Friday, August 30, 2013

Youthful Readers

Morning Fans, here's some Young Adult books for you!!
Enjoy

Fire, Ice, and Fear (Sun and Moon: Parts 1 & 2)
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This is parts 1 & 2 of the Sun and Moon five part series.

Joining: Joining is the tale of a sixteen year old girl named Emily who was born without magic in a land where you're ranked by how powerful your talents are. 
She wakes one day after an intense dream, and crazy things begin to happen to her. Will she be able to stay grounded when nothing seems to be going as she planned? This is the day that changed her life for ever.

Fire, Ice, and Fear: Emily, Ashe, Blaze, and Raelyn journey through their city in search of Predilon, a creator who plans to destroy their land. Blaze and Raelyn must cope with no longer being able to use their magic, and their attractions to Emily and Ashe. Emily and Ashe must learn to use their new abilities to capture Predilon. The entire group must face the things they fear the most to continue to move forward with their task.

Each is a tale that describes a chain of events in the magical city of Trillody. It is fantasy, with a touch of romance, combined to create an adventure that will leave you craving more.








Darlings Of Decay
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Zombie stories from thirty-two of your favorite female authors in this Bestselling Zombie Anthology
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Featuring -

Tamara Rose Blodgett, Vanessa Booke, Chantal Boudreau, Laura Bretz, Tonia Brown, Catt Dahman, Mia Darien, CM Doporto, Jacqueline Druga, Dana Fredsti,Belinda Frisch, April Grey
Michelle Kilmer, Rebecca Hansen, Lori R. Lopez, Suzi M., Tara Maya, Shannon Mayer, Lyra McKen, Cynthia Melton, Kristen Middleton, Chrissy Peebles, Jeannie Rae, Suzanne Robb, Julianne Snow, Rebecca Snow, Anna Taborska, Ally Thomas, C,A, Verstraete
A.R. Von, Annie Walls, Jen Wilde






Sleepers (The Swarm Trilogy, #1)
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An adoptee raised in a foreign land, sixteen-year-old Lianne was content with her life as handmaiden to the queen, until a spell cast on her at birth activated. Now she's filled with uncontrollable rage and access to magic she thought had been bled from her people years ago. Even her years of secret training in elite hand-to-hand combat and meditation can't calm the fires raging inside her.

Her heart is torn between two boys, the one she's always loved and the one who always ignored her. But when the kingdom threatens to tear itself apart due to rumors surrounding the queen's alleged affair, who will Lianne protect and who will she destroy?






Barbie Girl (Baby Doll Series)
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Barbie is the bad girl at school. She does not have any friends, names like, slut, druggie, skank don't even faze her anymore. Sure they hurt, but she knows how to numb that pain. Besides she has big plans to take her little brother and run as soon as she graduates. That is until she is told that she is failing math and will not graduate if she does not pass. Her small hope at a normal life for her and her brother dwindling she will need to get a tutor and the best option is Dylan. The boy she has known since elementary school, but has not spoken to in years. Even if he agrees to tutor her she has no way to pay him. Any money she does get her mom manages to blow on drugs or booze. 
So she makes a deal that Dylan cannot refuse. She will get Dylan the girl of his dreams in return for a passing grade. At first it's just a deal that is made but suddenly both Barbie and Dylan are fighting off whirlwind feelings... and there is more to be exposed than just feelings. 
Dylan has been in love with Katie from the moment he seen her. If only she knew that he existed. He could not pass up the opportunity to finally get her to notice him. Barbie’s unpredictable behaviors will ether destroy the little social life he has or boost him in to popularity. But is that what he really wants? Barbie has him questioning his feelings? But how can you fight something that you crave? Can Dylan see past what he believes Barbie to be? Can Barbie risk losing more than just her heart? 
A heartwarming tale of romance, friendship and the meaning of true love.






Immortal Prophecy (The Immortal Prophecy Saga)
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The prophecy has been foretold...
Her destiny has been written... 

Her fate has been sealed...


When Alessandra goes to visit a fortune teller at sixteen years old, she has no idea of the repercussions that will haunt her for the rest of her life...

