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by Patrick JohnsJahrys Grent, a young boy from Palor, has only one dream: to become a knight. While he works in his father’s shop, he daydreams of fearless knights from tales long ago. He longs to save a princess from treacherous outlaws, overthrow cruel kings, and explore the lands beyond the Farrest Sea and the Western Mountains. He believes that a knight fears nothing—until the Hoarding comes to Astenpoole and he experiences fear firsthand. With his family gone and his home destroyed, Jahrys is one of m... more
by J.S. KirklandThe Nature Keepers, who govern the natural world, are deeply divided in their intentions towards our world and are embroiled in a bitter conflict that threatens the future of all humankind. Six young people, previously unaware of their extraordinary family legacy, discover they have been bestowed with gifts of profound meaning and power—vital to defending humankind. They accept the call to crossover to the world of the Nature Keepers to join forces in the fight against menacing rivals—who wer... more
by A.J. Massey
"A fantasy with tremendous heart and a magisterial execution." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
A normal eighth-grader by day, thirteen-year-old Ben awakens one night in a fantastical dream world where snow burns, the sun disappears and reappears without warning, and magic is addictive.
But the mysterious realm of Meridia is disappearing, eaten by a phenomena called the Fading. Joined by Avery, Marcus, and three dog-like dragonwoofs, Ben journeys a... more
by Anthony AvinaWhen an ancient supernatural legend comes to town on All Hallow’s Eve and the annual Freshman Hunt puts Francesca’s friend Faith in danger, the undercover teen vampire must decide whether to risk her mission to save her friend, while she struggles with her growing feelings for the handsome warlock Jasper. In a school full of danger, what is she willing to sacrifice? Love…or the mission?
by K.M. HarrellNyira, a seven-year-old healer, watched slave hunters burn her village and murder her father. Hiding in the jungle, she befriends a young gorilla, named Gord. The slave hunters capture Gord, forcing Nyira to give up her freedom to save his life. She is transported by slave ship to Haiti. Ten-year-old Enriquillo’s tribe has lived peacefully—hidden in the Haitian mountains—for over three hundred years. French soldiers still managed to kill their chief—Enriquillo’s father, and his best friend... more
by Alison McBainThe Beast doesn't always wait for Beauty. Sometimes, Beauty IS the Beast. Princess Mirabella is betrothed to a repulsive old man a year after her mother's death. She refuses the marriage, only to find out her betrothed is a sorcerer as well. He takes his revenge by transforming her into a savage and frightening beast, giving her an ultimatum: she has three years to solve the mystery of her curse—or die. Exiled to her mother's estate to hide the scandal, Mirabella learns that the sorcerer w... more
by Christine GrabowskiDickensen Academy isn’t a typical boarding school. The faculty is hiding an unbelievable secret within their fine arts program. When Autumn Mattison receives an invitation to attend the high school, she yearns for the chance to escape her overbearing father yet remains reluctant to leave her mother and brother. But her doubts fade away when a vivid dream convinces her she belongs there. Away from home, Autumn discovers a unique school environment that awakens her creative potential, and her n... more
by Christopher D. SchmitzWhile investigating a series of strange murders in her neighborhood, college student Claire Jones is kidnapped by a handsome werewolf who claims he's rescuing her from the clutches of an evil sorcerer. But she can't run forever and if Claire and her companion can't reclaim an arcane artifact to end the warlock's reign of terror, he will unleash the dark god Sh'logath's cataclysmic power upon the universe, shattering dimensional barriers, and devouring all reality.
by Kimberly MooreWhen a young hero is thrust into a nefarious plot, she must risk her life or have her secret exposed. Seventeen-year-old Petunia is shy, awkward, and insecure. She’s also a hero – by accident. When she unwittingly kills a baby dragon, she saves her caravan and the nearby city from the creature. Now, everyone hails her as a hero, and she feels like a fraud. When tragedy soon strikes the city, everyone turns to Petunia, their hero, to solve the problem. Petunia sets out on a journey to solve th... more
by J.M. GrantTess is dying and her family will do anything to save her. There’s one treatment left, and legal or not, she’ll take it. Tess fights despair until encountering a strange guy on the bus. He's anything but normal and lives without restraint, which makes her laugh … and hope. But it’s not that simple. Tess has more questions than answers about his plans. When an unknown enemy brings destruction and death to her home and loved ones, Tess learns her life is a lie. Doubting her friends and unsure w... more
by PC Keeler“There’s nothing wrong with being one of the bright spots.” Gyndri was born a human boy. But now he's one of the brightest spots of all. He's a Migon - a miniature dragon created to help humanity survive. His life changed completely when a dragon's attack ripped him from his loving family and set him on a new and frightening path. Along with his human companion, Piet, Gyndri is now tasked with finding out two things. First, where he came from and who he wants to be. Second, the cause of th... more
by Sean M. HollowsA bullet severed him from the public eye. One man fights to right his previous life. Gyone Irensho, an infamous contract killer who worked the bristling wilds of Crygor City, loses his life, only to be reanimated from his six-foot slumber. His benefactor harnesses an unspeakable evil at his whim, all in favor of his battle against the Shadows that he, himself, has learned to control. As they say, fight fire with fire. Upon being greeted with another contract, Gyone has a kneejerk change... more
by Peter A. SchoemannPart 2 of the Genesis Serials: Rescue or another abduction. Will Joseph or Laurel break under intense interrogation? How quickly can Joseph adapt to the spy world? Will they help prevent a nuclear holocaust?
by Marianne Curley
The battle has come and gone. The war is won. The prophecy complete. But life can’t just pick up where it left off for Ethan. He struggles to cope with how the battle ended and all that he lost. He asks himself, How do I go on? At odds with his friends in the Guard, Ethan finds himself adrift, jumping at shadows and sensing someone who can’t possibly be there. Lathenia, the Goddess of Chaos, had a daughter she kept secret, and now Jesilla swears vengeance and to continue with her mother’s pla... more
by K.A. Wiggins
In a drowned city overrun by monsters, one girl rejects everything she's ever known to become more than she could have ever imagined.
A dark fantasy-meets-ecopunk-dystopia of monsters and magic perfect for fans of This Savage Song and Anna Dressed in Blood.
"Why we loved it: A unique twist on the YA-dystopian genre, Wiggins weaves a complex tale that unfolds like a dream itself—mystical, and sometimes odd, but a... more
by Azaria Durant
Ealdred is the son of no one. A half-breed slave. Born to serve.
And yet magic lives within him.
When a freak accident reveals his powers not only to himself, but to the world, Ealdred is forced to flee for his life, only to fall into the hands of the dark sorcerer, Zeldek. Suddenly, he is thrown into a world he never knew existed. The legends are real, the Vaelhyreans of old exist, and Ealdred must choose between death and service to Zeldek.
But w... more