Many years have passed since the last king ascended to the throne of Adarlan. Since then, he has outlawed magic, conquered nearly the entire continent of Erilrea, and ruled with an iron fist. It's been one year since assassin Celaena Sardothien was sent to the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes. Now, Celaena is brought before the Crown Prince of Adarlan and offered freedom...if she can defeat twenty-three other thieves and assassins in a competition to find a Champion.
Alban used to be a peaceful land where magic was a regular part of life; magically gifted people, called "canny," protected the villages and took care of Alban's citizens. Now, the evil King Keldec has abolished the use of magic and forced the people to forget everything about old Alban, with its fairies and happy songs. Everyone lives in fear of King Keldec and his horrible army of "canny," which he has convinced to do bad instead of good.
In Alenna Shawcross's world, the United States of America is a thing of the past. Instead, the entire continent of North America is now the UNA, a country formed from the remains of the USA, Canada, and Mexico, a country that dragged Alenna's parents away from her when she was ten. Now, six years later, Alenna fails a test that all sixteen-year-olds have to take--the test says she has criminal tendencies. As a result, Alenna is sent to a brutal, isolated prison island where two groups of teenagers are waging a violent war against each other.
UnEarthed, written by Rebecca Bloomer, is the story of sixteen-year-old Jodi Scarfield's relocation to the Martian colony of Anphobos. Although she is initially unenthusiastic about the move, the self-described "techno-geek" soon realizes that Martian technology is amazing, and she uses her hacking skills to skirt around Martian regulations. Life on Mars is not perfect, however, and Jodi soon becomes aware of the movement to liberate Mars from the control of Earth.
In the near future, there are lower and upper worlds..... and they are on the brink of war. The upper world is where the humans live. The lower world is where the spies in Wilson's Academy and other creatures live.
The evil Longford is trying to get Danny, a boy who is a spy at Wilson's Academy, to use his powers. But when Danny meets a woman named Nana and a young girl, they travel onto the mysterious and dangerous Ghost Roads, where Danny learns something he will never forget.
I Could Pee On This is a short compellation of poetry written through the eyes of cats. The poems depicts how everyday cat life is, and discoveries of new things in the cat world. Using repetitive poetry to mimic possible thought process of a cat, Marciuliano espresses comical moments and the exciment of discovery.