Lark only wants one thing: to find her brother, who she thinks can bring peace to the world. Underground the city of Lethe, she feels close to him. Lethe has a powerful founder, called Prometheus, who the entire city fears. She has to fight to reach Prometheus, and face him to find her brother. Will she be able to reach her goal?
In Casimir Pulanski Juvenile Detention Center, there is a boy named Shreve. He sells candy, which is (of course) against the rules. One day, he gets a new roomate named Jack who has 2 extra fingers and 2 extra toes. He also has powers, that certain people want to train him to use. Shreve and Jack decide to escape from these people, which means escaping from Juvie.
This book, by John Horner Jacobs, is about them running, and figuring things out about themselves, and just trying to survive.
When an orphaned girl named Samantha gets an opportunity to meet her mom, she takes it. She goes with two men and a giant she doesn't know to another world to meet the person who abandoned her on a doorstep, but it is a much bigger adventure than she expected. She has to fight vampires, werewolves, and she discovers something special and amazing about herself and her mother.
Girl Z, by C.A. Verstraete, is about a time where there is a virus that can turn you into a zombie. However, if you are young and strong, there is a chance that it will only make you part zombie. This is what happens to the main character, Becca. The book is about her living with her aunt, dealing with her problems, and trying to find her mother who has gone missing. They meet up with a few more people on the way, some human and some part Z, as they're called.