Search Booklife Projects by Category, Age, Title or Author.
- True Crime
- History & Military
- Food & Cooking
- Health, Diet & Parenting
- Self-Help & Relationships
- Business & Personal Finance
- Political & Social Sciences
- Art & Photography
- Science & Nature
- Literary Essays, Critiques & Biographies
- Other Nonfiction
by Caitlin RushSeventeen-year-old Coralee Ayers has lost her place in the world. With her self-professed heart of stone, she finds herself uninterested in her future, even though she's graduating and on the precipice of so many "exciting" life changes. The only thing she really looks forward to is her lifelong friendship with Benjamin Blixt - and the almost-kiss that could change everything. But in the dark of night, a thunderstorm brings with it the mysterious Kira, a beautiful young woman who forces her ... more
by Chaiene Santos
An insecure young student with great immunity powers tries to save a girl with a lethal virus on a distant planet. An alien girl falls in love with him and helps him on this mission, but an enemy tries to stop him at any cost.
What mysteries are hidden beyond the stars?
While most of the youngsters are concerned with faculty, friendships and even girlfriends, Nìcholas spends his hours with his head out of orbit; literally. Making the course of Astronomy, he feels better amon... more
by Nicola MarOne snowy night, Stasia Forrester—a teenager who lives in the Caribbean, but only dreams of the warm breezes and searing sun of the past—discovers a funnel in the ocean that leads her to Surritz. She revels in the beauty of the land, encountering many fantastical creatures, including the most abundant inhabitants—water dragons. When she sets out to befriend one, he tells her that she once lived a past life in Surritz. Thus begins a coming of age love story so powerful that Stasia must find a way... more
by Christian Page“Whoa…” Blaine sighed loudly. “This is so much to take in… monsters, aliens, secret agents, world wars… I’m freaking out over here!” And that’s not even the half of it. Meet Blaine, Dash, Shelley and Drake, the Monster Squad. These four friends have just found out they are the heirs to fantastic powers, an evil Mad Scientist wants them for lab rats… and, oh yeah, they each have ten pages of Algebra homework due on Monday. Using smarts, courage and friendship they will battle the nefarious Vic... more
by William S. Russell IIIEveryone should have a name. With that thought, young Gracie Fisher steps out into her backyard on a moonlit summer night. Leaving her sleeping parents behind, following her cat Roscoe and a kitten harboring an ancient secret, she embarks on an adventure leading far beyond her Father’s vegetable garden, to a domed forest-city orbiting the moon. There, she will face a terrible danger from the prehistoric past, a danger that threatens all of humanity’s future.
by Anoosha LalaniSixteen-year-old Isra Kalb has grown up starving in the slums of Islamabad. But hunger is only the beginning. When her father is mysteriously murdered and madness corrupts her mother's mind, she's left alone to fend for herself and her sister. Homeless and destitute, the only thing she has to remember her loving family by is a commonplace necklace--an amulet barely worth keeping. Or so she thinks. Swept into a web of lies, deceit and turmoil, Isra struggles to find a place for herself and ... more
by James R. VernonEsmerelda Ciantar was the eldest child of the most powerful of the Hawkpurse families. Her family's history could be traced back before the Plague and could have been the very first Hawkpurse family in existance. Trained from an early age to eventually take over the family business, Ezzy spent the first twenty years of her life shut away from the rest of the world. But then one man destroyed hundreds of years of her family's wealth and prosperity. Ean Sangrave. Now Ezzy is set on a path to... more
by Amanda StrongFor seventeen-year-old Samantha Campbell, running back woods trails usually means freedom from her less-than-perfect life. That is, until the day a morning run turns into a living nightmare. When Samantha wakes up to find herself bound to a dirty, pinstriped mattress, she realizes she’s anything but free. With a masked abductor repeatedly injecting her arm with an unknown substance while holding her captive, Samantha tries in vain to find out what he wants, but he refuses to speak. Until the day... more
by Daniel ChongWind Shadow Chronicles is a profound and imaginative fantasy book-series that challenges the proverbial questions of faith, science and morals. It meticulously depicts a dark and unforgiving world where hope must be restored. The story moves with tenacious pace, unveiling heightened mysteries and revelations that capture a reader’s imagination. The first book, Secrets of the White Lake takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, where a mysterious aurora hovers in the sky like a beacon, silentl... more
by Barbara Thumann-Calderaro“Innocent Beings (be their voice)” is a middle grade/young adult fantasy that explores the issue of the inhumane treatment of slaughterhouse animals as well as the health benefits of vegetarian lifestyle from a different point of view – the animals! A newly converted teenaged vegetarian, troubled by the merciless treatment of animals in the meat production industry, sets out on a path of personal discovery en route to an animal sanctuary. Not knowing why she hadn't realized these fac... more
by Jason JamesGhostboy is a children's book series aimed at 9-12 year olds (and for us older folk, who still think we are ten years old), and follows the adventures of Tristan, an eleven year old boy, who is constantly being haunted by the neighbouring ghosts. In this first story, Tristan is visited by the ghost of a Little Ghost Girl in need of his help.
by Becca HillburnBeneath an old porch. Up in a forgotten attic. In a dusty corner of a basement. Lilliputians are tiny people who occupy the in-between spaces of our world. Sometimes, if you're careful, you can catch a glimpse of one. 7" Kara is a suburban fantasy comic aimed at young girls. Inspired by books such as "The Borrowers", "The Littles", and "Gulliver's Travels", 7" Kara follows the adventures of the 11 year old Lilliputian Kara. Kara lives with her parents in an old doll house that's been hidden away... more
by Douglas Pershing
Tanner and Ryland have managed to defeat the Shifter invasion and save Earth from the fate of the other colonies. After uniting unlikely allies and protecting the world from the wrath of the alien Gian Council, these young heroes find themselves held accountable for the destruction in Washington DC and imprisoned in a bunker under the White House.
Knowing this is only the first effort launched by the Shifter Council, they must find a way to escape captivity, leave the only home the... more
by Douglas Pershing
The Ordinaries of the lost colony—Earth—are about to encounter something that will change their world forever.
After discovering that they are not only adopted, but from another planet and gifted with abilities far beyond their imagination, brother and sister, Tanner and Ryland, are forced to flee from authorities, both human and alien. In doing so they must learn who they are, discover where they came from, and fulfill a disturbing prophesy.
When a secret org... more
by Debbie Manber KupferThe death of Alistair has brought a measure of peace and calm to those at P.A.W.S., but his silver charm remains in Miri’s possession and it seems to almost have a life of its own. Nightmares and questions torment Miri until the charm mysteriously disappears and Jessamyn seeks help from Quentin, who claims to have repented his past association with Alistair. But can he be trusted? And what of Jenna, a young girl once held captive by Alistair who carries a terrible secret—a secret that co... more
by Jay ParksWhen a mad scientist and a terrorist join forces, the world is in danger. Emily’s parents are called in to investigate a new type of lightning, and though Emily spots clues the adults miss, no one will listen to her. At least until she meets Brandon. Brandon has problems of his own: total amnesia and a madwoman out to kill him! Fortunately, he has the skills and tools of a master spy, even if he can’t remember getting them. Emily and Brandon must work together to discover who controls t... more