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by Dorothy WinsorStuck in a city far from home, street kid Doniver fakes telling fortunes so he can earn a few coins to feed himself and his friends. Then the divine Powers smile on him when he accidentally delivers a true prediction for the prince. Concerned about rumors of treason, the prince demands that Doniver use his "magic" to prevent harm from coming to the king, and so Doniver is taken--dragged?--into the castle to be the royal fortune teller. Now Doniver must decide where the boundaries of honor ... more
by Josh GottsegenAs a young boy, shy, bookish Rockford T. Honeypot had dreams of thrilling adventures across the never-ending forest. However, timid of danger and germs, his only adventures were found in books and his imagination. When his family abandons him after a mistake that destroys their hazelnut business, Rockford is launched into a journey that takes him to places he couldn’t have imagined in his wildest dreams. Along the way, Rockford meets a colorful assortment of characters-- from a renowned chef, t... more
by Professor W. W. MarplotFor Arty to miss a day of school, either he is very, very sick or a fairytale-character turf-war has begun in his backyard — such as what begins this particular Wednesday. First, he finds an axe-swinging, bearded, sweaty warrior Dwarf scaring his dogs. Soon enough, Emma, Cry and other middle-school friends also find fairy creatures — Elves, Spriggans, Pixies, and a hoped-for dragon — crashing into their normal homework-doing, backpack-carrying, phone-charging schooldays. Why are these magica... more
by Michael santanaWhen your world collapses and everything you know and love is a lie. The only thing to do is go mad, but what if that is the plan from the start. What if your madness is the key to ending the rotting world. Inspired by lovecraftian horror, we follow Franklin as he learns the truth of his existence.
by Leisa F GreenJoe is an eccentric time traveler from a strange and desolate planet who becomes stranded when something detonates on the ship. He soon discovers a stowaway in the wreckage and questions their involvement in the explosion. As he searches for materials to repair the time ship on the unfamiliar planet, he is plagued by memories of his alter-ego, Ralph, and the persistent fear of the unknown on this dark and unpredictable world.
by K.D. Van Brunt
When the end of the world comes . . . face it on a skateboard
Nine years ago, an unknown poison called the “Red” saturated the atmosphere of the entire planet, killing off everyone except a remnant of immune survivors. Jake is a survivor, but the Red has left its mark on him, changing him in strange ways he does not understand. The answers to his questions, however, will not be found inside the gated confines of his small community.
Jake and his group are not the only ... more
by Chrisy J. BreedloveWhen seventeen-year-old Jory Pike cannot shake the hellish nightmares of her parent’s deaths, she turns to an old family heirloom, a dream catcher. Even though she’s half blood Chippewa, Jory thinks old Native American lore is so yesterday, but she’s willing to give it a try. However, the dream catcher has had its fill of nightmares from an ancient and violent past. After a sleepover party, and during one of Jory’s most horrific dream episodes, the dream catcher implodes, sucking Jory and her th... more
by Z. MossRex Bright enjoys drawing in notebooks and dreaming. He’s thirteen, and his life is ordinary. Until he sees a face in a cloud which changes everything. Rex glimpses the girl from an airplane window while travelling to his aunt and uncle’s farm for the summer. Her features are so perfect, Rex can’t believe she’s only vapor. But Cloud Girl is real. A week later, Skyclyffe, a mysterious airship cloaked in a cumulus, abducts Rex and his family. The captors expect the Brights to live in their flying ... more
by James MusgraveIn this steampunk mystery, Jim Musgrave portrays late 19th century New York City with a horrifying yet comic vision of science gone awry. Detective Patrick O'Malley struggles with bizarre creatures and bawdy situations when he is pitted against steam-engineered pirates who aim to raid cargo ships and destroy lives. People breathe and release steam, fly out of windows and disappear, wield knives at lightning speed, and travel through time, but O'Malley also has a few tricks up his sleeve to help ... more
by James Musgrave
Love Zombies of San Diego by E.Z. Graves is a young adult zombie story that's a bit different. Josh is a zombie but he knows he's different from the grunting, mindless dead things he sees wandering all over the streets of San Diego. Josh doesn't breathe or have a heart that beats, but he does think, and brains are not his food of choice. He walks the streets, killing zombies with his trusty sword called Rockstar. Josh's concern that he might be the only one of his kind is disp... more
by Kent Golden
What would you do if you had to save the life of a murderer? How do your daily choices impact animals and the planet? This is a book that just might make you question your life. . . but in a good way!
Great for teens to adults, this is an adventure in moral questions surrounding humans and animals sharing the same planet. An enjoyable read with lots of quirky humor and fun adventure.
An injured raccoon from the future. . . A shy girl. . . A mission to save the planet. . ... more
by R.J. VickersHer power is forbidden. But she's next in line for the throne. When Princess Kalleah is born with a forbidden magic power, her mother takes her into hiding to keep her safe. Now, at eighteen, she is back to claim her throne. People with Kalleah's deadly power aren't allowed into the city of Baylore, let alone the palace. If she is to rule, her people will need to overcome centuries of prejudice against the forbidden races. But the timing for her return could not be worse. Baylore ... more
by Francois KeyserShay's mother has disappeared. Her father has become withdrawn following her mother's disappearance and there is little Shay can do to help. Then, one night, Shay saves her father from a strange assailant in his study and is carried to another world with her father where the truth about her mother is revealed. Discovering that her mother is apparently not the person Shay has admired all her life, leads Shay to question her own values which she has so proudly built on the image of the ... more
by Jason James Alan GreenLive Action Role Play (LARP) is a feel-good, general audience, fictional game literature novel on the hobby of live action role play (larp). Both LARP and larp include cosplay (dressing up as a character), creating/playing out scenarios in fantasy adventures, lore, quests, fantasy art, friendship/teamwork, magic, love interests, strategy, and gaming. LARP is told from the point of view of Astra, who is a quirky but sweet and fun-loving girl. Astra quickly becomes best friends with Plusha, w... more
by Kristin WardBeneath rock and soil, trees and oceans, she lies. Under concrete jungles and poisoned rivers, she slumbers. She is Mother Earth. And mankind has turned its back on its mother. The visions begin on Terran’s seventeenth birthday. Horrifying images pummel her brain, while a voice commands her to see beyond the world she thought she knew and into the heart of it. Gaia has awakened, brought to consciousness by the greed of a species that has tainted every aspect of her being in a tid... more
by Lois WickstromJack and the Beanstalk, from the Giant’s point of view. The Giant is just trying to get delicious little boys to eat. He lures them up his bean stalk by selling them "magic beans." Earth boys all want to get rich with very little work. The giant hides treasures where the Earth boys can easily find them, and consider themselves clever. The giant lies there pretending to sleep in plain sight. He has to get the boys used to the sight of him, because fear ruins the flavor of Earth Boys. The giant a... more