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by J Bean and Christopher Palmer
by Paolo MazzucatoTake a rollicking, rhyming ride through the animal kingdom to discover that no matter how different we may be, it takes all kinds, shapes, colors and sizes to make the world a special, wondrous place. Author/Illustrator Paolo Mazzucato presents a little tale designed to remind young readers that even though we are different in many ways, each of us is part of a global community that is made better by those very unique qualities. Celebrate diversity and "whatever kind of beast you are, smile i... more
by Paolo MazzucatoA young girl embarks on a mystical journey when a magical unicorn appears and invites her to ride. She travels through the night on moonbeams and dances on the wind, and discovers that anything is possible when you hold fast to your dreams. "Dream of the Rainbow Unicorn" is a tender, poetic invitation for each of us to open our eyes, our heart and mind to all of life's wondrous possibilities.
by Paolo MazzucatoFantina arrives in 1902 Venice, Italy, in search of fortune and glory, but uncovers, instead, a secret plot to destroy the city. Now she must join a mysterious guild of gondoliers and harness the unseen power of Glim to defeat the evil forces at work. With elements of Italian folklore, steampunk fantasy and a touch of Venetian history, The Gondoliers will welcome young readers into an enchanting new world of wondrous adventure.
by Tam Erskine & Melissa MarrTo save the magical creatures in the Land of Faery, Ivy--eldest daughter of the queen of Faery--must use her wits and her heart. As the queen's madness grows, the land shifts in dangerous, hostile ways. When Ivy rescued a baby from the Wild Hunt, she had no idea that he would change the world. Since time passes differently in her world, the baby she once saved is a grown boy who can help her save her home. Now, Ivy brings him to Faery to enlist his help. Jack Merry has no idea that the c... more
by Luke RomynA bus crashes into Billy Monroe, ending his life. But not how you might think. Unharmed, the boy walks away from the crash with phenomenal strength, far beyond that of any mortal. Then his real life begins. Billy enters a subterranean city called Meridian, a home for those who do not fit into the surface world. There, he learns of a prophecy predicting his arrival, hinting at a great danger that will threaten not only Meridian but the entire planet. Armed with immortality, Billy sets ... more
by Mya RobartsDuring The Second Civil War, the recruitment laws put Lila Velez in a harsh position. If she doesn't lose her virginity to her childhood friend, the troops will take it away. By force. Can Lila lose her virginity on her own terms and find love in the process?
by Margaret Rodeheaver
Porkington Hamm is curious. Adventurous. Even courageous. But there's one thing that strikes terror into his heart and sends a chill up his spine.
Life is not easy when you look one way on the outside and feel another way on the inside. But that’s the way it is for Porkington Hamm after he gets a dose of Doctor Morty’s experimental stem cell serum.
Thinking, feeling, and (mostly) looking hu... more
by Liz DeltonI thought I was just a normal girl living a normal life. Until the day my mother dies and everything changes. My normal shifts, and nothing makes sense anymore. Suddenly I’m seeing this glowing light in everything around me. I can’t explain it. It’s just…there. But when a dog made of darkness chases me, I somehow end up in a different world. A world of magic. Now I need to learn how to survive in this world, how to use my light to protect myself and those around me. But when more ... more
by Peeky AKA Bob MoyerThe Wizard Was Odd Trilogy A "Wizard of Oz" Epic Adventure for the 21st Century Reader Book One: Toto’s Tale Book Two: Trail of Tears Book Three: To Be Determined by Participating Kickstarter Patrons For anyone old enough to read Harry Potter One Sentence Overview A couple of days in Oz equals a year in Kansas where Uncle Henry is dying; If the Wizard will provide the cure, Will Dorothy find her way home…and in time, to make a difference? One Sentence Synopsis A commemorative ... more
by Alex AlexanderLogicide! Heretic! Everyone knows cats can't talk. Everyone except Niclas, a halfwit slum boy who's just landed a new job as a talking cat's man servant. But this is Laburnum and the age of Rationalism. Here, the Academy's Inquisition takes illogical happenings very seriously. Locking people up, throwing away keys, that sort of thing. And it's not just the Crimson Men Niclas and his new master have to worry about. A man with no name has come to the capital in search of the Black Scienc... more
by C.C. Bolick
Seventeen-year-old Rena Mason counts the days until she can leave for college. Every night her father drinks himself to sleep, leaving her to care for her younger brother. When her father is kidnapped by terrorists, her dreams of freedom become a nightmare.
Stunned that her father has a history with these terrorists, Rena knows she must run or be their next victim. She learns the tough guy at school has a reason to look after her - he's working for a government agency with the same ... more
by Kelsey QuickIn the Vampire Stratocracy of Cain, human blood is scarce. For centuries, councils have sought to assuage the blood shortage by enslaving and breeding humans, turning them into profitable supply units for the rich and the abled. Today, eighteen-year-old Wavorly Sterling is officially a supply unit, bound to serve her blood willingly to her master for the rest of her life. One of only few humans that was not bred in Cain, Wavorly knows freedom better than anyone, and she is determined to esca... more
by A. M. TownsendOn the planet of Ur, children are hatched from eggs and given a birth prophecy. At the age of 13, Elise discovers that her prophecy is to become the Daughter of the Wind. She must travel to a distant land, join her sister, the goddess of Water and her brothers, the gods of Earth and Fire. Elise's travels bring her a few friends. She meets the Leaf Girl, a princess, and a young chameleon who is half human. Through a series of battles, Elise and her siblings save the planet. This is a s... more
by Dakota CookOrphaned high school senior, Lucy Montgomery, has just accepted a position as intern to the Albuquereque Chief of Police. Before she knows it, she finds herself caught in the middle of a serial killer’s cross hairs as he threatens to make her his next victim. Along with Detective Julian Olivieri, Lucy must race to discover the truth before it’s too late. Follow their epic tale of murder and intrigue, of love and betrayal, of madness and monsters, as they uncover a secret that goes deeper tha... more
by A.B. CarolanYou know A. B. Carolan as the writer of The Secret Lab and The Secret of the Urns. Those novels are sci-fi mysteries for young adults (and adults who are young at heart). In Mind Games, A. B. tells a new story that’s set a bit farther into the future than his first two books. Della Dos Toros is a young girl with psi powers living in the Dark Domes of the planet Sanctuary. Her adopted father doesn’t let her use those powers, but she must do so to find his killer. This story about ESP and androids... more