With a raw and down-to-earth narration style reminiscent of English and American folk music, author Philip Dodd translates commonly encountered emotions and experiences of humanity into nimbly observant, environmentally urgent, and thoughtfully melancholy poems compiled in the book Last Flocks of the Geese.
Decades after a nuclear war destroys much of the planet and the government is forced to change, brothers Jason and Nate decide to switch places near the end of the big soccer tournament so Jason can take their family to Canada. Nate has a lot of pressure on himself that game because if they lose, their family will be killed by the president. The game does not end well.
The Tale of Cloran Hastings was full of adventure with a little romance on the side. The famous and brave sea captain known as Cloran Hastings, along with his crew, have just gotten back from a long journey. The captain is happy to be home, especially since he is planning on settling down with his love.
Flight of a Starling is about Rita and Lo, two teenage sisters born into a family of circus performers. The two of them perform as trapeze artists and love traveling from place to place. Then Lo meets a "flattie" named Dean, a college boy who has only lived in one place his whole life. The two form a strong connection and sneak off night after night to be together, despite her father's orders that she is to only associate with her own kind.
Summer of Hope is about a girl named Callie. She had a twin brother who died. Her mom and dad bring her to their summer cabin. It's one of the places she loved to go with her brother. She has a lot of friends there, but the one person she spends the most time with is Ethan. They have a lot of fun together, but then they get into a fight and don't see each other as often, but then something terrible happens to Callie. And what happened to Callie's brother? Read this exciting book to find out.
Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy is a charming epic of how a normal girl is whisked into an adventure beyond her wildest dreams. Willa Snap's mother has created an invention that a person could put Washington D.C. inside of it, and once something is inside, everything within it is frozen in time.
Vampire Addiction: The Vampires of Athens, Book One by Eve Pohler is a creative take on vampires and is the start of what promises to be a fascinating series. The book begins with Gertrude “Gertie” Morgan spending her senior year of high school in Greece, something she’s not too excited about, but it does get her away from her uncaring mother. Once in Greece, Gertie quickly realizes that there’s a secret Athenians are reluctant to share with outsiders - vampire community.
The First Principle is a charming story about a teenage girl whose life is about to get flipped upside down. After one of Vivica's classmates is forcibly removed from a study hall by Population Management for her mandatory abortion after being found pregnant, Vivica speaks up. Little does she know that she is planting seeds of rebellion in her own life with those very actions. Only days after this she finds out that she herself is pregnant by her ex. Now she must save the child's life and the only people who can help her are the rebels.