Five years after that life changing night, she meets the evil vampire, Vincent whose fate is tied in with hers according to an ancient prophecy, and she finds herself in a terrifying situation, literally staring death in the face.

 
After a narrow escape, the secrets that people closest to her have been hiding come rushing to the surface...Alessandra soon discovers the world as she knew it doesn't exist...and she is not what she thought she was...

Then she meets, James...again.
 

He's gorgeous, dominating, and gets under her skin whether she likes it or not. Alessandra fights the connection she feels with the smouldering immortal, but they seem to be connected by a thread of fate she cannot escape, no matter how hard she tries.

Will she succumb to his ruthless pursuit and find the courage to save the immortals and mankind from the vampires? 






The Grave Artist
16-year-old Clare can't stop drawing the bizarre, winged skulls she calls "Sammies". Her psychiatrist assumes the compulsive drawings are just expressions of Clare's grief over her father abandoning her. But then Clare discovers that her Sammies are exact matches for the Death's Head on the grave of Samantha Forsythe, a teen who reportedly fell to her death over two centuries ago.

Before long, Clare's drawings morph into cryptic writings that urge her to uncover the truth behind Samantha's death. Together with Neil -- the friend she might be falling for -- Clare scours the local history for clues. She finds that, although Samantha was engaged to a wealthy landowner, there were whispered rumors of her involvement with a younger, biracial man.

Soon, Clare is haunted by disturbing dream images -- a mysterious eye, a broken chain -- that point to someone Samantha called her "Dearest". But who is Dearest? And why does Samantha need Clare to find him so badly?

Isolated and carrying hidden scars of her own, Clare fears her obsession with Samantha will threaten her sanity and safety. But it seems she has no choice in the matter . . . 

The Grave Artist is a compelling paranormal murder mystery and a poignant story about loss and what it means thrive in a less-than-perfect reality.






The Scarlet Dagger (The Red Sector Chronicles, #1)
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The strength of Sloane’s heart is about to be put to the ultimate test. 

After the Eclipse – the night vampires began openly slaughtering human victims – everything changed. Out of fear, the government salvaged what remained of the human population and enclosed them in massive, security-laden cities called White Sectors, while marking the vampire infested territory as Red Sectors.

When seventeen-year-old Sloane McAllister’s twin brother disappears, she seems to be the only one who thinks he isn’t dead, and vows to stop at nothing to find him. Gathering her courage, she braves the Red Sector to search for clues to his whereabouts. By chance, she encounters Aden, a handsome, charismatic vampire with a hidden agenda. He turns Sloane against her will, and whisks her away to his underground city. Enemies quickly become friends as Sloane struggles against her attraction to Aden, and resists her growing loyalties to the creatures that ruined her life. But the vampires themselves are the least of her problems. The city is harboring a devastating secret, one that could change the tide of the war and threaten to destroy everything Sloane has come to believe in.






The Gatekeeper's Sons (The Gatekeeper's Saga)
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Fifteen-year-old Therese watches her parents die. While in a coma, she meets the twin sons of Hades—Hypnos (the god of sleep) and Thanatos (the god of death). She thinks she's manipulating a dream, not kissing the god of death and totally rocking his world. 

Than makes a deal with Hades and goes as a mortal to the Upperworld to try and win Therese's heart, but not all the gods are happy. Some give her gifts. Others try to kill her.

The deal requires Therese to avenge the death of her parents. With the help of Than’s fierce and exotic sisters, the Furies, she finds herself in an arena face to face with the murderer, and only one will survive.






The Forever Contract (A Dystopian YA Novella)
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In the very near future, the country is plunged into drought and unrest. Scarce resources and constant heat are making life completely miserable. Casey doesn't think she can stand slugging back another gel pack or working one more shift at the wells. Fortunately, there's a solution: anyone over the age of seventeen can sign the Forever Contract and enter a utopian paradise. While people's minds take a permanent vacation, their bodies get warehoused and hooked up to a complex array of sensors and feeding tubes. As Casey's brother says, "You upload your consciousness to the system and you're free to live as long as you want, however you want. No more pain, no more heat, no more awful dust, no more work. Just pure thought. It's what our species has always been meant for. Suffering is for philosophers. Not for me."

