Seanna has had a dark red birthmark on her chin her whole life. As much as she hates it, she’s learned that people judge her based on the mark on her face. But behind that birthmark lies an unbelievable amount of power. Her birthmark gives her pyrokinetic abilities that Seanna has no idea how to control. And on top of that, she has outgrown the orphanage that's been her only home. Forced to leave, she can only imagine what comes next from the rumors she heard while growing up. Will Seanna learn how to control her powers once and for all?
Using a device she took from her Uncle, Annie is able to shrink herself. In doing so, she finds a cave hidden behind a waterfall. She thinks it’d fun to be able to explore. That is, until she stumbles upon a strange mystical creature. Feeling in over her head, Annie flees before she is able to learn anything from the creature. But having glimpsed strange writing before fleeing, she is spurred on to learn more about this interesting creature. Join Annie and the Greene family and dive into a world of mystical fun.
This story follows the life of Scott, a fifteen-year-old archeologist who’s always loved going on expeditions with his father, Dr. Romo. On Scott and Dr. Romo’s most recent expedition, Scott unearths a bag of magic stones in the cave systems of Uganda, Africa. From the first moment he touches the stones, he’s certain that they’re unique – they give him visions of smoke and fires blazing across a countryside, of women and children screaming, of war and bloodshed before his very eyes.
Ali-A, a popular YouTube gamer, is getting ready to go to one of the largest events of his life: the launch of a new videogame called “Alien Liberator 2.” He’s been given the task of interviewing Mr. Brook Masters, the man who voices the main character in the game. He’s thrilled to be hanging out at the launch with his girlfriend Clare and their adorable Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Eevee. Ali rushes up onto the stage to interview Mr.
The monstrous Baba Yaga, a trickster witch of disastrous proportions, has been working alone for years, terrorizing the town she frequents. She kidnaps children and then threatens to eat those who behave badly. Now, however, she has a problem: she has too much work. She needs an assistant. In a spur-of-the-moment decision, she puts an ad in the local newspaper. And, to her great surprise, a young girl named Masha stumbles upon her walking house. This is the story of how they learn to work together, and how appearances aren’t always as they seem.
Natalie Payson has been having nightmares ever since she left her hometown of Bernier, Maine. Not the usual nightmares where you wake in a sweat, but the nightmares that seem like history. Nightmares that feel real. So Natalie heads back to Bernier to face her nightmares head-on. Will she discover what the nightmares mean?
When Lucas, Emma's boyfriend, develops cancer, all of his family and friends believe he is on his deathbed. Well, that is except for Emma. She knows that the only way to save Lucas is to see the town's enchantress, Mrs.Kokesh. But when Lucas makes a miraculous recovery, Emma knows something is not the same with him. When Emma finds out that an extraterrestrial creature has possessed her boyfriend, she and the alien embark on an adventure of trust, friendship, and humanity to get the alien back to his home planet.
Through educated yet casual writing and an organized and easily accessible layout, Wayne Winterton’s non-fiction short story compilation, Stories from History’s Dust Bin: Volume I, provides readers with little-known tidbits of information and noteworthy events, and other unusual true-story episodes on various figures
The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed tells the story of a group of high school girls who decide to take a stand against the culture of a small town that has allowed several boys to get away with a serious crime. Erin, Rosina, and Grace are outcasts in their school - a new girl, an outsider, and an unknown - but they all share a desire to give voice to a girl who lost hers when she decided to file charges for a terrible crime.