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by Amelia ThornOutside of an astoundingly large population of rats, roaches and rejects, most wouldn't consider Cresvy to be a place of particular interest. A concrete jungle pressed against a wind battered coast, if the smell didn't ward off a sane man the people inevitably would, for even the citizens would prefer to be just about anywhere else. In short, an onlooker would likely be deemed wise for fleeing from the forgotten little borough, though not solely on the basis of concerns regarding hygiene or a mu... more
by Sara M SchallerEighteen-year-old Jordan Conway has always wanted to help people, but helping seven archangels to achieve their divine duty was never quite what he had in mind… When Jordan is entrusted by the head nun of his orphanage to deliver a mysterious backpack to a New York City address, he comes unexpectedly face-to-face with Archangel Gabriel. Their acquaintance fast uncovers a labyrinth of secrets that connect Jordan’s once-normal life to an ancient heavenly prophecy. Now, he must help Gabriel to ... more
by Jean-Philippe JanssensThe Underground, a vast maze of caverns filled with perils lying under the kingdom of Cestor. After being tasked by the king to explore the area and find the ancient ruins, our heroes make their way through this deathtrap. While they find themselves facing danger at every corner, they soon realize that their toughest foe is not hiding in a dark corridor, but deep within themselves.
by Karsten Knight
In a city of gods and mortals, secrets never die.
The gods walk among us. Some lurk in the shadows, masquerading as mortals; others embrace their celebrity status, launching careers from Hollywood to Capitol Hill.
One of them just murdered Cairn Delacroix's mother.
As Cairn sifts through the rubble, she uncovers a conspiracy two decades in the making: a cursed island, the fellowship of gods who journeyed there, and the unspeakable act that inte... more
by Katie L. CarrollTake an epic journey in this award-winning young adult fantasy, winner of Best YA Book for the 2019 Connecticut Author Project! A young woman’s quest to become the next guardian of a secret healing Elixir is perfect for fans of Graceling and Finnikin of the Rock. Katora Kase isn’t the firstborn son nor does she possess the type of magic that can conjure spells or bewitch others. In the land of the Great Peninsula—an epic fantasy world ruled by the Great Mother Nature and her offspring—those t... more
by Katie L. CarrollThree lives saved by the Elixir; three lives bound by it. The Elixir entwines the lives of those it touches. Once upon a time, Kylene, Zelenka, and Devon tasted it and escaped death. None were left without scars. Now, a shocking message from the Ice Queen—one of Mother Nature’s higher beings—sends each survivor on a quest. Kylene travels to the frozen depths of Blanchardwood, Zelenka heads back to the wilds of Faway Forest, and Devon journeys to a reclusive mountain temple. The three paths co... more
by Brian Tissot, PhDSet late in the 21st century where sporting competitions take place on distant planets, Songs of Thalassa centers around Hawaiian pro-surfer Sage Thompson. After an accident claims her career and nearly takes her life, Sage is at a crossroads. Still mourning her astronaut father's death on a mission, a tragedy she might be able to put behind her with the help of her fans—if they still believed in her—she's not sure what to do, where to go, or how to move on. But when her nemesis Milo challen... more
by Dave WalkerTera knows a secret... Someone is going to die on election day. But that's not what worries her. She learned it from a dying spark, one of the fairy-like companions people in her world use to communicate, and she found the spark in her father's office. A radical leader is on the rise, and the old factions are determined to stop him at any cost. If anyone finds out her father's involved, it might be the end of him. If anyone finds out what she knows, it might be the end of her. The on... more
by Chip HillKing Nature needs help for a land no one knew existed, the neighboring world of Darkland. Bad things are going on there and they may be related to the disappearance of Robbie’s Uncle Josh. Robbie knows nothing of this until he and his friend Neely are summoned by the king and sent into Darkland. This weird land of perpetual half-light puts the boys in one dangerous situation after another. It’s a race at the end to escape two armies and see if they can restore some order, with the help of the mo... more
by Chip Hill
Jane and Robbie thought their uncle’s stories about Cloudland were just stories. All that changed when they were brought by winds to Cloudland to do something about an evil power that had taken over the land. Alone in this unfamiliar world, they encounter strange creatures, get separated, and use their wits to deal with unexpected challenges. It all comes to a dramatic conclusion as they discover and confront a dangerous foe in King Nature’s castle.
by Chip HillJane and Robbie are having trouble making friends after moving to a new town. When they ask their Uncle Josh for advice, he tells them an amazing story about how two other kids handled an even bigger problem. Actually, they weren’t kids at all, but two twin Snowflakes living in a wonderful world in the sky called Cloudland. The twins must overcome great obstacles to try to save their family, and they get help from someone who shouldn’t be on Cloudland – a human from Earth! The story plays out wi... more
by Thomas Carroll
A routine morning ride on a school bus plunges fifteen children into a mysterious world in this sparkling debut fantasy for middle grade and young adult readers.
On a seemingly normal day, an old school bus known as the “yellow beast” passes through a blue light in the road and is transported to an empty field in a strange land. When the bus gets stuck in mud and cellphones don’t work, the driver, Ben, heads off to look for help.
Adjusting to their curious ... more
by R. Scott BoyerWhen sixteen-year-old Bobby Ether is abducted and brought to the secluded Jade Academy in Tibet, monks teach him and other special students how to tap into their Anima--the universal energy that connects all living things. But the headmistress of the academy is secretly exploiting the students, looking for genetic triggers to create a new breed of humans with metaphysical abilities. As his powers increase, Bobby is thrust into a cesspool of conspiracy, lies, and betrayal. A jade amulet left by h... more
by J. Steven Lamperti
What does it take to grow from boy to man in a magical kingdom filled with danger and trouble?
The boy who learns to use his small knife like a wolf’s tooth to defend himself and win his place in the pack has to find out.
The Wolf’s Tooth is the story of Twee, a youth adrift in a world beyond his understanding. Adopted by a wolf pack; Sold as a slave; Apprenticed to a blacksmith; Trained in courtly manners. Each step takes Twee further away from knowing who he... more
by Derek Taylor KentWhen11-year-old Rudy Berkman's homework comes to life and eats his dog alive, he embarks on a dangerous quest with his kooky grandpa and the school bully to rescue his beloved pet from a great evil than he could ever imagine. Rudy Berkman thought he was the luckiest kid when his family moved to Danville -- "The Best City in the World" where there is no crime and boasts the best schools in the nation. But he's shocked to discover that his fellow students act like mindless robots and the teache... more
by Baxter BramattiFlora wants to cast shadows on the moon by using light from the sun. But can she stretch her arms up high enough to see her dreams come true? Flora will have to combine her imagination and determination to create the most fantastic shadow puppet show the world has ever seen!