Andrew Kendall is wise beyond his years, and reading about his ongoing journey is very special. There’s a lot to be learned from this book – about life, about words, about circumstance, and about myself. It is definitely a book that will be kept to my heart and revisited often.
Emmett Atwater and nine other teenagers have been selected for a very special mission. Babel Communications, a powerful technology company, needs young people to visit a recently discovered planet, Eden, and extract Nyxia – an alien natural resource with mysterious powers.
The momentous events of the summer, during which Sierra learned the true extent of her shadowshaping powers, still loom large in Sierra’s and her friends’ minds when fall arrives. But just because a few months have gone by doesn’t mean they’ve let down their guard.
In the conclusion to the “Hunter” series, things are more tense than ever in Apex City. Joy and the other Elite responsible for keeping the Othersiders at bay are working overtime – way overtime – keeping the city safe, and the suspicious head of PsiCorps isn’t making their jobs any easier.
“A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars” is a haunting contemporary debut by award-winning Ghanaian-British filmmaker Yaba Badoe. The story has a powerful, dreamlike narrative that weaves its way through a myriad of serious threats faced by Sante and her friend. Meet 14-year-old Sante, the survivor of a shipwreck, adopted daughter of traveler Mama Rose, playmate of twins Cat and Cobra, and her protector, a bird of prey named Priss.
Imogene loves her life as part of the Florida Renaissance Faire, where both of her parents work. This year, Imogene will both start work there herself as a Squire and start public school for the first time. You’d think dragons would be scarier than middle school… but you’d be wrong.
When Rufus Emeterio and Mateo Torrez get a call from Death-Cast in the early hours of the morning on September 5, they know what’s coming – sometime in the next 24 hours, they will die.
“The Dire King” is the fourth and final installment in William Ritter’s “Jackaby” series, following hot on the heels of last year’s “Ghostly Echoes”.
Full to the brim with teenage angst and raw emotion, “A Short History of the Girl Next Door” sounds like just another cliche YA book – but it is so much more than that.
Last year we were captivated by Philip Reeve’s “Railhead”, and Zen and company are back with more adventures in the newly released sequel, “Black Light Express”.