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Latest Young Adult Releases

"Nothing But Horses" by Shannon Kennedy

If the going gets tough, wannabe cowboys exit stage left, according to Sierra McElroy.

Because her family owns the local riding stable, her old life was nothing but horses. Now, Sierra has a new car (new to her), a new puppy, a new school, a new coach, and a new basketball team.

However, she's brought her same old patterns into this new life. She still doesn't have any patience for stupid people who are a waste of time, space and oxygen.

In order to take over Shamrock Stable someday, does Sierra need to learn to tolerate these people who make her crazy? [more]

"The Doors" by Alice J. Black

Amanda Fox is a young girl pulled from the life she knows and dropped into Godfrey Hall, an old house with a secret on the South West coast of England where it never seems to stop raining.

When left alone in the house, she hears something in the dark confines of the dining room. It comes from the mosaic doors and she soon finds out the mosaic seems to move when she's alone.

The mystery of the mosaic consumes Amanda's life and with the help of others, she finally discovers the secret and finds a way to open them for the first time in over two hundred years. [more]

"Mira's Hope" by Erin Elliott

Could you face your greatest fears to save the ones you love?

Galena, finding herself restored to full health, heads out on the second part of her journey to recover the Sword of Lumina from a cave Mira designed to protect the famous blade.

Heading toward the Western woods, she discovers how to use her magical powers now that she has no restraints. Galena has to re-learn how to fight and live on a daily basis, using magic that she has had very little access to before now.

Together with Elenio and Tark, they meet new friends and visit new villages, until Tark decides to stay behind and train an army of elves for the upcoming war against Rau.

Will Galena be able to face the fears she didn't know she had and retrieve the sword? Or will she die in the cave that was designed to be the greatest challenge for Mira's only hope? [more]

"Angel I Am Not" by Melissa Starr Phoenix, Elora Gannon is on the brink of her seventeenth birthday and life renewal with no solution in sight—she must kill to live.

With her heart wrenching and no obvious alternative, she chooses to side with ancient Ruhk, Isaac for answers. But will siding with the enemy ultimately be her death as an impending war brews between the blood-born Ruhk and those of abhorrent creation?

Driven by the desire to be normal and to change the lives of those she's wronged, Elora delves into a primitive side of herself she never knew existed, hell bent on taking those who would harm her loved ones down with her once and for all. [more]

"Twell and the Uprising" by Kate O'Leary

Twell's life is complicated. Her world has been attacked for precious water resources, and loved ones have died. Thrown into the Army Of Powers, Twell is forced to continue training her telekinetic gifts for the looming war.

As if that wasn't stressful enough, she's in love with a boy who was not chosen for her, and her genetic match believes in obeying the Governing Body's laws, and fighting for Twell, whether she likes it or not.

When Twell begins to question her rights, she manages to invoke a rebellion against the Governing Body... [more]

"Taking Chances: A 'Waiting For Dusk' Short" by Nancy Pennick

Hanging from the edge of a cliff wasn't the way Andrew Martin planned to start his day. He took a chance setting up his tripod too close to the canyon's edge and now there he was, praying someone would come to the rescue. Luckily his good friend finds him and they head off to El Tovar for lunch. Andrew isn't done taking chances for the day. He hears about a new girl working at the restaurant. When he meets her, she's all he can think about. It's 1927 and the world has certain rules to follow. Does he dare break them to be with the girl of his dreams? [more]

"A Door Just Opened" by Dorothy Stephens

Thirteen-year-old Anna's passionate dream is to go to high school, the first girl from her tiny farm community back in 1910 to do so. She is determined not to stay at home like her older sister, Mary Ellen, helping their mother and waiting to marry a local farmer. But there is no money to send her to River Heights, seven miles away, and anyway, her mother needs her. [more]

"First Sun" by Tara Tolly

Eden Warren's world is about to change. When she's uprooted from her laid back Midwestern lifestyle and thrown into the fast-paced society of Washington D.C.'s elite, she finds herself enrolled in school with Andrew Wellington, the president's gorgeous son.

But Andrew is not known for his good looks alone. He is famously known as "First Disaster" for his reputation as America's biggest player. And he has set his sights on Eden. [more]

Upcoming Young Adult Releases

More great titles coming January 2015!