Young Adult - Coming of Age

Moonburner

By Claire Luana

In Moonburner by Claire Luana, Kia's parents raised her as a boy to cover up the fact she was born with great magical power that allowed her to draw power from the moon. In their world, female moonburners are lifelong enemies to the male sunburners...

The Mysterious Adventures of Tommy Nowhere & Roscoe

Spirit of the Trees
By James Stilson

In The Mysterious Adventures of Tommy Nowhere & Roscoe: Spirit of the Trees by James Stilson, daydreamer Tommy, a thirteen-year-old boy, suddenly discovers that his fantasies about being a valiant knight have come true. Transported to the magical Green Leaf forest in the land of...

4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace

By Johan Twiss

In 4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace by Johan Twiss, Aaron Greenburg’s life is completely dismantled on the day he is diagnosed with a rare form of meningitis. He becomes a teenager trapped inside a lifeless body. He is unable to move, and...

Pigeon

The Ornis Experiment Volume 1
By Olga Werby

Pigeon by Olga Werby is the first volume of The Ornis Experiment series. It is the story of eleven-year-old orphan, Pigeon. One morning, he wakes up to find his mother dead and himself floating above her. His flying is a new development that comes as...

Suddenly, Paris

Many Worlds, One Life
By Olga Werby

Julie, the main character of Suddenly, Paris: Many Worlds, One Life by Olga Werby, has to learn that nothing is as it seems in her life. Her real heritage is not what she thought it was, and the odd behavior of her grandmother becomes more...

The Secret of Berry Brae Circle

The Red King Trilogy Book 2
By E M McIntyre

The Secret of Berry Brae Circle is Book 2 in The Red King Trilogy by talented writer EM McIntyre. Written for the middle-grade/tween reader, it offers a winning combination of adventure and fantasy. Fourteen-year-old Abby Fletcher has returned home to present day Scotland with Rory,...

My Lonely Room

By John A Vikara

My Lonely Room by John A Vikara was really an unexpected treat. When I read it had to do with gangs, I was prepared to not care for it. The first thing I think of is violence and death. It turned out to be a...

Dawn's Acapella

The Lost Girl's Song Book 1
By Libby Robare

Dawn is a very enthusiastic freshman. She is also a very talented singer. So when she attaches herself to second year Rose, a songwriter in secret, she opens up a part of Rose’s talent that even she didn’t know existed. And, with Rose’s friends, they...

Milk

By MJ Meads

I had mixed feelings about Milk by MJ Meads. The story is about a young teenage girl named Becky. Becky’s mom passes away and she feels ignored by her father. She turns to her mother’s best friend, Mike, for comfort. Mike also happens to be...

Beyond the Waterfall

By Eryn Flynn

Like many 16-year-old girls, Kyla Marine is not sure how she fits in with the people around her. Also, like many girls that age, she has secrets, fears and insecurities as well. Kyla tells her story in Beyond the Waterfall by Eryn Flynn and shares...