Casey's ready to sign--a permanent vacation is just what she needs. There's only one problem: her boyfriend James doesn't trust it.






Saving Wishes (The Wishes Series #1)
For Charli Blake, being seventeen is a tough gig. 
She's been branded a troublemaker, her reputation is in tatters and she's stuck in Pipers Cove, a speck of a town on the coast of Tasmania.
Thankfully, it's temporary. Her lifelong dream of travelling the world is just months away from becoming reality. All she has to do is ride out the last few months of high school, which is easier said than done thanks to a trio of mean girls known as The Beautifuls. 
When Adam D├ęcarie arrives in town, all the way from New York, life takes an unexpected turn. His arrival sets off a chain of events that alters her life forever, convincing her of one thing. Fate brought him to her.
Saving Wishes is the story of a girl who doesn't quite fit the life she's living, and the boy who helps her realise why.






OFF THE MARKET
Living in a small, religious community can be hard for any teenager, but it was especially hard on Paul Arnold. Paul had been a decent kid with two younger brothers, a loving mother, and an abusive father.

But Paul stayed and took the abuse until his youngest brother was old enough to get the hell out. And out they got, straight to the big city, swearing never to come back. 

That was nine years ago and now Paul and his younger brothers have been brought back home to meet with a lawyer about their father's estate. Paul wants to get in, deal with business, and get out. But Angie Barbour, has other plans.

Angie, now a real estate agent, wants to breathe new life into the town she loves, the town Paul can't wait to get away from. As their old friendship grows anew and changes into something deeper, will Paul kill it, before it has the chance to grow? Or will Angie be able to convince him that putting down roots isn't a curse?






Collide (A Collide Novel)
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Sherry has always known there was something out there. She's eighteen, works for a tabloid newspaper in Chicago, and has a brother, Danny who is a lazy mooch. They live a pretty normal, dull life. Then the moon disappears and people start to go missing only to reappear later...but different. Sherry has an abusive ex-boyfriend who shows up on her doorstep and claims to be one of these beings. He's no longer the same person in that body. He tells her he has come to protect her and her brother and takes her underground, against her will, to save her. There they meet others like them. She begins to unravel the truth about Merrick, about what he's really doing here, about the way he looks at her, about the crazy new dangerous world they live in. Can he convince her that he's here to help? Will she like what she finds when she opens up to the truth? Will he be the one to love her when everyone else has failed her? Will he be able to protect her?





Preordained (Preordained Series: Book One)
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Be prepared to fly on the wings of an angel...but is it toward heaven or hell? 

Left alone in this world when her father dies, eighteen-year-old Faith Beshert learns that he took an ancient truth to his grave, a truth that would have explained the history of her bloodline and the role it plays in a wager between God and Satan.  

Faith isn't spiritual or religious. In-fact she doesn't believe in any of it. However, when two angels disguised as gorgeous young men enter her life and steal her heart, she's exposed to the existence of the other side and a responsibility she's meant to fulfill.






Katie's Hellion (Book I, Rhyn Trilogy)
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Katie didn't send her boyfriend to Hell, but she's going there to bust him out! 

Katie thinks she’s going crazy when a baby angel and death’s personal assistant appear on her doorstep. Both claim she’s destined for something great. If she can survive, that is. She’s drawn into a world filled with immortals like Rhyn, an outcast who claims her as his mate in a show of defiance to his brothers. Katie rescues Rhyn from Hell, and he discovers fast just how special his little human is. With Death counting his days on one hand, Rhyn must learn to love, before his own time is up and Katie becomes the first human casualty in the brewing war between immortals. 

Will the love between a gifted young woman and an immortal outcast save the world-- or destroy it?






Agartha's Castaway (Book 1) (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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The dream vacation that might just turn deadly...

Seventeen-year-old Casey Smith can't wait to embark on her summer vacation, not least because she's finally shed her tomboy image, and now heartthrob Mike seems interested. What starts out great, with lots of flirting, taking her a step closer to winning her crush's heart, soon turns into her worst nightmare.

