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by DeAnna BrowneWhen virtual reality surpasses people’s wildest dreams, many struggle to remain in the real world. Sixteen-year-old Ari has watched the financial and emotional cost of virtual reality addiction for years as her father continues barely existing in a VR coma. Unfortunately, her only option to help her family escape poverty is if she studies the one subject she hates and fears: virtual reality programming. Despite her misgivings, Ari soon develops a rare talent that makes her question everything... more
by Dawnette BrennerThe Ancient Sacred Tree: Birthing a Hero is a mythological adventure fantasy novel for children and young adults. Joshua’s mom and dad were getting divorced. It was absolutely the worst news he could ever imagine receiving, and what made it even harder to bear was that he was convinced that it was his fault. His brother and sisters hadn’t seemed to notice how much their parents had been arguing lately, but Joshua, being the youngest, had, and he found escaping into fantasy worlds had helped him ... more
by Alex MuellerBobby Sterling was an ordinary teenager leading a normal life with only hockey and school on the horizon. Until one fateful day when he was whisked away into adventure at a space academy he never could have possibly imagined existed. But the transition to his new life doesn’t go very smoothly. As Bobby gains new abilities and explores new worlds, he will have to overcome his fears, push himself like never before and cope with his emotions. But he’s also worried about the unknown. There’s somethi... more
by Trisha McNaryIs it love, or is it alien abduction? In the far future, young human Antaska travels to outer space with a gigantic alien. She brings her psychic cat along. Mischievous but evil part-reptile humanoids team up with Antaska’s nemesis--a genetically altered fitness instructor--to harass her to the ends of the universe, but her unexpected alien abduction spoils their plans. Love and its dark side meet in this fast-paced science fiction dark comedy. Alien Pets, formerly Pets and Masters in Space by ... more
by Barbara Liepe, PhDNew science and fiction book could encourage young people to seek careers in science. Siona’s Tale is the debut novel by Barbara A. Liepe, PhD written to encourage scientific literacy and wonder. At a time when ignoring scientific facts may have terrible consequences for future generations there is an unmet need to encourage scientific curiosity and wonder in young people to develop the next generation of scientists. Siona’s Tale begins with a young girl fearful of the sea and its dreadf... more
by SJ JacksonAmidst the terrible wars and deaths, a young boy chooses to go for an adventure, for a quest, to achieve what he was destined to have: The Scorpion Sword. Born with a Scorpion Mark, Jack Swann, had no idea that his entire life was to transform from the day he choose for this adventure. Drown yourself into this fantasy novel and discover how a mere boy decides to stand against a matchless evil being, who aimed nothing but the end of this universe.
A being of solidified light, born to a barren couple, with the assistance of the famed Dr. Bearlight, a fertility expert and a mystic, who introduces them to the “Singularity of thought” and a new reproductive process called “Aurafusion”.
The Dr. disappears at the completion of the unusual conception, and imparts the new born child with unfathomable abilities.
Glenda, a Nano technology expert, and Osiris, a Parapsychology researcher, embark on a mission to ... more
by Rachel Watts
Ignorance is cheap. And then it costs you everything.
Perth author Rachel Watts' latest release delivers a devastating vision of a post-climate change world in which governments have collapsed and corporations rule with an iron fist. In this world two young women from different backgrounds find themselves unexpectedly aligned in their pursuit for the truth.
The world has suffered economic collapse and multiple environmental crises. In a flooded city, Ava Murasaki is searching ... more
by A.B. Carolan
In the future when humans are exploring the home solar system, four kids discover a mutant cat on the International Space Station. In solving the mystery of the cat’s origin, they uncover an old conspiracy. Young readers will identify with the kids’ problems; they and older readers who are young-at-heart will enjoy the suspense and science and identify with the themes. Return to the magic that is found in sci-fi.
The cat’s name is Mr. Paws. He’s an expert mathema... more
by Ryan GrimblyMeet the Websprites is a collection of short stories, about the every day lives of the magical Websprites and the nasty Boogs. The Websprites live in a small village hidden by trees, under the care of a great, magical tree. They are quite content to keep to themselves, look after nature, and make good use of the environment. At maturity, a Websprite earns a special Crystal Buddy which appeals to their personality, and the two share a symbiotic life together. However, misbehaving Websprites gra... more
by Cameron Alexander
When Timmy's father, Dr. Barnes, is forced to open a portal to another dimension, the world is invaded by shadowy, shape-shifting creatures known as the Dark. Luckily for Timmy his father created five stuffed bears that are more than they seem.
by C. Toni GrahamFour teens are trapped in a mythical world filled with magic, fairies, flying horses and danger. They must do the unthinkable and risk losing their families or the new magical beings they’ve befriended. Their choice will change them forever. Time is not on their side.
by S. G. WhittleseyAdventurous Ava is about a little girl with a desire to see various parts of the world, all while her mother is trying to get her to sleep.
by Robin PawlakWhat if your imagination could take you anywhere? Literally. Twelve-year-old Simon loves to daydream—a little too much, according to his twin sister Casey, who prefers real-life adventures. She leads the two into their father’s workroom, which is strictly off limits, and they are zapped by their father’s mysterious invention. Afterward, exhausted and dazed, Simon imagines that he is flying a spaceship. Suddenly, he finds that he can no longer control the fantasy, and he and his sister end up ... more
by Cody Wagner
After months of hiding from the evil Siren, Blaize Trales returns to Sanctuary Preparatory Academy for answers.
Some things at Sanctuary haven’t changed. It’s still a secret high school for gay teens. Healing Hamburgers still taste like overcooked charcoal. And it’s still Blaize’s favorite place in the world.
Other things on campus will never be the same. The loss of a friend at the hands of the Siren haunts Sanctuary. The struggle to hide a newfound power ... more
by Cody Wagner
Came out of the closet by accident? Check.
Sent off to a pray-away-the-gay school? Miserable check.
Shenanigans ensued? Mega-quadruple check.
Blaize Trales's world falls apart when he's dragged to Sanctuary Preparatory Academy, a boarding school that claims to fix gay teens. The place sucks so much they even serve food like "Cleansing Corn". Blaize's misguided parents eat it up and hand him over for brainwashing.
But things at Sanctuary ar... more