16-year-old Ryan Rojas would do anything to please his dad, including give up what he loves most: music. But the pressure of living up to his parents’ expectations is too much to bear. After getting suspended for doing drugs on campus, Ryan is determined to prove himself and get back into school—no matter the cost. Like Ryan, Penny Tate has also put her dreams on […]
Author: Laurisa White Reyes
Arik, Minister of the Vatéz, wreaks vengeance on the Guilde, escalating the violence against Hestoria’s villages. Meanwhile, though Jayson’s wounds begin to heal, his memories of the Vatéz’s attack—and of Ivanore—are missing. Rating: Adult. Mild crude humor; mild substance use; mild kissing; mild language; fade-out intimacy with details or significant sexual discussion; graphic violence or horror; minor gay/lesbian characters or elements.
The choice between love and loyalty can break you. Lady Ivanore the Seer escapes Auseret and goes in search of Jayson and the Guilde, but Arik, leader of the Vatez, is determined to use her to lead him to the crystal. Rating: Adult. Mild crude humor; mild substance use; mild kissing; mild language; fade-out intimacy with details or significant sexual discussion; graphic violence or horror; […]
Mickey Malloy is just your average kid who loves comic books and superheroes. When a mysterious package arrives with his name on it, he finds a strange contraption inside. Urged on by his friend, Juanita, Mickey pushes the thing’s button and gets ZZZZZZAPPED! Suddenly, he isn’t a normal kid anymore, he’s Mickey Malloy, Wonder Boy! The human magnet! But what seems like an awesome superpower […]
Novice enchanter Marcus Frye sets out to rescue his mother, Ivanore, from the clutches of her arch enemy, Chancellor Prost, now the self-proclaimed leader of the Vatéz. With the help of new allies and old friends, Marcus embarks on his most dangerous quest yet. The fate of his family and the future of his entire kingdom depend on his victory.
Some memories refuse to stay buried… On Christmas Eve, a horrific car accident leaves Carly Perez without a mom. After a year of surgeries and counseling, Carly’s life is nearly back to normal—except for the monsters—vague, twisted images from the accident that plague her dreams. When her father insists on spending their first Christmas alone in Guatemala with a slew of relatives Carly has never […]
It takes only half a second… …Like those commercials where a crash test dummy rockets forward at high speed and slams into a wall. …In that instant, every thought in Emma Lynn Walsh’s head collides with mine—every thought, memory, hope, disappointment and dream. …I open my eyes to see Dr. Walsh peering at me, a puzzled expression on her face. “Let—go—of—me,” I order though clenched […]
12-year-old Elena Barrios’ father has AIDS, a new disease in 1991 with a 100% fatality rate. Rather than face certain ridicule and ostracism, Elena tells her friends anything but the truth, fabricating stories about her father being a writer and researcher. But the reality is that Elena resents her father’s illness and can’t face the fact that he is dying. When she is befriended by […]
Months have passed since Marcus and Kelvin succeeded in their quest to find the Rock of Ivanore. Kelvin is living as royalty in Dokur, and Marcus is studying magic with Zyll. When Fredric is murdered and Kelvin becomes king, Zyll and Marcus head for Dokur in hopes of protecting Kelvin from meeting the same fate, though it quickly becomes apparent that none of them are […]
The annual Great Quest is about to be announced in Quendel, a task that will determine the future of Marcus and the other boys from the village who are coming of age. The wizard Zyll commands them to find the Rock of Ivanore, but he doesn’t tell them what the Rock is exactly or where it can be found. Marcus must reach deep within himself […]