Tag: Young Adult

Beyond the Grave

I can’t move forward with my life, until I know my demons are confined to the past… Being Charlotte Silver, the daughter of famous paranormal investigators, means my life isn’t like that of other teenage girls. Especially after what happened to my parents. Things changed. I missed prom and deferred my big college plans. But I still have my boyfriend, Noah. He’s everything I... »

Time Jumpers

Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole’s epic adventure comes to a close in book five of the New York Times bestselling “fanciful, action-packed adventure” series (Publishers Weekly, starred review), from the author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.Cole and his friends are pushed to the limit in this finale to the bestselling Five Kingdoms seri... »

Tales from the Forest

The Forest Realm is a magical world within our own. You cannot see it, nor can you hear it, and only very few might be able to feel it. The realm feeds the hungry, shelters the homeless, and protects the hunted… so long as their hearts are pure. Recently orphaned, two heartbroken brothers are at risk of separation by the government… A black Labrador leads a colony of rabbits away from ... »

Relative Strangers

Why is there a gap in Jules’s baby album? A wry and poignant coming-of-age novel about finding the truth in lies, salvaging hope in heartbreak, and making peace with missing pieces. Eighteen-year-old Jules has always wished for a close-knit family. She never knew her father, and her ex-addict mother has always seemed more interested in artistic endeavors than in bonding with her only daughte... »

Hardscrabble

In 1910, after losing their farm in Iowa, the Martin family moves to Mingo, Colorado, to start anew. The US government offers 320 acres of land free to homesteaders. All they have to do is live on the land for five years and farm it. So twelve-year-old Belle Martin, along with her mother and six siblings, moves west to join her father. But while the land is free, farming is difficult and it’... »

Fall of Night – The Morganville Vampires 14 –

Thanks to its unique mix of human and vampire residents, Morganville is a small college town with big-time problems. But it isn’t the only town with vampire trouble . . . Claire never thought she’d leave Morganville, but when she gets accepted into the graduate course at MIT, she can’t pass up the opportunity. Saying goodbye to her friends, especially her boyfriend Shane, is bitt... »

Barefoot Kids

An action packed, character filled adventure story set inBroome, Barefoot Kids revolves around the Jirroo cousins, Janey, Jimmy, Tich, Buddy and Dancer – who play musicin a band together. When their special place, Eagle Beach,comes under threat from developers, the kids start acampaign to save the beach, leading to adventure, dangerand excitement. Add to the mix millions of dollars worth... »

Imitation

Everyone is exactly like me. There is no one like me. The rough fabric of my cotton nightgown chafes so I lie very still. They say my discomfort comes from being built like one accustomed to niceties. How is that fair when I myself have never experienced anything but copies of the real thing? My entire life is an imitation. I am an Imitation. I’ve been here five years. Training. Preparing. W... »

High School Hero (Forest Ridge High Book 1)

Kristen McDonald has dreamed of being crowned prom queen for the past three years. Now, with prom only weeks away, her boyfriend, George, starts becoming someone she doesn’t even recognize. Sure he’s got a lot on his mind with college decisions and football playoffs coming up, but that doesn’t excuse him for acting like a major jerk. Matt Brady, the annoying but gorgeous bad boy ... »

The Last Girls of Pompeii

In Pompeii, in the summer of A.D. 79, Julia and Sura appear to lead opposite lives. Julia is the daughter of a wealthy ship-builder; Sura is an orphan. Julia bears the Curse of Venus—a withered arm; Sura’s beauty turns heads. Julia is free; Sura is her slave. Then Julia learns that her parents are planning to put her in the service of the Temple of Damia, the center of a cultish new re... »