Tossed out to sea during a freak storm, Casey is washed up on what she presumes to be a mysterious tropical island that's on no map she's ever seen.






Agartha's Castaway - Book 2 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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The dream vacation that might just turn deadly...

Seventeen-year-old Casey Smith can't wait to embark on her summer vacation, not least because she's finally shed her tomboy image, and now heartthrob Mike seems interested. What starts out great, with lots of flirting, taking her a step closer to winning her crush's heart, soon turns into her worst nightmare.

Tossed out to sea during a freak storm, Casey is washed up on what she presumes to be a mysterious tropical island that's on no map she's ever seen.






Agartha's Castaway - Book 3 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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Casey Smith is shipwrecked in a place she can't explain. Against all odds, she fights to survive.











Agartha's Castaway - Book 4 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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Casey Smith is shipwrecked in a place she can't explain. Against all odds, she fights to survive.












Agartha's Castaway - Book 5 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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Three teens are marooned on a what they presume is a mysterious tropical island. Casey and Mike have made their way through the creature-filled jungle to a glass city where they hope to find help for Jack, their abducted friend. Once in the city, they learn shocking news that will change their lives forever, and getting Jack back will be anything but easy.







Agartha's Castaway - Book 6 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth)
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This is a science fiction, young adult book in a novelette series.














Agartha's Castaway - Book 7 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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This is book 7 of a young adult, science fiction, novelette series.













Agartha's Castaway - Book 8 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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This is book 8 in a young adult, science fiction, novelette series.













Agartha's Castaway - Book 9 (Trapped in the Hollow Earth Novelette Series)
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This is book 9 in a young adult, science fiction, novelette series














Cheapies


Elementris (The Vangeretta Curse series) $0.99 Amazon
There are people born in this world with a powerful connection to the earth itself...

 They have an unbreakable and extraordinary bond. Every seven years, five people are born on the same day, at the exact same time. The elements bind them; earth, fire, wind, water, and spirit. They call them, Elementris.
Ava Vangeretta is seventeen years old and different. Unlike most born of the element, she was born alone. She has the power of all five elements. Ava is the first True Elementris to be born in many years. As her eighteenth birthday approaches she is faced with a choice. Give up this rare gift and live the normal life she has always craved or accept it and challenge the current True Elementris in a battle to the death! 
Ava's past haunts her as she struggles to decide. In her present, the seasons are colliding together, storms are destroying lives, and love is a dangerous curse. The current True Elementris is behind it all and she will do whatever necessary to keep Ava from making it to her eighteenth birthday. Ava's decision threatens the lives of the two people she cares about most. Can you choose between love and friendship?
Get ready for the storm...





Silver Heart $0.99 Amazon
There comes a moment in everyone's life when they must decide which road leads to personal happiness. For Dylan Silver, this is that moment...

For the past twenty-two-years, Dylan has been living in her parents' carefully crafted world, always putting her own dreams on hold to play the role of a dutiful daughter.

So when her best friend coaxes her into a winter getaway to a mountain cabin, she sees it as a chance to forget about the responsibilities waiting for her at home. At least for a little while.

But then her past catches up to her--in the form of sexy snowboarder, Sawyer Carter.

Six years ago, Dylan bid goodbye to the only boy she ever truly loved. Now he's standing right in front of her, bringing up bittersweet memories and igniting suppressed desires as he dares her to be the person she has always wanted to be.

Dylan and Sawyer's unexpected meeting is a second chance, but will a girl who doesn't believe in fate and taking risks be able to overcome her fears of losing control and finally embrace the life she desperately wants?

Only one thing is certain: after a week in Whistler, Dylan's world will never be the same.

*Please note that this novel contains mature subject matter, including
strong language and sexual situations that may not be suitable for all
readers. Reader/buyer discretion is advised.*






The Perks of Being a Wallflower $6.83
Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective…but there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor.
Since its publication, Stephen Chbosky’s haunting debut novel has received critical acclaim, provoked discussion and debate, grown into a cult phenomenon with over two million copies in print, spent over six months at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and inspired a major motion picture.


The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through the uncharted territory of high school. The world of first dates, family dramas, and new friends. Of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Of those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up.

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