When thinking of stories that are set in Texas, a pair of Russian wizards on a quest is not what usually comes to mind. Bestselling author Charlaine Harris, however, easily creates a world in which this seems more than possible in her newest book, An Easy Death.
Makoto Fujimoto’s sole focus in life is training to become a mecha pilot, but as the entrance exam nears, he quickly learns he doesn’t have what it takes after all. His only chance is to join the civilian mecha security force and show his skill in battle. With political tensions rising, Mac soon realizes that simply surviving will be the real challenge.
Nic Promises, by Renae McBrian, is a marvelous tale of friendship and loyalty.
Twilight of the Elves, by Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos, picks up where Book 1 left off with a thrilling, high-stakes adventure to save the home of the elves.
Jilly can’t wait to be a big sister, and she doesn’t understand her parents’ reactions when they learn her new baby sister, Emma, was born deaf.
In this sequel to 2017’s The Witch Boy, author Molly Knox Ostertag returns to the magical world of the Vanissen family. While Aster’s family now allows him to openly learn witchcraft, fully accepting his identity is another matter.
On a day when Arthur Penhaligon is just struggling to make it through gym class without suffering an asthma attack, he discovers he’s the inheritor of great magical power – power that he’ll need to save both his world and others he never knew existed.
Readers may have come to the Cormoran Strike novels looking for good mystery stories, but many of them stayed for the romantic tension between the series’ eponymous detective and Robin Ellacott, his assistant-turned-partner.
Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter and Bomber Command provide readers with an inside look into the minds of Rose and Paige Tico, two sisters who are introduced in the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy.
When New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum is destroyed in the Draft Riots of 1863, Magdalys Roca and her friends simultaneously lose their home and become targets of a nefarious slave-trading network that kidnaps free black people from the North and sells them into slavery in the South.