The Field is an electrifying book about a teenage boy named Eric Horton. He has had a great summer, but now school break is over and he has to go back to high school. Not everything is bad about going back to school, though. For the past three days he has been attending soccer tryouts, and the first day of school is the day he will find out if he's made a team.
All eleven-year-old Lexie wants is to leave Portland, Oregon and travel to San Francisco, California. Her strict grandparents, whom Lexie is living with, want her to grow up to be a proper lady. Lexie just wants to be with her Mama, in San Francisco. However, Mama’s new husband doesn’t think Lexie should stay with parents who work all night and sleep all day. Lexie’s class at school is raising money to send a doll to the children of Japan to try and keep peace and prevent a war.
Breakthrough is a book that is about football. Efram James is going to play football for his new school for the first time in his life, in troy Ohio after moving from Arizona. He has a game coming up soon, against the Carroll Comets. He and his best friend Flick, have found out the comets's offensive plays, and tell his teammates which defensive play to run. Can Efram and Flick help the team win the game?
When summer comes everybody seems to be doing something cool, except for Tom (he thinks it is cool, nobody else does). He is friends with Mr.Duke who owns a grocery store. Next to the store is a vacant lot. Mr.Duke is allowing Tom to do an archaeological dig in the lot.
Kalona was a beautiful accident. A son of the moon, Kalona is all strength and passion, an angel who lives only to please his goddess, Nyx. His brother Erebus, the son of the sun, also seeks Nyx’s affections.
Searching for Silverheels is about a thirteen year old girl named Pearl. She loves the legend of Silverheels, a beautiful and kind dancer girl who appeared in the early 1860s. She appeared at a gold mining camp and nursed the men when an outbreak of smallpox erupted. Unfortunately, suffragette Josie Gilbert believes the opposite, that Silverheels was a thief and a liar. When Josie challenges Pearl to a bet, she accepts. Pearl is determined to win so Josie won’t campaign in her family’s café and scare off customers.
This book takes place in the 1700’s, with a group of different supernatural beings fighting for the chance to call New Orleans home. Fans of the show would rejoice in this prequel to the television show but would be disappointed to find that even hundreds of years earlier their favorite trio of vampires are facing the same problems.
The Rise of Renegade X is about a teenager named Damien Locke trying to find his place in a world split between superheroes and supervillains. The reader soon discovers that Damien is half superhero and half supervillian, and he must eventually choose one side to forever be apart of. As he was raised in a home with a supervillian mom, he outwardly acts like a villain; however, it later becomes evident that Damien has tendencies to think like a superhero, which makes it hard for him to fully live his life for one or the other.