Is young musician Kriss ever going to find his path to the stars? Will Professor Peak direct the slimy aliens in The Sound of Music? Will Alicia find her way back to her parents? Will Kelvas find out how the death of the ambassador occurred? Read this amazing book of short stories set in the future to find out.
In this book, sixteen-year-old Carter Vanadian receives a package. It contains the bag of her best friend, Conrad. Inside the bag is a very outdated camera (from sometime in the 1900s), from which Carter gets photos that were taken by Conrad. A while after she receives the bag, she is put in charge of booking the flight to Magnus (a planet) for her Archeology of Outer Space college class’s apprenticeship. Instead, she ends up making the gut-wrenching decision to book it for Thror, (the planet that Conrad disappeared to) even though he had a serious lung condition.
Cager Messer is a Woz-head also known as a drug addict. He is kidnapped by his caretaker Rowan and his best friend Billy and they take him to the Tennessee, which is a giant lunar ship that is orbiting the moon. During their stay on the Tennessee, Earth is destroyed due to the 30 plus wars that are happening concurrently. Cager and Billy are the last humans alive in the universe and they have millions of robots or "cogs" as company. The cogs eventually become insane and start eating each other due to the invasion of blue worms by Queen Dot.
True Blue is a story about a group of friends set in 1972. The main characters in this book are Jenna Russell, Wade Strickland and Billy Joe DuBose. It describes what it’s like when they are together and when they aren’t together. Sometimes it shows us how life was difficult back in 1972. Along the way, some characters start having feelings for each other that cause many problems within their friend group. The conflicts continue to escalate throughout the book. Will they remain friends, or will this mighty trio be affected because of all the problems?
The third and final installment in Donna White’s “The Stones” trilogy, Spirits, Graves and Stones ties up the loose threads left by the previous two stories. After getting caught by the Arrow Boys, Bruce is able to meet up with Charlie again, but the two of them realize that they have been separated from Sam and Scott and soon become worried about where their friends might have been whisked away to. The stones often don’t move people in groups to the exact same location, and Bruce and Charlie are left wondering where Sam and Scott are.
Paths to the Stars is a collection of short stories by Edward Willett. The stories take place in the future, in space. They are fantastical stories about worlds beyond our own. This collection consists of multiple short stories of science fiction and adventure. Read as Edward Willett masterfully crafts short tales of adventure and exploration.
In a world on the brink of destruction, Maia Graystone has fallen from grace. Once a member of the Chosen—one of the few genetically perfect children selected to live on a space station and survive the destruction of Earth—Maia now lives in the Pit, barely enduring a difficult existence. When presented with an opportunity to escape the Pit and save the brother she left behind, Maia jumps at the chance. To enact her new benefactor’s plan, she must become someone completely different, but she must also be careful not to lose herself in her fictional role.
When Lucas goes from his deathbed to making a miraculous recovery from cancer, his girlfriend, Emma, who stayed by his side for weeks, begins to notice he's not quite the same as he was before his illness. According to his doctor, that is "quite normal." But when a couple of feds show up at the door, asking to take a look around the family farm, she gets even more concerned. But it doesn't take long before Emma and Lucas's little brother begin putting the pieces together. Can Emma save the boy she loves?