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Fable Nation (series)
Joy Kita

Getting sucked into the latest and greatest video game, FABLE NATION, isn't the worst of Mitch's problems. Realizing there's no way out until he beats all the levels might be.

Battling Montezuma in a Mexican jungle isn't hard when you're doing it from your bedroom, but inside the game is a different story.

Mitch better think fast as he teams up  with a new side-kick and killer pet.

They'll have to work together to defeat headless spirits, ginormous spiders, and even creepy viruses that may also be trying to escape the game. Log in and join their mission, where reality and gaming collide!

Fable Nation (series)
Fable Nation 2: Journey to Africa (Series)
Joy Kita

Mitch thought being stuck in the video game Fable Nation
was tough on level one, but level two is fierce! Advancing to
the Wilds of Africa is a crazy ride, full of dangerous quests
and unbelievable characters. Teamed with his trusty
companions, as well as a few new ones, he must once
again, channel his inner hero.

From the African Savanna to an Elephant Kingdom where
beast and human collide, they'll need to find the Elephant
King’s wits, defeat a village-eating monster, and stop the
volcano from erupting and destroying everything in its
path.

Mitch will also have to overcome an unexpected loss and
the menacing virus that is mutating the game, in order to
level up and ultimately find his way home.  Log back in to
join the mission, where reality and gaming collide!

Fable Nation 2: Journey to Africa (Series)
From a Distant Star
Karen McQuestion

Seventeen-year-old Emma was the only one who hadn’t given up on her boyfriend, Lucas. Everyone else—his family, his friends, his doctors—was convinced that any moment could be his last. So when Lucas miraculously returns from the brink of death, Emma thinks her prayers have been answered.

As the surprised town rejoices, Emma begins to question whether Lucas is the same boy she’s always known. When she finds an unidentifiable object on his family’s farm—and government agents come to claim it—she begins to suspect that nothing is what it seems. Emma’s out-of-this-world discovery may be the key to setting things right, but only if she and Lucas can evade the agents who are after what they have. With all her hopes and dreams on the line, Emma sets out to save the boy she loves. And with a little help from a distant star, she might just have a chance at making those dreams come true.

From a Distant Star
Heartbeat
Elizabeth Scott
oes life go on when your heart is broken?  

 

Since her mother's sudden death, Emma has existed in a fog of grief, unable to let go, unable to move forward—because her mother is, in a way, still there. She's being kept alive on machines for the sake of the baby growing inside her.  

Estranged from her stepfather and letting go of things that no longer seem important—grades, crushes, college plans—Emma has only her best friend to remind her to breathe. Until she meets a boy with a bad reputation who sparks something in her—Caleb Harrison, whose anger and loss might just match Emma's own. Feeling her own heart beat again wakes Emma from the grief that has grayed her existence. Is there hope for life after death—and maybe, for love?
Heartbeat
Invasion of the Ortaks: The Knight (Book 1)
Sveinn Benónýsson
Believe in yourself, and your world of dreams and fantasy!Book 1 in the Esthophia SagasOver the peaceful lands of Esthopia, looms a dark threat of war, as the story of the Invasion of the Ortaks begins with this book, The Knight!It will keep you sitting on your edge of your seat in suspense, from the first page to the last, leaving you craving for more!Come with us into this great world!  Meet the princesses, the kings, and the elves, as they fight the evil in great battles!Read about tremendous battle scenes and romantic moments, as the invading army plunder the lands of Esthopia!    
Invasion of the Ortaks: The Knight (Book 1)
Invasion of the Ortaks: The Rebellion (Book 3)
Sveinn Benónýsson
The battle of Broad Valley has been fought and lost, and the brutal Ortaks stand victorious. But though the Esthopian forces have been defeated, they are not destroyed. As the Ortaks plunder their lands, the fragments of the defeated armies unite under the leadership of the young commander Axel, forming a rebel force against the invaders. Desperate to aid them, their queen takes on a dangerous journey to cross the Great Mountains to join them in the battle at Crown City. At the same time, the hero Big John fights his way through Ortaks and outlaws in a seemingly hopeless attempt to save Sir William from certain death. We also learn about the part-Elven Tania, about her journey from childhood to become a captain of the Elven army and about her time in the monastery in Big Canyon. Meanwhile, as the armies of the Ortaks secure their footholds in Esthopia, the forces from the Underworld grow stronger by the day.
Invasion of the Ortaks: The Rebellion (Book 3)
Invasion of the Ortaks: Brutal Force (Book 4)
Sveinn Benónýsson
War rages across Esthopia as the Ortaks threatens to overrun and destroy all who stand against them. In an attempt to conquer Eniktronia, King Anton of Antonia crosses the Bending Pass with his army and lays siege to Borg Castle, not knowing his lands are being raided by the Ortaks. Led by General Akhtar, with reinforcements from Orknia, the invader's brutal armies cross the Great River and attack Rutan City and Crystal City.
Meanwhile, the heroes of Esthopia do what they can to turn the tide of war, and Tania crosses the River of Wisdom to convince the barbarians to get involved. At the same time, Queen Egny makes her way with her army from Serpenia into Montania and Eniktronia. She seeks to reclaim her throne at Eniktronia Castle.
Decimated and scattered, the army of Antonia readies itself and makes a stand against the Ortaks. While in Alfheim, they prepare for the biggest threat ever to be seen from the Underworld.
This is the fourth book in the Esthopia Sagas.
Invasion of the Ortaks: Brutal Force (Book 4)
Invasion of the Ortaks: The Defeat (Book 2)
Sveinn Benónýsson
The frightened armies, noblemen, and kings of Eniktronia, Montania, and Serpenia face off against the Ortaks and King Armus in a spectacular battle at Broad Valley. But their heroism is offset by their lack of experience, and the Ortaks’ strategic attacks lay waste to them. Meanwhile, the elves of Alfheim and their aides transport themselves to the land of men to inform them of their new supernatural enemies: bull-riding demons, ferocious wolflike creatures, and the Necromancers who summon them. A band of soldiers, who escaped death at Broad Valley, led by an archer named Axel, find protection together. This is the second book in the Esthopian Sagas.
Invasion of the Ortaks: The Defeat (Book 2)

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