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by Lois WickstromA modern adaptation of the Hindu Teaching Tale by the same name. What do you do when there's a monster under your bed, and your brother won't believe you? What if the monster wants to work for you? In fact, he's so hungry for work, that if you don't give him jobs, he'll eat you! He'll straighten your room. He'll wash the dishes. He'll wash your dog, until he's all clean and fluffy. It's up to your imagination to keep your monster busy!
by Lois WickstromJacqueline may be foolish enough to swap the family cow for a magic bean. But, it would never occur to her to rob a giant of his treasures. Now she has two hungry families to feed. She must discover the true magic of the beans. Many of the mishaps in folktales could be remedied if the protagonists knew some scientific principles. Children like seeing familiar stories told with a twist. And they like science, when it is present as fun. This is the fourth book in the Science Folktales series.
by Laura FrancesForces have assembled to destroy the slave system of the valley once and for all, but the Council will not go quietly. As plans are laid to cripple the enemy's pending assault, Titus Gray takes aim at his son, sowing distrust among the rebels. In this final installment of the Slave Series, Hannah works desperately to protect and inspire the Workers, even as the world they've grown up in erupts in flames.
by Laura Frances
After escaping execution, Hannah finds herself where she's always wanted to be...outside the valley of slaves. But the relief doesn't last, not when the rest of her people are still suffering.
It's time to return.
With the promise of help coming and the strength of new comrades, Hannah and Cash cross the mountains to rejoin the revolution. But winter has come, and the situation has only grown darker. The Outcasts are dying. The rebels are losing ground. With ... more
by Laura Frances
Workers silently shuffle to their assigned posts.
Outcasts watch from the alley walls.
On every corner, a Watcher stands stone-faced, rifle in hand.
Nineteen-year-old Hannah exists in a gray, smog-covered world of labor and fear, where sunlight and stars are stories whispered in secret. She survives on the memories left by her parents, reliving the moment they were dragged from their family unit and shot.
Everything changes the night the... more
by Owen MinterTwelve-year old Ethan Moseby and his ten -year old sister, Jynx, are dreading spending Christmas break with Socrates Maupin, an estranged uncle who is as peculiar as his temperamental mansion in Deadmoor, Virginia. How can they be expected to survive without TV? Is their uncle really a spy like the locals claim? And what is causing the creepy occurrences within the old house’s walls? Though Socrates surprises the siblings by spending more time with them than their self-absorbed parents ever ha... more
by Pemry JanesEurik was found adrift by the san and raised by them. Though he had read much about the outside world, he'd never considered leaving home. Not until his teacher revealed what he had inherited from his parents: a living sword, a sentient blade of rare power . . . and with it, the names of his father and mother. Reluctant to go, yet curious, Eurik sets out to discover who they were, and what happened to them. But is he ready for all the attention his heritage will earn him? Can he survive in a ... more
by Benjamin LoomisTwelve score and four years ago, the Founders crash-landed in a new world. After fleeing the war-scathed Old Continent, the City of Heaven’s Founders escaped across the Poison Sea to create their utopia in an unspoiled, jungle-bound world. 245 years after the Founding, and riddled by political tension, solar power shortages, and dangerous magical storms, the revolution in Heaven isn’t a question, it’s a who-dun-it. Felix has been spiraling downward to the beat of his own drum since his si... more
by Nick BainInspired by dark fairy tales and 1980s fantasy movies, The Unicorn and the Fox, tells the story of another universe in which all of the planets, except one, has been overtaken by a darkness. In issue one of the series, the darkness arrives at the final remaining planet of Glow and announces himself as "The Chancellor." However, the Queen will not comply with his demands and quickly wages war. Soon, however, a misfit unicorn, Buddy, becomes the universes last hope.
by C. K. ShollyA baby girl is stolen and hidden away. Years later a girl is found, but is she the same one? Her identity is unclear. Is she the missing princess or an impostor? She looks like a boy, she cannot speak, and she does not bear the birthmark of her family. Nevertheless, someone is determined to kill her. Greylin is the name she goes by, and she isn’t in search of an identity—or a hero—she’s in search of a sword that haunts her dreams, but she may find more than she could possibly imagine.
by Rachael S LucasIn this collection of short stories Nova and Fiz race to save their city, as well as a brave young lady, from the destruction of a sound ripple bomb. Jusker Royal solves a mystery including a dead man, stolen coins and a bottle of Elven elixer. Leaflow must delve into the very depths of a man's mind...and return alive. These adventures, and four others, await in a book of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery; Illusions of Steel and Sunset.
by Maureen Stevenson494 years ago the World was overrun with Demons and plague. Humanity died and those few left, banded together and created the last, living village and did their best to protect themselves. Finally, 3 were born when the cosmos aligned perfectly and together with their familiars, they would be the last to save the Earth and rid the World of the Evil that has destroyed it.
by Addie AbacusNine-year-old Morgan is helping guard a magical secret— an ancient medallion of great power. During a voyage on the high seas with her friend Rusty, the two encounter a monstrous sea creature and menacing sailors. Will they be able to save each other from the dangers facing them? And who is the traitor in their midst? Set in the early summer of 1899 off the coast of Nantucket, Morgan and the Monster of the Deep continues with the winning format of weaving mathematical theory and practice into... more
by Addie AbacusNine-year-old Morgan is the daughter of an explorer and an adventurer at heart. When her father is lost on an expedition, Morgan and her mother are forced to sell their home and move in with a mysterious family they’ve never met. Morgan soon discovers that the family is hiding a great secret—and that a world of magic and enchantments might actually be real. Set in Massachusetts at the turn of the last century, Morgan and the Forty Thieves is a captivating adventure story that has problem-solv... more
by Misty Hayes
The first vampire.
The last Nephilim.
The end of a saga.
The epic battle between angel and vampire begins in this third installment in the Blood Dagger series. Ever since his meeting with a group of all-powerful angels calling themselves the Grigori went awry, things aren’t looking up for Corinth Taylor or for his best friend, Larna Collins.
After Corinth was almost stabbed to death, Alastair Iszler, Corinth&rsqu... more
by Juliette L. Dunn
The planet Migax, owner of Gateways that allow you to travel through the fabric of spacetime, is bursting with technological breakthroughs. Accepted into the prestigious Aksel school, Summer and her new-found friend Leafsong, a member of a humanoid, dragon-like species coexisting with humans, hope they have found a chance to secure a bright future within it.
Leafsong wants to become a Spark Watcher, a brave protector of diplomats, and Summer wants to find a way to climb out of the... more