YA Speculative

Rapunzel Untangled by Cindy C. Bennett

February 12, 2013

Rapunzel is not your average teenager. For one thing, she has a serious illness that keeps her inside the mysterious Gothel Mansion. And for another, her hair is 15 feet long. Not to mention that she’s also the key to ultimately saving the world from certain destruction. But then she meets a boy named Fane, […]

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Rumplestiltskin by Jenni James

February 11, 2013

A young prince crippled by a witch— When Fredrico watches his cruel family mourn his false death and announce to the kingdom their cursed prince has died, is the day he truly embraces his new life and new name Rumplestiltskin. How could he be known by anything else? —His skin is completely rumpled and stilted […]

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Sividious Stark and the Stadium Between Worlds by Greg Park

February 11, 2013

Sividious Stark is your average, run-of-the-mill fourteen-year-old: smart, mischievous, and above all, logical. Nothing especially interesting happens to him—until the day he’s thrown into an adventure beyond his wildest imagination. Pursued by a gang of bullies out for revenge, Sividious escapes to the woods where he comes face-to-face with Aya, a winged, blue, mythical creature […]

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The Princess and the Wolf by Mette Ivie Harrison

February 4, 2013
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King George and Queen Marit have lived sixteen years after the mysterious disappearance of their daughter Princess Ina. While they continue to look for her, they have adopted Dagmar as their heir and she is betrothed to Lord Morlieb, from a neighboring kingdom. But the king’s horse and other animals have become wild and feral, […]

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Liberty by Annie Laurie Cechini

February 4, 2013

A STOLEN VIAL Eternigen is the miracle drug that allows humans to travel in deep space. Seventeen-year-old space captain Tabitha “Dix” Dixon has the only vial of Eternigen in existence. A RELENTLESS ENEMY Eira Ninge always gets what she wants. She wants the Eternigen, and she’ll do anything-and kill anyone-to get it. A DEADLY CURSE […]

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Everbound by Brodi Ashton

January 22, 2013

Nikki Beckett could only watch as her boyfriend, Jack, sacrificed himself to save her, taking her place in the Tunnels of the Everneath for eternity—a debt that should’ve been hers. Now she is living a borrowed life, and she doesn’t know what to do with the guilt. And every night, Jack appears in her dreams, […]

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Hunter by Cheree Alsop

January 18, 2013

Hunter, the sixth book of the Silver Series, is about Dray, a werewolf who feels trapped and alone in his small farming town. Dray’s world is shaken when a cute girl shows up the same time as a vengeful wild werewolf pack. With Jaze’s help, Dray fights to protect his town, but when Jaze is […]

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Blud and Magick by Preston Norton

January 10, 2013

Fourteen-year-old Darla has always been a little odd, from her love of horror movies to her obsession with mirrors. But she has no idea how different she really is until the day she finds herself wielding a power she never knew she had. But having extraordinary ability is only the beginning. As Darla uncovers the […]

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Raggleroot by Erik Olsen

January 9, 2013

“Help me, help me, Flin.” Parcell’s arm slowly reached toward Flin in despair, and then it dropped to the ground, lifeless. Flin darted over and snatched up Parcell’s hand. Parcell’s eyes suddenly popped open. “If I’m going to die, then you will too!” Flin has always known to stay away from the doors with five […]

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Garden of the Lost Souls by Erik Olsen

July 13, 2012

Flin had climbed to the top of the cathedral and was now pinned against the anemone’s ceiling while dozens of enraged snazzards scaled up after him. I can’t climb any higher! he thought, desperately looking around for any lost options. There’s no place left to go! They’re going to get me! Panicked, he jumped and […]

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The Lost Curse by T. Lynn Adams

July 11, 2012

Easing his pace, Jonathon advanced only inches at a time. Instinct heightened beneath unseen eyes, and he knew he moved in the presence of a creature that could kill him. As he progressed forward, his light caught a presence to his left…a human presence. Jonathon has had more than enough adventure for one lifetime. That’s […]

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Slippers of Pearl by Danyelle Leafty

July 6, 2012

Shoes, unlike magic, are predictable. They don’t change shape, bite, or alter a person’s destiny. And that’s just how Faryn likes it. But his Uncle Harvey has a bad habit of dying. While inconvenient, this hasn’t ever been a problem until now. Thanks to an evil witch and a poisoned apple turnover, Harvey is dead […]

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Desolate by Ali Cross

July 3, 2012

Where darkness lives, all will become desolate. It’s been two months since sixteen-year-old Desolation Black chose Earth over Hell and her friend Miri over her eternal love, Michael. Desi goes through the motions of life: school, training, remaining vigilant against the forces of darkness, but her dreams are full of the choices she wishes she […]

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Beauty and the Beast by Jenni James

June 21, 2012

A prince by day and a wolf by night— Prince Alexander has been turned into a werewolf and has one year to find someone to love the beast and break the spell, or he will be a wolf forever. He has nearly given up achieving the impossible, knowing no girl would ever fall in love […]

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