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Queen Vernita Conquers the Volcanic Islands, Dr. Dawn Menge

Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

The Queen of the Land of Quails is preparing to travel to the mysterious Volcanic Islands to meet twelve of her wonderful new friends. After she leaves her loyal subjects in charge of keeping her castle safe from harm for the next year, Queen Vermita boards a boat and heads out on her latest adventure. … Read more

Spiritblade, P.R. Williamson

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Supernatural & Paranormal, Teen & Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Yuji dreams of becoming a samurai and protecting his loved ones, even though he knows it’s impossible for a poor orphan to rise above his station. But when a bully attacks his sister, Yuji’s violent response reveals a powerful birthright and makes him a target for the mythical, terrifying yokai. Forced to flee his … Read more

The Field, Tracy Richardson

Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Space Opera, Teen & Young Adult

Eric Horton sees fire.  When he sleeps, he dreams of a world screaming in the midst of devastating explosions. These dreams terrify him, and as more strange happenings unfold around him, he’s unable to shake the feeling that what he s seeing isn’t just a dream. When a new student, Renee, appears in his science … Read more

The Die of Death, Kenneth B. Andersen

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

Continuing the dark and humorous adventure that begins with The Devil’s Apprentice Philip’s adventures as the Devil’s apprentice have changed him—in a good way. Although he misses his friends in Hell, he has made new friends in life.  But when the future of the underworld is threatened once again, Philip’s help is needed. Death’s Die … Read more

City of Bones, Cassandra Clare

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Supernatural & Paranormal, Teen & Young Adult

When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible … Read more

The Bobcat, Katherine Forbes Riley

Coming of Age, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Teen & Young Adult

Haunting and lyrical, The Bobcat is Katherine Forbes Riley’s magical debut novel in which Laurelie, a young art student who suffers in the aftermath of a sexual assault, has grown progressively more isolated and fearful. She transfers from her busy city university to a small college in rural Vermont, where she retreats into her vivid imagination, experiencing … Read more

From Darkest Skies, Sam Peters

Detective & Private Investigator, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Space Opera, Teen & Young Adult

After a five year sabbatical following the tragic death of his wife and fellow agent Alysha, Keona Rause returns to the distant colony world of Magenta to resume service with the Magentan Intelligence Service. With him he brings an artificial recreation of his wife’s personality, a simulacrum built from every digital trace she left behind. … Read more