After their mother's death when the Illucian empire invaded, Princess Anthia and her sister Princess Caliza start a rebellion to bring back the magical elemental crows that were taken from her people.
In this tiny, terrifying town, the lost are never found. When Araceli Flores Harper is sent to live with her great-aunt Ottilie in her ramshackle Victorian home, the plan is simple. She'll buckle down and get ready for college. Life won't be exciting, but she'll cope, right? Wrong. From the start, things are very, very wrong. Her great-aunt still leaves food for the husband who went missing twenty years ago, and local businesses are plastered with MISSING posters. There are unexplained lights in the woods and a mysterious lab just beyond the city limits that the locals don't talk about. Ever. When she starts receiving mysterious letters that seem to be coming from the past, she suspects someone of pranking her or trying to drive her out of her mind. To solve these riddles and bring the lost home again, Araceli must delve into a truly diabolical conspiracy, but some secrets fight to stay buried...
When they were twelve, Ash fell from Solomon's tree house. She's lost all memory of the events leading up to the fall but since then Solomon has retreated further and further into a world that he seems to have created in his own mind. One that insulates him from reality, but crawls with foes and monsters, in both animal and human form. As he slips further into the place he calls Darkside, Ash realizes her only chance to free her best friend from his pain is to recall exactly what happened that day in his backyard and face the truth. -- adapted from jacket
Billy Sloat and Lydia Lemon don't have much in common, unless you count growing up on the same (wrong) side of the tracks, the lack of a mother, and a persistent loneliness that has inspired creative coping mechanisms. When their high schools are consolidated, Lydia's cynicism is met with Billy's sincere optimism, and both begin to question their own outlook on life. As the two grow closer and confront truths about their pasts, they must also deal with such inconveniences as a narcissistic rock star, a war between unicorns and dragons, and eventually, of course, the apocalypse. -- adapted from jacket
Disguising herself as a boy to compete for the position of imperial tailor, Maia must somehow complete the impossible task of sewing three magic gowns for the emperor's bride-to-be from the sun's laughter, the moon's tears, and the blood of stars.
A deadly, mysterious epidemic is sweeping the country, and young kidnap victim Callie is one of the few who survived infection, only to be sacrificed by her captors at a secret lab working with antimatter; her older brother Kai is desperate to find out what happened to her--his best hope lies with Shay, the girl who last saw Callie alive, and together they will seek answers, even if it means evading soldiers and crossing the quarantine zone.
In two parallel universes, eighteen-year-old Chris navigates the summer before college--in one universe he is forced to spend three months with his emotionally distant father in California, and in the other he remains home and deals with a swiftly changing friendship--
The summer before her sixteenth birthday, Sabrina Spellman prepares to leave the mortal world behind when a mysterious wood spirit's spell forces her to make a difficult choice.
Once a spy and counselor to the throne, Sage Fowler secured victory for her kingdom at a terrible cost. Now an ambassador representing Demora, Sage faces her greatest challenge: avoiding a war with a rival kingdom. After an assassination attempt destroys the chance for peace, Sage and her fiancé Major Alex Quinn seek to reveal the culprit. But the stakes are higher than ever, and in the game of traitors, betrayal is the only certainty. -- adapted from jacket~After an assassination attempt, Sage and her fiancé attempt to undercover who the traitor is and work to avoid a war with another country.
Simon is devastated when a stroke destroys his hearing. Music is his life, and he resists attempts to help him adjust to his new state: refusing to be counseled, refusing to learn sign-language, refusing to have anything to do with deaf culture. Then he meets G, a tough-as-nails girl dealing with her own newly-experienced deafness. -- adapted from jacket~In a class for the newly deaf, former musician Simon meets G and his quest to create an entirely new form of music helps him better understand her, himself, and his relationship to the hearing world.
Friends Hetty, Byatt, and Reece go to extremes trying to uncover the dark truth about the mysterious disease that has had them quarantined at their boarding school on a Maine island. It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don't dare wander outside the school's fence, where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into everything. But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence. And when she does, Hetty learns that there's more to their story, to their life at Raxter, than she could have ever thought true.
Seventeen-year-old Ally is focused on college scholarship applications, spending time with her widowed father, friends, and possible boyfriend, when she learns that everything she knows about herself is a lie.
Eight hours of sleep usually means a full night's rest--but now Lunella and Devil face a fight to stay out of the Dream Dimension, a place at the edge of our subconscious where all manner of monsters dwell! What fearsome fiends lay within the unconscious mind of a 65-million-year-old thunder lizard? Or worse yet, a 9-year-old super-genius? As Moon Girl and Devil transverse the Dreamscape, all is revealed about their host, Bad Dream--and he isn't what you think! Doctor Strange lends a mystic hand, and Lunella's adventures in slumberland catch the attention of the sultan of snoozetime, Sleepwalker! Plus, Lunella and Devil help bring holiday cheer to the children of Yancy Street.--Page  of cover.
Set in post-civil war Spain, a young girl flees the home of her cruel step-father into an underground fantasy world where she encounters a strange creature and a terrifying battle between good and evil.
Terrified of her magical power after a horrifying incident resulting from her lack of control, teenage runaway, Vesper Montgomery, enters a dangerous tournament for a chance to rewrite the past and reverse the mistakes that have changed her forever.