Bronte Mettlestone has just learned her parents have been killed by pirates. Since she hasn’t seen them since she was a baby, this news isn’t as devastating as one might expect, but it is rather... inconvenient, especially since they’ve left her a set of faery cross-stitched instructions to carry out.
To prove her worthiness as the next Sea Queen, Lira must take the heart of a human prince. Her reputation as the Prince's Bane will do her no good on this quest, as a curse turns Lira into a pesky human, and she must find a way to steal her prince's heart without her Siren's song.
In The Raven's Tale, Cat Winters writes a heady study of Edgar Allen Poe that is thoughtful, entertaining, and inspiring.
With beautiful, full-color illustrations, this Inspired Traveller's Guide takes you on a journey of famous places across the globe that inspired great works of fiction.
Having just turned 18, Rasmira is ready to pass her trial and prove her worthiness as her father's chosen heir and the next leader of their village. But something goes wrong during the trial, and the only hope for Rasmira is to do the impossible – can she kill a god and earn her way back from the wild?
Tosh Livingston has just arrived as a freshman at Harvard University. He hopes more than anything that college will be a chance for a fresh start. But as one of the only black students among a crowd of hyper-privileged Harvard legacies, Tosh soon realizes his fresh start may be harder to achieve than he thought.
Clark Kent desperately doesn’t want his powers to be discovered, but when an acquaintance at school clues him in to the fact that men from Smallville’s immigrant population are going missing, he knows he has to step in.
Spin the Dawn is an epic journey with a smart, creative heroine and an adorable love story at its center.
You have to love a series whose entire premise is laid out in its title: This graphic novel series follows the adventures of a teenage Cleopatra (“Cleo”) who has traveled through time and is now involved in an intergalactic conflict with Xaius Octavian – once Cleo’s best friend and now her arch nemesis.
Head to the island of Bellona to worship the Sun, make some Offerings, and learn more about why the Night might actually be the right choice.
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.
It's almost Halloween and the perfect time to snuggle up with a dark and twisty YA series. This month's Author Takeover, from Kendare Blake, is the perfect introduction to the Three Dark Crowns series. Read which House Kendare associates with her fantasy world's mysterious powers, and figure out your allegiance to the crown.
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.