A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole

Octavia has only ever had one goal: to follow in the footsteps of her parents and become a prestigious whitecoat, one of the scientists who study the natural wonders of Faloiv. The secrets of the jungle’s exotic plants and animals are protected fiercely in the labs by the Council of N’Terra, so when the rules […]

How to Tame a Human Tornado by Paul Tobin

The adventures continue for sixth-grade genius inventor Nate Bannister and his best friend Delphine in the third book of The Genius Factor series. It’s Friday the 13th again, and Nate hasn’t just done one really outrageous thing. He hasn’t even done THREE crazy things like normal. No, this time he’s gone and hidden his science […]

To Kill a Kingdom by: Alexandra Christo

I love Mermaids, I love the legends, the tall tales and the whole magic of it all. I love to believe these beautiful mythical creatures exist.  A dark, twisted take on The Little Mermaid sure to hook the reader from the first page. To Kill a Kingdom is Seductive Sirens, Pirate Princes and a tale […]

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi

In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and loving family . . . until the bombs strike. His city is in ruins. His life is destroyed. And those who have survived are left to figure out their uncertain future. In the wake of destruction, he’s threatened by Daesh fighters and […]

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein (Based on a True Story) by Jennifer Roy

“Soon, America — the land that I love — is going to try to kill me. I’ll try not to take it personally.” — Jennifer Roy There are so many amazing historical fiction books for young people today. What I think is a little crazy is that this may be historical fiction to the youth […]

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

“You have to decide for yourself. It is you who must live with the outcome.” — Dhonielle Clayton I am in awe of this book. What a wonderful, disturbing, menacing world Clayton created in Orléans with the bewitching realm of the Belles. The plot is downright fascinating, dark and diabolical. I was in a trance, […]

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

A timeless exploration of high-stakes romance, self-discovery, and the lengths we go to love and be loved. Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a risk taker. She’s also the kind of girl that parents warn their kids to stay away from: a troublemaker whose many romances are the […]

Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration

“The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.”–Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tell a Fairy Tale Day! Featuring: The Tower Princess by Shonna Slayton

In honor of Tell a Fairy Tale Day, author Shonna Slayton’s new book is on sale on the Kindle for 99c. This original fairy tale is a medieval Romeo and Juliet story with shades of Rapunzel.   The townspeople call her the Tower Princess, but Gressa’s life is no fairy tale. She’s never understood why […]

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi

Scott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting. Writing the Great American Novel? Three chapters. His summer internship? One week. His best friends know exactly what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott can hardly commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion. With college applications looming, Scott’s parents […]