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.
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!
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.
This book is about 17-year-old Mercedes, who loves basketball. Mercedes has a lot of things going on in her life right now. Some of these include college basketball scouts watching her, and also she is trying to break the record for most three-pointers ever in high school basketball in Alabama. She is also dealing with her sister, Callie, who is getting sucked into the “gang” life and a younger brother who is following in Callie’s footsteps. Mercedes' team is counting on her to help win the tournament, but other things are getting in the way.
Vampire Boy is a book about Alex Vambarey. Alex is a vampire living with his parents in a place called Hillock Green. Although he loves his home, he must now go to a school far away called Carpathian Academy. Attending Carpathian Academy will be his first experience with creatures who are not vampires.
Defeated a monster who killed your parents? Check. Managed to graduate high school? Check. Get a super cute and kind boyfriend? Check. Welcome back to the world of fairytales, a world which Albany French, the heroine of this story, is very used to by now. After graduating Happily Ever After High School, Albany returns in the sequel, Once Upon a Time University, which can definitely stand alone from the previous book. After getting settled on campus, Albany gets swept into the whirlwind of tournaments, amazing friends, and the cute dimpled face of her boyfriend.