Joss Kazdan is a troubled teen going through depression. He blames himself for his brother Eli's death. Joss feels alienated at home - he and his mother Kathryn do not get along very well,and his father, Ben keeps to himself most of the time and is suffering from writers' block. The only person he looks forward to seeing is his sister, Callie.
Eros, Prizene, Tip, Azetan, and Kenrya have all received the mark on their 16th birthday. They are forced to leave their homes and family, for fear of endangering them with the enemies that relentlesly hunt the marked. They all meet one another and decide to travel to the training camp for the marked together. Each posses their own unique skills that help the group.
Lance is the leader of New Camelot, an organization determined to save the planet. Though it seems as if the world won’t listen to a bunch of kids, Lance and his fellow Earth Warriors know that there’s more to their generation than what meets the eye.
The Jericho River, by David W. Tollen is a historical fiction novel that revolves around a young, rebellious teenager named Jason Gallo. The novel opens with Jason and his sister, Athena, frantically trying to awaken their sleeping father, who is trapped in a sleeplike coma.
In the book The Hounds of Set, the main character is a 13 year-old teenager named Alex. Alex lives with his grandmother in a small, quiet town on the beach. For Alex, life in this dull, sleepy town is boring and he dreams of adventure. That is, until he receives the gift. The gift that shatters his very perspective of existence and sends him on an adventure he never even dreamed of, full of danger and mystery and sends him scrambling for answers. Can Alex solve the greatest puzzle of all?
Halfway Home: Drawing My Way Through Japan is about a girl that was born in Japan by an American man and a Japanese woman who now lives in Japan. This book shows her journey to Japan, her time while she is there, and part of her way back to America. She gets to redisover her birthplace and see new things she has never seen before. She gets to reconnect with her grandparents that live in Japan. She shares in this book the cultural differences between America and Japan
Chantarelle is the second book in the Five Stones Trilogy, written by G.A. Morgan. In this book, Knox and Evelyn return to Ayda and Chase, guided by Captain Nate, returns to Ayda. All three children have their own personal battles to overcome. The book is mainly based on attempting to prevent Dankar from obtaining the mysterious "Fifth Stone". The Fifth Stone is a stone believed to bring balance to the daylights, or life forces, of Ayda.
The third book on the Twin Willows Trilogy written by Nicole Maggi takes place in the cozy town of Twin Willows and is narrated by the characters Alyssia and Bree. This book follows the struggle between the two races, Benandanti and Malandantia, or better know as good and evil. These shapeshifters have been fighting a battle for centuries to protect and take over various sacred sites located all over the world.
Alexandra Jennings is a sixteen year-old girl with archaeologists for parents. This means that every few months or so, she moves to some new country for their work. Sent to a rigid, dreary boarding school for eight months while her parents fly off to a remote dig-site in Siberia, Alex is not looking forward to figuring out how high school actually works when you’re there longer than three months. But when she gets there, she impossibly steps through a doorway into a different universe.
This story is about a girl named Emma, a teen who is quiet and very shy. She despises being in the spotlight and would rather reside in the shadows, but this is not possible. She soon learns she is not who she thinks she is. Everything changes when a new guy named Connor moves to town.