Young Adult - Mystery

An Empire of Dreams

Of Hearts & Minds Book 1, A Time Travel Adventure
By Lewis J Jones

Shortly after the death of his paternal grandparents, Alex Priar’s world is thrown totally upside down when his parents disappear and strangers burst into his home in time to save his life in An Empire of Dreams by Lewis J. Jones. With tremendous destruction happening...

The Magnum Opus

Seek and you shall find
By Christine Kezelos, Christopher Kezelos

The Magnum Opus by Christopher and Christine Kezelos is a magical tale which follows on from a short film they made entitled The Maker. I found, however, that it is not necessary to watch the film as the book contains the narrative of the film...

The Needle's Eye

By Deanna Nese

The Needle’s Eye by Deanna Nese is a slim book, a story with a lot of symbolism, one that explores the idea of destiny and friendship, a tale laced with wonderful insights and wisdom. It is a story with powerful spiritual dimensions. It wasn’t until...

Magic Bound

The Hybrid Trilogy
By G.K. DeRosa

Magic Bound by GK DeRosa is the first book in The Hybrid Trilogy and a spin-off of Wilder: The Guardian series. Aria Negrescu has finally gotten her life in order: she's living with her best friend, Ricky, she has a job, and everything seems ordinary....


By Ryan Galloway

Ryan Galloway’s debut novel, Biome, takes the reader to a Mars Colony in its infancy stages. Lizzy is one of two hundred cadets on the Colony. The cadet’s primary duty is to tend to the plants growing in the various biome domes while Mars is...

Stalking Ground

A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery
By Margaret Mizushima

I really enjoyed Stalking Ground. There is mystery, light romance, and a wonderful K-9 dog that makes it hard to stop reading. Adrienne Howard, girlfriend of Deputy Brody, is reported missing. Robo, an amazing German Shepherd K-9 dog, and his human partner, Mattie, lead...

The Scholar, the Sphinx and the Threads of Fate

Book Three of The Scholar and the Sphinx
By A.R. Cook

The Scholar, the Sphinx and the Threads of Fate is the third entry in The Scholar and the Sphinx series by A.R. Cook, a great fantasy read for young adult readers. This is a story that combines very interesting elements into a powerful plot —...

Wear White to Your Funeral

By Lisa Acerbo

Wear White to Your Funeral by Lisa Acerbo is a book with an intriguing title. Yes, the title caught my attention, but when I opened the first page I knew there would be no turning back. This is a paranormal story with great elements of...

The Crabapple Gang

The Gift of Dane Vol. 1
By David C. Baxter

The Crabapple Gang: The Gift of Dane Volume 1 by David C. Baxter is a children's book full of adventure and childhood. Dane and his friends live in a quiet neighborhood where not much ever happens ... until one night when he's recording a storm...

Sunset Empire

Volume 1
By Melissa Ousley

Sunset Empire (Volume 1) by Melissa Ousley is a YA paranormal tale. Following a fire that destroys her house, Elyse Pythan moves to Astoria to live with a grandmother she had never known. Her grandmother is strict, but Elyse rebels against her and discovers what...