A hundred years after the zhree arrive on Earth, humans and zhree co-exist more or less peacefully, with willing humans incorporated into the zhree social structure – if not as equals, then still as valued members of society.
Ever since ten-year-old Mia Tang’s parents immigrated to the United States from China, they’ve been trying to find steady work. When they get the chance to run the Calivista Motel in California, the Tang family thinks they’ve found their big break.
In Ozland, the third and final installment in Wendy Spinale’s Everland trilogy, what’s left of the Lost Boys and their allies continue to weather the gruesome effects of the Bloodred Queen’s virus.
Violet, along with her best friends, Alice and Katie, and younger brother, Nate, can’t wait to attend Comic-Con to meet the actors who star in the film adaptation of their favorite novel, a YA dystopia called “The Gallows Dance”. But just as they’re introducing themselves, something inexplicable occurs – the group is somehow transported into the real world of the book.
Paloma must be the only 12-year-old alive who isn’t thrilled to be going to Mexico City for the summer – she’s more disheartened at the thought of losing a summer with her friends back in Kansas than she is excited about spending a month in another country.
There’s a belief on the US Virgin Islands that being born during a hurricane – being a hurricane child – is a bad omen, and Caroline Murphy is starting to think it might be true.
When Sam wakes up and finds herself in a jungle, it takes her a minute to realize that she’s been in a plane crash, along with the rest of her high school fencing team. She soon locates her surviving classmates, but will rescue arrive before infighting and personal trauma tear the group apart?
Vanessa, a fanfiction writer, Phoebe, a talented percussionist, and Callie, her dad’s taxidermy assistant, all end up at the same Orlando convention center – though for very different reasons. Once their paths cross, all three girls are in for an unforgettable week in this hilarious and heartfelt novel.
Loved 2016’s “The Call” but couldn’t handle that cliffhanger of an ending? I’ve got good news for you – author Peadar O’Guilin has written a sequel, “The Invasion”.
Husband-wife dynamic duo Leo and Diane Dillon are two of my favorite illustrators of all time. Their work has graced everything from the covers of famous novels like Garth Nix’s “Sabriel” and Isabel Allende’s “The House of the Spirits” to picture books by Virginia Hamilton and Margaret Wise Brown and more.