The author, Louiesa, tells the story of starting a company and a family, and raising both in the tumultuous South African environment. She faced numerous challenges, both with her in-laws and her business partners treating her unfairly, yet she still managed to keep her head high and remain true to her beliefs. When changing laws and unfair business practices favored larger companies over hers, she fought back, working for her company, Sterling Debt Recoveries, to have a seat at the table.
Moonlight in the Forest is a continuation of the FeyTerrah series with a few new twists. The ring bearers have been found, and with them, true friends of the fey as well. Lily and Dreamer are now given the task of gathering all the rules of FeyTerrah to decide on how to continue. The passage between the border of FeyTerrah and Earth has been extremely restricted, but Lily and Dreamer intend to change that. With true friends to the fey and elves in Earth, it might be a time for second chances.
Eleven-year-old Liberty Frye and the rest of the gang are back in Liberty Frye and the Emperor’s Tomb. It has been two months since Liberty (or Libby, for short) accidentally traveled back in time to 1871, with Sal, Uncle Frank, Ginny, Buttercup, and Esmerelda in tow. When we last left our heroes, they just had an unfortunate encounter involving pirates and angry islanders. Afterward, they set off in search of the mysterious man known simply as "The Wizard," in the hopes that he knows how to transport them back to their own time.
Milla knows the dangers of the town. The danger if she doesn’t take precautions. The danger of any young girl the demon possesses. Milla and her family do all that is necessary to keep the demon out of her. When her brother's potential fiancée, Iris, joins them for a visit, it looks like the demon has arrived. And she’s come through Iris. The only way to save Iris (Milla’s new and only friend) is to break the curse.
In a futuristic America where the government has almost total control, a girl named Vivica gets pregnant with her ex-boyfriend. Getting pregnant is against the law, so Vivica runs away with this guy named Drake who helps keep her pregnancy hidden. Other people help Vivica go into hiding, while Martina—a lady who works for Vivica's mom—searches for her. Vivica's mom is a governor who's trying to become president. Her mom insists that she abort the baby, but Vivica will do everything she can to save her baby.
Gypsy Legends: A Quest For Peace is about a girl named Clara and a boy called Luke. They both have special magical abilities, and Luke is a Gypsy. It is near Christmas, and Luke’s clan is on the move because the Gypsy Council has called a meeting for all the different Gypsy clans. The clan is almost there when they are ambushed and the Gypsy Council members taken hostage. Luke runs away, because someone is trying to kidnap him too. Clara, unaware of this danger that has befallen her friend, finds him in the woods behind her house in bad shape.
The Best Family Ever is about the Baxter Family: Mom, Dad, Brooke, Kari, Ashley, Erin, and Luke. The book is written from the viewpoint of Kari and Ashley. Both girls are in middle school and share the details of their family life from their perspective. The family is a God-fearing family that tries to live a good life and serve each other and others. However, this isn't always - with things like Ashley being jealous of her sister Brooke, who seems too perfect to her, and her younger sister Erin, which causes sibling rivalry.
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.
Joey Kinkaid is the princess of Baker Street, and Eric Sinclair is the prince. They have been close friends since they were little, and now the terrors and troubles of middle school are tearing them apart. Joey does not make an easy friend; he comes to school dressed in the fashion of most girls with leggings, lip gloss, and a pink silk scarf. Eric, troubled by his lack of parenting and guidance at home, forces himself under the radar despite his wishes to help Joey so that no one finds out he lives alone.
Slayer by Kiersten White is a new series that takes place in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe. It is set after Buffy's time when a new slayer has been chosen and all magic has been destroyed by Buffy. The new chosen one is a girl named Nina who is studying at the Watcher's Academy in Dublin, Ireland. To all of the other watchers, including her mother and twin sister, she has been dubbed not important. She doesn't get to do any kind of defensive or weapons training. Her twin sister, Artemis, is seen as the strong and dominant one.