In this quirky Edwardian fantasy, magic and mayhem ensue when Katherine Ann Stephenson discovers she has inherited her mother’s magical talents. Magic is regarded as scandalously improper by society, so Kat’s magic threatens to ruin her older sister’s reputations and give her stepmother a nervous breakdown! A fun fantasy read for teen fans of Jane Austen.
The world has no air. If you want to survive, you pay to breathe. Ever since the Switch, when the oxygen levels plummeted and most of humanity died, the survivors have been protected in glass domes full of manufactured air. Protected . . . or trapped? Or controlled?
Tom Munn is a bad boy bully, but you can’t help but like him. He must spend his daily detention in a hot, empty room with Mrs. Woodrow, a no-nonsense guidance counselor. His punishment is to scrawl his story in a beat-up notebook.
Jael is half demon and pursued by demons who don't like half breeds and mortals who don't like demons. Love rises above it all, but the plot isn’t always predicable. This fantasy has a nice mythological feel.
In a modern retelling of a Jane Austen classic, prom season at the prestigious Longbourn Academy is a BIG DEAL, complete with couture gowns and broadcast news coverage. But it’s unlikely there will be a prom for Lizzie Bennett, who attends Longbourn on a music scholarship. If not for the kindness of her best friend, Jane, and the attentions of local boy, Wick, Lizzie would know nothing but the constant torment of her snobbish schoolmates. None of them, however, can set Lizzie’s blood boiling faster than handsome, privileged, unpredictable Will Darcy.
Meet Dashti, a healing maid who’s been locked away in a tower with her lady, Saren. Set in medieval Mongolia, the story follows Dashti through her journal entries, as she describes a rather complicated relationship with an ill Lady Saren. A mutual love interest named Khan Tegus soon makes matters even worse, as Saren begs Dashti to pretend to be her in courting Tegus. Will these young women break free from the tower? Will Khan Tegus come to love Dashti over Saren? Read and find out.
It’s difficult for Sunny to fit in in Nigeria, not only does she have to adapt to the culture after growing up in America, but her albinism keeps her from even playing soccer outdoors with her schoolmates. Then she discovers something amazing-she is a "free agent," with latent magical power and she can learn how to change reality. But can she learn enough to help catch the dangerous magical serial killer Black Hat Otokoto?
In the town of Bellmont, gangs and the Irish mob vie for control. Quiet, loyal Finley does his best to forget his troubled past and stay under the radar, even though his long-time girlfriend is the little sister of a known mobster. The one place he feels free is on the basketball court – until “Boy21,” a basketball prodigy with his own dark secrets, moves to town. Through their unlikely friendship, both boys find answers they hadn’t known they were seeking.
Welcome to Ghostopolis, an afterlife full of strange supernatural beings. Garth, a boy with a terminal illness, is transported into this other spirit world by a middle-aged ghost wrangler, Frank Gallows. Garth soon learns he has strange powers in this world, powers that unnerve the evil tyrant that now rules Ghostopolis, Vaugner. Will Garth defeat this tyrannical overlord? How will he ever escape the strange world of Ghostopolis? Read to find out.
Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack. This Young Adult biography is a must read about the man who changed the world.