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by M. L. Farb
“Forest born! Ogre child! You’re nothing but a demon wild!”
Vasilisa has always been strong. She’s strong enough to break the arm of the bully that daily taunts her. She won’t because she and her mother are servants at the Orlov manor, and her mother would be punished for her retaliation. Instead Vasilisa bides her time until she is sixteen and can return to the forest.
Only Staver, the master’s son, shows her kindness. His friendship pulls as s... more
by M. L. Farb
Two princes lead a war-broken people. One rules while the other serves in the shadows, haunted by encroaching death.
Halavant overthrew his queen mother to save his people from slavery, and now she seeks his life. Yosyph acts as the new king's eyes and ears, but being invisible comes at great cost and his life is slipping away.
To save his closest friend, Halavant travels to the land of the skin-carving Carani, leaving Yosyph to rule a troubled people despite his ill ... more
by Alpha FourHope and jubilation are transient riding compassions as the Knights and squires depart Castle Liberum for a tournament of nations. Those spurious emotions quickly evaporate, as a journey meant to unite the fracturing realms of Verngaurd promptly turns into a battle for survival. Dark creatures spread roots of death and deceit, infecting ancient alliances, intent on turning the soil red with civil war. Can the Knights fight through the gathering enemy forces and turn back the coming storm before ... more
by Alpha FourDecades after invaders led by the White Wizard stormed across the Dark Sea and ravaged Verngaurd, the world is once again on the brink of war. Yet, this time, something is different. An evil is leaching its way across the land precisely as magic is waning and time-honored alliances are fracturing. A dusty prophecy whispers a glimmer of hope, a soft rustle against an avalanche of darkness. With the world engulfed in war and chaos, a small group of friends set off on a quest to discover the sou... more
by Jamie FoleyThe elementals have decided they're gods, and humans are nothing but fuel for their fire.
by Alexander LoundA chilling YA ghost story, full of suspense and mystery! _____________ Ever wondered how it feels to speak to the dead? When fifteen-year-old Jonathan Roberts goes out with his friends on a summer night, he doesn't expect to be forced to enter a crypt by Francis Everton. To be forced to look at skeletons decaying in their graves. To hear the voice, screaming at him. Screaming into his mind. Commanding him to leave. What the voice in the crypt belongs to, he can only wonder. A demon? A... more
by Sasha DeVoreThe City of Fire and the Underground City's governments are at odds, but even more pressing than that - the Ancient Ones have decided to accelerate their plans. Now the City of Fire is tasked with figuring out how to continue the fight and stop Year One, despite Arrangement's wishes. Then, as Hanu struggles to find his place in this rapidly changing world, he receives a disturbing prediction about Year One from the Intergalactic Council. In the final installment of The Wake Trilogy, the Dissen... more
by Nicole Thomas
The desire for power is the root of evil in Elhaanai while betrayal is the currency to get and keep it, by any means necessary. The one with the most strength and faith, be they good or evil, will be the victor and claim the throne of Elhaanai.
by Patrick MatthewsThe hunters are coming. The first time a hunter came for him, Bradley Nash was only nine years old. That was three years ago. Now, he lives with his family in a Florida trailer park. He doesn’t remember the attack, doesn’t know anything about hunters, or dragons, or even magic. As his twelfth birthday approaches, however, his peaceful life starts falling apart. The hunters are coming, and if Bradley doesn’t figure out exactly who and what he is, everything he’s ever known will be des... more
by Robert DrummondThe death of a blue-violet star sees solar winds carry charged particles to the ends of the galaxy reaching the outer planet of Earth and interacting with the genes of four babies - heightening powers within them. It is later prophesised that a sleeper from an outer planet will help to overthrow a great evil that threatens to destroy the seven planets that form the Galactic Alliance. The Alliance under the shadow of the great evil, takes the four, now fifteen year olds, out into space, towards t... more
by Fiona JeevesAfter years of bullying it is time for Feia to break free. A young woman haunted by nightmares of her homeland destroyed she seeks to prevent a terrible tragedy. Leaving behind all that she knew, she sets out to protect a family that abandoned her as an infant. Guided by visions of a future that no one believes and with a dangerous gift growing within, Feia has to learn that the most powerful thing in any world, is learning to love and accept who she is. Those who have the power to do that, have... more
by Lois WickstromMaia is going to the race, but it's early. She stops to look at her reflection in the pond. The reflection turns into another girl -- a girl who is swimming -- a girl who is a mermaid named Trezzie. Trezzie takes Maia's hand and together they swim to her castle under the water. She gives Maia a piece of a plant that becomes a doorbell, so Maia can call her any time. The two of them skip stones across the water. Maia's friend Fig shows up. "Where were you? Why weren't you at the race?" Maia tri... more
by James CalliotteWheel of Katarnum tells the story of Rob Hawkins, a fourteen-year-old from a small southern town who has struggled in vain since childhood to win his father's love and attention. When his father inexplicably disappears one night, Rob bitterly tries to write him off as a lost cause. He is reluctant to put his faith in anything, particularly himself, until he meets two unlikely mentors, the leprechaun-like Mr. Fleetag and a renegade, big-mouthed donkey named Bobbel. "There ain't no helpin' it...so... more
by Patrick Matthews
How far would you go to save your home?
The dragon war is over, but Al's home is in more danger than ever before. Trejir, a powerful worker of magic, has taken over Castle Surflienne.
The nearby city of Dockside lives in fear of its new lord. Citizens are kidnapped from the streets. Houses are robbed by the soldiers who should be protecting them.
Al discovers that his mother is one of Trejir's victims, and is a prisoner in the castle. He flees into ... more
by Patrick Matthews
A boy goes on the run in this fast-paced fantasy debut.
Testing Day is supposed to be a day of celebration for Al Pilgrommor. Born into a wealthy family, he expects to follow in his successful father's footsteps.
Of course, that all depends on the rank number Al receives at the testing. The higher the rank he has tattooed onto his neck, the better his life will be.
To his surprise and horror, Al is revealed to be the lowest of the low. He's now not only an outcast - ... more
by Michael R. EppersonEver since Aviana was a little girl she wanted to fly with the Sky Knights. She was on the cusp of achieving her goal when an attack caused a narcissistic queen and her nation to turn against the free republic of Trealop. A world of cities flying high above the clouds had not experienced war for generations. Now Aviana, Zander and their allies desperately need to see if they can stop the war before the nations go too far and destroy everything that they hold dear. A story of fantastical airships... more