Shadow Fall is written in a dystopian world where people are stratified into specific groups. The elite are classified as the gold, the middle class belong in the silver, the bronze whom are considered the poor are at the bottom of this social hierarchy, and the Chosen, whom are a small group of people whose sole purpose is to change the world from the impending asteroid that will kill millions.
War affects everyone, even those not fighting in it. This has never been truer than during the Vietnam War, a time where new generations began questioning the ethics and motives behind war and began challenging those in authority. Living during this chaotic time is seventeen-year-old Rachel Morelli. She has grown up near Kent State University, where her father teaches, and she knows the campus like the back of her hand. The only problem is she has no desire to spend the rest of her life there. She has dreams of attending Pratt University in New York and taking its top-notch art program.
Albany French is a teenager with a love for fairy tales. Her mother died when she was four and her father has never been himself ever since. She moves in with her grandmother, eager to stay with her but a little reluctant to leave. When she gets to her new home, she has absolutely no intention of going to the new high school her grandma has enrolled her in. However, this isn’t any normal high school; this Happily Ever After High!
This book is about a boy named Joseph who is loving to creatures. One day he stumbles upon an old lady, Mrs. Merryweather, who tames mystical creatures for a living. She deems him her errand boy and pupil, as long as he doesn't tell anybody. But keeping that secret is hard when a big-shot CEO, Redwar, a bully, and his mom all want answers on what he's doing. Especially when Redwar wants to find the source of these mystical creatures. Truth is that Mrs.
Vee Delancourt lives in a world that has been reduced to using child labor. If a child’s parents can’t pay the tax to keep any extra children, their children are sent to the government known as the System to do grueling, all-day work. Vee is one of those children, along with her brother. Given to the System to do their hard work, Vee works tirelessly every day just trying to survive. Step out of line, and she’s dead.
If you’re in high school, you’ve probably been asked that fateful question: “Where are you going to college?” You might be lucky and have everything perfectly plotted out, but chances are, there’s still a lot of planning to do. The Career-Minded Student is here to help! From the basics of getting organized to the more complicated task of choosing a major, author Neil O’Donnell will guide you through the many questions you have about your future.
Kidnapping, mental torture, rescue and expanded intelligence is the basis of life for teenage heroine, Riv.Though freed and kept in safety by a gentler alien race, her Aruk kidnappers are after her and the other 149 children again.
The Gemstone Chronicles Book One: The Carnelian by William Stuart, is about a family's adventure in the magical world of Celahir after they free an elf from a fairy cross, a cross made out of gemstone, they found while rock hunting.
Adam and Emma return in Adam Undercover, The Consortium Directive. The two friends have become the youngest secret agents in the Arcanum Trivindico. Having just survived their first dangerous undercover mission (not to mention the grueling schoolwork their teacher makes them do), they are enjoying a nice summer vacation. Adam isn’t complaining about the break that he has been given, but near the end of it he starts to get really bored, which is why he is so excited to get the letter marking the start of his “private school.”