Lot Nobody is average - even his ears - and is so lonely that he's become invisible. But on his 16th birthday Lot truly starts disappearing - uprooted to a magical island, then sent back fully naked in the most embarrassing of situations. After befriending Ethan Longbow - a classmate who's about as street as a satsuma - Lot's insecurities start to peel away, an angry volcano begins to pulsate, and Lot Nobody goes toe-to-toe with the dastardly megalomaniac Hector Shady. Lot must now face his … [Read more...] about The Lot of a Nobody by Dave Johnston
When the world is full of magic, he who controls the magic controls the world. But what happens when the world wants it back? Abandoned, sorted, and assigned to the Grey Tower; Pitt knows next to nothing when it comes to spellweaving and whilst The Company is around; he never will. Downtrodden and destined to waste his life on the work floor, he discovers something which will shake the very foundations of his post-war society - a rebellion. 'Grey Skies' is the first part of 'The Height of … [Read more...] about Grey Skies by John Vallis
The sequel to the award-winning Aspiring, Part 2 of the Siblings' Tale. Leaving behind all they know, Elisabeth and her brother, Edvard, flee beyond the mountains. Elisabeth must break the mind-link her stepmother, Olivia, has forged or else the kingdom of Vendale will fall into ruin while the love of her life becomes a puppet to the witches’ coven. In an attempt to force Elisabeth and Edvard to return, Olivia sends her magic after them, pursuing them with all the force of her power and … [Read more...] about Becoming, Part 2 of the Siblings’ Tale by Astrid V.J.
Winner of the 2019 Silver International Literary Classics Award for Young Adult Fantasy "[This] is a well written and utterly charming coming-of-age tale. With excellent world-building [...], we are introduced to perfectly flawed and highly relatable characters. In a tale replete with clever twists and a satisfying ending that will leave readers yearning for the next book in this highly engaging series, Aspiring, Part 1 of the Siblings’ Tale is recommended for home and … [Read more...] about Aspiring, Part 1 of the Siblings’ Tale by Astrid V.J.
Children of the Blessing by Perry Morris The gods battled for thousands of years before they established balance in Lemuria; the children of the blessing are about to upset that balance. When key events prophesied thousands of years ago finally take place, those who lust for power will do anything they must to take control—even if that means killing the children of the blessing. The children of the blessing have never met. Renn wants to be a farmer and Avaris a warrior, but their birth and … [Read more...] about Children of the Blessing by Perry Morris
Imagine getting stuck in another world. Would it be a dream come true? For 12-year-old Tim Hunter, it's a nightmare. One shove through a magic mirror sent him into a medieval land of castles, kings, and dangerous creatures. No electricity. No running water. No McDonalds. And to make matters even worse, he's stuck there with his (annoying) older brother and sister -- Ron and Kat. They're barely there for 30 minutes before they're chased by a horrible, man-eating creature called a galrog and … [Read more...] about The Mirror of Doom by Bailey Baxter
Orville Mouse and the Puzzle of the Clockwork Glowbirds by Tom Hoffman 2016 Gold Medal Winner • Best Young Adult Adventure Book Readers Favorite International Book Award "Hoffman comes across as a master in the teen fantasy genre..." –Romuald Dzemo "...magical, exciting, witty and wise..." –Jack Magnus Orville Wellington Mouse lives with his Mum in the quiet fishing village of Muridaan Falls, Symoca. His life takes an unexpected turn when he learns his best friend Sophia Mouse is not … [Read more...] about Orville Mouse and the Puzzle of the Clockwork Glowbirds by Tom Hoffman
Sinful Cinderella by Anita Valle I'm not who they think I am. A docile girl who meekly obeys her stepmother and stepsisters. Some kind of sick angel who cheerfully bears their mistreatment. That's what I WANT them to think. Because then they won't suspect what I'm really up to. The ball, the prince - it's all part of my plan to come out on top. Stepmother and her demented daughters will pay for every floor I have scoured, every sneer I have borne. They don't know about the white magic, how I … [Read more...] about Sinful Cinderella by Anita Valle
Targeted Age Group:: 8 - 21 Category: Children and Young Adult Books Print book price range: $8.99 - $13.99 eBook price range: $2.99 About The Viking's Apprentice: What would you do if you discovered nothing was as you thought, and the fate of your friends, perhaps even the world was in your hands? That’s the reality Peter must face in the middle Grade novel, The Viking’s Apprentice. Campbell’s Cove is a small town surrounded in mystery and intrigue. The history of the Cove tells us … [Read more...] about Gift Guide: The Viking’s Apprentice by Kevin McLeod