“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”.
Maddie’s life isn’t perfect, but it’s pretty good – there are only a few things that she wishes she could change, like her parents’ fighting all the time and worrying about paying for a good college. On her 18th birthday, she buys a lottery ticket on a whim… and ends up winning 50 million dollars.
Against the backdrop of a world at the brink of war and ruled by the Machiavellian principle that “the end justifies the means,” “Birthrights” is an enrapturing story written by J. Kyle McNeal, the first of the “Revisions to the Truth” series.
With the recent announcement of Philip Pullman’s “The Book of Dust” – a return to the world of “His Dark Materials” – there’s no better time to revisit the classic that started it all: “The Golden Compass”.
It’s been just over a year since author Goldy Moldavsky’s debut novel “Kill the Boy Band” was published, and now she’s back with her follow up “No Good Deed”. Though “No Good Deed” isn’t a sequel to “Kill the Boy Band”, it does take place in the same universe, and readers of Moldavsky’s first novel will enjoy nods to it in her second work.