Reise ihres Lebens. 12 000 Jahre in der Vergangenheit war alles ganz anders, oder? Sie stürzen sich in eine faszinierende Welt voller Abenteuer und entdecken eine vergessene Zivilisation. Dort treffen sie einen anderen Zeitreisenden und ... more
by Kristen PhamWith a tumultuous year behind her, Valerie is ready to start a life that doesn't include running from enemies and risking her life. Too bad someone wants her dead. No matter how much she resists, Valerie is thrust into a position where it is up to her to lead the Conjurors against the power-hungry Fractus or suffer the consequences of two worlds ruled by those who wield magic as a weapon. But the clashes don't stop on the battlefield. As Valerie finds herself torn between her new love and her... more
by Kristen PhamBelief is a powerful magic. Valerie Diaz has a power that she can't contain, and it's killing her. Bounced between foster homes and the streets, she only has time to concentrate on staying alive. But a visit from the imaginary friend of her childhood opens a world of possibilities, including a new life half a universe away on a planet that is bursting with magic. The Society of Imaginary Friends follows Valerie on a journey that straddles two worlds. In order to survive, she must tra... more
by Ann Hunter"It's about you... It matters who you believe you are.... Your potential is infinite." --Shiver, the last gryphon of Tór The most powerful force in creation has been stolen from the Tree of Life. Nurgal, Lord of Decay, is convinced the golden seed he possesses will help him end man's time on earth. The last thing he expects is for a little red hen to try and stop him. When the magic acorn strikes Rós in the head and changes how she sees the entire world, she believes the sky is falling... more
by Evadeen BrickwoodThe second book in the "Remember the Future" series. Katherine, Trevor and Chryseis embark on a ship and sail to remnants of the sunken continent of Atland. When a stolen speaking stone is found in their luggage, everybody suspects the three friends. Suddenly everybody is after the mysterious stone from the fabled land of Lyonesse and some of the strange sea creatures are not as amusing as they seem. Then the speaking stone has something to say...
by Evadeen BrickwoodCan you imagine, suddenly living in the past? Not last year or in the Roman Empire, but a really, really long time ago? During a school outing, three clever students of the ‘Pemberton Academy’ Katherine, Trevor and Chryseis find a time portal and go on the journey of their lives. 12,000 years in the past, things must have been very different, right? They want to deliver a physics project never seen before and jump into a fascinating new world of adventure. They encounter an astonishing lost civ... more
by Sam ClarkAfter millennia of so called "systematic oppression," by the galaxy's most powerful leaders, rebel and diagnosed sociopath, Varris Arterius decides to do something about it, ultimately landing himself in a satellite prison in orbit above his homeworld awaiting execution. The execution bit doesn't sit well with him. So, from the inside, with the help of a few fellow inmates, outlaws, and sociopaths, Varris sets in motion a series of events that will change the course of galactic stability for the... more
by Adam MartinWhen Boston newspaper columnist, Susan Cole, returns to her home of Oakville, Massachusetts, she is welcomed home with open arms. So she thinks. After meeting with her mother and being informally introduced to the town's new Sheriff, Patrick O'Neil, deep troubling questions of her family's history in the town soon arise. Why doesn't her mother tell her anything? Who is this new Sheriff? How did he know her name? Why had the town's people been so mean to her family before her return? Soon, she is... more