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by Leonardo RamirezIt is the year 1892 and Ian and Callie Castillo have had to suffer the hardships of a single parent family since their father went missing five years ago. Since then Ian has refused to use the last gift that his father left the wounded boy; a telescope that sits collecting dust in the attic. When Callie decides to peer through its murky lens it activates the device and sends the Castillos to the steam-powered floating cities of Jupiter where they discover the secret behind their father's dis... more
by L. SamuelsThe Fadrix wasn’t destroyed. It never can be. And its return helps Phoebe during a wild, unexpected holiday detour into the bustling city of London. While literally escaping the dangerous clutches of rogue members, Phoebe must use the little time she has and work alongside Renaud and Colin to decipher an important vision. Making their way back to The Murray School, Phoebe and her friends remain secluded as they continue their training. But are they safe? With all its secrets, the school has a... more
by P.S. ScottHarry Potter meets Coco in this middle-grade sweeping Fantasy set in the world of angels. Gabriel Perez has a dream. Thirteen-year-old Gabriel wants to become the Ruling Archangel of Celestia. The catch? He doesn't have wings. And, that means he can’t get into one of the eight prestigious guilds. He spends his days polishing wings, dreaming of going to a guild. An unexpected opportunity. After failing the entrance, Gabriel stumbles on a wanted criminal, and by a stroke of fate, and becom... more
by Jason J. MarchiNINE YEAR OLD Margot remembers the sun. "[A] yellow crayon or a coin large enough to buy the world with . . . a warmness, like a blushing in the face, in the body, in the arms and legs and trembling hands." In Ray Bradbury's revered short story, "All Summer in a Day," the last time Margot saw the sun was when she was four years old and still living on Earth. After her family moved to Venus a year later, she longed to see the sun again and to feel its warmth on her skin. On the one day every s... more
by Matthew NewmanEvery book you've ever read... Every story you've ever heard... What if they were all true? When best-selling novelist Arthur O’Neill is found murdered, high school student Will Morgan assumes his premonition of the event was mere coincidence. But when Will meets a character from one of Arthur’s famous books, he learns there’s more to this man’s writing than just words. By way of a powerful warrior named Tam, Will is introduced to the World of the Written, a universe parallel to our own whe... more
by R Chen
The sequel to the award-winning book, The Rabbit Princess: The Path.
"It doesn’t take strength to wake up; it takes courage to wake up. It takes strength to live."
After the war, Annie, Pika and Naso carry on their pilgrimage to find the unicorn, Qilin, but they are pulled into a battle at a human village, compelling them to reflect on their own journeys—past and future—and forcing them to make difficult choices. Years later, a new force has a... more
by Susan Ellen McMullinDel Turner lives a quiet life with his father in a small college town, but he has a mysterious mother he sees only once a year in the early morning hours of his birthday, and every year she has brought him a magical gift. On the evening before his 15th birthday Del discovers that his father has vanished, and his mother appears to tell Del that he must go to the Kingdom of Night to rescue him. Once he arrives in Night, Del meets three half-brothers he didn’t know he had, and learns that he is... more
by Lois WickstromXenia and the Magic Ants could have been ripped from this week's headlines. American sixth grader, Xenia Navarro lives with her Mexican mother, an undocumented resident, and her older brother Lucas in Pennsylvania. Her American father was killed while on duty in Iraq before marrying Xenia’s mother. Now their mother has been arrested and is about to be deported. Family drama becomes American politics, mixed with science fiction elements.
by Oliver Smuhar
What are the Gifts of Happiness? Inside this book hides a magical town of tents that have found something special. After their struggles in Everbreen, Faith discovers an old friend. And although he survived the attacks in Kelton Whide, something tragic haunts his past. Inside their town, Bailey keeps the peace between the talking animals, the townsfolk and the spirits. However, when receiving the news of the melting boy, he is swept on another journey. Inside Central City, Perry discovers an ... more
by T.C. CrawfordThis is the epic finale of the David Bishop series and concludes the story that began in "David Bishop and the Legend of the Orb"
by Ben GartnerSiblings John and Sarah barely made it home last time, but in their next time traveling adventure the challenge really heats up. Surrounded by clashing cultures on the ancient Roman frontier, they must fulfill their quest to unite the emperor with his enemy, an Alemanni barbarian, or risk being stuck in time forever. An action-packed fantasy full of sword fights, chariot chases, fearsome wild animals, and high mountain survival. For graduates of the Magic Tree House looking for a thrilling m... more
by Roy WaltersThis is a fascinating story of a chameleon (pronounced Cameelion) called Marmalade. He was one of these little greyish coloured lizards found in Asia, Madagascar and other parts of the world. Most of all, throughout Africa, they are usually six to twelve centimetre long, and their most famous characteristic, without any doubt, is their ability to change colour according to circumstances. This is a very valuable form of protective colouring, and is mainly divided into two aspects – that is to say... more
by Hannah D. State
Quiet and introverted twelve-year-old Sam Sanderson is comfortable living a simple life on her family's peaceful farm. That is, until a mysterious visitor arrives one night, thrusting her on a formidable and dangerous journey across galaxies. With little direction and no training manual, her mission is to find the elusive Hopewell Star to save a dying planet. But with time running out, a destructive business mogul tracking her every move, and deadly disasters threatening her communit... more
by Charles G ReidYoung adult fantasy novel set in the Dark Ages as mankind inevitably encroaches on virgin forest, setting in motion resistance from the faeries, guardians of the woodland.
by Avril Flower ShelkaraA Sci-Fi read about defending the planet of Erm against the Orion Confederation by raising a barrier around it.
by Al Stone
WHAT IF YOUR WHOLE LIFE WAS A LIE?
One Planet. Two Worlds.
Population: Human … 7 billion.
Others … unknown.
When 14-year-old Charlie Blake wakes up sweating and gasping for air in the middle of the night, he knows it is happening again. This time he witnesses a brutal murder. He’s afraid to tell anyone. No one would believe him… because it was a dream. Just like the one he had four years ago &... more