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by Alex PearlEleven-year-old schoolboy, Roy Nuttersley has been dealt a pretty raw deal. While hideous parents show him little in the way of love and affection, school bullies make his life a misery. So Roy takes comfort in looking after the birds in his suburban garden, and in return the birds hatch a series of ambitious schemes to protect their new friend. As with the best-laid plans, however, these get blown completely off course - and as a result the lives of both Roy and his arch tormentor, Harry Hodge... more
by Megan CreweTeen mages from opposite sides of the tracks, Rocío and Finn must enter a series of trials to earn the right to keep their magic. But as they become unlikely allies—and possibly more—they discover the Mages' Exam holds secrets more horrifying than they could have imagined. How much are they willing to sacrifice to win?
by Roye OkupeSet in fifteenth-century West Africa, Malika (Pronounced "Ma-LIE-kah"): Warrior Queen follows the exploits of queen and military commander Malika, who struggles to keep the peace in her ever-expanding empire. In part two of the hit graphic novel series, Malika uncovers a painful betrayal by one of the people closest to her. The treachery unnerves a usually stoic and composed Malika, allowing her enemies, both known and unknown, internal as well as external, to encircle her, positioning themselve... more
by Josette WeissMaribele has suffered from night terrors every night for years, but with psychic, Ramona's help she discovers she is a medium, capable of speaking with the dearly departed. Now with the help of a retired policeman, she attempts to solve crimes and fight the lower ranking demons, she calls the Shadow People.
by Mark and Sheri DursinLABORS OF AN EPIC PUNK is a young adult fantasy novel set in the time of Greek mythology, right after the Trojan War. It is the story of a sixteen-year-old rebellious loner named Mac (short for Telemachus), who has to undertake a series of missions, not only to keep from getting expelled from school, but to march out of the oppressive shadow of his famous father, Odysseus. Think Clash of the Titans meets The Breakfast Club.
by Mireille Pavane
On the morning of the wedding of Princess Beatrice of the kingdom of Trasimene to the south of the brooding shadow of the Black Mountain, news was brought to the royal court that the feared one-eyed beast had broken free of his imprisonment and was rampaging through the land towards Trasimene. The beast was coming for Princess Beatrice, it was said, to avenge the loss of his right eye and the jewel she had stolen three years ago from the lair of the beasts in the Black Mountain.
But not... more
by Kathy Cyr
"The Max Hamby series is perfect for readers of Harry Potter, Fablehaven, Unwanteds, Septimus Heap and Charlie Bone. A mix of magic, adventure, humor, friendship and family that draws you in."
She tilted her head and touched the shifters on the knee. "Little shifters refuse to fight. They are no more. Out of sight. So greedy and oh so bad. Now they're gone and no one is sad."
Isolde has... more
by Chad RasmussenThe day Arian Coles stepped into the CUBUS his life would be changed forever. His scores were high enough to thrust him into the world's greatest and most dangerous competition. But this is no game, the winner will become one of ten world leaders—a Sage. According to Sage Law there must always be Ten Sages, but the eldest, Kanja, is dying. He must be replaced. Unable to find a suitable replacement among their own people, the Sages turn to the working class populace and institute the Challenge... more
by Jennifer DeanWhen fate leads Emma Morgan back to her small hometown of Washington, she learns that the life she knew three years ago has changed once she meets the charmingly, mysterious Liam Alexander. But when her brother Sean, voices his disapproval, Emma finds her loyalty in the way of her newfound curiosity of the youngest Alexander. Only the more she tries to avoid Liam the more she finds him in her constant company. A risk that leads down a dangerous path once Emma begins to discover a secret abou... more
by C.A. GrayRebecca Cordeaux knows exactly what her future will hold: she will marry Andy, her crush of the last five years. Once Andy is ready to settle down, she’s sure he will discover that she is his soulmate. After several small parts on stage, Rebecca knows she can become a renowned actress. Her writing also shows promise as a future author. Robots perform most human jobs that can be automated, leaving many free to pursue their personal creative interests. But Rebecca's mother Karen fears the new ... more
by C. A. PackImprisoned on a distant realm—her love life in a shambles—18-year-old Johanna Charette wonders how to extract herself from her enemy's grasp. He's a fool who wants to control all the knowledge in the universe by destroying every book in every Library of Illumination except his own. He’s already demonstrated he’s willing to kill to do it. Johanna needs to resolve the threats against the Libraries of Illumination and protect the people she holds dear. But how? She has changed—ever since engaging ... more
by Farah Oomerbhoy
She never felt like she belonged…until magic pulled her into a world beyond her wildest imagination. Perfect for fans of the Throne of Glass series and the Grisha Trilogy.
Sixteen-year-old Aurora wishes she were anyone else. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she believes things can’t get any worse. But when she’s kidnapped and dragged through an ancient tapestry into the magical world of Avalonia, she soon discovers that... more
by David HeaneyIn this charming spiritual adventure, author and former pastor David L. Heaney uses the adventurous journey of a dog, a rat, and a parrot to impart important truths about the nature of life and the inevitability of death. Niles, an aging Yorkie, has led a pampered life with his two loving owners and knows nothing of death. When his new friend Nathaniel, an inquisitive fruit rat, shares the puzzling tale of a family burying a “sleeping” cat, Niles’s life begins to change. Another neighborhood c... more
by Sarah Brownlee
by Jason R. JamesKira Turner used to know exactly who she was—the weird girl in fifth-grade with bright pink hair—but since her parents were kidnapped six days ago, everything has changed. Now she’s Princess Kira the First, and with the help of her friends, Snugg, Ben, and Fred the zombie, she’s on a mission to save both of her parents…but it won’t be easy. Kira has learned that her father was sold to the dreaded Rat Queen, and his only hope for rescue lies with Kira and her companions. Trapped in a str... more
by Patrick Harris
Dead is the king of Dembroch, as are many of our knights and dames. We, the queen and Civium, call upon the noblest members of the public to aid our kingdom. Join the defenders of Dembroch. Save us.
Brave of heart, young of body, four friends--Nick, Meg, Jenn, and Clay--answer the call for this perilous task. They're named knights and dames of the Reserves. Yearning for adventure and danger, they wait with bated breath for days, weeks, months...