In the thrilling conclusion to the Waterfire series, Jennifer Donnelly delivers a climactic ending focusing on three of the main characters: Astrid, Serafina, and Ava. For readers new to the Waterfire series, these three girls are part of six heroine mermaids living in an ocean rich with mythology, magic and betrayal. Along with her friends, Serafina works to stop her treacherous uncle Vallerio from stealing her throne and achieving control over all of the mer realm. But Vallerio isn't the only villain the girls must worry about.
Lady Renegades' plot revolves around David Stark, an AWOL Oracle and Harper Price's ex. Harper is the heroine of the novel, a Paladin-sort of like a warrior- charged with protecting the Oracle. With David missing, Harper returns to her normal life...or tries too. Restless, Harper is unsatisfied with her job as lifeguard and an endless summer ahead of her- spending months baking in the sun, watching kids swim wasn't quite what she envisioned, and being a superhero with no war to win is depressing. Until Harper finds out she might not have those powers anymore.
Join the five daughters of The Mother-Daughter Book Club for one final adventure: summer camp. With three months left before college, Emma, Jess, Becca, Megan and Cassidy decide to be camp counselors together at Camp Lovejoy, a six-week girls' program. Cassidy looks forward to her sister Courtney's wedding, Jess and Megan are going to their dream colleges, Becca can't wait to start school with her boyfriend, but Emma struggles to get over her recent breakup.
The juniors at Adams High in Alabama are every bit as cliché and stereotyped as one would expect students in a southern high school to be. The sun is hot, the summer is ending, and the popularity contest is up and running. Carolyn Lessing, having just moved from New Jersey, is the new girl and is quickly becoming the new golden girl, making waves as she starts to usurp former popular girl Brooke.
Feo is the star of this wild adventure through Russia. She and her mother teach domesticated (and often mistreated) wolves how to fend for themselves when their masters cast them aside. Not everyone in Russia values a wild wolf, however, and when the violent General Rakov kidnaps Feo’s mother, Feo joins forces with a young boy in Rakov's army, her wolves, and a village of children to start a revolution that will change Russia and hopefully save her mother. Feo has a plan, her wolves and followers ready to take action, but the odds are not in her favor.
The Dragon Dreamer takes place in a mythical world devoid of humans. This book follows Scree, an octopus, and Arak, a dragon. Their paths collide when Arak crashes with a torn wing on an iceberg where Scree finds him and nurses him back to health. The friendship they forge brings their two cultures together, and the two species begin to face problems as one. The dragons help protect the octopi from giant squids, and the octopi aid the dragons in their search for copper- a metal vital to the dragons' survival. Arak also faces social issues at home.