Finished reading Percy Jackson and the Olympians and longing for more? The Lost Hero is the first of the Heroes of Olympus series, bringing back adventure with a new group of teen demigods. When Jason wakes up at a school with amnesia, he has no idea who is he, what’s happening, or the dangers soon to come.
In the wake of a tragedy at her high school, Kana Goldberg, a half-Japanese half-Jewish American teen, travels to Japan to stay with family she has never met and to help tend their orange groves. While trying to make sense of what happened at school and her role in it, she navigates through an unfamiliar culture, which she can nonetheless claim as her own. This novel-in-verse is a quick read but a meaningful one.
This is a book about friendship, ghosts, and growing up. Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.
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?